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VMB-613 Squadron Insignia

Marine Bombing Squadron Six-Thirteen



We wish to extend our thanks to the following VMB-613 members who have contributed information, photographs, and documents for use on this website: Frank Acker; Edwin Alling; Homer Anderson; Hugh Arant, William Barber, Jack Barton, Herbert Baxter, Vernon Beggs, James Brotherton II, Robert Brueggestrass; Frank Carthey; Donald Clay; George Comer; Charles Cosbey; Foster Cummings; David Danser; Clifford Dotson; Nicholas Dudo; James D. Garls; John Gavin; Norbert Gibbs; Rudolph Hubert; Eldridge Hudspeth; Stanford Inman; Michael Jacus Jr; Brooks Kaufman; William Kehr; Charles Knapp; Frank Kos; Robert Litzau; Robert Longenberger; Farley R. Lund; Robert Marx; Lloyd McDaniel; Joseph McDonald; Oran W. Noble; Frank Noland; James Packard; Arthur Parker; John Peterson; Allen Protheroe; Charles Ringler; Isaac Richardson; Willis Roose; Calvin Russell; Herbert Schwartz; Robert Shock; Howard Smith; Fred Staren; Ivan Stern; George Tisdale; Clifford Willis; Samuel Wolfe; Paul Yanacek, and; Wayne Youngren.

In addition, we also wish to recognize the contributions of photographs, information and assistance provided by various family members of those who served with VMB-613: Harold Beal III, son of squadron member Harold F. Beal Jr; Jennifer Brady, granddaughter of squadron member Edmund Zitkus; Larry Clare, son-in-law of squadron member Thomas Stone; Beth Cullom, daughter of James Cullom; Robert DeBoth, son of squadron member James DeBoth; Theresa Delvecchio, wife of squadron member Leonard Delvecchio; Chuck Duvall, son of squadron member Charles R. Duvall; Dorothy Evans, widow of squadron member Alva A. Evans Jr; Kim Haddix, granddaughter of squadron member Frank Haddix; Diane Hindy, daughter of squadron member Art Navarre; Debbie Kane, daughter of squadron member Henry O. Shaneyfelt; Robert Klinke, son of squadron member Alvin J. Klinke; Nathan LaRicca, grandson of Dale Faith; Brooke Ligon, daughter of squadron member Robert S. Ligon; Larry, Terry, Frank Jr., and Paul Manning, sons of squadron member Francis S. Manning; John Martincevic, son of squadron member Matthew Martincevic; Christopher Pelletiere, grandson of squadron member Ross K. Bennett; Lorraine Raccuia, daughter of squadron member Alexander Mislow; Ostell Scarborough Jr., son of squadron member Ostell Scarborough; Davey Ellen Bayer, daughter of squadron member David Snider; Tim White, son of squadron member Donald White; Andrew Yanacek, grandson of squadron member Paul Yanacek, and; Diane M. Yanacek, daughter-in-law of squadron member Paul J. Yanacek. 

The following persons, although not related to VMB-613 members, have earned a special mention for their contributions of photographs, research, and assistance to this website: Annette D. Amerman; Jonathan & Christine Bird; Ron Broadaway; Amy Chappell; Diane C. Day; Richard H. Dickerson; Stephen A. Druzak; Dan Farnham; Dave Fortin; Brian French; Stan Gajda; Julie Grob; Janet Hawkins; J. Michael Miller; Mark S. Miller; Mary Moon; Linda Morgan; Harold Parker; Bill Remick; Eric Sperger; Michael Starn; Craig Thorson; Roy Thorson; Scott Wallace, and; Richard D. Williams.

A very special thanks is also extended to Michael Thompson, son of VMB-611 squadron member, Francis Thompson, for his numerous hours of work on compiling and cross-checking the squadron's personnel roster.

We would also like to recognize our corporate sponsors.  Their generosity in making top-quality products and services available to us has greatly enhanced the appearance and enjoyment of viewing this website: Fluid Dynamics Software Corporation; GMapEZ; Google MapsPHP Junkyard; Project Playlist Inc, and; Source Tec Software Company, Ltd.  

Without the efforts of these, and many others, this website would not have been possible.

The assistance of webmasters of other sites providing links to this site is also greatly appreciated.  These are identified on our Related Links page.



















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