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USS O'Bannon (DD 987) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS O'Bannon (DD 987). 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 508 crew members registered for the USS O'Bannon (DD 987).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1979 | 1980 – 1982 | 1983 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1994 | 1995 – 1997 | 1998 – 2000 | 2001 – 2003 | 2004 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Boyd, DaveHM21980 – 1983
Noonan, MikeRM1(SW)1980 – 1984
Smith, GilSN/PN1980 – 1983OPNSPLANKOWNER
Minchillo, MikeFTM21980 – 1984CF
Breuer, RonaldIC3Jan 1980 – Apr 1981ElectricalCame aboard right after being home ported in Charleston. Best command I was a part of while in the USN. Shout out to the crew ...Hey!
Turner, GarryRM2Jan 3, 1980 – Mar 3, 1982OPERATIONSI DIDN'T MAKE THE COMMISSIONING BUT I JOIN THE CREW ONCE THEY ARRIVED IN CHARLESTON.
Wallace, MikeFTMCFeb 1980 – Apr 1982CFBob Fowler where are you?
Graham, MichaelSTG1Mar 1980 – Apr 1982CAPride, Discipline, Performance - just looked at our 1981 Med Cruise book. Great to see your names, Johnson, Wilkerson, Eaton, Bristow, Benkert. Best CA in the fleet record "Ping Time". Mickey I still have that boom box
Hooker, DanetsnMar 1980 – May 1981Et shackJoined the reserves 1990, to make good on my misplaced ambitions and made ET3. Left reserves prior to ET2 due to injury. 3 sons, 2 are Army officers serving in Iraq. Thanks for the memories.
Bray, DanFTM1Apr 11, 1980 – May 23, 1984FoxtrotWags, Mac, Christie - if you're out there reply to my e-mail address. Best times of my life. I am working as a Technical consultant5 at Xerox and living in Canandaigua in the Finger Lakes.
Ciambrone, DavidGSE2Jul 1, 1980 – Mar 1, 1982MMy 963 class, and by far the best. Great guys.
Weed, JackPC2Aug 1980 – Jan 23, 1983XHad fun being the Postal clerk on that ship! Had fun hanging with Militello and Spanswick. Left the Navy in 1983 and I still work for the U.S. Postal service.
Klosner, KeithENFNAug 1980 – May 31, 1982AuxilariesObannon was my first Sea Command i picked it up in Pascagoula Mississippi during her shipyard period. Enjoyed my time there.
Howe, BillMS2Aug 1, 1980 – Aug 1, 1983SUPPLYHAD SOME GREAT TIMES ON THE OBANNON. WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM SOME OF MY OLD SHIPMATES
Cornelius, Gregory (Mud Bone)SNSep 1980 – Apr 1982Deck (struck for corpsman)Had a great time with you guys. Still think about the fight we had with the USS Pratt in Haiti. Any body know any info on mssn Leroy Williams. Saw your name Zeke, brought back memories.
Boyd, DaveHM2Sep 30, 1980 – Oct 10, 1983XOWhat a great ship & great buch of guys... Wes, Butch, Spanky, CP, Jay, the deck guys. The Med & UNITAS XXIII couldn't have been better with such a group! Retired in 1996 as HM1(SW/FMF) working as a JO (!!!) while on M
Sides, RickFTM2Nov 1980 – Jun 1982NSSMSRetired FCCS(SW) 1998
Ernst, Robert Ernest-tht2Nov 1980 – 1982r-divisiongreat memories and great friends. hope all are doing well
Gilbert, RobertSN/EMFN/EM3Nov 1980 – Apr 14, 1984deck/"E"started out in deck, struck EMFN in 1981, made Med, UNITAS XXIII and half of NATO, Gitmo several times. Of all the memories in the 20 years in, the O'Bannon was the best. Retired in 2000, In Texas, still living here.
Daas, Robert (Bob)E5/ET2Nov 15, 1980 – Jan 14, 1984CSE
Rogerson, Berniems3Nov 15, 1980 – Mar 22, 1983supplythe crib.,med,panama canal,south am,,great times fellows,see your name howe,ramey,tim.still with wife from charleston sc.,sometimes i wonder what it would been like if i stayed in, but I have it great here in bear grass
Walker, Leland "Donnie"PN21981 – 1985
Neas, RonnieEM11981 – 1985THE BEST DD IN THE FLEET ONE CAME CLOSE YOU GUYS ARE THE BEST
Phipps, MichaelGSM3/GSM21981 – 1984M
Sutton, TerrellGMG1981 – 1986ArmeryStart in deck went to gunners mate. Miss a lot of good friends. Had a lot of great times.
Thacker, David "Red Lead"HTFNMar 1981 – Mar 17, 1983Rnever forget unitas XXIII, rio was the bomb of all places!never forget Ira jo, edd-dy, millsey & greg from deck div. miss ya all!
Edgar, JaySK3Mar 1981 – May 1983SupplyHELLO to all of the Navy's Best! And Best Wishes to all of you. For the few whom may remember me.....I have but one thing to say. "The World Is For Those that Show Up"
Milburn, JosephSTG3Apr 1981 – Jan 1983CA
Gorham, Jack (Andy)STG3Apr 1981 – Nov 1983CA
Figueroa, LuismssnApr 4, 1981 – Apr 4, 1985supplygreat time onboard,
Pepe, StephenQM2May 1, 1981 – Aug 1, 1983NX
Wheeler, TimGMT2(SW)Jul 1981 – Feb 1985ASROC
Jackson, Tony (Tj)RM2Aug 10, 1981 – May 10, 1985OPSI was on the Mighty O during the NATO, WATC, MED and Maine Shipyards. I paled around with RM2 Wilson, RM2 Alley, RM2 Fulmer and SM2 Smith (Smitty) I was also the guy who ran the sports betting pools.I do remember SM3 Fitzgerald,(had a beard I think)
Scrivner, Henry{andy}ynsnSep 1981 – Mar 1984xjust checking to see if some of my friends are online these days that was on the ship the same time i was, would love to reconnect with them xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Walker, Leland (Donnie)PN2Oct 1981 – Jul 1985X/N
Harris, Eric profile iconQM3Oct 1981 – Sep 1983NAVWonderful crew , Learned my career from QMC Jensen.
Pianka, MarkMS3Nov 17, 1981 – Jul 30, 1984DECK HAND, MESS SECTIONGOOD TIMES OVERSEAS, RETIRED U.S. ARMY
Boatright, MichaelSM21982 – 1985
Casey, BruceSTG21982 – 1983
Webb, EricSH31982 – 1984
O'Dell, WilliamEWSN1982 – 1985Good times, good friends, and a lot of good memories. Surprise to all that knew me I stayed in for 20 and retired.
Thomas, Timothy (Vader.)OS21982 – 198409dates of service are aproximate, if your out ther hello os2 sheridan (dizz) and os3 lude.
Drullinger, JeffE-51982 – 1986deckI can not remember all of you that I served with but I had a lot of good times. and still have the ships book to look at for whos who. I was and still am proud to have been there with all of you.
Thompson III, John P.STG1 (ESWS) (PG)1982 – 1987ASW
Thompson, TonyOS2 (SW)1982 – 1983StaffTAD Admirals staff for UNITAS/WATC Awesome ship and command, proud to be aboard. Earned my (SW) from ships command and Admirals staff
Tiers, Donald Baby Dochm31982 – 1983XGitmo and Nato in 82 what a rush, Nothing like Zero G shenanigans in Fwd sonar
Ownbey, MartyGSM11982 – 1986m
Mielke, MattE4-E6Jun 6, 1982 – May 26, 1987MWAS THE BEST LEARNING EXPERIENCE I EVER HAD
Barrow, WillieE-3Jun 9, 1982 – Sep 17, 1984EngineeringHey looking Bud Crawford or any of my friends from that time, hope all are doing good.
Jones, TimothyBM3Jul 1982 – Jul 1986DeckServed on a part of a Unitas and all of Nato. Did a couple of trips to Gitmo also. I still talk about the times on Nato with people. Currently living in Portland, Maine. Have been here since 1986.
George, TroyHT-2Oct 22, 1982 – Nov 11, 1985RepairJust found the site and am sad she is decom. I went on the USS Vicksberg a couple of weeks ago and it was just like being on the O'Bannon again. I tried to get in touch with some of the crew but to no avail. I live in Pipe Creek, TX
Williams, BryanBMSNNov 15, 1982 – Aug 20, 1984!sthad a great time while I was on Board the O'Bannon, great ship great crew(most of them)

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