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USS Valdez (FF 1096) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Valdez (FF 1096). 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 247 crew members registered for the USS Valdez (FF 1096).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1976 | 1977 – 1979 | 1980 – 1982 | 1983 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Foster, RichardRM21977 – 1979Radio CentralMy best military years were spent on the USS Valdez ... The Steaming V .... The Lone Gray Ghost From The African Coast.
Hughes, BobbyE-5 OPERATIONS SPECIALIST1977 – 1978Combat--OperationsI was known by Chief Robinson as "Huggy Bear." Hung out with Barry Brock and the rest of the CIC team.
Oneal, Dwayne(Rugrat)e31977 – 1980boiler techlearned a lot about life and the world in general where are all the bt's i served with ,stricland,bussey, mccue i see paquette but none of the other snipes
Reusch, RonGMG21977 – Sep 14, 19802nd Divisioncame on board in S.C. and departed Newport, RI great times.
Niver, Danem31977 –edivisionOn board Charleston to Boston off Newport
Storrs, JerrySTG2Jan 2, 1977 – Nov 1979A/SUSS Cone (DD866) then advanced ASW school before USS Valdez (FF1096) in 1977 as ANSQR17 tech/analyst, then to USS Aylwin (FF1081) in 1979. Left Active 1980, retired SELRES w/23yrs (1997) as STGC.
Costa, ManuelGMGSNJan 29, 1977 – Jun 19782nd division gun crewI have been trying to get a hold of old friends. Like Jesus Davila, Fuzzy, snd redbone for the BM crew
Marron, JimSR/SA/SN/BMSN/SA/SN/SA/SNFeb 7, 1977 – Dec 17, 19791ST DIVThe things we endure early in life are the foundation of our character. Soccer team, Basketball team. Best of times. Med, South Atlantic, North Atlantic, Africa, Shellback. Ret. BMCS(SW) Thanks BMCM Pender
Barfield, TonyMM3Mar 1977 – May 1978SSTGWas a great time while on board
Costa, ManuelE3Apr 1977 – Dec 1978WEAPONSI HANDLED THE 5" 54 ON THE GUN CREW. I WAS ONLY THERE FOR A SHORT TIME, BUT WHAT FUN I HAD WHEN I WAS THERE. ALL THE STORIES I COULD TELL. ESPECIALLY IN BARCELONA SPAIN!
Buchanan, Lowell (Buck)MMCMay 1977 – Jul 1978ADivision CPO In Charge of Repair 5 EOOW QD Watch Office
Buchanan, BuckMMCMay 1977 – Jul 1978R
Cummings, RickSK1Jun 1, 1977 – May 1, 1978SUPPLYSKCS Hook was the Department Chief .. great North Atlantic Cruise. Very fun time except for Thanksgiving day 1977 .. rough seas and the skipper hit a seawall at the wrong angle dumped the food in the galley line on folks
Velasco, RudySH-2Jun 9, 1977 – Mar 6, 1981SupplyTrying to get a hold of some shipmates; Barfield, MJ.Lyden, anybody, from those yrs., that was on the Boxing-Team, Again, CONGRATULATIONS, and great job to the whole crew, too! Also thanks to CAPT,KORRELL,JR BEST INDA W
Korrell, HarryCAPTAIN USN. (RET.)Jul 1977 – Jun 1980C.O.Grand memories.
Moore, VanSTG1Jul 1977 – Sep 1979ASWould be nice to hear from this crew
Wilson, DavidBM3Aug 1977 – Aug 19771stI had alot of fun. great crew
Wilson, DavidBM3Aug 1977 – Aug 16, 198001got onboard in charleston.dischargedin boston
Wilson, DavidBM3Aug 1977 – Aug 16, 1980I still live in Boston,The Valdez was the best time of my life.617-887-0906
Brock, BarryOS2Aug 7, 1977 – Apr 4, 1981OIMy first ship and the best crew. It was the times of our Lives
Stafford, Lawrencee-1Aug 17, 1977 – Jan 20, 1979weaponstorpedomans mate
Fenstemaker, BillQMSNOct 1977 – Apr 1979Nav/AdminCharlston to Boston by way of Africa, the Caribbean,etc. If I had it to do all over again................I would!
Spell, MartinBTCDec 10, 1977 – Mar 31, 1981B Great ship with a great crew. Made life long friends and saw a lot of the world deploying on her. Became a shellback while serving on her.
Paquette, Phillip J.BT1Jan 17, 1978 – May 21, 1985One of the only sailors to spend more than thier alotted 5 year sea rotation. Was a fantastic ship. She proved to be an asset to the navy in the North Atlantic with a boomer coming out of the Bering Sea. Swift moves to The Persian Gulf and Lebanon.
Sheets, WilliamMM2Jan 18, 1978 – Jul 21, 1981M main control and aux 1My first ship and home. Some of the best people I have ever known. I went home to Texas and the oil fields, and reenlisted after one year away. I did another 4 on the Edson DD946 then left for good. My biggest regret!
Winnett, Terry profile icone2Feb 18, 1978 – Jul 22, 1978deck
Soares, MichaelLtJun 17, 1978 – Aug 29, 1980Engineering Aux (DCA)
Clark, AlexGMT2Jul 20, 1978 – May 20, 1982ASWASROC Gunner, Master at Arms,
Martin, CamLTSep 1978 – May 1981First LT - CommunicationsBoston Bethlehem Steel Shipyard Overhaul Newport RI, St. Vincent, Thanksgiving /Haiti, Cinco de Mayo/ Houston Standing Naval Force Atlantic '80-81. SWO ARS-8 . Last saw you 1982 refueling w/ LST-1188 enroute Beirut as Phib Sea Bee OIC.
Casey, GregMM2Sep 27, 1978 – Aug 15, 1981Engineering Aux 1Lots of great people and great times. Through good times and bad, we all stuck together. Many people I will never forget. Chuck, Al, Donny, Bob, Kevin. Hey guys I hope we see each other again. Good luck mates. Casey , hey Kevin, reupped wow
Kirk, Brian (The Greater)LTJGNov 1978 – Feb 1981CIC OfficerI still have scars on the top of my head. Too tall for the Navy. Enjoyed seeing everyone at the reunion a few years ago.
Barfield, ThomasE4Nov 15, 1978 – Oct 18, 1980navigationBest ship I ever sailed on
Defferding, DavidMS31979 – Feb 1981supplyCame on in Boston for overhaul cooked for Capt. Harry and crew then night baker. The north atlantic in winter was cold
Koontz, JimIC-21979 – 1981ElectricalI served aboard the Valdez on the Nato Cruise when we spent Christmas in England. I had some great times
Christian, GeorgeMM31979 – 1981ENG - MMOW AUX IEAST BOSTON YARDS. NEWPORT. CARIBBEAN. GUITMO. 1980 N ATLANTIC EPIC...N SEA = BEST CARNIVAL RIDE ON THE PLANET. AWESOME SHIPMATES. UNFORGETTABLE.
Vance, Tye The Fly profile iconEN the Boxer1979 – 1981A-GangLooking for shipmate.... Larry Kelly ...Barfield...Lee Call me 678-934-4045
Majeski, AlanSTG21979 – 1981Weapons thirdBest darn time I ever had chasing that spook sub
Plowman, RobertBM2Feb 11, 1979 – Nov 13, 1981DECKBEST DAMN CREW EVER
Plowman, RobertBM2Feb 14, 1979 – Nov 18, 19811STCMDR HARRY KORRELL, ENS KEAVNEY, ENS TURNER, LT DAMIANO, LT KIRK, BOTH, KEN JOHNSON, RUGRAT, ALEX CLARK, BARRY BROCK, SPIDER MARRON, JOHN ENGLISH, ENS BELL. ENS RAY JAY JOHNSON. BEST CREW EVER, WAS A PLEASURE TO HAVE SERVED WITH ALL
Connors, FrankHM2Mar 1, 1979 – Jul 30, 1982Nav/AdminNATO cruse 1980 -
Engel, BobLTApr 18, 1979 – Oct 1, 1982DCA, A, E, RGreat ship
Brown, DanielSKCS(SW)May 10, 1979 – Aug 1, 1982SupplyNorth Atlantic cruise was one of the best.
Vance, Tye The Fly profile iconEN2Jun 1979 – Nov 1982A-Gang Aux 2Looking for friends and all Boxers during the Nato cruise Call me 770-256-6935 Larry Kelly Barney Muse Barfield Capt Landers Plowman Sheets Moses Rugrat Lt Miers
Lemire, JamesGMG3Jun 1979 – Aug 1981Weapons
Clark, AlexGMT2Jul 20, 1979 – May 30, 1982ASIt was a great way for a small town kid from Alaska, to see a big chunk of the world. It led to more aventures with the Army and AIrforce.
Crossman, MichaelPC 3Sep 1979 – Oct 1981Anybody read this?
Girard, GuyMM2Oct 1979 – Oct 1980M
Kinnune, KentHMC(SW)Oct 1979 – May 1982Medical departmentWas a great ship. The crew was fantastic and deployments were outstanding. Commanding officers were great to worknwith. Would definitely do it again.

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