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Memorial Picture "...FABIK, George G...Shipmate Pix...George served with VP-23 and VP-56. George proudly served in the U. S. navy for thirty years. Following his retirement from the Navy, he worked for AT&T as a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). On January 4, 2008, George died doing one of the things he enjoyed the most - bowling. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where his funeral service was held on January 8, 2008..." Contributed by Lou Sapienza http:www.george1recovery.org [24OCT2008]

Memorial Picture "...FACSKO, Steven...I served with VP-4 as a PN2 NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii from 1981-1985. My first supervisor was PN1 Steven Facsko. I just found out that he passed away this past week. He will be missed by family and friends. God bless Steve Facsko PNC retired...Barry Wachman bwachman@jersey.net..." [27SEP2002]

Memorial Picture "...FAIL, LT(jg) Joseph Jr., passed away May 30, 2012. Joseph was a (3rd) pilot (LTjg) and mostly navigator with VP-17 in P-3A's and P-3B's in NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii from 1970-1971. He joined the squadron in NAS Iwakuni, Japan and then deployed for some weeks to NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam. He flew with Crew-1 and Crew-6. He was a Biology and Ecology teacher now at a small college in Charlotte, NC..." Contributed by markann@gmail.com [03JUN2012]

Memorial Picture "...FAILS, AWCM Ron...Ron passed away on Aug 16 2007. He served with VP-8, VP-30, HSL-32, CV-62, CV-43, CPW-10, VP-4, CPW-2, CPWPAC, VP-47, VX-1, CPRWPAC, and CPRW-2..." Contributed by BARKOW, AW2 Dan danbarkow@cableone.net [08FEB2011]

Memorial Picture "...FAMBROUGH, BM1 Joe M...My father, Joe M. Fambrough, BM1, USN (ret.) served aboard the USS Albemarle (AV-5) from 24 October 1946 to March 1948. I have some photos taken of USS Albemarle (AV-5) with notes it was docked at Key West, Fla. in 1947 at the time. Dad was BM2 aboard USS Albemarle (AV-5), then transferred to USS Manchester CL 83 before Operation Crossroads. Dad enlisted in Pensacola, Fla., in 1939 and went from there to the Pacific during World War II. Units he served in included ACORN 12 and PATSU 1-9. He was temporarily attached to CASU 8 before being assigned to CASU 39 Detachment A, which he used to call "Fighting Forward 39," and CASU 50...Kevin Fambrough kevinfambrough@cox.net..." [BIO Updated 24FEB2005 | 23FEB2005]

Memorial Picture "...FANNING, John...My son John Fanning (John Boy) served with VP-17. I would like to hear from anyone that served with him. He was killed in an automobile accident a short while after he got out of the Navy...John Fanning Sr. jff13boyce@aol.com..." [18MAR2001]

Memorial Picture "...FARWELL, CDR Warren E. Shipmate PixCirca 1954/1955 ...I am currently stationed in San Diego as XO of Naval Air Technical Data and Engineering Service Command (NATEC). My late father, CDR Warren E. Farwell, completed flight training in NAS Pensacola, Florida, 1954-55. He completed carrier qualifications by landing onboard USS SAIPAN (CVL-48) and earning his Naval Aviator Wings of Gold on December 27, 1955. Stationed initially as a flight instructor at NAS Hutchinson, Kansas, he later moved to NAS Whidbey Island, Washington where Warren flew P2V "Neptune" anti-submarine patrol bombers in squadron VP-2. Leaving active duty in 1960, Warren continued flying in the U.S. Navy Reserves at NAS Minneapolis, Minnesota and Chicago until July 1978 and retired with the rank of Commander having logged over 4,000 hours of flight time in many types of aircraft ranging from the SNJ "Texan" trainer, SNB "Kansan," PB4Y2 "Privateer," S-2 "Tracker" and nearly every version of his favorite P2V. It is my father's "fault" that I joined the Navy and have had a career that I would not trade a single minute of for anything else. No amount of money could match the wealth of friendships, camaraderie, fun and adventure I have had. I never did a VP tour, as an Aviation Maintenance Duty Officer (AMDO) I found myself aboard carriers and spent about 7 years of my 20 underway. Thanks, Dad! CDR John Farwell john.farwell@navy.mil..." [27JAN2010]

Memorial Picture "...FAULKNER, Theodore...My father, Theodore Faulkner, served with VAP-62 NAS Jacksonville, Florida in the 60's. My Dad passed away but I just want to know if anyone remembers him and if they would want to share any memories with me. Thank you...Diane Faulkner Turknettdturknett@aqnet.com..." [21FEB2007]


FAAS, ARM3 Dan c/o Mr. Frank Holmes Shipmate PixCirca 1944 fholmes101@aol.com "...I retired from the Navy in Nov '68 & lived in Oak Harbor right outside NAS & they have had many FAW-4 Reunion at the CPO club & golf tournaments & I know some people in passing. I never went to the Reunions, but I would ask people who had attended. If they mentioned the "SCOUTS" NADA. I said that's how they treated us, so why would it be any different now. In fact. I just attended a reunion for Heavy Attack Squadron Ten, VAH-10. I was in it on the USS Constellation CVA-64 when the Viet Nam fiasco started in 1964. I also belong to the Fleet Reserve Association and (VP-45) Patron Forty Five Assn, an outfit I was in for 4 yrs. During the Korean affair NAS Norfolk, Virginia & NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone flying PBM-5s. I guess I've been in every sort of outfit imaginable. I started in PBYs, went to a VJ-3 outfit utility squadron, then to VS-48, to instructor duty in NAS Corpus Christi, Texas to NAS Memphis, Tennessee to VF-61 NAS Oceana, Va. We had F8F's made a North Atlantic Cruise on FDR straight deck. Came back and got F9Fs. They didn't rate any Aviation Radiomen & I got transferred to USS USS Valcour (AVP-55) as an RM TX to VP-45 PBM - shore duty NAS Boca Chica, Florida & flew in F3D's radar operator. Then to "B" school in Memphis - to Hawaii 56-59 VW-12 Early Warning Squadron, flew many 16 hour flights WV-2 (Constellations). Changed rate from AL1 to AT1 and got transferred to next hangar VP-6 and deployed to Japan for 7 months flying off Kaua & USSR measuring their radar & locating them & getting chased by MIG's. Every hop was 14-16 hours. Used the jets and the recips for take off, carried 4000 gallons of fuel. Shore duty again, a RAG outfit VAH-123. I was electronic shop chief, we had 30 A/C and lots of maintenance. I did fly for a while as a radioman in a P2V-3 till they got A3D2T's & A3D2Q's & A3D2P's (thats trainer/transport) "q" countermeasure & "P" photo plus basic A3D2. They called it shore duty - we had three shifts around the clock plus I was making carrier quals every month or so. Lets see Coral Sea CVA-43, Bon Homme Richard CVA-31, Ticonderoga CVA-14, Independence CVA-62, Lexington CV-16. More sea duty VAH-10 A3D2, could have flown as a crewman. By that time I had in 20 & declined -- let the young studs do that. Med 9 month cruise in '63 and 1 yr in '64 (Viet Nam) I was gone 30 mos out of a 3 year tour. When we came back from Viet Nam in 3 mos they sent our squadron to Air Group 1 on the FDR for a Med cruise. About that time my children were young teenagers & I figured I had enough of that BS so I got shore duty at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington in VAH-123 again. Formed VA-128 Light Attack with A-6s and the RAG outfit. I was Electronics shop Chief again & some BS. Going on carrier qual for pilots. They had beach dets and ship dets. Seemed like I always got the ship det. While on the FDR I was CAG Maintenance Chief. The ship was out of Mayport, Fla. When we went on carrier quals on the Independence, we flew to NAS Norfolk, Virginia to get aboard & the Lexington out of NAS Pensacola, Florida all the other carrier quals were out of NAS Alameda, California or NAS North Island, San Diego, California & Fleet Logistic A/C junk. Now they have nice jet transports. That's all behind now. I worked for the Navy for about 9 years as a electronic tech then the FAA and my wife and I went to Alaska over the Arctic Circle as a electronic tech. It was like living in the 20's and 30's, no TV and not much radio. We were at a place called Bettles Field a lot of local flying in small planes. I maintained equipment VHF for over the poles flights, they talked to Anchorage but was all keyed through our equipment. Also had TACAN & OMNI also had glide slope equipment. I had to maintain teletype equipment as an electronic tech. But the money was in the wage grade positions so when an opening came, I Tx to Juneau where I had the teletype shop. I took care of all the teletype in SE Alaska for the FAA & Weather Service. There were 8 people in Anchorage that took care of the rest of Alaska. So when I had 40 years service I quit. For a number of years we had a 5th wheel trailer and did the snow bird bit to Arizona & California, even went to Key West and Corpus Christi played a lot of golf. Had 2 children,daughter Sidney & Mark. Sid born in Panama, Mark in Memphis. Sid worked around the world in banking London, Jobere, Melbourne, Vienna, NYC. Then she decided to work out of Seattle. We sold our house out of Oak Harbor, Whidbey Is and we live with her. Mark lives in Reston, he is a heavy truck mechanic and has our two grand persons. Lets see who have I run into. There was a fellow named Bass in Dutch and he made Ens there. That was in 44-45. In '45 I went aboard the FDR and who should be the JOOD but Ens Bass. In the early 50s flew from NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone to NAS Norfolk, Virginia to go to a FAETU School & Fleet exercises & ran into "Scratch", we called him that, his name Gene Foreman AOM3/c, I know 3 incidents involving ordnance he had a hand in -- two in Dutch Harbor. I ran into Mr Mathwick in Memphis in 1955. He was a Commander and the Legal Officer. Also Burt Johnson - he was another radioman at Dutch. He got married while we were back to Seattle to train for the SBW4Es. I was his best man and I got married a week or so later and he was my best man. They came up and visited us a few years back. Also Bill Pietz, we visited them in Calif when we went there several times. I also ran into Pena AOM3/c in Corpus in 1946. Also ran into Ortega AM1/c , I'm sure he stayed in & retired. I have a lot of pictures (snapshots). I'm looking at a 8x10 of Det 3 Dutch Harbor. It was taken while Johnson, Peitz and I were back in Seattle. 14 EMs and 4 Officers and I have all the names on the back. I have a nice picture I think of an SBD Taxiing in blowing snow. I also have some of the new birds SBW4Es and the USS Teal AVP-5. In case you are wondering I didn't get to fly back with the planes, came back on the Teal - 65 normal complement, 250 VS48 people. Sleep where you can find a place. 19 days from Dutch Harbor. I slept in the main whale boat. I had a sleeping bag. Most people slept on army cots on the fan tail except we hit the tail end of a typhoon and everybody had to sleep inside. For a few days we only made 1 knot, a real rough ride. After we hit the inside passage they dropped the hook every night, didn't seem like they were in any gig hurry to get back. Say, I'm running out of spit. Maybe you can make some sense out of all this rambling..." [20JUN2005]

FABIK, George G. a66fox@verizon.net "...I served with VP-23 (1949 NAS Masters Field, Miami, Florida) and we flew the PB4Y-2 Privateers. Our tail letters were EH and the squadron insignia was the two "Hurricane Warning" flags. We may have been the first hurricane hunter squadron. We did lose several aircraft. The movie "Slatterys Hurricane" was filmed at Miami with VP-23...While serving with VP-56 in 1962 I was honored to be chosen for the UNITAS tour of South America. We were UNITAS IV. What were the squadrons that were involved in the first three tours and how long did they go on. It was a fantastic trip that I will never forget. I'm not sure of this but I heard that the squadron of UNITAS III didn't make the entire trip because of the Cuban Crisis and had to be recalled..." [E-Mail Updated 30JUL2007 | BIO Updated 24JAN2003 | 10NOV2002]

FABYANIC, AME Ski ("The Weird Beard") ski.fabyanic@pari.com "...I served with VP-6 from 1971 to 1976 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. I've seen a couple names from my old squadron. I was an AME and ran the Crud Crew (I painted the Shark's on the tails) and was also part of crew 4 "The Mushroom Crew." I'd really like to hear from some of the Whidbey boys, I. E Festus, Roger, or Whiskus from Iowa. They used to call me "The Weird Beard"..." [E-Mail Updated 12AUG2006 | 09APR99]

FADER, Eric "DARTH" efader@hotmail.com "...Hail to all Reserve P-3 guys!!! and a rousing HELLO! To all that I have served with. All the Executioners of VP-93 from Sep'84 - Jul'92...the Totems of VP-69 from Jul'92 - Jul'96 and the Broadarrows of VP-62 from Jul-'96 to now. It has been my honor being a small part of some of the Greatest Maritime Patrol Squadrons ever assembled...through the hard times and the good times (they all were good once you take the time to remember). It would be great to here from you so drop a line...DARTH..." [26APR98]

FADNESS, Melvin R. mfadness@concentric.net "...I was attached to VP-2 in January 1959 with P2Vs. After that I was in VP-28 for one year, VP-40 and VP-46 for a couple of years. I was attached to the Royal Air Force and attended the VP air crew training at St. Mawgen, Cornwall England and then was shipped out to RAF Kinloss Scotland for a two year tour on the Nimrods. I retired at NAS Moffett Field, California with a total span of about 22 years with the US Navy. I have met and worked with the best people in the world. I have a few old pictures and would share if anyone wants a copy..." [15FEB99]

FAFATA, ATR3 Walt wfbf@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-40 (04/1966-10/1967) with a deployment to NS Sangley Point, Philippines..." [E-Mail Updated 27SEP2013 | 11MAY98]

FAGAN, Dave dmfagan@eznet.net "...I served with VP-42 from 1963 through 1966. I flew with Crew 6. Deployed to NS Sangley Point, Philippines, NAS Iwakuni, Japan, Saigon, Cold Bay, Alaska, and NAS Misawa, Japan. Denizen of dens of iniquity in all areas. I remember Whalen, Creech, Macintyre, Kiaui, Kilmer, Lauer, both Leppinks, Cogburn, Coomber, Braunberger, Noyes, Sale, Laughn, Manning, Clark, McCuller, and more. Fresh fish in Cold Bay and the moose parlor across from the International Hotel in Saigon. They blew the front out of the hotel with a car bomb. Not to leave out the jail in Tijuana or the loganberry flips in Oak Harbor. What great times and wonderful memories..." [14JUL2001]

FAGAN, Tom emcalciano@aol.com "...I was assigned to serve as one of VP-65's intelligence specialists from November 2001 to December 2005. I will always be proud to consider myself a member of Team Trident..." [13MAY2006]

FAHEY, Dennis W. sweettube78@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-22 (1977-1979)..." [29JUL2013]

FAHEY, Michael P. farmiester@yahoo.com "...I was inflight AO on CAC-7 from August 1977 to August 1980 attached to VP-8 Tigers. We made deployments to NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal / NAS Bermuda 1978 and NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal / NS Rota, Spain in 1979. In the 1978 deployment Aircrew Ordnancemen were short handed and we flew with all crews. I remember a lot of guys that were on other Aircrews. I would like to hear from all old friends. Ii have pictures of AO Shop and Crew 7. Fair Winds!..." [22JUL2007]

FAHL CW04 Garrett A. Retired gfahl31@gmail.com "...I served with VP-61 (1951) at NAS Miramar, CA (PB4Y), NAS Anacostia, Washington, D.C. (1954) (Aircraft Training Instructor), VP-661 (1958) (P2V-5F Plane Captain) with deployment to (Cuban Missle Crisis) to NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, VP-91 at NAS Moffett Field, California and retired in 1985..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 24FEB2012 | 27AUG2008]

FAIL, Joseph Jr. jfail@jcsu.edu "...I was a (3rd) pilot (Ltjg) and mostly navigator in VP-17 in P-3A's and P-3B's in NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii from 1970-1971. I joined the squadron in NAS Iwakuni, Japan and then deployed for some weeks to NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam. I was in Crew 1 and Crew 6. As navigator I remember using the old Loran (A or B?) system and never believing our inertial navigation system. I also took a few star shots back then. I always have thought the Navy did their best teaching in Nav school (NAS Corpus Christi, Texas) during pilot training. We lost a plane with 4-5 crew that blew up over Searchlight, Nevada, during my time in the squadron. (SEE: VP-17 Crew - In Memorium - VP-17 Crew). These days I am a biology and ecology teacher now at a small college in Charlotte, NC. It would be fun to hear from any squadron folk from 1969-1971 if you are out there..." [22JUL2002]

FAILS, AWC(AW) Frank failsfx@yahoo.com "...I served VP-17 (Crew 3) from June 1991 to December 1994..." [E-Mail Updated 25AUG2003 | E-Mail Updated 07DEC98 | 29APR98]

FAILS, Ron mcpo9876@aol.com "...I served with VP-8, VP-30, HSL-32, CV-62, CV-43, CPW-10, VP-4, CPW-2, CPWPAC, VP-47, VX-1, CPRWPAC, and CPRW-2..." [20MAR2005]

FAIR, Harold "Bud" [Deceased] c/o His Son Dennis Fair dennisfair@aol.com "...My dad, Harold "Bud" Fair from VPB-119 crew 12. He is now deceased as of 01 10 98. He died quickly from the flu. Otherwise he was just fine considering. He lived in Anaheim for 30 years then moved to Junction City Ca. where he passed away. I have his squadron book and his flight log that he kept. He was shot up over China in June, 1945. That discharged him from the Navy. He managed to re-enlist for one day at NAS Los Alamitos, California before he discharged him. He returned to Western Gear in LA where he worked cutting gears at the time the war started. He later began a career with Compton Police Department in California and ended his law enforcement career at Anaheim Police Department in 1973. Bud was aware of the Reunions for the various squadrons. I think he went to one. I forgot where that was. He was reluctantto attend because he said the units had been combined and the crews were all mixed up. And most of his original squadrons were gone. They did not return from their missions. I remember him going through the squadron book and putting his finger on crew after crew and telling me they were all killed. That was sad to hear. He quoted some fond memories of a lot of the guys. He would point hour their picture as he told about them. The last I knew of Spatrisano, (Spats) that he resided in the Dakotas or Min. Somewhere up in that area. Kingery (Crew 16) also lived in the Northern part of the country. "Skipper" Murphy lived in Florida. They all used to keep in touch. I only wish I would have sat down and made notes on all of the pictures in the squardon book reference the action photos. He was personally on some of those missions that were recorded. Does anyone know what the actual translation on the Japanese wrting on the cover? I am not sure if I should risk offending someone by showing it for a translation. I don't have a problem with doing, but today who knows how people will react now..." [27APR2002]

FAIRCHILD, AWCS Gary Retired glfairchild@comcast.net "...VPer from 1975-1996, Retired AWCS VP-4 1975-78, CPRWPacific Det 1978-82, VP-69 1982-86, CPRWAtlantic 1986-90, CNARF 1990-94, VP-94 1994-96. Live in Portland, OR. Work for Intel as mechanic..." [13FEB2009]

FAIRFIELD, AE2 Leonard lfairfield40@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-1 (1959-1963) at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington with deployments to NAS Kodiak, Alaska and NAS Adak, Alaska. I flew with Crew-8 (BUNO: 135551. LT CE White was our officer in charge..." [15JUN2014]

FAKKAS, E2 Emmanuel "Manny" bigman98@gateway.net "...I was stationed at VQ-2 from Sep 94 - Jul 98. I would like to say "hey" to whoever remembers me..." [17JAN99]

FALK, Willy willyfalk95120@icloud.com "...I served with VP-49 (1967-1969) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [26OCT2016]

FALLAH, AT2(AW) and AWV2(NAC/AW) Jeremy M. jeremyfallah@gmail.com "...I arrived in Hawaii (VP-9) on Thanksgiving day in 2005 as an undesignated airman, deployed to Qatar a few months later where I struck "AT" and made it first time up. During that deployment I went on det to Djibouti, Africa with, at the time, AT2 Kevin Mullins as my CDI and Senior Chief Ogata as our maintenance Chief. After that deployment I ended up in CMO-2-2ís shooter shack and then volunteered to go to Iraq with VP-47 for the 2007-2008 Tallil Iraq deployment were I spent 8 months. I made CDI while deployed to Iraq and returned home to a 2nd Class crow waiting for me. In April of 2009 I transferred from VP-9 to Aircrew school where I was trained to be an EP-3E EWOP and MTS Op. I was then assigned to VQ-2 and flew over 100 combat recon sorties over Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya as a Biglook / MTS Instructor. I separated from the Navy in April of 2012 and now work at Cape Canaveral Air Force station where I have front row seats to the best rocket launches around...." [08APR2014]

FALLS, AOC(AW) Tim thfalls@gte.net "...I served in VP-6 from Jul 87 to Jul 91 on Crews 7 and 1 for two NAS Adak, Alaska deployments and one NAS Cubi Point, Philippines deployment. Went to NSF DGAR for a year before finishing up a NAS Sigonella, Sicily deployment with VP-26 in '92. Any old Sharks or Tridents out there feel free to drop me a line..." [18MAY2001]

FALTER-BILL, AO3 William FALT1@PRODIGY.NET "...I served with VP-7 from 1954-1956 as an AO3 at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island. I also served with ZW-1 and ZP-3 from 1959-1961. I would like to hear from any old Shipmates. Looking for Dave Miller AO2 from VP-7..." [06NOV2001]

FALVEY, AW1 kfalvey@wi.rr.com <kfalvey@wi.rr.com> "...I served with VP-24, VP-60, VP-0122, VP-90, and currently with VP-64..." [10DEC2003]

FANCHER, Ron rmbouvier@earthlink.net "...I served with VT-25 from 1976 to 1979 working in the Line Shack and later the Airframes Shop at NAS Chasefield. I scammed a transfer to the west coast (NAS Miramar, California) and ended up on a WesPac cruise with VAW-114 from 1979 to 1980. I was involved in Indian Ocean Expedition to mount rescue of the Iran hostages. I flew back to states for an honorable discharge and enjoyed 2 birthdays crossing dateline in February 1980..." [11JUN2004]

FANNING, ATCS Irby H. Jr. Retired wa4rim@aol.com "...I served with VP-22 (11/1969-05/1972 and 09/1978-09/1981) as an Inflight Communicator (Radio Operator), Catbird ETD (1981-1985), NAS Meridian, MS and retired in 1990. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 17MAR2013 | 06MAR2013]

FANSLER, Ron Retired anchordwn@home.com "...Served with VP-17 from 1970-1976, as a flight engineer. Those were some of the best times of my life. Retired from the Navy in 1988. Currently hauling frieght throughout the world on L1011's. Would enjoying hearing from old Shipmates..." [27OCT2001]

FANT, RMC Jack L. jfant612@cs.com "...From February 1970 to February 1974 I was the EastLantMed Air-to-Ground Communications expert and served with PATRON NS Rota, Spain through NavCommSta Spain. During 1972 I flew with VP-45 and VP-44 while I designed and made operational the secure teletype communications system for P3 A and B models in the EastLantMed area. Though I flew close to 2000 hours in P-3s my flight time was never logged which was a big disappointment to me as I thought I made a significant contribution to the ASW effort. I am still proud of my time with the various VP squadrons and still get a thrill out of seeing a P-3..." [28JAN2001]

FANT, CDR Robert St. Clair Retired http://www.pownetwork.org/bios/f/f003.htm "...ROBERT ST. CLAIR FANT - Lieutenant Commander- United States Navy - Shot Down: July 25,1968 - Released: March 14,1973. USS Yorktown (CVS-10) January 1961 to September 1961. Officer Candidate School August 1961 to February 1962. USS Waller (DD-466) February 1962 to June 1964. Naval Flight Officer Training July 1964 to June 1965. VP-26 July 1965 to January 1967. Fighter Squadron One Hundred One (VF-101) January 1967 to June 1967. Fighter Squadron One Hundred Two (VF-102) June 1967 to July 1968. I was on a bombing mission flying from the USS America when I was shot down on 25 July 1968 near Vinh. I was captured immediately and imprisoned for 56 months. Robert Fant Jr. retired from the United States Navy as a Commander. He and Becky reside in Maine...." [17APR2004]

FARAGASSO, AM1(AW) Keith kfaragasso@holmanauto.com "...I served with VP-66 (1996-2005) as Airframes Supervisor then Maintenance Division LPO. I loved the support I received from everyone when I found out I had a Brain tumor and Cancer. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [04MAY2013]

FARAONE, Diana (Woxland) diana87130@aol.com "...Currently I am active duty and a YN1 (might be the only Yeoman thinking P-3s) and was with VXN-8 as an AN and then YN3 from February 1987 to December 1991. After VXN-8 I got out for abit then was recalled as a TAR. My past commands have included PSD Andrews, PSD Minneapolis, N&MCRC Charleston, VP-92, NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts/ NAS Brunswick, Maine from June 1996 to June 1998. I am currently at REDCOM 16 Minneapolis and will shortly be heading to NAF Andrews, Maryland. GO P-3 Navy!!..." [10JUN99]

FARLEY, Adrin adrinfar@mindspring.com "...I served with FASRON-101 from December 1951 through September 1953. I believe it was in Seaplane Hangar 2 (but can't remember for sure). I would love to hear from anyone that served with FASRON-101...I was assigned to FASRON-101, NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island. in Dec. '51. Discharged Sept. '53. I was an AO 3 in the Ordnance Shack on the North side of Seaplane Hangar 2. We shared the hangar with a VF squadron flying AD Skyraiders. Can't remember the # anyone remember? We mainly serviced VP-7 and VP-8 occupying Seaplane Hangar 3. Did my share of ramp and hangar watches in the cold, cold weather. Almost froze this southerner to death. Really did enjoy making AO 3, then my watches were in the Duty Office, delivering coffee to the others freezing on the outside watches. Got lucky in Feb. '53 and was sent TAD NS Roosevelt Roads, PR for Opeation Springboard, supporting VP-7 and VP-8. I remember an AO Miller, stating that he almost turned white in an aborted landing there. I was out near the landing strip. I didn't think they were going to get back up before the props hit the deck, really close call. Would love to hear from anyone that was around during those years to contact me. I have a homepage at http://adrinfarley.homepage.com/index.html. I have links there to Photo albums, VP NAVY, and AAOrdies. Will put up some of my Navy Pics on my photo album. Friends, it has been a great trip through the years from 1928 till now. Hope to have some more..." [BIO Updated 19FEB2000 | 05NOV99]

FARLEY, ATN3 Randy katrandue@gmail.com "...I served with VQ-2 (1966-1970) and flew as Aircrewman on A-3's and Willy Victors until I became a Willy Tech in 1968. I had some of the best times and best friends of my life..." [18JAN2012]

FARERO, ADC(AW) Frank Retired flteng56@hotmail.com "...I was stationed in VP-8 from Sept. 87 - Nov. 93. I flew as a Flt. Eng. with the "War Pigs." Iam now retired but still miss the flight crew way of life..." [E-Mail Updated 09FEB2002 | E-Mail Updated 21APR2001 | E-Mail Updated 07MAY99 | E-Mail Updated 20 MAR 99 | 28FEB98]

FARIA, John A. JohnFaria@MSN.Com "...After attending basic trainning I was assigned to VP-40 at NAS North Island, San Diego, California. Our VP squadrons have a history of friendly rivelry. VP-48 was assigned to our neighboring hanger, and had a bell mounted on an Oriental type portal. We decided to abscond with the bell, have it engraved and eventually returned. During the watch change we locked the doors to the duty office, and stole the bell, loaded it on a car, and took it, to be engraved and eventually returned to VP-48 at quarters. I am proud to of played a small part, on this capper..." [E-Mail Updated 19AUG2002 | 26AUG2000]

FARIAS, CDR Phil philfarias@hotmail.com "...I served with with VP-40 NAS Moffett Field, California from 1990 to 1993, Joint Interagency Task Force West NAS Alameda, California from 1993 to 1996 and TSC NAS Sigonella, Sicily from 1996 to 1998. Got a bonus active tour in 2003 as the Air Ops Officer (Helos) with COMPHIBGRU 3 at Camp Patriot, Kuwait..." [E-Mail Updated 09JUL2007 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 03MAY2004 | Updated 05FEB98 | BIO Updated 02AUG98]

FARINA, AO2 Ron ronscorvette@yahoo.com "...I served with VT-21 from 1968 to 1969 in the Weapons Deptartment. We flew F-9 Cougars, A4 Skyhawks touched down in 1968 with our ECHO designation painted on the birds (check out your information when they first flew A4's)!..." [BIO Updated 09APR2011 | 05AUG2009]

FARINA, Thomas A. tfarina@flash.net "...Served with VP-26 from February 1962 to February 1965. I was assigned to crews 6, then 7, then 1, before tour ended. Will be glad to reminiss with anyone there at those times..." [14OCT99]

FARINELLA, Morris c/o his son Tony Farinella tonyfar@Bellsouth.net "...My father was in VP-56 in 1940. In early 1941, when deliveries of PBMs started, VP-55 and VP-56 were combined to form VP-74. In mid 1941 VP-74 detachments from VP-74 were sent to ICELAND to run Neutrality patrols. My father was on the first deployment, and returned to CONUS in late FEB 1942 after all but one of the PBMs were destroyed. The last remaining one in ICELAND from the first deployment was brought back on board the tender Albaborale..." [10MAY98]

FARLEY, CAPTAIN Randal "Randy" Retired laxdad80@gmail.com "...I served with VP-19 (01/1983-06/1986) and a NAV, TACCO, and Mission Commander on CAC-11. I retired after 30 years in September 2010. Have lived in San Diego off and on since 1991..." [10JUL2015]

FARRIS, AT2 Ormond Gene "Bud" abinv21@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-50 (previously VP-892) NAS Alameda, California from 1951 to January 1954. I was an AT2 and crewmember in SE 1 for the tour in NS Sangley Point, Philippines in 1952 as radio/radar operator. For the tour in NAS Iwakuni, Japan in 1953 I headed up the radio/radar with W. L. "Lyle" Hahn. In 1954 I joined VP-19 and served 5 months in NAS Atsugi, Japan as a crewmember in P2V Neptunes. I have talked to Art Chris and Alford "Buddy" Westfall and would enjoy talking to any other Shipmates of those squadrons. After I left VP-19 in August 1954. The plane I flew in as a crewman was shot down 40 miles off the coast of Siberia (September 4th, 1954) and the our Navigator went down with the plane..." [04MAR2008]

FARLEY, Adrin Shipmate Pix Circa 1953 adrinfar@mindspring.com "...I served with FASRON-101 from December 1951 through September 1953. I believe it was in Seaplane Hangar 2 (but can't remember for sure). I would love to hear from anyone that served with FASRON-101..." [05NOV99]

FARMER, Gary L. Gary.Farmer@agai.com or W7mm@aol.com "...I am one of the original cadre of "AW's", converting from AX back in '68. Did tours in FAETUPAC, VP-47, VP-46, VP-31, VP-48, FASOTRAGRUPAC & VP-50 UNTIL RETIRING Sep 86. To all VP, be proud of where you were, it was the best. Wings of Gold are forever..." [09NOV98]

FARMER, AW Joseph brendafarmer94@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-49 in the 1990's with CAC-11. I very proud to served with VP-49 and have some good memories and proud to have served our country. I now work in corrections..." [13MAY2011]

FARMER, Sam smfjr@aol.com "...Pruod member of VP-48 1962 to 1966. AE, Julie/ECM, Crew-1, "A" crew with AC Wings. I feel very fortunate and privileged to have been associated with all of my Squadron-Mates. I think back with very fond memories. I truly miss it..." [09APR2002]

FARNAN, AW2 David dfarnan@cisco.com "...I served with VP-46 from 1976-1979. I was with the squadron for the NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan, NAS Adak, Alaska and NAS Misawa, Japan deployments (sorry I missed that NAS Keflavik, Iceland tour). I left VP-46 (and the Navy) as an AW2 (SS-1)on Crew 1. I will always appreciate the great memories of the people and places. I have been in the computer, telephone and networking industries since leaving the Navy in 1979. I currently work for Cisco Systems and live in Sacramento, CA..." [04AUG2003]

FARNETT, Nick njf5@comcast.net "...I was with VP-34 from 1/54 to 6/55 in NAS Trinidad, British West Indies and from 6/55 to 4/56 at NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone when the squadron moved to Panama. I was 2nd Ord on EC8 and 1st Ord on EC6. The worst experience of my 71 years was on 31 Oct 1955 when we lost EC10 with a stbd engine failure on take off and, on single engine, contacted the rock seawall at the entrance to the canal. We lost LTJG David Ryan, pilot, ENS Wallace Sperlick, co-pilot, AD1 Mcclellan Childress, Plane Captain, AT3 Carrol Church, 1st radioman, AN William Hopkins, 2nd radioman, AN William Ward, ordnanceman, PHC George Ethridge, photographer, and PH1 John Meyers, photographer. ADAA Charles Airhart was the lone survivor. I was with ZX-11, an experimental Blimp squadron in Key West from 4/56 to 4/57, my final year of a four year hitch..." [E-Mail Updated 25SEP2010 | E-Mail Updated 17FEB2005 | BIO/E-Mail Updated 13FEB2005 | BIO Updated 12AUG2000 | 12MAR99]

FARNSWORTH, AOCM(AW/NAC) Edward A. Retired tadiespa@comcast.net "...I served with VP-49 from September 1980 to October 1982 as an Aircrewman Ordnanceman. I was the Ordnance Branch CPO and also worked in QA. I deployed to NAS Sigonella, Sicily with the World Famous Woodpeckers (81/82 Dployment). I also served in VP-8 (1975 to 1978), VP-5 (1987 to 1993), VA-174 (1978 to 1980) and VFA-106 (1993 to 1996). I was ships company on the USS Forrestal (CV-59) (1968 to 1969), USS Saratoga (CV-60) (1970 to 1971) and USS Nimitz (CVN-68) (1982 to 1984). I did shore tours in Weapons Departments at NAS Jacksonville, Florida (1971 to 1974) and NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida (1984 to 1987). I thank CDR Nash, CDR Minderline, AFCM Bob Foote and AVCM Jack Crabtree for helping make my tour in VP-49 enjoyable and successful. I retired from the Navy June 30, 1996 after 28 plus years of Naval Service. My Wife Deborah and I live in Orange Park, FL. I now work for DS/2 (Contractor) at VP-30 as QA Inspector for the VP-30 IMC (Phase) Workcenter. Still Serving the Navy!..." [18APR2009]

FARR, AMHC Charles F. Retired c.f.farr@worldnet.att.net "...I was attached to VW-3 mid 1953 to 1956. We were flying PB4Y's at the time. I remember the loss of one of our aircraft in Dec., 1953. And the R4D-8 which flew into a crater on the Island of Agrihan while searching for the PB4Y. A friend of mine was lost in the R4D crash. He was also assigned to VW-3. He had volunteered for the flight as a lookout. We traveled from the Missile Test Center at NAS Point Mugu, California to Guam. We stopped enroute to see my folks and I have a photo of him fishing with my dad. It may be the last photo taken of him. We switched from PB4Y's to P2V's when it was discovered that the 4Y's had bad fuel cells. Made several patrols in the P2V's and was a crew member when we flew to Burbank, Calif. to pick up the first P2V-5J. We flew from Burbank to NAS Alameda, California for installation of bombbay tanks. Enroute to Honolulu one of the tanks started to leak and fill the bombbay with fuel. There was some scaring moments before we got the leaked stopped. It was great buzzing Agana with the jets blazing away when we returned. Also have a couple of photo's of our 1954 Christmas part at the beach. Left VW-3 for the Special Weapons Facility at Kirkland AF Base in Albuquerque N.M. Took part in Operation Hardtack at Eniwetok in 1958. Was also with VF-53 and VF-121. Retired on 14 Feb. 1964. Was with the Douglas Aircraft Co. in Long Beach, Calif. for another 25 years. Retired for in June, 1990..." [20JUL99]

FARRAR, CAPTAIN Bobby C. Retired bc@sierra.onr.com"...VP-46 (58-62) P5M-1, P2V-5, P2V-7 North Is.Sangley Pt, Johnston Is. VP-17 (67-71)P3V-7's,P3A, Whidbey, Barber's Pt, Sangley, Iwakuni VP-31 (71-74)P3ABC's NATOPS evaluator VP-40 (74-75) NAS Moffett Field, Iwakuni CO COMPATWINGPAC (79-81) NAS Moffett Field CTF-32 OPS Commander, Patrol Wing Ten (CPW-10) (81-82) NAS Moffett Field, Commissioned Wing TenP3C CTF-72 (82-84) Kami Seya, JapanP3C Misawa,OKI,Cubi Pt,Diego Garcia Mogadisu, Oman, Pakistan, Djibouti, Berbera, Masirah...wonderful memories of aircrew shipmates, WESTPAC, the can-do attitude of getting the job done, and when the wheels are in the well, there are no secret..."

FARRELL, Blake farrell@apci.net "...I served with VP-9 (1984-1989), CPW-10, Weapons System Test (WST) (1989-1992) and VP-22 (1992-1993). I flew Sensor Station 1/2 on P3C Update I and III aircraft. WEBSITE: http://www.apci.net/~farrell/blufalcn.htm..." [20SEP1997]

FARRELL, David E. hangarc6@msn.com "...I served with VP-661 (1960's) at NAF Andrews, Maryland. I have held memories of deep sorrow through the years over the crash (08 JAN 67) that occurred north of Andrews in which all perished. I missed my reserve muster that day, yet on my next weekend can recall the shock of walking through the door and seeing the remains of that shattered P2V piled on the hangar floor. I now work for the arlines at DCA and would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [27OCT2015]

FARRELL, HMC Elaine Carey (formerly Athey) Retired ecfarr@ptd.net "...Was the squadron corpsman for VP-49 (WFWP!) (1986-1990) and VP-16 (1992 -1996). Best time in my Naval career. Miss my Woodpecker Shipmates. Hope to hear from anyone who served with me. Any other squadron HMs or Flight Surgeons out there?..." [04MAY2006]

FARRELL, ABH2 George farrell@comcast.net "...I served with VP-834 (1961-1962) and VP-833 (1963-1967) at NAS Floyd Bennett Field, New York. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 11OCT2013 | 23FEB2000]

FARRELL, Jerry jerryf@mail.ameritel.net "...I served in VP-19, 1968-69-70, VX-1, 1970, 74 and VP-45, 1974, 77..." [22JUN98]

FARRELL, Jim JimFa@swbell.net "...I was in VP-24 from December 1963 through November 1965. Deployed to NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, NAS Sigonella, Sicily and Crete as an AO3. I think a guy by the name of Fox was on nightcheck with me in NAS Sigonella, Sicily and Crete. Looking for "Mohair" Maloney, "Pete" Petersen, Eddie Allan and "Nick the Greek". I've already, today, found Bobby Ertwine. Also, there was a little guy from Mississippi, "Qwick Draw" McGraw. Great times with good group of guys, even though I may have driven Chief Walker (?) mad. He wanted to send me on to the new carrier, America (God, I'm really dating myself), but I told him, "Thanks, Chief, but I'm a short timer. Perhaps, you can go in my place????" He didn't smile. Looking forward to hearing from fellow "Batmen"..." [25APR2000]

FARWELL-Kissinger, AK3 Laurie nh2snowbirds@aim.com "...I served with VS-41 from 1982 to 1985. I was assigned to the squadron unrated, but worked as an Aviation Storekeeper and was frocked to AK3 just prior to her discharge in August of 1984. I married in AE2 William S. KISSINGER Feb 1983 and in June of 1984 it was learned that we were expecting our first child so I requested a discharge from the Navy for pregnancy and was granted an Honorable discharge..." [24FEB2007]

FARRELL, ATC Patrick Retired pddgm@comcast.net "...I served with VP-49 (IFT) from April 1978 to August 1981. We made deployments to NAS Bermuda, NAS Sigonella, Sicily, NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal and NS Rota, Spain. I've run into a few WFWP (World Famous Woodpeckers) from time to time as I still reside in Jacksonville. I did a tour in VP-45 and VP-30 as well as NS Rota, Spain. Retired in 1993. Techie is in my blood. I own a Computer Business in Jacksonville today. I've sent some emails to the names I recognize. Would love to hear from others I was stationed with..." [20JUN2009]

FARRELL, ATN3 Pete petefarrell@verizon.net "...I served with VP-49 April 1968 through WESTPAC and Icelandic deployments. Flew on Maintenance Officer's crew..." [16OCT2010]

FARROW, Thomas Oneal tofjr@aol.com "...I served with VP-40 (02/1965-03/1967) on the Beachcrew..." [02APR2014]

FARRELLY, ATN Richard J. r.farrelly1@comcast.net "...I reported to VT-29 in 1967 as an ATN striker, spent about 3 months in the squadron (lived in the hanger during Hurricane Buelah) and then went TAD to AMD for the next 33 months. Some TAD assignment. Came back to the squadron for about a week in 1970 before moving on to the USS John F. Kennedy. NAS Corpus Christi, Texas was one of the nicest stations I spent any time in (certainly better than NAS Albany, Mayport or Norfolk). Loved Padre Island - went surf fishing a couple of times a week. That was way before it was built up like it is today..." [24OCT2008]

FASCI, ADC Daniel Retired fascid@rbcinc.com "...Served with Naval Air Development Center from 1983 to 1986, VP-17 from 1986 to 1990, VP-31 from 1990 to 1993, VP-11 from 1993 to 1996 and Force Warfare from 1996 to retirement in 1999. Currently working contractor support at NAVAIR at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland..." [27JAN2003]

FASNACHT, Jeff jeff_fasnacht@hempfieldsd.org "...I served with VP-49 as a Sensor 3 from 1972 to 1977..." [18APR2008]

FASSETT, D. B. "Bruce" 1972fx@gmail.com "...VP-50 from 6-67 to 8-70. Worked as a aviation boatswainsmate for ABH1 Hewett and ABH1 Pack. Made two deployments to the PI / NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam and Okinawa / NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam. Calm sea and smooth sailing, y'all..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 03AUG2010 | 10MAR98]

FATLAND, LTjg John L. jfatland@aol.com "...I was a Flight Surgeon with FASRON-119 from December 1951 til June 1953. CDR Robert Abbott replaced(?) and was there my entire stay. I had TDY duty at the Dispensary. Am curious to know if anyone has information of that period. Thank you..." [17JUL2003]

FAUL, Mike mfaul@faul.net "...I served with VP-10, CPW-5 and VP-11 1980-186' SS1 CAC-5..." [BIO Updated 22MAY2014 | 26FEB2010]

FAULKNER, AT2 Fred B. fbfaulkner@msn.com "...My rate was AT2. I served my two years active duty first with Mobile FASRON-113 NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. I arrived there in January of 1955 and we packed everything for the move to NAS Cubi Point, Philippines. I flew to NAS Cubi Point, Philippines, with a several day stop at Hickham AFB, as part of the "advance party". Arrived NAS Cubi Point, Philippines in May 1955. The electronics shop, where I worked, was in trailers with test benches down both sided of the length. Boy were they hot in that PI sun. Was there for the base commissioning in July of 1956. I have a closeup picture of President Magsaysay who was present for the ceremony. Left Cubi on Thanksgiving day 1956 for Treasure Island and separation. Would like to hear from any who were at NAS Cubi Point, Philippines, especially any in FASRON-113 while I was there. Also interested in seeing pictures of NAS Cubi Point, Philippines over the years..." [10MAR2004]

FAULKNER, Tom tomasito00@yahoo.com "...I served with VAW-12 September 1958. I participated on Detachment 33 (USS Intrepid CVS-11), 1959 Med Cruise Detachment 38 (USS Lake Champlain CVS-39), 2 ASW Cruises Detachment 42 (USS Forrestal CVA-59), 1960 Med Cruise Detachment (USS Essex CVS-9), 1960 NATO/SEATO Cruise Detachment 42 (USS Forrestal CVA-59), 1961 Med Criuse and discharged October 1961..." [18NOV2009]

FAULL, John A. (Faullguy) faullguy@ccnmail.com "...Served in VP-48 '87-'89, then VP-19 "89-"91 when the Navy sent me to nursing school. From there severed aboard th USS Carl Vinson for 3 months. Now I'm working as an RN in Sacramento, Ca. Sure miss all you VP guys! Love to hear from ya!..." [27JUL2000]

FAURIA, CJ siege2800@hotmail.com "...I was stationed in NAS Moffett Field, California from 86 to 89 with VP-50. I've been searching for AME1 Mark Holland. Hope you find him oneday..." [08MAY99]

FAUTIN, AW2 Monte mcfautin@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-46 (1968-1970) with deployments to NAS Adak, Alaska (1968) and NS Sangley Point, Philippines / NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam..." [11APR2017]

FAVA, CDR Mark C. Shipmate PixCirca 2005 http://reserves.navy.mil/ "...Commander Mark C. Fava is from Charleston, South Carolina and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on a Naval ROTC Scholarship. IN 1985, upon graduation from UNC, CDR Fava was commissioned and reported to NAS Pensacola, Florida for Naval Flight Officer training. After initial training at Pensacola, he then was assigned to the Naval Air training Unit, Mather Air Force Base, Sacramento, California, where he received his NFO wings in the fall of 1986. In February of 1987, CDR Fava joined the "Dragons" of VP-56 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. While in VP-56, he qualified as P-3C Navigator/Communicator and TACCO and Mission Commander. He served as Legal Officer and NFO NATOPS Officer and made deployments to NAS Bermuda and NAS Sigonella, Sicily. As a Special Projects Officer, CDR Fava also made numerous detachments to NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, and NS Rota, Spain. While at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, CDR Fava was recognized by the Association of Naval Aviation as the NAS Jacksonville Naval Flight Officer of the Year in the fall of 1989. In February of 1990, CDR Fava was selected to serve as the Flag Lieutenant for Commander, Patrol Wings Atlantic, then located in NAS Brunswick, Maine. From 1990 until the fall of 1991, he served on the staff of Rear Admiral "Jake" Tobin and Rear Admiral Jon Coleman as flag aide. In the fall of 1991, CDR Fava joined VP-62 leaving active military service to attend the University of South Carolina School of Law. He graduated from law school in 1994 serving initially as a federal judicial law clerk in Charleston, South Carolina and subsequently practicing law with private law firms their until August of 2001 when he joined Delta Air Lines as their Chief Operations Attorney. As a member of VP-62, CDR Fava has performed active duty in Italy, NAS Keflavik, Iceland, Panama, NS Roosevelt Roads, PR and Norway. In 1994, he was recognized by Naval Reserve Association as the Jacksonville area Reserve Naval Flight Officer of the Year. While in VP-62, he has served as the Quality Assurance Officer, Operations Officer, Executive Assistant to the Commanding Officer and as Detachment Officer-in-Charge..." [16JUN2005]

FAVORIN, AX Tom favort@aol.com "...I was assigned to VP-48 after AX school in 1961 and remained with the squadron as a flight crew member (SF-2) and ASW tech through August of 1964. Would like to hear from anyone who served in the squadron with me..." [28JUL2002]

FAVREAU, AX2 Joe jlfav@aol.com "...I served with AEWBarRonPac (ATWAN - ATW3) from 1964 to 1965 and VP-40 (AX2) from 1965 to 1967..." [22SEP2009]

FAWCETT, Harold Wayne waynefawcett@embarqmail.com "...I served with VP-7 (1961-1963) with deployments to NAS Sigonella, Sicily (1962) and NAS Keflavik, Iceland (1963). I held assignments as Leading Chief, Electronics Divivision Chief, Quality Control Chief and Squadron Career Counselor. I usually flew as a Radio Operator. I transferred to BUPERS as Rating Controller for AT, AX and PT ratings. Retired September 1966 after 25 years with Philco Techrep and Ford motor Co. I am currently living in Leesburg, Fl..." [05JAN2011]

FAY, AD2 Gillian (Jill) gafay@canoncity.org "...Served with VP-4 in the mech shop from 1989 until 1992. Deployed to NAS Adak, Alaska, Deigo Garcia, NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan, and Misirah. Missing the Navy and would really like to hear from any old Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 30APR2003 | 07MAR99]

FAY, John jjfay@pugetsound.net "...1988 through 1992..."

FAY, YN2 Richard kilpapl@bigpond.com "...I served with VP-24 (1954-1955) at NAS Chincoteague, Virginia with deployments to NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco and Malta. I recall Dwayne Shockley, ENSIGN Hugo Pfaltz, LT Jim Wise and LT Wentworth, Daisy and a YN2 with a long Greek. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 27JUL2015 | 30JAN2003]

FAYO, Johnny jfayo@cableone.net "...I served with VP-19 from 1963 to 1966. We deployed to NAS Adak, Alaska and NAS Iwakuni, Japan. I worked with the survival equipment..." [E-Mail Updated 10MAY2004 | 12JAN2003]

FAZAN, George c/o his son Jeff Fazan Jfazan@aol.com "...My father (George Fazan) served with VX-4 in 1948-49..." [05FEB98]


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