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USS Chosin (CG 65) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Chosin (CG 65). 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 341 crew members registered for the USS Chosin (CG 65).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1990 | 1991 – 1992 | 1993 – 1994 | 1995 – 1998 | 1999 – 2001 | 2002 – now

Titsworth, GeorgeRM1(SWJun 5, 1983 – Jan 15, 1999OC DIV Comm CRSup fellas....How's my shippies doing?
Portier, RobertSTG1 (SW)Feb 15, 1985 – Jan 15, 1994CAI am currently a Lutheran Pastor in Sevierville TN drop me an e-mail @, I was the first enlisted man to receive orders to the ship.
Hope, BobE 3Jun 22, 1985 –Abobby hope baby!!!
MacArthur, DonFC1(SW)1989 – 1992CFPlankowner. Had a great time on Chosin and serving in the U.S. Navy. Still in the field of electronics and living in Washington State. Send me an email if you would like.
Free, MichaelCDR1989 – 1992Supply DepartmentBest wishes to a great crew. I still wear my ballcap with pride. Retired, I live in Frisco, Texas.
Brooks, Charles "Uncle Chuck"STG1(SW) - RETIRED1989 – 1994CAPlankowner - best precom experience!!
Persinger, Rick  NEWE6/RadiomanJan 1, 1989 – Sep 1, 1992communicationsPlank owner. Just wanted to keep in touch
Smith, Carl / SmitdawgOS1 (AW)Mar 1989 – Sep 1992OIPLANK OWNER 12 1/2 years in the navy the war dragon was the best tour of duty. until miller scammed to set me up to loose my clearance. but, never became an issue. i got out in sept 92.
Hudson, EricSHSNApr 1989 – May 1991SupplyPlank Owner. Even though I was discharged, I missed all you guys. You were great then and you still are. Wouldn't trade the experience for anything. In Kansas City working as a supevisor for city government and loving it. Hit me up guys.
Hall, RobertPC2Jun 1989 – Aug 1991
Barnao, MarkLTJul 1, 1989 – May 29, 1992Commo / DCAYou guys were steamers, and I appreciated the chance to serve with all of you!!!
Baggett, ChadSTG3Sep 1989 – Apr 1993CA
Skinner, LeroySTG1(SW) RETIREDOct 1989 – Jun 1994CAWardragon plankowner checking in, drop me a line!
Muckle, AlexanderBM2Oct 3, 1989 – Dec 11, 1992DECKPlankowner
Eason, RonSTG2Nov 1989 – Nov 1994CS2We were a classic. Planks I miss you guys. I'm an artist these days, 18 wheels under me...Holla when you can..Chuck Boogie where are you...PS It's still warm in Hawaii.
Cousineau, StephenEM1Nov 11, 1989 – Jul 5, 1995aux.hello to you plankowners, especially aux and mp divs. what a ship! the best, retired 1998. I would go back in and serve with you guys again in a moments notice. best time in my career. drop a line
Weedon, HiramENS THROUGH LTDec 18, 1989 – Apr 15, 1994CA/OC/CE/AEI just wanted to give a shout out to my Chosin family? If you get to Italy in the next six months, look me up at CNE-C6F.
Humphrey, StevenRM11990 – 1993CommPlankowner
Giorno, KenETCS(SW)1990 – 1993CSPlankowner.
Langley, HomerGSE21990 – 1991
Abrams, ChrisET21990 – Nov 1994CEPlank Owner
Placko, David M.GSM 21990 – 1992Main PropulsionPlankowner
Steinbock, PaulRM31990 – 1993CommPlankowner
Depoe, LarrySK21990 – 1992S-1PLANKOWNER
Mcgarvin, GaryFCC1990 – 1993CFPlankowner
Gearman, MikeFC31990 – 1994co
Clayton, JeffENC1990 – 1993AUXPlankowner, Just checking in from Rio De Janeiro, my home. Drop me a e-mail and let me know what is going on.
Wolfe, JasonSM31990 – 1993OCI am living in Everett, WA now supervising a night crew for a beer distributor. Drop me a line at
Richter, WilliamEW31990 – 1992OEPlankowner
Plank, GregCTO21990 – 1992SSESPLANKOWNER
Silvis, Mark "Lord Sif"FC21990 – Aug 29, 1994CF:02Order of the Owners of Planks... Healthy, Happy, and Heavenbound. Prayin' y'all do well with the swells.
Bullington, Wayne "Bull"OS21990 – 1995OIPlankowner -- Retired 2012 / LCDR
Carpenter, ScottieSA1990 – 1991DeckHi. I was on the chosin in 90 and 91. I relized the reason I did the things I did that got me my OTH Discharge was cause of a long term untreated mental illness.But I still look back on the good times had on the chosin & miss those who I served with.
Kemper, SamGSM11990 – 1993Main PropulsionPlank Owner
Boucher, JeanFN1990 – 1993EngPlankowner and first crewmember to become Rescue-swimmer. Didn't care much for those last night helo arrivials.
Placko, DavidGSM21990 – 1992Main PropulsionPlankowner
Contreras, FidelIT11990 – 1993OPS/OCPLANKOWNER
Jespersen, TimPN1990 – 1993Ship's OfficeWishing all the Plankowners well. Looking back, probably some of my best times. Take care of the ship crew.
Kabrin, JosephIC21990 – Jun 1992CEPlankowner. The Wardragon was the best ship that I served on.
Gillick, MarkOS2(SW)1990 – 1993OIPlankowner. Had a blast being TIC with Bull as IDS! Many great memories from those days.
Michalski, RonFC1(SW)1990 – 1994CF
Hallowell, RobertGSCS(SW)1990 – 1993ENGINEERING MPBy far, the best ship, the best crew! Still remember that GSE's car out in the parking lot. The green Beast! Thanks to all who served. 21 years now! Contact me any time!
Drake, CharlesFn-En31990 – 1993A-gang/ auxPlank owner retired as EN1 2005 look me up on facebook or Email me at
Snyder, Normane-61990 – Nov 18, 1992A- gang
Teagle, CliffordOS2 (sw)1990 – 1993OIlooking for joe brown
Todd, TroyBMSN1990 – 1993DeckPlankowner....Deck Division.... Eric...Roger....Muckle...Bell....Smitty....Adams....Smokedog! Robinson!!!!!!!!! where's Chief??? To Kenny Fields...."Boy"...:) Still doing it Deck style.........:)
Hughlett, FrankLT1990 – 1992CA DivisionI was truly blessed to have had the opportunity to serve with the greatest crew ever assembled---after 30 years of service I can confidently say there was none better than the CHOSIN Pre-comm crew.
Sanderson, VinceEW31990 – Jun 1993OEPlankowner. Discharged in 1995.
Banker, Don (Red) profile iconUnknown1990 – 1992unknownI am the wife of MAC Don Banker, who passed away 10/17/2020 from a massive heart attach. I am trying to find cruise books for USS Adroit 1988-1989, USS Inflict 1989-1990, USS Willamette 1998-1999
White, David (Whiteman)ET3Jan 1990 – Sep 1993CEHello all, I would like to hook up with a couple of old Buddies from CE from way back when. I am in TN now running a small business and keep in touch with a couple of guys regularly, Barnaby Dianni and Robert Bergman. Drop me a line at 615-533-0776.
Rosso, JasonE3/FNJan 1990 – Apr 1994AuxilaryWhat is up!!!
Hall, RobertPC3Jan 1990 – Aug 1991Admin / PlankownerGod Bless and God Speed
Matthews, AlanSTG1(SW)Jan 1990 – Apr 1994CAPlankowner Greatest Crew there ever was!
Heberling, GregoryEN3Jan 1990 – Jun 1996Aux Oil kingHey just on a reserve cruise was on the inter net and saw the site. PLANKOWNER FOREVER take care you guys. I really miss the time we had.
Conniff, ChrisSTG3Jan 1, 1990 – May 1, 1992CAChris (Catfish) Conniff
Simmons, E. JayQM3Jan 11, 1990 – Sep 21, 1991ONPLANKOWNER - Livin it up in Daytona Beach, FL. but really missing that Hawaiian atmosphere. (If you know what I mean) E-Mail
Kelley, JimmyRM3Jan 20, 1990 – May 20, 1993COMMPLANKOWNER - Just checking in from sunny Florida!! Hope to get an Email from the original crew. Steinbock Email me!
Powers, JohnSTG2Jan 31, 1990 – Nov 23, 1993CAAlways online, always on time. Wardragon plankowners, drop me a line!
Osburn, Kevin "Ozzy"IC2Feb 1990 – Feb 1992CEHad fun on the Wardragon. Any shipmates coming through Las Vegas drop me a message....
Richardson, RobinOS1(SW)Feb 1990 – Mar 1994OIPlankowner! What a ship and crew.
Kersey, KarlOSCSFeb 1990 – Mar 1995OI-PlankownerNext duty: CMTQ Instructor ATGPAC. Last duty: OIC Bupers SDC. OSCM(SW) Ret November 2001
Compton, BrianOS2(SW)Feb 1, 1990 – Nov 22, 1992OIPLANKOWNER - My first AEGIS Cruiser. Now I am teaching AEGIS Console Operations in Wallops Island. What a small world!
Wagoner, RobMS-2Mar 1990 – Nov 12, 1993S-2Plankowner
Robinson, RobBM1Mar 1990 –ODPlankowner then went to precom a minesweeper and minewarfare training center then to Pearl Harbor Shipyard to be the Ship Superintent for the Chosin
Millwood, MarkMS2(SW)Mar 1, 1990 – Jan 14, 1994SupplyIm an Executive Chef working in Vermont. Feel free to drop a line anytime! (802) 375-9363
Wagoner, RobMS-2Mar 1, 1990 – Dec 20, 1993
Wagoner, RobMS-2Mar 1, 1990 – Dec 27, 1993S-2Plankowner
Gates, Christopher/gatorE-5Mar 3, 1990 – Aug 6, 1992WEAPONS
Willis, Matthew T.EM3Mar 5, 1990 – Mar 13, 1993AEHOWDY!!!!! FROM TEXAS!!!! PLANKOWNER: LOOKING FOR THE OLD(FIRST) CREW!!!!! ALOHA
Mutchie, JamesEM1(SW) RETIRED EMC(SW)Mar 12, 1990 – Jan 9, 1993A/ERetired and living in Fla as a Park Ranger, no office for me..jlm9723@yahoo, or facebook, just reference Chosin, Im old I might not remember who u
Falk, EddieOS2Mar 29, 1990 – Mar 17, 1993OIPlankowner/Shellback - Chosin was a great experience got out in 96. Hope to hear from some of the fellas. Moved to Wisconsin in 04. Let's here from you
Soyring, JeffreyDC1 (SW)Apr 1990 – May 1994RI am a plankowner. Chosin was the very best ship I ever served on in my career. R-Div was the best bunch of guys to work with and we still know the fair haired goldens boys didnt do a damn thing with out us leading them by the hand.
Flattley, VinceCTR2(SW)Apr 1990 – Oct 1993OEPlankowner. What a great tour.
Reed, AndyQM2Apr 10, 1990 – Mar 5, 1994ONWhat's up fellow Plankowners! I'm still in the Navy and stationed in Corpus Christi, TX. Drop me a line.
Ferrell, LenEW3May 1, 1990 – Feb 1, 1992OE/OIJust Checking to see who is still around from the Commissioning Crew. Drop me a line
McGuffin, JeffEMMay 1, 1990 – Apr 13, 1993EE02 /AUXHey Plankowners. Just checking in. Can you believe I had a chance to do my last tour (retirement) on the Chosin. I been all around the world. Was an EM(4yrs), AO(7yrs), and IS(9). Currently I'm securing a job at DIA. Take Care.
Soto, RickGSM3May 10, 1990 – Nov 1992MER1Just checking to see whos all around.
Janusheske, SeanEN1May 30, 1990 – Feb 22, 1993A/EPlankowner. A days good hard work never killed nobody. Just ask any aux member. Retired ENC (2004) and relaxing as a Park Naturalist in Florida. I should of stayed in Hi. better weather, more mountains, bigger waves.
Shepherd, Tommy (Shep)OS2Jun 1990 – 1994plankowner
Wilson, ClintSTG3Jun 1990 – Jun 1993CAPLANKOWNER and now a UH-60 Crew Chief in the MA ARNG. I love seeing and hearing about all the guys from the War Dragon. Drop me a line if you are inclined:
Piper, CurtisSKCSJun 1990 – Oct 1994S-1The best of the best served aboard Chosin pre-com crew. It was great to stumble upon this site,
Semmel, Levern/big BE4Jun 1990 – Jun 1994Boatswains mate
Isabel, Benedict/ Bosn Bel profile iconE5/BM2Jun 1, 1990 – 19921ST Div.Had a great time pasagoula Ms. Looking for BMC Gerald Kalani, BM1 Kenneth Robinson, BM2 Alexander Muckle, and all others in Deck Dep. during the time Bosn Bel was there. Plankowner
Dandonoli, KevinDC2Jun 3, 1990 – Jun 3, 1993R-DivisionHello Fellas. Glad to stumble on this. I am a Correction Officer for the State of CT for the last 19 years. Life is good here. Hope all is good with everyone. Thinking of the Boat days lately. We saw some great places!
Carpenter, ScottieSAJun 5, 1990 – Jun 13, 1991DeckI am a chosin plank owner. I discovered after my discharge that I have a mental illness that contributed to why I was discharged but I still have fond memories of being on the chosin and some of the people I met there.
Johnson Jr., LeroyEM3Jun 15, 1990 – May 15, 1994A/EI would like to thank everyone I served with, and hope someday are paths may cross, again! Hey,Em1Cousineu thank you for making me an Electrician!
Clayton, JeffE-7Jun 19, 1990 – Sep 20, 1993Aux
Hill, NicholassnJun 29, 1990 – Jun 22, 1992deckPlank owner
Abrams, ChrisET2Jul 1990 – Nov 1994CS
Brasseaux, StephenGSCS(SW/AW)Jul 21, 1990 – Jun 20, 1993MPYes another Plankowner, Now retired and living in the land down under
Wicker, Roy/ Smoke DogBM2Aug 1990 – Feb 1994deckplank owner never got my plaque though would love to hear from you guys again. Had the best time of my life with all you.
Hawley, EricSN/ SM3Aug 1990 – Mar 1994DECK/ NAVstarted in deck then struck signalman, enjoyed every minute from Pascagoula to Pearl. Enoyed Turkey with then BM1 Kalani and Bosn Bel for thanksgiving in Pascagoula. Stayed in USNR for 7 more yrs and got out as an SM2
Czerny, EricGMG3Aug 13, 1990 – Jun 24, 1994Combat
Hawley, EricE-3/SMSNSep 1990 – Mar 1994navplankowner
Watson, RodgerSN/OS3Sep 1990 – Nov 1994OD/OIPLANKOWNER Looking for OS1 Steve Post and OS1 Graves, or anyone else who knows me. Looking forward to hearing from any PLANKOWNERS.
Adams, Stacy /lil AGM2 (SW)Sep 1990 – Dec 1993!st / CXMan !! I really miss you guys.I really had fun on old girl.I am a plankowner and wouldnt have it any other way.feel free to e-mail me any time shipmates!!!
Daniel Bratcher, DanielIC2Sep 1990 – Aug 1992CEI was on the Precom. crew and I left the Chosin in September of 1992, and Navy. I was out of the navy 14 years raising my children. I work at Ford as an Electrician. I am in the Navy Reserves to finish my 20.
Kent, Franz "Frenchie"FR to EN3Sep 10, 1990 – Jun 20, 1994Auxilliares DivisonPLANKOWNER My first command was one of the best where I learned how to be a Sailor. I had good times & bad ones. But we was the crew that made the war dragon. Hit me up sometime on facebook or email.
Parham, JackIC2Oct 1990 – Jan 1993Combat
Martinez, FernandoPC1Oct 15, 1990 – Apr 15, 1994Deck/ Supply
North, Dennis. (Ollie)gse3Nov 1990 – Apr 1994mp
Milby, StevenSK2Nov 1, 1990 – Jun 1, 1994S-1What's going on former plankowners? I live in Lexington, Kentucky and would love to hear from you guys. My email is
McGrue, TyroneE5/YN2Nov 1, 1990 – Nov 1, 1994Admin
Jaramillo, AaronDK3Nov 1, 1990 – Apr 1, 1994S4Would like to hear from my fellow Plank owners
Kelly, LarryET3Nov 27, 1990 – Sep 1995CE01To all the old guys greetings I am located in Ga. Please drop a line
Luellen, BradOS1(AW)Dec 1990 – Aug 1994OIPlankowner!!! After I got out in '94, I returned to service after the events of 9/11. I've been to Iraq twice, but now looking retirement in the face. Those who care, email!!!
Zahorsky, ZmanOS2Dec 20, 1990 – Feb 9, 1993OPSPLANKOWNER/SHELLBACK - Hey guys, what's up in 2013? Jesus is coming! Read my book, "One New Dude" on amazon. Jesus came to save you. Take the lifeline! God is good!

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