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VP40 Reunion Update
The web site is back up and running. Still some repair work to do, but it is working now. TheVP40 reunion is still on for Sept 11-13 in Nashville, TN. We are staying at The Inn at Opryland (615)231-8808. Tell them you are with the VP40 reunion for a special rate. If you plan on […]
Fred Malick has had a surgery that was very unexpected. He went in for a hernia operation and because of blood clots, he wok up with his right leg amputated just above the knee. Please get in touch with him and wish him well. He was in VP40 from 1964-66 He is a good friend […]
VP40 Reunion 2023
Our 2023 Reunion will be in Nashville, TN. Sept 11-13. The hotel is the The INN at Opryland. More info will be posted on this website. It will also be emailed to all our members. SO make sure I have your current email address or you will miss out on all the fun. If you […]
I was informed from Bud Taylor that Bob Foss passed away. He dies Friday 11/11/2022 at home. He had fought cancer a few years ago and won, but this time it beat him. He will be missed by us all. RIP my friend. Robert Royce Foss FEBRUARY 25, 1931 – NOVEMBER 11, 2022 IN THE CARE OF […]
We had a great reunion in San Diego. Although we only had 27 people show up we made up for it. Sorry for all those that could not make it. We voted at our business meeting to have our reunions EVERY year from now on. The reasons should be evident to everyone. We will also […]
I talked to the Ops Officer in VP40 yesterday. I was hoping that VP40 could fly a P8a down for our reunion, but they will be on deployment at that time. damned it would have been nice to pull that off. Maybe next time. We discussed the possibility of holding the next reunion at Whidbey […]
Our website has been broken for awhile but it is now FIXED The merchandise page is now up, the arrival/departure tab is working and the login is working also. The latest roster is on the members page now. take a look. Let me know if you have problems Guy see ya at the reunion next […]
I have talked to James Oliver’s nephew. Gary found me in 2017 via this website and I put them together again. I hate to bear bad news, but my uncle, James Oliver, VP-40 plank owner, passed away last Saturday August 6th. James and I have been in continuous communication since 2017 speaking by phone at […]
James C. Oliver
I am sorry to announce the passing of James Oliver. James was a LTJG in VP40 from 1951-1953. Here is Obit link. https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/marco-island-fl/james-oliver-10879751?utm_source=share_obit&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=obit_detail&utm_content=view_obit_button James Clair Oliver, age 94, of Marco Island, Florida passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2022. James was born February 20, 1928. 1953, James in uniform with his younger brother, Paul and […]
Our group just received a new member . Thomas Rogers AE3 was in VP40 from 1962-1964. Welcome Aboard Tom. If you remember him reach out and welcome into our group. If you do not remember him you can still reach out to him. He now resides in Ocala, FL. email is firstname.lastname@example.org
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