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Welcome Shipmates





The Last Flight


This is a place to re-connect, tell a story or two, browse some pictures and refresh your memory . Brown shoes welcome aboard!

This former Seaplane Era group of VP40 Airdales is now accepting ANY VP40 Airdales. We have expanded our group to include all VP40 former/current VP40 personnal. You are welcome to join our group, attend our reunions, and receive newsletters/ rosters of members etc.
Please fill out the info below for more info on our group.
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104 Responses to Welcome Shipmates

  1. kirby V hamm

    Kirby Hamm AOC Retired,
    I was in the squadron form 1962 – 1965. Following the transition from Sangley Pt. back to San Diego, I was reassigned to VP31 Det A. where I was part of the transition team for the P3A Aircratf. Flowing this tour I returned to VP-40 flowed by a short tour In VA-55 aboard the USS Hancock CVA19.My final tour was with the Commander Patrol Wing Pacific (CPWP} Where I retired Aug 1980. Continued my support of the P3 Program, while working for Lockheed Burbank Calif until I retired 2000. Now retired and enjoying a leisure life in northern Texas.

    • Guy Fisk

      glad to hear you are still among us…
      I hope you are well enough to attend the reunion in Oct.

  2. James L.Stull

    Guy I was a member and had misplaced my info. It is now found. I am also computer dumb so bear with me. I would like to rejoin I was at 1991 and 2014 reunion. I was in vp40 1965 to 1968. Please let me know what I need to know what to do to rejoin. I would really like to go to the Jax reunion.

  3. bb000

    You ought to be a part of a contest for one of the best sites on the web.
    I will highly recommend this blog!

  4. Kevin Williams YN3

    James Hackney this is for you. This is Williams was in Ops/Trng Flights and Scheds. I do remember you along with others in tge Maint Dept.

    • Kevin Williams

      Still looking for James Hackney. Do you still live in Texas? If so I'm not far from Waco.

  5. James N, Hackney

    Looking for members of VP-40 at Moffat Field Naval Air Station during 1975-78.

  6. Dennis McNicholas

    I was on that last flight in the pic of QE10.

    • James Brown

      I was on that flight also, I was the panel operator nick name JIMBO I believe you were in ord. I believe you relieved Ron Parker when he got injured.

  7. Craig Olson

    Great Site! Laging Handa!

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