VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
VPNAVY Address

ShipmateFASRON-5 ShipmatesShipmate

CASEMAN, YN Lynn F. lcaseman@frontier.com "...I served with FASRON-5 (10/1957-10/1958) as Ship's Yeoman (Personnal Office). I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 30JAN2012 | 20JUL2007]

HIRSCH, Alvin S. hirschmunchers@aol.com "...I served with FASRON-5 and VU-4 (we towed targets from 1959 to 1960). Also looking for FASRON-5 patch..." [01AUG2004]

MATHEIS, Henry ptc103one@aol.com "...I served with FASRON-5 at NAS Oceania, VA from 1956 to 1957 and VP-833 at NAS New York, New York from 1958 to 1962..." [17APR2011]

McGOVERN, John (Jack) jmcgovern@metropo.mccneb.edu "...I served with FASRON-5 at NAS North Island, San Diego, California in 1952 through 1953 and VS-37, NAS Los Alamitos, California in 1954 through 1955. Would really like to hear from my Shipmates..." [29MAY2000]

PETERSON, AT3 Richard richard.peterson@verizon.com "...I started out in 1953 - AT School NAS Memphis, Tennessee - then FASRON-5, NAS Oceana Va. I transferredred to VW-11 - at its founding in 1956. I worked in the Operations office, and flew as Radar Tech, flying every third day. We operated out of Argentia from May 1956 thru Jan 1957. My introduction to NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada was see all the snow in May and having lobster in mess hall on our fist evening meal..." [19NOV2001]

SNEDDEN, AM3 James R. jimsnedden@comcast.net "...I attended AN(P) School (14JAN52-09MAR52) at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, Class A School (15SEP52-19DEC52) at NAS Memphis, Tennessee, FASRON-5 at NAS Oceana, Va. and VP-34 (1952-1954) at NAS Trinidad, British West Indies flying in the PBM. While on a training mission in Puerto Rico we lost one to the planes (March 22nd, 1953). No one was ever able to verify what happened as minimal debris washed up. No bodies ever surfaced..." [BIO Updated 29JUL2019 | 27JUL2019]

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