VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
VPNAVY Address

ShipmateFASRON-2 ShipmatesShipmate

BAILEY, AM2 Bud Emmett bbud1938@hotmail.com "...I served with FASRON-2 (12/1955-08/1958) at the NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island and VW-2 (09/1958-07/1959) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 17JUL2016 | 29APR2002]

BOEHM, AT2 Carl carlboehm@aol.com "...I served in FASRON-2 from November 1955 to December 1957. My rating when I left was AT2. In January 1958 I was transferredred to a missile command in Virginia. After being discharged in September 1958, I went to Michigan State University to study Electrical Engineering. After graduation, I worked for North American Aviation and Hughes Aircraft. I'm presently retired in Fallbrook, California. I would like to know the whereabouts of Walt Masters, Jim Shell, Wayne Hummel, Pitts or any other old buddies..." [24APR2003]

BOUDROT, Herbert boilerman006@gmail.com "...I served with FASRON-2 (1956-1957) at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island and then aboard the USS Ranger (CVA-61)..." [04MAY2020]

HUGHES, George prontoracing@hotmail.com "...I served with FASRON-2 from 1957 to 1958. It seems like another world and another lifetime..." [10MAR2004]

HYNES, Al alhynes@comcast.net "...I served with FASRON-2 from October 1951 to October 1954 after coming from the USS Oriskany (CV-34) after her Med cruise. I was not aware FASRON-2 had a patch but would be very interested in purchasing a couple if I knew the source. Best wishes to all my Shipmates who served in the squardron..." [14MAY2009]

JOHANSEN, Ronald ronjohansen@q.com "...I served with FASRON-2 from January 4, 1959 to July 1, 1959 (disestalishment), Communications aboard NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island from July 1959 to April 4, 1960 and NCS Sidi Yahia aboard NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco. I never understood why a Radioman rating was assigned to FASRON-2 to begin with but that's the Navy. Had a good time while in the Navy (February 1958 to May 1962)..." [E-Mail Updated 11JUN2009 | 12MAY2006]

Memorial Picture "...KELLEY, AT1 Millard...My father, Millard Kelley, passed away in 1976...Dad served reported for service at NRS Pittsburgh, PA (25JUL42), NTC Great Lakes, IL (25JUL42-11OCT42), NAS Jacksonville, Florida (13OCT42-10FEB43), NAGS NAS Jacksonville, Florida (10FEB43-24MAR43), NAS DeLand (Datona Beach), Florida (24MAR43-22MAY43), FAW-1 (22MAY43-16AUG44), USS Coos Bay (AVP-25) (16AUG44-31OCT44), CASU-48 (31OCT44-07MAY45), Naval Air Station Terminal Island San Pedro, California (05JUL45-21APR46), NAS Corpus Christi, Texas (21APR46-08AUG46), R/S NAS Norfolk, Virginia (09AUG46_23AUG46), FASRON-1 (23AUG46-10SEP46), FASRON-2 (10SEP46-28MAY47), Attack Carrier Airgroup Three (28MAY47-14AUG47) and FASRON-1 (14AUG47-13JUL48). His awards were the World War 11 Victory Medal and the American Area Campaign Medal. My dad is buried at the Veterans Section of Vista Memorial Gardens in Miami Lakes, FL. When I visit, I can hear aircraft landing and taking off from the nearby Opa-locka Executive Airport, which was formerly the NAS Miami, Florida..." Contributed by Amy Carswel amyjeancarswell@gmail.com [22OCT2019]

SMOAK, Arthur B. Retired osoumo@juno.com "...Stationed at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island from 1949 to 1956, O&R from February 2, 1949 to September 11, 1951, VF-71 from September 11, 1951 to November 11, 1951, "B" School and returned to FASRON-2 from May 16, 1952 to May 13, 1955, VU-2 from May 13, 1955 to November 9, 1956, left NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island for VU-3 Brown Field / NAS North Island, San Diego, California and was in VU-3 / VC-3 until retirement July 1966. Wish all my "old" Shipmates the best..." [09JAN2004]

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