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Shipmate  SMITH, AT2 Richard. W.
I served with VU-3 (12/1953-10/1956) at NAS Point Mugu, California/NAS Reim Field, CA with detachments to Miho AFB, Japan (11/1954) and NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan (1955 and 01/1956-08/1956). I specialized in the maintenance and repair of the P1-K autopilot installed in F6F-kK drones.
Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at 11:13 am.
Shipmate  BAKER, Douglas H.
I served with VP-778 (1963-1964) at NAS Los Alamitos, California flying as a Crew Chief. I recall a long gruesome 14 hours to NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii!
Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 11:04 pm.
Shipmate  RHEA, AE2 Roger
I served with VT-29 (05/1973-09/1976) in the Avionics Division as a Flight Crew Plane Captain.
Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 at 9:28 pm.
Shipmate  ROSS, Glynn
Assisted in the testing of the first 1st Drone Missiles at Brown Field, CA (1857-1958) and served with VP-773 (1958-1963) at NAS Los Alamitos, California.
Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 at 10:25 am.
Shipmate  GREGORY, Anthony
I served with the 1st Radio Research Company (1969-1970) as a linguist.
Monday, September 19th, 2016 at 10:03 pm.
Shipmate  PLEISCHL, ADR3/ADJ3 David
I served with VXN-8 (1972-1975).
Monday, September 19th, 2016 at 4:16 pm.
Shipmate  LINAM, Roger
I served with VAQ-33 (1971-1973) on the Flight Line and also flew as a Plane Captain aboard the A3.
Sunday, September 18th, 2016 at 4:36 pm.
Guestbook Entries 18,880 [20AUG2016] through 18,900 [14SEP2016]

Shipmate  WEBB, Donald E.
My father, Donald E, Webb, served with VP-5 (1950's) at NAS Jacksonville, Florida with deployments to NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco and NAS Keflavik, Iceland. My dad just recently went thru a heart valve replacement and came thru very well! Dad would love to hear from former Shipmates.
Mark Webb
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 at 11:03 pm.
Notice  My father, LCDR Richard Anton Mergl, and four other military personel were killed while perfoming a bombing training mission over Lake George in the town of Seville Florida Volusia county. He was attatched to heavy attack squardron VAH-7 at NAS Sanford, Florida April 22, 1958. I would love to find a VAH-7 patch and a model A 3D Skywarrior. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1949. Could anyone help me gather more information. My grandson wants to go to the Naval Academy.
Deborah Mergl Johnstone
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 at 3:20 pm.
Memorial  MILLER, Harold "Dixie"
My father, Harold "Dixie" Miller, passed away in 1974. Dad served with (I believe) VPB-201 as a pilot, underwent secret training at NAS Banana River, Florida in 1942 and deployed to NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco. I would love to hear from anyone who served with him. Shortly after Daddy died in 1974, a squadron member gave my mother a copy of a novel based on the squdron's war experience written by said squadron member. The book disappeared before I could read it and I don't remember the title. Daddy returned from Africa early due to medical reasons. I believe he was the gunnery officer, and was a 1939 graduate of Annapolis. I would love to hear from anyone who knew Daddy, and would like to learn the name and author of the novel inspired by the squadron's experience. Any stories would be greatly appreciated. Mcgruder Tuttle and Brick Blackburn are two names who I am aware of that he served with in the squadron.
William R. Miller
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 at 2:59 pm.
Shipmate  JONES, ADR Charles
I served with VT-29 (03/1974-12/1976) in the Calender Inspection Division.
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 at 5:06 am.
E-Mail Updated  STANICH, Peter M.
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at 10:30 pm.
Shipmate  STURTEVANT, LCDR William J. "Blackie"
Blackie served with VP-5 flying with Crew-6 (and others), served as a carrier pilot during Vietnam and a test pilot after that. He just had his 82nd birthday! If you served with Blackie - I am sure he would love to hear from Shipmates.
Suzie Rovell-Rixx
Wednesday, September 07th, 2016 at 8:25 pm.
Memorial  JENKINS, AM2 Ken
My father, Ken Jenkins, served with VPB-206.
V. K. Inman, Lt. Col. USMC Retired
Thursday, September 08th, 2016 at 11:29 am.
Shipmate  GATES, CAPTAIN Dave "Gator" Retired
I served with VP-1 (1980-1983), NRL (1983-1988) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland and VP-64 (1989-1994) at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania.
September 06th, 2016 at 6:56 am.
E-Mail Updated  SELDON, Louis
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
September 05th, 2016 at 5:03 pm.
Shipmate  TRELFA, ADR2 Bryan
I served with VP-50 (1961-1962) flying as a Crew-10 Plane Captain.
Thursday, September 01st, 2016 at 12:40 pm.
Shipmate  LINDSAY, Peter
I served aboard NAS Moffett Field, California (08/1981-02/1985).
Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 7:38 pm.
E-Mail Updated  WATSON, LT(jg) Richard G. Jr.
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 3:00 pm.
Shipmate  RASK, YNCPO Donald R. Retired
I served with VP-9 (1968) at NAS Moffett Field, California. I had 26 years in the Navy and Naval Reserve before retiring 1991. The last 8 years of my career I was assigned to Naval Intelligence in Suitland, Maryland.
Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 12:44 am.
Shipmate  SCHMIDT, AW2 Bill
I served with VP-822 (Late 1960's) at NAS New Orleans, Louisiana and VP-94 (1970's-1973). I operated the MAD gear up front in the P2. I would like to hear from former Shipmates.
Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 7:27 pm.
Shipmate  KARKHECK, AT3 Herb
I served with FASRON-107 (01/1959-01/1960). I served mostly in the AT shop, and often ran the test equipment "cage". My good friend, John Krieger, AT3 (1959), married the German Nurse he dated in Rekjavik, and unfortunately, both have passed away. (My German Nurse sent me a "dear John" after I was transferred to VP-5 in NAS Jacksonville, Florida). I would love to make contact my old buddy, Al Augiliera. I think he was from Brooklyn. He was in FASRON-107 at the same time. In fact he saved my life from a big Norwegian (I think), who was going to kill me on Christmas Day, 1959, because of my German background. Alcohol was a contributor to the event. Wishing the best to all my felllow Bropther and Sister Navy Vets.
Sunday, August 28th, 2016 at 5:04 pm.
Shipmate  CROFT, AT2 Larry
I served with VQ-2 (1958-1959). I operated ECM equipment aboard the P4M and P2V aircraft.
Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 6:08 pm.
Memorial  Shipmate Pix PAGE, LT Loren Vern
My father, LT Loren Vern Page, was lost in a mishap June 13th, 1961. Dad was flying (Instructor) a Grumman S-2 Tracker lost complete power in one engine and partial power in the other. He died 6 hours later at Iberia Parish Hospital, in New Iberia, Louisiana. Dad intentionally attempted ditching the aircraft in Spanish Lake, near the Naval Auxiliary Air Station New Iberia, after losing power. Students LT(jg) G. Donald L. Miller and a second unnamed student were both hospitalized with treatable injuries. Dad was posthumously promoted to full Lieutenant status by the Secretary of the Navy, John B. Connally, for courage and valor. Dad served with VP-22 (1958-1959) at NAS Kodiak, Alaska. I would love to hear from any of my Dad's former Shipmates.
D. Anne Page Williams
Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 3:55 pm.
Shipmate  SIVERSON, 1stSgt Paul
I served aboard NAS Adak, Alaska (04/1987-04/1989) at the Marine Barracks and had the pleasure of serving alongside VP-6 and VP-40.
Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 2:31 pm.
Shipmate  RODERER, Gary
I served with VT-21 (1960-1962) in Student Control. I would like to hear from former Shipmates.
Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 9:49 am.
Shipmate  BRABEC, AMCS Larry M. Retired
I served as a FE (Crew 4 and 10) with VP-47 (1969-1971) at NAS Moffett Field, California with deployments to NS Sangley Point, Philippines, NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan and U-Tapao Royal Thailand Air Force Base, Thailand.
Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 6:31 am.
Guestbook Entries 18,860 [27JUL2016] through 18,880 [20AUG2016]

E-Mail Updated  JONES, ADC(AW) Charles "CJ"
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 5:24 am.
E-Mail Updated  HUPPERT, PO1 Paul A.
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 2:56 pm.
Shipmate  JOHNSON, Douglas L.
I served with VP-47 (09/1969-07/1972) and flew as a pilot.
Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 11:34 pm.
Shipmate  DAVIDSON, John
I served with VU-10 (1952-1954) FASRON at NAS Brunswick, Maine.
Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 8:25 pm.
Shipmate  SHORTER, Sammie J.
I served with VP-67 (1981-1998) at NAS Memphis, Tennessee.
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 11:17 am.
Mishaps  VP-213 Mishap - December 13th, 1943
My Uncle, AMM3 Paul Gahres, died during a training mishap while serving with VP-213 (December 13th, 1943). He has been missed.
Ed Gahres
Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 at 9:29 pm.
Shipmate  BRUSCATO, Samuel
I served aboard NAS Glenview, Illinois and NAS Grosse ILE, Michigan (1961-1969).
Monday, August 15th, 2016 at 6:34 pm.
Notice  I would like to know if there are any pilots or crew members of VPB-127 still living. LT(jg) D. L. Schlater, Don Sands uncle, was co-pilot with LT P. L. Holmes, pilot of PV-1 Vega "Ventura". LT Schlater was later killed along with crew in a crash during a test flight on April 4, 1944 8 miles from NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco.
Penny Sands
Sunday, August 14th, 2016 at 4:29 pm.
Shipmate  THORNGREN, CPO Mark Retired
I was a P-3 FE with VP-60. VP-90 and VP-65. A have a little over 5,000 hours and lots of fond memories of great maintainers, aircrew and cruises. Retired 2000 and living in Camarillo, CA these days.
Saturday, August 13th, 2016 at 2:05 pm.
Shipmate  WRIGHT, PH2 Rodney
I served with VP-9 (1978-1981). Looking for a squadron roster.
Saturday, August 13th, 2016 at 1:52 pm.
Shipmate  BEERY, AD1 Lawrence D. "Dave" Retired
I served with VP-24, VAH-21 (1967-06/1969), VA-104 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, VA-106 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, VF-101 Detachment NAS Key West, Florida. NAS Jacksonville, Florida, NAS Moffett Field, California, NAS Norfolk, Virginia, NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, NS Sangley Point, Philippines, NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, NADC (Warminister) Johnsville, Pennsylvania, USS Forestal CVA-58 (1958-1959) Med cruise, USS Essex CA-9 (1959-1960) Med cruise, USS Nimitz CVAN-68 (1975) NATO cruise with visits to Edenburo, Scotland. Willhelmshaven, Germany and Portsmouth, England and USS Nimitz CVAN-68 Med cruse (1976-1977). I enlisted July 1957 (17 yrs old) and retired May 1977. Have seen many places in this ol' world with NO regrets. Wish I could do it all over again!
Saturday, August 13th, 2016 at 2:28 am.
Shipmate  GELPERIN, Jack
I served with VR-724 at NAS Glenview, Illinois.
Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at 1:00 pm.
Shipmate  EMMONS, AK Sharon "Stewart"
I served with VPU-1 (10/1988-06/1992) and NAS Brunswick, Maine (06/1992-06/1994). I would like to hear from former Shipmates.
Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at 1:33 pm.
Shipmate  WOOD, Doyle
I served with VU-5 (08/1957-09/1959) as a JD1 plane captain.
Monday, August 08th, 2016 at 12:38 am.
Shipmate  CHIONG, AW2 Eric
I served with VP-22 (1986-1989) at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii with deployments to NAS Adak, Alaska and NAS Cubi Point, Philippines. Great Squadron! Worked my way from SS-2 to SS-1.
Friday, August 05th, 2016 at 10:56 pm.
Shipmate  HILL, Gary T.
I served with VAP-61 (04/1967) and flew aircrew 3rd seat with LCDR Snead and LT Johnny U as 2nd seat. Best tour I had. Loved NAS Agana, Guam and FASU/NSA DaNang, Republic of Vietnam (well maybe loved FASU/NSA DaNang, Republic of Vietnam is a bit strong)? Tom Foley taught me all I needed to make it through.
Friday, August 05th, 2016 at 4:14 pm.
Shipmate  KOLODZIEJ, Dennis
I served aboard NAS Sigonella, Sicily (03/1973-09/1974) and worked at NAF III - Transmitter Site as an ET and EM Club Shore Patrol, when it was temporarily relocated to the bake shop, while the Crater Club was being renovated.
Wednesday, August 03rd, 2016 at 9:59 am.
Shipmate  NELSON, PO1 W. T. "Watertight Nelson" Retired
I served with VP-2 in 1960 after a tour in the Blue Angels in NAS Pensacola, Florida. I left VP-2 in 1963 back for another tour with the Blue Angels. When tour was up in 1966 with Blue Angels I got orders to USS Constillation in San Diego, about a month before I was to leave the Blue Angels for San Diego I got a telegram to Report to NADC (Warminister) Johnsville, Pennsylvania to Operation Pot Lid, (Top Secret Squadron), I discovered later I was one of twenty men chosen to develope monitering devices to be dropped by VO-67 along Ho Chi Min Trail in Viet-nam to moniter troop movement, we took five P2v'5s to Martin Mairetta near Johnsville to be modified with bullet proofing under oil cooled doors under the crews positions, after a few weeks we deployed to Howard Airforce base in Panama working jointly with The Green Beret's developing the gear, after that I went to VAQ-33 at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island, then went to VXE-6 Operation Deep Freeze for two tours, then to HT-18 at NAS Whiting Field, Milton, Florida until retired in 1975 atter 18 an yrs and six months, kept getting PNA'd Passed but not advanced so retired with constructive time. Just Had a book published in April 2016 named "Water Tight" availe on my web site http://www.wtnelsonbook.com/, if ordered directly from me the hard back $22.00, if ordered from web site or Amazon, Google or Barns and Noble it is normally $26.50 to $29.99. Book has some interesting stories about my time in VP-2. I was Charlie Nances second mech for a while.
Wednesday, August 03rd, 2016 at 2:44 am.
Shipmate  DAVIS, AMCS Tim Retired
I served aboard NAS Memphis, Tennessee (1972-1976), Recruiting Command (1976-1978) at Indianapolis, Indiana, NARU (1978) at NAS Memphis, Tennessee, VP-67 (1978-1982), VP-90 (1982-1987) at NAS Glenview, Illinois, VP-MAU (1987-1990) at NAS Brunswick, Maine, VP-90 (1990-1993), VP-60 (1993-1995) and retired in 1995 from NAS Glenview, Illinois shutting the base down as part of BRAC. I have worked as a FAA Safety Inspector from 1997 to Present as Manager, Air Carrier Support Branch, Greal Lakes Region Flight Standards Division. Navy was the best career ever, miss everyone, would do it again for free.
Tuesday, August 02nd, 2016 at 8:48 pm.
Shipmate  BULLOC, AMS2 Richard "Bull"
I served with VT-24 (1975-1978) at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas. I would like to hear from Kalon Schwartz.
Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 2:43 pm.
Guestbook Entries 18,840 [19JUN2016] through 18,860 [27JUL2016]

Memorial  BINNS, LT Thomas Lee
Sadly I must report that Tom passed away January 8, 2016. Tom was easily the tallest and one of the best VP-45 P5M pilots during our NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone days, flying the P5M-1 with EE on the tails. Tom will be missed at each Reunion
GOLD, AT3 Ken
Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 11:56 pm.
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Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 11:56 pm.
Shipmate  SWENDSEN, ADJ3 Lee
I served with VQ-3 (10/1968-05/1970) at NAS Agana, Guam. I would like to hear from former Shipmates.
Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 1:41 am.
Shipmate  CUDO, AT2 Patrick
I served with VQ-1 (1976-12/1979) at NAS Agana, Guam with detachments aboard the USS Kitty Hawk (1978) and USS Ranger (1979).
Monday, July 18th, 2016 at 7:47 pm.
E-Mail Updated  BAILEY, AM2 Bud Emmett
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Sunday, July 17th, 2016 at 12:44 am.
Memorial  RAUNSER, AE1 Ernest B. Retired
My father, AE1 Ernest B. RAUNSER, passed away in 1973. Dad served with VR-22 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia. I would like to hear from former Shipmates.
Mark A. Raunser
Saturday, July 16th, 2016 at 10:34 pm.
E-Mail Updated  DLUGI, YN3 Linda
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 at 10:24 pm.
Shipmate  RUZICKA, AEC Steven
I served with VT-4 and VT-6 in the early 1970's.
Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 8:50 pm.
Shipmate  MULHOLLAND, AN Mitchell
I served with VP-40 (1963-1965) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. I worked in AIO.
Sunday, July 10th, 2016 at 6:50 pm.
Shipmate  COOK, AME2 James C.
I served with VP-30 (1983-1987).
Sunday, July 10th, 2016 at 1:43 pm.
Shipmate  PARSONS, AMS1(AC) Clayton L.
I was 19 years of age on Dec 2, 1965 and checked into VP-42 on or about 30 Jan 1966. I was an AMS3 straight out of "A" school with NO experience and was assigned to the airframes shop. It had been my burning desire to be on a flight crew since my very early months in the Navy and I had recieved the necessary security clearance and had completed SERE training while in VP-31. And then after completing all the quals to be told that AM's weren't permitted to fly in VP-42 was a disappointment to say the least. But I didn't take no as and answer and kept making unofficial inquiries. Then after about 6 months LCDR Sarkisian, the MO and PPC of crew RB 8 put me on his crew as 2nd mech. I was flipped out. But then in Dec I unexpectedly got orders to a VA squadron in NAS Lemoore, California. I made a Med cruise on the USS Satratoga (CV-60) and spent 2 more years in VXE-6 Operation Deepfreeze, the highlight of my career. I was discharged on 12/20/74.
Wednesday, July 06th, 2016 at 4:08 pm.
Memorial  PADON, CDR William T.
My husband, William T. Padon, passed away June 5th, 2009. He proudly served with VPB-214 at NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone in 1945 as a LT(jg).
Chris Padon
Tuesday, July 05th, 2016 at 4:35 pm.
E-Mail Updated  KARLIN, LT(jg) Daniel I.
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Monday, July 04th, 2016 at 4:45 pm.
Shipmate  CUMINGS, Frederick H.
I served aboard NAS Brunswick, Maine (1957-1959) in the Crash and Resue Crew, VP-23 (1959-1965) and USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-62) (1965 - 1971).
Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at 6:04 pm.
Memorial  AYERS, William G. II
My father, William G. Ayers II, passed away. He proudly served with VP-26 with a deployment to NS Sangley Point, Philippines / U-Tapao Royal Thailand Air Force Base, Thailand. I would like to hear from any of his Shipmates.
Abi Ayers
Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 7:59 pm.
Shipmate  FINCHER, Denfard R.
I served with VP-673 (01/1958-09/1958) at NAS Atlanta, Georgia, Recruit Training Center (09/1958-12/1958) at San Diego, CA, USS Ranger (CVA-61) (12/1958-09/1960) at NAS Alameda, California with two WesPac deployments (1959 and 1960) and VP-673 (09/1960-01/1962) at NAS Atlanta, Georgia with two cruises (2 Week) to NS Roosevelt Roads, PR and NAS Alameda, California. Current Member of the USS Ranger (CVA-61) Retirement Association.
Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 3:46 pm.
Shipmate  CASTANEDA, Gilbert N. "Cas"
I served with VR-7 (1965-1967) as a Load Master and VO-67.
Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 3:56 pm.
Shipmate  BRENNAN, Kevin "Walter"
I served with VP-22 (1961-1964) with deployments to NAS Iwakuni, Japan.
Monday, June 20th, 2016 at 8:29 pm.
Shipmate  CORRELL, AMH3 Bobby
I served with VT-6 (1978-1981) at NAS Whiting Field, Milton, Florida working on T-28 aircraft. I would like to hear from former Shipmates.
Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at 9:07 pm.
E-Mail Updated  MASTROLA, ARM3 Warren J.
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at 1:23 pm.
Guestbook Entries 18,820 [18MAY2016] through 18,840 [19JUN2016]

Shipmate  BROCK, AD3 Jeffery
I served with VAW-88 (1991-1994) at NAS Miramar, California.
Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at 12:17 pm.
Shipmate  MARTIN, AME2 Michael "Kelly"
I served with VP-93 (02/1977-11/1978) at NAF Detroit, Michigan and worked in WC-130. I am pleased to say I have worked as a docent at the Military Air Museum since 2014, giving tours of our beloved LH-02 P-3. Got time on your hands, shipmates? Get onboard and reconnect by helping tell the Patrol Service story.
Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at 12:16 am.
Shipmate  MITCHELL, AM2 Rodney F.
I served with VP-44 (1956-1959) I especially liked the fiy-a-ways to San Juan, PR, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Nassau, NAS Key West, Florida, NAS Jacksonville, Florida, NAS Corpus Christi, Texas, NAS Bermuda and NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. I would like to hear from former Shipmates.
Thursday, June 16th, 2016 at 9:27 pm.
E-Mail Updated  SABOL, AMH3 Nicholas E.
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 9:01 pm.
E-Mail Updated  BAUMACH, AT2 Leland "Badmack"
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Thursday, June 09th, 2016 at 5:52 pm.
Shipmate  MILLER, AME2 Ken
I served with VP-30 (1992-1994) working in the AME Shop for Joe Gonzales - remember hanging out with AD Greg Cerge? Still have a picture of us 3 with our new tattoos and then VXN-8 (1994-1996) with Dave Sankey, Kevin Wedwalt and Steve Carpenter. Remember London & Rota Spain? I am still working for the USPS and retiring in two years.
Wednesday, June 08th, 2016 at 10:15 am.
Shipmate  BROYE, AE/AW-3 Richard
I served with VP-17 (1967-1970) while we transitioned from the P2 (1967-1968) to the P-3 (1968-1970). I live in Tampa, Florida with my wife of 43 years. I am semi-retired with a management company for rentals & leases.
Tuesday, June 07th, 2016 at 4:55 pm.
Shipmate  HOWLE, AO2 Gleen
I served with VP-17 and flew with Crew-9.
Saturday, June 04th, 2016 at 6:09 pm.
Shipmate  CATCHINGS, Bill
I served with VP-11 (1974-1978) with deployments to NS Rota, Spain and NAS Bermuda. I would love to hear from Hayden, Malloy, Spacedog, Speedo and other Shipmates.
Thursday, June 02nd, 2016 at 11:12 pm.
E-Mail Updated  DeSOCIO, AK Mark
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Wednesday, June 01st, 2016 at 10:21 am.
Shipmate  HARDWICKE, John T.
I served with VR-861 (1970's).
Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at 9:40 am.
Shipmate  McKENRICK, Patrick
I served with VP-936 (1950-1958).
Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 5:44 pm.
Shipmate  FRANKS, Charlie
I served with VP-30 (1959-1960) for Aircrew training with the first P-3 delivered to the Navy, "A" School (1961) at NAS Memphis, Tennessee, VP-44 (1962-1964) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, "B" School (1965) at NAS Memphis, Tennessee, VX-1 (1966-1970) at NAS Key West, Florida and VP-50 (1971) at NAS Moffett Field, California.
Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 11:13 am.
History  
I was VP of Lockheed Government Marketing when Jay R. Beasley retired and hired him as a consultant so he could fly with the Navy in the right seat, he was to old to fly as pilot. He was adored and respected beyond belief by Naval Aviation.
Tom Ball
Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 9:22 am.
Shipmate  WEBSTER, AX2 Chuck
I served with VP-5 (1964-1965) and flew as a Radioman.
Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 2:49 pm.
Shipmate  WEAVER, AW1/EW1 Reid
I served with VS-30 VP-16, CPW-11, ASWOC NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, USS Forrestal, and ASCAC NS Roosevelt Roads, PR during my naval career (1972-1988).
Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 10:25 pm.
Shipmate  RANDOLPH, D. J.
I served with VP-17 (1963-1967) with deployments to NAS Kodiak, Alaska, NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan, NAS Iwakuni, Japan, NAF Tan Son Nhut, South Vietnam and NS Sangley Point, Philippines. I flew with Crew-7 as a Radio Operator and window cleaner.
Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 4:23 pm.
Memorial  RODGERS, Ernest A.
My Dad, Ernest A Rodgers, passed away from cancer in 1978. Dad served with both VPB-32 and VPB-214 (1943-1946) flying as a Tail Gunner. Dad seldom spoke of his WW2 experiences and I would love to hear from Dad's former Shipmates. Thanks!
Jenny Rodgers Hanahan
Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 12:59 am.
E-Mail Updated  BRYANT, PH William F. Jr.
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 1:49 pm.
HistoryI was a frightened sixth grader when I was evacuated with my Mom, 2 brothers and sister from NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba during the Cuban missile crisis (October 22nd, 1962). We were shipped to Norfolk on the USS Duxbury Bay. There were other ships as well but I don't remember the names. I think this was the ship's most important mission as the world never came closer to a nuclear weapons exchange. My personal safety not withstanding!!! I eventually enlisted in the Navy and served on the USS Will Rogers (SSBN 659) primarily from 1972-1978. Reactor operator and electronics technician.
Henry Winter
Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 3:39 pm.
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