Past Commanders

Tang Base Tampa Bay honors all past commanders for their service to our organization.

Doyle “Doc” Rowell - Chartered Tang Base in 1995 served through 1999. On Eternal Patrol.

Ray Dennis - Relieved Doc Rowell and served from 2000 through 2004. On Eternal Patrol.

Dan McKnight - Relieved Ray Dennis and served one term in 2005.

Dave Farrugia - Relieved Dan McKnight and served 2006 and 2007. Selected in 2007 as one of Five USSVI Base Commanders of the Year.  Base size in 2007 was 155 members.

Warren Johnston - Relieved Dave Farrugia and served 2008 and 2009. On Eternal Patrol.

Dave Harriss - Relieved Warren Johnston and served 2010 and 2011.

Ed Corrao - Relieved Dave Harriss and served 2012 and 2013.

Al Aumack - Relieved Ed Corrao and served 2014 and 2015.

Ken McNabb - Relieved Al Aumack and served 2016 and 2017.

Tom Donan - Relieved Ken McNabb and served 2018 and 2019.

John Ranes - Relieved Tom Donan and served 2020 and 2021.

Bob Sommers - Relieved John Ranes and served 2022 and 2023

 

TANG BASE MEMBERS PAST COMMANDERS OF OTHER BASES

Robert Brady - Commander of Boise Base, Boise, Idaho from 2018 - 2022.

Michael Cailor - Commander, Los Angeles/Pasadena Base 1198 to 2001 and Commander, Area 51 Base (Las Vegas) 2002 and 2003.

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