The table below contains the names of sailors who were assigned to the Warhorses (VA 55). 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 18 crew members registered for the Warhorses (VA 55).
|Warren, Charlie Fred.||AT2||Jun 20, 1954 – Mar 5, 1956||Phil Sea CVA-47 , 1955|
|Sheeley, David||CDR||Nov 1, 1955 – Jan 1, 1958||None|
|Dupont, Lawrence NEW||ABE1||May 1, 1962 – Nov 30, 1963||VA-55 first command out of Boot Camp, assigned line crew, Plane Captain A4C aircraft. Made South American cruise and became Shellback. Westpac cruise 1963. Looking to contact fellow ship mate and best friend Ray Curless.|
|Holden, James (Jim)||AE2||May 1966 – Feb 1971||Went to boot camp in Great Lakes, Ill Then VA55 at Lemoore NAS then the Connie and the Hancock. .Finished my tour at NAS Lemoore VA.125|
|Hutchison, Edward||ae3||Sep 1966 – Jan 1968|
|Spurlock, Jim||AE1/AEC||1967 – 1969||Aboard Connie for 67 cruise and Hancock for 68/69 cruise. Made AEC in Jan 69. Went to Cubi Beach Det after making CPO. Had some great times while in this squadron.|
|Schroeter, Don||Adj-2||Apr 6, 1968 – Jul 14, 1970|
|Marschand, Rex||AA||Jun 25, 1969 – Jan 3, 1972||westpac 70-71 CVA-19 with VA-55 out of Lemoore NAS. any OLD Warhorses out there, please drop me a line...espically Ronald Smolinsky.|
|Barton, Bruce (Boner)||AO2||Oct 1969 – Oct 3, 1972||Bombs hung well by the well hung bomb company Any old Warhorse--please contact me !!!|
|Dawkins, William / Butch||YN-3||Nov 1972 – Aug 1, 1975||Made 2 cruises with the warhorses, learned alot made some good friends both officer & enlisted. had some great times!|
|Holtz, Alan||PN1||1973 – 1975||I was stationed with VA 55 after bootcamp and "A"School and went on a Westpac cruise in 73 onboard the USS Hancock (CVA-19). I stayed in the Navy and now I am retired in Orlando, FL, currently working at UCF.|
|Couch, Ricky||YN1||Mar 1, 1985 – Feb 1, 1989||Had a great tour with the Warhorseswith exception of 2 winter Med Cruises. Brrrr Cold. Plus got to cruise onboard USS Coral Sea. What more could you ask for!!!! Still miss the friendships I made.|
|Kitko, John||ams3||1986 – 1990|
|Kersh, Frank||e-4||Jun 1, 1986 –|
|Watts, Richard||E-3||Aug 13, 1986 – Jul 27, 1990||I went to boot camp in San Diego and from there went to VA-55 Nas Oceana. I did two cruises on the USS Coral Sea.|
|Angerman, Henrico||Lt||Mar 16, 1987 – 1999||I have been doing research on various US Navy former A-4 Skyhawk units that have been deployed in Vietnam, my main interest is in VA-55, -152 and -212.|
|Gloshen, Darrell||AE2||Jul 1, 1987 – Jul 1, 1990||Ran across this site and figured that I'd add myself to the list. Served last cruise as AE Troubleshooter|
|Hawley, Perry||PR3||Nov 1989 – Mar 1992||I was onboard as part of the one of the 1st flight quals for the Lincoln shortly after she was commissioned. I was also TDY to the Officer's Mess Decks and the MAA's during my time onboard. Should've been ship's company.|
There are currently no planned reunions.