The VF-124 Suite
(Documentation is from the Department of Defense Inspector General report, February 1993)



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FIGHTER SQUADRON 124 (VF-124)
NAVAL AIR STATION, MIRAMAR, CA
Hilton Suite Number: 373
Commanding Officer: CAPT George Moa, USN (attended Tailhook '91)
Executive Officer: (attended Tailhook '91)
Contributing Squadrons: Fighter Squadrons VF-1, 2, 24, 51, 111 and 211
Squadron Members Attending: 78
Suite Financing: No individual assessment; profits from the sale of squadron memorabilia and contributions of approximately $4,500 from supporting squadrons
Hours of Operation: Thursday, 3:00 p.m. to Friday, 2:00 a.m.; Friday, 3:00p.m. to Saturday, 2:00 a.m.; Saturday, 3:00 p.m. to Sunday, 2:00 a.m.
Type of Alcohol Served: Keg beer, and margaritas
Total Cost of Alcohol: $1,954
Total Cost of Suite Damage: $412 for damage (stains) to the furniture
The VF-124 suite was known as "Fightertown" as it represented other fighter squadrons based at Naval Air Station, Mirimar, CA. and derived some of its funding from those squadrons.
"Belly" or "Navel Shots," the practice of drinking alcohol (typically tequila) out of people's navels occurred in the VF-124 suite.
In several accounts, a number of participants watched three male officers drink belly shots from the navel of a female officer. The same female officer later got her legs shaved by two male officers. The female officer herself reported that a few of the belly shot participants wore short skirts, no undergarments, and exposed themselves during the procedure.
Suite VF-124's "entertainment" included a disk jockey, pornographic movies, physical contact with strippers, and sadomasochistic and lesbian stripper performances.

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