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Crew 1

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-1 "...VP-8 Deployment PATRON Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar Dec 2006 - Jun 2007..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [03MAY2007]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-1 "...WESTPAC 04-05 - NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and NAF Misawa, Japan in support of Operation Unified Assistance..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [31JAN2006]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-8 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-8 Crew 1 "...Circa 1960 - Survival Training in Brunswick Maine - Those that I remember are: At left is Lt. Lillianthal (Co-Pilot); and I believe Lt Cdr. Schearer; 3rd from left is Richard Moore (Tech); and 2nd from right, Bobby Harlan (Mechanic) and far right is Lt. Vanderbosch. I think his first name is Bob..." Contributed by PAPA, AE Ralph artistpapa@bellsouth.net [13AUG2005]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-8 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-8 Crew 1 "...Circa 00APR57 NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island. My Dad (CO T. G. Doyle) is standing center with crew..." Contributed by DOYLE, CAPTAIN Thurlow Gray (Deceased) c/o His Son Thomas Doyle tmdoyle4@earthlink.net [22JUN2001]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-8 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-1 "...April 1981. Front row L to R;AT3 Dave Mackie IFC, LT Dick Dunsieth NAV, ENS Mike Kreyenhagen 2nd NAV, CDR John Westphal TC, LT Lee Bradshaw 2P, LT Bill Bellinger PPC, LTJG Larry Stubbs 3P. Back row L to R; AW2 Carl Mottern SS3, AO2 Greg Liefester ORD, AMH1 Stan Edwards FE, AX2 Ken Ford IFT, AW2 Doug Clapp SS2, ADC Jim Burris FE, AW1 John Peterson SS1, Missing, CDR Melvin Thompson,VP-8 CO who flew as PPC with the crew on special occasions. This picture taken at Naval Air Facility, Souda Bay Crete, Greece in April of 1981. The crew had been on a 2 plane det from Rota and had successfully tracked a Soviet Juliette Class SSG, and a Tango Class SS on this trip..." Contributed by Carl Mottern AW1, USNR(RET) cfmottern@yahoo.com [07MAR2000]


Crew 2

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-2 "...VP-8 Deployment PATRON Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar Dec 2006 - Jun 2007..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [03MAY2007]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-2 "...WESTPAC 04-05 - NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and NAF Misawa, Japan in support of Operation Unified Assistance..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [31JAN2006]

VP LogosLOGOs: Squadron ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-2 Patch Contributed by Tom Grannis grannis1@earthlink.net [10NOV2003]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-2 "...VP-8 CAC-2..." Contributed by John Lucas john.lucas@netzero.net [17AUG2002]


Crew 3

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-3 "...VP-8 Deployment PATRON Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar Dec 2006 - Jun 2007..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [03MAY2007]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-3 "...WESTPAC 04-05 - NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and NAF Misawa, Japan in support of Operation Unified Assistance..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [31JAN2006]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC 3 Tom Grannis grannis1@earthlink.net [05SEP2003]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-3 Contributed by Robert F. Dugger, Jr. [12OCT2002]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-3 Contributed by Robert F. Dugger, Jr. [12OCT2002]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-3 "...VP-8 CAC-3 1994 Caribbean Deployment Patch. Yeh, we spelled it wrong on the patch. It was Rod's fault!..." Contributed by MORRIS, AWCS (AW/NAC) Jeffrey S. Retired yankeesfan@suscom-maine.net [22MAR2001]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-3 "...VP-8 Deployment CAC-3 1992-1993 Speed Is Life Rosey Rota Gitmo We Came, We Saw, We Rigged..." [11APR99]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-8 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-8 Crew-3 "...Circa 1960 - Those that I remember are: At left is Lt. Lillianthal (Co-Pilot); and I believe Lt Cdr. Schearer; 3rd from left is Richard Moore (Tech); and 2nd from right, Bobby Harlan (Mechanic)..." Contributed by PAPA, AE Ralph artistpapa@bellsouth.net [13AUG2005]


Crew 4

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-4 "...VP-8 Deployment PATRON Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar Dec 2006 - Jun 2007..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [03MAY2007]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-4 "...WESTPAC 04-05 - NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and NAF Misawa, Japan in support of Operation Unified Assistance..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [31JAN2006]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-4 Contributed by John Lucas JohnLucas@netzero.com [28DEC2001]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-4 "...Official Patrol Squadron 8 Combat Aircrew 4 1980/1981 NS Rota, Spain-Lajes deployment patch..." AW1 Marc "Frat" J. Frattasio, USNR. fm@gis.net [13FEB98]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-4 "...Official Patrol Squadron 8 Combat Aircrew 4 1982/1983 NAS Bermuda deployment patch..." AW1 Marc "Frat" J. Frattasio, USNR. fm@gis.net [13FEB98]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-8 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-4 "...Photo showing most of Patrol Squadron 8 Combat Aircrew 4 at NAS Bermuda during the spring of 1983. I think the two acoustic sensor operators AW3 Caesar and AW1 Johnson and inflight technician AT1 Bartlett were still in the aircraft doing their preflight checks when this crew photograph was taken for the Bermuda cruise book. From left to right: AD1 Schneider (flight engineer), AO1 Burroughs (ordinance), LTJG Gottis (pilot), LT Gallardo - on bombrack (tactical coordinator), LT Duranski (pilot), LT Hansen (pilot), ENS Upton (navigator), AW3 Frattasio (sensor station 3), and LCDR Doempke (tactical coordinator)..." AW1 Marc "Frat" J. Frattasio, USNR. fm@gis.net [13FEB98]


Crew 5

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-5 "...VP-8 Deployment PATRON Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar Dec 2006 - Jun 2007..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [03MAY2007]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-5 "...WESTPAC 04-05 - NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and NAF Misawa, Japan in support of Operation Unified Assistance..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [31JAN2006]


Crew 6

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-6 "...VP-8 Deployment PATRON Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar Dec 2006 - Jun 2007..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [03MAY2007]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-6 "...WESTPAC 04-05 - NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and NAF Misawa, Japan in support of Operation Unified Assistance..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [31JAN2006]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-6 "...Circa 1980..." Contributed Alan M. Carignan [Requested E-Mail Removal (SEE: SPAM Summary Page) 18AUG2003 | 13AUG2000]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-6 Contributed by John Lucas JohnLucas@netzero.com [25JUL2000]

VP LogosLOGOs: Logo ThumbnailCameraVP-8 Crew 6 "...Crew 6 VP-8 circa 1991 (Desert Storm)..." Contributed by James E. Clark, Jr., AEC USN Ret. jamese.clark@kctcs.edu [21JAN98]


Crew 7

VP LogosLOGOs: History ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-7 "...VP-8 Deployment PATRON Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar Dec 2006 - Jun 2007..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [03MAY2007]

VP LogosLOGOs: History ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-7 "...WESTPAC 04-05 - NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and NAF Misawa, Japan in support of Operation Unified Assistance..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [31JAN2006]

VP LogosLOGOs: History ThumbnailCameraVP-8 Crew 7 Contributed by Alec Fushi afushi@aol.com [30JUN2005]

VP LogosLOGOs: History ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-7 "...NAS Bermuda / NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal deployment starting the day after the blizzard of Feb "78" It was a 6 month deployment..." Contributed Alan M. Carignan [Requested E-Mail Removal (SEE: SPAM Summary Page) 18AUG2003 | 13AUG2000]

VP LogosLOGOs: History ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-7 Contributed by John Lucas JohnLucas@netzero.com [01JAN2000]

VP CrewCREWs: History ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-7 "...LC-7 Flight Crew Circa 1958. Back Row: AT1 Bob Day (1st Tech), AT2 Bob Anderson (2nd Tech), AD2 Jake Jackson (2nd Mech), Unknown (3rd Tech), E2 Greg Gregonis (Electrician), CJ Koerkle AD1 (Plane Captain). Front Row: LT(jg) Unknown (Navigator), LT(jg) Stromeyer (Co-Pilot) and Ensign Brown (Navigation Training). The PPC (he took the picture) was LT(jg) Bergstrom..." Contributed by ANDERSON, Bob boba71136@cfl.rr.com [01JAN2009]

VP CrewCREWs: History ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-7 "...CAC-7 during 1979 NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal / NS Rota, Spain deployment. Left to Right - Back Row: AMS1 Dangerous Dan Rathbun, AT3 Bill Homrich, LT(jg) Jay White, LT(jg) Steve Seal, AWSCS Mike Glenn, LCDR 'Tri Motor' Creig Betts, AWC 'Smokin' Joe Allen and AW2 Pat Kelly. Left to Right - Bottom Row: AWAN Jim 'Kid' Curran, AO1 Mike 'Pup' Fahey, AT3 Dan Halverson, LT(jg) 'Chilly Willy' Bill Bellinger and AE1 Archie Winkler..." Contributed by FAHEY, AO1 Michael P. (DAV) Retired farmiester@yahoo.com [23JUL2007]

VP CrewCREWs: History ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-7 "...Combat Air Crew Seven, Patrol Squadron Eight. NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal - March 17, 1978..." Contributed by CARIGNAN, AW2 Alan M.http://homepage.myeastern.com/~carignan/military.htm [02DEC2005]


Crew 8

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-8 "...VP-8 Deployment PATRON Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar Dec 2006 - Jun 2007..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [03MAY2007]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-8 "...WESTPAC 04-05 - NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and NAF Misawa, Japan in support of Operation Unified Assistance..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [31JAN2006]

VP LogosLOGOs: Squadron ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-8 Patch "...NS Rota, Spain - NS Roosevelt Roads, PR Deployment 1992..." Contributed by Tom Grannis grannis1@earthlink.net [31DEC2003]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-8 Contributed by Jim Augustus saug@cei.net [19AUG2000]


Crew 9

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-9 "...VP-8 Deployment PATRON Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar Dec 2006 - Jun 2007..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [03MAY2007]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-9 "...WESTPAC 04-05 - NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and NAF Misawa, Japan in support of Operation Unified Assistance..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [31JAN2006]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-9 "...'Ivan Don't Worry' The Ever-Ready Cats had nine lives! (almost)..." Contributed by John D. john3339@bellatlantic.net [12JUL2000]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-8 Crew CAC-9 ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-9 "...VP-8 "Rock Hard and Ready" CAC-9 circa. 1992. We are standing in front of LC-85 Back Row Left to right:Brian McDowell/Ord, Brian Hathaway/3P, John Herold/IFT, Kevin Jones/SS2,Albert Rein/SS3, Don Osborn/NavCom Front Row Left to Right:Jeff Kerr/2P, Jeff Hamlin/SS2, Scott Jones/PPC, Todd Metzler/SS1, Bill Harris/Tacco/MC, John Rogers/NavCom FE's are missing..." Contributed by Albert Rein ajr@frontiernet.net [21APR2003]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-8 Crew CAC-9 ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-9 "...On Ramp at Howard, AFB 1994...TOP ROW (L-R) AMH2 Scott Harms, AW3 Albert Rein, LT Bob Dowdle, LT Rob Palmer, AO2 Brian McDowell, and LT John Rogers...BOTTOM ROW (L-R) AW2 Bob McNair, LT Jeff Kerr, AME2 Glenn Farrone, LT Sean Sexton, AT1 Dave Bailie, and LT Dave Flanagan..." Contributed by Albert Rein ajr@frontiernet.net


Crew 10

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-10 "...VP-8 Deployment PATRON Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar Dec 2006 - Jun 2007..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [03MAY2007]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-10 "...WESTPAC 04-05 - NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and NAF Misawa, Japan in support of Operation Unified Assistance..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [31JAN2006]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-10 "...Mediteranean Deployment 1990-1991 "Relax and Smoke a Camel"..." Contributed by John Lucas JohnLucas@netzero.com [19FEB2000]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-8 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-8 Crew 10 "...VP-8 Crew 10 at Circa 1963 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland..." Contributed by Gary CHATHAM mgchatham@escapees.com [04MAY2009]

VP CrewCREWs: VP-8 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-8 Crew 10 "...HD-10 (BUNO: 124905) with article (Crew Of The Month)..." Contributed by MENTING, Peter ommapop@msn.com [02JUN2002]
VP-8 History ThumbnailCameraCrew Of The Month "... NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island Newspaper Article..."


Crew 11

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-11 "...VP-8 Deployment PATRON Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar Dec 2006 - Jun 2007..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [03MAY2007]

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-11 "...WESTPAC 04-05 - NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and NAF Misawa, Japan in support of Operation Unified Assistance..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [31JAN2006]

VP CrewCREWs: Squadron ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-11 "...In the attached 1960 photo of VP8 Crew 11 are (from left to right): That's me, Ralph Papa (1st tech) (kneeling); next two I can't recall their names; then standing are Frank Abend (2nd Tech); LtJG Kramer (Copilot); Lt. Robert Hogg (Pilot); Cecil Bostick (Ordinanceman) and Louis Sherry (Mech/Plane Captain). Not in the photo is LtJG Leon Gilchrist,our Navigator..." Contributed by Ralph Papa artistpapa@bellsouth.net [25SEP2004]


Crew 12

VP LogosLOGOs: VP-8 Patch ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-12 "...WESTPAC 04-05 - NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and NAF Misawa, Japan in support of Operation Unified Assistance..." Contributed by LT Donald W. Hartsell donald.hartsell@navy.mil [31JAN2006]

VP LogosLOGOs: Squadron ThumbnailCameraVP-8 CAC-12 Patch Contributed by Tom Grannis grannis1@earthlink.net [16MAR2004]

VP LogosLOGOs: Logo ThumbnailCameraVP-8 Crew 12 "...VP-8 '70-'74, SS1, Crew 12, "The Tale of the Tiger"..." Contributed by AWC "Dick" Moulin, Ret rmoulin@ctel.net [07APR98]


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