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USS America (CV 66) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS America (CV 66). 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 2724 crew members registered for the USS America (CV 66).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1964 | 1965 – 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Wagner, Kenneth J. H.QM21965 – 1966NavPlankowner.
Alessi, JoeADJ31965 – 1967Served aboard with VA-64.
Auderer, DennisRM21965 – 1968CR
Zinni, DanielABFAN1965 – 1967V4
Smith, WalterPN31965 – Jun 5, 1967VAW121 AirwingI lived in SF, CA after discharge. Can't remember much about the 60's.
Bonner, BrucePH21965 – 1968OP-IOIC
Holzmann, LesLCPL1965 – 1968MARDETLooking for Marines for reunion with Capt. OK Steele and others. Semper Fi!
Rapone, JamesSGT.1965 – 1967Marine DetachmentProud member of the First Marine Detachment. Looking for Marines from the First group in 1965 for a 40 yr reunion. Semper Fi
Ritzen, Jacob L.RMC1965 – 1965OA
Campbell, LesSN1965 – 1967athletic
Stilwell, JohnABE-21965 – 1968V-2CAT-4
Lettenmaier, JohnEM31965 – 1967
Gravel, RudolphE-51965 –SUPPLY (DISBURSING SHIP COMPANY)PLANK OWNER AND LIVING IN NEWPORT NEWS VA UNTIL THE SHIP WAS COMMISSIONED 23 JAN 1965 AND SERVED FROM 1964 TO 1967.
Collins, GrantETR 31965 – 1967OEAs you get older and memories fade,you are proud of the USS AMERICA and the small part you had in her history. Plankowner
Holzmann, LeslieLCPL1965 – 1968MarDetLooking for a Few Good Men for a reunion in April, 2009.
Collins, GrantETR-31965 – Oct 25, 1967OEUnforgettable experience
Tallarico, Salvatore / ShortySEAMAN/ BM31965 – 19663RD Deck ForceI am a Plank owner
McDonald, William M. (Irish)PFC1965 –Marine DetachmentWas one of Two Canadians that was on board Wayne Pelley was the other and he lives about 20 miles from me we still keep in touch and yes we were plank owners
Charles, Latour profile iconET(R)21965 – 1967Operations ET(R)2 assigned to TACAN , AEW, IFF, ECM and general housekeeping LOL I know we all remmber that. Building crew, Commissioning crew, OR crew and on her maiden cruise to the MED
Keech, BillADJ21965 –Reconassaince Attack Squadron 5Made her first Cruise as a Plane captain and Final cat checker in RVAH5 Vigilantes. We lost a few a/c and men on her accidently.The newness smell of her remains in my nostrils. A great ship!
Odom, N HartleySN1965 – 1967CRGreat Division. Had some good times with shipmates. Made a few lasting friendships. Plankowner
Soden, JohnABE31965 – 1968V-2
Henderson, JamesRM21965 – 1968CRNow Retired would like to hear from any crewmembers who remember me
Partain, Richard'SLieutenant jg1965 – 1969OperationsA surface watch officer and on bridge as OOD. Med cruise and around the world West Pac Cruise. The America was my home for 2 1/2 years. Unforgettable experiences of at sea and ashore life. Saw the world.
Mosley, LarryAVAIATION ORDNANCEMAN E-4Jan 1965 – Feb 1967Fighter Squadron 33was in gitmo & in full med cruise & part of another.Left the ship inb Athens,Greece for discharge from active duty and went home to Quincy,Illinois.Still miss my buddies fromthe ship & squadron.
Bailey, WalterAEJan 1965 – Jul 1967VF102
Auderer, Miles (Audie)RM2Jan 1965 – Aug 1966CRPlank Owner
McGrath, Alan Roy profile iconPfcJan 1965 –MARDETOriginal PLANK OWNER--transfered off with McDonald & Pelley in May 1965
Conley, TomETR3Jan 3, 1965 – Aug 4, 1966OEAssigned to the America before commissioning, Member of Shakedown cruise in Gitmo. Remember the tanker than ran into elevator 4. 1st Med cruise late 1965 to 1966. Now retired AT&T living in Connecticut
Towner, GeorgeANJan 8, 1965 – Aug 19, 1966S-6 I sometimes wish that I had stayed on for the next deployment. I always wanted to see the far east.
Bean, Richard D.ANJan 23, 1965 – Sep 3, 1966S-6would love to hear from fellow AK Plankowners
Humphries, GeorgeABF 3Jan 23, 1965 – Jan 1967V-4I served proudly as a part of the V-4 Division. I have many fond memories on the great Ship America. I'm proud to be a plank owener. I made rate while serving on her. She was a great ship.
Treibitz, Davidabh3Feb 1965 – Jun 1966catapult
Laskoski, TonyAZ2Feb 1, 1965 – Apr 18, 1967VF-102 Maint ControlShe was a great ship with a great crew.
Greene, GeraldAOFeb 1, 1965 – Feb 1, 1969(WEAPONSCOMMISIONING CREW BOMB ELEVATORS BOMB MAGAZINES AIR MISSLE DIVISION (AM), MISSILE BUILD UP
Dittrich, JohnANFeb 26, 1965 – Apr 26, 1965VF-33 NOT SURE OF DATE,BUT WAS ON 2 MONTH CARRIBEAN CRUISE,I Was sorry to hear it was sunk,that was sad to hear. god bless all who served on it.
Shaner, John EE-3Mar 1965 – Apr 1969
Kemp, RonaldGMM3Mar 1965 – Feb 1968SAMWould like to Hear from anyone in SAM or Fox Division 65 to 68 rkemp3@hvc.rr.com
Frazee, RoyE2Mar 1, 1965 – Jun 1, 1966flight deck
Zipperer, Edward (Ed)CVA66Mar 1, 1965 – Feb 19, 1969B - Oil and Water labBT2. Spent my entire time aboard in the Oil and Water Lab. We used to swim in the fresh water tanks. Hope you didn't mind.
Shaner, Jj profile icone3Mar 18, 1965 – Apr 1, 1969V-4 DivisionHI to anyone on board from 1965 to 1969
Mikolajczak, Gerald profile iconBM3Apr 16, 1965 – Jul 18, 19671st DivisionBest time of my life, great friends.
Martinez, Ernie "Marty"AO3May 1965 – Feb 1967AM (G)Picked her up in Gitmo 5/65 then medevaced off when we hit Naples in 2/67. Special Thanks to VF & VA AOs for helping me with my Practical Factors which ships company AOs couldn't do; like loading 20mm ammo cans, mounting target drones etc. "
Dennis, Van BogartMM2May 2, 1965 – Aug 1967LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO MAY REMEBER MY FATHER. HE PASSED AWAY QUITE A WHILE BACK. WOULD APPRECIATE ANY STORIES / PHOTOS. damon-sandy@msn.com
McCarthy, Patricke 4May 12, 1965 – Nov 11, 1968E division
Butsch, DanielYN3Jun 1965 – 1967X
Beam, Limm3Jul 1965 – Feb 1969M Assigned to M Div 65 to 69 #1 Aux and #4 MMR What a trip
Plyler, DannyE-3Aug 1965 – Apr 1969I am actually adding my fathers name to this list. Once I tell him about the site I will have him update his info.
Thomas, Ricketr2Aug 1965 – Feb 1968OEI hardly remember the "TNS" moments any more... well maybe a couple... for the most part I feel proud to have been aboard!!
Risley, MikeDT2Aug 8, 1965 – Dec 11, 1966DENTALJUST TRYING TO LOCATA SOME OLD FRIENDS FROM THE SHIP
Martz, Richard C GMTCMAug 9, 1965 – Jun 25, 1966Nuclear WeaponsI am writing this for my father, he passed, 3/11. I remember when he served on the America. He loved this ship. I have pics of a jet crash and body recovery. Can email me. WAS PLANK OWNER. I am his dau and was Navy.
Luzier, ClarkEM3Sep 1965 – Sep 1966EIn rememberence of Leon Epps. He was accidently killed, ejected out of a Vigilente in the pilots seat while the plane was parked on the flight deck in med. port...just out of Boot Camp.... I was in flightdeck lighting....
Hemby, Jerry profile iconETR-3Sep 1965 – Mar 1968OE DIVLike to contact any friends that were aboard while i was there. I worked on SPS-10 and SPN-10 email w1nra@yahoo.com Sad Steve (GOMER) Collins passed over last year Best friends in my lifetime. OE DIV
Nieves, NicholasAIRMENOct 1965 – Apr 1, 1967V-4WENT INTO THE US AIR FORCE 1 MARCH 1968 AND RETIRED AS A TECT SARGENT 1 APRIL 1985 WENT FROM AN ABF TO A AIRCAFT MECHANIC LIKE I WANTED WHEN IN JOINED THE USN, GOT IT IN THE USAF
Pond, RobertE3Oct 25, 1965 – Nov 22, 1966boatswain / mate
McClenney, Ernest / CortezAO3Nov 1965 – Jan 1967SHIP'S CO. AVAIATION ORD. G.DIVISIONGLAD I FOUND THIS WEBB SITE,WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE WHO WAS IN "G" division or just anyoe who might remember me.The men who served on the USS AMERICAN will always be remembered in my heart . GOD BLESS AMERICA!
Jezek, Lavon /jayABH-3Nov 1965 – Nov 1967VF-102p/c lots of hard work, but just as much fun. Great men to have had the privilage to work with. I am very proud of both ships flightdeck crew and squadorn personel I worked with, Thanks for the memories.
Mann Jr., Rich And MurphE4/YeomanNov 1965 – Nov 1966VF102I was a black shoe assigned VF102 as a flight ops yeoman. I really enjoyed my year with this squadron.
Pazitka, StephenS-3Nov 1965 – Jan 1967S-7
Moore, Holmer (Buddy)AE 3Nov 15, 1965 – Jun 6, 1966va 66
Crocker, DwightABNov 30, 1965 – May 1, 1967av fuels
Dobbs, TravisRM2Nov 30, 1965 – Sep 9, 1969CRAny CR Division Crew from 1965-1969 currently involved in Art, Music, Performance, Sculpture, Sonics, Writing? eMail me: travistravis@me.com Sincerely./travis
Danz, Eric WilliamBM3Dec 1965 – Oct 19692nd third and 5th. Div.Been looking for Carl A. Tucker and also anyone that served on the ship when I did. Im retired now. Had Ricks auto body for 45 years.
Pinto, Frank A.ABH 2Dec 1, 1965 – Dec 2, 1967V-1 & V-3Flight Deck and Hanager Deck director. Was aboard the America during the Middle East war of 1967 when the USS Liberty was attacked.
Danz, EricBM 3 / E4Dec 12, 1965 – Oct 1, 1969Deck ForceLooking for others who served with me during the Viet Nam War - Bay of Tonkin Please email me at eagle10248@aol.com asap.
Newlin, RonnieADJ3Dec 24, 1965 – 1967air wingserved aboard with va64 black lancers out of cecil field,fl.live in Phila.area,i have seen the america,she looks bad
Crandall, CecilE-5Dec 28, 1965 – Dec 19, 1968V-4

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