The table below contains the names of sailors who were assigned to the Diamondbacks (VF 102). 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 29 crew members registered for the Diamondbacks (VF 102).
|Tracey, Donald||AMS 3||1959 –||2 MED tours on flight deck|
|Potts, Alvin||adr2||Jul 10, 1962 – Sep 5, 1964|
|Paskevich, Paul||E3||1964 –|
|Ambrose, Edward/lurch||ADJ E-6||1964 – 1967||Can't believe I seen Jay Jezek on the list. We worked together on the flight deck. Hung out, got drunk, and went on liberty together in the Med. I was a plane captain also, on F-4s. I retired from Fed service in 2010|
|Wallace, Ronald Or||AE4||1966 – 1968||Goodness I Love our Lady of the seas, I am a proud member of the "Royal Golden Shellbacks" Thank you for the Memories’|
|Mann Jr., Rich And Murph||E4 yoeman||1966 – 1967|
|Wallace, Bear||AE3||Dec 19, 1966 – Oct 1, 1970||Anyone remember a elevator operator being shot near #4 elevator at night? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Hendricks, Harvae||ATN2||Jan 11, 1968 – Dec 12, 1970||Looking for Steven Cross and others that served as AT's during my time with VF 102. I had a great time and am glad to have served with, CPO Kevin, Tennesee Jerry, all the other enlisted - especially Midget.|
|Wilhelm, Bryan Ams-2 Mil-spec Propnut||AMS-2||Jan 5, 1969 – Jan 5, 1969||Want to talk with any AMS about Navy life. Write to me email@example.com. If anyone knew Terry Young? Life aboard Indy CVA62? Life as an AMS? BW|
|Johnson, Rocky||Captain||1970 –||I was attached to VF-102 from August 1970 to July 1973. We were home based at NAS Oceana. During that period we made two 6-month deployments to MED in 1971 and 1972. CO's were Clexton and Norton.|
|Johnson, Rocky||O6||Aug 1970 – 1973||Living in Wolfeboro, NH|
|Buritsch, Steven||at2||Mar 1, 1972 – May 15, 1975||2 cruised flight deck overnight crew. 1 cruise in aimd. tad to suda bay crete while ship was in athens port.|
|Marcotte, Edward||lt||Dec 1, 1972 – Jun 1, 1975||Great squadron!|
|Scott, Thomas||AMSAN||Apr 1973 – May 1976||I spent 3 years on the Indy. I came aboard just a month after my 18th birthday. VF 102 C/C, A/F and on the 75/76 cruise I was in AIMD A/F (metal shop) I literally grew in to a man aboard my fist ship. Great times|
|Pratt, Bob||YN3||Apr 2, 1974 – May 30, 1976||I was assigned to VF-102 Administrative Department. I made two Med cruises during 1974-1976. I was only 17 when I joined the Navy. Got off active duty and worked for DoD for 36 years. Dr. Bob Pratt|
|Howard, Randolph||AMH3||Aug 1, 1974 – Sep 1, 1976|
|Baum, Chi Town Bomber||AMH3||Mar 23, 1975 – Jul 24, 1978|
|Hunt ..... ........................................................ Michael, Michael||e4||Jan 26, 1976 – Jul 26, 1979|
|McDowall, Thomas||ams3 E-4||Aug 1978 – Aug 1980||Joined the squadron in "78". Had the pleasure of a "med" cruise in 79. Spent the whole time on the line crew. Was a white shirt on flight deck. Many long, hard, tiring days and nights. Would not trade the experience for|
|Campbell, Lamont (Campy)||AMS3||Apr 1979 – Oct 1979||I was a plane captain and served 6 months onboard with my squadron. I was busted down to airman during that cruise.|
|Mineo, Vincent||E-3||1980 – 1981||Some really great memories aboard this ship and some really great friends made. Definitely one of my life's greatest lessons learned about responsibility and pride in what you do as a person|
|Billy, Waters||AME-1||1981 – 1983|
|Caldwell, Steve||AE||Jul 1, 1982 – Sep 1, 1985||VF-102|
|Tambe, Samuel||AE3||Jul 1, 1987 – Mar 25, 1991||The best years of my life were spent in VF-102 Aboard the USS America. True brotherhood.|
|Brown, Steve||AE2||1989 – 2002|
|Crow, Carl||MS2||1989 – 1993||MS3 Carl "Crow Dog" Crow. What's up everybody? Been out for 19 years. I now am an assistant manager in a grocery store bakery. Imagine that! Never forget my time at NAS Oceana Va. Beach and the USS America. Great Times.|
|Kenyon, Tony (Tk)||ams||1993 – 1996||I was a AMS but worked the flight deck the whole time plane captain/line rat lol..Incredible experience for a young guy from Montana..miss all my old shipmates...|
|Edwards, Jason Big Ed||Airman E3||1994 – 1998||Work in line shack and power plants. Good friends Scott Kildaire Singhong Kettavong. Hoping to find some old friends. Was on USS America 6 month tour then USS George Washington 6 month tour Home base NAS Oceana.|
|Strawn, Scott||AE3||May 5, 1996 – May 5, 1999||anyone who served from 1996-1999 hit me up on FB under Scott Strawn or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org|
There are currently no planned reunions.