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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 253 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

Gillette, MarkAE31980 – 1981Air HSL-32 NAS Norfolk, Va. Det 5Did the work-up cruise in the carib. sea and the north atlantic cruise.looking for old shipmates
Stevens, MarkLTJG1980 – 1982Supply
Kannes, KenHT21980 – 1981RAlot of good memories.
Binder, RichardMS31980 – 19831st DIV. MS DIV.
Schindler Sr., ArthurE 7 BTSWJan 1980 – Dec 1982BrovoShip of memories So many friends and so many good times. Early AM fires lit and building a head of steam. And so much fun doing 1800 Hour PM's on the boilers. Bobby I'm Still in RI Retired and Happy.
Hamilton, ChrisOS3Jan 1, 1980 – Jan 1, 1982
Roberts, StevenSTG2Jan 30, 1980 – Aug 30, 1983ASGreat memories with the crew during Med Cruise 82 and down to Bermuda
Sawicki, David W. SsawickiBT-2 / BT-1 (SW)Mar 10, 1980 – Dec 9, 1982BBest ship and crew of the 4 I served aboard. Many fond memories - Fair winds and following seas to all!
Pagan, HectorRM3Mar 21, 1980 – Mar 27, 1981TelecommunicationsIt really was one of the best experiences I ever had along with some of the greatest buddies from continental US...we had the opportunity to visit England, Belgium, Germany, Holland..Greetings to all from Puerto Rico...
Adams, ToddBM3Mar 23, 1980 – Jun 21, 1982FirstWhat a crazy time- the beginning of the end of the Berlin Wall. Chasing subs all over the eastern seaboard. Looking at the top of Bob Plowman's head and talking about seeing fins in the water behind him. I learned alot about life then.
North, BobBT2Apr 21, 1980 – Nov 13, 1983BI remember all the cruises, 5 weeks in England. whew! Some of the best memories I'll always have, The ship and crew were one big happy family! Best ship I've ever served on. Where's Art Schindler
Hoey, TerenceBT3May 1980 – May 1983M/BCompleted the famed 1980 North Atlantic Cruise (Soviets border Poland and mobilize their fleet) & 1982 Med. (20 knots + from Persian Gulf through the Suez Canal to get back to Lebanon). Remember watching Beruit burn at night. Valdez was a good ship.
Carbery, NeilRMCS(AC/SW)May 1980 – Sep 1982OC01You couldn't ask for a better crew, deployments, and ship. I pass pier 2 on the way to work each morning and remember those days fondly. Fully retired now as of 07/10 from NUWC Newport.
Marullo, JosephBT2Jun 1980 – Aug 1983Served douring the famed Persian Gulf cruise.
Burrell, PetePN2Jul 1980 – Jun 1982AdminWhat an awesome time and awesome crew.
Lind, KarlSTG2Jul 21, 1980 – Jun 20, 1985ASA lot of good times. I was just thinking this last Memorial Day of the several people who passed during my almost five years aboard the Valdez.
Lee, BernardSmsn Tom BarfieldSep 15, 1980 – Sep 15, 1982QartermanWhat's up player haven't seen you in years,I hope all is well with you and your family.Just looking through my photo album and just thinking about all the good times we had .Call me 954 991-2999
McQuade, StevenMMFNOct 1980 – 1981Eng.Who remembers gold street in Bahrain, and where is COOKIE Zeigler???
Farmer, MichaelOS1Dec 1980 – Apr 1985OPSIt was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Wouldn't trade it for anything. Peace, brothers. Always available 682-552-1773.
Fox, RicSTG31981 – 1983WpsPlenty of good times and great crew.
Studebaker, KennethEnsign/JG1981 – 1982Gunnery/ElectronicsA lot of found memories of my time on the ship/Newport/Med cruise
Story, Alan profile iconsr1981 – 1983Deckfirst ship, knuckle dragger, but learned a lot. sad loss of Phil & Ollie. Love to find Danny Lee and the gang.
May, JamesRM21981 – Feb 1985OCGood times seen lots of places
Persico, Richardyn1981 – 1981admin
Bourgoin, PaulMM1Apr 1981 – Apr 1986MGreat tour, one of the better tours of my 26 year career
Lentz, MikeEm3May 1, 1981 – Aug 1, 1983E
Kent, ChrisBT3Jul 1981 – Sep 1983BMed Cruise, Did the Ditch, Persion Gulf, Halifax, and Bermuda. Good Times, Good Friends
Sherman, John (Chip) profile iconLCDRAug 1981 – Apr 1983EngineeringBeing Chief Engineer on the Valdez was the best tour of my career. Thanks snipes. Thanks Capt Landry.
Griffey, SteveOS3Aug 1, 1981 – Jun 1, 1983OperationsWould go to war with these crew 10 times over and twice on Sundays !
Hicks, JohnPNCM(SW)Sep 1, 1981 – Oct 31, 1982admin
Hammond, JohnEN21982 – 1985A GangSinking at the pier in Boston Ship Yard............This is not a drill!
Cleary, NealOS31982 – 1985
Fetherston, DavidLTFeb 1, 1982 – Sep 30, 1991ENGG - MPA and CHENGOf all the things I have done professionally in my career, the experience aboard the Valdez is probably the most significant in defining who I am today. The crew was fantastic, and the Engineers did the impossible daily.
Allen, Steven D.QM1Apr 1982 – 1985NAVPart of 1st SELRES crew. Put me through hell to requalify ESWS. Great steaming with CAPT Buckley. Now QMCM, still serving.
McInnis, Terry (Mac)FF 1096Apr 3, 1982 – Apr 1985A bunch of great guys...Newport was great!!
Briglin, GeorgeBT3May 6, 1982 – Jun 10, 1985BLOTS OF GOOD MEMORIES. IT REALLY HELPED MY CAREER.
Sherwood, Sidney (Papa Smurf profile iconhtcSep 28, 1982 – Jul 4, 1985repair (engineering)looking for ht3 hafer and other shipmates.really supporting and special memories
Sanderson, HarryPNC(SW)Oct 1982 – Oct 1985NAV/ADMINGreat ship, officers and crew.
Moran, KevinEM-3Oct 31, 1982 – Mar 17, 1986E
Cammuso, WilliamHT2Nov 1982 – May 1984R
Boyer, JohnGMGSNNov 30, 1982 – Feb 14, 19852nd?4x10 reservist (weekend warrior type).
Gray, JaclLTDec 6, 1982 – Apr 30, 1984Weapons HeadNRF out of Newport RI. Loved Autec and ASW ops in Bermuda with SQR-18A. Coast hopping due restrictions on underway time with Selres made for interesting port visits. Norfolk, Ft. Lauderdale, etc.
Hafer, FredDec 27, 1982 – May 15, 1986RepairGood crew...learned alot.

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