VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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DAEGELE, AD1 Robert "DAG" rdaegele@clinic.net "...Hello Shipmates! I started my navy career on 27 DEC 85 at RTC Orlando Florida. I then went to VP-60 at NAS Glenview, Illinois from 86-89, then on to VP-62 where I was TAD to AIMD NAS Jacksonville, Florida, Florida from 89-93. I then went to AIMD NAS JRB Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, then I became a plank owner in VQ-11 out of NAS Brunswick, Maine 97-99. Now due to the disestablishing of VQ-11 I will be trading the P-3 for a C-130 at VR-62 out of NAS Brunswick, Maine. I would be proud to hear from any shipmates that I may have served with..." [BIO Updated 17NOV99 | 11MAR98]

HORNBARGER, Dawn amvmom_76@yahoo.com "...I served with Force Warfare from 1996 to 1998 and VQ-11 from 1998 to 2000. I would love to hear from former Shipmates..." [18JUN2004]

KILGER, CAPTAIN Peter Retired peter.kilger@gmail.com "...I graduated from the United States Naval Academy (1980), Naval Flight Officer (1981), VP-31 at NAS Moffett Field, California, VP-6 (1982-1985) at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii and Naval Air Training Unit, Mather AFB, California (trained Student Naval Flight Officers in advanced navigation methods), VP-66 (1986-1997) at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, VQ-11 (1999-2000) as Commanding Officer, FMP MOCC 0197 (2000-2002), Navy Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer (NEPLO) for New Hampshire (2002-2006), VTU in New Hampshire, VTU in Salt Lake City, SACT Unit, NOSC Support Unit (2008) and retired (Navy Reserve) in June 2008. I am currently the Director of Programs for Sierra Nevada Corporation in Dayton, OH..." [22NOV2010]

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]

LEVERICH, CDR/CWO4/AECS Dick Retired rwl@me.com "...I served with VP-66 from December 1976 to July 1997 (P-3A FE with 5001.1 hours and was the Aircraft Maintenance Officer), VQ-11 from 1997 to disestablishment in 2000 (first assigned SELRES Officer), VR-48 as an AMO from 2000 to December 2001, Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) in Allentown, PA (Active Duty - Commanding Officer) from 2001 to 2004 and retired from VR-64 in August 2008..." [26MAY2010]

McGEHEE, CDR Michael W. mwmcgehee757@netscape.net "...I served with VP-48 from February 1987 to September 1990, VAQ-33 from September 1990 to March 1993, VP-66 EW Detachment from April 1993 to July 1997, VQ-11 from July 1997 to February 1999, CPW 1174 from February 1999 to February 2000, and CLF DET 105 from February 2000 to present. VP-48 Deployments: NAS Cubi Point, Philippines from June 1987 to December 1987; NAS Adak, Alaska from November 1988 to May 1989; NAS Misawa, Japan/NAS Cubi Point, Philippines from June 1990 to September 1990..." [24AUG2003]

NOBLE, AZ2 James Jr (Jimbo) 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..."

OSBORN, AT1 (AW/NAC) Stephen gapoz@cfl.rr.com "...Enlisted April 1980 and went to Great Lakes for boot camp. Spent a year at NATTC Millington, TN for initial training. Then on to SERE and VP-31 rag for Aircrew training. My first squadron was VP-19 from 3/82 to 5/85. Back to TN for C7 and bounce up to NADC Warminster PA to put all that edgimication to good use. That was the greatest duty - nothing like working with 3000 rocket scientists. My next stop was ASWOC NAS Sigonella, Sicily from September 1989 to October 1992 during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. For something completely different I took orders to AIMD Key West from October 1992 to October 1995. In my spare time I worked at the local Radio station as an Engineer. Back up north to VP-66 at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania from October 1995 to July 1997 and finally stood up new squadron VQ-11 at NAS Brunswick, Maine July 1997. Retired November 1998 and moved to Disney Land..." [12JUL2004]

STANLEY, Ricky G. Retired rickygstan@gmail.com "...I attended AT "A" School at NAS Millington, Tennessee in 1980, Aircrew Training at NAS Pensacola, Florida, Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) at NAS North Island, San Diego, California, Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands (ES-2D Radar Operator) from 1981 to 1985, NADC (Warminister) Johnsville, Pennsylvania (P-3 Observer) from 1985 to 1988, NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (C-12 Crewman) from 1988 to 1991, VP-30 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida (P-3 Observer) from 1991 to 1994, NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (Non flight billet) from 1994 to 1995, EW School at Corry Station NAS Pensacola, Florida, VQ-2 (IFT) at NS Rota, Spain from 1996 to 1999, VQ-11 (Non flight billet) at NAS Brunswick, Maine from 1999 to 2000 and retired August 1, 2000. Fair Winds to all my beloved Shipmates. I miss you all..." [30MAR2011]

THALHEIMER, Pete Capecrew@yahoo.com "...I was attached to VP-1 from July '91 - Sept '94 when the military drawdown hit. I flew in and out of NAS Adak, Alaska, Panama, Acapulco, Masirah, UAE, NSA Bahrain, NSF Diego Garcia and NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan to name a few. I see several familiar names here, some of which I had the pleasure of flying with on CAC-3 (Flying Elvises). I then flew the only EP-3Js with a new reserve unit, VQ-11, now disestablished and I am presently a reserve recruiter in Newport, RI. I am processing for transfer to the NY Air National Guard to fly the old VXE-6 mission of C-130s (Ski-130) to the South Pole. My family and I are doing great and would love to hear from one and all!! FLY SAFE!..." [29AUG2001]

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