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Spring 2005 The Hook : Journal of Carrier Aviation - Tailhook Association

Spring 2005 The Hook : Journal of Carrier Aviation - Tailhook Association

Cover: A VA-25 Fist of the Fleet A-1H turns up and unfolds its wings on USS Midway's (CVA-41)flight deck in the Tonkin Gulf, c. 1965.
photo by CAPT John A. Overn, USN(Ret)

VOLUME 33 NUMBER 1 SPRING 2005 02005, all rights reserved ISSN: 0736-9220
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
LCDR Richard R. Burgess, USN(Ret)
CDR Doug Siegfried, USN(Ret)
Mike Weeks
CDR Jack D. Woodul, USNR(Ret)
CONTRIBUTING
PHOTOGRAPHERS
Rick Llinares
Jose M. Ramos
CDR Chris Buhlmann, USNR
Printing by Neyenesch Printers
San Diego, Calif.

Table of Contents

BRIEF

  • Road Map for the Future: Helo Concept of Operations Boosts Strike Group Effectiveness
    VADM James M. Zortman, USN
    Commander, Naval Air Forces
  • Naval Aviation Key to Tsunami Relief Efforts
    RADM Thomas J. Kilcline, USN
    DirectorThOmasWarfare (N78)
  • Fit and Fill
    CAPT Don Quinn, USN
    Navy Personnel Command (Pers 43)
  • Directors Plan Bright Tailhook Future
    RADM Jay A. Campbell, USN(Ret)
    Chairman, Tailhook Association Board of Directors
  • From the Executive Directors Reno Reunion Plans Firming Up
    CAPT J.R. Davis, USN(Ret)

TAILHOOK EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

FROM THE CATWALK

  • From the Catwalk
    conducted by CAPT Hook
  • The Further Adventures of Youthly Puresome: The Sound of Round Motors
    CDR Jack D. Woodul, USNR(Ret), artwork by Carl Snow
  • Where Are They Now? Dick Dunleavy, The Premier Naval Flight Officer
    CDR Robert R. "Boom" Powell, USN(Ret)

LAUNCH

  • The "Bombcat" in Operation Iraqi Freedom
    Tony Holmes
  • Marine Corps Harriers: The Slam Dunk
    Margaret Bone

AT MARSHAL

  • Command Changes
  • Air Wing and Squadron Reports
  • Capturing Truman's Flight Deck Drama
    photo essay by PHAN Ryan T. O'Connor

RECOVERY

  • Washington Report: Navy Faces Program Cuts Despite Spending Growth
    Sandra I. Erwin

IN REVIEW

RESPOT

  • The Way It Was: NAS Denver, Colorado
    Mark Morgan

WAVEOFFS & BOLTERS

  • Oriskany To Be Sunk As Reef

IBC PATCH PAGE

  • Photo Beanies

Articles and news items are welcomed. Submit material for The Hook to: Editorial Offices, The Hook, 9696 Businesspark Ave., San Diego, CA 92131-1643. (858) 689-9227 or (800) 322-HOOK, Fax: (858) 578-8839

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THE HOOK, Spring 2005

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