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USNS Mars (T-AFS 1) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USNS Mars (T-AFS 1). 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 145 crew members registered for the USNS Mars (T-AFS 1).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1972 | 1973 – 1979 | 1980 – 1990 | 1991 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Van Orman, CharlesBMCS1980 – Apr 1984DeckGreat ship and crew
Soules, KenMMFNMar 1981 – Mar 1984Loved being on the Mars and seeing half the world I Thank those guys that showed me there was something better than hanging out in bars in my free time. I really enjoyed growing up with the crew and it helped make a better man.
Flynn, John (Jb)HT2Apr 1981 – Mar 1985RGREAT SHIP TO DO SEADUTY ON LOOKING FOR SHIPMATES (TURD CHASERS)FROM REPAIR DIVISION OR OTHERS FROM THAT TIME
Gray, Kenneth GrayhoundAK3Oct 1, 1981 – Mar 20, 1985S-2This was the worlds greatest AFS. This was my first tour of duty in the Navy. I retired in 2005 as a AKC. 24 YEARS.
Harvey, MitchBT3Nov 1981 – Oct 1983BoilersMars was my first ship. I met up with her in P.I. in the begining of the deployment. I learned a lot from my shipmates which had a positive impact on my career. Does anyone remember Pa Bear?
Grubbs, Chuck profile iconDP2Jan 1982 – Jul 31, 1984S7
Bell, MichaelBM2/BM1(SW)Feb 26, 1982 – Feb 5, 19841STThe work horse of the Fleet
Burnette, KeithBT3, BT2, BT1Dec 1982 – Aug 1987BSome of the best times of my life! Lets reminesce!
Vicker, Bruce (Vick)QM3Dec 28, 1982 – Sep 15, 1986Navigation
Crow, StevenLTJan 11, 1983 – Dec 31, 1985R G Repair Officer
Richardson (Rich), DarrenSH3Oct 1983 – Jul 1987S-4I had a great time on board the USS Mars. I served with a lot of great people and we had a lot of great times.
Mardis, JimAK1Nov 1, 1983 – May 20, 1984HC-3 Det 104Great Deployment. I retired as CWO3,SC,USN in 1996.
Gonzalez, GonzoRM3Jan 5, 1985 – Nov 1, 1988ops
Stephenson, BobMM3Jan 11, 1985 – May 21, 1986
Curley, MikeAE2Jun 1985 – Jun 1987AirdeckTwo great cruises, lots of fun and exciting times. Also some not-so fun times. We had one of our H-46s crash on board USS Fife my first cruise. Second cruise was durring the Persian Gulf conflict.
Shurtliff, CurtisE-5 GUNNERSMATEJun 11, 1985 – Mar 8, 1989GUNNERYupon arrival,I was assigned to the boileer room as a fireman. After west pac one i decided to get some fresh air cross rating over to a gunner(s)mate. I miis the guys whom I sailed with and enjoyed the three west pacs I cruised.
MacAraig, MarlonRM2Sep 5, 1985 – Sep 4, 1988Comm / OpsI was that guy behind the window when you rang the bell for messages...lol...
Bowen, DeanE3Sep 15, 1986 – Sep 15, 1989second
GRIMITT, JUANARD "GEEPAW"MM3Oct 1986 – Jun 1990A GANGGEEPAW IN THE HOUSE
Benschneider, Robert "ben"EM3Jan 1987 – Sep 1990streamworked in the stream division. went on one west pack 88-89.
Howe, Dan (Roper)AD3Jan 1987 – Jul 1987AIRHC-11, DESERT SHIELD, REMEMBER THE "USS STARK", DOWN TIME IN DIEGO GARCIA WITH A BURNT BIRD. PASSED OUT ON THE BEACH. TAKING NAPS IN THE CARGO NETS. GREAT TIMES.
Pittman, ScottFeb 1988 – Sep 1989MedicalMars was my first ship and still my favorite. The atmosphere was excellent and the shipmates were great. It was sorry to see her sunk during RIMPAC 2006.
Franks Mm2, Brianmm3Feb 1988 – 1990M divisionLook me up on facebook or call 305 984 6448 the date of in and out are approximate
Rodden, BrentBT2Feb 10, 1988 – Feb 10, 1990BoilersI remeber us getting hit taking on fuel in Bahrain, also had alot of good times.Great crew members.
Riedle, MikeSM3May 1, 1988 – Mar 7, 1992OC
Dyck, RoyIC2Jun 1988 – Sep 11, 1991Ecame onboard E1, left E5. 2 westpacs, 1 norpac. Good friends, good times. Has anyone seen Ed Hines?
Sobolewski, MatthewBT3Sep 1988 – Feb 1991BoilersI am on FaceBook if anyone wants to find me. I live in L.A.
Guile, Rod (Zane)IC2/IC1(SW)Sep 10, 1988 – Jun 1, 1991E/MAAHad some great times on the good ole #1. Tons of Underway time, Oakland felt like a port visit vice our home port. Still part of this canoe club. Currently the Repair Officer on the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)
France, MikeLTOct 1988 – Oct 1991Repair
Magpayo, ArmandoSK2Oct 1, 1988 – Oct 10, 1989S2/CargoMy third ship from Oakland but unfortunately cut my tour short due to accident. Email me if you still remember me.
Cabato, Salvador (Buddy)PN1Mar 1989 – Sep 1989ADMIN
Smith, Anthony (Smitty)DK-3May 1, 1989 – Mar 15, 1992S-4/S-6 Suppy/DisbursingMy first and best ship during my career. Even though we only handled the payroll and the ship store I had a great time. Has any one served with Chief Jones. SKC Hockless, YN-2 Woods or RP-3 Hill. We had some good times OAB and Jonnies.
Day, DarinEM3May 12, 1989 – Jul 8, 1992streamI am very proud to have served on the mars. one of the best keep ships in the west pac
Peoples, Anthony.aka Pnoebm3Jul 5, 1989 – Apr 9, 1991secondHad a ball on this ship,meet so many great people.second division boatsmates.Ran the boat at that time.but like i said we all was a family.whats up smitty. they called us the three horseman.back in Chicago now.on fb.
Wiesner, Steven profile iconE-3Sep 1989 – Dec 4, 1990bm (deck)looking for shipmates that were aboard this kick ass ship around the same time anyone remember the guy that fell off the paint float in Subic Bay on our way to Desert Shield/ Desert Storm find me on facebook in colorado
Bitney, RichardMM2 (SW)Dec 1989 – Jan 1993M
Schmitt, BrianHM1990 – 1992Best dam boat in the Navy. I can't believe they sank it! Don't forget to check out the Mars home page at ussmars.com
Duran, DonaldMM31990 – 1992STREAMI remember MMCM Antonio, MMC Rodrigues, EM1 Agbayani, EM2 Ababa, EM2 Bagaoisan, EM2 Quilon, EM2 Budas, MM2 Harper, EM3 Herana, MM3 Edwards
O'Dell, StevenHm3Feb 1990 – Feb 1992Medical1st and only ship.
Stokes, LawrenceRM1Feb 5, 1990 – Jun 9, 1992OCO1Was apart of the Mars before they went to USNS. Great westpac!!
Figueroa, Eric "Fig" HT 3May 1990 – Jul 1992HEY JUST MISS THE CREW FROM THE TIME FRAME. ALL THE GUYS FROM 1ST & 2ND DIV.DECK. YOU CAN CONTACT ME @ ht3fig4@hotmail.com or eric.figueroa@navy.mil back in the navy 1 more time guys
Gerber, KerryIC3Aug 1990 – Feb 1993E
Beemon, Fredrick/ Seaman BeemonSK3Oct 1990 – Feb 12, 1993Supply S2/CargoThe crew that I was aboard the MARS with was a ball of laughs. The family oriented feeling that I received when I come aboard... Was one that has lasted, I continue to carry myself in the manner of a MARTIAN!!!
Balderas, FredE5Oct 1, 1990 – Feb 2, 19931Best Damn ship ever best years of my Navy term were served onboard the Mars. Chief Persons, Kevin Cassidy my best damn friend ever in the Navy we had some good times in Olongapo did nt we catfish. lol Viscus, Mcdonald and the Gessy man.
Cassidy, Kevin (Catfish)SW2Oct 11, 1990 – Feb 12, 1993Best dang ship I ever served on, it had a family type atmosphere to the crew.now a steelworker in the united states navy seabees.
Lein, DavidE-3Dec 1990 – 1992Repair

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