VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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VP Shipmate Directory
Last Name Starting With O Last Name Starting With W

OWEN, Charles E. c/o his daughter Sandy Owen ksowen@ptialaska.net "...Served with VPB-124..." [E-Mail Updated 07FEB99 | 03MAY98]

OWEN, AA Don dr61443@excite.com "...I served with VT-24 NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas from 1970 to 1974. My first duty was in the Air Frames. I would like to here from Shipmates that were stationed there during that time. ..." [E-Mail Updated 29JUL2004 | 17JUN2001]

OWEN, AMSAN Melvin L. melo1943@msn.com "...I served with VAH-2 aboard the USS Coral Sea (CVB-43) from 1963 to 1965. I worked as a aircraft mechanic in the Air Frame Shop. However, like every one else, I did my duty in the mess deck and compartment cleaning. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [15FEB2009]

OWEN, Robbie (odog in da house) OdogInSD@aol.com "...I served in VP-1 from 87-90 with deployments to NAS Adak, Alaska, NS Subic Bay, Philippines, and NSF Diego Garcia...worked in the mess, AE shop, and all the above......went to VC-5 in the Philippines after that from 90-92. What a duty station!! Most awesome!! Did a split tour, served in VP-47 from 93-95 and then VP-1 again from 95-97.....it was alright the second time around...Aloha to everyone out there who know me....whats up Nick Rebh, LT Plowman, Billy Gaffey....and da rest of the crew....Pete Purcell is in HSL-37 now Billy!! Keep in touch and hope to see some of you in the future....going to Japan in July....Mahalo!!..." [E-Mail Updated 27OCT2000 | 29JAN2000]

OWENBY, AQF2 Roy M. Jr. owlknows@dnet.net "...I served in VFAW-3 from June 1959 to June 1962. I was an AQF2. I worked primarily on F4D Skyray radar. We were at NAS North Island, San Diego, California the entire time. I would like to hear from anyone who served in that time frame. Also if there are any planned Reunions in the near future, date and location, who to contact..." [04JUN2005]

OWNEY, IS1 Lee leeowney@hotmail.com "...I was a member of VP-6 "Blue Sharks" from 1982 to 1985. I served in the Intelligence Division IS1 Lee Owney. I left in 1985 and went to Fleet Intelligence Center Europe and Atlantic in NAS Norfolk, Virginia until 1988 and then became an Civilian (Sandcrab) at the same location until 2003 when I retired as a GS-12. I look forward to hearing from some of my old VP buddies..." [09AUG2006]

OWENS, AX2 Buddy buddy.joyce@gmail.com "...I served with VP-49 (1962-1965) with deployments to NAS Bermuda and NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba as a Radio Operator on Crew 3. Transitioned from the P5M to the P-3 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland and never left St Mary's County..." [07AUG2015]

OWENS, Clifford "A" owensclifford@hotmail.com "...I served with VC-5 from February 1970 to July 1971. I was TAD to FASU/NSA DaNang, Republic of Vietnam, NAS Atsugi, Japan, and the Phillipines. Worked aircrew US-2C. Met many people and still in touch with a couple of bro's from the Vietnam war (conflict) era..." [05MAY2002]

OWENS, Gerald M. BeaconPilot@aol.com "...I served aboard the USS Gardiners Bay (AVP-39) from 1952-1956. I would like to find some ole Shipmates..." [26APR2003]

OWENS, AD2 Kathleen kat3075@aol.com "...I was stationed in NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, AIMD from 1982-1986, then i joined VP-68 and was there until 89. I would love to here from anyone!..." [14OCT98]

OWENS, AWC Richard Retired rickandkrysowens@embarqmail.com "...I served with VP-48 (1980-1983) and VP-40 (1991-1994 and 1997-2000)..." [28FEB2015]

OWENS, Robert C. Jr. Rcowens126@aol.com "...Enlisted in USNR V-12 College training program Jan 1943 but was deferred to graduate from Wichita Falls High School. After a year at North Texas Agri Col, Arlington, TX transferred to V-5 Aviation Cadet program and stationed at several universities for flight prep but never flew as a navy pilot. Transferred to aerial gunnery training in NAS Jacksonville, Florida. Then joined aircrew in Jan 1945 and trained in PB4Y-1 and PB4Y-2's. Lt. W.D. Crawford was PPC of our crew with Ens. P.L.Smith and S.D. Henderson co-pilots. Joined VP-117 as relief crew in May 1945 at McGuire Field, Mindoro, PI. Completed 23 combat patrols over French Indo China and was awarded DFC and Air Medal with three gold stars before Japanese surrender. Crew was credited with shooting down 2-1/2 fighters. After discharge graduated as engineer from Cal-Aero Tech, Glendale, CA and was employed at Lockheed in Burbank, CA in Oct 1948. Worked on design of Constellation, Electra, TriStar, Orion and F-117A Stealth Fighter. Served as an FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER) on FAA certification of the above comercial aircraft. Retired after 42 years at Lockheed. Holds certificates as Private Pilot w/Instr rating and A&P Mechanic. Still an active pilot and current in an experimental homebuilt Van's RV-6 built by son and myself. Attend annual Reunions of VP-117 Association with 4 crewmembers..." [07FEB2001]

OWENS, Robert J. Jr. remo5@localnet.com "...VP-18 served as a Flight Crew Technician, crew 12 from 1962 thru 1964. Crew 2 of Unitas 1964-65. I am looking for any flight crew from that same era..." [04DEC2004]

OWINGS, John E. ktaadn@mindspring.com "...I was First Tech on CAC-12 in VP-26, 1962-1963. Did Cuban Blockade with PPC Mills, Gary Gauntt, Harv Huyser, Mike Sklarin, BJ Clark, Larry 'Dink' Hammersley, Butch Shafer, EB Brown, John Boling...and others - Loveless, Edge...what a great crew of guys...wonderful times at BNAS...great bass fishing...remember 'Andy's'? Must have been the best gang in the fleet...still in touch with a few..." [E-Mail Updated 14FEB2000 | 25AUG99]

OWSKEY, Thomas tomowskey@comcast.net "...I served with VP-47 from 1977 to 1981 as an Inflight Technician. I flew with Crew 1..." [19APR2009]

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