VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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SZABO, CDR Dennis M. Retired c/o Nick Selk (CDR Szabo is Nick's Uncle) mselk@tenet.edu "...Served with VPW-1...Cdr Szabo received a DFC for (I think) service in the Philippines...He was an AVCAD with VP-13 in the late 30's (around '39)...He was an Ensign with VP-26 in '40 w/ LCDR (then) A. N. Perkins as CO and LT A. D. Gray as Flight Officer...J.J. Hyland, also a recipient of the DFC, was with VP-26 at the same time..." [05APR98]

SZALKOWSKI, Mike "Ski" mikeskiski@new.rr.com "...I served with VP-18 (11/1963-03/1967) at NAS Jacksonville, Florida with deployments to NS Roosevelt Roads, PR and NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Looking for Donnie L. Russell..." [28JAN2015]

SZALKUS, AD2 Keith mechloveusa@netscape.net "...I was stationed with VC-10 in NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba 1992. Active duty currently. Going to VP-30 for P-3 Flight Engineer School in Aug 1999..." [18JUN99]

SZATA, E3 Ginger gingeraymes@yshoo.com "...I served with VP-5056 at NAS Joint Reserve Base - Belle Chasse, LA. I was reallla secretary to CDR Cleve Roy..." [12NOV2010]

SZOSTAK, CAPTAIN Michael J. http://reserves.navy.mil/NR/exeres/00001fe0fyushyqncqlcvtnq/WelcomeAboard_Default_ONLY_With+Navigation.asp?LGUID={D587BF65-B5E9-44FD-958F-9761F5B648CB}&NRMODE=Published&NRORIGINALURL=%2fReserves%2fPublic%2fStaff%2fCenters%2fAir%2fCenters%2fReserve%2bPatrol%2bWing%2fWelcomeAboard%2fExecutiveOfficer%2fdefault%2ehtm%3fLGUID%3d%7bD587BF65-B5E9-44FD-958F-9761F5B648CB%7d&NRNODEGUID=%7b8A20A74B-6538-4819-BFDE-D0FC511AE351%7d&NRQUERYTERMINATOR=1&bhcp=1 "...Captain Michael J. Szostak was born in Elizabeth, NJ in 1957. He received a Bachelor of Science degree and his commission from the United States Naval Academy in May 1979. After temporary duty at the Naval Air Engineering Center, Lakehurst NJ, he attended Naval Flight Officer (NFO) training, earning his wings in August 1980. CAPT Szostak's first operational assignment was with VP-24 in NAS Jacksonville, Florida. He made three deployments during this tour and served as Electronic Warfare Officer, Public Affairs Officer, NFO Training Officer and Assistant Administration Officer. In April 1984, he reported to VP-30 and served as an instructor to the Royal Netherlands Navy 320 Squadron in Valkenberg, the Netherlands and with the CPW Atlantic Tactical Training Team. In October 1986, CAPT Szostak reported to Yokosuka, Japan as Flag Lieutenant to the Commander, Naval Forces Japan. In January 1989, he enrolled in the Space Systems Engineering curriculum at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA earning a Master of Science Degree in Astronautical Engineering. Following P-3C refresher training at VP-30, CAPT Szostak reported to VP-5 in NAS Jacksonville, Florida in November 1991. He served as Command Services Officer and Operations Officer while deployed to NAS Keflavik, Iceland. CAPT Szostak was then briefly assigned to CPW-11 in NAS Jacksonville, Florida as interim Wing Operations Officer. In November 1993, CAPT Szostak was assigned to the White House Military Office as a Presidential Emergency Plans Officer in the Contingency Programs Directorate. While in Washington DC, he also served as a Federal Executive Fellow at The Atlantic Council of the United States, a public policy center. In May 1996, CAPT Szostak returned to VP-5 as Executive Officer and in June 1997, became that squadron's 47th Commanding Officer. While in command, the squadron made a tri-site deployment to NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NS Roosevelt Roads, PR, and Panama. After his command tour, he reported to the National Reconnaissance Office in Washington, DC and served as Senior Operations Officer in the Operational Support Office and as Assistant Director for National Systems Support (J35A), Operations Directorate, The Joint Staff. He was most recently assigned as Chief of Staff, Commander Task Force 84. Captain Szostak is currently serving as Deputy, Reserve Patrol Wing. CAPT Szostak is authorized to wear the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy Commendation medal (three awards), the Navy Achievement Medal, and the Presidential Service Badge..." [13JUN2003]

SZOSZOREK, AW James "Ski" jimjanszo@aol.com "...I served with VP-10 (03/1966-1970) as one of the original 13 Blackshoe Radioman. I loved it so much that I changed my rate to AW and flew with CAC-10, CAC-12 and CAC-6 with deployments to NAS Keflavik, Iceland (3 times), NAS Bermuda, NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, NS Rota, Spain and NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada. I married a girl from Rumford, Maine. I would love to hear from former Shipmates..." [03MAY2013]

SZPAK, Michael Kent salsender@q.com "...I served with VP-69 from 1987 to 1991 and then drilled out of the NRU Central Point, OR until my retirement in 1999. Saw Chief Larry Hand just the other day in Medford, Or. He's now living in Montana. He's in good health and looking just fine. Would like to here from all fellow Shipmates..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 25MAR2009 | 25DEC2006]

SZUHAI, Andy aszuhai@en.com

SZYMANSKI, AD2 Daniel J. jeanneszymanski@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-8 (1953-1956) and flew with Crew-4 (Plane Captain)..." [22DEC2011]

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