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USS David R. Ray (DD 971) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS David R. Ray (DD 971). 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 718 crew members registered for the USS David R. Ray (DD 971).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1977 | 1978 – 1980 | 1981 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – 1990 | 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1995 | 1996 – 1997 | 1998 – 1999 | 2000 – now

Rios, AdrianRM31992 – 1993Where's all the RM's.
Olegario, VictorSTG3(SW)1992 – 1994ca
Webb, Lawrence (Larry)LT1992 – 1994SupplySorry for any confustion. I had some incorrect info posted here and it has now been changed. I especially want to reach out to LT Leo Grassilli and offer my apologies - It was truly just an oversight - thanks for catching it. Go DRR!
Schmidt, Tonygmg31992 – 1995cgcall me 402-841-9019
Hoyle, MichaelOperation Specialist E-41992 – Feb 26, 1993OI
Hammers, AaronSTG2(SW)1992 – 1994AS
Morton, James Or JimDC11992 – 1997DC/Repair division
Jocoy, Jerry,deck seaman E-31992 – Feb 14, 19931st DivisionI served on West PAC 1992 and we deployed to the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea I have had health problems believed to be Gulf War Syndrome, and I hope I find if others have too? Facebook Jerry Don Jocoy, message me ,,
McLaughlin, MattOS31992 – 1996OS
Eria, LuisEMC(SW)Jan 2, 1992 – May 20, 1996
Comer, RobertRM3Feb 3, 1992 – Jun 1, 1995OSWhats up? Think about those days all the time. Miss alot, alot I dont miss. I always said when we where in that we will one day look back and remember all the good times and have a hard time remebering the bad ones.
Hubbard, JasonYN2Mar 1992 – Sep 1993Nav/Admin
Buzo, RamonOS/3Mar 1, 1992 – Oct 31, 1996OIWhat is this place? Can't belive the old boat is decommissioned. Had a great time, didn't realize I would miss being out at sea like I do. No worries but political games, but not all bad. Look me up in L.A. Some of u know the place still t
Edwards, ChrisDS3Aug 8, 1992 – Aug 21, 1994CE
Cordova, RobertE-3/EMAug 10, 1992 – Nov 9, 1994ENGINEERSim lookin for steven tahoff or buck or ramon or any of the old school friends on the david r ray
Hopkins, TravisE3Aug 28, 1992 – Aug 28, 19941st DivisionMiss the flight deck operations, and the interception of ships.
Frasco, MarkET3Sep 1992 – Jan 1994CE
Mojica, AlexOS2Sep 1992 – Apr 1996OI
Tashoff, StephanEN3Sep 1992 – Jan 1995"A" GangThe Navy was a hard life to live, but the camaraderie was no where else. That's what I miss.
Santos, Davidgsm3Sep 1992 – Aug 1993gsmenjoyed the westpak tour very much.
Martin, ChristopherSeaman 3rd classSep 1, 1992 – Sep 15, 1992DeckWish I would've been wiser, I made met and made some damn good friends on that ship.
Luginbill, EricENFNSep 9, 1992 – Sep 9, 1994enfn - A-GANGSetera, Witt, Joppy fop-fop (Smith), Disert, Hampton, Janesko, Clayton, Tashoff, all those I all are the best friends I'll ever have! Good fortune to all!!Sweepers! :) Hey Smith, remember Alice in Chains?:):)
Kingston, AdamNov 1992 – Nov 1996S-2
Austin, LloydSTG2(SW)Nov 10, 1992 – Aug 27, 1997CA
Fry, JoeEM3Nov 12, 1992 – Dec 7, 1993E-DivHope to hear from some of you old Salty Dogs!
Campbell, MichaelSTG1&CNov 15, 1992 – Nov 21, 1996CAHey Shipmates! Yeah, I'm still around. I'll Be put out to pasture July '06 We did have a great bunch of players for softball, didn't we?
Jensen, JimSTGC(SW/AW)Dec 16, 1992 – May 10, 1996ASAfter 20 years and now retired this was my most rewarding tour! I miss our ships softball team.
Stone, BryanBM1993 – 1995
Duncan, John T.YNSN1993 – 1994
Smith, Jeffrey "Joppy"SK31993 – 1996SupplyHeard from Luke, Buzo and now Cameron. Hope to hear from more of ya! Especially Ty. Vegas. Sin City. I like it.
Jacobs, PaulE41993 – 1995Damage Control
Mora, MikeE31993 –Deck
Deweese, ChrisIC3Jan 1, 1993 – Jan 6, 1996Engineering and Combat SystemsWow, that was a fun time. Lots of good memories and long time friendships made. But the boat was a bucket.
Campbell, WestonRMJan 1, 1993 – Aug 26, 1994Radio MenIt's all good.
Robart, Christopher/beastmanE-5/BM2Jan 4, 1993 – Apr 25, 2000Deckfor the sting rays on that 97 pac. that was a pac not to forget. ever 3-4 days unrep water. only day to shower. then be a dirt bag. like a shipmate said damn those evaps. 97 pac was just that a whatever pac. never knew what to excpect do it
Hammers, Aaron \STG2(SW)Mar 1, 1993 – Apr 25, 1995CSLet's play some softball.
Dysart, ToddseamanApr 1993 – Jul 19941sthello to all old first division friends and you too Eric. I do remember lalapoluza and it was the best ever. hello to Borderline, My bud Jeff Smith (Joppy) and Jeff Smith (chuckle head). Setera, Stone,Ace and Martinez.
Kilgore, KevinBM3(SW)Apr 1, 1993 – Aug 24, 1995DeckDamn, this was a fun ass ship to be on! How many saliors get to visit Cairo! lol The David R. Ray was the Shit!!!
Stover, DannyRM3Apr 1, 1993 – Sep 9, 1994Radio ShackMan, great people to serve with, I hope a few recognize me and holler at me. My email is or
Martinez, Ismael profile iconE-3 SNMay 1993 – May 1995DECKWhat's up shipmates. Do any of you guys remember those TJ nights? Ensenada and Rosarito? DOES ANYONE HAVE A COPY OF THE 1994-95 WESTPAC CRUISE BOOK that they'd like to sale? please email me at
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Bordelon, JayE-3May 22, 1993 – Feb 7, 19971st Div.
Flegel, Brent D.IC2Jun 1993 – May 1998CEAny of the good old boys from CE out there? I still talk to Razzouk, and work with Brad Johnson.
McKee, LukeSM3Jun 1, 1993 – Jun 1, 1996SignalLooking for Ryan Pierce, Castillo, Lioyd, and any others in that group. Found Joppy and Cameron Smith. I don't miss the Navy, I do miss the open sea, and foreign women.
Young, JimEM3Jun 10, 1993 – May 19, 1997EHey, Livin in Colorado now, wus up to all the fella's
Robinson, ChrisFC2Jun 30, 1993 – Nov 15, 1997CFWOW, nice to see some of the names on here. hope to hear from some of you.
Ofilanda, Manuel JrGSE1Jul 19, 1993 – Aug 5, 1996MPIt was a very humbling and challenging experience. I still remember those long days and nights of trying to get this ship off the Long Beach pier! It was indeed very sweet to finally passed LOE and sail again not to forget the 1994 WESTPAC!
Meza, JaimeE3/SNAug 2, 1993 – Aug 1, 19951st (Deck)Where's the rest of deck division? I see some of you guys are already registered (Martinez, Robart, Garza, Bordelon, Buckinham) What's up Buzo? Looking for Mora, Del Toro.. (
Reddy, JeffSTG3Sep 1, 1993 – Aug 12, 1997CA
Garza, JamesE-4Oct 12, 1993 – Oct 12, 1996signalLooking for simon sanchez email me
Young, JimEM3Dec 1993 – May 1997EIt would be cool to reconnect with someone from when I was in; getting a bit nostalgic; saw my cruise book and it took me back.
Porter, Jamesstg1Dec 25, 1993 – Jul 31, 1996CA

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