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For their help in developing
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M Div. * 1958-1960
Richard E. Binder
S3 Div. * 1974-1975
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V0 Div. * 1980-1983
John L. Hedinger
RVAH-1 * 1964-1967
OZ Div. * 1970-1974
Stanley Richardson
RVAH-12 * 1971

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Special Thanks Also To
Michael Craven A Div. 62-65
For Upgrading My Old 486/66 To A HP 200 Maybe know I can Start To Put A Dent In My Back Log Of Names. So That I Will No Longer Need The Apology Below.

My Apologies
To those who have Sent their names and additional information that I have not added yet. The project has become very large and even though I work on it almost every day, it is impossible for me to keep up. I will continue to add the names and information as quickly as I can.

Thank You All
For Your Support
George W. Fetherman AN
V1 - Rep 8,
1958 - 1960

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OC Division 1976 - 1977

"Phantom 201 on final, turn 085."

The safe, orderly flow of aircraft to an from
INDEPENDENCE is the direct responsibility
of the OC Division. The division is manned
by some 30 Air-controlmen. Divided into
two sections, Air Operations is where the
daily air plan is made up and the status
of all aircraft is monitored.

The second section is CCA, which stands
for carrier controlled approach. CCA maintains
operational control of all outbound and
inbound flights within 50 miles of the ship.
During darkness or bad weather,
Radar control is provided all aircraft
departing or arriving on the ship.

************* ENLISTED *************

************* OFFICERS *************

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