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USS O'Brien (DD 975) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS O'Brien (DD 975). 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 664 crew members registered for the USS O'Brien (DD 975).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1977 | 1978 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 – 1988 | 1989 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1995 | 1996 – 1998 | 1999 – 2000 | 2001 – 2002 | 2003 – now

Downie, JeremyTM3Jan 1, 1996 – Jul 20, 1998CAWas the TM3/2 and Rescue Swimer onboard. Definitely had some wonderful experiences on here with many of my life long friends I've made. Lots of practical jokes played every day. Contact me
Nicholson, DarrenHM2Jan 18, 1996 – Dec 18, 1999NavigationCouldn't have asked for a better crew to serve with. Great memories and great friends.
Boatright, KennethBM3/RETIRED MN1Feb 13, 1996 – Apr 1, 1999deckgood times/bad times was living in mexico for awhile now attending university in Canada(lib arts/mathematics) cant believe she is deep sixed...lots of memories. rip might ob
Yaeger, Wayne profile iconOS1Mar 1, 1996 – Apr 1, 1998OI
Boatright, Dirtbag/boats/derilictBM3Mar 15, 1996 – Apr 9, any body with decom photos plse send, awesome crew at times, COs were lemiux, van tol, anybody remember gulf cruise with Van Tol? I retired as MN1 and live in Ensanada Mexico which is cool "sweepers, sweepers man those broo
Burchard, ScottGMCMMar 23, 1996 – Sep 7, 1999CMMy fondest navy memories are during my time I spent on O'Brien. I miss the ship and the crew I served with.
Reynolds, BryanMar 26, 1996 – Jul 10, 2000OD
Lindo, JustinGSE3Jul 1996 – Mar 1999MP
McClurg, WolfeSTG2(SW)Aug 1996 – Jan 1998CANice ship , sorry to see what happened to her.
Lichtenberger, MarcSTG2Aug 1996 – Aug 2000CABest times I ever had in the Navy!!! CA rocked and so did the crew. Thanks for the memories.
Tate, JonathanMS3Aug 1996 – Nov 1998SupplyI have never worked harder than on that ship, but never loved a place more. I miss all my friends and would love for people who knew me to get in touch with me. Seeing the video of her sinking brought a tear to my eyes.
Mortonford, McNairOSC/E-7Aug 1, 1996 – Aug 1, 2000OI DivGreat ship enjoyed my 4 years onboard.
Willette, DavidET2 (SW)Sep 29, 1996 – Jul 15, 2000CEI had a lot of great times on the O.B. I learned a lot about the Navy on her. I made some major changes on that ship that no one else would see, for that I am a little sad, but I am still very pleased with my accomplishments there. Good By O.B.
Roche, DaveLTjgOct 1996 – Oct 1998S-3/4Great crew - Lots of fun memories - I still tell stories about the mighty OB
Lewallen, WilliamE-5Dec 1996 – May 2000CA
Lamis, AlexFC3-FC2(SW)Dec 21, 1996 – Mar 2001CF/CGProud to serve the mighty OB CIWS crew.
Bunch, BryanBM21997 – 2000ODGood times, Great people /
Hilton, DwayneSTG1Jan 1997 – Jan 2001CAWhat more can I say....a great ship, with a great crew. Looking back over the years, no other tour had an impact on my career like the 4 years on OB and I am still in touch with many friends from those days.
Cronin, Sean, Nav/strikeLTJan 1, 1997 – Jul 20, 1999Navigation/StrikeWow - best years of my Navy career working and serving with the best crew in the Pacific/World!
Peterson, EricEM1Feb 1, 1997 – May 1, 2000
Crum, GeorgeQM1Mar 1997 – Mar 1999ONMy best tour of Duty. Stood OOD underway. Had a lot of fun.
McClelland, DwightFCCM (SW)Mar 1997 – Apr 1, 2001cmcI remember then Ens. Elaine Luria, who is now a member of Congress. I served as the Command Master Chief and as a member of Combat Systems Dept.
Devereaux, DavidOSC (SW)Mar 5, 1997 – Jan 14, 2000OIOI Division Leading Chief Petty Officer, Combat Watch Officer Qualified, OOD in port and Underway qual, ASTAC, Navigation Officer qual, etc...
Delbrocco, AnthonyFC2Sep 9, 1997 – Sep 9, 2000Combat
Sanchez, Jose EmmanuelE-6 / MS1Sep 12, 1997 – Sep 11, 2001S-2 Can do!I'm glad i served the OB, one of the best ship and the best tour in Japan that i have. Long live the crew who serve the mighty O' Brien!
Gee, Nathan (F.a.g.)DC2Oct 17, 1997 – Oct 17, 2000 Does anyone remember the wild parties in the Navy Lodge in Yokosuka? What about the A-club and all the tables side by side of topsiders and a few engineers guzzling down pither after pitcher? Frank,Chad, Whalen,ENCM Smith, you guys are # 1
Sanker, MickeyE 5Oct 18, 1997 – Mar 25, 2000RHad a lot of fun on the OB
Molinar, ErickOS3 MOLINARNov 11, 1997 – Nov 11, 2001OSHey whats up people Where you at josey!!!!! email
Powers, RobGMC(SW/AW)Nov 15, 1997 – Mar 10, 2001CGI was THE CHIEF and had the best Division with a GREAT DIV O named Delio. Great CO's with one exception. Great XO's!
Harris, DeionSM3Dec 7, 1997 – Jul 1, 1999I was injured by big bertha( snap back )in indonesia and man did that hurt. Thanks to the support of my crew members things turned out ok.
Thompson, JohnFC11998 – 2000CGGreat ship to retire from.
Castillo, MariaEW3Jan 1998 – Sep 2002OWHello everyone! I love the navy!!! Good Times in Japan, and around the world. I'm glad I was able to see the Obrien one last time when she was in San Diego very emotional. I have great memories of everyone
Bolton, KellaSH3 (SW)Jan 1, 1998 – Aug 2002THE BEST COMMAND BY FAR MAY SHE RIP
Lachance, Davidfc3Jan 1, 1998 – Nov 23, 2000fcnone
Young, CleonGMG3/E-4Jan 15, 1998 – Feb 1, 2000CGIt was a pleasure serving aboard the USS O'Brien with the highly professional crew. Those were the greatest moments of my life.
Calzolari, DelioLTMay 15, 1998 – May 15, 2000CG and Aux
Thurow, DanSTG 3Jun 1998 – Apr 2001CA
Runyan, RogerSTG2Jun 1998 – Aug 2002Good times, Good friends, Good Memories!
Deflavia, SteveGM3Jun 1998 – Apr 2000DeckAlot of good memories and alot of long days chipping, painting and those look out watches that seemed like they would never end. Molinar and Diaz , Sumpter. and Guyton. IMiss you guys and Deck Division.
May, JedSM3Jun 6, 1998 – May 31, 2001OPS/NAVLot's of great memories from the OB...
Brian, JeffreyBM2Jul 1998 – Jul 2000ODTheir is nothing like walking into the A club and seeing 10 tables together with all OB sailors. Such a tight and great crew.
Hite, JasonSTGSA - STG2Jul 3, 1998 – Jun 15, 2001CAStill in the Navy and the OB was the best by far.
Josey, JamesOSSRJul 13, 1998 – Oct 3, 1998Where R U Molinar and Kawano. I'm in San Anton TX
Mohamud, MuddyE4Jul 28, 1998 – Oct 23, 2001Deck & supply
Devore, NathanGSMFNSep 25, 1998 – Aug 21, 2001MP
Lorie, OrlandoLTSep 28, 1998 – Aug 15, 2000Supply
Boyd, Jason / BizzoydIT2Nov 10, 1998 – May 1, 2002OC01Found this website on accident. The OB was my FIRST SHIP and I loved her!!! Now I'm out of the service but still serving my country working for the EPA. contact me at
Brame, RickGSECNov 15, 1998 – Mar 1, 2002MP
Jones, DanaSNNov 15, 1998 – May 14, 2000OperationsI will never forget the OB and the times had in Japan overall. Loved every moment of it, still think about it all to this very day.. Farewell OB!
Bates, MarinaSTGSN - STG2Dec 17, 1998 – Dec 12, 2001CAMy FIRST boat..the OB and it's crew were the best!! I miss the old rust bucket!!
Ryan, KenFC1(SW)Dec 18, 1998 – Feb 13, 2003CMI saw alot of different crews come and go- they were all awesome.

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