VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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BARRETTO, Paul "Ord" p3ord@charter.net "...I served with VP-94 from February 1988 through July 2005. I did leave the command for 6 month's in 1995 when the Navy tried to kick us IFO's off the mighty P-3! Currently with VR-59 out of NAS JRB Fort Worth, Texas. Really miss the combat flying and the strong comraderie we shared with VP-94! Trying to stick out 1 1/2 more years to complete my 24..." [16JUL2009]

BRINKLEY, AD1 John retired brinkleybea@earthlink.net "...I served with VP-60 SAR from 1972 to 1974, TAR from 1974 to 1978, VR-57 from 1978 to 1982, and VR-59 from 1982 to 1988..." [29MAR2003]

DANIEL, CMDCM Howard D. Tex" Retired howard.daniel1@sbcglobal.net "...I served with VF-202 (1976-1977), VF-302 (1977-1980), VP-94 (1980-1987), VP-68 (1987-1992), COMRESPATWINGPAC Weapons (1992-1995), NAS JRB Fort Worth, TX (1995-1996), COMNAVAIRESFOR (1996-1999), VR-59 (1999-2002), NAS JRB Fort Worth, TX (2002-2006) and retired in 2006. I currently work for the Department of Veteran Affairs in Dallas, TX..." [BIO Updated 23NOV2017 | E-Mail Updated 09FEB2006 | BIO Updated 11FEB2004 | 08DEC98]

FREDRICKSON, AEC(AW) Pete Retired palaceresort@yahoo.com "...I served with VR-59 (1962) at aval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, VP-60 (1974-1979) and retired at NAS Dallas, Texas (1992). I went to the Philippines from 1995 to 2006 where I built, owned and operated a resort for active and retired U.S. Military..." [BIO Updated 26SEP2014 | 25MAY2011]

HARDIN, CMC Ken Retired ken@themansshop.com "...I served with VP-741 (10/1961) at NAS Jacksonville, Florida and a deployment to NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. I flew with Crew-5 as Radar Operator/Second Mech and LCDR Culpepper was AC. Our aircraft displayed a brown jug on the nose wheel well door and a large pair of red panties with number 5 on the seat was our crew flag displayed from the astrodome while taxiing. I retired from VR-59 (10/1981) at NAS Dallas, Texas as Command Master Chief. Presently reside in Arlington, TX..." [BIO Updated 26FEB2012 | 20FEB2012]

JEPPSON, Joel jjeppson@charter.net "...I was attached to VC-5 NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan as a "Stoof" pilot from 2/74 thru 7/75. Allot of trips to Taegu, Osan, Tainan, Taipei, NAS Agana, Guam, NAS Atsugi, Japan and of course NAS Cubi Point, Philippines. I was stationed at NAS Dallas, Texas from 8/81 thru 11/85. Spent the first 2 yrs. flying the C-12 and then 2 yrs. attached to VR-59. Endured 1 NAS Sigonella, Sicily Det. in Nov. '85..." [09FEB2007]

O'MARTIN, AT1 Alan Retired alaneomartin@gmail.com "...I served with AEWBarRonPac (1964), VW-1 (1964), VP-50 (1965), VP-90 (1966-1968 and (1973-1975), VP-94 (1986-1991), VR-59 (1991) and retiring in 1999..." [E-Mail Updated 09NOV2014 | E-Mail Updated 29MAR2010 | 04APR98]

PATTERSON, AD1 Rayford "Pat" Retired jeejinyobo@hotmail.com "...I entered the Navy and was assigned to VA-203 from 1974 to 1976. I made E-3 in 1977 and transfer'd to VR-58 where I was the lowest ranked guy there. Plenty of aircraft washes for me! I served with a bunch of great guys there. I helped design the current "Sunseeker Patch" and painted a mural in the old hangar stairwell. Later (1979) I got transfer'd to VR-59 in Dallas which wasn't ready so I TAD'ed to VR-54 C-118's for 3 years. Finally the C-9's came (3 brand new birds) and went to VR-59. I did design its current Texas "Star" patch. Left there in 1984 or so and went to NAF Detroit, Michigan to start up VR-62. Got 50 Bucks for helpng design that patch. Left VR-62 to go to VR-60 in NAS Memphis, Tennessee. The left NAS Memphis, Tennessee and returned to NAF Detroit, Michigan AIMD and closed that base. I gues you could say I was a pofessional C-9 Squadron Starter with 3 under my belt. All the people I worked with in the Navy were a great buch of Guy's and Gal's. After I etired I went to work for Connie Kallita at AIA for many years. Currently I am in Riyadh Saudi Arabia working with Pratt and Whitney. Aviation has been my life. Please any of my old shipmates feel free to contact me. I would love to hear from you...." [31MAY2004]

Robert tex2step30@sbcglobal.net "...I served at AIMD in NAS Dallas, Texas, transfered to VR-54 NAS New Orleans, Louisiana, and then to and currently serving at VR-54 in FT Worth TX..." [13NOV2004]

SUMMERS, AMC(AW)(SEL) Wayne (Bartman) summers1232000@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-90, VP-62, AIMD NAS Glenview, Illinois, stood up NAR Santa Clara, NAS New Orleans, Louisiana, VR-59 (C-9's) and VR-59 (C-40's). Alot of familiar names on that list. Hope to hear from you guys..." [28JUN2004]

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