Grampaw Pettibone Squadron

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Let’s get together on Thursday, September 8 at 11:30 a.m., to meet and socialize at the Garden Grove Elks Lodge located at 11551 Trask Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92843. Our speaker will be James E. (“Jim”) Markel, former Marine Corps F-8 pilot (Captain, USMC), holder of the Distinguished Flying Cross …continue reading

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Let’s get together on Thursday, August 11 at 11:30 a.m., to meet and socialize at the Garden Grove Elks Lodge located at 11551 Trask Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92843. Our speaker will be LTC Steven Lund, USA (Ret.) a retired Army aviator who served twenty-nine years in the military, with …continue reading

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Grampaw Pettibone Squadron members and guests will meet Thursday, 9 December 2021, at 1130, at the Elks Lodge located in Garden Grove. There will be no live speaker but we will have a video presentation of the Northrop RF-5E Reconnaissance aircraft with former Northrop Grumman test pilot, Roy Martin, and …continue reading

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Grampaw Pettibone Squadron (GPS) of the Association of Naval Aviation members and guests will meet Thursday, 9 December 2021, at 1130, at the Elks Lodge located in Garden Grove. There will be no live speaker but we will have a video presentation of the Northrop RF-5E Reconnaissance aircraft with former …continue reading

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Join Grampaw Pettibone Squadron in collaboration with Two Block Fox Squadron on Zoom for Naval Aviation Tragedies in Orange County, presented by G. Pat Macha, aviation archaeologist and historian. The intensive accelerated training due to military necessity some time had unfortunate consequences. As a result, Southern California has many wrecked …continue reading