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NAS Barbers Point

Naval Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii

Veterans: 38
Latest Activity: Aug 8

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Comment by Dave Gowan on July 14, 2017 at 10:08pm

Bet Squadron commander was Capt. Drum. Ornery old duffer. His Exec was Richard Chamberlain, huge man, and a good pilot. Once in 1963 he was Second Pilot to the best ever, Richard Burton, commander of N28424 .Secretary of Defense of Peru got stranded in Texas, so we took a boondoggle and flew him back to Lima. Got drunk in Panama on warm green beer. . Crew mates somehow got me on the plane. Cdr. Burton shows up in shades and asked second mech if plane is gassed. "yes Sir, planes gassed and so is the crew"

Comment by ronald lee shaffer on July 14, 2017 at 9:06pm

WOW! That is awesome.  I flew on a/c#609 VR-21 navy air transport aircraft form  NAS Alemeda to NAS Barbers Point Hawaii in April of  1960, ironically 609 was also my company  number in basic training at USNTC San Diego, California.

Comment by Dave Gowan on March 16, 2017 at 7:33am

Getting old,and fingers don't work so well.. Should be VR21 and ADM U.S.GRAND SHARP,JR.Saw a picture of N28609 . One of my first flights was on 609 (WAKE,Johnson hauling hardware for Christmas Island bomb tests.

Comment by Dave Gowan on March 15, 2017 at 7:58am

VT21 from 1960 to 1964. 1961-1964 Chief Dalton and I Crew members on N28424,CINCPACFLT.ADM. U S GRANT.JR.Discharged as he moved up to CINCPAC. ADM. SIDES,FELT,AND MOORER. BEST OF TIMES.

Comment by Samuel Lee Shelton on May 31, 2016 at 6:30pm

Ground Electronics 1968-1969

Comment by robert bennett on December 10, 2015 at 5:45pm

now the cane field out the main gate it al housing now no  cane to burn

Comment by robert bennett on December 8, 2015 at 5:34pm

mele  kalikimaka  hauoli makahiki hou

Comment by robert bennett on October 17, 2015 at 10:31am

looking for shipmate who  work in air traffic control tower 1972-1975

Comment by Joel Peveler on October 13, 2015 at 6:46pm
Looking for old shipmates....Joel Peveler
Comment by robert bennett on September 21, 2015 at 9:07pm

it was there in 1972 but never seen a movie there

 

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