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Memorial Picture "...CAIN, AMM3 Robert...My Grandfather, AMM3 Robert Cain, passed in 1984. He served with VP-42 (1942-1944) in the Aleutians. I’m looking to see if anyone here may have served with him and/or have photographs of him during his service in the Aleutians. Thanks you..." Contributed by Steven Cain scain99@hotmail.com [10SEP2014]

Memorial Picture Shipmate PixCirca 2009 "...CAIRNS, Irving...My father, Irving Cairns, passed away peacefully on January 16th, 2012. Dad served with VP-212, VP-HL-12 and VP-29..." Contributed by Family Member jcairnsflaherty@gmail.com [Updated PIX 23JAN2012 | 22JAN2012]

Memorial Picture "...CALCUTT, AWCM Jim...For anyone who knew AWCM (ret) Jim Calcutt, we received word that he passed away 9 sep 07. His last duty station was at CPRW-2, NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. Here is his obituary. James Helon Calcutt, 70, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007. Born in Pamplico, S.C., he was the son of the late George and Getha Poston Calcutt. James retired from the U.S. Navy as a Master Chief in 1988. He worked for Unisys Corp. for several years; worked at Greenway Ford in Orlando, Fla., for 12 years; retired and moved to Franklin. He attended Bethel United Methodist Church; was active in the Old Bones Softball League; was an avid sports fan and loved riding his Harley. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Pelkey Calcutt; daughter, Joan Calcutt of Orlando, Fla.; one granddaughter, Jennifer Hamel; and his extended family. A memorial service was held Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 1 p.m., at Bethel United Methodist Church, with Rev. Al Beck officiating. Burial will be in the Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences are available by visiting http://www.maconfuneralhome.com. Jim MacHaffie machaffie@roadrunner.com..." [16SEP2007]

Memorial Picture Shipmate Pix "...CALL, Larry William...My Dad, Larry William Call, passed away January 17th, 2013. Dad served in the United States Navy from 1955 until his retirement in 1974, in Squadrons VP-45 and VP-30. He served two tours in the Vietnam War. After his retirement from the Navy, Larry became a rail car electrician with the Washington DC Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, retiring after 21 years. He was a member of the Hughesville American Legion #238, the Waldorf VFW #8810, the Mechanicsville Moose Lodge #495 and the Lexington Park Fleet Reserve #093. Dad enjoyed long drives in the country and sitting down by the water, with one of his favorite spots being Point Lookout in Scotland, Maryland. He loved vintage cars and enjoyed going to Bert's Diner whenever they had a car show. He loved to listen to bluegrass, country, jazz and classical music, as well as listening to talk radio. One of his favorite pastimes was debating politics with his family and friends. Dad instilled his love of knowledge and reading to all his children, as well as the desire to stay current with world events and politics. He enjoyed taking a sailing class at St. Mary's College as he felt a "sailor should really learn how to sail a boat". Dad also had a fondness for practical jokes and was extremely witty. I would love to hear from any of Dad's former Shipmates..." Contributed by Lisa Montbriand lisamontbriand@verizon.net [23JAN2013]

Memorial Picture "...CAMP, Bill E...My husband, Bill E. Camp, served with VP-28 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii in 1948 and NAS Agana, Guam a couple of times until he returned to NAS North Island, San Diego, Californiad in 1950. He passed away in July 2003 of Alzheimer's Disease. Can remember living in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii until 1951 then being moved to NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. Ewa when Kaneohe was turned over to the US Marine Corp...Mrs. Camp joa001@msn.com..." [12JUL2004]

Memorial Picture "...CAMP, AMM2c(NAP) William J. Jr...My dad, William J. Camp Jr., was assigned to VP-11 as an AMM2c(NAP) on December 7, 1941. My dad would have been an old salt he was 30 years old and had been in the Navy since Jan 1935. He had returned from a special duty trip to NAS North Island, San Diego, California, and NAS Corpus Christi, Texas on Oct 28, 1941; I think he was ferrying planes? My dad died in 1976 and like so many he told us kids little of the War and his part in it. I have learned that VP-11 was hit hard at MCAS/NAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. I have only begun to learn above his war years. If anyone has any info or can point me to more material on VP-11 I'd appreciate. I too served in the Navy from 1962 - 1966 as an ETR on the USS Oklahoma City...William J. Camp III wjcamp@comcast.net..." [02DEC2004]

Memorial Picture "...CAMPBELL, AFCM James E. (Blackie)...I am the widow of AFCM James E. (Blackie) Campbell who was assigned to VW-15 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland from 1956-1959, VP-8 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland from 1963-1966, VP-46 at NAS Moffett Field, California from 1969-1973, and finished his Navy Career after 30 years in VP-30 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. I was truly a Navy wife and followed him to all assignments except for deployments overseas. We both made many dear friends and I would like to hear from anyone who remembers him. He is listed on the Navy Log webpage with picture if you care to refresh your memory. I miss him so and would like to share memories...CAMPBELL, AFCM James E. (Blackie) [Deceased] C/O His Wife Mrs. James E. Campbell ludashc@peoplepc.com..." [16MAR2002]

Memorial Picture "...CAMPBELL, Robert S...My father, Chief Quartermaster Robert S. Campbell was on the commissioning crew of this ship, and was on board in Tokyo Bay for the surrender. I can remember visiting the ship with my mother in 1945, either in Seattle or San Diego. Does anyone remember my father? He died in Jan. 1995...Brian Campbell alpenduo@msn.com..." [15MAY2001]

Memorial Picture "...CANFIELD, LT William B...My father, William B. Canfield, Jr. was a LT USNR, naval aviator during WWII, in the South Pacific. He flew the OS2U, the SBD and, at the conclusion of the war, was being retrained in California for the F6F fighter. He joined squadron VS-67 at the NAS Alameda, California on 3/12/43 prior to the squadron being forward deployed to the Pacific Theatre. He flew from the Solomon Islands and Espirtu Santu and over the New Hebredes, New Caladonia and the Tonga group. VS-67 was later converted, in 1944 I believe, to the SBD. I know that my Dad did not care for the OS2U2 (he wanted to be a fighter pilot) and came to love the SBD and F6F. Any information about my Dad would be appreciated. Thanks...CANFIELD, LT William B. [Deceased] c/o His Son William B. Canfield wbcanfield@wms-jen.com..." [30NOV2001]

Memorial Picture "...CANNON, Houston R....With very heavy heart I report that my brother Paul E. Carrigan (the black Irishman of the Aleutian Airdales) passed away June 22.2001. Paul died in the VA hospital in Seattle from lung cancer..." Contributed by his Brother Ralph O. Carrigan rocarr28@comcast.net [16JUL2001]

Memorial Picture "...CANTLEY, Aubrey...A very good friend of mine, Aubrey Cantley has his name posted on your website requesting buddies to get in contact with him. He was killed in a motorcycle accident on 5/16/2005, unfortunately. Blessings, Will Carson will.carson@rocketmail.com..." [20MAY2005]

Memorial Picture "...CANTRELL, Robert Lloyd...My Father, Robert Lloyd Cantrell, served with VP-63 from 1942 to 1945. Dad was from Kentucky. I would like to hear from anyone that may have known my Father. Thanks! Robyn Cantrell bike_luv@yahoo.com..." [28JUL2007]

Memorial Picture "...CARLBERG, ARM3 Robert N. "Bob"...My father, Robert (Bob) Carlberg, passed away August 13, 2007 Fredonia, PA. Dad served with VU-7 (and the Navy) from 1943-1947. Dad played trumpet as part of a dance/jazz/swing band in his outfit. I would like to hear from his former Shipmates..." Contributed by Bob Carlberg bob@liberty.edu [21JAN2016]

Memorial Picture "...CAREL, ENSIGN Walter Leo...My Father, Walter L. Carel, served with VP-33 until his PBY was involved in a Mishap in the south pacific on September 8th, 1944 (Dad was seriously injured). It is with a great degree of sadness that I inform you of his passing on December 24th, 2009. He was part of that greatest generation that is regrettably losing its members. At his memorial service I bid farewell with the following: And the old men still answer the call, But as year follows year, more old men disappear. Someday no one will march there at all..." Contributed by Michael W. Carel mikecarel@cox.net [07AUG2010]

Memorial Picture "...CARGAL, AVCM Jack Edward...Jack Edward Cargal, 77, AVCM USN (Ret) of Aiea, a retired Navy master chief petty officer, died at home April 25, 2011. He was born in Mt. Carmel, Ill. He is survived by wife Miyoko, son John J., daughters Janet L. Cargal and Mary A. Tataseo, brother Robert and nine grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday 1 July 2011 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Jack was a fixture in VP-4. He was assigned from June 1962 as an AX1 in Quality Control until Dec 1965 and from Jan 1976 until Jul 1982 as Command Master Chief giving him 11 years total in the squadron..." Contributed by Larry Hames (VP-4 Veterans Assn Database Manager) database@vp4association.com [30NOV2011]

Memorial Picture Shipmate Pix "...CARLSON, ENSIGN Vernon Holt...In Memory of Navy Ensign - Vernon Holt Carlson - Lake Norden, SD - Hamlin County - October 4, 1922 - June 1, 1945 - Plane Shot Down near Singapore. Vernon Holt Carlson was born in Irene, South Dakota on October 4, 1922 to parents Ella Josephine and Charles E. Carlson. Vernon was the youngest in a family of five children. He had sisters named Josephine, Doris, and Hazel, and a brother named Charles. The family lived in Irene as Vernon's father worked for the Burlington Northern Railroad as a Depot Agent. Sometime before 1940, the family was transferred to Lake Norden because of this job. Vernon attended elementary school and high school in Lake Norden. He enjoyed athletics, field sports, discus, pole vault, and baseball He had an excellent tenor voice, and was part of the glee club at Lake Norden High School He even won a superior rating at a high school music contest in Brookings. Vernon graduated from Lake Norden High School in 1940 and began an extended education at South Dakota State College in Brookings. Vernon never married or had any children. On October 15,1942, Vernon entered the active United States Naval Reserve as an aviation cadet and was later appointed an ensign. He was part of the patrol bombing squadron 106. His plane was lost in the Pacific Area sometime around June 1, 1945. At the time of his death, both his mother Ella and his father Charles were still living. Vernon received numerous prestigious awards. He was honored with the Distinguished Flying Cross, a Gold Star in lieu of a second Distinguished Flying Cross Air Medal, a Gold Star in lieu of a second Air Medal, a Gold Star in lieu of a third Air Medal, a Gold Star in lieu of a fourth Air Medal, and an American Area Campaign Medal He also received a Purple Heart, an Asiatic Pacific Area Campaign Medal with two bronze stars, a Philippine Liberation Ribbon, and a World War II Victory Medal. He is listed on the Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery in Manila, Philippines. This profile is respectfully submitted by Adam VanderSluis, seventh grade, Mickelson Middle School, Brookings, South Dakota, with the help of his teacher, Jennifer Weber, May 2002. Information for this profile came from an application for a South Dakota Veteran's Bonus Payment, Robert Carlson, a Lake Norden resident, and Harold Lohrs, a personal friend of Vernon Carlson..." WebSite: South Dakota World War II Memorial http://www.state.sd.us/ military/ vetaffairs/ sdwwiimemorial/ SubPages/ profiles/ Display.asp?P=294 [12AUG2007]

Memorial Picture "...CARLSON, LCDR Harry...LCDR Harry Carlson passed away on September 19, 2008. LCDR Carlson served with VP-10 at NAS Brunswick, Maine from July 1954 to February 1955. Please forward all E-Mail to his wife Caryl carlsonhc@worldnet.att.net..." Forwarded by LCDR Nicholas Vagianos njvagianos@md.metrocast.net [19FEB2009]

Memorial Picture "...CARLSON, Lorne C...9/22/2009 4:05:39 PM - ROCHESTER -- Lorne Clifford Carlson, 77, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, in Rochester. Lorne's military experience included three years in the Thirty-second Division of the Wisconsin National Guard and four years in the U.S. Navy. He became a flight crew member in VP-16. Naval Aviation brought him to many parts of the world. The Squadron was based in England, Iceland, and French Morocco. His duties also sent him to Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Lebanon, Malta, Spain and Belgium. He received his Honorable Discharge from the United States Navy on June 1, 1956. Memorial services for Lorne C. Carlson will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1212 12th Ave. N.W., in Rochester. Visitation will be at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, with military honors. http://www.postbulletin.com/..." [23SEP2009]

Memorial Picture "...CARLSTROM, Glenn....It is with sadness I relay the following message I have just received from fellow VQ-1 member Bob Galloway: From: "Bob & Nan Galloway" bobnan@socket.net - Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2001 18:34 - Subject: RE: Glenn Carlstrom's Death-- VQ Friends: Glenn Carlstrom lost his battle with cancer on Sunday morning (8/5/01). He will be cremated. Marilyn is having a funeral service Thursday morning at the Martin Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg, Iowa. We plan to be there. Bob & Nan..." [18JUN2001]

Memorial Picture Shipmate Pix "...CARON, Robert "Bob" Morris...Long-time Garnett resident Robert "Bob" Morris Caron passed away at Anderson County Hospital early Sunday morning, March 16, 2008. Bob was born May 13, 1935 to Cyril Emet and Benita (Acuff) Caron in Dallas, Texas. He attended the University of Oklahoma and graduated with a Geology degree in 1957. While at OU, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. Immediately after college he joined the Navy becoming a Lieutenant Commander piloting a P2V submarine-hunter patrol airplane for 4 years (VP-9). He married Susan Bland Simons April 19, 1958. Their marriage was blessed with four children. After his military career, Bob joined IBM and excelled through the marketing division of the company in many different capacities. His career took him to several states including Texas, Oklahoma, Maryland, Colorado, Iowa, Tennessee and Kansas. Bob retired from IBM in 1990. In July of 1995, Bob and Susan moved to Garnett to be with his mother until she passed away in 1998. Bob was actively involved in many community organizations including treasurer of the Anderson County Republican Party, member of the Garnett Airport Advisory Board, member of the Anderson County Planning Commission, member of the Garnett Country Club Board of Directors, was an ambassador and former president of the Garnett Area Chamber of Commerce. He was currently employed by the Garnett Police Department as a dispatch operator since 1998 receiving several commendations for his service to the community of Garnett during times of crisis, and was also a part-time realtor with C.D. Schulte agency. Bob was a longtime supporter and volunteer of many local activities including the Fourth of July celebration at North Lake in Garnett and the annual GACC Christmas Parade of which he and Susan were grand marshalls in 2001. Bob is survived by his wife of 50 years, of the home; three sons, Steve Caron and his wife Ginger of Dallas, TX; Doug Caron and wife Patti of Memphis, TN; Charley Caron of Garnett; and one daughter Beth Marczynski and husband Robert of Memphis, TN; a sister, Helen (Caron) Shields of Camarillo, CA; a brother-in-law, Charlie Simons and wife Patti of Evergreen, CO; a sister-in-law, Carol Currens of Austin, TX; seven grandchildren and two step-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews from Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and California. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Mary (Caron) Harris. Services will be held Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Boniface Church in Scipio with burial to be at Garnett Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. at Feuerborn Family Funeral Services in Garnett. Memorials can be made to the Bea Martin Peck Animal Shelter in Ottawa and or the Ministerial Alliance food pantry in Garnett..." Contributed by POPE, Joe jonanpope@msn.com [02MAY2008]

Memorial Picture "...CARR, Dalton "Del"...It saddens me to announce that Dalton "Del" Carr who served in VP-9 AT Shop & Aircrew in the early 1960's passed away Dec 2002...Steve/Andy Andruszkewicz sgpa2zfmly@aol.com..." [15DEC2002]

Memorial Picture "...CARRIGAN, Paul E. "The Black Irishman"...Paul E. Carrigan (died June 22,2001) ex Chief Aerographer's Mate USN. Paul flew as a Fleet Air Wing Four Aerographer and a qualified combat aircrewman with VP-41, VP-42, VP-43, VP-45, VP-62, VP-131, VP-135, VP-136, and VP-139. Paul accumulated over two thousand flying hours in PBYs, PBY 5 As, PV-1 Venturas and PV-2 Harpoons. The author also served in the USS Casco (AVP-12), USS Hulbert AVD-6, USS Williamson (AVP-15)USS Gillis AVD-12, USS Indianapolis CA-35, USS S-35 S type Submarine (1923), and USS Lexington CV-2 (prior to Aleutian posting). Paul authored a book titled: "The Flying, Fighting Weathermen Of Patrol Wing Four" The book includes the two day bombing of Dutch Harbor by Japanese carrier planes. The continuous bombing of the Island of Kiska by the most unconventional dive bomber, The PBY Catalina and The Empire Express to Paramushiro. These three spiral bound volumes contain 868 pages covering World War II as it was fought in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. These are the adventures of a seventeen year old enlisted man as he grows up in the next three years in this very cold corner of hell. . The book is available from the author's brother. And is printed as it was left due to the author's illness and death. Cost: $45.00 (postage included). Please contact Ralph O. Carrigan rocarr28@comcast.net or send a $45.00 check (postage included) to Ralph O. Carrigan, 5 Cutlass Way, Waretown, NJ 08758...I can now supply The Flying, Fighting Weathermen of Patrol Wing Four on a CD. The cost including postage is $25.00. Contact Ralph O. Carrigan rocarr28@comcast.net...CARRIGAN, Paul E. "The Black Irishman" (Deceased) c/o His Brother Ralph O. Carrigan rocarr28@comcast.net..." [BIO Updated 03JUL2003 | BIO Updated 02SEP2002 | 17OCT2002]

Memorial Picture "...CARRINGAN, Paul E...With very heavy heart I report that my brother Paul E. Carrigan (the black Irishman of the Aleutian Airdales) passed away June 22.2001. Paul died in the VA hospital in Seattle from lung cancer..." Contributed by his Brother Ralph O. Carrigan rocarr28@comcast.net [16JUL2001]

Memorial Picture "...CARRINGTON, AVCM Curt...I have just read the following message from Allan "Putt" Prevette, VQ Association Secretary, that is posted on the VQ Association website: "The Fleet Reserve magazine has reported the passing of AVCM Curt Carrington. Curt was in VQ-1 in the late 60s and early 70s and flew as AES on EC-121M aircraft. I had the good fortune to make many DaNang Dets with Curt and I remember him as a real professional and a trememdous asset to a flight crew. After VQ-1 Curt went to Treasure Island, CA where he provided technical knowedge in ECM to the surface Navy. He was one of the first "airdale" Master Chiefs to go aboard a non-aviation ship as Senior Enlisted advisor"...Mel Davidow, LT USNR (Ret) meldavidow@earthlink.net..." [11MAR2005]

Memorial Picture "...CARTER, Alan Floyd...Alan Floyd Carter (6/13/1919 through 8/10/2007) - Alan Floyd Carter departed this world on Aug. 10, 2007. Alan attended Western Washington College before leaving to join the US Navy in Nov. 1940 intent on training in electronics. World War II found him serving in the Aleutian Islands with VPB-136 and Patrol Wing 4 as an Aviation Chief Radioman..." WebSite: San Juan Islander http://www.sanjuanislander.com/ [11SEP2008]

Memorial Picture "...CARTIER, Joel...We have recently learned of the passing of our VP-19 Shipmate, Joel Cartier. Joel served with VP-19 between 1968 and 1972. He passed away in April of 2007 from cancer. After his service with VP-19, Joel finished college and became an elementary school teacher in Oshkosh, Wisconsin where he married his longtime love, Lynn and had 4 children. He was survived by his wife, daughters and grandchildren. Joel was a great guy who always had a smile in his heart and a laugh to share. His Shipmates and former crewmembers are saddened to learn of his passing. Albeit late, we are proud to have known Joel and mourn his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Pete Sanborn psanborn2@earthlink.net..." [24APR2008]

Memorial Picture Shipmate Pix "...CASAZZA, PO1 Edward J...My father, Edward J. Casazza, passed away February 22, 2014. Following high school, Dad enlisted in the U.S. Navy June 1942 at Boston, Mass, attended "A" and "B" School and served with VPB-2 OTU#3 at NAS Banana River, Florida, HEadquarters SquaDRON (HEDRON) 5-2 at NAAS Harvey Point, North Carolina, VPB-215 where he crewed aboard the PBM and NAS Jacksonville, Florida. Dad received the World War II Victory Medal, American Area Ribbon and Good Conduct Awards. Dad was discharged December 1945..." Contributed by Tim Casazza casazza@ll.mit.edu [03MAR2017]

Memorial Picture "...CASTRO, AOC Albert...Albert Atanacio Castro, 62, AOC USN Retired departed our midst on 13 October 2012, after suffering a fall while hunting near his home in La Plata, MD. His wife Patricia of 28 years, devoted dog Rocky and other family survive him. Albert was born in Gallup, NM, to Atanacio and Lola Castro. He graduated from Rio Grande High School in Albuquerque, NM, and joined the United States Navy in August 1968. Chief Castro had a distinguished 23-year Naval career. P-3 training with VP-31, first operational tour was with VP-4 Skinny Dragons, NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii from 1971 - 1976. Al logged over 500 hours of dedicated combat missions including many searches and refugee operations. Additional Duty Stations included: NAS North Island, San Diego, California, VP-19 Big Red at NAS Moffett Field, California, NADC (Warminister) Johnsville, Pennsylvania, VXN-8 and Naval Aviation Maintenance Office (NAMO) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. Chief Castro's awards and decorations include two Strike Flight Air Medals, Navy Achievement, Navy Expeditionary, Armed Forces Expeditionary, two Vietnam Service Medals, and numerous other citations and commendations. Typical of his devotion to duty, Chief Castro took great pride in his civilian career. He proudly continued to serve the Navy and his country as a DOD contractor supporting Air-to-Air Weapons for Aviation Trainings Systems Command. In 2008 he became Program Manager for Acquisition and Life Cycle Support of the HARM Weapons System for the Naval Air Weapons Center at Patuxent River, MD. Chief Castro was a patriot, an unsung hero, always prepared to serve the Navy and the United States of America. Recently, he and his teammates were on board several naval vessels upgrading equipment as his comrades ventured into harm's way. Chief Castro's awards and decorations include two Strike Flight Air Medals, Navy Achievement, Navy Expeditionary, Armed Forces Expeditionary, two Vietnam Service Medals, and numerous other citations and commendations. He was a life member of the Association of Aviation Ordnancemen, Plankowner of Chapter 22, Patuxent River, and also served on the AAO National Board of Directors. In addition he was a proud member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, prior Post 2632 Senior Vice Commander; the Military Order of the Cooties; the Fleet Reserve Association Branch 093; American Legion; VP-4 Association; the NRA; and the Saint Charles Sportsman's Club. Albert is also survived by his brothers Frank Castro of Paige TX, Anthony Castro and Timothy Castro of Albuquerque, NM and sisters Josephine Martinez of Clearfield UT, Marie Baca of Fort Worth TX, Florence Otis, Elizabeth Sumruld, and Dolores Torres of Albuquerque NM, and Kathy Martin of Dalles OR, and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received to celebrate Albert's Life on Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 4 PM to 7 PM at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. There will be a funeral service on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 6:30 PM. Deacon Johnny Barnes will officiate. Interment will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the VFW National Home for Children, 3573 South Waverly Road, Eaton Rapids, Michigan 48827-9799 or www.vfwnationalhome.org. The VFW National Home for children provides support for our military and veterans' families. A Guest Book is available at http://www.brinsfieldecholsfuneral.com/obituaries/dsp_files/dsp_viewobit.cfm?obit_ID=4635..." Contributed by Larry Hames (VP-4 Veterans Assn Database Manager) database@vp4association.com [02NOV2012]

Memorial Picture "...CASWELL, Stan...My Dad, Stan Caswell, was a tail gunner with VD-1 from late 1943 to late 1944. His base was on Guadalcanal. I have several pictures of who I beleive are his crew members and I have an invitation to a Christmas dinner (not sure if it was for 1943 or 1944.) My Dad died in 1965 and I, as a 17 year old kid then, was not into the family history like I am now. I do know that he was involved in the mission to Pelileu, but he rarely spoke of the war. I would like to see if anyone recognizes those people in the pictures. I can email them to you with as much information as I have. I have emailed Mr. Fairbanks, Mr. Hardy, Mr. Brooks, Mr. Engle and Mr. Jeffreys the data. They were unable to provide any additional insight as to the people in the photographs. Regards...CASWELL, Stan [Deceased] c/o His Son Greg Caswell gkcaswell@gmail.com..." [E-Mail Updated 12JAN2015 | 05AUG2002]

Memorial Picture "...CATE, CDR Thomas R. Jr...CATE, JR., CDR THOMAS R. of Plano, TX passed away April 21, 2004. Born in Tulsa, OK, on September 11, 1932, he is survived by his wife of 29 years, Nancy E Cate; his daughter and son-in-law Carol and Billy Dison of Jacksonville, TX, granddaughters Jessica and Jackie Dison; son Tom K Cate of Troup TX; and the families of cousins Mary Clifton of Magnolia, TX, Davis Helberg of Esko, MN, Pat Mims of Bellevue, WA, and Ruth Dickey (deceased) of Mabank, TX. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, April 25, 2004 at 2:00 P.M. under the direction of Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville. Visitation will begin on Saturday, April 24, 2004 with his family receiving guests from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. CDR Cate served in the US Navy from 1952 to 1975. As a pilot, he logged 4811 hours flight time in SNB, US2B, P2, SNJ, P4Y-2 and R4D-6 aircraft including 6 carrier landings. He completed flight training in Pensacola, FL and Hutchinson, KS before joining VP-3 (1954-56). He was a flight instructor at NAS Corpus Christi, Texas from 1957-1960 where he and close friend Kenneth ('Moon) Mullins enjoyed many hours fishing and water skiing in the Gulf. He was Communications Officer on the USS Pine Island (AV-12) in 1961, Administrative Officer to Ops Of Korea 1961-63, and was assigned to VP-4 in NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and Hawaii from November 1963 - Nov 1965. From Dec 1965 to Dec 1967, he served as briefing officer to the Joint Chiefs of Staff attached to ANMCC, Fort Ritchie, MD. In December 1969, he graduated Cum Laude from Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA where as Section Leader for BAA-8, his study group achieved the highest cumulative grade point average at that time. From late 1969 to December 1970, he resumed working with high-level command and control as Acting Director for the Commander United Nations Command/ Commander US Forces, Korea, Command Center. From 1971 to 1975, he led Team Bravo in the Center for War Gaming at the Naval War College, Newport, RI until his retirement. He directed an innovative set of war games for civilian and military analysts where he met future wife, Nancy (Hill) Cate. His military honors included the Joint Chiefs of Staff Commendation Medal, Viet Nam Service Award, Air Medal for Meritorious Achievement in Aerial Flight (Southeast Asia), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and National Defense Service Medal. After retiring, he worked as a consultant for Systems Consultants Inc. He relocated to Plano, TX after joining Pacer Systems as Regional Manager, marketing flight simulators for corporate and private pilots. He directed training seminars for the American Management Association, traveling throughout the central states in 1978. Returning to an early passion for geology, he served as landsman for various independent oil and gas drilling companies until 1990. Medical conditions from 1992 impacted his last years. CDR Cate treasured the times spent with his wife, parents, children and grandchildren. His life was enriched by close friendships that spanned many years. With Bart Bradford of Fort Worth, TX, he celebrated a lasting friendship that began in first grade in Streetman, TX. Other long-term friends included Col. BJ Palmer, USMC ret., Darrell Clements and Sam Galentree. His warmth and humor are deeply missed. The family extends special thanks to his caregiver, Terry Barnett of Deport, TX who gave kindness and dignity to his last years...Steve/Andy Andruszkewicz sgpa2zfmly@aol.com..." [06MAR2010]

Memorial Picture "...CATT, Richard Edward...My Dad, Richard Edward Catt, served with VP-19 during the Korean War. I would like to contact anyone that remembers him. Dad passed away suddenly in 1995. Richard Edward Catt, Jr. cattskill@hotmail.com..." [23FEB2008]

Memorial Picture "...CAVANAUGH, John J. SR...John J. Cavanaugh Sr., 81, of Latrobe, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2000, at IHS at Mt. View, Unity Township. He was born March 10, 1918, in West Newton, a son of the late John J. Sr. and Catherine McCarter Cavanaugh. He was a graduate of St. Vincent College, and a member of Holy Family Church, Latrobe, and its Ushers Club. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy as a first lieutenant pilot in VPB-25, where he saw action in the Philippines. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross, three Air Medals and two Gold Stars. He was a member of the VFW, Latrobe. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Robert C. Cavanaugh. Survivors include his wife, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage, Mary M. McFadden Cavanaugh; two sons, John J. Cavanaugh Jr. and his wife, Suzi, of Latrobe and Dr. Michael F. Cavanaugh and his wife, Beth Anne, of Ambler; three daughters, Mary M. Jenison and her husband, Robert, of Wellsville, Kathryn A. Smith and her husband, Kenneth, of East Fallowfield and Anita L. Cavanaugh of Latrobe; four brothers, Emerson Cavanaugh and his wife, Myrna, of Latrobe, Daniel Cavanaugh of Herminie, Francis Cavanaugh of West Newton and Phillip Cavanaugh and his wife, Ruth, of South Carolina; and two sisters, Catherine Murphy of Monroeville and Winifred Kuhn of Morgantown, W.Va. Also survived by 16 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Family Church. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Unity Township. Military services will be held Wednesday at 8:45 a.m. in the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions to Holy Family Church...." WebSite: Obituary Central http://www.obitcentral.com/obitsearch/obits/pa/pa-allegheny58.htm [14NOV2005]


CABRALES, Richard cabrales4755@yahoo.com "...I served in VP-50 from 65 to 68. Hopefully I'll hear from some old friends..." [23DEC2004]

CADDELL, EJ Retired ejcad@prodigy.net "...I served as a Flight Engineer with VP-50 from 1983 to 1986. I served as the Flight Engineer Supervisor. I retired in 1991 and am currently a Federal Investigator. I'd be interested in hearing from squadron mates..." [06APR2002]

CADDELL, ADCS Glenn Retired glenjoy@wavecable.com "...I reported to VP-17 in October 1955 and was discharged on March 31, 1958. I flew as second mech to PC Dahlbeck in Crew 9. While there we flew P2V-6's then P2V-6m's (VA(HM)-10). We were called vomit 10. Then we went to P2V-5Fs. The last deployment I was on was to NAS Iwakuni, Japan. I remember on the return leg home we had to stop at Okinawa and trade our fairly new P2V-5Fs for VP-4s Old P2V-6 and we had them scattered all across the Pacific. My crew was one of the very lucky few to make it home on time. On Qwagilan Island We found a cracked exhaust stack on a 15 hour check and thought we were stuck but another crew flew in and had an engine change. They were gracious enough to give us their Exhaust stack and thats why we made it home on time. Our pilot was LTjg Lawless. WE recently remodeled our home and am unable to locate my cruise book but when I find it I'll write again and list all the crew. I retired as ADCS from NAS Lemoore, California in August 1980. Repsy..." [13SEP2005]

CADIEUX, AW2(AW) Scott cadieuxnh@comcast.net "...I was an EWO (SS-3) with VP-22 from December 1990 to March 1994 and VP-17 from March 1994 to September 1994. Following the disestablishments of squadrons around NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, I got out as a AW2(AW) after my first tour, and then went 1 year reserves to VP-92 NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts. I'm now presently a CPT in the National Guard and would love to hear from any "Shipmates" from my time in the P-3 community, especially CAC's 5 and 8!..." [E-Mail Updated 16NOV2003 | Updated 16MAR98]

CAEFER, Bill wrcaefer@aol.com "...I was in VP-8 1951 to 54. Served at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island, NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada, NAS Keflavik, Iceland, and NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco..." [04SEP2000]

CAFFEY, Doug crcpres@lcc.net "...I spent 8yrs. in the Navy. (1983 -1990) I was a Crew Chief in H-53s before attending FE school in 1987. I was attached to VP-11 as an FE on CAC-9 until I left the Navy in 1990 to pursue business interests in Texas. I would love to hear from some of the old CAC-9 guys..." [22JUL98]

CAFFEY, Mark Travelrus@aol.com "...I was an in-flight tech on CAC-10 VP-5 from 76-81. I left the Navy and returned to my home state of Colorado where I have lived every since. I just wanted to say hi to all of my old Shipmates. It was great to soar with the foxes - some of the very best the Navy ever had. I would like to say a special hello to some folks that I will alway's remember: Chris ,Jim ,Gary, Kevin "root", Stoner and Rick. I will always remember those debrief's we had on the ball field at Cig in the wee hours of the morn. Also I would like to make note of some of the very best Avionics techs I have known as well as some of the best friends I have ever had: Deb Larsen "Ryan", Randy Walls, Rick and Terry. I hope that you are all doing well in what life has given. Always burn wholes in the sky. I Love you all..." [17AUG2000]

CAGLE, CDR Nathan "Nate" Retired cglnate@comcast.net "...I served with VP-90 from 1974-1977, did 2 deployments-NAS Iwakuni, Japan and NAF Misawa, Japan, also Djubuti, NSF Diego Garcia, Bandar Abbas, Iran, Karachi, Pakistan, U-Tapao Royal Thailand Air Force Base, Thailand. TACCO/Mission Commander, CAC-6. Joined VP-90 (NAS Glenview, Illinois) from 1977-1979, then VP-66 (NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania). Retired in 1997. Looking for Shipmates..." [22DEC2005]

CAHILL, Kevin R. kevin1fe@aol.com "...I retired after spending all 26 years in P-3 Orions. I was lucky to have spent all my tours in great squadrons. Started my flying career as a second mech in VP-44, 71-75, then moved on to become a TAR in VP-92. Qualified as a Flight Engineer Jan 76. Orders then to VP-69 from 79-82. A follow on tour back to VP-92 from 82-87. Moved from there to VP-68 from 87-91. Didn't have enough so went back "home" to VP-92 from 91-96 when I finally retired to a great job as an Aviation Safety Inspector with the FAA in Boston. As I look back did it all from pumping a grease gun on the flight line, to Maintenance Chief, all while in a flying billet. Logged almost 9000 flight hours as a P-3 FE and am proud of it. In my later years as the MMCPO I was extremely proud of the maintenance folks that gave the extra effort to get the aircraft "up". The best part was when I preflighted then flew the aircraft on a PMCF. Usually never having a gripe to write up when we were done. The VP-Navy was my Navy and am proud to have been a part of it. Thanks Shipmates!..." [07FEB98]

CAHOONE, AD1 GORDON gcahoone@mail.tqci.net "...Hello to all fellow Boomers (VP-48, I was proud to be a Boomer and still am!..." [28DEC97]

CAIN, ADJ Phillip M. Retired Bearsvws@aol.com "...I was in VF-161 (1958-62,) VP-49(1962-64), VP-30 (1964-69), VP-11 (1969-73), and VP-30 (1973-77). Enjoyed the whole time in the VP world as a FE. Does anyone rember me?..." [22NOV2001]

CAIN, AK3 Walter M. walter_cain@yahoo.com "...Straight out of boot camp in NAS North Island, San Diego, California I was sent to VT-29 and was attached there from Dec 1967 until Dec 1969. I worked for ADR Robert D. Huggett and my Division Chief was Wade Lovern. I worked in the Tool Room until Chief Lovern made me Night Check Supervisor. I thought it was great that my Chief thought enough of me to handling the Supply Department. Chief Lovern and I got transfered the same month to the USS America where I worked on the flight deck on Cat 1 until I made AK3. I was transfered to supply to work with him again where he made me Night Check supervisor again. I ordered all the aviation supplies for all the squadrons and made a world cruise that took us to the Vietnam. I became a Shellback on that cruise and since we crossed the International Date Line on Thanksgiving Day we celebrated it twice. We stopped once to go swimming out in the middle of the Pacific and I drove off of the elevator. It didn't seem very high until I was in the air on my way down. What a dive. Spent lots of pesos in "PO Town", Shillings in Sidney, more peosos in Rio and a lot of Hong Kong Dollars. It was a great cruise. I had everyone in my division thinking that I was smuggling a girl back to the USA from Sidney. I did spend a few days with a girl name Janet Smedes who wanted to be a stowaway which several buddies knew about but I never told them she wasn't on the ship. Every night I would take a tray out of the mess decks as if I was going to feed her and then disappear for several hours. I had everyone guessing and really believing that she was on the ship. While at VT-29 the duty section had the job of scrubbing down the flight line. We would have about 15 guys with scrub brushes pushing around a 55 gallons drum ofr MEK and then wash it down with a fire hose. I came up with an idea of nailing the scrub brush heads to a wooden pallet with the MEK on the pallet and then pull it with one of the tractors that we used to moved the planes around. That reduced the work down to just 2 guys. My chief thought that was a great idea and apparently someone else did also because when I was stationed in NAS Oceana with VF-74 they used the same idea there but instead of a wooden pallet they used a medal one and put a sprayer on the MEK drum. I bet someone took my idea and made a fortune off of it..." [28NOV2009]

CAIRNS, IRVING MIMPOP@JUNO.COM "...I WAS AN ORDINANCEMAN IN VP-212 FROM LATE '44 TO EARLY '46. OPERATIONAL TRAINING AT NAS Banana River, Florida THEN NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island, NAS Alameda, California AND FINALLY NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. TRANSFERRED THEN TO PB4Y2S, VP-HL-12 (Previously VP-29). WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE..." [21DEC98]

CAIRO, Joe jpcairo@aol.com "...I served with VP-725 out of NAS Glenview, Illinois from 1966 to 1967..." [21MAR2002]

CAISON, AT1 Charles C. cccaison@earthlink.net "...I was with VP-23 from November 1952 till July 1955. Came in as ATAN, left as AT1. Would love to hear from any of my old "Sea Hawks" Shipmates that may come across this item..." [31MAR2001]

CALABOUGH, CDR Jerry S. Retired jcalabough@cox.net "...Joined VP-5 in July of 1959 as an ATAN, and departed February 1962 as an AT2. Assigned to the crew of LA-2 for duration. Deployed to NS Rota, Spain / NAS Sigonella, Sicily in 1960 and NS Rota, Spain again in 1962. Assigned to the FAW-6 ASCAC at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington for 62-65 and promoted to AX-1, transferred to VP-50 in 1964 and selected to attend OCS through the Integration Program in 1965. Commissioned Ensign, USN, URL in December 1965, Assigned as ASW Officer in USS Waller DD-466 out of Norfolk, 66-67, followed by a tour as Weapons then Operations Officer USS Richard B. Anderson out of San Diego DD-786, 68-69. This was followed by tour as the Weapons Officer for Cruiser/Destroyer Flotilla 9 out of San Diego, in 70-71, on onto a tour as the Senior Advisor to River Assault Group 22 in the Iron Triangle. Returned to San Diego in 1972 to teach Anti-Submarine Air Control at the Fleet ASW School San Diego until 1974 when I was selected to completed my under graduate degree at San Diego State. Then off to the Army Command and General Staff Course for the class of 75/76 at Leavenworth, KS. Back to San Diego for a tour as Operations Officer on USS Sterett CG- 31 until 1978 when I was assigned to Commander Naval Forces Korea, in Seoul as the Plans and Policy Officer until 1981. My Naval career closed with my retirement as the head of testing for CVA NTDS programs at FCDSSA San Diego in December 1983. Since then I have been employed by Unisys (Sperry Rand) Corp. as a Senior Program Manager. I currently live in Guthrie, OK..." [19AUG2004]

CALANDE, CDR John Retired usn21@earthlink.net "...I served with VP-24 from 1965 through 1968, VP-30 from 1968 through 1970, and VP-56 from 1970 through 1972. I flew P2V Neptunes, SP2H-P2v7 Neptunes, P-3A and P-3B Orions. I was one of the original seven pilots to go to Lockheed for P-3C Factory training..." [E-Mail Updated 11NOV2000 | 27OCT99]

CALCATERRA, John johncalcaterra64@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-44 from 1963 to 1966 in Airframes. We deployed to NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada, NAS Bermuda, NS Rota, Spain, and NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal under CDR Ball and CDR Hunter..." [27JUN2003]

CALDERA, Chico streethog10@gmail.com "...I served with the Crazy Cat's/1st Radio Research Company in early 1972 til they stood down, then moved to Long Than, served with Thomas Atwell and Dave Drum. I found Brian Bergholtz, Tom and Brian and myself shared a room. Great bunch of guys..." [13APR2011]

CALDWELL, Charles "Chuck" cbjmcshop@tns.net "...Served with VP-1 and VP-45. Pilot and Crew 3 PPC August 1963 - July 1965. Would like to hear from any other squadron members during that period..." [E-Mail Updated 02SEP2007 | 00XX97]

CALERO, AMS Rosa M. "Hennessy" rmcalero89@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-49 (1983-1988)..." [03OCT2011]

CALLINA, Peter J. talespins@aol.com "...I was in VP-8 during the Cuban Missile problem. Also VP-31 at NAS Moffett Field, California 62 to 67. Enjoyed the VP pages. Does anyone know where Joe Generioux is?..." [26FEB99]

CALDERON, Vic vic408@aol.com "...I was stationed at NAS Moffett Field, California from '74-'80 w/VP-40, VP-31, & VP-91. i worked maint & flew IFT. Transfered to NAS Jacksonville, Florida to NAR JAX & VP-62. Retired 2/92 as SCPO. I am still in contact w/many ex-Shipmates. E-mail at your convenience..." [08APR98]

CALDIE, Tom tcaldie@silver.sl.edu "...I was with VS-22 from 1975 to 1978 as a PN2. We were on the USS Saratoga with the Sixth Fleet. What an adventure!..." [04OCT2000]

CALDWELL, Charles "Chuck" cbjmcshop@tns.net "...Pilot and Crew 3 PPC August 1963 - July 1965. Would like to hear from any other squadron members during that period..." [E-Mail Updated 02SEP2007 | 00XX97]

CALDWELL, AM3 Leonard buzzmcque@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-42 from late 1952 to March 55. I worked on the PBM at NAS North Island, San Diego, California and NAS Kodiak, Alaska and the P5M at NS Sangley Point, Philippines. I also served with VC-35 aboard the USS Philippine Sea (CV-47) (Korean Tour) from December 1951 to August 1952..." [28JAN2010]

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CALHOUN, Gene calhoun@sutv.com "...I served with VR-5 at NAS Moffett Field, California 1952 to March 1954 and VR-23 at NAS Atsugi, Japan from March 1954 to August 1955. I remember Delmar Zimmerman, David West, Eugene Rowe, Gene Keogh, Don milburn, Pat Skandlin, Eugene Schmardebek and Captain Kerberris...and a lot of other guys. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [05FEB2010]

CALHOUN, J. C. cal@gbso.net "...I served in VP-23 Fr. 1948-51 would like to be contacted by anyone that was in the squadron at that time..."

CALHOUN, ADJ2 Wade H. wade@sccoast.net "...I attended "A" School (1962) at NAS Memphis, Tennessee, VP-49 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland and VR-1 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia. Had some good times while in both outfits being 69 years young now I can think back over the years I served my Country and those were the best years of my life..." [13MAR2014]

CALISE, Vic calisevic@cs.com "...Read the article in the San Diego Union (11/9/01) and visited the site. Had several friends in VO-67 (Paul Cronenberger, Jack Valenty, Tom Wells - all flight training buds). We considered you our sister squadron as we flew the same ancient A/C from NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam in '68. Best wishes from the "other P2 squadron" - VAH-21 (Project TRIM)..." [09NOV2001]

CALKINS, Mike mlcalkins@hotmail.com "...Served with VP-6 from 1989 to 1992. Now an astronomer for the Smithsonian. Helluva good time at NAS Cubi Point, Philippines, Dodge and NAS Adak, Alaska. Drop a line if you'd like, I might even tell you your horoscope..." [12JAN2003]

CALL, John jfc964@gmail.com "...I served with VP-1 (1962-1965)..." [E-Mail Updated 08AUG2014]

CALL, AT2 Richard RCALL90519@aol.com "...I flew as radio op (AT-2) with VP-24 out of NAS Norfolk, Virginia from 1960 to 1962. We flew the missile crisis out of GITMO from October 24th till mid November 1962. I was due to get out on October 23, 62 but got extended like everyone else. I didn't get out until December 1962, it really changed my plans and my life. At the time that we were in the middle of it I had no idea what an incredible thing the world was experiencing. I just wanted a cold beer, a place to sleep and a swim. I wonder if "dumb kids at war" always think so small. Give me a call if you want to talk about it. 615-376-2333..." [04FEB2001]

CALLAHAN, Ed Irishejc@aol.com "...I served with VP-29 from 1953-1956 on NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. I was an AO and in flight Crew #6..." [04NOV99]

CALLAHAN, AOM1 Edward T. EdCallahan482@msn.com "...I served with VPB-105 from August 20, 1944 until VE Day or shortly thereafter. First with Lt. Pantano until he was killed, January 3, 1945, then with Lt. Rice. Our crew lived in the same hut with Koncolics, Blefeld, Garrison, etc., until Pantano's death. Fond memories of AOM 1/c Beck (Gleason's crew), AMMF 1/c Ed Larkin (Bock's crew), ARM 1/c Mickey O'Connell (VPB-110), AOM 3/c Shorty Catlett (VPB-110), ARM 2/c Don Painter, AMMF 1/c Al Heany, AMM 3/c Ray White, ARM 3/c Spielmann, Sea 1/c (AMM) Ed Johns, and Sea 1/c (AOM) Al Williams..." [BIO Updated 17JUL2002 | 08JUL2002]

CALLAHAN, Matthew C. mcalla5447@aol.com "...I served in VP-23 NAS Brunswick, Maine from AUG 77 - OCT 80 and again in OCT 89 to the last stand. I retired on DEC 31, 1994. We decom. in 1995. Once a Seahawk always a Seahawk..." [16JAN98]

CALLAN, Francis timberflash@aol.com "...I was a Radio operator with VP-72 from l943-44. We took the grand tour of the Central Pacific. If any of my fellow Shipmates from VP-72 are out there I would like to hear from you. Thanks...Served with VP-108 Crew 16..." [BIO Updated 18MAY2000 | 05MAY2000]

CALLAWAY, Ed callaway@vp48.org "...I was a TACCO from 1964-65 on SF1 with CDR. Shaver for two tours to NS Sangley Point, Philippines. Would like to hear from others who were in the squadron during those times and especially from the crew of SF1..." WebSite: http://www.vp48.org [E-Mail Updated 09APR2002 | 24JAN99]

CALLEGARI, AMCS(AC) Bill Retired bilnavair@msn.com "...Served in VP-23 from 1948 through 1952. First arrived at NAS Opa Locka, Fla. and made many flights and advance party assignments to NS Roosevelt Roads, PR, NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Ramey AFB Puerto Rico during the hurricane seasons. And yes did make the annual winter over trips to NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada and NAS Keflavik, Iceland. Stayed with the squadron till its' permanent transfer to NAS Brunswick, Maine. Enjoyed my entire tour of duty and still have fond memories of the squadron..." [05APR2001]

CALLEJO, CDR Joseph S. callejojoe@gmail.com "...I served with VP-1 from 1983 to 1986 and VP-68 from 1987 to 1997. It is always great to run into old Shipmates. It was a great squadron because we had great people. Thanks everyone for those years. I am now a Captain for American Airlines..." [E-Mail Updated 31MAR2009 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 14APR2004 | 22JUN98]

CALLEN, AMM1 Ed ecall755@aol.com "...I was a member of the Naval Air Transport Squadron Two (VR-2) from August 1946 to December 1947. I returned to the states from Japan in November of 1945 and went on leave for 30 days. I was then assigned to NAS Jacksonville, Florida and from there to NAS Hutchinson, Kansas where I trained for P2Vs (never did fly in a P2V). I was then assigned to VR-2 in August of 1946 as 2nd Flight Engineer (AMMF1/c). My first flight was on September 6th, from NAS Alameda, California to NAS Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with LCDR Thuson, on the Philippine Mars. We then continued onto Majuro and Saipan as a member of the Mars maintenance crew. I took a 30 day leave in December of 1946 and returned to Saipan in January of 1947, stayed on Saipan (good duty) till August of 1947, then returned to NAS Alameda, California. I then flew on all the Mars that were in existence at the time as 2nd Engineer until my discharge in December of 1947. If there is anyone who was on Saipan or flew in VR-2 during the same time period - please get in touch with me..." [E-Mail Updated 09AUG2004 | 22NOV2002]

CALLEN, Eldon N. "Curly" ebcall@msn.com "...I served with VP-10 (1956-1959) and flew aboard LD-4 as a 2nd Mechanic and Toad Sloan was 1st Mechanic..." [27SEP2014]

CALLINA, Peter J. talespins@aol.com "...I was in VP-8 during the Cuban Missile problem. Also VP-31 at NAS Moffett Field, California 62 to 67. Enjoyed the VP pages. Does anyone know where Joe Generioux is?..." [26FEB99]

CALLIHAN, GSE3 H. K. callihhd@intrstar.net "...I served with VQ-1 (02/1969-02/1971) at NAS Atsugi, Japan with three deployments down south and one to Semya, Alaska. I worked as a Ground Support Technician and doubled as an Aircraft Handler (ABH). For about half of my tour I lived off base in Yamato and shared a house with ASM Robert Hunter from Fresno, Calif. Some of the guys I worked included Ray Boll, Danny Husom, Tom Griffis andCharlie Ensilin. LT(jg) Bonine was our division second in command and LCDR J.T. Steele was our division officer. Both of these guys were A-1 people to work for. I got out of the Navy in 1971 and got into the North Carolina National Guard, Armor Company - Maintenance Section, in 1974. 22 years later I retired as the Maintenance Supervisor. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [05MAR2012]

CALLISON, Dan agfdanny@nbsmail.net "...I served in VP-49 from 1971 to 1972 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland and NAS Jacksonville, Florida with a deployment to NAS Keflavik, Iceland..." [10MAY2011]

CALLOWAY, William F. c/o His Son Dr. William Calloway twomudbugz@aol.com "...I am writing for my dad, William F Calloway who was a pilot in VP-204 in WW II. Am interested in contacting any of his squadron mates for him. Thanks..." [25APR2002]

CALVERLEY, ATC (AW/NAC) Ron ronc@lava.net "...Served as a Radio Operator with VP-22 crew 1 from Mar 89 thru Aug 90, VPU-2 crew 11 and 14 from Aug 90 thru Oct 93, and currently fly CINCPACFLT with Executive Transport Department NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii..." [ICQ# 1565124][Updated 14FEB98]

CALVERT, AD3 Corlette (Cam) camcalvert@aol.com "...Joined Squadron in January of 1951, served as log yeoman in Maintenance Office in Itami, Japan. Minter was CO. In 1952 I flew as 1st Mech. on PB4Y2's with Crew 8 in Okinawa. Hayes, PC; Van Leuven, Copilot and Winkler, Navigator. Crew was Schiedewind, Tunny, Eastman, Lucas, J.J. Smith, Bolt and Czipo. Received PIV's on our return to NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii and we deployed to NAS Kodiak, Alaska in the fall of 1953 where I flew as 1st Mech in Crew 5 with Lt. Carroll for the first part of the tour. Later Ltjg. Holt was our Pilot. "Pappy" Moore was our Plane Captain, and the rest of the crew was: Ropac, Cort, Dillman, Nieto and Brown. Ltjg. BreWeapons System Test (WST)er was our Copilot and Ens. Slaughter was navigator. I was discharged in July 1954 out of VC-35 in San Diego. I attended the Reunion in Las Vegas in 1997. Great job by Jim Miller and company. Would sure like to hear from any of my old Shipmates I didn't see in Vegas..." [10FEB99]

CALVERT, Thomas t_calvert@msn.com "...Served in VXN-8 '76-'79 and VP-91 '84-'89 as Flight Engineer. Enjoyed being a part of the P-3 community, miss the friendships developed, and that gorgeous "sleek Navy bomber". Would like to hear from anyone who remembers me and would like to thank R.J.Savage and Don Tullar (two of the finest F/E's I ever knew) in particular for honing my F/E skills during that time..." [E-Mail Updated 11MAY2005 | 18MAY98]

CALVIN, Tim Jr. tdcalvinjr@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-23 from 1968 to 1971. I was a Radio Operator on CAC-3. VP-23 was my only station after school. I got out but I still sometimes wish I'd stayed with ASW. History note: I believe we were the last squadron on the East Coast to get out of SP-2H's. I thought they were fine ships..." [E-Mail Updated 19AUG2004 - 07NOV97]

CALVO, AMS2 Steve J. scalvo18@aol.com "...I was stationed with VP-10 from 1967 to 1970. I worked in the Airframes Shop under Chief Pharr and LT. Zakarian. Would love to hear from any Shipmates. I now reside on Long Island and am employed in the Computer Field. The only person from the squadron I am in touch with is AO2 Charlie Decker who also resides on Long Island in Deer Park..." [12JAN99]

CAMACHO, Ipo ac137@hotmail.com "...Served with VP-31 from JAN 92-NOV 93. Transfered to VP-17 Dec 93 and ORDER MOD'ed to VP-9 later that month. Now I'm stationed out of the sunny beaches of China Lake (yeah right) running the Oxygen shop for NAVWPNTESTRON China Lake. Can't wait to get out of here. Kinda miss the old days deploying with the "knucle-heads" while "DOIN' TIME IN NINE!" And Uncle Pat? Somewhere lost in Whidbey? I'll be droppin' you a line soon so stand-by! I'm outta here!!!!!!!!!!..." [17SEP98]

CAMDEN, ABHC Thomas H. Retired tomc@townsqr.com "...I served with VP-24 from July 1966 through November 1966 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia as an ABH2 in charge of the line crew. I believe it was the most enjoyble time I spent in the Navy. VPers are a close family..." [06MAY2000]

CARMER, AW1 Bill carmer4@verizon.net "...I served with VP-5 (1977-1980)..." [21JUN2014]

CAMERON, Kerry D. cameronj@smartisp.com "...First tour with VP-45 (1970-1973), then to VX-1 (1973-1976). Did the ship thing on IKE (1977-1978), then to VP-31 (1979-1981), then VP-48 (1981-1983), then to ASWOC NAS Adak, Alaska as OIC (1983-1986). Departed the VP Navy to work for the Joint Chiefs of Staff until retirement in 1991. Would appreciate any updates from past Shipmates. Question for you. Did you ever entertain the thought of developing an additional package that includes the ASWOCs? They were an important part of the VP way of life and would be an interesting package of folks if it could be done. Thanks..." [04FEB2000]

CAMERON, Robert robroycameron@hotmail.com "...I served with the War Eagles from March 1985 to November 1988. Went on to VT-3 until September 1991, then RESDET282 TDY to VT-3 until August 1998..." [29MAR2001]

CAMMER, Bobby E. becammer@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-1 Crew 7. We the members of CD-7 and Crew 7 called our aircraft "The Galloping Ghost of The China Coast"..." [24APR2000]

CAMMER, Bobby E. popstrash@sc.rr.com "...I served with VP-1 Crew 7 from 1953 to 1954. We flew the P2V-5A and P2V-5F..." [08JUL2004]

CAMPOBASSO, ASCS(AW) David Dwcampo@aol.com "...I've been around VP squadrons my whole career.. All AIMDs.. NAF Detroit, Michigan, Mi...VP-93 Feb 80 - Dec 86 .... NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts...VP-92 Dec 86 - Jul 94... NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania...VP-64 and VP-66 Jul 94 to Present... I'm currently the Maintenance Senior Chief at AIMD NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania..." [28JAN98]

CAMILLE, ATCS Irving (Hank) Retired iac@gis.net "...I served with VP-44 (NORVA) in 1954-55 as an AT2 1st Tech aboard 6 Boat (CC-6). The P5M-2 crew consisted of myself, AT3 Wing (2nd Tech), AT3 Johnson (2nd Radioman), Lt. Jeffreys (Pilot & PPC), ADR1 Houk (Plane Capt - 1st Mech), ADR2 Garret (2nd Mech). Unfortunately I can't remember the names of the rest of the crew (it's been 44 years).I entered the TAR command after leaving VP-44 and retired in 1971. Flew many flights as aircrew instructor with Reserve VP squadrons. Enjoyed my Navy career very much..." [22JAN99]

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CAMP, ETC Eugene D. Retired ecamp078@roadrunner.com "...I served with VP-26 (Personnel) from 1974 to 1977 as a PN2. Worked with Jon Underwood, Chief OBrien and others..." [23AUG2009]

CAMPBELL, AW2 Bill billyc202@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-50 from 1987 to 1989. I had a great time and really enjoyed serving with everyone. Wouldn't have missed it for anything. I would love to hear from former Shipmates..." [24MAY2009]

CAMPBELL, LCDR Carlos C. loseagle@aol.com "...Was the Air Intelligence Officer and NFO in VP-22 from March 1960 until December 1962. Commanding Officers were CDR Chet Ruffin, USN, CDR Cliff Olsen, USN and CDR John L. Kauth, USN. We deployed to NAS Midway Island, Johnson Island and NAS Iwakuni, Japan, NAS Atsugi, Japan and NAS Misawa, Japan. My RAD was October 1968. Achieved the rank of LCDR. Currently in business and writing..." [14MAR2002]

CAMPBELL, Charles W. Retired cwcampbellyak@msn.com "...I served with FASRON-120 from October 1954 until August 1957. We operated out of NAS Iwakuni, Japan. I was the Plane Captain on the 2 Beech craft we had. I also worked in the Prop Shop on the Governor Test Bench, and build-up. Later I went to the APU Shop. I stayed in the Navy and retired in February 1973. I would love to hear from anyone who served with me..." [12APR2004]

CAMPBELL, CAPTAIN Chip ccampbe1@juno.com "...TACCO; Served with VP-24 "Batman" Jul 78 - Jul 81; two deployments to NAS Sigonella, Sicily ('78; '79), and the "infamous" 4-crew, 3-plane Det to WestPac/ NAS Bermuda ('81 -- 3 months between Kadena, Diego, NAS Cubi Point, Philippines; followed for 4 great months in NAS Bermuda -- not much more a bacholer could ask for!!). Spent alot of hours "trapping" in LR5! With VP-93 "Executioners" as a SELRES Aug 84 - Decommisioning (Sept 94). Had great AT's in NAS Bermuda, NS Rota, Spain, Lajes, UK (during Desert Storm), Key West (Haiti), NAS Sigonella, Sicily (Operation Sharp Guard -- where we were hosted by none other than my old squadron VP-24). VP was a great ride, and a wonderful family. The flying days are over (since VP was shut down at Selfridge ANGB (Detroit), but the spirit lives on! Sorry to see both my squadrons decommissioned. Did command NR TSC 1173 ( NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii) from 94-96, and "rejoined" the VP community at RIMPAC96. The TSC world and RIMPAC96 was like a VP Reunion! Presently CO of NR CVN69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower 0373 at Selfridge ANGB. Based on my at-sea period aboard IKE last year, I think the VP community had more than the "extra bucks" going for it..." [05MAR98]

CAMPBELL, Curtis ccurtis116@comcast.net "...I served with VP-11 (1959-1961) at NAS Brunswick, Maine. I flew aboard the P2 (Radioman) and LCDR Foote was our pilot. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [28JUL2011]

CAMPBELL, Dan Retired dfwthebold@mchsi.com "...Was a "homesteader" in Hawaii for 14+ years. I served with VP-17 from 1979-1983, ASWOC/TSC at CPW-11 from 1983 to 1987, VP-4 from 1987-1990, and the weather office at Pearl (with a bunch of crybaby AGs) from 1990 to retirement in 1994. Had a brush with death after retirement in June of 1998. Now, suffer from Central Pontine Myelinolysis (thanks to a hospital in Iowa). Miss the squadron life, at times and miss Hawaii (especially during these Iowa winters)..." [E-Mail Updated 13JAN2003 | 01AUG2000]

CAMPBELL, AO2 Darryl dcampbell@seacove.net "...I served with VP-44 and VP-30 as an aviation Ordanceman AO2. After attending AO school in NAS Jacksonville, Florida I was assigned to VP-44 for sea duty and then to VP-30 for shore duty. I have often wondered where some of the folks that I served with have gone and what they are doing..." [09MAR2002]

CAMPBELL, David davidcampbell0614@att.net "...I served with VP-8 from 1977 to 1980..." [10JUN2011]

CAMPBELL, AE2 Donald c/o Revans revans357@hotmail.com "...My father-in-law served with VP-44 twice as well as several VR squarons and the like between 1944 and 1967. I have been trying to locate some memorbilia as well as locate some who may have served with him and recall him. His name is Donald Campbell. I believe his rate was AE2 he now lives in the Ahoskie, NC area. He would love to hear from any old Shipmates..." [30SEP2004]

CAMPBELL, Gary M. garydona@winco.net "...I was with VA(HM)13/VP-24 from Oct.'57 until my discharge in Oct '59. Served as 2nd radioman under J. T. Givens until his discharge then I was the radioman on LR-9 with LTCDR Gard as Pilot..." [06OCT2000]

CAMPBELL, Glen batf169@msn.com "... I was assigned to ATU-213 in 1958-59. We were located at Beeville, Texas. Beeville was an auxillery airfield to NAS Kingsville, Texas and NAS Corpus Christi, Texas. At that time the training was in the F9F-Cougar. They did gunnery and practiced tail-hook landing prior to going to the flat-top. Unfortunately, I can't remember the carrier that was used as part of the pilots final training. I then went to NAS Glenview, Illinois for airman training. It was a one-class, one time, training for basic airman when NAS Norman, Oklahoma closed and NAS Memphis, Tennessee (Millington) had not yet opened for basic airman training. I attended AT training at NAS Millington, Tennessee and went to VP-44 in NAS Norfolk, Virginia (59-61). I was there when we went from P5Ms to P2Vs. My crew crashed at NAS Boca Chica, Florida during the Bay of Pigs..." [01FEB2006]

CAMPBELL, ATN2 Harold poppazoidi@bellsouth.net "...Attached to VP-1, Crew 6 from 1962-1964, Flew with CDR Michaud as PPIC, Ltjg Korb as TACCO, Lt Michell as 3rd Pilot, Dave Pugh Plane Captain, Fred Schutte 2nd Mech, Danny Doyle 2nd Tech, ? Graves 3rd Tech, ? Musser Ordinance and Charlie ? Electrician. Attached to VS-33 in 1966-67. Flew aircrew with Lt. Sacco off the Benjo Maru (CVS-20). Upon departing Yankee Station, we made a slight diversion to Sydney for Coral Sea Week. The only redeeming thing of flying aircrew in a S2F was the cat shots and recoveries. Maximum adrenal rush!..." [17MAR2010]

CAMPBELL, AT3 Herbert herb@campassoc.com "...I served with VP-7 at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island from 1954 to 1957. I flew aboard HE-5 as Second Radioman to Woods and then Radar. We had deployments to NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco, NAS Keflavik, Iceland and NS Roosevelt Roads, PR. I had a good time..." [30SEP2009]

CAMPBELL, Ian (Mikie C.) beebleque@aol.com "...Served with VP-24 from 1987-1991. I started with CAC-11 and went to CAC-7. We were so good at what we did - that sometimes Ii had to kiss myself. Deployed to NAS Bermuda, NAS Sigonella, Sicily, and NAS Keflavik, Iceland. Looking back, it was some of the most exciting times in life. If any old friends want to say "hi" please do and e-mail me..." [13JAN2003]

CAMPBELL, PN Jack K. cmpbma@aol.com "...I served with VU-10 from 1954 to 1955. I have written a collection of short stories about life at the naval base: Guantanamo Remembered http://www.GuantanamoRemembered.com..." [26JAN2010]

CAMPBELL, James jlc2690@gmail.com "...I served with VP-47 (1976-1980) and flew with Crew-1 and was a NATOPS Instructor..." [14MAY2013]

CAMPBELL, AEC James M. "Soupy" Retired blandjcampbell@aol.com "...During my 20 year career in the US Navy I was stationed in VP-47 from 1957-1960. I was Crew Electrician in Crew 8 and remember many exciting flights when Rocky Bamford was our PPC. I was in VP-40 from 1966-1968. This was a very short tour as it was the final year of sea duty. They wouldn't let me extend for the third year at NAS Cubi Point, Philippines. I was a First Class and worked in the AE shop. In 1968 I transferred to NAS Moffett Field, California for a tour with NAMTRADET. Buck Williams was our CO. I taught P-3B electric power systems to pilots and FEs. I taught a couple of other systems but that was a long time ago and I have forgotten their designations. I made AEC during this tour. After NAMTRADET I transferred to VP-46 where I was shop chief in the Electric Shop, AME Shop and Operations and finally I was the Drug/Alcohol Education contact. I made five (5) deployments to NAS Iwakuni, Japan with VP-47 and VP-46, one (1) to NAS Adak, Alaska with VP-46, and one (1) to NS Sangley Point, Philippines with VP-40. I have nothing but good memories from my entire career. After retiring I went to work for Lockheed in Sunnyvale, CA. on the Trident Missile Program. While with Lockheed I lived and worked in Sunnyvale, Washington DC, and Helensburgh, Scotland retiring as a Senior Manager in December 2000. My wife, Beth, and I now live in Oak Harbor, WA. on Whidbey Island. Retirement is great. I was also elected and seated on the Oak Harbor City Council in January 2006 for a four year term. NAS Whidbey Island, Washington is the home of the VP-1, VP-40, VP-46, VP-69, VQ-1 and VQ-2. It is also home-port for 14 VAQ squadrons who fly EA6B Aircraft. We have a great, albeit, small PBY Museum and recently a Memorial to all VP Sailors was erected downtown. I would enjoy hearing from any of my old Shipmates. If you make it to the Island I would be glad to give you a tour of both bases, the city and Whidbey Island..." [09APR2007]

CAMPBELL, AMM1c James M. camp@interpac.net "...I was in headquarters squadron of FAW-2, and was at MCAS/NAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii for about all of 1943 except for a deployment in VP-12 for about 6 weeks to NAS Midway Island. I was then transferred in to PATSU 1-11 which was deployed to the Solomon Islands and the island hopping campaign from Guadalcanal to Munda, Ondonga, Green Island to Emereau,Manus and then back to the States in the fall of 1944. I knew Herman Terry in the metal shop as well as "anvilhead," "Duck" Mallard, Marlow and others. I was a part time flight crew member as well, as an instrument mechanic while on the ground duty roster. I had been to gunnery school at Purcell Okla, on the way to Treasure Island Ca. where we boarded LST-448. About half way to Pearl Hardor, the steering linkage motor "burned out" and we had hand-steer to return to San Diego to get a new one. Then on the way to Pearl and more than halfway there, the motor burned out again and we had to steer the LST by hand. We got off the LST in Pearl and went ashore onto Ford Island. There we had two decker iron cots, which the master at arms would come in and beat on the bedstead with a billy club to wake us up in the morning. There at Ford Island, I saw my first and only Admiral all of the time I was in the Navy. I had made AMM1/c while in the islands and was wearing a hash mark when I got back to the NAS Alameda, California where we bought new clothes. As we were on the ferry over to town to buy our clothes "new dress blues" we met our first female sailors. One I was talking to was a ACMM and she had been in the Navy nine months! We had to box up our dress blues and personal gear while at NAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. in 1943. Therein was my clothes as well as a gold high school class ring and wrist watch. None of which were ever seen again. The box never got home. If any one remembers the PATSU 1-11, VP-12, VP-52, or HedRon FAW-2 please contact me and let us discuss old times when we were young and dumb..." [19MAR2002]

CAMPBELL, CAPTAIN James L. (Jim) campbelljl@olg.com "...I served in VT-3 (75-77); VP-44 (78-81); Commander CPW-5 (81-83); VP-26 (86-88) and was XO/CO of VP-23 (90-92). I am still on active duty and am stationed in NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. I work as the Program Manager for Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems in the Naval Air Systems Command. I plan on retiring in two years and going back to my beloved Tennessee. Anyone out there who remembers the "Bad Boys of Brunswick?" The best times of my career were the two years I spent with VP-23. Like John "Pony" Horsman, I would go back tomorrow and do it all over again..." [10APR2000]

CAMPBELL, John "JJ" Safehands4u@aol.com "...I was in VP-22 at Barber's Point during the transition from "Slobbering Blue Goose" circa '59-'61 to the "__it Eatin Red Dog" to the "Killer Goose". By the was the guy that gave you that Red Dog patch had a significant hand in its design..." [E-Mail Updated 03JUL2001]

CAMPBELL, YN1(AW) Kerry D. kdcgoblue@aol.com "...I served with VP-56 from 1983 to 1986 with deployments to NS Rota, Spain, NAS Keflavik, Iceland and NAS Sigonella, Sicily..." [27MAR2011]

CAMPBELL, DKC Larry Retired lcamp320@comcast.net "...I served with VP-40 from 1965 to 1970. I was a part of the suport team, DK. Retired in 1984 as a DKC Would love to hear from anyone that served during that time..." [01JUN2008]

CAMPBELL, AMH3 Larry LCCAMPBELL@JUNO.COM "...I was with the squadron from APril 1960 to December 1962. I made two deployments to Japan and down to Christmas Island for the Nuclear tests. My best friend was Tom McHale. Look in your year books. He will be there with the Airframes group. I came aboard the day CDR Campbell took over the squadron. Everyone thought I was CDR Campbell's son. Best to everyone..." [08OCT99]

CAMPBELL, Michael V. mcampbel@tvi.cc.nm.us "...I served with VP-50 from 1972-1975. It was great to to back in time and looK at the pictures, remembering names from that era..." [09JAN2002]

CAMPBELL, Mike mdccrew@dellnet.com "...I was at NAS Moffett Field, California VP-31, TAD AMD 69-71. NASU NAS Iwakuni, Japan 71-73. Wakaki-san did you retire yet? Drop me a line..." [17OCT99]

CAMPBELL, Norman nrcampbell@worldnet.att.net "...Served tours in VP-42, FAW-6, and the USS Kenneth Whiting (AV-14)..." [13MAR98]

CAMPBELL, ADRAN Rickey D. "Rick" Shipmate Pix rcampbell55@woh.rr.com "...VP-17 from `65 - `67. NAS Whidbey Island, Washington to MCAS Iwakuni, Japan `65. NAS Whidbey Island, Washington to MCAS Iwakuni, Japan again in `66 to Tan San Nhut AFB. Saigon, Viet Nam to NS Sangley Point, Philippines to NAS Whidbey Island, Washington for discharge May,19,1967. In states, was on Port check crew, MCAS Iwakuni, Japan I was TAD to Base O&R most of deployment. Also on rapid response team (off base engine changes on any of our birds down at other Stations). Would like to hear from anyone serving at these times. Especially those TAD to Tan San Nhut in `66 ground crew (nights - 16 on & 32 off). Looking for a TAD list with my name on it to prove I was there. Lost all my pictures, camera and some records that were packed together. (Disapeared in customs at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii on our return to States in `67) Looking to share pictures I have and would like copies of your pictures to build a scrap book..." [BIO/PIX Updated 07JAN2010 | E-Mail Updated 17SEP2009 | 22JUL2005]

CAMPBELL, LTJG Robert L. Retired RCampbell767@aol.com "...I served with VP-22 from 1953-1956 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. Went to work for UAL in 1956 and retired in 1991. Interested in any other VP-22 Shipmates of same period. Thanks..." [E-Mail 15JUN2002 | E-Mail Updated 21JUN2001 | 06FEB98]

CAMPBELL, Ronald J. ron.campbell@ual.com "...I was in VP-28 in Hawaii from 1967-the day we decommisioned. I was AE2 in QA and did a great deal of test flying after maintenance. After we shut down VP-28 I ended up in VP-40 still in QA and left the Navy in 1972. When are we all getting together??????? My no. is 707-447-5200..." [12MAR99]

CAMPBELL, AT1(NAC) Scott Retired BREDALBANE@aol.com "...Very nice site. My squadrons were VP-67, VP-45, VP-5 and VP-30. I have 4,611 hours of "wheels up, heels up"..." [14JAN98]

CAMPBELL, ADJ2 Stan campbells@bbc.net "...I served with VP-22 (1970-1974)..." [06NOV2011]

CAMPBELL, William J.(Soupy) Campbebj@spawar.navy.mil "...Proudly served the VP Navy for 30 years. Starting in VP-22 in P-2V's and ending in VP-4 as a W-4 NFO. Looking forward to hearing from any old Shipmates. I still travel the world supporting the VP Navy providing training to MOCC and TSC personnel on system software..." [06NOV98]

CANALES, PN3 Moses moses8nt@yahoo.com "...I served with VT-29 from 1973-1976. I was in Personnel working with PNs Opp, Munn, Cantu, Matte, Weaver, and QMC Newland. Great experience. I worked in legal and education services office. I remember doing a lot of 13s after Captain's Mast. Left the Navy and became a firefighter at NAS Corpus Christi, Texas. Got my bachelors degree from the local university. I now work for the Post Office and currently I am the local postal workers union president. I retired after 36 years of federal service (4 years Navy). I have a few VT-29 patches if anyone is interested in obtaining one..." [BIO Updated 19SEP2010 | E-Mail Updated 11DEC2009 | 22FEB2006]

CANDEE, AO2 Jim candee388@aol.com "...Served in VS-28 from January 1968 to September 1971. I still load sonobouys in my sleep. Wouldn't mind hearing from some of you guys..." [17MAR2005]

CANEPA, Bert nonnocanepa@yahoo.com "...CANEPA, Bert nonnocanepa@yahoo.com..." [29SEP2005]

CANFIELD, AE2 Doug dsof34@metrocast.net "...I was in VP-44 from 1975-1980...two trips to the NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal and one trip to NAS Keflavik, Iceland. I was a AIMD tech AE2...anybody around from then?..." [E-Mail Updated 12DEC2001 | 00XXX97]

CANHAN, Rod rod_canham@csnw.com "...Served with VP-4 '68-'70, VP-26 '70-'73, and Naval Air Development Center Warminster '73-'76..." [21AUG2000]

CANNADAY, Dee flamtnman49@aol.com "...I served with VQ-1 as an aircrewman from 1970 to 1976. Anybody remember?..." [21DEC2005]

CANNARELLA, Steve steveelect.est@charter.net "...I served with VR-21 from 10/72 to 7/75 Working with the people and the aircraft at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii has always been s special time in my life to me. I not only learned a trade but many things about people and myself. It is sad to here that the Station is closed, but I guess all good things must end. I came back to Michigan after and started to work for a airfreight company, there I used many of the skills I obtained from both the NAVY and VR-21. I guess I was at the right age for the whole thing sink in. I started out with Zantop International Airlines as a jr Mechanic worked on DC-6 (C-118), CV-640, DC-8 and the L-188. Worked for them from 1976-1996 when I quite in 1996 I was in the Inspection Department. I still have a love for aircraft even now that I am not in that field of work. I would like to here from anyone that was with VR-21 back then..." [20APR2005]

CANNIZZARO, SN John R. c/o Andrew Cannizzaro acannizzaro@nationalacoustics.com "...I served aboard the USS Tangier (AV-8) (1942-1945). I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [04OCT2017]

CANNON, Houston R. [MIA] c/o His Son Jerry Cannon jjcannon99@cs.com "...My father, Houston R. Cannon, CAP, flew PBYs with VP-102, June 1940 through March 1942. Transferred to VP-43 in April 1942. Arrived for duty in the Aleutians June 11 or 13th, 1942. He was passenger or member of crew aboard BUNO 04469 missing between Cold Bay and Kodiak, AK, August 25, 1942. Would appreciate any info on him. Thanks!..." [18DEC2000]

CANNON, James R. jimcan692@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-49 (1980-1984) at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. I worked in the Airframes and Hydraulic Shop in Hanger..." [13OCT2014]

CANNON, CDR Sean http://www.nasjax.navy.mil/vp5/front.htm "...Commander Cannon graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy in 1986 and earned Naval Aviator designation in 1988. Following initial P-3C Orion training, he reported to VP-24 for Cold War anti-submarine warfare deployments to NAS Sigonella, Sicily and NAS Keflavik, Iceland. In 1995, Commander Cannon reported to Commander, Cruiser-Destroyer Group TWO embarked in USS George Washington (CVN 73). As Assistant Air Operations Officer and Flag Tactical Action Officer, he deployed to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf. Commander Cannon joined VPU-1 in 1997, serving as Maintenance Officer and Operations Officer and leading operational detachments to each of the geographical combatant commanders' areas of responsibility in support of national and theater requirements. Ashore, Commander Cannon served as the alternate COMNAVAIRLANT P-3 NATOPS Evaluator as a lieutenant at VP-30. Following his Aviation Department Head tour, he earned a Master of Arts at the Naval War College with additional research and analysis as a CNO Strategic Studies Group Associate Fellow. Ordered to the Joint Staff in 2000, Commander Cannon served in the Reconnaissance Operations Division in the Operations Directorate (J-3) and in the Chairman's Strategic Planning Cell subsequent to the commencement of Operation Enduring Freedom. Following detachment from the Joint Staff in July 2002, Commander Cannon reported to CPRW-11 and served as Chief Staff Officer prior to joining VP-5 in May of 2003. Commander Cannon assumed command of VP-5 in April 2004..." [18MAR2005]

CANTEN, Greg 501-679-7805 or P.O. Box 185, Wooster, Arkansas 72181 "...I served with VAW-13 from as a Plane Captain from 1964 through 1967. I served aboard several carriers during that timeframe. I was aboard the USS Oriskany when she had a fire on October 26, 1966. I was wondering if anyone might be interested in a Reunion? I look forward to hearing from anyone..." [E-Mail Removed | 27APR2003]

CANTIN, Mike charlton_fc@juno.com "...Served with VP-16 from 1964-1966. Made 2 deployments to NAS Bermuda. Infact am still married to a British nurse I met there. Nothing but good memories of good friends and good liberties..." [07MAY2003]

CANTLEY, Aubrey (Deceased 16MAY2005) acantley@mindspring.com "...I served with VT-28 from October, 1967 to October 1969 in the Ordnance Shop. I would very much like to hear from anyone who served with VT-28 during this time..." [18FEB2004]

CANTOR, AO Mark mark@jendell.com "...I served with VP-48 at NAS Moffett Field, California in late 1973 to 1976 as an AO. Made deployments to the Philippines, NAS Iwakuni, Japan, NAS Adak, Alaska and Guam. I left NAS Moffett Field, California in 1976 and headed back to Pennsylvania and enrolled at Penn State using the GI bill and graduated with dual degree's. Now live near Wahington, DC. I hung out with Bob Nauman and have great memories with you guys. SERE school and D-West! Young and dumb! I was on Crew 4. I would love to hear from some of you guys!..." [26JUL2009]

CANTRELL, PR1(AW) joseph.cantrell1@navy.mil "...I was a Crawfisher (VP-94) from 1999 to 2004. It was a great tour. Lots of booze and good times..." [20AUG2005]

CANTRELL, Jamers T. Leajimcan@aol.com "...I was with CASU(f) 56 on Mindoro in the P.I. shortly after D day and there until November 1945. Later with VP-HL-12 at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington and NAS Kodiak, Alaska in 1946 and 1947. Would love to hear from anyone assigned in that timeframe..." [09NOV2001]

CANTRELL, J. B. C/O His Son-in-Law Terry Anthony terviv@aol.com "...My Father-in-Law, J. B. Cantrell (80 years old), served with VP-72 as a PBY mechanic. Is there anyone out there that served with him? He has very fond memories of his PBY days and would enjoy talking over old times. Also, if there's a better way to contact those who served with him please let me know. Thank you..." [25DEC2002]

CANTRELL, LaVonne O. (LEE) (Warden) wcan@goin.missouri.org "...My last name was Warden when I was stationed at NAS Moffett Field, California. I was in FAW-10 for a short period of time until they realized that I was a female and FAW-10 was a combat unit. During the 70's I was in Naval Reserve and was the first woman to be a part of VP-65 at NAS Point Mugu, California. I retired after 38 years of service, 7 active. I really enjoyed the VP navy people and hope that some of my old Shipmates will get in touch..." [21JAN99]

CANTRELL, AT3 Preston P. pcantrell2@sc.rr.com "...I served with FASRON-111 at NAS Bermuda from 1955 to 1957. I worked Avionics and flew as radio operator on the PBM and UF-1. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [22MAR2011]

CANTWELL, John C. Shipmate Pix jcc_arc@hotmail.com "...I was in VP-10 from 1961 until 1964. I flew as a member of CAC-8 and later CAC-1 with CDR Hanson & LTJG Medara. I was an ATR2 at the time I was on LD-1. I was was the first tech and "Preacher" Myers was the radioman. I became first tech on LD-1 the night we were sent to NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Boy, do I remember the "horizontal" snow in NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada refueling the aircraft. I also remember the "Oh Hell" feeling when we stepped off the aircraft in NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, the weapons, the marines, etc..." [08OCT99]

CANUP, PO1 Michael Retired mcc6289@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-1 (01/1974-11/1975) at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [08APR2014]

CAPETILLO, Jose "Cap" chemainchicago@comcast.net "...I served aboard the USS Norton Sound (AV-11) from 1972-1975. I would lke to hear from any former Shipmates. Hope your all doing well!..." [17JUN2005]

CAPLINGER, J.B. jcap@email.com "...VP-23 (1982 through 1986) was my first duty station. I checked in as AXAA and left AX3. I was TAD to AIMD. I made the 1983 NAS Bermuda and the 1984-1985 NAS Sigonella, Sicily deployments. From VP-23 I went to the ASWOC at CPW-11 in NAS Jacksonville, Florida, and had AX1 Rowe as an instructor in Dam Neck, VA on the way there. Love to hear from any of you! Still have the cruise books! Personal WebSite: http://www.jacksonville.net/~jcap/..." [ICQ# 6833814] [30OCT99]

CAPON, Mike mcapon@cisco.com "...I came into the VP Navy in VP-11 1970 to 1971, transfered to NAS Patuxent River, Maryland and Weapons System Test (WST) Squadron to fly as IFT on P-3B's, C's, U1 and UII's. Got out in 75. Eventually got an electrical engineering degree in 88, and now work in the DSL design group at Cisco Systems..." [26MAY2000]

CAPOSINO, Matthew mattcaposino@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-65 in the very first year it was formed at NAS Point Mugu, California. I was a storekeeper transfered from NAS Los Alamitos, California. I was also a storekeeper at the RESASWTACWEST facility at NAS Los Alamitos, California. I am hoping to contact anyone that remembers me. Phil Stonsiprher, Tink or anyone else..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 14SEP2004 | 18MAY98]

CAPPER, Frank okie14@hotmail.com "...I was sent to FASRON-109 Feb 1957 from NAS Memphis, Tennessee for further transfer to VP-5. Don't remember much except Chief Rosa had the loudest voice in the Navy. He could be heard over everything in the hanger..." [29APR2001]

CAPPER, Richard rncapper@aaamichigan.com "...I served with VP-16 from late 1967 until January 1970. I was an AK, I worked for AK 1st class Jim Ivey. I was on deployments to NS Roosevelt Roads, PR, NAS Bermuda and twice to NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba during 1968. Would like to hear from anyone who served with me at the time..." [29OCT2003]

CAPPS, AX2 Robert E. Lee Jr. peggycapps@ebby.com "...I served with VP-702 as a Jezebel Operator from 1964 to 1970. I attended NATTC NAS Millington, Tennessee in 1964. VP-702 was based at NAS Dallas, Texas..." [06NOV2005]

CAPRIO, Frank M. fcaprio@babc.com "...I served with VP-1 (1980-1982), Commander, Naval Military Personnel Command (COMNAVMILPERSCOM) (1982-1983), VP-67 (1983-1985), VP-94 and ASWOC/TSC at NAS New Orleans, Louisiana. I've been keeping up with some Shipmates from VP-1 (1979 thru 1983 timeframe). We're trying to contact Shipmates who served with CDR Green, CDR Landon, CDR Morrissey, CDR Flint, CDR Holzapfel and CDR Haskins. How about a VP-1 Reunion sometime? Wouldn't you like to know if Wink Morrison is still a good runner? If Jim Bullock still claims to have been Dean Smith's classmate? If P. D. Smith was a successful out of the Navy as in the Navy? If Mike Dugan still reads NATOPS every night? If Jim Remy has made Senior Chief? Whatever happened to AOC Honeycut? Did you know that Bob Sinibaldi is now the Commodore for the Reserve P-3 community? Contact me if you are interested in getting up a Reunion or just a Newsletter..." [E-Mail Updated 03OCT2010 | E-Mail Updated 12AUG2000 | BIO Updated 22FEB2000 | 11FEB2000]

CAPRIOTTI, Blair bcapriotti@verizon.net "...I served with VP-17 from 1962 to 1964. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [17FEB2009]

CAPRIOTTI, Joe os3joeyc@hotmail.com "...Served as OPCON/ADP Section leader at ASWOC NAS Sigonella, Sicily from February 1980 to September 1982 and ASWOC NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal from July 1983 to July 1985. Would like to thank all those I served with for a great time and experience..." [20JAN2004]

CARACAPPA, Joseph POPPAJOE78@aol.com "...I was a Tailgunner on Crew 7 FAW-7 VP-103 in Dunkeswell, England from December 1943 to October 1944. I flew with CDR Brwer, and McIvery. During my 39 missions, some of the crew members were Brunetti, Caliando, Miller, Schwenke, Gibson, Whitager, and ENS Redmond. I'm trying to locate Jim Caliando. I am formerly from Staten Island, New York. I have been in touch with Gene McIntyre for the past 3 or 4 years - Great Guy..." [02DEC2000]

CARAVELLA, AE1 John A. Jr. johnnyc2192@hotmail.com "...I served with VQ-4 (1981-84), VP-40 (1984-1987) with deployments to NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and Okinawa / NAF Misawa, Japan, Instructor Duty at NAS Millington, Tennessee, HS- 11 (1990), VP-5 with a deployment to NAS Keflavik, Iceland and took advantage of the Voluntary Separation Incentive (VSI) program (1993)..." [09JUL2013]

CARAWAY, AEC Tom Retired trbltom@earthlink.net "...I was an AEAN in ATU-10 in 1948, then to FASRON-114 in 49-AE3. Transfered to FASRON-112 in 50. Made AE2 and was one of 26 regulars transfered with Cheif Fred Murcray to VP-812 to help them get checked out in P2Vs in 52. The squadron was redesignated VP-29. We deployed to NAS Atsugi, Japan where I made AE1. Upon return to NAS Whidbey Island, Washington I am told I was the first AE to be made Plane Captain on P2Vs. January 1954 we deployed to Kwajalien as Crew 8, Lt. Bob Hubenette was PPC, Ed Meyers Copilot, R. D. Butler AT1, W. R. Miller ALC, R. D. Day AT3, McMahon AD3 and Joe Teague. We participated in Operation Castle out of Entawetok. Went back to NAS Whidbey Island, Washington trained and deployed to Okinawa as Crew 5, LCDR Gene Lane PPC, Stan Onderdonk Copilot, Ens Graves Navigator, Zalenski AT3, Donahue AD3, J. S. McDonald AL1, Henrey Arrends AT3, and Phil Rossi AO1. We flew the Straits of Formosa. Upon arrival back at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington on 16 Oct 54, VP-29 was disbanded and redesignated VAH-2 home ported at NAS North Island, San Diego, California. I went thru the training for Plane Captain on A3Ds but went to B school. Made AEC in 1955. Shore duty and to AIRBOSSRON 2 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii in 1959. Flew as ECC and Chief Cook on SH 12 over a year. The squadron combined with the VWs to become AEWBarRonPac. Started teaching in BLDG 109 and set up a leadership program. I made E8. Capt John Mishan named me Leading Chief until shorevey got me in 1963 - to shore duty. In 1966 back to sea duty with VP-19 in NAS Iwakuni, Japan completed the deployment and back to NAS Moffett Field, California to retire October 1967. I have lots of memories, photos, and still remain in contact with several of my "old" Shipmates. Give me a call!..." [27JAN2001]

CARAWON, CDR Bruce C. Retired brcar1@bellsouth.net "...I proudly served as the Maintenance/Material Control Officer and Assistance Maintenance Office of VP-5 from September, 1981 thur April, 1984. I retired, after 35 years of Naval Service as an LDO Commander on 1 October, 1994. Today, I continue to be active in Naval Aviation as a contractor in support of the Foreign Military Sales for the A-7 Program in Jacksonville, FL. I look forward to hearing from my many friends from the VP community..." [E-Mail Updated 11JUL2002 | E-Mail Updated 17MAY2000 | 00SEP97]

CARBAJAL, AW2 Chuck chuckcarbajal619@gmail.com "...I was an AW2 stationed at NAS Moffett Field, California from 1986 to 1993. During that time I was assigned to FASO, VP-31, VP-50 and then VP-31 again. Many of the 27 crewmembers that lost their lives on 03/21/91 at 02:13:39 were fellow crewmembers and close friends. The pain of the loss is still very real for me…even 20 years later. I woke this morning at almost the exact time that the mid air occurred in tears. I can imagine where they were and what they were doing at the moment the collision occurred. How fatigued was the crew that was going off station considering the time of day, weather and no auto pilot? Did anyone know just before it happened? You all will never be forgotten…never!..." [BIO Updated 23MAR2011 | 11MAY2010]

CARBONE, Pete boner_fe@hotmail.com "...LOOKING FOR SOME BUD'S FROM VP-47 90-93 AND CAC-5 BOTTOM FEEDERS FROM NAS Misawa, Japan DEPLOYMENT '92. PLEASE CONTACT ME..." [20NOV98]

CARCANO, John jcarcano@metrolink.net "...I was in VP-56 from 1953 to 1956. My rank was AT2 and I flew on EH 12..."

CARDEN, AD1 Andy Retired aircarden@aol.com "...I served with VP-65 off and on from 1975 till 1996 as a FE and 2nd mech. I retired as AD1 in 1996. I make a living these days flying as a FE for Champion Air on the 727. I look back on my days in the P-3 with fond rememberence they were the most fun I have had in flying. I still have fun these days but commuting since 911 has taken a lot of the fun out of our job. Good Luck to all of my former Shipmates..." [31DEC2003]

CARDIN, AW2 JoCarl JCardin@aol.com"...May 95 - Present..."

CAREL, Randy randycarel@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-49 (Airframes) from 1975 to 1979 with deployments to NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NAS Sigonella, Sicily and NAS Bermuda. Does anyone have any spare cruisbooks? After VP-49 I reported to NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida (AIMD). I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [14MAY2011]

CAREY, Bill careyb1@usa.net "...I served in VP-40 from 1989 until 1992 and spent most of that time as a legal officer and the Nav/Comm on Crew 2. (I'll never forget the "Screw 2" deployment patch that we started to get printed up.) Left the Navy in 1992 and am now living in Nashville, Tennessee as a reporter and author..." [21SEP99]

CAREY, Dave dcarey@goochlandco.net "...I was in VP-44 from September 1978 through January 1982. I was the "I" level TRON GOD and the best shortstop in NAS Brunswick, Maine! Charlie and Frank, I missed you guys by a couple years. Drop me line if you hit this site again. You to Harry!..." [02MAY2002]

CAREY, AT3 Desmond F. sailordes2@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-7 from 1953 to 1955. Served in Korean theater. I believe we were the only east coast Patrol Squadron to do so. Was on Crew 11 as an AT3, RADAR & ECM. Those long flights used to really leave you beat..." [31MAY2006]

CAREY, George AW1 Retired george@bbscomp.com "...VP-60 11/70-11/76, 3/79-10/94 ... VP-66 11/76-10/77 ... RATCEN 10/77-3/79..." [E-Mail Updated 16FEB2000]

CARICO, Bob "Rip" rscarico@yahoo.com "...I served with VW-11 from 1959 to 1961. I flew with the 11 Knothole most of the time. I lived in crew room with a lot of great guys. Doyle Wood, Hassinger, Ken Lowry, Utley and Teichert. One guy I don't remember his name, we called him Bo Diddly. What great times we had. Would love to hear from anyone who would remember the Rip..." [19MAY2010]

CARIGNAN, AW2 Alan M. Shipmate Pix http://homepage.myeastern.com/~carignan/military.htm "... I remember some of the crew who are listed as perished in 1977. Funny how memories fail you. I reported to VP-8 in Feb of 78. The day before the famous blizzard of "78". We left for a split deployment to NAS Bermuda / NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal with NAS Brunswick, Maine loaded with snow. Only a few weeks after we returned from deployment, a flight crashed. AWan Jim Piepkorn & Aw Paul Schultz were both new to the squadron then..." [02DEC2005]

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CARITHERS, YNC(AW) Bruce BCarit@aol.com "...I was sure amazed to see the names of old Cobras from VP-60. First tour in the Navy from 1990 - 1993, and the best. Went to VF-201 afterwards, then NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, did a tour in Saudi Arabia during Desert Shield/Storm then REDCOM 13, Great Lakes. Made Chief there and now stationed with NRC Detroit at Selfridge ANGB..." [29NOV98]

CARLEY, PR James james.carley@yahoo.com "...I served as a PR in VP-8 from 1992 to 1995 and VP-5 (CPRW-11) from 2002 to 2005. I just couldn't get out of those big birds. I loved them. I also did my other time in S-3's VS-21 from 1987 to 1992 and VS-22 from 1998 to 2002. I sure did hate seeing that plane lose AW's and its most vital ASW mission to become nothing but a long range tanker but it's the best plane the Navy ever purchased. It will be a sad day when the last one goes to the Boneyard here in the near future..." [04JAN2008]

CARLIN, Mike "George" mjcarlin1@aol.com "...I was a PR2 in VP-19 from 1972 through 1975. Was also known as "George." I made the NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan and NAS Cubi Point, Philippines deployments. I got out of the Navy in 1975, came back in thru OCS in 1981. I went to the dark side, of shoes that is, and am retiring as a Surface Warfare Commander in March 01, 2001. The Shoe life has been good to me, but they work too hard. Drop a note!..." [20JAN2001]

CARLIN, ATN2 Jim jpcarlin@bellsouth.net "...I served aboard NAS Patuxent River, Maryland (Aircraft Maintenance Department) from May 1965 to August 1967. I worked on the P-3 Comm/Nav systems for VP-8, VP-30, VP-49 and VR-1. They were a great group of people to serve with and I learned a lot there..." [25JAN2009]

CARLIN, ACMM[AA] John R. jhohncarlin@aol.com "...Joined VP-74 July 1, 1941 as a Seaman Second Class and left January 1944 as ACMM[AA]. I was supposed to be the youngest CPO in the Navy. I was two and a half years in the Navy and 20 yrs and 6 months old. I served at NAS Norfolk, Virginia, NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NAS Trinidad, British West Indies, and South America. I was proud to be a menber of such a great squadron..." [28JAN2002]

CARLIN, LT John R. Shipmate Pix aplsprng@twcny.rr.com "...I was in VW-15 & VW-13 from 57-60. ED Kane said he remembered me as a crew member and he was right I started out as 3rd nav and left as copilot in Dec.59. Somebody else mentioned WV 141311. I flew in that airplane 83 hrs in Nov. 59. My log shows 43.7 hrs 1st pilot and 40.1 hrs copilot. It's great hearing and reading about those days. I would enjoy hearing from anybody..." [07AUG2000]

CARLIN, ACMM John JHOHNCARLIN@AOL.COM "...I served with VP-662 as Leading Chief until it was Diestablished. It was a great reserve squadron. It formed the nucleus of VP-68. It won the Noel Davis award 3 times. I was proud to be a member..." [27MAY2002]

CARLISLE, Bruce bdcarlisle@msn.com "...I was an ADJ-3 in VP-6 68-70. Made deployments to NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and the NS Sangley Point, Philippines. Looking for Greg Watson and Al Guilett..." [03NOV99]

CARLISLE, James H. c/o Carol Carlisle ccarlis1@san.rr.com "...My father, James H. CARLISLE, served with VP-33 as a Black Cat Squadron pilot. Dad is 96 years old this year and would love to hear from former Shipmates. I will forward any and all e-mail. Thanks!..." [12JUN2015]

CARLO, ADR3 Don dbcarlo1@mchsi.com "...I served with VP-22 (04/1962-08/1965) at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii with deployments to NAS Iwakuni, Japan and NS Sangley Point, Philippines. I now live in Waterloo, IA..." [03NOV2014]

CARLSEN, Jack W. at1jack@freeweb.com "...Served with VAQ-33 from 1989-1994. Whaler to the end still not a VP'er. Flew as IFT/EWOP for the last years of the A-3's then worked on the A-6's and a little of the P-3's. Now I'm with VS-30 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. Would like to hear form anyone who has the time..." [27DEC99]

CARLSON, Bill Retired wgcarlson@insightbb.com "...I served with VP-22 from 1963 to 1966 (Crew 8 "Woodies Phynques" and Crew 9 with Gordon Prentice), NESEP (Navy Enlisted Scientific Education Program) at Purdue from 1967 to 1970, ASWO-TRIPPE, CHENG-MEYERKORD, SCHOFIELD, HULL, NPGS (Naval Postgraduate School) Monterey 1879, and NMPC (Naval Military Personnel Command) from 1980 to 1982. Retired in 1982..." [E-Mail Updated 06JAN2003 | E-Mail Updated 20OCT99 | 13JAN99]

CARLSON, ADR3 Carl M. carlmcarlson@hotmail.com "...To you VP-16'ers 1956-1959 NAS Jacksonville, Florida - NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NAS Jacksonville, Florida - NAS Keflavik, Iceland anyone still kicking out there?..." [16FEB2005]

CARLSON, PH Daniel L. dan_carlson1@juno.com "...I served with VP-49 (06/1966-06/1969) with deployments to NAS Bermuda (1967), NS Sangley Point, Philippines and U-Tapao Royal Thailand Air Force Base, Thailand (1968) and NAS Norfolk, Virginia (1969)..." [30SEP2014]

CARLSON, Gary gary@garycarlson.com "...I served with VP-26 at NAS Brunswick, Maine from 1961 to 1963. I flew with Crew-9 (LK 8) - best times of my life. I remember more of those times than of any other - good and bad. I just visited with Dick Davis in Minneapolis, Mn this summer and exchanged many old good time memories. I am retired now and living in Surprise, AZ. If possible, I will try and make the upcoming VP-26 Reunion in Portland in September 2009. I have also have exchanged emails and photos with Greg Grehawick, a good buddy and friend from those days..." [BIO Updated 02JUL2009 | 25MAY2008]

CARLSON, Gary AAAPGF@aol.com "...Stationed at NAS Moffett Field, California VP-31 (ADJ-3) 73-76 AND VP-40 77. I would like to here from anyone stationed there! Worked in hanger one!..." [20DEC97]

CARLSON, Jim carjimbo@TheRamp.net "...For VP-9 site: I was stationed with Jerry Grigsby in VP-50 (67-70). As all his friends, I was saddened by his death (VP9/October 78 "We are Ditching! Ditching! Ditching!"), but proud of his conduct during the ordeal. Around 1983 I was stationed at the Schools Command in Pensacola when the new water survival building was completed and the Navy requested a name for the building . Another VPer (Ralph "Squirel" McCrory and I submitted Jerry's name along with the Readers' Digest article and it was selected! One of Jerry's daughters attended the dedication and it was very moving. Thought all you VP-9ers and anybody else that knew Jerry might be interested..."

CARLSON, Jon JONCEP@aol.com "...I was in VP-50 from 75-78. First in crew 3 flying with Danny Peterson and Mike Fletcher. Then in crew 6. Good time and memories..." [24MAR98]

CARLSON, SCPO Lonnie K. Retired bballmurph@gmail.com "...I served with VP-91 (08/1995-06/1998). I can't tell you how I enjoyed my time being a "brown shoe" in VP-91. I retired on September 30, 2003 and am currently working as a Social Worker for the State of Washington in Child Welfare. Good luck - God bless you and happy hunting!..." [E-Mail Updated 09JAN2014 | 26JUN2004]

CARLSON, LCDR Mike "Fly'n AI" carlson_mike@hotmail.com "...Started with VP-91 around 1976 to 1977 as an AW. DIRCOM'd in 1981. Returned (maybe the first to do this?)to VP-91 in 1984 as an AIO. Still in the reserves in a pay billet, but read this fast, `cause it may go fast..." [E-Mail Updated 03DEC2008 | 12MAY2000]

CARLSON, Paul pcarlso@leading.net "...Was in VQ-2 from 1959 to 1961. Flew many hours in the P4M aircraft in addition to the P2V's and the WV2's when they came on board. Hard to find info on the P4M. One was lost to a mountain peak in Turkey during my tour there..." [20DEC98]

CARLSON, Ron royocarl@hotmail.com "...I served in VP-40 (1961-1964) at NS Sangley Point, Philippines Flew as PPC in Crew 3 for one year..." [31DEC99]

CARLSON, AVCM Wallace "Chuck or Smokey" Retired carlsonw@wwt.net "...Radar Shop - VW-11 from 1957 to 1959 - flew with CDR Weaver's Beavers Crew One and CDR Thomas's crew - Later stationed NAS Seattle, Washington, NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, RESASWTAC-EAST, VP-94 NAS New Orleans, Louisiana, and AIMD NAS Dallas, Texas. Retired as an AVCM in 1978. Revisited Argentia in 2005, not much left..." [06JUN2007]

CARLTON, P. R. prcarlton@aol.com "...I spent a short time at the transit barracks at NAS Floyd Bennett Field, New York in 1956. Now I can't remember exactly where the base was located, and can't locate it on a map. Please help refresh my memory if you can..." [21JUN2003]

CARLTON, AE3 Richard golface@comcast.net "...I served with VP-26 NAS Brunswick, Maine from 1960 to 1962. We deployed to NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada, NS Rota, Spain and NS Roosevelt Roads, PR. I was an AE3. Looking back,we had some great times..." [22JUL2004]

CARLTON, AM2 Samuel sam77515@att.net "...I served with VX-6 (01/1955). One of my jobs was to paint the international orange on the wing tips and tail section on the fixed wing aircraft. Looking at the February 8th, 1956 mishap (Venzuellen Jungle) was a little emotional..." [25FEB2014]

CARMAN, Howard cre8kos@insightbb.com "...I served with VP-6 from 1982 to 1985 and VP-23 from 1987 to 1990. I have spent years looking for Bob Curtis (LT in early 1980's). He was one of my favorite pilots. We came to VP-6 about the same time and joined CAC-10 as non-quals. If anyone has any helpful information I would appreciate an e-mail..." [19JUN2009]

CARMAN, Jim jacdec@erols.com "...I was a junior officer pilot in VP-49 from 1978 to 1981; VP-30 flight instructor from 1981 to 1983; Maintenance Officer and Lajes OinC in VP-23 from 1986 to 1988; XO and CO of VP-10 from 1988 to 1990; and Commodore of Patrol Wing Ten in 1995 and 1996..." [18AUG98]

CARMAN, AW1 Larry Retired lrcarmanrn@charter.net "...I joined VP-4 in 1975 after a NAS Cubi Point, Philippines deployment. Spent the next 8 years there, with the likes of Bob Christoph, Chris Weekes, Frank Sloan, "Gunner" Gunn, Dee Coombs & most unlikley of all 'Esteban' Yarosh, plus too many others to mention here. Next was FNOC, right there in NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. VP-6 in 1983 for the next 7 years with Jeff Anderson, John Paugh, and all the rest of you guys & gals. In 1990 it was Fleet Numerical in Monterey, (yea, I followed you there Krider!) & retirement in 1993. I'm now a nurse with the VA hospital in Nashville, TN. I live in Clarksville, so if you're ever out this way, stop by, I'm in the phone book..." [31MAR2002]

CARMICHAEL, Al cpcarm@comcast.net "...I served with VP-44 (1966-1969) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. I flew with Captain Warren, LT Tyson, John, Jim, Dick and Archie. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 08JAN2012 | 25SEP99]

CARMICHAEL, Larry K. lkcbass@hotmail.com "...I was stationed with VP-56 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia from 1964 until Jan. 1967. I flew with LQ-5, more specifically referred to as the "Animals"!!! We made all of the usual deployments to such places as NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NAS Sigonella, Sicily, & NS Roosevelt Roads, PR. I look forward to seing my old crew members and Shipmates at the Reunion in June at Jacksonville, Fla..." [13APR2001]

CARMODY, AK Dennis tdbeavs@earthlink.net "...I was not in a P2 squadron but I supported them while stationed at NAS Olathe, Kansas. I was there from October of 1968 to the day the station pennant was hauled down in June of 1970. I supported the P2s and crews via the Supply Department since I was an AK attached to Material Control. I had a lot of fun at NAS Olathe, Kansas and especially remember Sundays at the EM club. Seemed the state did not sell beer on Sundays so all the women would come to the em club to meet fellows and drink. Great times..." [08MAY2004]

CARNEGHI, CAPTAIN Al ACarneghi@aol.com "...Four tours in VP squadrons: VP-1 (1948), VP-22 (1949-1951) and two tours in VP-18 (1959-1961) (1963-1965). My last assignment in VP was as COMFAIRWING TWO at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 16FEB99 | 21DEC98]

CARNES, CAPTAIN Robert S. carnesr@mcwl.quantico.usmc.mil "...I served with VP-47 68-70, AE-2 at the time of discharge. Served as aircrew with Crew 11 (I think)...Went to college and medical school and rejoined the Navy on a medical scholarship. Served on the U.S.S. Hunley (AS-31) as surgeon, then as a flight surgeon with CVW-6 (U.S.S. Independence), then back to the hospital for residency and fellowship. Climbed the ranks in hospital food chain and got bored and went with the Marines where I've served the last 6 years as first Brigade Surgeon, then A/CS Marine Forces, Pacific, then Marine Corps Warfighting Lab. Now headed to Office of Naval Research as Director of their Human Systems program. Not your average career progression. But the best part was the first two years with VP-47. The rest has just been a coast downhill. I'm kicking myself for not hearing about last year's Reunion as I was within hailing distance of the meeting site. Best regards..." [19MAR99]

CARNEY, Don H. don_felipa_carney@yahoo.com "...Served with VAP-61. I was an AMS2. Worked on AJ2Ps and F8Us. Made the New Zealand Deployment. Would love to hear from my old Shipmates. This includes the girls in the photo div. (remember guys thats the joke that got me wrapped up in ordanace tape and thrown into the airframes). Also was a AW1 in VP-9, VP-46, and ships company in the ASCAC on the CVS TIconderoga, CVS Kitty Hawk. I retired Aug of 1975 and would love to hear from any of the guys I served with and wouldn't dare name names as I would surely leave some one out. Hate to admit it but I'm getting old..." [16MAR2000]

CARNEY, Don don_felipa_carney@yahoo.com "...ATU-614. My first duty station of a career of twenty years. I still remember standing post watches chasing jack rabbits and trying to figure out how I joined the Navy and ended up stationed in Hutchinson, Kansas. Many good memories (of the three Queens bars). I made AMS3 while there and later retired as AW1. Any Shipmates that remember a skinny little hammer slammer named Carney give me a buzz. Learned to love flying on the old P2V's. I guess that's how I ended up an AW. Any of you ex NAVCATS out there? You scared hell out of me. But not enough to make me quit flying!..." [22MAY2000]

CARNEY, John jcarney@alltel.net "...Served VXN-8 2/68-10/69 as backend crew. Found you Murph the Surf as of this date 2/16/00. If you read this in a week or two call me, I'm heading east. Lester the life guard Shetler where the hell are you. It's time..." [16FEB2000]

CARNEY, Robert Jr. carneyr@hawaii.rr.com "...I served in VP-22 from 1969 to 1976. Second mech 4,000 hoursP3 A and B. I've been looking for a lot of you guys for a long time. Paul W. Please get in touch. Still flying--Stearman biplane rides and hauling trash in a Beech 18. I love you, no sh--. A Broccoli Marauder forever!..." [E-Mail Updated 16JUN2001 | 00XXX97]

CARNINE, Brad car-9@sbcglobal.net "...I served with VP-22 from February 1982 to September 1985..." [E-Mail Updated 06OCT2008 | E-Mail Updated 03APR2005 | 09APR99][ICQ #12035582]

CARO, ENSIGN Martin MSRcaro@hotmail.com "...Assigned to ASWOC/TSC NAS Sigonella, Sicily as the AW Division Officer. Previous commands: VP-19, ASWOC/TSC NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, MOCC MPAC HI, FASO NAS Jacksonville, Florida. Work phone: DSN 624-5113..." [BIO Updated 24JUL2000 | 15APR99]

CARON, AT2 John jey_sea@juno.com "...I served with VC-8 from 1978 to 1980. I was one of the last P2 aircrew to fly in the US Navy. I flew as a Radioman / Infight Technician. Sad note: All P2's in the squadron went to the bone yard in Tucson Arizona during the summer of 1980. I flew BUNO: 148352 and was told that Gillette bought her for scrap metal. We're probably shaving with her now! After the P2's retired, I transferred to AIMD, Avionics Shop, NS Roosevelt Roads, PR, where I finished my enlistment. Any Shipmates out there, please don't hesitate to contact me. Many sea stories to tell ..." [E-Mail Updated 19JUL2004 | E-Mail Updated 27APR2003 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 28OCT2000 | 29APR98]

CARON, Bob caron@kanza.net "...I was assigned to VP-9 from January 1959 thru September 1962. Served as Material Officer and NOTOPS Officer. Was Junior Patol Plane Commander while Cdr. Tom Healy checked out at PPC. Eventually flew at PPC of crew 9. Only claim to fame was when our crew and Lt. Don Hammond's crew found a submerged B-58 Hustler which had crashed in the Great Salt Lake. We found it with Mad gear, making 100 foot sweeps across the lake for 2 days. Would love to hear from anyone who was in VP-9 during those days..." [16JAN2001]

CARONNA, AW3 Chris jbcaronna@yahoo.com "...I did two deployment to NAS Sigonella, Sicily with VP-26 between the years of 1991-1994. If you we're there you probably remember me. The pain with tattoos. I would love to hear from all my Shipmates. I'm still in contact with Jeff Melton, and a few other AW's. Drop me a line to let me know how you are doing. If anyone has any information on Tommy Ceperano or Mike Trembley..." [14MAY2002]

CARPENTER, CDR Bradley A. Shipmate Pix http://www.cprfp.navy.mil/BioCSO.asp "...Commander Bradley A. Carpenter was born in McCook, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and was commissioned through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps program in December of 1984. Following designation as a Naval Aviator in September of 1985, and completion of P-3 Fleet Replacement Squadron pilot training at VP-30 in NAS Jacksonville, Florida, Commander Carpenter joined VP-10 in NAS Brunswick, Maine. While assigned to VP-10 he served as Logs and Records Officer, Communications Material Security Officer, Special Weapons Officer, and Quality Assurance Officer. He was designated a P-3C Patrol Plane Commander, Mission Commander, and NATOPS Instructor Pilot, and completed two split-site deployments to NS Rota, Spain and NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal and one single-site deployment to NAS Keflavik, Iceland. In May of 1990, Commander Carpenter was selected for the Personnel Exchange Program and assigned to No. 11 Squadron at Edinburgh, South Australia, flying the Royal Australian Air Force P-3C Orion. The first exchange officer ever to be recognized by the Royal Australian Catalina Association for contributions made to pilot training, he was presented with the coveted Catalina Trophy. Following his tour with the Royal Australian Air Force, Commander Carpenter reported for duty aboard USS SARATOGA (CV-60) in June of 1993, serving as Assistant Air Operations and Air Transfer Officer. During this period, the Saratoga Battle Group deployed to the Mediterranean and Adriatic Sea areas of operation. In March of 1995, Commander Carpenter reported to VP-30 for Fleet Replacement Squadron Instructor Pilot duty. He served as Training Director, VP-30 Safety Officer and Commander Patrol Wings Atlantic Force Safety Officer. In June of 1996, he reported to VP-1 at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington and served as the Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Officer and Contingency Operations Officer in Charge at Eielson, AFB, AK. He assumed the duties of the squadron Aircraft Maintenance Officer in December 1997, and completed deployments in support of Fifth and Seventh Fleets in the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean. Prior to reporting to VP-9 as the Executive Officer, he served on the staff of CPRW-1 / CTF72 in Kami Seya, Japan as the Maintenance and Logistics Officer. He served as the 53rd Commanding Officer of the VP-9 Golden Eagles from June 2002 until May 2003. He is now assigned to the staff of Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet. Commander Carpenter's personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (with one Gold Star), the Navy Commendation Medal (with two Gold Stars), and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (with three Gold Stars)..." [08DEC2005]

CARPENTER, AMS2 David W. david.carpenter.1@ang.af.mil "...I served with VP-1 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii from August 1980 to September 1983 . I was an AMS2 in the Sheet Metal/Corrosion shop. I would like to connect up with some of my old Shipmates, like Brelling, Encarnation, Trejo, Morrell, Birrillo, Parker, Evens, Norris, Clark, and many more. I look forward to being able to see what my old friends are up to these days. Hope all are doing well..." [E-Mail Updated 02JUL2009 | 16JAN2006]

CARPENTER, CTOCS(AW) Ed Shipmate Pix ecarp@iserv.net "...I was honored to serve at VQ-1 Det NAS Atsugi, Japan from Jan 82 to September 84 SPINTCOM Chief and as SPINTCOM CHIEF VQ-1 NAS Agana, Guam October 84 through November 1986. With the number of missions flown by the air crews and the non-stop pace of the air crews. I was always amazed at their more than professional attitude to get the job done right. As the training never stopped when I was serving with the squadron. I see it has changed with the same pride and professionlism shown by the crew who were crashed and burned by the Chinese pilot. Again my hats off to them and to all who flew the not so friendly skies..." [PIX Added 23MAY2001 | 29APR2001]

CARPENTER, Ed ecarpenter516@yahoo.com "...I served with ATU-206 at NAS Pensacola, Florida (Forrest Sherman Field) in 1957, FASRON-111 from January 1960 to January 1962 (worked for AMSC T. W. Butler), FASRON became AMD, NOB Bermuda in April 1960, NAS Jacksonville, Florida in 1962, VP-46 in March 1965 and VP-31 to FE School. I flew with Crew 4 as Second Mech to ADJC Jerry Logan and with CDR Balch's Crew 12. I made part of 1965 NS Sangley Point, Philippines deployment, all of NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan deployment, split between NS Sangley Point, Philippines, NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan and Utapao and NAS Adak, Alaska deployment in 1969. My next assignment was with VP-31 as an FE Instructor in late 1970, NAS Bermuda AIMD as a P-3 FE in November 1972 thru December 1975 and retired in September 1977 from the Naval Air Integrated Logistic Support Center (NAILSC) / Naval Ammunition Logistics Center (NALC). I would like to hear from anybody that remembers me from any of the outfits I was in. I am in contact with Ben Prall, Howell Barton Hill, Philip Harbin and Gary Nickells, all old Shipmates from VP-46 and Ed Sanderson from AIMD NAS Bermuda..." [E-Mail Updated 10NOV2012 | E-Mail Updated 21OCT2009 | E-Mail Updated 05MAR2005 | 19JAN2002]

CARPENTER, Ed carpenters@frs-l.com "...I was in VP-17 from Oct. 1960 to Oct. 1963. I was in VP-31 from Oct. 1963 to June 1965 training Vietnamise crews. I left the Navy in 1965 as a ADR2. I would like to talk to any of my old Shipmates..." [06MAR99]

CARPENTER, AE3 James L. jlc1458@aol.com "...I served with VW-3 from 1954 to 1956 and VF-23 from 1956 to 1957. I missed the muti-engine A/C so I left the Navy and became a Civil Servant in the Air Force Flight Test field until retirement..." [15AUG2009]

CARPENTER, Jim hamptonsky@aol.com "...I WAS DELIGHTED TO HEAR FROM A VP-56 CREW MEMBER (C.W. Shealy) who was on the same cruise with me to Taranto, Italy, September of 1956. He also mentioned some names that were in my crew ( Raidoman-Tex Baird and PC-Mallette ). Hope to hear from other crew members. Also trying to locate some pictures taken on that cruise. Best regards to all..." [BIO and E-Mail Updated 11NOV98 | 17OCT98]

CARPENTER, John F. jaxusn@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-24 in the Powerplants Shop from late 1975 through June of 1979. Would like to hear from anyone that remembers me and find out where some of my frieds are now..." [17MAR2004]

CARPENTER, CDR John H. "Carp" Retired carpentj@georgetown.edu "...I served with VP-56 from (06/1975-06/1978, VP-4 Detachment Special Projects / VPU-2 (07/1981-07/1983) (Plankholder), VP-45 (08/1985-11/1987), NAS Sigonella, Sicily (07/1990-05/1993) and retired in July 1994..." [E-Mail Updated 21MAR2014 | E-Mail Updated 17JUN2010 | 17JUN98]

CARPENTER, AT2 Michael L. topgunmcse@gmail.com "...I served with VP-1 (APS-115 and APN-187 Radar Technician) at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii from 1986 to 1990 with a deployment to NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan. I still miss the "smell" of NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii - anybody else remember it? It was something along the lines of aircraft fuel, musty hangars laden with Pigeon duke, mixed with island coastal scrub brush plants and salt air? I am currently working as a Internet Security Analyst for Bell South in Atlanta GA..." [E-Mail Updated 25MAY2011 | 18DEC99]

CARPENTER, Richard richardcrp@aol.com "...I served with VR-1 (1964-1968) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. I was a radioman. Any squadron parties in the near future?..." [01OCT2010]

CARPENTER, AT3 Richard "Dick" telord@worldnet.att.net "...VQ-1 Crew 24 1960-1961. Would like to hear from anyone in the squadron during that time frame. Especially interested in finding W.E. Carpenter and Pfeiffer. I don't have E-mail, so I'm using my nephews..." [16SEP99]

CARPENTER, AECS Stan Retired carpenterstan@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-60 from 1980 to 1988 and 1992 to 1994. Saddest day that I have ever had was the day that I stood on the ramp and watched the last P-3 leave NAS Glenview, Illinois in 1994..." [29DEC2006]

CARR, Bill billcarr@westelcom.com "...I served with VP-11 from 1965 through 1967, as an Avation Electronics Tech. Flew on both P2's andP3's as an aircrewmen..." WebSite: http://wwp.mirabilis.com/6737851 [E-Mail Updated 22DEC2000 | Updated 18JAN98] [ICQ# 6737851]

CARR, Dalton C. dcjacarr@chartermi.net Shipmate Pix Circa 1962 "...I served from mid 1961 to Dec. 1963 in VP-9 as an ATR2. Have read about some of the accidents, (Johnson IS./S.F. Bay, and the loss of some of my old crewmates in the South China Sea). I have been in touch with a couple of my old Shipmates but would welcome any E-mail correspondence with others. It's sure neat to have so much information available on a time that played such an important role in my life, and to read about all the men and women who performed such an important job for America..." [E-Mail Updated 03DEC2001 | E-Mail Updated 17OCT2001 | 07MAR99]

CARR, ADC David syudmc2@bellsouth.net "...I was a FE from 1970 to 1986 with VP-60, VP-66, VP-67, VP-68 and VP-94..." [28SEP2010]

CARR, Edward ejcphoto@aol.com "...I served with VP-1 from 1970 through 1973 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. I was a member of Crew 10 (YB-10) and flew with LCDR Don Swendsen..." [30JUL2001]

CARR, Gary D. Docgcarr@aol.com "...I served with VP-10 from 1974 - 1977 as sensor station 3 on both CAC 8 & 1. Will always remember the quality of the individuals in the VP community and frequently wonder what happened to some of the guys I lost touch with. Would love to hear from some of the guys I served with..." [19JAN2000]

CARR, Hank feyd@swbell.net "...I was stationed at the Far East Network Radio/TV station, MCAS Iwakuni, Japan from 11/69-6/72. I did morning radio, TV news, Commander Overscan show, travel show and other (including Happy Face Telethons). Looking to hear from VP'ers stationed during that time about what they remember of Radio, TV, and of course---3 and 4 corners!..." [30JUL2003]

CARR, ARM2 J. P. [MIA] C/O Sister Nancy Carr Hollingsworth mrfrho@comcast.net "...I am seeking anyone who might have known my brother, J. P. CARR, aviation Radioman 2c, who was declared missing on April 22, 1945. He was attached to FAW-4, VPB-139, Crew #8. Last entry in his log book was April 17, 1945, in a PV2, with Lt. William D. See, of Dallas, TX, as pilot. Other entries of J. P.'s mentioned the following names: Ensign Jack H. Hawley, copilot, of Oneida, NY; Ensign Russell F. Miller, navigator, of Baltimore, MD; Richard D. Callecod, Plane Captain, of Terre Haute, IN; and Randolph C. Kiester, Gunner, of Strasburg, VA. My address is: Nancy Hollingsworth - 11902 Creekside Dr. - Aurora, IN 47001, phone - 1-812-926-1545. I am the only immediate family member still living. Anxiously awaiting any correspondence!..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 01SEP2014 | 09JAN2001]

CARR, Jess W. "...Served with VS-57. 1806 E Downing St Tahlequah OK 74464-2515. 918-456-2000..." http://www.military-network.com/ben/Associations_Detail.cfm?ID=11085 [27NOV2001]

CARR, AO Joseph E. jecfla1@embarqmail.com "...I served with VP-44 from 1959 to 1963. I flew flight crew as AO on the P2V with LM-3 and LM-9 until my discharge..." [21AUG2007]

CARR, ATC Syd Retired sydusn@usintouch.com "...Served as NAMTD electronics instructor NAS Whidbey Island, Washington from 1951-1954 and VP-28 from 1954-1957. Retired in 1960 as ATC. Now living the good life on the Olympic Penisula. Any old Shipmates around?..." [07DEC2002]

CARR, AMC(AW/NAC) Sue sucar99@aol.com "...I've served in VP-4, VP-60, VP-92, and now VP-94. Long live VP!..." [19SEP2001]

CARR, AE2 Vince carvin_38@live.com "...I served aboard NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal (1957 to 1959), VP-44 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia working on the P5M from January 1959 to July 1959..." [BIO Updated 13JUL2013 | E-Mail Updated 07JUN2011 | E-Mail Updated 30DEC2008 | 09NOV98]

CARR, William williamc9178@bigplanet.com "...I was stationed at NAS Corpus Christi, Texas with VT-27 from November 1974 to July 1977. Had some good times in NAS Corpus Christi, Texas to name a few with Kevin Henry, Sam Bertoni, Mary Wanzug and Richard Gowman who by the way I have found and contacted. If any others in this time frame were there drop me a line..." [23MAR2002]

CARRA, AZ1 Vicky Lynn azenday@yahoo.com "...Hi to everyone that may find my posting and remember me! I served with VP-91 from 1986 to 1989 (USNR-TAR). I have fallen out of touch with all my VP mates and really would like to find them! Especially Larry Bachko and Tami and Michael Budlong. Write me! We have a lot of catching up to do!..." [27SEP2006]

CARRASCO, BM2 B. USS Norton Sound AVM-1) "...Just checking out the site looking for info on VPB-26 that was assigned to the USS Norton Sound AV-11/AVM-1. I was a crew member from 83-86. WebSite: http://maddcomputer.cjb.net..." [10DEC99]

CARRIER, AT2(AW) Daniel R. drc72@netzero.net "...I served with VP-11 from 1992 to 1996 followed by a shore tour at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland from 1996 to 2000. I was a Government Contractor for J.F. Taylor, Inc. as an Engineering Technician then quality assurance. From there, I accepted a position as a Quality Engineer for Orbital Sciences, a sub-contractor for NASA at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. Now, out of QA, I am a lead manufacturing engineer for Northrop Grumman in Charlottesville, VA where I am also completing a Masters in Business..." [23FEB2008]

CARRIER, ABH1 DENNIS H. Retired dcarrierfam@aol.com "...I was a GOLDEN EAGLE from July '67 untill Aug. '70. I went on three WestPac deployments with VP-9 while onboard. We went to such nice places as NAS Adak, Alaska, NS Sangley Point, Philippines, Cam-Rahn Bay, and back to NAS Adak, Alaska. I matured into a man while in VP-9 and I'll always be gratefull for the great patience and understanding that the Commanding Officers had for a nut like me. Sail on Golden Eagles!!!...Just a short note from a former "BATMAN" from '84 to '86. The best deployment I ever went on in the 15 years I spent in the NAV...! I think you did a 4.0 job on the WEB Timmy. Sorry you never made Chief. But us good guys stayed employed at the E-6 rank. BERMA-DO....forever. As long as there are "BATMEN" and "BATWOMEN" alive there will be a VP-24..." [16JUL2001 | 12APR98]

CARRIGAN, Frederick fredc1945@aol.com "...I served with VAQ-208 from 1974 to 1978. I was aircrew from 1977 to 1978..." [22AUG2009]

CARRIGAN, AMM Ralph O. rocarr28@comcast.net "...Surfing through VS-24 I find that squadron was originally the squadron that I was in from 1946-1948. VB-17/VA5-B USS Valley Forge CV-45 shake down cruise and then VA5-B on the USS Coral Sea CVB-43. We were flying SB2Cs Helldivers. I was AMM striker and a Plane Captain..." [E-Mail Updated 03MAR2005 | 08MAY2003]

CARRIKER, AE3 Hoyt carrikerhh@gtlakes.com "...I served with VC-8 from 12/72 to 8/75 as an AE and Plane Captain for both P2-E and H. Roomed off base (now there was an experience) with AE Joe Rossi, AE Scott Bean, and ADR Mike Radmonovich. Was there when we lost a P2-H in the water just off shore(no one was hurt), lost an A-4 and pilot in the water on night ops, and when Lt. Hill had to eject from an A-4 on a post maintenance check flight. Many, many stories, some of which I still can't tell my kids. Be glad to hear from anyone..." [E-Mail Updated 26JAN2005 | 14MAY2001]

CARRIS, James Barry carris@ibm.net "...VP-7 from Nov 1958 to May 1961. Was Comm Officer and on crew 5 as navigator and finally worked up to PPC. Stayed in active reserves and retired in 1976 as XO of VP-90 in NAS Glenview, Illinois..." [07MAR99]

CARROLL, ADRC C. E. "Chuck" Retired ccarroll@usawide.net"...I served with VP-48 NAS North Island, San Diego, California from January 1960 to June 1963. I worked in Power Plants and later in Quality Control. Also did a little flying. I was ADR1 when I left to go to Instructor Duty at ADR-B school in NAS Memphis, Tennessee where I finally made Chief. I retired in January 1971 at NAS Kodiak, Alaska. Would like to hear from any Shipmates from VP-48, VW-1 or NAS Norfolk, Virginia..." [E-Mail Updated 20JAN2004 | 15SEP2000]

CARROLL, Dale dalecarroll@cox.net "...I served with VP-17 (1982-1985)..." [17NOV2010]

CARROLL, Dave okion@mnsi.net "...VP-47 Ordnanceman from 90-93. Looking for other Swordsmen to compare memories with. CAC 5 Bottomfeeders were the best bunch of guys I ever worked with..." [16JUL99]

CARROLL, David carrollda@yahoo.com "...I served 1963 to 1966 V-5 operations. This was very good duty. I grew to love the bay area. the bay area is still my favorite area of the US..." [13AUG2000]

CARROLL, AMEC Dennis P. Retired p3fe418yrs@gmail.com "...I served with VP-5 from 1967 to 1975, VQ-2 from 1975 to 1979, ASW Test Directorate from 1979 to 1982, VP-44 from 1982 to 1986 and Naval Aviation Logistics Command/Naval Aviation Maintenance Office from 1986 to 1989. I was a P-3 FE from 1968 to 1986. I wish I was still flying!..." [E-Mail Updated 30SEP2009 | 28SEP99]

CARROLL, Frank jgibbons@innet.com "...I served with VP-103 in Dunkeswell, Devon England from 1944-1945. Looking for C. V. Carlton and Paul Harris or anyone who served under Commander James Tinny. Ssome plane names--Perils of Pauline, Fearless Fosdick, Miss Randy, Sea Hag, Shoe Shoe Baby, and Little Susan..." [20APR98]

CARROLL, RB (Bleakney) LOWENAB0613@cs.com "...I flew with VW-1 from October 1965 through March 1967. Looking for Tandy, Poffenberger, Strand, and LaFrancois. Please contact me at 2451 Richards Ct. Gardnerville, Nv. 89410...I`d like to update now that I`m online. AX3 RB Carroll flew CIC with VW-1 Oct 65-Mar67 crews 4 and 6 mainly but with almost every crew. I have been in touch with JT Waterworth who worked in comm shack on duva and also flew CIC. Also live close by Norbert Monohan who was a tinbenderin the squadron at that time. Like to hear from any of the guys who were around at that time..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 24OCT99 | 17JUN99]

CARROLL, Tim carrolls@gt.com "...Served in VP-1 from 1979-1982, TAD tour with VP-4 during the same time frame. Was an In-flight Ordnance Crewman during both squadrons. Advanced from AOAN to AO2 prior to transferring to VX-1 NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. Currently an AOCM serving with NAMTRAGRUHQ Pensacola Fl. Would like to hear from old crew members / Pilots..." [03JUL98]

CARRUTHERS, Doug HERCDAWG@AOL.COM "...Stationed VP-4 79-83 Radio Operator, Crew 4 and 2, VPU-2 86-90 Radio Operator, Crew 13 "The Chosen" but flew with the "Whining Dogs" and "The Dark Feces" on a few occasions. Retired 96 but still think of y'all and the times we had..." [27DEC97]

CARSON, AMH2 Jack jncarson@harborside.com "...I was with VS-37 at NAS North Island, San Diego, California, 61/'62. After leaving NAS Memphis, Tennessee (AMH2) I went to VS-41. I was trained as ASW Aircrew. Survival school at Warner Springs. Got orders to VS-38 for WestPac on Bennington. Another of equal rate from VS-37 wanted to trade because his wife was in Japan. I spent just over a day in VS-38 and switched to VS-37. Good trade. I have good memories, and it has been great connecting with old Shipmates after all of these years. After my heart surgery and mild stroke, my memory is not what I wish it was. Many things are lost now,but sometimes they pop up with a comment from someone. I will especially charish that time over all of my other military service..." [22SEP2001]

CARTER, CAPT Jan B. https://naval-air.org/flightlog/moreinfo.asp?UID=1944 "...CAPT Jan B. Carter, USNR - NFL Number: 1944 - Date of Birth: 6/17/1918 - Date In: 2/9/1942 - Date Out: 7/1/1966 - City, State: Little Rock, AR - School Attended: Univ. of Arkansas - Aircraft Flown: PBY, PB4Y-1, PB4Y-2, P2V-5, GB-2 - Ship or Unit: VB-102, VPB-117 and VP-22 - Pilot Desg.: Patrol Plane Cdr.- Theaters, Campaigns, etc.: WWII-Guadalcanal - Associations/Service Organizations: APWA NSPE Amer. Cancer Society U of Ark. AlumniAssn - Highest personal decoration or award: Dist. Flying Cross-4 - Significant Achievements: CO of VP-791, 1958-60. 5,000 flight hours. In Memoriam? No..." [10DEC2005]

CARSON, Loren llcarson@bmi.net "...I served with VP-1 in 1952 & 1953 on NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. I was an AT and worked night maintenance. I am looking for Jerry Racey from Virginia and Nat Dozer from Texas. This is a great page. Follow the link to see who I am. http://www.homestead.com/_kitsplaypen/Kits.html..." [BIO Updated 09JAN2000 | 23MAR99]

CARSON, AW2 Robert cofcortez@hotmail.com "...I had the honor of being a Blue Shark (VP-6) from '86-'90. I would really like to get in contact with any of my Shipmates. I really miss being part a great team. Please contact me..." [01DEC2005]

CARTER, Bob bobcarter55@me.com "...Painted label San Migoos for the house, BC TC/MC VP-17 Crew 4 Fighting Lampreys 1982-1985..." [E-Mail Updated 20FEB2017 | E-Mail Updated 30AUG2000 | 22JAN99]

CARTER, Colleen (Chavers) carter_rr@hotmail.com "...I was stationed with the Squadron from February 1987 to May 1988. I hooked up with VP-10 while they were halfway thru a NS Rota, Spain deployment. If there is anyone out there who was around during that time, I would like to hear from you..." [12JUN2000]

CARTER, AMCS Dave Retired truck72454@yahoo.com "...I served with VA-65 (1971-1975), Non-Destructive Inspection Lab (NDI) at NAS Oceana, VA (1975-1978), VP-30 (1979) FE School, VP-16 (1979-1983), VP-31, VT-26, VQ-1 (1983-1986), VP-49 (1986-1991), NAval DEPot (NADEP) (1991-1993), VQ-1 (1993-1995) and retired early 1995. I now live in NE Ohio..." [08MAR2013]

CARTER, AMCS (AW) Gerald (Gerry) carterg@vx9.chinalake.navy.mil "...Hi Shipmates! I started my Navy career in VP-19 (9/77-8/80) an original member of the "U.S.Olympic Dog Team". From there I moved on to VP-56 (9/80-5/82), NRD NOLA (8/82-9/85), VP-40 (10/85-2/90), CPWP ( NAS Moffett Field, California 2/90-4/93), VP-46 (5/93-10/97) and now I'm with VX-9 Vampires at NAWS China Lake. Would love to hear from old Shipmates..." [13FEB99]

CARTER, Glenn gscart@earthlink.net "...I served aboard NAS Midway Island from 1963 to 1964. I worked in the ramp service as fuel inspector and refuel operations. Transferred to USS Oriskany from 1964 to October 1966 in av gas pump room in gulf of Tonkin. Two WesPac Cruises..." [12MAR2009]

CARTER, ADR3 Harold jlbshreading2000@yahoo.com "...I served with VR-8 from November 1960 to January 1961, VR-7 January 1961 to July 1963, and VS-23 from July 1963 to August 1964. I know the whereabouts of W. Cronas, R Mecham, and C. Gresley..." [04MAR2003]

CARTER, Joe rosjoge@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-2 from 1965 to 1966 in the para-loft. I would like to hear from people who served with VP-2 at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, Japan, and NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam. Good flying mates..." [14SEP2003]

CARTER, Michael A. p3skyking@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-50 (P-3C's) in 1979, VP-48, VP-50 again, and was with VP-19 when she was disestablished in 1991. Wish well to all my fellow Shipmates. I own a gunshop now and invite any P-3 guys to look me up if you ever pass through..." [E-Mail Updated 06DEC2010 | E-Mail Updated 06JAN2004 | 03AUG99]

CARVER, Paul E. carverp@amtrak.com "...I served with VP-10 from January 1984 to January 1987. I would like to hear from any former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 12MAR2009 | 23FEB2007]

CARTER, LT Robert c/o His Son Andrew Carter carter@cstone.net "...My father, Lt. Robert Carter (VP-149), flew PV-1's patrolling the China Sea from the Phillipines. He was awarded the DFC for leading his squadron through a typhoon at wave height. His group survived. Another section tried to fly over the storm and were never seen again; it is believed they ran out of fuel. Naturally, my father did not talk much about his war years. I am glad to learn about his experiences. Thank you very much for maintaining this website for people like me..." [18DEC2001]

CARTER, AVCM Robert J. (JERRY) Retired JERRNELLE@AOL.COM "...Served with VP-45 in NAS Bermuda 1958-1960. A lot of fond memories of this assignment with the P5M Marlins. Also served with HS-1, HS-3, NAMTD, HM-12, NAS, Roosevelt Roads, PR and cruised on the Albemarle, Randolph, Wasp, Yorktown, Iwa Jimo and Inchon. Would like to hear from Shipmates from VP-45. That was a long time ago and I don't remember a lot of names, but I did recognize some on the web site. Bob Lightcap, Tim Timmons, Ernie Weeks, Don Dawson, Jack Dockery are some that come to mind..." [07JUL98]

CARTER, Robert J. Karters@bellsouth.net "...VP-11 I-Level rigger from March 1993 thru November 1996. Would like to hear from any old friends..." [05MAR99]

CARTER, Steven runningdog6267@yahoo.com "...I served aboard NAAS Saufley Field, Pensacola, Florida (1971-1975) with Ground Support and Flight Line Operations..." [28JUN2015]

CARTER, CDR Ted W. http://www.naskef.navy.mil/template5.asp?pageid=103 "...Executive Officer NAS Keflavik, Iceland - Commander Ted W. Carter enlisted in the Navy in July 1975. Upon completion of MM "A" School he reported aboard USS John Paul Jones, DDG-32 and was subsequently selected to attend the Naval Academy Preparatory School, Newport Rhode Island. He was commissioned in Ensign in May 1981 upon graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Oceanography. Upon completion of flight training, Commander Carter was designated a Naval Aviator in November 1982. After completion of Fleet Replacement Squadron VP-30, he reported to VP-56 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. Flying the P-3C he made deployments to NS Rota, Spain; NAS Keflavik, Iceland; and NAS Sigonella, Sicily. During his tour he served in a variety of assignments including Flight Division Officer and Assistant Operations Officer. His last operational tour was highlighted by missions in support of the SIXTH Fleet Operations in the vicinity of Libya. In October 1986, Commander Carter reported to the Naval Academy as a Physical Education Instructor and Head Coach of the Academy's collegiate pistol team. Following his tour Commander Carter joined Oceanographic Development Squadron EIGHT, NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, where he served as Aviation Safety Officer and Safety/NATOPS Department Head. He qualified in the RP-3A/D, P-3B Mod and UP-3A aircraft completing numerous worldwide detachments in support of the Oceanographer of the Navy. Upon completion of P-3 weapons system and tactical training in December 1992, Commander Carter reported to VP-1 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii where he served as Safety/NATOPS Department Head, Aircraft Maintenance Officer and Interim Squadron Executive Officer. He deployed to the Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf in support of Operation Southern Watch and Operation Restore Hope. Commander Carter reported to Joint Task Force Six, Ft Bliss, Texas in November 1994 where he served as Regional Plans and Operations Division Chief. During his tour, he supported various Federal, State and local counterdrug law enforcement agencies throughout the United States in planning and executing DOD missions supporting the President's National Drug Control Strategy. In February 1998, Commander Carter joined the Strategy, Policy and Plans Directorate, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Florida, where he served as Chief, Deliberate Plans Division and Deputy Director of Plans. He was responsible for the development, review and maintenance of all Concept and Functional Plans, as directed by the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff and Commander in Chief, U.S. Southern Command in order to meet national security objectives and support United States political/military policy for Central and South American and the Caribbean. CDR Carter's military awards include: Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2 Awards), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy Achievement Medal (2 awards), and Various service related awards. He is also authorized to wear the Distinguished Pistol Shot Badge and the Naval Parachutist Insignia..." [03JUL2003]

CARTER, AOC Tim "Duck" duckman132@comcast.net "...I was stationed at VP-19 from 1977-1980 as an inflight Ordnanceman. VP-31 from 1980-1983 as an Inflight and grounds Ordnance Instructor. VP-50 from 1983-1986 as an Inflight Ordnanceman. PMTC, Pt Mugu, 1986-1990 as part of Range Aircrew flying P-3A's. VP-47 from 1990-1993 as as Inflight Ordnanceman. VP-40 from 1996 to present as AO shop Chief. IYAOYAS...I am now on deployment to NAS Misawa, Japan...I am no longer in VP-40 due to retiring on 31 August 1999. I am now living in Olympia, Washington and I am a full time college student, reverting back to my hippie days, and a teller of "Sea Stories"...Still retired, still classified as a long hair with a beard. Now working for the State of Washington..." [E-Mail Updated 07MAY2005 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 14JUL2003 | E-Mail Updated 12OCT2000 | E-Mail Updated 30MAR30 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 19NOV99 | E-Mail Updated 27FEB99 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 18DEC98 | Updated 21MAR98]

CARTHEN, AVCM Roy B. Retired roycar@outlook.com "...I entered in February 1941 and served with VP-55, VP-56, VP-74, VP-45, VP-49, VP-84, etc. and retired October 1963. In NAS Keflavik, Iceland in 1941 with the Geo B. Badger for the trip and with VP-55 at that time to December 1941. Came back in l942 with VP-84 in NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada and NAS Keflavik, Iceland. VP-84 was the top submarine sinking squadron in WW2 and I was with Lt Milliard when we got the first submarine. He went on to get a second one and is now deceased. I entered as a RM3 with my first promotion and then they started aviation rates and I became a ARM2 and eventually a chief radio tech and later AVCM as maintenance chief and leading chief in VP-49 in NAS Bermuda. Some of us in VP-84 have met, had one Reunion in Pensacola. While in NAS Keflavik, Iceland, a german submarine was captured, the crew was turned over to a Norwegian group and I believe they were killed. The capture was by a navy plane and assisted by a navy ship with the submarine being brought into Iceland. A book listing all the sub activity by VP-84 has been written and all the sub kills are listed therein. I would like to hear from anyone and especially anyone who remembers the capture of the sub in the fall of l941...The truth is that the sub was captured by the English and brought to the south shore of Iceland where they worked on it. The crew was interred as POW and all but one of these was turned over to Germans at the end of the war. The one man tried to escape and was killed. The story went on to say the name was changed and it became a British submarine, BUT, I had seen the sub and it was brought into fjord near Reyjkavik and apparently this was not a known partof the situation. Also, we found that two US planes were on the scene when it was captured but it was noted that the British were the oneswho captured it... Thanks for such a great job you have done..." [E-Mail Updated 13NOV2013 | E-Mail Updated 13MAR2012 | E-Mail Updated 03DEC2005 | E-Mail Updated 28JUL2003 | BIO Updated 28JUL2003 | E-Mail Updated 01SEP2001 | 15SEP2000]

CARTWRIGHT, ADJ3 Phillip phcart@ipa.net "...I was stationed at NAS Moffett Field, California from October 1967 to June 1969 with VP-46 "The Grey Knights." I haven`t found a thing that even relates to VP-46 or NAS Moffett Field, California during that time. I need to find my old cruise book and put some names out for a search. Joe Fitzpatrick! Where are you?..." [23FEB2000]

CARUSO, AE2 Vito vitocar@verizon.net "...I need photo's WV-2, specifically VW-11, for model being made. I need to know markings and locations of same. I was an AE2 with Crew 9, LCDR Durfee 1959-1961. Please help..." [E-Mail Updated 31MAY2005 | BIO Updated 19MAR99 | 17FEB99]

CARVALHO, Gil brooklynct2003@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-49 from 1986 to 1987. Some may remember me being brought to Captains Mast for DUI while riding a bicycle on NAS Bermuda. Anyhow, hello to my friends, especially Alpha Pi Mongo fellows, Derm, Joe, etc..." [02MAY2004]

CARVALHO, Joe kohala61@pacbell.net "...Served with the Crazy Cats from February 1968 through February 1969 on the operations side as a ditty bopper. Good memories of the long missions over Laos and along side NVN..." [08JUN2000]

CARVITTO, AOC John Retired JCARVI5910@JUNO.COM "...I was in VP-21 from February 1953 through March 1957. I was a young Ordinanceman looking for love and fun of which I found both..." [08OCT99]

CASALE, Lewis F. c/o Elizabeth C. Casale elizabethcasale@hotmail.com "...I am trying to find members of our B-24 Liberator from WWII, as well as mates who were stationed with us. This was the "Passion Wagon" VPB-114 out of the NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal February 1945 to February 1946. Shipmates included: LT G.A. Middleton, LT Bill Sheldon, Ray Countryman, EJ Resetar, Tom Downey, Robert Frese, Rene Brule, William Dean Paul, Warren Smith, Robert C Misar, John A Volpe, Ed Ertel, Tom Ekin, Glen Olsen, Leo Quinnett, Hank Rickbourg, John McWhorter, R.M. Bukowinski, Martin Upshaw, Richard Leigh, John Violett, Donald Perreault, Elmer Corns, Norman Hopkins, James Sasse and Harry Roth. Left NAAF Atkinson Field, Essequibo, British Guiana, then NAF Belem, Brazil, Ascention Islands, Robert's Field, Liberia, Dakar, then to Marrakesh. Stationed in both the NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal and NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco. Flew all over the Atlantic theatre. Started tour in February 1945, returning around February 1946. Any information PLEASE drop my daughter a message..." [18NOV2009]

CASAS, HM3 Guadalupe elicasas@swb.com "...I served as hospital corpsman for VP-48 from 1973-1975 along with HM1 Billy Bernard Shirley. My best regards to all fellow Shipmates..." [11SEP2000]

CASELLA, PRAN Larry kathyc61@excite.com "...I was in NAS Brunswick, Maine from 1957 to 1959. I was a parachute rigger. I was on one deployment to Malta and one to Adona Turkey and love them both..." [21DEC2002]

CASEMAN, YN Lynn F. lcaseman@frontier.com "...I served with FASRON-5 (10/1957-10/1958) as Ship's Yeoman (Personnal Office). I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 30JAN2012 | 20JUL2007]

CASEY, AMH5 Kevin kevcasey36@yahoo.com "...I was an AMH5 FE on the P-3 with VP-8 NAS Brunswick, Maine. We deployed once to NS Roosevelt Roads, PR and twice to NAS Sigonella, Sicily. I had a great crew would like to hear from former Shipmates. I served in the Navy from 1993 to 1998. I have a lot of good memories. Hope all is well for all. God Bless to all that still serve..." [26OCT2007]

CASEY, Patrick pcasey11@cox.net "...I served with VP-16 from 1963 to 1967, VP-30 from 1967 to 1971, TSC NAS Keflavik, Iceland, TSC NAS Sigonella, Sicily and VP-5..." [E-Mail Updated 07AUG2010 | 16JAN2010]

CASEY, AO1 Robert B. (Bob) Shipmate Pix... spec439@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-2 (Ordnanceman Crew 12 "Ass end of Hank's flying circus") and VP-1 (Crew 8 "Barne's Stormers") for five years from 1958 to 1962. Made two WestPac deployments to NAS Iwakuni, Japan and one to NAS Kodiak, Alaska/ NAS Adak, Alaska. I then served with VAH-123 from April 1962 to April 1964 as a AO1 Weapons Instructor. As a turret-less P2V aircrewman, I fanaticized about the day the Aero 9 bow turret, the Aero 11 tail turret, and 250CE upper deck turrets would again elevate P2 Truculent Turtle to the status of air warrior of the air and sea, a distinction it once held. But, it was not to happen. When the disillusionment set in, I opted to realign my military career in the USAF crewing up as an AC-130 Spectre Gun Ship Gunner. It was during that assignment that the old fighting instincts that were engrained at VP-1/VP-2 roiled emergence within my soul like the Phoenix of lore, and my hair caught afire (not to be confused with the color of my hair I am a natural redhead!). I embraced the NVA and VC with every ounce of courage and every ounce of lead I had at my disposal. Without getting into the details, I was awarded 9, repeat 9, Distinguished Flying Crosses for those glory days. Each and every one of those 9 medals can be traced to my upbringing in the P2V world of NAS Whidbey Island, Washington - love of life, love of country, love of flying, and love of killing the bastards threatening the American way of life. By God, I love it!..." [BIO Updated 08MAY2007 | BIO Updated 02DEC2003 | E-Mail Updated 09JUL2002 | E-Mail Updated 08FEB2002 | E-Mail Updated 02JUL2001 | E-Mail Upated 25MAY2000 | 19MAY99]

CASHEN, AMH1 Bill Retired wcashen@interconnect.net "...I served with VP-22 from Jan 79 to Nov 81. Made one detatchment to NAS Cubi Point, Philippines and was there when 6 went in. Lots of good and bad memories from that squadron. Good to see some of the old names..." [13DEC98]

CASHIN, Arthur hobie-18@comcast.net "...I served with VP-42 (1968-1969 Disestablishment) flying with Crew-10. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [20JAN2017]

CASHMAN, Bill wrc723@gondtc.com "...I served aboard NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada in the Anti-Submarine Classification Analysis Center (ASCAC) from late 1960's to early 1970's. All the best to you..." [28JUN2009]

CASNER, David B. rcasner@kconline.com "...I served in VW-13, VW-11 and VW-15 from 1956 to 1959. You're website certainly brings back some memories. I flew with some great people that I have not seen or heard from since those years. I can remember our first C.O. with VW-13 was Capt. Otto Finley. I flew with Cdr. Campbell in Crew 6. Also flew with Cdr. Porter, Cdr.Sparkman, Cdr. Omaley. In VW-11. I flew with Cdr. Wyatt and Cdr Foster. My final flights were with Cdr. Kelly. I had several good friends such as Bob Byron, Jim Pedaris, Rich Piscura, Jack [Griz] Taylor, Derwood Tackett, Don Wobig Just to name a few. If any of these guys are still kicken would like to hear ffrom them. I saw where someone made mention of BUNO: 141311. I flew many barriers in that particular A/C. It is currently owned by the Australian Air Force and can be seen at the A/F Museum Chanute A.F.B. Rantoul, Ill. I took some of my old slides of barrier operations and donated them to the museum. I had one in flight dumping fuel from that A/C. The only reason I could get it was the inboard dump valves would not release. Best Wishes..." [27DEC98]

CASON, CAPT Arthur C. https://naval-air.org/flightlog/moreinfo.asp?UID=2372 "...CAPT Arthur C. Cason, USN - NFL Number: 2372 - Date of Birth: 3/20/1918 - Date In: 12/1/1940 - Date Out: 7/1/1972 - City, State: Bradenton, FL - School Attended: Col of Wm & Mary - Aircraft Flown: SBD, F6F, PB4Y2, P2V, P-3 - Ship or Unit: USS Hornet (VB-8) USS Franklin (LSO) USS Greenwich (CO) - Pilot Desg.: Patrol Plane Cdr - Theaters, Campaigns, etc.: WWII Pacific Associations/Service Organizations: Assn of Nav Aviation TROA - Highest personal decoration or award: Legion of Merit - Significant Achievements: CO VP-5. CO AVP41. Commander FAW-11. Joint Chiefs of Staff Naval War College - In Memoriam? No..." [29NOV2005]

CASPER, Kurt D. k.casper@mchsi.com "...I served with VAW-13 from September 1961 until January 1965. I worked in the airframes shop and went on two detachments to NAS Cubi Point, Philippines in 1962 and one in 1963..." [E-Mail Updated 08AUG2004 | 19AUG2003]

CASS, YN3 Barry bcass@email.usps.gov "...USS Hornet (CVS12) from 3/68 to 7/69, WESTPAC and APPOLLO 11 Recovery. VP-22 from 7/69 to 11/70 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. Deployed to NS Sangley Point, Philippines. COMNAVAIRPAC Staff, NAS North Island, San Diego, California from 11/70 to 10/71. Discharged in San Diego CA. Enlisted in the California Air National Guard with the 146th Wing ANG. Attached to the 146th Civil Engineering Squadron from 3/82 to 5/01...Master Sergeant (Retired) with 24 years service. I have been living in Huntington Beach, CA most of my life. Still enjoy surfing!..." [09NOV2004]

CASSANI, CAPTAIN Henry L. "Hank" cassani@ix.netcom.com "...I am proud to have served as Commanding Officer at SoWey 1973 - 1976. Also served as a Hospitalman at NAS Squantum 1948- 1950. Hope to see old Shipmates at the Squantum/ NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts Reunion in May 1998..." [10APR98]

CASSEL, AT2 Bill wwcassel@mediaone.net "...I served with VP-44 from 1958 thru July 1961. If any of you remember me drop me a line. I plan to be at the Reunion in 2001. If anyone knows the whereabouts of Michael Graham from Tyler, Texas please forward his address to me. See ya at the Reunion..." [05MAY2001]

CASSELL, Gary gdcassell@netzero.com "...I served with VP-45 from 1969 to 1972..." [12JAN2007]

CASSELL, AMH1(AW) Glenn M. Retired rigger45@hotmail.com "...I served with VT-26 from February 1977 to December 1978. It was my first shore tour after a ship's company tour on Independence CV-62. I was in the Airframes shop working for AMS1 Billy Butler and the infamous AMS1 Bobby Mann. I lived in a trailer park on N. St. Mary's near the Sonic and a liquor store with my 1st wife Vickie. It was an OK tour but I shipped over and went back to sea in VA-145 out of NAS Whidbey Island, Washington on Ranger. The only real good thing I remember was the birth of my daughter on November 1, 1978..." [12APR2004]

CASSELS, MM2 Monte mmcassels@cs.com "...I served with VU-10 (1954-1956)..." [01JAN2016]

CASSIDY, ADC Robert J. Retired https://naval-air.org/flightlog/moreinfo.asp?UID=2650 "...ADC Robert J. Cassidy, USNR - NFL Number: 2650 - Date of Birth: 5/18/1929 - Date In: 1/13/1947 - Date Out: 4/20/1974 - City, State: Vernon Hills, IL - School Attended: La Salle Univ. - Aircraft Flown: P-3, P2V, PB4Y, PBY5A, TBF - Ship or Unit: VP-ML-54, VP-721, VP-772, VP-62 and VR-54 - Pilot Desg.: Aircrew/Priv. Pilo - Theaters, Campaigns, etc.: Cuban Miss. Crisis - Associations/Service Organizations: ANA American Legion Glenview Survivors Fleet Reserve Assn. - Highest personal decoration or award: Navy Commendation - Significant Achievements: - 6054 Flight Hours. Vice Pres. Ilinois Small Business Assn. Juris Doctorate, M.B.A. and a B.A. Vice President AJF Industr. In Memoriam? No..." [04DEC2005]

CASTALDI, Jim jimcastaldi@verizon.net "...I served with VP-24 from March 1962 to December 1964 and flew on "Shortage" 10 as MSR (Mad/Sniffer/Radar) operator for most of that period. In 1964 I served as first tech on LR-12. Both crews were really close and received several commendations for proficiency. I volunteered for duty at Leeward Point during the Cuban crises and flew countless hours around the Carribean monitoring the hasty departure of Soviet missiles from that island. VP-24 had several other noteworthy achievements in the early 1960's. I wouldn't mind sharing some of these "war stories" with 1962 to 1964 era Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 04MAR2011 | 15JUN2001]

CASTANEDA, YN1 Gilbert (SARGE) GCOURSE543@AOL.COM "...I served with VP-7 from June 1966 through June 68 as an Opertions Yeoman along with Chief Heintz, "Red" Lawrence, and all Shipmates at the "Crows Nest."..." [11AUG2000]

CASTANEDA, Gilbert N. "Cas" gcasta7843@cox.net "...I served with VR-7 (1965-1967) as a Load Master and VO-67..." [24JUN2016]

CASTAÑO, AMM2 James W. c/o His Son James Castano james.castano@ic.fbi.gov "...My Dad served with VPB-2(OTU)-1 at NAS Beaufort, South Carolina for flight training aboard the PV-1 and designated Combat Aircrewman and VPB-152 (09AUG44-14JUN46) at NAS Clinton, OK (09AUG44-22NOV44) then NAS Alameda, California (22NOV44-16FEB45) and finally MCBH Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii until VPB-152's Disestablishment on 14JUN46. Dad was awarded the Air Medal on 31OCT45 for a series of meritorious acts while participating in aerial flight during the period of 01MAY45-31AUG45. He was authorized to wear the Combat Aircrew Insignia with 3 Stars on 01NOV45. He was also authorized to wear on 01NOV45 to wear the American Campaign Medal and American Campaign Ribbon. Dad would love to hear from former Shipmates..." [07FEB2017]

CASTEEL, AT2 James W. jcasteel@swva.net "...I was in VP-56 from 1953-1956 was radioman on EH-5. On a Med Cruise in Sept 1956 we had engine trouble and made an emergency landing on a salt water lake near Marignane, France..." [17OCT99]

CASTEEN, J. Douglas jcasteen@comcast.net "...I served with VP-49 (1961-1965) at NAS Bermuda and NAS Patuxent River, Maryland , VP-31 (1965-1968) Det Alpha at NAS Moffett Field, California, VP-44 (1969-1972) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland and NAS Brunswick, Maine, TSC (1972-1975) at NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, TSC (1978-1980) at NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida (Flight Training - NFO/LDO), VS-31 (1980-1984) at NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida, Warrant/LDO School (1985-1986) at NAS Pensacola, Florida, NAS North Island, San Diego, California (1986-1990) and retired in 1990. I am now living in Orange Park, Florida and would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 04MAR2013 | 24NOV98]

CASTELLANO, PN2 John jrcfire4@comcast.net "...PN2 with VP-5 from 1971-1973 worked in Personnel Office, had a great time in NAS Jacksonville, Florida and on deployments. Met some great friends..." [04NOV2007]

CASTELLON, PH2(AC) Fidel P. Jr. joepenquin@yahoo.com "...Served with VP-50 in 1964 when the squadron was at NAS Iwakuni, Japan and made the long flight to NAS North Island, San Diego, California on a C-97 when VP-50 rotated back to the USA. Sure don't miss those "Fringe Benefit Sunrises."..." [BIO/E-Mail Updated 05AUG2002 | 06JAN99]

CASTEN, AO3 Philip A. nulla@idnsi.net "...Shipmates of Patrol Squadron 44 & CAC 10 (1986-90): Would like to hear from you. Please write me, Phil Casten, at 84 Ferdls Road, Walden, NY 12586..." [19JUL98]

CASTILLO, Ruben ruben.castillo6@worldnet.att.net "...I served with VP-48 from February 1953 - April 1956. Several months after my arrival at NAS North Island, San Diego, California, the squadron deployed to NS Sangley Point, Philippines. Immediately thereafter on July 30 1953 SF5 was lost, 5 rescued, 10 killed in the crash. Approximately four months later, VP-48 deployed to NAS Iwakuni, Japan. On our return to NAS North Island, San Diego, California, the squadron changed aircraft from the PBM Mariner to the new P5M Marlin. I became a member of crew 1 soon after that. Commander J. C. Young was squadron commander and pilot of SF1 (Nicholas Clepult) was Plane Captain. VP-48 deployed to NAS Iwakuni, Japan July 1955. On arrival, I was assigned to temporary duty (5 days) at the Fifth AIR Force survival (escape & evasion) training Ata Jima Japan. After an engine failure over the Yellow Sea, CDR. Young relinquished the pilot's seat to Lt. Lowell Perry. I transferred to inactive reserve duty April 1956..." [10APR2001]

CASTLE, Robert M. robert@pcinternet.net "...Served with VP-11 from 1941 to about 1943. Arrived at Kaneohe Bay on or about December 25, 1941. Boot camp at San Diego; Aviation Machinist Mate School at 87th and Anthony Streets in Chicago. Exec found that I could type and I was a yeoman from then on. Went to Ile Nou, Noumea on the USS Copahee. Was on USS Tangier at Esprito Santos. I don't remember remember many names. One I do remember was PPC Riley. He was an ex-NAP. He was my hero. I don't remember the name of the leading chief, but I have never forgotten him. He was 100% Navy..."

CASTLE, Victor dashman@ntws.net "...I served with VP-4 from 1990 to 1993. I remember many good times with the squadron through 2 Persian Gulf deployments. Sometimes I wonder how I made it through my tour without getting busted for one reason or another. I will be glad to hear from old Shipmates..." [26DEC99]

CASTOLDI, AT2 Steven F. summutt@allwest.net "...I served with VX-2 (1957-1958) at NAS Chincoteague, Virginia and crewed aboard JD-1 (Dron Control) and FASRON-118, at NAS Alameda, California. Does anyone recall a Shipmates called True Bird?..." [07OCT2012]

CASTRO, AOC Albert Retired aacastro@juno.com "...After my initial P-3 training with VP-31 Moffett Field, California, in March of 1971 I started my first VP operational tour as an Aircrew Ordnanceman with VP-4 NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. I remember Sherald Juneau the Flight Engineer who became like a brother to me. The fellow Ordies Bob McCoy, Andy "Ord" Anderson, Bob McKinney, Vic Teem, Bill Maye, Glen Schleusser, Howell Robins, Charles Roberson, and of course the two brothers Jim and Rob Jenkins. Pilots like Jim Messegee, Skip Dale, and Bill Broadwell, who cared. Never forget the Cocos Island departing flyby. Everything was just Hunky-Dori. The deployments, detachments, and visits to Japan, Taiwan, Diego Garcia, Australia, Guam, Wake, Philippine Islands, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam are memories burnt into my mind. Never to forget Wichita Det. After five years with the Skinny Dragons I transferred in April of 1976 to shore duty. I had to get back into flight status. So in July of 1978 I transferred into VP-19 Moffett Field, California. I remember the Ordies most of all Randy Corman, Duck Carter, Reno Dickson, Johnny King, Steve Harris, Frank Pesich, and Perry Veto. Drivers like Ray Morris and Don Hefkin both of them pretty boys. I visited a number locations including, Adak, Okinawa, Singapore, Korea, and Iran. Made a number of site revisits, including back to Hawaii for those quarterly torpedo qualifications. Of course we always had to have a full Ordie load team on all those Hawaii flights. After four and a half years with Big Red, and thinking I had enough of West Pac in January of 1983 I transferred to the Naval Air Development Center (NADC), Warminster, Pennsylvania. I remember Bob Flangan, Dale Cain ("Best Man"), and an Ordie named Ron Jerasa. My aircrew shore duty at NADC had me deploying to NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada, NAS Bermuda, and the Virgin Islands. In November of 1985 I reported to Oceanographic Development Squadron Eight (VXN-8) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. During my duty with VXN-8 the World Travelers there was Barry (Hank) Evitts, JD Patterson, Tim Mattson, and Bill Lomba, who I remember most as I was stationed with all four in prior commands (repeat offenders). The civilians Jeff Kerling (Admiral Kerlingus), and Pete Kupstas (Stinky Pete) hit the beach with the rest of us. Then there were the Flight Engineers that no one could ever forget Ed Matteson, Greg Valdez, and Jimmy Danials. What a bunch of great guys, and there was many more, I just had to name a few. While assigned to the World Travelers I made detachments to England, Iceland, Greenland, Portugal, Norway, Scotland, and Spain. After 17 years as a Naval Aircrewman, in December 1989, I reported for my final tour in the Navy with the Naval Aviation Maintenance Office at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. I retired from the United States Navy in April of 1992. Currently I am providing direct staff technical support to the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIRSYSCOM) Program Manager for Aviation Training Systems (PMA205), for acquisition and life cycle support of airborne weapons systems. Living in La Plata, Maryland and working in the Patuxent River area, I get to see a few of the old P-3 squadron mates..." [E-Mail Updated 09AUG2005 | 27MAR2001]

CASTRO, CPO Alfredo Retired c/o Victor Castro scrpion68@cox.net "...I served with VAW-88 (1980's) at NAS Miramar, California. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 19SEP2012 | 14OCT2005]

CASTRO, AMS3 Larry N. larrycastro@comcast.net "...I served with VP-1 (1966-1967) at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington and was discharged in September of 1968. I am 65 years old and recently retired for Lockheed Martin and now living in Denver, Colorado. I have been married for 42 years, have 2 kids, 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [10DEC2011]

CASTRO, AE3 Leland H. lelandcastro64@att.net "...I served with VAH-8 (1965-12/1968) aboard the USS Midway (CV-41 - WesPac) (08/1965) and the USS Constellation (CV-64 - WesPac) (1966 and 1967) and VAW-13 (01/1968) aboard the USS Constellation (CV-64 - WesPac) (05/1968). I would like to hear from former Shipmates (especially AE Vincent P. KOHLER)..." [22OCT2013]

CASWELL, Rex rexcaswell@msn.com "...I served with VP-16 April 1971 until 1975. Deployed to NAS Sigonella, Sicily and NAS Bermuda with the Eagles. Looking for some of my shipmates during that time. In particular, AO2 Doug Slaughter or Chief Dick Dunn..." [27OCT2001]

CASEY, James L. gmkc82@hotmail.com "...I served with VR-2 from May 1953 to November 1954. Worked in the electric shop in the hanger and at the line shack. Memories are fading but I remember Chief Stouffer in charge, Hienz AE1, Sinnen, Westfall, Fogged and Gizzi. Have some sea stories about the old birds from sitting around the line shack on quiet nights. Didn't realize they were such historic old planes. I know about the two up in Canada fighting forest fires. Best regards to all..." [18DEC2005]

CATAPANO, Mark T. mark.catapano@libertymutual.com "...I was with VP-10 and VP-11 from November of 1976 to July 1981..." [06NOV98]

CATCHING, John shipmates pix...circa 1954... jcatch@aol.com "...Served with VP-50..."

CATCHINGS, Bill billnbr@gmail.com "...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..." [03JUN2016]

CATES, Kenneth W. pikegilao@yahoo.com "...I was in VP-16 from January 1985 to January 1988. I deployed to NAS Bermuda and NAS Sigonella, Sicily. Some of you guys from that era may remember some of the parody songs I wrote and performed for you like: Hotel Sigonella, Lookin For Subs In All The Wrong Places, and who could forget Squdron Tradition? Anyway if any of my old buddys see this, drop me a line and let me know how and where you are, and any news about the others. I heard about Joe Lucas it was quite a blow. I was really fond of that guy. Anyway let me hear from you soon!..." [18MAR2000]

CATES, Tim tcates@adelphia.net "...I served with VR-21 from 1970 to 1973, then VF-2 Bounty Hunters F-14's 73-76 and finally with VP-50 as a Flight Engineer from 1978 to 1982 (see Lowriders Club at http://www.centerseat.net). Left the Navy to work for Lockheed on the Tomahawk Cruise Missile program as a systems engineer. Then with Raytheon on Command Control Tactical Data Systems as Program Manager. Currently with Ocean Design as Defense systems Program Manager in Florida. Also still serving in Army Reserves with a Recon Unit. Have a couple of businesses see http://www.boriquenaquaculture.com and http://www.enrincon.com. A big hello to all my Shipmates over the years and thanks for the memories! Admiral Ann Rondeau - if your out there say hello - way to go girl! Just a young Bull Ensign as I recall!..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 30APR2004 | 02JAN2000]

CATLIN, Ira iracatlin@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-6 from Apr 75 - Oct 78. I started as a 2nd mech, and returned to F/E School in Oct 76. VP-6 upgraded from P-3A's to P-3B's as I joined the Squadron and in 77 got the first Super B's..." [E-Mail Updated 21SEP2001 | E-Mail Updated 28NOV99 | 26OCT97]

CATON, AFCM David Retired dcaton@worldnet.att.net "...flew for 18 years as a P-3 Flight Engineer (VP-31 schooled). . .VP-50 (76-79), VX-1 (79-82), served with the German Navy for 3 years flying the Atlantic in Nordholz, GE on the Personal Exchange Program (83-86), afterwards VXN-8 (86-90), and finally with VP-17 where I ended my career as the Maintenance Master Chief (90-94) with over 11,000 hrs. Hello to old Shipmates...drop a line..." [13FEB99]

CATON, AMCS Larry Retired justwe3@usit.net "...VP-68 1982-85...VP-62 1985-87. Retired Sep87. Love to hear from past Shipmates. Also stationed VF201 and CNAVRES..." [29AUG98]

CATON, AMCS/AW L. W. Retired lcaton@medcoinc.com "...I served with VP-62 (TAR/QA/SCPO) and retired September 1987..." [08DEC2012]

CAUDY, HM3 John caduces42@comcast.net "...I was stationed as a HM3 in NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada from August 1966 untl March 1968. I was also assigned to a VP Squadron as a flight corpman. I can remember a lot of faces, but not the names. I roomed with Bob Berger, who was from Elhart, Indiana. I have a few photographs of my stay there. Would like to hear from anyone who was there during that time..." [07OCT2004]

CAUGHRON, AT2 Robert rob.caughron@gmail.com "...I served with VP-50 (1982-1986) at NAS Moffett Field, California and AIMD NAS Moffett Field, California WC650-Radar. Took up flying in 2002 and now a commercial pilot about to start ground training for Endeavor Air flying the CRJ-200. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 09DEC2013 | 07MAY98]

CAULK, AW1 Chuck Retired BELLSMOKEY@AOL.COM "...I served with VP-8 as a SS1 Operator from 1986-1989 on Crews 10 and 11. I had a good time in NS Rota, Spain/ NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal and NAS Keflavik, Iceland. I retired early in 1995 and am now a Florida State Trooper. I liked P-3's but my first love is rotary wing aviation. Good Luck to all..." [17JAN2001]

CAUSIE, AZ3 Leonard lcausie@earthlink.net "...I served with VA-491/VA-4M1 (1967-1968) at NAS Millington, Tennessee and VP-67 (1969-1973) at NAS Millington, Tennessee..." [10OCT2016]

CAVALLI, Fred Jr. edfre1@aol.com "...I was assigned to VU-5, Detachment "B" in NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan. I was there in l962-64. I worked in the Operations Department, as Ops Yoeman. Interested in finding any/all enlisted, or officers also assigned. I really enjoyed this assignment. I did, (what is now called) Aviation Logs and Record assignment (AZ??)..." [06APR2001]

CAVANAGH, AMEC Earl Retired enc550@sover.net "...I served with VP-93 from 1980 until 1983 at Selfridge AFB. Retired February 1987. Would like to hear from old Shipmates..." [12SEP2003]

CAVANARY, Kraig CAVANARYKS@KENNEDY.NAVY.MIL "...I was stationed in VP-56 from 1990 to decommission and then went on to VP-16 until 1994. Would like to hear from some old per deim types. Tim Walker where are the pictures from the wedding?..." [30APR2000]

CAVANAUGH, Bill bcavanau@midsouth.rr.com "...I was a Flight Engineer in VP-5, 1968-1972. Flew with several crews including: 10, 11, 30. Several of the names I remember and I will contact them. I would like to hear from anyone who served with me. I have been in contact with a number of the old Shipmates and might be able to provide info on them..." [21FEB2001]

CAVAZOS, AO2 Jesus (Jesse) CavazosJ@navair.navy.mil "...Was AO 3/2 from 61-64 with V-3 DIV retired in 78 now working at China Lake anyone remember the Sally?..." [08FEB2001]

CAVENDER, Ed edcavender@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-661 (Crew 11) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland with a deployment to Cuba during the "Berlin Crisis" Reserve Call Up (1961-1962)..." [BIO Updated 23JUL2015 | 16SEP2009]

CAVINEE, Walter W. c/o Miranda Bowen siouxbowen@yahoo.com "...My Grandfather, Walter W. Cavinee, served with VPB-104 during WWII. He was wounded after an emergency landing on Tacloban airstrip when a mortally wounded Japanese aircraft turned kamakaze on December 6th, 1944. Grandpa flew on a B-24-H and was part of the "Screaming 104" Crew 17. At present my Grandfather is fighting for each day of life. I would love to see the memory or him and his crew remembered. I have done countless online searches and have been unable to find any record of him or his crew and the incident that earned him a purple heart..." [16MAR2009]

CAVINESS, CAPT Claude P. https://naval-air.org/flightlog/moreinfo.asp?UID=31 "...CAPT Claude P. Caviness, USNR/R - NFL Number: 31 - Date of Birth: 5/27/1931 - Date In: 2/1/1951 - Date Out: 2/1/1957 - City, State: Jacksonville,, FL - School Attended: Univ of Florida - Aircraft Flown: F9F-6,8, AD-1,6, S2F-2, P2V-7, TV-1 - Ship or Unit: USS Midway VA-15 VP-5 - Pilot Desg.: Nav Av/Combat AC - Associations/Service Organizations: Navy League Reserve Officer Assn Naval Reserve Assn Amer Soc Mil. Engin. Assn of Nav Aviation - Highest personal decoration or award: Meritor. Serv. Medal - Significant Achievements: Commanding Officer of five Naval Reserve squadrons/units. Chrmn, Military Committee of U.S. Bicen- tennial in Jacksonville, Florida. Masters Degree, C. Michigan Univ. In Memoriam? No..." [29NOV2005]

CAWI, AT1(NAC) Steven Scawi@aol.com "...Started out with P-3's working NAS Glenview, Illinois AIMD, MMF 0372 (Mobile Maintenace Unit 0372) and VP-60. Departed NAS Glenview, Illinois in 1988 and served with VP-68 as IFT from 1988 until the hangar doors were closed in 1996. Currently attached to VP-66 as IFT. I have worked on and flown in P-3B's, P-3B TACNAVMODs, P-3C UI, II, and II.5 models. Hope to get UIII's before reserve career ends sometime after year 2000..." [22APR98]

CAWLEY, Jay sean.c@mac.com "...I served with VP-91 at NAS Moffett Field, California from 1975 - 1985. I flew as the radio operator on the alphas and bravos. I am looking to find any members who flew with me. My TACCO was R. Reeder. Please email me..." [30MAY2005]


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