Black Raven Professionalism - Black Raven Pride
Welcome to the homepage of VAQ-135 stationed on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington State. The mission of this squadron is to provide fully operational EA-18G aircraft to perform unrestricted Electronic Attack as needed throughout the world. The EA-18G Growler aircraft represents the most advanced technology in airborne Electronic Attack and stands as the Navy’s first line of defense in hostile environments.
Welcome aboard and congratulations on your assignment to the World Famous Black Ravens of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135). The squadron is located in beautiful Oak Harbor, Washington on board Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Operationally we are attached to Commander Electronic Attack Wing US Pacific Fleet (CVWP).
You will be joining a team of highly trained and dedicated men and women who are on the cutting edge of America's "Sword of Freedom." We're serious about our mission and take exceptional pride in the accomplishments and reputation of this command. We are recognized as a combat ready, can-do squadron that is well respected by both military and local civilian communities. The standards we set for ourselves are quite high and your professional and physical readiness will be an integral part of VAQ-135. Your sponsor, along with this website, should be able to answer any questions you may have regarding your transfer to VAQ-135 and getting to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Due to our deploying status, we ask that you utilize the Points of Contact and Helpful Links pages to assist in your transition.
We welcome you to the best duty in the U.S. Navy! You should be extremely pleased with your assignment to the Black Ravens of VAQ-135, and we are looking forward to your arrival!