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Warhawks (VA 97) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who were assigned to the Warhawks (VA 97). 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 44 crew members registered for the Warhawks (VA 97).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1986 | 1987 – now

Maas, LouATN31967 – Jul 1969
Wilson, Paul profile iconAMS31967 – Jun 1970I had a great time serving with all of you guys but of course some names ring bells while others don't ( old age?). Tom, Eddie, Dan I do remember you guys also who could forget all Six feet plus Ellis White. Great guy I
Bejarano, AnthonyAMH 21967 – 1968Looking for anyone who served VA 97 air frames division who remembers my deployment to Chu Lai Vietnam to repair an aircraft & get it back to the ship. Everyone knows me as Banjo in the Navy please reply ASAP. Thanks
Goetz, FredAE-2Apr 1967 – May 1970Served with a great group of hard working guys. I am proud to have served with them.
Vahue, LarryAMH3May 1, 1967 – Aug 1, 1969I am a Plank Owner of VA-97 deployed on the 68-69 cruise. After getting out,I worked aircraft sheet metal for 35 years. Would like to know the where abouts of squadron mates from that period.
Merriman, Rick profile iconYN2Jun 1967 – Feb 1971reported to VA-97 as an AA right out of boot camp and earned the Plank Owners Certificate. Converted to SN and finished out as Yeoman 2nd. Served for two cruises, 1968-1969 and 1969-1970.
Williams, MikeAD3Jun 1, 1967 – Dec 1970
Colacicco, EdADJ2Jun 1, 1967 – Jul 15, 1970
Carmody, ThomasAME2Jun 1, 1967 – Jul 15, 1970After leaving the regular Navy I served 7 years in the Navy Reserve. Most of my time was TAD from VF-301 to Base Security training Military Police at NAS Miramar in San Diego. I retired with 30 years in law enforcement.
Farinas, DanANJun 12, 1967 – Jul 15, 1970Join VA 97 when it was founded as a Plank Owner ,was a plane captain Now live in Fl Would like any info on person who was sucked into A7.
Thomas, EddieAMS3rd. classJun 14, 1967 – Dec 31, 1970Worked as a plane captain and on the corrosion control team.Close friend Ellis White from Tenn
Shelton, StephenANMar 1, 1968 – Jan 1, 1969I was on the line crew as a plane capt. I remember Tommy Feller, David Ives, Wayne Novak, & Chief Day. Does anyone remember flight to Da Nang & catapult accident? Be great to hear from some ol' airdales!!
Roy Jr, GerardAMH-31969 – 1971
Virgil, JamesE-3Jan 1969 – Jan 1969For the short time i spent the squadron/transition to the Uss Constellation for the Wespac cruise in August of 1969 to departure of May 1970 was very enlighten.
Shea, John Aka JackAO-3Jan 1, 1969 – Nov 5, 1971Hey Bomer I remember you. Eddie thomas I remember you and you know I worked for Ellis White in the check crew.
Cary, SteveAMH2Jan 13, 1969 – Apr 13, 1973Did Viet Nam on the Constellation and Enterprise. Wondering if anyone I know is around.
Kindrick, JeffATAN1970 – 1973Following the obligatory stint as a mess cook, I was assigned to the Line Division and remained there for the duration of my active service. About half of that time I worked night check.
Lewis, StephenAT21970 – Jul 28, 1972Worked in the IWT where we trained in 4 rates AT/AO/AQ/AE
Kirkley, DavidAQ3Sep 1970 – Apr 1973
Carley, JamesAZ3Oct 1970 – Sep 1971Took the Big E around the horn. Westpac 1971
Knutson, Ross AME 2Nov 1970 – Aug 1972Just seeing if anyone is around from that era. A moment in time.
Noble, SolomonAe2Nov 30, 1970 – Jun 6, 1974Hope the entire squadron is doing great.
Leonard, Michael "Leon"AE-3Jan 1, 1971 – Dec 1974Worked in the Line Shack as a Cat Final Checker and an AE TroubleShooter. I have a presence on
Gaddy, KermitNov 27, 1971 – Jun 26, 1975ARE THERE ANY WARHAWKS STILL AROUND
Singleton, SamuelpnsnJun 9, 1972 – Sep 5, 1975I was wondering if anyone from va-97 remembers me. I worked in the Personnel Office. Officer/enlisted, if you remember me pls feel free to email me at: SSINGLETON46@YAHOO.COM thx Sam Singleton
Thierry, Ronald/ RatAO3Sep 1972 – 1973Some of the best times of my life serving on the greatest ship in the fleet!!
Durnil, DriftyADJ-3Sep 1972 – 1975I will never forget the friends aboard this mighty ship. what haunts me the most, is what became of everyone. I am now more of a patriot than ever.If you knew or remembered me, contact me at
Parker, VincentE3Sep 1972 – Jul 1975My buddy was Richard Hernandez or "Herbie" as he was called. We were attached to VA 97 out of Lemoore, CA and deployed to sea on the USS Enterprise in 72 and 74. Anyone know his whereabouts or what happened to him?
Hebert, MarkE4Dec 13, 1973 – Dec 1977looking for line or power plant people. dave sitter,stan Mcnish
Ballowe, Boyd (Butch)E-31974 – 1977If I'd have joined at the age I got out, I'd have been a lifer. 17 was just too young! Miss all my old bros!!! Join our Big E FB page! >>>!/groups/2398302797/
Tucker, JamesAE3Mar 1, 1974 – Nov 11, 1976" Like it was just yesterday. "
Alonzo, RayYN3Aug 1975 – Dec 1978
Schwarzkopf, RichardAE2Apr 1977 – Jun 29, 1980
Nelson, Williamak3Nov 11, 1979 – Oct 31, 1982
Cummings, DavidSN/E31982 – 1986
Davis, BobAMH2Jul 1982 – Dec 1983Worked Airframes and TAD to Master-At-Arms force on the Coral Sea. Was on the Coral Sea during the World Cruise in 1983.
Oliver, RandyAT1May 1984 –
Zephier, DevlinAMS3Mar 1986 – 1987
Howell, Robert StevenAms1Jun 1, 1986 – Jun 30, 1989looking for buddies I served with in the squadron
Calhoun, RobertAmh E-4Jul 12, 1986 – Jun 15, 1987Amh 2 Curtis good friend save me in hawaii from drowning.
Beck, BearAO 3Jul 18, 1986 – Feb 27, 1989Just trying to find you guys

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