VF-114 Fighter Squadron










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Entry: 86056
Subject: 0LD PATCH

Robert Spallino wrote on April 25, 2013


City and State: LANCASTER CA

Unit: IN THE 50S VF-114 EXICUTIONERS

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: looking for a squadron patch (EXECUTIONERS)

Keywords: I think it was the USS SHANGRILA CVA-38



Entry: 79432
Subject: LOOKING FOR A VETERAN WHO SERVED WITH WILLIAM EUGENE ELLIS.

P. Ellis wrote on June 26, 2011


City and State: BRISTOL TN

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: Daddy is gone now but I know he graduated Co2-381, US Naval Training Center,San Diego 5 Aug '42 and served these places listed while a navy medic attached to VMF 114. Any info would be appreciated.

Keywords: Navy Medic attached VMF 114,Ewa, Hawaii-'43,New Caledonia,Munda, Bouganville, Guadalcanal and El Centro in '45. 



Entry: 78890
Subject: CV-47 PHILLIPPINE SEA 1948-1952

Robb Kibbey wrote on May 12, 2011


City and State: TN

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Did you know my father A.Pierce Kibbey who served on CV-47 during the Korean War? he just died of mesothelioma. I would like any information on the type of aircraft that he worked on and any ties with mesothelioma from particular aircraft etc.

Thanks!

Robb

Keywords: Aircraft mechanic Korean War 



Entry: 67284
Subject: BEEN LOOKING FOR VF-114 LONG TIME

Norman L. Kopp SR. wrote on September 22, 2008

Email Update Needed



City and State: CHEYENNE WY

Unit: VF114 MAY 1948 TILL APRIL 1951

Service or Relationship: Air Force Veteran

Comments: been loking for this info a long time

Keywords: VF-114,North Island, USS Phil-Sea {CV-47} AK-3 disc
May 1952, in sea going Naval reserve 1963 till 73
transfered to WY AIR GUARD retired. also retired from
AT and T



Entry: 66581
Subject: LOOKING FOR RAYMOND EDWARD BARBER

William Lackey SR. wrote on July 20, 2008


City and State: MOISSOURI CITY TX

Unit: VF114

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: LOOKING FOR RAYMOND EDWARD BARBER DOB OF APPROX 1931 WHO SERVED WITH ME IN 1951 AND 1952. I UNDERSTAND HE STAYED IN THE NAVY AND RETIRED AS A CHIEF AVIATION TIN BENDER. HE WAS FROM ASHVILLE, NC. WOULD ALSO LIKE TO CONTACT ANYONE FROM THE USNS GENERAL E T COLLINS TAP 147 FROM THE 53 AND 54 ERA.

Keywords: NONE



Entry: 64861
Subject: VF-114 IN THE KOREAN WAR

Warren Thompson wrote on March 22, 2008


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Other

Comments: I have been a military aviation historian / writer for over 40 years. This has led to my having numerous books and articles published. You can get on line and go to either www.amazon.com or www.google.com and type in Warren Thompson where they ask for "search". Currently, I am writing a book on F4U Corsair operations in the Korean War. I would like to hear from anyone that served in the squadron during this era.

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Entry: 52080
Subject: NEW EMAIL AND ADDRESS

Frank Carter wrote on July 17, 2005

Email Update Needed



City and State: KELLER TX

Unit: VF-114

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Looking for CAG-11 or USS Philippine Sea crew who remember a downed pilot on take off who was run over by the ship. Also members who remember collision with the USS Cacapon AO-52 during refueling. Also those who remember fire on the flight deck caused by fired rounds from an F4-U.

Keywords: VF-114; CAG-11; crashes; run over; collision; USS Cacapon AO-52.



Entry: 50403
Subject: VF-114 SQUADRON 1958-1961

Joe Ribera wrote on April 25, 2005


City and State: SUNNYVALE CA

Unit: VF-114

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: I served in VF-114 from late 1958 until discharge March 1961. Made two cruises, one on CVA-38 Shangri-La and one on CVA 19 Hancock. We flew F3H Demons with sidewinders and guns on Shanrgri-La and new F3H-2M's with Sparrow III's on Hancock.

Keywords: Ribs, AQF Fire Control



Entry: 46054
Subject: VF-114 SQUADRON SITE

George Jones wrote on September 28, 2004


City and State:

Unit: VF-114

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: Hello, my father was in VF-114 during the vietnam war. He died
in 1967 when I was just a baby. As I tried to locate friends of
my dad's I found that there was no squadron site and so I have
created one for you.

I need help filling it out, I have the cruise books from the Kitty
Hawk '65-'67 and I've got all that loaded. But now I need all the
other squadron photo's and rosters, deployment info, etc.

If you were in VF-114 or have info about it please send it to me
or post directly to the site.

http://vf-114.org

Thanks.
George Jones
george@vf-114.org

Keywords: vf-114



Entry: 45561
Subject: CAG11 VF114 USS KEARSARGE

Patsy Leathers-Hamilton wrote on September 1, 2004


City and State: KANSAS CITY KS

Unit: CAG11 VF114

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: My father in law, Charles R. Hamilton, served in the CAG11 VF114 onboard the USS Kearsarge during and after the Korean War. If anyone knew him please contact me.

Keywords:



Entry: 36918
Subject: USS PHILIPPINE SEA (CV-47) 1950-1954

Sherry Watson-Helm wrote on September 14, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: I am trying to find information concerning my deceased father MARLON L. WATSON. I understand he was assigned to a squadron onboard the USS Philippine Sea and flew recon during the Korean War, but that is all the information I have. Maybe someone knew of my father and his squadron? Any information would be helpful!

Thanks,

Sherry Watson Helm

Keywords: (CV-47) USS Philippine Sea



Entry: 36000
Subject: VF-114 EXECUTIONERS

Tom Russell wrote on August 2, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: Hello Again,
I am still looking for info about the VF-114 Executioners. My father William Russell was a member of this group when they were stationed on the ESSEX and the SHANGRI-LA. If anyone has any info or if they would like any that I may have (I have both cruise books from the ESSEX and the SHANGRI-LA) please feel free to contact me. My father was very proud of his time with this group.
Thank You;
Tom Russell

Keywords: VF-114 Executioners, USS ESSEX, USS SHANGRI-LA



Entry: 34242
Subject: VF-114 USS KEARSARGE (CVA-33) 1943-54 SEA OF JAPAN

Jim Converse wrote on May 17, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: Looking for squadron-mates of my father, Bill Converse, AMC, or Chief EG Conklin, aboard USS Kearsarge 53-54 Sea of Japan deployment. He passed away April 2, 2003 with fond memories of his next to last deployment before retiring in 1960. Have pictures of flight deck activities, chiefs quarters, Hawaii, Japan, and Hong Kong liberties.....and cruise book. He mentioned that Mickey Rooney stayed in Chiefs berthing during some of the shooting of movie, "The Bridges at Toko-Ri". Does anyone have photo of Mickey on ship or in Chiefs mess?

Keywords: William H. (Bill) Converse, AMC, VF-114, USS Kearsarge (CVA-33) Korea 1953-54



Entry: 30489
Subject: VF-114 NOVEMBER 1950

Joe Brennan wrote on December 18, 2002


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: I am trying to gather information about the air combat operations of USN squadrons in Korea. In case of VF-114 I am especially interested in encounters with MiG’s during the November 1950 strikes on the Yalu bridges. VF-114’s Historical Report mentions encounter with MiG’s attacking the air group 9 November, as well as sightings or attacks the 10th and 12th. I am interested in anything further on those encounter or others by VF-114 or any sdn in Philippine Sea/CVG-11 at that time. Any info, first hand or not, would be helpful.

Keywords: units, aircraft



Entry: 29841
Subject: ON A SAD NOTE....

Jay Silvio wrote on November 23, 2002


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: To those of you who served with VF-114 aboard the USS Philippine Sea during the Korean War:

I am sorry to report the passing of my esteemed Father-In-Law, Capt. Martin M ("Mike") Casey, Jr.
at approx. 0730hrs EST, 23Nov02.

He passed peacefully with his family at his side, from Parkinsons disease, a battle he fought bravely for over 16 years.

For those of you who remember then-CDRCasey, raise a glass, gentlemen..he honored you all well.

To contact the family for details on memorial arrangements, use email address attached to this message.

Best Regards,

J. Silvio

Keywords: VF-114, USS Philippine Sea      



Entry: 29427
Subject: VF114 1955/1959

Jim Pittman wrote on November 10, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State: CLOVIS CA

Unit: AE3 TO AE1

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: i served with vf114 from late 1955 to feb 19 1959 two cruises first with cva9 uss essex and with cva38 first cruise with f2h "banshee" and second cruise with f3h3n "demom" aviation electrian hsar to ae1 in 4 years

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Entry: 23623
Subject: CACAPON REUNION

Clem Simpson wrote on March 3, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit: USS CACAPON AO52

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: This will be only the second reunion held for the crew in the 60 years since she was commissioned in 1943.
Welk Resort
Branson, MO
Sept. 17-19 2003
Contact: Harold byrd, Association President
byrdhouse140@juno.com

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Entry: 21704
Subject: INFO SEAR REQUESTED

Robert Miller wrote on December 24, 2001

Email Update Needed



City and State: TURNERSVILLE NJ

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: I aquired a jacket that has some patches on it and letter in on it on the back it says VF-114 enterprise USN CVN-65, its has a patch on the right shoulder conferate air force ghost squadron 1939-1945, its has a vf-111 patch on the front and an USS enterprise patch on the left sleve, Id like to find the history on this jacket (years of service) Im assuming it was worn my a pilot. If anyone can help me I would appreciate it

Thanks

R.J. Miller

And to all of those who served to defend our country my deepest thanks!!!

Keywords: Jacket, VF-114 VF-111



Entry: 20526
Subject: VF-114 EXECUTIONERS

Tom Russell wrote on November 11, 2001

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: My father William (Bill) Russell served on the Essex in the late 50's. He was with VF-114 when they were known as the Executioners. My dad passed away when I was 12 but I remember him being very proud of his service on the Essex and being with VF-114. If anyone has any information about VF-114 when they were known as the Executioners please contact me. Thank You.

Keywords: USS Essex VF-114



Entry: 19992
Subject: VF114 1973 - 1975

John Zimmerman wrote on October 17, 2001

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: AQ2 on F-4 Tomcat 1973-1975

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Entry: 8913
Subject: VF-114 SQUADRON MEMBERS

Harry Matthews wrote on May 25, 2000


City and State: TORRANCE CA

Unit: CAG 11, VF114

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: Would like to hear from anyone who served in VF114
during the period of May 1950-May 1951

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