VP-22 Patrol Squadron


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Entry: 96470
Subject: VP 22

carl Rabon wrote on October 5, 2018


City and State: MCMINNVILLE TN

Unit: VP22

Service or Relationship: USN

Comments: Is anyone out there from VP 22 ? I am now 85...I hope that there is a lot more of us left ! I was in VP 22 for four years.Hope to hear from you.

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Entry: 76691
Subject: MY FATHER WAS WITH VP22

Marc McDonald wrote on November 11, 2010


City and State: HOUSTON TX

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: My father Jerry Ray McDonald was an Aviation Electronics Technician (AT) in VP-22, Barber's Point, Hawaii. He served on a P2-V Neptune. Anyone remember him? Regrettably he passed away in July 2009 from a massive stroke. He was 79.

Happy Veteran's Day to all of you.

Keywords: VP-22,USN,AT,p2-v



Entry: 70772
Subject: VETERANS OF VP-22 1952-1954

James O'Malley wrote on July 2, 2009

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City and State: BENTON HARBOR MI

Unit: VP-22

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: seeking info on squadron members, and any unit info

Keywords: P2V Neptune Patrol Bomber



Entry: 65203
Subject: VP-22 1952 THRU 1954 OKINAWA/ALASKA

Richard Carrier wrote on April 12, 2008


City and State: KENT WA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Started flying in okinawa with Grover C Jakson ,and Hagwood. Was in crew 4 ,10 ,12 13 crew 10 and 4 mostly in alaska with Becker pc,andpilot was Gene Burdic also flew with Jan B Carter Cmdr went to inactive reserves in spokane Wa VF-901 Captan Rossie till they closed the squadron down.
did 4 months in VP-771 LA Calif. THen to VP-892, vp-50 tango2 and VP-69@ whidby. Like to hear from some of the men that served in these times Ground pounders too. I finley got my own AP Cessna 175.lOOKING TO HERE FROM SOME SHIPMATES.

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Entry: 64128
Subject: LOOKING FOR CREW MATES FROM CREW 4

Warren M. Hartzell wrote on February 2, 2008

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City and State: LONG BEACH WA

Unit: VP 22

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Looking for my crewmates and others from the squadron. Hartz

Keywords: P2V, Korea, Barbers Point, Koralewski, P.T, Erwin, McClellan, 1950 - 1954



Entry: 62111
Subject: LOOKING FOR '52-54 VP22 PEOPLE

Michael Smith wrote on August 28, 2007


City and State:

Unit: VP 22

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Looking for Barbers Poing, Okinawa, Barbers Point, Kodiac vets.

Keywords: ex AO



Entry: 60758
Subject: TRINADAD SERVICE

Thomas Bianco JR. wrote on April 21, 2007


City and State: MARLTON NJ

Unit: VP 22

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

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Entry: 58381
Subject: P2V CRASH IN KODIAK AK, JUNE, 1951

T. McClain wrote on August 5, 2006


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Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: Trying to find articles/information on the P2V Neptune that crashed in June, 1951 in Kodiak Alaska. My father (Chet McClain) was a tail gunner. He survived the crash, but others did not. Any information on the crash or others who were part of his unit would be appreciated.

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Entry: 50782
Subject: VP-22 VETERAN KOREAN WAR

Norm Royce wrote on May 11, 2005


City and State: ROSEVILLE CA

Unit: VP=22

Service or Relationship: United Nations Veteran - Korea

Comments: I retired out of NWEF at Kirtland AFB New Mexico anwas at the time the Maintenance chief.

Keywords: We had P2V-2s and flew out of Okinawa during the Korean war. I was an AE3 at the time.



Entry: 48383
Subject: NAVY PATROL SQUADRONS WEBSITE - VP 22

Jeff Glanzer wrote on January 25, 2005

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City and State: RAPID CITY SD

Unit: VP-22

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: An excellent site to visit for VP-22 information is http://www.vpnavy.org/index.html Most of the shipmate and news is more recent but interesting.

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Entry: 47735
Subject: LOOKING FOR JACK MCCORD AND DON MARTIN LT,S PILOTS IN OKINAWA 1952-53

Bob Meehan wrote on December 26, 2004

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City and State: MINNEAPLOIS MN

Unit: VP 22

Service or Relationship: -

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Entry: 47196
Subject: LOOKING FOR VP22 CREW 9 MEMBERS ON ENIWETOK SEPT 1957

Lester Flocchini wrote on November 30, 2004


City and State: MEDFORD OR

Unit: VP22 CREW 10 AD2

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: Looking for crewmembers of Vp22 crew 9 that made an emergency landing on eniwetok about Sept 1957.Pilot was LT Jack Redmond / Plane capt Thompson AD2 sec mech Dean ADAN

Keywords: emergency landing crew 9 on eniwetok 1957 lost an engine



Entry: 46745
Subject: A NOTE

Kenneth W. Smith wrote on November 9, 2004


City and State: WINTER BEACH FL

Unit: VP-22

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Served with VP-22 Dec 1954 to Sept 1956. Have two "Blue Goose" patches from that period.

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Entry: 46744
Subject: A NOTE

Kenneth W. Smith wrote on November 9, 2004


City and State: WINTER BEACH

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Service or Relationship: -

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Entry: 45875
Subject: LOOKING FOR RAY WARD OF 1954 NAVY

Glinnia Bratcher wrote on September 18, 2004


City and State: INDIANAPOLIS IN

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Service or Relationship: Family Member

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Entry: 44721
Subject: 1954 KODIAK TOUR

William (Tommy) Thompson wrote on July 23, 2004

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City and State: LOUISVILLE KY

Unit: VP-22 KODIAK

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: Would like to make contact with crew members 1954 Kodiak Tour, Adak Detachment

Keywords: Tommy, AD3



Entry: 41035
Subject: I WAS IN VP-22 DURING 1950-1951 DEPLOYMENTS TO NAHA OKINAWA I WAS A AO1 AND FLEW IN PB4Y2 AND P2V

Jack Swartz wrote on February 18, 2004

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City and State: CORONADO CA

Unit: USN VP-22 (PB4Y2 - P2V)

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHEN AND WHERE THE NEXT REUNION WILL TAKE PLACE AND MAKE CONTACT WITH ANYONE IN THE SQUADRON BETWEEN THE YEARS OF 1950 AND 1952
THANKS ONE AND ALL

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CPO HORRIBLE HARBS, WILD BILL MOODY, WILT, KIMBERLY,WALTON,CPO REVALET, LEGGMEN, TILLFORD ALL AOS




Entry: 40586
Subject: FORMER CREW MEMBER CREW 4

James Adcock wrote on February 5, 2004

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City and State: VILLA RICA GA

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Service or Relationship: -

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Entry: 40585
Subject: FORMER CREW MEMBER CREW 4

James Adcock wrote on February 5, 2004

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City and State: VILLA RICA GA

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Service or Relationship: -

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Entry: 39592
Subject: WANT TO COME TO THE NEXT REUNION

Jack Swartz wrote on December 31, 2003

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City and State: CORONADO CA

Unit: VP22 AO1 1950-1953

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

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Entry: 38914
Subject: GREAT REUNION

H.M. (Bill) Rogers wrote on December 3, 2003

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City and State: FERN PARK FL

Unit: VP-22 '53-'55

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: I am proud to have served in the Korean War. I was proud and anxious to put myself in harms way. I hope there are enough young people who feel the same way today.

Keywords: Kodiak, P2V, Korea,



Entry: 34276
Subject: PATROL SQUADRON 22, NAHA, ROBERT J. HELMS, KIA JAN, 31, 1953

Robert Helms III wrote on May 19, 2003

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City and State: GASTONIA NC

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: Searching for info.

Keywords: USN as Aviation Machinist's Mate first class at Air Force Base, Naha, Okinawa. Patrol Squadron 22.



Entry: 33031
Subject: VP 22 PATCH

Arvell Bryant wrote on March 24, 2003

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City and State: BURLINGTON NC

Unit: VP-22

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: I am interested in purchasing a 1954-1956 Shoulder Patch

Keywords: Dean
P2V-5F



Entry: 32046
Subject: COMMENT

Thomas (Tom) Keel wrote on February 15, 2003

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City and State: PADUCAH KY

Unit: VP22

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: Flew in crew 1 with Cdr. Tanner in Okinawa in 1953. Flew in crew 5 in Kodiak in 1954. When I left VP22 in 1954 I went to VC11 at North Island and got discharged in May 1955.

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Entry: 30788
Subject: VP 22 1951 - 1954

Delbert Lilley wrote on December 29, 2002

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City and State: HAMILTON MT

Unit: V P 22

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: I served on Okinawa and Hawaii in VP 22 1951 to 1954 and was dicharged in 54 and went to the air force and retied in 1973 in ariz ,I have some pic of the navy outfit and the crew we lost on Okinawa in 1953.I am now retired after working for the state of Ariz up tell 1994 .while in the air force served in viet nam 1969 and Turkey 1973 allso was with titan 1 mt home Id. and titan 2 ariz.18th tac 1958 -1961 Olinawa

Keywords: P2V patrol plane



Entry: 30666
Subject: SHOULDER PATCHES

Arvell Bryant wrote on December 26, 2002

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City and State: BURLINGTON NC

Unit: VP 22

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: p2v-5f

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Entry: 24890
Subject: VP22 52-54

Michael Smith wrote on April 22, 2002

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City and State:

Unit: VP22

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: looiking for shipmates

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Entry: 24862
Subject: IT'S BEEN A LONG TIME

Donald W. Bagnall wrote on April 21, 2002

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City and State: BOTHELL WA

Unit: VP-22

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: Served with VP-22 1951-1953. Squardon's
worst mechanic. Best friend of CC Price, Bud
Weiberg. Found Bud . Can't find CC. Lived in
tents after move from Naha to Kadena. Anyone
out there remember that time? Left Navy and
turned in my wrenches and became a junior
high school principal and school district
administrator. Never got a Good Conduct
Medal. Be nice to hear from CC or any former
shipmates.

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Entry: 24419
Subject: VP22 ALL HANDS SQUADRON PARTY/REUNION 2003

Don Magruder wrote on March 31, 2002

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City and State: TACOMA WA

Unit: VP22, PATRON22

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: VP22 All Hands Squadron Party/Reunion Feb.2003 in Las Vegas. Open to ALL personnel who served in VP22 regardless of rank, time served or type of plane. This is going to be one BIG honkin'get-to-gether!If you've missed the other little reunions, don't miss this big one. CONTACT: Don Magruder at: magcon@webtv.net

Keywords: VP22, PATRON22,Blue Goose Squadron, P2, P2V Neptune, P3 Orion






Entry: 21766
Subject: JUST REMEMBERING

Dave Lieberman wrote on December 26, 2001

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City and State: COCONUT CREEK FL

Unit: VP-22

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: Served 1952 or 1953
Would like to hear from any buddies.

Keywords: Naha,Okinawna - Barbers Poin,HA.









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