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Winter 2001 The Hook : Journal of Carrier Aviation - Tailhook Association

Winter 2001 The Hook : Journal of Carrier Aviation - Tailhook Association

VOLUME 29 NUMBER 4 WINTER 2001

©2001, all rights reserved

ISSN: 0736-9220

On The Cover

US. Marine Corps ordinancemen from VMFA-251 move training bombs around the flight deck of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) on 27 Sep 2001 as they train for Operation Enduring Freedom. In the background, a VFA-86 F/A-18C Hornet makes its final approach for an arrested landing.

Photo by PH2 Robert R. McRill, USN, via CHINFO

Table of Contents : Air Plan

  • BRIEF
    • Never Forget 11 September
      The Hon. GOrdOn R. England, Secretary of the Navy
    • From the Air Boss: Where Are the Carriers?
      VADM John B. Nathman, USN
      Commander, Naval Air FOrce, U.S. Pacific Fleet
    • From the Board: Put Me In, Coach!
      LCDR Jim "Guido" DiMatteo, USNR
    • From the Detailer: Assignment Opportunities for the Naval Warrior
      CAPT Joe Kilkenny, USN
      Director Of Aviation Officer Distribution (Pers 43)
    • From the Executive Director: Working for the Future
      CAPT J.R. Davis, USN(Ret)
  • TAILHOOK EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
    • Foundation Sets Long-Range Goals
      RADM Glen L. "COrky" Lenox, USN(Ret)
  • FROM THE CATWALK
    • From the Catwalk
      conducted by CAPT HOOk
    • The Further Adventures of Youthly Puresome: Crubfoot Active
      CDR Jack D. Woodul, USNR(Ret), artwork by Carl Snow
    • Where Are They Now: Martin "Red" Carmody
      CDR R.R. "Boom" Powell, USN(Ret)
  • LAUNCH
  • Operation Enduring Freedom: USS Carl Vinson Carries the Fight to the Enemy
    LT Mutt O'Neal, USN, and J01 Melissa Martinez, USN
  • History of VF-143, Part II: Who Let the Dogs Out?
    Fred Tannenbaum
  • AT MARSHAL
  • Command Changes
  • Air Wing and Squadron Reports
  • Tribute to the Testers and Trainers photo essayphOtO
  • RECOVERY
  • Commentary: Potomac Currents
    Michael Dennis
  • IN REVIEW
  • RESPOT
  • The Way It Was: NAS Whiting Field
    CDR Doug SiegfrDOug USN(Ret)
  • Archivist Corner
    CDR Doug SiegfrDOug USN(Ret)
  • WAVEOFFS & BOLTERS
  • What is It?

EDITOR
CAPT Steve Millikin, USN(Ret)
MANAGING EDITOR
CDR Jan C. Jacobs, USNR(Ret)
ASSOCIATE EDITORS
CAPT Wynn F. Foster, USN(Ret)
Barrett Tillman
Carmelle Carter
CONTRIBUTING EDITORS
Hal Andrews
Margaret Bone
CDR Doug Siegfried, USN(Ret)
Mike Weeks
CDR Jack D. Woodul, USNR(Ret)
CONTRIBUTING
PHOTOGRAPHERS
LCDR Ian Anderson, USN
Ted Carlson
Jose M. Ramos
CDR Chris Buhlmann, USNR
Printing by Neyenesch Printers
San Diego, Calif.
THE HOOK, Winter 2001 26 LAUNCH

Steve Millikin and Hal Andrews
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