VP40 SEAPLANE ERA squadron site
Here is a link to the latest on the Blue Water Navy Bill
Please read and apply if applicable to you or your family.
The reunion in Oct 7-11 is STILL ON for now.
Here is the hyperlink to our reunion pages.
So far I have received very little response from people about attendence.
The sooner I can confirm numbers the sooner I can lock in prices for you.
lets “get er done” people
I have added a tab for the 2020 reunion.
I have added a tab for the 2020 reunion. I have added a tab for the 2020 reunion.
click the link on the next line togo to it.
I will update it until the reunion, SO
keep checking it for updates. I have locked in the hotel.
Assuming we will be able to travel in the USA in Oct, the reunion is ON for now.
remember the dates are 10/7 to 10/11/2020
PLEASE let me know ASAP if you plan on attending and the number of attendees.
see ya there
OK folks we are about 7 months out from our reunion.
I have about completed our hotel booking. I will post the hotel info and the itinerary soon
so checkin often and make your hotel reservations dd send me thee reevtion
BTW still most of the members have not paid their 2019-2020 dues.
My mailing address is
575 Sandy Flat Mountain Road
Fletcher, NC 28732
(828) 483-6422 home
Out of our 294 people in our group less than 20% have paid their 2019 dues and less than 1% have paid their 2020 dues.
The yearly dues are the same as we voted on in 2014. $20 per year, please catch up so we can remain a viable group.
I have moved and my new address is
575 Sandy Flat Mountain Road
Fletcher, NC 28732.
my cell # is unchanged (828) 423-2106
my new home phone is (828) 483-6422
I am pleased to announce a new member to our group….It has been awhile but we NEED new members to keep this group alive
James Brown joined in 12/19. He lives with his wife Constance in Colorado Springs CO.
Jim was a VP40 member from 1966-1968.
He was an tweety (AT2) in crew 10.
please welcome him to our group. He will be attending the next reunion in JAX in Oct 2020. Do not forget to welcome him in person while there…
I am sorry to announce that Loren Schultz passed away on August, 27, 2019.
He always rode his Indian motorcycle to our reunions rain or shine, whether in San Diego, Pensacola, or Nashville.
see the Arrival/departure page of his Obit. If you knew him please a comment for others to enjoy
only 11 months before we all get together again for our reunion.
It will be on Oct 7-11,2020 in Jacksonville or St Augustine, FL
more info to come….
I have a new home phone # (828) 483-6422
cell still (828)423-2106
VP40 dues $20 per year are overdue.
It seems a few people pay and support our group.
The VAST majority of members do not pay their dues, I do not want to publish their names BUT please pay your 2018/2019 dues ASAP
I have been informed that our fiend Clarence “JAKE” Dieter passed away 7/9/2019
He had been battling cancer for awhile and it finally got him.
I will post more info when I receive it.
Father time is catching up to our ERA of comrades.. Lets try and stay in touch while we still can….