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Note NOTICE: "...Looking for my ol' best buddy Mike Holmes...Michael Jerry Holmes...went back to Healdsburg, Califorina 95448 to live at home, then I lost contact with him. He was stationed at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii from 1970 - 1973 or 1974 he was attached to VR-21, I think he was an AE2. Anyone know of this person? Some poeple havew told me they think the person I am looking for is a pilot newar NAPA valley, but I can't seem to place him - any help would be greatly appreciated! THANK YOU!...Bradley Hanson danger450@hotmail.com..." [23FEB2005]

Note NOTICE: "...I am looking for any information or the whereabouts of NCC Robert "Pappy" Pratt. "Pappy" was our Career Counsellor with VP-1 from 1980 to 1982. He retired in Hawaii and lived up in the Nanakuli area. He had been quite active in the Fleet Reserve Association. Any and all information would be appreciated...AVCM Frederick Firth avcmffirth@earthlink.net..." [26MAY2003]

Note NOTICE: "...Would like to make contact with Erinie Vermatten. He served with VP-19 and VP-871 from December 1951 to May 1955...Becraft Billy R. beercraft@iwon.com..." [11AUG2002]

Note NOTICE: "...I'm trying to find some actual working email addresses for anyone in VP-1s Tron Shop between 84-88 time frame...let me know if "bubba" is still around. Also...I didnt see a posting from Randy "Ray" Giddings either. We need to get together soon ...how does Florida sound?...Ken Imhoff kuku4coco@aol.com..." [06AUG2000]

Note NOTICE: "...I am in search CDR John Holzapfel, whom skippered VP-1 from 1980-83. I served under this man, whom I think was and has been the greatest boss I've ever had. I was editor for the cruise book for the NAS Cubi Point, Philippines deployment from 11/82 to 05/83. He was an incredible leader with a great deal of spirit. Would like to know his whereabouts along with any others in the squadron during that time frame...David "Herb" Adams davada12003@yahoo.com..." [25JUN99]

Note NOTICE: "...I was stationed in VP-4 from '66 to '69. I had a very good friend in that squadron by the name of Lavelle Tinker. We went to F/E school together in VP-31 in '69. I've been trying desperately to find him. He'd gone to VP-1, last I heard, about '86 or so...Dan Oyler mardan@missouri.org..." [20JAN99]

Note NOTICE: "...I have been trying to locate Robert L "Pete" Lawley who served in VP-1 in the late '80's and retired from TSC NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan. Would also be happy to hear from any old squadronmates from VP-1....LT Mike Plowman (formerly AW1) PappySurfs@aol.com" [05JUL98]

UPDATE 28JUL98 "...Receive a number of responses, but nobody seems to know where Pete is...LT Mike Plowman (formerly AW1) PappySurfs@aol.com"

Note NOTICE: "...My father, LtCmdr William Selby, flew a P-2V-7 Neptune with VP-1 from 1955-57. If any of you flew with him or knew him, I'd love to hear from you. Unfortunately, my father passed away in June of 1987, but I enjoy tales of his Navy days...Scott Selby selby@lenti.med.umn.edu" [07JAN98]

UPDATE 28JUL98 "...I've heard from one person, but that was wonderful for me and the rest of the family. It brought back alot of memories, and I was able to find out about several people locally who knew my father thru the reserves as well. Thanks...Scott Selby selby@lenti.med.umn.edu"

Note NOTICE: "...My father was part of VP-1 during 1987-88 while stationed at Barber's Point, Hawaii. He was a P-3 pilot, and his name is LCDR David B. Taggart. I am hoping someone who was in the Screaming Eagles can help me. During my dad's tour a gold charm depicting an eagle was made. Unfortunately this charm was lost in a move. I was hoping someone could tell me if the mold is still around somewhere so my mom and I can have another made for him. I would appriciate any help you can give. Thank you all in advance...Alyson L. Taggart alytags@hotmail.com" [Updated 02JUN98]

UPDATE "...I heard from a lot of people that knew my dad but no one even knew about the charm. My mom and I are still going to try and get a new one made though from old pictures we have it. Thank you for your help..." [21NOV99]

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