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Memorial Picture "...YORK, Thomas H...Discovering this website was really quite moving for me when I saw my father's name listed in the VP-3 personnel roster. Sadly, LCDR Thomas H. York passed away in Sept 1959 when his TV-2 plunged into San Diego Bay shortly after takeoff from NAS North Island, San Diego, California. He was a CDR at that time. During his VP-3 tenure, I was apparently made the squadron mascot shortly after my adoption in 1951. Of course I still have the engraved silver cup. Appropriately, I have just ordered the VP Navy Mug to commemorate this experience. It would be an honor to hear from anyone who knew my dad, as well as anecdotes from those times at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. I suppose that I would also like to know if I creditably performed my duties as squadron mascot...Timothy R. York yorktr@aol.com..." [15JUN99]

UPDATE "...I heard from one former member who vaguely remembered this...Also heard from a fellow who is writing a history and needs photos...Thanks!..." [14NOV99]

Memorial Picture "...YOUNG, Arthur William...My Father, Arthur William Young, died on December 8, 1994. He was member of VPB-27 and crew member of Edward Garlits. I'm not sure if his captain had the last name of Davis from California. He served in area of Saipan, Okinawa, Philippines, etc. I am looking for more information VPB-27. He was a Flight crew member and did receive Distinquished Flying Cross with his crew 1944-1945. Any information would be appreciated!...Dan Young dyoungctwp@comcast.net..." [20FEB2005]


YOCUM, AOM3 Jerry D. jyocum@gilanet.com "...I served with CASU-38 MCAS/NAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii from June 1944 to September 1945. I attended Gunnery School on Main Base from June 144 to July 44 (but can find no record of that). I obtained the records for CASU-38 in 1993 and located 206 men. I started a newsletter and organized Reunions. Today there are 152 Shipmates still with us and the newsletter is still being mailed. I used every means available to track down the crew. I am still searching for Herbert Glenn Davis who went aboard the USS Shipley Bay March 24, 1945. I'm still looking for anyone interested..." [06JUL2004]

YODER, Fred fjyoder1938@webtv.net "...I was in VP-26 from 1956 to 1960. I would iike to hear from some Shipmates that served in the Squadron during that time as well as any Reunion information..." [07JAN99]

YODER, LT(jg) Paul pdy66k@hotmail.com "...I served with Fleet Air Support Unit (FASU) at U-Tapao Royal Thailand Air Force Base, Thailand (1972-1973) in support of VP-1, VP-4, VP-6, VP-9, VP-11, VP-17 and VP-40 rotations. My next assignment was Beachmaster Unit-One (BMU-1) at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado in Coronado, California..." [09JAN2017]

YOHE, SN Kenneth E. knyohe@aol.com "...Good ole days VT-26 1965-1966 Beeville, Texas. God bless them all..." [05MAR2007]

YOHN, JACK E. jyohn@pa.net "...I served in VP-44 from 1967 to August 1969. I was a ADJ-2 when I was discharged. I am trying to locate as many of my shipmates as possible that served at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland to find out if they would be interested in having a VP-44 Reunion. If you are interested in a Reunion, please e-mail your name and address or drop a card to me at Jack E. Yohn, RD #2 Box 461 New Bloomfield, Pa. 17068 If anyone can supply names and addresses of other VP-44 Shipmates that served at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, I would really appreciate your help..." [E-Mail Updated 05FEB99 | 07DEC98]

YOHN, AZ2 Nancy A. nielsen10@juno.com "...I was Active Duty at VC-6, Norfolk 79-82 and then pulled arduous Duty in NAS Bermuda 82-84. Affiliated with the Reserves in NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii 84-89 and then returned to the mainland to NAS Norfolk, Virginia with COMRESPATWINGLANT 89-90. Moved on to VP-68 Oct 90 until Decommissioning 1996. Went on some GREAT DETS and made GREAT FRIENDS for life. Currently spending my last years with VP-62. Like to hear from Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 18JAN2001 | E-Mail Updated 29JAN2000 | 14OCT98]

YOHO, David deyoho15@comcast.net "...I provided summer support to VXE-6 in 1972..." [08SEP2010]

YOHO, John jryoho@embarqmail.com "...I served with VP-24 (12/1963-09/1966). I flew with Crew-11 and Crew-5 as a MAD Operator aboard the P2V-5 and 7..." [E-Mail Updated 14MAR2014 | 22MAY2002]

YOKANOVICH, Mark R. kc0bzy@juno.com "...Served on brother duty at VQ-2 from October 1970 to July 1972. Great tour was AT2 worked ECM Shop and AIMD NS Rota, Spain as groundpounder. Would like to hear from anyone who knew me. Brother was spook at bull ring..." [21MAY98]

YORK, AE2 Gary L. cars7dogs@sbcglobal.net "...VQ-1 Nov66-Nov68 AE-2 in elect shop with AE-C Joe Aque (good man) Swenson Grimsley Poole, Nufer, and others, who was night..." [04MAR2007]

YORK, Neva neva_y@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-10 from 1982-1986..." [19JUL2003]

YORK, ATR3 Ronald L. (Ron) ronyork@erols.com "...I served with VP-48 at NAS NORIS during from 1961 to 1962. I was an ATR3 and worked primarily on sonobuoys. I also worked in the Air Intelligence office with LT(jg) Moline. The VP-48 skipper was CDR Ray Madsen, and Senior Chief Dukes was the Leading Chief. Some of the officers' names I remember are LT(jg) Arcuni, LT(jg) Barnhardt, LT(jg) Goodrich, LT(jg) Moline, LT Moore, and LT(jg) Sykes. My enlisted friends included Bill Moffatt, Bill Freudensprung, Bill Seckler, Murray Chalmers, and Mike Leslie. After VP-48, I graduated from TCU and went with the Defense Intelligence Agency. I retired last September with almost 41 years of government service. My wife and I live in Haymarket, VA, near our four daughters and six grandchildren. I would be very pleased to hear from any former VP-48 squadron mates, and would be delighted to see any who are passing through the washington, D.C. area..." [17APR2004]

YOST, AT3 Thomas J. tjy355@cox.net "...US Navy 1973-1977. Served with VC-8 ( NS Roosevelt Roads, PR) from April 1974 to November 1975. Worked in the AT shop performing "O" level maintenance on the electronics gear of P2, S2, A4 and H3 aircraft. Flew in both EP2H and DP2E and earned Aircrewman wings as an In-Flight Technician. Lots of fond memories: Sitting at the end of the runway on "wheels watch" the day the C-5 landed, the thrill when Deke let me start the engines on a P2, and succeeding without causing a backfire, the misery of post-flight refueling at sunset when the mosquitos were swarming, showing the new guy how to test the "emergency intercom" system in the "Stoof," coquis, land crabs, El Tigre beer, rice and beans, Luquillo Beach, El Yunque rain forest, etc. many stories. Would like to hear from my old mates..." [E-Mail Updated 26JAN2008 | 19JUL2002]

YOUDAL, ATC Richard A. Retired richard.youdal.ctr@navy.mil "...I served with VP-22 (12/1970-05/1977 and 12/1981-12/1983), VP-17 (11/1983-01/1986), VP-47 (09/1986-05/1988),USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) (05/1988-05/1990). Naval Air Systems Command, Washington D.C. (05/1990-03/1994) and retired (03/1994). I am currently working for Naval Air Systems Command PMA-207 (C-130's) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 07MAY2013 | 10NOV99]

YOUELL, Dane R. DaneRY@aol.com "...I served in VJ-2 and VW-4 stationed at NAS Jacksonville, Florida from Sept 1953 until Apr. 1956. It sure is nice to hear from others having some of the same experiences. It sure would be great to hear from some of the "Hurricane Hunters" of that era. The squadrons were led by Commanders H. D. Allen and Lucas V. Dachs. My crewmembers were Lcdr. Bill Page, Cdr. Allen, Lcdr. R. A. Sampson, Lcdr. Jack Harr, Ltjg. Wing, Lt. Fowler, Chiefs Flowers, Bob Pratten,R.L. Meeker,William G. Ray and (working crew) John Cropper, Otto Holtz, Joe Connors, jay Halsey, Kowalzik, Barney Thornton Cliff Krause and Bob Mixner. From an Official Navy Photo. Great job Nevins. This site will give me many hours of memories..." [18JUN99]

YOUNG, AZC Arthur Retired seadog381@comcast.net "...Reported to NAS Moffett Field, California in late April 1955, right out of Boot camp in San Diego. San Jose was a very exciting place for a poor, 16 year old black kid, from the red clay hill of Cobb county Georgia. I feel in love with the Bay area at first sight. And what luck, my next duty station was aboard the USS Bon Homme Richards (CVA 31) in V2 division, home ported at NAS Alameda, California (from Feb 1957 to July 1958). My flight station aboard was on the LSO platform. A perfect place to learn Carrier operations, but I had a very close call when the first A3D aircraft crashed aboard and aircraft parts scattered all over the LSO area. The ship deployed to the Far east from August 1957 to FEB 1958 In those days a Carrier did six months on deployment & JUST SIX months home. My next duty station was at NAS Alameda, California - man what luck. I was there from August 1958 to August 1961. Next PCS was VP-6 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii with a six month deployment to MCAS Iwakuni, Japan. We were called home early to take part in the last open air nuclear test operations out of Johnston Island. I was on Johnston the night they made that famous, first test shot in space. If anyone ever tell you that Nuclear warfare can be handle, you tell that person to visit my nightmares - nightmares I have to this day. After the bomb went off above at around 200 miles up, we were told we could look up. The sky from horizon to horizon was cover with fire that changed colors every 30 seconds or so. I don't remember the order of the colors - Red - Green, Blue, purple - just the final color was yellow which slowly faded. One of the older guys standing near me said: Old my God, this should never happen again. A few months later, the world went through the Cuban Missile crises. You can imagine the bad dreams I had during that period. My next PCS was to VAW-11 at NAS North Island, San Diego, California. My Detachment (Lima) deployed aboard the USS Hancock (CVA19). Two close calls on the flight deck convince me to try get the hell out of harm's way. During this deployment the date November 22 (23 local Asian time) 1962 occurred while we were off on Vietnam. It happen after 0100 hours, while most of us were sleeping. That date changed my life. I got serious with my career. I was a 2nd class when that happen and would become a Chief by 1968. My next PCS was at NAS Cubi Point, Philippines as a AZ2. I would spent one year at NAS Cubi Point, Philippines and then be transferred to NS Sangley Point, Philippines, across the bay from Manila - the PCS gods were always smiling on me. My next PCS (Feb 1967) was at NAS Floyd Bennett Field, New York, in Brooklyn New York, training reservers. My wife loved New York City, but I was bored in a training people. After two years, I asked to return to duty in WESTPAC. VQ-3 at NAS Agana, Guam came up. A great command. After two year I was back at NAS Cubi Point, Philippines. This time as a AZC. 12 to 15 hours work days - 6 day work week were the norm this time around. My next tour was at VF-124 at NAS Miramar, California. When I got to the squadron, Dec 1972) they had just transferred their last F8 aircraft and were awaiting the new F-14 Aircraft. We got the first one in Feb 1973. I had a good crew and was my own Division officer - no problems, except my twenty years was coming up and I needed to buy a house while on active duty. I called my detailer to agree to stay on active duty for another tour if I could be transferred to the Bay area. He said okay and I got order to VP-48 at (lets hear the drum roll) NAS Moffett Field, California. Life is NOT FAIR. Hey this is where I came in at. The Squadron was due for a WESTPAC deployment in Sept 1974 to the Misawa Air Force base on the extreme tip of northern Honshu Island. We would be the first Naval Air squadron to go there. We were told it would start to snow (like clock work) on 15 Oct. I don't recall if it started to snow on that date, but it was close enough and it started snow in a way a Georgia boy should never have to endure. Right before the deployment begin, BUPERS started a major reduction in force and I made the cut. In mid-Jan 1976 I packed my bags and headed back to NAS Moffett Field, California from retirement. But I was not finish with the Navy. Many months later, I would sign up with the Military Sealift Command Pacific (MSCPAC) and become a REAL Sailor. I would sail on eight ships before getting my dream Job - A shipboard Inspector / Instructor in logistic & Desktop Computers. In this job I would travel the world, inspecting ships and training crew members and best of all staying in 4 star hotel with great room serve. Since no one in my department had ever been aboard a ship, I wrote up my own trip tickets deciding where, when and how to go. The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, All over Japan, Hong Kong, England, Italy, Israel, Australia , Kenya, Canada, Up & down the West , Gulf and East coasts of America. The only place I never made it to was Brazel & New Zealand. Since our ships never went to those places, it was hard slipping a trip through our travel department - God knows I tried a few times. And they paid me good money to have me do this. Not bad for a poor country kid from Georgia, whos main abition in the early 1950s was to make it up north to the midwest and get a job in the Auto industry..." [17AUG2007]

YOUNG, AMHC (AW) Barry (Ponyboy) P. ponypi@hotmail.com "...Served in VP-1 (1988-1992). I saw a lot of names that I recognized and alot of great memories. So if your feeling sad and blue drop me a line and I will humor you...:] Currently serving my last tour at NavAir (TDSA) NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. With the SweetTart Elvis, P-Funk Cronk, and Wild J. T. Brown. All keeping me out of trouble..:] Also, Larry Pearsall I found your Nanakuli Suedes you left them at the BEER TREE..." [13APR2000]

YOUNG, Ed bpd180@gmail.com "...I served with VP-47 (FE) from 1990 to 1992..." [09AUG2010]

YOUNG, REAR ADMIRAL Howard Leyland (Deceased) http://www.usstarawavets.org/CV-40%20pages/young.bio.htm "...Howard Leyland Young was born in Brooklyn, New York, on November 23, 1901, the son of Howard and Minerva Catherine (Bolling) Young. He attended St. Albans School, Washington, D.C., prior to his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, from the First District of Utah in 1919. As a Midshipman he participated in baseball. Graduated and commissioned Ensign on June 7, 1923, he subsequently progressed in rank, attaining that of Captain to date from May 1, 1943. On June 30, 1953, he was transferred to the Retired List of the U.S. Navy and was advanced to the rank of Rear Admiral on the basis of combat awards. Following graduation from the Naval Academy in 1923, he joined the U.S.S. Florida, and in June 1924 was detached for brief instruction at the Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, Rhode Island. In December of that year he reported aboard the U.S.S. Sturtevant, and after completing flight training at the NAS Pensacola, Florida, was designated Naval Aviator April 20, 1926. He was assigned in August to Observation Squadron Two, based on the USS Langley I (AV-3), and in June 1928 transferred to Fighting Squadron Two. He served at the NAS Pensacola, Florida, between August 1929 and June 1931, after which he had lighter-than-air training at the NAS Lakehurst, New Jersey. Qualifying as Naval Aviator (LTA) on September 28, 1932, he was assigned to the heavier-than-air unit attached to Airship Akron. Following the loss of the Akron off Barnegat Light in April 1933, he transferred to the Airship Macon for duty with her heavier-than-air unit. In August 1934 he joined the aviation unit of the U.S.S. Tuscaloosa, and from June 1935 until June 1936 served with Scouting Squadron Twelve on board that cruiser. For the next year he served with Bombing Squadron Two based on the U.S.S. Saratoga, and in June 1937 became Officer in Charge of the Experimental Divison, Operations Department, at the NAS Norfolk, Virginia. There he conducted rough water tests and accelerated tests of experimental and new production planes. In June 1939 he assumed command of Fighting Squadron Six based on the U.S.S. Enterprise, and in April 1941 became Commanding Officer of Air Group Six, attached to that aircraft carrier. At the time of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, planes from the Enterprise, which was returning to Hawaii from Wake Island, were the only carrier based aircraft to take part in the Pearl Harbor action, arriving during the middle of the first Japanese attack. Air Group Six, under his command, made the first attack on enemy held territory in February 1942, during the raids on the Marshall and Gilbert Islands, and in the latter part of that month participated in the raids on Marcus and Wake Islands. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for heroic conduct in aerial battle, as Commander of a carrier air group, when, during the hours of darkness on the morning of February 1, 1942, in enemy waters, he successfully led the scouting and bombing squadrons one hundred and seventy-five miles over enemy controlled waters to their objectives, which all planes reached and attacked on schedule, surprising and inflicting great damage on the enemy. Again after successfully returning his squadrons to the carrier, he led another flight of bombers against a fully alerted enemy stronghold and this attack, which was made in the face of heavy anti-aircraft fire, caused great destruction to enemy installations" He also received a Letter of Commendation with authorization to wear the Commendation Ribbon and Combat "V" from the Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet, and is entitled to the Ribbon for, and a facsimile of, the Presidential Unit Citation awarded the U.S.S. Enterprise. Returning to duty ashore in April 1942, he was assigned to the Advanced Carrier Training Group, Pacific Fleet, commanding that group from May to October 1942. He then became Commanding Officer of the newly-established Naval Air Station, Vero Beach, Florida, where he remained until July 1943. In August he assumed command of the USS Tangier (AV-8), and in January 1944 reported for fitting out duty in the U.S.S. Ommaney Bay at the Kaiser Shipbuilding Company, Vancouver, Washington. He assumed command of that escort aircraft carrier upon her commissioning February 2, 1944. For outstanding services while commanding that vessel he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V", and the Navy Cross. The citations follow, in part: Bronze Star Medal: "For meritorious achievement as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Ommaney Bay prior to and during operations against enemy Japanese forces on the Palau Islands in September and October 1944. Tireless and thorough in his detailed preparation for hazardous invasion operations, Captain Young welded his command into a strong fighting unit ready and competent to provide necessary air support for our assault forces despite previous lack of experience in combat. Under his skilled and forceful leadership, the officers, men and air personnel of the Ommaney Bay were responsible for severe and costly damage inflicted upon the enemy in facilities, installations and material destroyed, carrying out their missions with splendid teamwork despite difficult and unfavorable operating conditions..." Navy Cross: "For extraordinary heroism...in action against major ships of the Japanese Fleet in the Battle off Samar, October 25, 1944...Captain Young conducted his command gallantly and with courageous initiative, inspiring his officers and men and the Ommaney Bay air personnel throughout the critical and fiercely fought Battle for Leyte Gulf against a powerful force of Japanese battleships, cruisers and destroyers. His superb seamanship and indomitable fighting spirit in the face of overwhelming odds were important factors in turning potential defeat into a decisive victory over the Central Japanese Force..." During the invasion of Lingayen Gulf in the Philippine Islands, the Ommaney Bay was so badly damaged by Japanese bombers that she was later sunk by our own forces. Captain Young later related that "We took hits on the flight deck from a Japanese bomber, and fires broke out. The destroyers in the area couldn't help us much because of the fires. We started to get our (wounded) men off on these cots that were kept afloat by life jackets. There were several explosions, but the men and officers continued without a let up. Our casualties were less than 100". Other ships in the task force picked up the Ommaney Bay crewmen from the water and took them aboard. "Some of our men who were not wounded helped man guns aboard other ships," Young said. "That meant that our wounded were aboard ships taking part in the bombardments, which made it right tough for some of them." After the loss of the Ommaney Bay, Young was assigned in February 1945 to Fleet Air, West Coast, and during April and May 1945 had duty in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Navy Department, Washington, D.C. Following service as Chief of Staff and Aide to Commander Fleet Air, Seattle, Washington, he reported in August 1946 as Commander FAW-4. He was Commanding Officer of the NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, from December 1946 until September 1947, when he joined the staff of Commander Carrier Division Six as Chief of Staff and Aide. Captain Young became Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Tarawa on February 28, 1948, and was in command during the ship's 1948-49 World Cruise. In April 1949 he reported as Navy Liaison Officer with the Air Defense Command, U.S. Air Force, Mitchell Field, Long Island, New York. In September 1949 he transferred, in a similar capacity, to the Continental Air Command, Mitchell Field, continuing to serve there until July 1950, when he joined the staff of Commander Naval Forces, Far East. Returning to the United States in January 1951, he was in command of the NAS New Orleans, Louisiana, until September 1952, after which he had duty in connection with General Courts Martial in the Twelfth Naval District, with headquarters in San Francisco, California. He was serving there when ordered relieved of all active duty, pending his retirement, effective June 30, 1953. Rear Admiral Young died on April 4, 1954, in Chula Vista, California..." [22JUL2003]

YOUNG, James rugsucker1@alltel.net "...I was a Aviation Ordinanceman with VP-56 around the later part of 1968 and early 1969. I was trained to be a P2 crewman at NAS Jacksonville, Florida and was assigned to meet VP-56 as they arrived from NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to their new base at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. As a newly trained ordinanceman crewman I was looking forward to my duty in the P2, but to my dismay the squadron was given the brand new P-3c upon their arrival from NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. We started training all over again in the P-3 and for me it was never the same. The P2 had that WWII mistique to it and was my love. After aircrewman trainingg was finished for the P-3 I had only a few months left in the Navy. They said I either had to reenlist or go to Operation Springboard and get a one month early out. I took the later but still the P2 is in my sole..." [12JUN2002]

YOUNG, ATCS James N. "Jim" Retired jnewtyoung@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-7 (August 1958 to August 1961). I was ATC at the time, and mostly worked assisting the Avionics Chief Roy Seay ATCS, and flying as an alternate crewmember when a First Radioman was needed. I had been an AL (Radioman) and went to AT "B" School and switched to AT as they were phasing AL out. I had served in VP-10 and was with them when they moved from NAS Jacksonville, Florida to NAS Brunswick, Maine. At the time I was AL2 and First Radioman on Crew 5. I retired in 1967 and came back home to South Georgia..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 06NOV2009 | 13AUG2003]

YOUNG, John jyoungiii@stny.rr.com "...I served with VP-31, VAW-110 and VAW-121..." [06NOV2013]

YOUNG, PH1 John B. ac0kk@arrl.net "...I served with VP-67 when we were still flying the P2 and through our transition to the P-3A. As the years went by, I was able to obtain the rank of PH1 and then tried to make chief. Made the selection several times, however, due to being a handfull of slots being open, being selected for chief was slim for all that made to the chief selection board. Later I had to undergo emergency surgery and as a result, I was no longer medically able to stay in the Navy. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [21NOV2015]

YOUNG, PR2 Kenneth kensy@prodigy.net "...I served aboard NAS Dallas, Texas (1864-1968) and worked in the Parachute Shop..." [06MAR2016]

YOUNG, AMH2 Leonard cur540@gmail.com "...I served with VP-50 (1968-1971) with deployments to NS Sangley Point, Philippines (twice), nNAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan and NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam..." [13NOV2010]

YOUNG, ADCS Patrick I. "PI" Retired patrickyo1@gmail.com "...I served with VP-31 (1966-1969) at NAS North Island, San Diego, California (ADR2 SP2E/H Instructor Plane Captain), VP-31 (1969-1970) at NAS Moffett Field, California (ADR2 P-3A/B/C FE), VP-46 (1970-1975) at NAS Moffett Field, California (Instructor P-3A/B FE, VP-31 (1975-1978) at NAS Moffett Field, California (ADR1 NATOPS/CNAP P-3A/B/C Instructor FE), VP-19 (1978-1981) at NAS Moffett Field, California (ADC Instructor P-3C FE & QA CPO), NAS Alameda, California (1981-1984) (ADCS Instructor P-3A/B/C FE & FLT CHECK Depart. SCPO), VP-46 1986-1989 at NAS Moffett Field, California (ADCS Instructor P-3C FE Instructor & Training Dept. SCPO), Senior Enlisted Academy Newport, RI (10/1989-12/1989) as student, VP-31 (1990-1992) at NAS Moffett Field, California (ADCS P-3A/B/C Instructor FE, Training Dept. MCPO, and Comand MCPO) and retired there on New Years Eve December 31, 1992..." [04OCT2012]

YOUNG, Perry C. PERCLYOUNG@AOL.COM "...I WAS TAIL GUNNER FOR CREW 1 IN VAH-21 IN 1968 AND 1969, I'M SURE LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING MY NAVY BUDDIES IN TUCSON THIS LABOR DAY..." [05FEB98]

YOUNG, Rex rex_lori@pacbell.net "...Served with VP-91 from Apr. 90 Apr. 95. E-mail me if you remember me!!..." [18OCT98]

YOUNG, ADR3 Richard G. Trover33@aol.com "...I served with VP-6 from January 1959 to Jaunary 1962 as a prop engine mechanic (ADR3). Really enjoyed my tour in Hawaii. Made two deployments to Japan. Have lots of photos as momentos. Still use a pair of binoculars and a drafting set that I purchased in NAS Iwakuni, Japan in 1960. Those were the "GOOD OLD DAYS."..." [04MAR2002]

YOUNG, Terri (it was McKinstry) tyretiredwave@yahoo.com "...I was an AZ2 while attached to VP-50. I married AO2 Bill Youngs. We were attached to VP-50 from 86-91. We live in the Calf. Bay Area and would love to hear from old freinds..." [19AUG99]

YOUNG, Terry twyone@hotmail.com "...After they closed NAS St. Louis in 1957 I was transferred to VP-723 in NAS Glenview, Illinois. Shortly thereafter 1958 September went active duty to NAS Norfolk, Virginia. Returned to Glenview this year which is being made into an industrial park..." [25SEP2001]

YOUNG, Thomas C. Scotswhae@webtv.net "...Served two tours with VP-47. Picked up the squadron at Oak Harbor. We deployed to NS Sangley Point, Philippines. I flew with Crew 9 enjoyed it. Went home early for Flt. Eng. training and left the squadron in 1967. Second tour was 1972 until 1976. Went to VP-31 and retired in 1977...I served with VP-40 from 1958 through 1962. Great tour of duty. Had some duty with shore patrol then reported to electric shop served with some great guys L.A.Griener, Ron Sadler, and Farmer. Would like to hear from old Shipmates if still kicking" [BIO Updated 06FEB2000 | 21JUL99]

YOUNG, William M. (Rusty) rusty10058@aol.com "...I was in VP-26 from April 1968 until April 1970. Started as a ground pounder on the line during the WESPAC cruise and went on CAC 11 as radio after the return to NAS Brunswick, Maine. Deployed to NS Rota, Spain and then NAS Keflavik, Iceland and the NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal. Would love to hear from anyone. Went thre SERE school with several guys in VP-49 who later relieved us in NS Sangley Point, Philippines..." [17JUL2000]

YOUNG, William O. (Bill) jameso@cherokeetel.com "...I served with VP-141 during WWII..." [25FEB99]

YOST, ISAAC W. JR YOSTERDAD@aol.com "...JOINED VW-2 AS AN ATAN ON 6 APRIL 1954. LEFT VW-2 AS AN AT(R)-1 ON 5 AUGUST 1957. WHEN I ARRIVED THE SQUADRON STILL CARRIED ITS VX-4 DESIGNATION OF XD, HAD PB-1W, AND ONE LONE WV-1. IN A MONTH IT HAD AN EMPTY WV-2, AND WITHIN 6 MONTHS THE PB-1W'S WERE GONE AND THE SQUADRON WAS EQUIPED WITH WV-2'S..." [17FEB98]


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