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BAIRD, LDO Dennis Retired dennisb@fidnet.com "...I served with VP-40 (1976-1980), Navy Recruiting District St. Louis, MO (1980-1983), VP-11 (1983-1994), CPRW-5 and CPWL. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [03DEC2013]

BARBEE, ATCS(AC) Stephen N. Retired stephenbarbee@comcast.net "...VP-21 ('67-'69 decommissioning), VP-44 ('69-'71), NAMTRA ('72-'75), VP-45 ('75-'78), Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) ('78-'81), VP-26 ('81-'84), BUPERS ('84-'88). Recently heard of the web page and appreciate someone talking the initiative and having the courage to develop such a page. I love reading the stories, especially from Shipmates I've served with in the respective squadrons. I would love to hear from anyone who remembers me and I will try to respond..." [E-Mail Updated 13APR2005 | 05NOV98]

BERG, Captain Peter Retired rpbp3@yahoo.com "...Reported to VP-7 (NAS Brunswick, Maine) as an Ensign in 1959 and retired as the Commander of Patrol Wing 5 in 1984. Several more tours in NAS Brunswick, Maine - VP-10, Commander Fleet Air Wing 3, Commanding Officer VP-26, and Chief Staff Officer CPW-5. Instructor tours in VT-3 (T-28s) at NAS Whiting Field, Milton, Florida and VP-30 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. And 3 years in Iceland as Chief Staff Officer for ComFairKeflavik (CFK). All tours involved flight ops (26 years) and finished with over 8000 pilot hours..." [Updated 07MAR2016 | 03MAR2016]

BOOTH, QM1(CC) Ron Retired ronbo@quartermaster.zzn.com "...I was with Reserve Unit ASWOC-791 that drilled at CPW-5 from '86 until my retirement in 12/'91. It was the best unit I ever served with in my 26 year (13 active,13 reserve) career. Had I to do it over again, I'd go airdale & do my best to serve with VP, VPU or VQ outfit. To hell with haze gray & underway!..." [06DEC99]

BRENNOCK, CAPTAIN Daniel J. http://www.nsnpt.navy.mil/Code00/011/news_releases/2001/May/Naval%20Education%20and%20Training%20Center%20to%20Change%20Command%20.htm "...Captain Daniel J. Brennock, USN, will relieve Captain Patricia A. Drislane, USN, as the Commanding Officer of Naval Education and Training Center on Friday, June 1 at 1 p.m. in Captain Howard Kay Hall. Captain Brennock, a native of Cohasset, Mass., attended Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. He entered the Navy through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps program and was commissioned an ensign in May 1973. After designation as a Naval Aviator in June 1974, he reported to in NAS Jacksonville, Florida. Captain Brennock was then assigned to VP-30 where he served as an Instructor Pilot, Flight Engineer Division/Training Officer and Aircraft Division Officer. In 1981 he reported to VPU-1 in NAS Brunswick, Maine. Captain Brennock attended the Naval Command and Staff College at the Naval War College from August 1983 through June 1984. Returning to NAS Brunswick, Maine in November 1984, he reported to VP-10 and served as Assistant Operations Officer and Maintenance Officer while deployed to NAS Keflavik, Iceland. During his next deployment to NS Rota, Spain and NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, Captain Brennock was the Officer in Charge of the Squadron's Azores detachment. In 1987, Captain Brennock served on the staff of CPW-5 as the Logistics/Maintenance Officer before reporting for his command tour with the "Skinny Dragons" of VP-4 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii in 1988. Captain Brennock reported to the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations in 1990 as Branch Head for Antisubmarine Warfare Long Range Planning and Analysis and as the Joint Mission Area Analyst for Strategic Deterrence. Captain Brennock then returned to the Naval War College in Newport as the Deputy Dean for the Center for Naval Warfare Studies. In his capacity as Deputy Dean, he was Navy's course director for the Joint Flag Officer Warfighting Course. Captain Brennock most recently served as the Commanding Officer of the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps and Professor of Naval Science at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. In addition to his undergraduate degree in economics, Captain Brennock holds a Master of Arts degree in business from Central Michigan University and most recently earned a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the College of Naval Warfare, Naval War College in 1994. Captain Brennock has earned three Meritorious Service Medals, two Navy Commendation Medals and various other unit and individual awards. Captain Drislane, a native of Albany, N.Y., will assume duties as the Commander, Western Sector Military Entrance Processing Command in Denver, Col. A 1975 graduate of the Officer Candidate School in Newport, Captain Drislane has served as the Commanding Officer of NETC since April 1999, when she was promoted from the Executive Officer position. She also served as the 24th Director of the Officer Candidate School in Newport from January 1992 to September 1993..." [27JUN2003]

BROOKS, REAR ADMIRAL Richard E. http://www.chinfo.navy.mil/navpalib/people/flags/biographies/brooksre.html "...Rear Admiral Richard E. Brooks - United States Navy - Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Force, Atlantic. Rear Admiral Richard E. Brooks, a native of Portland, Oregon, graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy in June 1974 and was designated a Naval Aviator in September 1975. In addition, Rear Admiral Brooks is a graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School where he received a Masters Degree in Computer Information Systems Management, the Naval War College where he received a Masters Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies, and the Armed Forces Staff College. Operationally, Rear Admiral Brooks served in VP-1, VP-48, and CPW-10 and commanded VP-19 and CPW-5. Additionally, he served aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) as the Operations Admin Officer and Training Officer and earned designation as a Fleet Officer of the Deck and Surface Warfare Officer. Ashore, Rear Admiral Brooks served as an Instructor/ Standardization pilot and Student Control Officer in Training Squadron TWENTY-EIGHT. Major Staff duty tours include Aviation Programs Analyst, Programming Division (N80), Office of the Chief of Naval Operations and on the Joint Staff (J3) as Head, Programs, Budget, and Requirements Branch, Counter Narcotics Division. Additionally, Rear Admiral Brooks served as the Executive Assistant to Director, Air Warfare (N88), Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, and as a CNO Fellow on the CNO Strategic Studies Group where he selected for Flag Rank in December of 1998. In August 1999, he returned to the Chief of Naval Operations Staff where he served as Deputy Director and Fleet Liaison for Space, Information Warfare, Command and Control (N6B) until August 2000. In September 2000, he assumed his current position as Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Force Atlantic. Rear Admiral Brooks has been awarded the Legion of Merit (three), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (two), Navy Commendation Medal (two), Navy Achievement Medal, and various other service awards..." [14JUN2003]

BROXSON, CWO4 Joe Retired Cwojoe@aol.com "...Served with VP-45 from 68-70 as AT/AW then went to FAETULANT det Jax. Back to VP-45 in 71 after FAETULANT decommissioned. Left VP-45 in 77 as AW! to CPW-5 in NAS Brunswick, Maine to set up the EW program for the P-3C. Made Chief in 79 and commissioned to CWO-2 in 81. Did my token sea tour on the USS Forrestal from 81-83 then to CPW-11. After CPW-11 (83-86) went to ASWOC Bermuda (87-90) and was there during the big Spring-X's and the sinking of the "bad guy" east of Bermuda. After Bermuda, went back to ASWOC NAS Jacksonville, Florida (90-91) and then took a TAD assignment to ASU NSA Bahrain (airport manager-92). Rather than recieving orders for two years decided it was time to hang it up. As you get older, those 12 hour watches become quite an undertaking. Retired in Oct. 93 as CWO-4 and never looked back. Had a great time and career. Met some super people and wouldn't trade my 28 years for anything. Currently have a son going through "JO" school and hope and pray he enjoys it as much as I did. Can't look back, working in Real Estate with my wife here in Jax and plan on being here for a while. Look forward to hearing from some of the VP'ers I worked with..." [17NOV99]

BURKETT, RM2 Scott "Andy" scott.burkett@paonline.com "...Radioman at TSC/ASWOC NAS Adak, Alaska from 1973-1977, NAS Brunswick, Maine, NAS Patuxent River, Maryland and NAS Jacksonville, Florida from 1978-1981. That second tour I served as CPW-5 trainer for NavComms from the squadrons and brief/debriefers in the TSC's. Glad to hear from anyone I ran across during those years..." [08MAY2003]


CAMPBELL, CAPTAIN James L. (Jim) campbelljl@olg.com "...I served in VT-3 (75-77); VP-44 (78-81); Commander CPW-5 (81-83); VP-26 (86-88) and was XO/CO of VP-23 (90-92). I am still on active duty and am stationed in NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. I work as the Program Manager for Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems in the Naval Air Systems Command. I plan on retiring in two years and going back to my beloved Tennessee. Anyone out there who remembers the "Bad Boys of Brunswick?" The best times of my career were the two years I spent with VP-23. Like John "Pony" Horsman, I would go back tomorrow and do it all over again..." [10APR2000]

CHARNOCK, Wade wcharnock@aol.com "...Served with VP-8 from 1987 to 1993. I met a bunch of folks and I am looking for one crazy Lt. Holt Andrew. He may be in the Reserves???? I also was at COMPATWINGSLANT for a year and then serve at CPW-5 from May 1994 through August 1996. Hey you taters...send some emails. I am currently attached to Bureau of Naval Personnel in Millington on 6 months of ADSW orders. God Bless, I am working toward the Chaplain Candidacy program and am in Seminary now as a part-time student..." [16DEC99]

CHASE, AW1 GEORGE in2knh@mediaone.net "...Where are all thouse cool people from "CPOBS"? VP-4, VP-22, Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5), and VP-10. Keep em flyin !!! Hey Rookie, Yer sea daddy got senile!..." [E-Mail Updated 12NOV2000 | E-Mail Updated 13DEC99 | 02JUN98]

COOLEY, Tim tmc165@woh.rr.com "...VP-4 1978-1980, VP-4 Special Projects 1980-1981, VP-8 1985-1991, CPW-5 1991-1994, VP-11 1994-1996, VP-10 1996-1999..." [28FEB2007]

COTTON, CDR John W. Retired john.w.cotton@lmco.com "...Commissioned January 1981 (AOCS 25-80), NFO Wings January 1982, VP-30, VP-24, USNA, USS Coral Sea CV-43 (shooter), USS Abraham Lincoln CVN-72 (shooter, V-2 Divo), CPW-5, VP-30, VP-23, CPWL (Flag Sec), ODC BELLUX, Nat'l Security Fellow (Harvard), Navy IPO, retired July 2002. God, I miss being a JO in the 1980's VPNavy..." [28FEB2009]

CRAIN, Dan danc1@ctel.net "...I recognized many names of days gone by. I was in VP-23 from December 1968 to March 1971 and I bailed out. I re-enlisted in 1971 and spent a year and a half on shore duty in Key West, Fla before I could get back to NAS Brunswick, Maine again with VP-23 from August 1975 to January 1981. I then went to Commander Patrol Wing 5 to establish the Maintenance Training Team as the AT. Then in January 1984 it was to VP-44 til January 1987. Retired October 1989..." [21NOV99]


DeCLUE, Steve sdeclue@bellsouth.net "...I'm an AOC now. I just checked into VP-5. Was in VP-6 Jul 84 to Jul 87, AOA school Instructor Aug 97 to Apr 91, VP-49 May 91 to Feb 94, HS-3 Feb 94 to Oct 95 and Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) NAS Brunswick, Maine Oct 95 to Feb 99. Looking for anyone that served with during any of those times. Please send email to listed address..." [02APR99]

DEKKER, LCDR Donald G. Retired dekkerdo@msu.edu "...I entered the Navy in 1981, earned my commission through AOCS in 1982. I was designated a Naval Flight Officer in 1983. I served with VP-8 ('84-'87) deploying to NAS Sigonella, Sicily, NS Rota, Spain / NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal and NAS Keflavik, Iceland. I was on CAC's 1, 10, 4 and 2. I served with VP-93 ('89-'92) deploying to NS Rota, Spain, NAS Bermuda and the Carribean. I was on CAC 2. I served with VP-66 ('95-'97) flying the EP-3J's. We made detachments to NAS Agana, Guam, Hawaii, East & West coast. I transferred to CPRW-5 in NAS Brunswick, Maine where I retired in 2001 from NAR Brunswick. Currently working for the US Forest Service in Minnesota. Would love to hear from any old Shipmates..." [18SEP2010]

DEUTSCH, REAR ADMIRAL (Select) Kenneth William http://www.chinfo.navy.mil/navpalib/people/flags/biographies/deutschkw.html "...Rear Admiral (Select) Kenneth William Deutsch is a native of Burlington, Ill. He attended Illinois State University, graduating in June 1978, and received his commission in August 1978 through the Aviation Reserve Officer Candidate (AVROC) Program. In July 1979 Rear Adm. (sel) Deutsch was designated a Naval Flight Officer. In February of 1980, Rear Adm. (sel) Deutsch joined VP-16 and completed deployments to NAS Sigonella, Sicily; NAS Bermuda / NAS Cubi Point, Philippines; and NS Rota, Spain / NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal. Rear Adm. (sel) Deutsch reported in July 1983 to VP-30, the Fleet Replacement Squadron, where he served as Communications Officer, Tactical Training Team (TTT) Instructor, and NFO Training Officer. In July 1986, Rear Adm. (sel) Deutsch reported to Commander, Battle Force Seventh Fleet/Commander, Carrier Group Five, homeported in Cubi Point, R.P., where he served as Flag Secretary and Flag Lieutenant. While on board the staff, he qualified as Flag Tactical Action Officer and served on several flagships, including USS Midway (CV 41) and USS Ranger (CV 61). In September 1987 the Carrier Group Five staff became the first Joint Task Force Middle East staff. During this tour, Rear Adm. (sel) Deutsch served as Flag Lieutenant for the Commander, completing a six month deployment to the Arabian Gulf and the Indian Ocean on board USS Long Beach (CGN 9) and USS Iowa (BB 61) during the Iran/Iraq War and Operation Earnest Will. Following his tour in the Philippines, he was assigned in August 1988 to the Bureau of Naval Personnel in Washington, D.C., where he served as the VP Shore and then Sea Detailer in the Aviation Assignment Branch. In November 1990, Rear Adm. (sel) Deutsch joined VP-5 where he served as Assistant Maintenance Officer and Maintenance Officer, completing a NS Rota, Spain / NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal deployment. Upon completion of this tour in February 1992, he reported to CPW-11 as Operations Officer until January, 1994. In April 1994, Rear Adm. (sel) Deutsch reported to VP-24 as the Executive Officer, completing a deployment to NAS Keflavik, Iceland, prior to the squadron's decommissioning in May 1995. He then reported to VP-45 as the Executive Officer and Commanding Officer, deploying to NS Roosevelt Roads, PR, and NAS Sigonella, Sicily. In June 1997 he reported to the Commander of Task Force Sixty Seven, homeported in NAF Naples, Italy, where he served as the Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations. Rear Adm. (sel) Deutsch assumed command of CRPW-5, homeported in NAS Brunswick, Maine, in May 1999. As Commodore, he directed the training and operations of four Patrol and Reconnaissance squadrons until his Change of Command in October, 2000. Rear Adm. (sel) Deutsch reported to The Joint Chiefs of Staff in October 2000 where he served as the Chief, Communications and Computer Networks Division, J6T, in the C4 Systems Directorate, J6. Following his selection for promotion to Rear Admiral (Lower Half), he reported to the OPNAV staff in October 2002 where he is currently serving as the Deputy for Resources and Requirements in the Space, Information Warfare, Command and Control Division, CNO N-61..." [22JUN2003]

DUNLAP, John jdunlap@amdiss1.dm.af.mil "...My best tour in the Navy was in VP-11 Oct 79 thru Dec 85. This was a once in a Navy carreer experience. Just a group of over-achiever's willing to make the squadron and the Navy look good. VP-30 FRAMP, NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, VP-44 Feb 73-Dec 76, AIMD NAS Brunswick, Maine Power Plants Dec 76-Oct 79. Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) Dec 85-May 89, VP-26 May 89-Feb 93, NADEP NAS Jacksonville, Florida Feb 93-Sep 96. Every one of these tours was great fun and hard work. My first flight as ai 2nd mech under training was with VP-11 in Buno: 153415, Sep 1980. My last flight in May 1996 was a delivery of an aircraft purchased by the Greek Navy. I took it from storage at Tucson to Waco, TX for overhaul. The BUNO was 153415. Here's to great friends and as many landings as takeoffs. Look forward to hearing from you..." [10FEB98]


FAUL, Mike mfaul@faul.net "...I served with VP-10, CPW-5 and VP-11 1980-186' SS1 CAC-5..." [BIO Updated 22MAY2014 | 26FEB2010]

FITCH, OS2 Rolland G. II rfitchii@bellsouth.net "...I served at the CPW-5 ASWOC/TSC, NAS Brunswick, Maine from Feb 1978 to Oct 1979. I left to go to Officer Candidate School in Newport. I served as a Surface Warfare Officer until I retired in October 1995..." [09APR2001]

FORTIN, AWC Michael J. "Mike" Retired michael.j.fortin2@l-3com.com "...Hello Screaming Eagles & Blue Sharks of the past...Drop me a line. Well my last 10 days in the Navy was executing a 10 day fly profile in Guam (Valiant Shield) Over 780 hrs flown, 22 crews, 11 airplanes...99.9% mission completion rate. What a way to go out the door! Working in NAS Patuxent River, Maryland now as a test engineer and love every minute of it. I started out in VP-1 (1983 to 1987) then off to CRPW-5 NAS Brunswick, Maine, back to VP-6, 2 yrs on the big E out of NAS Norfolk, Virginia, a beautiful year in NSF Diego Garcia, NAS North Island, San Diego, California to VP-10, then down to sunny NAS Jacksonville, Florida at VP-30 followed by another tour in VP-10 and wrapped it up with a deployment to NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan...my first deployment site. I retired August 2007. Have a great year! Drop me a line when you can..." [BIO Updated 19MAR2008 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 24OCT2006 | E-Mail Updated 21MAY2003 | E-Mail Updated 12JAN2000 | 20AUG98]


GALLO, REAR ADMIRAL S. Frank http://www.sunymaritimealumni.org/HallOfFame/Resume_FrankGallo.cfm "...Rear Admiral Gallo attended SUNY Maritime College and graduated in 1957 with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering in addition to a Third Engineer's Merchant Marine License in Steam and Diesels. He was commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy in November 1958. His first assignment was aboard the USS Estes (AGC-12) home ported in San Diego, California where he served as Main Propulsion Assistant until July 1960. Rear Admiral Gallo commenced flight training and was designated a Naval Aviator in October 1961. After designation, he reported to VP-23 in NAS Brunswick, Maine, flying the P2V Neptune, serving there until June 1965. He then reported to the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, where he received a Master's Degree in Aeronautical Engineering (AeE) in June 1968. His next assignment was as Communications Officer on the staff of Commander Carrier Division TWENTY, initially aboard USS ESSEX and later aboard USS INTREPID. After the decommissioning of CARDIV TWENTY, Admiral Gallo reported as Communications Officer to the staff of COMCARDIV FOURTEEN aboard USS WASP where he served until January l971. Rear Admiral Gallo next reported to VP-30 for transition to the P-3 Orion en route VP-11 in NAS Brunswick, Maine, where he served as Safety Officer and Operations Officer. In 1973, Rear Admiral Gallo attended the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, designated as a Distinguished Graduate. After refresher training at VP-30, he reported to VP-24 as Executive Officer and subsequently Commanding Officer, serving until December 1976. He then reported to the staff of CPW-5 as Operations Officer, serving until February 1979. His next assignment was to the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations in Washington, D.C., as P-3 Program Coordinator until April 1980 when he became the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Air Warfare) until June 1981. He was then ordered as CPW-11 from July 1981 to August 1982. Following his tour with CPW-11, he served as Executive Assistant to the Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic; Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Command; and Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet until June 1985 when he was promoted to flag rank and assigned as Commander Patrol Wings, U.S. Atlantic Fleet in Brunswick, Maine. Rear Admiral Gallo assumed command of Fleet Air Mediterranean, Maritime Air Forces Mediterranean and Maritime Surveillance and Reconnaissance Forces, U.S. Sixth Fleet (CTF-67) in July 1987 in NAF Naples, Italy. He returned to Washington, D.C. in January 1990 as Deputy Chief of Naval Personnel in which position he served until his retirement from the Navy in September 1993. He became the National Executive Director of the Armed Services YMCA in December 1994 and currently holds that position..." [18JUL2003]

GHEZZI, AVCM Ernie Retired mwrgym@aol.com "...I served with VP-23 1974-1977, VP-44 1980-1983, and CPW-5 1984-1987..." [28MAY99]

GLENN, AT Allen E. aglenn@eaglesystemsinc.net "...I served with VP-45 from 1975 to 1977, VXN-8 from 1977 to 1980, VP-44 from 1980 to 1983, CPW-5 from 1983 to 1986 and VP-11 from 1986 to 1990. I was an AT ground pounder. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 18OCT2009 | 31AUG97]

GOOCHER, AOCS Joe Retired sthp45@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-10 (05/1968-11/1973), VP-10 (03/1974-03/1978), VP-44 (07/1983-06/1985) and CPW-5 (06/1985-11/1989). I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 06OCT2013 | E-Mail Updated 28FEB2001 | 07MAY99]

GRAY, Bunn F. G4-DIVO@enterprise.navy.mil "...Flew with VP-49, Crew 7, then Crew 1(83-87), LCDR Punches was our PPC (Great Guy). Aircrew Instructor at VP-30 (87-91), at that time there were only 12 - AO aircrew instructors, and AW's had problems maintaining 4 hours a month, flight time?!! Moved on to VA-34 (A6 Bomber). Selected as an AOC in 92, Spent 1 year in NAS Brunswick, Maine Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5). Selected as an LDO (6362), and currently on board USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) and do we have a great web page, check it out! LTJG Bunn F. Gray, Weapons Elevator Officer on the BIG "E."..." [23APR98]

GRAY, AZCM(AW) Michael C. mikegray@nqi.net "...I am currently the VP-8 MMCPO, have served in VP-23, CPW-5, and AIMD NAS Brunswick, Maine. Also served a few "disassociated tours" in VR-24, BUPERs and onboard IKE..." [12MAR2000]

GUILLAUME, AWC Christopher Retired diver_cjg@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-26 from September 1980 to July 1986, CPW-5 from October 1986 to January 1991, ONI from January 1991 to December 1993, NR TSC-966 from December 1993 to December 1998 and VP-62 from December 1998 to July 2000. I currently live in Charleston, SC and working at SPAWAR..." [05JAN2007]


HAYNES, Dale "Doc" dearnh03@yahoo.com "...Just giving a shoutout to whomever wants to get a hold of me. I am presently stationed at CPRW-5 awaiting medical retirement from the Navy due to losing my right foot over the summer of 2006 due to a blood clot. I was stationed at NAS Brunswick, Maine at VP-10 from 2004-2006 and at VR-1 at NAF Andrews, Maryland. I started my career in 1996 as a member of VP-5 Mad Foxes. I will be retired and living back in Mansfield, Ohio in July 2007. Give me a holler anytime and it would be good to hear from some old Shipmates. Peace Out!..." [BIO Updated 11MAY2007 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 17NOV2001 | 06DEC99]

HENZE, CDR Roger H. http://www.cpw5.navy.mil/vp10/xo_bio.htm "...Executive Officer VP-10 - Commander Roger H. Henze was commissioned in May 1985 following completion of Aviation Officer Candidate School as a Distinguished Graduate. He graduated from Texas Christian University in May 1983 earning a degree in Finance. Upon completion of flight school he was designated a Naval Flight Officer in May 1986 and was assigned in October that year to VP-10 in NAS Brunswick, Maine. Commander Henze qualified as Tactical Coordinator (TACCO), Instructor TACCO, Mission Commander and BEARTRAP TACCO and served as Assistant Tactics Officer, Electrical Branch Officer, NFO Training Officer and Tactics Officer during three deployments to the Mediterranean and Atlantic Theaters. In September 1990, Commander Henze reported to VP-30, the Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) for the Patrol Aviation Community. Following qualification as FRS Instructor and Mission Commander and coincident with his designation as Instructor Under Training (IUT) Instructor and Assistant NATOPS Instructor, he served as Communications Officer, Communications Security Material Systems (CMS) Custodian, NFO Schedules Officer and NFO Training Officer. At the completion of his FRS tour in June 1993, he reported to Commander, Cruiser-Destroyer Group ONE, CONSTELLATION Battle Group, as Flag Secretary and Assistant Chief of Staff for Administration where he qualified as Flag Watch Officer and completed a Western Pacific and Arabian Gulf deployment. Following this sea tour, Commander Henze reported in July 1995 to Marine Corps University where he attended Command and Staff College earning Phase One Joint Professional Military Education credit. In March 1997 Commander Henze reported to VP-16 for his Department Head Tour, serving as Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Officer, Command Services Officer, PATRON Keflavik Officer-in-Charge and Operations Officer completing a North Atlantic and Caribbean deployment. At the completion of this tour, he reported in April 1999 to Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Force Atlantic serving as Assistant Training Officer and in November 2000 reported to CPRW-5 as Operations Officer. Commander Henze's awards include the Navy Commendation Medal (5), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and various theater and unit awards..." [20JUN2003]

HIGH, CAPTAIN R. http://www.ku.edu/~kunrotc/about/co.htm "...Captain High, originally from Plainville, Kansas, enlisted in the Navy's Nuclear Power Program in March 1971. Upon completion of nuclear training, he was selected for the Navy Enlisted Scientific Education program in April 1973. He received his commission in June 1976 following graduation from the University of Louisville, where he earned a B.S. in Mathematics. Upon completion of flight training, he was designated a Naval Aviator in June 1977. In January 1978 he reported to VP-4 NAS Barbers Point, Hawaiii, where he served as the Educational Assistance Officer, Quality Assurance Officer and the Pilot Training Officer, and made deployments to NAS Agana, Guam; NAS Cubi Point, Philippines; and NSF Diego Garcia. Captain High qualified as Patrol Plane Commander and Instructor Pilot in the P-3B MOD aircraft. In March 1981 Captain High reported to the Naval Recruiting District in Denver, Colorado, and was assigned as the Nuclear Engineering Officer Programs Recruiter and T-34B demonstration pilot. While there, he was selected as Recruiting Area SEVEN's National Recruiter of the Year for FY 83 in January 1984. Captain High was assigned to VPU-1 NAS Brunswick, Maine, in July 1984 where he served as the Administrative Officer. In August 1986 he reported to the staff of CPW-5 as the Mission Control and Evaluation Officer. Captain High joined the Seahawks of VP-23 in July 1988. He served as the CTG 67.2 Operations Officer and Officer-in-Charge of the Lajes detachment during a deployment to NS Rota, Spain - NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal. Following deployment, he was assigned as the Maintenance Officer, serving through the first simultaneous deployment to NAS Bermuda; NS Roosevelt Roads, PR; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; and UNITAS XXXI. Captain High then attended the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, where he received his Master's Degree. In May 1992 he reported to VP-8 as Executive Officer and served as Commanding Officer from June 1993 to June 1994. During this tour, VP-8 received the CINCLANTFLEET Golden Anchor Retention Award. Following his CO tour, Captain High completed a Joint Duty assignment at United States Space Command in Colorado Springs, Colorado, from July 1994 until May 1997. He was initially assigned as the Head of the Space Systems Branch for Space Launch, responsible for acquisition of the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle, within the Plans and Policy Directorate and completed this tour as the Navy Element Commander for the Manpower and Personnel Directorate. In June 1997, Captain High reported to CPRW-11 as the Chief Staff Officer. In June 2000, Captain High reported to NAF Misawa, Japan, as Commanding Officer. Captain High's awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with one gold star, Navy Commendation Medal with two gold stars, Navy Achievement Medal, Navy Good Conduct Medal, Navy Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal with two bronze stars, and Humanitarian Service Medal..." [14MAR2005]


JORDAN, CWO4 Larry P. Retired woforet@sc.rr.com "...I served with VP-4, VP-16, VP-17, HS-5 (1959 to 1961), VS-24 (1963 to 1967), FAETUATL (1967 to 1970), ADCOP Palomar College (1971 to 1973), CPW-5 (1976 to 1977), ASWOC NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal (1977 to 1979), and FCTCLANT Dam Neck..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 19FEB2004 | E-Mail Updated 27DEC2003 | 14DEC98]

JURACK, CWO3 Roger A. Retired Shipmate Pix...Circa Spring 1968... out2pasture@iowatelecom.net "...I served with VP-11 (1965-1966), VP-21 (1967-1969 Disestablishment), VP-11 (1969-1970) ASCAC FAW-5, ASCAC NAS Bermuda (1970-1972) ASCAC NAS Brunswick, Maine (1973-1976) VP-23 (1976-1980), CPW-5, ASWOC (1982-1983) and ASWOC NAS Adak, Alaska (1984-1985). I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 21JAN2015 | PIX ADDED 10AUG1998 | 07NOV1997]


KASE, AMC(AW) Jeffrey M. jeffrey.kase@navy.mil "...My first squadron was VP-22, 1985-1990. Went on to VP-31, 1990-1993. Then a change of pace. VF-11 from 1993-1997 then HSL-49, 1997-2000. I made it back in 2000. VP-10, 2000-2007. I'm now at CPRW-5 looking at 22 years and alot of great stories. I think I'll stick around for a few more then retire. Drop me a line..." [14MAR2007]


LEBIEDZ, Mike mlebiedz@mediaone.net "...P-3CII Nav/Comm and Tacco, P-3B mod Nav and Tacco...UBUNO: VP-26 05/80 thru 05/83, Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) 06/83 thru 10/85...USNR: VP-MAU 11/85 thru 03/91, and VP-66 04/91 thru 10/94..." [E-Mail Updated 17NOV2000 | 18JAN98]

LIPOFSKY, ADC John D. Retired lipofsky@roadrunner.com "...Hello and Greetings, My last flying tour was with the Red Lancers of VP-10. I have also been in VP-44 (81-82& 89-decom) VP-8,(83-85) Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5),(82-83 & 85-89) VP-45 (77-81) (my first VP tour). FLew for 18 years and 7000+hrs then drove the admin div desk at AIMD NAS Brunswick, Maine. Drop a line and Say hello...I am currently teaching (4 1/2yrs) Industrial Arts and Technology (shop) at the local High School, the hours are awesome no 3am pre-flights in the snow to bounce" "Mon thru Fri 7:30 to 3:00, Saturdays, Sundays, Summers, and best of all Snow Days off..." [E-Mail Updated 16NOV2007 | BIO/E-Mail Updated 15APR2002 | 27JUN98]

LISSELL, AW1 Thomas V.P. thomas.lissell@verizon.net "...I served with VP-10 from April 1977 until May 1980. I then went on to the ASWOC at NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal from August of 1980 until November of 1982. I was then assigned to CPW-5 at NAS Brunswick, Maine until discharge in January of 1986. The nearly 10 years of Naval service were the best years of my life. The comraderie and travel have made me a much better and more well rounded person today..." [18JUN2002]

LITTLEFORD, Mike mjlittleford@hotmail.com "...I was involved VP-23 (1991-02/1995), multiple tours in CPRW-5 at NAS Brunswick, Maine, CPRW-1 Det NSF Diego Garcia, VP-26, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), USS Enterprise (CVN-65) (took the last shop of AW's on deployment as there LPO/Acting CPO before we were replace on the ships after that deployment by OS's and STG's), Fleet Aviation Specialized Operational TRAining GroUp AtLANTic (FASOTRAGRULANT) to being decom'ed and swallowed up by CNATTU where I finally retired in 2010 on a Medical retirement..." [29APR2012]

LOWE, Jim Retired jamlowe@ptd.net "...I served with VP-4 from 1974-1977, VP-10 from 1977-1981, CPW-5 from 1981-1984, VP-10 1984-1987, and VP-8 from 1987-1989 when I retired..." [E-Mail 14FEB2003 | E-Mail Updated 23MAR99 | 06DEC97]


MARDIS, CWO(SC) Jim Retired mofo56@iwon.com "...I was a previous Supply Chief/Officer at CPW-5 in NAS Brunswick, Maine..." [10SEP2001]

McDONOUGH, Bill Williemacs@aol.com "...VP-44 '77-'80, CAC 3, a couple of arduous BDA/LPLA split deployments, from Alphas to Charlies, and NAS Keflavik, Iceland. What a blast! Great Shipmates and great leadership! VT-2 '80-'81, CVN-69 '82'-'84, CPW-5 '85-'86, VP-24 '87-'89, BUPERS Carrier Placement '90-'91, CO NAF Mildenhall '91-'92, XO/CO VT-3 '93-'95. Retired '96 and flying with Northwest Airlines ever since! What a life!..." [17DEC99]

McDONOUGH, AWCS Bill Jr. Retired wjmcdjr27@comcast.net "...I served with VP-7 (1957-1960), VP-30 (1960-1962), VP-26 (1962-1969), VX-1- (1969-1972), VP-11 (1972-1977), CPW-5 (1977-1980) and Retired. I am looking for Mike Solley (AE) VP-26 from Alabama and would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 12AUG2012 | E-Mail Updated 26JUN2000 | 11JUL98]

McKINNEY, J. Michael mmckinne@navprgms.mar.lmco.com"...I'm a VP Sailor and a previous Lockheed P-3 Tech. Rep and I'm presently working in Lockheed Martin P-3 Engineering. My love of the P-3 began in 1973 when I got my first ride in one as an AT2. After that I received orders to VP-30 Pax River,MD to P-3B Weapons System Test (WST) school in 1974. Upon completion of Weapons System Test (WST) school I was assigned to VP-11 (1975)and starting working towards becoming an IFT. I was awarded my AC Wings after the 1975 Rota/Lajes deployment. I made the subsequent deployment in 1976 to Bermuda/Lajes. Nov.76 I was transferredred to VP-30 for P-3C IFT school. I was then assigned to VP-45 in 1977 and deployed to Sicily in 1978, after which I got out of the Navy and went to work for Lockheed. As a Lockheed Tech. Rep.I was assigned to VP-46 (1979-1982), Royal Netherlands Navy (82-83) Royal Australian Air Force (84-86), VP-47 (86-87), VP-50 (87-88) Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) (88-92) CPW-11 (92-93) and worked on the Korean Navy P-3C aircraft on the Lockheed flight line. Old shipmates please drop a line..."

McMASTER, Donald Retired dmcmaster@maine.rr.com "...I served with VP-8 (1974-1976), CPW-5 (1976-1978), VPU-1 (1978-1983), AW "A" School (1983-1986), VP-44 (1986-1990) where I retired. I still live in Maine with my wife and 4 year old daughter. Would like to hear from any old Shipmates that remember me and the good times..." [E-Mail Updated 03JUN2008 | E-Mail Updated 23MAR2006 | 08FEB2002]

MEGOW, Randy rmegow@hotmail.com "...Would love to hear from any old Shipmates. Started out in VQ-1 from 1985 till 1990. Went Flight Engineer and have been in VP-6, VP-4, VP-11, VP-10, VP-26, and now find myself here at CPRW-5. Can't say "shore duty is for fags" anymore. Take Care, and God's speed to all..." [12DEC2002]

MILLS, AWC Phil mills_phil@hotmail.com "...I was in VP-10 from 88-93, then to CPRW-5 from 93-96, TSC NAS Keflavik, Iceland from 96-98, back to CPRW-5 from 98-01, then went to the dark side and served as an EWOP with VQ-1 out in NAS Whidbey Island, Washington for a few years...loved that! I'm now with VP-26, can't enough of Maine! Looking toward retirement in a couple years and settling down in Brunswick. I reguarly see or talk with alot of the old VP-10 folks...look forward to hearing from some more!..." [BIO Updated 28DEC2005 | 22JUL2000]

MONFORT, CWO3 Jim Retired monfortjr@earthlink.net "...Joined in August 1972. I served in VP-11 from 1973 to 1978. After a brief stint to learn the P-3C I was in VX-1 from 1978 to 1981 as both acoustic and non-acoustic operator. Back to NAS Brunswick, Maine and VP-23 from 1981 to 1984. Leaving VP-23 as AW Div CPO. Went to DC, OP-01 from 1984 to 1986. Couldn't take driving the beltway anymore so I terminated shore duty and went to the USS Coral Sea for 16 months between 1987 and 1988. Picked up CWO2 and went to CPRW-1 at NAS Cubi Point, Philippines. Got there in September 1988 and left three years later, after Mt Penitubo. Did another three years in NAS Patuxent River, Maryland with Force Warfare (now VX-20) from 1994 to 1997. Did my final tour at CPRW-5 at NAS Brunswick, Maine where I was involved in helping close down VP-11. 8 commands during my career, only three still around (and two of them have changed names)..." [17MAR2011]

MORIN, AW1 James P. jmorin12@cfl.rr.com "...I served with VP-21 from 1969 to disestablishment, VP-23 from 1969 to 1974, TSC Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) until discharge in 1977..." [E-Mail Updated 19DEC2009 | 01OCT98]

MORRIS, Benjamin C. c/o His Son Thomas L. Morris tleemorris@hotmail.com "...My Father passed on in '85. He retired as Chief Petty Officer rating. My father served with CPW-4, CPW-5, VP-8, and VP-10. I would love to hear from anyone that served with him..." [23APR2000]

MORRIS, AWCS (AW/NAC) Jeffrey S. Retired 2yankeesfan15@comcast.net "...I served with Fleet Aviation Specialized Operational TRAining GRouP (FASOTRAGRU) DETachment (DET) NAS Brunswick, Maine (1994-1998), VP-8 (1991-1994), USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) (1989-1991), CPW-5 (1985-1988) and VP-23 (1979-1985). Now the owner/photographer of The Pierce Studio in Brunswick, Maine..." [E-Mail Updated 08FEB2015 | E-Mail Updated 14OCT2002 | BIO Updated 23NOV98]

MOULIN, AWC "Dick" Retired rmoulin@ctel.net "...VP-18, VP-8, VPU-1, Special Projects, NATC ASW Test, CPWL, Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5), FAETUPAC NAS Whidbey Island, Washington-- Retired '80, 5600 P-3 Flight hrs, 2024 P2 Flight hrs. Qualified Aircrew P2/P3/WV-1/F3D/F4H -- and got 1 ride in a blimp just before it decomissioned. Duty Assignments: - NAS Glynco, Georgia/USNAVCIC Scol, '60-'62 - USS Saratoga, VA-36 Roadrunners, Cuban crisis ' '62, Med '63 - USS Enterprise, VA-66, Med '64, Operation Sea Orbit '64 - VP-18 Crew 7&1, (Roos Rds/ NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba/DOMREP), '65-'67 - FAETUPAC NAS Whidbey Island, Washington '68-'70 Weapons System Test (WST) & Non-Acoustic Instructor - VP-8 '70-'74, SS1, Crew 12, "The Tale of the Tiger" - Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) Special Projects (Old Buzzards), '74-'75. Senior Acoustic Inel Analyst/Operator - Naval Air Test Center, ASW Directorate, P-3 Test. Acoustic Projects Test Chief, P-3 Skeds Officer '75-'78...Tech Evals; AQA-7 (3V), P-3 Super B, P3C UD1, 2, 2.5, UYS-1, SLOT, SS Operator interactive displays. Flight Evals; Super B, UD 1, 2, 2.5, UYS-1, IRDS. Omega Nav, Interactive Displays, TSCCS, Link 11. Factory Acceptance: IRDS, UD 2.5, 14B44, UYS-1. (Yep, you can blame most of the things used in current P-3's on me and the other guys at NATC/ASW/P-3 Test in the late '70's). - Special Projects (Old Buzzards) Senior Acoustic Operator '78-'80 - Retired 1980 -Vitro Corp, SOS Bath, '80-'83, programmer FFG-7 project - Summit Research Corp, COMPATWINGSLANT '83-'94 Tactical Information Management System, Site Manager/ Technology Advisor/ AIRDAS Project Manager/ NATO MPA Data & Programming Standards Committee/CNO ISAR Data Base Manager - LL Bean, Freeport, Maine, '95-pres. Customer Service representative/newhire,rehire training. Comments: From a position of semi retirement I'll say that I throughly enjoyed my 34 years of association with the airdale Navy. Most enjoyable was my time as an aircrewmember, and as a civilian at CPWL. A number of us retired in the Brunswick area, so I still see a lot of old Shipmates from CPWL, VP-8 and Special Projects. I remain fairly current on VP issues through the VPI magazine, and my son-in-law, who is an active duty chief presently assigned to the "Buzzards". Good luck &, "keep flying 'em safe"..." [07APR98]

MULLEN, RM3 Mike michael-mullen@webtv.net "...I was attached to CPW-5 from 1974 to 1976. I was an RM3 before I was transferredred to the USS Nitro AE-23. My very best years in the Navy were when I was stationed in NAS Brunswick, Maine. After I got out of the Navy I became a Deputy Sheriff in Bath, Sagadahoc County. I left the Sheriffs Department and went to General Electric Aircraft Engines manufacturing in Lynn, MA until I injured my back and was forced to retire. I also worked at the communications center and the tactical support center on the main base. If anyone out there remembers me it would be great to hear from you. I also played on the Operations/Communications Softball Team with guys like, Bullen, Pullen and Steve Orell. I hope to hear from someone sometime. Best of luck to all..." [14OCT2005]


NEE, AW1 Douglas P. Sr. Retired westernlobster@hotmail.com "...I was stationed in NAS Brunswick, Maine from 1978 thru 1994 when I retired. I served with VP-10 from 1978-1984, Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) from 1985-1988, VP-44 from 1988 till Disestablishment, VP-23 till 1992, and Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) when I retired in December 1994. Just had to sign in and pass this info along, I am alive and well. I will contact those Shipmates via e-mail that were familiar in the listing. If anyone knows a Bill Smith, he was a Flight Engineer who served in VP-23 during Desert Storm, he was also in VP-8 prior to VP-23, pass along my e-mail so I can contact him. Oh and Greg Brown, if you visit this site before I contact you, What's happening Bro? Since retiring I've moved more times than when I was in. We're in the hills of West Virginia outside Morgantown so drop a line and say Hi!..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 21JUL2006 | 22JAN2003 | 05MAR99]

NOVAK, AOC(AW/NAC) Tony Retired tat2dancer@charter.net "...I made that transition to CIVLANTFLEET In October of 2002. I served with NAS Patuxent River, Maryland in 1982, then moved to NAS Brunswick, Maine and stayed for almost 16 years. Served VP-44 with the "GOOCH" and to many others to name. Some real good times were had back in those days. Nothing like flying out of NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal in high winds, or pulling back a Gin and Coz at Bennies. My favorite stop was the tattoo shop in NS Rota, Spain. I left VP-44 just prior to its disestablishment and went down the hall in Hanger 5 to VP-10. What can I say, AOCS Joe Oswald made me a deal I couldn't refuse. What a tour that was. Made Chief, and worked Maint Control. I learned the finer arts of Maint Control from Jerry Lutz. Thanks Bud. Abe Villerial and so many others in the CPO mess, man those were some good times. After a few deployments, it was time for a little shore Duty, so I took orders to CPW-5. Had a pretty good time there also and worked with some great folks, way to many to list. After CPW-5, I moved to the West Coast to VP-1. If I only knew how much fun the deployments were on the West side, I would have went out there allot sooner. I worked for Master Chief Pat Blewitt, what a great deployment to Dodge. Doha/NSA Bahrain/Oman - so many places and so many good people. I have to say, after I retired last year, I sure have missed it. I was lucky to have served 20 years in the VP Navy as an Ordnance Chief. Good luck and God bless to all of you who still serve. I hope to hear from some of you..." [BIO Updated 19DEC2003 | BIO Updated 26JUN2002 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 21MAR2002 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 22NOV2000 | 26MAR98]

NUYEN, AT1 (AW/NAC) Jim jnuyen@ptd.net "...I served with VR-1 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia, RVAW 120 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia, VP-24 (1980-1986) and flew with CAC-9, NADC (Warminister) Johnsville, Pennsylvania, VP-11 at NAS Brunswick, Maine and flew with CAC-6 and CPRW-5. I currently teach NJROTC at Passaic High School in Passaic, NJ. Live in the Pocono's in Broadheadsville, PA..." [E-Mail Updated 13MAR2015 | 17JAN98] [ICQ# 6775847]


PRINDLE, CAPTAIN Brian Charles https://www.cnet.navy.mil/vp30home/capt_prindle_bio.htm "...Captain Prindle received a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Virginia and was commissioned through the NROTC program in May 1979. He was designated a Naval Aviator in July 1980. In addition, Captain Prindle earned a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from National Defense University, The Industrial College of the Armed Forces in June 2001. Operationally, Captain Prindle served in VP-45, aboard the USS RANGER (CV61) as a Catapult and Arresting Gear Officer and V-2 Division Officer, as the Operations Officer in VP-11, ICEX 93 Officer-in-Charge for CPW-5, Chief Staff Officer for CPW-10, and commanded VP-46. Captain Prindle's shore assignments include VP-30 as an Instructor Pilot, and a second assignment serving as the Senior COMNAVAIRLANT NATOPS Evaluator and P-3C NATOPS Model Manager. Major Staff duty tours include Assistant for Officer Promotion Plans and Policy, and Special Assistant for Flag Matters, Bureau of Naval Personnel, and Program Analyst, Assessment Division (N81), Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Additionally, Captain Prindle served on the Joint Staff (J8) as an Action Officer, CINC Liaison Office, Joint Requirements Division. While assigned to the Joint Staff, he completed the MIT Seminar XXI Fellow Program, Foreign Politics, International Relations and the National Interest. In August 2001 he assumed his current position as Commanding Officer, VP-30. Captain Prindle has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (three), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and various other service awards..." [15JUN2003]


RAGSDALE, AO1 Dave chillysurf@hotmail.com "...It's good to see alot of familiar names out there. I was in VP-10 as an IFO from 82-86 Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) from 86-88, VP-44 fm 88-91, NALO NAS New Orleans, Louisiana 91-94, VP-47 from 94-96, and now I'm back in VP-10 as an Flt Eng. Drop me a line..." [11APR98]

RICKEL, AFCM Don Retired retp3fe@suscom-maine.net "...I served with VR-8 from 1964 to 1967, VP-31 Det Alpha in 1967, Crazy Cats in 1967, VP-30 in 1968, VP-101 from 1968 to 1972, NAS Brunswick, Maine AIMD from 1972 to 1975, VP-8 from 1975 to 1980, CPW-5 from 1980 to 1883: SEA in 1983, VP-11 from 1983 to 1985 and NAS Brunswick, Maine from 1985 to 1992. I can't seem to leave NAS Brunswick, Maine so starting working for Public Works in the Environmental Division in 1993. Nothing better then my years in the U.S. Navy especially the VP community..." [E-Mail Updated 24FEB2010 | 01DEC2000]

ROBERTS, Professor John D. U. S. Naval War College "...Professor Roberts rejoined the Joint Military Operations faculty in May 2002, having taught in the department for two years while on active duty. He retired from the Navy in 2001 following a 30 year career centered around maritime patrol aviation and technology development. He had five tours flying the P-3 Orion, including command of VP-10 and PCPW-5. His shore assignments included duty on the Joint Staff as Chief of Detection and Monitoring for Counternarcotics, and Special Assistant to the Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Professor Roberts holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Oswego, a Master of Science from Salve Regina University, and a Master of Arts from the Naval War College..." [31MAY2003]

ROWLAND, AD1 CHARLES rowlandcharlie@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-26 from 1985-1990, NAS Brunswick, Maine AIMD from 1990-1993, VP-11 from 1993-1996 and now at Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5). I would like to hear from any and all old Shipmates and talk about old times..." [E-Mail Updated 16MAR2003 | 27MAR98]

RUOTI, CAPTAIN Anthony Joseph Jr. http://www.nwc.navy.mil/jmo/Faculty/bios/ruoti.htm "...CAPT Anthony Joseph Ruoti Jr. - JOINT MILITARY OPERATIONS DEPT - Chairman, JMO Department - CAPTAIN ANTHONY J. RUOTI, JR., USN, reported to the Joint Military Operations Department as chairman in August 2002, following a tour as Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations (N3) for Commander in Chief, United States Naval Forces Europe. Captain Ruoti graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1975 and the Naval War College in 1993, receiving a master's degree in National Security and Strategic Studies. His shore tours include VT-31, NAS Corpus Christi, Texas, Commander Patrol Wing ELEVEN, Executive Officer of the West Coast's P-3 Fleet Replacement Squadron, VP-31, The Joint Staff, Command, Control, Communications, and Computers Directorate (J6), Architecture and Integration Division. Following this Washington tour he reported to Commander Patrol Wings Atlantic/Commander Task Force EIGHTY-FOUR as operations officer and subsequently as Chief of Staff. Captain Ruoti's sea tours were VP-5, NAS Jacksonville, Florida serving as Aircraft Division Officer, Training Officer, and Pilot NATOPS Officer holding P-3 "Orion" Patrol Plane Commander, Mission Commander, and Instructor Pilot designations, deploying to NAS Bermuda and NAS Sigonella, Sicily, with detachments to NAS Keflavik, Iceland, Crete, NS Rota, Spain, the NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, NS Roosevelt Roads, PR and Senegal, working closely with allied naval forces throughout the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean, USS FORRESTAL as Communications Officer, deploying to the Mediterranean, VP-19 as Assistant Operations Officer and Maintenance Officer, deploying to NSF Diego Garcia, BIOT detaching to Daharan, Saudi Arabia, Djibouti, Oman, Okinawa and NAS Misawa, Japan. He commanded VP-9, during this tour his squadron was awarded the Battle "E", deploying to NAS Misawa, Japan and detaching to NAS Adak, Alaska and Panama. Captain Ruoti assumed command of Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing FIVE, preparing, training and certifying Patrol and Special Project Squadrons for forward deployed operations..." [15APR2004]


SCHORN, David P. (Animal) Dschorn@usa.net "...Flight Eng. in VP-10 (1968-1973), VC-8 (1973-1976), Flight Eng. VP-26 (1976-1985), Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) (1985-1989), and F/E VP-26 (1989-1993). Spent most of my navy career in NAS Brunswick, Maine. Made it to ADCS. Any old mates out there drop a line. Have a great day..." [24FEB98]

SCOTT, AE1 Ricky J. w7psk@w7psk.net "...I served with VQ-1 (1973 to 1975), VP-31 FRAMP (1975 to 1978), VQ-2 (1979 to 1982), C-12 Aircrew NAS Brunswick (1982 to 1985), VP-30 FE School (1985), VP-11 (1985 to 1986) and Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) Brunswick (1986 to 1987)..." [E-Mail Updated 23AUG2005 | E-Mail Updated 22OCT99 | E-Mail Updated 19APR99]

SHIPLEY, CMDCM(AW/SW) Aaron aaron.shipley@navy.mil "...Started in VP-10 (1984-1987); FASO SERE Instructor, (1987-1991); Headed west to NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, VP-1 (1991-1994); Headed north to NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, CPW-10 (1994-1997); Then took the leap, headed to Yokosuka, Japan to the USS Independence (CV 62)(1997-1998 DECOMM); Crossdecked to the USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) bringing her back to Japan (1998-2000); Came back to NAS Brunswick, Maine with CPRW-5 until July 2003; Currently the CMC of VP-26 -- It's Good to be a TRIDENT!. Drop a line..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 09DEC2004 | 10DEC2000]

SISA, Pete sisap@erols.com "...Served two tours in VP-11, 8/81-5/84 CAC-1, two deployments to NAS Keflavik, Iceland and 12/89 - 6/91 w/ one deployment to NAS Sigonella, Sicily. Did PEP tour with RAF and CPW-5 tour in between. Retired from active duty 9/97. Many fond and some hilarious memories. Currently work for AMS in Fairfax..." [20SEP99]

SLOANE, AMSC(AW) Harold Jay "Homer" Retired jaybeaux192@gmail.com "...I served aboard the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42) (1971-1974), VP-10 (1975-1980) at NAS Brunswick, Maine, VP-23 (1983-1986), CPW-5 (1986-1989) at NAS Brunswick, Maine and AIMD at NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal (1990-1993). I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 30AUG2012 | E-Mail Updated 08AUG2000 | 04FEB2000]

SMITH, Ronald humbirds@epix.ne "...I was stationed as a RM2 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia, COMFAIRWING FIVE/COMFAIRWINGSLANT IN 1957 & 1958. The squadrons based there were VP-44 and VP-56. My job as a Radioman was to check out the airborne radio operators in flight to see if they were using the correct procedures or not. I remember one incident in which an engine caught on fire and we had to land in the Atlantic Ocean. Well, everything worked out OK. Would enjoy hearing from some of the people from that era, if possible..." [28DEC99]

SMITH, IS1 Todd chrys@viaduct.custom.net "...I was stationed at CPW-11 from 83 - 87, VP-44 from 89 - the decom, VP-10 till 92 and then bounced around for six months between VP-23 and Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) till I was medically discharged. I was in VP most of my ten years and loved every minute of it. I am looking for AW1 "Red" Roden and AW1 Tom Blankenship. I am also searching for LT Sarah Smith/VP-44 AIO, 1990. I would appreciate any information on the whereabouts of these Shipmates!!!..." [17SEP98]

STILTNER, Gabriele (Leslie) gabi@hawaii.rr.com "...I served in CPW-5 from 84-85, VP-26 85-88, Recruiting Nrd Louisville 88-92, VP-1 92-93, AIMD NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii 93-97, and here I sit at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii awaiting my Husbands retirement. Loved the times I had in VP-26 and would love to rehash memories with anyone intersted. I would be interested in any information about VP-26 Reunions..." [10SEP2000]


VENCL, AWC Lou Retired louisv@ime.net "...VP-5 (1974 - 1977), VP-30 (1977 - 1980), USS Forrestal CV-59 (1980 - 1982), VP-56 (1982 - 1985), FASO Jax (1985 - 1988), VP-11 (1988-1991) Retired at Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) in Oct 94. Currently working for Summit Research Corp. supporting the Beartrap guys up here in the winter wonder land of Brunswick, Maine..." [16JAN98]


WAHL, AW1 Tim Retired timw@suscom-maine.net "...VP-5 (1981-1985), CPW-5 (1986-1989), VPU-1 (1989-1994), CPW-5 (1994-1997), VP-10 (1997-2000). Retired from VP-10 in APR 2000. Still living in Maine..." [12OCT2004]

WATSON, Matthew mjwatson78@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-26 and CPRW-5..." [04OCT2014]

WORD, F. B. Retired BWord@austin.rr.com "...XO/CO VP-23 Sept 88-Oct 90...VP-44 73-77 & 84-87...VP-30 77-79 & 87-88...Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) 82-84 & 90-92...NMPC S/DC Dallas 80-82...CNATRA 92-94...USAF Education & Training Command 94-97...Retired in Austin, TX..." [Updated E-Mail 03DEC99]


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