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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

Peeler, DannyPO21986 –
Scheetz, Adam "Sarg"EM21986 – 1990EA fond howdy do to all my shipmates. A reunion would be a good idea.
Batson, HalEM 1 (SW)1986 – 1990ElectricalSeems like a million years ago. Had a lot of good times despite myself.
Hill, TroySM31986 – 1988One of the best times of my life. Served on three types of ships including carrier and the Spruance was the class of the three. Miss some of my old friends and loved seeing the Med.
Evans, NatAW21986 – 1987HSL-36 Detachment in the MEDPart of the AIRCREW that served on the might fine DD-983.
Coffey, Tim/ SurfFC1(SW)1986 – 1991Combat SystemsOut after 25+ / SCPO and I own a small business doing consulting for the FED. Over 5 years on the Rodgers taught me a lot - my best to shipmates and may you all have fair winds and following seas. I freaking love retirement!
Reese, Keith/butchRM21986 – 1987OC
Rafferty, DannyOS1986 – 1988..This is Teri, Danny's wife, I'm trying to reconnect with his old crew for his 50th birthday.
Robertson, JohnSTG31986 – 1988CAGreat time in my life. EXCELLENT FRIENDS!!
Owens, DanSH3Feb 1986 – Jun 1989supply
Hall, CarltonSM1Feb 1, 1986 – Mar 1, 1988OCGreat ship and shipmates
Fore, William (Bill)DS2Feb 12, 1986 – Feb 6, 1989Combat Systems Electronics (CSE)I am living in St. Peters, Missouri. I am married and have 3 children. I am looking forward to hearing from some of you that were stationed on the JR during my tour.
Dodd, James AllenYN3Mar 1986 – May 1988
MacMillan, KevinSNMar 1986 – Oct 1989
MacMillan, KevinSNMar 1986 – Oct 19891stWorking in aviation in Houston.
Mitchell, Neal (Mitch the B----)PN2Mar 1, 1986 – Sep 21, 1989Admin XRecognize alot of names - good times. I'm an accountant now in Gastonia, NC. Anyone seen Manley or Bathurst?
Evans, NatAW2Mar 1, 1986 – Sep 1, 1986Air DetWas part of the HSL-36 AirCrew that did a Med cruise on the mighty J.R. That year we dumped a bird in the drink and was replaced mid cruise with a second ASW platform bird.
Walker, WilliamET3Apr 1986 – Oct 1988cse2Looking for ET2 JT Boden and DS2 Charles Baker.
Roger, PhippsRM2May 1986 – Feb 1989OC(10yrs Active/10yrs Reserves) Retired IT1. Married in Pensacola. Grandkids 3. I Reported onboard John Rodgers broke/Left there the same. Charleston was great. Old buddy's welcome, E-mail me.
Cassaday, KenSK2May 1, 1986 – Nov 1, 1987SupplyI still talk about the Med cruise and our trip back ending in the Philly drydock.
Brown, DannyBMSRMay 17, 1986 – Jan 20, 1990Deck I remember it was and still is my favorite command that I ever served on. I served with some of the best people I could ever remember.
O'Hare, John profile iconEN3May 28, 1986 – Sep 29, 1988A-GangHad some good times on this ship. I Stayed in and retired as a EN1
Coogan, NickLTJun 1986 – Oct 1989Fond memories of going to sea with great shipmates
Stone, Jerry / ChiefRMCJul 4, 1986 – Jul 4, 1990OCFeel free to drop me a line. WOW! What a messed up ship. CMAA - brig CO -brig Chief Corpman - Kicked off the ship.God Bless all you guys if you lived through that!!
McCarthy, James B.ET2Aug 1986 – Jul 1990
Manges, JohnCTM1Aug 8, 1986 – May 3, 1987OT
Webber, RussellEN4Sep 17, 1986 – Nov 10, 1988A gangWhere is the A-ganger Fromie, starks,bowden and John Engwald. Would like to get in contact with some old Navy Buddies.
Davis, James / Davey DaveSM3Sep 22, 1986 – Dec 20, 1988OC2
Sidney Landrum, SidET 3Oct 1, 1986 – Jun 19, 1990SOMBAT SYSTEMS
Justis, Judbmc1987 – 1991first divisionsure do miss all of my old shipmates! we sure had some wild times,and enjoyed my time onboard. feel free to contact me on my email address.
Chris, SurlesDS2Jan 1987 – Dec 1990CSHope to hear from some of my shipmates. I can be contacted at
Smith, WilliamTM3Feb 1987 – Mar 1990Deck (as a SN) and Combat Systems (as a TM)Great ship.
Williams, MitchellEN3/EN2Mar 10, 1987 – Jun 7, 1991A-GANGAbsolutely the finest ship I have served on . Still on active duty in Mayport, Fl. LAST COMMAND . 23 YRS AND STILL GOING. Give me a shout
Nichols, Lawrence "nick"CWO3Apr 6, 1987 – Jan 10, 1990CFJust saying hello to my shipmates.
Sewall, JohnLT Apr 18, 1987 – Apr 15, 1991Main Propulsion AssistantEmployed as a Engineering Manager for ExxonMobil L&S (Lubricants & Specialty Products) . Provide engineering & technical support to field support engineers in heavy industrial customers for ExxonMobil.
Willingham, MarkLTMay 1987 – May 1991CS/EngMy best to my shipmates from the JR. SOme great times and many miles steamed. I am near Boston. Feel free to look me up if in the area
Schoettle, Jeff (Throat)FC2(SW)Jun 1987 – Sep 1991CFAnybody know where I can find a game of Euchre? Why, in CS berthing, of course! Oh, yeah..and CIWS is THE ultimate weapons system! Find me at
Minchew, DavidHT2 / DC1Jun 1987 – Nov 1989R-DivLooking for the Med 88 R-Div crew, Brian, Dave S., Scott and all the others.
Burgess, RickLTAug 1987 – May 1991Engineering/OperationsI'm still in the Navy. I became a Civil Engineer Corps officer in 1993 and am now with the Seabees in Port Hueneme, CA. Best wishes to all my former JR shipmates!
Evans, MarioOS3Sep 9, 1987 – Feb 15, 1990Operations
Dial, Terrel "Catdaddy"SMSASep 13, 1987 – Jun 2, 1990OC02-Signalman/ RadiomanHello everyone- I was the one whom went AWOL, had 3 drug offenses, and numerous disobeying direct orders(1987-90- Honorable discharge). Capt. mass under 3 COs. Currently working on my Master's in Physics-and PhD. I Look back and smile-LOL
Fogerty, JimLTOct 1987 – Jul 1989OANavigator/Admin Officer - Retired as Reserve O-5 in Oct 2004. Great Med Cruise in 1988 - Black Sea Ops a major highlight.
Brown, Jackye2Oct 29, 1987 – Jun 16, 1989deckI am looking anyone who remembers when we were in Alexandria Egypt in September/October 1988 that I had kidney stones. This was the day AFTER the guy from supply died. I can not find any record of the sick call logs,
Feltner, Robert BrianSTG3Nov 1987 – Nov 1989CANickname of Chicken Biscuit and then shortened to Biscuit. Great time of my life and good ship.
Feltner, Brian "chicken Biscuit" FeltnerSTG3Nov 1987 – Nov 1989CAOle "Chicken Biscuit" here in SE Ky. Work for the Bureau of Prisons since getting out of Navy in 93. Send me an email:
Vollmer, Doug (Doug E Fresh)OS2Nov 1987 – Feb 1990OPSLeft the ship too soon to go to Norfolk. Just now connecting with old friends. Never forget med cruise of 88. Miss the people...not the job..
Coon, Charles profile iconGSM2Nov 13, 1987 – Mar 16, 1990Gas Turbine MechanicalI would really like to hear from the guys I served with on the John Rodgers and my work mates in main space 2
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Mangubat, Regalado. “ Regie”GSM2Nov 26, 1987 – Mar 8, 1990M DivisionGreat ship! My first vessel to Sail as FN! Really missed how we the Engineering team put together all efforts and hardwork to get through on our daily life onboard day by day! Remember GSMC Armold, where is he?
McCoy, JerryMS3Nov 28, 1987 – Dec 16, 1991SUPPLY (S-2)Just wanted to say Hey to Jim(forhead)Lawson and Brian(budda)Garrison, I stayed in retired MS1 living in Guam, and still working for the Navy. This time was some of the greatest times of my life. God bless
Morrison, ScottDC-2Dec 1987 – Jun 16, 1991RREALLY SORRY TO HEAR my baby is scrap.I miss her.

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