Friends, the VAW-VRC Foundation will be attending Tailhook 2017 in Reno this year. Please look for the VAW-VRC Foundation booth (Booth 23) at the Nugget and talk to our representatives about our proud community. Looking forward to seeing you there!
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Calling all SCREWTOPS!!! The VAW-123 50th Anniversary Reunion will be held on April 20 & 21, 2017. If you have not yet registered, please do so immediately. The Squadron will host us one day at the Hangar (LP-21) and
The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum is having a “Meet the Aircraft” event for the C-2A this Saturday afternoon. There will be a panel discussion at 1400 that will include CAPT “Chet” Lemmon, PMA-231, CDR Kluttz, XO of VRC 40,
The next VAW-VRC Reunion is tentatively scheduled for 22-25 September 2016 in San Diego. This is also the weekend of the MCAS Miramar Air Show, featuring the Blue Angels. Details on hotels and events are still being worked out and
For your convenience, here are links to all of the key events in the upcoming Hawkeye – Greyhound Week. Click on these links or copy and paste them in your browser to purchase tickets via PayPal. You can also mail in
Latest Update! Hawkeye – Greyhound Weekend and VAW-VRC Reunion Schedule, 16-19 October 2014, Norfolk VA
Here is the latest schedule for the combined activities on Hawkeye – Greyhound Weekend and VAW-VRC Reunion in Norfolk VA, 16-19 October 2014. Schedule of Events Thursday 16 October 0700-1500: Hawkeye-Greyhound Golf Tournament, Riverfront Golf Club, 5200 River Club Drive,
On 09 May 2014, an E-2C will be inducted into the Naval Aviation Museum at NAS Pensacola. There will be a reception at the Museum’s Cubi O Club from 1500-1700 – all in the Pensacola area are invited to attend
Randy “Bubba” Bannister, distinguished VAW-VRC community member and currently Northrop Grumman Corporation Customer Support and Liaison Representative for the Northrop Grumman E-2/C-2 Program, was confirmed as President of the VAW-VRC Foundation at the 08 January 2014 meeting of Board of
Congratulations to CAPT Chris “Sunday” Sund, who assumed command of Naval Base Coronado on 04 October 2013. CAPT Sund, a native of Illinois, earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse before finishing Aviation
CDR Dave “Sobby” Burmeister is now the first screened CO of the ACCLOGWING Weapons School. As noted by CAPR Todd “Cowpie” Watkins, Commodore of ACCLOGWING, “I consider moving from an adhoc Weapons and Tactics Unit to to a Weapons School
Stephen Grant Jogan, Captain, USN, Retired, age 70, passed away at his Barrineau Park home on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Please see his obituary and memorial service announcement on the Final Flight page.
CDR Monroe “Mo” Ahrenstein passed away January 2013. See the Final Flight page.
There will be a dedication ceremony for CAPT Mark Henderson’s Ready Room Chair Nametag on board USS Midway Museum in the VAW-VRC Ready Room on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. for all those interested in attending. Hope to
CAPT Winslett, Former CO of VAW-112, passed away in December 2004. Please see our Final Flight page.
SAN DIEGO (NNS) (NNS) — Navy Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30, teamed up with SeaWorld to move an injured eastern Pacific green sea turtle from Oregon to San Diego for medical treatment and long-term rehabilitation, Aug. 21. An aircrew
VAW-VRC Foundation inquiry to National Naval Aviation Museum about plans to display E-2 and C-2 Aircraft
To all, the VAW-VRC Foundation recently sent the following letter to the Director of the National Naval Aviation Museum, inquiring about plans to place E-2 and C-2 Aircraft in the Museum’s collection. We will keep everyone informed as the process
2012 Hawkeye Greyhound Symposium Thursday, 3 May (8am-4pm) Holiday Inn Conference Center in Virginia Beach (south of I-264 and near Newtown/Greenwich Road) Tickets are $20 Military / $30 Retired & Civilian (includes lunch, snacks and 1 yr membership to the
The pictures taken by Scott Janes during the 2011 Reunion are now available at http://vawvrcfoundation.shutterfly.com/. Feel free to order any you like, or you can download them to your own computer. Enjoy!
Click here for a transcript of RDML Herman Shelanski’s inspiring keynote speech delivered at the 2011 VAW/VRC Reunion: Final VAW Reunion Speech RDML Shelanski
Passing this information from Rosemary Caffrey who asked that we share this with all of Ed’s friends in the VAW-VRC Community. Ed has been diagnosed with stomach and esophageal cancer and is currently hospitalized. Rosemary requests prayers for his successful treatment
The attached newsletter from PMA-231 celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the first E-2 Flight: Volume 5, Issue 4 – Special Edition
The first E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft was delivered to the fleet during a ceremony July 29 at Naval Station Norfolk in Va. Adm. Gary Roughead, chief of naval operations, accepted the Northrop Grumman manufactured aircraft on behalf of the U.S.
CAPT Hamlin “Ham” Ortiz-Marty relieved CAPT Thomas P. “Walli” Lalor as Commander Carrier Air Wing Fourteen on January 14th, 2010 during a change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station Lemoore. CAPT Hamlin Ortiz-Marty, a native of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, attended Kansas
Here is a press release describing the recent events in the E-2D program. http://www.defpro.com/news/details/11859/
The website now has a new BLOG and Final Flight page.
0n 16 May 2008, a long awaited event for the E-2 and C-2 community occurred onboard the USS MIDWAY Museum – the opening of the VAW-VRC Ready Room. The VAW-VRC Ready Room is one of four recently opened to honor
The Seahawks of VAW-126 will soon celebrate their 40th anniversary, and are trying to fill some holes in their history files. If anyone has any artwork/logos/aircraft paint schemes or any other helpful info/pictures, the Seahawks would appreciate the opportunity to