Squadron Scrapbook
Port Lyautey/Kenitra

Page Twenty Five

The photos on this page were contributed by Mike Hatfield, son of LTJG/LT Hatfield,who was a pilot with the squadron in Port Lyautey in the late 1950s. The photos show various VR-24 officers and their wives participating in a "Gay '90s" party at the O Club.


Anyone who has photos, stories, and material they wish to share is encouraged to send them to
Dick Prather, Webmaster/Editor of the VR-24 website.

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The "barbershop quartet". Members include: (l-r standing) Jeff Jones, Jack Bishop, Reed Rundell, Harv Bennefield, and Jose Porto. Man in chair is thought to be Fred Mench. Id's thanks to Karl Reith, who served as a pilot in VR-24 from Sep '57 until April '60. This and the other photos on this page date from early 1958. .

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The "boxer". According to Karl Reith, the 'boxer' was a member of NAS Port Lyautey staff. Observing is VR-24 member LT Bill Cann.

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The "swimmers". Assistance in identifying individuals in this photo would be appreciated.

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LT 'Porky' Hatfield and his wife, attired in the costume of the Gay Nineties. Individual in the background is LCDR Billy Dixon.

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