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Circa 1979

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation January 1979 "...History and Change-Of-Command - Page 23 and 25 - Naval Aviation News - January 1979..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1970s/1979/jan79.pdf [10OCT2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation January 1979 "...Squadron Insignia - Naval Aviation News - January 1979..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1970s/1979/jan79.pdf [10OCT2004]

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Circa 1978

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation March 1978 "...History and Change-Of-Command - Page 16 and 19 - Naval Aviation News - March 1978..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1970s/1978/mar78.pdf [09OCT2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: 22JUN78--"Reported to VP-5, NAS Jacksonville, Florida for duty. 19SEP78...Took off for Keflauik Iceland 2100. Relieving VP-56 Dragons. Stopped over in Brunswick, Maine for two hours to refuel. 22SEP78...Had first operational ASW flight. 2100 takeoff in rain and 30-40 knot winds. High sea state and bad weather on station precluded any low work. 06OCT78...Had an 0800 takeoff with an Admiral onboard for an inspection of operational procedures. An hour into the flight, #3 engine fire warning sounded. I got my actual first emergency. Turned out to be a hot air leak. 15DEC78...Change-of-Command squadron XO relieved CMDR Spearman. New CO CDR Conley. 12APR79...Night patrol. Followed U.S.S. Nautilus on its way to decommissioning..." From the personal diary of Dennis L. Sheets, USN, Retired sheets@almatel.net


Circa 1976

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation June 1976 "...Change-Of-Command - Page 37 - Naval Aviation News - June 1976..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1970s/1976/jun76.pdf [06OCT2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation May 1976 "...Squadron Insignia - Naval Aviation News - May 1976..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1970s/1976/may76.pdf [06OCT2004]

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Circa 1975

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation August 1975 "...VP-5 - Page 28 - Naval Aviation News - August 1975..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1970s/1975/aug75.pdf [03OCT2004]

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Circa 1974

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...'Mad Foxes' Set Safety Pace - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 32 - NO 20 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 01 AUG 1974..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [04JUL2011]


Circa 1973

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...'Mad Foxes' Set VP Safety REcord - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 31 - NO 22 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 16 AUG 1973..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [04JUL2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...VP-5 Leaves For Spain - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 30 - NO 49 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 08 MAR 1973..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [03JUL2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...New 'Mad Fox' Skipper To Score A Navy First - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 30 - NO 41 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 11 JAN 1973..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [03JUL2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation September 1973 "...VP Maintenance Award - Page 3 - Naval Aviation News - September 1973..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1970s/1973/sep73.pdf [29SEP2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation June 1973 "...Naval Aviation News - June 1973..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1970s/1973/jun73.pdf [28SEP2004]

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Circa 1972

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...'Mad Foxes' Return From Sigonella - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 30 - NO 23 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 24 AUG 1972..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [02JUL2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Accident Free Record - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 30 - NO 16 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 07 JUL 1972..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [02JUL2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...VP-5 Has New CO - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 29 - NO 42 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 20 JAN 1972..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [26JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...VP-5 Goes 10 Years Without Air Accident - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 29 - NO 41 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 13 JAN 1972..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [26JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Patrol Car? - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 29 - NO 40 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 06 JAN 1972..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [26JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation December 1972 "...Traffic Jam - Naval Aviation News - December 1972..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1970s/1972/dec72.pdf [27SEP2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...The Mad Foxes won the "E" in 1972..." Contributed by George Barker barkergd@mindspring.com [13SEP2000]


Circa 1971

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...VP-5 Crews Claim Alpha - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 29 - NO 38 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 09 DEC 1971..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [24JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Battle 'E' Flying Over Mad Fox Den - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 29 - NO 29 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 07 OCT 1971..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [23JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...18 Mad Foxes Commended - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 29 - NO 24 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 03 SEP 1971..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [22JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Mad Foxes On Patrol - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 22 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 22 AUG 1971..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [21JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Foxes Cite Success Of Campaign In Spain - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 18 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 22 JUL 1971..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [20JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Mad Foxes Return To Den - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 16 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 08 JUL 1971..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [20JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...VP-5 Crew Honors Lost Submarine - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 29 - NO 15 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 01 JUL 1971..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [20JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Ready To Deploy - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 48 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 04 MAR 1971..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [15JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Foxes To Leave For Spain and Mad Fox Fireman Cited - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 47 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 25 FEB 1971..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [14JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...CDR Barker Takes Charge of VP-5 and Mad Foxes Witness Drug Abuse Lecture - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 44 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 04 FEB 1971..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [14JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation January 1971 "...TACCO - Page 40 - Naval Aviation News - January 1971..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1970s/1971/jan71.pdf [17SEP2004]

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Circa 1970

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Mad Foxes Get Two CNO Awards - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 31 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 22 OCT 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [09JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Legendary VP-5 Chief Leaves After 8 Years - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 26 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 17 SEP 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [08JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Mad Foxes Win Air Safety Award - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 25 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 10 SEP 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [08JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...VP-5's Mad Foxes Return To NAS Jax's Den 1000' - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 14 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 25 JUN 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [05JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Mad Foxes Host Outing for Sicilian Orphan Boys - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 12 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 11 JUN 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [05JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...VP-5's 'Watts Gnu' Promotes Friendship - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 22 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 04 JUN 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [05JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Mad Fox Crew 23 Earns Alpha Status - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 22 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 04 JUN 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [05JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...VP-5 Hold Sigonella Ceremony - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 07 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 07 MAY 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [04JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Wing Commander Visits Foxes In Sicily - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 07 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 07 MAY 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [04JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...VP-5 Mad Foxes Take Part in Sea Operations - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 28 - NO 06 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 30 APR 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [03JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...VP-5 Mad Foxes Off On Sicilian Tour - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 27 - NO 47 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 26 FEB 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [01JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...VP-5 Returns from Springboard - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 27 - NO 46 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 19 FEB 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [01JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Mad Foxes Career Men - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 27 - NO 44 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 05 FEB 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [01JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...Newest Mad Fox Exec Reports To Patron Five - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 27 - NO 44 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 05 FEB 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [01JUN2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-5 History "...CDR Thomas Takes Over Patron FIVE Command - JAX AIR NEWS - VOL 27 - NO 42 - NAS Jacksonville, FL - 22 JAN 1970..." WebSite: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ [31MAY2011]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation July 1970 "...On Patrol - Page 24 to 25 - Naval Aviation News - July 1970..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1970s/1970/juln70.pdf [17SEP2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation May 1970 "...On Patrol - Page 26 - Naval Aviation News - May 1970..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1970s/1970/may70.pdf [17SEP2004]

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