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The May 2018 Newsletter

I'm releasing the May RecceNet Newsletter a couple of days early for a couple of reasons -First, we are in the process of moving! We take possession of our new place on the 1st of May so our current…Continue

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Just so you know...
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As the newsletter editor, I get a lot of requests for past issues - and I don't mind forwarding them on via email but just wanted to let y'all know...If you go to the main page on the website, look…Continue

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Happy Easter!! The April Newsletter
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And my favorite Easter Grin...And here's the Newsletter!!Enjoy!…Continue

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The May 2018 Newsletter

I'm releasing the May RecceNet Newsletter a couple of days early for a couple of reasons -First, we are in the process of moving! We take possession of our new place on the 1st of May so our current place is in a controlled form of chaos. We spend a good bit of the day saying stuff like "What box did we put the knives and forks in?" and "I thought you packed that!" But being Navy veterans (both of us are!) we are accustomed to moves and chaos...And since we'll be moving soon, my computer will…See More
Apr 28
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Just so you know...

As the newsletter editor, I get a lot of requests for past issues - and I don't mind forwarding them on via email but just wanted to let y'all know...If you go to the main page on the website, look up top and you'll see a tab marked "Reccenet Forum" - click on that, and then scroll down to "RVAH Newsletter". Click on that and ALL of the past Newsletters are in there. Click on the link and then you can save the PDF!And thanks for the encouragement and requests!!TouchéSee More
Apr 6
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Happy Easter!! The April Newsletter

And my favorite Easter Grin...And here's the Newsletter!!Enjoy!The%20April%202018%20Newsletter.pdfSee More
Mar 31
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Oh No! Another childhood icon is dead....

Frank Avruch, who played Bozo the Clown, dies at 89!Frank Avruch, who was best known for playing Bozo the Clown, died Tuesday at the age of 89, according to his manager Stuart Hersh."While it's hard to say goodbye, we celebrate the legacy of joy and laughter he brought to millions of children around the world as Bozo the Clown on TV and as a UNICEF Ambassador and later as host of Channel 5's Great Entertainment and Boston's Man About Town," a statement from Avruch's family read. "Our dad loved…See More
Mar 23
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Today... Everyone's Irish!!

Happy St. Paddy's Day from Bubbly McWobbles... (aka Bill O'Shea!)And keep in mind that 3-17 is the date and not your target blood alcohol level...And here's one of the best voices EVER with a traditional Irish ballad...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7j3S1xXipMSee More
Mar 17
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USS Lexington - WWII Carrier

A team led by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says it found the wreck of the USS Lexington, an aircraft carrier that was sunk in 1942’s Battle of the Coral Sea with the loss of more than 200 sailors.Check it out!!https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2018/03/06/wreckage-aircraft-carrier-uss-lexington-sunk-wwii-found-pacific/398471002/See More
Mar 7
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The March 2018 Newlsetter

In honor of us being old farts and remembering "back when", the following is a transcript of a famous Saturday Night Live skit with John Belushi and Chevy Chase...Chevy Chase: “Last week, we made the comment that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. Now here to reply is our chief meteorologist, John Belushi, with a seasonal report.”John Belushi: “Thank you, Chevy. Well, another winter is almost over and March, true to form, has come in like a lion, and hopefully will go out like…See More
Feb 28
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We're DOOMED!!

So, the other night, the wife and I were watching TV and this commercial for some insurance company comes on and Mom is telling us how glad she is that she has this insurance because her son got a flat tire and he would have been stranded if the insurance company hadn't come through... but because he had the insurance, he got home safe and sound...REALLY?? This teenaged boy doesn't know how to change a tire??What's happened to us?? When did we get stupid??How stupid you ask?? The following is a…See More
Feb 15
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The February 2018 Newsletter

Howdy Shipmates!!Happy February and for those of us in Michigan, more snow, more cold and more cabin fever...But February 2nd is Groundhog Day so hopefully Phil will bring us an early spring...But February 2nd is Groundhog Day so hopefully Phil will bring us an early spring...But February 2nd is Groundhog Day so hopefully Phil will bring us an early spring...But February 2nd is Groundhog Day so hopefully Phil will bring us an early spring...(See what I did there? Bill Murray would be…See More
Jan 31
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The January 2018 Newsletter

HAPPY NEW YEAR ALL Y'ALL!!It's January (well, almost) and this marks the beginning of the 4th year that I've been doing this Newsletter. I just wanted y'all to know how much I enjoy doing the Newsletter... It's a lot of fun doing the research, finding grins and learning more about the Navy, Vigilantes, carriers and Reconatkrons than I ever thought possible.I thank you all for being such good readers, for letting me know when I get it right, when I get it wrong and how much you enjoy reading…See More
Dec 30, 2017
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Merry Christmas Ya Swabs!!

Merry Christmas to all y'all from Bill and Janet Shea!!…See More
Dec 24, 2017
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The 2017 Christmas Newsletter!

It's that time of year again... time to get the fat pants out for all of the goodies everywhere...When it's the night before Christmas and all through the house, everyone was on their phones...And of course, those dreaded words... "Some Assembly Required"But I give you the Newsletter which is not fattening and does not require any assembly!!Merry Christmas Y'all!!!…See More
Nov 30, 2017

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Date of Birth
November 5, 1948
What Squadrons were you in?
RVAH 3, RVAH 7
Other non RVAH/VAH commands
HC-6, CVW-3, USS Saratoga

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At 10:39am on February 28, 2017, Dennis M Fox said…
Hey Bill thanks for the quick answer. Only time will tell.
Dennis Fox PC RVAH9
At 6:54pm on July 27, 2016, Richard Duley said…

thanks bill.

At 2:21pm on April 1, 2015, Peter Odell said…

Hi Bill,

   I worked nights all the time with Craig Roberts, Tom Kirven, Glenn Watson, John Woods, Bill Bare (and some that I do not remember). 

I remember doing Shore Patrol duty in Barcelona, Spain...bringing drunken sailors back to the pier!

At 10:51am on March 27, 2015, Peter Odell said…

Hello Bill,

My name is Peter Odell (PH3) and was in RVAH-7 from 68-71.  Made a WestPac on the Constellation and Med cruises on the Independence and the Forrestall.  I believe I remember you.

At 10:23am on April 29, 2014, Harold B Rumler Jr. Ben said…
1969-1971
At 3:38pm on March 29, 2014, John Oliver said…

Thanks Bill

At 7:46am on March 5, 2014, Donald Ennis said…

Thanks Bill, Grreat to be here. What a wonderful place. So many memories.

At 6:46pm on August 27, 2013, Robert John Szyska said…

Hi Bill They call me SiskaBob. I WAS IN Heavy Six 1966-1970. I met a guy who was in RVAH-7 He owns an Italian restraunt on garfield&17 mile road called Luciano,s Just wondering if you know him? I met him and he's a really great guy-really good food. I think he told me he worked in the engine shop. Good to talk to guys from Mich who were in the Heavy Squadrons! I live in Lenox Twp near New Haven.His full name is Luciano Gianino.

At 7:40pm on April 24, 2013, Robert W. Flynn said…

Bill,

I was in RVAH 7 A/F Sept 1966 to Sept 1969 don't recall you?

I am checking with David Mackie who still might have his wespac 69-70 cruise book. 

At 7:40pm on November 5, 2012, peter c derose said…

Nice pix Bill, oh and Happy Birthday !!

 
 
 

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