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USS Badger (FF 1071) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Badger (FF 1071). 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 202 crew members registered for the USS Badger (FF 1071).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1975 | 1976 – 1980 | 1981 – 1984 | 1985 – 1989 | 1990 – now

Harbaugh, JohnRM11970 – 1972OCRETIRED IN TEXAS
Trotter, TomRM21970 – Jul 1972operationsWas part of the commissioning crew.
Lana, RichardSHB3May 1970 – Oct 1973Ship servicesmanI'm sure someone out there will remember me. for two and a half years i cut everyone,s hair as the ships barber.
Wolff, RonFTG1May 6, 1970 – Feb 20, 1975WeaponsBeing one of the original Pre-com crew members, I was stationed aboard Badger while she was still in Todd Shipyard, until I seperated from the Navy in 1975.
Reed, JohnSM5Jun 15, 1970 – Aug 25, 1972OCI was on the commissioning crew as a plankowner along with my lifelong friend Dave Sarko QM4. We were both from Wisconsin. The Badger was an outstanding ship. I was in the signal shack when we were hit with enemy fire.
Clarke, HarmonBMCAug 15, 1970 – May 15, 1971DECK CMAA until retirement. Ship at Todd Shipyard. Sea Trials. Underway training
Elsen, JoeBT3Sep 24, 1970 – Mar 24, 1974B
Buehrer, RichardE5Dec 1, 1970 – May 1, 1976Dk01
Trezek, DonRM3Jan 1971 – Dec 1972ORthe Badger crew was great and the FIRST West Pac was a good one. Wondering how those guys are now.
McFauls, KenFTM2Oct 1971 – Mar 19762ndThree West Pacs. Alot of good memories. Fair winds and following seas to all the tin can riders who served aboard the Badger.
Pearson, C. W.E-4Dec 1971 – Jan 1974SniperRetired and living in Alabama
Moore, JohnCS2Jan 10, 1972 – Feb 10, 1973SupplyI was a CS2 working in the galley. I made the first westpac on Badger. It was a great ship with a great crew.
Mogan, RonaldMM3RDMay 1972 – Apr 1975Machinest MateI met a lot of great men ,and couldn't think of a better bunch to have shared the experience with
Depodesta, JimOS3Sep 21, 1972 – Nov 30, 1975OIWESTPAC 75. Helping with the Vietnam refugees, Po City, the IO. Great times good memories
Lloyd, Michael profile iconE5Nov 1972 – Jan 19742ndSonar Technician
Young, GarthQMSR - QM2Dec 1972 – Jun 1974NavigationFirst Assignment out of QM "A" SChool. Homeported in Long Beach, Transferred to Pearl Harbor. Made a WestPac in '73-'74.
Fallon, Joseph/joeSEAMAN/ OSMar 15, 1973 – Nov 15, 1975PacificWhat an experience, traveling to pacific destinations at 17 years of age. Polumbit,we bought that car in Hawaii for $300 and had a ball driving all over the island with friends. You other guys out there,lets hear from you. Scope Dope.
Walton, JjerryMM3May 1973 – Jan 11, 1975MHad a great time in Hawaii. Richard Shary, Keith Linville, Rob-e-son, David Higdon, Tyrone Waddell, "Anwar", Snuffy Smith, David Mogan, or anyone who remembers me. Time , ain't it a bear?
Walton, JjerryMM3Jun 20, 1973 – Jan 21, 1975MI hope "Snuffy" is laying in the sand.Never got over scuba diving.Always missed the ocean.How about the Rosin kid from Oklahoma?Richard Shary, Robinson, Linville; Hey, Tyrone, " TELL THE FIREROOM I'M COMING DOWN!" HA! BT&#0
Cockerham, JerylE2Sep 1973 – Jun 1976Boatswains' MateWent on 2 Wes Pacs, visited neat places, enjoyed time on board, wouldn't take for it, wouldn't do it again.
Gaston, Sly profile iconYN2Oct 16, 1973 – May 18, 1977X DivBest Sea Duty and Crew; two WestPacs, missed Australia and Thailand; diverted for Vietnamese rescue-very worthy cause. Wish I had more photos from then. In touch now with Broady, Boone, Lilla (Aiello before).
Shimada, Stanley / StoshMR31974 – 1976"R"Really enjoyed the years spent aboard ship especially during the 1975 Westpac and the 1976 Rimpac. Hope all is well with all my shipmates.
McWeeney, PatrickFIREMAN1974 – 1976engineeringCan we watch Freebie and the Bean again?
Martin, William (Will)MM31974 – 1976M and ALook forward to hearing from any of you. I've been trying to locate Bill Bailey MMC. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Daust, MichaelMM3Jan 1974 – Mar 1976AMade two Westpac cruises with the Badger. A lot of great times and good friends. Anyone know where she was sunk at?
Young, CharlieEW2Feb 1, 1974 – 1977OEBucky was a great time in my life; inspired me to get electrical and mechanical engineering degrees after I got out. Bummer that Olongopo City is no longer the adult Disneyland of the Western World.............
Laplante, Arthur OS3May 1974 – Apr 1976OITwo westpacs (including two Shellback ceremonies) plus six months in Pearl made this a great tour of duty. Served with a motley crew including Palombit, Depo, Correveau and Knute Nemeth (AKA "The Queen")
Heston, RichardSTG3May 18, 1974 – Apr 9, 19763rd
Thorp, Kenneth profile iconMMCSJun 1974 – Jun 1977M
Thorp, KenJun 5, 1974 – May 1, 1977MMade MMCS on board, had some great times, westpac 1975.
Barsano, EdSK3Sep 14, 1974 – May 13, 1978SupplyAwesome ship. Made 2 wespacs in '75 and '77., ChrisRM3Dec 24, 1974 – 1976OCHad some great times with some great guys. Tom, Mark, Kevin, Floyd, Mr Alvarez, and others. Enjoying retirement in Fernley, Nv. after 33 1/2 yrs in law enforcement. Hunting, fishing, 8 G-kids are Great.
Freeman, Barry "Freebie"EN3Feb 1975 – Sep 1978A-Gang Freebie Lives ! Made 2 WesPacs while on the Bucky, had a blast, got to know some of the finest people on the planet. Anybody heard from Dale Demars or Tom Mudd or Randy Colucci ?
Lilla, David profile iconE3Feb 15, 1975 – May 8, 19781st DivisionBest memories of ALL my shipmates during my 39 months aboard .In hindsight would of done some things differently and then some things NOT!!ha ha -lol.Believe it or not, my experience aboard shaped my life Im having today
Giratas, John  NEWGMG3Mar 1, 1975 – Jun 30, 19762ndattempting to contact FT2 Ken McFalls. email
Schmidt, CraigSNMar 15, 1975 – May 10, 19781stit sure has been along time since i was on the buckey badger but what wonderful memory's i have from the time i spent on board. So if anyone remembers me please just drop me an email. I still keep in touch with aiello.johnboy.and lilla
Glass, JeffreySTG2Apr 1975 – Jan 19773rdMy first of 3 ships and the best.
Edsall, HaroldEN3Jun 10, 1975 – Aug 25, 1977AThis was the best duty i had for sure
Stewart, RussellIC3Jul 15, 1975 – Feb 0009EFirst command retired after 23 years, good ship good memories.
Dudek, JohnMMFNDec 1975 – Jul 1978a-ganggood times on bucky b.some guys from 70's trying to get reuniongoing for all of us.
Ambris, Tony "Doc"HM2Dec 29, 1975 – Aug 22, 1978Nav/AdminEnjoyed my time on the Bucky.

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