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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 2730 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 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 – 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Baumgarte, DavidPH31982 – 1985Served aboard with VF-102, working with TARPS.
Leonard, DarrenSN1982 – 19851st
Priddy, ButchAMH31982 – 1985VA-72 Bluehawks1 NATO cruise, 2 MED/IO cruises & many workups! I miss that ship and all who sailed on her. Best time of my life and I didn't even know it.
Johnson, ChuckAK21982 – 1987S-1Mhad a blast on the ole USS Neverdock!! loved cruising north in that hurricane..watching that F-14 go swimming in the IO.. shellback for life!!!
Cavallaro, DonaldADAN1982 – 1985VA 34
Swinney, CharlesABHC1982 – 1984V1Crash Crew
Haas, Peter1982 – 1985PAO-OJIt was long ago I was on the America, It seems like a life time ago
Scrivner, WayneE41982 –
Hartless, MarkAT21982 – 1983AIMDAttached to VA-72 Bluehawks. Worked on A7 FLIR. Recently reconnected with Nick Denton from the FLIR shop, would love to hear from anyone else from 1982-1983 especially Frank Garcia. Frank worked on S-3 RADAR.
Kenney, JeffreyAMH21982 – 1984AIMDLeft the squadron at the end of 84 returned to Chicago to recruit for the Navy. Was Recruiter of the Year FY 87 for COMNAVRESFOR CRUITCOR II. I have great memories of the Old ship. Two Med/IO Cruises. It was a lot of hard work but we also played hard.
Courtney, DavidABH1/ABHC1982 – 1984V3Served onboard this great ship on 2 occasions 82-84 in V3 div and then 87-90 in V1 div. Had great times and made great friends. Feel free to get in touch with me.
Mars, Ronalde31982 –r
Lavalley, ScottGMT21982 – 1985Weapons
Wright, KennethAC11982 – 1985OC
Dudley, KeithABE21982 – 1986V-2
Badurina, TonyMM31982 – 1983AdminXO's orderly delivering the "Green Weenies" for Denny Wisely. Until I left for dive school.
Elliott, KennethANJan 1982 – Feb 1985VX Short stint in Bow Cats then off to Pri-Fly. Great memories. Qualified for EOD program and departed an AO3 enroute to EOD training. Currently the CORE Division Officer at NAVSCOLEOD Eglin AFB FL. Now a GMCS. It's been a great 23yr career so f
Kelly, KevinAD3Jan 1982 – Jun 1985VF 102Hoping to hear from some ol friends who served in VF 102
Catman, TonyAO2Jan 1982 – Apr 1985G-4 WEAPONSG-4 Div/ Flt Deck/ Bomb Farm!
McCallum, GaryE-4/AZ3Jan 8, 1982 – Dec 5, 1984VA-34 squadronBecame a shellback!
Rylander, DonaldSK2Jan 15, 1982 – Jan 15, 1984Stock Control ships company/ supply career counselorStarted out working for Lt Al Stanczak, did 2 meds and an IO crossed the line of death! can't believe they blew the old girl up, lots of great memories and sad ones. Looking for Max Devould and Dave Casselberry, she definately fulfilled her missio
Seaburg, Warren SeabatOSSNJan 16, 1982 – Mar 20, 1985OI BrigSecond hitch, second mistake. Cool ships band and XO that helped me out! Learned to drive a forklift and appreciate live music in Norfolk area. Left a little early......again.......
Free, TonyABHJan 17, 1982 – Jun 12, 1985V1A Great Ship
Flores, DannyABF3Feb 12, 1982 – Jul 14, 1985V4REALLY ENJOYED SERVEN ABOARD HER AND HELPING THE AIR DEPARTMENT EARN THE YELLOW BATTLE E
Smith, Timothy J. "smitty"YN2Feb 18, 1982 – Jun 20, 1985Executive - Captain's OfficeCame aboard as an Airman Apprentice assigned to V-4 Div. Struck for Yeoman, Transfered to V-X (Air Office under Cmdr. James Dennis) then to Captain's Office under Capt. L.W. "Snuffy" Smith.
Grace, WaltABH3Mar 1982 – 1986v-3
Roemer, GlennIC 3Mar 1982 – Aug 1985V-2
Dunwody, DeanPH3Mar 1982 – Apr 1985VF-102 TARPS
Wood, Josephmm3Mar 1982 – Oct 10, 1985a gang
Flores, DannyABF4Mar 1982 – Jul 17, 1985V-4Am looking to see if I can find some more of my fellow fuelers from when I was aboard
Wadlington, WalterRM1Mar 4, 1982 – Oct 17, 1984COMMOWas a rough tour for me
Hasty, DumbassE-3Mar 15, 1982 – May 24, 1984personnelsome great guys and experience of a life time, some real a holes too.
Romero, JosephAbe3Mar 17, 1982 – Nov 20, 1986V2For anyone that served from 1982 to 1986 launching aircraft of the waist and bow, please forward me an email I would like see how everyone is doing from our glory days aboard the now decommissioned America. ABE3 Romero
Milone, ScottBT3Mar 24, 1982 – Mar 24, 1987BI SERVED IN 2MMR AS A BOILER TECH. USS AMERICA GAVE ME THE TRAINING AND THE TOOLS TO CONTINUE IN MY FIELD AFTER MY ENLISTMENT ENDED. NOTHING BUT FOND MEMORIES OF MY TIME ABOARD SHIP.EXEPT FOR 12 ON AND 12 OFF 3 STRAIGHT MONTHS AT SEA.
Schweitzer, RaymondE-4Apr 4, 1982 – Oct 10, 1986Va-46
Pierce, William(Bill)fa/e-2Apr 8, 1982 – Dec 13, 1984engineering log room.Great times!!anyone that remembers Me hit me up,we can talk about old times!
Miller, Gary MillerSH3Apr 10, 1982 – Dec 10, 1986S-3I came of age on board the America and will always cherish the memories.
Lusk, JamesEM1Apr 16, 1982 – Aug 6, 1986E EE04. Electrical Distribution Shop
Warner, KeithAC2May 1982 – May 1984OPS/CATCC (also STRIKE OPS)Great to find this site! Does anyone remember a video made by VF-102 and our PAO? It was made during our '82-'83 MED/IO cruise and featured Survivor's "EYE OF THE TIGER" for the soundtrack. Any help in finding a copy? warnerb
Glaser, BruceMay 1982 – Aug 1985VF-33 SupplyI was 17 and didn't know what I had, but loved every minute of it. Too bad they blew her up.Kick ass and press on. Looking for Rudy Kalcevick.
Smith, RichABF3May 1982 – Jan 1, 1986V-4
Serafini, FrankAMS3May 1, 1982 – Nov 15, 1985VA-72from sri lanka. to england and every in between. remembering all the guys, from ridge, sweeny, mason, cloward"dumpster baby", sanders "the weeez", chucky, bagwell, (from the carolinas were the sun rose from the west),
Semon, RobertPH1May 19, 1982 – May 19, 1985OPSpent 3 years on board, worked as a Photographer, many of you might remember me as Bobby the Clown
Mann, Jim (Manfurd)ABE2May 30, 1982 – Mar 17, 1986V-2 ARRESTING GEARREMEMBER THE MEN THAT KEPT US FLYING LIKE SEINOR CHIEF STARKEY AND CHIEF STOVER AND ALL MY SHIPMATES I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER
Roemmele, RickAX3May 31, 1982 – Aug 25, 1985C-2 / OEMany great memories.........Kick Ass and Press On!!
Nardi, AlE-4Jun 1982 – 1985S-7Just looking to say hello to all from the division I worked in..currently reside in New Jersey
Bergagnini, JeffBT3Jun 1, 1982 – Dec 20, 1985Engineering/Oil KingThe best time I ever had. I worked in the Test Lab and the Central Control.
Hardinger, MichaelBT 2Jun 1, 1982 – Jan 4, 1986B 3MMROne of the higher points of my life.Have a wife & 5 kids.have lived all over U.S. from WI. presently in N. Central AR. Sorry to hear they sunk the America in the Atlantic ! what a waste !
Robertson, Daviden3Jun 1, 1982 – Jul 1, 1986engineeringI served on the america for 4 years and am looking for old shipmates if anyone out there remembers me please feel free to contact me at any time. I am looking forward to any and all replys. I dont remember everyones name
Harris, Dennis Or "Harry-oHM3Jun 8, 1982 – Aug 8, 1985MEDICALMan what a great joy it was having served with ADM. SNUFFY" LEIGHTON SMITH, ADM JERRY ROGERS and all ships company and medical dept. staff aboard ship,
Mancini, MikeJun 9, 1982 – Oct 10, 1992Enginering Agang Bootshophi all i servered on board the best ship and the shop gave me anick name mouse
Emerson, DennisET1 (SW)Jun 15, 1982 – Jun 20, 1985OE
Lee, JimHTFN- HT2Jun 27, 1982 – Dec 23, 1986R-1worked as tured chaser for couple year then shipfitter shop then pipe shop had a good time thier
Merryman, Randy "Red"BT2Jul 1982 – Jan 1986Oil&Water Test LabOne of the greatest times of my life.A wife and four kids later I still miss all the guys in the lab.Tom Brower, Jerry Franklin ,Mike Casagrande, Ron Foss, Richard Vilaga, Chris Carter, Rich Skinner, Chuck Lafferty, Bill Root, Scott Wittmore.
Jones, RobertEN2Jul 1982 – Jan 28, 1986Engineering Boat ShopTook care of the Liberty Boats and Emergency Generators Would like to hear from any of the Guys from the Boat Shop @ rrlj@bellsouth.net I can recall a CAPT. saying of "KICK ASS AND PRESS ON"
Siruchek, AdamDP3Jul 1982 – Jan 1985S-7Well, I found Nardi, and Nichols is still in North Carolina. E-mail me.
Barber, CharlesAQ3Jul 1982 – Nov 1984VA-72 Bluehawks/AIMD, WC 630I must be getting old. They retired my planes (A-7s), closed my base ( Cecil Field, FLA) and sank my ship (The America) I guess I'm next. LOL. I miss the old days aboard and the fun places she took me.
McConnell, ChristopherQMJul 2, 1982 – Feb 10, 1984NavigationI welcome e-mail from old shipmates christopherl43@hotmail.com
Sondheimer, SteveDS3Aug 1982 – Oct 1985OEWant to hear from my buds from NTDS and ASW mod...It's a grape!
Glardon, DaveAQ1Aug 1982 – Jan 1985IM3I-level maintenance on F-14 & A-7E radar, and Walleye Data Link pod. QA rep 1984. Three I/O cruises, four Suez Canal transits. Shellback.
Hughes, MichaelGMG3Aug 20, 1982 – Jul 26, 1986G1Worked in the armory with Kelly Hall,Jim Bird,Ben Talley,Mike Carter,Daryl Chever and more.Hope everyone is doing well.God bless America!
Earl, DukeMS3Aug 29, 1982 – Aug 3, 1986S-2Floating City with many memories good and bad. Best memory, my first steps with Jesus Christ thanks to some shipmates.
Cutter, Marc S.BT1Sep 1982 – May 15, 1988MP/CatsHardest but most rewarding command
Burnett, Robert (Burney)HT-2Sep 1982 – Nov 1984MAA-Force and Repair LPO DC ShopMiss the old cv-66..what a ship.
Ramirez, RolandoMS3Sep 1, 1982 – Jun 16, 1985Ship crewI am and forever grateful for the opportunity aboard the USS America! I was only 19 years old when I reported for duty! Although nervous, I made memorable friendship! One of my greatest life experiences! Salute!!!!
Donaldson, KenYN2/1Oct 1982 – Nov 1986Served in XO Admin/CO's Office.
Wright, RayASM3Oct 1982 – Jan 1985AIMD IM-4Worked in rear Air Start
Wright, RayASM3Oct 1982 – Jan 1985AIMD IM-4
Meier, RobertAG 2Oct 1982 – Apr 1985OAMy time on board th USS America was one of the most rewarding times of my life, even if I didn't know it at the time. Fair winds and following seas.
Reimer, JimBT2Oct 15, 1982 – Aug 10, 1984
House, JimAOANOct 20, 1982 – Apr 15, 1985VS32 MAULERSWOW WHAT MEMORIES NITE CHECK ON DECK I STILL LOVE THE SMELL OF JET EXHA CROSSIN THE LINE SUEZ SAFARI SAW O'NEAL AND COSTLOW'S NAMES REMEMBER SMITTY AND PAUL BOY LOST IN SRI LANKA SLOW REMEMBER MONACO BEST OF TIMES JUST DID'NT KNOW IT TH
Swinney, CharlesABHCOct 31, 1982 – Sep 15, 1984V1Crash CPO
Alderson, Jimmy / JimboAE2Nov 1982 – Oct 1985AIMD IM-3Met a lot of great guys on that ship, I and wouldn't trade my experience for anything in this world. So proud to be a part of this great Warship & great Navy!
Gary, TremellingNov 2, 1982 – May 0002VA 46hey where are you people
Bell, MarkHT3Nov 20, 1982 – Jun 13, 1986Rany turd chasers please contact me
Newton, GlennAG2Dec 1982 – Aug 1985OA
Waterfield, Jack "Chris"AN/AZ-3Dec 1982 – Sep 1986V-4/AIMD IM-1Served a V-4 Yeoman under MR. "O" and Mr. Russell, Also was IM-1 Yeoman under Cdr Blocker and Chief Abbott. Hope to hear from everyone.
Costlow, Chris (Slow)CV-66Dec 1982 – Nov 1984VS-32"Kick Ass and Press On"
Adams, GaryAMS2Dec 1982 – Jun 4, 1983VS-32 Maulers Saw the name of Joe O'neal in the USS America web site. Would like to say hey to Joe and ask if he remember's Luther Stanfill. Mister crooked finger himself, and Woody, pointy head, Kenny P. Russel from Odessa TX. Many more. kthyflicka@aol.c
Walker, ThomasAO 2Dec 1982 – Mar 1985G_4 flight deckI will never forget serving on the America
Subda, MichaelBt-2Dec 1, 1982 – May 17, 1985B Division 3MMRAlot of great memories ! Hoping to get in touch with some of the guys from M & B divisions .
Smith, TonyAQANDec 8, 1982 – Aug 1985vf-102

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