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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 2729 crew members registered for the USS America (CV 66).

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

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Dvorshock, David V.ABE21976 – 1981V-2Served aboard as #3 Arresting Gear Room PO and as hook runner. Also was duty driver for Commanding Officer Robert B. Fuller and for Admiral C.C. Smith while the ship was deployed to the Mediterrean.
Kiley, DeanICFN1976 – 1979EGood times, bad times... Would lie to hear from old friends.
Kamp, BillAD21976 – 1979VA152 med cruises. 1 S.American. Where are you guys? Very sad to know America is gone. Never forgotten!!
Cockerham, GaryAX31976 – 1978HS-15, TDY AIMDMet some great folks while I served on our nations flagship, lots of great memories. Having a blast in Spain, Italy, and Brazil, throwing purloined eggs back at shellbacks from the elevator during the iniation, (payed dearly for that), Hey Spanky!
Barnhard, Jamie / BarnyADJ1976 – 1977VF-142I'd like to hear from anyone that was in VF-142 or VF-143 Email me at Seakatt1@aol.com
Jordan, SteveAD31976 – 1979VA-176 THUNDERBOLTSMade 3 cruises on her working on the flight deck
Loglia, DanAD-31976 – 1978VA-87
Dinn, EdwardEI1976 – 1979AVORD3 MED CRUISES,1 CARRIBEAN,AND A SOUTH AMERICAN CRIUSE.BEST TIME OF MY LIFE.AVORD....
Watson, Rogerem31976 – 1979v2 plat elect on cap
Hamilton, JdYN2/E-51976 – Oct 1980X.O. Division
Bergstrom, EdwinEM31976 – 1978E
Vandermark, HalABE31976 – 1980V-2 Waist Cats
Parks, Larry R.E3- MMFN1976 – 1983M- EngineeringHello. This is actually Larry Parks' daughter. He passed and I am looking for pics and to learn about his military life. If you served with my father please feel free to contact me. I don't know a lot about his division.
Meehan, Peter profile iconGMM31976 – 1978gm/wepscan't believe it's been 37 years since I was in the navy..looking for anybody from gm division in the mid 70's..especially the starboard house crew
Mullikin, Patrick TimothyJ021976 – 1977AdminIt was the best of times. It was the worst of times.
Quine, George profile iconMssn1976 – 1976S2
Miller, DaroABH31976 – 1980V3Director of aircraft movement for 4 years and our crew never scratched a plane
Cross, FrankAX3Jan 1976 – Mar 12, 1979AIMD IM3Was stationed on board the America in IM3, Shop 5 and shop 2. Am interested in hearing from former shipmates. Am looking for AT2 Rick Hammell (1976 Med Cruise) who was my supervisor and AT1 Rex Barber (1977-1978 Med Cruise)
Epstein, MarcANJan 1976 – Jun 1976V-1
Borba, JohnJan 1, 1976 – Nov 30, 1976I am entering this info for my brother. He worked on helicopters on this aircraft carrier. He passed away while on leave on December 24,1976 of CO poisoning with 3 other Navy personnel. I wish he was here.....
Watson, JohnSH3Jan 7, 1976 – Jun 15, 1979S-3Would like to hear from anyone who remembers me, or was in my division.
Hamilton, J.D.YN2Jan 8, 1976 – Oct 10, 1980X.O.' YeomanMed's and South America cruise.
Isherwood, ArchieCPLJan 15, 1976 – Jul 2, 1978MARDETSaw the world: two med-cruises, cruise to Rio; Made many close friendships, in retrospect, a great way to end my teen years. If I could do it all over again-- I would! :)
Dito, TagaSNJan 21, 1976 – Jan 21, 19791stHello!
Woodworth, Harold L.ETR2Feb 1976 – Aug 1979Ops ET Shop 1
Hewitt, MichaelEM3Feb 1976 – Dec 9, 1979EWorked in C&E shop. I had a great time on the America and wish I had stayed in the Navy. I loved the t raveling and friends I made there. Larry Thompson, Bruce Busby, Jimmy Sox, are you guys still out there?
Crum, GregABH3Feb 1976 – Jan 1978Feb 1976 to Jan 1978has been a very, very long time but I remember it like it was just a little while ago. I was in Crash & Salvage and enjoyed my time aboard the America and was very saddened to hear of her final destiny.
Mulee, GuyAMS-1Feb 2, 1976 – Jun 20, 1978IM-2Great memories, best of my career. I've retired now from the reserves as a Senior Chief. Fantastic time and the best part is those I served with.
Quertermous, MouseMM 3Feb 10, 1976 – Jun 16, 1982A Division A gang GANGworked out of the Hdy shop and all so worked on the librity boats.
Burleson, JeffreyASHANFeb 16, 1976 – Feb 19, 1979IM-4Was the best 3 years spent in the Navy.On the greatest ship in the fleet. Now you live on where it counts. In the heart of a crewmember you helped form into a sea going sailor. Now its your turn to rest. Good Bye old girl. You protected us.
Parkinson, Tom 'Parky'AQ1Mar 1976 – Dec 1976VF-143 - AIMD IM3Great time Med Cruise!! One fantastic crew. Wish I was back there.
McTee, RayAT3Mar 1976 – Sep 1977VFP 63 Det 5 AIMD avionicsPlane captain on 76 med cruise. Worked AIMD on Rio trip.
Conway, Ralph (Raulo)OS3Mar 1976 – Aug 1979
Arnold, DougAK2Mar 1976 – Dec 18, 1978S1C
Gearlds, TonyAO3Mar 1976 – Jun 1979AVORD Weapons Elevator Shop
Griffin, James GrifE2Mar 1976 – Oct 1976V-2I enjoyed my time with the "Waste Cats". I would be remembered for running the R&T. I painted Spirit of 76 in Red White & Blue on my R&T Engine (Bicentennial year) also painted a green jersey Tiger on the tool room door
Varisco, EricE-5Mar 1976 – May 1979Fox DivisionFire Control Technician from 1976-1979
Fultz, LesEM3Mar 1976 – Jun 1979EWorked in Distribution & Flight Deck Lighting. Retired now & just found this site.
Scheeler, William  NEWQM2Mar 1976 – Nov 1979NavigationBeing retired now I think of my navy time and all my shipmates that I miss. It was a great experience traveling the world and knowing such great guys.
Duffy, GregSKSNMar 1, 1976 – Oct 20, 1978S-1M2 MED CRUISES, RIO CRUISE (SHELLBACK). "WHEN I DIE I'LL GO TO HEAVEN, I'VE ALREADY SPENT MY TIME IN HELL". GOD BLESS THE AMERICA, MAY SHE REST IN PEACE. SHE DID NOT DESERVE THE FATE SHE GOT. DAMN NAVY BRASS
Vaughan, JohnAZ3Mar 3, 1976 – Jan 6, 1979AIMD
Arnold, Greg ( Arnie )AMH2Mar 15, 1976 – Feb 6, 1979VS-28 ( Final Checker)Made 2 Med. Cruises, 1 South America & Crossed The Equator. Yes I Am A Shellback.
Mann, JoeIC3Mar 15, 1976 –EGOT A TRIP TO THE MED FOR MY 21ST BIRTHDAY
Stewart, JeffreyDT1Mar 15, 1976 – Nov 3, 1978
Scott, SchulerHM3Mar 15, 1976 – Sep 10, 1977HMWould really like to get in contact with Jack Scheck. I lost touch with him 10-12 years ago.
Johnson, TonyAC3Apr 1976 – Sep 1978OC / CATCCHey CATCC guys, talk to me
Bradley, StevenAMS3Apr 1976 – Oct 12, 1979AIMD A/F IM-2miss all my buds.especially my home boy wally boyd.hope to here from you guys. where is cheif miles?
Pergola, RobertE-3Apr 1976 – Jun 1979aimdwhat a great ship. was on her for 3 yrs sad to see her go. god bless her and all who served aboard
Watson, Tobye 3Apr 1976 – Nov 1977Supply COOKI Was The Donut Man
Nordaby, MarkAK3Apr 1976 – Nov 1978S1-MGreat ship. Miss friends i made. Terrible way for her to go.
Johnson, RexASM3Apr 1976 – May 1977AIMD
Thompson, BillIC3Apr 1, 1976 – May 7, 1979Thanks for the times and friends I'll never forget. Rio was the best!
Strickland, DannyAE2Apr 2, 1976 – May 15, 1979AIMD
Newkirk, BobHT 2Apr 6, 1976 – Jul 2, 1979REPAIRI was aboard for three Med. Cruises and the South Atlantic Cruise of 78. Became shellback there. That was fun. Have wonderful memories of the "Great Adventure".
Sarchet, BarryAE1Apr 15, 1976 – Oct 11, 1978airwing
Rine, RussellPR-3Apr 15, 1976 –VS-28 AIMD paraloftUSS AMERICA WAS A GREAT SHIP WITH A GREAT CREW, MAY SHE REST IN PEACE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE ATLANTIC.
Kenney, DaveRM2Apr 16, 1976 – Oct 30, 1979CRHard to believe it's been 25 years. Help make the America live on by naming the CVN78 class the "America" class! Terry Kohn - I remember you! Also Dennis, Lambert, John Linton, Gallagher?!?! Stayed in Reserves, just made CDR. CR Div? email
Coyle, JoeHA-HM3Apr 26, 1976 – Apr 26, 1978H-DivisionCame aboard as a young HA and left a seasoned HM3 after 2 Med Cruises and a South American Shellback Cruise. Great times, great characters I worked with. Where are you Ed Dresp??
Atherton, MickE-5May 5, 1976 – Dec 24, 1979V-2Made many great friendships with the waist cat crew, I saw Squez and a few others listed Wheres all the others? Bama, you still around? At the time you never new how good we really had it. What a ship! and what a crew!
Storm, Henry J.ABFCMay 10, 1976 – Jun 1, 1979V-4 Aviation FuelsFinest memories of what a big deck carrier was supposed to operate like. Great ship, great leadership, coupled with a great crew. What more could a sailor ask.
Arnold, DougAK2May 15, 1976 – Dec 18, 1978S-1C2 Meds, Rio , Best Damn Ship in the Nav and they sunk her. Pissed me off big time. Looking for friends who were in Stock Control Office....
Adkinson, EdwardABH-3May 15, 1976 – Dec 23, 1978V-3Learned a lot and saw a lot. Wish I could see her again but can't really scuba dive. And hi to everyone that severd aboard.
Smith, MikeMM3May 16, 1976 – Mar 10, 1978M #1MMR
Martin, Brian "Burnie" "bk"ABE-2May 16, 1976 – Aug 10, 1979V-2 A/GMy first ship and my last. Favorite memories of my career are as A/G Topside PO, we WERE the well oiled crew, Hefty Harold's Hookers. Note; Big Ski phone home, find Capt. Drift. We got a forum goin
Butterfield, KentAT-1Jun 1976 – Oct 1976VF-143Airwing personnel. Joined midcruise. Shore patrol duty was . . . great?
Wier, JamesIC2Jun 1976 – Jul 1979E
Poels, PaulEM-3Jun 1976 – Jun 1978EA beatiful ship, a terrible fate. Had many good times. Even had a trap on the flight deck. (Okay, so it was only a helo) Had my brother from VAQ-137 and brother in Law from VF-142. Plus the many friends. Where's Kim Jones and Joe Barber?
Atherton, Michael (Mick)ABE-3Jun 1976 – Dec 1979V2
Bosquez, Rey [squez ]ABEANJun 1976 – Jan 1979v2hello boys ! its been a long time.
Wier, James (Jim)IC2Jun 1976 – Jul 1979Engineering
Linn, KennyAT-3Jun 1976 – Oct 1977VAQ-137Looking for guys from the 76 Cruise that remember me.
Eller, DarrellE3Jun 1, 1976 – Mar 29, 1977Wardroom
Moyle, ChetE5Jun 6, 1976 – Jun 6, 1980V1
Phillips, JimMM3Jun 13, 1976 – Sep 15, 1978M division
Wray, JoeABE-2Jun 15, 1976 – Nov 24, 1979V-2CATAPAULT 3 CREW.
Gasch, JimPN1Jun 26, 1976 – Apr 15, 1978VAQ-137Awesome tour. Especially enjoyed the South American cruise.
Griffiths, DaleQM3Jul 1976 – Mar 1979NavigationI have never forgotten the great guys we had in our division and the stories that I still talk about.
Patterson, Denis "pat"RM3Jul 1976 – Nov 1979CR
Zehr, Scotte4Jul 1976 – Nov 1980AIMD/JET SHOPTOM ANDERSON i'M IN SYRACUSE CALL ME 315-458-4355 CELL 315-657-1925 JOSE LEON HEY PR TUNA YOU NEED TO CALL ALSO LOVE TO TALK TO BOTH OF YOU SOON
Gillis, PaulEM-3Jul 1976 – 1978Engineering Dept, Ship's Electrician
Morlock, MarkGMMSNJul 1976 – Nov 1979GM and S3Good times and bad what a great way to see the world. Swabbed my way accross the globe
O'Donoghue, MichaelEMFNJul 1976 – Aug 1978E-Division C&EMed, Spain, Palma de Mallorca, Italy, Yugoslavia, Brazil, Sicily must be more. Good times forget the bad. If you remember me please contact me. Did a lot of maturing since my Navy days and thanks to my Navy days for that
Spring, BrianMM2Jul 25, 1976 – Jul 26, 1980M Division 2Aux.
Killough, Joe G.AD1Jul 31, 1976 – Mar 13, 1979IM 1/ IM 2Worked in Jet shop, MAA, AIMD tech library. Went to Rio. Enjoyed my tour on USS Smerica.
Garza, JimRM1Aug 1, 1976 – Jul 7, 1980CRThe time on board the USS America were some very special years. When I went home on leave there were times that I wanted to cut short my leave and return to the life and friendships I had developed there.
Ulrich, RonaldE4/petty officer 3rd classAug 1, 1976 – Aug 4, 1979S/2I was a cook in the S2 division. Ron Ulrich
Stanley, Gregory profile iconE-3Aug 8, 1976 – Jul 24, 1980V-1Held a positions on the Flight Deck as a ABHAN. Handler,Elevator/phonetalker/Flight Deck Control/Vulchers role/Flight Deck Director/LSO spotter. I loved being at Sea. Looking for Old friends.
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Ramos, Alfredo/ramosABH-3Aug 15, 1976 – Jan 10, 1978V-1It's been alone time wanted to reconnect with old Buddies from V-1. Great times.... Soccer team GT,Maddog,Diaz ....movie and steak sandwiches
Jones, EricE2Aug 21, 1976 – Nov 11, 1978THE ONLY ONE TO BRING A DRUM SET AND START A BAND,I STILL REMMEBER YOU JOSE LEON AND CRAIG ELDRIGE
Stewart, Tim "Stew"AO2Aug 22, 1976 – May 29, 1979AVOD "G2"Too Many MED Cruises. I'll never forget RIO!!
Watson, Jeff "doc"ABHANSep 1976 – Sep 1978V1Flight deck was the greatest experience of my life. Tim "salty dog" Jones, remember "Uncle" Ted Nugent in V1 berthing? Chuck (1975 ABH-1) Shirley, how about NAF Sigonella, Sicily. Nav-2 crash crew..."chest time"!
Brill, JosephAE2Sep 1, 1976 – Apr 1, 1978HS-15 Red LionsI was in HS-15 Red Lions out NAS JAX maid my first cruise on the America and before going to the INDY! It was a thrill to work on the flight deck!
Starling, A.jesse A'J.Abhc a.j. StarlingSep 1, 1976 – Feb 7, 1980V 1a steamer and feeder. She was a tired ship, but boy she could launch some a/c. (Mr. A.j.)
Conry, JohnBM3Sep 9, 1976 – Apr 1, 19793rd, BoatBest ports - Rio, Mallorca & Egypt Buddies - Yanky, Ski, Knowsala, Ron, and Shoe Best officer in the Navy - Lt. Commander Slatery Highest rank - BM2, seperated in Charlston S.C. 1980 Biggest A-HOLE in the Navy - Lt. Ron Rout with Comcrudesgru2
Ballard, Bill (Fred)ABHSep 15, 1976 – Sep 26, 1980V1Looking for old ship mates
Mauricio, RobertEM3Sep 15, 1976 – Mar 16, 1980Distribution / Flight Deck Lighting I had a great time on the America and met some really good friends. Paul Taylor, Busby, Bucky, Woody, CC, Larry T, Donahue, Shoemaker, LaLa,
Wright, William { Bill }E-3Oct 1976 – 1978V-1Jest looking for old frinds
Criddle, JerryANOct 1976 – Apr 1980im-2Worked in Air Frames WC 510 and the Tire Shop WC 550 from 1977-1980. Before that was assigned to Air Operations from March 1977 to Sept 1977.
Usina, TimOSSNOct 1976 – Jun 1977CDS / C-1Good bunch of guys in CDS......only there 8 months but had a good time. Went Reserve and retired OSC. Best to all the "scope-dopes"..........
Cammarata, Dominicke4Oct 1976 – Oct 1979machinist enginneering
MacDonald, Robin D. "Mac"YN2Oct 1, 1976 – Sep 15, 1980Admin/CDSServing on the AMERICA was the best years of my life!
MacDonald, Robin D. "Mac"E6Oct 1, 1976 – Oct 1, 1976H
Ulrich, RonaldMS3Oct 5, 1976 – Jul 1, 1979S2looking for anyone in the MS rank. Craig Berry Wayne Fullerton
Stube, Richard-rickA03Oct 10, 1976 – Aug 24, 1979G2 ELEVATORS CREW2 MED CRUISES,RIO IT WAS A BLAST GUYS!!
Lemonds, SteveGMM3Nov 8, 1976 – Oct 10, 1979weps
Kennedy, Jim (Capt. Drift)E-2Nov 9, 1976 – Jul 4, 1979V-2 (Gear)I ran hooks for about 2 1\2 years. It was "Burnie" and I that painted the mural on the wall in th Arresting Gear shop. If you opened up a piece of equipment and found "CD" imprinted, well, I was there.
Johnson, RichardIC1/E6Nov 20, 1976 – Apr 15, 1981V-2I served two tours aboard the Lady. 1976-1981 and 1985-1990. I was in V-2 Div - Plat/Lens/QA/and the V-2 Office. Great years/excellent friends and shipmates.
Watt, ByronAMSANNov 27, 1976 – Jun 15, 1980AIMDMADE SOME GREAT FRIENDS LIKE CHRIS LOWERY
Bradley, KeithABF3Dec 5, 1976 –V-4Just want to say hi to all of my buddies who were in V-4 division on the USS America! Been working for Amtrak since 97.

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