Patrol Squadron 62 Story Archive
Parachute Rigger 1st Class (ret) Bob Boles celebrated his 90th birthday July 13, visiting Patrol Squadron (VP) Six Two at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla.
With more than 3,100 flight hours logged, the 'Nomads' of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VR) 62 will have a record-breaking fiscal year ending Sept. 30.
A crew from Fleet Logistic Support Squadron 61 (VR-61) on detachment to U.S. European Command, was able to bring some holiday cheer to the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia.
Members of Patrol Squadron (VP) 62 "Broadarrows" returned home to Naval Air Station Jacksonville Dec. 4 concluding a six-month deployment to Kadena Airbase in Okinawa, Japan, with Commander, Task Group (CTG) 72.2 as part of the Navy's first mobilization of a Reserve P-3C Orion squadron.
Electronic Attack Squadron 209 (VAQ-209), 'Star Warriors," held an airborne change of command Dec. 7.
The last Navy sensor operator to track a Soviet submarine from a P-3C Orion, retired after 32 years of service and 6,000 flight hours, at a ceremony Dec. 7.
A crew of 'Nomads' from Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 62 (VR-62) recently returned from a Pacific deployment that included support of Operation Damayan in the Phillipines.
Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Five Eight (VR-58) held a change of command ceremony Jan. 25, at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.
The 'Nomads' of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 62 (VR-62) transported a Seabee underwater construction team to and from Timor Leste where they were involved in a humanitarian assistance project.
Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 60 (HSL-60) held a change of command ceremony Feb. 21.
Cmdr. Bryon T. Smith relieved Cmdr. Anthony F. Scarpino as commanding officer of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Six Two (VR-62) in a ceremony March 15.
The VR-62 Nomads departed March 21 for its annual rotation in the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility.
Commander Naval Reserve announced Apr. 14 that Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Six Two (VR-62) won the Reserve Component Personnel Programs Excellence Award for exceeding retention goals for fiscal year 2013.
A detachment from Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 62(VR-62) returned home May 27, from a 51-day mission supporting U.S. Central Command.
Nine days after returning from a U.S. Central Command detachment, the Nomads of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VR) 62 left for detachment with U.S. European Command (EUCOM), June 5.