VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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Memorial Picture Shipmate Pix "...WUETHRICH, CPO Chris...My Father, Chris Wuethrich, who passed away about 5 years ago. According to Dad's DD-214, he served with (and/or aboard) NAS Pensacola, Florida, NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, VPB-197, VPB-200, VPB-124, VPB-120 and VP-HL-10. Dad served with VPB-124 in July of 1945. His log book indicates that he flew in 3 different PB4Y2'S in and around Kwajalein, Tinian Island (Marianas Chain), and Okinawa. The BUNOS for these planes were 59629, 59536 and 59537. The pilot for all the flights was LT M.R.Wyatt. I have alot of photos, from his tour in NAS Kodiak, Alaska and NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, but, nothing from his tour in the south pacific. There are very few names and little imformation. My father was an Aviation Machinst Mate, not sure what rank he was at the time, but, have pictures in NAS Kodiak, Alaska as a Chief Petty Officer. If anyone has any imformation that could help my research, I would appreciate it. Kerry Wuethrich ktsw3@verizon.net..." [PIX Added 20AUG2009 | 15AUG2009]

Memorial Picture "...WURZBACHER, CDR Robert...CDR Robert WURZBACHER, VP-48, passed away on March 25, 2009, as reported by his son Matt. ANDERSON, AX2 Lee "Andy" vp48sugarfox1@gmail.com ..." [27MAR2009]

WULFF, CWO4 Louis P. "Phil" Retired lpwulff@comcast.net "...Enlisted in March 1966. Served with VP-4 (PN1) from December 1969-February 1972 and VP-48 (PNC) from July 1976-July 1979. While in VP-4 I deployed to NAS Adak, Alaska and NAS Iwakuni, Japan. Have great memories of both deployment sites as well as trips to NS Sangley Point, Philippines and NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam. While in VP-48 I deployed to NAS Adak, Alaska and NAF Misawa, Japan, with trips to NAS Cubi Point, Philippines, NAS Atsugi, Japan and Osan. Wonderful Shipmates and great times in both squadrons. Other duty stations included USS Arneb (AKA-56) at NAS Norfolk, Virginia (1966-1967), VA-44 at Cecil Field (1967-1968), FAW-11 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida (1968-1969), Destroyer Flotilla 5 at NAS Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (1972-1973), Naval Surface Group MIDPAC at NAS Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (1973-1976), Navy Recruiting at Des Moines (1979-1982), USS Ranger (CV-61) at NAS North Island, San Diego, California (1982-1984), Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity (SIMA) at NAS North Island, San Diego, California (1984-1988), USS Jason (AR-8) at NAS North Island, San Diego, California (1988-1991), PSD at NAS North Island, San Diego, California (1991-1993) and BUPERS at Washington DC (1993-1996). Retired as CWO4 on 1 September 1996. Had a great career and would do it all again without hesitation, but I will always have a special place in my heart for my VP days..." [06NOV2010]

WURTH, David dlw315@gmail.com "...I served with VP-49 (1961-1963) with deployments to NAS Bermuda and NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba..." [12APR2014]

WURZBACHER, Robert T. rtwurzbach@cs.com "...I served with VP-45, VP-661/56, and later with VP-48..." [29MAR2002]

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