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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

Adamson, JimmyET3/RETIRED (12 YR VET)1986 – 1988CERepair 8. Like to hear from any of the ETs. USS Chandler, USS Bunker Hill, NCTS P.I., COMSUBGRU 7, and retired.
Thompson, Ricke-41986 – 1989missileslooking to reunite
Wiltz, Eric (Doc)HM21986 – 1988firstOld shipmates, lets get together and go hunting and fishing! Doc Wiltz
Cantwell, Jimmy/texanFiremab1986 –Aft engineroomMade good friends on this boat. Had some good times.
Hudgins, David "Huggy"OS3Jan 1986 – Nov 1990Good Ship and crew. Who can forget the rescue at sea in the gulf. Or 108 days in the gulf . Now that was a long cruse. Loved the yards in Seattle. Did they ever get link 4A working?
Peck, CurtissMR1Jan 1986 – Aug 1988RepairWhat a great crew to have served with. Drop me an email sometime:
Spaid, MattSM1Jan 1, 1986 – Dec 31, 1988OC
Singleton, DewayneTM3Jan 7, 1986 – Dec 29, 1989Combat Systems
George, ReggieSTG2Feb 1986 – Apr 1988CA
Ponticelli, RichGMG E-5Feb 1, 1986 – Mar 3, 1989Gunner's MateHope to see some of you mod's soon.....
Heidenreich, GeorgeW-3/W-4/LTJGMar 1986 – Dec 1989Battery Control / Fire Control OfficerHonored to have served with all of you!! For those that may remember ENS Mike Gilday it is now RADM (SEL) Gilday he has done us proud!! Keith Correy I rember you and you being in the Stinger Det..
Juarez, RubenOS2Mar 6, 1986 – Aug 5, 1990OI
Ricard, Joseph L.GMG1 (sw)Apr 20, 1986 – May 28, 1989The Gun Gang5"/54 Mount Captain.
Wiggins, MichaelSEAMANJun 1986 – Oct 1989OD DeckJust have to say that it was a great time to be there,miss all of that i served with. You guys ROCK!!. Hit me up would like to hear from you.Was shocked to hear that they decommomissioned her.
Agito, Maximostorekeeper 2ndJun 9, 1986 – Jun 10, 1990supply dept./s-2i felt like i'm back on my ship.seeing some old buddies
Reed, Thyrl "T"RM2Aug 10, 1986 – Dec 5, 1988OCChief Hagy and Chief Gardley...Rm1 Higgs and Rm1 Stanfill was LPO..Rm3 Akbar Washington, Rm2 Gary Bell
Grenier, Martin0S2Oct 1986 – Sep 1988OperationsNice to see shipmates on this site.
Rivers, ThaneENSOct 1, 1986 – Jan 1, 1990ENG/ CSSome of my best times adn some amazing people
Rivers, ThaneLTJGOct 20, 1986 – Jan 3, 1990ASW and AuxiliariesAwesome crew some great friends
Hendrickson, JoelQM1Oct 26, 1986 – Jun 23, 1990on01
Howell, Roger...aka "worm"STGSNNov 1986 – Jun 1990CA
Steininger, RandallSTG1Nov 15, 1986 – Nov 15, 1989CAWow, stumbled across this website! It sure would be cool to reunite with some of the guys from the Chandler again. I'm in South Bend, Indiana, home of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
Medina, BenGMM2Dec 11, 1986 – Dec 13, 1988C.O.Good ship. Good crew. RADML Kevin Quinn still around.
Clapham, PeterLT1987 – Aug 1991CIC/1st LTA great ship and great crew...
David, AllenGMG1987 – 1989
Rooks, BrandonEW31987 – 1989Electronic WarfareWhat a fantastic Experience to serve and travel half way around the world. Although, my memory is foggy on all the fun, excitement, and danger we had.... I will always be most proud of my time served on that command.
Jose, JohnPN31987 – 1989OpsWow - just found this site - alot of names bringing back memories!
Hawkins, AndyOS21987 – 1991OIGood times! LOL. Laundry & McDini's Baja. Big John Ratini, "Legend" Tony Bubnick! Sammy Valles, Matt Davis Big Jamie Richeson! Bill McAllister, Chief Thieme! Rosco! Tiajuana! Pat Egan!!! Hope you guys are doing well!
Martinez, TonyLTJan 1987 – Jun 1990Supply DepartmentIt was the most challening of assignments. From the Gulf to new threat upgrade at Todd Shipyard. Great crew and exciting memories.
Vogt, MikeEWSR/SA/SN/SA/SRJan 1987 – Jan 1989OWDont Remember much, but I know I had fun. Never did get to use that "schelaylee" on anyone else.
Fedder, Rob (Fed)STG3Jan 1987 – Jun 1989CA
Scofield, Michael (Mike) profile iconGMM1 - GMCJan 1987 – Mar 1991CO
Broadwater, JimLTFeb 1987 – Apr 1989Chief Engineer
Brodeur, ChrisBM3Feb 1, 1987 – Oct 20, 1988Deck
Layon, ModestoSEAMANFeb 10, 1987 – Jun 10, 1988deckMy first taste of a navylife. One of the best...
Abbott, Jim "Da Big Man"SEAMANMar 1987 – Aug 19, 1990DeckMy friends, Dyrda, Stine, Jed, Noli, what's up guys? BM1 Allen, and Crawford, Steinke, Bob Chovan, Al Colon, Lt. Rischea, Mr. Josie Pete Clapham, "Oh Dog Pee!!!!!" Man I miss that ship, and I miss my friends. Seattle rocked!!!!! Hit me u
Abbott, Jim profile iconBMSNMar 7, 1987 – Aug 19, 1990ODI loved the time I spent aboard Chandler. I miss the old navy days. Nowadays I'm a security supervisor in Plainfield, Indiana, guarding pet food and mac and cheese. LOL!!! Mac and cheese is important!!!
Osinski, DavidRMSNApr 1987 – Jan 1991OC01RMC Gardley, RMC Zimmer, RM1 Stanfill, RM2 Reed, RM2 Bell, RM3 Washington, Dale, O'neil, Bubnick, Buresh, that kid we all called Ken because he looked like a Ken doll..... Good times on the Warpig!!
Akins, BrittAW2May 15, 1987 – Jun 30, 1988Air WingHey Guys!! It is an HONOR to be a member of the finest crew on the finest ship in the Navy! Great Times! Was saddened upon learning of her decommissioning. Shellback-USS Chandler-Pokie is still feelin that day!
Corry, KeithSTINGER MISSLE GUNNERJun 1, 1987 – Sep 1, 1987STINGER MISSLEI cannot remember the exact dates on the Chandler. I was on the Stinger Missle team when the ship was in the Persian Gulf. I remember the rescue of the people off the burning oil tanker and the night where missles came close to the ship.
Merklin, ThomYN3Jul 15, 1987 – Mar 18, 1990OPS/ON
Merklin, ThomYN3Aug 3, 1987 – Mar 18, 1990OperationsJerry Adams or John Jose I would really like to talk with you. 206-778-0661
Smith, Steve "Smitty"ET1Sep 1987 – Apr 1991Combat SystemsGreat Ship and Crew!!! I still run into old shipmates and look forward to a reunion sometime.
Morey, Christopher DGSMSep 1987 – Jan 1993MP
Gonzalez-batiz, GermanMS3Sep 15, 1987 – Dec 20, 1990s2Lots of memories. Hung out with Fred Nobles and James Reid the best barber. Trying to contact my warship brothers if you remember Kool G Holla!
Thieme, KarlEWCOct 1987 – Apr 1991OWRetired after 22+ years, 5 different ship's. Chandler by far my best command. Persian Gulf deployment with CDR Smith was absolutely awesome. Just an outstanding crew focused on working hard and playing hard!
Flores, Eddie profile iconLTNov 1987 – Aug 1989DCA R Divison

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