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USS John Rodgers (DD 983) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS John Rodgers (DD 983). 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 548 crew members registered for the USS John Rodgers (DD 983).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1979 | 1980 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1995 | 1996 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Eagleson, James W.TM3(SW)1992 – 1994Combat Systems
Christman, Ernie Aka ChrisOSSA1992 – 1993OIUnfortunately at the time I could not handle the freedom and made some bad mistakes. I have learned the biblical truth that all things work together for good, God has allowed great things into my life, wife & 3 kids
Leblanc, ReeseEWSN1992 – 1993OTGot my strikes and was out. Not really what I intended but it's how it played out. Would love to catch up with my old shipmates.
Edwards, RichardSTG2Jan 1992 – Oct 1996COMBAT SYSTEMS CAWAZZUPPP, WON'T SAY I MISSED THE SHIP BUT I DO MISS THE PEOPLE(SHIPMATES), ANY YA'LL CA DIVISION PEOPLE BETTER DROP ME A LINE... PEACE OUT....
Davis, JimMACS(SW)Jan 1992 – May 1993NAV/ADMINWORKING FOR THE IZARD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IN NORTH ARKANSAS. STOP IN AND HAVE A CUP OF JOE
Hughes, FredCTOCJan 1992 – Jan 1995OTA lot of good memories for this tour. The guys in OT division were a unique group.
Wilson, LouDC3Jan 1, 1992 – Dec 31, 1994R
Snider, JeffE-3Jan 5, 1992 – Jun 21, 1993First DivisionHey fellas, I'm glad I found this web site. Sad to hear the "Strike Eagle" was decomed. We had a hell of a crew when I was on board. Started out nice and fresh right out of the shipyards in 1992 in Norfolk.
Art Webb, Bobby'S BoyMS2Jan 28, 1992 – Jan 28, 1996SupplyThe best four years of my life.
Kreeger, RussellOS2Feb 1992 – Jan 1995OII know I left in a bad situation, but I remember all the good memories and great shipmates that were friends!
Saurers, DavidSTG2Feb 1992 – Jul 1994CAWow great site any old shippies know where Rascoe or MCclain are at? Nice to see hube and black and eddy here too. CPO White was a cool guy too
Moses, SeanET3Feb 1992 – Apr 1996CEJust found this site. Also just found out that that the ship got decommisioned.
Pavone, PaulieDC-2Feb 2, 1992 – Feb 3, 1996like to here from shipmates from 92 -96 send me a line
Keck, ShawnSTGSNFeb 15, 1992 – Jan 15, 1994combat
Zia, GregoryPN3Mar 1, 1992 – Apr 1, 1994Ships officeHi to all fellow shipmates. Currently a Chicago police officer and married with one 2 yr old daughter. Had a good time on the unitas cruise and the 2 yrs I spent on the ship.
Gesselli, Anthony (Smelly)BM3Mar 3, 1992 – Aug 13, 1996ODGreat crew, great times. Unitas '93, SNFL '95. Deck guys never forget Thorpe. "Hey Selli"
Huberty, John (Hubedog)STG2Mar 12, 1992 – May 8, 1996CSAWhat's up, fellas? Just chillin' out up here in Minnesota, enjoying the nice warm weather! Just added a photo. Hope I look better than Black. :-) Shoot me a line at johnnyonspot@hotmail.com Anyone looking for Steve Bauer, let me kn
Gundrum, Stephen / GumbySTG3May 1992 – Jan 1994Combat
Seagle, KevinBMSNJun 15, 1992 – Apr 20, 1994deckI still live in north carolina married 9 years have two children work for swain county as a building inspector and i preach at local churches on sundays been preaching about six months life is good.
Chi, James YuchuET2Jul 1992 – Jul 1996CECruises: 1. UNITAS (Shellback) 2. MED 3. NORTH ATLANTIC
Sparre, JonathanGSE/E-4Aug 6, 1992 – Apr 9, 1995MI'm back living in Brunswick, GA, fixin to get married again, and possibly going back in the reserves.
Sparre, Jonathan(sparky)GSE3Aug 14, 1992 – Apr 9, 1995MHAD A GREAT TIME, MET ALOT OF PEOPLE
Wiegman, JohnGSM2Oct 1992 – Dec 1994MGotta love that Unitas
Marquis, MikeIC2Oct 1992 – Jan 6, 1997EEMet many people and had a great time.
Legendre, Denny (Trini)E4/GSM3Oct 1, 1992 – Sep 12, 1994EngFirst Ship! Great times! Unitas cruise! Need I say more
Triplett, Howard A.k.a. " Trip Dawg"SK2Nov 1, 1992 – Dec 18, 1996S-1JRD is still the best crew i've served with. Been on 3 different ships since(ffg,cvn,cg). SKC now and hope to hear from someone. Wolfe & Raw Dawg got my vote for the craziest :)
Wood, MichaelCTR2Nov 15, 1992 – Sep 15, 1995OT
Keith, BrianSH3Nov 30, 1992 – Nov 20, 1994Ships ServicemanI enjoyed my time on board and made many friends. UNITAS was a fun time and can't believe how many places we visited. I have worked civil service for many years now and currently have a wonderful family.
Cottle, LincolnSK31993 – 1995S1NOW SK1 ONE OF THE BEST CREW EVER. ESPECIALLY S1 DEPT.
Jose, JoelOS21993 – 1997OIMarried w/ 3 kids. Graduated with my BA from Regis University. Now pursuing my Masters from Univ of Cincinnati. Currently a Police Officer and C.S.I. Lots of memories and friends from the Jolly Rodgers. Email me at joel0011@gmail.com.
Switzer, GaryMMCM(SW)1993 – Oct 1995CMCHave a lot of good memories of the best crew I ever served with. retired raising my 6yr old grand daughter. Would like to here from you all. Enjoying retirement.
Hall, KeonBM31993 – 1996DeckGod bless all those who have served and are now serving
McCall, ChrisSTG3(SW)Jan 1993 – Jun 1994CAStill happily married with 3 children to Alejandra, who I met in Valparaiso, Chile during Unitas XXXIV in 1993. Send me an email.
McCall, ChristopherE-3/STGSN(SW)Jan 1993 – Jun 1994CA
Kinney, PhilipCTR2Jan 1, 1993 – 1996OTI have some of great memories of serving on the ship. During my time, we made a Unitas cruise and became shellbacks, a 6mos deployment to the Med, and then a trip to the North Altantic. Hope everyone is safe and doing great!
Lehner, RobertFNJan 5, 1993 – Oct 14, 1994
Sherman, JosephBM2(SW)Jan 14, 1993 – Sep 4, 1998DeckMy First Ship! The best crew. John Rodgers got my Naval Career off to an enthusiastic start. I couldn't be more proud of my tour of duty aboard her.
Vetsch, ChristianBMFeb 1, 1993 – Aug 10, 1994Deck
Hadbafnick, Roy "nick"GMG3Feb 22, 1993 – Feb 23, 1997COMBAT SYSMISS ALL THE FRIENDS I MADE WHILE SERVING. I DEDICATE THIS MESSAGE TO VETERAN SAILOR WHO PASSED FROM CANCER AND WILL BE GREATLY MISSED. TO MONTY LANE GMG1 MAY HE STILL RIDE HARD!!!!!!!!!
Galloway, DarryllTMC(SW/AW)Mar 1993 – Jan 1996CAGreat tour of duty! Picked up CPO while on board.
Calloway, TonyFC3Mar 1993 – Jul 1993Loved the ship and the crew for the little time I was on board. Got injured in a car accident the week before the Unitas.
Lauvray, JeffRM3Mar 1993 – Jan 1995Radio
Kubu, JerryEM1(SW)Mar 1993 – Mar 1996E-DivHad the best time of my career on board.
Brown, JimGSM1Mar 1, 1993 – Mar 1, 1998MCan't say I miss the Navy. But do think about some of the old shipmates from time to time.
Chapa, RubenGSM3/E-4Mar 8, 1993 – Nov 3, 1996Engineering-Main ProplusionI meet a lot of great people and made some unforgettable friends for life! Contact me on Facebook @ rzchapa8324@yahoo.com
Guenther, GregEngineman 2nd classMar 16, 1993 – Aug 10, 1997Auxillaries Division, or A-Gang
Robinson, Catfish_willRM3Apr 9, 1993 – Aug 5, 1994RadioTO live and love life, Family and GOD.
Jones, David "guss"IC1 (SW)May 1993 – Aug 1997EEHad a lot of good times with most of the guys in Engineering. Living in Hinesville Ga near Savannah. Working as an Electrician.
Santner, MikeFCCSMay 1993 – Jun 1996CM
Phillips, RichardEN1Jun 1993 – Nov 1996A-Gang and FOWKHad a great time. The perfect stepping stone to a wonderful career. Retired June of 2006 ENC (SW/AW)
East, WaltLTJun 1993 – Nov 1993ChaplainUNITAS Staff Chaplain Great crew and ship.
Stallard, Ken "stewburner"MS1(SW)Jul 1993 – Aug 1996S-2Best ship of my current 23 yrs. Senior Enlisted Advisor@NWS Earle in NJ.Heading back to the FLT 11Apr07 Ashland@ Little Creek.Grey Haired,Tattooed HD rider. MSCS Donn Smoker was one hell of a mentor. Great Crew,Great Liberty,Great Times. BZ
Strates, JimCTT1(SW)Jul 1, 1993 – Nov 30, 1993StaffSouth America deployment. Too much damn liberty... four-man liberty. Paranoia to the max. One heck of an experience. Was my last sea duty in the Navy. Awesome warship!
Brooks, DavidE4 GMGJul 1, 1993 – Dec 1, 1996Weapons
Reed, John "Doc"HM2(SW)Jul 15, 1993 – Dec 20, 1993MedicalUNITAS XXXIV, What else can I say? Always looking for old shipmates.
Rodgers, ShawnSRJul 17, 1993 – Nov 27, 1993OD-01I checked onboard just long enough for UNITAS XXXII. BM2 McManus may remember me as "the most responsible drunk I've ever seen." I got drunk in Rosey Roads and puked all over the deck. I got out of my reack, cleaned it up, and got back i
Judy, MichaelCTRC(SW)Jul 23, 1993 – Aug 21, 1996OT
Schall, TerryGSE E-3Aug 1993 – May 4, 1995EM03Met alot of good friends and unitas was a blast
Riggle, Doug (Pigboy)SK2Aug 1, 1993 – Aug 1, 1994S1, StorekeepersThis was the last and finest ship I served in, and I made a lot of really good friends in the short time I was there. I would like to reconnect with Triplett and Cottle my homies, they made me feel welcome and showed me a good time.
Greene, Terrance D.PN3Sep 9, 1993 – Nov 7, 1994NAV ADMINJust trying get in touch with old shipmate. Really had a good time on that Unitas cruise in 1993. Feel free to Email me anytime
Greene, TerrancePN3Sep 9, 1993 – Nov 7, 1994NAVADMINJust trying to get in touch with shipmates
Swayze, JimCTR2(SW)Sep 14, 1993 – Aug 5, 1996OT
Riker, ChrisSTG1(SW/IUSS)Sep 15, 1993 – Aug 28, 1998CS/CAUSS John Rodgers, Navy Recruiting NC, USS Vicksburg, COMNAVFOR Japan,... On my way to USS San Jacinto in a few months.
Smith, "Doc"HM3(FMF)Sep 20, 1993 – Jul 19, 1995medical
Woods, Jamessn3Oct 1993 – Jul 1995deckHello shipmates
Blackwood, JamesSK1(SW)Nov 1993 – Dec 1996S-1Best crew I've ever served with. Now SKC and in the Fleet Reserve (RET) Living the good life as a contractor for SPAWAR in Charleston SC
Torres, TomITCS (SW)Nov 27, 1993 – Feb 15, 1997OC
Torres, TomITCS(SW)Nov 27, 1993 – Feb 12, 1997OCBEST SHIP EVER, BEST BUNCH OF COMMUNICATORS EVER. Big John, Schwanke, Reeseman, Davison, Herrick, SM1 Smith, SM1 Amos...great time. loved my time on that ship. thanks for all the support guys. I'm in Millington at Bupers hope to run into y
Ray, MarcoSTG2Dec 10, 1993 – Jan 28, 1997CAWhat's up everybody. Good to see some familiar names on this site. I live in Orlando. Married w/son.

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