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Memorial Picture "...LOCEY, Robert A...Sad to report the death of Robert Locey. Bob passed away July 12, 2006 at the Maine Veterans Home in Scarborough, ME. Bob served with VP-45, VP-10, ATU-206, back to VP-10, VT-27, VP-11 and RVAW-111...WILSON, AT2 Robert T. Jr. vp10_archives@juno.com..." [14JUL2006]

Memorial Picture "...LOCKHART, Charles W "Chuck"...It saddens me to announce that Lt Charles W "Chuck" Lockhart who served as a pilot in VP-4 in the early 1960's passed away September 2002...Steve/Andy Andruszkewicz sgpa2zfmly@aol.com..." [15DEC2002]

Memorial Picture "...LONG, James Paul...I am looking for anyone who knew my late husband. His service included: USS Arcadia (1965-1968), USS Lexington (1968-1971), NSYD Bremerton, WA (1971-1974), USS Jouett (1974), NAS North Island, San Diego, California (1975-1977), NAVSUPPFAC NSF Diego Garcia (1977-1978), NAS Agana, Guam (1979-1981), NSSB Kings Bay, GA (1981-1985), USS America (1985-1989), USS Enterprise (1989-1992), NAS Whiting Field, Milton, Florida till released on TDRL 1994. Thank you! usnneversail@hotmail.com..." [03DEC2008]

Memorial Picture "...LOPEZ, CAPTAIN Gary S. Lopez...Died May 16th, 2003 from pancreatic cancer. Gary's first P-3 assignment was with the Blue Sharks of VP-6. He then affiliated with the Reserves and was a PPC/MC with VP-92 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts. He screened for Command and became the Commanding Officer of the Northern Sabre's Patrol Squadron Master Augment Unit (VP-MAU), NAS Brunswick, Maine. He was promoted to the rank of Captain and in October 1994 retired after 27 years of Naval Service. Gary worked for the FAA for the last 25 years and most recently was the Boston Flight Standards District Office Manager. He was named the FAA National Manager of the year two times and the Regional Manager of the Year four times. He leaves behind his wife Christina, and sons Scott, Todd, Chad and daughter Gina. Kevin Cahill kevin1fe@aol.com..." [27MAY2003]

Memorial Picture "...LORD, Ralph Waldo Jr (Judge and Jud)...R. W. Lord, Jr. (USN. Ret) passed away at home November 8, 2017. Judge or Jud as he was better known, was born in Orlando, FL January 1, 1935 to R.W. Lord, Sr. & Maree Lord. He was in the last graduating class of OHS (his father was in the first class). He joined the Navy and retired after 20 years to start a second career at WSVW and Tom Bush. For 10 years starting in 1999, he and his wife enjoyed hosting squadron reunions for the VP-16 “Eagles”, reuniting with old shipmates, and meeting new “Eagles”. He is survived by his sister Kathy Lord (Carol Goss), his wife of over 44 years, Ann Lord, his 4 children Jeff, Julie, Jamie, Janet and their families. Also, his 3 step-children, Kim Brown and her son Dylan, Tom Spence and Tim Spence. The family would like to thank Dr. Michael V. Sharpe and his staff, Allegiant Home care and Heatland Hospice for their loving care. As per his wishes, there will be no viewing or formal funeral, and he will be interred in a private ceremony at a later date in Jacksonville National Cemetery..." Forwarded by SELDON, Louis llseldon@verizon.net [11NOV2017]

Memorial Picture "...LOUKS, AMM1 James L....My Father, James L. Louks, passed away September 5th, 2007. Dad went to boot camp at NTS, Great Lakes, IL, VPB-114 (FAW-5), VPB-107 (FAW-7), NAS Hutchinson, Kansas (HEadquarters SquaDRON-5). My father spoke often of this time and how proud he was. We have allways been so proud of him. I wanted his fellow service men to know of his passing. He made many trips to the FAW Reunions. The pictures and stories of these travels live on in our hearts and in scrap books left behind. In a lot of ways he never really left that time in his life and cherrished discussion about them. So, I say farewell to my mentor and friend with this post and wish to thank all the People that servre and protect us for harm. God Bless you all! The proudest son of one best Fathers a boy could ever have. I love you Dad. kirks@kirkms.com..." [10SEP2007]

Memorial Picture "...LOVINS, Roy...I served with Roy Lovins while stationed at NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam. Roy was from Oceana, West Virginia and passed away in 2004. Rest In Peace Shipmate. Wayne McCollum wcmcollum@yahoo.com..." [15APR2009]

Memorial Picture "...LOWRY, CPO Denny...I recently spoke to John Couch who flew with my Dad, CPO Denny Lowry, in VP-10 NAS Brunswick, Maine in the early to mid sixties. He informed me that there will be a Reunion in September. It's unlikely that I can make it to represent my late Dad, but my best to those who knew him and flew with him. NAS Brunswick, Maine was a great experience for our entire family and I know, based on many of Dad's comments, that VP-10 and NAS Brunswick, Maine was one of his favorite tours spanning a Navy career of 32 years. Would love to hear from anyone who knew Dad...John M. Lowry buckeyestwo@msn.com..." [E-Mail Updated 17FEB2009 | BIO Updated 09JUL2002 | 18MAR2000]


LOAR, AE2 Terry terryl@caresscarwash.com "...I proudly served with VP-40 from September 1973 until June 1976 as an Avaiation Electrician AE2. My first deployment was to NAS Iwakuni, Japan. While in NAS Iwakuni, Japan I was assigned as in flight electrician and for 6 weeks flew with the crew and spent 2 weeks in U-Tapao Royal Thailand Air Force Base, Thailand, 2 weeks in NAS Cubi Point, Philippines and 2 weeks at NSF Diego Garcia. Upon returning to NAS Iwakuni, Japan, I then flew up to NAF Misawa, Japan for an additional 2 weeks. Shortly after returning back to NAS Moffett Field, California, I was in a serious motorcycle accident in March of 1975. That resulted in a Honorable Discharge with medical conditions in June 1976..." [06MAY2009]

LOBER, Bob lober@ccp.com "...I served in VP-22 from Aprril l956 through December 1957. The squadron CO was Cdr R. B. Varner. XO was CDR M. W. Munk. I have not had any contact with any of my old Shipmates since I left the squadron with the exception of one individual. His name is John E Barton. I found him on this site and we have exchanged some E-mail. If there is anyone out there that might remember me or even don't remember me I would love to hear from you..." [19MAR2001]

LOCEY, Robert A. Retired (Deceased) rlocey@maine.rr.com "...VP-45 1950 to 52, transferred to VP-10 52 to 56, then to ATU-206 (F9F's), back to VP-10 58 to 61 which I believe was with the first Unitis Operation. Was on Crew 5 with Lt Jerry Spitz as PPC with Gordy Day as co-pilot. Then with (Red Bird) Adams with Russ Mowery as co-pilot.Transf. to VT-27 at NAAS New New Iberia, Louisiana for shore duty. Then to VP-11 1962 to 1965, which included transition from P2V7's to P-3. Then final tour at NAS North Island, San Diego, California with RVAW-111 a Hawkeye training squadron till 1970 then transf to fleet reserve..." [Deceased Updated 14JUL2006 - E-Mail Updated 07JAN2002 | 17FEB2000]

LOCHNER, Fred flochner@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-24 as a Radioman in 1953. I left the squadron just before that so missed it as I returned to civilian life. After picking up my Engineering Degree from University of Michigan I worked for Lockheed in Flight Testing (you guessed it) the P2V's! Worked on the YP3V later and on the first P3V's to reach the fleet..." [E-Mail Updated 08MAY2008 | 00XX97]

LOCKE, AE1 Nelson E. cavemannel@hotmail.com "...Hello former Blue Dragons. I was a FE in VP-50 from nov 88 to may 92 and flew with crew 7 88-89 and 89-90 deployments and with crew 11 in 91-92 deployment. I took the ssb early out in 93 really miss the flying and good times I had in the navy. Would like to hear from crewmates and squadronmates. Take care...I served in VXE-6 as a Polar Loadmaster on the LC-130's from 1984 to 1987..." [BIO Updated 10DEC2001 | 11FEB99]

LOCKE, Philip philocke@rainbowtel.net "...I served in VP-28 from 1966 to 1969 as an AO. I arrived as an AOAN and left as a AO2 I was a crew member of crew 12 (The Dirty Dozen) and later Crew 2 (run with the dogs at night fly with the eagles by day). Made the deployment to NAS Adak, Alaska and later the deployment to NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan. Would like to hear from any of the guys..." [04JAN2001]

LOCKE, William J. blocke@clinic.net "...I served two tours in VP 21. The first was from August 1957 to September 1961. The second was from May 1965 until January 1957. In the spring of 1970, while I was the NASB Air Operations Officer, I was responsible for acquiring the NASB static display P2 and placing it near the main gate..." [27JAN98]

LOCKETT, Bob Shipmate Pix hansumtoad@aol.com "...Spent my VP time going through VP-31 in NAS North Island, San Diego, California and NAS Moffett Field, California in 1968. Was assigned to VP-48 as Jez. Flew with Crew 3 and Crew 10. Jez NATOPS trainer for VP-48 and CNAP evaluator for Pac fleet. Deployed to Guam, NAS Adak, Alaska, NS Sangley Point, Philippines, and NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam. Left the navy in 1970. Reaffiliated with the reserves in 1981 in intelligence. Still in the reserves and carrying on the "old school" Navy. Ya gotta love those waivers!..." [PIX Added 27SEP2004 | BIO Updated 09APR2002 | 27SEP2001]

LOCKETT, James Jr. poppyusn@optonline.net "...I served in VP-16 (1960) at NAS Jacksonville, Florida..." [E-Mail Updated 28NOV2012 | 27SEP2001]

LOCKHART, Charles clockhart@sio.midco.net "...I served with VR-21 (September 1950 to May of 1951), VP-892 (June 1951 to February 1953) then VP-50 when the designation was changed. I was a radioman on SE8. Joined VP-892 at NAS Alameda, California & served with the squadron until being discharged in 1954. I have serveral pictures of our planes, the USS Pine Island (AV-12), NS Sangley Point, Philippines, NAS Iwakuni, Japan, Pescadores, White Beach, Guam. Also have a picture of CO and Exec. I think the CO was Capt. McClure. Would like to hear from any others who served during this time..." [E-Mail Updated 20OCT2006 | BIO Updated 29NOV2005 | 11MAY2005]

LOCKHART, ATN3 Joe jl-v@live.com "...I served with AEWBarRonPac (07/1963-06/1965) at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii and VP-19 (07/1965-07/1966) flying with Crew-10 as a Radioman. I established the radio operators training department shortly after arriving..." [23MAY2015]

LOCKHART, Kay M. c/o Adam Lockhart aka@usfamily.net "...I served with VU-7 at NAS Miramar, California and VU-5 at NAS Atsugi, Japan between 1950 - 1952. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [28SEP2014]

LOCKHART, AK3 Robert "Bob" meandcaryn@yahoo.com "...I served aboard the USS Randolph (CV-15) out of NAS Norfolk, Virginia, VAW-114 (1970-03/1971) aboard the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) and FASU (Fleet Air Support Unit) at U-Tapao Royal Thailand Air Force Base, Thailand. There were only twelve of us supporting a small 3 plane detachment of P-3C's out of PI..." [20MAR2016]

LOCKWOOD, AO2 Robert bob.lockwood@impressions.coxatwork.com "...I served VP-1 from April 1963 thru January 1966. I was member of crew #3 the "worlds greatest multi engine crew." Would like to hear from others of that era to swap tales and lies..." [10JUN2002]

LOFDAHL, John jlofdahl@ll.net "...I was stationed at the ASWOC/TSC from 75 to 76 as an AW. I have a good photo outside Cafe Azores better known as George the Crooks. Also remember going up to the "Bunkers" on the high ridge overlooking the field. They were observation posts which were built during WW2 if my info is correct they were real interesting..." [11AUG2000]

LOFLIN, AX2 Scott scott@loflin.net "...After school I was in VQ-1 (81-82), VP-17 Crew 3a "World Famous Killer Tomatoes" (82-84), NRL/FSD NAS Patuxent River, Maryland (84-87) and finally VXN-8 (87-90). I'm now with the Naval Research Laboratory, Wash. DC and flew as Projects Specialist on NRL's assortment of P-3's at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. Any buds out there, got a cold one waiting for ya..." [E-Mail Updated 01NOV2004 | 29JAN98]

LOFTUS, CDR Edson G. https://naval-air.org/flightlog/moreinfo.asp?UID=817 "...CDR Edson G. Loftus, USN - NFL Number: 817 - Date of Birth: 6/27/1920 - Date In: 1/13/1941 - Date Out: 6/1/1962 - City, State: Pensacola, FL - Aircraft Flown: PBM, PBM-5A, R4D, SNB, TBM - Ship or Unit: VPB-211, USS Saipan and VP-33 - Pilot Desg.: Patrol Plane Cdr - Theaters, Campaigns, etc.: South Atlantic - Associations/Service Organizations: Ret. Officers Assn - Mariner-Marlin Assn - Significant Achievements: Approximately 4,500 hours of flight time; 6 arrested landings. In Memoriam? No..." [11DEC2005]

LOGAJAN, Kay L. (Jordan) govtlawyer@yahoo.com "...I served with VQ-2 (11/1973-11/1976) at NS Rota, Spain. I was the second woman officer in squadron and married shipmate George Logajan. I worked in Personnel and Legal..." [14AUG2014]

LOGAN, Harold A. mufi31@getatlas.com "...I served in VP-42 from November 1950 to December 1953. I flew in crew one with Beery, Jones, Thompson, Patton and ENS Bircher as the PPC. The squadron was tranisitioning to P5Ms as I was being discharged..." [12SEP2001]

LOGAN, Ralph M. heralo@juno.com "...I served with VP-931 in November 1951. We deployed to NAS Kodiak, Alaska and NAS Atsugi, Japan. Our squadron was redesignated VP-57 and we then deployed to NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan. I was assigned to flight crew #9 with LT Burke as Plane Captain. Hope to hear from members of either squadron..." [08NOV2003]

LOGAN, CAPTAIN Royal H. Retired royal07@comcast.net "...I served with VP-49 from March 1996 to December 1970 (CAC 1 and 2 as TACCO the whole time), VX-1 (S3), VS-31, two year tour as maintenance advisor to Kuwait Air Force (A4, C-9, C-130) and retired in August 1991 in Tallahassee. Now working for Florida legislature as policy analyst. Would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 07JAN2006 | 13NOV98]

LoGUERCIO, AE3 Richie nbfireprev@optonline.net "...I served with VF(aw)4 atNAS Atlantic City, New Jersey / NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island and VU-4..." [24JAN2016]

LOHR, Kerry kerrysgant@aol.com "...I served with VQ-1 from 1986-1987 in NAS Agana, Guam making two cruises one on the USS Enterprise and the other on the USS Ranger..." [15MAR2002]

LOHRMAN, SM2 Paul W. p-lohrman@att.net "...I served aboard the USS Kenneth Whiting (AV-14) from May 1944 (commissioning) to my discharge in 1946. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [13MAY2010]

LOMANTO, ADJ James "Jamie" Barry jlomanto@yahoo.com "...I joined VP-48 in May 1969. My rate was ADJ. I never really made it to the shop I mostly did Plane Captain duties. I want to Viet Nam and PI: was in NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam when the cong tried to blow up the base one night. A buddie of mine Tin Daley from Fremont, CA got caught under a tug and got his ear drum blown out. I worked under Chief Carr for a while had some good times in the Plane Captain shack at NAS Moffett Field, California. Me and the gang Andy "Scumbag" Fischer, "Filthy" Phil Allen, Tim "the man" Daley ther were more I just can't rememberm thier names. The second time around the squadron went back to PI and U-Tapao Royal Thailand Air Force Base, Thailand, Andy and I were there for about two weeks before they shipped us back to the states to get out of the Navy..." [03DEC2006]

LOMBARDI, Emil "Al" ealombardi58@gmail.com "...I was an Airframes troubleshooter in VT-6 at NAS Whiting Field, Milton, Florida from 1976 to 79. Worked on the T-28's at the time. T-34's were being transistioned when I transfered out. Great outfit and fun bunch of guys in the squadron. I also played in a rock band on base at the EM Club each month as a side gig. Later on 2 years with VR-58 in Airframes and Aircrew on the C-9 B's. Great outfit and nice NS Rota, Spain deployments!..." [16FEB2017]

LOMBARDO, AE1 Chuck MarSec@Concentric.net "...Served with VP-11 on split deployment to Subic Bay / Utapo Thailand Aug.72 - Dec. 72. Would like to here from anyone who served same time..." [29JAN99]

LONG, ATW2 Clifford C. clonger1@frontier.com "...I enlisted in the Navy in January of 1962 for the sole purpose of getting to a patrol squadron and becoming part of a flight crew!! I wanted to be an "AIRDALE" just like my older brother. I ended up on the trail of that goal through AT school in NAS Memphis, Tennessee, CIC school in NAS Glynco, Georgia and got my orders to my first squadron, VW-11, NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada. Arrived at NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada on Easter 1963 and was met at the bottom of the aft ladder of the EC-121 that delivered me, by a navy yoeman, who handed me a set of orders to NAS Keflavik, Iceland, where I was to join my crew. It was Crew 4, the Black Widows. Captain Bunce was the Plane Commander, Lt. JG Webb was my CIC officer and I remember that the Flight Engineer was a big redhead Chief by the name of Kellog. I spent 95% of my time deployed to NAS Keflavik, Iceland, and flew as a CIC/RADAR/ECM operator on other crews when crew 4 returned to NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada. I accumulated 1500 Hrs of EC-121K flight time. During my over 100 missions, I saw The volcano Surtsey eruption the morning of Nov. 12 1963, was flying the West Barrier when on November 22, 1963, at 1530 Zulu was notified by OPCON that JFK was shot and flew a 18 hr. mission that day. Found out when we landed that JFK was dead. By the way, the commander of COMBARFORLANT, was Commodore Scarpino. During my VW-11 tour, I got to "abort" to Prestwick Scotland many times and ultimately met and married a Scottish Lassie, who is my current wife of 50 years. Spent many days/nights at the Red Lion Hotel in Ayr. Established a "Willy Victor" room with the help of John Woods the owner/operator. Flew my last mission in mid October 1964, I believe it was on a ASW modified EC-121K Aircraft, BUNO 145940. I received my orders to VAW-33 NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island. Flew as an operator on the Guppy Aircraft, an AD5W, detatched to the USS Lake Champlain CVS-39, the last of the WWII straight deck carriers. Got a 6 month extension due to world events, deployed aboard ship to take part in the Dominican Republic "flurry". Discharged May 1966 as an ATW2 and returned to my Home town of Huron Ohio. Give me a shout if you want to exchange stories..." [09JUL2015]

LONG, Edward edterri7788@cox.net "...I served with VP-47 (1968-1969) at NAS Moffett Field, California (Crew-6 Jezebel) with deployments to NS Sangley Point, Philippines / NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam / U-Tapao Royal Thailand Air Force Base, Thailand..." [13NOV2015]

LONG, AE3 Emmett E. elernestlong@gmail.com "...I served with VP-10 (1963-1966) at NAS Brunswick, Maine. I flew with Crew-4..." [12NOV2011]

LONG, Frederick J. dogs120@aol.com "...I served with VP-31 under LT Dave Miles (my framp squadron) 1975 at NAS Moffett Field, California..." [16NOV2000]

LONG, Laddie laddielong@aol.com "...I would love to hear from any old (and I mean OLD) Shipmates I flew with in VPMS-7/VP-47 while stationed at MCAS/NAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii and NAS North Island, San Diego, California from l947-49. I have maintained contact with a few over the years and will be glad to share update information..." [24APR2003]

LONG, AECS Lonnie "Wayne" Retired waynelong@alltel.net "...Spent 24 years in the Navy, most of it in tailhooks. But, the most memorable tour I made was with VP-4, from which I retired in July 1991 after we returned from Desert Storm. I worked with some great guys in Maintenance Control. Wish that I could have spent more time with the VPs...great people and great aircraft. The best combination..." [15JUL2007]

LONG, AN Robert J. HABOB44@YAHOO.COM "...I served at VP-23 from February 1962 to February 1964 as AN. I was a jack of all trades anything from making Bad Coffee in the hangers to nightcook to planting and growing grass flowers in front of the Duty Hut at NAS Sigonella, Sicily in fall of 62. When we returned to NAS Brunswick, Maine in January 63, they put me in Electronic shop under Chief Ski. Still a jack of all trades. Got out in end of February 1964. I tried to get back in, but I was to tall. I would like to hear from other squadron menber from 1962 to 1964. An old friend..." [E-Mail Updated 05AUG2001 | 22MAY2001]

LONG, Ron L. Sr. m886s@aol.com "...Started my career as an AW at NATTC NAS Memphis, Tennessee AW "A" School, in the summer of 1972, with fellow student AW Roger Schorr. Attended FASOLant and VP-30 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. Anyone remember the mexican food place outside Lexington Park?? Heard it burned down, to bad great food. Roger Schorr went to NAS Brunswick, Maine, thank goodness LOL and I transferred to VP-24 at their home base at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, while the squadron was finishing it's NAS Keflavik, Iceland deployment which started at NAS Norfolk, Virginia as I recall. From 73 to 78, I was with VP-24 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida and numerous deployments to various sites; NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NAS Sigonella, Sicily, NAS Bermuda and other assorted sites. Next duty station was CPW-11 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, not so exciting as VP flight hours and on top sub time, just many long shifts and office politics. My next tour was a real eye opener, HS1 FASO NAS Jacksonville, Florida and training in the H3 ASW Helo which sets one for up for HS duty or in my case ASW Module duty onboard USS Kitty Hawk at San Diego. Remained onboard the Hawk for three years and one direct submarine contact with a Victor III in the Sea of Japan. The prop blade left in the Hawk's starboard bow revealed lots of data, until WO Walker's deal with the enemy. In January 86, it was off to CPW-1 Det NAS Misawa, Japan. It was my last duty station in the Navy, retirement followed in January of 1989. It's hard to believe that I used to do HF radio check in NAS Keflavik, Iceland with some Air Force Electronics HF site, go figure? Met lots wonderful people both Es and Os,learned lots and remember many happy times..." [BIO Updated 29JUN99 | 30JUN98]

LONGAR, Jim jplongar@aol.com "...I served in VP-24 from the spring of 1957 until Feb. 1960. I was an AT-2, and flew as the radio operator on LR-11 Buno 128396 most of that time. The PPC most of that time was LT. Vic Schoen. The Plane Captain was Jesse Franklin AD-1. I would enjoy hearing from any of my old Shipmates..." [12JUN98]

LONGCHAMPS, Armand JeanNArm@aol.com "...I was stationed in VP-49 NAS Bermuda from 1952 thru 1956. I was also a crew member as a metalsmith on EA-3 for three years, and enjoyed every minute of it. (well almost every minute. Had a few Hairy moments.) If any of my crew mates are still around, I would like to hear from them..." [03JUN99]

LONGCROW, ADR Lisa lisa.longcrow@yahoo.com "...I served with VR-21 (1976-11/1976). I remember working on the line washing and polishing airplanes. I remember Susan Ware, Debbie Thiederman, PO1 Clark, Chief Smith (left for NAS Pensacola, Florida), Mike Scoggins, and a guy from Beeville Texas whose name escapes me now and a guy that married an AC named Susie Bakken from Fallbrook, CA. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [05FEB2013]

LOOMIS, AX2 Ray LosLoomis@aol.com "...I was in VP-48 from 1970-1973. I left the navy in 1977 as an AX-2..." [25APR2002]

LOONEY, Grant gorderonline@bellsouth.net "...I served with VQ-2 from 1958 to 1959 at NS Rota, Spain as a ECM Operator and worked in Maintenance..." [26SEP2009]

LOPEZ, Antonio (Tony) tonylopez@inreach.com "...I served with VP-40 from 1962-1964 and VP-47 from 1964-1965. Would like to contact shipmates that I served with..." [02FEB2003]

LOPEZ, AZ Carol Retired eclclo@yahoo.com "...I served aboard NAS Seattle, Washington and NAS Alameda, California as a DK. I left the Navy in 1990. I rejoined in 1974 with VP-64 as a AZ in 1994 and retired from MMU at NAS Jacksonville, Florida..." [E-Mail Updated 07JAN2000 | 00XX97]

LOPEZ, AEC Ed Retired eclclo@yahoo.com "...I served aboard NAS Seattle, Washington (1967-1969), NARTU NAS Alameda, California (1969 to 1971), VA-303 (1971), VP-65 (1971-1973), VP-64 (1973-1978), VP-91 (1978-1981), VP-62 (1981-1984) and VP-65 (1984-1990). I flew as Julie-Jez P2V-5, S2F, FCPC P2V-7 and as a FE aboard the P3A/B..." [E-Mail Updated 17APR2010 | E-Mail Updated 07JAN2000 | 00XX97]

LOPEZ, Felipe groundlbr@aol.com "...VP-40 (JUN92-OCT95). Best time and best friends I have. Hey, "goldie locks", you still alive! Went thru some rough times, from the quad-site deployment which included Key West during spring break of 93 to the move to NAS Brunswick, Maine(not), NAS Jacksonville, Florida(not), NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii(not), and NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. Deployed to Japan 5 months after moving to NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. Folks keep the VP-40 tradition flying. We're an institution based on friendship and thrust..." [07JUN98]

LOPEZ, AD2 Leigh leigh@lckslop.com "...I followed in the footsteps of my Mom (Carol) and Dad (Ed) by joining the Navy Reserve in 1990. I did not follow closely as I was an Aviation Machinist Mate (AD2). I served with VP-62 from 1991 to 1996 and then with VP-65 from 1996 to 1998. I transferred to IRR status in 1998 and detached from the Navy in 2003..." [29OCT2003]

LOPEZ, AMS3(AC) Manuel H. vp40airman@hotmail.com "...I was a member of VP-40 from December 1962 to September 1966. I was a crew member of QE-7 and QE-1. My PPCs were William L. Vincent LT. USN and Harry Hinden CMDR. USN, Commanding Officer Patrol Squadron Forty. I would like to hear from crew members and friends..." [01SEP2001]

LOPEZ, Mike hatch231@yahoo.com "...I'd like to say hello to all the people that I was able to serve with while at VP-10 NAS Brunswick, Maine in late 80's. Went back to NAS Brunswick, Maine this year and it brought back lots of good memories. Retired as Master-At-Arms in 93 and now living in Alaska, with wife and girls..." [23OCT99]

LOPEZ, AN Nathan amyna1@msn.com "...VP-17 from 93 to 95. Looking for some old line-shack buddies. In contact with E. Gartman, Ike Long and T. McCann. P.S. What happened to Greg Lawson "fro"?..." [14MAY2001]

LOPEZ, Sam saminrota@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-90 from May 1986 to July 1989..." [14NOV2010]

LORAN, LTjg Thomas V. c/o his son Michael A Loran 72401.230@compuserve.com "...I am interested in communicationg with anyone who knew my father, Ltjg Thomas V. Loran. He was a PBY-5A co pilot with VP-71 in '44 and '45. Dad died on 8/31/81. Would like to here from any war time friends or colleagues. Your response much appreciated!...My father flew with VPB-71. Squadron CO was Lt. Commander Gillette & his pilot was Lt j.g. Everly Cox. My Dad was the copilot..." [BIO Updated 22JUN99 | 27FEB99]

LORCH, AT1 Bill Retired jetphixer@hotmail.com "...Retired in 76 from NAMTD NAS Jacksonville, Florida. Was in VP-23 from 1969 till 1975, NS Rota, Spain, NAS Sigonella, Sicily, etc. I also served with VS-37 at NAS North Island, San Diego, California and deployed on Hornet. I am preparing to retire again from US DOT/FAA. I would like to thank all my friends at VP-23 and all my Shipmates for everything that has gone good for me. Its been a great trip from Seaman Recruit in 1956 to a GS-15 in 1999. I am presently in the Chicago area and plan on moving back the CC TX area following retirement (again). Take care..." [13OCT99]

LORD, AX3 Terry terrylord@verizon.net "...I served with VP-17 (1966-1968) and flew with Crew-12. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 04NOV2015 | 23SEP98]

LORD, AOCM Thomas E. Retired telord1246@cox.net "...I served with VP-19 (Crew-11) from 1970 to 1972 with deployments to NAS Iwakuni, Japan (1970-1971) and NAS Cubi Point, Philippines/Utapao deployment (1971-1972). After I left the squadron, I did a one year tour in FASU/NSA DaNang, Republic of Vietnam, two years in the Philippines, NAS Alameda, California (Air Launched Weapons Instructor), VP-17 (Ordnance Shop/Maintenance Control Chief) at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii from 1978 to 1982 with multiple deployments to NAS Cubi Point, Philippines/NSF Diego Garcia and NAS Agana, Guam, ComPatWing TWO a couple of ships, shore duty and then I retired..." [E-Mail Updated 15MAY2011 | 24SEP98]

LORD, Tom TLORD26592@AOL.COM "...I spent my Navy time in VP-1, from 1962-66. Have a lot of good memorys and some sad. I was being helped by Randy Vedros finishing a drop check on a P2V, at Tan Son Nuet. We finished and he told me he would take the plane back, so I could take the last bus back to town (we stayed at the International Hotel) in Saigon. I hadn't been to town for 2 days and he said I smelled like I was fermenting. Well I went, and the morter attack happened about an hour later, and Randy was killed. You can't believe how I felt the next day when we found out. Would sure like to hear from Harry Williams, or J. W. Bellas, and the rest of airframes. I plan to go to Albecurque to the Reunion. Thanks & Cheers..." [30MAR2000]

LORE, AD3 Howard N. Jr. storminnorman5@verizon.net "...I served with FASRON-6 from May 1951 until to 1953 and VR-24 NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco. Worked on the line crew and got 3rd class. Spent much good time in NAS Jacksonville, Florida. Enjoyed my time while there..." [BIO Updated 30DEC2009 | 30AUG2008]

LORENTZ, AWC/AEC Scott S. SSLORENTZ@AOL.COM "...I served in the following squadrons: VP-30 1969 , VP-24 1969-1972, VP-30 1975-1979, VP-49 1979-1984, and also CPW-11 1984-1986. I started out as an MSR (Mad/Sniffer/Radar) operator, and cross trained as a Julie/ECM operator, and a Jezebel operator in the P-3B platform. After the P-3C was introduced I was a SS-3 (Non-Acoustic) operator and crosstrained again as a SS-1 (Acoustic) operator. I was an instructor at VP-30 and the AirLant NATOPS evalutaor for both P-3B and P-3C Non-Acoustics. I made deployments to NAS Keflavik, Iceland (2), NAS Bermuda (2), and Sunny NAS Sigonella, Sicily (2), as well as numerous Dets to the NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, NS Roosevelt Roads, PR, and other fine places. I truly miss the excitement of flying and mostly the many friends I made over the years. I was forced to change rate to AEC due to knee injury and was permanently grounded in 1986. I completed my last few years as a Recruiter (Pennsylvania) and at AIMD NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida. For those I left behind I send my regards, and those that have followed since I wish them the Best of Luck and Safe Flying..." [12AUG99]

LORENZ, Thomas B. Jr. barclay177@wowway.com "...I served with VP-23 from 1988 to 1991 CAC-8 and CAC-5. I am currently serving with VP-64 CAC-2. Its been fun and I enjoy meeting up with fellow Shipmates throughout my travels around the world..." [31JAN2004]

LORRAINE, AX2 Ted tedlorraine@aol.com "...I served with VP-50 from 1986 to 1989 and then left the Navy. Returned a year later and did a few years with VP-64 NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. We had a great group of Shipmates at VP-50 and had some great times. I've always missed the friendships and the VP way of life. Still married to the same girl but 4 kids now instead of 2. I've already started to get in touch with former Shipmates..." [15JUN2004]

LOTZ, Paul pslotz@earthlink.net "...Haven't been in a P-3 since 1994. How many squadrons are we down to now? Served in VP-48 (1987-1990), Force Warfare (1990-1993), VP-23 (1993-Decom 1994). Grew a tailhook in 1995 and went to VS-21 off the Indy. Finishing up a tour as Weps LCPO in El Centro, heading for the Connie in November. Love to hear from any Boomers, Seahawks or Update IV lab rats. Lotto Sends..." [13JUL2000]

LOTZ, ATC Paul B. Retired plotz@aol.com "...Just visited SP2E #210 on diusplay in Hanger "B" at NAS New York, New York. I was stationed at NAS New York, New York till 1965..." [15NOV2004]

LOTZGESELL, James jimlotz16@hotmail.com "...VP-2...I reported to VP-ML-2 in NAS Miramar, California in 1948, the squadron was still flying P2V-1s when I got there, shortly thereafter we changed over to P2V-3s. We moved from NAS Miramar, California to NAS Whidbey Island, Washington in 1949 and got on the NAS Whidbey Island, Washington to NAS Kodiak, Alaska merry-go-round. I put in two tours in NAS Kodiak, Alaska, one as a 1st Pilot and one as PPC. My Co-pilot was Jack Boniface, and my Plane Captain was Bill Bryant. Our airpalane was Buno 122928, SB-9, I think she was the first P2V-3 off the production line. Bill knopke had her first and I inherited her from him. I have a 11 x 14 picture of that airplane on my wall, one of my most prized possessions. Sure would like to hear from some of my Shipmates. Drop me a line..." [E-Mail Updated 08NOV2004 | E-Mail Updated 30APR2003 | E-Mail Updated 30OCT2001 | E-Mail Updated 01MAR2001 | Updated 17FEB98]

LOUDEN, Larrie larcarlou@netzero.net "...I reported to VS-39 at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island in late '63 but I was in time for the scary North Atlantic Cruise. We lost steerage for several days and were 3 days late getting back for Christmas. I worked in the avionics shop and the line division and and flew aircrew till my release to reserves in Aug. '66. I would really enjoy hearing from someone and sharing "sea stories"..." [01DEC2004]

LOUDON, Butch bnloudon@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-19 (Big Red) from early 1967 to the end of the deployment in January 1971. I flew as 2nd Mechanic with Crew 4 & 6. I would like to hear from old Shipmates. Enjoyed the times in the air and at the sugar shack off base when at home in NAS Moffett Field, California. Sorry to see that Big Red is no more and that NAS Moffett Field, California is closed. Long will be remembered the friends and good times..." [17DEC2004]

LOUGHLIN, AW2(AW) Sean kicksave2c@hotmail.com "...Served with VP-19 from 87-91. Crew1/2's "EWO" and loved every second of it. Moved to VP-31 from 91-93 and finally to USS Carl Vinson CVN-70 for the remainder of my career which ended in 94. Currently working for E*Trade Group Inc as a Systems Administrator. Keep in touch!!! Long Live BIG RED!!..." [19FEB99]

LOUIS, ADJ3 Duffy mikel@soc-dlco.lm.com "...Served with VQ-2 from 6/72 to 12/73 jet shop and calender crew had the greatest time in Spain and left with best stories one could ever tell.See you in D.C. Memorial Day weekend every year on my Harley..." [02OCT98]

LOUQUE, Darrell dlouque@web-net.com "...I was in VP-45 from February 1972 to May 1976. I was an AO and was on crew 22 and crew 30. PPC was LCDR Limonjelly on crew 22 and FE's were AD1 Fristad and AD1 McGeddigan..." [14SEP99]

LOURIS, Nick nlouris@centurytel.net "...I served with VP-19 (1968-1971). I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 18AUG2012 | E-Mail 09OCT2004 | 03NOV2001]

LOVE, CAPTAIN Craig R. Shipmate Pix http://reserves.navy.mil/ Public/ Staff/ Centers/ Forces+Command/Centers/ Naval+Air+Reserves/ Centers/ NAR+Jacksonville/ WelcomeAboard/ CommandingOfficer/ default.htm "...Captain Craig R. Love was born in Greenville, Pennsylvania in 1953. He has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida Technical University and a Master of Arts degree from Pepperdine University. Prior to commissioning in 1980, he was enlisted in both the Air Force and later in the Navy. During his enlisted Navy career he was attached to VP-49 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, as a non-acoustic operator on the P-3C aircraft. After graduating from Aviation Officer Candidate School and Naval Flight Officer training, he reported to VP-24. In August 1984, he was selected for the Training and Administration of Reserves (TAR) program. From 1985 to 1988, Captain Love was assigned to TSC NAS Bermuda. He served as Mission Control and Evaluation Officer responsible for the effective tactical employment of assigned U.S. and allied air and surfaces assets. In April 1988, Captain Love reported to Naval Air Reserve Jacksonville, Florida, where he served as a program manager and as the Deputy Reserve Program Director. He joined VP-62 in February 1989. While attached to VP-62, he was designated as a Naval Air Reserve Force P-3C UIII NATOPS evaluator and was selected by the Association of Naval Aviation as the 1990 Jacksonville Reserve Naval Flight Officer of the Year. Captain Love detached from VP-62 in May 1991 to join the staff of Commander, Reserve Patrol Wing Pacific. While attached to the wing he served as Operations Officer. It was during this tour he was selected to serve as a squadron Officer-in-Charge. He reported to VP-69 in July 1993 where he served as Officer-in-Charge from October 1993 to July 1995. In August 1995, he reported to CPW-11 as the Operational Support Officer. In July 1997, he reported to the staff of Commander, Naval Air Reserve Force where he served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations responsible for 19,000 Naval Air Reservists and over 250 aircraft. In September 1999, he was assigned as Executive Officer of Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, Fort Worth. Captain Love reported back to the staff of Commander, Naval Air Force Reserve in September 2001 where he was assigned as Chief of Staff. Captain Love has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal with gold star, Navy Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal with two bronze stars, Armed Forces Reserve Medal and various unit awards. Captain Love assumed command of Naval Air Reserve Jacksonville on June 12, 2004..." [25APR2005]

LOVE, AMH2 Harold E. helove@cox.net "...I served with VQ-2 from December 1963 to November 1965. I was a AMH2 assigned to Airframes. I later became crew member on the EC-121. I also served with VAW-11, VA-125 and VA-113. Would like to hear from former Shipmates. Thanks to each of you for your service to our great Nation..." [11SEP2008]

LOVE, John love67@online.no "...I served with VP-50 from 1987 through 1990. I had lots of good times. Now living in Trondheim Norway. Sad about March 1991. Looking for old friends..." [E-Mail Updated 20MAY2003 | 28JUN2000]

LOVE, Warren Lovie1028@cox.net "...I served with VP-49 from January 14, 1949 to October 10, 1952. Stationed at NAS Norfolk, Virginia (Breezy Point), our squadron was transferred to NAS Bermuda at the start of Korean War. Last CO was CDR E. J. Fisher prior CDR J.B.Wallace. Anyone still around during that period? Often think of the good times and bad times..." [12SEP2002]

LOVE, AXC(AC) William R. (Bill) Jr. Retired Shipmate Pix bilbiker@suscom-maine.net"...I joined VP-34 in July 1949 as an AOAN straight out of AO(A) school in NAS Memphis, Tennessee. We were in NAS Norfolk, Virginia at Breezy Point in hangar SP-31. We had 9 PBM-5E aircraft. The squadron had just finished transitioning from the PBY-6A and had changed designations from VP-AM-4 to VP-34. I went to NAS Trinidad, British West Indies with them and stayed in the squadron until 1953. Going from AOAN when I joined them to AO1 by the time that I transfered. I still remember a lot of good things about that outfit and recently received a picture from Norm Roinstad that was taken in NAS Trinidad, British West Indies of the "White Hats" in the Aviation Ordnance Division. After VP-34 I went to FAWTULANT, now VF-101 in Key West Fl. Then to VP-8 at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island, NAS Chincoteague, Virginia, and NAS Norfolk, Virginia. Task Group Alfa, and Project Little Joe. Flew recovery missions for the "monkey in space" low orbit rides. Left there in Feb 1960 and went to VA-125 at NAS Moffett Field, California made AOC in September 1960 and moved to NAS Lemoore, California, when that base opened. Instructed "Light Jet Attack" A4 aircraft, Conventional Weapons loading and delivery. Changed my rate to AX on the first AX list and in 1963 went to VP-24 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia as and AXC. Went through Task Group Delta (the best deal a sailor ever had) and left there in 1967 for VP-23 at NAS Brunswick, Maine. 1967 to 1970 VP-23. Changed rate to AWC on the first AW list, took over as the first AW Division Chief. Transitioned VP-23 from P-2 to P-3 A/C I flew Radio and we borrowed an F/E from Lovin' 11 until we got some qualified people. 1970 to 1971 FAETUATL Det NAS Brunswick, Maine, taught MAD, Radar and worked at Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape School (SERE). 1971 to 1974 transferred to VP-8 when they moved up from NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. I was their second AW division CPO. Quit flying in 1973 after 10,500 hours and 20 years in 8 different aircraft types and returned to AXC. I went to VP-26 as Night Maintenance CPO, then to First Lt. and left there in 1976 for "Shore Duty" Twilight Cruise. Assigned to the Counselling and Assistance Center at NAS Brunswick, Maine, as Leading Chief until I retired in July 1977..." [E-Mail Updated 19JUN2002 | 18JAN2000]

LOVE-VILLARREAL, Jennifer vluvtrio@bellsouth.net "...I served VP-11 from May 1990-June 1994. Went through IFT track at VP-30, then transferred to VP-47 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. I got out of the Navy in December 1998. Would love to hear what some of you are up to these days!..." [22MAY99]

LOVELACE, AT3 Ralph R. rlove74@gmail.com "...I served with VP-9 (1953-1957) at NAS Alameda, California as a crewman (Radio/Radar/ECM) aboard the P2V-5F with deployments to NAS Kodiak, Alaska (1955) and NAS Iwakuni, Japan (1956)..." [12JUL2011]

LOVELESS, AMCS(AW) Ray Retired gloveless@mmcable.com "...After a final tour with some really strange folks (VQ-4) at that famous Naval Base (Tinker Air Force Base), I retired in June 1995 after 2 years as the Command Senior Chief (it's true, a VP Senior is more than equal to a VQ MCPO!). I was previously on CPWP Staff (1989-1992), VP-46 (1986-1989), VP-31 (1982-1985) and VP-19 (1979-1982). Having recently joined the computer age, I would like to hear from any old Shipmates. P-3 F/E'S, smarter than the average bear!..." [18DEC99]

LOVELL, Jack jmlovell@charter.net "...I served with VP-22 from 1966 to 1969 ( NAS Adak, Alaska and NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan). I still enjoy my pictures of the Adak National Forest. I am living in Washington State now (Yakima). I would love to hear from any old Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 08JAN2007 | 17FEB2001]

LOVELLETTE, Stephen F. docgrubber@aol.com "...I was in VP-49 from 1961-1965, initially stationed in NAS Bermuda with P5M-2S type aircraft and transitioned through VP-30 NAS Patuxent River, Maryland to P-3A type aircraft stationed at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. The time-span was from 61-65. I was an aircrewmember and knew guys from Maine to Florida. I was aware that VP-49 was disestablished but am not aware of the details..." [30AUG2005]

LOVELY, AMHC Jim Retired jlovely1@houston.rr.com "...I served with VP-22 from April 1960 to August 1963 (P2V-5) VP-30, Detachment "A" from August 1963 to April 1967 (P-3V-1), VP-22 from April 1967 to April 1975 (P-3A ,B, DELTIC), VP-9 from June 1980- to November 1982 (P-3C), and retired November 1982 while deployed to NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan, went to "Land of Enchantment". Would love to hear from any old Shipmates that are still around..." [E-Mail Updated 14APR2004 | E-Mail/WebSite Updated 19MAR2000 | 30JUL98]

LOVERUD, Marlin (Spike) MLoverud@aol.com "...Served in VPB-106 during the period Sept 1944 to Sept 1945 as co-pilot. South pacific areas including Tinian, IwoJima, and Palawan, PI, until shrtly after end of WW2..."

LOVETT, AK1 Bruce ecurb54@twc.com "...I served with VPU-1 (1979-1985). I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [17JUL2015]

LOVETT, Keith bklovett@hotmail.com "...I served aboard NAS Keflavik, Iceland AIMD from 1988-1991, and VP-24 from 1991-1993, including a deployment to NAS Sigonella, Sicily (November 1992 to April 1993). While at NAS Keflavik, Iceland, I helped provide support for VP-10, VP-11, VP-8, VP-44, VP-49, VP-56, and VP-24. I was an AT2 at time of discharge, April 1993..." [E-Mail Updated 05JUN2003 | E-Mail Updated 03OCT99 | Updated 26MAR98 | 06JAN98]

LOYD, AT2 Todd SeaDog615@aol.com "...My first tour was as an axar with VP-44 from 90-decommissioning. Transferred to USS Forrestal from 91-Decommissioning. Transferred to VQ-3 Tinker AFB Oklahoma from 92-96. Transferred to Recruiting Duty, Oklahoma City, OK. Still have the famous budmen patch from decomm VP-44. Looking for any old VP-44 paraphanalia, if you have any to sell, email me please..." [25MAY98]

LOW, Steven and Rebeca slow3@bellsouth.net "...We are so glad to see so many of our old Shipmates listed. Becky and I served in VP-62 from Jun'91 until we both got out of the Nav in Aug'95. I also served with VP-91 at NAS Moffett Field, California from Aug'87 until Jun'91. We would both like to here from any of you how remember us. Becky was an AT2 and I was an AE2 when we got out. I am also looking for an old AE, Flight Engineer by the name of "SLICK" NICK NEVELS who I served with in VP-91 if any one knows where he ended up please let me know. Thanks..." [18JUL99]

LOWE, Bing bel2372@yahoo.com "...I served in VP-10 during the '87 NS Rota, Spain/ NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal deployment as SS-3 on CAC-10 and would be very interested to hear from some of my old Shipmates. Especially anyone with any information as to the whereabouts of SS-2 Ted Barber and his family..." [25APR2001]

LOWE, Hugh hlowe@macnexus.org "...I made the last WestPac P5M (pig boat) deployment with VP-50 then transitioned to P-3s with VP-50 too. I served one shore tour with VP-31. My last sea tour was with VP-19 then I retired..." [11JUL2000]

LOWE, Jim Retired jamlowe@ptd.net "...I served with VP-4 from 1974-1977, VP-10 from 1977-1981, CPW-5 from 1981-1984, VP-10 1984-1987, and VP-8 from 1987-1989 when I retired..." [E-Mail 14FEB2003 | E-Mail Updated 23MAR99 | 06DEC97]

LOWE, SS1/2/3 John W. Retired johnlowe2000@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-49 (1979 to 1982), VP-0516 (1983 to 1984), VP-62 (1984 to 1987), VP-68 (1987 to 1991), RESASWTRACEN (1991 to 1995) and VP-66 (1995 to 1998). Those they remember me know that I was one of the best practical jokers ever!..." [08NOV2009]

LOWE, Milt mlowe1216@comcast.net "...Trained as AET at Del Monte and NAS Corpus Christi, Texas circa March 1944 through February 1945. Seved with HEDRON 14-1 FAW-14 NAS North Island, San Diego, California. HD Sqd 5 NAS Norfolk, Virginia; and VPB-205 NAS Bermuda. Looking for classsmates, squadron buddies. Names that come to mind are: Frank James Virginia( Wash or Ore); Bob Schwarz (LA); Lowell Shipper (mid west); and the nice Irish kid from(Great Neck?) who watched Destination Tokyo with me the day we were e\inducted and went thru boots and primary radio school in Chicago with me. Also, is Chief Paul (Pat ) O'Reilly still out there?..." [E-Mail Updated 27FEB2002 | 11JUN2000]

LOWER, Dave 727dave@whidbey.net "...76-81 VP-50 flew crew 7 the ICE men Cmdr. Chris Evans M/C hell of a good guy...81-85 VP-31 Inst. tour Charlie Santineau was running F/E training...85-88 312 MAS ? Huh (broken service) flew F/E out of Travis for 3 years on C-5's then the money ran out Called up John Kilroy and in a very long drawen out process got orders back to NAS Moffett Field...89-91 VP-40 other Engs. Greg Karl, Bob Asmus, Shropshire, Rick Green, and no one can forget Brett Mecchi(aka Burt)I think he is one of Jay Besleys illegitimate sons!!!!..."

LOWERY, AE3 Raymond dlowery58@verizon.net "...I served with VFP-63 at NAS Miramar, California with a detachment (DET-4) aboard the USS Oriskany (CV-34) AirWing 19 (06/1971-12/1971). I have a question about the C2 (C.O.D) flight I took off the USS Oriskany (CV-34) to FASU/NSA DaNang, Republic of Vietnam. I need some help from anyone that remembers what month in 1971 all C2 aircraft were "grounded" for propeller inspections (they were splitting props). This information is vital to my "boots on the ground" Da Nang trip. Thank you..." [26OCT2015]

LOWERY, AT2 Robert H. biga@cwv.net "...I am currently serving with VP-45..." [27NOV98]

LOWREY, Robert Keith klowrey31@msn.com "...I served with FASRON-117 (02/1952-02/1954) at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. I completed the schooling in Memphis for Aviation Machist Mates but was not a very good mechanic. My first assignment was KP duty at NAS Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for 3 weeks. Later, I was given another assignment to NAS Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii as part of a beaching crew for PBMs taking off and landing in NAS Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. I was also on a n undefeated water polo team where we had a great goalie and two outstanding swimmers. One was a Chief and the other was a LT(jg). I was in Power Plants and have a group shot of the division taken probably in the summer of 1953. I am part Cherokee and was quite dark. While there, I was known as Waiphu Joe. Upon my transfer out, the Personnel Clerk had to ask me, "Waipahu, what is your name?" :)..." [07DEC2016]

LOWRY, PN2 Michael Kevin mlowry54@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-10 (1985-1988) at NAS Brunswick, Maine with deployments to NS Rota, Spain and NAS Keflavik, Iceland. I enjoyed my tour and hope all are doing well..." [21JUL2011]

LOZANO, Fred rapidfred@aol.com "...While deployed aboard the USS Ranger in 1981, I saw a P-3 for the first time. My supervisor "Clay" told me that I could be an Flight Engineer and fly! That day I had my request for FE school. One year late I reported to VP-31 for training. Since then I have served with VP-9, VP-31, VP-40, VP-30 and currently serving with VP-1 in Whidbey Island Washington. In May of 1998 I will tansfer to VP-16 in Jacksonville..."

LOZEAU, AW2 David lsci99@aol.com "...I served with VP-90 (1978) at NAS Glenview, Illinois. I flew with Crew-1 (Sweat Hogs). I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [29MAR2018]


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