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

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

Gerald Scott of the VMFA-232 Red Devils I 4.9 Sidewinder missile on an F/A-18C Hornet USS Nimitz (CVN-68) while participating in off the coast of Southern California, 17 Dec '04.
PH3 Maebel Ysog Tinoko, USN, via CHINFO

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.
THE HOOK, Summer 2005


VOLUME 33 NUMBER 2 SUMMER 2005
©2005, all rights reserved ISSN: 0736-9220

Air Plan Table of Contents

BRIEF

  • Tailhook Strike Force Established
  • Naval Aviation and Sea Power 21
    RADM Thomas J. Kilcline, USN Director, Air Warfare (N78)
  • Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center: NSAWC, Center of Excellence
  • High Desert Classroom
    photo essay by Rick Llinares
  • From the Executive Director: Tailhook Association Update
    CAPT J.R. Davis, USN(Ret)

TAILHOOK EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

  • 2005 Scholarship Winners

FROM THE CATWALK

  • From the Catwalk
    conducted by CAPT Hook
  • The Further Adventures of Youthly Puresome: Rocket in the Rain
    CDR Jack D. Woodul, USNR(Ret), artwork by Carl Snow
  • Where Are They Now? Phil Wood
    Barrett Tillman

LAUNCH

  • Jimmie Thach and Task Group Alfa
    Steve Ewing
  • After Task Group Alfa
    CDR Doug Siegfried, USN(Ret)
  • The Tomcat's Last Fight
    Tony Holmes

AT MARSHAL

  • Command Changes
  • Air Wing and Squadron Reports

IN REVIEW

RECOVERY

  • Washington Report: Air War Over Iraq Proves Need For Smaller, More Precise Ordnance
    Sandra I. Erwin

RESPOT

  • Sundown for the S-3B: Blue Wolves Deactivated, Last of Four VS-35s
    CDR Doug Siegfried, USN(Ret)
  • Tailhook Salutes WW II Naval Aviation

WAVEOFFS & BOLTERS

  • What Is It?
  • S-3B Viking Joins Midway Museum

IBC PATCH PAGE

  • VS-35 Farewell

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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