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USS Joseph Strauss (DDG 16) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Joseph Strauss (DDG 16). 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 288 crew members registered for the USS Joseph Strauss (DDG 16).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1968 | 1969 – 1972 | 1973 – 1977 | 1978 – 1981 | 1982 – 1984 | 1985 – 1987 | 1988 – now

Bruce, Ron G.SM21982 – 1984OCHad a great time on the Joey Maru,how bout you?West-pac 82 is what all cruises should be like.By the way you shipmates were the best in my 10 year adventure.Good luck to all
Barber, Edward (Chuck)QMCM1982 – 1985Deck and ONGreat Times Great Ship. The Navy has changed so much since I was a SR in deck department on the "Smokin Joe" Sid! Looking forward to hearing from you, we had some great times!
Kirtley, EdwardBM31982 – 19851st Divisionlooking for some of my old buddies...remember getting thrown out of Guam?! Do you also remember taking out the pier in Pearl Harbor?! Also looking for Lori Stone!!! Hey Sid get a hold of me...where's Steve Ziedler?
Alton, HowardE51982 – 1983A
Dahlmeier, MichaelLTJan 3, 1982 – Jul 30, 1983OperationsOperations Dept Head
McCarty, DavidMM1Feb 1982 – Nov 6, 1984M
Schlutt, PaulGM2Feb 11, 1982 – Jul 20, 1986FOX / GMBest time in my career
Hamilton, BillSH-2, SH-1Feb 11, 1982 – Mar 11, 1989SH,MAALOOKING FOR SH-1 WILLIAM SLAUGHTER
Elam, Greg (Sid)BM3Jun 15, 1982 – Feb 2, 19851rstHey to the old Joey Maroo sailors. If you knew me conatact me. Thanks and Aloha.
Elam, SidBMSN/QM3Jun 20, 1982 – Feb 2, 1985FirstHad a blast on the Joey Maroo. Best times ever on that boat.
Hanson, JoeMM3Jun 30, 1982 – Mar 31, 1985Engineering
Nunziata, Louis/lou/nunzBM2Sep 1982 – Sep 19841st Division/DeckSecond ship in the Navy. Was great living in Hawaii. Had many good memories...
Stringfield, DavidBT3Sep 14, 1982 – Oct 14, 1985BOILERS
Folger, MikeYN3Oct 18, 1982 – Oct 25, 1985XNReading the names of my old shipmates sure brought back a bunch of memories. Elam, you still owe me a gold chain. Goodroad, I just found some picks from Adams Bar, in Subic City, of me and Shamburger. Drop me a line.
Raymie, Scott profile iconMM2Nov 2, 1982 – Mar 28, 1985M-DivSmokin' Joe and her crew Rocks!
Vidia, DavidBMSNDec 1982 – 19841ST/DeckHad a great time on board the Joe. At least what I can remember between beers.
Sanders, RodneyGMM21983 – 1987ASWest Pac was the best time for me on the Joey Maroo. Good group of people. I see a few names of poeple I remember vividly and some names I remember but can't place their face. Nice to see you guys are still kicking.
Webster, Philht1983 – 1985B-RSmoken joe now that was a boat. started out in the aft fireroom then went to R division anybody remember me.
Padilla, GaryBT31983 – 1986B
Ross, GordyOS11983 –OI
Smith, Dennis (Smitty)BTFNMar 1983 – Dec 1985BI met a lot of good people and had a lot of great times
Smith, Dennis/smittyBTFNMar 1983 – Dec 1985BI had a lot of good times on that ship. Some of the guys are really missed. Lee Davis, Greg Cowles, Gary Padilla. Just to name a few.
McCall, Robin (Mac)GMM2(SW)Apr 2, 1983 – Feb 1, 1987ASGreat times. WestPac '86 was a blast. Would love to hear from any of you.
Ridings, CharlesBT3Apr 7, 1983 – Jul 13, 1985Enginerring
Martin, BobFTM2Jun 1983 – Aug 1987Fox
Clark, SteveBT2-SWSep 1983 – Oct 1988BTHawaii was a great home port. We had a great crew and Capt. Anderson was the best.
Clark, SteveBTOct 30, 1983 – Oct 18, 1988BT
Forsythe, DaveE5 FC2(SW)Nov 1983 – Jan 1988Fox WeaponsI was in "Missile Plot" as a technician and also served as Line #5 P.O.I.C in underway detail.
Hite, KennyIC 3Dec 1, 1983 – Feb 15, 1987EHad some of the best and the worst times of my life on the Smoking Joe
Benn, JohnHT21984 – 1988M & R
Hutchins, JamesOS2(SW)1984 – Oct 1988OIFirst let me say I hate computers! but, hey it's the 21st century right. Hi Rob and Brian long time no see, here,talk!!! Me, married, three kids, Lt. in the vol. F.D. and training to be a paramedic love to here from you. Jim
Lindly, ThomasFTM21984 – 1984FoxJust transfered for the westpac, then EAOS'd. Didn't even get to PI, just Guam, Singapore and...
Spaulding, RonFC11984 – 1989FOXMissile Radar WCS, Harpoon Tech, FOX Division LPO
Kraeger, DavidENFNJan 1984 – Dec 1986A-GangHey all, I'm looking for my friends in M/B division and A-Gand, as well as MSSN Norman Allred my email
Bolinger, DougGMM2Feb 1984 – Feb 1987FOX/GMREAL GOOD TIMES
Asai, JonRMC/SW RetiredMar 1984 – Oct 1988OCHey, just saw this, and Steve Ricketts name, Had a blast in Op Preying Mantis
Funk, MatthewMar 1, 1984 – Jun 6, 1986FoxWas a great ship to be on. Miss the deployments. At least it is not on the bottom of the Pacific, like my first ship. DDG 22
Swann, Robert "Goose"OS2 (SW)Apr 1984 – Oct 1988OIHard to believe but I am back in the Pershin Gulf in 2004.(1985,88 USS Joseph Strauss - 1987 USS California) This time as a E8 in the Army for Operation Iraqi Freedom. / Take Care
Corp, GeneET1/ETCApr 1984 – Apr 1987OEI remember staying behind while the ship went to Alaska and going through Chief's initiation in Pearl Harbor. I remember the Sterret relieving us and then getting hit by the Exocet missile in the Chief's and FT Quarters and taking out the Radar
Wood, James (Jim)E-6/BT1Jun 1984 – Jul 1987"B" divisionThe few years I had while attached to the "Joseph Strauss" were the best of my time in the Navy. This command was the most professional crew I had the opportunity to steam with.
Stottlemyer, KevinBT2Jul 1984 – Jun 1987Boilers
Kimble, JimGMGCJul 1, 1984 – Sep 1, 1988fox/gmlooking for shipmates from the strauss. 84-88 weapons dept.
Meza, LarryTM2Sep 1, 1984 – Mar 30, 1987ASVeterans Day 2009. Reminiscing of my Navy days and agonizing over the thought of not remaining in touch with the people I entrusted with my life. Sorry fellas. Look for me on facebook.
Land, JerryBM3Nov 1984 – Nov 19881st Div.The best days of my life. I should've never left that ship or the navy. I see some names here I remember. I am glad to hear that most of you guys think the same thing about ol' Joe. And no one could forget Slammin Sam.

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