VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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ARMENDARIZ, Albert C. "Arme/Army" armendarizac@gmail.com "...I served with VP-50 from 1977 to 1980, VP-31 1980 to 1983, Tech NAESU Detachment NAS Moffett Field, California, VP-65 (Reserve) from 1992 to 2003, VR-55 from 2003 to 2005, VMGR 252 and 253 US Marine Corps Cherry Point North Carolina. Retired September 2008. NATEC which was NAESU DOD with 33 years..." [16JUL2009]

BACHKO, Larry Retired lbachko@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-31 (February 1975-September 1977), Naval And Marine Corp Reserve Center (N&MCRC) El Paso, Texas (October 1977-September 1978), VR-55 (September 1978-June 1982), VR-57 (June 1982-December 1986), VP-91 (December 1986-February 1989), VF-302 (March 1989-April 1991), VF-301 (March 1991-September 1994), Naval Reserve Readiness Command (REDCOM) 22 NAS Seattle, Washington (September 1994-April 1995) and finally Fleet Reserve April 1995. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 27JUN2010 | 07JUL99]

CHING, AD2 Joseph jching15@sprintpcs.com "...I served with VR-55 from 1986 to 1998. I am back in the reserves and looking for Shipmates from VR-55. I need to contact somebody from VR-55 now. I have some question to counselor and about my records. Please call me (510-331-5250) if you have some information or the number to VR-55..." [11JAN2004]

CLEVER, Keith keithclever@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-69 (11/1983-05/1986), VP-MAU (05/1986-09/1991) including being called back to active duty (12/1990) for the Gulf War, VP-91 (09/1991-12/1998), VR-55 (1999-2000) and VP-65. Tried to hang on but HYT got me Retired 2006. I started a Yahoo Group (VP MAU Moffett) and a Facebook Page (VP MAU Moffett) (You know you were VP Navy if...) - former members please join! Love to hear from all the friends that have gone but haven't forgotten. Remembering my brother and mentor, AX2 Tom "The Rocket" Rohr. Long live the ones who've flown on ahead of us. Older I get, longer that list is..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 28APR2018 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 12NOV2004 | 18OCT98]

ENRIQUEZ, Richard richardp57@hotmail.com "...I served with VT-27 (1960-1962) at NAAS New New Iberia, Louisiana. VP-9 (1962-1963) at NAS Alameda, California, VR-874, VR-21, VR-1020, VR-51, VR-55, VR-60 (1983-1984), VR-55 (1984-1990) and then retired..." [BIO Updated 07JUN2014 | 14MAY2014]

GOZRULAK, Lawrence F. Lgozrula@aol.com or gozrula@msn.com "...Served in VQ-3 NAS Agana, Guam from Oct75-Mar77. VP-91 from Apr77-Jul80. VP-68 from Jul80-Apr85. NARCEN NAS Moffett Field, California from Apr85-Jul87. VP-MAU NAS Moffett Field, California from Jul87-Oct91. VP-91 from Oct91-Feb94. HM-19/15 NAS Alameda, California Feb94-Feb95. VR-55 NAS Moffett Field, California from Feb95-Nov95. Retired AECS P-3 Flight Engineer..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 01FEB2002 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 09JAN2000 | 05MAR98]

HARDEN, AZ2 Mary (Dellenbusch) Retired bloominwhereimplanted@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-69 from 1984 thru 1990. I was at first AR Harden an undesignated Airman working up in Admin then was an AZ striker. Made 3rd got married so some Shipmates will know me also as AZ3 Dellenbusch. From NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, I went to VR-60 in NAS Memphis, Tennessee until we disestablished it in June of 1995. Then to AIMD Santa Clara until it disestablished in June of 1999. I also served at ABFC FMP MMF ALPHA at NAS Point Mugu, California and VR-55 until I retired July 2004. I am currently attending College. I'd love to hear from anyone from that part of my career..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 27DEC2004 | E-Mail/BIO Updated 03JAN2003 | 06MAY2000]

HOOKLAND, AE1 Brian thebathook@yahoo.com "...I served with VR-21 from 1974 to 1977, VC-1 from 1977 to 1978 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, (left the USN for a couple years) came back (TAR) at NAS Alameda, California from 1980 to 1983 with VAK-208 and VR-55 from 1983 to 1988. I would like to hear from former "Club 220" Shipmates..." [05MAR2011]

KENDALL, George skytrainii@hotmail.com "...Joined VR-30 on my first tour out of ADJ "A" school in 1973, one month after the frist C-9B joined the squadron. My very first flight with the squadron was in a C-1A. But I wanted to be a C-9 aircrewman which was my billet. I achieved 2000 hrs on the 9's and loved every hour of it but cheerished my 300 hrs in the C-1A's much, much more. I stayed with the squadron and the C-1's from 1975 until they moved the C-1A's on perminent Det south to NAS North Island, San Diego, California. The Det eventially became VRC-30. That is when I started to fly the CT-39's for achieving 500 hrs. I stayed in NAS Alameda, California with VR-55 finishing out my nine years as the squadrons FCPC NATOPS Instructor back on the 9's..." [23APR2012]

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MARTIN, AMC Chad cm0828@msn.com "...I served with VP-91 (1991-1996) at NAS Moffett Field, California (Airframes Shop), VP-69 (1996-2000) at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, VR-61 (2000-2005) at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, VR-55 (2005-2009) at NAS Point Mugu, California and VR-61 (2009-2013)..." [08OCT2010]

POCHOP, SMSgt Allan Retired apochop@aol.com "...I attended Boot Camp (C/0 393) at NAS North Island, San Diego, California (07/1958), NAS Norman, Oklahoma (09/1958-12/1958), VT-6 (Plank Owner) at NAS Whiting Field, Milton, Florida (01/1959-07/1960), AEWBarRonPac-MIDET (07/1960-05/1962) at NAF Port Lyautey, Morocco, VR-8 (09/1962-09/1963) at NAS Moffett Field, California, VR-21G4, VR-55 (Plank Owner) (09/1963-09/1966), Air National Guard at Hayward, CA, USCGR-Recuriter at San Jose, CA., USAFR at Travis AFB, CA. and retired 07/1988..." [18JUL2011]

POWLESLAND, AMSC Don A. Retired dd6992@caltel.com "...I was a TAR at NAS Los Alamitos, California (1966 to December 1968), SELRES RTU-51 (May 1972 to April 1976), VR-55 (April 1976 to October 1981), VP-91 (October 1981 to September 1987) when I retired after 21.5 years total service. While in VP-91 I went to Second Mech school at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania and FE school at NAS Moffett Field, California. I made WestPac's with VP-91 to NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii, NAS Cubi Point, Philippines and NAF Misawa, Japan. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [29JUL2010]

SCHERWITZ, SMSgt Lee leescherwitz@hotmail.com "...I helped with the VR-55 Bed down at Sembach Air Base in Germany during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Would like to connect with anyone involved..." [04APR2020]

TAVAREZ, CPO Anthony Retired ttavarez@charter.net "...I served with VS-876, HS-6, USS Kearsarg (CVS-33) and VR-55..." [20SEP2018]

TAYLOR, AMH1 Bill Retired vp912002@yahoo.com "...I served with VP-91 from 1984-1988 in the Corrosion Shop. I am retired now from VR-55 NAS Point Mugu, California. I also served with VA-304, NAR NAS Alameda, California, HS-85, HM-19, and HM-15..." [18JAN2003]

WALKER, ATC (AW/NAC) Dan Retired drwc130@aol.com "...Hi to any old Shipmates out there! I retired at NAS Point Mugu, California after a final tour with VR-55, completeing my Navy time in an aircrew billet and having a great time as squadron OPS Chief. I was with VP-67 when we disestablished in 1994, had a couple of tours with VP-65 in the '80s and '90s, retired and now live in Camarillo, CA working as a senior logistics analyst on a 10 year NAVAIR contract at NAS Point Mugu, California. Looking forward to building our retirement home on our lot in Prescott, AZ and going into a semi-retirement mode- love to hear from any old Shipmates out there..." [24AUG2004]

WALL, AVCM Daniel Retired bulkhed@comcast.net "...(02/1963-10/1985) - I served with VP-65 (12/1974-06/1976) as the W/C 220 supervisor during the transition from the P2s to the P-3 iron bombers. CDR Frohlich was CO and was relieved by Cdr. Borroughs during my tour. Made AEC and was assigned to NAVAIRES NAS Point Mugu, California as Training Department Chief in charge through August 1977 with Captain Janiec, Commanding. Other commands included CMC of VP-91 till retirement, VA-304 Maint Chief E9, VR-55 Maint Chief E8, VC-13 Maint Chief E8/E7 VP-69 plank-owner E6, NAS Seattle, Washington VR/VP line E6, USS Ranger E5, VA-873 A4C Weapons Release Systems Tech E5, NAS Alameda, California W/C 620 TechE5/E4, USS Walton (DE361) BM Striker E3 and USS Edmonds (DE406) BM Striker E2/E1..." [BIO Updated 08MAY2018 | BIO Updated 02FEB2016 | E-Mail Updated 12JUN2015 | 1997]

WILLIAM, Gary "Gman" gman8@earthlink.net "...Reported to VR-55 in April 1996 as a re-trainable FE on the C-130. (VP'ers take note, we still have a job and a mission here :).) Now as the end draws near, February 2004, I must make the transition to VR-54 NAS New Orleans, Louisiana. Going to miss my fellow brothers and sisters, as well as my Shipmates, and Yes, even a majority of the O's. It has been a wonderful time and I am sorry to see it come to an end. If you come to New Orleans, look me up. I'll either be in the air, in the hangar, or in the qtr. Later, "Gman"..." [15JAN2004]

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