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AKINS, AMS2 John D. jandcakins@gmail.com "...I served with VT-86 (1971-1975) at NAS Glynco, Georgia and then NAS Pensacola, Florida..." [E-Mail Updated 14SEP2016 | 05JAN2004]

BREWER, ADCS(AW) George george@corporatejetcenter.com "...VT-86 NAS Pensacola, Florida 1976-1980, (E-2 -E-5) started out as a TA-4J and T-39 Plane Captain. Went to the Powerplant shop around 1978. VP-26, NAS Brunswick, Maine 1980-1984, (E-5-E-6) Powerplant shop and Quality Assurance. Deployed to NAF Lajes, Azores, Portugal, NAS Keflavik, Iceland, and NAS Bermuda along with a few dets to NS Roosevelt Roads, PR. This was the best duty station I had. RTC Great Lakes Il, 1984-1987 (E-6-CPO). Pushed 9 Recurit Companies and 7 ATD Classes. This was the worsted duty station I had. VP-17 NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, 1987-1990, (CPO-SCPO) Started out running the powerplant shop then moved into Maintenance Control. Deployed to NAS Cubi Point, Philippinest and NAS Adak, Alaska. NAESU Det NAS Point Mugu, California 1990-1994, (SCPO) Assistant Officer in charge and then Officer in charge. What borning duty that was. VXE-6 NAS Point Mugu, California, Maintenance Control CPO. Two deployments to Christchurch NZ and one to Mc Mudro. What a great tour, NZ is a beautiful place and a person cannot even begin to what it is like on the "ice" you have to be there! I really don't miss the Navy, but I sure miss Navy people..." [29JAN2009]

ENGEN, Wayne L. wayne.engen@us.army.mil "...I served with VT-86 From December 1982 to 1985 (worked in the Line Shack and Corr-Cont with AE2 Val Baldiva, ATAN Diego Serano, AT3 Stankawitz, AMH2 Ward and AMS1 Leon Henderson) VP-24 from 1985 to 1990 with deployments to NAS Sigonella, Sicily, NAS Bermuda and NAS Sigonella, Sicily (worked with AMS2 Felix Mata, AMS3 Rob Lee, AMS3 Devin Coons, AMS3 Jacobs, AMS1 Mike Vanderhoff, AMS3 Smitty Smith, AD2 Tim Richardson, AD2 Honsowitz, AT2 Milner, AMS2 Kim Mayers, AMHC Torres, AMS3 Donna Wallace, AMS2 John Ostdiek, AME3 Cinkovich, AE2 Nelms, AE2 Bell, PR3 Randy Deville and my now wife AZ3 Prudence (Robinson) Engen). It was the best of times! After i got back from nas sigonella, sicily (January 1990) I served with vaq-33 at NAS Key West, Florida from 1990 to 1992 (worked in AMU-4 P-3 Shop then move to the QA Shop for Airframes. I'm now out of the Navy working as a fulltime Tech in the Louisiana National Guard as a Sheetmetal Mechanic SSG/E-6 1992. I have 20 years now and 20 more to go. Isn't the military great!..." [E-Mail Updated 17MAY2010 | 05FEB2002]

JOHNSON, AO1 (AC) David hover32@hotmail.com "...I was in VP-11 Jun '70 - Dec '75 was my first PCS orders after AO-A School and VP-30 aircrew training. I then went to AO-C school Jan-Jun '76 and then VT-86 Jul '76 - Aug '78. Discharged Aug '78. VP-94 (USNR) from Aug '78 - Apr '82. Active duty Apr '82, CV-67 (JFK) May '82 -May '86. Discharged '86. Reserves (drilling)'88 to '99 in CV-60 and CV-72 NRC Memphis. Currently in IRR (no drills) planning to retire in 2009..." [08JUN2001]

LONG, J.D. long8554@hughes.net "...I served VR-24 (1971-1974) at NAF Naples, Italy, VP-50 (1975-1976) at NAS Moffett Field, California and VT-86 at NAS Pensacola, Florida..." [03OCT2018]

PFEIFER, AMS3 Robert badbikerbob@msn.com "...I served with VT-86 (07/71-02/1975) at NAS Glynco, Georgia and then NAS Pensacola, Florida. I was a Plane Captain on the S2 and T-39..." [28DEC2011]

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