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USS Russell (DDG 59) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Russell (DDG 59). 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 175 crew members registered for the USS Russell (DDG 59).

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Kittle, Michael1996 – 1998
Gottlieb, StephenEN31996 – 1999eng - awas on russell for her first two tours. Served under Cmdrs Daly, Anhalt, and Boorda. she was a good ship, with a great crew. far and away the worst time of my life. you boys take care of her, I hate how much I loved her.
Denevan, Frank "dirt"BM3Feb 1996 – Apr 1999OD-O1I really enjoyed my time on the Russell. Did not know how much until I was gone. I am currently an electrician and a BM2 in the reserves with NMCB 23. Miss the friends I made, especially those from deck division!
Camacho, AdrianFeb 1, 1996 – Jul 1, 1999RThe Russell was my first ship.I worked with a good group of guys
Monteverde, MattBM3Feb 28, 1996 – Dec 4, 1999OD01/ DECK DIVLiving in FLAGSTAFF, AZ where I am Corporal with the Flagstaff PD. Been a cop here for 10 years. SWAT for 7 of them. Remembering all the boys from OD01. WHITEHEAD, DESTA, NATHAN, BROWN, VEE, PLONG. Thanks for the times.
Michel, JoseBMNov 10, 1996 – Jul 7, 2000DECK
Joseph, Marvin A.k.a JojoIT2Feb 5, 1997 – Sep 15, 2001That was my first ship and last ship. I started out as a deck dawg and moved on to radio central as an IT man. Made lots of good friends too. Now as a elementary school teacher I tell my kids about many of my fascinating stories of the navy
Jones, DarrylICCMar 3, 1997 – Aug 1, 2001EBy far the best sea tour I ever had. I qualified EOOW, ESWS and was promoted to IC1. Then went on to make ICC at next command.
Velasquez, Regan "Vee"BM3Jun 21, 1997 – Jun 21, 2000OD 01Russell was my only ship, and it was the best ship. I miss my shipmates, specially the deck guys. I'm now a Registered Nurse at las vegas. Would love to hear from old shipmates!!
Marsh, GavinDC2Jul 15, 1997 – Aug 6, 2000repair
Paulus, MichaelFC3-FC1Sep 21, 1997 – Sep 21, 2002CO
Bell, MarkYNCOct 1997 – Dec 1999X
Allison, ChristopherE-5/BM2Oct 15, 1997 – Nov 3, 2001OD01RECRUITER NAVY RECRUITING STATION ST.PETERSBURG
Carlson, Jeff "gator"SK1Nov 10, 1997 – Jun 10, 2001SupplyServed on Russell for four years, retired in 2004 and now work for NOAA.
Gill, TimothyE-5/FC2(SW)1998 – 2003CO
Moreland, Bradley BSH3 (SW)Jan 1998 – May 5, 2001S3
Chrisman, Jeremy "goat"SM3Jan 1998 – Nov 4, 2001nav/adminback when it was at its best
Salas, ChrisOSSN - OS2(SW)Jan 1, 1998 – Sep 22, 2002OIBest ship in the fleet during this time. One of the best of my life.
Lytle, Adamgsmfn LytleFeb 1998 – Sep 2001engineering GS
Crispin, JerryGSE1(SW)Feb 13, 1998 – Mar 8, 2002MPStationed at Great Lakes TSC.
Nono, NicanorGSM2Feb 19, 1998 – Jan 2, 2002MP
Lanas, PatricioSTG 2 (SW)Feb 26, 1998 – Feb 20, 2001CA
Darbonne, EmersonSTG2Mar 1998 – Jun 2002CAThree deployments were plenty for me. Got out, got my BA from LSU (geaux tigers), having fun as a civilian. Miss that great big ocean, though.
Onsgard, Jeremy (Opie)DC2Apr 1998 – Mar 2002RepairHad alot of good times and made alot of great friends.
Wilkinson, GreggFC2(SW)Apr 1998 – Jun 2002CF
Conrad, BenIC1Jun 1998 – Mar 2002ELearned alot onboard thanks to the engineers. Left the ship to Pecom DDG-89. Currently instructing at CNED Philadelphia
Minchew, LanceMA1(SW)Aug 1, 1998 – Oct 2002CFTransferred to NSGA Hawaii. Still there due to leg injury. Converted to MA in 2003.
Coho, NutzIT1Oct 16, 1998 – May 26, 2002ORNAS Whidbey Island VAQ-132. EAOS: Now resides in Niagara Falls, NY
Plong, TomBM3Nov 1998 – Jul 2002OD 01My first and last command ; )
Smith, MontaSK2 (SW)Dec 27, 1998 – May 2, 2002A-GANG, ER, and S-1Of course i thought the ship sucked when i was there, but when i got to my next ship after shore duty, i realised how much the navy had changed. Its much more of a back stabbing war, mixed with stupid shit here in Yokosuka, Japan.USS LASSEN
Turbyfill, DavidSM2/NOW MA11999 – 2000NAV
Kenton, Jeromy "Jay" Aka TwitchOSSR-OS2 (NOW OS1)Jan 19, 1999 – Jun 2004OII had a lot of good memories from the Russell. I think I was there during her prime. Had an awesome division and great Crew. Would like to keep in contact with some old shipmates. I'm at ATGPAC San Diego now as an instructor.
Charette, JamieQM2(SW) CURRENTLY MA2(SW)Mar 11, 1999 – Oct 15, 2002NAVWhen I was on the ship I hated it but now that I look back I realize that it was a great time of my life. Thank You RUSSELL
Kirkland, DanielPN2(SW)Apr 1999 – Oct 2002NXGreat ship.
Bouchard, ScottFC1Apr 19, 1999 – Jan 1, 2004CONow stationed at RTC Great Lakes, FFTU (Fire Fighting Training Unit) Got kicked out of RDC for TATTOOS (IMAGINE THAT!!!!!!!!!!)
Sitton, MichealHT2Sep 14, 1999 – May 20, 2001ER01medically retired
Smith, JamesFC1(SW)Nov 1999 – Nov 2003CFHad some good and bad times on her. Two deployments with lots of drunken memories. Thanks for all the fun shipmates.
Daniel, MarcusGM2 TO GM1(SW)Nov 11, 1999 – Dec 1, 2003CX VLSLots of Good Times on Russell Da Love Muscle!! 2 WESTPACs, Lots of Singha and Tiger Beer! Great Crew, Great group of guys in Combat Systems, Outstanding Division. 'Sup Smitty, Brooklyn!! Ummm Steak Dinner!! Steak Dinner!!!
Smith, JamesFC1(SW)Nov 29, 1999 – Nov 17, 2003CFThe Russell was something of memory we worked hard and played even harder. There are some bad memories but some lasting great ones that I will never forget. RIP to FC2 Joseph Dancer you will never be forgotten.
Eltringham, BrianMSCDec 1999 – Oct 2000S-2
Jobe, BryanMA2 (SW) STARTED AS FNDec 1999 – Jan 2003ENGINEERINGRussell; my first ship and first command. It turned a boy into a man. Many experiences and lessons were learned. I was also the Search and Rescue Swimmer for the Russell. Currently stationed at Port Hueneme CA. Leaving for Atsugi Japan in February 06
Arboleda, EdwinCSCS(SW)Dec 11, 1999 – Jun 4, 2003S-2The "Mighty Warship Russell" was my best tour. Great Ship and Crew, I wish I was back onboard! Currently serving as Department Head Presidential Food Service at The White House.

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