VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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ALEXANDER, Nicholas KOLYA@PCOM.NET "...I was in the original VPM-1 Squadron which was then renamed VPW-1. Went out for the first season returned and then went back for the second season in the south Pacific. Was a Radioman - great times. It's nice to have these memories and contacts from those times..." [02MAY2000]

EVANICK, Michael O. c/o John Evanick jevanick@peoplepc.com "...My father, Michael O. Evanick, served with VPM-1 and CFAW-1 out of NAS Agana, Guam in 1947 as a Chief Aerographers Mate. February 11, 2004 will be his 80th birthday. If any of his old Shipmates sees this we are trying to stuff his mailbox with birthday cards in honor of the "BIG 80". Anyone else who would like to send a card to an old weatherman is also invited. Address is Mike Evanick 1725 Giles Ave Olympia, WA 98502..." [01FEB2004]

HARMON, LTJG William https://naval-air.org/flightlog/moreinfo.asp?UID=709 "...LTJG William Harmon, USN - NFL Number: 709 - Date of Birth: 8/24/1925 - Date In: 8/1/1943 - Date Out: 10/1/1954 - City, State: Enfield, CT - School Attended: U of New Hampshire - Aircraft Flown: SNJ, SNB, PB4Y-2, P2V-4 - Ship or Unit: VPM-1, VP-HL-2, VP-22 and VP-11 - Pilot Desg.: Patrol Plane Cdr - Associations/Service Organizations: American Red Cross CT Aeronautical Assn Air Force Museum Fdn Nav Av Museum Fdn - Significant Achievements: Flew with VPM-1 "Typhoon chasers' out of NAS Agana, Guam, 1947. In Memoriam? No..." [03DEC2005]

NEVARES, ARM1 William L. ('Bill') passed away 23 Feb 1999 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]

PARSONS, Ray Shipmate Pix Circa 02AUG47 parsonsjr@knology.net "...I'm searching for members of VPW-1, VPW-2, VPM-1 & VM-1 during the period of 1945 to 1948, when the squadrons were disestablished. A dozen members have been located thus far..." [E-Mail Updated 22SEP2007 | E-Mail Updated 27NOV2001 | 00XXX97]

SHIREMAN, Ted Shipmate Pix ...02AUG47... tedelm@aol.com"...Was a photo-mate first in VPW-2 at Sangley Point and then VPM-1 at Agana, Guam. ('46/47) Would like to hear from all sqdn members...Later, from 59-62 was in the Barrier Squadron out of Barber's Point as an ATC (Don't ask) flying Radar equipped Connies. Retired in '62..."

THOMAS, Gilbert c/o CJ Tanner cj.tanner@yahoo.com "...I served with VPM-1 (1946-1948). I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [14OCT2012]

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