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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

Greer, EricGMM31988 – Dec 12, 1990Ordnance
Maples, RalphFC11988 – Jan 1993CF
Pope, TimFC21988 – 1991I'll always remember the good times. Going out on the town with my shipmates. I still tell sea stories about Mad Dog.
Michael Sweeney, SweendogOS31988 – 1990OpsWould be great to hear from any brothers who share the indelible mark of "The Pigboat"! Good to see Smotherman sitting in the hot seat haha. Best to all who served and remembrances for those who left us too early
Barkley, RobertOS2Jan 1988 – Oct 1992OIMiss all the Great times had on 2 Persian Excursions 1988 and 1991-1992. Especially miss all my buds from those times, "Roscoe" Juarez, OS1 Sayre, Hasbrock, Marty Gurniere and all the others. USS Chandler was the BEST in PACFLT.
Corry, KeithE-3 STINGER GUNNERJan 1988 – Mar 1988STINGER GUNNERI am not sure if I have the dates right. I was on board as a Stinger Gunner in the Persian Gulf in the 80's. Hard to believe the ship was Decommissioned so soon. I remember the Rescue at Sea of the people off the Burning Oil tanker.
Bryan, WhitesideSN/PC3Jan 1988 – Jan 1991Deck / AdminMan I have some great memories from the Chandler. The best times had to be in Seattle at Todd Shipyards. I see a lot of familiar names here even my BOY McCardle. What's up to all and holla at me if you remember me.
Rishea, JohnLTFeb 1988 – May 1991I look back to my time on Chandler with fond memories. So many great shipmates, so much work, so little sleep. What more could a guy ask for?
Boyer, BradleyLTFeb 1988 – May 1991COMMO, DCA, NAVI'm married to Beth & we have three kids. I'm now a CDR in the reserves. Chandler was run by a great team. My time on board was an unbeatable learning experience. Best regards to my former shipmates!
Davis, MattOS3Feb 12, 1988 – Apr 6, 1991OISome really good memories that will last my lifetime- and some crappy ones too. Best collective group of people I've known so far.
Perkins, H. GlennSTG2Mar 21, 1988 – Feb 21, 1991SONARGREAT SHIP
Tate, Ronald profile iconGSM1May 1988 – Nov 25, 1991MPRan across this crew page and wanted to say hello to everyone. Spent most of my last year on Chandler in dry dock in Seattle and recertifying after overhaul, still great memories.
McArdle, Erik "Turtle"BM3Jun 1988 – Nov 1991Deck-ODIts been many years since I served on the Chandler and I still think about her all the time. I miss all the crew, especially the "deck apes" Abbott, Dierda, Stein, Clapham, Rich, Conlon, Wagner, Whiteside, Starks, Redditt, Holla at me !!!
Holden, Bob (Boffo)OS3Jun 1, 1988 – Mar 31, 1991OPSThe pole......Memories
Bubnick, TonyRM3Jun 20, 1988 – Sep 25, 1991OPSGreat memories and Great times. Big Ratini, Hawk man (whats Up Chicken man). match stick flipping thurmond, slamming sammy. those 1 hr naps. I miss them. I would go back and do it again for just 1 day!
Narum, DanielFC3Aug 1988 – Aug 1990CS CIWSGood memories.
Shepherd, DarrenGMM3Aug 8, 1988 – May 19, 1991CombatSeems like a million years ago to me.....Met a lot of great dudes on the Chandler (Conlon, Ratini, Pryor, Bell, Weinstein, Robinson, Ceruti, etc.).....Unfortunately, I mostly remember that miserable 14 months in the Shipyard in Seattle, WA.
Robinson, RonGMM3Aug 8, 1988 – Jun 10, 1990CombatI have a lot of fond memories of my shipmates even though I was Bad Attitude (BA). Haze Grey
Shepherd, DarrenGMM3Aug 8, 1988 – May 19, 1991Combat - Mk26 GMLSHave Many Fond Memories of Being In San Dog & Going To TJ! (Served With The Best Dudes I've Ever Been Around) GM's: (Robinson, Bell, Roloff, Pryor, Weinstein, Zipprich) FC's: (Pope, Narum, Mills, Ratini, Thurman, Rubio)
Johnson, RobertHTFNSep 1988 – Jun 1991RBest time of my life. The overhaul in Seattle was great. you guys are the best crew a guy could have served with, thank you.
Barnes, Ken (Sparky)EM2Nov 1988 – Nov 1993EI made some lifelong friends and memories. Growing up with this crew was the best experience I could ever hope for. I wish you all the best life has to offer!
Barnes, KenEM2Nov 1988 – Dec 1993EI had a lot of fun growing up on the Chandler.
Barnes, KennethEM3Nov 1988 – Oct 1993E DivisionThe ship that taught me a lot
Morton, CraigGSE2Nov 7, 1988 – Nov 10, 1993MPHowdy
Morton, CraigGSE2Nov 8, 1988 – Nov 10, 1993MPHowdy :)
Perry Bm3, CraigBM3Nov 15, 1988 – Aug 11, 1992deckmiss all u guys, rich, turtle, whiteside, reddit, Delgado man we had a blast. phillipines was great as well as seattle. whats up henry. hope all u guys r having a great life feel free to hit me up
Ratini, JohnFC2Dec 1988 – Mar 1993CFI miss all my good friends, Tony Bubnick, Big Andy Wayne Hawkins, Darren Shepherd, Trent Jacobi, Ralph Maples, Don Swatlowski, Don MacPherson, Rudy Pacol, even Big Red, etc, etc. Not enough room to list all the names. Good Luck to everyone.
Wagner, DarrellET3Dec 1988 – Feb 1990CE
Privett, FranklinYNSRDec 9, 1988 – Aug 13, 1991ADMINMy first ship. First ship I was on that went to the yards (Todd Shipyard, Seattle WA). We were their close to two years before returning to San Diego. Shout out to then YN2 Hodge, YNSR Earl, PNSR Olaso, PN2 Adams and OSSA Brown.
Ritz, DanielSH3Feb 1989 – Feb 1991Supply
McCormick, RussellHT2Mar 1989 – Oct 1991RI never forgot all the times we had, awesome first navy tour. Greg Sewel, Vernon Todd, Larry Lippard, Sam Lund..and many more Great dudes on that boat..thanks for all the partying! Hope all is well with all of you.
Workman, ToddDS2(SW)Apr 2, 1989 – Nov 1993Combat SystemsWas a great time in my life. Looking for old shipmates Murray (Lohrum), Beef (Downs), Guppy (Guthridge), Clark, Kostelecky, Mason, Sauter, Stone, Cassiano, and so on, too many to mention. Great bunch to work and see the world with!
Mason, WilliamDS-2Apr 26, 1989 – May 23, 1993CDShout out to Todd! Got some very good memories. Should have extended for that 2nd deployment. Looking for a copy of the citation proving we qualified for Kuwait Gov't Liberation of Kuwait Medal during West Pac 1991-1992.
Swatlowski, DonaldFC3Jun 1989 – Sep 1993combat
Talley, KellyHT3Jul 1989 – Mar 13, 1992EngineeringI sure do miss all the great friends I made and would like to hear from anyone.
Messenheimer, Mark / MessBM2Jul 8, 1989 – Aug 10, 1991deck
Smith, Tobin/smittyEMFNAug 1989 – Jun 4, 1992Eng
Smith, Tobin/smittyEMFNAug 1989 – Jun 4, 1992ENG
Pacol, RudyE5/FC2Aug 14, 1989 – Feb 15, 1994CFRemember the saying "Do it right the first time?"
Miller, JeffGSM3Sep 1, 1989 – Jul 1, 1992MPRan across this site when looking to see what happend to the old ship. Figured I would add my name and say hello to everyone. If anyone remembers who the hell I am my email is
Stinson, CraigCHIEF PETTY OFFICERSep 11, 1989 – Sep 30, 1992Fire control
Goodin, Silas MarvinStg3Oct 1989 – Jul 1992combat acousticsgreetings to all former shipmates. best wishes and much success in your current endeavors
Thurman, RogerFC2Dec 25, 1989 – Mar 23, 1993CFWork smarter, not harder.

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