VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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ShipmateVP-HL-2 ShipmatesShipmate

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]

Memorial Picture Shipmate Pix "...MOYNIHAN, William "Bud" F...My father just passed away at 95 years old. Dad attended the US Naval Academy and received his pilot training at NAS Pensacola, Florida. Dad served with VP-HL-2 and flew the PB4Y-2 and PBY in the South Pacific during World War II. I am wearing a belt buckle that he wore in 1946 in a picture while standing next to his bomber on NAS Kwajalein, Marshall Islands. The buckle reads "Philippines VP-HL-2 1946 W.F. Moynihan." My Dad was a wonderful man who loved his country, the US Navy, both the sea and air. And he loved my mother and us children in a sacrificial way that I have seen in very few..." Contributed by William S. Moynihan drmoynihan@hotmail.com [27APR2017]

MURPHY, AEM3 Paul pjmurphy@centralhouse.net "...Was in VP-HL-2 on Guam. Anyone around from the squadron?..." [10JUN2002]

Memorial Picture "...WIGGINS, LCDR Jack...With deepest heartfelt sorrow, I tell you that my Dad, Jack Wiggins passed away January 30, 2006 at home surrounded by his loving family. Sharon (Wiggins) Rogers..." Forwarded by ANDERSON, AX2 Lee (Andy) vp48sugarfox1@gmail.com [11FEB2006]

WIGGINS, LCDR Jack Retired (Deceased) wigginsjack@worldnet.att.net "...10/47-6/49 VP-HL-2 Redesignated VP-22 PB4Y-2s, Guam & Hawaii (AD3), 8/49-3/53 ATU-10 PBM-5, NAS Corpus Christi, Texas ( AD1), 4/53-6/55 VP-50 PBM-5 NAS Alameda, California & NAS Iwakuni, Japan (AD1), 6/55-12/59 AD"B" Schools Instructor NATTC NAS Memphis, Tennessee (AD1), 1/60-3/60 L.D.O Indoctrination Newport, R.I (ENS), 4/60/5/63 VP-48 P5M1/2, NAS North Island, San Diego, California (LTJG), 5/60-6/66 NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan (LT) I was project Officer for setting up the first P-3A Maintenance Facilities in WESTPAC at NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan, 6/66-6-69 Training Officer AD"B" Schools NATTC NAS Memphis, Tennessee (LCDR) , 6/69-1/71 VP-16 P-3A, NAS Jacksonville, Florida, and Retired 1/1/71..." [Deceased 11FEB2006 | 25JAN2001]

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