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Crew 1

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew Thumbnail"...Crew 1..." Contributed by John McKee mckeejohna@qwest.net [11APR2000]


Crew 2

VP CrewCREWs: Lockheed Aircraft ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 2 "...VP-56 ASW/ASR P5M Marlin NAS Norfolk, Virginia Circa 1954. Flight Crew 2 Standing (L-R): Aichele, AMAN - 2nd Mechanic, AR Chief Dickens - 1st Radioman, LTjg Martin - Navigator, LT Childs - Pilot LTjg Bently - Co-Pilot, AM Chief Morgan - Plane Captain, and ARAM Rogers - 2nd Radioman. Kneeling (L-R): AT2 Hall - 1st Technician, AT3 McKee - 2nd Technician, AO3 Komp - 2nd Ordinanceman and AO1 Johnson - 1st Ordinanceman..." Contributed by McKEE, John mckeejohna@qwest.net [28JUL2006]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 2CameraVP-56 Crew 2 "...Circa 1954...Partial Crew San Juan, PR..." Contributed by John McKee mckeejohna@qwest.net [11APR2000]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 2CameraVP-56 Crew 2 "...Circa 1954... NAS Norfolk, Virginia ca: 1954...Flight Crew #2 Standing (L-R): AMAN Iachini - 2nd Mechanic, AR Chief Dickens - 1st Radioman, LTjg Martin - Navigator, Lt Childs - Pilot, LTjg Bently - Co-Pilot, AM Chief Morgan - Plane Captain, AR AM Rogers - 2nd Radioman, Kneeling (L-R): AT2 Hall - 1st Technician, AT3 McKee - 2nd Technician, AO3 Komp - 2nd Ordinceman, AO1 Johnson - 1st Ordinanceman..." Contributed by John McKee mckeejohna@qwest.net [11APR2000]


Crew 3

VP CrewCREWs: History - Tap To Enlarge ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 3 "...Crew 3 Prestwick Scotland 1965 - I served with VP-56 from April 1962 - February 1966 at NAS Norfolk. I was a Crew Member on LQ-10, LQ3 and LQ-5..." Contributed by ZAJACK, Richard (Zig (Dick) dickzz@snet.net [13MAR2005]


Crew 4

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 4 or 5CameraVP-56 Crew 4 or 9 "...Circa 1971 or 1972..." BOOKHAMMER, AW2 Bernie bbookhammerjr@gmail.com [28MAR2006]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 4CameraVP-56 Crew 4 "... NAS Keflavik, Iceland June 1978...Back Row L-R: SS1 Chuck Plank, ORD Ron Steele, SS3 Paul Cook, PPC Steve Masters, NAV Terry Long, TACCO T. K. Morrissey, and F/E Paul Waeghe, Jr...Front Row L-R: 3P Bruce Smith, 2P Dave Hansell, SS2 Darrel Ingle, 2nd Mech Don McCraney, and IFT Paul Meunier..." Contributed by Paul J. Waeghe, AFCM Retired pjwaeghe@bellsouth.net [27FEB98]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 4CameraVP-56 Crew 4 "...LQ-4...1965 NAS Keflavik, Iceland...U. S. Navy Official Photograph..." Contributed by William D. Kirby wdkirby@ix.netcom.com [28AUG98]


Crew 5

VP CrewCREWs: "...VP-56 Crew 3 in Prestwick, Scotland Circa 1965..." Contributed by ZAJACK, Richard (Zig (Dick) dickzz@snet.net [21JUL2011]

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VP CrewCREWs: History - Tap To Enlarge ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 5 "...Crew 5 Iceland 1965 - I served with VP-56 from April 1962 - February 1966 at NAS Norfolk. I was a Crew Member on LQ-10, LQ3 and LQ-5..." Contributed by ZAJACK, Richard (Zig (Dick) dickzz@snet.net [13MAR2005]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 5CameraVP-56 Crew 5 "...VP-56, Crew 5, on deployment to NAS Keflavik, Iceland in 1965. We were flying P2V-7's and home-based at Norfolk in those days, and half of our squadron went to Iceland and the other half went to Spain that year. Our crew was known as the "Animals", and the nose art on the plane (LQ-5, tail number 148344) was a Viking as shown in the photo. In the photo are: Back row -- Dick Zajack, Plane Captain, Eric Arndt, TACCO, Sam Greenberg, Co-pilot, Jack Reid, Pilot, Mike Shepard, Second Navigator, Rick McDuff, Navigator, and Gene Gibson, Second mechanic. Front row -- Al Rollins, Electronics technician, Bernie Sidley, Electronics technician, Larry Loren, Ordnanceman, Ron Lund, Electronics technician, Larry Carmichael, Electronics technician, and John Stoermer, Electrician..." Contributed by SIDLEY, Bernie (Bear) BernieBear00@aol.com [18APR2001]


Crew 6

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 6CameraVP-56 Crew 6 "...Circa 1965... NS Rota, Spain 1965. Back row L-R: ADR1 Fithian (PC), AX3 Thompson, AE3 Boyd, AO3 Lopez, 2nd. Mech., AX1 Lesperence, AXAN Grant, AXAN Hoffman. Front row: Center - Lcdr. Vaughan (PPC), Far right - Lt. Woods (Tacco)..." Contributed by Frederick L. Thompson, AXCS Retired fthompsom0944@embarqmail.com [28AUG98]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 6CameraVP-56 Crew 6 "...Circa 1967... NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal 1967. Back row L-R: Lt. jg Meckly, Lcdr. Hammock (PPC), Lt. Linn, Lt.jg Bronson. Front row L-R: AO3 Howard, AE3 Rivera, AX3 Smith, AXAN Drumm, AX2 Thompson, ADJ Parker, ADR2 Elmore (PC)..." Contributed by Frederick L. Thompson, AXCS Retired fthompsom0944@embarqmail.com [28AUG98]


Crew 7

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 7CameraVP-56 Crew 7 "...Circa 1965-1966..." Contributed by Charlie Warner via SIDLEY, Bernie (Bear) BernieBear00@aol.com [18APR2001]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 CrewCameraVP-56 Crew 7 "...Crew 7 in NAS Keflavik, Iceland taken on 8-62. I am the one in the center with the cap that says LQ-7 on it..." Contributed by Gary Garrison grg60@comcast.net [29MAY2002]


Crew 8

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 8CameraVP-56 Crew 8 "...1978 NAS Keflavik, Iceland deployment. (L to R) Back Row: SGT Olscamp, AW3 Griffin, AT1 Long, AW2 O'Leary, LT Caswell (in disguise), LTJG Badger, LTJG Sinclair; Front Row: AD1 Wade, AMH3 McHann, LT (MadDog) Spencer, LTJG Harper, AO1 Adams..." Contributed by Ed Olscamp (Canadian) edolscamp@gmail.com WebSite: AESOP FORUM http://members.nbci.com/bearcat081/aesop.html [09DEC2000]


Crew 9

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 9 CameraVP-56 Crew 9 "...Norway - probably 1973..." BOOKHAMMER, AW2 Bernie bbookhammerjr@gmail.com [28MAR2006]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 9 CameraVP-56 Crew 9 "...Holland either 1971 or 1972..." BOOKHAMMER, AW2 Bernie bbookhammerjr@gmail.com [28MAR2006]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 9 CameraVP-56 Crew 4 or 9 "...Circa 1971 or 1972..." BOOKHAMMER, AW2 Bernie bbookhammerjr@gmail.com [28MAR2006]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 9 ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 9 "...Circa 1955 - Springboard - San Juan, PR..." Contributed by KOONTS, AT2 Billy billkoonts@aol.com [22JUL2001]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 9 ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 9 "...Circa 1955 - Presidential Visit..." Contributed by KOONTS, AT2 Billy billkoonts@aol.com [22JUL2001]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 9 ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 9 "...Circa 10/54 NAS Norfolk, Virginia..." Contributed by KOONTS, AT2 Billy billkoonts@aol.com [22JUL2001]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 9 ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 9 "...TAC-9 circa 72-73..." Contributed by Bernie Bookhammer bbookhammerjr@gmail.com


Crew 10

VP CrewCREWs: History - Tap To Enlarge ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 10 "...Circa 1962 - NS Rota, Spain - BACK ROW - LEFT TO RIGHT: LT(jg) Petersen, ??, ??, CDR Powell. SECOND ROW - LEFT TO RIGHT AT3 Westover, AO1 E. Riojas, AT2 R. Chevalier, AE1 J. Stegner and AM2 Wilson. FRONT ROW - LEFT TO RIGHT: AT2 J. Villasenor and AD2 S. Terry..." Contributed by CHEVALIER, Robert "Bob" rcchevalier@earthlink.net [06APR2012]

VP CrewCREWs: History - Tap To Enlarge ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 10 "...I served with VP-56 from April 1962 - February 1966 at NAS Norfolk. I was a Crew Member on LQ-10, LQ3 and LQ-5..." Contributed by ZAJACK, Richard (Zig (Dick) dickzz@snet.net [13MAR2005]

VP CrewCREWs: History - Tap To Enlarge ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 10 "...Boca Chica, Florida Feb-Mar 1963 - I was a Crew Member on LQ-10, LQ3 and LQ-5..." Contributed by ZAJACK, Richard (Zig (Dick) dickzz@snet.net [13MAR2005]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 10 ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 10 "...Crew LQ 10, taken atTripoli,Libia, 1966,While deployed to NAS Sigonella, Sicily..." Contributed by Norman Fuss JUDYFUSS@aol.com [27SEP2002]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 10 ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 10 "...LQ-4...1984-85 NAS Keflavik, Iceland...U. S. Navy Official Photograph...PPC CDR Rob Bellamy, PPC LT Jim Eubanks, 2P LT John Hall, 3P LTjg Mark Hardy, TC LCDR Floyd Warren, NC LT Bill Garrett, FE AD1 Mike Carroll, FE AD1 B. B. Barger, SS1 AW2 Gary Klem, SS2 AW2Jack Flowers, SS3 AW2 Tony Avera, ORD AO1 Dan Loop, and IFT AZ2 Craig Johnson..." Contributed by AVERA, Tony cptdragn@bellsouth.net [12JUN2001]


Crew 11

VP CrewCREWs: VP-78 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 11 "...BUNO 142542 Crew 11 circa 1965. Former crew member Dan Hon had sent me the picture. BACK ROW LEFT TO RIGHT: Bruce Townsend, Steve Taylor, Roger Alukonis, Bernard Neal, Ron Anderson, Freddy Gilbert and Dan Hon. FRONT ROW LEFT TO RIGHT: LCDR Scholl, Unknown LT, Leon Kowalski, Unknown LT(jg) and LT(jg) Long..." Contributed by MORGAN, ATR3 Larry S. morgan220@bellsouth.net [Updated 20APR2012 } 29APR2005]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 11 "...LQ-11 was BUNO 145920 Circa 1962. This was during the Cuban missile crisis and a few months before I was on the Crew. It may not be a 100% correct, but here is a list that was provided to me of the crew members. BACK ROW LEFT TO RIGHT: AT2 Eugene French, AE3Rusty Draper, LT Paul Stiller, LT Bruce McCormick Pilot, LT John Campbell, AM2 Woodie Woodson and AT1 George Fabik. FRONT ROW LEFT TO RIGHT: Sam Spade, McEcheron, ADR3 Bob Foote and ADR1 Eric Neptune (Plane Captain)..." Contributed by MORGAN, ATR3 Larry S. morgan220@bellsouth.net [Updated 20APR2012 } 29APR2005]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 11 "...VP-56 Crew 11 Circa 1962 or 1963. BACK ROW: Larry Morgan (2nd Technician), LT(jg) Long (TACO Officer), LT McCormick (Pilot), unknown, LT(jg) Shipp (Co-Pilot), Art Carter (1st Technician) and Ron Andersen (Ordinanceman). FRONT ROW: Freddy Gilbert (2nd Mechanic), Dan Hon (Electrician), Bruce Townsend (3rd Technician) and Eric Neptune (1st Mechanic and Plane Captain). We called ourselves the "Homeboys". An old yellow dog lying on its back and smelling a daisy was painted on the plane by crew member Ron Andersen..." Contributed by MORGAN, ATR3 Larry S. morgan220@bellsouth.net [Updated 20APR2012 } 29APR2005]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 11 "...VP-56 Crew 11 1967-68 Lcdr. Frank Beebe PPC..." Contributed by GEORGE CROW AW-1 (AC) HortyCro@aol.com [30MAR99]


Crew 12

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 12 "...Circa 1965 NAS Keflavik, Iceland..." Contributed by BATTAGLIA, Richard ACT600@AOL.COM via SIDLEY, Bernie (Bear) BernieBear00@aol.com [22SEP2001]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 12 "...Circa 1966 NAS Sigonella, Sicily..." Contributed by BATTAGLIA, Richard ACT600@AOL.COM via SIDLEY, Bernie (Bear) BernieBear00@aol.com [22SEP2001]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew 12 "...EH 12 Crew taken in 1954..." Contributed by John Carcano jcarcano@metrolink.net

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew 7CameraVP-56 Crew 12 "...Circa 1965-1966..." Contributed by Charlie Warner via SIDLEY, Bernie (Bear) BernieBear00@aol.com [18APR2001]


Crew Unknown

VP CrewCREWs: VP-56 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-56 Crew "...Sent to me by LT Giles. He was one of the PPC's with VP56. I know some of the faces but can't put names with them..." Contributed by Dave Koon AMS2 dkoon2007@comcast.net [30NOV2001]


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