The Golden Swordsmen of Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 is a Navy P-3C Orion maritime patrol squadron based out of Whidbey Island, WA, and attached to Patrol Reconnaissance Wing TEN.

VP-47 is currently deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Operations (AOO) at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, and to the U.S. 4th Fleet AOO at Comalapa, El Salvador. After deployment, VP-47 will make the full transition to Whidbey. If this move may impact you, contact the squadron for more information.

If you have orders to report to the squadron, use the sponsor information under New Arrivals to reach the Command Sponsor Coordinator.

 

 

Quick Links

 US Navy Recruiting | No Fear Act Data | FOIA
 US Navy | US Marine Corps | Navy Reserves
US Navy FAQ | USA.gov | Section 508/Accessibility
This is an official United States Navy Website.
This US Government system is subject to monitoring. Please review the Privacy Policy.

 The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense, or the United States Department of the Navy  of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites, the United States Department of Defense, the Department of the Navy does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD web site.