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USS Chandler (DDG 996) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Chandler (DDG 996). 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 469 crew members registered for the USS Chandler (DDG 996).

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

Hinds, RickyE21982 – 1983A GangHey hows it goin?
White, JimHT31982 – 1983i would like to get in touch with john, greene and doug and handy. hope all is well with all of you. get back in touch ok.
Scheibe, James1982 – 1983Weaponsplankowner, Pascagoula; Good time in South America.
Spears, BradleyPETTY OFFICER1982 – 1986DeckPlankowners! What's up everyone. I made alot of great friends onboard "The Warship". I would love to her from Tony Barnett, Woody Woodberry, Kevin Hollins and others. I got comisioned as a LT after leaving Chandler. Hope all is well
Fitzgerald, MooseOS11982 – 1985oi/owi think you could call me the leader of the "run-a-muck" crew. i retired in 1997 as a osc. i now live in south dakota and have been the local vfw post cmdr for 3 years now. love to here from some "old" shipmates.
Golden, ChrisFC11982 – 1985Combat SystemsPlankowner. Had some great times and made great friends aboard the Chandler. I thank Randy for all those rides to Mobile, AL when we were in P'Goola. I settled in the San Diego area and work for a satellite equip. Co.
Koumjian, KennyGMM#1982 –combat systemsBest time in the world !! Laughed every day and met some of the greatest guys in the world. Personally,..wouldn't trade those days for anything. Just sort of wished I had kicked Mike Bailey's rebel ass !!
Schielke, BobEW2Jan 1982 – Jan 1985OPSPlankowner. Shellback. EWC Kemp was a douchebag. He sent me to hell (LSD 39). I'd like to reintroduce myself now. Payback's a bitch. Ad Mortem Fidelis.
Jay, DennisFC2Jan 1982 – Mar 1986combatPlankowner. Started in Pascagoula and left during 86 westpac from phillipines. CIWS tech with Mike, Ronnie and Kel. Have gone on to lifelong manufacturing supervisor. Married with 3 kids. Sorry to hear she went out of se
Standifer, JamesBM3Jan 1, 1982 – Mar 1, 19831stHey mates. My name is Carl. I'm brother of James Standifer who served with most of you on the Chandler. Well sad news. Oct 12 of 2009 my brother James passed away of the H1N1 flu virus.
Zankl, MikeFC1Jan 15, 1982 – Mar 9, 1986FoxGood memories, too many to mention. Plankowner. cheezewiz tech. Christ It Won't Shoot!
Gilbert, JohnFC2 (SW)Feb 1982 – Mar 1986CombatPlank Owner Wow those were the days
Fry, RandyBM3Feb 1982 – May 1984BoatswainsmateIt was a good time. Don Barnett, Rick Mckloskey and Joe Trippley from New york. Remember all the shit we done?
Jennings, Lamar TaraySTG-2Mar 15, 1982 – Apr 1983CACrazy TJ still ticking. Now, I'll take your picture.
Estrada, MikeGMG 3Mar 20, 1982 – May 17, 1984combat odI was assigned to Chandler right after boot camp and so I'm a plankowner. I made a lot of good friends. I still wonder where they are today. Tony Garcia, Ron Kneifel,Carlos Gracia,Joe Gomez,Mart Svaty. Look me up
Eichholtz, DannyGMG1Apr 5, 1982 – Aug 1, 1982CSG
Kallerson, DougOS3May 1982 – Sep 1983OIHi shipmates.I was a replacement for a plank owner who had seizures.Went thru hell in OI.I was the petty officer picked in the summer of 83 for NROTC.Left "The Threat".went to the U of Washington NROTC unit.Graduated but didnt serve in the Navy
Kersey, KarlOS2May 1982 – Jun 1983OIBrother duty. Next duty: Civilian/Reservist Phoenix, AZ
Feldman, MarcHT2May 7, 1982 – Nov 17, 1986RSaw some great places, did some wild stuff. Now I'm a dentist in upstate New York. A little calmer now...
Sviland, MarcETC(SW)Jun 1982 – May 1985OEAwesome command; Hammerin Hank, Tommy Elliott, Phipps - PSA in P'goula. Making Chief. Steve Adams as CMC. All good
Drouin, BrianMR2Jun 2, 1982 –A GangPlankowner, best time in my life
Michalek, WayneMS3/MSSNOct 3, 1982 – Apr 9, 1984supplywas a good ship.i miss the ol gal. some of my shipmates i remember fondly. hope they are well. some i do all of those who i served with and those i didnt.. that was one kick ass ship.. all the best..
Sherwood, RickEW2Nov 1982 – Nov 1984This is the widow for Rick Sherwood. He served on this ship during his 2 years. He passed away at age 37 (2-2-02). I have framed the flag and memoralized his life on the USS Chandler.
Wells, Butchgsm21983 – 1986engineering
Trippeda, JoeBM2Feb 8, 1983 – Oct 31, 1986OD/DECKBEST TIME OF MY LIFE
Thario, LesFTG1Mar 1, 1983 – Jul 19, 1987CSGreat memories ! I often reflect back on all the special times and great people I met.
Dan, FeeneyS/AMar 15, 1983 – 1985DeckI cannot believe it has been nearly 30 years. I see a few names I'm about to say hello to. BMC Reid, if your out there, thank you for the paint locker job!
Spingola, Craig profile iconEN1Apr 3, 1983 – Jul 1, 1986EngineeringLooking back at my career I will always remember my shipmates while serving on my first navy ship. It opened my eyes by experiencing and seeing so much while traveling the world.
Graham, PhilipHT2May 29, 1983 – Jan 24, 1987RepairASRA.....the last name in S$*%. For those of you who remember R Division and Mr. Noble, Mr. Hume, Chief Handy, Chief Gomez and Chief DeCarlo...... Had great times, can't believe she's decommissioned.
Mills, PaulBM3Jul 10, 1983 – Feb 23, 1987OD/DeckI had the best time of my life on the WARSHIP Chandler.
Youngblood, Mike "sultin Sahib Scuttla FallaEW2Oct 21, 1983 – Feb 1985OWLoved the old Warship, but had to go with Bob Schielke to the Micky V. Was an instructor at FCTCPac from 87-91.After that to the USS Copeland (FFG-25) got out in Oct 92. Now parole officer in Texas. My son just got out of the Navy as FC2.
Martinez, PeterGMM3Dec 15, 1983 – Jan 30, 1985GMMGunners Mate Missile ... Great Memories. Miss a few guys on that boat. Hoping to reconnect.
Phillips, RayRM21984 – 1985Operations
Jones, CarlusRM31984 – Jan 1988OCHad some fun times on the chandler. Learned a great deal from some old salts. I would not change anything, no not anything.
Rauback, GeraldE-5 / TM21984 – 1987CO / CAHad some crazy times back then.
Vaughn, JamesGMG21984 – 1988CG-ORD
Steininger, Randy "Stein"STG11984 – 1989ASWOW! It has been a long time indeed. Great to read about all you guys after all these years. A reunion would be sweet but probably difficult. I remember my years abourd the Chandler like it was yesterday. Yo Scotty!
Willoughby, James F.GSM1Jan 1984 – Apr 1986Main Propulsion
Otto, JamesSTG1Jan 15, 1984 – Sep 15, 1985CSI had a good time on board, a good ship with a great crew
Petrill, ScottSNFeb 1984 – Sep 1984deckwas on the warship while waiting for a school. I got hosed on that deal! Gotta remember the pi, good thing I never got something I couldn't get rid of.
King, StanleyMSSAFeb 1984 – Mar 1985S2Gosh, so long ago, was a very trying time for me as I was suffering from cancer while aboard. I am married with boy/girl twins. and I work in the medical field now. If anyone remembers me, let me know please.
McGrath, SteveLTMar 1, 1984 – Apr 1, 1986NavigatorBest ship and crew ever! Especially the "Bubbas" aka "The 1985 Drinking Champions" softball team. I really miss the Nav Team and the Deck Technicians (DT's).
Frank, Rod profile iconGSM2Mar 1, 1984 – Apr 1, 1986MPMost powerful ship on the West Coast at the time. Draft was too deep to get over to 32nd St. (we parked at Pier Juliet on North Island). I had the CCS Aux Steaming watch when the Challenger disaster occurred (Reftra).
Easter, ScottSAR 2ND CLASSMar 14, 1984 – Sep 1, 1986
Garrett, DouglasGSE2Mar 15, 1984 – Oct 16, 1987EngineeringAboard "The Threat" AKA: "Warship Chandler" Warship Warriors: Codename: DANO (ShellBackx2) 2 WestPac's,including 2 glorious deployments in the Persian\Arabian Gulf for Iran/Iraq war(one deployment so long that we actually ha
Ledesma, VinceDDG 996Apr 1984 – Apr 1986OIMiss chipping paint on the fantail, and training lookout for the midwatch...NOT!!
Cunningham, SamBM 3Apr 1, 1984 – Aug 29, 1985DECKHad a great cruise. I hope all my Shipmates are well
Van Huyck, JimOS2-OS1May 1984 – Jan 1987OIBest three years of my career--Run-Amucks Rule! Does Jerry 'Bad Attitude' Norton have any hair left?
Hubbard, TomMIDN 3/CJun 1984 – Jul 1984MidshipmenLife-changing cruise. Flew east to meet the ship in Diego Garcia, then steamed east to Perth and Subic Bay. Experienced more things in one day in Subic that I had not done in my entire 18 years previous. Flew east bac
Millang, RonaldGSECJun 1, 1984 – Jul 1, 1986MPBest crew I ever served with!
West, LarryGMM2Jul 1984 – May 29, 2005Combat OrdnanceMy last experience in the Navy!
Bowers, RandallBM1Jul 13, 1984 – Jan 1, 1988odmy first ship
Hamilton, Scott (Hambone)BM2Aug 1984 – Jan 1988DeckWe moaned and groaned about standing watches, sanding and red lead. We never realized we were going places and seeing things most folks only dream about. Great time in my life.
Parkerl, Russell (Pinchy)gsm2Aug 1, 1984 – Nov 27, 1987engineering (fuel shack)
Hollis, ScottSTGSNOct 1984 – Nov 23, 1987CombatHad the best time of my life. Met some lifelong friends, and have a lifetime of memories. Did that deep-sea diving thing I was always talking about, for 10 yrs. in LA Now I'm back in AZ, working in healthcare.
Rogers, KurtE-4Oct 1984 – Sep 1988r-divisionWas contacted by an old shipmate the other day and it was awesome to catch up and reminice, he told me about this website and here I am. It would be good to hear from some of the fellas I served with.
Vaughn, Jim profile iconGM2(SW)Oct 1984 – Feb 1988Ordnance
Powell, Noble "Bo"SN/BM2 BMCS (EXW)Dec 1984 – Jun 1988DeckFirst ship means- means you all shared a lot of firsts with me, so thanks

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