VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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NYBERG, CDR Gerald L. https://cnatra.navaltx.navy.mil/ctw-4/vt-31/cmdsuite.shtm "...Commanding Officer VT-31 - Commander Nyberg was born in Moses Lake, WA and grew up in Kalamazoo, MI. He is a 1984 graduate of Western Michigan University receiving a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He was commissioned in January 1985 and received his Wings in November 1985. Following FRS training, CDR Nyberg reported in May 1986 to the "Fighting Tigers" of VP-8 at NAS Brunswick, Maine. During this tour, he served as Pilot NATOPS Instructor and Pilot Training Officer. He deployed once to NS Rota, Spain, and twice to NAS Keflavik, Iceland. In January 1990, CDR Nyberg reported to the Pro's Nest, VP-30 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, as FRS Instructor Pilot. His duties included Fleet Formation Instructor Pilot and Fleet IUT Instructor Pilot. In April 1993, CDR Nyberg reported to USS KITTY HAWK (CV-63) at NAS North Island, San Diego, California. Serving in the Air Department as V-2 Division Officer and Shooter, he completed a WESTPAC deployment in 1994. In May 1995, CDR Nyberg was assigned to Air Command Staff College at Maxwell AFB, AL. During this tour, he completed JPME phase I and earned his Master's Degree from Troy State University. Following refresher training, CDR Nyberg reported in December 1996 to his operational Department Head tour with the "Fighting Tigers" of VP-8 at NAS Brunswick, Maine. He deployed once to NAS Sigonella, Sicily supporting Operation DELIBERATE GUARD; and completed a tri-site deployment to NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NS Roosevelt Roads, PR, and Howard AFB, Panama. During this tour he served as COMFIVEATAF Liaison Officer in Vicenza, Italy, Safety/Natops Officer and Maintenance Officer. In May 1999, CDR Nyberg reported to Commander Western Hemisphere Group/CTF 40 at NS Mayport, FL, as the Air Operations Officer. During his tour to oversaw the transfer of CTF 40 to NS Roosevelt Roads, PR. In May 2000, CDR Nyberg reported to CPW/CPRW-11 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, as the Maintenance and Logistics Officer. His awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (five awards), Meritorious Unit Commendation (three awards), Battle Efficiency Award (two awards) and various other campaign medals and service awards..." [02JUL2003]

NYE, Gina gina-n@snet.net "...I served with VP-44 (FE) from 1977 to 1979..." [01MAR2004]

NYE, James jam9n@twlakes.net "...I served with VU-3 in 1963. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [20DEC2010]

NYGARD, AE3 Walter nygardw@comcast.net "...I served with VP-42 from 1960 to 1961 as an AE3..." [E-Mail Updated 11MAY2009 | 12FEB2002]

NYLAND, AVCM Ken Retired avcmkn@tds.net "...I served with VP-49 from May 1951 to August 1954 as an AT and aircrewman on the PBM-5S2 and then on the P5MM. It was a great tour. After leaving VP-49 I was transferred to VS-39 NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island where I served until getting out the first time in 1955. I re-entered the Navy in 1956 and served in FAETUATL NAS Jacksonville, Florida 1956 - 1958 then in VS-21 from 1960 to 1964 flying in S2F's and being a part of the recovery team for the recovery of Wally Schirra and Gordon Cooper in the one man Mercury space program. In 1961 I made CPO. Then in 1964 I transferred to VP-31 NAS North Island, San Diego, California and served there as a Division Chief. In 1967 I joined VS-722 as a reserve in NAS Glenview, Illinois. and then went to VP where I became a plankowner of VP-90 in 1970 and retired from there in 1990 as Master Chief. I had a fabulous career and am proud of being able to serve our Navy all of those 38 years plus. I do love hearing from Shipmates and look forward to hearing from more..." [BIO Updated 05MAY2002 | 04MAR2002]

NYHOLT, Eli c/o John Nyholt 103flhx@att.net "...I served with VPB-206 and VPB-212..." [14MAR2016]

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