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USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3). 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 1353 crew members registered for the USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3).

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NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Johnston, JackQuatermaster gunnerJan 15, 1942 – Jan 20, 1945not sureUSS Belleau Wood Quarter Master Gunner living in Australia. Onboard during WW2 now an old WW2 veteran, cant be too many left.
Smith, Davidliezyl3Jun 18, 1954 – Jun 18, 19573Looking for crew members during 1990 base in the Philippines.
Privett, Theodore ( Teddy Bear )BM3Aug 1955 –1ST / 2NDJM A PLANK OWER TEDDY BEAR PRECOMM CREW MY EMAIL ADDRESS IS TAPRIVETT55@GMAIL.COM
Glaskox, Carlos1974 – 1975Although I was not a crew member, I assisted in the construction while employed at Ingalls Shipbuilding.
Alan, MinyardMM11976 – 1980AGreat ship, great crew.
Lowery, CharlesDCCSMar 1976 – Jun 1978rserved in the beginning of a fablous tour.what a beatiful lady. looking for any old crewmembers.
Inglis, Merrillcw02Apr 1976 – May 1982DeckI was the second ships Bos'n came aboard when she came to San Diego. One of the Best, sorry to see her meet such a fate
Garcia, Refugio1977 – 1981SupplyAviation Storekeeper
Ward, TomOS21977 – 1979OIPlankowner
O'Connor, JamesDS21977 – 1981CSTI Was the 2nd crew member assigned to Ships Precom at 32nd street. I have a lot of fond memories about the ship and the crew I served with.
McNeill, Charles/big McSK-21977 – 1979SupplyI was one of the first crew members to report to Pre Com of the USS Belleau Wood in San Diego. Then to Mississippi. The Belleau Wood had a great crew. Plank Owner
Selby, RonnieMM11977 – 1979MAAPlank owner
Carpenter, BruceAK31977 – 1980SupplyPlankowner From 32nd street to 9 months in Pascagoula I have to say I enjoyed every minute. I made great friends which I miss seeing every day. I am proud to have served with such a great crew.
Pimm, BrianIC21977 – 1981MP:EPlankowner.(How come I didn't get a piece?) I'd forgotten some of the names but the experience is forever etched. Very sad to hear about the sinking. Hope to hear from some of you. (not all)
Petty, DonaldABF21977 – 1981V4 FUELSPlank Owner Looking to talk to old shipmate e-mail me at dpetty_0014@fuse.net
Sciacca, DennisMM21977 – 1980A-GangPlank Owner. I had great times and experiences on both ships I was assigned to. While in Mississippi waiting for her completion we had a bowling team named Largest Handicap Around (LHA).
Smallwood, KennethGMG31977 – 1978Gunnery, Combat SystemsPrecom Crew looking for old Combat System buddys, FTM's GMG's Ken Smallwood kwsmallwood@cox.net home 619-443-8754
Lovecchio, DonABF2Feb 1977 – Feb 1980V-4
Jacobsen, Michael/jakeE3 boatswains mateMar 1, 1977 – Sep 5, 1980boatswains mate
Artis, M. DetroitASHANMar 31, 1977 – Mar 31, 1980AIMDI would lvoe to see some of the guys from the basketball team and my buddies from supply. Does anyone know where Jimmy Jones or Nick(DK5) is these days. If so, please email me sitra_d@live.com
Grizzle, DonaldABH-3Apr 29, 1977 – Aug 28, 1979flight deckOne of the best memories of my life and sure do miss it.Some of the best friends a man could have had. I would like to see some of my friends that was a board and hope all are doing well.It was a great ship and a great e
Mattia, AnthonyEN-2May 8, 1977 – Dec 12, 1980A-Gang engeerningI was a member of the original crew "Plank Owner" I was assigned to A-Gang all Good Guys. Robert Pavone, Keith Halligan, Danny Bolton, Billy Potter and of course Marty, there are many more, Please get in touch!!!
Brauckmiller, DonalddMA-1Jun 1, 1977 – 1980MAInitially was an AC-1, but cross rated to MA-1
Mize, William Re-4Jul 21, 1977 – Sep 12, 1980aviation storekeeperi wish someone from the ship anyone would e-mail me i would love to hear from them especially fugee or lopez or montoya
Zuckerman, ScottGMC2Aug 11, 1977 – 1981Weapons GunsGood times, Still dream about the old girl now in davy jones locker. Hoping my old buddies and all crew member are still afloat.
Kyle, LennyEM3Aug 28, 1977 – Oct 1, 1981engineering4 long years, great Westpac, met great sailors.
Cahill, DaleGMG2Oct 18, 1977 – Oct 18, 1982G
Goetz, TomGMG31978 – 1980Plankowner
Duchnick, StanYN21978 – 1981XPlankowner, also served aboard as the first Engineering Department Logroom Yeoman and was the person who typed the first SORM (Ship's Organization and Regulations's Manual).
Hyson, RonaldRMC1978 – 1980CommPlankowner
Muzio, MichaelEN21978 – 1984Plankowner, reported aboard as an EN2 and served as an MA1 my last year aboard.
Chrzaszcz, JoeABH31978 – 1980Hangar Deck/Flight DeckProud Plankowner-Great bunch of guys! Would Like to hear from any plankowner
Cahill, DaleGMG21978 – Oct 20, 1982gplank owner
Thomas, PhillipICC(SW)1978 – 1982E & OPSPlank Owner. Part of first group of enlisted to earn their Surface Warfare pin on board. Really enjoyed my time onboard, lots of great people and places.
Emerson, KenHT 31978 – Jun 1981RPlankowner. Good friends, good times, many laps on the flight deck, many. Went to the decom and saw old buddies. Sad indeed. Also went to do some other stuff, my warrior phase. Email : kjemerson@yahoo.com kenneth.j.emerson@boeing.com
Franklin, KeithABH-31978 –V-3PLANK OWNER
Gallegos, JohnGYSGT USMC1978 – 1980NLFSPLANK OWNER OPERATIONS CHIEF NUCLEOUS LANDING FORCE STAFF ALSO DID A WESTPAC TOUR WITH HER AND LEYTE GULF P.I. SGTMAJ, RET.
McCollum, Brad - MacYN21978 – Apr 15, 1982XPlank owner. I came across this site, and about fell out of my chair when I saw that they sank the BW. For some reason, this really bothered me. It's good to see some names I haven't thought about for years. Later, shipmates...
Schwabe, MarkDM 31978 – 1981OZPlank Owner,Precomm Baracks 57 then to Litton Ship Yards. I was the ship's darftsman up on the 04 level. Sad to the Big Girl go. She was a great ride (metaphorically speaking). Had a lot of great ship mates and good times.
Wiederhold, Anthony (Tony)ABH-31978 – 1982v-1i think i miss the old girl would like to visit her some day but its to late now
Pacana, RichABCM1978 – 1980V-1Precom Pascagoula
Myers, ScottABH-31978 – 1980V1PLANKOWNER : SAD TO HEAR ABOUT THE SINKING OF THE "WOOD" SHE WAS A GREAT SHIP WITH THE BEST BUNCH OF SHIPMATES.
Dolan, MichaelOS31978 – 1980OIPlankowner
O'Dear, RichardOS21978 – 1980OINothing like outliving a warship to make you feel your age.
Morris, Wayne profile iconMSSA1978 – Jan 1981supplyPlankowner. My time aboard "THE WOOD" was a very intersting time of my life. I met & hung out with some great people and had some times I will never forget. Big "E", Yancy, MC Berry, Powell, DK Nick, Tony "T", Mc Gill ju
Cunningham, GlennABH-11978 – 1982Precom, V-1, V-3Best ship in the fleet. Had the time of my life. Sad to hear the old girl is gone. Had a good time driving the "tilley" during the canal trip and for reftra. Great time on the first westpac.
Jaume, JohnSK31978 – 1979S1
Enriquez, JosePN31978 – 1982PERSONNEL OFFICEPLANK-OWNER, STARTED AS A "AB" - MADE PN2 IN THE RESERVES - I WAS SHOCK TO FIND OUT THE SHIP WAS DECOMMISSION AND SUNK IN 2006. I HAD A GREAT TIME SERVING ON BOARD. SHE WAS MY FIRST JOB. SERVED WITH A LOT OF GOOD MEN.
Schmidt, Gary / DustyE-6/YN11978 – 1980X/Admin/LegalPLANKOWNER. Lot's of fond memories of Mississippi, Panama Canal, SDiego, etc. Retired after 21 years in Uncle Sam's Canoe club. Currently reside in Ontario, Oregon. Hello and good health wishes to all former shipmates.
Anderson, Jim "Andy"AK31978 – 1980Supply S-6 Divproud plank owner, had a great time on board and made a lot of friends that i think of often. DP3 Jacobs, DP3 Castonguay, SK Bob Collins, phipps and Mueller
Taylor, RobertRM2-RMC1978 – 1981CR
Allen, BryanEN21978 – 1981Enginnering A GangPlank owner, nick name Al. Spent much time in the forward diesel. Married my California girl, Ruth, in 79 & kept her all these years. Lots of good times with good people in my years on board. bryan_ruth79@hotmail.com
Qualls, JamesRM2-RMC1978 – 1980CRPrecomm, Plankowner....Best platform ever worked on...Bless all the shipmates I served with....
Darnell, JohnLtjg1978 – 1980Second DivisionYeah, Steve, I remember Hayes. Favorite saying from that ship: "Big ship, little crew! Merry Christmas! Turn To!" My most enduring anecdote comes from that ship--about a wetting down and a LCDR's-mm-attentive wife.
Iannotti, Giulianodt31978 – 1978dental
Maurer, JohnIC21978 – 1981EGreat ship. Good times. Lifelong memories-mostly good a few bad but hell that's life...had many a great party with the IC gang. From the pre-comm to Pascagoula back to San Diego Plankowner
Altic, MikePC11978 –xPRE-COMM RAN THE POST OFFICE
Tremblay, RonaldDPSN/DP21978 – 1982OD
Spicer, DanHt21978 – 1979EngineeringHi Chuck.
Stibitz, MarkMS31978 – 1980SupplyWas looking for Frank Lopez .. a buddy of mine aboard ship. He worked in supply. Was just wondering how he was doing and where he's at.
Garcia, Greg profile iconAN1978 – 1980V-4What a great ship and great time. I remember all the guys, and would love to hear from you. Precom unit, Pascagoula, and the CO was Capt. T.C. Steele. I ended up staying in the Navy and retired an AMSC. I now live in OK.
Holecek, Harold "Ralph"BTC1978 – 1980BPlank Owner. Good Liberty in Pascagoula, MS! Had a great MPA, Ike Svennson!
Fuller, PatrickQM2Jan 1978 – Oct 1982NavigationRight out of high school, 19 years old and driving an aircraft carrier, how cool is that. Made the first West-Pac, MMMMMMM the Phillipines. I've also made some lasting friendships, sad to see the old girl go, she will be missed
Barclay, Randyasm2Jan 1978 – Oct 1979aimd im-4plank owner good times in GSE, still not believing she's been sunk, and the tarawa is still around
Bolts, MarkABH-3Jan 1, 1978 – Jan 1, 1981 Had some great times in V-3 andV-1 Div.
Armstrong, JoeET2Jan 10, 1978 – May 10, 1980Combat System (OE)Plankowner. Joined crew as Pre-Com in San Diego. Flew to Kessler AFB Aug '78. Head of RADAR shop until San Diego. Left ship & Navy at Ammo load out at Seal Beach. MC Long, DSC Lohr and CIC/ET gang. Graet crew!
Bechtel, MikeQMCSFeb 1978 – May 1981NAVIGATIONPLANK OWNER, SERVED ABOARD HER AS A CHIEF AND ENJOYED EVERY MOMENT, GREAT CREW AND SHIP, LEFT HER ON THE FIRST DEPLOYMENT IN DIEGO GARCIA.
Stephen, WhiteLCDRFeb 1978 – Aug 1981Comm, Pers and WepsI too was a Plank Owner, earned my SWO pin on that ship! Was on her for the First WestPac in 1981 and the year long overhaul in Long Beach...any one remember J.C Hayes??? How could you not.
Brown, DelanianOS2Feb 1978 – Sep 1981
Ferrari, Michael profile iconIntelligence Specialist Second Class (IS2)Feb 1978 – 1980OZ DivisionI just found out that my Lady went down. I was devastated. I had a lot of friends onboard. I was particularly saddened because I am the one who designed the ship's Coat-Of-Arms. She was really a part of me.
Fisher, KenBT1Feb 1978 – Dec 20, 1980B DIV.PLANK OWNER HAD A LOT OF GREAT GUYS TO WORK WITH AND LEARN FROM
Ludwig, JeffOSSA - OS1(SW)Feb 1978 – Jul 1985OIPlank owner
Trujillo, AlexIC2Feb 12, 1978 – Feb 12, 2002ETrying to get in touch with any plankowners from E-Division. Forward IC
Burton, Ronald BurtABFANFeb 28, 1978 – Mar 30, 1980V-4looking for shipmates my email is ronaldburton@live.com drop me a line
Lynn, JonHM3Mar 1978 – May 1980Medical Precom crew. Plank owner. I remember commissioning day very clearly, and still have pictures from it. We painted the emblem in the medical triage area. Wondering if it was there at the end...Best memories are of those characters that made up medical
Asher, JimEM4Mar 1978 – Jul 1981EngPlank Owner. Had a blast on many of our trips.
Kohn III, Alfred ( Chip )SM1Mar 1, 1978 – Jan 10, 1982Comm / Plank OwnerI had a great time on the USS Belleau Wood. Still in contact with Lee Hill ( Pecker Checker ) Alex Gonzalez ( RM2 ) and David Lawrence ( RMSN ) Living in Atlanta, Georgia. Work in the Supply Chain/Logistics
Leonard, Arrington (Lenny)BT2Mar 18, 1978 – Apr 20, 1982B DivisionI was the only one that actually had a brother on the ship at the same time. My brother was a Quartermaster and I was a BT. It was funny that we were able to be assigned to the same ship, after the Sullivan Brothers.
Silvey, TomET1Apr 1978 – Sep 1980Combat SystemsI had a great time while serving in this ship. I met and worked with a great group of people.
Chandler, BillyMM2Apr 1978 – Dec 1, 1979A-GangWas member of pre-com, and plank owner. Took her through the canal to San Diego when we ripped the top off one of the houses beside the canal. She was in dry dock after shake-down cruise when I was dicharged from the Navy.
Castonguay, :patrickDP3Apr 1978 – Sep 1980OSPlank-Owner
Gearhart, WynnHTApr 1978 – Jan 1981repairplank owner. i am trying to get in touch with anybody that was on the belleau wood during this same time period. email me at sleepawaycamper@msn.com
Leonard, Eddie / WheelsQM3 / QM2(SW) / QM1 (SW)Apr 1978 – Jun 1983NAVPLANK OWNER-Precom 4/78/Comm 9/78 QM3 to QM1(SW). 2 WestPac Cruises, SHELLBACK --Enjoyed time aboard. Left Jun 83 Instructor school then RTC GL as CC. Brother BT / Brothers FC's Veite. contact me at chief_usn24@yahoo.com
Kohmuench, Jeff (Zonker)SKCApr 8, 1978 – Jan 9, 1982S1
Islas, FrankSM1 (AW)Apr 10, 1978 – Dec 30, 1981CommunicationsHope to hear from some of my shipmates. Need to talk to some of you "if you remember me".
Bolton, DanMM3May 1978 – Jan 1981i had a great time aboard. i'm hoping for a ships reunion someday.
Harville, RonaldMS2May 1978 – May 1980S-2Plankowner
Barlow, BrentEM2May 1978 – Sep 13, 1981Eplankowner spent 2 months in mississippi on compartment checkoff that was good duty
Inks, JohnHT1May 1978 – Oct 1981RPrecom Member and plank owner, looking for Chuck Lowery HT1 or any old shipmates. click on and send me an e-mail with your phone number.
Hathcock, LarryAO2May 1978 – Nov 1981Combat SystemsPre Com crew and proud Plank Owner. Was a great ship and crew.
Ferguson, JBSR - MCPO - RETIRED!May 1978 – Nov 1980SupplyPLANKOWNER!! Reported as a Seaman Recruit: Retired with 20 plus years as MCPO.
McIntosh, TracyABH-3May 1978 – Jan 1981Flight DeckEnjoyed making many friends
Elsea, DavidET3May 1978 – Feb 1981CSPlank owner. Joined the crew in 1978. Made the cruse through he canal. Endured the sea trials. Was reassigned just before her first WP cruise. Great crew.
Wilson, MarkIC2May 1, 1978 – Jan 15, 1981EPlank Owner
Hughes, JamesIC2May 1, 1978 – Sep 10, 1981EPlank Owner- Many good times on board. Many great people, many great times, many great memories
Nation, JerryMM1 / CMay 1, 1978 – May 15, 1981APlank Owner Looking for other Plank Owners
Vilicich, NicholasHT1May 13, 1978 – Sep 30, 1983RPlankowner, it was sad to see the ship go down a place I called home for five years.
Hall, PatrickBM2May 18, 1978 – Jun 18, 1981firsti am a plankownerand fell in love with the wood the day i saw her, she was the best amphib in the navy, and had the best crew to bring a ship out of miss.
Clark, NorvilleMMCMay 19, 1978 – Oct 10, 1983Pplankowner
Thomas, LeonardET1Jun 1978 – Dec 1981Combat SystemsPlank Owner. Arrived as part of the pre-commissioning crew in San Diego and flew to Pascagoula for final equipment installation and test. Great team in Combat Systems, MCPO Long, and many others were great.
Ritchie, TomMS1Jun 1978 – Mar 1982S-2I still say the frist time a saw the belleua woods, it look like a shoe box with a bow on it. But it was a good ship to sever on.
Calahan, DonIC2Jun 1978 – Jan 1981MP and EHad a great time aboard the Wood. Recently attended the Decommissioning Ceremony at 32nd St. Saw some old friends who have gotten grey, and put on the pounds, just like me. Look forward to a reunion in the not-so-distant future.
Petty, GrantAG2Jun 1978 – Aug 4, 1980OAPlankowner. I was stunned and saddened by the news that, as of July 2006, the Belleau Wood is now at the bottom of the ocean. My two years on that ship are a big part of who I am today.
Rhodes, BillHM3Jun 1978 – Jul 1981MedicalSank as a target? What a waste it was polishing her it seems. Pre-Com Crew. Plank Owner.
Gibson, DennisICCJun 1978 – Sep 1981EPlankowner. I believe she was the best ship I served on and the crew one of the best I served with too. I've been fortunate enough to contact several shipmates since retiring and though we may have greyed and grown, you're still #1.
Pomerantz, MarkET2Jun 1978 – Apr 1982CSEOn board from precomm in San Diego, to Pascagoula, thru yards , first wetpac, and on....many many memories. Goos ship, answered all bells, and great crew. Drop me a line sometime, guys! MBPomerantz@aol.com
Caldera, Robert CadillacABF-3Jun 14, 1978 – Mar 13, 1982V-4 Best years of my life were in the Navy with all the great people I met from all over the states.My e-mail is robert.caldera@amedd.army.mil feel free to drop me a line. look foward to hearing from you.
Martin, DavidAVIATION STOREKEEPERJun 15, 1978 – Dec 11, 1981S-6 THEN IM-1I Remember all the firsts that were accomplished on her. Commissioning Day, watching the polish melt off your shoes, and several shipmates passing out. The 1st day of WestPac-81, with the 20 foot seas at Pt Loma was extra fun, Most enjoyable cruise.
Hoth, Michael profile iconOS1Jun 15, 1978 – Apr 1980OIPrecom in San Diego then commissioning at Ingalls Pascagoula. One of the best ships and crews I had the privilege to serve with.
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Ludwikowski, JeffASHANJun 20, 1978 – Oct 27, 1981AIMDGood Times - Good People Too bad the old girl is gone would have been nice to see her one more time. Would be fun to hear from anyone from the old shop
Chapman, WaynePC3Jun 22, 1978 – Nov 20, 1980POST OFFICEI CAME TO SAN DIEGO FROM SUBIC. I WAS PRE-COM AND A PLANK OWNER. I HAD A GREAT TIME WITH A GREAT CREW ON A GREAT SHIP. I MISS HER AND I THINK OF ALL OF YOU OFTEN. FAREWELL USS BELLEAUWOOD.
Acord, RichardOS1/CJun 29, 1978 – Oct 28, 1980OI DivisonPlank owner on the ship when built at Ingils
Lewis, Jessie L.RM2Jul 1978 – Aug 1980CRPlank owner
Bowen, MarkBT2Jul 1978 – Nov 1979MPPLANKOWNER
Wible, ForrestDSCJul 1978 – Jun 1980Great ship. Part od pre-com crew. I was able to ride the ship on its last transit from Seattle to San Diego in 95.
Seymore, MiltonRM2Jul 1978 – Jul 1980COMM
Tokarski, StephenET2Jul 1978 – Feb 1982CSE1
Rock Jr, LawrenceABF-3Jul 1, 1978 – Apr 3, 1982V-4Plank Owner. Looking forward to talking to you guys!
Lange, RandyAZ2Jul 15, 1978 – Jan 20, 1980AIMDPlank Owner. Great ship with fond memories. Sorry to see her go.
Moore, Robert "Trusty Rusty"EN2Aug 1978 – May 1984Eng. "A" EAO2Original crew; Three WestPacs, Panama Canal Transit, so much more! I miss the slow, steady rolls at sea. Still work on diesels to this day--trains, buses, trucks, cars. I travel to Panama regularly. Hope to hear from fellow LHA-3 crewmembers. RCM :)
Mlodoch, RichDS1Aug 1978 – Jul 18, 1982Electronics MaintenanceI was part of the commisioning crew. Spent my GQ time in the computer room or the Motor Generator Room (after I pissed off the LPO somehow). Never let on that I LIKED the MG room better. No ref tra drills down there!!
Kelley, RichLTAug 1978 – Mar 1980OAProud to be a plankowner. Anyone remember the Canal Transit?
Jones, BillMM1Aug 1978 – Jun 1979A Hydraulic Shop
Luchinski, DanMSSNAug 1978 – Sep 1981S-2
Smith, RoyICFNAug 1978 – Oct 14, 1981EOnly ship I served on in my Navy Career. Good time and great people to work with. Looking to find other Plankowners.
Vernacchia, FrankEN2Aug 1978 – Aug 1980A-GangThe more time that passes, the sweeter it gets!
Paasch, ScottyEN3Aug 1, 1978 – Aug 20, 1980A GangCommisioning Crew. Plank owner. Came fresh from Diego garcia. I remember carving our names into the floor of the engine shop. Way in the corner next to the dunk tank. Hello tardif. Still remember the 14 foot triumph chopper!
Massie, Malcolm (Buck)MAJOR, USMCAug 1, 1978 – Sep 1, 1980Air Operations Officera sad end to a great ship. I was a Plankowner in her, home away from home for two good years.
Patton, JohnnyPO3Aug 1, 1978 – Feb 1, 1982V4PLANKOWNER.HAD A GREAT TIME. WHERES ALL THE PLANK OWNERS AND MY PIECE OF THE KEEL? johnny.patton@dallascityhall.com
May, RoyDS-2Aug 1, 1978 – Apr 1, 1980OE04Plankowner (guess I'll have to go to diving school after all)
Harvey, MikeAirman (TD2)Aug 1, 1978 – Jan 1, 1980V-1Crash crew, was there for commissioning and de-commissioning. Very sad.
Collins, RobertSK3Aug 1, 1978 – Sep 23, 1980S-1 Stores DivisionPLANK OWNER Looking for anyone who served in Supply Divions S-1 thru S-7. Garcia, Montoya, Phipps, Anderson(Andy or James). I would love to hear from any of you guys.
Daunais, RobertET-2Aug 23, 1978 – May 1, 1983Combat Systems
Brett, JohnAN/E-3Sep 1978 –Fuels
Rivera, RichardDP3Sep 1978 – Feb 8, 19821st then, ODPlankowner
Keller, HowardET2Sep 1978 – Feb 1981Combat Systems ElectronicsPlankowner. Waved goodbye from the pier when she deployed for her 1st Westpac.
Davis, TedMM2Sep 1978 – Oct 1979MP DivisionGreat time on the Belleau Wood! Precom unit.
Sellers, Marty profile iconEWCSep 7, 1978 – Jun 1, 1981PRECOM UNITMy name is Sarah (Sam) Sellers and I am the widow of Marty Sellers. Since he was a plank owner I felt his name should be added. And would like to hear from anyone that served with him the grandchildren would love this.
Lay, John "Easy Lay"MR3Sep 23, 1978 – Feb 13, 1980R2Hello fellow PlankOwners! Sorry to see that our ship is now sunk. Wish I has known before she went down. I'm pissed off! On a more pleasant note, it would be nice to hear from old friends.
Anter, JoeBM3Sep 23, 1978 – Jan 6, 19812ndNever left the fram till I join the navy. Learn alot. Met some people I will never forget. I was not going to be a Lifer but the Belleau made a big inpack on me.
Jarrell, Steveabh 3Sep 23, 1978 – Feb 3, 1981air deptbest time of my life
Jarrell, SteveABHANSep 26, 1978 – Feb 16, 1982airgood times...
Hosford, Sven HosfordJO3Oct 1978 – Oct 1980CCTVPlankowner. I ran the TV station and did the Journalist thing. Did the first Hawaii trip and two trips up the west coast. Spent 9 months in Long Beach. Left the ship to go to AFRTS - Azores. Had many great friends onboard.
Roe, MikeAE1Oct 1978 – Jun 1980AIMDPLANKOWNER. I was the senior aircrewman assigned to fly in the ships UH1N Heuy (WOODSTOCK). We maintained the helo and flew various types of missions. SAR, mail runs and Holy Helo were some of the duties. Next stop USS PELELIU LHA5 PRECOM.
Miller, Bob profile iconAZ3Nov 1978 – Dec 1981AIMDCame on board as an AZ3, departed three years later. Set up AIMD's Tech Library, while the two E-6's watched me.
Gibson, HenryIC2Nov 15, 1978 – Sep 11, 1981E / OZVery sad to hear about BW as a target. Pulled my cruise book for the first wespac. Found alot of names on this list and there pictures in the book. Great memorys.
Irvin, Richard (Dick Or Doc)DS1Nov 22, 1978 – Apr 5, 1982Combat Systems-TechnicalBest ship I ever served on. Great times! Send me an email if you remember and I'll send my phone and we'll talk. Dick Irvin
Bachman, Robert Aka Barracuda Or CudaBT3Dec 1978 – May 1981Main PropullsionI am still Best friends with Henry Gibson IC2 after 30 years. We lost contact for the first 19 of thoses years. Jerry Thomas where are you? Good luck to all that served.

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