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  • Falls Church, Va
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  • Joel Darby
  • Andrew Furjanic
  • Domenic A. Ricci
  • james wood
  • Rick Cearley
  • Joe Whispell
  • Al Lieberman

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Steve Downes updated their profile
Mar 26, 2012
Steve Downes is now friends with Joel Darby and Andrew Furjanic
Apr 16, 2011
Rick Cearley and Steve Downes are now friends
Mar 17, 2011
Steve Downes and Joe Whispell are now friends
Dec 14, 2010
Steve Downes commented on Al Lieberman's group Attack Squadron VA-85
"Joe, your profile shows that you live in Durham, Me. We're building a summer place over in Palermo, I was in '85 twice (75-78) & (82-83), then was with VP 23 & 26 and retired out of BNAS AIMD in '94. when were you in 44 &…"
Feb 21, 2010
Steve Downes commented on Al Lieberman's group Attack Squadron VA-85
"I don't recall the canopy incident but there were two guys crushed in 42's hanger, a First Class and a Chief metal smith. They were changing the downlock actuator on the nose strut without a nose jack. It was a horrible day in the hanger.…"
Sep 2, 2009
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USS Forrestal CV-59

The USS Forrestal (CV-59), formerly AVT-59 and CVA-59, is a supercarrier that was named after former Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal and was the lead ship of her class of aircraft carriers.
May 25, 2009
Steve Downes commented on Al Lieberman's group Attack Squadron VA-85
"Rick - I was thinking of that very trip this week! What a trip! We're lucky to have any brain cells left, as i remember it was you, I, Clayton and Pete with wives of course. It was one hell of a weekend! As for Brad Simms, I never heard from…"
May 12, 2009

Profile Information

Senior Chief Petty Officer
Where were you or your family stationed?
NS Millington
SATD Pax River
VP 23
VP 26
AIMD Brunswick
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Lebanon
Current Status with the US Navy
Start date of your service
January 1, 1975
End date of your service
March 1, 1995

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At 10:23pm on November 24, 2008, james wood said…
Steve,good to connect with you but my memory is going to need some help.Do you have any pics you can post from back in the day?
At 7:27am on October 18, 2008, Al Lieberman said…
Hey Steve,
Doesn't look like I can get a reunion together this fall, but I'm not giving up. Be sure to join the VA-85 command. Keep in touch -Al

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