TCVA Membership

Dear TCVA Member,

With your membership, TCVA has been successful in many community projects and events.   Thank you for your support!

Successful events planned:

  • 891 Painting donated by Frank Baker III was presented to the National Naval Aviation Museum

  • TACAMOPAC Crew 4 Families Gathering at VQ-3 Command

  • Boneyard Safari Gathering to remove and collect TACAMO Herc plane parts

  • Reunions - 9 years of destination reunions celebrating TACAMO History

  • VQ-3 History Board - TCVA Ribbon Cutting for the FIRST Museum Display at Naval Air Museum Barbers Point

Community-building activities facilitated:

  • 2013 Reunion - United TACAMO and Boeing members who worked on the E6 in Seattle 

  • Search & Connect Team found all Crew 4 families

  • Crew 4 Quest: Recognition to TACAMOPAC Crew 4 

  • TACAMO Fallen Memorial Stone placement in The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific 

  • TACAMO collecting artifacts from members

  • NAS Oklahoma Reunions - 2012 & 2017 reunions building relationships with TACAMO active duty members

  • VQ-3 History Board for Naval Air Museum Barbers Point

  • Recognition to Personnel Support Detachment now Customer Support Detachment (CSD), Established 25 years ago

  • Recognition to the Founding Members of TACAMO Survivors Association

  • LinkIn, connecting former TACAMO veterans and retirees with active duty job seekers


  • 2017 rolled out the NEW TCVA website

  • Heritage Center - Research and Contact museums to place TACAMO Displays

  • Parloft rolled out new product in the NEW store.

  • Trailing Wire Newsletter changed to paperless distribution and add a blog for news alerts

  • Historic documents and presentation are now viewable on the website

  • TACAMO Cookbook containing old recipes from VQ-3 & VQ-4 wives, new additions and recipes from Reel Ops for future Reel Ops cooking for crew inflight


TCVA will give everyone who signs up for a membership a rafflet ticket to win Two Round Trip Tickets on Southwest!

TCVA Ongoing Projects:

  • Cataloging all TACAMO Artifacts

  • 891 Display in the National Naval Aviation Museum

  • Pax River Museum Display

  • Seek out other museums to put TACAMO Displays

  • Storage of TACAMO Artifacts (Long term storage)

  • Collecting TACAMO Artifacts

  • Reunions building friendships

  • Experience Grant Writer Needed

  • Volunteer opportunities that have impacted your community where the reunion being held.

  • Reunion Assistant Needed

  • Website 

  • Building a database of TACAMO members and their squadron & years

  • TACAMO Timeline 

  • Trivia Facebook Poster - Someone to post trivia on Facebook page




Mail your payment to

TCVA, PO BOX 6126, Ocean View, HI 96737


Raffle Ticket




With every membership, your name will be put into the Southwest Airline ticket Drawing.

Limit One per Year

TCVA has two and sometimes three drawings a year.