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BAMBENEK, PN Roger xcntryexpdtn@yahoo.com "...Served (VP-92) in Resfirst as PN during the early to mid 80's. Am presently living in the California desert into motorcycles FLHTC Harley and Yamaha VMax 1200. Also love cruising the desert and mountains in my Wrangler. Excellent hiking and camping out here. Just have to watch out for the scorpions. Email will get response..." [28NOV2001]

BARKER, AXAM Arthur "Jay" jaybarker@comcast.net "...I served with VP-92 as an AXAM from 1971 to 1972 when I shipped out to NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. I was an Aircrewman. Flew a few missions over the Atlantic looking for ships but largely trained on the ASA-16 and APS-20 radar system..." [25OCT2008]

BAXTER, CAPTAIN Steve bax224@aol.com "...I was a proud member of VP-92 from June 1980 until June 1983. I "learned the ropes" as a young Sailor in the Minutemen and will always remember the professionals I served with. Since then I've been fortunate enough to have gotten my commission (1983) and I'm now a Captain in the U.S. Navy. The lessons I learned at South Weymouth in Work Center 210 as an AX have served me well. I wish all of my Shipmates the very best and want them to know there is no limit to what they can achieve. To all of my VP shipmates (I became a VAQ guy!) I wish you the very best!..." [24DEC2004]

BELISLE, REAR ADMIRAL Kenneth C. http://www.chinfo.navy.mil/navpalib/people/flags/biographies/belislekc.html "...Rear Admiral Kenneth C. Belisle, a native of Worcester, Mass., is a 1967 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. In 1968, he was designated a Naval Aviator and was assigned to VP-8 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. During his first tour, he participated in operational deployments to NAS Bermuda; NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada; NS Rota, Spain, and the NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, qualifying as a Patrol Plane Commander, Mission Commander, and Instructor Pilot in the P-3A Orion aircraft. In 1972, he was assigned to VP-30 as an Instructor Pilot. Rear Adm. Belisle was accepted into the TAR (Training and Administration of Reserves) Program in 1974 and was assigned to NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. He subsequently transferred to VP-66 where he assumed the duties of Assistant Operations Officer. In 1978, he reported to VP-16, based at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, where he served as NATOPS/Safety Officer, Training Officer, and Officer in Charge (OIC) of the squadron's South American detachment in support of UNITAS XX, a major multinational exercise involving nine South American nations. After release from active duty in 1980, he affiliated with Squadron Augment Unit VP-0516 where he served as Reserve P-3C Training Program Coordinator, directing a pilot program which led to the establishment of the VP Master Augment Units. In 1983, he transferred to VP-92 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts, where he assumed the duties of Executive Officer. In October 1984, he became the squadron's tenth Commanding Officer. Returning to NAS Jacksonville, Florida in 1985, he reported to VTU-7474, serving as Training Officer and Chief Staff Officer. In 1987, he became Commanding Officer of NR Helicopter Antisubmarine Wing 0174. He subsequently served as Commanding Officer of NR Mobile Maintenance Facility ALFA, NAS Jacksonville, Florida 0274, VTU-7474, and NR Carrier Group 0667 at NAS Atlanta, Georgia. From October 1995 to September 1997, he served as Chief of Staff, Logistics Task Force, Atlantic, Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va. His flag assignments have included Deputy, Maritime Defense Forces, Atlantic, Deputy Commander, Patrol Wings, Atlantic and Commander, Naval Base Jacksonville. His military decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, and the Navy Commendation Medal. Rear Adm. Belisle is a commercial pilot employed by Northwest Airlines..." [14JUL2003]

BENITEZ, Benny F. orionusn@yahoo.com "...I have been in the Navy both active and reserve for over 17 years. served with "The Swordsmen" of VF-32 at NAS Oceana from 1982-1985. Upon leaving active duty I found my calling within the VP community in 1991 when I affliated with Patron 64 at WG. In 1993 I went aircrew I have flown on P-3B's and currently on -C's and have close to 875 hours.I have flown with VP-8, VP-10, VP-30, VP-45, VP-92, and VP-66 since 1993. Being a 15 year veteran of the commerical airline industry, I am able to get around the country and offer my services to other TAR VP Sqd. that are short on (In-Flight) AO's. I have been selected for NATOPS "Blue Card" instructor by CNARF currently working toward that qual. I guess that about it, I hope this helps you. Should you have any other further questions please do not hesitate to contact me..." [22JAN2000]

Memorial Picture "...BOISSONNEAULT, CWO3 Al...My father, CWO3 Al Boissonneault, passed away January 6, 2015 and was interred at National Arlington Cemetery on September 29, 2015. Dad served with VP-92, VR-51, VP-69 and VAQ-137. I would like to hear from those who served with him and stories/pictures you may have..." Contributed by CDR Kevin Boissonneault kboissonneault@hotmail.com [13FEB2016]

BOISSONNEAULT, CWO3 Al Retired clvn5510@comcast.net "...I served with RTU-92 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts and VP-92 before transfering to VR-51 at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. When I flew with VP-92 my duties were as a FCPC. One of the pilots that I flew with was RADM S. T. Keith. He has come a long way and is now the guy in New Orleans. My enlisted rate went from ADR to ADJ to AD. I then served with VP-69 as the Maintenance Chief when I was selected to ADCS in 1978. I stayed with VP-69 until I was commissioned in 1981. I then went from the good Navy to the ship Navy and served aboard the USS Ranger (CV-61, USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) and that was with VAQ-137. I then did a tour with AIMD at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. My final tour was with the VA-52 (Knight Riders). I retired in 1990..." [E-Mail Updated 03MAY2005 | E-Mail Updated 22MAY2004 | E-Mail Updated 03AUG2002 | 19JAN98]

BOWE, CWO4 Bill Retired tc.bowb@nwh.org "...Retired in December 1997 after 30+ years. I was a plank owner in VP-92 having served from November 1, 1970 until I retired. I have also recently retired from my civilian job at AT&T after 27 years to accept a position as Communication Director for Newton Wellesley Hospital in Mass. I would be interested in hearing from former shipmates. I am trying to put together a list of CPO's from the Eastern Mass area who served with VP-92 out of NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts. We would like to keep in touch and get together a couple of times a year for dinner etc..." [28JUL99]

BOWEN, ATC Jim Retired jbowen92@comcast.net "...Served with VS-31, NAS Lakehurst, New Jersey, VP-10, TSC NS Roosevelt Roads, PR, and two tours with VP-92 and VP-60 as an IFT. I have met many dedicated and hard working people in the VP community with lasting friendships and many fond memories. Since I retired, I have been working for many years as a safety specialist at various Naval bases and run into several former Shipmates. Like to keep in touch..." [08NOV2006]

BREEDLOVE, PSC(AW) Marti little3saint@comcast.net "...I served with VP-92 from July 2003 to its Disestablishment in October 2007. It was truly my home away from home. The best dysfunctional family I have had the honor to serve with..." [02JUN2009]

BRITTON, AT2 Eric E. shmoodog@sover.net "...Radio Operator CAC 11 (Slightly Different!!) 89-91 in VP-92 with Cdr Jim Cunningham. NS Rota, Spain and a trip to NAS Bermuda during the Gulf war period. Had the best time of my military career with VP-92!!!. Hi to All!!..." [16NOV98]

BUDIG, Scotty wyo1beast@yahoo.com "...I was at vp-91 in july of 97 to nov of 98. I'm now stationed at VP-92 in NAS Brunswick, Maine. I loved VP-91 it was the best squadron around and I want to keep in close touch with all the fellow blacks and all members of the big daddy club..." [E-Mail Updated 30NOV2000 | 17MAR2000]

BURNS, AW2 Stephen M. hoverdub@charter.net "...After aircrew training with VP-30, I served proudly with VP-45 from late 1970 until mid-1972. I was an AW-3 Radar Operator with Alpha Crew 30. I took an early-out for school when VP-45 transitioned to P-3C's. During my tour, we deployed to NAS Sigonella, Sicily, NS Rota, Spain and NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal and I logged just over 1000 hours in P-3A's. After leaving the squadron, I joined VP-92 in NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts as a weekend warrior and SP2H Aircrewnman until my discharge in early 1975 as an AW-2. I would like to hear from my former Shipmates. I'm in the corporate helicopter aviation business now but have a strong affection for the VP Navy and the aircraft we flew..." [10MAY2009]

BURST, ADCS Barry Retired barryburst@cox.net "...I started my Navy career in 1979 but didn't get to a VP squadron until I joined VP-23 in 1982 served there until Oct. 1985. Worked for General Offshore Corp, you know that outfit in Hanger 3 in NAS Brunswick, Maine that everyone thought was CIA. I returned to active duty in 1989, after doing sometime as a SELRES in VP-MAU. Became a FE and flew with VP-10 from 1990 until 1993, I then transferred down to NAS Patuxent River, Maryland and NRL until 1997. My enlistment expired after the detailer offered me nothing but USS out of Norfolk, so I became a SELRES again and affiliated with VP-92. Made Chief in 1998, was recalled to support VP Squadrons in NAS Sigonella, Sicily during the Kosovo Campaign in 1999, VP-10 and VP-16. After that little excursion I found employment on the Staff of Commander Naval Air Forces Reserve in my hometown of New Orleans as the T56 Tech Rep and I began serving with VP-94 from 2000 until I retired in June of 2005. With the eminent departure of the Reserve Air Staff to Norfolk and the dwindling number of Reserve P-3 and C-130 squadrons I decided to take my leave. I am currently a final Quality Control inspector on the External Fuel tank for the Space Shuttle..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 13APR2007 | 23SEP99]


CADIEUX, AW2(AW) Scott cadieuxnh@comcast.net "...I was an EWO (SS-3) with VP-22 from December 1990 to March 1994 and VP-17 from March 1994 to September 1994. Following the disestablishments of squadrons around NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, I got out as a AW2(AW) after my first tour, and then went 1 year reserves to VP-92 NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts. I'm now presently a CPT in the National Guard and would love to hear from any "Shipmates" from my time in the P-3 community, especially CAC's 5 and 8!..." [E-Mail Updated 16NOV2003 | Updated 16MAR98]

CAHILL, Kevin R. kevin1fe@aol.com "...I retired after spending all 26 years in P-3 Orions. I was lucky to have spent all my tours in great squadrons. Started my flying career as a second mech in VP-44, 71-75, then moved on to become a TAR in VP-92. Qualified as a Flight Engineer Jan 76. Orders then to VP-69 from 79-82. A follow on tour back to VP-92 from 82-87. Moved from there to VP-68 from 87-91. Didn't have enough so went back "home" to VP-92 from 91-96 when I finally retired to a great job as an Aviation Safety Inspector with the FAA in Boston. As I look back did it all from pumping a grease gun on the flight line, to Maintenance Chief, all while in a flying billet. Logged almost 9000 flight hours as a P-3 FE and am proud of it. In my later years as the MMCPO I was extremely proud of the maintenance folks that gave the extra effort to get the aircraft "up". The best part was when I preflighted then flew the aircraft on a PMCF. Usually never having a gripe to write up when we were done. The VP-Navy was my Navy and am proud to have been a part of it. Thanks Shipmates!..." [07FEB98]

CAMPOBASSO, ASCS(AW) David Dwcampo@aol.com "...I've been around VP squadrons my whole career.. All AIMDs.. NAF Detroit, Michigan, Mi...VP-93 Feb 80 - Dec 86 .... NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts...VP-92 Dec 86 - Jul 94... NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania...VP-64 and VP-66 Jul 94 to Present... I'm currently the Maintenance Senior Chief at AIMD NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania..." [28JAN98]

CARR, AMC(AW/NAC) Sue sucar99@aol.com "...I've served in VP-4, VP-60, VP-92, and now VP-94. Long live VP!..." [19SEP2001]

CHASE, Hal HChase1035@aol.com "...I joined the Naval Reserve with VP-92 at South Weymouth, MA as a P-3A RADAR/MAD/ESM operator from 1976 to 1978..."

CHILDERS, AT1 Dave Retired p3abcift@aol.com "...I served with VP-31 (Radio Operator School) 1971, VP-40 from May 1971 to August 1972, VP-8 from July 1976 to August 1978, VP-90 from January 1979 to April 1982, VP-92 from April 1982 to September 1983, VP-30 from September 1983 to May 1984 (IFT School P-3C), VP-MAU from May 1984 to May 1988, VP-92 from May 1988 to December 1992 and Retired December 31, 1992. I worked at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland as a Senior Logistics Analyst on T-39N Program with KETRON and currently retired and living in St. Louis area. Who, out there, remembers making it rain in Okinawa- (1971/1972 Crew 5 BUNO 154586)?..." [BIO Updated 05FEB2007 | E-Mail Updated 05SEP2001 | E-Mail Updated 15OCT98]

Memorial Picture "...CLAPP, ADC Larry...Received this from AVCM Mike Gensch - It is with a very sad and heavy heart that I tell you that ADC Larry Clapp passed away at 5:15 this morning. Larry served with VP-66, VP-68, VP-92 and NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. Larry is going to be cremated without a funeral service. Katie and the family want to invite everyone to join in a memorial service there in FL, maybe in a couple of weeks. This will allow the family some time to grieve together and also allow people to make travel plans. Larry has been in Hospice care so his passing was expected but itís still a shock to think heís gone..." Contributed by CAHILL, Kevin R. kevin1fe@aol.com [21MAY2015]

CLAPP, ADC Larry Retired katylar123@aol.com "...20 Years w/VP's The Minutemen (VP-92) from 1974-1979. The Liberty Bells (VP-66) 1979-1983. The Blackhawks (VP-68) 1983-1990 then back to the Liberty Bells as an ADC. 1994 to RAIMD NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania and then three years as the Junk Yard Dog running the stations Recycling Department. Best thrill besides being a qualified ground engine operator on all those P-3s, my two years as NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania CPOA president. Retired 1 Nov 1997 w/ lots of great friends..." [13APR98]

CLARK, CDR Neil A. nclark2@email.msn.com "...I started my career in VP with the "Milpitas Chickens" of VP-19 at NAS Moffett Field, California in 1982. Made deployments to NAS Misawa, Japan, Diego Garcia, and NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan. The following shore tour was at COMFAIRMED, NAF Naples, Italy, for two years May'85-May'87. I was accepted into the TAR program while at Naples and received orders to VP-92 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts in 1987. Made several Active Duty detachments during my, nearly four years in NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts. Released form active duty in December of 1990 (just as Desert Storm was beginning). Accepted into VP-94 as a Selected Reservist in Feburary of 1990 and have been lucky enough to maintain my SELRES pay billet until the present time. Have only 10 months left to be eligible for retirement as a Commander. Never thought I would make it this far!!!..." [24MAY99]

COHN, CAPTAIN Peter Retired pecoh@tds.net "...I served with VP-26 (1962-1965), VP-915 (1965-1968), VP-63-Z1 (1968-1970) and VP-92 (1970-1976) where I am a plank member nd was a NAV/TACCO on the first skippers crew (Jeff Neville). I retired in 1984..." [21DEC2011]

CURTIS, AE1(AW) Jamie Blue JABLCU@AOL.COM "...I served with VP-92 in good ol SOUWEY ( NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts) from August 1990 to December 1993, then I transferred to VFA-203 "Blue Dolphins" in NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida and I also made the homeport change to NAS Atlanta. I left 203 in December 1997 and went back to the wonderful world of P-3's at VP-66 (Liberty Bells) in NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. I'm currently in FE school at RATCEN and will be back with the Liberty Bells August 2000..." [20MAY2000]

COTTHAUS, AOCM John "Jay" Retired JCotthaus@aol.com "...VC-5 Okinawa, '72-75; VP-66, '75-79; VP-68 ( NAS Patuxent River, Maryland), '79-83; RESASWTRACEN NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, '83-86; COMRESPATWINGLANT NAS Norfolk, Virginia, '86-90; VP-92 NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts, '90-92. I retired in October '92 and would enjoy hearing from old squadron mates..." [01FEB98]

COURTEMANCHE, Marc sluicepond@aol.com "...I served in VP-92 from 70 to 76 and again from 83 to 95. Had the pleasure of flying on the same flight crew as my dad (Rene). He flew Ord and I was MAD. Had a ball the whole time..." [04JUN98]

CUNNINGHAM, CAPTAIN Jim navsafe@tiac.net "...As a former Commanding Officer of VP-92 "The Minuteman," until this web page did I fully realize the great organization, rich in tradition that we VP sailors enjoy..."


DALY, AW1 Laurence southie58@hotmail.com "...Would love to hear from any of the old gang. Alpha Crew CAC 8. Circa 1982-1991 NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts. AW1 when I left USNR. I sure do miss it! Take care. Fly Safe!..." [E-Mail Updated 28AUG2003 | 10APR2001]

DAVIS, AT1 Andy Retired andydaviseugene@msn.com "...I served with VP-92 (1978-1983). VP-92 was my first duty station after transitioning from Radioman on a Fast Frigate USS McCandless (FF-1084) homeport Norfolk, VA. via Millington, Tenn. Avionics school. Arriving in November of 1978 as an AX2 and placed in the line shack with the infamous "Mini Mac." After learning how to snow stack and get all the ground qualifications, moved to W/C 210 with Paul "Roy Boy", Raul Martinez, Dave Childers, Guido (Mike Mansfield), Sam Owen, Mort (Earl Mortenson) and Larry Middlebrook. Great cruises with hard work and fun. Great times playing acey deucey in the shop and fun times when the lights would go out in the hangar. With all that acey deucey playing, Butch Fowler never complained as long as we got our work done and keep the planes "up." Followed Archie Donais to VP-65 (1983-1988), NAR NAS Point Mugu, California (1988-1991), VR-54 (1991-1994) (Plank Owner) at NAS Belle Chasse,LA with the Beast Master (Jim Rohlfing) and then retired. I worked for the US Border Patrol (1995-2003) and now living in the great northwest in Eugene, Oregon working in computer information sciences..." [01OCT2011]

DAVIS, Arthur S. adavjs1556@aol.com "...I was stationed at NAS Floyd Bennett Field, New York in 1943 and 44. I wasn't mess cooking and was attached to VS-126 flying PV1 Ventura`s. I later served with VP-92 flying the PBY. I would love to hear from anyone who was there then esp. Big Dick Collins..." [20MAR99]

DAVIS, Herschel hershy@oakweb.com "...I flew about 16 hours "yoke" time with VP-92 out of Casablanca Moroccco in Nov. 1942. I am/was an Army Air Corps Martin B-26 Marauder Pilot who was stranded and about to lose my flight "skins" (pay) when a hotshot Brigadier Named Jumpin' Joe Cannon arranged for me and 9 other waifs to get stick time with VP-92. Have just found out that my Corporate boss, Lloyd Root was a PBY piloy with the navy just before the war ended. So, I gave him the Association adress (Jim Thompson). His address is 440 Davis Court Suite 921, San Francisco, CA 94111. (415) 981-1432. Someone give him a buzz or a letter to encourage his alignment with Y'all.. My best to all of you..." [25JUN98]

DeNARDO, Dave underbird@hotmail.com "...Served with VP-92 from 92-98, P-3 mechs are the best in the Navy, found that out soon after I left. Bob Caron rules!..." [10SEP2000]

DENNIS, David 70264.3466@compuserve.com "...CDR, VP-10 from 81-84. VT-27 Boomers from 84-86, Reserves, VP-93 from 86-89, Naval Air Reserve Center Minneapolis until 1994. Flying for Northwest Airlines..." [13MAR99]

DESMARAIS, PO2 Leonard O. carlenn3@gmail.com "...I served aboard the USS Enterprise (CVN-65) as topside petty officer on Cat#4 and VP-92 (1962-1963). I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [22JAN2016]

DONAIS, Arthur (Archie) acritter@concentric.net "...Wishing everyone a safe and wonderful holiday for the men and women of VP-92 and VP-65..." [30DEC98]

DONNELLY, Mike mjdonnelly@iname.com "...I was an AK2 when Admrial Kieth was a Commander. That was in 1981. Jay Fitzjerald was the guy that made the Minuteman (VP-92) "Logo" for the Air Station. That was in 1977. He was in AIMD 050, and I was in Supply as an AKAR-AK2..." [01FEB98]

DORMONT, AE1 Paul E. Retired pedormont@hotmail.com "...I served aboard NAS Millington, Tennessee (1986-1987), NAF Washington, D.C. (06/1987-08/1990) at the Mobile Maintenance Facility, VP-92 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (09/1990-1994) which included TAD to W/C 620 AIMD - 600 Div LPO and "I" level QAR (except ALSS), NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (08/1994-1996) AIMD, AIMD NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania (1996-12/1999) AIMD and discharged at the pleasure of the government Christmas 1997..." [26CT2013]

DOUGHTY, LT Tom Retired lttomdoughty@aol.com "...Began my career in 1967 at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, RESASWTACEAST (1969-1975), AIMD NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (1975-1976), VP-92 (1976-1977) and VP-69 (1978-1982). Great tours with the reserve community, especially with VP-69 Totem Shipmates: CW0-4 Donald Grant(former Sun Downer), AMSC Doug Welshans (USS Forrestal), AX1 George Terril (VAH-xx), AMCS John Anderson (VP-92), ADRCS Allen Boissoneault(VA-52, VAQ-137), AK1 Kathy Mc`Neil, ATCS Don Davis. Advanced to CWO-2 in 1982 following a P.I. deployment. PCS'd to VQ-3 (TACAMO) in NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. On to VP-48 NAS Moffett Field, California in 1985, suffered through two NAS Adak, Alaska winter deployments and one enjoyable P.I. deployment in 1987. Advanced to LT LDO while in P.I., had the best wetting down party in Subic City...thanks skipper, CDR Bob Lunning, that's all I'm going to say about that. Transfrered to NADC (Warminister) Johnsville, Pennsylvania in 1989, the best kept shore duty secret in the fleet. CDR Tim Cudia was the MO at that time, followed by CDR Bill Saye, both super LDO M.O's. Retired in Nov 1991 as an LT with 24 years service. Looking forward to hearing from former Shipmates. Looking for Boomer Shipmates from September 1985 - September 1989. AT1 Mike O'lLeary, AT2 Brian Mueller, AMCS Dave Gallagher, ATCS Larry Lacroix, CDR Isle and CDR Lunning..." [BIO Updated 09AUG2012 | 07AUG2007]

DRISCOLL, AE1 Bob Retired bobbyd1050@aol.com "...I served with VP-22 (1971-1974), VP-93, VP-68, VP-92 and retired (2000)..." [29JUN2014]

DRISCOLL, AWCS George E. Retired gdriscol@gis.net "...Joined June 1960. Attached to VS-912. Crewed in S2Fs for two years. Eventually attached to VP-913, VP-917, VP-63Z-3, and VP-92. Qualified in all of the various versions of P2s that NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts had. Qualified in P-3A, P-3, and P-3C. Retired in 1993 after 33.5 great years. Hello to all you old geezers who are now retired and to those still attached to VP-92..." [06JUN2000]

DROUSE, AW2 Edward (SS-1/2) Shipmate PixCirca 1988 jedrouse@netzero.net "...I served in VP-5 from July '87 to Apr '91. Was assigned to CAC-7 as a SS-2 for NAS Sigonella, Sicily deployment. I was the SS-1 on CAC-8 in NAS Bermuda. Had alot of wild times with this squadron! I left active duty and served in VP-93 from JUN '91 - SEP '94. Went from flying Update IIII P-3C's to P-3B's 'Superbees" A/C. Good squadron with a 'work hard/play hard' philosophy. One of the best kept secrets in the Navy. Miss the "Sunday Musters" at the 'Molehole.' Rolled into VP-68 in OCT '94 upon disestablishment of VP-93. About half of the "Detroit Crew" airlifted to NAF Andrews, Maryland until we shut the lights off there in NOV '96. Made my first NAS Keflavik, Iceland det with VP-68. After shutting down VP-68, got orders to VP-92 at NAS Brunswick, Maine in DEC '96. I drilled there until JAN '98 when I went IRR. Re-affiliated with the Naval Air Reserves in OCT 2004, got orders to VP-62 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. Currently serving proudly as a "Broad-Arrow" in the ASW capital of the fleet..." [PIX Added 31DEC2004 | BIO Updated 02DEC2004 | 16DEC2001]

DUMESNIL, AWC Bob Retired dumes27@charter.net "...I started by "dub" career with VP-26 (1974), VP-92, VP-64, COMRESPATWINGLANT and finally retired out of VP-68 (1995). Miss all the good times had by all but have a lot of great memories. Any buds out there - drop me a line!..." [E-Mmail Updated 04DEC2005 | 31DEC97]

DUNAVANT, Ray c/o his son CrysDH@aol.com "...enjoy hearing from anyone who might have served with him in the following squadrons: VP-5 ('58-'61), VP-67 ('70-'74), VP-92 ('74-'76), and VP-90 ('81-''82)..."


Memorial Picture "...EAGAN, CDR B. R. Shipmate Pix...Based on my research, Dad served with VP-92, CPW-8 and HS-8 Commanding Officer. I am still collected information. If you knew my Dad - I would love to hear from you..." Contributed by Rick Eagan edugeek48@live.com [31MAY2011]

EBERSOLE, Steve sd8251@gmail.com "...I served with VP-68 (1971-1976), VP-66 (1976-1979), VP-94 (1979-1984), VP-62 (1984-1989), VP-92 (1989-1993), VP-90 (1993-1994), NAVAIRES NAS Jacksonville, Florida (1994- Retirement). Best to all VPers. VP RULES!!..." [E-Mail Updated 19JAN2014 | E-Mail Updated 18FEB2005 | E-Mail Updated 09DEC2004 | 25AUG97]

EDGAR, AZ1(AW) Jim james.edgar@navy.mil "...Served with VP-92 NAS Brunswick, Maine from December 1996 to March 2002. Great squadron in a great location. Haven't left the MPR community yet, still serving. Currently statoned at AIMD NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania as the DBA. Any former Minutemen feel free to contact me at any time..." [26MAR2004]

EHRLICH, ADC(AW) DJ Retired djp3ehr@windstream.net "...Started my career with VT-25, NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas, 1970-1973, and then my Navy career really took off, with VP-92, NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts, 1973-1978. Got to work on those P2Vs for six months, beforeVP-92, transitioned to their first P-3As. My boss at the time was ADR1 Al Boissonneault, now retired CW03 Al Boissonneault. Young LT T. Keith, was our Maintenance Officer (now RADM S. T. Keith). Those were some good memories. Then I transferred to VAW-88, NAS Miramar, California, 1978-1982, back to VP-92, 1982-1987, then to VP-MAU, NAS Moffett Field, California, 1987-1991, one of my most memorable tours, and then my final stretch was with VP-68, NAF Washington, D.C., 1991-1994, out of which I retired. While in VP-68, I served as the 100/200 DIV Chief and the MC Chief. If any one wants to contact me, please feel free..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 26SEP2009 | 04OCT2000 | 02FEB98]

EIDE, AZ1 Steven J. Retired stveide@gmail.com "...I served with VP-11 from January 1970 to 1974 (Deployments: NS Rota, Spain, NAS Bermuda, NS Roosevelt Roads, PR, NAS Cubi Point, Philippines with detatchments to NAS Sigonella, Sicily, NS Roosevelt Roads, PR and NAF Naples, Italy), NAS Atsugi, Japan from 1974 to 1978, HS-74 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts from 1979 to 1984, VR-58 from 1984-1989, VP-92 from 1989-1991 and NAR NAS Jacksonville, Florida from 1991 to 1993..." [01JUN2009]

EKBERG, AT2 Scott scotthe@cox.net "...I served with VP-92 (04/1968-04/1974) at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 11NOV2014 | E-Mail Updated 03AUG2000 | 04OCT98]

ELLIS, E6 James D. jim.ellis24@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-92 (1978-1981) at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts while training for Flight Engineer. I would like to buy a VP-92 hat and hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 10FEB2014 | 15JAN2002]

ENGLISH, AEC Russell J. Retired rodealer557@cs.com "...I served in as a Flight Engineer with VP-92, VP-91, VP-31 (TAR Instructor) and VP-66. Retired in 1990 out of VR-57. Now I'm a Dealer (Cards not Drugs) at the Trunp Marina Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City. I would very much like to hear from my old Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 05NOV2003 | 24APR98]


FARAONE, Diana (Woxland) diana87130@aol.com "...Currently I am active duty and a YN1 (might be the only Yeoman thinking P-3s) and was with VXN-8 as an AN and then YN3 from February 1987 to December 1991. After VXN-8 I got out for abit then was recalled as a TAR. My past commands have included PSD Andrews, PSD Minneapolis, N&MCRC Charleston, VP-92, NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts/ NAS Brunswick, Maine from June 1996 to June 1998. I am currently at REDCOM 16 Minneapolis and will shortly be heading to NAF Andrews, Maryland. GO P-3 Navy!!..." [10JUN99]

FITZGERALD, AE1(AW) John P. bfitz@javanet.com "...Like to say hello to old VP-31 (81-83), VP-50 (83-84), VP-60 (84-88), VP-90 (88-92) Shipmates, I'm currently station with VP-92 at NAS Brunswick, Maine. Like to hear from any one out there!..." [01FEB98]

FLYNN, AW1 Brian Joseph "Flynnman" brian.j.flynn@us.army.mil "...Hello to all former and current reserve VP flight crews and maintainers. Seems we've come full circle from the days of Us and them (Reserve vs. Active) to integration into Active Duty Ops cylces to Reserve Patron almost disappearing. I enjoyed my experiences from VP-0810, VP-MAU, RATCEN, VP-92, and VP-64 ending at MOCC Atlantic. I sought out my own options at High Year Tenure and transferred to PA Guard; out of the SS3 seat and into the pan so to speak. Currently slated for deployment (OIF) as S2 NCOIC, 1-111 IN/56 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, PA Guard. A special 'HOWGOZIT' to VP-64 CAC 11 who caused the ASWOC to come up on the range net because THEY HAD NEVER SEEN A TARGET SUITCASED SO EFFECTIVELY that they had to compliment us. Best regards..." [30JUL2008]

FORSEE, ROBERT bob4c@prodigy.net "...I was in VP-31 from 1967-1969. I was Plane Captain on RP-32. I also ran the Night Gallery for a while. It would be great to hear from some of the old gang..." [E-Mail Updated 03NOV2000 | E-Mail Updated 24NOV99 | E-Mail Updated 18NOV99 | 25MAY99]

FOWLER, ADCS E. E. Butch Retired EFF506@aol.com "...I was attached to the VP Line at NAS Glenview, Illinois from 1968 until the "Stand-up" of VP-60 and VP-90. I served with VP-60 as part of the NAS TAR Cadre and did not officially belong to VP-60. In 1971 I transferred to VP-94 at NAS New Orleans, Louisiana. On to VP-66 and P3's in 1973 (Pax River class 7301, G. Armstrong was my Inst. FE. Flew the Bi-Centennial air show P3 demo with Lt. Belise, Ray Reuther, and I apologize that I cannot remember our co-pilot. It may have been Dick Teener. From there it was back to VP-94 to transition them to P3's. Terminated flying in VP-94 tour, but stayed with the VP community with tours to VP-92 in SOWEY then on to NAS Glenview, Illinois and VP-90. CNAVRES "Enhanced" my career in 1985 with a trip to VF-301 Tomcats, and I managed a years tour with COMFITAEWWINGSPAC at Mirimar as code 755 F14 Material Readiness SCPO. I retired in 1988 and returned to the Chicago area and now work for Illinois Tool Works. I would like to hear from any shipmates form either the VP community or the VF community..."

FRANKEN, LCDR James E. "Jim" Retired navyjim@hotmail.com "...Hello to all Shipmates from VP-44. I served as an AW2 from 1973 to 1977. I went on to serve a total of 33 years of active and reserve time including with VP-30, VP-1, VP-4, VP-65, VP-92, USS Blue Ridge and 36 months at the Pentagon. Would love to hear from any old Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 29APR2009 | 19MAY2002]

FRATTASIO, AW1 Marc "Frat" J. Shipmates Pix vpassociation2@gmail.com "...Nonacoustic sensor operator (SS3), qualified in P-3B and P-3C Orions. Served with VP-8 (1980 - 1983), VP-MAU (1983 - 1991), VP-92 (1991 - 1999). BS degree, management science, Bridgewater State College. MS degree, computer information systems, Boston University. Employed in civilian life as a senior computer systems analyst. Private pilot, flying out of Plymouth Municipal Airport on weekends and tuning into "Yankee Base" frequency from time to time just to keep my hand in on what's going on up at the squadron. Contemplating a book project on the important roles of NAS Squantum, Massachusetts and NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts in Naval Air Reserve history..." WEBSITE: http://www.gis.net/~fm [BIO Updated 19SEP99]

FRILL, AD1 Fred Retired snookemtit1@aol.com "...I stationed at NAS Memphis, Tennessee, VP-67 (P2's) the last squadron to fly them befor being sold to Japan from June of 73 until Aug. of 1976. Was transfered to NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts to VP-92 to June of 1979. When I arrived the last P2 there was leaveing to go to Japan. I flew as an inflight Plane Captain. I still have my NATOPS book. I do miss this fine lady. My father and my father-in-law both flew P2s from the early 50's to the 70's off an on (P2V5's/P2V7's). My time in VP-67 was in the line shack (6 months) and the rest of the time in the mech shop. Thanks for all of the men an women that made that time of life great. Thanks to all..." [02MAY2001]

FULLER, LCDR Scott Shipmate PixCirca 2005 http://reserves.navy.mil/ "...Lieutenant Commander Fuller, a native of Lockport, New York, graduated from the University of Rochester and was commissioned an Ensign in May of 1991. Following Flight Training, he was designated a Naval Flight Officer in March 1993. Upon completion of Fleet Replacement Training at VP-30 in February 1994, Lieutenant Commander Fuller reported for his first operational tour with the "War Eagles" of VP-16 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. Serving as ASW TACCO and NFO Training Officer, he deployed to NAS Keflavik, Iceland and NAS Sigonella, Sicily. He was also designated a Patrol Plane Tactical Coordinator, Mission Commander, Instructor TACCO and a NATOPS Instructor TACCO. In January of 1997, Lieutenant Commander Fuller returned to the "Pro's Nest" of VP-30 to serve as a Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) Instructor. While assigned to VP-30 he served as a member of the ASUW Improvement Program (AIP) Fleet Introduction Team (FIT), where he was responsible for the introduction of AIP aircraft throughout the P-3 community. After a year of serving on the FIT, he led the Fleet NATOPS Team as the Senior NFO Evaluator. Designations included FRS Instructor TACCO, Mission Commander, AIP FIT Instructor, Instructor Under Training (IUT) Instructor and Fleet NATOPS Evaluator. In January 1999, Lieutenant Commander Fuller was accepted into the Training and Administration of Reserve (TAR) Program and reported to the Reserve ASW Training Center (RATCEN) at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, where he served as the Training Officer, Block Modification Upgrade Program (BMUP) Transition Officer and Director of Training. While at RATCEN he developed and led the Naval Reserve through its transition from the P-3C Update II/II.5 to the most advanced ASW platform, the BMUP aircraft. After a rewarding tour at RATCEN, Lieutenant Commander Fuller reported back to NAS Jacksonville, Florida in September 2002 where he served as the Training Officer and Maintenance Officer for the VP-62 "Broadarrows." While with the Broadarrows, Lieutenant Commander Fuller detached to NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and NAS Sigonella, Sicily in support of the Global War on Terrorism. In November 2003, he screened for Officer-in-Charge (OIC) and was slated to be the OIC for the VP-92 "Minuteman," where he currently is serving...." [19JUN2005]


GALLAGHER, AT1(AC) Jim "CUDA" gallagher@tri-county.tc "...I served in VS-28 from January 1969 through April 1970 as an ATR-2(AC)in the S-2E. Also in VP-92 from June 1975 through January 1978 as an AT-1/Collateral Duty Inspector on the P-3C. Hope to hear from any and all. I am in contact with Larry "Vulture" Born, Dean "Cajon" Levron, Terry "Sugar Bear" Brantley, Jerry "Spider Man" Weber, and know where a few more are. Been trying to find Bob "Gramps" Marburger for years, let me know if you know where he is. Best Regards - I have been working on my EdD in education and it is a bear. I have been teaching in a vocational high school for 16 years and I am really looking forward to teaching at the colllege level and doing some some technical education consulting. I think about our education at the "University of LPH-2" quite often. There isn't a university in the world that could teach the values that we learned from Commander Quentin "Q" Wilhelmi and Commander Tom Speelman..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 26SEP2003 | 19JUN2000]

Memorial Picture "...GALLIVAN, George J...It is with great sadness that I post this message regarding the death of George J. Gallivan, AWCM (Ret), of VP-92. George died from injuries resulting from a fall on August 7, 2001. The funeral was held in Marco Island, FL. His e-mail address is ggalliva@mediaone.net. His is survived by his wife, Margaret and three grown children. For further information, contact George Driscoll at gdriscol@gis.net..." [18AUG2001]

GAMBLE, Tom (TD) thomas.d.gamble@alcatel.com "...TACCO in VP-50 from 89-91. I'm a drilling reservist in VP-92. Trying to put together a list of Selres/TARs going to the Memorial Service. Please contact me if you want to go!..." [21NOV2000]

GERTZ, CAPTAIN Dwight Retired dgertz@babson.edu "...I served with VP-9 (AIO) from 1974 to 1978 and VP-92 from 1978 to 1980. Retired 1998 as Captain USNR. Eager to find VP-9 friends Bill Preston (Pilot) and Jay Skarzenski (NFO)..." [E-Mail Updated 10SEP2008 | E-Mail Updated 24JAN2000 | 13SEP98]

GIBERTI, AW Paul pg11175@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-9 from 1974 to 1976, VP-23 from 1976 to 1980 and VP-92/VP-911 MAU from 1981 to 1988. I would like to say hello to all old Shipmates. It sure was fun and the best memories I have. To all I wish upon you Fair Weather and Following Seas...Love the P-3 always..." [E-Mail Updated 31AUG2010 | 13APR2001]

GIGGEY, ADC Larry E. Sr. Retired legmag@comcast.net "...Served with VP-62 from 1970 to 1973 (P2V-7 to P-3A) as a FE, VP-60 NAS Glenview, Illinois (P2V-7 to P-3A) as a FE (made ADC in 1976), VP-92 NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts from 1977 to 1980 (P-3A) (my PPC was LCDR Steve Keith, now Adm. Keith CNAVRES) and VP-62 (P-3B) from 1980 to 1982 (when I retired). I now work at NADEP NAS Jacksonville, Florida and would like to hear from anyone I had the good fortune to serve and fly with. I don't miss the Navy as much as I miss all of you..." [E-Mail Updated 18APR2006 | 26APR99]

GOFF, Bryan bmgoff@sbcglobal.net "...USN 1986-90 P-3c USNR 1990-95 P-3b/c AW2 SS-1 - I was trained in VP-30 on the east coast but ended up in VP-19 on the west coast. I did a short "tour" in VP-44 as an observer while I was in VP-30. I had the time of my life in NAS Misawa, Japan in 89...saw NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan, the NS Sangley Point, Philippines and Korea and got to play with REAL subs. I got out in 1990 and went to college but stayed in the reserves in VP-92 where I got to see some east coast ports like NS Rota, Spain and NAS Sigonella, Sicily. Most of the real bad guys were gone by then but I still loved it. In 1995 the squadron moved to Maine a little too far for me. I got out and I miss it but at least I can still tell sea stories. I would love to hear from any old Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 13MAY2007 | E-Mail Updated 31JUL2002 | 26APR99]

GOZDUR AE2 E. J. rudzog@aol.com "...I served with VP-92..." [19JUN2008]

GRAHAM, AK1 Dee Retired dee.graham@cox.net "...I served with VP-44 (10/1969-10/1971), NATTC NAS Jacksonville, Florida (10/1971-07/1973), VP-92 (07/1976-02/1979), NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (02/1979-07/1980), NAS Alameda, California and NAS Moffett Field, California (07/1982-12/1995)..." [25FEB2015]

GREEN, LT Randall http://tatooine.fortunecity.com/jabba/356/co.html "...LT Green came aboard Prairie Schooner Squadron in July, 1997, as Medical Officer. In the last 3 years he has developed one of the most advanced and capable Medical Departments in the Region, if not the entire sea cadet corps. With the change over to Harry S Truman Squadron, he held the same position until November of 1999, at which time he was promoted to Executive Officer. In August, 1999, Mr. Green assumed the duties as Acting Commanding Officer, dedicated to help train some of the Sailor's of tomorrow. LT Green has devoted lots of time in the improvement of HST. He is looking forward to many memories that are about to be made with the Harry S Truman Squadron. LT Green was an Aviation Machinist Mate, Second Class, (AC) in the Naval Air Reserves at the Old NAS Olathe, Kansas. (Currently known as New Century Air Center) He entered Naval Aviation service in March, 1969, at NAS Olathe, Kansas. After completion of boot camp and ADR "A" school in Millington, Tn, he went on to be a GCPC and FCPC on many aircraft of the time, in the Navy. His 3 year (TAR) active duty time was spent with NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts, FASU/NSA DaNang, Republic of Vietnam and NAS Jacksonville, Florida with VP-72 and VP-92. His cloud time was spent mostly as Flight Crew Plane Captain on S2-F and the P2V-7 Neptune, and P-3A Orion, ASW aircraft of the era and are still in use today. Upon release from active duty, he remained in a drilling status at Naval Air Reserve Center Olathe, until June 1975 and was Honorably Discharged. BULL is a Nationally Registered Paramedic in civilian life and owns his own Medical Consulting, Staffing and Education Business. He continues to do medical training for the armed forces and would like to help all of the cadets of this Squadron to experience the many opportunities that the Naval Sea Cadet Corps has to offer..." [05JUL2003]

GREEN, AT1(NAC) Richard (Rich) J. Sr. Retired richard.j.green@lmco.com "...I started out with VP-30 NAS Patuxent River, Maryland (I'm dating myself!) for aircrew training in late 1972/early 1973, joined VP-26 Crew 2 as a Flight Communications Operator in P-3Bs from 1973 to 1976, did a short (2 months) stint with NAS Corpus Christi, Texas, then on to VP-31 as an FCO Instructor in Bs and Bmods (Super Bees) from 1977 to 1979, went to NAS Pensacola, Florida for Aircrew Candidate School and ended up going into the Reserves! Joined VP-0810 NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts then moved across the hall to VP-92 as an FCO/Instructor in P-3As and P-3Bmods from 1979 to 1985. Broke service for a few years then I then went to VP-64 NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania as FCO/Instructor/IFT in P-3As again then P-3C Update 2s as IFT from 1989 to 1994, and finally down the hall to VP-66 in P-3C Update 2s and EP-3Js (we got them from VAQ-33 when they were distestablished) as IFT until I retired in July 1998. Didn't stop working on P-3s then, though, went to Lockheed Martin Greenville, SC for the next 5 1/2 years working on the P-3 AIP Mod program as an Avionics Post Mod tester until this last March, when I moved to Marietta, GA to work on the F/A-22 program. I will miss being around the old P-3. I've seen a lot of stuff from a lot of people I knew back when. Y'all keep in touch!..." [08JUL2004]

GROSKY, Rich 29pontiac@technh.com "...I served with VP-92 from 1969 to 1971 and VP-64 from 1971 thru 1976. Sat SS1. Yes, they were good years!..." [27APR2004]

GROVES, PR2 Mark mlgroves1@earthlink.net "...I served in VP-92 WC-130 (Paraloft) from 1987 through 1991. Made two deployments to NS Rota, Spain 1989 and 1990. Currently, I am working as a civilian technician for the OHANG at Rickenbacker ANGB in Columbus, Ohio (KC-135R) in the Life Support section. I would like to hear from any of my former Shipmates. Fair winds..." [E-Mail Updated 11DEC2004 | 17NOV2001]


HALL, SCOTT HALL@WGGB.COM "...I WAS IN VP-92 FROM 86 TO 94 AS A PH2. THEN WENT IN THE AIR FORCE RESERVE (KEY WORD...NO TRADITION!!!). I WAS PAROOSING THE MESSAGES AND DIDN'T FIND ANY FROM FORMER PH'S. ALL 8 OF US. UPDATE ..KATHY REDMOND GOT MARRIED AND JUST HAD A BABY BOY. LATER..." [05OCT98]

HANIGAN, AOC Bill HANIGANWILLIAM@AOL.COM "...Served with VP-92 from inception to 1993. Looking forward to getting in touch with other VP-92 squadron members either ground pounders or airdales..." [10MAR2001]

HANSON, Ray RHanson10@compuserve.com "...It's hard to believe that I have been flying as an IFT on P-3's for 21 years now. First with VP-26 from 1976 to 1979. Then with VP-68 from 1981 to 1996 and now with VP-92. I have had the pleasure of being qualified on the P-3A, P-3B, P-3B Mod, P-3C, P-3CUI, P-3-CUII, and now the P-3-CUII.5. Soon I will try the P-3-CUIII..." [30DEC97]

HARRALD, James "Homer" harraldjc@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-64 from 1987 to 1992 (worked on the line with Dave Smith), VP-92 from 1992 to 1996 (worked on the line with Kerry Clish and Sol Loranger), and VP-66 in 1999. Look forward to hearing from former Shipmates..." [16APR2004]

HARRALD, James C. harraldjc@hotmail.com "...Hey to all from VP-92. Looking through this list brings back a lot of good memories. Never had a boring day working there. I still remember Clish and I in the line shack and that damned LORANGER..." [25MAR2003]

HARRIS, Cecil "Georgia Boy" c/o Son Duggan Harrison duggan2552@bellsouth.net "...My Dad served with VP-92 in the early 1940's as a Radioman. Dad boxed for his squadron. A good friend of Dad's was E.R. Baker who was also a PBY Radioman. Dad spent alot of his time in N. Africa. Dad would like to hear from any former Shipmates..." [05AUG2009]

HARTNETT, Willie whartn4567@aol.com "...I served with VP-92, VP-94, RATCEN, then back to VP-92. would love to hear from my Shipmates..." [30JUN2000]

HAYDEN, AWC(AW/NAC) Brett Retired bldqhayden@comcast.net "...I served with VP-45 (1984-1987) at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, VP-68 (1987-1997) at NAF Andrews, Maryland and VP-92 (1997-2004) at NAS Brunswick, Maine..." [28JAN2017]

HAYES, AK1 Howard S Retired hayes@uii.com "...Would love to hear from former squadron members. I was assigned to the VP-92, NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts pre-commissioning team ADRC Frank Ferris ran in October 1970 until transfering to VR-54 Atlanta. This site brings back fond memories..." [11OCT2000]

HAYES, AE1 James B. (Gabby) USNR Retired jim-hayes@earthlink.net "...I was assigned to VP-44 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland the week after they recieved their first P-3 (1967). I also served in VP-68 and VP-92 over the next 22 years. Somewhere I have a crew picture that is not on this site, I will send it when I can find it. I would like to hear from some of the old gang..." [E-Mail Updated 11JUL2006 | 16MAR2005]

HAYNES, AW2 Jason jasonlhaynes@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-10 from August 1992 to February 1997. I did three deployments, 1 as a SS-2 for CAC-5 and 2 more as SS-1 for CAC-10. I miss the "El Diplomats" way of life. I had a lot of fun during my stay with the Red Lancers and made several friends I won't soon forget. Back in business again with VP-92 and living in Jacksonville, FL..." [BIO/E-Mail Updated 07APR2003 | E-Mail Updated 28DEC2000 | BIO/E-Mail Updated 27NOV2000 | 08MAR98]

HODGE, CDR Robert "Bert" Retired lonesomebert@gmail.com "...I served with VP-26 (1969-1971), VP-62 (1971-1973) and VP-92 (1974-1982). Compliments of the Cold War I deployed to places like NAS Bermuda, NAS Sigonella, Sicily, NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal and NS Roosevelt Roads, PR. I am living in St. Augustine, FL and have a second career as a musician underway - want to jam? I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 15NOV2013 | 23JUL2004]

HOLBROOK, AMSC Mark Retired MHolbrook@sprynet.com "...I enjoyed my time as the Maintenance Control CPO in VP-92 from 1991-1996. Had a great time with all the turners and burners. Great job to all the worker bees and had a blast. "Where is the WO?" Where do we get such men!!! Rick..." [30AUG98]

HOLLY, AME3 Michael Jr. mholly01@attbi.com "...I served VP-92 from 1985-1991 as an AME. I am currently in the Massachusetts Air National Guard working on F15 jet engines. I sure do miss NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts. I now live in Whitman not far from NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts. They still have not done anything with it since it closed..." [09FEB2003]

HOUGH, Joni jonih59@yahoo.com "...I served in VP-92 between August 1980-March 1982. If you were stationed with me please check in. I lived on the 1st floor of BEQ 115, which was fairly new at the time. Was also still there when the new recreation center was built to replace the one that burned down several years before. Does anyone know what happened to Bob Van Valkenberg? PR1 and later promoted to Chief. Look forward to chatting..." [E-Mail Updated 18AUG2002 | 17MAY98]

HOUY, John W. jhouy@int-usa.net "...I was stationed at VP-92 NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts during the period of 1982-1985 as a TAR. I would like to hear from any former Shipmates..." [02APR2000]

HOWE, Patrick patrickhowe@comcast.net "...I was a FCPC in SP2H in VP-92 in the 1970's. I then became the NATOPS FE in P-3's at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts..." [07FEB2006]

HOWELL, Gary Retired dlbgkh@aol.com "...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..." [22APR2016]

Memorial Picture "...HULL, Thomas J...Our beloved Ha Ha, Thomas J. Hull, passed away July 26 surrounded by his family and friends. He was born October 25, 1943, in Pontiac, Mich., and served his country in the United States Navy. Tom re-enlisted seven times and completed three tours in Vietnam along with many other achievements. Tom was also a true craftsman. He was a master mechanic, exceptional fisherman and an avid gunsmith, these he shared with his son, daughter, grandchildren and many of his friends. Tom is survived by his daughter, Kim (Dave); his son, Tim (Sherry); five grandchildren; brothers; sisters; a host of trusted friends; and "Jake," his dog. Tom's services will be held on Thursday, July 30, at 12:30 p.m. at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon, CA 95620. TJ was also a P-3 FE for many years. He served in VP-91 and VP-92 and I'm sure more squadrons. Kevin Cahill kevin1fe@aol.com..." [30JUL2009]

HULL, AMCS T. J. Retired gunguy55@aol.com "...WAS STATIONED AT VW-1 1964-1966. FLEW WITH CREW THREE, TE-3 145933 WHAT A GREAT TIME...I served in VA-52 [61/63], NATTC NAS Memphis, Tennessee [8-63/12-63] B school, VW-1 [2-64/3-66] Crew 3, VF-121 [3-66/3-69], VF-302 71/74. NAR Recruiting [74/76], VP-92 [2-76/8-79] WC120/FE, VP-91 [8-79/8-85] WC120/QA/MC/FE, CNAVRES NADEP NAS Alameda, California Liasion [8-85/8-89], HM-19 MCM SCPO [8-89/6-91], and finally retired to the relaxed life. Now manager of gun shop/shooting range in northern Ca. I will be at VP-91 Reunion in March and the Willie Victor Reunion in Oct. Would like to here from any old Shipmates" [BIO Updated 23FEB99 | BIO Updated 23NOV98 | E-Mail Updated 18NOV98 | 22SEP98]


JACKSON, ATC Ken Retired P3TRON@AOL.COM "...Did 20 years in P-3's VP-9 (64-66), VP-47 (68-69), VP-45 (70-74), VP-30 (75-76), VP-40 (77-80), and CPW-11(80-83). Retired in 83 as an ATC with over 7000 hours. Then played Tech Rep(TEX-REP) For VP-92, VP-94, VP-60, and VP-90. Love those P-3's. No greater feeling in the world than flying around with two spare engines. Love to Here from ya-all..." [13MAR98]


KELLEY, AME1 John jopaco@tm.net "...I was in VP-93 from 1980-1985 as a SELRES, then 1985-1989 as a TAR. I was the Career Counselor for most of those years except when Bob Donnelon and I ran the line shack. Mike Kurtz and I put together the greatest Christmas parties the squadron ever seen! I then went to VP-68 from 1989-1993. From there I went to VP-92 from 1993 to current. I transferred VP-92 from NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts to NAS Brunswick, Maine. I look forward to hearing from all of you. One more tour and it's retirement time...I left VP-92 1 Aug 99 and went to NARA Selfridge, Michigan after completing Instructor school in Great Lakes..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 22SEP99 | 30JAN99]

KESSNER, ADC George gakessner@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-93 (Plankowner) from March 1976 to March 1980. Best work center 110 in the fleet, MikeHuffron, Mike Childs, Doug (shake n bake), Ray Wooley and more. What a great group of guys. I also served with VP-92, VP-62, VP-69, VP-94 and VP-MAU. Good times all around. I worked on the P-3A, P-3B, P-3C and P-3 Update III..." [07MAY2010]

KIDDER, AMSC Mike Retired robertkidder@comcast.net "...I served with VP-46 from 1967-1970 Crews 8 and 11 as a 2nd Mechanic, VP-92 in 1976 as a selres until entering the TAR program in June 1976, VP-64 from 1979-1983 as an F/E instructor, VP-67 from 1983-1985 as an F/E instructor and evaluator, and VP-MAU NAS Brunswick, Maine from 1985-1991 as an F/E instructor and evaluator. I'm now retired and would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 15MAY2006 | E-Mail Updated 19AUG2002 | E-Mail Updated 12JUN2001 | 27JUN2000]

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KLIPPEL, ADC (LCDR) Joseph Retired josephklippel@msn.com Shipmate Pix "...Proud member of 8251. Tours- VQ-2 (74-79), VP-90 (80-86), VP-65 (86-90 and 94-97), VP-62 (90-94) currently a proud Minuteman (VP-92) with the Fighting 92nd at NAS Brunswick, Maine. Will be here till I change careers in June of 2000. If any VP-90 Shipmates have info on Mike Nolan, he was a selres AO2 when I left and would like to send him a line (NOTE: Several people have e-mailed me and I have his address and phone number. Thank you - 20APR98). I enjoyed every minute flying as a Naval Aviator. I retired 14 July, 2000 and am now employed with Skyway Airlines as a Quality Control Inspector in Milwaukee, WI. Good Luck and God Bless You All...In May 2004, I started flying Hurricane Hunters out of MacDill AFB in Tampa Florida for NOAA as a flight engineer. I love my job, I no longer keep my resume current as I have stopped looking for a job. Keep in touch..." [BIO/E-Mail Updated 08MAY2005 | BIO/E-Mail Updated 23NOV2000 | Updated 31JAN98]

KOZAK, Anton "Tony" c/o His Grandson Dawn M. Kozak DKozak1047@aol.com "...My Grandfather, Anton "Tony" Kozak turned 80 years old today. He asked me if I would track down his old unit on the net. He served in VPB-92 from 1943-1945. He was AMMIIC Tony Kozak at the time. It would be my pleasure to pass any information about his fellow squadron members along and get those that are still around back in touch. My Grandfather said that his "time in the Navy during WWII was one of the greatest and most memorable times of his life"..." [21JUL98]
UPDATE "...Tried to contact dkozak1047@aol.com about his grandfather who served in VPB-92 1943-1945. Came back e-mail address error...BOB MORAN rmoran1@roadrunner.com"


LaBEOUF, CAPTAIN Alan A. http://reserves.navy.mil/Public/Staff/Centers/Forces+Command/Centers/Naval+Air+Reserves/Centers/Brunswick/WelcomeAboard/CommandingOfficer/default.htm "...Captain Alan A. LaBeouf, a native of Rochester, New York, graduated from the State University of New York at Albany in 1975. He was commissioned through Aviation Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Florida, in May 1980, and was designated a Naval Flight Officer in May 1981. Captain LaBeouf's first operational assignment was with the "Skinny Dragons" of VP-4 NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. He served with them from February 1982, to May 1985, holding the positions of Legal Officer and NATOPS Officer. In June 1985, he was assigned to VP-31 as a flight instructor. Captain LaBeouf was selected for the Full Time Support (formerly TAR) program in January, 1986. In addition to his flight instructor duties, he was an instructor for the Tactical Training Team. In May 1988, he left VP-31 for NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts, where he served as the Aviation Training Officer for the next year. He then moved to VP-92 where he held the positions of Training Officer and Maintenance Officer for the "Minutemen." In June 1991, Captain LaBeouf reported to the Naval Air Reserve ASW Training Center, NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, as the Senior Evaluator of the Commander Naval Air Reserve Force P-3 NATOPS Evaluation Team. His next assignment was to VP-66 as the Aviation Maintenance Officer. In October 1993, he assumed the duties as Officer-in-Charge of VP-66. During his tenure, the "Liberty Bells" transitioned to the P-3C UII aircraft and added two unique EP-3J aircraft with their Electronic Warfare Training mission to the squadron. In December 1994, he reported to the staff of Commander Reserve Patrol Wing Atlantic where he held the positions of Maintenance, Operations and Administration Officer. Captain LaBeouf reported onboard NAS Brunswick, Maine in June 1997, to stand up VQ-11 and became the squadron's first Commanding Officer in an establishment ceremony in August 1997. For the next two years his squadron of electronic EP-3J's trained surface and air units from every U.S. battle group as well as many allies in the Electronic Warfare mission. Captain LaBeouf was next assigned to OPNAV N512, Navy Warfare Policy and Doctrine. When terrorists attacked the USS Cole, he was attached to the Secretary of the Navy's Antiterrorism Task Force until his departure in July 2001. He attended the Industrial College of the Armed Forces for the next year and graduated with a Masters of Science in National Resource Strategy in the class of 2002. In July 2002, he reported to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs as the Director of Readiness. During his time in this joint tour he was responsible for the Department of Defense's actions that resulted in rebalancing the active and reserve force mix for all seven Reserve components. In August 2004, Captain LaBeouf assumed command of Naval Air Reserve, NAS Brunswick, Maine where he is responsible for 20 augment units and two aviation squadrons comprising over 800 selected reservists. Captain LaBeouf's awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (second award), Navy Commendation Medal (fourth award), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (third award), and various other unit and campaign ribbons. He is married to the former Joanne Petrosino of Geneva, New York. Their daughter, Pamela, lives in Geneva, New York..." [25MAR2005]

LeCOMPTE, CDR Malcolm A. Retired malecompte@aol.com "...Originally an EA-6B ECMO, cruised with VAQ-136 on the USS Kitty Hawk in 1974, I affiliated with the reserves as a TAC-NAV assigned to VP-4046 out of NAS Glenview, Illinois, from March 1980 to October 1981. I was attached to VP-90 also at NAS Glenview, Illinois. I did two cruises with the Squadron to the PI and one to NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, before transferring to VP-92 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts, where I flew with CAC-5 during two cruises to the NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal and one to NAS Bermuda. I was with VP-92 until the Spring of 1987 when I transferred to VP-93. In VP-93 I flew with CAC-6 until summer 1991, making two cruises to NS Rota, Spain. I retired from the Naval War College Reserve Support Unit in October 1998..." [22MAY2010]

LaFOUNTAIN, AD1 Ricky rickyAD@webtv.net "...Hi to all VP Shipmates. I have 12 years in and been with 3 great TAR squadrons. I served with VP-60, VP-66 and now with VP-92. I you served with me, please contact me at my e-mail address. Hope to hear from you..." [E-Mail Updated 08AUG2002 | 18DEC98]

LaVALLE, MCPO Jacque Retired lavallejd@verizon.net "...I served with VP-68 (TAR 1977 to 1981 and SELRES 1982-1996) and past President of the VP-68 Alumni Associaton. I joined the squadron as a 3rd class Petty Officer and departed as a Master Chief. I decided that the P-3 was the way to stay and finished up my 30 year career with VP-92 as the SELRES Command Master Chief. I received my Master's Degree in December 2000 and retired December 2003. I am currently serve as Senior Electrical Power Systems Design Engineer at NAVAIR for the acquisition of the new E-2D Hawkeye and P-8A Posiedon. In my spare time I am the Chairman of the St. Mary's County Airport Committee (2W6) and a Certified Flight Instructor. I enjoy the wonderful world of general aviation and looking forward to many safe and adventuresome hours aloft. Fly hard but always fly safe!..." [BIO Updated 20SEP2014 | E-Mail Updated 10FEB2008 | 09NOV2000]

LEMOIS, AW1(AW/NAC) Robert "Bob" robert.lemois@gmail.com "...I served with RATCEN, VP-92, VP-31, VP-6, VP-92, VP-30, COMRESPATWINGPAC, FMP MOCC EPAC, VP-62 and RESASWTRACEN. Hope to hear from old Shipmates..." [07AUG2009]

Memorial Picture "...LEPORDO, AZC(AW) Joe...It is with sad regret that I inform my fellow Shipmates the passing of AZC(AW) Joe Lepordo (Retired). Joe's last tour of duty was with the Minutemen of VP-92 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts. He retired with over 22 years of active duty Naval service. Some of his previous tours included AIMD NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts, HS-74 and a staff tour at COMNAVAIRESFOR, NAS New Orleans, Louisiana. Joe was a life long resident of Somerville, MA and most recently was a Manager for Signature Flight Support at Boston's Logan International Airport. Joe was a great Chief and his style was one of caring and concern for his sailors. He will be sorely missed..." [26FEB2004]

UPDATE "...Hello. My name is Joseph Lepordo, son of AZC Joseph J. Lepordo Jr., USN retired. I would like to thank all who served with, under and above, my father. For he was a true military man with the upmost respect for everyone. I greatly appreciated all who contacted me, and all those who put him in thier prayers. His obituary can be viewed at http://www.dellorusso.net. His name will be on the obituary list for ten days, and then it will be posted in their archives forever. He loved the navy and his country. I would also like to thank his former Shipmates of VP-92 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts for their condolances. Thanks again...Joseph Lepordo joenf15@yahoo.com..." [02MAR2004]

Memorial Picture "...LOPEZ, CAPTAIN Gary S...Died May 16th, 2003 from pancreatic cancer. Gary's first P-3 assignment was with the Blue Sharks of VP-6. He then affiliated with the Reserves and was a PPC/MC with VP-92 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts. He screened for Command and became the Commanding Officer of the Northern Sabre's Patrol Squadron Master Augment Unit (VP-MAU), NAS Brunswick, Maine. He was promoted to the rank of Captain and in October 1994 retired after 27 years of Naval Service. Gary worked for the FAA for the last 25 years and most recently was the Boston Flight Standards District Office Manager. He was named the FAA National Manager of the year two times and the Regional Manager of the Year four times. He leaves behind his wife Christina, and sons Scott, Todd, Chad and daughter Gina. Kevin Cahill kevin1fe@aol.com..." [27MAY2003]

LUDWIG, AX2 Robert "Stretch" robert_ludwig@comcast.net "...Hi to all former Shipmates! I served with VP-92 NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts from 1985 to 1989 then off to HS-85 in NAS Alameda, California from 1989 to 1992. The best time I ever had was with VP-92. 10 speed, Pat Weinrauch, Brian House, Phil Potts, The Crazy 8, Magilla Gorilla and Jim Bowen. George the Crooks in the NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal and the Crazy Blond in NS Rota, Spain, oh and Sid Prather! I now live in Fremont, CA and work for Roche Pharmaceutics as a Robotics Engineer. For those of you who remember Terri my wife, I am sorry to say she passed away of breast cancer at 36 years old. Hope this note finds all of you well and 10 speed out of the dog house :)..." [20FEB2008]

LUDWIKOWSKI, CAPTAIN Joe Retired joelud@bellatlantic.net "...I was lucky enough to retire a Captain in 1999 after 24 great years. Even luckier to have been a part of the VP Navy. Served with some great leaders. My first C.O. was VADM Loftus. Many other good men all the way through. Started with VP-45. Became a TAR and served in VP-64, VP-92 and VP-30. Best two years of my career were spent as C.O. of RESASWTRACEN. All along, great enlisted sailors made the real difference. It was an honor to have served with them and to have been a part of the VP Navy!..." [16FEB2002]


MANSFIELD, Mike (Guido) 781-804-2221 "...I served three tours with VP-92 none but the best. I'm alive and kicking on the midnight relief shift at Hingham Police Department in Massachusetts. Give me a call!..." [08MAR2003]

MARSHALL, Paul opie_ae@yahoo.com "...I served with VR-51 NAS Glenview, Illinois from 1992 to 1994, VR-62 NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts / NAS Brunswick, Maine from 1994 to 1998, VP-92 NAS Brunswick, Maine from 1998 to 2003, and currently with VR-52 at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. Worked with really great people out there, hope to hear from you..." [06DEC2003]

MARTIN, ATCS Donald Retired martindg@earthlink.net "...It was my great fortune to have served with VP-92 from May 1980 until I retired in September 1999. Many those that I consider the best of my best friend are already listed here on these pages. Although it has been just over a year sense my retirement I miss them all as I would a brother or sister. It's hard to imagine that 27 year could be a flash in time however, being a part of this great squadron made every minute a cherished moment in time. I am retired from the Navy now however my memory of VP-92 and all who I served with remains on active duty. I am still with Raytheon Systems Company where I am employed as a principal Design and Development Engineer..." [31JUL2000]

MARTIN-FRATTASIO, AK3 Faith Shipmates Pix vpassociation2@gmail.com "...Served with NAS Brunswick, Maine 4291 (1985 - 1987), VP-MAU (1987 - 1991), VP-92 (1991 - 1995). AS degree, computer information systems, Massasoit Community College. Employed in civilian world as EDI systems analyst and RPG computer programmer. Is AK1 Nancy Woodward out there?..." [BIO Updated 19SEP99]

MAYERS, LCDR Jean jeanmayers@aol.com "...During WWII I was a first a co-pilot and then a PPC in VP/VPB-92. My active duty service was from 1942 thru 1945..." [09JUN2007]

MCCORMACK, AO1 Frederick Michael Retired mike93551@adelphia.net "...I'm a retired AO1, P-3A, P-3B and P-3C Naval Aircrewman. First P-3 squadron. I served with VP-60 NAS Glenview, Illinois (June 1977 to May 1980), VP-65 NARU NAS Point Mugu, California (June 1980 to October 1983), VP-92 NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (November 1983 to December 1988), 2nd tour with VP-60 NAS Glenview, Illinois (January 1989 to December 1992), Student at P-3C School with VP-30 NAS Moffett Field, California (January 1993 to May 1993) and 2nd tour with VP-65 NAS Point Mugu, California (June 1993 to December 1996), retired. Now work out at Edwards AFB Ca for Bomber/Weapons Department back shop support (I )level maintenance for B-52s, B-1s and B-2s. Looking to hear from any former Shipmates..." [29SEP2006]

McDERMOTT, Mike mcdaddy713@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-60, VP-64 and VP-92 as a FE..." [08JAN2012]

McDEVITT, AW2 Steve "Magoo" yakplt2@aol.com "...Just wanted to sat HI to all former Minutemen and women of VP-92. I served as a TAR from 1981 to 1988 and as a SELRES from 1988-1991. "MAGOO" is alive and well enjoying my civilian life as an airline pilot with Continental Airlines flying DC-10'S and flying a restored WW2 B-17 and B-24 for the Collings Foundation on my days off. We had some great times on deployment, or just local X-countries. You all were a great bunch to work with and I'll never forget..." [E-Mail Updated 22JUN2002 | E-Mail Updated 24JUN2001 | 08SEP98]

McLAUGHLIN, James H. jamesmclaughlin@juno.com "...I served w/ VP-8 (Tigers) from 1978-1980 as an avionics technician (AX2). I followed this w/ VP-92 (as a reservist) at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts from 1980-91..." [20DEC99]

Memorial Picture "...MEADOR, Malvin E...Malvin E. Meador, 64 who was a retired P-3 Pilot and retired United Airlines Pilot died on August 7, 2005 of complications from heart surgery. He lived in Erie, Colorado. He served on active duty in VP-92 in NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts and VP-66 in NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. While stationed in NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts, he built a Steen Skybolt, a two seat open cockpit biplane that he flew for fun and in competition. He is survived by his second wife Linda, children Michael and Monica, grandson Maxwell and his mother Marjorie of Kansas. His first wife Kathleen died in 2000. Funeral services were held in Boulder, Colorado on August 13, 2005..." [19AUG2005]

MEANEY, AMCS David A. Sr. Retired dmeaneysr@msn.com "...I served with VP-92 March 1971 to September 1975, VP-23 from 1985 to 1987, VA-112 from 1966 to 1968, VAQ-132 from 1975 to 1979, NMPC-AME Detailer from 1979 to 1982, and OP-111 from 1982 to 1985..." [E-Mail Updated 12SEP2004 | E-Mail Updated 27AUG2001 | E-Mail Updated 28MAR99 | 19OCT98]

MESBERGEN, Larry anna@annasworld.com "...I was Flight Engineer on a PBY5A Catalina (Mrs. Frequently) during WWII in the Carribean theater. Our squadron started out as VP-92 and was VPB-92 when decommissioned in NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island late July, 1945. I do not recall any logo for VP-92 and would like some more info on that history. I also would like to connect with any members of my squadron...or crew from NAS Norfolk, Virginia who served from July, 1945 to our release in 1946 after decommissioning the squadron. I gave a talk to my granddaughter's class and sure wish I'd thought to have my wife check out the internet for photos of a PBY5A. Just found some tonight on another site. Does anyone know of any Reunion for this squadron? I guess there aren't too many of us left now. I was one of the youngest guys back then and I'm 75 now..." [26OCT99]

MIKULA, AT2 Phillip pamikua@gmail.com "...I was a Reservist and served with VP-62 and VP-92 from 1993 to 2001..." [14JAN2009]

MILLER, AX1 Dennis denniscm@bellsouth.net "...Started my NAVY career with VAW-124 after a tour with the USAF on Dew-Line radar sites. Got smart and went TAR with VP-93 Dec 79 - Aug 82. Transferred to VP-92 Aug 82 - Aug 85. Spent a short tour at Portsmouth Naval Hosp and then transferred to ComResPatWingLant for a tour Jan 86 - Jul 86. Then finished off at CNARF Natops from Jul 86 - Jun 90. Currently working as a computer consultant here in Jax. Would like to hear from any of the old crews I flew and/or worked with..." [05DEC98]

MILLER, AT1(NAC/IFCO) James N. Retired p3bifco1@yahoo.com "...I was a FCO in P-3B's (1974-1993) at which time I retired as an AT1. I served at NAS Keflavik, Iceland (1971-1972) and NAS Patuxent River, Maryland (FCO SCHOOL - 73-74). In March 1974 I arrived at VP-23 NAS Brunswick, Maine, and was assigned to CAC-9 (Virgil "Fuzzy" Van Horn, Tom Hastings, and others) then to Naval Air Development Center Warminster, Pa, NAS Glenview, Illinois SAU, VP-92 NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts, and retiring from VP-60 NAS Glenview, Illinois in September 1993. I am married to Denise and am a Cat Lover (Monicur was "Garfield"). I will answer all engires. Also, if anyone has a lead on a similar page that dedicated to ASWOC/ASCOMM/TSC types I would appreciate any information. I would like to get in touch with some of the RM"s that I had the pleasure to work with. Fair winds and following Seas God Bless..." [E-Mail Updated 20FEB2005 | BIO Updated 28DEC99 | 09SEP97]

MIXON, AT1 Tom tom@tommixon.com "...I served with VP-23 from May 1966 to April 1972 (5 deployments to the Med. and flew over 2500 hours in the P2), VP-MAU and retired from VP-92..." [31MAY2009]

MONAGHAN, AME1 Russ Retired unoiam@capecod.net "...I started my Navy career at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts from 1968-1970 as a station keeper assigned to the AME shop and working on the old P2's. After getting off active duty I was assigned to numorous reserve squadrons aboard NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts. I reported for duty to VP-92 in 1981 and was assigned to W/C 130 . I have a lot fond memories as a Minuteman. Especially those while on detachments to NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, NS Rota, Spain, and NAS Sigonella, Sicily. I retired from the Navy in 1996..." [24MAY99]

MOORE, CDR Dick Retired moore_richard@bah.com "...I would like to say hello to all those old squadron mates that I pissed off at one time or another. VP-30 (RAG) NAS Patuxent River, Maryland Jan-Jun '71, VP-45 NAS Jacksonville, Florida Jun '71- Sep '75, VP-93 Selfridge Apr'76-Mar'81, VP-92 NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts Mar'81-Nov'85, VP-68 Andrews AFB Nov'85-Mar'86, Navy Command Center NCC-106 Pentagon Mar'86-Jan'90, OP-06-106 Pentagon Jan'90-Aug'93. Recalled to Dessert Shield/Storm Aug'90-Jul'91 JCS Crisis Action Team..." [E-Mail Updated 30APR2001 | E-Mail Updated 29JUN2000 | E-Mail Updated 18DEC98 | 03SEP98]

MORAN, Bob rmoran1@roadrunner.com "...I guess all members of VPB-92 (1941-1945) have gone to heaven. I hope they give me a good recommendation. After graduating from aerial mine school in Yorktown, Va., I was assigned to VP-92 and joined them April 1943 in Casablanca. A couple of days later VP-92 was assigned to NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco. We joined up with VP-73 with the assistance of Hedron 15. The Army's 480th Bomber Group (B-24's) also operated out of NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco at the time ..." [E-Mail Updated 25DEC2007 | BIO Updated 01JAN2001 | E-Mail Updated 05JUL2000 | E-Mail Updated 14SEP99 | 05MAY99]

MORRISSEY, ATN3 Robert G. oldwharfroad@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-911, VP-63Z-1 and VP-92 (1967-1973) at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (Naval Reserves). I served with CDR Dale Petty, LCDR Roy Raja, MCPO Robert MacDonald, CPO Bill Hannigan, PO John Glavin and PO Lafrata..." [04AUG2012]

MOSS, Todd M. tmoss@ameritech.net "...I served in VP-11 from Oct 89 to Sep 92, VP-93 from Jan 93 to Apr 94, VP-92 from May 94 to Oct 99, and am currently the Admin Department Head in NR NAS Sigonella, Sicily 0192..." [BIO Updated 17OCT2000 | 13OCT2000]

MURPHY, Margaret margaret.murphy1@navy.mil "...I served with VP-92 (1998 to 2003), Intermediate Maintenance Activity (IMA) atNAS New Orleans, Louisiana, AIMD at NAF Washington, D.C., Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania (shut that down due to BRAC), Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey and Commander, Naval Air Forces Reserve in Virginia. Happily retiring in 2014 to move to Illinois with my hubby, AMEC(AW) James PETRUSEK..." [14DEC2012]

Memorial Picture "...MYSIUK, Theodore "Moose"...Theodore Moose Mysiuk, 84, of Quincy, formerly of New York City, passed away September 14, 2014. I worked with Moose in the early 70ís when I joined VP-92. He was an honorable Shipmate and will be deeply missed on this Earth. See: Theodore Mysiuk - Obituary..." Contributed by VIAU, AW1 Charles "Chuck, Charlie" Retired cviau@beld.net [18SEP2014]


NADEAU, Lawrence A. lawrence.nadeausr@xerox.com "...I served with VP-66 from 1981 to 1984 and VP-92 from 1984 to 1986. I flew as an IFT aboard the P-3A and P-3B TACtical NAVigation MODernization (TACNAVMOD). I should have stayed in longer. I miss the great folks in the VP Navy..." [15JAN2010]

NAPOLITANO, Peter A. PNapolitan@AOL.Com "...I spent 8 years active around P-3's. Half of it at NAS Brunswick, Maine (12/78 - 12/81) and the other half with VP-92 (01/81 - 12/81) and NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (01/82 - 01/86). Good friends and good times!..." [25NOV98]

NEAL, Tim "TJ" nealclan@ime.net"...I was in VF-301 from Jan 91-Jan 94 (decom). Then on to VP-91 from Mar 94-Apr 98 (decom). Now I currently am in VP-92, Brunswick, Me. Please get in touch with me..." [31JAN2001]

NICCOLLS, AW2 (AW/NAC) Ralph "RAZZ" SET5SET5@AOL.COM "...EWO/Ops extrodinaire, served with VP-92 Minutemen from April 1987 to May 1991, RATCEN from July 1991 to October 1995, VP-66 Pre-Bandits (EP-3J's 1995-1997) and Liberty Bells 1997 to June 2001 and repeat tour at the RATCEN June 2001 to present. I would love to hear form all you old salts I det'd with..." [19DEC2002]

NOBLE, AZ2 James Jr (Jimbo) (AZ2 Noble) Shipmate Pix jnoble@clinic.net "...June 1984 - July 1984 Recruit Training, Orlando, Florida...July 1984 - August 1984 Apprentice School, Meridian, Mississippi...August 1984 - November 1987 NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii (AIMD)...November 1987 - December 1990 HSL-45, San Diego, California...December 1990 - August 1994 NAS Lemoore, California (AIMD)...August 1994 - Currently VP-92, NAS Brunswick, Maine...will be detaching from VP-92 in August and going to VQ-11 also at NAS Brunswick, Maine...I have detached from VP-92 on Sept 1, 1998 (Which I will miss all the "Minutemen") and have checked into the "Bandits" of VQ-11" WEBSITE: http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/5692/ [BIO Updated 24OCT98 | Updated 13MAY98]

NOBLE, BMC Jim Sr Retired micronut@rrnet.com "...As a Retired BMC, and Father of a VP-92 Sailor...I attended the ReUnion in South Weymouth, MA in April 1996 and it was a pleasure to meet so many fine people and their families. Keep Em' Flying VP-92..."


OIEN, Don retnav2001@comcast.net "...I served with VP-91 from 1981 to 1985, VP-92 from 1985 to 1989, VP-66 from 1989 to 1991, VP-93 from 1991 to 1994 and then became an Instructor (after downsizing) for the last 6 years..." [14OCT2009]

O'KEEFE, AO2(AC) Harry harrytokeefe@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-92 (1978-1988)..." [25JUN2014]


PARSONS, AW3 Erick parsonse_2003@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-30 until December 2002 and currently serving with VP-92 NAS Brunswick, Maine as the NATOPS LPO..." [27AUG2003]

PELUSO, Mike AECFE@AOL.COM "...I'm a former Fighting Marlin (VP-40), Minute Man (VP-92), and Broad Arrow (VP-62). I'm now at the Reserve ASW Training Center and a member of the CNARF NATOPS Team. Looking forward to saying hi to old buds. Take care..."

PETERSON, Royce D. (Pete) c/o His Son Royce N. Peterson royce_peterson@toyota.com "...My father Royce D. Peterson (Pete) served with VP-51 from January 1943 and VB-101 and VB-102 until the end of hostilities as a mechanic on PB4Y-1 aircraft. He would like to hear from any of his old buddies from Wakde Island. Please E-Mail if you have info. His logs show CMDR. Miller, Lt.Suydan, Searles, Hoyer and Kooy as Pilots with aircraft MSN's of 31949, 31954, 31957, 31955, 32081, 32074, 32080, 32083, 32082, 32084 and others. Thanks!..." [26OCT99]

POIRIER, AW1 Donald "Poe" dapoe@aol.com "...I served with VP-92 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts from 1965 to 1968, RESASWTAC (P2V-7 and P-3A/B SS-3 Instructor) from 1968-1972 , RESASWTAC NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania (P-3 Natops Instructor) 1972 and retired from VP-SRU in 1978. Would like to hear from Old Buddies..." [10APR2009]


QUINN, ADCS Paul winbral@aol.com "...I served as a Flight engineer with VP-30 for school then VP-92 NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts, VP-04 NAS New Orleans, Louisiana (Stormin Norms F.E.) Then on to VP-91 at NAS Moffett Field, California (Flew Desert Storm in the Gulf with the Black Cats and part of my crew recieved Air Medals for strike flight over 120 combat hours flown with no missions lost or delayed) Then on to VR-54 NAS New Orleans, Louisiana as a C-130 F.E. 'Herc motors are upside down"..." [24JUN98]


RAMOS, Diane aircraftmech2@yahoo.com "...The best people I ever met were in VP-92! I'm still officially attached...just irr....Hello to all my former Shipmates. Especially enjoyed those detachments to Pueto Rico!..." [05MAR2003]

RECK, CDR Tom Shipmate PixCirca 2005 http://reserves.navy.mil/ "...Commander Tom Reck was born in Southampton, Pennsylvania. A 1985 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Business Management. Following graduation, he was commissioned an Ensign through the NROTC program and reported to NAS Pensacola, Florida for flight training. He was designated a Naval Aviator in May 1987 at the NAS Corpus Christi, Texas. Commander Reck's first operational assignment was with the 'Proud Pegasus' of VP-11 at NAS Brunswick, Maine. With VP-11 from 1988-1991, he was designated a Patrol Plane Commander, Mission Pilot. He served as the Schedules Officer, Pilot Training Officer, Quality Assurance Officer, and Training Officer during his 3 1/2 year tour. He completed 2 extended deployments, once to NAS Keflavik, Iceland and once to NAS Sigonella, Sicily participating in Operation Desert Shield. In June 1991, Commander Reck reported to 405 MP (Maritime Patrol) Squadron based in Greenwood, Nova Scotia Canada after being selected for the Personnel Exchange Program. Flying as a Canadian exchange pilot from 1991 to 1994, he was designated as an Aircraft Captain, on missions around the globe. In 1993 he led his crew in winning the O'Brien ASW Excellence Trophy for the Canadian Forces and participated as the Canadian Crew in the Commonwealth Fincastle ASW competition. In 1994 Commander Reck reported to the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) while on deployment in the Persian Gulf. He served as a Catapult and Arresting Gear Officer (SHOOTER) and as an Air Department Division Officer while completing a six-month WESTPAC deployment in support of Operation Southern Watch. After his resignation from active duty in 1995, Commander Reck immediately affiliated with the 'Minutemen' of VP-92 at the NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts. He has been designated a Patrol Plane Commander, Mission Commander and NATOPS Instructor Pilot. Billet assignments at VP-92 have included Safety/NATOPS Officer, Maintenance Officer, Operations Officer and Executive Assistant..." [19JUN2005]

RICH, CDR Brian C. Retired TIGGRICH@aol.com "...VP-45 was my first fleet squadron from 74-78. Did 2 NAS Sigonella, Sicily and a NAS Keflavik, Iceland - great flying and great crews. Tequila Two took all the top honors in Sig '78. Best two skippers - CDR Bill Pendley and CDR Steve Loftus - both later Admirals! Went to VX-1 from 78-79. Joined American Airlines in 79 while I was again flying P-3's for VP-66. Furlough by AA in '80 led me back into the Navy - flew LC-130 Hercs on the Ice from 82-84, then was the C-12 FRS Officer at NAS North Island, San Diego, California with VRC-30. Back to American in 1985, flew a few more hours in P-3's for VP-92 before moving onto Staff jobs. Made Captain with American in '90 - currently a Boeing 757/767 Captain flying Europe, South America & the Caribbean. Married another 0-5 in 1994 - CDR Janet Gandy USNR(ret)..." [06AUG98]

RISCHE, Carl W. carlr@whidbey.net "...Joined the VP Navy in May of 1975 as a TAR with VP-69 while they were still flying the P-2V7. Transitioned to P-3A's and spent the remainder of my Navy time working on and flying in P-3's with the following squadrons. VP-69 May 75 thru Aug 77, VP-64 Sept 77 thru Oct 81, VP-92 Nov 81 thru Sept 85, VP-69 Oct 85 till I retired on March 31, 1990 as an AMHC..." [01FEB98]

ROBERTSON, George H. (Robby) beageesgee@msn.com "...I did 4 years in the regular Navy then joined the TAR program in 1970. My first station was NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts then TAD to VP-92 until 1977. In 1978 I went into the weekend worriers with VP-94 NAS New Orleans, Louisiana then back to active duty in 1979 with VP-94 until 1985. I was sent back to VP-92 until 1989. I was transfered (ya you guessed it) back to VP-94 for my last tour. I joined the Navy to see the world? BTW - I was born in New Orleans and raised in Hull, Maine. That's about 16 miles from South Weymouth, MA or NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts VP-92). I was an AME/PR and worked in w/c 130/a/b forever. Robby's still kicking and doing well..." [23JUL2004]

ROBERTSON, CDR Rusty rusty@fireriskmgt.com "...I was a Sensor 3 operator with VP-11 from 1975 through 1978 (Deployments to NS Rota, Spain/ NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal (2) and NAS Bermuda), primarily with CAC-8. Although I left active duty in 1978, I joined the reserves and had tours in VP-92 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts and with VP-MAU at NAS Brunswick, Maine; both of those tours were as the Maintenance Material Control Officer. After completing college in 1986, I received a commission. I continue to drill with the reserves, and was recently selected to Commander. Also served with VR-62. My years in VP-11 remain the highlight of my career, and I look back fondly at the times that we had. Truly a life-altering experience!..." [BIO/E-Mail Updated 25JUN2002 | 14FEB99]

ROGERSON, Bill JDPK91A@prodigy.com "...I served in VS-914, VP-63Z2, VP-912 and VP-92 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts from 1967 to 1972. I was an AX2 and worked in the avionics shop as well as performing aircrew duties as a MAD operator in SP2V's..." [26SEP98]

ROSENSTROM, Neal "Rosey" baditude48@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-4 (11/1969-05/1970) flying with Crew-12 with a deployment to NAS Adak, Alaska and VP-92 (1976-1980). I would love to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 27OCT2015 | E-Mail Updated 11JAN2014 | E-Mail Updated 22NOV2009 | E-Mail Updated 28MAR2008 | E-Mail Updated 05DEC2004 | E-Mail Updated 22JUL2001 | BIO/E-Mail Updated 22MAR99 | BIO Updated 26SEP98]


SCAFFIDI, Linda "The Admiral" Drake lscaff38@aol.com "...I served in VP-92 from February 1978 to January 1981..." [23AUG2000]

SCHWIND, ATC John "10 Speed" nzw7z@comcast.net "...Greetings Shoremates of the FIGHTIN' 92ND and MILTARY ATTACK UNIT! Served at NAS North Island, San Diego, California with HSL-32 from 4-75 to 11-75, NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts from 12-75 to 9-79 with HS-74, NAS North Island, San Diego, California 9-79 to 4-83 with HS-84, NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts 5-83 to 9-86 with VP-92, NAS Moffett Field, California 10-86 to 3-91 with VP-MAU, NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts 4-91 to 6-95 and then at NAS Alameda, California 7-95 to 8-96 with HM-15 for my final tour. Now retired and living near the Bangor Sub Base in Washington State. I did a job for Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute at Cape Cod back in 97. I went to sea on a civilian science ship and operated / maintained JASON, their underwater camera sled that allows s cientists to investigate the deepest depths of the ocean. This is the same unit they used to find the Titanic before exploring it with Alvin, the 3 man submersible. For you old timers from NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts, Will Sellers is the chief pilot for this vehicle. I have been a realtor here for the last 3 years with John L. Scott, one of the largest and successful regional operations in the country, covering 3 states. Happily married to a regnav CMC who will return from her last deployment next week and retire in August after 30 years of dedicated Naval service. Drop me a line anytime. C' YA!..." [E-Mail Updated 01JUL2006 | 04FEB98]

SCHWIND-DiCESARE, Kathy alias Kathy Kay kschwind@mail.arc.nasa.gov "...I was a reserve with VP-69, VP-MAU, and VP-92. I was also a civilian working in the Supply Dept at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. I was wondering if anyone who is at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington now would know any retired EA6B Trainer pilots or maintenance crew from VA-128 or any other of the VA squadrons? (Yes, I know that I said the wrong squadrons. But what do you expect from a blond....ha ha ha.) If you all do please contract me through my email address or work number DSN 359-3675 or commerical 650 604-3675. I am working at Raytheon Aerospace at NAS Moffett Field, California. Sure, do miss the Navy here at the base. Let me know as soon as possible. Love to all of you. Take care..." [03JUN2000]

SHEA, CAPTAIN Bob robert.shea@business.wm.edu "...I've been fortunate to serve in many great squadrons: VP-45, VP-92, VP-60, VP-68 and VP-91, CRPWP, and VP-66 (CO). I'm currently a faculty member at the Naval War College..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 25JUL2005 | 09JUN98]

SHERMAN, K. B. asa66@charter.net "...Served 28 years Navy and Naval Reserve; retired in 1995. PPTC, PPMC VP-1: 69-72. P-3B baseline RTU-92: 72-74. SP-2H ("Two turning and two burn...er...make that ONE turning and THREE burning...!") VP-92: 81-91. P-3A, P-3B TACNAVMOD Vegetable Training Unit: 91-95 ("Donuts secured, sir!") VP-1 25 Year Reunion, Bellingham, WA, July 97. Great Time! Looking for any "lost" VP-1 squadronmates, spouses, families..." [E-Mail Updated 19FEB2004 | E-Mail Updated 25MAY2000 | 22JAN98]

SIMPSON, Steve Steve52456@aol.com "...I was in VP-92 as an AX2 when I left the Navy. Spent five great years, 1975 to 1979, at the AIMD "P-3 Maintenance Vans" at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts as an AQA-7 DIFAR Technician. Deployed with the squadron to NS Rota, Spain and NAF Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal...can you say "George the Crook"??? Does anybody know where to find ATC Raymond Nagel...spelling could be wrong and actual first name may be Leroy. He was at NAS SOWEY from '75 to at least '79...." [07FEB98]

SING, AT2(AW) Carter csing@mccdesign-build.com "...I served in the Navy from 1990 to 2004. During that timeframe I served with VP-92, VP-94, VFA-204 and VFA-201. Hello old friends, hope you are all well. Just breezin' thru!..." [15OCT2008]

SMAT, AZ1 Jeffrey A. shipmate jeff@smatman.com "...I served with VP-69, NAS Whidbey Island, Washington from Aug 1984 - Mar 1988, VP-92, NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (R.I.P.) from Mar 1988 - Jun 1992..." WebSite: http://www.smatman.com [URL and E-Mail Updated 31MAR2001 | E-Mail Updated 27OCT98 | 18JAN98] [ICQ# 1972924]

SMITH, YNC Mike Retired carmilmem@aol.com "...I served with VP-92 (1980-1983) at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts as active duty Admin Chief and retired in 1983. I moved to South Carolina to teach NJROTC at a local high school..." [30JAN2014]

SMITH, Steve casinogoer234@aol.com "...I served in VP-92 75-76 ground support equipment with brother Dan Smith AMS1..." [26OCT2000]

STANALAND, Gary garystanalands@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-91, VP-92 and VP-94. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [13MAR2012]

SULLIVAN, LCDR John V. Retired jvsjr2@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-19 (1977-1980) at NAS Moffett Field, California, VP-90 (1982-1985) at NAS Glenview, Illinois, VP-92 (1985-1987) at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts and VP-93 (1987-1994) at NAF Detroit, Michigan. I have been a Delta pilot since 1985..." [05AUG2015]

SWINTON, Don navye6ret@yahoo.com "...Was with VP-92, VP-62, and VP-MAU. Anyone that has served with me would like to hear from. Was also with VR out of NAF Andrews, Maryland..." [29OCT2004]


TESSMER, AWC Dan tessmers@bellsouth.net "...Started out in VP-8 Dec 78-Dec 81. Went TAR to VP-67 Jan 82-Dec 85. After that went S-3 to VS-41 Dec 85-Feb 89, then went back to VP at VP-92 from Feb 89-Feb 93. Did a tour at COMRESPATWINGLANT from Feb 93-Apr 98. Am currently in VP-62 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. Would like to hear from anyone out there..." [18APR98]

THACKER, Bruce bruce_thacker@excite.com "...I served with VP-92 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts from 1973-1975. I worked in the Line shack and the engine shop as as AD. I started with the old P2s and was there for the transition to P-3s. I now live in Shelton, Washington and serve as the minister of Shelton Christian Church. I remember fondly the days at VP-92 and they serve as great illustrations and stories for sermons. The two children we had while there are getting married this year, 1999. That makes those days a long time ago..." WebSite: http://www.sheltonchristian.com [E-Mail/URL Updated 06FEB2003 | 11FEB99] [ICQ# 6998497]

THOMAS, ADC(AW/NAC) Richard Retired mochanic@mindspring.com "...Retired ADC(AW)(NAC)USNR(TAR) in June of 91. Station VP-62 75-79, VP-60 79-83, VP-MAU (NASB) 83-87, and VP-92 87-91. Flew over 16 years as P-3 Flight Engineer with over 5200 hours. First flew A's work up to C's even got in to TP-3A, and an old EP-3. Started out in Tailhooks on RF-8G at NAF Washington, D.C. 71-75. Now working for a Delta Air Lines as an Aircraft Mechanic/Technical Analyst for 727s and loving it. Contact me if you remember..." [02AUG98]

TOMASCAK, CDR Pete Shipmate PixCirca 2005 http://reserves.navy.mil/ "...CDR Tomascak was born in Minneapolis , Minnesota. After graduating from the University of Minnesota in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, he was commissioned an Ensign throught the NROTC program and reported to NAS Pensacola, Florida for flight training. He was designated a Naval Aviator in June 1988 at the NAS Corpus Christi, Texas. Upon completion of the P-3CU-III FRS training syllabus at Patrol Squadron THRITY-ONE (VP-31), CDR Tomascak reported to the "Golden Swordsmen" of Patrol Squadron FORTY-SEVEN (VP-47) at NAS Moffett Field, California. During this tour form 1988-1992, CDR Tomascak completed three separate six-month deployments. The first was to NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan followed by the second to NAS Adak, Alaska and the third, a split deployment between NAS Cubi Point, Philippines and NAF Misawa, Japan. During his time at VP-47, CDR served as Personnel Officer, Quality Assurance Officer and Assistant Operations Officer. His qualifications included Mission Commander, NATOPS Instructor Pilot, Patrol Plane Commander and Maintenance Check Pilot. CDR Tomascak was then selected for the Personnel Exchange Program (PEP) and reported to Number 11 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, Edinburgh South Australia in December 1992. There he conducted maritime operations throughout the Pacific Rim and served as Pilot Training Officer, Mission Commander, Patrol Plane Check Captain, Patrol Plane Commander and Maintenance Check Pilot. In March of 1995 CDR Tomascak reported to the "Old Buzzards" of Patrol Squadron Special Projects Unit One (VPU-1) NAS Brunswick, Maine. During this tour he served as Safety/NATOPS Officer, Assistant Aviation Maintenance Officer, Aviation Maintenance Office, and Operations Officer. His qualifications include Mission Commander, NATOPS Instructor Pilot, Patrol Plane Commander and Maintenance Check pilot. In 2000 CDR Tomascak and his crew won the esteemed "Liberty Bell" trophy for ASW excellence during an extremely competitive fleet-wide ASW competition. This was the first Liberty Bell award in the command's history. CDR Tomascak has amassed over 4500 pilot hours and over 6000 hours of total time in the P-3C aircraft. His personal decorations include the Strike/Flight Air Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3 awards) and various campaign and unit awards...." [19JUN2005]

TREBINO, ADCS Chuck Retired skylane19641@mac.com "...I served with VP-91, VP-92, VP-65 and retired in 1986. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 19APR2006 | 27JAN2000]


VALDEZ, AOCS Thomas Retired 1224tom@comcast.net "...I served with VP-46 from August 1974 to September 1977 (NAS Iwakuni, Japan in 1975 and NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan 1976), VP-93 (Reservist) from October 1977 to 1994 (Disestablishment) and VP-92 from 1994 to November 1997 (Reservist) when I retired. I worked for the Michigan State Police as a state trooper in Northern Michigan and retired September 2003 as a Lieutenant..." [E-Mail Updated 08MAY2009 | E-Mail Updated 20MAY2005 | 15DEC2004]

VALLE, Jacque La lavalle_jacque%pax4@mr.nawcad.navy.mil "...I was a 19 year member of VP-68 with the first four as a TAR from 1977 to 1981. Reaffiliated as a SELRES and grew through the ranks to AVCM before decommissioning. Currently the Reserve CMC for VP-92 with another 6 years before HYT. Currently employeed at NAVAIR as the E-2C/C-2A Electrical Power Systems competency team leader and keep involved with the P-3 Special Projects and Retrofits group, trying to keep the P-3 mission alive and well..." [24MAR98]

VIAU, AW1 Charles "Chuck, Charlie" Retired cviau@beld.net "...I served with RTU-92 (197-1972) Replacement Training Unit, VP-92 and VP-92 (1972-1976) as a Acoustic Instructor and NATOPS Evaluator, and RESASWTAC (1976-1978) at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania as an Instructor..." [E-Mail Updated 20SEP2014 | E-Mail Updated 31OCT2008 | E-Mail Updated 27JUN2001 | 17MAY99]


WAITE, AT1(AC/SS) Richard D. "Rick" richard.waite@comcast.net "...I served with VP-92 and flew with CAC-8..." [E-Mail Updated 09OCT2011 | 14JUL98]

Memorial Picture "...WALLACE, Lou...It is with great sadness to inform you that our friend Lou Wallace coalminer@tqci.net (served with VP-92, VP-83, VPB-107, and VP-24) died January 15, 2001 Monday morning at 9:12 AM. May he rest in peace..." Contributed by William R. (Bill) Love Jr. AXC(AC)USN/RET bilbiker@suscom-maine.net [15JAN2001]

WALLACE, Lou coalminer@tqci.net "...I served with VP-92, VP-83, VPB-107, VP-24. I flew in P2V7's and P-3's. I would like to hear from Shipmates in any of the squadrons I served with..." [28SEP99]

WATERS, AE1 Bruce Retired waters@cfl.rr.com "...I served with VP-92 (1970-1973) at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts, VP-67 (06/1973-05/1976), VP-66 (10/1976-12/1980) at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania as a FE and VP-62 (1982-09/1988) at NAS Jacksonville, Florida..." [BIO Updated 06DEC2013 | 04DEC2013]

WELSH, AE1(AW) Bill Welshwr@aol.com "...My name is Bill, some call me Will. I started my navy coreer June 1981. Went to Basic Training in Great Lakes then on to Aviation Electrician school in Memphis TN. My first command was at AIMD NAS Norfolk, Virginia 82-85. My first VP command was with VP-92. I have to say that had to be my best tour of my entire coreer, 85-89. My third tour was at NAR NAS Jacksonville, Florida were I went TAD to AIMD and VFA 203 Cecil Field, 89-93. My forth tour was with VP-65 were I went TAD to NWTS NAS Point Mugu, California, 93-97. My fifth and current tour is with VP-66. MAN I AM HAPPY TO BE IN P-3'S AGAIN!!!!..." [14MAY99]

WHEEDLETON, Lawrence R. bowtie_9@hotmail.com "...VT-6 (75-76), NADC Second Mech (76-80), VP-92 FE (80-90), VP-MAU NAS Brunswick, Maine FE (90-91) and VP-64 FE (91-95)..." [BIO Updated 06FEB2011 | 11NOV2004]

WHITE, YN1(AW) Mary Ellen Retired mewhite18@msn.com "...I served aboard NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (drilling reservist) from 1973 to 1975 (TAR February 1975), Active Duty Training and Administration of Reserves (TAR) at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts in VP SRU from 1975 to 1979, VP-92, VR-52 at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania from 1980 to 1983, Naval Military Personnel Command (NMPC) in Washington DC from 1983 to 1986, VP-68 at NAF Andrews, Maryland from 1986 to 1989, Naval Supply Center at NAS Pearl Harbor, Hawaii from 1989 to 1992 and Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center, Manchester, NH from 1992 to 1995. I retired from active duty February 1995..." [E-Mail Updated 04AUG2009 | BIO Updated 16DEC2005 | BIO Updated 12DEC2005 | 10APR2005 | 18APR99]

WILBER, AW1(AW) Dell rylb@bellatlantic.net "...Salutations all!! I started out with VP-49, the "World Famous Woodpeckers" before wising up and going to VP-92 (I'm still proud to have been a Minuteman), then VP-62 and now RESASWTRACEN, where I am currently working for AEC Mike Peluso as the CNARF Acoustic Evaluator. Feel free to write, anytime..." [26AUG98]

Memorial Picture "...WILLIAMS, AWCS Clarence "Buster"...Clarence "Buster" Williams (AWCS) age 66 passed away 12/10/14 in Oklahoma. He served with ASWOC NS Rota, Spain, VP-11, VP-23, VP-28, VP-65, VP-91 and VP-92. Never a dull moment with him with a very infectious laugh and a sense of style that all that met him knew right away. Leaves wife Margie and a lot of sad people..." Contributed by ROSENSTROM, Neal "Rosey" baditude48@yahoo.com [26OCT2015]

WILLIAMS, Buster margnbuz@sprynet.com "...Served with VP-91, VP-28, VP-92, VP-23, ASWOC Rota, 11, CRPWL, 65, 91, CRPWP from 68-89..."

WILLIS, Paul hamlet922002@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-46 from 1966 to 1969 as a TACCO on Crews 2 and 8 with deployments to NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan, U-Tapao Royal Thailand Air Force Base, Thailand, NS Sangley Point, Philippines and NAS Adak, Alaska. I also served with VP-92 from 1969 to 1974 (TAR/Crew-2). I retired from Navy in 1986 and am now a retired real estate developer living in Kissimmee, FL..." [19FEB2010]


ZACHAR, AW1 Bob Robert6770@AOL.COM "...I was a Weekend Warrior with VP-92 9/70 - 6/72. VP-67 1/73 - 3/94. Flew countless Fri. & Sun night Airlifts picking up squadron mates on Thunder Chicken Airlines; 2600 hours in 21 years. Saw the world. Loved those PI trips!! Couldn't get past AW1, Got in trouble ?? sometimes. Now I'm a Platoon Sgt (E7) in MS Army National Guard - Tank Cmdr. on M1A1 Abrams tanks. 28 years service. The Army is different, but I love the sound of the tank's turbine starting up - reminds me of the P-3's APU. Any ole VP-67 Shipmates out there, email me..." [08JUN98]

ZOBEL, CDR Kurt Retired zobes55@aol.com "...I served VP-92 87-95, VP-56 83-87 at Delta Air Lines now still married to first wife and three kids..." [E-Mail Updated 11OCT2001 | 06JAN99]


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