VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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ALGER, CDR John Retired mach1@bww.com "...I served with VT-24 (IP) from 1974-1976, NAS Chase Field, Texas as Assistant Training Officer from 1976-1979, VA-174 (FRP) from 1979-1980 (didn't work out - became NFO), VQ-3 from 1980-1982 ( NAS Agana, Guam / NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii), and VP-94 from 1984 to 1991 (mostly with Crew-3 - Dan Mastagni, Don Baird, Jerry Quandal, Dennis Tate, Ed Howells, Scot McDonald, "Barfin" Bob ??, etc. Was in training for a while then Admin, and Maintenance. I went to a VTU in Pittsburgh, PA and finally MIS Officer with REDCOM 4 until my retirement in 1997. I am currently a Flight Crew Training Instructor with US Airways here in Charlotte teaching the Airbus A330 after spending the past 11 years teaching International Operations up in Pittsburgh. I am also very active in the Navy League of the United States. If any of you Shipmates are also, let's meet in Hawaii in June and toss some beers at the annual meeting. Would love to hear from any former Crawdads who may remember me. Personal WebSite: http://www.johnalger.net/..." [E-Mail Updated 29MAR2006 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 13FEB2003]

BOEHM, PC2 Ralph P. chefitalian@sbcglobal.net "...I was in VT-24 from Oct 62 to Nov 63 in Students Jackets. I was the yoeman. I enjoyed my time at VT-24 and do not live far there now. I always liked living in Texas, so I moved here some twenty-nine years ago. If anybody remembers me, please say hi and send me and email..." [21JAN2005]

BOYEA, AE2 Michael mboyea@edge.net "...I served with VT-24 from 1977 to 1980 as Aircraft Electrican. I achieved the rank of AE2 upon Honorable Discharge with Good Conduct Ribbon and Medal..." [11DEC2009]

BROOKS, Carl W. dances_in_diesel@yahoo.com "...I was in VT-24 76-77 but only 13 months was in the AME shop. Hope to see some of VT-24 at the Reunion. VP-21 61/66 in the ame shop and on crew 9. Retired in 82...." [13FEB2009]

BULLOC, AMS2 Richard "Bull" rlb160@yahoo.com "...I served with VT-24 (1975-1978) at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas. I would like to hear from Kalon Schwartz..." [01AUG2016]

COWLEY, AECS Bobby D. Retired bp3fly@winning.com "...I was in VP-5 (62-65), VX-1 (66-69), VP-16 (69-74), VT-22 (74-77), HC-6(77-80), and VT-24 (80-84). I'm currently employed with Raytheon Aerospace on the US Customs Drug Interdiction Program at Corpus Christi, Tx. Would like to hear from past Shipmates..." [21APR2001]

GARDNER, Sam (Young) gardnersam@sbcglobal.net "...I served with VT-24 NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas, Beeville, Texas from 1959 to 1962..." [26JUL2004]

GOSA, AMCS Johnny M. "Mike" Retired jmgosa@hotmail.com "...I served with AIMD at NAS Jacksonville, Florida (1967), VP-45 (1970-1971), VP-48 (1971-1973) at NAS Moffett Field, California, VP-19 (1984-1987), VT-23, VT-24, VT-31, VR-24, VRC-30, NAS Sigonella, Sicily, CTW3 Staff at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas and retired in 1991..." [E-Mail Updated 02MAY2013 | 20JUN2003]

McKEAN, Sean "Mac" mckean.sean@earthlink.net "...I served with VT-24 from February 1982 to August 1985 in the AO shop..." [16APR2010]

McVAY, Hugh hughm@neto.com "...I served with VT-24 Bobcats, NAAS Chase Field, Beeville, TX from 1963-1964..." [19JUN2002]

MEADE, Jack jblmeade@pgtc.com "...I served with VT-24 stationed at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas from January 1972 to December 1976. Any ole Shipmates out there? I was in the line division first 1 1/2 yr then transfered to AIMD..." [15MAR2003]

MORRIS, AK Vicki Maupin vicki.morris@wings.travel "...I served with VT-24 NAS Beeville from 1981 to 1982 as a Aviation Storekeeper..." [14OCT2008]

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]

PEARSON, AK3 JH pearsonjh@hotmail.com "...I served VT-24 (10/1968-02/1970) and worked in the Supply Department..." [12DEC2018]

QUAN, Roland K. "Chino" rolandquan@sbcglobal.net "...I was with VT-24 (1960-1961) at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas. I worked the Line and Navigation Office under a LT Tinker (who was later lost during a carrier landing). I have kept in touch with Earl Fritz who lives in La Quinta. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [BIO Updated 26SEP2011 | 06MAR2007]

SAVAGE, ATN3 Dave alpha.pro@comcast.net "...I served with VT-24 from 1962 to 1963 as an ATN3. Our squadron was flying the F9F-8T during the Cuban missle crisis. ATN2 John H. Jones and Adam Gintz were a couple of old buddies. Steaks cooked outside the mess hall on the grill on Saturdays were a treat! Rockport Beach was a favorite. - Carrier quals on the Lexington - those were the good old days!..." [E-Mail Updated 09SEP2008 | 03AUG2003]

SCHULZ, ADJ2 Bob vandr2469@sbcglobal.net "...I served with VT-24 (1962-1965) at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas. I was a troubleshooter I was able to ride in the back seat of the Grumman F9F-8T Cougar on bomb, rocket and dogfight training hops. This is the most fun I have ever had. I loved it..." [08DEC2011]

SLIGH, ADCS(AW) Quentin Retired slighq@verizon.net "...I served with VT-24 (1977-1981) at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas in the PC/Corrosion and Jet Shop..." [12JUL2014]

SNYDER, PN2 Stephen "Keebler" steve52@worldinter.net "...I was stationed at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, TX from June 73 through November 1976. I arrived on board as a PNSN and left both Chase and the Navy as a PN2. I worked in the enlisted personnel office for base personnel. I provided adminstrative support to Training Wing Three and VT-24, VT-25, and VT-26..." [29MAR2002]

SUTTON, ADJC Forrest S. Jr. Retired shipmates pix...circa May 1967...papa@forrestsutton.com "...I started with the VP's in November 1956 when I was ordered to VP-45 in Bermuda. What a beautiful island. While I served with VP-45 as second wiper, I worked in Power Plants for Chief Ray Fussell. I left Bermuda in May of 1959 for Shore duty and the training command. I was assigned to VP-5 In 1964 after the rag at VP-30. I was second wiper during my training on Capt Pates Crew. Great bunch of guys there. I took over as PC on crew 4 and stayed with them till we transition to the P3. I was with Crew 8 then with Bob May as the PPC and Lt Williams as PP2P. 1st Tech Anderson. I left VP-5 in September 1968 and reported to VX-1 where I flew P3's and ran into old friends from my past squadrons...Namely CDR Agnue from VP-45 Bermuda and AW1 Josh Pierce from VP-5. Plus lots of others. After I left VX-1 I went to the Tail hook navy for a couple of years before retiring in June 1974...Golly been retired now for 23 years....LOL...I just moved back to Beeville to retire. I November 1959 I arrived at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas and was assigned to ATU-203. I was there it became VT-24. I left VT-24 28 November 1963 and went to VP-5 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. I came to Chase as and AD3 and left as an ADJ1. I retired from the Navy on 10 June 1974..." WebSite: http://www.forrestsutton.com [BIO Updated 18MAY2005 | E-Mail/WebSite Updated 02JAN99]

SCOTT, Wayne killerw@aol.com "...After graduating from AMS "A" school in NAS Millington, Tennessee in May '59. I went to VT-24 at Chase Field in Beeville, TX. I was there from May 1959 until my discharge in Feb. 1963 as AMS2. I was a check crew leader in the airframe shop. I would like to hear from others who were there at that time..." [11AUG2005]

WILLIAMS, CDR Hasty Retired bwill10750@hotmail.com "...Served as XO of VT-24 in 1976. Assumed CO until relieved in 1979..." [14MAR2007]

WILSON, AK2 Margaret maggie60@optonline.net "...I served with VT-24 from May 1979 to February 1982. I was a young girl that ended up with a lot of big brothers looking out for me. Always in my prayers..." [07MAY2010]

WORK, ADJ3 Jim iwork2@tds.net "...I served with VT-24 Chase Field, Beeville, Texas from 1962 to 1966. Anyone out there still alive?..." [20DEC2002]

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