I was informed today that Gary (INU) Shepard passed away. Athough he was not a member of this group, a lot of people knew him in VP40 and elsewhere in his Naval career. Here is his Obit Obituary Garland (Gary) R Shepard1944-2021Cameron, MO- Garland (Gary) R Shepard was born February 2, 1944. Gary graduated from … Continue reading
I wish you all a Happy AND Healthy 2021 Guy Fisk
I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy 2021. Hope to see you all at our VP40 reunion SOMETIME in 2021. Stay safe and Laging Handa Guy Fisk
I must report that we are no further along with our next reunion than we were in Sept. Everything is still on hold for now. I was hoping to have our next reunion in late Feb or March 2021 to replace our cancelled reunion. However it is looking like that will NOT happen. If this … Continue reading
I was informed by George Perkins that Jerry Stevick passed away recently. He had been sick for quite awhile. Jerry was in VP40 from 1962-1965. He was a LT and PPC of crew 9
I am pleased to announce a new member to our group. ERNIE FILLIPUCCI Ernie was in VP40 from 1969-1972. He was an AO1 and flew as an ordnanceman in crew 5. WELCOME ABOARD Ernie. Please give a HOWDY to Ernie.
I posted Hal’s Obit today. check it out on the Dep/Arr Tab comment section
I have had to cancel the reunion planned for Oct 7-11,2020 due to COVID-19 I can not take the risk of someone of us attending the reunion, catching this virus. There are still problems with the airlines and reservations as well as the hotel not guaranteeing the availability of the restaurant and bar being open … Continue reading
I was informed last night by Bob Collins that Hap Peper passed away friday 7/24/2020 at his home. He had a massive heart attack and was gone quickly. I have talked to his wife Joan and she will provide a OBIT I will publish here. His funeral will be in a year if possible. I … Continue reading
I was informed by Hap Peper that P.G. (Bud) Smith passed away 3-4 months ago. If I get more info I will post it on our site.