BY JAMES A. JONES JR. firstname.lastname@example.org January 12, 2018 06:24 PM Updated January 12, 2018 06:40 PM SARASOTA Navy sailors and aviators came from near and far Friday to say goodbye to Lt. Steven “Deet” Combs Jr., 28, at
Capt. John K. Cammall, USN November 2, 1930 – December 26, 2017 Captain John K. Cammall, USN (Ret.), died December 26, 2017 at home with family by his side. He was born on November 2, 1930 in Milton, MA. John
Charles Julian Moore was born on July 2, 1931 to Dee and Leona Moore in Longview, Texas. In his third year at Baylor University, at the age of 19, he joined the Navy as a cadet in the Naval Flight
He was in El Paso, Texas, on his annual Rio Grande duck-hunting that he cherished with his brother Jeff and son Andrew. Steve was born on May 8, 1952 in Minden, Louisiana. He often shared his fond memories of his
CAPT Benjamin Bernard Fowke, USN (Ret.), 93, passed away December 12, 2017. Born in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of the late Walter Bernard Fowke and Myrtle Bennett Fowke. Left to cherish his memory: his wife of 68 years,
Structural Brandon W. Jackson died unexpectedly in Newport News on November 29, 2017 at the age of 32. He devoted his life to his family, career, and friends. He is loved by everyone, will be missed and will always be remembered.
Big radar planes are getting extra range for Pacific duties This article originally appeared at The National Interest. Posted at War is Boring Dec 12 2017 The Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeye completed its first aerial refueling earlier this summer.
The 42nd East annual celebration was attended by 650 guests. The 48th West annual celebration was attended by 270 guests. Awards presented: From among squadron nominees, Awards were presented in the following categories: Hawkeye Pilot of the Year (East) Nominees: VAW-121 LT Michael
Attended by Randy Bannister Overall: The Hawkeye Greyhound Association did a great job with the Symposium. This was the best symposium I have attended. I never heard an attendance number but it was fairly well attended by senior leadership, junior officers
The VAW/VRC Foundation, Inc., was recently recognized for our transparency with a Gold Seal on our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile! In order to get the Gold Seal, the VAW/VRC Foundation shared important information with the public using our profile on GuideStar.
Dear VAW/VRC Community Member – As 2017 comes to an end we at the VAW/VRC Foundation are looking back on a year that has seen the Foundation greatly expand the depth and breadth of its support of the VAW/VRC Community and
Source: Raytheon Corporation (NYSE: RTN) Date: Dec 13, 2017 Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed design, development and testing of its Cooperative Engagement Capability system, which will be certified by the U.S. Navy for the system’s first international installation. Onboard
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Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) autonomous Fire Scout helicopters, the MQ-8B and MQ-8C, continued to strengthen the combat capability and lethality of the U.S. Navy’s air and surface warfare communities throughout 2017. The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman enhanced Fire
There are three ways to support VAW/VRC Foundation this holiday season: Mail: If you choose to send your contribution through the mail, please send it to: VAW/VRC Foundation 9696 Businesspark Ave San Diego, CA 92131 Online: PayPal Giving Fund donations From Nov 28 – Dec
‘In his last moment, he was looking out for others’: Navy says Lt. Steven Combs died saving lives
Fox News’ Lucas Tomlinson and Ben Brown and The Associated Press and contributed to this report on Nov 25, 2017. The U.S. Navy identified the three sailors lost after a Navy plane crashed in the Philippine Sea shortly after takeoff
By CAPT Pence Parsons, USN (Ret), Tour Coordinator, Foundation Board Member Photographer USS Midway Docent David Harper November 21, 2017 VAW-115 toured the USS Midway Museum on Friday, November 17, 2017. The skipper, Matt “Noodle” Ventimiglia, and XO, Chris “Mullett”
Patrick Lawrence Ruth, 31, a United States Naval Aviator and resident of Collinsville, Mississippi, passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017 in a naval aviation training mishap in the Cherokee National Forest near Tellico Plains, Tennessee. Patrick was born in
George Estus Youmans, 75, of Macon, GA, died Tuesday, November 26, 2013. Mr. Youmans, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, was a veteran of the United States Navy and was a carrier pilot in Viet Nam. He earned an
Captain Thomas D. Quinn passed away on 12/12/2016. He is interred at Arlington National Cemetery.
CDR William V. Fleitz was born on 10/04/1929 and passed away on 9/01/2006. He is interred at Arlington National Cemetery.
CDR LD Burke was born 8/29/1929 and passed away on 11/21/1991. He is interred at Arlington National Cemetery.
DURFER, James E. of Florence, MA. Born on a steamy summer day in Boston on the 21st day of August, 1963, Jim came out like a whirlwind until he was stilled by ALS 9 years ago. Raised on the gritty
CDR James (Jim) Victor of Falls Church, VA, died Sunday, January 29, 2012 at his residence. Beloved husband of Helen Victor; devoted father of James M. Victor (Priscilla) and Jack A. Victor (Kathy); loving grandfather of two and great-grandfather of
CDR Anthony (Tony) Ralph Marino, USN (retired), age 65, passed away peacefully, Tuesday May 16th, 2017. CDR Marino was born February 4, 1952 in North Plainfield, New Jersey to Anthony and Rosalie Marino. He was the oldest of 4 sons.
Captain William Alan Wolters U. S. Navy, passed away in May 2017 in Deland, Florida. He was born in Muskegon, MI, in 1950. He leaves behind his wife of 45 years Pamela (Hurst), his two daughters Alicia (married to David
David K. Miller died 7 May 2017 in Conway, AR. He was 59 years old. A native of Oklahoma City, OK, “DK” graduated from the Naval Academy with the Class of 1980. He sailed with the USNA sailing team and
CDR Terry James Myron, 77, of Port Royal, husband of Kathleen Myron, died Monday, June 27, 2016, at his residence. Donations may be made to Tidewater Hospice, 10 Buckingham Plantation Drive, Suite A, Bluffton, SC 29910; or to Chesapeake Bay
CAPT John Stanley “Stan” Baldwin, age 80, passed away in Castle Rock, Colorado. Stan was born in Talbatton, Georgia to Harry and Louise Baldwin in 1936. He graduated from Pensacola High School in 1954 and attended Florida State University before
George “Tom” Tompkins was born on 24 May 1926. He joined the Navy in 1944 afraid he was going to miss the war. He was a Fire controlman (FC 3/c) assigned to the USS Cassin Young (DD 793) as a
CDR Charles A. “Chuck” Wenger, 76, passed into the presence of our Lord on January 8, 2017. Chuck was born on August 23, 1940 in Dayton, Ohio. As a child, he and his parents, Webster and Rhea Wenger, moved to
Jim “Goat” Godek, 52, finished his final race on Saturday, the 18th of February, passing away peacefully at home in Virginia Beach, Virginia. As a ship moves through the sea, its passage is clearly marked by the wake it leaves
Commander Donald N. Daugherty, 82, died at his home in Virginia Beach, VA on October 18, 2016, from pancreatic cancer. He is survived by Gael R. Daugherty, his wife of 57 years; daughters MaryGael Timberlake and Donna Ruth Daugherty Haycox;
Captain Thomas Donald (“Tom”) Quinn, died on December 12, 2016 in Potomac Falls, VA at the age of 92. Captain Quinn, a career Naval officer, was one of the teenage pilots in the US Navy in WWII. He began flight
Kathleen Marie “Maurie” Dombrowski, devoted wife, beloved mother, and loving grandmother passed away peacefully due to complications from Parkinson’s disease and joined her husband in heaven on February 1, 2017. Maurie was born in Dublin, Ireland on September 4, 1934,
CDR Jeffrey Dale Weddle, age 61, of Virginia Beach, VA, died Monday, February 6th, at Sentara Hospice House after a long hard-fought battle with esophageal cancer. Mr. Weddle is survived by his beloved wife, Lee Ann (Mueller) Weddle, two sons:
David Condie Lamb, retired naval commander and world traveler, with an encyclopedic knowledge of movies from 1930 to the present, who knew the exact date of birth and death of every U.S. President, who as a young man delivered Jackson
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