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2017 VA85 Reunion

Time flies but unfortunately A-6's no longer do.  Nevertheless, keep the camaraderie going!  

For those who are wanting or plan to attend the next reunion, it will take place October 5th thru 8th in Charleston, SC.  

To get updates regarding the reunio

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Locating an old shipmate.

Does anyone recall a tall AT in the early 80's? His name was Steve, but I can't recall his last name.

Also, I'm trying to locate an AE, Joey Martinez, if anyone knows how to contact him. He was in VA85 in the late 70's- early 80's.

Any help would be mu

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Coffee Mugs

VA-85 Mug - The perfect size for your favorite morning beverage or late night brew. Large, easy-grip handle. Treat yourself or give as a gift to someone special.

  • Measures 3.75" tall, 3" diameter
  • Dishwasher and microwave safe

I have several left over fro

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VA85 Awards, 1969/70

While researching history for VA85, I came across ""

Under Unit Awards it shows we received an approved award "AE" in October 69. Also received an award "MU" beginning Sept, 1969 through 30 April, 1970.

I am trying to

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Reading some of these others stories reminded me of a bad one for me - that eventually turned out o.k. We were sitting in port in Athens in '73 and I had to go up to work on one of the birds that had some sort of fuel transfer problems. This A-6 was

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I remember a fellow ame pulled the safety pin from the canopy , B O O M !!!he was in the breeze. If I remember correctly, it was lost in the ocean.Last name was Denny I can't recall his first name right now.(but I will)

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Memories to share

What prompted me to start this discussion was an inquiry as to where the location was of a picture I posted. The picture was of Dave (Bosco), Red and Chow Dog, taken at the bus stop at Siginella Field, Sicily during the ’78 Med Cruise. As I studied t

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Interested in a reunion?

If your interested in participating in a possiible reunion, please let me know. I'm trying to get an idea of how many, where it would be and when a good time of year. Obviously it can't happen anytime too soon, but if enough of you are interested the

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