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CRAW-1 History (20)

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Vigilante BuNo 156615

I assume (?) everyone knows that the A/C shown at the bottom of page eight in the December Newsletter was the very LAST Viggie to ever trap…

Started by William L Wilkerson

4 Oct 1, 2019
Reply by Steven R. Ewing


Vigilante Barricade Landing

Does anyone know the why, when, where of this Vigilante doing a barricade recovery?

Started by Steven R. Ewing

5 May 18, 2019
Reply by Robert W. Flynn



Started by STICK

1 Aug 28, 2017
Reply by peter c derose

LCDR Frederick Crosby

A recent article in the Orlando (Florida) Sentinel telling of the remains of a Navy Pilot whose remains were returned to his family after 5…

Started by Rodney D Chapman

3 Jun 5, 2017
Reply by Rodney D Chapman

Still remembered

Down at VA (FHCC)in North Chicago, IL last week. While waiting for my car ...guy came up and said.....Heavy 11...yes I was wearing my shirt…

Started by Diane Brown

1 Sep 1, 2016
Reply by peter c derose


On the first Saturday in November 1955, VAH-1 was commissioned in Hanger One, NAS JAX FLA.  Sixty years ago. B. R. Cleary, PHC USN-Ret.

Started by Bernard Cleary

2 Nov 4, 2015
Reply by peter c derose

Back on active duty with the RA5G

When I first read the April news letter article about the RA5G, all the memories came rushing back. I knew it was not true (April fools), b…

Started by Douglas J Maher

10 Jun 3, 2015
Reply by Don Dinsmore

History of the RA-5C, CRAW-1 and all of the squadrons

Hi Bob, where are the links to the histories of the RA-5C, CRAW-1 and all of the squadrons that I provided you? I can't find them anymore.…

Started by Albert (Al) A Plunkett

1 May 3, 2015
Reply by Steven R. Ewing

A Question.

Would it be politically incorrect to refer to those shipmates who served in  RVAH-3  as " Rag Hats" or "Rag White Hats" . We can vote for m…

Started by Steve Courtney

1 Apr 8, 2015
Reply by Bill Shea

Navy Uniform

Recently an old Navy buddy asked me if I knew what the two stars on the Dress Blue Navy jumper flap represented......I researched Naval Uni…

Started by Edward Keefner

5 Apr 1, 2015
Reply by Edward Keefner



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