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USS America (CV 66) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS America (CV 66). 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 2902 crew members registered for the USS America (CV 66).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 – 1994 | 1995 – now

Shoulders, AnthonyABEAN1994 – 1996V-2
Squires, Lester ( Chip)AN1994 – 1996V-2 waist Cats
Moriarty, PaulABF AN1994 – 1997V-4What a great time. We Worked hard and partied even harder.
Bryant, ChrisFN1994 – 1996RepairWas in carpenter/engraving shop. Autin, Morris, where you guys at? Best time ever didnt seem like it at the time, but I love the memories. lol remember when the XO dressed like howard stern on the ships tv, awesome.
Queton, "Joe"OSSN1994 – 1996OIi had to remember this christmas that it was exactly 10 years ago the we all spent our christmas together at sea of the coast of Bosnia. That is a time in my life that will never be forgotten.
Pando, CesarE3/PCSN1994 – 1996S12
Weiss, DonaldABFAN1994 – 1996V-4
O'Neel, CoryABH31994 – 1996V-1How is everyone?
Ballard, BillDS2 (SW)1994 – 1996OED
Dodson, TimCWO1994 –V-1
Bruneau, Keithmm31994 – 1996e oil lab
Romero, Carlos / RomeoBM1 E-61994 – 19963rd division
Fullen, Michael (Hillbilly)AN1994 – 1996V-2 A/GGear Dogs Rule!!!
Johnson, WayneDP11994 – 1996OX
De Jesus, RamonAC1(AW/SW)1994 – 1996CATCCIncredible ship. Proud to have served and sailed with her. Best ATC team I've ever worked with. She will always be remembered.
Hunt, JimmyE31994 – 1996OIl Test lab
Warner, DougOS11994 – 1997OIMade the last two cruises (NY) fleet wk and decom. Was truly the best command of my 22 yrs in the navy.
Eskew, BillyMM 3Jan 1994 – Aug 1996a gang/ AC&RGREATEST SHIP IN THE FLEET...crime to let her go out like that. would like to hear from any shipmates that remember me
Beaver, SeanMA2Jan 1, 1994 – Sep 6, 1996LEGAL / SECURITY / BRIGAbsolutely the finest tour of my career. Best crew - made for the best cruises. Wether at GQ, CBR or on liberty in Malta or NYC always had a good time. Then Captian Suggs now Admiral you are the finest example of a CO may others follow.
Dehaven, David "Crazy D"MS3Jan 4, 1994 – Sep 6, 1996S-2, crew's galleyI will never forget, where a boy began to mature into a man. S-2 was the baddest, efficient, "ready to rock cooks" in fleet. Big Dawgs real fuel!
Wier, BrianDCFN/ DC3Jan 13, 1994 – Aug 1996Fireserved on flying squad and was responsible for 3a and 1b repair lockers under command of Capt Suggs " DONT TREAD ON ME"
Lewis, LeeIC3Feb 1994 – Aug 1996EProud to have served my country on the USS AMERICA.
Leak, RobertABE3Feb 1994 – Jul 1996V-2 A/GVBO-HELL if it wasn't leaking, something was wrong. Was an old ship but we knew the quirks and we could get it to work. Gear Dogs Rule -SW2 Leak. If You Can't Hang With The Big Dog, Get Off The Porch.
Cartee, DustinBM3Feb 1994 – Sep 19961stI miss those times. It was a great ship and I met some friends that I will always have a bond with.
Masters, DanielIC3Feb 1994 – Aug 1996E2Never have I spent more time at sea! My kid thought I was eternally "at work". Great times aboard the America with great friends! Fergie, Foster, Jon Jon, Russ "Bread" and many others. For you Fergie-GOOOOO NAVY! Ode to the Big
Brown, Phillip BrownieABF ANFeb 1994 – Sep 1996V-4
Harris, Tillman profile iconRm2(SW)Feb 1994 – Aug 1996CRLots of memories onboard the big dawg. Was so young with so much responsibility. Both of my kids were born while I was onboard. I've never worked harder than I did here. Sad to that she had to go under.
Croasmun, DacBTFeb 9, 1994 – Sep 10, 1996
Padro, KevinEM2Feb 12, 1994 – Oct 31, 1996EShe was a good ship. I was saddened to hear that she was sunk. I'm honored to have served on her and with all the engineers. I'm looking for a challenge coin for the America, any and all help is greatly appreciated.
Nettles, Rufus Aka TdogABHANFeb 12, 1994 – Apr 20, 1996V-1 CRASH AND SALVAGEWhere has the time gone fourteen years have passed and I still miss her. From the greatest crew in America V-1 division. Don't tread on me!
Burdette, BillDC3Feb 26, 1994 – Jul 25, 1996dc
Tritt, StevenSNMar 1994 – Sep 30, 1996Security
Martin, Brian "Burnie" "bk"AT-1Mar 1994 – Aug 1996IM3 W/C 650Was on the decom crew, IM-3 Div. LPO last cruise. Favorite memories of my career are as A/G Topside PO, we WERE the well oiled crew, Hefty Harold's Hookers. Note; Big Ski phone home, find Capt. Drift. We got a forum goin
Duff, YanceyE3Mar 1994 – Nov 1996looking for ol shipmates, fenstermaker, mckinon, and crisp
Lindsay, TerryAS2Mar 1994 – Dec 1994AIMD/IM4Though it was a short time and the last of it in the IMRL office, it was a great ship, crew and time.
Winch, JimSK3Mar 4, 1994 – Oct 7, 1996S-8Some of the best times in my life, sad to see her go!
Mento, JamesMM3Mar 20, 1994 – Apr 20, 1996a
Duchac, NeilEM3Apr 1994 – Mar 1995
Hedberg, Erik/sonicEM3-E4Apr 1994 – Sep 30, 1996EI'm looking for anyone in e-div that was apart of the de-com crew with me especially EM3 Shanoski/Ski or EM3 Brian Roberts.Any information on either of them would be apreciated.
Vesely, PhillipBTCM(SW) ENG LCPOApr 1994 – Aug 1996EngineeringThis great Ship was my first in 1978 to 1980 and my last Ship after many others 1994 to 1996. It had the best crew of any Ship and the best Engineer's of any conventional aircraft carrier.
Kimmerly, Tony LMS/E-3Apr 4, 1994 – Apr 6, 1996supply/galleyi sure miss climbing all them ladder wells just to smoke a cig later guys.(EGGMAN LIVES)
Marion, DanABH3Apr 13, 1994 – Nov 16, 1994v1
Teach, BenE-3Apr 15, 1994 – Mar 1, 1996V-3I hung out with John Moak and Mike Milner. Being assigned to the USS America was an experience I will never regret or forget. I still have good friends to this day and that was 16 years ago. Haze Gray and Underway
Mccord, Meredith ChristianMM2Apr 16, 1994 – Nov 28, 1995MPMissing my old buddies.
Wipp, JasonABH ANApr 18, 1994 – Sep 26, 1996V3 Air Department
Savage, WilliamA03Apr 23, 1994 – Jun 29, 1996AIMD ORD shop IM-4Great Ship, With the best crew, I loved that ship. The last cruise was the best..I have retired from the Navy after 20 years. USS 66 was the best.
Wagner, ErikMA2May 1994 – Sep 1996Security
Bathje, PaulFNMay 1994 – Sep 19963MMR
Hayes, Alex(purple)MM2May 1994 – Aug 19962AuxGood to see her again even in pictures. Kinda miss the ol' girl. Go Big Dawg rest in peace. Rock on snipes.
Moak, JohnE-3May 1994 – Jan 1996V-3
Huff, TracyOS2 SW/AW (AIC)May 1994 – Apr 1996Operations Had a great two years on the Big Dawg! Was on board for her decom-cruise. Excellant ship outstanding crews she served the Navy proudly. Fair winds and following seas.
Edmonds, NathanHTFNMay 1, 1994 – Aug 8, 1995Eng.
Tisdale, ThomasLS1May 2, 1994 – Aug 16, 1996S-6Well shipmates, the America was my first command and now 20 years later as I prepare to retire for the U.S. Navy, it is still my Best Command! The "Big Dawg" will always be #1!
Turner, MarkABFANMay 5, 1994 – 1996V-4What's going on guys? Paul,Phillip ,Eric ,Dave. We did have some good times!
Nichols, EugeneAOANJun 1994 – Jun 1997G-1Proud to be IYAOYAS. Miss some of the fellas!
Schena, TobyBT3Jun 1994 – Jul 1996Eng /4MMR
Denkler, Mike profile iconCaptainJun 1994 – Apr 1996XORare privilege to serve as XO of the Big Dawg! Absolutely the BEST Captains (Suggs & Besal), Officers & Crew. We won every award in sight. including Battle E & had fun doing it. Questions? Thanks shipmates!
Stiles, JeffDC2Jun 15, 1994 – Nov 22, 1996DCLooking for all my old pals in damage control in 94-96. Email me at I want to hook up with my boys again...Chris Gann, Mark Brackin, Radiko and anyone else i had forgot!
Hill, Jason "Bear"E-3Jul 1994 – Aug 3, 1995v-3
Townsend, Eric "Muffin Man" Or "muffin @ss" profile iconEMFNJul 3, 1994 – Oct 15, 1996E-Div/ Flight Deck LightingHello to: EM1 Smith, EM2 Moore, EM2 Helmick, EM2 Padro, EM2 Wendling, EM3 Bolt, Em3 Amburn, and a few others. From EM1's Sponson #6!
Farr, JimmieE5/AC2Jul 6, 1994 – Jul 10, 1996OC
Howell, AaronIC 3Aug 1994 – Sep 1996V-2 Plat Lens
Mocek, AndyBT3Aug 1994 – Jun 1996ENG/MP/3MMR
Lafargue, MarkMM3Aug 1994 – Oct 1996Security
Franklin, GarryE4/AO3Aug 1, 1994 – Oct 1, 1996G-3Great memories, lifelong friends.....
Daughtery, EdGMG3Aug 11, 1994 – Aug 15, 1996G2 / Weps
Meyer, DaveANAug 28, 1994 – Jul 25, 1996V1/CrashSad to see the Big Dawg sunk.
Kollasch, LandonFNSep 1994 – Jul 1996repairworked out of swill team central . duty dodge was our transpertation. and diamond lills was our hang out
Sanchez, JuanE3Sep 1994 – Jul 1996DC
Akers, StepehnABEANSep 1994 – 1996V-2GEAR DOGS
Bush, ArnieET1(SW)Sep 1994 – Aug 1996OEC/SafetyGreat duty, great times
Marshall, CarltonE-4Sep 1994 – Sep 1998CommLooking for all my old friends, the signal men, to supply personal
Charles, Jd profile iconPNCSSep 1994 – Dec 1996PersonnelDecommission Crew
Reel, CurtisABFANSep 7, 1994 – Jun 10, 1996V4Big ups to the last V4 crew....where you at Swing?
Lopez, JeremyOTA3Sep 10, 1994 – Jun 16, 1996Communications/Radio ShackHad a great time..Made lots of friends that i still keep in touch with...damn proud to have served aboard...pissed that they sunk her.
Feiler, EricAW1Sep 14, 1994 – Apr 20, 1996OPS/OX SecurityHad to Come back once more, would've stayed except for Decom.
Darby, BenjaminSNSep 15, 1994 – Mar 24, 1996DeckIt was fantastic times, i traveled the world and met some real nice friends. I was sad to see it go.
Brush, KevinANOct 1994 – May 1996V-1Compared to the Stennis CVN74< I sure miss the America
Copus, TomMM1 (SW)Oct 1994 – 1996MP2MMR LPO Last deployment and decommissioning. Has anyone seen BTC Gentry or MMC Sharp?
Hill, Charles / BennyE-5Oct 1994 – Apr 1996V-4
McAllister, Robert (Brad)ANOct 1994 – 1996V-3Miss all my V-3 friends. Shoot me an email. Thanks.
Faulconer, RobertSNOct 1, 1994 – May 15, 19961ST Division
Bowcock, CharlesEMFNOct 1, 1994 – Aug 31, 1996Repair
Cifaldi, JoeABHANOct 31, 1994 –V-3
Cifaldi, JosephABHNov 1994 – Apr 1996V-3Sad to see she will be cut up or sunk.
Traster, JordanNov 1994 – Jun 1996G-1Proud to be part of the crew of the Big Dawg for her last go-around. Strange how you don't miss something until it's gone. Thanks for the memories, AMERICA!
Droelle, DonDC3Nov 1994 – 1996DCThe big dawg lives on in memory what a time we had on that thing ,last med. cruise was long and ports were scarce but we still had a blast what up to all the damage control and ht boys remember NO JIVE IN 95 and NAVY POWER man good times good times!!
Baker, BridgerFN (NON-DESIGNATED BT)Nov 1994 – May 1996MP/4MMR/ENG
Freeman, JeffLCDRNov 1, 1994 – Sep 10, 1996OE - EMORock on Big Dawg!
Hill, RobFNNov 8, 1994 – Sep 30, 1996A gangany shipmates from ac/r out there?
Hernandez, SonnyE3Nov 22, 1994 – Oct 26, 1997V4
Cartagena, Adrian/ IanDCFNDec 1994 – Aug 1996DC/ CO2/ Halon SHopShout out to Labishak, Ayala, Stew, Nash, Forresman, Ortega, and more.
Paraiso, JesseABFANDec 1994 – Dec 1996V4 - Texaco of the SEAShout out to all V4 and to all my Filipino tropa!
Strawbridge, MatthewRM2Dec 1994 – Jul 1997Communications DepartmentI would like to talk to some of the communications guys
Butts, MichaelAn abhDec 1994 – Apr 1996V-1Blue shirt in fly 2
Trook, AjSSGTDec 1, 1994 – Mar 15, 1996VMAQ-3Caught her last trip to the Med. Would have liked it more if we hadn't been flying to Aviano for continued ops every time she came near port!!
Dames, TomCapt/O3Dec 1, 1994 – Mar 15, 1996AirwingBest days of my career. Every ship I step aboard takes me back to the days of The BIG DAWG. At times, I even have dreams of going back out to sea on cruise with the Moondogs!
Senft, BradleyE-3Dec 12, 1994 – Aug 6, 1996v-3miss alot of people from v-3. All of you guys give me a shout.

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