Welcome to VP-1 POPS
Welcome! The PATROL SQUADRON ONE P-3 Orion Pioneers (POPS) is a group of Navy vets -- and their families -- who served aboard VP-1 during and immediately after its transition from the SP-2H Neptune to the P-3B Orion.

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"The Fleet's Finest"
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September Update for 2015 Reunion

2015 Dayton Reunion Update

Winter, 2014 Newsletter

We're looking for you

Summer, 2014, Newsletter, with Ohio Reunion Details for 2015

Winter, 2013, Newsletter, with JAX Reunion Update

Spring, 2013, Newsletter with All The Good Gouge on the JAX Reunion this October!

Fall, 2012, Newsletter and Time to Plan for JAX Reunion!

Spring, 2012, Newsletter is out to paid-up members. Are your dues up to date?

San Antonio Round-up Newsletter Is Out: are your dues up to date?

Reunion 2011 - Updated 23 February 2011

Maritime Patrol and Recon Heritage Celebration at NAS JAX 4-6 April 2011

2009 Reunion/Cruise Book Update

The Fall, 2010, newsletter is about to be released. Paid up so you can receive it?

The Spring, 2010, Newsletter is out!

San Diego Reunion '09 a Hit!

Are your 2010-2011 dues paid up? POPS can continue to run only with your support. Check here and see.

"Branson Bash '07" was a huge success! Summary and Meeting Minutes here.

US Aircrew remembered at VPI memorial

Reunion 2005 at Bath, Maine, a Hit!

POPS History

Squadron History

Squadron Command and POPS Lineage

Current Membership



Past Reunion Books Are Still Available

Next Reunion: San Antonio, 2011



Seastories ("There I was, flat on my back at 30,000 feet...!")

News and Pictures

VP Association Newsletters


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