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USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). 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 1721 crew members registered for the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69).

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NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Weinreb, David MHM31977 – 1979Medical (H)Plankowner
Wise, Anthony / TonyMM21977 – 1980APlankowner Catapults/Steam Heat/Outside repair/CAO
Maslanka, RonaldMS21977 – 1981SupplyGreat people and fantastic places.
Young, EddieAW21977 – 1979VS-31 TopcatsLooking for any TOPCAT shipmates. Drop me a line!
Holmberg, BryanSH31977 – 1978S-3I am a plank owner of the IKE. I worked in the Barber shop. I did a no cost transfer to the USS Nimitz thinking it would go to the west coast it did eventually, after my enlistment was over.
Petrella, NicholasL/CPL1977 – 1978Marine DetatchmentI am a plank owner and joined the ship in Newport News Virgina. It was in precomission. My email address is petnik@zoominternet.net
Phillips, MichaelIC21977 – 1980E2PLANK OWNER
Dupont, KevinL/CPL1977 – 1978MARINE DETACHMENT
Bottitta, Vincent ///vinnyIS/STRIKER1977 – 1979OZPlankowner/ Had like every one good memories that served on IKE Had some bad ones as well but rember all the good friends I had . If we had some email me . Has anyone heard from Woody? IS1, rember New port news and pe
Dunaway, CliffordETN21977 – 1978
Windsor, WoodyAT21977 – Aug 1981AIMD/IM3 VASTGreat people and Great times, although, I did not know it at the time....
Douthitt II, OmerPH-11977 – Aug 1980OperationsPlank owner. Enjoyed the tour since it was my last as I retired from the IKE.
Rowell, Kenny1977 – 1981W
Westgerdes, GaryMS-31977 – 1979S-5
Marking, DonHT21977 – 1981RepairPre-Commisioning and Plank Owner. Also a Shell-Back.
Correll, Paul profile iconEMFN1977 – 1979E-2Plankowner. Had some great times with some great friends in some great places!! Does anyone know how to get in touch with Steve Adamczyk (Chet), Robby Pipta, Crawdaddy Crawford, Bear, Larry Baker or Mooney?
Stafford, TerryOS21977 – 1979OIWhat fun had as Air Intercept Controllers with Senior Chief Phillips. As a plankowner, working out the kinks with the first airwing fighter jocks was a nice challenge and a real kick in the pants. I loved it!
Mallett, Robertad 21977 – Oct 1979im 2plank owner
Zimmerman, David (Bos'N)BM31977 – 1978FIRSTHELLO FELLOW PLANK OWNERS! I AM CWO4 (RETIRED) DAVE ZIMMERMAN. I AM LOOKING FOR ALL OLD BUDS FROM 1ST. DIV. OR ANYONE IN DECK. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME. I HOPE TO HEAR FROM YOU GUYS VERY SOON.
Clausen, JimEM11977 – 1981E2Good memories great friends. A&O shop, Mid Ships General Service, Flight Deck Lighting.
Kamrowski, Dave SkiMM11977 – 1978A
McCusker, ThomasCpl1977 – 1979Marine DetachmentPart of the first crew on IKE great memeries, still in contact with some old friends. Like to here from more.
Shaffer, MichaelEMFN1977 – 1981E2Plank owner - If we only knew then what we know now!? Really had some of the best times of my life. Still in contact with Rickie Messer, but looking for Victor Petty, Pete Bramble, Michael "Mad Dog" Fowler and other...
Dimeo, Williamabf31977 – 1980v-4was assigned to this and loved it worked at bottom of ship in pump room in one of the four filter rooms and on the flightdeck fueling aircraft last job was easiest checker getting fuel left from pilots via hand signals
Glass, LewisGMT31977 – 1981WI went to night school on the gi bill now I can work in the dark PLANKOWNER
Woolery, AndrewMS3 E-41977 – 1979S4Plank owner
Campbell, Rick  NEWsa1977 – 1978supply
Welsh, Charles J.EM3Jan 1977 – May 1980E-2Plank Owner. Married and relocated to Massachusetts.
Pizzo, SteveDS2Jan 1977 – Sep 1980OEPlankowner, Shakedown Cruise, Med, IO Cruise shellback '80
Kibble, EdwardABFJan 1977 – Jan 1980V4had some great times,worked our asses off.
Baker, JoeAW2Jan 1977 – 1981VS 31 AircrewTOPCATS!!! Looking for the gang - Eddie Young the Axe murderer, Steve Whittaker, etc. Would love to hear from you all! You can call - 479-502-2137 or email me at joeabaker@cox.net.
Mazza, VincentJan 1977 – Sep 8, 1980V_1
Watkins, DannyHT2Jan 1977 – Jun 1979REPAIR Plankowner, seatrials, first Med Cruise. Today working in the steel industry as a boiler engineer.
Sapp, DennyLCDRJan 1977 – May 31, 1978V2Plank Owner and it was my most fulfilling assignment of 23 years Naval service. Loved working with you AB's.
Hyatt, EdwardABH1Jan 1977 – Oct 1979V-1I worked the flight deck. First with the tractors, then as Fly-2 POTUS.
Berry, WilliamABHC RETIREDJan 1, 1977 – Dec 31, 1980V3/LPOPLANKOWNER,SHELLBACK 1980 I.0. CRUISE
Baxter, Randalmm2Jan 1, 1977 – May 5, 1980auxillary divisin ( "A"-GANG )
Hollingsworth, Robert (Holley)ET1Jan 8, 1977 – Jan 6, 1981OEPlank Owner
Watson, KenSNJan 10, 1977 – Nov 11, 1979S-3 S-2
Burton, RichardEM-2Jan 10, 1977 – Apr 11, 1980E-2Proud Plankowner,Good people, good times
Yeo, Savior (Joe)AO2Jan 22, 1977 – Dec 23, 1981G-2/Ordnance Control
Wood, Barry / WoodyYN3Feb 1977 – Sep 1979Weapons Admin / WPlankowner. Had a great time when aboard IKE. Hope to hear from some of my old shipmates.
Gamboni, EvoDS2Feb 1977 – Mar 1981OE
Gundaker, ByronAO3Feb 1977 – May 1980G-3worked with AO1 Walters, Richard
Booker, MikeYN3Feb 2, 1977 – Mar 10, 1979X-5Hello fellow plank owners...whew!!! Changed rates, became an AC, retired in 1985. Work now for the FAA. Those were the best days of my life!!!
Gingras, HughATCFeb 10, 1977 – May 1, 1980IM3 Shop 610/611Glad to have served. Would like to go out one more time with my two sons.
Johnson, RamuSKSNFeb 11, 1977 – Dec 29, 1978s-1plankowner looking for infor on mm1 polk
Moncravie, Micheal SkinnymonAO3Feb 15, 1977 – Apr 15, 1980G-2 PLANKOWNER : Enjoyed the best part of my life by being station on the IKE. Meet alot of good friends. Spent some time in places only people dream about. Very good experience. .
Budow, MarkOS1Feb 15, 1977 – Aug 20, 1980OIWas my first command, and probably the most beneficial to my career. I learned my way around the Navy here and have many fond memories of my tour aboard the "IKE"!
Bryant, LarryEM2Feb 21, 1977 – Jun 1980E2Plankowner.. The time will always be remembered
Batchelor, WilliamEN2Feb 23, 1977 – Sep 19, 1979Agang
Batchelor, WilliamEN2Feb 23, 1977 – Sep 19, 1979Agang
Batchelor, WilliamEN2Feb 23, 1977 – Sep 19, 1979A
Neudorfer, JohnABE2Feb 28, 1977 – Feb 27, 1981V-2 HI, I am aprecomm plankowner on CVN69, I served my intirer tour on her.. Would like to hear from some old shipmates. Thanks John
Gautier, Kevin A.EM2Mar 1977 – Jun 1980E-2Plankowner
Westgerdes, GaryMS3Mar 1977 – Nov 1979S5Plank Owner. I enjoyed my stay aboard IKE. Had alot of good times and met alot of good friends. The ocean was awesome and the cruises were great. One of the many highlights of my life. I'll never forget it or regret it. Go IKE.
Petrovich, TonyGMC/SW RETMar 1977 – Apr 1980G-2IKE was a good ship. I still see her today in live in virginia
Spencer, JamesMS3Mar 1977 – Sep 1980S-2Plank Owner, Aft Galley, Forward Galley, Night Cook, Wardroom. Retired in 1997. Newport News was great. My best friend was Ray Martin.
Albright, John Darrylgmg2Mar 1977 – Jun 1980SAM/WPNSPLANKOWNER looking for fellow shipmates
Stillwell, RandyIC2Mar 1977 – Jul 1980E2Plank owner, Gyro Shop, Alarms & Warnings Shop, and Supervisor for MC Shop. Pre-com, shake down cruise, commissioning, GITMO, 1st Med cruise, Shellback and IO. Got out, re-enlisted <3mo later. Retired Oct 1996.
Conley, Charles / BobABE-1Mar 3, 1977 – Dec 26, 1979V-2Plank Owner, cat capt #2 cat(catapult was always broke down), mess decks MAA. I enjoyed my time onboard the IKE, but I enjoyed my time onboard the Kennedy CV-67 more. Got out after 10 years, work for NASA now. Will retire in 2 years.
Hinojos, OscarABH2Mar 15, 1977 – Dec 22, 1980V-1Spent all my time in V-1 Division. Worked Fly-1 all three years, becoming FLY-1 P.O. my last 2 yrs. "Bad Bob" Barnett was my assistant eventually and we kicked butt and took no names.........Best time of my life!!!!!!!!!!!
Fries, RaymondRM2Mar 15, 1977 – Jul 10, 1980CommunicationsGood bunch of guys in Comm Center. Lost touch with everyone. There are a few I would love to talk to 26 years later
Yochem, RichardEM3Mar 15, 1977 – Jan 20, 1981E-2PreComm. Plankowner Shellback Steel Beach Picnic Midship Electrical Shop. Good times Bahamas Nassau Italy Greece Isreal Singapore. Friends: Dennis Nimmer (deceased) & Dana Normandin became life long friends.
Hinojos, OscarABH2Mar 17, 1977 – Dec 20, 1980V1 / FLY 1 PONo regrets, would do it again!! Living in Midland, Texas. GO COWBOYS! ...for God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son. For whosoever believes in Him will have everalsting life....... John 3:16
Clark, Richard AllenABHANMar 17, 1977 – Apr 7, 1981V-1PLankowner 3yrs 7mo. sea-duty Blue Shirt Tractor Driver Shellback
Schmole, PeterCPLMar 20, 1977 – Jun 20, 1979Marine DetachmentI was one of the first group of 18 Marines to be assigned to the "IKE". Spent a fair amount of time at the Dry Dock on Main Street in Newport News. 1st Sergeant Baron was a great guy.
Barron, Robert1STSGTMar 22, 1977 – Jun 26, 1978MarDetI was the first 1stSgt of Marines.
Pendergras, KirkABHMar 24, 1977 – Apr 7, 1980V-1PLANKOWNER!! It was by far the best time of my life. I wish I could go back for one last cruise. V-1 DIVISION KICKS ASS AND TAKES NAMES LATER!! email me at kpend21@msn.com
Traver, Georgesmsn/E-3Mar 31, 1977 – Sep 1, 1980csi am an original "plankowner"
Sutton, RonaldE3Apr 1977 – Apr 1979G 3Plankowner
Kirk, RobertYN3Apr 1977 –Captains office ..Yoeman Pre-comm under Captain Ramsey.Plank Owner!! ah..
Mitchell, RobertE-3Apr 1977 – Jun 1980flight deck crewevelovator operator, blue shirt for fly 2 was on the ship when it was still being built and for sea trials and commissioning.
Young, DavidLI3Apr 1977 – Mar 1980X-1I had a great time on the Ike.Made some good friends. My thanks to Capt. Ramsey, except for the brig time.
Gerster, JohnAE3Apr 1977 – Aug 1980AIMD
Flanders, Norman "stormin Norman"MSSNApr 1977 – Dec 1978S-5Second ship as a Plank Owner: IKE & USS Preble DDG46. Enjoyed serving on IKE during her maiden years and while in the Newport News Ship Yard. Now that was the life. Have great memories & made many friends. Good luck to all who board IKE
Sebastian, Mark / SeabatABF2Apr 1977 – Jan 13, 1981V-4great times on the ike. hello to all my shipmates & fellow plankowners. like to hear from some of you guys.
Bebbino, Johnos2Apr 1977 – Aug 1980oiplank owner
Doe, RickAQ1Apr 1977 – Oct 10, 1980AIMD IM3Pre-comm, Plankowner, Shellback, sea trials, work-ups, Carribian, Bahamahs, Fort Lauderdale, 79 Med & 80 IO cruise. Currently back in Vermont working for USPS as a city carrier. Had a wonderful time on IKE.
Vercelli, JohnSR-YN3Apr 1977 – Jan 31, 1981OZLots of great memories and the good friends during my first tour on IKE as a Plankowner!
Francis, BillEM3Apr 3, 1977 – Jan 26, 1981engeneeringMade some good friends,
Lanzara, JamesBm2Apr 4, 1977 – Apr 24, 1981Deck Dept.Plankowner
Lanzara, JimBm2Apr 4, 1977 – Apr 24, 1981Deck Dept.Plank owner
Verneuille, DanAO2Apr 8, 1977 – Aug 17, 1980G2I served on the IKE from pre-com. to Aug.1980 and left the Ike in the Persion Gulf Aug of 80 during the hostage crisis in Iran,anyone from G2 or weapons div on this web site?
Maggart, Jesse ( Merle )OS3Apr 11, 1977 – Jul 14, 1980OA ( CIC) OPS Dept.
Johnson, StevenABH3Apr 12, 1977 – Jul 15, 1980V3Dolly driver elevator operator yellow shirt. Plank owner commissioning crew, shellback. "For a nominal fee"
MacHtig, Jeffrey (Maytag)ABH1Apr 14, 1977 – Jun 10, 1979V1PLANKOWNER:I?d like to thank my CO for all his help. Great memories learned about life and growing up. I?m married 23 years, 3 girls I?m an inventor with 12+ issued US patents. Check out PTO website http://www.uspto.gov/patft/index.html) Search under
Justice, MarkSH3Apr 15, 1977 – Aug 1, 1979S-3PreComm Unit, Mess Decking, All Night Laundry, Ice Cream Bar, GITMO, St. Thomas, '79 Spring Break in Ft. Lauderdale (wow) & President Carter on the hanger bay. Sounds like fun to me now. Looking forward to Oct 07 Reunion. See you then!
Veitch, DougABHApr 17, 1977 – Sep 10, 1979V-1Was a Yellowshirt in FLY 3.Had some of the best time of my life working on the flight deck!!!Plank owner too!!
Maddex, CraigBM3Apr 19, 1977 – Apr 20, 19804TH DIVISION DECK DEPARTMENTSERVED IN FOURTH DIVISION, OPERATED SHIPS LIBERTY BOATS, WAS COXSWAIN OF THE CAPTAINS GIG AND STARBOARD READY LIFE BOAT, WORKED ON STATION 21, AFT FUELING STATION, SHE S A GREAT SHIP, WITH GREAT PEOPLE,GLAD I WAS ON HER
Shufelt, FrankAX2Apr 23, 1977 – Jul 15, 1980AIMD IM3Pre comm, comm, sea trials, gitmo, fist med cruise. Some of the most fun I ever had. Plankowner
Steffen, DavidET2Apr 25, 1977 – Aug 20, 1981OEPlank owner IFF technician and Radar
Pearson, SteveEM2May 1977 – Jun 1980E2Plankowner; if only I knew I had it made then
Reid, BillyABH3May 1977 – Jul 13, 1979V-1Plankowner. Shake down cruise Great times traveling the MED, Caribbean, Gitmo. Played Soccer. Glad to have served my country aboard IKE.
Doe, RickyAQ1May 1977 – Oct 10, 1980AIMD IM-3Plankowner, made Med 1979 and Indian Ocean 1980 (Iranian Hostage Crisis)Worked in W/C620 Shop 1. Currently a dairy farmer in Vermont.
Schroeder, GeorgeABHMay 1977 – Jan 1980V-1 Crash CrewPlank owner.Like others have remarked,"What a ride". I meet some on the greatest people.I too would love to take one more cruise.Loved the rush of the flight deck.I am a career Fire Fighter/paramedic.Lets have a reunion.f1retruck9@bellsouth.net
Allen, P.a. "al"LI2May 1977 – Feb 1981X-1 PRINT SHOPSOME OF THE BEST AND WORST 4 YEARS OF MY LIFE
Allen, P.a. "al"LI2May 1977 – Feb 1988x-1
Newsome, David profile iconABH2May 1977 – Jan 1981V1Think about all the hard work and good times we had,Back at sea with the merchant marines 5 years will be a licensed officer at the end of 2010,talked to the CO of the Eisenhower on VHF radio in passing in Dubai 3/2010
Buskirk, StevenOS1May 1977 – Oct 4, 1979OIPlankowner / Was a great start to my time in the Navy. I was happy to celebrate at the 25 year Gala in 2002. I remember Mark Budow, Rick Masa, OSC Phiilips, OC Spencer, Minter, Gastin and many others. Med cruise 79.
Covaleski, StevenCPL.May 1, 1977 – May 1, 1979MARDETxo's orderly. long hours in officers country.
Marenger, RickABE ANMay 1, 1977 – Nov 1, 1978V2Plank Owner, worked the waste cats (#3) below and above decks. Played hard and worked hard.
Clavin, TomSeamanMay 1, 1977 – Nov 6, 1978Signal bridge
Chipman, TimFTM 2May 5, 1977 – May 15, 1980SAMHad some good time and would like to find some of the guy I was on board wtih. tim@timthetestman.com
Deroy, ScottABFMay 9, 1977 –V-4Looking for plank owner "grapes" or other V division people
Kelly, CharlesABHANMay 11, 1977 – Jan 18, 1981V-1 divjust looking for old friends
Williams Jr, JohnSEAMANMay 18, 1977 – Feb 28, 19801ST/3RD/5THI CAME ABOARD THE IKE WILL IT MWAS IN NEWPORTNEWS SHIPYARD. I AM A PLANKOWNER. I STILL HAVE MY PLACK/CERTIFICATE
Calvert, DonFTMSNMay 28, 1977 – Jun 1, 1980SAMPLANKOWNER LOOKING FOR SAM DIV SHIPMATES
Carver, Paulph2May 30, 1977 – Jan 27, 1981ops Just thinking about my time on board the IKE. What a great time and adventure doing what guys do best and making everything a challenge to better ourselves. Didn;t notice any PH's from my era registered!?
Hanley, ArthurAT1Jun 1977 – Jan 1980AIMD-IM4Plankowner. Cal Lab. Grateful to have served my Country aboard the finest carrier in the fleet. Loads of memories but will never forget ATC Brigham, one of the finest men to ever have served aboard "IKE".
Narkie, R.j.AO2Jun 1977 – Mar 1981G1 Flight Deck OrdnancePlank Owner
Grady, Rodger (Rag)ET2/ET1Jun 1977 – Dec 1980OEPlankowner. Was great to serve aboard a great ship. All of us old timers remember the six pack cruise! Wouldn't wish that again on anybody! Was glad when it was over! Great experience anyway.
Harrell, Billy Jack HarrellBM-2Jun 1977 – Jun 19791ST AND MESS DECK MASTER AT ARMSPLANK OWNER AND PETTY OFFICER OF THE QUARTER, WHAT AN HONOR FOR THIS OLE JOHNSON CITY TN BOY. SURE HAVE THOUGHT ALOT ABOUT YOU WONDERFUL FOLKS. IVE BEEN WORKING AT THE VETERANS ADMIN IN JOHNSON CITY ALL THESE YEARS, ID RATHER DO IT AGAIN ON THE IKE.
Hannam, CliffE5Jun 1977 – May 1980V4PLANKOWNER
Irby, VictorABE-2Jun 1977 – Mar 1981V-2Doesn't seem like that long ago. Worked on arresting gear.
Farmer, Michael/mikeABH ANJun 1977 – Aug 1978V-1Plank owner I ran the aircraft elevater's and had the time of my life.Wish I could do it all over again.Met some of the Navy's finest and had a hell of a time.
Parker, ToddAC2Jun 1977 – Aug 1979OCThere is nothing more exciting than Case 3 night recoveries! The commisioning party at the Hampton Collesium ROCKED!!!! Wish I could remember the drive home :-(
Burgess, RobertGMGSNJun 1977 – Apr 16, 1980G-2 WeaponsPlankowner. Met a lot of good people on the IKE. Would like to hear from anyone in the weapons dept.I have found Kevin Hanger, Fred Ureita, Lance Mcfarland,Cheif Gnass,and now Rick Godfrey.
Cowitt, ScottDP3Jun 1977 – Nov 1980S-7Plankowner. Had a great time on the IKE.
Brokes, BillE4Jun 1977 – Dec 1979AWas in EA08
Rick, Ellis profile iconABE2Jun 1977 – Mar 30, 1981V2PLANK OWNER, PROUD TO HAVE SERVED ABOARD THE IKE. LOOKING BACK SURE BRINGS BACK A LOT OF GOOD MEMORIES. NOW I'M A PROUD GRANDPA OF 15 GRAND KIDS.
Smathers, Wayne (Sam)ABHANJun 1, 1977 – Mar 21, 1981V-1Best Damed Crash and Salvage Crewman in the History of IKE had a blast miss C&S and all the gang. Married a damn yankee have 4 kids and now im disabled. Schroder Miller Reid Maytag give me a yell oh yea im still a REDNECK MOUNTAIN MAN
Grathwohl, John / DaveSH3/DM3Jun 1, 1977 – Dec 31, 1980S-3 / OZReported aboard the PRECOM UNIT...did all the Sea trials, GITMO, first Med Cruise and the IO Cruise of 1980
Rivas, Roberto/rivyjABH3Jun 1, 1977 – Mar 30, 1980V3I had ageat time. If I could I would go again high to all my maits
Maggard, EarlRMCSJun 1, 1977 – Oct 15, 1980COMIKE celebrating first reunion, June 19 - 22 in Branson, Missouri. Let's bring all of the COM crew together. Even if you can't make the reunion, share info: bio aboard IKE and subsequent military/civilian years. IKE photo & current.
Maggard, EarlRMCSJun 1, 1977 – Dec 2030COMMTrying to locate IKE Communications Department from 1975 to present. CVN 69 reunion June 19 - 22, 2008 in Branson, Missouri. Check in at La Quinta Inn, Music City Centre. Contact Peter Wintworth at: Peter@CVN69. Web at : www.cvn69.com
Megill, DanielANJun 5, 1977 – Feb 4, 1981v812 a7e
Wilson, Harry OHMCJun 7, 1977 – Aug 10, 1979HPLANKOWER-MEDICAL SUPPLY CHIEF-RETIRED AFTER FIRST MED CRUISE
Poore, RickABH2Jun 8, 1977 – Mar 24, 1980V-3 AirHey I was the YN for the division. Lets talk guys
Curtis, SonnyEM3Jun 10, 1977 – Aug 10, 1980E2Plankowner. Ike Jazz Band. I think of the guys from E2 division all the time. Wish I'd stayed in!
Gross, LarryBM2Jun 12, 1977 – Feb 21, 19811st DeckGood times with great people.Worked as a firefigter for 24 years in Newport Kentucky I was bong off as a plankowner.
Bartolomei, Bob (Bart)AMS2Jun 15, 1977 – Mar 3, 1981V3 / V1 Crash Crew / AIMD IM2Worked V3, Tractors, transferred in Jan. 78 to V1 Crash Crew. Made AMS3 & transferred in Nov. 79 to AIMD, IM2 NDI Lab, Tire shop PO, Sheet Metal Shop QA inspector, left as AMS2
Grill, JamesCORPORAL E-4Jun 19, 1977 – Sep 26, 1999MARINE DETACHMENTPLANKOWNER
Massey, Waymon H. (Sonny)E-3/ ABHJun 19, 1977 – Jun 14, 1979V-1I work on the flight deck as a elevator operator, Blue shirt, and a tractor driver
Mikula, PhilEM2Jun 20, 1977 – Jan 17, 1979E2Plankowner. Had lots of. Would like to hear from other E2 Div crewmembers
Law, Lawrence (Lawman) profile iconE-1Jun 20, 1977 – Mar 19, 1981V-2Plank Owner, Served 2 tours on the IKE. 1977-1981 1984-1988.Catapults, Lots of long hours of flight ops, GQ drills, carrier Quals, maintenance, Med cruise, Indian Ocean and Carribean. Loved every bit of it. I Like IKE
Garrow, TomE-3Jul 1977 – Apr 1980CSPlankowner, I had a great time, seen many places, met alot of friends. Left behind alot of friends, but have kept alot of memories.
Quicksell, Thomas / TomSMSNJul 1977 – Mar 1981CSPLANKOWNER! Had made friends with a lot of people in the danger zone. Even had a friend of mine that I grew up with show up on board. Miss IKE and my fellow crewmembers.
Miller, Jerry profile iconCTO3Jul 1977 – Jun 1979OSPlankowner - From Newport News to the Med Crusie - some of the best times
Garrow, Thomassm3Jul 1977 – Apr 1980CS / Communications/SignalmanPlank Owner. I had a great time on the IKE. Aquired a lot of friends in those years. I got to visit a lot of ports. Joining the Navy was a good experience for me Thomas.garrow@yahoo.com
Dorobiala, MikeEM3Jul 1, 1977 – Jul 1980E-2Plank Owner
Havemann, Leonard (Tony)LCDRJul 1, 1977 – May 23, 1979Training and Admin X-2Plankowner. Served as both Educational Services Officer and Personnel Officer
Munro, James profile iconE3Jul 1, 1977 – Aug 31, 1978APlank owner and Crazy mother Fker /Had good memories that served on IKE Had some bad ones also, I remember all the good friends I had . I went aboard in New port news right after Ike School, I went to Orlando Boot camp
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Parnell, LarryJul 4, 1977 – May 22, 1981S3
Clarke, ClovisET1Jul 7, 1977 – Jul 21, 1979OEPlankowner Airtraffic control radar repair
Metcalfe, SteveAAJul 10, 1977 – Mar 18, 1981S-6Seems like yesterday. 'WE LIKE IKE', Sea Trials, Work-ups, Med Cruise 79, I.O. Cruise 80. Retired July 2000. E-mail: shmetcalfe@hotmail.com
Sharff, WilliamSNJul 15, 1977 – Apr 5, 1980S-3I am a plankowner from S-3 Div looking for other SH plankowners. I am putting a reunion together in VA. Beach. 10/19/07-10/21/07. anyone interested can reach me at 563-588-0999 or billjyc5@aim.com. I have over 25 of our shipmates signed up.
Godfrey, RickAOANJul 18, 1977 – Mar 27, 1981G-2 G-3Plank owner. Had a great time! remember the good and the bad times. It would be nice to here from the old gang. rickgodfrey@comcast.net
Hall, MartyMM2Jul 22, 1977 – Jan 18, 1981A
Surface, EdIS2Jul 30, 1977 – Jan 17, 1981OZPlankowner. I actually loved the Navy, but I also wanted a family and I saw alot of dear john letters on the IO cruise. I would really like to hear from anyone that served on Ike. I had some really good times and a few not so good.
Lenn, RobertHM3Aug 1977 – Mar 1981Plankowner
Mooneyham, GaryOS2Aug 1977 – Jan 1979OIPlankowner - Alot of years have past since we first stepped onboard her but the memories will last forever. It was a privilege and honor to be part of the first crew aboard the USS Dwight D.Eisenhower. Remember our slogan,"WE LIKE IKE".
Saft, JohnET3Aug 1977 – Dec 1980OEHad alot of fun.Wish I would have stayed in & retired.Where did everybody go?Nosal,Castro,Steffan,Willy,Boyd,Modlin,Mel,Tamasco
Stanley, JohnAT1Aug 1, 1977 – Sep 1, 1980AIMD - IM4Plankowner- Worked in the cal lab. GITMO, Med Cruise, and GONZO Station, crazy times never forgotten.
Morgan, Robert /bobET3Aug 1, 1977 – Nov 23, 1980PLANKOWNER-- I worked S.I.N.S. and RADAR Maintenance (RMS). A great crew and a super ship! I have fond memories of some good times and good liberty. Where are you Rick Bush..LOL!!!
Bolin, LeeCVN 69Aug 1, 1977 – Oct 1, 1979X-3-Legal OfficeThe "IKE" was still at Newport News when I check on board, was able to watch as Mami Eisenhower officialy christened the ship. Plank Owner, was lucky enough to have taken off and landed on three seperate occasions while at sea.
Fitzsimmons, MarcIS2Aug 1, 1977 – Aug 31, 1980OZ/CVICWould love to hear from anyone I served with.
Zandstra, RandyOS1Aug 1, 1977 – May 28, 1978OIGreat ship, was glad to be a plank owner, and take her underway for the first time.
McMahon, Dennis/ MacABH-2Aug 2, 1977 – Apr 17, 1980V-3What a great experience,some of the best times of my life.We worked hard,and we played harder, would do it all over again with the same bunch of guys. Plankowner
Bunch, Ken "Bunches"AMS2 PLANKOWNERAug 12, 1977 – Jan 30, 1981V-2 / IM2What an Honor to be the first crew on such a mighty warship and to take part in putting life in HER for the first time.
Leach, BillMS2Aug 14, 1977 – Aug 6, 1979SupplyI look back at this time and wished I had done better work but I really had fun and friends aboard. I want to thank the Navy for giving me this chance.
Johnson, DuaneE-5/ABF2Aug 17, 1977 – Apr 1, 1980V-4Best times in my entire Navy career, Great Crew, lots of friends and hell of a Division (Grapes) Retired ACC living in California now!
Arline, JonABEANAug 17, 1977 – Jul 10, 1980V 2Good people , good time. You seem to forget the rest.
Jude, ArchieLI-3Aug 20, 1977 – Apr 11, 1981x-1Looking for some of the friends I made on IKE
Peacock, Larry profile iconGMG1Aug 27, 1977 – 1981WeaponsGMG1 Peacock, Plankowner, & have some fond memories of the armory. We had some good ole' boys in there except maybe GMGSN Robert Burgess. HA! Gotcha Bob you old devil. Let me hear from you old Buddy.
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Los Banos, FidelSNSep 1977 – Jun 1981G2 WeaponsPlankowner, Initial yrs. in USN, meet great people, good times, excellent command.OG C.O. Capt. Ramsey. Six pac west pac. The Mighty IKE, We Like IKE, Great ship and Shipmates, Was a Mag Rat & Loved it! I liked IKE CVN69
Wareham Jr, JamesCPLSep 1, 1977 – Oct 1, 1979MARINE DETACHMENTFIRST MARINE DETACHMENT TO SERVE ON THE SHIP. YES, A PLANK OWNER
Clark, MichaelABF2Sep 7, 1977 – Sep 7, 1979V-4Plankowner
Lindsay, SteveABE3Sep 8, 1977 – Sep 8, 1981V-2I think of those days alot.Working on the cats was a rush.Wish I could go do it again.Waist cats rule.
Skari, GeorgeAG1Sep 9, 1977 – Dec 9, 1980OAPlankowner
Moore, Jeffery / Jt profile iconANSep 16, 1977 – May 1979G2 / weapons Plank owner. Reported aboard. Served in weapons. Worked in bomb assembly for AO1 Walters. I LOVE IKE!
Ransom, Dean/skipOS2Sep 20, 1977 – Oct 16, 1980OIWHAT FUN WE HAD EATING AT THE GREASY SPOONS IN NEWPORT NEWS AND DRINKING AT THE WAGON WHEEL WITH BIRD ,MASSA AND BUDOW
Jones, William (Bill)FTM1Oct 1977 – May 1982OEMiss the check-out cruise stops in Bahamas and Virgin Islands. The 8+ month Indian Ocean cruise and that F-14 crashing a few hundred yards from the ship sucked. Remember Tomasko, Lindquist, Modlin, douche-douche,
McHugh, MikeSH!Oct 10, 1977 – Aug 10, 1979S-3Looking for old Plank Owner ship mates especially SPENCER EMAIL ME
Shiparski, KerryGMT3Oct 13, 1977 – Jan 28, 1981W
Sharpless, MarkAE3Oct 14, 1977 – Sep 9, 1980im3We had dedicated officers and shipmates.Retired from the navy in 1997. Also served at nas Oceana and on the U.S.S Saratoga
Goldbach, GordonABH3Nov 1977 – Nov 1978V-3
Conner, StanleySANov 15, 1977 – Apr 20, 1980S-1
Schaffer, ChrisAX3Nov 27, 1977 – Apr 8, 1980OEInstalled the CV-ASWM (CV-TSC) forward of CIC and starboard of the war room. Our workcenter was located at 03-133-2-C Gotta love those upper-deck security watches. :^) "Though the screws may stop, the shafts never do"
Brown, MarkE-4Dec 1977 – Dec 1979Marine DetachmentI'm looking for old ship mates and in particular buddies from the Marine Detachment.
Lindler, BillPN2Dec 1977 – Apr 1980X-2Worked in X-2 and CCC office. Made IKE's maiden Med cruise and partied hard at the Number One Piano Bar. Looking for Matt Duffin, Brian McCarthy, Homer Garcia and any other shipmate that wants to reminisce. Retired PNC from PSD USNA.
Akins, BenBM3Dec 1977 – Jul 19811st and 3rdAlways looking to hear from old shipmates.
Myles, StephenEN2Dec 1977 – Aug 1981ABoat shop, Emergency Diesels, and Outside repair shop during the Indian Ocean Deployment. Trained under EN1 Lesko and EN2 McBride. Yes I remember Chief Ray, Chief Legge who was a louis LAmour reader too. Good memories

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