Commander, Attack Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet was established
February 1, 1993 to support the West Coast Attack community following
disestablishment of Commander, Medium Attack Tactical Electronic Warfare
Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet.
The Attack Wing was a subordinate commander for Commander,
Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet. Based inboard NAS Whidbey Island,
the Attack Wing provided administrative, maintenance, and operational
readiness support to all West Coast A-6 Intruder squadrons.
Within the Attack Wing were six fleet squadrons and one
readiness squadron flying the Grumman A-6 "Intruder" aircraft.
Additionally, the Medium Attack Warfare School and Medium Attack Weapons
Detachment, Naval Air Facility El Centro reported to the command. All
Attack Wing squadrons deployed to meet operational commitments in the