VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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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]

BRINKLEY, AD1 John retired brinkleybea@earthlink.net "...I served with VP-60 SAR from 1972 to 1974, TAR from 1974 to 1978, VR-57 from 1978 to 1982, and VR-59 from 1982 to 1988..." [29MAR2003]

COOLMAN, Gordon J. gordycoolman@hotmail.com "...Aircrewman with VR-57 2/82 - 1/92 - participated in Gulf War deployment. Would like to hear from former VR-57 war vets. How come our command didn't document our service awards on our DD214s (returning reservists)? Now retired & visiting the Northwest (Oak Harbor, WA...Puget Sound)..." [23AUG2007]

ENGLISH, AEC Russell J. Retired rodealer557@cs.com "...I served in as a Flight Engineer with VP-92, VP-91, VP-31 (TAR Instructor) and VP-66. Retired in 1990 out of VR-57. Now I'm a Dealer (Cards not Drugs) at the Trunp Marina Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City. I would very much like to hear from my old Shipmates..." [E-Mail Updated 05NOV2003 | 24APR98]

STEPHENSON, AWC Lawrence "Larry" Retired flyer1970@sbcglobal.net "...I served with VS-41, VS-38, VRC-50, VP-65 and VR-57. I served 24 years of Great Navy Life spanning 5 decades, 2 centuries and 2 milinia, 3 wars, more carrier landings than I can remember due to lots of grog..." [E-Mail/BIO Updated 13OCT2010 | 08MAR2001]

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