Grampaw Pettibone Squadron

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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

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A very appreciative group gathered to honor the Sailors of the Year from the Naval Weapons Station, Seal Beach. It was the regular meeting of the Grampaw Pettibone Squadron at the Elks Lodge in Garden Grove. They recognized the outstanding sailors with Certificates of Appreciation and other gifts including beautiful …continue reading

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On Thursday, Jan. 9, Captain Jason J. Sherman, commanding officer of Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, will speak at the Grampaw Pettibone Squadron luncheon on the topic of “Mission, Operations, and Status of the Weapons Station.” The luncheon is open to the public, but reservations must be made. Cost is …continue reading

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It was a very important day on Thursday, December 12, when the Grampaw Pettibone Squadron had the Sailors of the Quarter from the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station as their guests. Certificates of Appreciation and other gifts were presented to this outstanding group. Sailors of the Quarter from the Naval …continue reading

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US Army Colonel (Ret) Sherwood C. Springs, decorated combat veteran, distinguished scholar and NASA astronaut will be speaking to the Association of Naval Aviation Grampaw Pettibone Squadron on December 12, 2019 at 11:30 AM at Elks Lodge #1952, 11551 Trask Avenue Garden Grove, CA 92843. Join us to hear this …continue reading

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Captain Gary Barnhill, illustrious Air Force pilot whose missions included hazardous and challenging F-105 missions over North Vietnam in the highest threat air environment of the entire Viet Nam War, will share his presentation “Downtown, everything is waiting for you” from Petula Clark’s 1964 hit song. “Downtown” referred metaphorically to …continue reading