The table below contains the names of sailors who were assigned to the Willy Dogs / Liberty Bells (VAW 115). 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 26 crew members registered for the Willy Dogs / Liberty Bells (VAW 115).
|Mally, Patrick||LT||0000 – Aug 9, 1985|
|Hagaman, Jack||ADJ3||1967 – 1970||We were really green when we boarded USS Ranger but with the help of people like Bob Barth we made it through.|
|Barth, R J (Robert John)||ADJ 2||Apr 15, 1967 – Sep 16, 1968||I was in VAW 115 at its commissioning in April 1967. 1st cruise on the USS Ranger CVA 61,with CAW-2. I would like 2 find H Colburn,D N Avery,J T McCree,G L Brennen,G J Jacques,T D Hicks,G Desoto Call me 715-937-2354|
|Barth, Robert J.||ADJ2||Apr 20, 1967 – Sep 16, 1968||I was the Power Plants Supervisor, until My enlistment was up. J>J> Weaver was the first C/O. We were known as the Sentinels at that time. When was the name changed to the Liberty Bells?|
|Kirkendall, Danny||A01||Jan 1, 1970 – Jul 15, 1974||WAS 1ST ENLISTED MAN IN RECOMMISIONED OF SQUADRON ON 01 JAN.1970. STAYED UNTILJUL.1974. THEN WENT TDY FROM 128 TO JAPAN TO TEACH WEAPONS LOAD WHILE AT SEA.|
|Nelson II, Arvid||ATN2||Dec 1970 – Sep 1971||Missed shore duty rotation by three months. Trained on the E-2 Computer System Intermediate maintenance. First ship board duty, VAW 115 deployed on the maiden cruise (after conversion to an angled flight deck) of the USS Midway CVA-41 to Vietnam.|
|Newbrey, Richard||AZ4||Jul 5, 1973 – Jan 10, 1975||i HAD SOME GREAT TIMES ABOARD THE USS MIDWAY AND BEING A PART OF A GREAT SQUADRON VAW-115|
|Penn, Robert||AZ2||Aug 1973 – Aug 1975|
|Craig, Lanny||AMS AN||Apr 24, 1974 – Apr 24, 1976||I did the rotor dome leaf Made E-4 twice thanks to Pakistan and a favor from J.P. Moorman gangway me and Frank Barberari my U.H.O.W. Goomba #8 and #10. Marilyn's Inn Skyline Hotel time of my life who would have thought?|
|Kelso, Terrance||E-2||Feb 1979 – Jan 1981||Never forget being on the ocean on our way to Iran when we got crashed into by that barge still have a scar on my hand from that day|
|Truesdale, Dale/lurch||akan||Oct 1979 – 1982||Was very proud of my time on the uss midway and made good friends in vaw-115 and hope many of u r still out there|
|Warren, Jim||AN||1980 – 1982|
|Tripp, Dave||At3||1981 – 1983|
|Truesdale, Dale/lurch||akan||1982 – 1985|
|Klinger, Martin||airman||Sep 16, 1982 – Sep 12, 1986||Looking to see if any of the crew and friends are out there|
|Klinger, Martin||ASM-3||Sep 12, 1983 – Sep 16, 1985||Worked on flight deck and hanger deck|
|Borchik, Ken||AE2||Dec 1983 – Dec 1986||First sea tour, outstanding cadre of Shipmates! I still keep in touch with a number of folks from this era.|
|Moses, Marvin W||AMH2||Sep 1984 – Jul 1987|
|Pablo, Mike||AIRMAN||Sep 1984 – Sep 1986|
|Paolino, William||E-3||Oct 1, 1984 –|
|Montoya, Eric||Avaition Storekeeper Airman - AKAN||Jul 10, 1988 – Jul 10, 1990||Bro Kimo Marciniak all the the Hawiian Brothers Keep in touch.. Much love ..MontoyBoy. Great times when we hit port Subic Bay Phillippines, Hong Kong , Pattaya Baech, Thailand,Korea, Sydney Ausrtrila, and Kenya, Africa|
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|Shepherd, Bernard||E-3 AIRMAN||Jul 3, 1998 – Dec 15, 2000||MY FIRST SQUADRON ..IT WAS QUITE AN EXPERIENCE.|
|Wright, James||AK2 (AW)||Dec 18, 1998 – Jul 17, 2002||ahhh the good times I won't forget. this was my favorite command during my entire carrer.|
|Torres, Erick||AD1||Feb 9, 2000 – Apr 24, 2002||First squadron was not good was not bad either|
|Renner, Mike||AMAN||Mar 10, 2001 – Aug 17, 2006||AT converted AM|
|Smith, William||AM3||Mar 15, 2001 – May 19, 2004||The Kittyhawk was one the most memorable homes I have ever had the honor of living in.|
There are currently no planned reunions.