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USS Independence (CV 62) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Independence (CV 62). Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. If you also served aboard and you remember one of the people below you can click on the name to send an email to the respective sailor. Would you like to have such a crew list on your website?

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There are 2715 crew members registered for the USS Independence (CV 62).

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Pryor, BillyWT31991 – Nov 17, 1993"W"
Stewart, LaurieET31991 – I hated this ship and then was sent to a coed boat that really sucked. In retrospect, I had a great time aboard Indy, and it kinda saddens me to think of her as decommissioned. I would love to hear from anyone who remembers me.
Munsch, TerenceABH31991 – 1996worked bay 2
Frazier, RichardAT31991 – 1994AIMD IM3 / AMSU
Mooneyham, JerryE31991 – 1993V-2 VLAI disappeared but send my love.
Laliberty, JeffABH31991 – 1993V-1who could ever forget working fly1 on the Indy! Good times with my bros Worsen, Lathrop, Evanoff, and Patteson.. to name a few.
Olejniczak, Kevin (O.j.)AN1991 – 1993V-1Remember the good old days with popeye, woody, shady grady jackson, Chief Stoeker, Oldham, Gleeson, Katz, Fat Bubba and all the guys from V-1. Closing Subic Bay, Australia, All the good times in Roppongi. Cold days in Ja
Clement, Charles (Chuck)E31991 – 1994AIMDAIMD IM3 shop 1 trying to get in touch with the guys from shop 1.
Nieminski, Alexander profile iconAT31991 – 1994AIMD/IM3/Shop1F14-Tomcat Radar, Shop1, (518) 925-1870 cell, (518) 877-5787 home,,
Rosen, BenjaminAT-31991 – 1993VF-154I shot a lot of video, Japan, Thailand, Korea, Hong Kong, Australia, Philippians-- I was on shore when the ship pulled out for the last time. Yellow equipment and LOX for CVW-5 on land. Goode, Sanchez, Hoffman ?????
Plummer, KirkEM21991 – 1994E Division
Strickland, TimIC31991 – 1993ECrazy to think how long ago I served. Good times were had for sure.
Contreras, AdamAT1991 – 1993IM3Been too long!!! Hope ya'll are doing good! Get in touch!! :)
Freng, NuggetABE31991 – 1994V2 Bow CatsThis was the best time/job I've ever had in my life with the greatest friends. I would do it all over again in a heartbeat!
Peck, AlfeedBT1(SW)1991 – 1996P4
Blackford, JimBT31991 – 1993Engineering/P4
Estacio, FranciscoSHCM1991 – 1992SUPPLY/S-3Thank you shipmates for the great and safe tour! Stay safe and keep in touch.
Carter, PhilipAT31991 – 1993AIMDNostalgic for some of the best experiences in my life. Great duty station, many good people.
Ervin, JohnathanFC31991 – 1993OEMBest ship in the Navy.
Powell, BradleyAO31991 – 1994G2Worked in both the armory and sprinkler shop! Some really good memories. Gunner Carscallen was a great leader!
Carthel, Clint/ BearABF3Jan 1991 – Nov 1993V-4EMAIL ME IF YOU REMEMBER ME.
Stell, PhillipFaJan 1991 – Oct 1992EngineeringMachinist mate
Hoyt, Brian ChadMM3Jan 1991 – Apr 1994P3
Keller, DennisE-5/ABE2Jan 1, 1991 – Jun 2, 1995V-2she was a fine ship and holds many memories for me
Santos, KristianABE3Jan 1, 1991 – Sep 24, 1994had some great times. nugget, where are you...
Robinson, Willie Anti WillieABE3Jan 1, 1991 – Jan 1, 1993V2The best times of my life, thigphen, smitty, mo love, rob, kp etc. guys what up hope u all are safe and well.
Lane, EricAZ3Jan 1, 1991 – Aug 15, 1994AIMDDrop me a line. been a long time!
Choptij, ChopAO 2Jan 4, 1991 – Oct 6, 1993G-4Looking for full gospel christian fellowship brothers. please contact me
Cooper, ScottANJan 5, 1991 – Sep 22, 1992V-4
King, Earl (Tom, Tommy)E-3 ANJan 17, 1991 – May 10, 1993V-1others I remember were: Cheez, Worsen, Bill from Waimeia, Hi, Tolentino, Morente, Katz, Cruise, Tackleberry, and Wayne Simons from Alaska! Thanks for all the memories and it would be great to see my brothers once again!
Hardee, MelAO3Jan 18, 1991 – Mar 30, 1993G1 AWSEPAOCS Lawson, AO1 Ash, AO1 Fredrick AO1 Hamillton, AO2 Boivin, AO2 Connor, AO3 Woods (Woody), AN Miles and Orris Sorry I can't recall all of you, I wish I still had my cruise book it would be very easy to.
Sanchez, MarioE-SOMETHINGJan 21, 1991 – Jan 21, 1993V-4Good times.
Holguin, Michael D.AN / E3Jan 26, 1991 – Dec 20, 1992V-1I will always remember taking the PT test moments before General Quarters prior to going through the Straits of Hormus. I never believed how big the flight deck was until I had to run 1.5 miles up and down the flight deck.
Henson, MikeFC2Feb 1991 – Dec 1993OEMCIWS
Taylor, ChrisE4/FC3Feb 1991 – Feb 1994OEMThis was the best ship out of the two I served on at the time I just didn't know it until I went to a small boy. The crew was awsome and I made some good friends who are probably in jail by now. LOL!
Faucett, James (Danny)MM2Feb 1991 – Sep 1994P-3 2 AMR (2 Aux)Wonderful time onboard the Indy, first and only ship. Arrived onboard in San Diego, and departed 3 and a half years later in Yokosuka, Japan. Miss all the people and places.
Keller, DennisABE/2Feb 14, 1991 – Feb 21, 1995V-2The best experience in my life was serving on Indy just looking for some old shipmates....
Harris, Pat (Ice Ice)E-3/ANFeb 26, 1991 – Dec 14, 1992V-3I have very fond memories of the the V-3 gang, Sweets,Q,Drake,Stitt,Holguin,Kimberly. I also have a lot of drunken footage from the PI, Hawaii, etc..Peace
Stewart, LaurieET3Mar 1991 – Jul 1993OECyou all thought i was a loser, but now i am the leader of a small state prison gang. regards...
Jewett, RichardET3/E-4Mar 1991 – May 1994OERServed as a radar tech in OER Div. Looking forward to catching up with old shipmates.
Sweet, LeeBoiler Tech FiremanMar 11, 1991 – Mar 10, 1993P-4 Oil Lab, Engineering Dept
Martinez, Eric (Mongo) profile iconIC3Mar 17, 1991 – May 22, 1996E-DivGreat bunch of people i have met on board still my brothers today worked in FWD IC , AFT IC , and MC Shop. Miss the ol' Girl
England, Gregory (Greg)AO3Mar 24, 1991 – Mar 24, 1994G2 & G1
Lehman, BillANApr 1991 – Nov 1992V-2 VLA
Foster, JohnBT2Apr 1991 – Mar 1993P-4ACC/Gage Cal Shop
Tackett, JeffEM3Apr 1991 – Nov 1993Distribution Shop, A&E/FDL
McGovern, TerrenceEW3Apr 1991 – Jun 1995Ops/OEWJapan was beautiful. Miss those cherry blossoms.
Tackett, JeffEM3Apr 5, 1991 – Nov 1993E-DivSpent time in Distro, A&E and finished in FDL. Was a EM3 the whole time I was there. Still telling people stories from my time on the Indy.
Perry, James J. PerryHM3Apr 6, 1991 – Jul 3, 1995MedicalI love the ship and had the best of times on the ship. Great crew and great shipmates. Looking for Kevin Obrien HM2.
Crowell, ChuckE3/ANApr 27, 1991 – Apr 27, 1993G-4
Lowrey, MikeEM/FNMay 9, 1991 – Nov 17, 1993V-2 CAT-ELHad a great time.....too bad they're gonna sink her.
Phillips, BillyE4/MSMay 10, 1991 – Jul 13, 1993S2 DivS-2 was the boys Red,Hardy,Hodges,Lee,Staton,Gangster of love,Brummfield, indy was the best ship in the Fleet we had a good time in San Dog and also in Japan i remember when we first got there they said we had gangs on62
Neeley, Wade IIFNJun 1991 – Jan 1993P3I have good memories. Got to see the world with a different view and met alot of wonderful people. It was the best years of my life.
Wager, KevinABE2Jun 1991 – Oct 1993V-2 Bow CatsMy greatest and most memorable tour. Many shipmates remembered!! Nugget, Cat, Vinny, Andy, Army, Don, Tig and yes you Mas!! The best cat crew one could ask for. Australia + Thailand!!
Cox, ThomasAO1Jun 1991 – Jan 1993G-3Retired 1993 now working has a Supervisor for the Texas Veterans Commission Veterans Job Placement Program.
Ward, JimmyE-3Jun 1991 – Feb 1993P-3
Smith, Johnny profile iconAE3Jun 1991 – Jul 1993IM3Circus, Zama, soul harlem, BEEF BOWL, need I say more!
Perez, RobertABF3Jun 1991 – Nov 1994V-4 Below Decks
Hoopman, Jason "hoop"ABE3Jun 1, 1991 – Jun 1, 1995V-2 A/G and Waist CatapultsGreat memories. Looking for Sedric, D' Rushin, Big Willy, Clint, Jones, John, and any other boys that happen to spot this entry.
Cruz, Joe LewisAIRMANJun 2, 1991 – Feb 23, 1993VF-154 Black KnightsI served with alot great people in the Line Divsion (house of Pain) still have the scars from the flight deck, bathing in hydraulic fluid from the HSU. Living in the smelly Getto on the Indy with Bromley Villano, Rogers, Ebmeyer, Ghee, Bradley.
Bryant, Cyrus (Dead Eye)RMSNJun 3, 1991 – Jan 2, 1993CommunicationsI served from May of 1991 to October of 1993. Anyone serving during that time and remembers me, please feel free to email me.
Healy, MichaelE3/SNJun 6, 1991 – Jun 24, 1993third
Dowell, SamAK2Jun 10, 1991 – Oct 23, 1996AIMDWESTPAC- gotta love it
Trujeque, Dennis/ TrickABF 3Jul 1991 – Jun 30, 1994V-4One of the funnest times of my life. If you remember me email......
Martin, LeeMMFNJul 1991 – Sep 1994P3/2 AUX
Bullock, BenjaminFC3Jul 1, 1991 – Jul 1, 1993OER
Orris, Shaun “horse”E3 AirmanJul 1, 1991 –G1Airman Orris - G1 Div Weapons Dept Hanger Deck/Flight Deck Ordnance, and in the ship’s band as the guitarist along with Airman Chris Owens on bass and vocals, and Seaman Milan Koviloff (mess cook) on drums.
Andrew, PittsE-4/AD3Jul 1, 1991 – May 28, 1994IM-2Great times and Great People were working in the Jet Shop. Anyone from 91-94 Jet Shop crew or AIMD in general please email me at: Specifically looking for DeArmes, Iwatsu, Babb, Harry Torres(PR)
Parnell, JohnSK3Jul 4, 1991 – Jan 10, 1995S8I enjoyed every minute aboard this ship and we had the best crew. Let's go do it again. Get her out and let's hit the seas one more time. What do you say?
Sharp, CharlesE-3Jul 6, 1991 – Jul 13, 19934th
Newby, WilliamIC3Jul 12, 1991 – Jul 14, 1994EServing on the INDY was awesome. After the turnover with the Midway in Hawaii, we were foreign deployed to Japan for the rest of my enlistment. We were also the last carrier to visit Subic Bay. We provided support for Operation Desert Shield and S
Herndon, Kenneth profile iconEMFNJul 18, 1991 – Oct 15, 1992E Division
Alberts, EdAO3Jul 24, 1991 – Aug 1993G-4 Weapons
Potter, BrianAC3Aug 1991 – Jul 4, 1993OC
Canada, Kenneth "scott"Aug 1991 – Dec 1993AIMD 71CIf you know me holler at me!
Sharpe, KellyMM3Aug 1991 – Aug 1994A - GangServed in the AC&R Shop while stationed in San Diego and Yokosuka. Any of my buds out there, I would love to hear from you!
Gabbard, ScottABF3Aug 1, 1991 – Aug 24, 1995V4Anybody up for missing the Yokosuka stop coming back from roppongi .... gonna be cutting it close for duty muster!! I miss those days and all of the V4 crew...well except for Brooks and Carter.
Joffre, LeeANAug 1, 1991 – Mar 11, 1993V-1Worked C & S with Leath, Socorro, Dudak, Miller, Boozer, and minuteman
Hollows, TerryAK2Aug 1, 1991 – Oct 15, 1993VF-21 (Also TAD to S6)Good Times. Japan was so much fun. I had a blast, WESTPAC cruises were the best. The ports....oh man I would love to do it again.
Burns, MikeLieutenantAug 6, 1991 – Dec 12, 1993VS-21S-3 pilot with VS-21
Neal, Jimao e-4Aug 26, 1991 – Nov 28, 1993g-4 wepsHow we survived, I dont know. Those bars had to be our worst enemy. Thank god for olongapo!!
Montalvo, JakeAD3Sep 1991 – Apr 1994
Hearn, TomADANSep 1991 – Oct 1992AIMDStetz, Schwandt, Lindstrom, Ozzy, Babbs, Iwatzu, Stanley and anyone else who remebers the freakin' tank incident. Give me a shout out.
Stewart, ThomasAT3Sep 1991 – Nov 1994AIMDShop 1
Sharp, CharlieE-3Sep 1991 – Jul 23, 19934th Division, DECKGreat Times
Walker, DenisPR1(AW)Sep 1991 – Oct 1994AIMD, IM-2 & IM-1I was waiting for the Indy in Japan when she first arrived for duty as the only forward deployed aircraft carrier replacing the USS Midway.
Clayton, MatthewAE3Sep 8, 1991 – Jun 10, 1993AIMD Shop 6
Rodriguez, Manuel (Rod)IC3Sep 10, 1991 – Apr 28, 1994I had the best experience on the Navy-I will never forget all the good people I might onboard the Indy!
England, Gregory (Greg)AOAN TO AO2Sep 13, 1991 – Mar 18, 1996G-2 Armory XFERD TO G-1 FLT DK To VFA-195Great Times, Greater Memories!
Hearn, TomADANSep 17, 1991 – Oct 8, 1992AIMDI was so stupid then. What a crazy life.
Smith, RobertAO3Sep 21, 1991 – Sep 10, 1994G-1
Cabrera, Frank(Bear)E3/ANOct 1991 – May 1993V-1What up to all the flight deck crew back in 92! Some of the best times of my life.
Sunico, FerdinandEM3Oct 1991 – Sep 1993G-4 WEPS
Martin, CharleyE3 SEAMANOct 1991 – Aug 1993Deck 3rdWhat a great experience for a kid. Got in a lot of mischief but, had a great time and learned a lot!
Oldham, RaceairmanOct 1991 – Sep 1993v-1 airlooking for anybody v-1 air from 91 to 93..send email to
Munro, CharlesSeamanOct 4, 1991 – Aug 8, 1993Deck 3rd Div
Vasquez, GregE3Oct 10, 1991 – Oct 10, 1993V-4 Aviation fuelsHad an awesome time.. Late nights with Trick, Connors, Brooks, Allred, Schafer, Bilbrey. Where in the hell you guys at. Im living in MIA. Shoot me an email - lets get together for some drinks!!
Colvin, Larry "Lc"YN1/YNCOct 11, 1991 – Nov 10, 1993ENGINEERING LOG ROOMGreat tour of duty
Sharpe, William (Bill)FNOct 11, 1991 – Sep 29, 1993RepairJust looking for shipmates.
Carty, TerranceEW3Oct 15, 1991 – Apr 30, 1994OEWHad great times sleeping in that aft O3-level berthing listening to the #4 wire retract. Doesn't sound like much, but I can sleep through anything now.
Vega, JoeE4/OS2Oct 20, 1991 – Apr 6, 1995OIto all the crazy guys from OI Div 92-95 some good times there 2 cruises i will never forget keep in touch... aka Rudy....OS3 Vega
Willis, James / PitbullCPLOct 23, 1991 – Sep 1, 1993WPNSBest time I had in the srevice . Started off as a Guard COG. Than became the DCPO, SAFETY NCO, HAZMAT NCO ending up the DCC for the MarDet. I did alot of the Money movements
Stephens, DerrickMS3Nov 1991 – Dec 1993S-5It was a good time to be apart of the crew. I can remember that they thought that we had gangs on the ship. I had so much fun with the people in S-5 and in S-2. People were scared to go into S-2 Berthing. Good times.
Carver, Christopher(Shorty)fr e-2Nov 1991 – Nov 1993p-4Find me on facebook at christopher carver topeka ks.
Smith, ScottPH3Nov 1, 1991 – Nov 2, 1993OPGreat experience in my life. Wouldn't trade it for anything.
Jackson, Earl DashawnBT3Nov 10, 1991 – Sep 1, 1995P4 Oil LabHad a very nice time, yet work work and more damn work, the oil lab was the hardest workcenter, yet we entertained each other with jokes, and fights and dicuss political events and world affairs.
Minniear, MikeOS3Nov 12, 1991 – Jul 1, 1995Operations / OIGood Times. Would like to get some pictures of the good old days like being detailed to Firewatch at drydock for 16 hours a day using fire extinguisher as pillow. Flight OPs and the fun at the Haunch and oi party
Weier, WilliamRM3Dec 1991 – Aug 1992CRAfter this tour I was stationed with COMDESRON 15 which was aboard USS INDEPENDENCE. I was there until May 1995.
Brown, ScottABHANDec 1991 – Jul 1993V-5/PriFly
Eisenbacher, DanMSSNDec 1991 – Dec 1993s2things are going good for me
Andrade, JoeANDec 1991 – Aug 1993V-4Good times, Grant,Panama,Gordon,Trick,Whitmore,Gorden, Jamel. Great time on board and off. Ropongi baby!!!! PI, Pataya Beach memories.
Dawson, Jamie (Q-tip)ABE3Dec 1991 – Aug 1993V-2 (Mostly Bow Cats, Waist Cats, Maint Sup)I rolled a lot with Ben Jeffrey, Brian Holland, Scott Stearns, Sheldon Taft, and several know who you were.
Armstrong, KeithABE3Dec 1991 – Nov 1993V-2
Reese, Daniel/ BookemE1-E4 AMS VF-21/VF154Dec 8, 1991 – Feb 14, 1995air framesSome of the most intense memories I can remember. Had a great time every where we went even those times when most everyone else was still trying to get ther sea legs during storms. If any one remembers me give me a shout.
Lafleur, Raymond (Flo)EM3Dec 20, 1991 – Dec 19, 1994Oil Lab/ Lightning ShopI really miss those good ole' days.
Clayton, KippE2Dec 20, 1991 – Aug 10, 1993Medical departmentLooking for my shipmates in medical department
Alexander, KelvinE-3Dec 22, 1991 – Sep 19, 1993supply
McAvoy, Thomas (T.j.)ANDec 24, 1991 – May 1993VFA-195Great times loved Japan
Andy, BryantAO2Dec 25, 1991 – Feb 25, 1995G-2

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