30 Mar '14, 2pm

The 'last Cold Warrior' shares sub-hunt stories: When Master Chief Naval Aircrewman (NAC/AW) Spence Cunn... #navy

When Master Chief Naval Aircrewman (NAC/AW) Spence Cunningham hung up his poopie suit late last year, he was one of the last sailors to have spent his career chasing Soviet submarines across the ocean in a P-3 Orion aircraft. In fact, his command dubbed him “the last Cold Warrior,” but Cunningham isn’t sure that’s totally accurate. “I’m really confident in saying I’m probably the last AWCM that has ever held a crew, flying from that era,” he said. “Most of the guys are in pretty senior managerial or leadership positions in the Navy, if not [command master chief].” Cunningham, 50, retired Dec. 7, five days after he returned from his last deployment, a six-month trip to Japan with the “Broadarrows” of Patrol Squadron 62. It was part of the Navy’s first mobilization of a P-3C Reserve squadron, an aircraft Cunningham has been working on his entire career. “I can say that what’...

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