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Patrol Squadron 92
Patrol Squadron 92 commemorative patch.gif
Squadron patch celebrating 37 years of service
Active November 14, 1970-October 17, 2007
Country United States
Branch Navy
Type Squadron
Role Anti-Submarine Patrol
Part of United States Naval Reserve/Naval Air Reserve Force/Reserve Patrol Wing
Garrison/HQ Brunswick Naval Air Station, Brunswick, Maine
Nickname(s) Minutemen
Patron 92
Motto Forever Vigilant
Decorations 1 Meritorious Unit Commendation, 4 Armed Forces Service Medals, 1 Joint Meritorious Unit Award, 1 Chief of Naval Operations Letter of Commendation, 1 Secretary of the Navy Letter of Commendation, and the Donald M. Neal "Golden Wrench" award for maintenance excellence 3 consecutive years and 6 times overall.
Aircraft flown
Patrol P-2 Neptune, P-3 Orion

VP-92, Patrol Squadron 92 is a former United States Navy patrol squadron that was based at Brunswick Naval Air Station It was disestablished in 2007 after being active for 37 years.


The VP-92 Patrol Squadron was formed in 1970 at South Weymouth Naval Air Station, and was originally equipped with P-2 Neptune aircraft. In 1975 the squadron transitioned to the P-3A. Over the years these aircraft were updated to provide the squadron with high-quality aircraft. In 1995, the Base Realignment and Closure Commission decided to close South Weymouth Naval Air Station and move the squadron to Brunswick Naval Air Station. They relocated in July 1996.[1] In 2005, the Base Realignment and Closure Commission decided to close Brunswick Naval Air Station and disestablish VP-92.


The squadron was disestablished in a ceremony on October 17, 2007.

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