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
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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.