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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: PBY ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PBY Assembly Line Contributed by John Lucas JohnLucas@netzero.com [19OCT2005]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-46 History ThumbnailCameraVP-9 NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan "...Today's the day, all baggage is aboard and we are fueled and ready to go! Gotta find my flags, post'em and then I'll be ready! We Takeoff at 3:00 PM local! VP-9 has four planes here now, so we can git!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [13FEB2003]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-46 History ThumbnailCameraVP-9 NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan "...OK, Crew Flag posted, flag from the 8th hole at the Naha Golf Club posted, one hour to go and we can get outa' this place! It really was a good deployment, just glad it's almost over, VP-9 has the Helm!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [13FEB2003]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-9 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 History "...When we were in NAS Adak, Alaska, LT Buck told me to get his name put on PD-8 in the Co-Pilots position ASAP since the Airplane was in for Check! So, I took charge and got it done!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [10JAN2003]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: NAS ThumbnailCameraNAS Adak "...This is the NAS Adak, Alaska "Eagle's Nest", where all of the Eagle's rested when not in the air doing our job's! Notice the "Oversized" VP-9 Emblem!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [29DEC2002]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: NAS ThumbnailCameraVP-9 History "...The PPC of this Aircraft, PD-4 (152734) was departing the Flight Line for a Flight and sat with the rear of the A/C pointed into the hanger where Two (2) other aircraft were in check! Well the temperature built up and set off the Fire Extinguisher's in both hanger's! Took a while to clean up that Mess! So, My Crew and I appropriately named the Aircraft (and it stuck)!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [24DEC2002]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-9 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 Article "...Downed Pilot Rescued By B.P. Squadron Article..." Contributed by PHILLIPS, Robert F. C/O His Son Robert G. Phillips [No Long On The InterNet 16DEC2002] [15NOV2002]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-9 ThumbnailCamera9-P-1 Contributed by KOONTS, AT2 Billy billkoonts@aol.com [27AUG2002]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-9 SUB...RUSSIAN SHIP "...Pictures I took while I was in VP-9. The sub is a US sub and the ship is from Russia..." Contributed by Jeffrey Schneider JEFFREY.SCHNEIDER@Wichita.BOEING.com

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-9 Print Thumbnail "...A PB4Y-2 Privateer patrol bomber of the US Navy is depicted in this laser copy print from an original drawing by artist Wing Cdr. Ian Hall MBE..." [26JAN2000]


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