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USS John Rodgers (DD 983) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS John Rodgers (DD 983). 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 559 crew members registered for the USS John Rodgers (DD 983).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1979 | 1980 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1995 | 1996 – now

blankenship, George, MikeMAC1996 – 1997Nav/AdminChief Master of Arms from 1996-97.
Mahan, BerryGM31996 – 1998Combat GunsGout out 2 years after the JRD, wish I'd stayed in though. Back in Nebraska with my wife and 2 children.
Estes, RobertE-31996 – 1998disbursing
Quinn, RobET31996 – 1999combatlive in tampa fl now. would love to hear from some old friends!!!
Taylor, KenEW21996 – 1998OTBest damn ship I ever served on. Email:
Rectenwald, CharlesE31996 – 1998923Great ship enjoyed the crew. Catch up with me I'm in alabama. Married with a boat load of kids..
Moore, DonnyGSM1Jan 14, 1996 – Sep 7, 1998MPGreatest ship I ever served on, and still to this day have some great friends from Jonny Rod. Retired as a GSCS Jul07 and working in Orlando. Old shipmates can reach me at
Wright, GregSTG1Mar 1996 – Sep 4, 1998CABest ship of my career! Retired and living in San Antonio, Texas.
Ochoa, RhaySRJun 1, 1996 – Sep 10, 1998ODIf you want paint I'll give to you!
Worthy, ShalomhnJul 10, 1996 – Aug 20, 1998medicalthought i would hate being on a ship now miss the heck out of it some of the best memories of my life would realy like to here from some of you guys talken to you estes, v, or anyone else im at
McDonald, AndyRM3Aug 1996 – Aug 1998ocbest ship ever macd
Blouin, Kevin ( " B " - Man )RMSNAug 1, 1996 – Apr 21, 1998OCSome of the best and worst times of my life - thank you to RM1 John Coble - to this day the biggest mentor of my life - and Marsh and I never had that damn key to the apartment. :)
Simmons, RichardDS2Sep 1996 – Jun 1998
Higgins, JessCTR1(SW)Sep 1996 – Aug 1998OT
Chapman, KenE5/GSE2Oct 1996 – Sep 1998MPHey! Where's everybody at?
Rogish, VSN E-3Oct 30, 1996 – Sep 4, 1998DeckI had fond memories of my time at sea. Some was good, some bad, but all in all it was a great experience.
Ball, JeffSTG3Nov 1996 – 1999Combat Systems
MacOn, JeffSNDec 26, 1996 – Sep 3, 1998DeckBest crew I've ever served with. Transfered after decomm to CTO-A school, went on to the Office of Naval Intelligence in Suitland, MD. and finished off onboard USS Wasp(LHD-1) in Norfolk. Doing 3 years in army to get back in the Navy!!!
MacOn, JefferySNDec 31, 1996 – Sep 8, 1998DeckEven though the navy won't take me back, i still carry the memories. Hangin Reckdenwalds poopie diaper on the tack board and raiding Ops berthing(ya'll don't want none!) hope everyone's doing great! By the way..YO ROCCO!
Wentworth, CoryFC1(SW)1997 – 1998CFFCC now Ready to retire in Maine
D'Angelone, DaveSTG2(SW)Jan 16, 1997 – Jun 16, 1999CAOut of the Nav for two years now, living in Tampa, working on, with, around pc's/networks. What's up Meat!
Eubanks, JamieIT2Feb 1, 1997 – May 18, 1998My first ship when I was 20 years old. One of the best times of my life when I look back. Radiomen all the way!
Blanco, DavidE-3/FNFeb 15, 1997 – Sep 14, 1998SupplyGreat memories and history. Miss you guys take care.
Leonard, JamesUSS JOHN RODGERSMar 15, 1997 – Sep 1, 2008S-2
Dirschell, NathanGSM3Apr 5, 1997 – Sep 5, 1998EngineeringThe Jolly Rodgers was my first ship. It was the best place to learn for a kid from nowhere Idaho. I can't thank the guys aboard that boat enough. I had some of the best times of my life.
McCarthy, Robert L.FNMay 1997 – Sep 4, 1998plankownerfirst ship of my career. a shame we had to decommission her. was a great ship.
Cooper, Shawnrm3Jun 1997 – Sep 1998communicationsBest time of my life on the johnny rod!
Woodbury, MatthewSNJun 1997 – Aug 1998OD/Deck
Woodbury, MatthewSNJun 18, 1997 – Aug 12, 1998ODMy first and favorite ship
Cleveland, David (Tugboat)BM3Jul 1997 – Mar 15, 1998DeckLiving in Cajun Country working as a paramedic in Baton Rouge. wouldn't mind hereing from some of my old shipmates.
Anderson, Christopher A.k.a. "Meat"FC3 ANDERSONJul 20, 1997 – Aug 15, 1998CSGJust found this site six years later. FC1 now, and getting out next year!
Martin, BradleyEM3Sep 13, 1997 – Sep 1998E-DivPlankowners Unite
Mahan, BerryGM3Oct 1997 – Apr 1998Combat GunsMy first and best experience in the Navy. Go Gunners!!
Gonzalez, Josuesn/Oct 1, 1997 – Aug 31, 1998seamanggg

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