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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 556 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

Fortenberry, RussellDC31990 – 1993R MIss you guys even though you musturd the hell outa me lol
Benn, RodneyRM31990 – 1992OCIt is Great to see that all of you are doing well.
Kilgore, Timothy profile iconFC31990 –CMHello Fellas. I am still living life to it's fullest. Had some good times with you guy's on the "Ol Jolly Rodgers". How about those liquid lunches boy wasn't that the days.
Martinez, Angel R.E61990 – 1992CombatThe best recognition I ever wanted while in the US Navy I got from the CO of the John Rodgers, Capt. Jack Carpenter in 1992; a ship's photo with his personal note thanking me for a job well done. Still have it today.
Clover, ClovemanDC 3Jan 1990 – Sep 1991rliving free and riding my harley every day ,any of u like to ride e-mail me we'll ride!
Jackman, SeanTMSNJan 1, 1990 – Jun 1, 1992Combat Systems
Ludlum, LouJan 1, 1990 – Nov 20, 1991Air
Justice, JamesMR1Jan 8, 1990 – May 1995RThe Only MR. The John Rodgers was by far the best duty station that I ever served aboard during my naval career. I miss her and the great shipmates that I served with. Goodbye Sea (Strike) Eagle.
Hudak, ThomasFCC(SW)Jan 15, 1990 – Jul 15, 1993CM
Richardson, Deric "rich"E4 / GMG3Feb 1, 1990 – Jun 1, 1992CGHey Guys. Just found this site after some searching. Don't know if anyone will remember me, but we had some great times on MED 2-90 and LEO ops in the Carribean. I'm Army now. Drop me a line at
Packard, GaryPN2 (SW)Feb 2, 1990 – Dec 15, 1993Ships Office
Jones, AntonioB M1Feb 10, 1990 – Oct 18, 1995ot/od/adminenjoyed jrd had a great experience there from ct to ma to bm not to mention unitas 1995 a great time that was had by all, i am now retired and have several auto repair businesses , keep in touch if you remember me
Marshall, DougENS-LTMar 1990 – Apr 1993Eleco, MPA, A-ChengIt's SEP 2009, still in the NAV as a CDR. Can't beat GSCS Jeff Martin (not the old one) and my Ensign CPOs, EMC Schoeller and Samuelson. Great JO locker there, callaghan, soupiset, willingham, burgess, cannon, sewall
Swanson, KellyOS2May 1990 – Aug 1993OIGreetings fellow ex-Strike Eagle shipmates. Good to see this website up and running. While others found their tour on the JRD to be one of many, four years was enough for me. Drop me a line if you recall who the hell I was.
Burg, WilliamHT2Jun 1990 – Dec 1993RThe other one of two guys here. Yup still at same company with Mac. After JRD did 2 years reserve at Groton then 3 in Seabees. Great adventure!
Pitman, JohnFC2Jul 1990 – May 1995CGHey,guys. I want to say hi to all the fellas. I am l in SC working as a Paramedic. Scary,huh? Drop me a line...John
Martin, ReginaldPN3Jul 15, 1990 – Aug 15, 1991SupplyWhat's up Sean Jackman and Freddie Lewis? Great memories from Portsmouth, VA
Taylor, Dave "rip"STG3Jul 18, 1990 – Jun 18, 1993CSQuite a pile of names on here that I haven't seen in a while.
Gordon, Lamont/g-moneyCTT1Aug 1990 – Apr 1993OT
Dalton, LesIC1(sw)Aug 1990 – Jul 1992E-DivStill alive retired in 2000 now live in Florida with my wife and youngest daughter. Started my own compaany doing alright
Mark, CawthonRMCAug 15, 1990 – Jul 15, 1993OC01/02Retired 1997 from Naval Space Command. I always tried to be a Chief that cared about his people and know my radio shack at the same time. Looking for OSCS Adams and Lt Marc Newton. There where many ass chewings on JR.
Gordon, Lamont/g-moneyCTT1Aug 19, 1990 – Apr 5, 1993OTThe JRD was my first PCS afloat tour and it was full of memorable moments. I met a lot of good people onboard that ship.
Mitchell, Jerry /grampsFC2Sep 1990 – May 1994CM
Mitchell, Jerry/grampsFC2Sep 28, 1990 – May 25, 1994Combat SystemsHow is everybody doing? Miss you all.would like to hear from you , and BULL you know SEA SPARROW RULES !
Pratt, KeithGSEFNOct 1990 – May 1991Engineering
Swartz, TimE-3Oct 18, 1990 – Jun 18, 1992Deck
Holmes, BobbyPN3Nov 1990 – Aug 1992Admin
Melillo, KennethFC21991 – 1995Combat SystemsCIWS Technician
Bevins, ScottSH21991 – 1995Supply
Fisher, TomET-21991 – 1996Combat Systems
Rascoe, TracySTG21991 – 1993CSACool serving w/ White, Sauers and others in and out of the division-so bad with names these days! Worst and still tough is my dealing w/ the Sonar 4 Eductor Room incident for which there was/is no record of the event.
Dishaw, JoeGMG1(SW)Jan 1991 – Jun 1995CGYes I am still Alive & I did retire......To all of you guys that I endured Long days & Nights Underway with & When I Look Back that Time on JR was the most Memorable. Making Custom Knives and enjoying Retirement
Cannon, RobertLTFeb 1991 – Feb 1994Engineering
Schulz, RobLTMar 1991 – Mar 1994ElectricalI currently live in Mansfield, Texas with my wife Shelly and 4 children, running a small financial planning practice. 15 years removed, I have yet to find a better group of guys than than the Sailors and JO's aboard the John Rodgers.
Earnshaw, EarnieEN-3Mar 1991 – Oct 7, 1994Engineering
Murray, DanielENCMar 1991 – Aug 1994A-DivisionLoved the Navy, then retired. Made a lot of memories while aboard this ship. Drug Interdiction OPS, UNITAS, Space Shuttle Fuel Tank Recovery, Yards in Portsmouth, VA.
Blair, Shannon ET3Mar 1, 1991 – Aug 1, 1993CELiving in Raleigh NC, am friends with quite a few of y'all on Facebook, great memories on this Ship, Grenada was Amazing, I still go Deep Sea Fishing, but I don't wake up on the beach anymore! Strike Eagle!
Bourguignon, RobertFC3May 1991 – May 1, 1993Went thru REFTRA on that boat. right in the middle we went to Grand Cayman. What a trip.
Sibert, WilliamET 2May 20, 1991 – Dec 31, 1995CEStrike Eagle!! How could they Decom you?
Cox, KenFC3Jul 2, 1991 – Jul 7, 1992CSHello to all. Glad to of served with you. Thanks for the memories.
Ayers, BarryFiremanJul 10, 1991 – Apr 10, 1993A Divisiongood times with good men
Thompson, BobGMM1Aug 1991 – Sep 1994CAHad some fun on the old J.R. I retired in '96 working as a machinist and dabbling in a few other things.
Hardesty, DeanFC2Oct 1991 – Sep 1994CMTomahawk Rule's Went on to do bigger and better things. Miss the good time's(Unitas 93) Dont miss the bad
Belcher, BillyGSE2Oct 1991 – Nov 1996EM03Whats up Knuckle Heads!!!! Go Big Orange!!!!
Jones, AntonioCTA2/BM2/CHIEF MAAOct 21, 1991 – Nov 21, 1995OT/OD/MAALOOKING FOR OLD SHIPMATES
Black, JeffSTG1(SW)Oct 21, 1991 – Sep 5, 1995CSFrom 10/91 - 8/95. If you were onboard then, shoot me a line. I retired (12/2000) and went to work as a Field Service Engineer at Intel and now am enrolled fulltime in college for Engineering.
McCray, MerrittHT2Nov 1991 – Sep 14, 1994TWO GUYSWhat's up SHIPPY'S ? Just saying hey . Two Guys is still alive and well , go figure somehow we both ended up at the same company. drop me a line if you remember us
Candreva, PhilipLTNov 4, 1991 – Oct 1, 1994Supply OfficerBest ship I served on! Super memories. Retired in 2006 as a CDR; still working for Navy as a civilian in California.
Wojnar, DonaldOS1Nov 30, 1991 – Jul 15, 1996OIFriends will come and Friends will go, But True Friends will never be Forgotten.
Crenshaw, JodySTG3Dec 2, 1991 – Dec 2, 1993CSHey nutheads! Just found this site and thought I would send a note. Hope all are doing well. Hubedog, call me 336-202-9936. I received a great email about the boat. I also wanted to track down Bauer's number. Everyone take care. Jody C

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