VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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Memorial Picture "...UPCHURCH, LCDR O. K. Jr...For members of VP-206: My Father, LCDR O. K. Upchurch, Jr., passed away on December 3rd, 2003 at 2325, in Roswell, Georgia. Dad served in the North Atlantic, flying from out of NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island and served at NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone from 1942 to 1944. He flew numerous missions from NAF/NAAF Galapagos, Seymour Island, Ecuador. Dads loved the Navy and his friends he kept in contact with over the years. He is survived by a daughter, Virginia, a son, O. K. Upchurch III (Major, USMC) and another daughter, Susie Johnson...Major O. K. Upchurch III, USMCR k1200lt4ok@cox.net..." [22DEC2003]

Memorial Picture "...UPSHAW, PO2 William Jerry Sr...My Father, William Jerry Upshaw Sr., served with FAW-7 in 1944. I would like to hear from any former Shipmates of my Dad..." Contributed by Willia J. Upshaw ushawmj@yahoo.com [17JAN2011]

UPCHURCH, Dave dupchurch@kc.rr.com "...I served with VP-2 (1967) at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington with deployments to NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam and NS Sangley Point, Philippines and VP-50 at NAS Moffett Field, California with deployments to NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam and NS Sangley Point, Philippines. I was released from active duty April 1971..." [08AUG2013]

UPCHURCH, ADR3 Larry larryk7762@att.net "...I served with ATU-604 at NAS Hutchinson, Kansas from 1956 to 1958, NAF Annapolis, Maryland, NAS Norfolk, Virginia,NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island, VAW-12 aboard the USS Valley Forge (CV-45), USS Randolph (CVS-15) and USS Lake Champlain (CVS-39). Honorable Discharge 1960. I still am in touch with two ATU-604 Shipmates (C. C. Simmons Now of Memphis, TN and W. W. Christianson Lincoln, NE). This old man has fond memories of those days. Take care and may GOD continue to bless this nation..." [16SEP2009]

UPDEGRAFF, John Nile updenile62@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-10 (1985-1988) at NAS Brunswick, Maine..." [26MAR2013]

UPDEGRAFF, Harlan sonnyd87@gmail.com "...I served with VP-777 (Naval Reserve) at NAS Los Alamitos, California and served Active Duty aboard the USS Coral Sea (09/1965-07/1967) as a AMS Structural Mechanic..." [02JUN2002]

UPPERMAN, PT3 Buford uppermanbuford4@gmail.com "...VAP-62 NAS Agana, Guam, TAD FICPACFAC Philippines, CVA-41 USS Ticonderoga, CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVA-41 USS Midway CVA-61 USS Ranger USS Constellation CVA-64, USS Kitty Hawk CVA-67, Det C NAF Tan Son Nhut, South Vietnam, USS Kearsarge CV-33, Long Beach, California. Task Force 77 Staff. 24 months service Yankee Station and Vietnam. 100 % Disabled Veteran Agent Orange. I was on station Aug 2 1964 in the Tonkin Gulf Incident. Received 4 Navy Unit Commendations, Vietnam Service With 3 bronze star attachments, Vietnam Civil Action , Vietnam Naval Service Honor Grade, Gallantry Cross and the usual medals for service. I separated to Naval Reserve and was stationed in Grosse Ile Michigan !967 Attended Columbus College Of Art And Design 4,5 years in Industrial Design. Retired as a Medical Assistant from Ohio State University Medical Center..." [BIO Updated 20OCT2020 | E-Mail Updated 18AUG2020 | 28AUG2019]

UPSON, ATN3 James P. Jr. upsonjp@att.net "...I served with VP-7 from 09SEP59 through 09SEP61. I flew on LB-8 BUNO 128410. I was the Julie/Jez operator. I was their when we lost the crew off NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada. I was their when we chase the Russians all over the North Atlantic. I was their when we lost, I believe it was LB-7, in the snow bank at NAS Brunswick, Maine. I even got to go on the fly away to NAS Norfolk, Virginia and on to Battle Creek, MI. I have lots of pictures or our King Neptune party in NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada. I would like a picture of LB-8 BUNO 128410 if anyone has one. Thanks..." [E-Mail Updated 05MAR2010 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 29MAY2006 | 28MAR2000]

Shipmate Requested Name Removal  [Shipmate Removed 30OCT2008 | 07AUG2008]

UPTON, ABH Charles "Andy" cupton47@netscape.net "...I was in VP-26 from September 1971 to January 10, 1975. I was an ABH the entire time. I launched and recovered the aircraft, towed them in and out of the hangars and did the "yellow gear." I was on all the deployments, NAS Bermuda, NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, NAS Sigonella, Sicily, NS Roosevelt Roads, PR, Crete, NAF Naples, Italy and loved NAS Brunswick, Maine. Does anyone know how I can get the Patrol Emblem?..." [21OCT2001]

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