VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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ECKSTEIN, SK1 Stan Retired slick42@mac.com "...I served with FASRON-831 at NAS Floyd Bennett Field, New York from 1960 to 1962. I was a 2X4 (Two years active four years reserve) Reservist and retired from the Naval Reserves after 20 years. I also served aboard the USS Boulder (LST 1190) and left as SK1 with the Reserve COastal Mine Patrol (COOP) Mine Unit 2204 in 1992 after the Gulf War..." [02MAY2011]

RONDA, PN1 Joseph A. Ronda Retired jronda@mindspring.com "...Joined USNR 29 Nov 1952 attached to FASRON-831. Served active duty NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island from January 1955 to Janunary 1957. Joined VP-834 March 1957 at NAS New York, New York. VP-834 later designated VP62R2. Squadron transferred to NAS JRB Willow Grove, Pennsylvania in 1970. I was reassigned to NAS Reserve Personnel office and retired 30 June 1978. Have flown in P2V-7's and SP2H several times and have fond memories. I remember Ed Conlan from VP-834 and keep in touch with Ken Burkhard, also of VP-834 and VP-66..." [07FEB2000]

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