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BOHRMAN, Jim onetech@ptd.net "...I served with VT-26 as PN3, Enlisted Personnel Office from 1973 through 1974. Training Squadron TWENTY-SIX NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas. Would like to hear from someone that I served with there..." [24JAN2001]

BROCK, AVCM(AW) James H. Retired cmcbrock@pdq.net "...I spent 29 years in the Navy Active duty and 2 years 2 months reserve. My desire was VP from day one, but during VietNam that did not happen. Began as an AOAA VT-26, VA-44, VA-55 aboard CVA 19 USS Hancock, reserve break then AIMD NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, VP-65, CNARF, CRPWL, AIMD NAS Dallas, Texas, VP-64 as CMC and finished where it all started at Naval Reserve Center Houston, TX as CMC. Retire October 1999. I'm now employed with PROS Revenue Management in Houston, TX. I miss the VP world, there is nothing like anywhere and no greater group of people to work with that the VPNavy..." [22OCT2000]


CARTER, AMCS Dave Retired truck72454@yahoo.com "...I served with VA-65 (1971-1975), Non-Destructive Inspection Lab (NDI) at NAS Oceana, VA (1975-1978), VP-30 (1979) FE School, VP-16 (1979-1983), VP-31, VT-26, VQ-1 (1983-1986), VP-49 (1986-1991), NAval DEPot (NADEP) (1991-1993), VQ-1 (1993-1995) and retired early 1995. I now live in NE Ohio..." [08MAR2013]

CASSELL, AMH1(AW) Glenn M. Retired rigger45@hotmail.com "...I served with VT-26 from February 1977 to December 1978. It was my first shore tour after a ship's company tour on Independence CV-62. I was in the Airframes shop working for AMS1 Billy Butler and the infamous AMS1 Bobby Mann. I lived in a trailer park on N. St. Mary's near the Sonic and a liquor store with my 1st wife Vickie. It was an OK tour but I shipped over and went back to sea in VA-145 out of NAS Whidbey Island, Washington on Ranger. The only real good thing I remember was the birth of my daughter on November 1, 1978..." [12APR2004]

CENQUIGRANA, Jerry cenquigrj001@hawaii.rr.com "...I served with VT-26 from 1980 to 1982 prior to going out to the fighter community (VF-21, VF-213, VFA-125, VF-154, AIMD NAS Miramar, California, and AIMD NAS Atsugi, Japan)..." [16APR2004]

COLVIN, AN Gregory F. "Gregg" gfcncnc@msn.com "...I served with VT-26 in the 1st Lt. Division from October 1965 - April 1966..." [07JUN2005]


BERRY, ADJ5 Robert rlbobberry@verizon.net "...ADJ-5: VT-26 at Chase Field from 1965 to 1969..." [21AUG2006]

BOHRMAN, Jim onetech@ptd.net "...I served with VT-26 as PN3, Enlisted Personnel Office from 1973 through 1974. Training Squadron TWENTY-SIX NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas. Would like to hear from someone that I served with there..." [24JAN2001]

BROCK, AVCM(AW) James H. Retired cmcbrock@pdq.net "...I spent 29 years in the Navy Active duty and 2 years 2 months reserve. My desire was VP from day one, but during VietNam that did not happen. Began as an AOAA VT-26, VA-44, VA-55 aboard CVA 19 USS Hancock, reserve break then AIMD NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, VP-65, CNARF, CRPWL, AIMD NAS Dallas, Texas, VP-64 as CMC and finished where it all started at Naval Reserve Center Houston, TX as CMC. Retire October 1999. I'm now employed with PROS Revenue Management in Houston, TX. I miss the VP world, there is nothing like anywhere and no greater group of people to work with that the VPNavy..." [22OCT2000]


DANNHAUER, AMH Uwe fourspeel@comcast.net "...I was stationed with VT-26 from 74-77 as an AMH sure miss those guys. Anyone recognize me please email me there are some that would like to do a Reunion someday..." [22NOV2005]

DUERING, Rick rbduering@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-22 (1971 through 1978), VT-26 (1978 through 1980), VP-40 (1980 through 1982). VP-22 was by far the Best squadron with the Best group of guy's in my entire naval career. I would enjoy hearing from all you "ole" Blue Geese. Aloha and Mahalo..." [E-Mail Updated 13AUG2001 | 04JUN2000]


FUDGE, AO1 Curtis Retired ao1cfudge@yahoo.com "...I served with VT-26 at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas from 1967 to 1969 and then VP-2 from 1969 to disestablishment with deployments to NS Sangley Point, Philippines and NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam. I was sent to VF-121 and VF-213 at NAS Miramar, California and left the Navy in 1971. I rejoined the Naval Reserves in 1982 and reported to VP-65 at NAS Point Mugu, California till retiring in 2002. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [20MAY2010]


HOLBROOK, Steven sholbrook1789@hotmail.com "...I served with VT-26 NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas from May 1975 til the end of my enlistment October 1978. I was a Plane Captain, in Corrosion Control and the A\F Shop. Let's get a Reunion together..." [23AUG2008]

HOLLAND, Joe jholland@swame.com "...I was assigned to VT-26 between July 1969 and July 1971. I was assigned to the Personnel Office. I have fond memories of my time at Chase Field and Beeville, Texas. I transferred in July 1971 to ARDM-2 USS ALAMAGORDO in Charleston, SC. Anyone stationed there during that time should feel free to contact me. I have been trying hard to locate Bradford McColl..." [26JAN2004]


JONES, AMCS Chester L. "CJ" Retired chesterjones84@yahoo.com "...I served with VT-26 from December 1961 to April 1964. I was a plane captain in the F11F-1 and later I made AMH3 and became the flight line troubleshooter. I retired as AMCS with VP-50. Me and my buddies went to Victoria almost every nite and barely made it back in time. We had a very strict marine instructor named Captain Rosenthal (a very sharp aviator). My division officer was LT Macdonald and our skipper was CDR Snowden. I remember when that F9 from VT-23 landed on top of one of our planes. It was scary but all escaped with no injuries..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 26JUL2010 | E-Mail Updated 12DEC2003 | 06MAR99]


KRUMRIE, Harry krumrieharry@yahoo.com "...I served with VT-26 (1969-1972) working out of the Post Office. Looking for Mike Callahan. Jan Dane worked in personnel..." [E-Mail Updated 30DEC2012 | 05FEB2011]


LEWIS, Chuck Shipmate Pix chucklewis@zoominternet.net "...Hi gang. I started out as a "Plane Capt" on F-11s with VT-26 at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas, "A" School at NAS Memphis, Tennessee, VP-31 for aircrew training at NAS North Island, San Diego, California and NAS Moffett Field, California where I joined VP-48. I was the Squadron Radar Training P.O. as well as the NATOPS Wing Evaluator and flew as the Radar/MAD Op in Crew "B" under Corky Anderson from 1968-1970 as an AX3 then AW2. Did NAS Adak, Alaska, Japan, Midway, Hawaii. In 1978 to 1981 I flew with VR-56 as a AE1 Flight Attendant aboard C9B Aircraft. I would like to hear from the old crew. I switched uniforms in 1981 and retired, after 30+ years, as an Air Force Master Sgt "Avionics Supervisor" from the Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at the 911th Air Wing, Pittsburgh PA. I also retired as a "Civilian Communications Specialist" for the Wing. I am a General Class Ham Radio Operator N3OIK..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 14NOV2011 | E-Mail Updated 06APR2005 | PIX/BIO Updated 20FEB2003 | E-Mail Updated 27FEB2002 | 14MAR98]


MILES, Curt steelcowboy28@hotmail.com "...I served with VT-26 from March 1980 to September 1983. CDR Bill Mcneeley was the Commanding Officer. I had alot of great times in Beeville and only one regret. I got married (thank the good lord that I had the sense to leave her there!) I'd love to hear from old Shipmates. I am currently working in the aviation industry and hardly ever meet any old Shipmates..." [17MAR2004]


PAYNE, AE2 Bob bpayne@comcast.net "...I served with VT-26 (1970-1973) at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas. We initially flew the TAF-9J Cougar then transitioned to the T-2C Buckeye..." [12NOV2011]


REINIG, Duane J. dlreinig@iowatelacom.net "...I served with VP-19 from 1968 to 1971 with deployments to NAS Adak, Alaska and NAS Iwakuni, Japan and VT-26 from 1971 to 1972. I am currently farming in southwest Iowa..." [E-Mail Updated 26MAR2011 | 09FEB2002]


SHURILLA, Timothy timnavy8186@msn.com "...Was stationed at VT-26 81-83, worked in the line division as plane captain..." [02MAR2009]

SMITH, Steve B. steve.b.smith@lmco.com "...I was at VT-26 for my shore duty from July 76- Aug 78 and went back to sea duty to VF-74. In this site I looked dup VT-26 Beeville, Texas Chase Field, but ended up with a VP-26 outfit. VT-26 was only T-2C in the late 70's. I worked in the ordanance shop as an AO2 when I left. Think the skipper was a CDR Monk in 77, we also had the marines there. Had a Maj. Woods as our maintainance officer . Thanks to him and the shore duty mentallity and being a training out fit my first class flew away before it could be sewed on. But that was o.k. sea duty was a lot better than a training outfit..." [06APR2001]

SNYDER, PN2 Stephen "Keebler" steve52@worldinter.net "...I was stationed at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, TX from June 73 through November 1976. I arrived on board as a PNSN and left both Chase and the Navy as a PN2. I worked in the enlisted personnel office for base personnel. I provided adminstrative support to Training Wing Three and VT-24, VT-25, and VT-26..." [29MAR2002]

Memorial Picture "...STULTZ, AMSC/AMHC James C...Shipmate Pix...Passed away February 21, 1991. AMSC/AMHC James C. STULTZ served with VP-9 (19701974) at NAS Moffett Field, California, VC-1 in Japan, VP-31 at NAS North Island, San Diego, California, VP-22 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, VT-26 at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas, VP-9 at NAS Moffett Field, California and VT-25 at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas. Twenty years (20 years) after the fact, I find I can post his departure from this earth into the hands of our Lord. I apologize for the exceedingly lateness. I would be interested in hearing of his service from his former Shipmates. I was very young when he left NAS Moffett Field, California and subsequently retired..." Contributed by Scott Stultz stultzs2@yahoo.com [23AUG2011]


THOMASON, Chuck j2382@gte.net "...I served with VT-26 (82-85), VP-17 (85-88), NAS Point Mugu, California, AIMD (88-91), VP-17 (92-95), VP-1 (95-96), now I am stationed at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, AIMD, until July 99. I would like to here from any Shipmates to find out how they are doing..." [27SEP98]


VIOLETTE, AMS1 Bob rviolette@co.lubbock.tx.us "...Hi. I was in VT-26 from 1970 to 1973 as AMS-3 from there I went to Maridian Mississippi to learn about the T-2 trainers after that I was stationed in NAS North Island, San Diego, California to learn Helicopters specifically the UH-1N huey. I went to NAS Agana, Guam at the SAR Unit from 1973 to 1977. I achieved the rank of AMS-2. Does anybody remember Typhoon Pamela or Operation New Life with the evacuation of Viet Nam? I was reassigned to MCAS YUMA Az. in 1977 to 1980 and received an Honorable Discharge as AMS-1. I am currently a Deputy for the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office in Lubbock TX. Anyone that remembers me please E-Mail me. Would love to here from you..." [20AUG2005]


WHITAKER, Terry whitaket@msnotes.wustl.edu "...I served with VT-26 from September 1968 to September 1970. I worked on the flight line for a year before moving to VT-26 Material working the night shift. I received orders in 1970 for the Naval Support Activity in Saigon. I was surprised since most of the guys I knew were transferred to VA and VF squadrons.I have fond memories of Chase Field. We were very busy in those days with the Vietnam War. I recall the "Bug Wagon" coming around the barracks every night selling beers and junk food..." [05SEP2002]

WILHELM, Alex alexfonda@comcast.net "...I served with VT-26 (1961-1965)..." [13FEB2014]


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


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