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USS Kinkaid (DD 965) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Kinkaid (DD 965). 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 723 crew members registered for the USS Kinkaid (DD 965).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1975 | 1976 – 1977 | 1978 – 1979 | 1980 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – 1990 | 1991 – 1992 | 1993 – 1994 | 1995 – 1996 | 1997 – 1998 | 1999 – 2000 | 2001 – now

Lester, JamesCTO2(SW)1997 – 2000OT
Sanchez, JoseGSE 31997 – 2000MpI once blew up at Chief Oliveros. Feel bad about it nowadays and I hope he did awesome. Don't know who checks in on this but you can email me any time
Matty, Jason MattyE-3Jan 1997 – Oct 7, 1998DeckI think of these times alot and wish I could live the days again (not all of them). I met some great friends and had great times.
Hickox, KatieSTG2Jan 1997 – Jun 2000CA DivisionWow! So many good people that I met there. good times...better liberty.
Proctor, Erika / Qm2E5 / QM2Jan 1997 – Dec 1998NAVADMINBest job I ever hated. Learned some of the toughest lessons of my life on that boat, but also had one hell of a time. Funny how going through hell can bring out the best in a person. Loved the experience, miss the sea!
Palmer, Robert (Chilly)OSSR -0S2Jan 10, 1997 – Sep 3, 2000OII had one hell of a time... 10 years later I'm finally getting sober....."work hard play hard" currently work for Sanilac County Sheriffs Office night Sergeant back in MI
Stooksbury, ChristineSTG2 (SW)Feb 1997 – Jul 1999I will never forget the memories or the friends I made aboard. Thanks for the great times.
Thompson, John K.HT1Feb 5, 1997 – Feb 1, 1999
Anderson, AprilGSE3Mar 1997 – 1999Main Propulsion?GSE Shop (Cave)This was truely the gates of hell. But I met some of my best friends, had the greatest of times, worked REALLY hard, & partied even harder. Any of my buddies out there look me up
Davis, ToddOS2Mar 1, 1997 – Sep 14, 1998OIWestPac '97/'98, SSRS 1997, Now working for Bakersfield Police Department.
Luken, SteveGM2Mar 1, 1997 – Jun 1, 2000CGWow, my first ship, I was 2nd generation to serve on board. My dd served on board in the 80's. Missed her and will always remember the great times.
Stuck (Whipkey Gagliardi Bryant), Neva Bm2 "G"BM2Apr 1, 1997 – Oct 23, 1998deckonly the single worst command in the fleet.
McKinney, ElnySTGCApr 14, 1997 – Feb 10, 2002CAGood times and good memories. I am stationed on the Bunker Hill if anyone wants to get a hold of me.
Gombas, Shaunna/gumbySNMay 1997 – Oct 1998decklots of fun on the kinky d. most memorable time of my life on wespac97/98.
Miller, JonathanMS2May 1997 – Nov 2001S-2Nice to see some familiar names here! Hope everyone is doing well. I'm no longer in the Navy, but I vividly remember all the ppl that I served with. I wish everyone the best of luck!
Bryant, NevaBM2May 1997 – Oct 1998Deck
Veloz, JerryFC3-FC2Jun 1997 – Sep 2002CFGood memories here on the Kinky-D.
Banks, KellyFC2Jul 3, 1997 – Sep 9, 2001CFServed 4 years, 3 westpacs, loved most of it. I'm in the Air Force now. Lovin life without deployments.
Bettner, KristenET2 (AW)Aug 1997 – Jun 1999CE
Potts, SusanSN TO GM3Aug 1997 – Jul 2000OD to CGIt was an amazing ride while it lasted.
Lacy, DavidYN1(SW)Aug 1, 1997 – Aug 9, 2000Ship's Office
Parent, David E.MR2Aug 10, 1997 – Jun 2000'R'Tightest "R" Division ever! A big shout to all my friends from every division just about. Big thanks to A-gang for keeping my @ss busy, not too mention Deck. My IC friends, EM, GSM/E, and everyone else!
Preston, JasonIS1(SW)Aug 26, 1997 – Dec 6, 2001OTDiv LPO,
Marquardt, JeffFC1Aug 26, 1997 – Oct 23, 2002CFWhat's up to all the names I know. For those interested, we are sinking Kinkaid in a missilex in July off Hawaii.
Taylor, JohnE5/EN2Aug 28, 1997 – Jun 10, 2001A-GANGKEEP YOUR EYES OPEN AND SPIRIT STRONG. what's up to all my hommies! It's was worth all the pain and joy! Peace out JCT
Jackson, KennethEW3Sep 1997 – Jun 1999OPS
Harris, MeganYN3Sep 22, 1997 – Dec 30, 1999Admin
Nguyen, ThoiBM3(SW)Oct 1, 1997 – Jan 10, 2000DeckI thought I left the boats and never looks back... But I missed all of you clowns so much...
Abrams, AaronEM3Nov 1997 – Dec 1999E DivisionGot into some trouble, had some fun.....didn't let the door hit me in the ass on the way out
Ammerman, BenLTJGNov 1997 – Nov 1999Deck, Fire Control, Asst. CSO
Stearns, Robert, Aka SpermoGM1(SW)Nov 24, 1997 – Apr 1, 2000CMFirst ship and without a doubt the tightest crew i've had the privledge to work with. Didn't always feel like it at the time, but now with 2 years on the Steamin Cleve(LPD-7) i can see the Kinky D had a damn good crew.
Peralta, LeslieSN1998 – 2000deckMiss everything about that ship miss everyone i was on board with...
Stooksbury, ChristineSTG 21998 – 2000Sonar
Selby, ChristinaBM31998 –Deck
Robles, Dwight AllenRM1(SW)Mar 5, 1998 – May 30, 2000ocjust looking for old shipmates.
Anthony, MillerHT3Apr 18, 1998 – May 17, 2000repairwell i see i knew a few here cant say i remeber all anyway thought id let u all know im alive and still sain had a great time learning with some of you others i would rather forget anyway good luck all
Moyer, EricGM1 (SW)May 1, 1998 – Mar 1, 2001CGwow the tales i could tell
Crane, Richard (Rick)LTJG - LTMay 10, 1998 – Apr 10, 2000OTOUTBOARD DIVO. Best crew in the Navy. If it needed done KINKAID could do it. When it was really hard, OT did it. Way to go CT's and EW's.
Curfiss, CurfGM2May 17, 1998 – Jul 30, 2002CSGThis was my first and only ship. I now work in NAVSPECWAR. I miss the people and the boat. I hope everyone the best in life and to remember those you served with. Take care CURF
Lesniak, JohnOSSR TO OSSNJun 1, 1998 – Jan 1, 2000OI01Learning experiance. I'm onboard the USS McCampbell DDG-85. Now an OS1.
Dumm, BryanOS2Jun 15, 1998 – Jul 2002OIStill kicking it....
Martin, JoshuaOS3Jul 1998 – Feb 2001Operations
Snell, Mike "smeddly"OS2Aug 8, 1998 – Oct 1, 2002OIGreat to see these names! I'm a civillian now, living in WA (again) near Seattle. Give me a shout at Mike965 AT gmail dot com and put KINKAID in the subject line, I hope to hear from all my friends soon! :)
Collins, MatthewOS2Aug 15, 1998 – Dec 31, 2001OII made alot of great friends and great memories during my tour. I left the Kinky-D after 9/11 for SPECWAR. I'm now an SB1 @ Special Boat Team 22. My email is
Flowers, RodneyAECOct 1, 1998 – Dec 31, 1999AIRAir Det LCPO, great CPO mess
Lesniak, JohnOSSNOct 1, 1998 – Dec 1,
Zitser, LeonDK3Nov 1998 – Oct 2000The crew that was on board had top of the line personalities. We loved working together.
Christianson, DominicSNNov 1998 – Oct 2000ODO1I came. I saw. I left. I do miss the ship, people, and places. "STEADFAST AND TRUE"
Charles, TilsonHT1/HTC SWNov 1998 – Sep 2001repairbest damn command i ever served on.
Hampton, LenaQMNov 30, 1998 – Jan 20, 2001NAV/ADMINIt was so good to see some familiar names on here. West Pac 99 and all the cruises will always hold fond memories for me. Anyone can hit me on MySpace or
Void, LashaunCTM1Dec 1998 – Dec 2001It was called the KINKY-D for a reason. Lots of great memories and lots of photos to prove that I really was there and these things really did happen!
Wright, DevinSNDec 1, 1998 – Sep 1, 2000DeckIs there anybody out there?
Toten, MatthewGSM2Dec 8, 1998 – Aug 29, 2003MPThis ship took more blood and sweat to keep going, but it was worth the effort. It was a great time and if they ever want to pull it out again, count me in.
Smith, JonathanCTR2(SW)Dec 9, 1998 – Aug 4, 2000OT

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