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Memorial  Shipmate Pix PAGE, LT Loren Vern
My father, LT Loren Vern Page, was lost in a mishap June 13th, 1961. Dad was flying (Instructor) a Grumman S-2 Tracker lost complete power in one engine and partial power in the other. He died 6 hours later at Iberia Parish Hospital, in New Iberia, Louisiana. Dad intentionally attempted ditching the aircraft in Spanish Lake, near the Naval Auxiliary Air Station New Iberia, after losing power. Students LT(jg) G. Donald L. Miller and a second unnamed student were both hospitalized with treatable injuries. Dad was posthumously promoted to full Lieutenant status by the Secretary of the Navy, John B. Connally, for courage and valor. Dad served with VP-22 (1958-1959) at NAS Kodiak, Alaska. I would love to hear from any of my Dad's former Shipmates.
D. Anne Page Williams
Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 3:55 pm.
Shipmate  SIVERSON, 1stSgt Paul
I served aboard NAS Adak, Alaska (04/1987-04/1989) at the Marine Barracks and had the pleasure of serving alongside VP-6 and VP-40.
Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 2:31 pm.
Shipmate  RODERER, Gary
I served with VT-21 (1960-1962) in Student Control. I would like to hear from former Shipmates.
Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 9:49 am.
Shipmate  BRABEC, AMCS Larry M. Retired
I served as a FE (Crew 4 and 10) with VP-47 (1969-1971) at NAS Moffett Field, California with deployments to NS Sangley Point, Philippines, NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan and U-Tapao Royal Thailand Air Force Base, Thailand.
Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 6:31 am.
Guestbook Entries 18,860 [27JUL2016] through 18,880 [20AUG2016]

E-Mail Updated  JONES, ADC(AW) Charles "CJ"
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 5:24 am.
E-Mail Updated  HUPPERT, PO1 Paul A.
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 2:56 pm.
Shipmate  JOHNSON, Douglas L.
I served with VP-47 (09/1969-07/1972) and flew as a pilot.
Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 11:34 pm.
Shipmate  DAVIDSON, John
I served with VU-10 (1952-1954) FASRON at NAS Brunswick, Maine.
Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 8:25 pm.
Shipmate  SHORTER, Sammie J.
I served with VP-67 (1981-1998) at NAS Memphis, Tennessee.
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 11:17 am.
Mishaps  VP-213 Mishap - December 13th, 1943
My Uncle, AMM3 Paul Gahres, died during a training mishap while serving with VP-213 (December 13th, 1943). He has been missed.
Ed Gahres
Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 at 9:29 pm.
Shipmate  BRUSCATO, Samuel
I served aboard NAS Glenview, Illinois and NAS Grosse ILE, Michigan (1961-1969).
Monday, August 15th, 2016 at 6:34 pm.
Notice  I would like to know if there are any pilots or crew members of VPB-127 still living. LT(jg) D. L. Schlater, Don Sands uncle, was co-pilot with LT P. L. Holmes, pilot of PV-1 Vega "Ventura". LT Schlater was later killed along with crew in a crash during a test flight on April 4, 1944 8 miles from NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco.
Penny Sands
Sunday, August 14th, 2016 at 4:29 pm.
Shipmate  THORNGREN, CPO Mark Retired
I was a P-3 FE with VP-60. VP-90 and VP-65. A have a little over 5,000 hours and lots of fond memories of great maintainers, aircrew and cruises. Retired 2000 and living in Camarillo, CA these days.
Saturday, August 13th, 2016 at 2:05 pm.
Shipmate  WRIGHT, PH2 Rodney
I served with VP-9 (1978-1981). Looking for a squadron roster.
Saturday, August 13th, 2016 at 1:52 pm.
Shipmate  BEERY, AD1 Lawrence D. "Dave" Retired
I served with VP-24, VAH-21 (1967-06/1969), VA-104 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, VA-106 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, VF-101 Detachment NAS Key West, Florida. NAS Jacksonville, Florida, NAS Moffett Field, California, NAS Norfolk, Virginia, NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, NS Sangley Point, Philippines, NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, NADC (Warminister) Johnsville, Pennsylvania, USS Forestal CVA-58 (1958-1959) Med cruise, USS Essex CA-9 (1959-1960) Med cruise, USS Nimitz CVAN-68 (1975) NATO cruise with visits to Edenburo, Scotland. Willhelmshaven, Germany and Portsmouth, England and USS Nimitz CVAN-68 Med cruse (1976-1977). I enlisted July 1957 (17 yrs old) and retired May 1977. Have seen many places in this ol' world with NO regrets. Wish I could do it all over again!
Saturday, August 13th, 2016 at 2:28 am.
Shipmate  GELPERIN, Jack
I served with VR-724 at NAS Glenview, Illinois.
Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at 1:00 pm.
Shipmate  EMMONS, AK Sharon "Stewart"
I served with VPU-1 (10/1988-06/1992) and NAS Brunswick, Maine (06/1992-06/1994). I would like to hear from former Shipmates.
Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at 1:33 pm.
Shipmate  WOOD, Doyle
I served with VU-5 (08/1957-09/1959) as a JD1 plane captain.
Monday, August 08th, 2016 at 12:38 am.
Shipmate  CHIONG, AW2 Eric
I served with VP-22 (1986-1989) at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii with deployments to NAS Adak, Alaska and NAS Cubi Point, Philippines. Great Squadron! Worked my way from SS-2 to SS-1.
Friday, August 05th, 2016 at 10:56 pm.
Shipmate  HILL, Gary T.
I served with VAP-61 (04/1967) and flew aircrew 3rd seat with LCDR Snead and LT Johnny U as 2nd seat. Best tour I had. Loved NAS Agana, Guam and FASU/NSA DaNang, Republic of Vietnam (well maybe loved FASU/NSA DaNang, Republic of Vietnam is a bit strong)? Tom Foley taught me all I needed to make it through.
Friday, August 05th, 2016 at 4:14 pm.
Shipmate  KOLODZIEJ, Dennis
I served aboard NAS Sigonella, Sicily (03/1973-09/1974) and worked at NAF III - Transmitter Site as an ET and EM Club Shore Patrol, when it was temporarily relocated to the bake shop, while the Crater Club was being renovated.
Wednesday, August 03rd, 2016 at 9:59 am.
Shipmate  NELSON, PO1 W. T. "Watertight Nelson" Retired
I served with VP-2 in 1960 after a tour in the Blue Angels in NAS Pensacola, Florida. I left VP-2 in 1963 back for another tour with the Blue Angels. When tour was up in 1966 with Blue Angels I got orders to USS Constillation in San Diego, about a month before I was to leave the Blue Angels for San Diego I got a telegram to Report to NADC (Warminister) Johnsville, Pennsylvania to Operation Pot Lid, (Top Secret Squadron), I discovered later I was one of twenty men chosen to develope monitering devices to be dropped by VO-67 along Ho Chi Min Trail in Viet-nam to moniter troop movement, we took five P2v'5s to Martin Mairetta near Johnsville to be modified with bullet proofing under oil cooled doors under the crews positions, after a few weeks we deployed to Howard Airforce base in Panama working jointly with The Green Beret's developing the gear, after that I went to VAQ-33 at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island, then went to VXE-6 Operation Deep Freeze for two tours, then to HT-18 at NAS Whiting Field, Milton, Florida until retired in 1975 atter 18 an yrs and six months, kept getting PNA'd Passed but not advanced so retired with constructive time. Just Had a book published in April 2016 named "Water Tight" availe on my web site http://www.wtnelsonbook.com/, if ordered directly from me the hard back $22.00, if ordered from web site or Amazon, Google or Barns and Noble it is normally $26.50 to $29.99. Book has some interesting stories about my time in VP-2. I was Charlie Nances second mech for a while.
Wednesday, August 03rd, 2016 at 2:44 am.
Shipmate  DAVIS, AMCS Tim Retired
I served aboard NAS Memphis, Tennessee (1972-1976), Recruiting Command (1976-1978) at Indianapolis, Indiana, NARU (1978) at NAS Memphis, Tennessee, VP-67 (1978-1982), VP-90 (1982-1987) at NAS Glenview, Illinois, VP-MAU (1987-1990) at NAS Brunswick, Maine, VP-90 (1990-1993), VP-60 (1993-1995) and retired in 1995 from NAS Glenview, Illinois shutting the base down as part of BRAC. I have worked as a FAA Safety Inspector from 1997 to Present as Manager, Air Carrier Support Branch, Greal Lakes Region Flight Standards Division. Navy was the best career ever, miss everyone, would do it again for free.
Tuesday, August 02nd, 2016 at 8:48 pm.
Shipmate  BULLOC, AMS2 Richard "Bull"
I served with VT-24 (1975-1978) at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas. I would like to hear from Kalon Schwartz.
Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 2:43 pm.
Guestbook Entries 18,840 [19JUN2016] through 18,860 [27JUL2016]

Memorial  BINNS, LT Thomas Lee
Sadly I must report that Tom passed away January 8, 2016. Tom was easily the tallest and one of the best VP-45 P5M pilots during our NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone days, flying the P5M-1 with EE on the tails. Tom will be missed at each Reunion
Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 11:56 pm.
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Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 11:56 pm.
Shipmate  SWENDSEN, ADJ3 Lee
I served with VQ-3 (10/1968-05/1970) at NAS Agana, Guam. I would like to hear from former Shipmates.
Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 1:41 am.
Shipmate  CUDO, AT2 Patrick
I served with VQ-1 (1976-12/1979) at NAS Agana, Guam with detachments aboard the USS Kitty Hawk (1978) and USS Ranger (1979).
Monday, July 18th, 2016 at 7:47 pm.
E-Mail Updated  BAILEY, AM2 Bud Emmett
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Sunday, July 17th, 2016 at 12:44 am.
Memorial  RAUNSER, AE1 Ernest B. Retired
My father, AE1 Ernest B. RAUNSER, passed away in 1973. Dad served with VR-22 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia. I would like to hear from former Shipmates.
Mark A. Raunser
Saturday, July 16th, 2016 at 10:34 pm.
E-Mail Updated  DLUGI, YN3 Linda
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 at 10:24 pm.
Shipmate  RUZICKA, AEC Steven
I served with VT-4 and VT-6 in the early 1970's.
Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 8:50 pm.
Shipmate  MULHOLLAND, AN Mitchell
I served with VP-40 (1963-1965) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. I worked in AIO.
Sunday, July 10th, 2016 at 6:50 pm.
Shipmate  COOK, AME2 James C.
I served with VP-30 (1983-1987).
Sunday, July 10th, 2016 at 1:43 pm.
Shipmate  PARSONS, AMS1(AC) Clayton L.
I was 19 years of age on Dec 2, 1965 and checked into VP-42 on or about 30 Jan 1966. I was an AMS3 straight out of "A" school with NO experience and was assigned to the airframes shop. It had been my burning desire to be on a flight crew since my very early months in the Navy and I had recieved the necessary security clearance and had completed SERE training while in VP-31. And then after completing all the quals to be told that AM's weren't permitted to fly in VP-42 was a disappointment to say the least. But I didn't take no as and answer and kept making unofficial inquiries. Then after about 6 months LCDR Sarkisian, the MO and PPC of crew RB 8 put me on his crew as 2nd mech. I was flipped out. But then in Dec I unexpectedly got orders to a VA squadron in NAS Lemoore, California. I made a Med cruise on the USS Satratoga (CV-60) and spent 2 more years in VXE-6 Operation Deepfreeze, the highlight of my career. I was discharged on 12/20/74.
Wednesday, July 06th, 2016 at 4:08 pm.
Memorial  PADON, CDR William T.
My husband, William T. Padon, passed away June 5th, 2009. He proudly served with VPB-214 at NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone in 1945 as a LT(jg).
Chris Padon
Tuesday, July 05th, 2016 at 4:35 pm.
E-Mail Updated  KARLIN, LT(jg) Daniel I.
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Monday, July 04th, 2016 at 4:45 pm.
Shipmate  CUMINGS, Frederick H.
I served aboard NAS Brunswick, Maine (1957-1959) in the Crash and Resue Crew, VP-23 (1959-1965) and USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-62) (1965 - 1971).
Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at 6:04 pm.
Memorial  AYERS, William G. II
My father, William G. Ayers II, passed away. He proudly served with VP-26 with a deployment to NS Sangley Point, Philippines / U-Tapao Royal Thailand Air Force Base, Thailand. I would like to hear from any of his Shipmates.
Abi Ayers
Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 7:59 pm.
Shipmate  FINCHER, Denfard R.
I served with VP-673 (01/1958-09/1958) at NAS Atlanta, Georgia, Recruit Training Center (09/1958-12/1958) at San Diego, CA, USS Ranger (CVA-61) (12/1958-09/1960) at NAS Alameda, California with two WesPac deployments (1959 and 1960) and VP-673 (09/1960-01/1962) at NAS Atlanta, Georgia with two cruises (2 Week) to NS Roosevelt Roads, PR and NAS Alameda, California. Current Member of the USS Ranger (CVA-61) Retirement Association.
Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 3:46 pm.
Shipmate  CASTANEDA, Gilbert N. "Cas"
I served with VR-7 (1965-1967) as a Load Master and VO-67.
Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 3:56 pm.
Shipmate  BRENNAN, Kevin "Walter"
I served with VP-22 (1961-1964) with deployments to NAS Iwakuni, Japan.
Monday, June 20th, 2016 at 8:29 pm.
Shipmate  CORRELL, AMH3 Bobby
I served with VT-6 (1978-1981) at NAS Whiting Field, Milton, Florida working on T-28 aircraft. I would like to hear from former Shipmates.
Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at 9:07 pm.
E-Mail Updated  MASTROLA, ARM3 Warren J.
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at 1:23 pm.
Guestbook Entries 18,820 [18MAY2016] through 18,840 [19JUN2016]

Shipmate  BROCK, AD3 Jeffery
I served with VAW-88 (1991-1994) at NAS Miramar, California.
Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at 12:17 pm.
Shipmate  MARTIN, AME2 Michael "Kelly"
I served with VP-93 (02/1977-11/1978) at NAF Detroit, Michigan and worked in WC-130. I am pleased to say I have worked as a docent at the Military Air Museum since 2014, giving tours of our beloved LH-02 P-3. Got time on your hands, shipmates? Get onboard and reconnect by helping tell the Patrol Service story.
Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at 12:16 am.
Shipmate  MITCHELL, AM2 Rodney F.
I served with VP-44 (1956-1959) I especially liked the fiy-a-ways to San Juan, PR, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Nassau, NAS Key West, Florida, NAS Jacksonville, Florida, NAS Corpus Christi, Texas, NAS Bermuda and NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. I would like to hear from former Shipmates.
Thursday, June 16th, 2016 at 9:27 pm.
E-Mail Updated  SABOL, AMH3 Nicholas E.
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 9:01 pm.
E-Mail Updated  BAUMACH, AT2 Leland "Badmack"
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Thursday, June 09th, 2016 at 5:52 pm.
Shipmate  MILLER, AME2 Ken
I served with VP-30 (1992-1994) working in the AME Shop for Joe Gonzales - remember hanging out with AD Greg Cerge? Still have a picture of us 3 with our new tattoos and then VXN-8 (1994-1996) with Dave Sankey, Kevin Wedwalt and Steve Carpenter. Remember London & Rota Spain? I am still working for the USPS and retiring in two years.
Wednesday, June 08th, 2016 at 10:15 am.
Shipmate  BROYE, AE/AW-3 Richard
I served with VP-17 (1967-1970) while we transitioned from the P2 (1967-1968) to the P-3 (1968-1970). I live in Tampa, Florida with my wife of 43 years. I am semi-retired with a management company for rentals & leases.
Tuesday, June 07th, 2016 at 4:55 pm.
Shipmate  HOWLE, AO2 Gleen
I served with VP-17 and flew with Crew-9.
Saturday, June 04th, 2016 at 6:09 pm.
Shipmate  CATCHINGS, Bill
I served with VP-11 (1974-1978) with deployments to NS Rota, Spain and NAS Bermuda. I would love to hear from Hayden, Malloy, Spacedog, Speedo and other Shipmates.
Thursday, June 02nd, 2016 at 11:12 pm.
E-Mail Updated  DeSOCIO, AK Mark
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Wednesday, June 01st, 2016 at 10:21 am.
Shipmate  HARDWICKE, John T.
I served with VR-861 (1970's).
Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at 9:40 am.
Shipmate  McKENRICK, Patrick
I served with VP-936 (1950-1958).
Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 5:44 pm.
Shipmate  FRANKS, Charlie
I served with VP-30 (1959-1960) for Aircrew training with the first P-3 delivered to the Navy, "A" School (1961) at NAS Memphis, Tennessee, VP-44 (1962-1964) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, "B" School (1965) at NAS Memphis, Tennessee, VX-1 (1966-1970) at NAS Key West, Florida and VP-50 (1971) at NAS Moffett Field, California.
Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 11:13 am.
I was VP of Lockheed Government Marketing when Jay R. Beasley retired and hired him as a consultant so he could fly with the Navy in the right seat, he was to old to fly as pilot. He was adored and respected beyond belief by Naval Aviation.
Tom Ball
Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 9:22 am.
Shipmate  WEBSTER, AX2 Chuck
I served with VP-5 (1964-1965) and flew as a Radioman.
Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 2:49 pm.
Shipmate  WEAVER, AW1/EW1 Reid
I served with VS-30 VP-16, CPW-11, ASWOC NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, USS Forrestal, and ASCAC NS Roosevelt Roads, PR during my naval career (1972-1988).
Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 10:25 pm.
Shipmate  RANDOLPH, D. J.
I served with VP-17 (1963-1967) with deployments to NAS Kodiak, Alaska, NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan, NAS Iwakuni, Japan, NAF Tan Son Nhut, South Vietnam and NS Sangley Point, Philippines. I flew with Crew-7 as a Radio Operator and window cleaner.
Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 4:23 pm.
Memorial  RODGERS, Ernest A.
My Dad, Ernest A Rodgers, passed away from cancer in 1978. Dad served with both VPB-32 and VPB-214 (1943-1946) flying as a Tail Gunner. Dad seldom spoke of his WW2 experiences and I would love to hear from Dad's former Shipmates. Thanks!
Jenny Rodgers Hanahan
Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 12:59 am.
E-Mail Updated  BRYANT, PH William F. Jr.
E-Mail/BIO Update Request Posted!
Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 1:49 pm.
HistoryI was a frightened sixth grader when I was evacuated with my Mom, 2 brothers and sister from NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba during the Cuban missile crisis (October 22nd, 1962). We were shipped to Norfolk on the USS Duxbury Bay. There were other ships as well but I don't remember the names. I think this was the ship's most important mission as the world never came closer to a nuclear weapons exchange. My personal safety not withstanding!!! I eventually enlisted in the Navy and served on the USS Will Rogers (SSBN 659) primarily from 1972-1978. Reactor operator and electronics technician.
Henry Winter
Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 3:39 pm.
Guestbook Entries 18,800 [20APR2016] through 18,820 [18MAY2016]

Shipmate  HOWE, CDR Rob Retired
I served with VQ-2 (1973-1976) as an Eval and Mission Commander (EC-121M, EA-3B and EP-3E) and NTTC Corry Station, Pensacola, FL as a EW Instructor. Left the service and joined John Deere and joined Reserve Squadron VP-60 at NAS Glenview, Illinois. Retired from both and now living in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. I was on that almost fateful flight of the last EC-121M to cross the Atlantic that almost went down.
Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 7:10 pm.
Shipmate  NOONAN, AD3 Robert
I served with VP-30 (1988-1991).
Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 9:04 pm.
Shipmate  GRANT, AW2 Steven
I served with VP-5 (1976-1980) and ASWOC NAS Cubi Point, Philippines (1980-1984).
Sunday, May 15th, 2016 at 11:14 pm.
Memorial  KRAEMER, Robert A. "Bob"
Bob passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016. He served with VP-47 (1962-1964) at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. He piloted the P5M Martin Marlin primarily with Crew-6 (Seashell 6). His squadron deployed to NAS Kodiak, Alaska (1962) aboard the USS Currituck (AV-7) and NS Sangley Point , Philippines (1964) aboard the (USS Salisbury Sound (AV-13)). His crew patch was a Tasmanian Devil eating a submarine and he remained a life-long fan of Taz. After leaving the Navy in 1964 Bob continued flying in civilian life as a corporate pilot and flight instructor. He checked out several hundred pilots in the Stearman N2S and also piloted the Ozark Air Lines Museum C-47. He died unexpectedly in his sleep on 21 January 2016. His local aviation friends are planning a celebration of Bob's life and would like to hear from any of his former Shipmates.
Libby Yunger
Friday, May 13th, 2016 at 12:54 am.
Shipmate  MILLER, PO1 Alyn Dale
I served with VP-7 at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island with deployments to Japan and NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco.
Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 4:33 pm.
Shipmate  NELSON, David
I served with VP-17 (03/198805/1991) at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii with deployments to NAS Cubi Point, Philippines / NSF Diego Garcia (1988) and NAS Adak, Alaska (1989-1990), United States Naval Academy (1991-06/1994) and Tactical Support Center (07/1994-12/1996) at NAS Keflavik, Iceland. I now serve at the DOJ Antitrust Division Criminal Enforcement Section in Washington DC.
Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 9:16 am.
Shipmate  PIERSON, AW2 Michael
I served with VP-46 (12/1976-06/1978) with a deployments to NAS Adak, Alaska (1977/1978) flying with Crew-12. Left the Navy (06/1978) for US Merchant Marine Academy and retired from the US Marine Corps as a Major. Have worked for Northrup Grumman and currently with Booz Allen Hamilton supporting DOD issues.
Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 at 11:10 am.
Shipmate  WOZNIAK, AT Jim
I served with VP-19 (1959-1960) at NAS Alameda, California with a deployment to NAS Kodiak, Alaska. I was a ham radio operator in my off duty time.
Sunday, May 08th, 2016 at 4:24 pm.
Shipmate  MITCHELL, Jack L.
I served with VP-17 (1966 - 1968) we a deployment (1966) to NS Sangley Point, Philippines and a Detachment to NAF Tan Son Nhut, South Vietnam. I flew with the Skipper as JULIE/JEZ Operator.
Sunday, May 08th, 2016 at 12:52 pm.
Shipmate  GILBERT, Alfred "Fred" Retired
I served with VP-10 (1970-1974), VP-31 (1974-1978), VP-22, (1978-1982) and Naval Missile Center (NMC) at NAS Point Mugu, California (1982-1984).
Friday, May 06th, 2016 at 11:44 am.
Shipmate  CERINO, PO3 Charles
I served with VP-66 (1973-1978) NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania as a SS3 operator.
Tuesday, May 03rd, 2016 at 6:38 am.
Shipmate  SILVA, AT1 Vern
Attended "AT" School (1956) at NAS Norman, Oklahoma, NAS Memphis, Tennessee, VU-3 (1957-1960) at NAAS Brown Field, San Diego, CA and finally NAS Oakland, California (1960-1964).
Sunday, May 01st, 2016 at 8:40 pm.
Shipmate  MAYS, ABHAA Jeffrey L.
I served with VAQ-33 (1979-1981) at NS Roosevelt Roads, PR. I worked on the line then crash & smash. I would like to hear from former Shipmates.
Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 7:34 am.
Shipmate  HOHLER, David
I served with VP-7 (1961) and flew as First Technician.
Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 4:04 am.
Shipmate  KING, AMH2 Clarence Frederick "Fred"
I served with VS-31 (1953-1956) at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island, recalled to active duty with VS-861 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia and NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (1960-1964).
Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 at 5:38 pm.
Memorial  Shipmate Pix RIFFLE, AMM1 John Roger
My Dad, AMMC John Roger Riffle, passed away in 1984. Dad served with VPB-105 (11/27/1943-01/02/1944) as a Plane Captain with Crew-3. He received commendations from Commanding Officer LCDR F. E. Nuessle (1942) and Commanding Officer CDR D. Gay, Jr. (1943). We have Dad's plaque for flying 41 missions on anti-submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay.
Kathy Riffle Elgin
Friday, April 22nd, 2016 at 3:49 pm.
E-Mail Updated  SEARGEANT, SFC James
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Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 at 12:20 am.
Shipmate  HOWELL, Gary Retired
I served with VT-27 (12/1965-07/1968) at NAS Corpus Christi, Texas flying TS-2A, Aviation Safety (09/1968-11/1970) as NAS New Orleans, Louisiana, VP-94 (11/1970), VP-92 (10/1972-03/1976), VA-176 at NAS Oceana, VA, USS America (CV-66), CAG-6 (09/1977-02/1979) USS Independence (CV-62), VT-23 at NAS Kingsville, Texas, VP-9 at NAS Moffett Field, California with two deployments to NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan and retired July 1984. I now live Dallas area as Vice President of a Traffic Control Company.
Friday, April 22nd, 2016 at 12:35 am.
Shipmate  KOENDARFER, AO2 Robert E.
I served with VP-19 (1959-1963) at NAS Alameda, California.
Thursday, April 21st, 2016 at 10:21 am.
I served with VP-28 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, VX-1 at NAS Key West, Florida and VP-65 at NAS Point Mugu, California.
Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 at 8:02 pm.
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