VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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Memorial Picture "...DOLPH, AL3 John...I regret to inform you that Shipmate AL3 John Dolph recently passed. John served with VP-6 from 1949 to 1951 and flew with Crew 1. His favorite saying: GO NAVY!..." Contributed by John Dolph Jr. john.dolph@panasonic.aero [20JAN2009]

Memorial Picture "...DOLAN, Robert Edward...11SEP2001 (NYC World Trade Center/Pentagon) loss: Robert Edward Dolan, Home of Record: Florham Park, N.J., Commissioned: United States Naval Academy, May 27, 1981, Rank: Commander, Date of Rank: April 1, 1996, Designator: Surface Warfare Officer, Age: 43. Duty Stations: USS Inchon (LPH 12) - 09/82 - 07/84, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit TWO - 07/85 - 07/87, Commander, Mine Warfare Command, Charleston, S.C. - 07/87 - 08/89, USS Joseph Hewes (FFG 1078) - 04/90 - 09/91, USS Richmoind K. Turner (CG 20) - 11/91 - 10/93, USS Thomas S. Gates (CG 51) - 05/94 - 10/95, Joint Staff, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C. - 10/95 - 08/97, USS John Hancock (DD 981) - 10/98 - 05/00, and Chief of Naval Operations - 06/00. Awards and Decorations: Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1), Meritorious Service Medal (2), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (1), Navy Unit Commendation, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy Expeditionary Medal (2), Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2)..." Contributed by John W. Hood, ATC, Retired JOHNWHOOD@prodigy.net [18SEP2001]

Memorial Picture "...DONALDSON, ADCS Robert "Bob"... I wanted to mention my Father ADCS Robert (Bob) Donaldson, who spent two tours in VR-21. Unfortunately, we lost him on April 8th 1992. I miss him every day and he inspired me to join the Navy and do my 20....RPC Lawrence Donaldson, Retired..." [11JUL2007]

Memorial Picture "...DONODEO, Roger...My father, Commander Roger Donodeo, passed away June 16th, 1999. Dad was the Commanding Officer of VP-56 from December 1975 to December 1977. My father was the ONLY CO to have the "JAWS" on his aircraft. If anyone has any questions please feel free to contact me at 904-264-8011 or via e-mail. Thanks you...Mike Donodeo mdonodeo@netzero.net..." [21AUG99]

Memorial Picture "...DONOVAN, William Howard Jr....11SEP2001 (NYC World Trade Center/Pentagon) loss: William Howard Donovan Jr., Home of Record: Nunda, N.Y., Commissioned: United States Naval Academy, May 21, 1986, Rank: Commander, Date of Rank: September 1, 2001, Designator: Naval Aviator, Age: 37, Duty Stations: VP-11 - 07/88 - 10/91, VP-31 - 01/92 - 06/93, USS George Washington (CVN 73) - 12/95 - 12/97, VP-1 - 07/98 - 06/00, and Chief of Naval Operations - 07/00. Awards and Decorations: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3), Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (4), National Defense Service Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Coast Guard Special Operations Ribbon, Navy Expeditionary Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Armed Forces Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Navy "E" Ribbon, NATO Medal..." Contributed by John W. Hood, ATC, Retired JOHNWHOOD@prodigy.net [16SEP2001]

Memorial Picture "...DORE, AO3 Edwin Bernard "Ted"...My Gramps, Edwin "Ted" Dore who proudly served with VPB-102 (1944-1945) at NAB Tinian Island, Marianas Islands, passed away at Silver Springs Retirement Home under the watchful eye of Valor Hospice on this past Mother's Day (May 10, 2015) surrounded by his family. He was 90. He loved a good laugh, he loved a good-looking lady and he REALLY loved airplanes. He liked carrot cake, small dogs (not cats so much) and he even liked kids. He grew up in Inglewood, CA. He served at Iwo Jima in the Navy aboard a Liberator as a waist gunner. He was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross, Silver Star, Purple Heart, and an Army Air Corps Medal for that. He also served in Korea. His eyes sparkled during the Honor Flight we went on together in 2012..." Contributed by Carrie Button cbutton1111@gmail.com [30SEP2015]

Memorial Picture "...DORNBOS, John (Slim)...I am the widow of John (Slim) Dornbos, one of the original pilots of VP-17, dating back to January 1944. Would love to hear any tales of his or other crews' adventures in WWII. If any of you remember him, you will know that John told his share, especially of the flight from Harvey Point to California in May 1944. But more stories are always welcome. I have put together an account of his life and military service for his grandchildren, and they have eaten it up! Anything anyone can add would be most welcome..." Nancy Dornbos nandorn@cfl.rr.com [E-Mail Updated 20JUN2004 | 04FEB2002]

Memorial Picture "...DORSETT, CDR Ralph Anthony Sr... CDR Ralph Anthony Dorsett, Sr., USNR (RET), 67, died on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006 at Serenity Gate after a 15 month illness with cancer. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday at the Perry First Baptist Church with Dr. Gene Bowman and Rev. Bob Price offciating. Rev. Rick Parker will officiate at Evergreen Cemetery and the Navy will provide Full Military Honors. The family will receive friends at the residence, 1100 Ridge Circle South, Perry. Mr. Dorsett was born on November 19, 1939 in Byron, Georgia, the son of the late Marvin and Maggie Ruth Dorsett. He was preceded in death by his son, Ralph Anthony (Rad) Dorsett, Jr., and his brother, Kemp Dorsett. A member of the Perry Frist Baptist Church, he was in the Buice Sunday School Class. CDR Dorsett served as an anti submarine warfare plane commander with VP-44 while on active duty in the United States Navy. He continued to serve his country for 17 additional years in the Navy Reserves with VP-62, NAS Jacksonville, Florida, retiring in 1995. He began farming with his father in 1976, land that has been in his family since 1856. He served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the E. H. Cheek Scholarship Fund, on the Board of Directors of Houston County Farm Bureau, Board of Directors of the Perry-Houston County Airport Authority, Board of Trust for the Westfield Schools, member of the Houston County Young Farmers and Agribusinessmen's Assocation and member of the Order of the Daedalians. Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Joan Roper Dorsett; sister, Sally D. Bazemore (Ken) of Byron; brother, Jimmy Dorsett (Brenda) of Norcross; sister-in-law, Nancy Dorsett Wadsworth (Ray) of Arley, Alabama; nine nieces and nephews. The family suggests donations to the E.H. Cheek Scholarship Fund, c/o Dr. Argene Claxton, Perry High School, 1307 North Ave., Perry, Georgia 31069 or Heart of Georgia Hospice, 103 Westridge Drive, Warner Robins, Georgia 31088 - Houston Daily Journal 12/04/06..." WebSite: Houston Daily Journal http://news.mywebpal.com/partners/963/public/news767085.html [06DEC2006]

Memorial Picture "...DOUGHERTY, LCDR James McClure "Jim"...LCDR James McClure Dougherty was my grandfather. He passed away February 12th, 2019 and I am trying to find more information about his naval career, particularly his call sign and any photos people might have. He spent some time and I believe retired from VRF-31. He was also on board the Wasp for the Gemini recovery missions in the mid to late 60s. He was in flight school at NAS Pensacola, Florida (1954) and was stationed at NAS Corpus Christi, Texas (10/1955). I know he ran with a group of four or five who called themselves "The Jesters" while he was there. If anyone has any information, I would love to hear it. Please do not hesitate to contact me..." Contributed by Collette Dougherty collette.dougherty@gmail.com [16AUG2019]

Memorial Picture "...DOVE, CDR William Kenneth...CDR William Kenneth Dove, USNR (Ret.) died March 5, 2012, at his home in McLean, VA. His last squadron assignment of the war was Bombing Patrol Squadron VPB-119, which earned much notoriety for action in the Philippines and China seas area. He flew with that squadron until late 1945, at which time he returned to the U.S. and was ordered to NAS Banana River, Florida (now Cape Kennedy), as instructor for advance training units..." WebSite NewsLeader http://www.newsleader.com/ [09MAR2012]

DOAK, AOU3 Wes wesdoak@gmail.com "...I served with VP-814 at NAS Minneapolis, Minnesota 1956 to 1957. We would often fly to NAS New York, New York, NAS New Orleans, Louisiana and NAS North Island, San Diego, California for additional training. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [13APR2009]

DOBBS, AW2 Peter D. pddobbs@cs.com "...I was in VP-1 (Crew 6) from 1974-77. I would appreciate hearing from any former Shipmates..." [24FEB2000]

DOBER, John "Dombroski" c/o Daughter klm4zlm@consolidated.net "...I am trying to locate some of the flight crew that my father John Dober (Dombroski) flew with in WWII VH-3 PBM Mariner Rescue Squandron 3. My father is 84 and his short term memory is going bad but he remembers his WWII days. I would love to locate and reunite my dad with any of his crew before he dies. Can you help me or point me in the right direction? The names of the crew members are: (Pilot) Earl Lofgren, (Co-Pilot) James Farley, (Navigator) Kurt Jordahl, (Radioman) Len Drabant and (Radioman) Mike Blake. Sincerely, John Dober's Daughter..." [05NOV2009]

DOBING, ADCS Frank Retired frank2700@gmail.com "...I served with VP-931, VP-57, VP-8, VP-30, VP-5, VT-29 and then I retired. I went on to a second very rewarding career as an Aviation Safety Inspector with the FAA (Flight Standards Division) and retired January 2001. There is quite a large number of VP retirees in this area of south central Texas..." [E-Mail Updated 18JAN2009 | Updated E-Mail/BIO 13MAR2001 | 18AUG98]

DOBRININ, AT1 Adam adobrinin@gmail.com "...I served with VP-10 (2007-2012) and VX-1 (2012-2015)..." [08SEP2017]

DOBSON, ATR3 Richard G. rdobson10@tampabay.rr.com "...I served with FAETUPAC at NAS Moffett Field, California from 1966 to 1967 (Rooftop Trainer). Pt SUR, Caddy, Wakefield, Shannon and all the guys - where are you?..." [E-Mail Updated 10MAR2011 | 20AUG2008]

DOBOSH, ABH3 Michael mdobosh77@gmail.com "...I served with VP-50 (1974-1975)..." [28MAY2013]

DOCKENDORF, Donald O. Haulinas@webtv.net "...I served with VP-23 from 3/67 thru 8/69 was AW2(AC) crew 10. PPC Henry Kleinbauer, R.A.Kaufmann, S.L.Smith(TACCO), Don Turner ADR2, MAX Brewer ADJ2, Jerry Kraft AW1, Dale Starman ATR2, Tom Walters AE2, Ed Wood AO3, and last navigator LTjg Pickett. A/C BUNO 141239 flew SAR U.S.S. Scorpion from Azores. Would like to hear from "OLD" Shipmates. Home based Brunswick,Maine. How many "FAT BOY" signs were lost to the trailing wire antenna?..." [30MAR99]

DOCKENDORF, AW1 Mike (Rowland) doc@silcom.com "...VP-9 from '73-'78, ASWOC/TSC NAS Moffett Field, California from '78-80. Bailed and went into Software. What WAS I thinking? Best memories are to be had right there, current VP Sailors! Six deployments, a lot of "bring your toothbrushes", and more Yellow Brick Roads than I'd care to remember. Lost some good friends when my old crew ditched in '78. Sent a photo of "streaking the tube" as we crossed the Equator to Guinness. Never made it into the book. Six years of great times and friends..." [12APR2001]

DOCKERY, Tim savings2ucorp@prodigy.net "...I was an original plank owner with VAW-117 June 1974 at NAS North Island, San Diego, California. I am looking for enlisted and officers that was part of that group. Has anyone been in contact with a gentlemen by the name of Marty Gray who was part of that group. I would like to hear from him..." [14JUN2004]

DOCKTER, Craig 'Doc' cdockter@worldnet.att.net "...I was an AW(A) with VP-56 from 1978-1980, made the NAS Keflavik, Iceland and NAS Bermuda deployments, and would like to hear from any old shipmates who stumble across this site. ** Going below 1000 feet, LPAs are required! **..." [14DEC97]

DOCKTER, Ron rdockter@outlook.com "...I served with VP-48 (1977-1981). I had great times deployed to Japan. Now enjoying the beach life in South Carolina. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 24NOV2017 | 28MAY2012]

DODD, AMH2 Bubba "Rickey" rickeydodd86@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-47 (09/1977-03/1982) as a FE at NAS Moffett Field, California and NAS Alameda, California (03/1982-03/1985)..." [E-Mail Updated 02NOV2011 | E-Mail Updated 05OCT2003 | 24DEC99]

DODD, AECS John Retired doddallen@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-4 (received my aircrew wings as a FE) and VP-19 (1987-1989)..." [14FEB2013]

DODGEN, ATN3 Charles c.dodgen@sbcglobal.net "...I began my tour with VP-10 at NAS Brunswick, Maine in November 1964 and left active duty in October 1966 as an ATN3 Radioman on CAC-10. In that time I met and married my wife of 40 years who gave birth to our daughter 30 days before I got out of active duty. I think of my days in VP-10 often and wonder what ever happened to my Shipmates. I'd be happy to hear from any of the guys from CAC-10 or the squadron from that era..." [24MAR2006]

DODRILL, Earnest E. Retired sewer4979@aol.com "...I served with VP-5 on LA-12..." [10SEP2003]

DODSON, A. L. - submitted by his son, Joe Dodson LaC1HocFan@aol.com "...I'm very excited to see these memories and information saved and presented for viewing. My father, Albert LeRoy Dodson (A.L. Dodson), served with VP-14 April of 41 thru April of 43 (survived the Jap attack of NAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii) and latter he was CO of VP-4, I believe it was June of 51 thru June of 53..." [05APR98]

DODSON, TD2 Charles Dodson cwdodson@nacs.net "...Attended TD-A school at NAS Memphis, Tennessee in 1955, then assigned to FAETUPAC at NAS North Island, San Diego, California where I was a flight simulator instructor in the F9F Cougar from 1956 thru 1958. Would like to hear from Shipmates..." [19AUG2001]

DODSON, ADR1 Jack jsdodson22@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-2 from 1956 to 1959. Rank ADR-1 Plane Yankee Charlie 8..." [03JUN2001]

DODSON, AD1 Ronald "DOWN'EM" Retired busfe@yahoo.com "...I was a Flight Engineer with VP-23 from 1976-1982, VP-11 from 1982-1984, VP-30 as a FE Instructor from 1984-1988 and then back to VP-11 from 1988-1992. I would like to hear from past squadron mates..." [E-Mail Updated 02OCT2002 | 15AUG98]

DODSON, Steven stevencdodson@aol.com "...I was a SS-2 and SS-1 VP-19 CREW 7 Blackeye Crew..." [09FEB2002]

DOEMPKE, Gerry doempke-g@verizon.net "...VP-40 Fighting Marlins 71-74 (NAS Moffett Field, California, NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan, NAS Iwakuni, Japan, NAF Misawa, Japan), DIA (WashDC) 74-77, NAS Keflavik, Iceland 77-79, NAVAIR (WashDC) 79-81, VP-8 Tigers (NAS Brunswick, Maine, NAS Bermuda, NAS Sigonella, Sicily) 81-84, NAVAIR (WashDC) 84-87, CIVLANT (WashDC) 87-present. If the concept of flying a mission, while hauling giant sea shells back from Guam for the Naha ASWOC sounds familiar, stay in touch. Old WESTPAC P-3 Sky Pirates are a vanishing breed..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 17JUN2005 | 27JUL99]

DOGGETT, Gilbert R. Shipmate Pix grdoggett@sbcglobal.net. "I would like to hear from anyone that I served with in VP-48 NAS Trinidad, British West Indies from 1947 to 1948. I was an enlisted member of the squadron and worked on the beaching crew for the first few months and then as a flight crew member. My tour with VP-48 was about 18 months lasting until the squadron was disestablished and the PBM's were delivered to NAS Norfolk, Virginia..." [E-Mail Updated 29MAR2006]

DOLSON, AT3 William vietnamveteran79@hotmail.com "...I was in VA-34 from 05-1951 till 05-1952 and in VP-5 from 07-1952 till 03-1955. I was a member of crew 2 of VP-5. I am looking for any member of either squadron..." [12DEC2005]

DOOLEY, Gary M. (Tom) gdooley1@chartertn.net "...I was pleased to find the VP-8 Alumni Association. I would like to hear from any Shipmates 1966-1968. ( NS Sangley Point, Philippines, NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, and NAS Bermuda)..." [E-Mail Updated 10AUG2005 | E-Mail Updated 05MAR2001 | 16JUL98]

DOHERTY, Bill wjdoherty@clinic.net "...VP-44 PowerPlants 4/71 to 10/74. Powerplants CPO 6/72 to 10/74. Retired 6/79. a href="vw1.html">VW-1 2/56-12/57 DET ALPHA NAS Cubi Point, Philippines. Made the move to beautiful NAS Agana, Guam (ugh) sat out a heck of a Typhoon that hit Agana in 57. Nice place to visit but the Dets were better. I worked in Powerplants under "Mumbles" Hartly, charter member of Fiddlers Green. How about Lcdr T.P. Cassidy??? and his Dress blues inspection on the ramp?? Those were the days..." [27JAN99]

DOHERTY, Christopher M. engineer@centerseat.net "...Was a VP-5 Flight Engineer from 1989 through 1993. VQ-2 in NS Rota, Spain from December 1993 to September 1998. I'm currently stationed at NAS Sigonella, Sicily flying the Catbird ETD aircraft for CINCUSNAVEUR..." WEBSITE: http://www.centerseat.net [BIO Updated 08OCT2000 | BIO and E-Mail Updated 19OCT98]

Shipmate Request Removal [Removed 16APR2008 | 30JUN2007]

DOLAN, AW1 Joe "Smokin" Retired jmd.17@netzero.com "...I served with VP-64 Crew-6. This was, and still is, an important part of my life and fond memories. That also includes my first visit to NAF Naples, Italy, when I was introduced to the "vendors" with their bargain deals. I was warned by my fellow Shipmates not to buy that "Rolex" watch. A lesson learned - among many..." [09JAN2010]

DOLAN, PR Mike madolan@integra.net "...I served with VR-1 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland from 1958 to 1959 and VP-18 from 1959 to 1960 with deployment's to NAS Sigonella, Sicily and NAS Keflavik, Iceland. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 06FEB2007 | BIO Updated 02NOV2005 | 21DEC2004]

DOLD, Mike DldMic@aol.com "...I served nearly 3 years at NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan, in support of the P-3 squadrons on deployment. I also served with VP-31 in NAS Jacksonville, Florida and countless years of reserve time in VP at NAS Moffett Field, California. (AT site) VP is the best..." [28MAY2002]

DOLIANA, LCDR Marvin L. c/o his brother George Doliana geoandpat@msn.com "...My brother appeared in "A BIT OF HISTORY, Tenth Anniversary of Squadron ONE, 1952 - 1962, LCDR Marvin L. Doliana, VW-1 Administration Officer". He is now living in Nashville IN and is not on-line but I am sure he would like to hear from his old shipmates. I will be happy to forward any e-mail to him. By the way, he flew with VC-84 during WW II..." [09NOV98]

DOLLAR, AX1 Don dondollar6656@embarqmail.com "...I served with VP-48 from March 1968 to November 1976. I saw a lot of Shipmates come and go. I checked into the squadron just after it returned from the WestPac cruise that lost a P-3 and crew in Japan, this was the first cruise with P-3's. I checked in from VP-31 as an AN and left as an AX1 8-1/2 years later. I saw messages from a lot of Shipmates whose names I recognized especially Mike Beaty and Scotty Foster. I would really like to hear from anyone who would like to write. What happened to Gentle Ben Pitts? I am retired on disability in North Caroina. Anyone from the P-3 days, please check out VP-48 page on http://www.military.com/ and check out the information on the VP-48 Reunion Association. We need more P-3 sailors to join us. I attended last years Reunion in San Diego and had a blast..." [ICQ# 3206200] [E-Mail/BIO Updated 06JAN2009 | E-Mail Updated 12MAY2003 | E-Mail Updated 30OCT99 | 27SEP98]

DOLLEY, Robert (Bob) c/o His Son Tom Dooley geher2@aol.com "...I am wondering if anyone remembers my father Robert (Bob) Dooley? He served with VP-81 Bougainville from 1942 to 1943. He was an aviation machinist mate first class and worked on the Black Cat. He graduated from Boot Camp in San Diego, California 1942. Later he was stationed in NAS Alameda, California from 1943 to 1946. Please contact me if you remember him. Thank you..." [29OCT2002]

DOLLOFF, Alan ardm@exploremaine.com "...I was with VP-23 (87-89), VSN-8 (90-92), and VP-11 (92-94) (when I retired). Hope to hear from any old squadron mates (especially any mechanics)..." [10DEC99]

DOLPH, John hdolph@hotmail.com "...I am writing on behalf of my dad, John Dolph, who was in VP-6, Patrol Squadron 6, US Navy, from 1950-52. He would like to hear from others in his squadron, and would also like to receive reunion notices. His address is: John Dolph 35099 W. Florida Ave., Space G-8 Hemet, CA 92545..." [Updated 02MAR98]

DOLSON, AMM3 Dutch dutch2544@gmail.com "...I served with VPB-61 and flew with Crew-14. My crew consisted of Dick NASH (PPC), CADENHEAD (1st Pilot), HAGADORN (Navigator), G. MURCH (Plane Captain), B. SIEBLES (1st Radioman), J. ELSEY (2nd Radioman), Dutch DOLSON (2nd. Mech), R. McCARTHY (Ordinance) and PO3 B. foster (3rd Mech)..." [28AUG2013]

DOLSON, AT3 William williamdolson@sbcglobal.net "...I was in VA-34 from 05-1951 till 05-1952 and in VP-5 from 07-1952 till 03-1955. I was a member of crew 2 of VP-5. I am looking for any member of either squadron..." [12DEC2005]

DOMAGALSKI, Richard R. (Ski) Retired domagals2@aol.com "...I served with VTM-5 NAS Pensacola, Florida from 1946 to 1947, VX-1 Key West, Flordia from 1951 to 1952, ATU-10 and ATU-700 NAS Corpus Christi, Texas from 1952 to 1955, VP-47 and VP-50 NAS Alameda, California from 1955 to 1959, AEW-12 NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii from 1960 to 1964, VR-7 NAS Moffett Field, California, and retired in 1965..." [E-MAIL/BIO Updated 06SEP2003 | 03APR99]

DOMBROWSKI, Frank frankd3900a@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-1 from 1983 to 1986 on Crew-11 (Navigator) and Crew 6 (TACCO/MC). I'm now living in Alexandria, VA and would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [17JUL2009]

DOMBROWSKI, ADCS Richard (Ski) Retired rmdeez@aol.com "...Served with ATU-700 between March 1953 and June 1955. Worked in AD shop. Originally entered Boot camp in 1952 at NTC Bainbridge with follow-on P & A schools at NATTC Norman, Oklahoma. Further service at Naval Air Development Center Johnsville, PA, VP-40 (P5M's) at NS Sangley Point, Philippines, VP-2 (P2V's) at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, NAS Kodiak, Alaska and NAS Adak, Alaska, VR-3 (C-118's and C-130's) at Maguire AFB, N.J., NAS North Island, San Diego, California(OMD), VRF-32 at NAS North Island, San Diego, California, HS-10 at NAS Imperial Beach, CA, HC-7 at Imperial Beach, NAS Cubi Point, Philippines and Gulf of Tonkin, ending with HSL-31 at NAS North Island, San Diego, California where I retired..." [BIO Updated 01JUN2002 | E-Mail Updated 06JUL2000 | 02SEP98]

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]

DOMER, AM1(AW) Bradley domerb2000@yahoo.com "...I got my start in the "Big Red" VP-19 from 1988-1991, then on to AIMD @ NAS Moffett Field, California 1991-1993, VP-40 NAS Whidbey Island, Washington 1993-1998, then AIMD NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii & MALS-24 MCAS/NAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii 1998-2001 to work with the Marines after they closed NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. I then returned to the "rough" P-3 sea duty in VP-9 at MCAS/NAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii 2001-2005. HELLO 'PERDIEM'! It's now summer of 2005, and I have arrived back on the mainland at VX-30 NAS Point Mugu, California (good-bye perdiem)..." [BIO Updated 26AUG2005 | E-Mail Updated 26DEC2002 | BIO Updated 07APR2001]

DOMINGO, CWO5 Arnel Sto. arnel.stodomingo@navy.mil "...I served with VP-47 (1983-1987) at NAS Moffett Field, California with deployments to NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan, NSF Diego Garcia and NAF Misawa, Japan..." [04OCT2013]

DOMINGUEZ, Robert Jr. robertdo13@hotmail.com "...I served with VT-27 (Maintaince Control) and TAD Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA) (1974-1977) as the Chauffer to Admiral's McDonald and Admiral Shepard..." [E-Mail Updated 01JAN2013 | 12FEB2009]

DOMPKA, Robert James "Bob" rjdompka@aol.com "...I served with VPB-27 (1944-1946) with deployments and detachments to Hawaii, Saipan, Okinawa, Sasebo, Hong Kong and points nearby. A few names I remember are Mike Elligon, Adams, OO Craig, Barney Johnson, ENS Moreland, CDR Voorhies and others. I would love to hear from former Shipmates..." [27JUN2010]

DON, AEAN Franklin donsa@bellsouth.net "...I went to bootcamp at Great Lakes training center. Went on to VU-5. Was in eletric shop as AEAN. If anyone has a picture of one of the Douglas JD-1 Invader I need one bad. I was there from June 1959 to August 1961 went back to states to NAS Miramar, California and VF-213. Made WestPac tour on CVA-19 USS Hancock..." [14JAN2004]

DONAHUE, Charlie airdale@voyager.net "...I served in VP-24 from Octrober 1962 till June of 1964. Worked on the line and made ABH-3 there. I was in Iceland in 1963 and 1964 and then down to Getmo for that Cuba thing..." [21JUL98]

DONAHUE, AT3 James jimkatdonahue@bellsouth.net "...I served with VP-44 (1958-1961) as 1st Tech LM-6 on LM-11..." [04DEC2010]

DONAIS, Arthur (Archie) acritter@concentric.net "...Wishing everyone a safe and wonderful holiday for the men and women of VP-92 and VP-65..." [30DEC98]

DONALD, QM3 Bob bob@donaldlawyer.com "...I served aboard NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam (10/1969-10/1970) assigned to Navy Security. I ran the boats until I was moved to run more Administrative functions (since I had a college degree). Does any remember LT Tom O'Boyle (Base Legal Officer)? LT Tom O'Boyle played quarterback at Tulane before law. Tom died of cancer in the mid 1970s, yet his influence caused me to go to law school after service. There are other memories, some good, some not so good. I would like to hear from any former Shipmates. Also - what say a Reunion before we all croak?..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 18JUL2012 | E-Mail Updated 07OCT2008 | 08JAN2001]

DONALDSON, AWC(NAC) Robert J. "Rocket Bob" Retired vikingsenso28@yahoo.com "...I was an AW with VS-28 from 1978 to 1980 as a "Hukker" and again from 1985 - 1989 as a "Gambler". I made five cruises in all on the USS America, USS Indepence and the USS Forrestal. All the best memories of my career are associated with VS-28. Any old Shipmates from that era can contact me..." [29OCT2008]

DONNAN, Stu sdonnan@surfsouth.com "...VP-44, NAS Norfolk, Virginia AT2 1956-1960 2, 6, and 1 Pelican CAC..." [23AMR98]

DONNELL, Geri geril8n@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-23 with a deployment to NS Rota, Spain. I would like to hear from Chief Underwood, Chief Hyman any other Shipmates..." [08JUN2011]

DONNELLY, AFCM Bruce Retired brdonnelly@cox.net "...I served with VP-10 from 1962 to 1965 (PC LD-3). Would appreciate hearing from any former Shipmates (CAC3 1963 to 1965)..." [18SEP2004]

DONNELLY, Mike mjdonnelly@iname.com "...I was an AK2 when Admrial Kieth was a Commander. That was in 1981. Jay Fitzjerald was the guy that made the Minuteman (VP-92) "Logo" for the Air Station. That was in 1977. He was in AIMD 050, and I was in Supply as an AKAR-AK2..." [01FEB98]

DONNER, CT Jerry sli22wowo@linkline.com "...I was an AT stationed at NAS North Island, San Diego, California. Transferred to a special Navy school at Cheltenham, Maryland. Hard to find in those days 1949/50. Upon graduation and a change in my designation from AT to CT (Communications Technician), went to Glenn L. Martin Company to look at my next assignment. With all those guns, it was somewhat scary! Picked up P4M-1Q with the number "1" designation. Next stop - NAS Miramar, California for more training. Over the top of the world to NS Sangley Point, Philippines. Along the way, one of the crew picked up an Alaskan Husky puppy as our mascot. We named him "Snuffy Smith". That may ring a bell with any other crew member with whom I flew as a "Communications Technician/Operator" which was designated by the Navy as "ComUnit #38. The Navy pilot (forgot his name) who flew P4M-1Q (No.1 designation) was a great pilot! NS Sangley Point, Philippines, across the bay from Manila, did not have a very long runway. Each landing was pretty exciting watching the water getting closer & closer each time before the wheels would finally touch terra-firma..." [07JUN2004]

DONNER, LT Neil J. neiljd@pacbell.net "...I served with VP-18 from July 1962-July 1965. I would very much like to reach via e-mail, fax or phone officers who were in the squadron during this period of time. I am looking for James R. Johnson who was originally from Pennsylvania, Robert Bobby L. Knapp from Iowa, Don Wuetrich from Mississippi or Alabama, Carl E Hahn from Pennsylvania, John Cain from NY and Tom Damm, and John DeFrancesco..." [13MAR2003]

DONOHUE, Mike mdonohue9@bresnan.net "...I served with VP-48 for two tours the first of which started in the spring of 1977 as a 2nd Mech and ended in early spring of 1980 as an Instructor FE. Transfered to VP-31 and did a tour of instructor duty and then back to VP-48. Many names on this page that I remember with great fondness and pride. Hope to hear from any of you that would like to write..." [13NOV2003]

DONOVAN, Bill BillDeeJr@AOL.COM"...I'm an east coast VP'er, spent eleven years with VP-26 out of Brunswick, Me. I was there from '76-'91 (with 3 years a Commander, Patrol Wing Five (CPW-5) for good behavior) If I served with you or you just wanna say howdy, give me a holler. I'm currently with VPU-2 and am more than ready to be put out to pasture. TSOT!..."


DONOVAN, AMS3 Michael mad1944@gmail.com "...I served with VP-56 (1964-1966) and found it to be the best duty I had while in the Navy. I joined the squadron after serving 18 months in NAS Keflavik, Iceland only to be told that we were deploying to Iceland in a month. Oh well. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 02APR2019 | E-Mail Updated 22NOV2011 | 10JAN2001]

DONOVAN, CAPTAIN Tom Retired tdorionp3@gmail.com "...I served with VT-1, VT-2 (1976-1978), VP-56 (1978-1981), VP-30 (1981-1984) deployment to NAS Sigonella, Sicily and UNITAS, VPU-1 (1984-1986) at NAS Brunswick, Maine, VP-6 (1986-1988) at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, Naval War College (1988-1990), United States Forces Japan 1990-1992) at Yakota AFB, VT-28 (1992-1994) at NAS Corpus Christi, Texas as XO and CO, CNO Staff in the Pentagon, Washington, DC (1994-1999) and retired. Currently working at the Autodesk, Inc. in Arlington VA..." [22FEB2015]

DONOVAN, Vince vdonov04@cybertrails.com "...I served as a CPO with VP-4 during 1957-1960 at Naha, Okinawa. Any old Shipmates still around?..." [18JAN98]

DONOVAN, William H. Jr. http://www.usna.com/Features/2001_2002/AttackOnAmerica/Biographical.htm "..VP-11 (07/88 - 10/91), VP-31 (01/92 - 06/93), and VP-1 (07/98 - 06/00)..." [01JUN2003]

DONTH, AMM Clifford J. c/o His Son Joe Donth jdonth@gte.net "...My father, AMM Clifford J. Donth, served with VP-63 - Crew 5 during WWII. I have a list of fellow crew members and am wondering how I might see if any of them are still alive and would be willing to contact him. He is 75 years old now and is recovering from major surgery in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and sure could use a "friendly voice from the past". If you were on his crew or know how I might reach someone who was, please e-mail me. Thank you very much..." [14SEP2000]

DOOD, Rodney roddood@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-47 (1993-1996)..." [26FEB2012]

DOODY, AE1 Gerald J. Retired gdoodyusnavy@msn.com "...Served with VT-21 in the Electric Shop 1962-1964. Transferred to AEWBarRonPac Midway 1964-1965. Enlisted in Reserves with VP-90 at NAS Glenview, Illinois 1977. Was in WC220 from 1977-1986. Retired AE1 1996. I retired after 25 years with Qwest Communications, formerly US West, before AT&T breakup Mountain Bell Telephone. Presently my wife (Theresa) and I owned Doodles Bistro in Grand Junction, CO but had to close in April 2009 due to the economy..." [BIO Updated 31OCT2012 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 25OCT2005 | BIO Updated 19DEC2001 | E-Mail Updated 13OCT99 | 20MAR99]

DOOLEY, AW2 David dsdooley@earthlink.net "...I served with VP-91 (AW2) at NAS Moffett Field, California from 1981-1986..." [22SEP2003]

DOOLITTLE, ADC Harold "Bud" tokyoraider@att.net "...I served with VP-24 (1973-1977). I joined VP-24 while they were on deployment to NAS Keflavik, Iceland..." [04MAY2017]

DORAN, AMS1 Charles W. Jr. Retired alumni93@comcast.net "...I served with VP-30 (FE Training) from 1977 to 1978, VP-64/VP-66 at NAS Willow Grove from 1978 to 1986 and VP-93 until its Diestablishment in 1994. I currently publish a Newsletter and send to members of the Executioner family. I'm looking for any and all members of VP-93 so please send your address that I may keep our data base currrent..." {E-Mail Updated 16MAR2009 | 00XX97]

DORAN, AEM2 Ronald P. ron479usa@ameritech.net Shipmate Pix...Circa 1956 "...I served with VP-28 from 1956 to 1959. Crash of plane in July was because of trouble with hydraulic elevator? Plane flew into water at end of runway while trying to land, flew with test pilots from Lockheed after as crew member, scary pilots. QC7 LCDR J. F. FOTTRELL Pilot of QC7, I was ECM operator aft of wingbeam with radioman. I may have the Commander's name spelling wrong, will have to dig out all my stuff about VP-28..." [E-Mail Updated 03SEP2002 | E-Mail Updated 22JAN2000 | 29JAN98]

DORE, Edwin "Ted" tedory@cox.net "...I served with VPB-102 (1944-1945) at NAB Tinian Island, Marianas Islands. I flew crew aboard the PB4Y-1 Liberator and saw lots of action (Iwo Jima, etc.) I recieved an Air Medal, DFC, Silver Star and a Purple Heart. Got out after the War was over then went back in the Navy in 1950 an crewed aboard the PB4Y-2 Privateer out of NAS Atsugi, Japan. I am currently a docent at the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona..." [25MAY2013]

DORECK, Tim capttim@montereyexpress.com "...was attached for the 2nd time to VP-48 from 1985 to June 1989. I was an AWC and assigned to the Training/Aw branch, later Operations LCPO and following selection to AWCS was assigned as the CSC until my departure in 1989. I completed 24 years and retired while at FNOC (now FNMOC) in Monterey. I now live in Carmel Valley (located in Monterey County) with my wife Karin, son Jonathan, and daughter Jennifer. I would like to hear from some of the VP-48 members from those years..." WebSite: http://www.montereyexpress.com/ [01SEP99]

DORMONT, AE1 Paul E. Retired pedormont@hotmail.com "...I served aboard NAS Millington, Tennessee (1986-1987), NAF Washington, D.C. (06/1987-08/1990) at the Mobile Maintenance Facility, VP-92 at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (09/1990-1994) which included TAD to W/C 620 AIMD - 600 Div LPO and "I" level QAR (except ALSS), NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (08/1994-1996) AIMD, AIMD NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania (1996-12/1999) AIMD and discharged at the pleasure of the government Christmas 1997..." [26CT2013]

DORNY, CDR Louis B. Retired npo15@msn.com "...Patrol Wing TEN matters, especially 1939-1942 period in the Far East, including VP-101, VP-102, VP-22..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 22MAR2005 | 01OCT98]

DORPINGHAUS, ABCS(A/C) John "Dutch" Retired dutch@aculink.net "...I am coming to you from "The Land Of The Thunder Snows" Howard, Colorado. (Elevation 7,200') I joined the Navy in 1961 and was stationed at NAAS New New Iberia, Louisiana, NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, NAS Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, (I was the beachmaster here working with the P5Ms) USS America CVA-66 (V-1 Div.) (Plank Owner), NAS Norfolk, Virginia., VX-6 with deployments to Christ Church, New Zealand and Antarctica, ( I picked up verious Air Frieght Schools, Loadmaster, and airdrop School) USS Saratoga CVA-60 )V-1 Div.), USS Enterprise CVAN-65 (V-1 Div.), NAVTRAGROUDET Warners Springs, CA. (SERE Instructor), USS Coral Sea CVA-43(V-1 Div.), NAS Corpus Christi, Texas. USS Enterprise CVAN-65(V-1 Div.), VP-47 NAS Moffett Field, California with dets to NAS Misawa, Japan - NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan, - NAS Adak, Alaska, - NAS Midway Island, NAS Cubi Point, Philippines - & NAS Dallas, Texas. Back to USS Enterprise CVN-65 (V-1 Div.), NAVCRUITDIST St. Louis, MO assigned to NAVCRUIT Stations - Columbia, MO.-Jefferson City, MO.-Mexico, MO.- & Union, MO.-then NAVCRUITDIST, Kansas City, MO. assigned to NAVCRUITSTA Wichita, KS., NSF Diego Garcia, USS Carl Vinson CVA-70 (V-1 Div./Air Dept. LCPO), VT-27 NAS Kingsville, TX where I had a stroke and retired. I forgot to mention NAS Glenview, Illinois where I was sent for Limited duty once..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 19OCT2001 | 19MAR2001]

DORRIETY, LT Arnold Dean Retired adanne@doc.net "...Reported VP-53 July 1941 - NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada - USS Belknap - USS Albermarle - USS Pocomoke. NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island 12-08-41 - USS albermarle 12-29-41. Underway Reykajavik, Iceland - 1942-43. NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island 5-43. uss Battan 11-43. Many other ships and squadrons. Avation Metalsmith Striker 12-40-LDO ENS 6/58 - Retired 03 6-30-68. Naval Missile Center, NAS Point Mugu, California. Any old Shipmates respond..." [15APR2000]

DORROH, Ed " Zorro" Ed.Dorroh@gte.net "...Hi to all of my fellow Boomers? (1986-1989 - AWAN-AW2) Boy I miss that stuff! Got my A/C wings at VP-48 (CAC 11-Penguin Lust forever!!!) and made SS1 before moving on to COMASWWINGPAC and then HSL-41. Flight Doc grounded me April 26, 1990 and I moved on to Master-at-Arms. Got out in 1996 and now am working for the LAPD. Go figure. I would love to hear from you all. Anyone know where Steve "The Cheese" Hurst is at now? I know he is still flying VP somewhere..." [19JAN99]

DORRY, ADJC Donald (Hunky) D3605@AOL.COM "...My VP career started in 1957 with VP-6 at Barbers Point flying the P-2V-5F. I was first assigned to Crew 7 in PC-7. My pilot and Squadron XO was CDR. Ward. I was second mech and AD-2, LV Smith was PC. Made two deployments to Iwakuni and many short detachments to Midway and islands west. Departed VP-6, April 1960 for the new RAG (VP-31) forming up at NAS North Island, San Diego, California. Continued flying in the P-2's both 5F's and 7's also cross trained in the P5M-2's. Was selected to start training on the new P-3V (later renamed to P-3A) and started going to factory schools all over the country. Attended the first F/E class that was taught by Lockheed Instructors at Det. NAS Moffett Field, California. After completing F/E training I was assigned to the training department and taught ground and flight school for the next two years. Transfered to VP-19 and made the 11 month deployment to NAS Adak, Alaska. Departed the squadron Feb 1967 while it was on deployment at Iwakuni. Departed to NAS Whidbey Island, Washington for training as a A3 Nav and was assigned to VQ-2 at completion of training. NS Rota, Spain without a doubt was my best assignment in the navy. Originally went over for a 24 month tour and finally departed there 54 months later. Did a short tour (6 months) at VT-7 NAS Meridian. Managed to terminate my shore duty and was assigned to VQ-1 at NAS Aguna Guam. Went back through VP-31 for P3 F/E refresher training Spent most of that tour flying P-3's out of the graden spot, Danang. Pulled a tour of duty in Naples as VR-24's Maintenance Chief and a tour of duty at NAS Norfolk, Virginia in VAW-25 as Maintenance Chief. Retired from there with 23 years of service off the JFK at pier 12..." [10JUN98]

DORSCH, AT2 Frank FutDir@aol.com "...I would like to hear from any members of VP 49 during the time frame 1952 thru 1955...stationed at NAS Bermuda....I was crew.. (AT2)..on 10 and 7..." [25AUG2001]

DORSEY, Myrna Baughman mdorsey55@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-40 at NAS Moffett Field, California from 1974 to 1976. There was only 2 women in the squadron..." [06MAR2009]

DOSEN, Jim sta@execpc.com "...Entered VP-4 a seaman coming off a captain's mast, was told there's your desk, but if you screw up, you're going to the galley. I worked hard from 1966-67, graduated out of squadron as a YN2. But, as a black shoe I had a lot of hours, because I used to read the messages before the skipper [I was the captain's yeoman for CDR DUNCAN, CDR Walker] and then ask, "can I come along?" Most of the time they would say OK, but stay out of the way! I had detachments to NS Sangley Point, Philippines, Tainan, Taiwan from our deployment to NAS Iwakuni, Japan from NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. There I was flying over the Gulf of Tonkin, looking at N. Vietnam just because I asked to come along! As a ground pounder I helped VP-4 transition from P2's to P-3 s...jumped out of perfectly good airplanes with the NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii MARNAV skydiving club, worked on the accident investigation board for YD-6 [crew 10] crash in Sea of Japan, and had a drink in every bar between three corners and four corners in Iwakuni! Proud to be a VP-er, still keep in touch with several Shipmates from way back then!!..." [30DEC98]

DOSS, Mike mdgrocer@sbcglobal.net "...I served with VP-18 from 1963 to 1965. I was with the squadron when we left NAS Jacksonville, Florida and relocated to NS Roosevelt Roads, PR. I flew with Crew 3 (BUNO: 148341) with CDR Wilkenson. I still have several pictures of the crew receiving the "A" designation and of BUNO: 148341 in flight..." [02JUN2009]

DOTSON, AE Doyce Dwight dwightdotson@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-44 (08/1961-09/1964). I flew as an Aircrewman and Aircraft Electrican..." [13JUN2012]

DOTSON, Jerry L. jldotson41@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-19 1958 thru 1961. I was in the tool crib in NAS Iwakuni, Japan (1958-1959?). In 1960 I was on Alaskan cruise NAS Kodiak, Alaska and NAS Adak, Alaska. I would like to get in touch with some of the guys I served with. Please email me..." [05JUN2000]

DOTTELLIS, SCPO John Retired jdottellis@aol.com "...I served with VP-23 (1989-1993) with deployments to NS Rota, Spain / NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal then the first 5 site deployment (including Desert Storm). One of the best AW shops I was ever a part of. Lots of gatherings at 52 P'wood and 85 Merrymeeting..." [26JAN2014]

DOTTER, ARM2C Joseph ws2ba@friendlycity.net "...Looking for some of the men I served with in VH-3 in Mr. Lofgren's crew. I don't remember the crew number. F/E was Karl Trollinger. If any of my guys are around, please drop me a line..." [E-Mail Updated 09AUG2007 | E-Mail Updated 28FEB2006 | 26JUN2005]

DOUCETTE, CSC (SW/AW/NAC) Barry J. barry.doucette@navy.mil "...I served aboard the USS Thorn (DD-988) (12/1990-02/1993), COMmander, CRUiser DEStroyer GRoUp (COMCRUDESGRU) II (02/1993-01/1995), NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida (01/1995-12/1997), VFA-105 (12/1997-10/2001), Naval Aircrew Candidate School, VP-30/VR-Detachment (10/2001-03/2006) at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, Naval Hospital (03/2006-07/2008) at NAS Pensacola, Florida, VR-1 (07/2008-06/2011), Correctional Academy (07/2011-08/2011) and now serving at NAVal CONsolidated BRIG (NAVCONBRIG) at Joint Base Charleston - Hanahan, South Carolina..." [03JAN2014]

DOUDNA, AWC Ralph F. Retired ralphdoudna@aol.com "...I am from Maxwell, Nebraska and enlisted in the Navy in Feb 1958 went through boot camp at San Diego, "P" school Norman, ATA school NAS Memphis, Tennessee, was assigned to VP-47 at NAS Alameda, California and flew as an aircrewmen in P5Ms 1&2. VP-47 deployed to Japan 1959-1960 than relocated to NAS Whidbey Island, Washington in mid 1960. Also served in VP-16 (P-3As) NAS Jacksonville, Florida as an AT1 from 1966 to 1967 did a deployment to the NS Sangley Point, Philippines and Vietnam. Served in VP-47 again from 1968 to Dec 1969 (this time flying in P-3B aircraft) durning which time We did another NS Sangley Point, Philippines/Vietnam deployment. Served in the Reserves at NAS Moffett Field, California from Dec 1969 to Nov 1981. Went back on active duty in 1981 and served in VP-4, FASOTRAGRUPAC and VP-1 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. Retired from VP-1 as an AWC in July 1994..." [06AUG2000]

DOUGAN, AW1 Robert H. dougansr.robert@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-17 (1970-1971), Fleet Aviation Specialized Operational TRAining GRoup PACific Fleet (12/1971-05/1975) and VP-1 (05/1975-05/1976). I am also looking for any Shipmates that went to U-Tapao Royal Thailand Air Force Base, Thailand and was exposed to Agent Orange. I really need some help regarding this issue. I would also like to hear from former Shipmates..." [BIO Updated 21OCT2013 | 15OCT2013]

DOUGHER, Patrick "Buffy" BUFFNLES@AOL.COM "...I have had the honor of serving with many of you in VP-31 non-acoustic student (JUN-NOV 83), VP-40 (DEC 83-DEC 87), VP-31 staff (JAN 88-MAY 91), VP-50 (JUN 91-APR 92), VP-9 (APR 92-APR 95), VP-30 (MAY 95-APR 98), VP-99 double eagle (MAY 98-PRESENT). I would like to hear from any old Shipmates that are still out there. "What a long strange trip it's been."..." [04AUG2000]

DOUGHERTY, Jim ("Doc") tudox@chesco.com "...I served in VP-40 (AMH-2) at NAS Moffett Field from 8/68 until discharged in 11/70. Prior to that I was in VO-67. Would love to hear from long lost friends!..." [Updated 23JAN98]

DOUGHERTY, John J. JDVP43@aol.com "...I flew PBYs in the Aleutians and the Pacific in VP-43 and VP-72 1942-1945. Any old Pals out there drop me an E Mail..." [03MAR2002]

DOUGHERTY, AK John Scott jsdough@hsonline.net "...I was an AK in VP-60 from 1979 to 1983. I made a trip to NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan and two trips to the NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal. I really enjoyed the fun we had on drill weekends and the fun weekend trips with the air crews. I was a former Corpsman with the Marines and I changed my rate to AK and joined the VP community at a older age. It was a adjustment being sucessful in my real job, but the drill weekends and active junts help me enjoy life. Connely Bowling, now a E-9 Master Chief, lives here in my town he is a good Navy man that shrared many great times with me. Well this is probably a bore but with all the War stuff in the Balkins. It makes me wonder could I still serve my country. I'm getting close to sixty in a couple of years, so to old. I'm involved with a racing team, Greg Ray IRL we hope to win the INDY 500 this year. See Ya..." [E-Mail Updated 04OCT2002 | E-Mail Updated 10MAR2002 | 31MAR99]

DOUGHTY, AE1 Michael doughtymw@aol.com "...I served with VP-5 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida from January 1971 until March 1974. The day I got out of VP-5, I walked down the street and joined VP-62. I stayed in VP-62 until I grduated from the University of Florida in June 1981 and moved to Knoxville, TN. I went to bootcamp in Orlando, FL, AE "A" School at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, and P-3 "C" School at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, before reporting to VP-5. Over the years I deployed to NS Rota, Spain,NAS Sigonella, Sicily and NAS Bermuda..." [09NOV2009]

DOUGHTY, LT Tom Retired lttomdoughty@aol.com "...Began my career in 1967 at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, RESASWTACEAST (1969-1975), AIMD NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (1975-1976), VP-92 (1976-1977) and VP-69 (1978-1982). Great tours with the reserve community, especially with VP-69 Totem Shipmates: CW0-4 Donald Grant(former Sun Downer), AMSC Doug Welshans (USS Forrestal), AX1 George Terril (VAH-xx), AMCS John Anderson (VP-92), ADRCS Allen Boissoneault(VA-52, VAQ-137), AK1 Kathy Mc`Neil, ATCS Don Davis. Advanced to CWO-2 in 1982 following a P.I. deployment. PCS'd to VQ-3 (TACAMO) in NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. On to VP-48 NAS Moffett Field, California in 1985, suffered through two NAS Adak, Alaska winter deployments and one enjoyable P.I. deployment in 1987. Advanced to LT LDO while in P.I., had the best wetting down party in Subic City...thanks skipper, CDR Bob Lunning, that's all I'm going to say about that. Transfrered to NADC (Warminister) Johnsville, Pennsylvania in 1989, the best kept shore duty secret in the fleet. CDR Tim Cudia was the MO at that time, followed by CDR Bill Saye, both super LDO M.O's. Retired in Nov 1991 as an LT with 24 years service. Looking forward to hearing from former Shipmates. Looking for Boomer Shipmates from September 1985 - September 1989. AT1 Mike O'lLeary, AT2 Brian Mueller, AMCS Dave Gallagher, ATCS Larry Lacroix, CDR Isle and CDR Lunning..." [BIO Updated 09AUG2012 | 07AUG2007]

DOUGLAS, Cliff cliffdouglas@gmail.com "...I served with VP-8 (Pilot) from 1967-1970 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland..." [14OCT2010]

DOUGLAS, Jeromy "Doug" jdouglas@onemain.com "...I would like to say "Hey" to all of the "World Famous Airframers" past and present. I served in VP-10 from November 1996 to June 1998 as an AMH3 in Airframes. Deployed to NAS Keflavik, Iceland from August 1997 to Feburary 1998. I am currently a eSupport Supervisor for Earthlink.net, as well as a fulltime college student. Just an update for all, I look forward to hearing from my old Shipmates..." [07NOV2000]

DOUGLAS, William L. wpdouglas@bellsouth.net "...Looking for any VPB-204 Crew. Great to hear from you..." [29DEC2005]

DOUGLASS, PN Glenn glenn.a.douglas@irs.gov "...I was a PN with VP-10 from 1981 to 1985. Since separation I have worked for the Federal Government Get in touch..." [22MAY2004]

DOW, William R. wrdjpd@bellsouth.net "...I served in VP-94 at NAS New Orleans, Louisiana from 1972-1977. It was a great experience..." [26JUL2007]

DOWDY, David C. ddowdy@flash.net "...I served with VP-42 in NAS Whidbey Island, Washington from Fall 68 until it was decomissioned and was trasnferred to NAS Moffett Field, California to VP-40. I was initially an AX but got my AW3 rank serving with Crew 6 as a Julie/ECM operator. I remember a Plane Captain named Pinson who taught me how to properly top off the wing tank of SP2H aircraft. I do have a crew picture from that era and have spoken with another operator named Dennis Likes living in UTAH who served later in the NAVY Reserve as Flight Crew. One of the best friends I had at the time was an individual named Dan Martin who later lived in Florida but he and his wife Jacque seperated and I lost track of him some years back. I served in VP-40 at NAS Moffett Field, California until July 1971, graduated with a BBA from Southern Methodist University in 1975 and have worked primarily in sales of High Tech Lan/WAN PC communications type equipment. I would be interested in hearing from anyone around that timeframe and am in the market for a Flight Jacket. A VP-42 patch would be outstanding..." [09FEB2000]

DOWLING, AT3 Ed edowl@email.msn.com "...Served with VP-18 from November 1954 to December 1956 and deployed to Iceland from August 1955 to January 1956. Was transferred to Hutchinson, KS in January 1956 and completed service in August 1957. Graduated Eastern IL U. in 1961. Became Counseling Psychologist and retired after 30 years in education..." [29JUN2000]

DOWNER, J. W. (Doc) Freedown@aol.com "...Served in VPB-116 during 1944. Plane Captain on original crew 4. Operated from Eniwtok and Tinian. Previous duty in VP-21 from 10/41-4/42 and in VP-44 from 4/42-7/43..." [12MAY99]

DOWNEY, YN1 Tim Retired tgdowney@clinic.net "...SERVED ONBOARD USS MIDWAY (CVA-41) '73-'75, USS DAVIS (DD 937) '75-75, USS GLENNON (DD-840)'75-76, VP-23 '76-78, COMSUBLANT '78-'82, VP-26 '82-86, PERSUPDET NLON '86-'90, USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG-58) '90-'93..." [14JUN98]

DOWNING, Ted tdownin@execpc.com "...I served in VC-3, NAS North Island, San Diego, California as an ATN2 from Dec. 1967 through Oct. 1970. My duties were as Radio Operator on the Squadrons DP-2E's and doing Avionics maintenance on the US-2C's and C-54's. I believe that one of the C-54's was renamed "Building 26" by her crew, since it sat on the ramp for months at time waiting for parts. I had a ball flying drone launch missions and x-country flights on the P-2's..." [17APR98]


DOWNS, Edward G. edgbbacker1@aol.com "...I was stationed with VP-19 in the late 70's. I have found a few old photos of the squadron and wanted to see if anyone would be interested in them. Free of course..." [13MAR2007]

DOWNS, TD1 Lee B. leebdowns@aol.com "...I served with FAETULANT at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland Detachment "A" NAS Brunswick, Maine (1963 to 1967), VP-30 somewhere in those years and VQ-2 (1967 to 1970). I was known as "Top Dog" and taught "C" School. Now retired and living in Mineral Wells Texas. Wrote a book called "The Funny side of Death" about my 30 years in the funeral business after retiring from the Navy in 1975..." [BIO Updated 05OCT2010 | 30SEP2010]

DOWNS, AX1 Randy randalldowns@earthlink.net "...I served with VP-56 from 1973-1977 and then on to NAMTD 1011 (after AVIB school) where I finished my time as an AX1. I worked in the AV/ARM division of VP-56 and was sent TAD to AIMD w/c660, and again tad to Shore Patrol at NAS Sigonella, Sicily. Since I found this site I have already emailed a bunch of Shipmates I remember, and I even received a response from my favorite Commanding Officer Captain C. Cornett. Very sorry to hear about Captain Donedeo. Would love to hear from anybody who remembers me, especially if they don't remember my EARLY self!..." [E-Mail Updated 29NOV2004 | E-Mail Updated 25NOV2002 | 17NOV2002]

DOWNS, Richard rdowns9688@aol.com "...I spent a few years in NAS Jacksonville, Florida in VP-18. I was a third class ATR but got to fly quite a bit on P2V's. Ours were the P2V7 versions and we were scheduled to be the last Squadron on the east coast to go to P-3V's. I've got a lot of fond memorys of those good old days..." [29DEC2000]

DOXRUDE, AO2 William (Bill) H. c/o a friend k9mif@coredcs.com "...I served with VP-24 from l961 thru 1962. Flew out of NAS Norva. Any of the Ordnance men I flew with, Cdr M T Lulu, in P2V-7 (Neptune) (LR 1). I can be reached via my friend. My address is 4911 Hyway 66, Stevens Point, Wi 54481. Phone 715-345-0468...I also served on USS Midway CVA 4l, from 1959 to 1960 WestPac Cruise. G Division. I was a airman stiker at that time. Also flew as my previous statement on VP-24 out of NAS Norva..." [BIO Updated 08JAN99 | 02DEC98]

DOYLE, AO3 Larry (LR) ldoylesr@lycos.com Shipmate Pix Circa 1968 "...A/C Crew 8 and Crew 5 ordnance 1966 to 1968, NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, Tan Son Nuht A.B., Viet., NS Sangley Point, Philippines, NAS Iwakuni, Japan, flew OP. Market Time and also Pueblo incident missions, while attached to VP-2. Any old crew out there and other VP-2ers?...I was with VP-2 from October 1965 to October 1968 as an AO3(AC) flying first in Crew 5 (LCDR Lockhart) and spending over a year with Crew 8 (B/U #135553 or as we called her, triple nickle 3, LCDR Briggs). I did two tours in Vietnam and was with Crew 8 on the night that the 3 Chicom trawlers were sunk. Our crew was in that fire fight that saw the trawler blow up before sinking. Our crew was also sent to NAS Iwakuni, Japan in 1968 to fly patrols on the Pueblo (we carried more ord than we did in Vietnam). I belong to the VP-2 organization and have attended Reunion in San Jose & Whidbey Is. If your a VP-2 vet, please join and come out, it's a lot of fun. If you have the Military channel in your area, I was recently interviewed for their new series and was used on a recently shown segment. Unfortunately, where I live we do not have that channel but they did send me a copy of the 3 interviews that they were going to include. There is a lot more I could add to this but I just wanted to share some of my past history. I flew with Chester Coons in Crew 5 and was in the ordance shop with Mike Roberts, we lost both Shipmates when they went to VO-67. I had the honor of copying their names off the Wall in Washington. I still remember them and will never forget them. To follow Comrades! Best of luck to all, hope to hear from fellow Shipmates in the future. If you would need anything information or other items, I have quite an extensive scrap book, slides & pix's and can recall most of my days in the fleet..." [E-Mail Updated 12JAN2001 | BIO and E-Mail Updated 17MAR99 | 07MAR98]

DOYLE, Michael Alvin mdoyle1940@gmail.com "...I served with VP-49 (10/1962-10/1963) at NAS Bermuda with a deployment to NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. I worked on the beach crew launching Martin P5M Marlin Aircraft..." [13JUN2019]

DOYLE, CAPTAIN Thurlow Gray (Deceased) c/o His Son Thomas Doyle tmdoyle4@earthlink.net "...14SEP30 Enlisted in the U. S. Naval Reserve, 21NOV39 Appointed Aviation Cadet, 27AUG40 Ensign, U. S. Naval Reserve, 15APR42 LT(jg), 01OCT42 LT, 28JAN43 Augmented in the U. S. Navy, 10JUL45 LCDR, 01JAN51 CDR, 01JUL59 CAPTAIN, 01JUL65 Transferred to the Retired List, and 06SEP70 Deceased. Assignments: Naval Air Basic Training Command (Student) NAS Pensacola, Florida SEP39 through OCT39, Naval Air Basic Training Command (Student) NAS Pensacola, Florida NOV39 through AUG40, VP-14 (Naval Aviator) from AUG40 through JAN43, VPB-102 (Naval Aviator) from JAN43 through NOV43, FAW-14 (Flight/Training Officer) from NOV43 through AUG44, and Naval Auxiliary Air Station NAS Jacksonville, Florida (Flight Officer) from AUG 44 through NOV 44, NAS Miami, FL (Chief Flight Instructor) from NOV 44 through JAN46, USS SUISUN (AVP-53) (Executive Officer) from JAN46 through JUN47, Naval School (General Line), Newport, RI (Student) from JUN47 through MAY48, Director, Naval Officer Procurement, Philadelphia, PA. from MAY48 through DEC49, Director, Navy Recruiting Station and Office of Naval Procurement, Philadelphia, PA (Assistant Officer in Charge) from DEC49 through APR50, Armed Forces Information School, Carlisle Barracks, PA (Student) from APR50 through AUG50, Air Transport Squadron 21 (Executive Officer) from AUG50 through APR53, NAS Pensacola, Florida (Officer in Charge of Naval Air Station Ground School) from SEP53 through AUG55, Fleet Airborne Electronics Training Unit Atlantic, Norfolk, VA (Under Instruction) from AUG55 through NOV55, Commanding Officer VP-8 from NOV55 through APR57, NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island (Operations/Executive Officer) from APR57 through JAN60, Commanding Officer, Air Transport Squadron SIX from MAR63 through MAR63, Defense Contract Administration Services Region, Pittsburgh, PA (Inspector of Naval Material) from MAR63 through OCT64, and Chief, Pittsburgh Defense Contract Administration Services District, Pittsburgh, PA from OCT64 through JUN65. Medals and Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, American Defense Service Medal With One Bronz Star, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal With Three Bronze Stars, World War II Victory Medal, National Defense Service Medal With One Bronze Star in Lieu Of Second Award, Korean Service Medal, and United Nations Service Medal...." [21JUN2001]

DOYLE, Tim tdoyle@gmpexpress.net "...I served with VP-17 from 1971 to 1973. I was crew 11's resident cook, scrub woman, steward, piss can dumper, and was equally proud to be placed in charge of throwing all the sonobuoys, smokes, and SUS out the holes in the floor, after Ben Nettles decided to let me assume his responsibilities..." [E-Mail Updated 22APR2004 | 25FEB99]

DOYLE, Wayne L. wayne.doyle@mchsi.com "...I served with ATU-604 at NAS Hutchinson, Kansas from May 1955 to May 1956 and VR-21 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii from May 1956 to October 1957..." {E-Mail/BIO Updated 14NOV2009 | BIO Updated 14AUG2004 | 12AUG2004]

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