The table below contains the names of sailors who were assigned to the Fighter Squadron 171 (VF 171). 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 20 crew members registered for the Fighter Squadron 171 (VF 171).
|Fraley, Don||AT2||Nov 1949 – May 1952||During this period did a Caribbean cruise on the Midway which include a month on North Island (Gitmo) for some carrier qual for a new group of pilots. Med cruise 1950/51 FDR, 6 months later another Med on the Coral Sea.|
|Morel, Bill||AK3||May 1, 1951 – Jul 1, 1954||Return from last Korean cruise delayed for two weeks. Made a detour to Indo China. Expect it was to aid the French in their withdrawal in what we now call Vietnam. Of course, The Coral Sea was never in those waters.1954|
|Alexander, John D.||ADJ2||Sep 1953 – Apr 1954||As a member of Air Group 17, Our squadron, VF171, made a world cruise on the Wasp. Headed for Korea, but first operation Mariner. Heading to the artic was awesome. Didn't completely reach circle; rough weather.|
|Teller, Elias||AD2||1957 – Mar 12, 1958||VF171 was first JET sqardron in NAVY ON the FDR we had F2h3s I still have the cruise book for the 1957 med. cruise|
|Buglewicz, Joseph / Bugs||Avation Electricans Mate AE 3||Feb 1957 – Jul 1959||Joined VF 171 @ NAS JAX in "57". Did the first "Suez" deployment on"FDR CVA-42", 57/58 Med cruse on same. Melded with VF 101 upon return to NAS Cecil Field Fla. Melded with FAWTULANT, NAS Boca Chica (KEY WEST ) as VF-101|
|Low, Neal||e3||Aug 26, 1960 – Apr 4, 1963||would like to know if anyone from the time I was in 51 are still alive lol|
|Wayne, Stott. (Ttots)||AE 3||Oct 1963 – Jan 1967||I learned a lot from Chief Biven Don Lewis and all the guys in the AE shop. I was sent to work in the class 'D' shop with another bunch of great guys aboard the Enterprise and NAS Miramar|
|White, Jim||E-4||1965 – 1966||fighter squadron vf96 you have not listed our squadron. Not vf 171|
|Ruschmeier, James||E8||Jun 1967 –||Good memories good rides, loved the boat and was the first crew too be on the carrier i loved this boat god bless you all!|
|Saul, Robert||ADJ3||Apr 1974 – Apr 1978|
|Garner, Larry||AME2||Feb 22, 1976 – Feb 22, 1978||Animal here, from the AME shop. Looking for all the people I knew. Went to Top Gun, Operation Red Flag, worked on the line as a plane captain, too. Rode bikes, hung out with the bikers and dancers. Give me a shout!|
|Cavey, Tom||E5||Sep 1977 – Jun 1981||Loved every minute being around the F4|
|Slayton, Bill||AMH2||Nov 1977 – Aug 22, 1981||The best four years of my life were spent with the men and women of VF-171.|
|Gooden, Jim||ADJ 5||Feb 1978 – Jun 1981|
|Schumacher, John||ad1||Apr 1978 – Jan 1980|
|Flaherty, Daniel||AO-3||May 10, 1978 – Feb 1980|
|Barris, Jeff||amhan||Feb 1979 – Feb 1981||Miss the Good ole old days...on the line in the shop..willie tony.guy lc Mooney.the little's.Teri Mori Jim resto..a reunion must take wind..let's do it before we shit dust.|
|Wilson, Carlos||AZ3||Jan 3, 1981 – Sep 10, 1984||Special time, special people at that command. Learned a lot from the guys, Whittey, Lake, and all the AD's.|
|Barclay, David||ATAN||1982 – 1983||framp for F-4's was there late 82 to mid 83 remember working in the AT shop and great folks there|
|Beck, Jimmy||Ao3||Feb 5, 1983 –||Just putting my feelers out there anyone who was ststioned at boca chica fla navel air base in 1983 and remember me get in touch just seeing how the old gang is today tommy taylor whitey humpfry cheral just a few names|
There are currently no planned reunions.