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SPECIAL THANKS !
For their help in developing
these Ship's Co. Pages

Leigh D. Allvord
M Div. * 1958-1960
Richard E. Binder
S3 Div. * 1974-1975
Michael Craven
A Div. 1962-1965
Dave Foley
"Sparrowhawk"
V0 Div. * 1980-1983
Earl D. Galloway
V1 Div. * 1960 - 1963
John L. Hedinger
RVAH-1 * 1964-1967
OZ Div. * 1970 - 1974
Harry B. Kidd
OP Div. 1969 - 1970
Pat Little
V2 Div. 1967 - 1971
OX Div. 1984 / 1985
Ron Phillips
CR Div. * 1977 - 1980
Stanley Richardson
RVAH-12 * 1971
Bill Sullens
V1 Div. * 1959 - 1963
Steve D. West
A Div. * 1976 - 1978


Cruise Books
These Cruise Books
have been donated to the
Independence Memorial Library
for use in developing this site


1959 Shake Down
Dave Foley
"Sparrow Hawk"
VO Division
1961 Med Cruise
Charles D. Arnold
OE Division
1965 WestPac Cruise
John L. Hedinger
RVAH-1
1966 / 1967 Med Cruise
John L. Hedinger
RVAH-1
1971 / 1972 Med Cruise
John Zieba
VAW-122
1974 / 1975 Med Cruise
Richard E. Binder
S-3 Division
1977 Med Cruise
Steve D. West
A Division



 
My Apologies
To those who have sent
their names and additional
information, that  have
not yet added.

Thank You All
For Your Support
George Fetherman AN
Passed Spring of 2010



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Dave Foley
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WIND TV
U.S.S. INDEPENDENCE
CVA-62 / CV-62

"Please pass on any information you have
on Indy's Radio & TV stations."

************* ENLISTED *************
Name
Rate
Photo
Comments

Philip Balcer ETN3
"Phil"
1958 - 1960

ETN3
FLAG

Plank Owner
Myself & Mike Meagher were
the original two man crew of
the WIND-TV station.
We built and manned the station
as first staff.
At the beginning, OE (ETíS)were
tasked with manning the station.
Mike Meagher ET2 - lead the team
I ran the camera and maintained
cable the system.

See Photos Below

Mike Meagher ET2
1959 -

ET2

FLAG

Plank Owner
Also lead of the original
two man crew of the
WIND-TV station.

Gordon Boyd Sinnett IC3
Dec 1963 - Mar 1967

IC3

FLAG

Worked in TV studio/Repaired TV,
Cameras and studio equipment.

Jonathan Weichelt FTG2
10 Oct 63 - 27 Oct 66

FTG2

FLAG

Was assigned to Fox Division but
almost immediately was transferred
to X division, ran the TV station
WIND-TV until we were in Viet
Nam, then transferred to Master
at Arms and served there until I
left the ship in October 1966.

Don Walton IC2
Jan 1968 - Mar 1971

IC2

FLAG

Great to see Early Civilization-Sites
in person! Storm in North Atlantic
during NATO Cruise was an
education in Mother Nature's
& the Seas Power.
Was the Disc Jockey
"Jumpin' - Jack Flash" during the
70/71 Med Cruise. Most "Maturing"
3 Years / 2 Months of my life !



************* WIND-TV Photos **********

 

 

Two Photoes of Philip Balcer, ETN3

       


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