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Crew 1

VP LogosLOGOs: Logo ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 1 "...I just wanted to contribute my CAC-1 patch from the most recent deployment to NAS Sigonella, Sicily 2004-2005. As you can see it is a throwback patch based on the older one you have on your website. My TACCO must have seen this website and it was the inspiration in our current patch. We also made a ceiling tile with the patch logo and the members of the crew which currently hangs in the Lava Lounge in the BOQ in NAS Sigonella, Sicily..." Contributed by LT Shane Gilbert (Now CAC-1 TACCO) sgilbertnfo@comcast.net [29JAN2006]

VP LogosLOGOs: Logo ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 1 Contributed by Robert F. Dugger, Jr. YRHMM161@prodigy.net [25FEB2002]

VP LogosLOGOs: Logo ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 1 Contributed by Robert F. Dugger, Jr. YRHMM161@prodigy.net [25FEB2002]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 1 "...Circa 1960 - PETTWAY Comments: The two kneeling crewmen on the end, whose names are written in pen are: Jack Howell, ADR2 and Howard Harbuck, AT3..." Contributed by LATIMER, Donald H. donlat@cox.net via PETTWAY, ATR3 Robert L. (Bob) rpettway@epbfi.com [26SEP2001]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 1 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 1 "...Flight Crew #1 from the 1963 NAS Sigonella, Sicily Deployment...PPC - CDR. R. P. Smyth, C/P Lt. D. M. Amidon, 3rd. P - LTjg. W. M. McDonald, NAV - LTjg F. A. Stansbury, TACCO LTjg R. E. Webb, P/C - Huskins, R. A. ADR1(AC), 2nd M - Carnes, L. W. ADR3, 1st T - Wooton, W. R. AT2(AC), 2nd T. Krovink, E. L. AXAN, 3rd T - Miller, H. L. AE2, Radio - Mason, D. E. ATR3(AC), and Ord - Stephens, L. J. AO1..." Contributed by BUCKLEY, Jim jimbuckley12@msn.com WebSite: http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/3905/ [11APR99]


Crew 2

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-5 Logo Thumbnail "...VP-5 CAC-2 [12APR2001]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 2 "...NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada Circa 08JAN1955..." WebSite: EBay Mhttp://www.ebay.com/ [02FEB2014]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 2 "...NAS Sigonella, Sicily February 1975. The back of the photo says that Crew-2 had found 5 subs in one month which was a big deal in the Med back then. BACK ROW: AT1 Joe Balzar, AW2 Dan Daniels, AE2 "Willy Mack" Milam, AN2 Mike Fryman, AW3 Steve Sanchez and AO2 Chuck Hatcher. FRONT ROW: LT(jg) Pete Schneider, LT Don Hay (PPC), LT(jg) Bob Palmatier, LT(jg) Doug Boyd, LT(jg) Frank "Vasco" DeGarmo (TACCO)..." Contributed by Frank DeGarmo fpd@epbfi.com [28APR2012]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 2 "...Circa 1962 - PETTWAY Comments: The only corrections are William is wrong for Price, standing on the far right. His name is E.R. Price and he was AO1. The (E) stood for Emelio, but he didn't like the name and none of us dared to call him anything but "Price". I believe the Ltjg kneeling on far right is Ltjg Latham, navigator. About half of these guys were still on crew 2 when I came on the crew in December, 1961, as radioman..." Contributed by LATIMER, Donald H. donlat@cox.net via PETTWAY, ATR3 Robert L. (Bob) rpettway@epbfi.com [26SEP2001]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 2 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 2 "...Crew 2, VP-5, NAS Sigonella, Sicily, circa 1963. In the picture, standing from left to right, are: 2nd mech. I.R.Armstrong ADR-2, PP2F R.C.Campbell Lt.J.G., Ord. E.R. Price AO-1, Radio W.E. Saxon ATNAN, PPC L. M. (Buddy) Mayo Lt. PC J.E. Crays ADR-1, kneeling are: PPC Walter J. Wright LCDR, 2nd Tech R.T. Pettway AT-3, and 3rd Tech F.A. Matthews AE-2..." Contributed by PETTWAY, ATR3 Robert L. (Bob) rpettway@epbfi.com [03MAR2001]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 2 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 2 "...The VP-5 Crew2 photo was taken 4 April, 1966 in the hanger at the nose of LA-2 (131476) a day or so before my departure from VP-5 and completion of active service. Front Row from the left: LT Rodger Vinson, LTjg Dale Ransford, ADR3 Bill Kshir, ADJ2 Jack Nerney, and LTjg Rick Murray. Rear Row from the left: LT Al Branch, AE2 Scott Turley, AO3 "Willie" Willians, AT1 C.W. Reed, and LT Chuck Kuehnel..." Contributed by Chuck Kuehnel cpkuehnel@sbcglobal.net [31JUL2000]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 2 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 2 "...1963 NAS Sigonella, Sicily...PPC LCDR W. J. Wright, Jr., PPC LTJG L. M. Mayo, PP2F lTJG R. C. Campbell, TACCO LTJG J. D. Latham, P/C Crays, J. E. ADR2, 2nd M Armstrong, I. R. ADR2, 1st T Pierce, J. M. AX1, 2nd T Collier, P. I. AXAN, 3rd T Matthews, F. A. AE2, RADIO Pettway, R. T. ATN3 (AC), and ORD Price, E. R. AO1..." Contributed by BUCKLEY, Jim jimbuckley12@msn.com WebSite: http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/3905/ [01MAY99]


Crew 3

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 3 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 CAC-3 "...LCDR Murphy from the guys on CAC 3 - Good Luck..." [28JUN2005]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 7 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 CAC-3 "...Circa 1994 - One of our officers became sick so I bounced between two crews to fill his spot. The attached photo of "VP-5 Crew 3" was taken in 1994 in Lorient, France. Combat Aircrew 3 holding a sign advertising 3 confirmed kills of 3 diesel submarines in one day of an international naval exercise. This is the list of names for that photo from left to right (Lorient, France): Kneeling are LTjg Steve Dunkleberger (3P/3rd Pilot), AW2 Tomlin (S1 acoustic). Standing L to R: AW3 Rydell (S2 acoustic), LT Tim Mcelligatt (Patrol Plane Commander/Mission Commander), AO1 Riley (Ordnanceman), LT Butch Penton (TACCO), AW2 Brown (S3 Radar, IRDS, MAD), AT3 Stevenson (IFT), LTjg Ron Magwood (Navigator), AE2 Bashant (Flight Engineer), LT Gallardo 2P/2nd pilot)..." Contributed by PENTON, CDR Gary gary@garypenton.com [21MAR2012]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 3 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 CAC-3 "...Here is a new picture of CAC-3 1981 NAS Sigonella, Sicily deployment. Top of the ladder CDR Bill Diman PPC, LT Heron 2P, LT Rick Dumas 3P, LT Art Vogel NC, and LT Jack Glavin TC. Left to Right: AMH1 Bill Day FE, AME2 Willeford FE, and AO1 Jack Strickland Ord. On hands and knees: AX2, Mark Caffee IFT, On back AW2 Scott Barone SS3, AW3 John Rodgerson SS-2, kneeling AW3 Randy Cook SS-1(me)..." Contributed by COOK, AW1 Randy (Doc Jez) randycook32063@yahoo.com [27JAN2001]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 3 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 CAC-3 "...1958 NAS Jacksonville, Florida (Names with picture image)..." Contributed by ADR1 Ralph (Red) LINDSLEY, Retired judyralph@stx.rr.com [E-Mail Updated 27JAN2001 | 27JAN2001]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 3 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 CAC-3 "...1957 NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco (Names with picture image)..." Contributed by ADR1 Ralph (Red) LINDSLEY, Retired judyralph@stx.rr.com [E-Mail Updated 27JAN2001 | 27JAN2001]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 3 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 3 "...PPC LCDR L. W. Benner, Jr., PPC Lt. R. D. Winters, PP2P LTJG M. G. Costarakis, TACCO LTJG J. C. Phillips, P/C Strickland, E. E. ADR2, 2nd M Baker, L. G. ADJ2, 1st T Brown, J. (N) AX2 (AC), 2nd T Barksdale, H. AT2, 3rd T Masengale, H. D. AE2, RADIO Boroff, D. R. ATR3, and ORD Welton, S. A. AO2..." Contributed by BUCKLEY, Jim jimbuckley12@msn.com WebSite: http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/3905/ [02MAY99]


Crew 4

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 4 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 4 "...Crew 4 NS Roosevelt Roads, PR October through November 1962..." Contributed by W. Joe Williams williej.williams@cemexusa.com [30OCT2003]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 4 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 4 "...Crew 4 Made in NAS Sigonella, Sicily 1965...Standing L to R...AXAN Collier, ADJ1 Forrest Sutton, AO2 Henry, AE2 John Daniel, ADJ3 Smithwick, AT3 Malony, and AT2 Anderson....Kneeling L to R...Lt Hathorn, Copilot. Lcdr R.J. Kirth PPC, Lt Pichonim (Later CO of VP 5 TACCO) and Ens Harris..." Contributed by Forrest S. SUTTON JR., ADJC Ret papa@forrestsutton.com [E-Mail Updated 02JAN99]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 4 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 4 "...1963 PPC Lt. C. W. Burchett, PT2P LTJG J. L. Mulhall, PP3P LTJG R. A. Perkins, TACCO Lt. J. D. Piccioni, P/C Wall, L. R. ADR1, 2nd M Key, J. F. ADR3, 1st T Fredere, R. L. AT2, 2nd T Anderson, G. A. AT2 (AC), 3rd T Richardson, L. E. AE2 (AC), RADIO Miceli, R. J. ATN3 (AC), and ORD Roviaro, R. L. AO3 (AC)..." Contributed by BUCKLEY, Jim jimbuckley12@msn.com WebSite: http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/3905/ [13MAY99]


Crew 5

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 5 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 5 "...Circa Unknown..." Contributed by CASEY, Patrick pcasey11@cox.net [27MAR2014]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 5 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 5 "...1965 NAS Sigonella, Sicily..." Contributed by COPE, AE Ephriam George Jr. cannice@charter.net [07JAN2008]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 5 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 5 "...1963 PPC LCDR J. E. Wall, PPNP Lt. R. D. Awbrey, PP2P LTJG J. F. Ruhsenberger, TACCO Lt. A. L. Eller, P/C Rose, R. L. ADJ1, 2nd M Childress, V. R. ADRAN, 1st T. Tinder, J. K. AT2 (AC), 2nd T. Radloff, R. C. ATN3, 3rd T Davis, S. (n) AE3, RADIO Boris, J. S. AN, and ORD Waldrop, P. A. AO3..." Contributed by BUCKLEY, Jim jimbuckley12@msn.com WebSite: http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/3905/ [13MAY99]


Crew 6

VP LogosLOGOs: Logo ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 6 Contributed by Robert F. Dugger, Jr. YRHMM161@prodigy.net [25FEB2002]

VP LogosLOGOs: Logo ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 6 Contributed by Robert F. Dugger, Jr. YRHMM161@prodigy.net [25FEB2002]

VP LogosLOGOs: Logo ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 6 Contributed by Robert F. Dugger, Jr. YRHMM161@prodigy.net [25FEB2002]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 6 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 6 "...VP-5, crew 6, circa 1962, Cuban Missile Crisis. Furnished to me by AT-3 Larry Bukovey, radioman, seated in picture..." Forwarded by PETTWAY, ATR3 Robert L. (Bob) rpettway@epbfi.com [15SEP2006]

UPDATE "...Crew of the month - December 1962 Crew 6. BACK ROW L-R: LT J. J. Higgins (PPC) and AX2 R. S. Shelly (1st Tech). SECOND ROW L-R: AM3 J. Gurley (2nd Mech), LT(jg) R. S. Cama (Nav), LT(jg) R. P.Rich (Co-Pilot) and ADR2 G. B. Zavadil (P/C). THIRD ROW L-R: AE1 T.G Griner (3rd Tech), ENS Mayo (TACCO) and AX3 W. R.Townsend (2nd Tech). FRONT ROW L-R: AO1 L. J. Stevens (Ord) and AX3 L. M. Bukovey (Radio)..." Contributed by ZAVADIL, ADR2 (A/C) Gerald "Jerry" gbzavadil@gmail.com [10APR2009]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 6 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 6 "...1963 PPC Lt. J. J. Higgins, PP2P LTJG R. P. Rich, PP3P LTJG J. J. Langan, TACCO LTJG W. R. Caswell, P/C Tynes, O. E. ADR2, 2nd M Miller, C. F. ADR3, 1st T Shelly, R. F. AX2 (AC), 2nd T Townsend, W. R. AX3 (AC), 3rd T Whitley, P. K. AE2, RADIO Bukovey, L. M. ATN3 (AC), and ORD Joyce, G. R. AO3..." Contributed by BUCKLEY, Jim jimbuckley12@msn.com WebSite: http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/3905/ [13MAY99]


Crew 7

VP LogosLOGOs: Squadron ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 7 Contributed by Alec Fushi afushi@aol.com [30JUN2005]

VP LogosLOGOs: Logo ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 7 "...1987 NAS Bermuda deployment. Not sure who design this one..." Contributed by DROUSE, AW2 Ed jedrouse@netzero.net [27MAY2003]

VP LogosLOGOs: Logo ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 7 "...1988 NAS Sigonella, Sicily deployment. This was a crew effort led by our fearless PPC CDR Kaiser..." Contributed by DROUSE, AW2 Ed jedrouse@netzero.net [27MAY2003]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-5 Crew 7 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 7 "...Flight suit patch circa 1992-1993. It was modeled after the "Jack Daniels" label. We had enthusiastic permission from Jack Daniels and they even sent us T-shirts, key rings and other items..." Contributed by PENTON, CDR Gary gary@garypenton.com [20MAR2012]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-5 Crew 7 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 7 "...Uur patch from 1994..." Contributed by PENTON, CDR Gary gary@garypenton.com [20MAR2012]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-5 Logo Thumbnail VP-5 CAC-7 [24MAR2000]

UPDATE "...The CAC-7 Magnificent Seven patch was desinged for our NS Rota, Spain/ NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal split deployment 83/84 by me. Crew Members were: Cmdr. Norb RYAN, Cmdr. Hume, Lt. Andy Horn, Lt. Gate Solomn, Cmdr. ?. Hume, AWC ?. Cater, AW2 Dan Hermany, AW3 Clint Bevitori, AW3 Jeff Nicklaw, AO1 Mike Shultz, AD1 Pat Tinney, and AT2 Tim Mcgrath..." Contributed by Jeff Nicklaw nicklaj@basf.com [01JUN2000]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 7 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 7 "...NAS Jacksonville, Florida 1963. I'm in the back row 2nd from the right (with the glasses)..." Contributed by Jerry Bushman jlane@gmpexpress.net [10APR2005]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 7 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 7 "...Circa 1964 - Crew 7 waiting for pilots..." Contributed by Jerry Bushman jlane@gmpexpress.net [10APR2005]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 7 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 7 "...Photo of CAC-7 of VP-5 taken in NAS Jacksonville, Florida around the spring of 1983. Crew members are as follows: Standing:(Left to right) AWC ?. Cater, AO1 Mike Shultz,t. Andy Horn, Cmdr. ?. Hume, Cmdr. Norb RYAN, Lt. Gate Solomn. Kneeling:(Left to Right) AW3 Jeff Nicklaw,TACCO unknown, FE unknown,AT2 Tim Mcgrath, AD1 Pat Tinney, (Not present for photo) AW2 Dan Hermany, and AW3 Clint Bevitori..." Contributed by NICKLAW, Jeffrey jacques40@juno.com [11FEB2002]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 7 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 7 "...Circa 1994 - VP-5 Combat Aircrew 7 in Thule, Greenland. L to R: AW1 Lonny Dubois, LT Stacey Whitehead, LT Butch Penton, LTjg Chris Janke, LT David Bernhardt, AWCS Silvia, LTjg Rick Golbitz, AD2 Walsh, AW1 Duke Ellington, AD1 Bridges, AO2 Moore and AT3 Nechamkin..." Contributed by PENTON, CDR Gary gary@garypenton.com [20MAR2012]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 7 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 7 "...1963 PPC CDR J. A. Pate, PPC Lt. J. A. Keiler, PP2D LTJG M. J. Hall, TACCO LTJG W. L. Danforth, P/C Vaughn, R. K. DR2 (AC), 2nd M O'Halloran, F. E. ADJ3, 1st T Binet, E. E. AT2, 2nd T. Warner, D. L. AXAN, 3rd T. McCormack, J. L. AEAN, RADIO St. Pierre, L. A. ATN3, and ORD Cook, H. C. AO2 (AC)..." Contributed by BUCKLEY, Jim jimbuckley12@msn.com WebSite: http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/3905/ [13MAY99]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 7 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 7 "...This is a picture taken of VP-5 Crew 7 during the 1974-75 Winter-Spring deployment to NAS Sigonella, Sicily. In this one I'm second from the right in the standing row....AW2 C. Harrison...SS-1..." Contributed by Chuck Harrison chuck.harrison@ngc.com [18NOV99]

UPDATE "...The LT (Unknown) contributed by Chuck Harrison is LT Royce Langley..." Contributed by Frank DeGarmo fpd@epbfi.com [07JUN2012]

UPDATE "...Top: AW2 Dave Fowler, AO2 Chopper Miller, AW3 Mike Jackson, AT1 McIntire, ADJ1 Tim Holt, AW2 Chuck Harrison, ADJ3 Mark Mann Bottom: LTJG Larry Phelps, LCDR Greg Rust, LT Denny Johnson, LT Louis Erazo, LT (Unknown)..." Contributed by Chuck Harrison chuck.harrison@ngc.com [20OCT2000]

UPDATE "...That is my old crew. I left right before that picture was taken. What a bunch of great guys. We had the best pilots, TACCO, Flight Engineer, and Sensor Operators the fleet could train...SCHAFFNER, AT1 Troy E. troy@schaffner.net..." [20OCT2000]


Crew 8

VP LogosLOGOs: Logo ThumbnailCameraVP-5 CAC-8 Contributed by John Lucas JohnLucas@netzero.com [16MAR2004]

VP LogosLOGOs: Logo ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 8 Contributed by Robert F. Dugger, Jr. YRHMM161@prodigy.net [25FEB2002]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 8 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 8 "...This Crew 8 picture is the NAS Keflavik, Iceland of 61/62 when LA-9 was lost..." Contributed by W. Joe Williams williej.williams@cemexusa.com [05NOV2003]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 8 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 8 "...PPC LCDR A. N. Fowler, PPC Lt. J. M. Maxwell, PP2P LTJG W. J. Beck, TACCO LTJG W. S. Miles III, P/C Payne, H. L. ADR2 (AC), 2nd M Green, R. F. ADR2, 1st T Markowski, J. F. AX2, 2nd T King, P. L. AX3, 3rd T Swift, L. (n) AE3 (AC), RADIO Payne, J. E. AX3, and ORD Witchey, J. G. AO2..." Contributed by BUCKLEY, Jim jimbuckley12@msn.com WebSite: http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/3905/ [13MAY99]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 8 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 8 "...First Crew 8. Taked 1968 in NS Rota, Spain. Standing left to right...Lt Chambliss (Unknown) Lt Ingram, Lt Allen, Chief Sweeny Leading Chief VP-5 (he liked to hang with crew 8)...Squating left to right...Chief Sutton, ADJ2 Ebrle, AT3(AW) Bob McIntyre, J.D. Smity, ? Holt, Jim Rice, and AO2 Gallops..." Contributed by Forrest S. SUTTON JR., ADJC Ret papa@forrestsutton.com [E-Mail Updated 02JAN99]


Crew 9

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-5 CAC-9 "...NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada 15OCT54..." WebSite: EBay http://www.ebay.com/ [13AUG2014]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-5 CAC-9 "...1986 to NAS Bermuda - From Left to Right Back Row: AE1 Wade Wasserman (FE), AW2 R.J. Bennet (SS2), LT Holman (2P), AX2 Brad Holenback (IFT), CDR Bill Fitzpatrick(TC), LTjg ? (NC), AW2 Steve (Gizmo) Lorensen (SS3), and AW1 Randy Cook (SS1)(me). Front: AE1 Al Sanders (FE), AO2 Bobby (Hammster) Hines (Ord), and Missing CDR Holmes(PPC)..." Contributed by COOK, AW1 Randy (Doc Jez) randycook32063@yahoo.com [28AUG2003]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 9 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 9 "...PPC Lt. D. E. Borcik, PP2P Lt. P. E. Oechslin, PP2P LTJG W. J. Heinz, TACCO LTJG J. P. Ohlman, P/C Patrick, J. R. ADR1, 2nd M Russell, D. E. ADR2, 1st T Roszler, J. J. ATR3, 2nd T Gilmore, T. L. AXAN, 3rd T Adams, G. E. AE2 (AC), RADIO Cutsforth, R. W. ATR3, and ORD Bumgarner, J. B. AOE..." Contributed by BUCKLEY, Jim jimbuckley12@msn.com WebSite: http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/3905/ [13MAY99]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 9 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 9 "...ASSIST IN ASTRONAUT RECOVER...These members of VP-5's Plane Crew Nine were on-station near the Grand Bahama Island last Friday to assist in the location and recover of the space capsule carrying astronaut Virgil Grissom. Riding the co-pilot seat for the trip was Capt. Renfro Turner Jr., Wing Commander Fleet Air Wing 11 (standing, left), along with (standing, left to right) Comdr. L. H. Boutte, pilot; D. H. Lebold, AE3; Lt(jg). C. F. Holbrook, navigator; E. L. Cruse, AO2; and R. D. Dryer, ATC. Kneeling (left to right) are A. P. Peeples, AD1, plane captain; E. E. Strickland, AD3; and D. E. Anstaett, AT3. Also aboard but not shown were Lt(jg) J. J. Higgins; R. M. Straley, AT2; E. C. Newman, PHC, and Space Agency representative M. C. Windler..." Contributed by Robert D. DYER, CDR, USN (Ret) cdrdyer@worldnet.att.net [05APR98]


Crew 10

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-5 Crew 10 Thumbnail VP-5 Crew 10 "...VP-5 CAC-10 patch from NAS Sigonella, Sicily deployment 1988..." Contributed by NICKLAW, Jeffrey jacques40@juno.com [11FEB2002]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-5 Logo Thumbnail "...VP-5 CAC-10 "...Another one bitos the dust..." [24JUL2000]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 10 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 10 "...This is a picture of CAC-10 crew from the year 1986. The following people are pictured: LT. Huether, CDR. Blum, AW3 Mitch Mattocks, LT. Minor, LT. Jordan, AW2 Jeff Nicklaw, AX2 Jed Donaldson, AECS Sullivan, AD1 Sowers, AW3 Geoffrey Auer, LT. Guy Cunninham, and AO1 Alliger..." Contributed by NICKLAW, Jeffrey jacques40@juno.com [11FEB2002]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 10 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 10 "...PPC LCDR R. J. Touch, PPC LTJG G. L. Cole, PP3P LTJG R. S. CAMA, TACCO LTJG A. S. Hillman, P/C Gurley, J. (n) AMS2, 2nd M Roberts, G. A. ADR3, 1st T Jenkins, J. K. AT1, 2nd T Campbell, D. A. ATR3, 3rd T Riser, J. D. AE1, RADIO Hale, W. G. AT2 (AC), and ORD Fernandez, C. E. AO3..." Contributed by BUCKLEY, Jim jimbuckley12@msn.com WebSite: http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/3905/ [13MAY99]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 10 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 10 "...VP-5 CAC-10 in early 1982 during the NAS Sigonella, Sicily deployment. The crew is in the famous CAC-10 "PPC is a hand grenade" formation. The cast, in no particular order from top to bottom or left to right, are: LT Tony Ruoti, LT. Chris Evans, LTJG Bob Vogt, LT Tom Osseck, LTJG Mike Ferguson, AD1 Clark, AE2 James Mayhew, AW1 J.W. Smith, AW1 Earl Bludsworth, AW3 Bruce Reynolds, AX1 Paul Allers, and AO3 John Warner..." Contributed by Bruce REYNOLDS bruzilla@yahoo.com [01OCT98]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 10 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew "...VP-5 deployments back in the 1950's. The beer party was enjoyable because we were back in the warmth of Florida after spending 6 months in Iceland. This was in late December, 1953. The Malta deployment was in the last half of 1952. The "chow line" at Thanksgiving was a memorable part of the deployment. We also looked forward to the weekly beer run down to Wheelus Field.." Contributed by Billy U. LANDRETH billy@chesapeake.net [30OCT98]


Crew 11

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 1 "...Circa 1974. TOP ROW - L TO R: LCDR Bob Dyer, AO3 Tingle, LT Ron Dusa, Ltjg Byrne, AW3 Martin, AA Wilson and AT3 Kieffer. BOTTOM ROW - L TO R: LT(jg) Panos, LT(jg) Milligan, AW3 Sutherland, ADJ1 Hornback and ADJ3 Moore..." Contributed by Frank DeGarmo fpd@epbfi.com [08JUN2012]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 11 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 11 "...PPC Lt. W. E. Bridgman, PP2P Lt. R. V. Cloud, Jr., PPNP LTJG L. G. Hathorn, TACCO LTJG J. E. Seanor, P/C Karpus, J. T. ADJ2 (AC), 2nd M Williamson, C. R. ADJ3, 2nd T Brown, A. F. Jr. AX3 (AC), 3rd T Cowley, B. D. AE3, RADIO Fanning, I. H. Jr ATN3 (AC), and ORD Dowling, J. J. AO2 (AC)..." Contributed by BUCKLEY, Jim jimbuckley12@msn.com WebSite: http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/3905/ [13MAY99]


Crew 12

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-5 Logo Thumbnail "...VP-5 CAC-12 Contributed by John Lucas john.lucas@netzero.net [12SEP2002]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 12 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 12 "...PPC Lt. G. T. McKenzie, PPC Lt. A. Castro, Jr., PP3P LTJG B. W. Gorman, TACCO LTJG W. L. Cowan, P/C Weigandt, S. B. ADR2 (AC), 2nd M Smith, E. (n) AN, 1st T Coleman, M. A. ATLP2, 2nd T Moore, R. E. AE1 (AC), 3rd T Dodrill, E. E. AE3, RADIO Hager, C. A. AX3, and ORD Clay, S. E. AN..." Contributed by BUCKLEY, Jim jimbuckley12@msn.com WebSite: http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/3905/ [13MAY99]


Crew 23

VP CrewCREWs: VP-5 Crew 23 ThumbnailCameraVP-5 Crew 23 "...This is a picture taken of VP-5 Crew 23 during the 1973 NS Rota, Spain- NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal Spring-Summer deployment..." Contributed by Chuck Harrison chuck.harrison@ngc.com [18NOV99]

UPDATE "...LT?? is LT Dick Sanchez and one missing LT Ernie Degarmo is LT(jg) Frank DeGarmo..." Contributed by Frank DeGarmo fpd@epbfi.com [27APR2012]

UPDATE "...Top: LT Tozier, LT Tom Schloser, LCDR Jake Tobin, LT ?? Bottom: AW3 Kerry Marvin, AT1 Larry Dickerson, AWC Norm Ungrait, AW3 Chuck Harrison, AO2 Billy Key Missing: LT Ernie Degarmo..." Contributed by Chuck Harrison chuck.harrison@ngc.com [20OCT2000]


Crews 1965

WestPac 67 Cruise

Flight Crew Rosters

U.S. Naval Station - Sangley Point

Republic of the Philippines

Mad Fox Picture
Crew One
AO3 L. A. Brooks (ORDNANCE)
AX2 W. M. Crow (RADIO)
CDR J. V. Josephson (PPC)
AE2 S. L. Markham (JULIE)
ADJ2 A. Meinema (2nd ENG)
LT J. M. Murphy (PPC)
LT J. G. Pruitt (TACCO)
AMH1 D. J. Saienni (FLT ENG)
LTJG S. H. Shaylor (NAV)
AX2 S. H. Smith (RADAR)
AX1 F. R. Tipton (JEZ)
Crew Two
AX2 A. E. Blake (RADIO)
LT A. D. Branch (Co-Pilot)
LTJG G. P. Butler (NAV)
AO2 D. D. Dietzman (ORDNANCE)
ATN2 W. G. Hale (RADAR)
LCDR E. P. Keough (PPC)
LT W. T. Mayton (PPC)
LT R. S. Murray (TACCO)
ADJ2 D. W. Newth (2nd ENG)
AT1 G. W. Reed (JEZ)
AE2 J. S. Turley (JULIE)
ADJ1 D. T. Welborn (FLT ENG)
Crew Three
AX3 R. R. Abraham (RADIO)
LT R. C. Bates (PPC)
LT F. A. Blecha (TACCO)
ADJ2 J. R. Clark (2nd ENG)
AO2 S. E. Clay (ORDNANCE)
LTJG J. M. Dunagan (TACCO)
AX2 E. L. Guinn (JEZ)
LT J. R. Haddick (PPC)
AEC R. J. Hodges (FLT ENG)
LT H. Monroe (TACCO)
AX1 B. A. Morgan (RADAR)
AE3 G. C. Smith (JULIE)
LT J. H. Stewart (Co-Pilot)
Crew Four
LT F. A. Blecha (TACCO)
LTJG S. B. Butler (Co-Pilot)
AO1 R. H. Graves (ORDNANCE)
LTJG J. T. Hendricks (TACCO)
ATN3 F. E. Hicks (RADIO)
AE3 G. W. Hooper (JULIE)
AX2 E. L. Kroviak (RADAR)
LT L. F. Lee (PPC)
AX2 R. C. Leisten (JEZ)
LT R. G. Martineau (PPC)
ADJ2 F. E. O'Halloran (FLT ENG)
ADJ3 R. M. Robertson (2nd ENG)
LTJG L. Steward (NAV)
Crew Five
LT D. P. Dunbrack (PPC)
AX3 R. G. Henger (JEZ)
LTJG L. B. Hill (TACCO)
LTJG M. E. Holmberg (TACCO)
ATN2 D. D. Hughes (JEZ)
ATN3 J. L. Mroczek (RADIO)
ADJ2 C. R. Oliver (2nd ENG)
LTJG T. F. Thayer (Co-Pilot)
ADJ1 K. E. Shull (FLT ENG)
LCDR R. W. F. Sirch (PPC)
AO2 S. A. Welton (ORDNANCE)
AE1 R. L. Wilmer (JULIE)
Crew Six
ATN3 W. H. Crane (RADIO)
LCDR R. D. Davis (TACCO)
AE3 J. C. Edwards
AMH1 R. Felder (FLT ENG)
AO2 C. E. Fernandez (ORDNANCE)
LCDR R. A. Hall (PPC)
ATC M. F. Hannus (RADAR)
AE1 C. Harper (JULIE)
LTJG R. A. McDermott (NAV)
AX3 P. M. McFaden (JEZ)
ADR3 J. Nobles (2nd ENG)
LT T. P. Tesar (PPC)
Crew Seven
LTJG R. J. Burns (TACCO)
AOC J. E. Everhart (ORDNANCE)
CDR J. R. Farrell (PPC)
AMS1 W. G. King (3rd ENG)
AE2 J. L. McCormack (JULIE)
LTJG J. I. Nicoletti (NAV)
LTJG R. S. Noce (Co-Pilot)
AMH2 L. R. Osborne (2nd ENG)
ATN2 D. R. Ramsdell (EJZ)
LT R. O. Schowlater (PPC)
ADJ1 P. R. Thorson (FLT ENG)
ATN3 C. L. Waxler (RADIO)
AX2 J. R. Ziglar (RADAR)
Crew Eight
LTJG C. D. Allen (TACCO)
LTJG A. P. Chambliss (Co-Pilot)
AO2 E. A. Gallups (ORDNANCE)
LT W. H. Ingram (PPC)
ADJ3 J. J. Jeffrey (2nd ENG)
LCDR R. E. May (PPC)
AX3 R. M. McIntyre (RADIO)
AE1 R. T. Moloney (JULIE)
AT1 G. A. Sanderson (JEZ)
AX3 R. D. Sandorf (RADAR)
ADJ1 F. S. Sutton (FLT ENG)
LTJG J. G. Williams (TACCO)
Crew Nine
ADJ3 H. E. Cason (2nd ENG)
AX1 W. D. Cooper (RADAR)
LT J. R. Dearie (PPC)
AE3 R. L. Farrell (JULIE)
LTJG W. D. Gardner (TACCO)
ADJ1 R. F. Green (FLT ENG)
AX3 J. H. Hardy (JEZ)
AO2 J. L. Jenkins (ORDNANCE)
ATN2 G. B. Jennings (RADIO)
LTJG D. F. John (NAV)
LCDR R. G. Pyle (PPC)
LTJG W. H. Shaffer (TACCO)
Crew Ten
LCDR R. F. Bauer (PPC)
AO3 R. R. Frost (ORNANCE)
LT G. A. Harkins (Co-Pilot)
LTJG J. M. Harper (ACCO)
ATR2 N. G. Notopoulos (RADIO)
AX2 J. H. Pulliam (JEZ)
LT D. E. Ransford (PPC)
ADJ1 G. A. Ray (FLT ENG)
LTJG B. A. Ryan (NAV)
AE1 A. L. Reynold (2nd ENG)
AX1 J. E. Wooten (RADAR)
Crew Eleven
ATR3 L. E. Babcock (JEZ)
LTJG R. C. Bauer (NAV)
AO2 J. J. Dowling (ORDNANCE)
LTJG J. B. Gotta (Co-Pilot)
AT1 D. L. Hudson (RADAR)
LTJG J. F. Klein (TACCO)
AE3 M. E. Martin (JULIE)
ADR2 T. A. Morehouse (FLT ENG)
ADR2 E. D. Ponder (2nd ENG)
ATR2 W. C. Simmons (RADIO)
LT D. B. Thune (PPC)
LT J. C. Williams (PPC)
Crew Twelve
ADJ3 A. L. Appleget (ENG)
ATN3 A. R. Arnold (JEZ)
LT E. R. Cox (TACCO)
LTJG J. B. Gotta (Co-Pilot)
AO2 J. R. Jones (ORDNANCE)
LTJG L. H. Jordan (NAV)
LT M. A. Jullie (PPC)
ADJ1 R. D. King (FLT ENG)
LT E. R. Kallus (PPC)
ADJ3 G. F. Newton (2nd ENG)
AE3 D. L. Norton (RADAR)
AX1 J. Pierce (JULIE)
AE2 E. J. Sanderson (MAD)
ATN3 G. L. Stricker (JEZ)
ATR2 R. L. Vess (RADIO)

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