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Sep
10

VA-165

I was in the Aviation Ordnance shop of VA-165 from 1967 to 1969. Made 2 WestPac cruises (Vietnam)... Read more

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May
23

What happens in PI , Stays in PI

What's up David I was a Boomer from 80-84. I was a plane captain & aircraft electrician. James Po... Read more

Posted by James Polk

Oct
27

VA-165 Boomers

If this was an early patch, say before about 1966, then the Boomers were flying A1H/A1J's. They were... Read more

Posted by George Eidson

Aug
30

BOOMERS ATTACK SQUADRON 165

I am disabled and was out one night. A man came up to me and said I feel for you brother. He had n... Read more

Posted by Randy Townsend

May
15

Head Butting

Seems to me we all did a fair share of head butting in those days. Did you go by a nickname? Just ... Read more

Posted by Ernest (Tony) Costa

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History

Jun
26

Ed Roberts (Robbie) va-165 from 1662--1966

I joined the Squadron in Nov. 1963 made my first west pack cruise aboard the Big "O" ( USS Oriskany)... Read more

Posted by Ed Roberts

Jun
15

Boomers

I was a plank owner when VA 165 was commissioned in 1960. I stayed with the suadron until August, 19... Read more

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Jun
28

VA-165 Alemeda, Ca

I was assigned to the squadeon out of bootcamp in Dec 1963. Joined them in Japan in Jan 1964. Finish... Read more

Posted by George Eidson

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