VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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ADRAGNA, AMS3 John adragnasr@aol.com "...I served with VAP-62 from September 1967 to December 1968. I am looking for Frank Lincoln, Randy Trout and Butch Goldbaum..." [01MAY2009]

CROSS, AE2 William A. william@crosspumping.com "...I served with VAP-62 (1959-1962). I have many good memories also had mission to North Africa and reenlisted. I would like to hear from former Shipmates and any Reunion information..." [22NOV2017]

DEAN, ATN3 Paul L. pldeansr@aol.com "...I served with VAP-62 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida from 1962 to 1964 as a Communications Petty Officer..." [10FEB2010]

DeCOTEAU, Bob bbdecoto@townisp.com "...I served with VAP-62 from 1957 to 1960 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [24FEB2006]

DOMENECH, Tony tdomenech@aol.com "...I served with VAP-62 from 1968 to 1969. Detached with Steve Baber, Scott Weekly, et al. to VAP-61 at NAS Agana, Guam and detached from there to FASU/NSA DaNang, Republic of Vietnam. I would love to know where we can get information on TAD from 1961 to FASU/NSA DaNang, Republic of Vietnam. This is not reflected in personnel papers. Any ideas? Go Gators! Hope you guys are doing well..." [08APR2010]

EIDSON, Dan eidsond@planttel.net "...I served with VAP-62 from May, 1967 to October, 1969. Did TAD work with VAP-61 the summer of 1969. See the page http://www.webspawner.com/users/vap62 for email address from both squadrons. Also, there are some photos..." [14JAN2002]

Memorial Picture "...FAULKNER, Theodore...My father, Theodore Faulkner, served with VAP-62 NAS Jacksonville, Florida in the 60's. My Dad passed away but I just want to know if anyone remembers him and if they would want to share any memories with me. Thank you...Diane Faulkner Turknettdturknett@aqnet.com..." [21FEB2007]

Memorial Picture "...FROHNE, CDR Charles T...Dad's first squadron was VP-8 in 1942, and later served in a test unit for Fleet Evaluation of the PV-2 Harpoon. He served with VB-00 in the Hawaiian area, and VPB-133 in the Marshalls where he saw combat action at Wake, Tinian, and Iwo Jima. Total of 162 successful combat missions. In 1948 he served as maintenance officer with VP-4 flying the P2V in NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, NAS Kodiak, Alaska, and NAS Adak, Alaska In 1954 he joined VC-8 flying the AJ-1 Savage and then was appointed as Executive Officer of the newly formed VAH-1 flying the A3D in 1955. In 1959 he assumed command of VAP-62 and began the transition of AJ-1's to the A3D-2P. He was KIA aboard the USS Saratoga on July 29, 1960...C. Thomas Frohne t@frohne.com..." [BIO Updated 31DEC2006 | E-Mail Updated 05JUN2006 | 21JAN2001]

GARDNER, AZC Jerome Retired bassfla@aol.com "...I served with VAP-62 (Oct58-Mar61) in NAS Jacksonville, Florida, VP-8 (Apr64-Jul67) in NAS Patuxent River, Maryland and VP-10 (Jan72-Jul75) in NAS Brunswick, Maine. Would love to hear from any or all of my Shipmates and friends from those times..." [22MAR2007]

GRAFF, AE2 James jgraff@iquest.net "...I served with VAP-62 (1957-01/1959) with Detachments to Delta and Echo at NAF Naples, Italy..." [07OCT2012]

HOFFMAN, Darrell deh9@psu.edu "...I served with VAP-62 with Detachments to NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone and NS Rota, Spain. I w with them when they where disestablished at NAS Jacksonville, Florida..." [15APR2009]

IMHOF, P. J. "PJ" pjdaddypaddy@att.net "...I served with VAP-62, VAH-15 (3rd Crewman), VP-56, VP-45, NAS Lakehurst, New Jersey, HS-2, HT-8A, HT-18 and HC-1 Detachment 3..." [E-Mail Updated 07AUG2017 | E-Mail Updated 17MAY2011 | E-Mail Updated 30NOV2004 | E-Mail Updated 08FEB2003 | E-Mail Updated 12AUG98]

Memorial Picture "...JACOBS, CDR Edward J...My Father, CDR Edward J Jacobs, Jr. went MIA 08-26-1967. At that time, Dad was serving with VAP-62 but was TDY to VAP-61. I would love to hear from anyone that served (or knew) my Dad. Thank you..." Contributed by Jeanie Cubin info@aphotomoment.com [09JUN2013]

JOHNSON, AMS2 Gary W. willisgw63@yahoo.com "...I served with VAP-62 (1957-1961) 1957 NAS Jacksonville, Florida. I worked in the Sheetmetal Shop and was in charge of the Paint Shop for awhile..." [08OCT2012]

LEE, ADC Thurston tlee37@frontiernet.net "...I served with VAP-62 from 1960 to 1968. I would like to hear from anyone who knew me. I was an ADC when Ii left NAS Jacksonville, Florida..." [22SEP2006]

MORGAN, AT Terry terrymorgan@olemissalumni.com "...I was an AT with VAP-62 from October 1957 until July 1960. I was on the NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal Detachment in 1959. I would like to hear from anyone who was in VAP-62 at the same time I was. CDR Drum was the CO when I joined the squadron he was followed by CDR Hollingshead who was followed by CDR Frohne..." [30AUG2004]

OLSSON, ADJ2 Randy randy@ntelos.net "...I served with VAP-62 as a Jet Mechanic its disestablishment (what a sad day). I remember are Chief Java (Maint Chief), Joe Hardy (Shop Chief), ADJ1 Maurice Stephens, ADJ2 Phil Diaz, ADJ2 Mike Lauret, the two Sikes brothers and Chief Dempsey (Line chieF). What wonderful guys!..." [24AUG2011]

POWELL, AMH2 Tom tomemale@hotmail.com "...I served with VAP-62 (1966-08/1969) in airframes with deployments to NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone (1967) and NAS Agana, Guam (1968) with Detachment to FASU/NSA DaNang, Republic of Vietnam (Thanksgiving - 1968)..." [18NOV2012]

ROWE, PN2 John JAR1933@AOL.com "...VJ-62 - Assigned in 1953 NAAS, Sanford, Fla. until my discharge in 1957. VJ-62 was then named VAP-62 and was at NAS Norfolk, Virginia. I was a PN2 and served on Detachments Charlie, Love and Fox - all went to Turkey. If you remember me, drop me a line anytime. Would be very happy to hear from you. Take care..." [26FEB2002]

TAFT, AT Richard obi-wan@disciples.com "...I served with VAP-62 from 1963 to 1965. We took our aircraft to Spain the summer of 1964. Took my navy avonics training and became a computer engineer for Howneywell then shifted to federal civil service. Currently working as Flight Commander for USAF Squadron Panama City, Fl. People I remember, San Meyers, Russ DeLoach, Ed Sacks, Ewart Horton and many others..." [19APR2011]

WIMPEE, Matt mwimpee@danielkids.org "...I served from January of 1957 thru June of 1959 as Maintenance Yeoman in VAP-62. We flew the AJ2P Savage and changed to the A3D. I would love to hear from anyone in the Squadron during that time..." [19JUN2003]

Memorial Picture "...WRIGHT, SCPO William "Bill"...My Dad, Bill Wright, passed away in the early 1980's. Dad served with VAP-62 and retired from the Navy in the 1970s. I would love to hear from any of my Dad's former Shipmates. Best wishes..." Contributed by William Wright billwright61@hotmail.com [18JUL2011]

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