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Summer 1994 The Hook : Journal of Carrier Aviation - Tailhook Association

Summer 1994 The Hook : Journal of Carrier Aviation - Tailhook Association

VOLUME 22, NUMBER 2, SUMMER 1994

©1994, all rights reserved

ISSN: 0736-9220

Cover Photo

VF-124's LT Bob "Tube" Bettendoff, USN, pilots a Gunfighters' F-14D over the ramp of USS Nimitz (CVN-68) in the Southern California OpArea while completing Landing Signal Officer transition carrier qualifications. Flying the back seat and taking this view was LCDR Tom "Tumor" Tivomey, USN.

Table of Contents : Air Plan

  • BRIEF
    • Do Whatever You Think is Right!
      VADM John H. Fetterman, USN(Ret)
    • From the President
      CAPT W.D. Knutson, USN(Ret)
  • FROM THE CATWALK
    • From the Catwalk
      conducted by CAPT Hook
    • World War II in Color
      photo essay
    • The Further Adventures of Youthly Puresome: The Great Earlobe Episode
      CDR Jack D. Woodul, USNR(Ret), artwork by Carl Snow
    • Where Are They Now: Bob Vermilya
      by Barrett Tillman
    • The J2F and the Carrier Pilot: A Duck On The Pond
      CAPT John A. Harper, USN(Ret)
  • LAUNCH
    • Carrier to the Rescue: When Lexington Lit Up Tacoma
      COL James W. Hammond Jr., USMC(Ret)
    • Lexington Legacy
      Carl Snow
    • At Marshal: Summer of '44
      Lt. Tillman Barrett, NUS-R
  • TAILHOOK FOUNDATION
  • AT MARSHAL
    • Command Changes
    • Carrier Air Wing Composition
    • BeDevilers Disestablished
    • Bandits Gone After 38 Years
    • Desert Rescue III
      story and photos by Ted Carlson
  • MANNING THE SPARE
  • RECOVERY
    • Training for the Future: The Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS)
    • Vikings, Greyhounds and Intruders
      photo essay by LT Chris Buhlmann, USN
  • IN REVIEW
    • Front Seat Photos
      photo essay by LT David Holmes, USN
  • RESPOT
  • WAVEOFFS & BOLTERS
  • IBC PATCH PAGE
    • CVW-3

Executive Staff Members

  • EDITOR : CAPT Steve Millikin, USN(Ret)
  • MANAGING EDITOR : CDR Jan C. Jacobs, USNR(Ret)
  • ASSOCIATE EDITORS
    • CAPT Wynn Foster, USN(Ret)
    • Barrett Tillman
    • CWO4 Carl Snow, USN(Ret)
  • CARRIER EDITOR : Robert J. Cressman
  • EDITORIAL COMMITTEE
    • RADM James D. Ramage, USN(Ret)
    • Barrett Tillman
  • CONTRIBUTING EDITORS
    • CDR Doug Siegfried, USN(Ret)
    • CDR Jack D. Woodul, USNR(Ret)
    • Mike Weeks
    • Hal Andrews
    • Steven P. Albright
  • CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS
    • Douglas D. Olson
    • Michael L. Grove
    • Ted Carlson

Printed on Recycled Paper

Color and 'Typesetting by ColorType, San Diego, Calif.

Printing by Neyenesch Printers, San Diego, Calif.

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