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Naval Air Station Chase Field

NAS Chase Field was open from 1943 to 1993. The site was officially opened as a training base for Naval Air Cadets. It was used as one of three satellite airfields for Corpus Christi NAS. 

Location: Beeville, Texas
Veterans: 20
Latest Activity: Jul 9, 2019

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AMH 3 4 plaen Pile up in 1971 (about)

Started by Roger L Ives Mar 27, 2015. 0 Replies

Hi I am Roger L. Ives. I was in VT26 back in 1970 to 1971. I was in a hanger when a tow driver piled up 4 planes, I was in the last of the four planes and got out alive. I ma looking for the crash…Continue

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Comment by Roger L Ives on August 14, 2015 at 2:42pm


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Comment by Roger L Ives on July 28, 2015 at 11:13am

need to no where to find the aircraft intermediate maintenance depart for vt26 please?

Comment by David A. Wright on December 4, 2014 at 10:32pm

I reported aboard NAS Chase Field in January of 1990. Became the manager of the auto service center/boating and camping. Knew this was my last duty station. I turned the lights out February of 1993 with everyone else that remained. It was a "trip" to say the least.

Comment by DALE MICHAEL LLOYD on December 4, 2014 at 9:59am

I was a member of VT 25. I arrived in Jan 1968 and was transferred to sea duty in July of 69. Funny it was a relatively short stay, but it seemed so long at the time. I have been back once and hardly recognized the town of Beeville. It certainly has grown. Mark Webb has been involved in organizing  the "All Hands" reunions and I salute his work. I was not able to attend, but a few of my friends were and they said it was great. I enjoy the Chase Field web pages and the pics. Look forward to hearing from the many friends I made in Texas and will pass the word of this website along to those here and in Jersey, NY, and Pa.

Comment by Bob Johnson on July 13, 2014 at 9:45am
They held another reunion this past april. Had a good turnout. Some of you commented about Photos. If you HAVE Any, please get them to Dan to add to his facebook and Chasefield Web page. Here is a link to his current photos sent in. :
Comment by John E. Ross III on July 18, 2013 at 11:56pm

My first duty station. Worked at OMD. SAR and Aircrew for the Base C-47. 1969-1972.

Comment by Bob Johnson on March 23, 2013 at 10:12am

if you are not on Dans Facebook or webpage lists you might consider looking them up. He is ordering Chase field patches and pins for those that want a souviner. Many new members on the pages in the past few months have added a lot more photos. the webpage is posted below. search for Chase Field on facebook.


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