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USS Decatur (DDG 73) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Decatur (DDG 73). 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 100 crew members registered for the USS Decatur (DDG 73).

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Reddig, JeffEW1Mar 1, 1999 – Jul 8, 2003OT02Two in every port
McGee, RichFC2Jun 15, 1999 – Mar 8, 2003CFMade some great friends while onboard. Now a civilian employee doing electronics for the B1B at Tinker AFB in Oklahoma City
Kim, PeterFC2(SW)Sep 8, 1999 – Aug 11, 2004Combat WeaponsSurprisingly, I miss the haze grey and all the fun and interesting stories that come from being onboard. I thought I'd never say that I had fun on the might 73. Age` Quod Ages`!!!
Mauler, JenniferSN to DC3Nov 1999 – Mar 2002OD then ER
Edwards, DeeSK1 (SW)Nov 3, 1999 – Aug 12, 2003SupplyI am currently part of an embedded training team serving in Afghanistan. I really miss the ship and the crewmembers I served with and the great time we had in Australia. If anyone wants to chat about old times, I would be happy to hear from you.
Donohue, Sean Aka. PeanutDC2Dec 4, 1999 – Dec 6, 2004OD 1.5 yrs then ERI have to agree with Rizzo on the 1st deployment. good times on that deployment. A lot of port visits and A LOT of booze. deck division was cool, weigand, alia, breden, skinner, orozco. etc. ER division, couldnt beat that. good people there
Rizzo, Ray/riz/coach And A Few Others I Can'T SayCTA2(SW)Dec 10, 1999 – Oct 1, 2002OINever will there be a deployment like our maiden one of 2000. Wish the second was as cheery but oh well. Club CDF and my DC brothers, thanks!! My ballers, don't forget beating Stennis and ending a 55 game run. AFT IC, thanks for letting me han
O'Rourke, JustinOS2(SW)Jan 1, 2000 – Jan 1, 2006OIMan.. Where does one begin. This was by far the best ship I ever served on. OI Divison was a family and occasionally we throw a QM or CT in the mix. You know who you were. The Navy needs to clone us for other ships.
Jorge, CaveroEN3Mar 12, 2000 – Aug 15, 2003A-gangGreat 1st deployment!!! got addicted to all the partying. Good people, friends. Im still traveling on my own now when I can. Ive become an alcoholic and a sex addict. Its great!!
James, PhillipGSM2 (SW)Aug 11, 2000 – Mar 7, 2003MP
Brower, Donald (Don)CTRC(SW)Sep 6, 2000 – Apr 21, 2003OT/OC/ON
Provo, EricHMCOct 5, 2000 – Sep 23, 2003MH01/MEDICALI miss the ship and the crew. I would have to say that it was one of the best tour(s) that I've experienced and I really enjoyed being there.
Luebke, ChesterIT2(SW)Nov 24, 2000 – Dec 12, 2004OC01Everything is Kung Fu!
Collins, GaryOS2Dec 20, 2000 – Apr 7, 2006OIIf you remember me, you know how much fun we had on that boat. No worries guys. All gets better soon.
Starcher, AdamFC32001 – 2003CFIt Was An Honor To Serve With All Of You!
Harms, CoryIT2Feb 12, 2001 – Jun 3, 2004OCI'll never forget my experiences on the ship or in the Navy. Especially with my IT family.
Tiller, GregDK1 (SW)Mar 1, 2001 – May 30, 2004This is the one and only DK1 aka GT. holla at a brother. Take care
Futch, BenITCMar 15, 2001 – Apr 13, 2003OCOld retired ITCS now...working in networking
Hansman, DanielleSN-GM2 (SW)Aug 28, 2001 – May 14, 2005COI had a great time there, made a lot of friends and learned a lot.
Wright, "wrighteous", "big Worm"FC3Oct 2001 – Nov 2006WepsWhat up to all those who remember me!! Epic port visits and some great lifelong friendships were made. Do you guys remember the Cpt Thebaud Captains masts on TV?!?!? Better than any reality TV show on network now. Gimme a holla on facebook!
Newbill, HaroldCTT2(SW)Oct 9, 2001 – Jun 6, 2004OWLots of memories from Decatur. Sure miss it sometimes. Thanks for those who made it great. Remember Hong Kong, Bali, Darwin and other places. Also remember Crapsackus Maximus
Rojo, AdrianQM3Nov 15, 2001 – Oct 15, 2005EngineeringGood times! Made many friends and memories. The lack of morale sucked but it made up by having friends who always kept you motivated and made you laugh.
Banks, CordeliaCTT2(SW)Dec 2001 – Aug 29, 2005OWI had some great times on Decatur and met a lot of great people on board.
Guerra, WilderET3(SW)Dec 26, 2001 – Apr 17, 2006CE and OL3 deployments, 4 COs, 3 CMCs, 2 yard periods, and 1 big fish of a drug bust on payday 15DEC03. Decatur was my gateway to the world. So many countries got my appetite to be abroad. I'm currently in Napoli, Italy.
French, DougHT1(SW)Feb 10, 2002 – Apr 13, 2003Repair
Rimbault, RobCaptain/Berthing LinebackerMar 31, 2002 – Apr 27, 2005DDG 73Madden Champ! Ncaa Champ! Spades Champ! BS Champ! Hugging dudes Champ!
Pearson, TravisFC2Aug 1, 2002 – Dec 15, 2003CFWhat can I say. It was real.
Ahmed, WarisBM22003 –OD
Gooding, Shauna (Nae Nae)SH2 (SW)Feb 7, 2003 – Dec 18, 2006S-3
Pesterfield, JenniferCTO3/IT3Mar 11, 2003 – Aug 6, 2006Those were the days. some not exactly great but i'd do it all over again if i had the chance. wassup to club cdf and a holla to radio too.
Newton, Ptpheadmaster profile iconsksn-sk3Apr 20, 2003 – May 22, 2008S-1P T P for prez!
Darling, MichaelYN1Jul 2003 – Nov 2006Admin
Melton, Eugene Aka GenoE-6/IT1Jul 7, 2003 – Mar 15, 2007IS
Campbell, RobertOS1/E6Oct 1, 2003 – Jan 1, 2005ODWhere I learned to play spades! OD rocks!
Bischoff, AllenCTT3Mar 15, 2004 – May 20, 2006OWIt was one hell of a trip, but had a lot of fun nonetheless and learned a lot of valuable lessons...Made great the crew of thedeployment under steinbrenner, it was SIC!!!
Rush, TanyaPC1Jul 4, 2004 – Oct 9, 2006S4Best ship out there! Some fun times:). That last deployment was off the chain, big up to Badami, Bear, and Val. Thanks to Capt Steinberger for believing in his crew " Sail fast, shoot straight and always tell the truth"
Hawley, ShayleneCS2Oct 2004 – Jun 2009S2
Lowe, Jeffrey (Jlowe)OS2Feb 1, 2005 – Nov 16, 2009OIMan o man what a bunch of great memories. Best crew in the Navy. Just so glad I don't have to watch Bobby call flight quarters in CIC anymore.
Hicks, RobertGSM3(SW)Mar 5, 2005 – Dec 17, 2007MPThank you for ALL the memories!
Acosta, ErikaCTA2(SW)Oct 3, 2005 – Feb 1, 2008OTThis was the best part of my 8 years in the Navy..It's really the only part I miss...
Lathan, TheresaET1(SW)Nov 30, 2005 – May 18, 2007CEI had a great time on this ship. Learned a lot in the short time I was there.
Kroeckel, JohnET2(SW)Jan 2, 2006 – Feb 16, 2010Combat Systems/Combat ElectronicsHad a great time onboard. Some good days and some bad, but overall I miss the people and the experiences we shared. Card games on mess decks, VBSS, SCAT. Great memories.
Word, RobertHM3May 20, 2006 –
Wagner, KarlHT1(SW) Feb 16, 2010 – Jun 30, 2011Engineering / Repair Division My last command was the Decatur. I worked in "R" division. I met some great people onboard. The U.S.S. Decatur was one of my favorite commands.

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