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USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Nimitz (CVN 68). 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 1836 crew members registered for the USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 | 1986 – 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 – 1997 | 1998 – 1999 | 2000 | 2001 – 2002 | 2003 | 2004 – 2006 | 2007 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Townsend, BrianAMSAN1986 – 1987VA-35
Champine, RonLCPL1986 – 1987MARDETGreat experience on the worlds greatest warship with the worlds greatest Marines and Sailors. Got to love the security alerts.
Brents, RodneyHMC1986 – Oct 1988MedicalGreat HM's on this tour...our HMCM, HMC (prev med), and division officer weren't the greatest, but damn, what a fine crew of HMs! I mess every one of them.
Whited, DennisLCPL.1986 – 1988Marine Detachment
Kent, Sean "S-man"EM21986 – 1988EI worked in the Motor Rewind Shop with a lot of good buddies I still think about to this day! God Bless all you guys!
Nelson, RobABE21986 – 1990V2 Cat 4You never appreciate what happens in the moment. I met some great people on the ship.
Bates, BobAD31986 – 1990AIMDYep some of the best times in my life, some of which I will never forget and others that I wish I could remember, I think...
Hetlage, ThomasE-3 SN.Jan 1986 – Sep 1987G-2I want to say HI! toall who served on her.
Wells, RonaldABH3Jan 1986 – Sep 3, 1989V-1Some good times had. Still love the ship. MED, IO, WestPac, NorPac, North Atlantic, Blue Nose, Shellback. A3 Crash, Fire on the bow. Grats to all those who stayed in and advanced. Its a great ship to Serve on I would DO IT ALL AGAIN
Honablue, BlueYNJan 2, 1986 – Jan 2, 1989Safety/Captain's OfficeDid the cruise in the 80's from Norfolk to Bremerton
Walkenhorst, RandyMM3Jan 2, 1986 – May 17, 1990M-Divjust looking for old buddies
Edwards, Aly-ibnAO3Jan 6, 1986 – Aug 7, 1989G-3 Weapons
Stiles, John "gomer"ABH 3Jan 6, 1986 – Mar 17, 1988V-3Did what I enlisted to do; see the world and get college money. Proud to serve my country. Duty, Honor, Country. Shell-back initiation twice. Fire hose team leader during major flight deck conflaguration in Nov.1988. Two shipmates killed.
Crosley, CarlABF1Jan 7, 1986 –V4I had a lot of great times on board the Nimitz and met a lot of great guys in the Air Dept. Especially V4 Div...
Slanker, David "Slank"HT2/DC2Jan 11, 1986 – Nov 20, 1989R and MantainanceCame from USS Simon Lake (AS-33). Got on the ship to do a world cruz and complete my NAVCAD program. Got on the bad side of my division and they sent me to Maintenace Dept to start up the LSC. Got my privite Pilot and did 2 westpacs and 3/4 of a Medc
Davis, MikeMM3Jan 17, 1986 – Feb 21, 1990A
Smotherman, Scott profile iconMM-3rd classJan 19, 1986 – Jun 9, 1989Engineering A-div
Collins, DavidAAFeb 1986 – Jan 1987v-1
Franklin, Greg (Flash)PH1Mar 1986 – Mar 1988OPI Miss The Navy. If I could do it all over again, I would be first in line. I am retired now.
Caines, Anthony ( Tony )DC3Mar 14, 1986 – Oct 14, 1989RepairHad a lot of good times met a lot of good people . Some of the time sucked . You really find out who your true friends are .
Pfuhl, StevePH2Mar 15, 1986 – Aug 19, 1990OperationsPhotomate 2nd Class, CVIC Photo Lab Supervisor
Bulgin, GeorgeMM3Mar 15, 1986 – May 13, 1990AuxiliariesFantastic ship/Great crew - Proud to have been on her all those years.
Tastensen, Charles "Tastyfreeze"ASM2Mar 19, 1986 – Dec 2, 1989GSE (IM4)HAD A GREAT TIME AND GREW UP AS WELL. I REMEMBER THE WAY THE PLANKTON WOULD LIGHT UP OFF THE FANTAIL AS WE STEAMED ALONG.WHERE'S BOOGER,OOKLA, BRADBURY(BEAT UP THE WHOLE BAR AT SEXTONS!), SKI,CHIP,PAGE,TRAVIS & HARBST? SKATES! REMEMBER THE BREMEL
Cunningham, RicEM2Apr 1986 – Jul 1988E2A&O shop supervisor
Lucas, AnthonyAO3Apr 5, 1986 – Oct 6, 1989G-3I WAS GLAD TO GET OFF THAT FLOATING JAIL,AFTER 3&1/2YEARS,PEACE AND BLESSINGS TO ALL I HAD THE PLEASURE OF WORKING WITH,OLD FRIENDS HOLLA AT ME
McLain, MichaelMM3Apr 17, 1986 – Sep 9, 1989m
Miller, DanielSNMay 1986 – Oct 19871st
Rose, Paul (Tokyorose)ABE-1 E-6May 1986 – Jan 1990V-2. MAINTCNANCE,SUPPLY,BOWCATS.CAT-1 CPT FOR A TIMEHADE A GOOD RUN OF IT. MET LOTS OF PEOPLE.MADE SOME GOOD FRIENDS. BEEN LOTS OF PLACES.DON'T MISS IT A BIT. JUST MISS THE FRIENDS AND THE WORLD. WHAT ELSE CAN I SAY.BUT GOOD LUCK GOD BLESS. AND KEEP HER WELL.
Dalrymple, JessieE 3May 1986 – Jun 1988MARDETShipboard security and buffing the blue halls. Life of a Marine.
Rose, Paul (Tokyorose)ABE1May 1, 1986 – Jan 16, 1991V-2
Lang, BobLN1May 15, 1986 – Aug 27, 1989LEGALGreat ship and had some great times onboard. I do remember the VQ2 crash in the Med. Made LNC right before I transferred.
Conner, DanielE-3Jun 1986 – Feb 1989V-1
Kwaak, RonaldE 1 MMJun 2, 1986 – Jun 2, 1989a
Barnett, Kenny Aka BarneyE-3Jun 16, 1986 – Oct 31, 1988V-1 CrashJust looking for some of the guys. Still the best ship in the fleet.
Kinney, Leonard (Joe)EM1Jul 1986 – May 1989E-2
Jaffe, MarkSM2Jul 1, 1986 – Feb 4, 1990SIGNAL
Fajer, DavidLCDRJul 1, 1986 – Apr 1, 1989Supply
Ohl, Wild BillCWO2Jul 7, 1986 – Aug 1, 1990AIMD/QAWas Commissioned CWO2 onboard. Previously was an AMHC (AW)
Abella, RolandoAD1Aug 1986 – Mar 1991AIMDAssigned to jet shop. Started on TF34's but went on to being test cell operator. Last year onboard was the AD QAR. Retired Apr 1991 with 4 yrs AF and 16 USN. Proud of time spent onboard.
Richard, ClarkASM3Aug 1986 – Apr 1989GSE (IM4)Where is everyone. We need to get together at the next reunion.
Carpenter, LouisHM1 (SW)Aug 4, 1986 – Nov 29, 1989HNo greater honor than to have served with the best. I would do it again without hesitation. I will always honor my shipmates who did not return with us.
Weber, DavidABH3Aug 15, 1986 – Sep 15, 1991v-1/airthose were the yearrs and yes i remember the wale that night i was tractor driver at the time and at the point.,and the accident in 1988 it was a ka-6 that exployed not a s-3.
Nelson, NelABE2/HM2Sep 10, 1986 – Sep 10, 1990V2
Bruun, DarrellMS1 E-6Sep 21, 1986 –S-5IAM RETIRED . SINCE 1993 WORK AT VA AMERICAN LAKE SINCE 1998. PRESENTLY 70% DISABLED SERVICE CONNECTED.
Leblanc, MatthewAK3Oct 1986 – Mar 10, 1989S-6
Anderson, James/ AndyAAOct 1986 – Feb 5, 1988X-1Was onboard for transit from EAST Coast fleet to WEST Coast. The tip of south america in storm season sure was rough sailing to say the least!!
Schulze, TerryE3Oct 1986 – Oct 19881st Div. Deck Dept.Email me if you were in Deck Department 1986-1988.
Godfrey, ChaunYN3Oct 14, 1986 – Jun 5, 1990XA and Captain'/s Office
Tuttle, RayRM1Oct 15, 1986 – Aug 5, 1990CR
Brininger, Mike/elfMM2Oct 15, 1986 – Jan 9, 1990RMPushing 20 years ago, doesnt seem like that long though!
Nicholson, MikeEM3Oct 21, 1986 – Oct 21, 1990E2God Bless all who have served
Nicholson, MikeEM3Oct 21, 1986 – Oct 21, 1990E2God Bless all who have served.
Braxton, Orlando profile iconABH3Oct 25, 1986 – Jun 22, 1990V-1A great once in a lifetime experience! I would love to reconect with old shipmates from the mighty nimitz! I left Seatlle in 2002 and is Now just outside Phoenix AZ! Go Cardinals! Contact me at ouragento at yah 00 dot com!
Vierling, Bryon "hawg"ABF4Nov 1986 – Jul 20, 1990V-4
Abbott, RichardabhanNov 1986 – Apr 1988v-1
Runyon, MichaelPNSNNov 1, 1986 – Jul 14, 1990X-2LOVED MY JOB HATED THE CRAP DID THE LAST MED (AT THAT TIME) AND THE FIRST WEST PAC. HAD SOME GREAT TIMES ANYONE KNOW HOW TO GET A CRUISE JACKET MADE
Potter, BradDP3Nov 1, 1986 – Jan 1, 1990S7 ADPI miss all of you crazies and me perhaps the craziest...but you were the best!!!
Sockman, Richard/sockEM3Nov 20, 1986 – Aug 10, 1990EngineeringBoy, I miss the "ole girl". Some of the best and worst memories in my life. Any old crew members who like like to chat about those times, feel free to e-mail or message me.
Kutcher, RickyE-5 / TMNov 22, 1986 – Apr 11, 1991G-3Had a Great Time on the Ship
Van Alstyne, BruceMSSNDec 1986 – Oct 1987S-2Looking for all my old buddies (Jeff B, Edward M, Jim N) you know, the old crew.
Seifert, Leonard ABE2Dec 1986 – Dec 15, 1986V2 Arresting GearGo Gear Rats!!
Hill, AngeloYNSNDec 10, 1986 – Sep 20, 1989Admin Captains Office
Monroe, SteveRP1Dec 15, 1986 – Oct 10, 1990Chaplains Office
Pranses, Anthony (Tony)sm3-sm5Dec 24, 1986 – Aug 11, 1991CVLooking for a pic in the 87 med cruise book. CV Division; I remember Senior Chief Reddish, SM1 Larson..
Reyes, MarcDC3Dec 25, 1986 – Apr 15, 1989repair divGreat times, my first command right outta boot, started off with a world cruise, i worked in the DC shop all the way aft. we worked hard and played harder, stayed in for 20 but that tour was the best.... old school navy

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