VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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DICKENS, AT1 William P. Retired #119;dickens@cox.net "...I served with VP-62 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida aboard the P2V and P-3A as a Radio Operator and VAW-78 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia..." [12FEB2021]

FOGLER, AVCM Dennis dengayle@cox.net "...I served with VP-91, VP-68 (05/1970-02/1975) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, "B" School at NAS Memphis, Tennessee (01/1975-10/1975),VP-64 (10/1975-01/1976) at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, ResAswTraCen, VP-68 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, AIMD NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania (01/1982-10/1983), VAW-78, NAS Norfolk, Virginia (10/1983-11/1986) and retired. I am now living in Virginia Beach, VA and would to like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 31MAY2013 | 21SEP2012]

HENDERSON, Sam Retired samsz@msn.com "...Served with VP-11 (Lovin Eleven) as an AMS2 from 1971 to July 1974. It was a great pleasure to work with the officers and men. The WestPac was great. I went into the navy reserves (VAW-78 and VP-30). Then moved to the Army National Guard to make some rank for retirement. Retired as an E8 after 21 Years. Say Hello!..." [07AUG2002]

NEVEN, ATC(AW) Christopher Retired nonevens@smsd.org "...Attended AT "A" School NATTC NAS Memphis, Tennessee (1972), VFP-63 FRAMP at NAS Miramar, California, VFP-206 at NAF Washington, D.C. (1972-1975), AIMD NAS Atlanta, Georgia (1975-1979), VFP-306 NAF Washington, D.C. (1979-1982), ATD NAF Washington, D.C. (1982-1985), AIMD NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (1986-1990), VAW-78 (1990-1992) at NAS Norfolk, Virginia. I have been teaching NJROTC in Kansas City since 1993..." [29JAN2013]

RUPPERT, AE2 Ron rdruppert@embarqmail.com "...I served with VAW-78 (1971-1974) and would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [04OCT2011]

TATE, AMCM(NAC) William "Bill" Retired willtatejr@yahoo.com "...Joined the Navy at NAS Atlanta, Georgia (1962), AEWTULANT (1963), VW-11 (1963-1966) as a CIC Operator, VP-671 at NAS Atlanta, Georgia (1966-1969) SELRES, VP-64 (1973-1978) as a TAR-IFT, VP-62 (1978-1982) IFT on P-3B, RVAW-110 and VAW-120 (1982-1983) IFT Training, VAW-78 (1983-1986) South Flordia Task Force, HM-18 (1986-1991) AMCM-NAC. Retired NORVA 1992 and live in Pensacola, Florida the Cradle of Naval Aviation at present..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 25APR2010 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 29APR2003 | 28MAR2001]

VRANKEN, AD1 Scott T. Van Retired scottvv73@yahoo.com "...Started my career on USS Saratoga then went TAR in Mar 79, VP-67 was first 79-83 went from there to VAW-78, VP-66, NAF Detroit, Michigan till they shut us down ended my career at NARA Selfridge in April 95. Was happy to see familiar names on "Thunderchicken" site. (Still have my hat!)..." [E-Mail Updated 23JAN2000 | 25OCT98]

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