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Any members there during the blockade? Our squadron (VA-34) was aboard the Enterprise for 2 weeks and then the entire squadron was transported to the to the Independence for the remainder of the…Continue
I was with VA144 Roadrunners this deployment. We we involved in the Gulf of Tonkin Incident with the USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy. We lost a couple of pilots. One was LTjg Alvarez who was in our squadron. He was shot down and captured.
We sure spent a lot of time at GQ during this cruise and long times at sea. Our cruise lasted 9-10 months. Anyone else on board then?
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