The table below contains the names of sailors who were assigned to the Naval Air Transport Squadron 21 (VR 21). Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. If you also served aboard and you remember one of the people below you can click on the name to send an email to the respective sailor. Would you like to have such a crew list on your website?
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There are 29 crew members registered for the Naval Air Transport Squadron 21 (VR 21).
|Fox, Donald (Don)||AM1||Oct 1948 – Jun 1951|
|Wahl, Leroy||ATC||1952 – 1968||Reunion information. Tell me when n where?|
|Dixon, Richard Aka Dick||AT 3||Jan 19, 1952 – Feb 5, 1956|
|Crowder, Terry||Airman||1957 – 1959||Was able to see many places in the Far East and moss of the battle zones from ww2. Most of the bases are now closed. Flew with a great bunch of fellow Navy personnel. I wish I had stayed in the Navy.|
|Conkle, Harry J.||airman e-3||Nov 1961 – Apr 24, 1964||Maintenance scheduling office CMDR Fog Div. Off.|
|Maurer, Gary||PARACHUTE RIGGER 2ND CLASS||Jun 1962 – Aug 1964||WORKED AS A PARACHUTE RIGGER AND LOADMASTER ON THE C-118. I HAVE FLIGHT RECORDS OF TIMES, FLIGHTS AND CREWS.|
|Bowers, John||E2||Jun 1, 1962 – Mar 12, 1964||I WAS 17-18 YEARS OLD. AWAY FROM HOME FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE. WAS STATION IN HAWAII (BARBER POINT). HAD THE TIME OF MY LIFE.|
|Fisher, R. W.||ADR-1||Dec 1962 – Dec 1965||Crazy Times, Great people. I need to prove boots on the ground in viet nam (BUDDY LETTER) for VA claim. Help!!!!|
|Bernard, Donald||E3||Dec 1962 – Dec 1964||I was in bldg 37 and the 3rd shift wood building working as an ADR. I was 17 when I joined, learned a lot and have very fond memories of VR-21 and the friends I made. love to hear from others who were there.|
|Bronson, Russell||E-3||Apr 16, 1963 – Jan 16, 1965|
|Pearce, Fred (Fireball)||ATR-3||Aug 1963 – Apr 1965||Worked in "At Tweetie shop" , flight line, then base Amd shop. Would like to hear from anybody that remembers.|
|Willis, William||AMEAN||1964 – 1966||Looking for fellow Aircrew or others who new I was a crewman on the R6 aircraft. I was assigned to the Parachute Loft and Airframes after becoming a orderly (aircrewman)|
|Ceranowski, Marty||ADR-3||1964 – Apr 6, 1967||Great squadron and flight time.West pacs were very enlightening.Incredible experience in Nam. Fun times in Atsugi, Japan, Olongapo, Phillipines, Kadenda and Naha, Okinawa. Great "Gooney birds" on Midway.Great stories.|
|Oliver, Donald||ADR3||Jan 1964 – May 1966||Looking for people I served with, flew with, or anyone that has knowledge of the outfit.|
|Walker, James ( Jim)||E 5||Jun 1965 – Apr 1969|
|Chalut, Michael||AT1||Aug 1, 1966 – Jun 1, 1970||Radio operator on C-118 & later C-130's flying many a West-Pac. Previously with AEWBARRONPAC & VP-28. Later in VA, HS, VAQ, VF, VR Wing Masterchief, & retired in 1994|
|Scott, Db San||ATN3||Mar 1967 – Oct 1970||I now khow how blessed we were during my tour on the seemingly endless WestPacs.We had a great safety record and the crews were the best! Go Pineapple Airlines( nostalgia eh?)|
|Wehr, Paul||ADR3||May 1967 – 1971||I started in Ops Analysis and then went to the check crew when I made E4. Spent the last year of my enlistment TAD to Alameda. Dewey Blevins was our CO. We were the McHales Navy of VR21.|
|Hall, Gary||AE2||May 2, 1967 – Oct 1, 1968||I went To A School from boot camp in Jacksonville FL. at the end of the 6 mo. training they asks for a wish list of where I would like to serve. I said anywhere West of the Mississippi, and was sent to VR-21 Hawaii :)|
|Hale, Mike||AMS-3||May 26, 1968 – May 26, 1972||Started with VRC-50 at Barber's Point, HI, then went on detachment to Atsugi, Japan with VR-21, working on and flying in C-130's as a Loadmaster and AMS.|
|Giordano, Bill||AE2||Dec 9, 1969 – Jan 26, 1973||I spent about 5 months in the Alameda detachment too. What a great place to spend the last 3 years of the Vietnam war.|
|Vanderiet, Dennis||AE3||1970 – 1973||Want to say hi to: Ken Schmidt, Howard Good, Jerry Dewell, Mark Bason and all the AEs from 1970 to 1973.|
|Werner, Virgil||VR-21||Jan 1970 – Apr 1972||Getting paid to live in Hawaii, what a way to serve!|
|Schmitt, Ken (Smitty)||AE3||Dec 23, 1970 – Dec 26, 1973||Great tour of duty, really good people and loved flying on the 130s.|
|Hewitt, Sidney/sid||AD1||May 1971 – 1974||I am trying to contact any aircrew members from any of the C-130 crews especially, James (Jim) Hart AMH2, Jim (Big Ralph) Killian, AMH 1, or Pete Potter, AMS1.. All were 1st Loadmasters. Contact me...|
|Cenina, Jovencio||AN-AMS-3||May 15, 1971 – Aug 16, 1974||Aircrew,Line Division and A/C Div. Corrosion Control.I was Flight Attendent Candidate C-118, Flew with AN Luna,Mike Duffy and Sidney Hewitt,Koneckney in Line Div.|
|Fanning, Irby||at1||1972 – 1975||I FLEW COAL HAULERS FOR ONE YEAR AND THEN GOT ON THE VIP CREW, NAVY 28427....ENJOYED THE DUTY AND DID NOT HAVE TO GO A LOT...|
|Bibler, Scott||e-3||Oct 1972 – Jan 1975||Pineapple Airlines...the Watermelon Gang, Makua beach...had fun, glad to have survived|
|Morgan, Jim||E5||Nov 1975 – Jun 1977|
There are currently no planned reunions.