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BLUM, JOSEPH F. JB1240@aol.com "...SERVED AT NAS New York, New York FROM 1954 TO 1964. (RANKS DURING SERVICE WERE: FA, SN, BM3, BM2). I WAS ASSIGNED TO VP-832 PRIOR TO GOING ACTIVE DUTY/STATION KEEPER. DURING MAY SERVICE I WAS ASSIGNED TO: FLIGHT LINE AS MECHANICS HELPER ON PB4Y-PRIVATEER BOMBERS. SECURITY DIVISION AS GATE GUARD. FIRE HOUSE CRASH & RESCUE CREW. MAA DUTY AT BOTH THE MESS HALL AND BARRACKS. COXSWAIN OF THE 65' RECREATION BOAT "NASNYLAND". IN 1964, I WAS TRANSFERED TO NAF Andrews, Maryland AND IN 1966, WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED FORM THE NAVY. I HAD SOME OLD STATION NEWS PAPERS THAT I DONATED TO THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NAVAL AVIATION AT PENSACOLA, FL. I WAS SORRY TO SEE FLOYD BENNETT FIELD CLOSE, THERE IS A LOT OF HISTORY ATTACHED TO THAT FIELD..." [13NOV2001]

BRANDT, CPO Paul H. Retired CPOBRANDTVP66@AOL.COM "...I ENLISTED IN THE NAVY 4/10/41 THRU 9/17/45. UPON DISCHARGE I SIGNED UP IN THE RESERVES AT NAS Floyd Bennett Field, New York. WAS ATTACHED TO VP-832, VP-834, VP-836, and VP-837. WHEN THE BASE CLOSED IN 1960 I TRANSFERED TO NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania AND SERVED WITH VP-64 AND VP-66. I WAS DISCHARGED WITH 31 YRS CONTINUOUS SERVICE IN 1970. I FLEW AS PLANE CAPT (FLIGHT ENGINEER) FOR ABOUT 16 OF THOSE YRS ON PBY'S, PBM'S, AND P2V'S. I WAS RECALLED FOR THE CUBAN CRISIS IN 1961/62 SERVING WITH VP-837. UPON RETURN I WAS HONORED TO BE NAMED LEADING CHIEF SERVING UNDER CAPT. BRUMME, CAPT WILLIAMS, AND COMM. SEMPKEN. I AM PROUD TO HAVE SERVED..." [14APR2001]


CONLAN, ADC(AC) Edward T. Retired econlan@suffolk.lib.ny.us "...Served with O&R Flight Test, NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island, from 1952-1954; served with VP-24 from 1954-1956; served with VP-834, VP-832, VP-62R2, VP-66 at NAS JRB Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. Privilege to serve with all great members. Hope to see/hear from old friends..." [BIO Updated 30JUN2001 | 08JAN2000]

CURTIS, William Bill sundowner47@juno.com "...Was a AMM3 reserve in VP-832 at NAS NY in PBY's. Called back to active duty Sept 1950 to VF51 on Valley Forge off Korea. Finished that tour. Made another on Essex and was discharged 1952 as AMM2. Am now retired from IBM..." [18MAY98]


DAVIS, ADRC Dudley dudley320@aol.com "...I would be happy to hear from any of my old Shipmates from VP-832 & VP-837..." [11OCT98]


GLOTZER, Ronald ronjoy1@optonline.net "...I served with VP-832, VP-834, and VP-837..." [E-Mail Updated 17NOV2007 | E-Mail Updated 22APR2005 | 16MAR2000]

GREENBERG, Art AIRNAVY@AOL.COM "...I served with VP-832 station at NAS Floyd Bennett Field, New York from 1948 T0 1950. We were activated for Korea flying PB4Y'S and returned in 1953. I stayed with VP-832 till 1958. Any Shipmates of that era e-mail me for some old stories. Names I remember are CDR. Proctor, Gene Brent, LT. Nugent, Nick Evangelides, Tom Coyle, Ed La Coture, ? Dellasandro, Sinisi, and a lot more I can't remember..." [04AUG99]


Memorial Picture "...INGORDO, CPO Louis...I wanted to let the members of VP-832, VP-834, VP-837 and VP-66 know that my Father, CPO Louis Ingordo, passed away on August 10, 2004 at the age of 90. He moved in with my family after my Mom Louise passed away in 2000. He was always so proud of his time in the Navy and told stories about those days to friends and family all the time. Please feel free to contact me and let me know that stories that you have to share about my dad. Lovingly, Christine Ingordo...Chrisitne Ingordo cif724@aol.com..." [31AUG2004]

INGORDO, CPO Louis (Deceased) c/o his daughter Christine Ingordo cif724@aol.com "...I am sure my Dad would love to hear from some of his old friends that are out there...Dad served with VP-832, VP-834, VP-837 and VP-66..." [Deceased 31AUG2004 | 05MAY98]


KISLING, AO3 R. Dennis dkisling@msn.com "...I joined the Naval Reserves at NAS Minneapolis, Minnesota (1960-10/1961), VP-832 (10/1961-09/1962) at NAS Floyd Bennett Field, New York (Active Duty - Berlin Crisis) and VP-11 (10/1962-10/1963) at NAS Brunswick, Maine and VP-812 (Reserves) at NAS Minneapolis, Minnesota..." [12FEB2013]

KOVENSKY, Dave rcdave.1@juno.com "...I served with VP-832 during the Cuban Missile Crisis as a P2V-5F Plane Captain on aircraft number 5. Still alive and kicking and have very fond memories of this experience. Am now enjoying retirement life in Albuquerque New Mexico..." [06JUL2004]


MORRISON, John j_r_morrison33@hotmail.com "...I was Navigator and PP2P VP-23 Crew 3 1957-1959. Later flew in VP-832 at NAS Floyd Bennett Field, New York. Retired from American Airlines 1993..." [02APR2002]

MORSE, Fred FMorse@aol.com "...I went through operational at NAS Banana River, Florida in March 46 in PBM5's, then to VP-201 in San Juan until they returned to NAS Norfolk, Virginia, and in to VP-ML-5 as I recall. VP-741 in P-2V's at NAS Jacksonville, Florida during Korea with a 6 month tour on Malta. Was at NAS New York in VP-832, VP-834 and VP-839, all P-2V's. Was called back during Cuba in VP-832 and retired in 1966 with 7 active and 16 reserve. Found time to fly 33 years for TWA, retiring in 1985..." [13MAY98]


NELSON, AE2 Marvin C. marvnelson@comcast.net "...VP-812 from NAS Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1961 active duty for the Berlin call up to augment VP-832 at NAS Floyd Bennett Field, New York..." [12MAR2010]


O'BRIEN, John P. "Jack" "...I have been in 3 VP squadrons, i.e., VP-8 during June 1951-November 1953, VP-832 during Sept 1954-Aug 1962 and VP-5 during 1962-Jan 1965. Most of my VP experience has been in P-2 Neptunes with the exception of 3 years PB-4Y2 experience with VP-832 at NAS New York. I retired from the Navy during 1982 and have provided consulting service to the Naval Air Systems Command since then..."

Memorial Picture "...OTTO, CDR William Barry Retired...My Dad, William Barry OTTO, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, died February 5, 2006, at the Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City, Florida. Dad was 80 years old. According to Dad papers, he served with VP-837, VF-935, VP-832, VP-937, VP-935 and VP-934. I am trying to trace his record of service while in the reserve. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks..." Contributed by Bruce Otto bruceotto53@gmail.com [31DEC2013]


SANDERS, Ira irasanders@comcast.net "...I served with VP-832 at NAS New York, New York from 1964 to 1970..." [BIO Updated 07APR2011 | 23JUN2010]

STEINBERG, Stuart sarjess@aol.com "...I served with VP-832 (1962-1968) at NAS Floyd Bennett Field, New York and would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [BIO Updated 10DEC2015 | 29MAR2014]

SULLIVAN, ADJ3 Richard ssbilly6@aol.com "...I served with VP-832 during Cuban Crisis..." [BIO Updated 05NOV2013 | 01NOV2013]


VIEBROCK, ATN2 Fred W. fwviebrock@att.net "...I served with VP-832 at NAS New York, New York from 1958 to 1962 as ATN and A/C COMM. I was born on Staten Island, NY and attended NY public schools and Wagner College. I entered the USNR/NYNM after New Dorp High School in 1953 and was attached to surface battalion 3-27 and rose to RM3. I transferred to VP-832 in 1958, changed rate to ATN2 and qualified for crew status in COMM/ECM/MAD/SONO. In 1961 VP-832 was recalled to active duty at NAS New York, New York until August 1962. From 28 March to 24 April 1962 I flew with Crew-11 he flew patrols from NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. I was discharged after deactivation and am now a retired PHD research biochemist and lives with 50+ years wife, Leah, in Mount Pleasant, SC since 1994..." [26MAR2010]


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