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Circa 1997

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...04MAR97 - NWSA2505. Association names top pilots and naval flight officers (VP-16, VP-45, and VP-62)..." http://www.chinfo.navy.mil/navpalib/news/navywire/nwsa97/nwsa0304.txt [09JUL2003]

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NWSA) -- The Bald Eagle Squadron of the Association of Naval Aviation named its top pilots and naval flight officers for 1996 during a banquet at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, Feb. 27.

Six pilots and three naval flight officers were selected from among 50 finalists from the five air wings and the Naval Air Reserve at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida and Naval Station Mayport. More than 1,000 area pilots and naval flight officers were eligible.

Winners of Pilot of the Year honors are: LT Greg C. Huffman, of Strike Fighter Squadron 83, NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida; LT Mike Ruth, of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron 7, NAS Jacksonville, Florida; LT Temijuiin H. Glass, of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Light 46, Naval Station Mayport; LT Gregory J. Schmeiser, of VP-16, NAS Jacksonville, Florida; LT Brian M. Sauter, of Air Antisubmarine Squadron 24, NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida; and LCDR John A. Bullock III, of Fleet Tactical Support Squadron 58, NAS Jacksonville, Florida.

Top Naval Flight Officers of the Year are: LT Sean R. Liedman, of VP-45, NAS Jacksonville, Florida; LCDR Timothy W. Summers, of Air Antisubmarine Squadron 22, NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida; and LT Guy D. Jackson, of VP-62, NAS Jacksonville, Florida.

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "01OCT97--...NNS4111. Naval Reserve squadron wins aviation competition by LT John Perry, VP-66 WILLOW GROVE, PA. (NWSA) -- Combat Aircrew One (CAC- 1) of Naval Reserve Patrol Squadron 66 (VP-66), based at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, won first place in the 1997 International Maritime Patrol Aviation (MPA) Symposium held Sept. 12 in Jacksonville, Fla. The squadron competed against MPA crews from France, Canada, Spain, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, as well as against five active duty U.S. Navy crews. Commander Patrol Wing 11 hosted the third annual antisubmarine warfare symposium. U.S. East and West Coast Wings were represented by crews from NAS Brunswick, Maine; NAS Jacksonville, Florida; NAS Whidbey Island, Washington; and NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, as well as the MPA Fleet Replacement Squadron, Patrol Squadron 30. Naval Reserve Squadron VP-62's maintenance department, from NAS Brunswick, Maine shared in the victory by helping VP-66 prepare and maintain the aircraft for the competition..." Navy News Service -- 1 Oct. 1997


Circa 1996

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "Battle E Ribbon...1996 NOEL DAVIS TROPHY, BATTLE "E" WINNERS...CRPWL WINNER: VP-62 and CRPWP WINNER: VP-91...[A Secretary of the Navy recommendation in June of 1976 established this award to replace the Battle Efficiency Award (the letter "E") which had been worn sewn to the sleeve of the uniform. It is authorized to be worn by all crew members of ships and aviation squadrons winning the fleet-wide eighteen month competitive cycle which has exercises testing all phases of battle readiness. The Battle Efficiency Award, called the Navy Battle "E", in addition to the ribbon, consists of a cloth insignia and a battle pennant to be displayed by the ship or unit winning the award]" http://www.navy.mil/homepages/navresfor/navair/battlee.html [21MAR98]


Circa 1994

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News Magazine "...Change-Of-Command - Naval Aviation News - November - December 1994.." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1990s/1994/nd94.pdf [12NOV2004]

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Circa 1993

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News Magazine "...Change-Of-Command, Records, Etc. - Naval Aviation News - November - December 1993.." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1990s/1993/nd93.pdf [12NOV2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News Magazine "...VP Deployments, Change-Of-Command, Etc. - Naval Aviation News - July - August 1993.." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1990s/1993/ja93.pdf [12NOV2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News Magazine "...Records, History, Etc. - Naval Aviation News - May - June 1993.." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1990s/1993/mj93.pdf [12NOV2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...06 MAY 93 - Lieutenant Commander Kathryn P. Hire, a Naval Reservist, was selected to be assigned to VP-62. She was the Navy's first woman to become eligible to compete for assignments in aircraft engaged in combat missions..." http://www.history.navy.mil/avh-1910/PART12.PDF [28MAY2003]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "OPNAVNOTE 1650...VP-62 (17SEP93 - 20FEB94) AWARDED THE MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION" http://www.navy.mil/homepages/bupers/uniform/muc.txt


Circa 1992

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News Magazine "...Patrol Aviation In The Pacific In WWII - Naval Aviation News - July-August 1992.." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1990s/1992/ja92.pdf [11NOV2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News Magazine "...Base Closures, Change-Of-Command, Records, Etc. - Naval Aviation News - May-June 1992.." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1990s/1992/mj92.pdf [11NOV2004]

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Circa 1990

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation January-February 1991 "...History - Naval Aviation News - January-February 1991..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1990s/1991/jf91.pdf [24OCT2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation July-August 1990 "...History - Change-Of-Command - Page 4, 6 and 34 - Naval Aviation News - July-August 1990..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1990s/1990/ja90.pdf [22OCT2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation March-April 1990 "...Modernization Under Way - Page 8 to 9 - Naval Aviation News - March-April 1990..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1990s/1990/ma90.pdf [22OCT2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation January-February 1990 "...History - Change-Of-Command - Page 7, 21 and 30 - Naval Aviation News - January-February 1990..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1990s/1990/jf90.pdf [22OCT2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...Records Safe Flying Time - VP-62: 47,751 hours and 12 years...." Naval Aviation News July-August 1990 Page 32 [10JUL2001]


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