US Navy Crew List

– Reunite with old Navy Buddies –

324992 entries available online. Add yours!
0 users currently logged in and 161 visitors active.

Black Lions (VF 213) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who were assigned to the Black Lions (VF 213). 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?

Looking for US Navy memorabilia? Try the Ship's Store.



There are 52 crew members registered for the Black Lions (VF 213).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1984 | 1985 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodRemarks/Photo
Eichelberger, Wilmer (Ike Or Bud)E7/AECApr 20, 1948 – Jan 20, 1967USS KittyHawk, 1966 and 1967
Knight, JohnAOAN/AO3Jun 1, 1957 – Apr 1, 1959Made westpac 58 CC/ Mess Cook the whole time. Disc in Apr,reenlisted in July 59, retired in 1976 as AOC
Hedglin, Glenn  NEWAT21959 – Sep 1962would love to do it again
Eisner, DonaldAO 3Feb 15, 1962 – Jan 15, 1966 Spent 1st West-Pac as mess cook and plane captain of #303, and 2nd cruise as AO striker, then AO3. Served with a lot of great guys. John E. Bailey if you read this, contact me. We had F-3's then got F-4's at Miramar NAS
Thompson, RobertAMS31964 – 1967Loved working on the F-4's. Enjoyed the guys I worked with.
Carson, JerryAME31965 – 1967Made 2 West Pacs, one on the flight deck as Plane Capt. Second in the AME shop.
Barnett, TerryAE-31965 – 1967Was a Plane Captain for 2 West Pac cruises
Armer, JbADJ 3Sep 14, 1965 – Aug 1, 1968
Denzler, JoeAQ3Apr 1967 – Feb 1969I was in the AQ shop under the round down aboard the Hawk. Worked on the fantastic Phantom F4 Fire Control Radar during night shift doing E- level tests.
McCormick, MarkAE3Oct 1967 – Sep 4, 1969
Smith, DonAk21968 – 1968Loved being attached to vf-213 black Lions. Also enjoyed being attached to the Kitty Hawk. Memories of a life time. Thanks
Baluk, JohnAZ-3rd classJul 1, 1968 – Dec 1, 1971Served two westpacs on the Kitty Hawk. Great guys all! When discharged in 1971, longest person senority wise in the squadron. Best memory a ride on July 10th 1970 on the F4J phantom, piloted by William Jensen.
Martin, JohnAO3Dec 1969 – Nov 30, 1971I am interested in hearing from anyone in VF-213 in 1970-1971
Knutson, MarcE-4Aug 15, 1970 – Aug 27, 1973Spent two Westpac cruises, including the one with the riots. Loved F-4's!! What an adventure!
Evilsizor, Ken/"Evil"E4/AMH3Nov 1970 – May 1974I was with VF-213 for 3 Westpacs between 1970 and 1974. My first two cruises I worked the flight deck and my last, I worked in the Airframes shop.
Hudson, BrettAMH3Nov 19, 1970 – Nov 19, 1974I was a plane captain whole tour of duty
Kennamer, DavidAMH3Dec 1970 – Dec 1972First cruise 70-71 really sucked because I was broken hearted from a dear john letter from my stateside fiancee. Second cruise 1972 was a long one but better for me because I fell in love in PI and married.
Butzer, OmarADJANJan 14, 1971 – Oct 26, 1972I remember, alot of night operations, on Deck. Our 4th of July return. When we loaded aircraft, an had a bombs dropped on the starboard side of the ship. for fireworks in the ocean. Some of the tragedy,
Fitzgibbons, Mike/ FitzAMS-3Mar 10, 1971 – Oct 1, 1972TIME ON THE KITTY HAWK WAS GREAT AND SOMETIMES IT SUCKED, I SAW MANY THINGS GOOD AND EVIL ON THAT SHIP. MY SQ VF-213 WAS A GREAT SQ TO BE IN ...GOOD TIMES GREAT PEOPLE....LOVED IT ALL GOT OFF KITTY9/15/72 BEFORE THE ROIT
Rasmusson, Done4Sep 28, 1971 – Dec 29, 1975
Moriarty, TomAMS-3Nov 1971 – Mar 8, 1975I spent the majority of my time as a F4 plane captain, then trouble shooter in the last year.
Patnode, JimmieAmh-/plane captain1972 – 1974Looking for former Shipmates Line crew and Squadron vf-213 and some vf-114 thank you
Stephens, PaulE4Apr 1, 1972 – Dec 29, 1976
Myers, JimAE-2Dec 1972 – Mar 1976Spent two tours in the AE Shop. Really enjoyed the orient.
Brearley, LarryAE2Dec 1972 – Jan 1976Miss being at sea for weeks on end.
Kuchta, Richard Kuch profile iconADJ3Dec 1973 – Dec 1975
Reidhead, JamesPN11974 – 1974PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION - VF213.
Mudgway, RossAD3Dec 20, 1975 – Dec 1, 1979Deployed to West PAC on Kitty Hawk in 76 and MED Cruise on America in 77, ADJ Engine Shop, TDY AIMD Power Plant Shop ashore.
Crupi, JamesAT3Oct 1976 – Dec 1978
Nolan, Larry / SkunkAMH 3Sep 1977 – May 1978I ran the CAG Paint Locker during our cruise. I had all black hair except for a small patch of silver in the front. alias- SKUNK
Curt, RandyAD2Mar 10, 1978 – Oct 26, 1981I made a Med cruise with the squadron and went through the Suez canal on second cruise. Had the pleasure of meeting and knowing friends for life from this experience.
Griffing, JamesE5Jan 6, 1979 – Aug 23, 1982PARACHUTE RIGGER WORKED 2 CRUISES ON USS AMERICA AND WORKUPS ON ENTERPRIZE SEWED EVERYTHING AND ENJOYED MY TIME THERE GREAT UNIT WENT THROUGH THE SUEZ
Olson, OlyAD3Jul 4, 1979 – Jul 4, 1983
Clinton, MurphyAD3Aug 7, 1979 – Aug 8, 1983BOOT CAMP 164 RUSSEL RAIDERS /TOP GUN NAVY FIGHTER WEAPON SCHOOL /BLACK LIONS VF-213 TWO WEST PAC CRUISE /USS AMERICA /USS ENTERPRISE I was stationed at NAS MIRAMA I drove a clean burgundy 1979 LTD2 holla at your boy!!!!
Coppedge, Tyrone profile iconE-51980 – 1982AT2, work at NAS Miramar, Duty Station, Squadron VF -213
Mallet, JohnAQ2Jan 1, 1980 – Feb 14, 1983Made the 6 Pack cruise on the USS America and then half of the West Pac on the Enterprise. Was at the club in El Centro when Terry Mathis knocked out this dude for bad mouthing VF 213. Had a great time as a Black Lion!!!
Coppedge, Tyrone profile iconAT21982 – 1984I love my time in the Navy
Ruiz, RoqueAO2Dec 1983 – Aug 13, 1983Ended up at CNAP and COMFIT
Hares, Thomas/tedAX3Dec 1983 – Jan 1986went to vs29 after 1985 westpac
Turnage, Mark 'Tc'PCANDec 22, 1984 – Jun 21, 1986

Register and add yourself to the Crew List of the Black Lions (VF 213).

Report an offensive or inappropriate entry.

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1984 | 1985 – now

↑ To top of page | ↓ To bottom of page

Reunions

There are currently no planned reunions.

Add a reunion information.



↑ To top of page | ↓ To bottom of page