VAW-124

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Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One Two Four
Active 1 September 1967 - present
Country  United States of America
Branch United States Navy Seal United States Navy
Type Command and Control
Part of Carrier Air Wing Eight
Nickname "Bear Aces"
Aircraft E-2C Hawkeye
Engagements Viet Nam
Operation Desert Shield
Operation Desert Storm
Operation Deny Flight
Operation Deliberate Force
Operation Southern Watch
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation New Dawn
Decorations Battle Efficiency Award (13)
Safety “S” Award (9)
Commanders
Current
commander
CDR Chris "Chowdah" Hill
Aircraft flown
Electronic
warfare
E-2 Hawkeye

Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 124 (VAW-124), also known as the World Famous "Bear Aces", is a United States Navy Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron based at Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia. The "Bear Aces" are an operational fleet squadron flying the E-2C Hawkeye. They are attached to Carrier Air Wing Eight (CVW-8) while deployed aboard the USS George H. W. Bush (CVN-77). [1]

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  1. ^ "Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One Two Four". US Navy. Global Security.org. Retrieved 2007-01-25. 

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