July 14, 1970: Station’s last two seaplanes, HU-16 Albatrosses, retire from SAR service.
Nov. 14, 1970: Patrol squadron VP-62 is established. Members will fly SP-2H Neptune aircraft pending delivery of P-3 Orions.
July 2, 1971: Patrol squadron VP-56 is officially welcomed aboard from NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, for duty with Fleet Air Wing Eleven.
Jan. 26, 1972: Patrol squadron VP-49 is officially home-based at NAS Jacksonville.
July 10, 1972: Weather Reconnaissance squadron VW-4 retires last NC-121 Super Constellation aircraft.
Dec. 1, 1972: Patrol Squadron Twenty-Four (VP-24) is welcomed officially to its new home at NAS Jacksonville.
June 30, 1973: Commander Fleet Air Wing 11 changes to Commander Patrol Wing 11.
August 1973: NARF completes last A4 Skyhawk rework. Over 1,200 aircraft were completed.
Sept. 27, 1973: Helicopter squadron HS-7 arrives at NAS Jacksonville from Quonset Point, Rhode Island.
Oct. 13, 1973: Helicopter squadron HS-1 arrives at NAS Jacksonville from Quonset Point, Rhode Island.
Oct. 17, 1973: Helicopter squadrons HS-3 and HS-11 arrive at NAS Jacksonville from NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island.
October 1973: Helicopter squadron HC-2, Fleet Angels, arrive at NAS Jacksonville from NAS Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Nov. 1, 1973: NATTCen is scheduled for closure and consolidation at NAS Memphis. Helicopter squadron HC-2 arrives at NAS Jacksonville from Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Dec. 15, 1973: Helicopter Antisubmarine Wing One is moved from NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island, to NAS Jacksonville.
Feb. 1, 1974: Helicopter squadron HS-5 arrives at NAS Jacksonville from NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island.
Feb. 21, 1974: With the graduation of Aviation Electrician’s Mate Class No. 411, the U.S. Naval Air Technical Training Center at NAS Jacksonville is transferred to NAS Memphis, Tennessee.
March 8, 1974: Attack squadron VA-203 retires the Navy’s last A-4 Skyhawk at NAS Jacksonville.
April 23, 1975: VW-4, Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Four, disestablishment ceremony held.
Sept. 30, 1977: Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Two (HC-2), the oldest helo squadron in the U.S. Navy, is disestablished.
Dec. 1, 1977: Attack Squadron VA-203, a reserve attack squadron assigned to Reserve Carrier Air Wing Twenty (CVWR-20), flying the A7B “Corsair,” is relocated to NAS Cecil Field. With this move, the last jet attack aircraft based at NAS Jacksonville departs.