US Navy Parachute Riggers ass.
As Presidet of the PRA I would like you to know that we have over 250 PR's as members also a site on MyFamily with 1000's of PR pictures and all the Ripcord's our Quarterly paper .Come joint the fun with a great bunch of PR'S Lee Meents PR1 ret. USN phone 3083808282
I was stationed in Key West from Feb 1970- to May 72. Worked in QA, AIMD. Lived in Barracks 638. Fun times when you look back.
I left May 72 and went to Norfolk, Va. with HM-12 Mine Sweeping Helo Squadron. Wound up in Viet Nam from Nov 72 to June 73, got out in July 73.
It has been a year and a half and it still don't seem real. I spent half my life with the best man I will ever met. He was like my father.He was the best flight instructor any man could have.His legacy will live with me the rest of my life
Walker D. "MAC" McCraw
Mac was killed two years ago in a helicopter incident sprayong crops.
PR-1 THOMS RYAN RET.
Please send me an application.
Thomas J. Ryan
1007 swan pond road
Herb Stickney ADR3 hc4
Iws stationed in HC4 from 1962 - 1966 and I would like to get in contact with some of my old shipmates - Rod Fox from Mich. and others
ANYONE KNOW WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO MAC, KNEW HIM WELL FROM PR SCHOOL AND LATER IN THE JUMP CLUB!
WAS AT POTTSTOWN, PA. , WENT THE JUMP PLANE WENT IN AND MAC WAS THE JUMPMASTER AND MADE IT OUT OF THE PLANE AND 5 OTHER NAVY JUMPER DIDN'T MAKE IT OUT, THAT WAS ON MAY 8, 1966! DIDN'T HEAR MUCH ABOUT... More
PRT/ Admin 1988 - 1990
I was there during the same time frame. and was also in ASF with Gunny Stanfield and Sgt's Smith and Cash. I was the PRT Coordinator for the base. Had a great time. I still go back and visit during FantasyFest!
AT&D Mule crew
Glen, was in AT&D 1956-1958, flew in 5K crew and also a driver and wench man on the ground handling mules! Did you know Earl Stacy?? Remember coming back from flights
and throwing oranges out of the clam shell in the back of the blimps, at the Marine's waiting in the early chow line at the main... More
Looking for Father
My Mother married a Marine (Earl Lightfoot) stationed at Lakehurst NAS in Nov. 1944. After he went on to the Pacific Campaign including the battle of Okinawa, she had an affair with a gentleman by the name of Gordon Pierce (Pearce) that was in the Navy and we believe stationed at Lakehurst NAS in... More