I don’t know anything about CAG or the CVW wearing makeup, let alone what their favorite is.
April fools day is coming up. You have over a month to work on it. I'd love to see it. Just the sort of jab the zombie proponents need. I double dare you ."...the time has come for a sober reassessment of the value of the Prowler..."
It would be fun to write such an article, then in the last sentence add - Just kidding, that would be stupid.
Honestly, insert all the same ridiculous arguments people use when talking about bringing back the S-3 or F-14. At the end of the day, the answer to the question "why not" is, "because it would be a monumentally stupid thing to do."
Our ships did flight ops together in the Norwegian Fiords, I was on the Forrestall.Maiden cruise of the TR with CVW-8 in 1988:
2 x F-14 (VF-41/84)
2 x F/A-18A (VFA-15/87)
2 x A-6E (VA-35/VA-36)
1 x EA-6B (VAQ-141)
1 x E-2C (VAW-124)
1 x S-3B (VS-24)
1 x H-3 (HS-9)
Cool thing for me personally was I grew up watching Final Countdown - then ended up in the same air wing when I was on active duty.
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