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.
I talked to the World Golf Resort hotel today. We are still in business for the reunion. They have set up an account for VP40 to book hotel rooms now. So go ahead and book them. Our rate is $130/night plus taxes. This rae is extended for 2 days before and after Oct 7-11-20 I … Continue reading
I am pleased to announce we have a new member to our group. Wilson R. Sutton joined our group. Willie was an AT3 while serving in VP40 from 10/1957 to 6/1959. He flew in several crews as 1st radio. WELCOME ABOARD Willie. He lives in Nashua, NH, where I lived for awhile before I retired … Continue reading
I talked to the World Golf Village Hotel this week and they will be open and we can have our reunion as planned. I am getting the final pricing and agenda and I will send you the reservation forms soon. I will also post a phone number for you to book your hotel reservations yourself. … Continue reading
Asheville North Carolina will have a Virtual Memorial Service Monday 11:00 AM on YouTube. Please watch it if you are available. thank you Guy Fisk Memorial Day Ceremony streamed live on YouTube This year’s Asheville-Buncombe Memorial Day Ceremony will be held as a virtual ceremony, because of the need for physical distance with the State … Continue reading