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Fall 2006 The Hook : Journal of Carrier Aviation - Tailhook Association

Fall 2006 The Hook : Journal of Carrier Aviation - Tailhook Association


Cover: Cover: A VFA-154 Black Knights F/A-18F Super Hornet tours NAS Fallon's Bravo-10 target during CVW-9's 2006 Air Wing Fallon training. Crewing NG 100 was LTs Tyler "Sassy" Tennille and Darin "Bahgak" Dean.

photo by CAPT(sel) Chris Bulhmann, USNR

EDITOR
LCDR Rex A Schildhouse, USN(Ret)

MANAGING EDITOR
CDR Jan C. Jacobs, USNR(Ret)

EDITOR EMERITUS
CAPT Steve Millikin, USN(Ret)

ASSOCIATE EDITORS
CDR Robert R. "Boom" Powell, USN(Ret)
Barrett Tillman
Phyllis 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
CAPT(sel) Chris Buhlmann, USNR

Ted Carlson

Printing by Neyenesch Printers
San Diego, Calif.

THE HOOK, Fall 2006

Table of Contents

BRIEF

  • The Dog Arrives at Tailhook
    LCDR Rex A Schildhouse, USN(Ret)
  • Farewell to the Hook
    CAPT Steve Millikin, USN(Ret)
  • Tailhook at 50
    Barrett Tillman
  • From the Executive Director: 2006 Tailhook Reunion
    CAPT J.R. Davis, USN(Ret)

TAILHOOK EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

  • On the Bridge
    RADM Ham Tallent, USN(Ret)

FROM THE CATWALK

  • From the Catwalk
    conducted by "Boom" Powell
  • The Further Adventures of Youthly Puresome: The Long Green Table (Almost)
    CDR Jack D. Woodul, USNR(Ret), artwork by Carl Snow

LAUNCH

  • VAQ-131 — A Half Century and Counting
    Part II — Combat Proven: VAQ-131 and the EA-6B
    Rick Morgan
  • VAQ-131 EA-6B Deployments
  • Marine MV-22 Ospreys Make First Trans-Atlantic Self-Deployment
    Margaret Bone

AT MARSHAL

  • Air Wing and Squdron Reports
  • CVW-9 Takes on Air Wing Fallon
    CAPT(sel) Chris Bulhmann, USNR

RECOVERY

  • Washington Report: Navy Seeks to Articulate Its Value to the Nation's Defense
    Sandra I. Erwin

IN REVIEW

RESPOT

  • VS-41 Shamrocks Deactivate
    CDR Doug Siegfried, USN(Ret)
  • 70 EA-18G Growler Progresses Toward The Fleet

WAVEOFFS & BOLTERS

  • What Is It?

IBC PATCH PAGE

  • VS-41 Farewell

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VOLUME 34 NUMBER 3 FALL 2006 ©2006, all rights reserved ISSN: 0736-9220

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