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Petty Officer Third Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
First tour of service was with VA-85 at NAS Oceana, Virginia Beach, Va. Plane Captain and Jet Engine Mechanic on A6-E's and KA6-D's.

After a brief stint as a civilian, about 9 months, I reenlisted into the Air Force as a crew chief on F111-A's at Mt. Home AFB, Idaho. From there, I did 3 years at Kadena AFB, Okinawa on F-15C's and F-15D's. I went on to Flight Engineer School and was stationed in Charleston AFB, South Carolina on C-141B's.

I got out as a single father of 3 boys and went to work for Boeing in Wichita, Kansas (my home town) and have been there ever since. I did remarry 14 years ago to a wonderful woman with 3 more children. So I currently have 6 children (all grown) and 7 grandchildren.
Veteran of Foreign War
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
July 7, 1975
End date of your service
November 10, 1988

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At 6:36pm on November 28, 2016, Max Russell Ende said…

Hi Tony,
This Bev, Max's wife.
I wanted to let you know that Max passed away unexpectedly on Sept 17, 2016.
His service will not be until January 27, 2017, when our son can be here from Bahrain.

At 7:38am on February 5, 2016, Max Russell Ende said…

Murph the Surf!!! Long time, Pal. Ya gotta love the internet. How are you doing?

At 10:34pm on February 4, 2016, Max Russell Ende said…

Yes Tony. I remember you very well. Nice to see you here. 

At 3:36pm on December 24, 2012, Anthony Rulli said…

Tony, welcome aboard. When were you on the FID?

At 1:38pm on December 24, 2012, Al Lieberman said…

Welcome to NavyVets! Make sure you join the VA-85 command.  While you're there, get comfortable and read through the comments. I guarantee you'll be traveling down memory lane and get up to date on who done it, when and where.  Also, feel free to upload any pictures you may want to share.  I've posted a few on my profile you may recognize.
Another reunion is targeted for 2014, hope to see you there!

At 1:17pm on December 24, 2012, Tony Murphy said…
Thanks Wayne! Never new this site existed. If it wasn't for Al trying to locate members. It sure got me thinking of all the good times. That was so long ago. I wish you a very merry Christmas too!
At 10:38am on December 24, 2012, Wayne Shipman said…

Welcome aboard Tony.  May you and yours have very Merry Christmas,


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