VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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ALSMAN, AT1 Harry N. halsman@usa.net "...VAQ-133 NAS Whidbey Island, Washington 73-76, VA-303 NAS Alameda, California 78-81, VP-60 81-84, NARCEN NAS Moffett Field, California 84-91, VP-MAU 91-92, VA-304 92-94. Retired in 94 lived on Whidbey for 3 years. Teach woodcarving in North Plains, Or. Have an AS degree and am working for Intel in Oregon..." [14MAY99]


BARROW, AKC(SW/AW) RODRICK D. mdwnfr@aol.com "...My first duty station was with the World's famous CRAWFISHER's VP-94 in NAS New Orleans, Louisiana. I served their from May 1983 until December 1986. I transferred to the World renowned Military Attack Unit (VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California). Served their from January 1987 to February 1989. AWESOME TOUR! Proud to be a PLANK Owner in this great Squadron. Any fellow VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California Warriors interested in a 15 year Reunion? Best of luck to you all and SERVE WITH PRIDE!..." [26AUG2001]

BURGER, AMEC Randy krip@pacbell.net "...My first P-3 squadron was VP-66 NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania 1974-1978. I was there when we change the squadron logo from the SIX-SIX dice to the Liberty bell. From 1978-1982 I spent 4 fun filled years with VP-65 NAS Point Mugu, California, after-which against my will I spent 5 years tail-hooking. Fortunately, I was able to spend my last four years back in P-3's at VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California. To all my old buddies who are still around drop me a line some time. It would be great to hear from you..." [01MAR99]

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]


CHAPMAN, AT2 William "Bill" wachapman@verizon.net "...I served with VP-65 (1982-1986) as a Reservist and Active Duty with VP-MAU (1986-1990) at NAS Moffett Field, California. I am currently teaching programming, networking and computer repair at a high school and junior college..." [E-Mail Updated 14JAN2011 | 07SEP2003]

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]

CLARKE, AME2 Michael "Guido" hl7Mike@gwi.net "...VP-23 Feb 82' Dec 87' and VP-MAU Dec 87- Dec 89'. Ground Pounder for the first couple of years then 2nd Mech on to the Middle seat with CAC3 and CAC 6 "Dawn Riders" Some of the best years of my life. There are memories from NS Rota, Spain, NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NAS Bermuda, NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone, NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, etc. Hi to "Pony", Rick Cline, Art, Scotty,Dexter,Smorgy,All the FE's and the world famous 23 Mech shop. Hey Bob Kriner when are we going out for cocktails? Minimum order of 5 gallons. God Bless the Seahawks. Hey Jeff Morris see you around Brunswick..." [11JAN99]

CLEVER, Keith keith.clever@coherent.com "...VP-69 from Nov. 1983 to Nov. 1985. VP-MAU from Dec. 1985 to Sept. 1991 [Active duty recall Dec. 1990 Gulf War.] VP-91 from Sept. 1991 to Dec. 1998 VR-55 from 1999 to 2000 back to VP in PMTC NAS Point Mugu, California VP-65. Getting close to the end yet still hanging on. I started a VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California group on Yahoo Groups. Former members please join! Love to hear from all the friends that have gone but haven't forgotten. Long live my brother and mentor, Tom "The Rocket" Rohr..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 12NOV2004 | 18OCT98]


DAUSMAN, Bob rdausma1@twcny.rr.com "...Flew as an AO on VP-56 a/c in late 70's and w/VP-MAU in the early 80's. Look forward to hearing from any of my Shipmates..." [04JAN99]

DICKIE, Eric Jay apfoolsbndr@aol.com "...I was in VA-305, NAS Point Mugu, California, VA-303 & VA-304 NAS Alameda, California, VP-MAU Mountain View, CA 1978-1996. My wife, Jan, and I full time in our 2008 Bounder Diesel and currently in Casa Grande, AZ for winter, then going to New England area for summer 2010..." [08MAR2010]

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EGGER, Randy randy@ftl.com "...First served with VP-9 Crew 9 from 1982 to 1986. Shore tour with VP-31 from 1986 to 1989. In VP-4 during the transition to P-3C's; VP-46 for a month then VP-47 to finish out my active duty on Holloween 1990 (approprate for me). VP-MAU SEL/RES until decommissioned in 1991; Transfered to VP-91 (SEL/RES). Been there ever since (a slight break for IRR). Awaiting yet another decommissioning. Please feel free to email me, it's always good to hear from friends..." [E-Mail Updated 13NOV2002 | 17FEB98]

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]

ENGLE, John R. Retired jengle8480@aol.com "...I was in VQ-4 (IFT on Crew 12 "The Black Sheep") from 1975 to 1981, VP-68 and VP-4549 from 1981 to 1984 as an FCO in P-3A's, B's and Super B's, VP-30 in 1985, and VP-MAU as an IFT from 1985 to 1989. I retired in 1989. Sure miss those old 130's..."" [E-Mail Updated 22NOV2003 | BIO Updated 10FEB2001 | 16NOV99]


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]

FRATTASIO, AW1 Marc "Frat" J. Shipmates Pix fm@gis.net "...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]

FROST, Steve sfrost47@attbi.com "...VP-44 from 1981-1985, NAS Brunswick, Maine from 1985-1989, USNR FASO, VP-MAU, NAS Norfolk, Virginia, and 9th NCR Dallas, NMCB 22 Dallas. Would like to hear from most of you!..." [E-Mail Updated 28DEC2001 | 08MAY2000]


GLENN, AFCM Mike Retired mjglenn@frazmtn.com "...Flew A3 Whales on active duty, entered USNR in 1974, went into VP-65 when it transitioned from the P-2 to the P-3 in Oct 74, ran WC 110, and became an FE. Transferred to the VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California when it started up, and remained there, known to one and all as "the oldest living mammal" or OLM, and stayed until disestablishment in Sept 91, then went to VP-91 NAS Moffett Field, California. Remained there until Jan 1994 when I returned to VP-65 and retired there in AUG 96, still flying and believed to be the senior active FE in the NAVY. Happy to hear from any old Shipmates..." [31MAR98]

GOZRULAK, Lawrence F. Lgozrula@aol.com or gozrula@msn.com "...Served in VQ-3 NAS Agana, Guam from Oct75-Mar77. VP-91 from Apr77-Jul80. VP-68 from Jul80-Apr85. NARCEN NAS Moffett Field, California from Apr85-Jul87. VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California from Jul87-Oct91. VP-91 from Oct91-Feb94. HM-19/15 NAS Alameda, California Feb94-Feb95. VR-55 NAS Moffett Field, California from Feb95-Nov95. Retired AECS P-3 Flight Engineer..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 01FEB2002 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 09JAN2000 | 05MAR98]


HOPGOOD, Phil hopgood@doim6.monmouth.army.mil "...Flew P-3C Update I with VP-9 Golden Eagles in Active Duty with deployments to NAS Adak, Alaska (1985), and split Misawa Japan and NAS Cubi Point, Philippines (1996) on CAC-4. Joined VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California Reserve squadron in 1987 where we transitioned to P-3 Update III. Transfered to VP-68 ( NAF Washington, D.C.) in 1989. This time we transitioned from P-3 B to P-3C Update II. Had a heck of a time with the CAC-4 Sky Pigs..." [11MAR98]

HUELSTER, William "Wildbill" lolahuelste@charter.net "...I served with VP-MAU (1989-1991) and retired in 1995..." [06SEP2013]


JOHNSON, AK2 Tim (TJ) tjmontess@pei.sympatico.ca "...Stationed with VP-MAU NASB 1987-1990. Worked in Maint/Matl Control and was also TAD to NASB Supply Dept. as a material expeditor. I am now retired and living in Canada and would like to hear from any other Shipmates. From 1983 to 1987 was stationed with VF-32 NAS Oceana, VA attached to both the USS Independence and USS John F Kennedy..." [08NOV2004]

JONES, AME2 Chad sjones7@dc.rr.com "...FLIGHT ENGINEER ! Served with VP-MAU ( NAS Moffett Field, California) 1987-1991, attended FE school at VP-31, served with the tridents of VP-65 at NAS Point Mugu, California from 1991-1993. Discharged in 1993. Will never forget the memory's and friends. Some of the best times of my life. Cubi rules!!!!! would love to hear from old friends..." [E-Mail Updated 16APR2005 | 13AUG2001]


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]

KRIPAL, Thomas "TJ" thomas.kripal@ne.ngb.army.mil "...Looking to get in touch with former VP Shipmates from VP-MAU or VP-90 from NAS Moffett Field, California..." [06OCT2004]


LEBIEDZ, Mike mlebiedz@mediaone.net "...P-3CII Nav/Comm and Tacco, P-3B mod Nav and Tacco...UBUNO: VP-26 05/80 thru 05/83, Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) 06/83 thru 10/85...USNR: VP-MAU 11/85 thru 03/91, and VP-66 04/91 thru 10/94..." [E-Mail Updated 17NOV2000 | 18JAN98]

LEVASSEUR, AZCM(AW) John Retired levasseurj@rbcinc.com "...Retired in NAS Patuxent River, Maryland area in January 01; went right to work for RBC, INC supporting PMA290 P-3/S-3 programs. Served NAS Meridian, MS 76-80, NAS SOWEY (SELRES) 83, VP-MAU NAS Brunswick, Maine 83-88, VP-66 Liberty Bells 88-90, CRPWL staff 90-94, NADOC NAS Patuxent River, Maryland/NAVAIR NAS Patuxent River, Maryland 94-01. Would enjoy hearing from old friend, even you Dave!..." [15MAR2001]

LEWIS, Mitchell A. (Mick) mblewis@suscom-maine.net "...Member of the VP-60 A-Team from 1974 thru 1979. What a great bunch of guys to be associated with. Rick Fraske and Stan Walker were two of the best friends a guys could have. Went to VA-305 and made Chief. A very short stint in HSL-74 and then on to VP-MAU NAS Brunswick, Maine, where I finished the career. Am now a police officer for the City of Bath. Sure would like to hear from any and all Shipmates..." [11DEC2000]

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]


MARTIN-FRATTASIO, AK3 Faith Shipmates Pix fm@gis.net "...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]

McDONOUGH, AE1 Robert L. "Bob" rlmcdonough@hotmail.com "...Flight Engineer VP-MAU. Miss it!..." [23FEB2007]

McDONALD, AD2 Todd tmac_107@hotmail.com "...I am looking for my shipmates from VP-MAU based in NAS Moffett Field, California. I was there from 1986 to 1990. I would like to say hello to my Shipmates..." [04JAN2001]

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]

MILLBACH, AMCS(AW) Gary Retired millbach@pressenter.com "...VP-69 74-79, VP-90 79-80, VP-60 80-83, VP MAU BRUNSWICK 83-86, VP-69 86-90...I RETIRED I MARCH 1990 AT THE TIME I WAS THE MAINTENANCE CHIEF. IT WOULD BE NICE TO HEAR FROM SOME OLD SHIPMATES! SMOOTH SAILING!..."

MULFORD, ATC Matthew E. vp62maint@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-62 from 84-88 as a Radio Operator/IFT. One of the first qualified in the updateIIIs as IFT. VP-MAU NAS Brunswick, Maine 88-91. VP-62 91-97. VP-64 97- current, still flying..." [E-Mail Updated 05JUN2005 | E-Mail Updated 03MAY99 | 12MAR98]

MYERS, LCDR Len info@windspiritsfarm.com "...I served with VP-23 from 1974 to 1977, Naval Air Development Center from 1977 to 1980, and TAR with VP-66 from 1980 to 1983. I left active duty and became a reservist in the newly formed VP-MAU in NAS Brunswick, Maine from 1983 to 1991. Gettin to old to fly I did my last few years at the Military Sealift Command. Presently residing in Pennsylvania. Would love to hear from former Shipmates and hear what your doing now..." [25JAN2004]


NELSON, AME3 Jeff A. "Mongo" nelsonic1965@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California (Plank-Owner) from December 1986 through March of 1990. I was the Work Center 130 Night-Check supervisor. Drop me an email sometime..." [E-Mail Updated 30MAY2004 | 04JUN2003]

NELSON, AT1 John "J.R." jrnelson@hctc.com "...Shipmates! VA-164/CVA-19 '70-71, VP-31, VP-9 '71-73 1971 MCAS Iwakuni, Japan ( NAS Cubi Point, Philippines / Utapao), 1972 VP-9 / Wing "Det" To NAS Cubi Point, Philippines/Utapao. 1973 NAS Iwakuni, Japan / NAS Cubi Point, Philippines. 1973 NavPro Burbank S-3A initial Crew VS-41 '73-75, VS-33 Screwbirds (S-3) '75-79. 1985-89 VP-69 NAS Whidbey Island, Washington NAF Misawa, Japan '85, '87, '88. T AC-NAV-MOD, '89-'91 VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California NUD-UDIII. Here's to all my "shippies" - Ex, retired and especially those still serving! Remember Tom "Radar" Rohr AX-2/GS-12 1958-1995..." [E-Mail Updated 02JUN2005 | 21MAR98]


OGG, AMCS Jerry L. Oggdog@AOl.Com "...I was in VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California as a Flight Engineer and I am currently at CRPWP NAS Moffett Field, California. I would like to here from other VP-MAU people..." [26JAN98]


PRITCHETT, AE Dave Jr. pritchxlda@aol.com "...I served with VP-90 at NAS Glenview, Illinois (1984 to 1988) and VP-MAU at NAS Brunswick, Maine. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [15SEP2010]


RAMSDELL, John ramsdell.john@ssd.loral.com "...I was stationed in VP-50, VP-69, VP-91, and VP-MAU ( NAS Moffett Field, California). Would like to hear from any old Shipmates..." [27JAN98]

RANKIN, AD3 Robbie robrankin@comcast.net "...I served with VP-30 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida and VP-MAU at NAS Brunswick, Maine. I have been a HVAC Technician since 1989 and married for 21 years with three kids..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 28FEB2012 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 24MAY2005 | 07SEP98]

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]

ROBINSON, Anthony tonysoul@aol.com "...Hi old Shipmates. Entered Navy in 1980. First squadron was VP-50 at NAS Moffett Field, California. Went TAR and joined CRPWP from 84-88. Then transfered to VP-MAU at NAS Moffett Field, California from 88-91. Then went far from home and was attached to VP-65 at NAWC NAS Point Mugu, California. from 91-95. I finally left the west coast and transferred to NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. Was stationed at VP-64 till I made AWC. Now attached with the Liberty Bells of VP-66. Woulod like to hear from old "Shipmates of the past" In memory of St. James Infirmary..." [14APR98]


SCHVAB, John (Nathan) schvab5@sbcglobal.net "...Howdy, VP-MAU (NAS Moffett Field, California), probably the best time in the Navy besides HCS-5. VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California especially 1987-1989 the crew was great. Sometimes my memory comes back and I say "Did I do that?" VP-69 was alright 1991-1992. Still in the Navy sittiing in Springfield Missouri at the NMCRC getting ready to retire. If you can stay in touch..." [19JAN2005]

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 Schwind-DiCesare 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]

STENGEL, AT1 Casey Retired caseyprov356@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-48 (IFT) from 1974 to 1978 (deployments to NAF Misawa, Japan and NAS Adak, Alaska), TAR in 1978 and VP-MAU (Plank Owner) at NAS Moffett Field, California from 1986 to 1990. I retired in 1990 and still miss the Navy. I would love to hear from former Shipmates..." [11OCT2009]

STRADLEY, AW1 Mike m_stradley@unidial.com "...I was assigned to VP-46 from 82- 85, as an AW. Continued with VP-SAU (VP-4046) & VP-MAU from 85 to the decommissioning in 91. Needing to find a home, I joined the Washington Air National Guard. In 1995, I received my commission and am now a full time AGR working at McChord AFB as a Weapons Controller..." [13JAN99]

SWANSON, AZ1 Jeff jeswan1@verizon.net "...I served with VP-91, VP-69, VR-61, VP-MAU MMF A. I was a TAR from 07-77 to 11-87 and currently with SELRES..." [E-Mail Updated 01JUN2008 | 12MAR2000]

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]

SYKES, Edward tsykes1018@aol.com "...I served with VP-MAU (1985 to 1988) at NAS Brunswick, Maine. I worked in the Airframe Shop and very proud to have been there. Great guys..." [08NOV2009]


TEW, Steve stew@hbi.com "...I served in VP-65, VP-90, VP-91, VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California. I see many of my old Shipmates here. Minnesota's my home of record and Violet and I will stay here for a few more Years, then maybe seek a warmer clime. I look forward to coresponding with many of you..." [18APR2001]

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]

THOMAS, Ron ron1thomas@aol.com "...I served with VAQ-130 (USS Forrestal CV-59) from 1979 to 1983, VP-19, VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California, NAS Dallas, Texas and VP-67 NAS Memphis, Tennessee..." [E-Mail Updated 05AUG2009 | 11OCT99 | 13FEB99]

THOMPSON, William tommygunfe@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-46 from 1980-1987, VP-MAU from 1987-1991, and VP-66 from 1991-1999. I am currently serving with VP-62..." [08JUN2003]


UHRLAUB, AE1 James A. II juhrlaubii@msn.com "...I served with VP-31 in 1975 (training), VP-4 and VP-6 from 1975 to 1979, VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California from 1987 to 1991 (plank owner) and several other reserve VP squadrons in between..." [07JAN2009]


WALKER, Hap Retired Hcwalker@aol.com "...I was a tron with VP-68 at Pax River from 1978 until 1983 when I went to the precom crew for VP-MAU Brunswick. Stayed there until '89 and then to VR-62 in Detroit where I retired in '93. I am currently in grad school at the University of Georgia..."

WALLS, Kevin walls@nni.com "...I served with VP-MAU from 1988 till it closed. Sure do miss a lot of people from there. Would love to here from some..." [08NOV2005]

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]

WIEFELS, CDR David Retired dfweefs@att.net "...I served with VP-MAU (1989-1991), VP-91 (1991-2008) and Naval Base Support Unit (1998-2000)..." [10AUG2014]

WINTER, MCPO Kenneth Retired khwinter@gwi.net "...I was on active duty with VP-21 and VP-10 from 1968 to 1972. I then joined VP-68. After VP-68, I joined the VP-MAU at NAS Brunswick, Maine. I retired from the Naval Reserve in 1994 from the TSC unit as a Senior Chief..." [02JUL2008]


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