VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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Memorial Picture "...NAGLE, LCDR Willard E. "Bud"...My father, Willard E. "Bud" Nagle, served in VPB-53 from 1942 thru 1944. He went on to retire as LCDR piloting A4s and F1s. His service records mention Gilbert Islands and Tarawa. If you knew him it would be fabulous to hear from you. He had one picture of himself and some other guys in "palm-tree" skirts goofing around in the Pacific. I will post that if I can find it...William Nagle..." [E-Mail Removed Per Request 04JUL2008 | BIO Updated 01JUL2008 | 04FEB2006]

Memorial Picture "...NARDELLI, AD2 Louis J...I am trying to find any infomation about my Father AD2 Louis J. Nardelli. Dad died 5 weeks before I was born in 1953. All I have been able to find out so far is what was on his seperation papers. He was discharged on 2-4-1946 in Sampson N.Y. He served with FAW-4 and FAW-6. Any information would be great. Thank you..." Contributed by Ricardo Nardelli greenhorn1953@yahoo.com [19MAY2011]

NABET, AB3 John R. jschatzi333@embarqmail.com "...I served with VP-10 (1956-1958) and worked the flight line and was assigned the hanger and barracks as the Master at Arms. I worked with BM1 Phil HUNT and CDR E.L. MOSS was our Commanding Officer..." [12JUN2015]

NABORS, AVCM(CMC) Bill nabdan@aol.com "...Hi Shipmates. I am finally getting adapted to RETIREMENT. Doris and I are doing fine. Just wanted to say to you to keep in the training mode, study the books so you can make rate. Kerry is doing fine has set a wedding date 5 Sept 98 to his high school sweetheart. I miss the people but I haven't missed the job. Home address is 833 Maplewood Dr. Sw., Leeds, Al. 35094. About 10 miles east of Birmingham off of I-20. Keep Smiling someday it will get better. CMC Nov 92-Aug 95. (Served with: VS-41, VT-7, VP-45, HS-7, VA-87, VA-15, VFA-15, VQ-3, NAMTD's AE "A" SCHOOL, VQ-1, VA-174, NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NAS Jacksonville, Florida, VW-1, and HS1...these aren't in order)..." [02MAY98]

NACHTIGAL, AG3 Fridolin (Fritz) nachpark@msn.com "...I like to hear from some of my Shipmates. I spend two years 1954 through 1956 at NAS Alameda, California, VR-2 squadron. Worked on the old MARS plane and on the R3Y - Tradewind. From 1956 through 1958 I worked at Fleet Weather Central AG3 NAS Agana, Guam. The same year I spend a short time on the CVA14 Ticonderoa OA Division. Corbett where are you, worked with you in Weather Service at NAS Agana, Guam. How about my diving buddys from the Marianas Scindiving Club and Anderson Air Force Base. I had a strong German accent. I hope to hear from someone..." [12OCT2005]

NADEAU, Chip gatordeau@aol.com "...I served with VP-5 (1971-12/1972) with deployments to NS Rota, Spain and NAS Sigonella, Sicily..." [14AUG2013]

NADEAU, Lawrence A. lawrence.nadeausr@xerox.com "...I served with VP-66 from 1981 to 1984 and VP-92 from 1984 to 1986. I flew as an IFT aboard the P-3A and P-3B TACtical NAVigation MODernization (TACNAVMOD). I should have stayed in longer. I miss the great folks in the VP Navy..." [15JAN2010]

NADEAU, MCPO Paul Retired nadeau.paul@gmail.com "...Joined VP-18 in 1964, assigned to Crew 4. Made usual mini-deployments to NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and an exciting UNITAS VII trip in 1966 with Crew 5. Still long for the smell of 115/145 Avgas in the morning! Nothing like the droning roar of those 3350's either! Left VP-18 in 1968 for a tour of shore duty at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, SAR duty in Helos (H34's, H2's), then Hueys. On to VP-45, with trips to NAS Sigonella, Sicily and NAS Keflavik, Iceland. On to NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, as the AIMD Maintenance Chief, but instead got selected as the Command Master Chief for NAS/NATC Patuxent River, Maryland for four years. Retired in 1979, flew with the Customs Air Wing for two years, then on to work at the NAVAIR Depot in NAS Jacksonville, Florida, where I'm stiil pluggin away. Stay in touch..." [30JAN2006]

NADING, Lee "...Was in VP-42 from '58-'60 at NAS North Island, San Diego, California; deployed to NS Sangley Point, Philippines 3-59 to 10-59, as AT3 and radioman with Crew 5, ASW was a cover for foto recon on surface ships to Tonkin in Gulf; chased by MiGs; couple bad mishaps; one shooting incident that had to be about the first of the VN War ..?? Please phone - (812)336-8206..." [18MAR98]

NAGEL, Kenneth P. nagelassociates@aol.com "...Was LT(jg), pilot Patrol Bombing Squadron, VPB-117. Left the U.S. in August of 1944 and served several months at Tinian in the Mariana Islands. Then joined the battle for the Philippines in December 1944. Returned to Inactive duty November 1945 and remained in th Standby Reserve until 1961..." [E-Mail Updated 06OCT2000 | 13MAY2000]

NAGY, Paul J. bassballz101@gmail.com "...I served with VQ-2 at NS Rota, Spain from 1996 to 1997. I am looking for Willy Ard..." [17FEB2011]

NAGORSKI, Charles sheltie@uswest.net "...I served in VP-5 from Sept92 to Jun98 as the Aircrew Photographer's Mate. I was selected for the Enlisted Commissioning Program. I am currently at University of New Mexico getting my degree in Criminology. While here at the University of New Mexico's NROTC, I am currently a crew member on the Navy Balloon Team and a student balloon pilot. Let's keep the Navy Balloon flying high..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 29JAN99 | 12AUG98]

NAINIGER, PH2(NAC) Kevin J. kevinj@nainiger.com "...I served with VPU-1 from November 1987 to August 1990. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [23NOV2009]

NALL, Dan nalldl@embarqmail.com "...I served with VR-1 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland and in 1967 to NAS Norfolk, Virginia. I was assigned to 424 as a crewman (read polisher) and later became a FE and Plane Captain aboard the C-131..." [30JUN2013]

NALLEY, Gene cwnal76@aol.com "...I was not Navy, although at times I thought I was. I was in the army with the "Crazy Cats" at NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. Seeing the pictures and tail numbers of the P2Vs assigned to us sure brought back a lot of memories. Would like to hear from anyone stationed on the "Army/Navy side" during that time period. Thanks!..." [E-Mail Updated 30APR2004 | 24JAN99]

NALLY, John E. jnally@mighty.net "...I served with FASRON-102 from 1949-1952. Can't remember the VP squadrons we serviced at Willowby Sound (Norfolk). Had made a lot of friends then. Wish I could contact some now..." [28AUG2002]

NANCE, AWCM Bill Retired shipmate pix...circa 1984 "That's right, I'm a ..... AW!" nance@whidbey.net "...Served in VP-48 74-77, VP-415 (PEP Canada) 77-79, VP-31 79-82, VP-22 82-86, VX-1 86-90. Drop a line and let's swap lies..." WEBSITE: http://www2.whidbey.net/nance/NANCE.HTM

NANK, PR2 Dave bpdret12@cox.net "...Served with VP-16 NAS Jacksonville, Florida from 1961 to summer of 1964. We deployed to NAS Sigonella, Sicily, NAS Keflavik, Iceland during Cuban missile crisis, in and out of NS Roosevelt Roads, PR several times. Was Parachute Rigger second class..." [23NOV2007]

NANSTEEL, ADCS(AC) Robert L. "Pappy" Retired bobgert1@netins.net "...Shipmates (fellow Bat Men). AHOY from the "Original OLD BAT", and I have a big red easy chair to prove that title. I was best known as PAPPY NANSTEEL, my given name is Robert L. Nansteel ADCS(AC) U.S.N. Ret.. retired from VP-24 in May of '79 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. At retirement I had logged 12,000+ total flight hrs. 5,000+ hrs. in P-3B/C A/C,, 3,000+ hrs.in C-130E A/C, 2,200+ hrs. in P2V-7 A/C, 1,200+ hrs. in C-118 A/C, Instructor/Examiner qualified in all of them. The remainder of flight time in various naval aircraft (i.e, UF-1, AD-5W, F3D-2T2, R4D, JRF-4, SNB/JRB-5, etc.) and a few others I'd just as soon forget. All of them however were single wingers. My naval duties were as follows: Great Lakes Boot Co. # 389, OCT. '48--NAS Flight Operations, NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island. JAN.'49--VF-921/84 OCT.'51 with cruises on the U.S.S. Tarawa, Antietem, Lake Champlain, and Bennington.--O&R Flight Test NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island AUG. '54--Mobile FASRON-121 Chinco. VA. SEPT. '56--VP-18 NAS Jacksonville, Florida APRIL '59--VR-6 McGuire AFB NJ. MAY '62--VR-3 McGuire AFB NJ. NOV.'62--VP-30 NAS Patuxent River, Maryland July '67--VP-24 NAS Patuxent River, Maryland & NAS Jacksonville, Florida until retirement in May '79--Retired in Hanger 1000 NAS Jacksonville, Florida. Held Full Dress Inspection, piped over the side by ABH-1 Lanier, Side Boys ADCS Bayless, Burris, & Bell, AMCS Cannady, & Espinosa, AWCS Williams, AXCS Boatright, & ATCS Denny. Any names sound familiar? Thank you all for a very touching day. Fair winds and following seas to all. Hope to see some of you at E-Mail..." [E-Mail Updated 04JAN2005 | 19FEB2000]

NAPOLITANO, Peter A. PNapolitan@AOL.Com "...I spent 8 years active around P-3's. Half of it at NAS Brunswick, Maine (12/78 - 12/81) and the other half with VP-92 (01/81 - 12/81) and NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts (01/82 - 01/86). Good friends and good times!..." [25NOV98]

NARDI, Mike "Polar Bear" bigmikebronx@gmail.com "...I served with VP-16 (1977-1980) in the Ordnance Shop..." [19FEB2013]

NASCA, Mike "Snake" comccm@cs.com "...Served with VQ-1 from 1983-1986, backender for the Whale. I flew on the P-3 a few times. Looking for old Shipmates..." [13JUL2000]

NASH, Al Snazipapa@cs.com "...I was assigned to VX-1 from December 1950 til September 1951, while I went to Air Sonar School and awaited assignment to a Blimp Squadron. My first flight in a helo was on a Piasecki HUP with the skin removed. A scary experiance, 30 feet over the water. Think I see it at the top of the picture of Various VX-1 aircraft of 1951. Sure would like a picture of it, if one exists..." [02NOV2001]

NASH, David "Crash" Fortyonep@aol.com "...Former Connie and Whale EWOP, Mar 77-Jul 81 and Oct 84-Apr 91. Anybody seen J. D. "two beer" Lamere? how about you Jack Jones? Moved with VAQ-33 from NAS Norfolk, Virginia to NAS Key West Jan 80. Half of my career spent in the best DAMN squadron in the NAVY. To heck with VP go 33..." [15MAY98]

NASH, Stanley esnash59@yahoo.com "...Attended Airmen School at NAS Norman, Oklahoma, "AD" School at NAS Memphis, Tennessee, VP-34 (1954-1956) at NAS Trinidad, British West Indies and NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone and NADC (Warminister) Johnsville, Pennsylvania (1956-1957)..." [14OCT2012]

NASH, CAPTAIN William P. U. S. Naval War College "...Captain Nash reported to the Joint Military Operations Department in July 2001 following a one year assignment as a Federal Executive Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, NY. He was commissioned through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps in 1978 and designated as a Naval Aviator in 1979. His sea duty assignments include tours of duty in VP-45 as Aircraft Division Officer and NATOPS Pilot between 1980 and 1983; in USS Enterprise as Operations Administration Officer and Tactical Action Officer between 1986 and 1988; in VP-45 as Operations Officer between 1991 and 1992; and in VP-16 as Executive Officer and Commanding Officer between 1995 and 1997. Ashore, he served in VP-30 as Instructor Pilot and CPW Atlantic Tactical Training Team Pilot between 1983 and 1986; attended the Naval War College between 1988 and 1989; served in the Office of Defense Cooperation, London UK as Navy Programs Manager between 1992 and 1994; and served at United States Transportation Command, Scott AFB IL, as Strategic Planning Team Chief between 1997 and 2000. He holds a B.S.C degree in Accounting from the University of Louisville, KY (1978), a M.S. degree in Management from Salve Regina University (1990) and a M.A. degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College (1991)..." [31MAY2003]

NASON, Donald Retired nason@hotmail.com "...Served with OASU and VX-8 DetWestPac from 1965 to 1967. As an RM2 I deployed to Viet Nam in 1967 broadcasting TV from aircraft 444. I retired from the Navy in 1980, completed my Bachelor degree in 1989 and current reside in Durham, NC..." [10OCT2003]

NAST, Bruce P. bnast@viclink.com "...VP-8 Nov72-Oct76, NATTC Memphis Instructor AME(A1) Nov76-Oct79, VP-10 Flight Engineer Mar80-Sept86, VP-4 Dec86-Nov89, NATTC Memphis Dec89-Retired Aug92. Currently TWA, Flight Operations Training Specialist, St Louis..." [E-Mail Updated 11FEB2001 | Updated 10MAY98]

NASTAV, Carl chesdoque@hotmail.com "...I served aboard NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island (1961-1963) with the station Crash Crew, "AT" School at NAS Millington, Tennessee, VS-34 (1964-1976) at NAS Norfolk, Virginia with one cruise aboard the USS Lake Champlain (CV-39), two cruises aboard the USS Essex (CV-9) and three cruises aboard the USS Randolph (CV-15)..." [E-Mail Updated 31MAR2013 | 22OCT99]

NASTRO, Tim TJNASTRO@AOL.COM "...I served with VC-1 from 1973-1975. I was one of the last pilots to fly the S-2. Any VC- Tracker Pilots out there?..." [10FEB2000]

NASWORTHY, CAPTAIN George F. c/o Tim Nasworthy timnaswo@yahoocom "...My dad, Capt. George F. Nasworthy, USN, Retired was CO of VP-8 in the late 50's..." [07NOV2004]

NATHAN, Donald pastrychef69@hotmail.com "...I was attached to VP16 from August '82 to January '85..." [11MAY99]

NATION, AMH3 Ron ronnation@havilandtelco.com "...Served in VP-8 from 1971 to 1973. Made 3 deployments to NAS Bermuda. "Rough Duty". Darn Good Squadron! I worked in the airframe shop. Made some good friends there. There was a First Class Petty Office named Gordon "Dobey" Kellet in the airframe shop who was really "First Class." Sure would like to meet him again..." [04APR2002]

NATOLI, Frank J. francisnat@aol.com "...I served with VP-44 (1952-1953) at NAS Norfolk, Virginia..." [22SEP2015]

NAU, John T. jtnau@bellsouth.net "...Aloha to all my fellow BLUE GEESE. Recognized quite a few of the world famous, or at least Gordon Avenue infamous, "Broccoli Marauders". I was In VP-22 from 1972 until 1977. Undoubtably the best command I ever served in. I was an AO and retired as an AOCS with 23 years and a few days. Served in VP-31 from 1970-1972, VP-22 1972-1977, VP-56 1980-1984, VP-30 1984-1987, VP-23 1987-1990, VP-30 1990-1993. This is one great website. Hope to hear from a few of my old friends and maybe even a few enemies..." [E-Mail Updated 13APR2001 | 25MAR98]

NAVARES, ARM1 William L. ('Bill') [Deceased] via Ted Shireman tedelm@aol.com "...William L. ('Bill') Nevares, ARM1, passed away 23 Feb 1999 in Mt Vernon, WA. Bill joined Navy in 1942, served 12 yrs. Was flight crew member in "Typhoon Chasers" VPW-2 and VPM-1 at Samar, NS Sangley Point, Philippines and Agana, Guam. Survive by widow, two sons, daughter and six grandkids..." [13MAR99]

NAVARRO, AKC(AW) J jnavarro1@prodigy.net "...I served with VP-45 from 1982-1986. I'd like to hear from Shipmates..." [06DEC98]

NAYER, Danny danny-mayer@att.net "...I served with VAW-11 (1962-1966) at NAS North Island, San Diego, California with a deployments aboard the USS Kitty Hawk Det Charlie (1962-1963) and USS Hancock Det Lima (1964-1965)..." [21SEP2015]

NAYLOR, AE2 Richard F. richman7@verizon.net "...I checked into VU-4 in September 1959. I was an AEM-3, later made AE-2, assigned to AE shop. Chief was "Pappy" Piersall. Worked on the JD and FJ aircraft. I also took part in the NS Roosevelt Roads, PR Detachment of 1959/1960. We rode on the USS Albemarle (AV-5) to save money. Still live in Virginia Beach, visit NAS Oceana on a regular basis..." [03NOV2006]

NAYLOR, AO3 Steven snracn@aol.com "...I reported to VP-8 October 1870 and deployed to NAS Bermuda. I flew with Crew-4 out of NAS Patuxent River, Maryland and later NAS Brunswick, Maine. My most memorable flight was out of NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal when #3 quit while rolling for take off. We got it stopped and restarted #3 and ran it up and down. All went well after lift off. Our PPC called for reduced power was met with a FE who had fallen asleep (to many flights in a row). Great Crew - great proformance in hard times - always finding the Target..." [22DEC2009]

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