VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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CASTOLDI, AT2 Steven F. summutt@allwest.net "...I served with VX-2 (1957-1958) at NAS Chincoteague, Virginia and crewed aboard JD-1 (Dron Control) and FASRON-118, at NAS Alameda, California. Does anyone recall a Shipmates called True Bird?..." [07OCT2012]

CULLENS, ABF2 Carl carl6535@netzero.com "...I served with VX-2 (Shore Patrol) from January 1957 to January 1958 (disestablishment) and FASRON-121. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [31MAY2011]

DAILEY, CAPTAIN Franklyn E. Retired frankyned9@gmail.com "...I served with VX-2, VPB-107. In 1956 I had orders to VP-5 as Operations Officer. Because I had a large family and had come from VPB-107 and a tour of Aleutian Duty, I resigned my commission as CDR USN and went into the Naval Reserve, commanding several VP squadrons flying mostly P2V-6M), VP-HL-7 and VP-852. I recently published The Triumph of Instrument Flight: A Retrospective in a Century of U.S. Aviation. Squadrons mentioned include: VP-41 (P2Y-2s then PBYs), VPB-120, VPP-1, and failing to make the index through oversight, VP-62 a PBY squadron in NAS Adak, Alaska. FAW-4 and FAW-7 receive coverage. The book emphasizes the northern hemisphere, especially the North Atlantic and North Pacific. I never had tropical duty though I took a reserve P2V-5F squadron from NAS Los Alamitos, California to NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii for 2-weeks acdutra, but that is not in book, no inst...Author of The Triumph of Instrument Flight: A Retrospective in the Century of U.S. Aviation..."[E-Mail Updated 05OCT2012 | E-Mail Updated 17NOV2006 | BIO Updated 26AUG2004 | 10MAY2002]

DALEY, William F. billyd2@verizon.net "...Stationed at NAS Chincoteague, Virginia from 1950 to 1953. Assigned to NAOTS from 1950 to 1951 and then to VX-2 until discharge in April 1953. Was a Plane Captain on the F8F line. Interested in hearing from Shipmates who were there at that time..." [12JUL2006]

DAVIS, Arlen acdavs@hotmail.com "...I served in VX-2 and VU-4 at NAAS Chincoteague VA from June 1949 to February 1952. Would appreciate any information on squadrons and/or base during that time. Thanks..." [01APR2000]

KELLEY, AMM3 Jack curley3151@aol.com "...I served with VX-2 (1946-1948) at NAS Chincoteague, Virginia..." [17SEP2020]

McKNIGHT, AMH2 Jimmie L. jmcknight1@cox.net "...Served with FASRON-121 from February 1954 to February 1956 at this time I was pomoted to AMH3 and transfered to VX-2. Was promoted to AMH2 in February 1957 and discharged in March 1957..." [09JUN2007]

MIDDLETON, GG bud2rose@tampabay.rr.com "...I served with VX-2 at NAS Chincoteague, Virginia then VF-42 and remained with the squadron until my discharge in June of 1952..." [01AUG2004]

O'NEIL, Bill [AB4FK- HAM RADIO Call] ab4fk@norfolk.infi.net "...Retired ATC-ex RM, ARM, ALC, etc. Served with VP-73, VP-84, VPB-102, VJ-2, VX-2, VW-4, VPW-1, VPW-2, VW-11, VS-36, NADU, FAETULANT, VP-34, etc..." WebSite: Flying Boat Amateur Radio Society http://www.qsl.net/ab4fk/fbars/[Updated 24JAN98]

PLUMB, Jerry c5900@msn.com "...I served with VX-2 from 1952 to 1955 at NAS Chincoteague, Virginia. I played on the base football team. After I graduated from college in 1959 I worked for AETNA to 1993. I now homes in RI and FL..." [05MAY2011]

SMITH, Phillip W. philsr1@earthlink.net "...I was stationed at NAS Chincoteague, Virginia in VX-2 from 1952 - 1954. I am looking for some of old Shipmates from that time..." [05JUL2002]

STOUP, AOAN Tom bluedoor@sbcglobal.net "...I served with VX-2 and was a member of the football team (Rangers) from 1953 to 1954..." [17MAY2009]

TREMBLAY, AT1 Paul Shipmate Pix paultremblay@earthlink.net "...I served in VX-2 at NAS Chincoteague, Virginia from early 1954 to November of 1956, when I was discharged as an AT-1. I worked on the line and later in the radio shop maintaining communications and navigation equipment. After discharge, joined the active reserves and served for eight years as an aircrewman on S2 Trackers in VS-915 out of NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts..." [17MAR2007]

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