The table below contains the names of sailors who were assigned to the Fighting Renegades (VF 24). 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 21 crew members registered for the Fighting Renegades (VF 24).
|Long, James||Chief Petty Officer||1951 –||This entry is for my Father who passed away in 1970. I was hoping to get in touch with anyone who remembers him. Please leave me a message if you have any recollections. Thanks, Gordon W. Long email@example.com|
|Benshoof, Bill||AE2||Jul 21, 1959 – Jul 19, 1961||Stationed at NAS Alameda California. Midway was home port there. Made two Far East cruises during this time on the Midway. After discharge the Midway stopped in Seattle after leavingt Yokuska Japan on itw way to Dego|
|Kennebeck, Donald||LT(LDO)||Mar 1962 – Feb 1964||F8C aircraft|
|Nellis, George||e-4||Apr 6, 1962 – 1964||had a good time learning how to be a sailor and how to find my way during GQ.want to thank all that helped me.|
|Ward, George||ADJ3||1963 – Sep 1965||I was ass't line PO working above my rating but enjoyed every minute. Well, that's except nearly going over side while riding brakes on a stormy night (hancock) or The burning phantom nearly hit my plane while on Midway|
|Debaecke, Ivan||AO3||May 1965 – Sep 1967||This was my first squadron. Check in as a SN and left as AO3 (AO2) select. We bagged 5 migs on the Bonnie DIck cruise. Was also embarked on the Hancock. I miss my old buds in the AO shop. Retired in 1987 as AZ1 (24 Yrs).|
|Newton, Richard||AK1/AKC||Sep 1, 1968 – Jan 15, 1971||Assigned to S-6 (TAD) from VF-24, then in 1969 made AKC and was transferred to Ship's Company for remainder of Sea Duty, in 1971, transferred to NAS Whidbey Is. until retirement in Sept 1, 1975 as AKCS.|
|Martinez, Tony||AQ2||Apr 1969 – Jan 1972||It was a life changing experience. Two deployments to the Gulf of Tonkin aboard the USS Hancock. Made a career in the Navy, and how things have changed...for the better.|
|Rasor, John (Tom)||AE-2||Oct 1, 1971 – Oct 3, 1972||Made the Hancock cruise in '72. Was discharged when the ship landed back in Alameda|
|Humphreys, Stephen||E3-E2-E3-E2||Mar 20, 1977 – Mar 31, 1981||WESTPAC '78-'79 and '80|
|Cook, Jimmy (Cookie)||AMH2||Sep 22, 1978 – Aug 22, 1979||Westpac 78-79 are we docked yet?|
|Wisely, James||E3||1980 –||As a teenager the navy taught me alot and directed me as an adult.|
|Beamish, Arnold||E4||1981 – 1984|
|Beamish, Arnold||AN||Jan 1, 1982 – Jul 25, 1984|
|Garcia Jr, Robert E||AD2||Jun 3, 1982 – May 30, 1986||Made the "Death Pac" in 1983 aboard the USS Ranger. Remember that one?!|
|Reihl, Russ||ao3||Jul 1984 – Dec 1986||the best time i had in my live. vf-24 was made up of some truly special people. i miss it dearly. i only wish that i stayed in longer but you cant tell a 21 year old a thing,they know it all.|
|Guillory, Gifford||AT3||Jun 8, 1985 – Jun 18, 1988|
|Cade, Phillip||E-3||Nov 1990 – Jul 1992|
|Wilkerson, James||Ad3||1991 –|
|MacDonald, Matt||E-3||May 18, 1991 – Apr 3, 1993||Line Shack|
|Paul, Michael||AD2||Dec 2, 1991 – Jul 15, 1994|
There are currently no planned reunions.