VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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Memorial Picture "...CULBERTSON, LCDR Wylie J...LCDR Wylie J. Culbertson USN (Retired), VP-4 1959-1961, will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington VA on June 20, 2005. at 3:00 PM. Services provided will be a Formal Military Procession as accorded a Commissioned Officer of the Military Services. All of our VP-4 family members are invited. Those attending should meet at the Arlington National Cemetery Administration Building at 2:20 PM. Attire is optional, but active duty, reserve/guard, and retired personnel should wear the summer dress uniform of their service. If more information is needed, please call Mrs. Cora "Cookie" Culberston, 770-923-8695 at 915 Newcastle Drive SW, Lilburn GA 30047-5458..." Contributed by Bob Zafran vpfourever@gmail.com [17JUN2005]

Memorial Picture "...CULHANE, Bill...VP 10 1968 -1970 passed away June 2008..." Contributed by WILSON, AT2 Robert T. Jr. vp10_archives@juno.com [29JAN2009]

Memorial Picture "...CUMMINS, Herschel Matthew Jr...78, died May 31, 1999 from complications of cancer, while attending Memorial Day services at Mount View Cemetery, Billings, Mont. He was born Nov. 4, 1920 in Melba, Idaho, the son of Herschel Matthew Cummins and Ruth Pettigrew. He married Rose Catherine Collins, who preceded him in death Jan. 9, 1994. Hersh is survived by two daughters, Patricia Ann Arnold of Gresham, Ore., and Jane Catherine Udall of Portland, Ore.; and two grandsons....He graduated from Boise State University and served as a Navy Aviator from 1942 to 1965, retiring at the rank of Commander. Hersh was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross three times, the Commendation Combat "V" and other medals of honor. He enjoyed his longtime membership and fraternity with his Retired Navy VPB-13 Squadron and 3-B group of Naval Officers from WWII....Memorials may be sent to the H.M. "Hersh" Cummins Jr. Memorial Scholarship, Boise State University Foundation, Boise, Idaho..." http://www.billingsgazette.com/vitals/990605vitals.htm [26FEB2000]

Memorial Picture "...CURRY, LT Nathan Evans (Nate)...Nathan Evans Curry (93 years old), passed away October 16th, 2017. He was a highly decorated US Navy fighter pilot. During the Korean War he was shot down twice flying a F4U-4 Corsair fighter. For that conflict, he was awarded a Purple Heart. Both times he was miraculously rescued from the North Korea Sea amid heavy enemy fire. He was also awarded the Distinguished flying cross as a pilot . Nathan participated in numerous strike missions over enemy territory and was awarded other medals. During WWII, Nathan flew a TBF/TBM Avenger torpedo bomber. Nate also served with VR-23 (1955) at NAS Atsugi, Japan. SEE: NATHAN CURRY 1924 - 2017 Obituary Condolences Gallery He was my hero and a great Dad, stepdad, Grandfather, Uncle, Cousin and the last of the Curry Boys. I would love to hear from any of his former Shipmates..." Contributed by Brian McMahan bmac6026@yahoo.com [11NOV2017]

Memorial Picture "...CURTIS, AO1 Alfred...Sad to report that AO1 Alfred Curtis passed away October 18, 2010. Alfred served with VP-10 (1951-1956). He will be missed..." Contributed by WILSON, AT2 Robert T. Jr. vp10_archives@juno.com [21OCT2010]

CUBBLER, Roy cubblers@aol.com "...I served with VP-662 at NAS Anacostia, Washington, D.C. in the late 1950's until I went to OCS in 1960. I remember LT Sadler worked in the squadron office and I often assisted with the POD on meeting weekends. I attended Aviation Electricians' Mate course at NAS Floyd Bennett Field, New York. I enjoyed my time in the squadron and derived much benefit from the experience..." [11MAY2012]

CUCCIARDO, Paul W. #112;aul@alpha007.com "...I served VW-1 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, NAS Atsugi, Japan and NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan from 1954 thru 1956. Was 2nd Radio to Leo Devine on BUNO: 131392 (5 Red Devil). These were the early years of VW squadrons. We flew PB-1W (B-17) then WV-1 then the WV-2. Our primary mission was training CIC and Flight crews however we flew the early Barriers for the Chinese move from the mainland to Formosa (Tachien)..." [28NOV2003]

CUDO, AT2 Patrick medvez2004@yahoo.com "...I served with VQ-1 (1976-12/1979) at NAS Agana, Guam with detachments aboard the USS Kitty Hawk (1978) and USS Ranger (1979)..." [19JUL2016]

CUELLAR, CTT2 Rey rcaboi@hotmail.com "...I served with VQ-2 (1987-1990) as a CTT2 upstairs behind the green door..." [28APR2017]

CUFFE, ADJ2 Brian T. btc58sw@sbcglobal.net "...I was stationed with VP-4 from 1977-1979, left there after a tour in the Philippines (had a blast)and went to VP-8 in NAS Brunswick, Maine. Made a deployment to NS Rota, Spain and the NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal. Anyone hear from Jeff Booze, Brian Marcheter or Phil Cavanaugh?. Changed my rate to Machinest Mate in 1984 and sailed around for a few deployments to the gulf and such. I did miss the airdale service though! My nickname on board ship was Captain Airdale, go figure. I got out of the Navy in 1992 (took the early out) as a Machinest Mate 1st Class. Would like to hear from anyone from our time, give me a buzz on the e-mail..." [27FEB2007]

CULBERTSON, CAPTAIN Carol Chang Retired claudehc@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-31 (1967-1968) Detachment NAS North Island, San Diego, California. I was Ensign, USNR, just graduated from Women Officer School, Newport, Rhode Island. My skipper was CDR Gilbert F. "Murph" MURPHY, USN. We were a P2 RAG outfit (Replacement Air Group). After active duty I continued in the Naval Reserve and was promoted to CAPTAIN (Naval Reserve Intelligence) in March 1995; I retired in December 2003. I was inducted into the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame for service to community in October 2007..." [16JUN2012]

CULBERTSON, Jim ADRC Culber352@aol.com "...Served in VW-4 from 1967-1969. Power Plants shop chief, Flight Engineer. Would like to hear from anyone of that era. Also, would like to contact Ralph Felder, P-3 engineer in squadron after the switch from the Willy Victors..." [21AUG98]


CULLENS, ABF2 Carl carl6535@netzero.com "...I served with VX-2 (Shore Patrol) from January 1957 to January 1958 (disestablishment) and FASRON-121. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [31MAY2011]

CULLIS, Robert N. rcullis@nebula.ispace.com "...Apr 53-Apr55. Served on HA-1 as 2nd Radio with CDR Paxton, pilot; then 1st Radio on HA-3 with Lt. Robert Holmes, pilot-both PB4Y-2B's. Next 1st Radio on HA-3, P2V-6B with Lt. Richard Harlan, pilot. Served 2 winters in Argentia and then Malta and Pt. Lyautey. Home bases- Patuxent River and then Chincoteague. Afterwards got Electrical Engr. degree at North Carolina State and spent 35+ years at Martin Marietta in the development of missile systems, retiring as a Technical Director on 1 Jan 1995. Would like to hear from people I served with in VP-24..."

CULP, ENSIGN (Ex-AW2) David (Culprit) culprits@juno.com "...I served with VP-11 from August 1991 to October 1996. I was stationed at FASOTRAGRUPAC NAS North Island, San Diego, California from November 1996 to May 1999 and Ohio State University ROTC from August 1999 to Jan 2001. I am currently stationed onboard USS YORKTOWN (CG 48) as Auxiliaries Officer until August 2003..." [BIO Updated 05APR2002 | BIO/E-Mail Updated 20SEP99 | 03DEC98]

CULP, AE Tim culpster1@hotmail.com "...I served with VPU-2 from 1991 to 1993 and did a short run for a couple of months with VP-30 to get my feet wet in 1990. Worked as an AE ground pounder during that time with Ace, Dawn, Dan, Crites' (both of them), and Stelzig. Usually deployed with Crew 12 but hit all crews, but none could rank up there with the Whipped Dogs. Would like to hear from a lot of you, and been trying to get a hold of most of you. I have set up a Forum (http://www.chatarea.com/VPU2Forums) that former VPU-22er's can go and get in touch with one another and maybe plan a get-together or Reunion. Check out the forums and shoot me an e-mail. WHIPPED DOGS RULE!..." [01JAN2004]

CURL, AMC (AW) Patrick J. pcurl66@yahoo.com "...I served with VXE-6 from 1986-1990 in the Helicopter Division. Anyone from then please drop me a line..." [08APR2003]

CURL, Steve J. Curl "Montana" sjc@digisys.net "...Just looking over the Guestbook and didn't see anyone from VP-48 NAS Moffett Field, California 73-77. I served as a jet mech, then turncoat to 2nd mech. flight Crew 8. Some names I can still remember are Chief Hyde, Warrent officer, Turnbull, Lonnie Vessel, Jim Abbott, Fig, Tom Stanton, and Les Bridgewater. I'm so bad with names can anyone add to these? Memorable moments I can recall... Flying with Crew 6 I believe, we had an engine fail on takeoff out of NAS Moffett Field, California, the Flight Engineer was a guy named Carey real sharp FE, took care of the shutdown easy enough, but the thing was we were to heavy to land, so he had to dump a whole bag of fuel over Redwood City at very low altitude. A light mist of JP over everyones cars, yards, and houses. We heard the base got alot of calls over that. Can anyone remember MAD calibration flights? I'd say that was the orignal barforama. Being hunted by North Korean MiGs on deployment in NAS Misawa, Japan the coed bath house in downtown Misawa. The Pilot who set his flight bag down in front of a running P-3 inboard being tested before flight and someone else not me reversed the prop and exploded that bag with the prop wash all over the flight line and 200' in the air. I was in the flight station but it wasnt me. They thought we did it on purpose, but not so. Have any memories to add about VP-48 73-77 Please write..." [25JAN2000]

CULVER, PH3 Dale dec4@cox.net "...I served with VU-5A at NAS Cubi Point, Philippines from March 1964 to September 1965, VP-48 at NAS North Island, San Diego, California in October 1965, TAD to NS Sangley Point, Philippines in January 1966, NAS North Island, San Diego, California in May 1966 until E.O.E. I worked in respective Photo Labs..." [BIO Updated 23AUG2009 | E-Mail Updated 07SEP2007 | Rate Updated 07SEP2005 | 28JAN2005]

CULVER, Sam culver@kpt.nuwc.navy.mil "...I was with VQ-1 from 1971-1974. I worked ground support. Was one of the last to leave FASU/NSA DaNang, Republic of Vietnam.I have hundreds of photos. VQ-1 was the most fun I had in my life. I'll never forget the experience. Would love to hear from someone in that time period. I'm not in the military. I work for the DOD..." [01MAR2002]

CULVER, William "Bill" wculver@comcast.net "...I am a Navy veteran. Boot Camp at Bainbridge, MD. (Does that tell you how old I am?) VAH-7 at NAS Sanford Fla. from 1956-1958, VAW-33 NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island from 1958-1959, VW-4 NS Roosevelt Roads, PR from 1962-1964, and VQ-1 NAS Atsugi, Japan from 1965-1967. I'd like to locate are Russ Linder (probably a retired PNC from NY), YN Ralph Taylor, PN1 Parsons, and Walter Thier. I kept in touch with good buddy from VAH-5 in Sanford. He name was George Allen, wife's name Nancy. They lived in Allentown PA. Nancy wrote to tell me he died about 2 years ago...I am in touch with 4 other members of our crew. Bob Phillips Plane Captain, Co-pilot Babcock, 1st radioman Jim Mooney, and 2nd radioman Bob Bowers, I am Frank Bridges 2nd ord. I cannot find the remainder of the crew, David R. Peterson, William Johnson or Ray Hyke. Deceased are Jack Lytle and Bob Rentner. Us enlisted men are dedicated to keeping in close touch with each other. Our Co-pilot does not seem to care one way or the other. But I still consider him one of the team players at the time. I did not find Phil untill the first of this month (8/05/04). It was like bringing someone back from the dead. I have to say 'I am Blessed'! Am in excellent health and soon to celebrate me and my wife's 60th anniversary. All the rest of you men, in one of the greatest fightin' outfits we served with.....stay blessed..." [E-Mail Updated 01NOV2004 | BIO Updated 23AUG2004 | E-Mail Updated 29SEP2002 | 24AUG98]

CULVER, William R. bculver@ezy.net "...I was a member of VQ-1 (1965-1967)..." [05APR2001]

CUMINGS, Frederick H. cumingsf@yahoo.com "...I served aboard NAS Brunswick, Maine (1957-1959) in the Crash and Resue Crew, VP-23 (1959-1965) and USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-62) (1965 - 1971)..." [01JUL2016]

CUMMINS, ADJ2 Rob J. rjjmcummins@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-22 from February 1966 to May 1970 Crews 4 and 7, ADJ2, flew as Second Mech., Aft Obs, whatever. Made all deployments from NAS Adak, Alaska through our return from Thailand. Designed the "Blue Goose" that went on all the planes after mid 1967. Saw where LCDR Woodley posted our crew picture in 1999. Would like to hear from the old gang..." [E-Mail Updated 18MAY2003 | 28OCT2001]

CUMMINGS, Bill sawdust@gnv.fdt.net "...I was a Flt Engr (AMM-F) in VPB-20 in the Pacific from 9/43 thru 4/46. Used the tenders Half-Moon and Currituck frequently. Anyone know of Bill Fox's whereabouts? Any Reunions planned? Would like to find a photo of the old twin-tail PBM-3..." [21NOV99]

CUMMINGS, George gcnutmeg@webtv.net "...I was with VP-23, the last P2 squadron in the U. S. Navy, from 1/67 to 7/71. My total flying career with the VPers began in 5/59 with the reserves, flying regular navy patrols out of NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. Later, I was a briefer/debriefer for weekend flights spelling the regulars, when I was at NAS Los Alamitos, California thru 9/65, then the same job while at (NARTU) NAS Alameda, California until heading back to the east coast in 10/66. I flew in P2V-3s, -4s, -5s, -6s, the only P2V-6F (BUNO 126515) that still had its jets installed. (We had another -6 however, the jets had been removed because there were no electrical diagrams available) and, of course, P2V-7s (later the SP2H) ..." [03JAN99]

CUMMINS, AT3 Mickey juker01@sbcglobal.net "...I served with VP-17 from 1976 to 1978 as a radio operater on Crew 12..." [31JAN2007]

CUMMINGS, Robert D. cummings_s2@popmail.firn.edu "...I was assigned to VP-46 October 1956 - July 1963. Worked in Maintenance Office, then the Education Office, electircal/electronics supply room and went to the Administrative Office in 1962. I made 3rd class YN and got orders to CAG 4 at NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida, then to S. Korea, joint staff; back to TAD VA-174 fft to VA-37, NATO HQ NAS Norfolk, Virginia, USS VALCOUR (AGF-1), USS LA SALLE (AGF-)both in the Middle East at Baharin Island, USS YOSEMITE (AD -19) NAVSTA Mayport, Fl, MOTU 12, and finally retired July 13, 1979 and living in JAX BEACH, FL. The above email address is my wifes email, pleas use it. I will answer. Particularlly, I would like to know the whereabouts of Stuart M. Willer, he was a AD. I sure hated to leave the avaition branch, but as a YN, they will send you anywhere needed and I got some 'good-ones', but made the best of them, gave them 23 years and had to get a regular job. If you ever get to JAX OR JAX BCH, CALL, we are listed in the phone book at Jax Beach. Smooth sailing and fair winds..." [27APR2000]

CUMMINS, Les (Mouse) lcummins@televar.com "...VP-24 from 1973 to 1977. Two deployments to NAS Keflavik, Iceland and one to NAS Sigonella, Sicily. Currently reservist with MIUW 102 in Spokane but soon to be retired..." [31DEC2000]

CUNARD, AOM2C Harold J. c/o of Cunard, Paul D. fun4pdc@everestkc.net "...My father, AOM2C Harold J. Cunard, flew with VPB-124 Crew 12. I would be interested in any information regarding Dad's crew, aircraft, BUNO, etc. Thank you in advance! Thank you Jim Mills and Barb Smith for all your help..." [24NOV2004]


CUNNINGHAM, AMS3 Karen (Cilley) cilfarm@netzero.com "...I served with VP-10 and VP-11. Looking for AT1 Larry Beller or anyone else who remembers me..." [31MAR2003]

CUNNINGHAM, AWCM William S. "Spence" awcspenc@bellsouth.net "...I spent just shy of 9 years on active duty with VP-45 from 1982 to 1987 and made the NAS Sigonella, Sicily (1982), NS Rota, Spain / NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal (1983-1984) and NAS Bermuda (1986) deployments. Also participated in the "Battle of Bermuda" exercise in 1985. After that I transferred to VP-30 for instructor duty, where I had a hand in 2F140 WST acceptance, cementing the Update III track in place, and working the ill-fated P-7 project! From there, I separated and joined the Naval Reserve in August 1990 with VP-62. The Reserves has been good to me as I have advanced from an AW1 in 1990 to AWCM in 2001. At VP-62, I serve in the CMC's office as the "Gold Wing SEA" and SS-1 on Combat Aircrew Eight. On the outside, I am with LSI providing curriculum support to VP-30. I would love to hear from old "airmates" (nod to Terry Snyder) from VP-45 and VP-30!..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 04DEC2003 | 00XX97]

CUNNINGHAM, CAPTAIN Jim navsafe@tiac.net "...As a former Commanding Officer of VP-92 "The Minuteman," until this web page did I fully realize the great organization, rich in tradition that we VP sailors enjoy..."

CUNNINGHAM, AW2 Paul prcunningham123@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-26 from January 1973 to December 1976. I loved every minute of it. Great place for a kid to grow up. I sure would love to hear Fritz Miller, Skippy Hobba, Bob Kyle, Chief Read Rich, LT Jeff Brainard, LT Mike Griffin, AWCS Wilson and my old "Sea Daddy" Elf Fossett who was my friend my mentor and the person who helped me grow up. There are many many more names I could mention but there isn't enough room nor time. I would be remiss if I failed to mention AW2 Tommy D. Scott. He was class leader in NAS Memphis, Tennessee (he transitioned from RM2)..." [E-Mail Updated 02JAN2008 | 18APR99]

CUNY, Warren luwa@theriver.com "...I served in FASRON-772 at NAS Los Alamitos, California from 1952 to 1955 as a weekend warrior. Chief Coy was in charge of the SNB & SNJ line..." [17OCT2001]

CURPHEY, Thomas L. tomcurphey@aol.com "...I served with VP-211 from January 1944 to June 1945. I was a pilot in P12. I hope I live to be 102. I just bought a house at the tender age of 80, with a 30 year loan. Which means I'll have to live to be 110 to pay the damn thing off..." [28MAR2001]

CURRAN, AW1 Jim Retired redsox04jam@aol.com "...I served with VP-8 from 1979 to 1981, VP-SAU at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts from 1982 to 1988, Naval Air Reserve Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Training Center (RATCEN) at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania (Ops and Instructor duties) from 1988 to 1993, VP-64 (Ops and Training) from 1993 to 1998 and back at RATCEN in the Sims Department. Spent to many years at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania..." [E-Mail Updated 04MAY2011 | 23SEP2002]

CURRAN, AT2 Jody joecur@verizon.net "...I served with VP-10 (1976-1979) and would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [20NOV2015]

CURRAN, AMS1 Norman F. c/o his son Mike Curran mcurran@worldnet.att.com "...My father, AMS1 Norman F. Curran, served with VP-2 in mid-sixties. Deployed to NAS Kodiak, Alaska, NAS Iwakuni, Japan with duty in Vietnam. I am sure he would like to hear from any of his former Shipmates..." [31MAR99]

CURRENCE, Robert B. "Bob" bcur37@att.net "...I served with VP-7 (1956-1958) at NAS Brunswick, Maine in the A/O Shop. We deployed to NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada..." [E-Mail Updated 21JAN2011 | 06MAR2004]

CURREY, AE2 David dcurrey@vms.ccit.arizona.edu "...Looking for VP-22 buddies, lost touch...Barber's Point, HI (1978-1983)..."

CURRIE, Jim jimcurrie@stanfordalumni.org "...VP-50, Crew 10, Radar/Nav, November 1961 to December 1963, NAS Iwakuni, Japan, P5M2Se..." [05SEP99]

CURRIER, Malcolm "Tap" tap2deb@aol.com "...I served with VP-10 from September 1956 through March 1960 on CAC 11, 1, and one other after our second consecutive "E" award. I remember Cdr. Rapp speaking on the occasion of our ORI Presonnel Inspection; "When you work - work like hell, when you play you play like hell, when you stand inspection you look like hell". I hope that tradition is still being maintained. Would love to hear from any old Shipmates..." [19DEC99]

CURRIER, AW2 Rob rcurrier@alpinecomputers.net "...VP-44 AW2 SS3 1983-1986 NAS Brunswick, Maine. Deployed to NAS Sigonella, Sicily, NS Rota, Spain - NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal Split. Wondering if anyone is planning a get together of some sort. Would like to hear from fellow AW's to see how everyone is doing these days. Would really like to hear from Carl Ross, Jim Rose, Burt Kelso, Dave Walker, Kurt Lantis, Brian Huot and even Mick Davis. I hope you guys are all doing well..." [22MAR2005]

CURRY, Barbara Hall torchdancer@hotmail.com "...I attended "A" school at NAS Memphis, Tennessee from 1972 to 1973, NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida from 1973 to 1974, NAS Moffett Field, California from 1974 to 1977 and NAS Adak, Alaska from 1977 to 1978..." [22FEB2010]

CURRY, AMS2 Dan rise4fly@gmail.com "...I served VP-48 (1970-1974). I had the beard and a snoopy tattoo!..." [03JAN2013]

CURRY, David mdiane3@wccta.net "...I served with VP-48 from 1956 to 1959. Would be interested in hearing from anyone in at that time..." [10JUL2002]

CURRY, AD1 Frank Retired curry62@hotmail.com "...I started my VP Navy at VP-31 in October 1981. Made second class AD and trans. to VP-46 in 1984. Stayed there until 1987 and trans. back to VP-31 as a 1st class and an instructor at Framp. Went to VP-50 from 1991 to 1992 until it was decommissioned. Went back to VP-46 until 1994 and one year into homeport change and trans. to VQ-3 and retired in 1997 as AD1. So "hi" to all you people who I crossed paths with and maybe we'll do it again sometime..." [25FEB2002]

CURRY, G. L. gcurry147@earthlink.net "...I served with the U. S. Navy from 1951 through 1954. My stations included: USS Essex from 1951-1952, NAS Adak, Alaska from 1952-1954 Air/Sea Rescue, and VP-17 from 1953-1954 NAS Whidbey Island, Washington and NAS Iwakuni, Japan...." [24MAY2002]

CURRY, Jennifer jensanghacurry@gmail.com "...I served with VP-40 in Supply and Screening and VP-31 (1974-1975) in Maintence Control. Enjoyed all my co-workers and was a great experience..." [10JUN2013]

CURRY, AMH1 Jim Retired jimcaro777@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-9 (1960-1961 and 1965-1968) with deployments to NAS Adak, Alaska, NAF Naples, Italy and NS Sangley Point, Philippines (flew both Market Time and Yankee Station). I flew as an FE with Crew-1 and Crew-9..." [E-Mail Updated 19OCT2016 | 05OCT2000]

CURRY, ADC Jim Retired jimkitcurry1@comcast.net "...I was a Flight Engineer with VP-45 from 1981 to 1986 (mostly on Crew 2), FE Instructor with VP-30 from 1986 to 1989 where I retired as ADC. Currently flying as Flight Engineer on NOAA 42 Hurricane Hunter Aircraft at MacDill AFB..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 09NOV2003 | E-Mail Updated 22NOV99 | 27DEC98]

CURRY, NCC Paul Retired curryp1@bellsouth.net "...I served with VPU-2 from 1990 to 1993. I served as the Command Career Counselor where I had the fortune of serving with some wonderful people and great sailors. I wish all of my Shipmates Fair Winds and Following Seas..." [16JUL2010]

CURRY, AMS1 Randy Retired currywv@hotmail.com "...I was in VP-6 from Aug-1974 to Aug-1977. We went from P-3A to P-3B aircraft while I was there. Had a great time with VP-6; a great bunch of guys! Enjoyed Hawaii and points west..." [08NOV2001]

CURRY, Scott postmanscott@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-10 (1983-1986) and would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 21NOV2010 | E-Mail Updated 10MAR2004 | E-Mail Updated 22JUN2001 | 26DEC98]

CURT, Johnson cejoh429@wi.rr.com "...Reported to VA(HM)-13 NAS Chincoteague, Virginia October 1957. Worked night checkin avionics until deployment to Malta in spring of 1958. First flight crew assignmentwas with crew 5 as 2nd radar operator, after which I was assigned with crew 6 as radar operator. Stayed with crew 6 until separation in October 1959. Did two tours in Malta (1958 and 1959). Hal Far, Malta closed in September or October 1959, so, we were the first squadron to operate out of NAS Sigonella, Sicily. Loved Malta but hated NAS Sigonella, Sicily. After separation from Reg Nav affiliated with reserve squadronsat NAS Glenview, Illinois flying in P2V 6Ms, P2V-5F, EP2Es, SP2Hs until transistion to P-3As. Assigned to reserve squadron VP-60 November 1970 until retirement March 1989. While with VP-60 flew Com. Would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [31AUG2011]

CURTIS, AMH2 Chris ccurtis@montana.com "...I served VP-46 1988-1992 AMHAA made AMH2 in the Squadron..." [11JUL2001]

CURTIS, AMS3 Jack jack_curtis66@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-56 from April 1962 to Septmber 1965 with deployments to NAS Keflavik, Iceland and NS Rota, Spain. I also worked as a Metalsmith at NAS Norfolk, Virginia. Great memories of my time there!..." [20APR2010]

CURTIS, AE1(AW) Jamie Blue JABLCU@AOL.COM "...I served with VP-92 in good ol SOUWEY ( NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts) from August 1990 to December 1993, then I transferred to VFA-203 "Blue Dolphins" in NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida and I also made the homeport change to NAS Atlanta. I left 203 in December 1997 and went back to the wonderful world of P-3's at VP-66 (Liberty Bells) in NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. I'm currently in FE school at RATCEN and will be back with the Liberty Bells August 2000..." [20MAY2000]

CURTIS, LT Jim Retired oldnfo@gmail.com "...I served aboard NAS Glynco, Georgia (1971-1973) a a Helo and Connie Crew, VP-4 (1974-1976) as SS1/3, VP-50 (1976-1978) as SS1/4, VP-30 (1978-1981) as Acoustic Instructor and Commander, Naval Air Force AtLantic (CNAL) Evaluator, VP-24 (1981-1982) as SS1/4, Commissioned (1982), VP-24 (1983-1987) as TACCO/MC, CPW-11 (1987-1988) Mission Control and Evaluation (MC&E) Officer and CPWP (1988-1992) Special Projects. After retirement - I worked for 4 years in DC supporting Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), University of South Carolina (managing telecommunications) and currently with the Office of Naval Research (ONR) managing the Littoral Warfare Advanced Development (LWAD) sea test program..." [E-Mail Updated 08AUG2015 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 04JAN2007 | BIO Updated 27NOV2001 | 25FEB98]

CURTIS, Mark mcinspections2003@yahoo.com "...I was with the Electrical Maintenance crew of the VP-22 from 1980 to 1984. I am trying to find out if there is any way of locating and getting my hands on any of the yearbooks for these years, I am trying to locate some of my buddies and would love to have these for the memories. Thanks for any help..." [28APR2004]

CURTIS, Rick rickc@kci.net "...Served my tour with VP-22 from January 1978 until September 1980. I was an Acoustic Operator on crews 5 & 6. Would enjoy any contact from squadron members. The blue geese were always the best, and it sounds like alot of people feel the same way..." [01JAN2003]

CURTIS, William Bill sundowner47@juno.com "...Was a AMM3 reserve in VP-832 at NAS NY in PBY's. Called back to active duty Sept 1950 to VF51 on Valley Forge off Korea. Finished that tour. Made another on Essex and was discharged 1952 as AMM2. Am now retired from IBM..." [18MAY98]

CURYLO, ADRC(AP) Walter J. c/o His Son James Walter Curylo jwcurylo@altavista.com "...My father, Walter J. Curylo, AD1, (later ADRC/AP) was a member of VP-14 on 7Dec41, stationed at MCAS/NAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. My mother was with him on that day and I was born on 15Dec41 in the base dispensary. Unfortunately have little to contribute as both parents have died. If any VP-14 members are alive and remember my parents, please contact me. James W. Curylo PS, I served on DD's 1959-63...Some additional information re: VP-14 aircraft; around the late 50's, (I don't remember the year) my father was visting his brother Jan (BM1) in Bermuda and spotted a PBY-5A in British markings at one of the airfields. My father and uncle approached the aircraft and got permission to board. It was the aircraft he was assigned to on 7Dec41 at MCAS/NAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, still operational, but British..." [07NOV2000]

CUSH, AT2 Dan naha1111marti@comcast.net "...I served with VP-4 (1959-1961) on Crew-3 with a deployment to NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan..." [17NOV2014]

CUSHMAN, Wellington "Cush" c/o His Grandson AC2 Ryan Mable, USN rmableac2@hotmail.com "...Hey everyone, just hoping that this message may ring a bell with all you who served during WW2 with VP-13. My grandfather, Aviation Radioman Second Class Wellington "Cush" Cushman, was an aircrewman with the squadron from 1943 through 1945. Unfortunately, he passed in 1982 but I would love to hear/trade some stories about him. Trying to make an account of the things he's seen, have a copy of his service record and have his logbook. Pictures, too. Thanks. Very respectfully, Ryan Mable..." [11JUN2000]

CUSTARD, Lloyd A. cussy00@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-26 NAS Brunswick, Maine from June 1971 to October 1972..." [E-Mail Updated 02OCT2004 | BIO/E-Mail Updated 13JUN2002 | 26APR2000]

CUTTER, CDR David C. Shipmate Pix http://www.naswi.navy.mil/vp-40/xobio.html "...Commander Cutter graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and a minor in Mathematics. Following graduation, he attended Aviation Officer Candidate School (AOCS) in NAS Pensacola, Florida. Completing AOCS as Regimental Commander, he earned a regular Navy commission under the Distinguished Naval Graduate program. Following commissioning, he attended flight training in NAS Pensacola, Florida and Sacramento, California where he was designated as a Naval Flight Officer in September 1988. After completing FRS training at VP-30, Commander Cutter began his first squadron tour with VP-26 at NAS Brunswick, Maine. Qualifying as an Instructor Tactical Coordinator and ISAR Radar Mission Commander, he made deployments to NS Rota, Spain; NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal; NS Roosevelt Roads, PR and Panama. During this tour, he served as Asst. Tactics, NFO NATOPS, and Schedules Officer. In 1992, Commander Cutter reported for instructor duty at the Fleet Replacement Squadron VP-30 in NAS Jacksonville, Florida. While there, he served as NFO Training Officer, COMNAVAIRLANT NATOPS Evaluator and Public Affairs Officer during the VP FRS consolidation and the Republic of Korea Navy foreign military training program. Commander Cutter was next assigned as Operations Admin Officer aboard USS NIMITZ (CVN-68) in August 1995. Homeported in Bremerton, Washington, USS NIMITZ deployed to the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Southern Watch and later participated in the Strait of Taiwan crisis during April 1996. Qualifying as both Command Duty Officer Underway and Officer of the Deck Underway, Commander Cutter also earned his Surface Warfare designation aboard USS NIMITZ. In June 1997, he reported to the Secretary of the Navy's staff in Washington D.C. where he served as the Personal Aide to SECNAV. Following FRS refresher training, Commander Cutter reported to VP-16 in May 1999 for his department head tour. Serving as Tactics, Administration, and Operations Officer, VP-16 deployed to NAS Sigonella, Sicily; NAS Keflavik, Iceland; and NS Roosevelt Roads, PR. During his tour, VP-16 was awarded the Jay Isbell Award for ASW excellence and the CINCLANTFLT Golden Anchor Award. Upon completion of his department head tour, he was assigned as Asst. Washington DC Placement Officer at the Bureau of Naval Personnel in June 2001. In January 2003, CDR Cutter enrolled in the Financial Management curriculum at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. Earning a Masters of Business Administration, he graduated with distinction and was recognized as a Conrad Scholar for Distinguished Academic Achievement in Financial Management. Additionally, he was awarded the Louis D. Liskin Award for Excellence in Management, the Department of the Navy Award for Academic Excellence in Financial Management, and the Rear Admiral Thomas R. McClellan Award for Academic Excellence in the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy. During this tour, CDR Cutter completed the Naval War College Command and Staff Course, also graduating with distinction. Before joining VP-40 as the Executive Officer, CDR Cutter most recently served as the Chief Staff Officer for CPRW-10 at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. His awards include the Meritorious Service medal (2), Navy Commendation medal (3), Navy Achievement medal (3) and various campaign and operational awards..." [23APR2005]

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