The table below contains the names of sailors who were assigned to the Savage Sons (RVAH 5). 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 27 crew members registered for the Savage Sons (RVAH 5).
|McCoy, Walton C. Aka=mac||AMS 3||May 15, 1960 – Aug 3, 1961||Most fun two years of my life. Stimulated my desire to trave, and have been on the go every since|
|Frederking, Donald||AN||Aug 1963 – Dec 1964||Assigned to squadron & Wes-Pak cruise 1964. Worked for "North American Aviation" building more RA-5C. Looking for members who went ashore to repair airplane that had tail hook problem. Please respond.|
|Frederking, Donald||Aviation Election AN||Aug 1, 1963 – Nov 1964||TDY into Vietnam to repair aircraft with faulty landing gear. Agent Orange requires "boots on the ground" to qualify.|
|Shimkus, Al||PHOTO INTELLIGENCE E-5||Mar 1, 1964 – Oct 3, 1966||Some of the best friends and officers I ever knew and worked for. Looking forward to the reunion in 2009|
|Creager, Gunder||LT||Dec 31, 1965 – Jan 5, 1968|
|Hunt, Dale||ATN-3||1966 – 1969||My first operational command of my time in the Navy. We cruised on the America and Connie while I was in the squadron.|
|Anderson, Al||PN2||Jun 1966 – Nov 3, 1969||CO CDR BAKKE CMC AVCM HERRIN|
|Hong, Erik||ATN 3||Aug 3, 1966 – Sep 9, 1969||Came to Squadron during the 66 Carrier Quals, before the Med Cruise. Got stuck with the ship, over Christmas, 66, (Had fun because I had lived in Norfolk in the early 50's) Made the Med cruise with "all the fun." RVAH-5|
|Tower, Christopher||AME3||Oct 1966 – Oct 1969||Would like to connect with anybody that remembers me!|
|Garrick, Martin||AQB-3||Jan 1967 – Oct 1969|
|Flett, Charles||e3||1968 – 1969|
|Lowe, Dennis||PO3 AE||1969 – Sep 1971|
|Baldwin, Jerry||E4||Jun 1969 – May 1973||started off at Great Lakes Naval Academy for training, went to Millington Naval Station then to Albany, Ga, cruise on the carrier Enterprise in 71 and the Ranger in 72. Terrific group of guys|
|Boehnlein, Kenneth||AMS2||1971 – 1975||Great time with this squadron. Had a lot of fun with all crew members I associated with. Would like to correspond with some if they would be interested in doing so.|
|Coleman, Doug||COMMANDER||Jan 1971 – Oct 1972||RVAH-13 from 02/69 to 12/70|
|Husted, George||LTJG||May 1971 – Feb 1974||We had two wonderful tours! Great support from the troops and dedicated pilots and RANs. Lots of great imagery. CDR Coleman was a tremendous CO. LT John Carter was a great Recon pilot. The photo mates were very dedicated.|
|Fuller, Marvin G.||E3/ATAN||1972 – 1973||I was a member of the Savage Tweets - Radio/Recon. I was Recon. Serving on the Ranger was truly an experience, especially during Linebacker II.|
|Ausley, Joe||cdr||Aug 1972 – Aug 1974||Great Crew, Chiefs and Petty Officers. Won the Battle E. Two combat cruises and brought all aircraft and crews home. A lotta skill and a lotta luck.|
|Myslik, Steve 'Slik'||ADJ2||1973 –||Heavy 5 was my first operational command after Heavy 3 Framp in Albany. Jumping in and out of intakes before launch and collecting oil samples on touchdown before birds were in their final spot. Crazy!|
|Daigle, Keith||Lt.jg||Oct 1973 – Aug 1976||AIO remembering Brummer, Jomo, Toucan, Goat, Fury, Scotty, Opatril, Villagomez, Key West, the Chuckwagon, B6, Rolling for drinks, New Jolo Club, Monkey meat, DeDons, The Shah, Karachi, Persian Gulf, Indian Ocean.|
|Blum, John||CDR||Apr 1, 1974 – Jan 5, 1976||Hi Shipmates! Served in the Reserves and retired on 01MAY2013. After RVAH-5 I served in 3 other squadrons, PATWING staff, several Intel Units, deployed to NAVCENT from 10/08-9/09 and mob to Afghanistan in 2010-2011|
|Wood, Gilbert||AD-2||Nov 1, 1974 – Aug 1, 1977||Retired from the Navy in 1999 as a Senior Chief P-3 Flight Engineer, I now manage a group of Flight Engineers Flight Simulator Instructors in Jacksonville, FL.|
|Showen, John||ph3||1975 – 1977|
|Clark, Bill||AK3||1975 – 1977|
|Biel, David||AT3||Apr 11, 1975 – Nov 30, 1976|
|Tischhauser, Paul (Bald Dude)||E3/AMS||1976 – 1977||Learned a lot while I was in Heavy 5, Some good and some not so good things.|
|Jackson, Don||Airman Apprentice||Mar 1977 – Dec 30, 1977||First squadron out of bootcamp. Worked in corrosion control, and paint shop.|
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