1970 Roster (USS Laffey DD 724)
During one of the USS Laffey's last deployments, one from 30 April to 17
November, 1970, The Laffey participated in the Contingency Crisis of the U.S.
Sixth Fleet which was created by the Jordanian Civil War. For her Steadfast
service as a screening destroyer and radar picket ship, LAFFEY was awarded
the Meritorious Unit Citation. LAFFEY'S last ribbon.
The following is a roster of officers and crew* who had the honor to serve on
the USS LAFFEY when she was awarded her last ribbon...
The Officers Commanding Officer Commander John F. Stader Executive Officer Lieutenant Commander James P. Breece Weapons Department Lieutenant Rudolph J, Roy First Division Lieutenant JG Edward Olson Second Division Lieutenant JG Tilden E. Bogus Third Division Lieutenant JG Stephen M. Waters Operations Department Lieutenant Richard C. Felsinger OC Division Lieutenant JG Craig Keith ON Division Lieutenant JG Randall B. Hayes OI Division Lieutenant Bernard F. Kenny OI Division Ensign Frank T. Allen Engineering Department Lieutenant Frank Ferdon B & M Division Lieutenant JG Geoffrey Q. Killey R Division Lieutenant JG Joseph T. Barth R Division Ensign Jack Bisby Supply Department Lieutenant JG Raymond S. Zawadzki DASH Officer Lieutenant JG Knowles The Chiefs Weapons Department First Division BMC Greene Second Division FTGC Parent GMGC Davidson Operations Department OC Division RMC Moeck ON Division HMC Coffey Engineering Department MMCN Mudd B & M Division MMC Owens MMC Dempsey R Division MMC King Supply Department SKC Rehberg The Crew Weapons Department First Division
BM1 Grupe SN Broscius SN Harris SA Clark BM1 Reynolds SN Caldwell SN Harris SA Eigo BM2 Quirante SN Combs SN Horvath SA Hrehowsik BM3 Book SN Daniels SN Howard SA Jamison BM3 Catalano SN Drane SN Johnson SA Krupinski BM3 Furtaw SA Drake SN McEwen SA Mathewson BM3 King SN Easthon SN Nance SA Munoz SN Aday SN Fields SA Auer SA Villerot SN Albright SN Harris SA Briggs Second Division GMG1 Boone GMG2 Weller FTG3 Filbrum FTGSN Gilmore GMG1 MaCune GMG2 Whaley FTG3 Jusseaume SN Barnes GMG1 Pope GMG3 Rosser FTG3 Martin SN Gully GMG2 Greene FTG2 Barrow FTG3 Shade SN Hughed GMG2 Larue FTG3 Almendinger FTGSN Tocco SN Joyner Third Division STC Haney TM2 Jones STG3 Chamberlin STGSN Flake STG2 Colusel STG2 Esker STG3 Pinto SN Martino STG2 Dann STG2 Ivey STG3 Wiest Operations Department OC Division RM1 Turnbull RM2 Ferwerda SM3 Baas SM3 Isaacs SM2 Young RM2 Kensinger RM3 Baker RMSN Gallo SM2 Mattson SM2 Toensend RM3 Cox SN Harder RM2 Baker ON Division PN1 Cowin PC2 Howard QM3 Philips PN3 Trimble YN2 Brown QM2 Lewis YN3 Pahl QMSN Meixell QM2 Brewer YN3 Little YN3 Randall HN Moyers OI Division RD1 Cloteaux RD3 Bob RD3 Huston RD3 Memoski RD2 Evans RD3 Takala RD3 Holubowicz RD3 Wetzler RD2 Hardin RD3 Nowitzke RDSN Charles RD3 Davis RD2 Tiedeman RD3 Swartzlander RD3 Ward RD3 Collins ET2 Brown ET2 Shane ET2Bannister ET3 Travis ET2 Maddox Engineering Department M Division MM1 Benson MM3 Fox MMFN Tarquino FN Hicks MM1 Roddenberry MM3 Hagan FN Aust FN Jenkins MM1 Sellers MM3 Krueger FN Carroll FN Locke MM2 Barylski MM3 O'Brien FN Clemons FN Lonergan MM2 Koons MM3 Santi FN Deloatch FN O'Hagan MM2 Matlaga MM3 Wrigg FN Edwards FN Perez MM2 Treuitt MMFN Rymarkewski FN Ellis FN Tolle MM3 Ferguson MMFN Strange FN Flinchbaugh FA Walters B Division BT1 Smith BT3 Drexler BT3 Stouder FN Daily BT1 Plummer BT3 Granger BT3 Wade FN Eisenberg BT2 Horn BT3 Jackson BTFN Kunst FN Holmes BT2 Michael BT3 McGaughran BTFN Labar FN March BT2 Stoddard BT3 Miller BTFN Young FN Rippee BT3 Collins BT3 Schnitiger BTFN Skilman FA Clarke BT3 Curtis BT3 Sexton BTFN Tooley R Division SF1 Ambrose MM2 Koch MR3 McGough FN Auza EM1Dimock MM2 Miller IC3 Moore FN Barton EM1 Evans SFM2 Murray EM3 Rohloff FN Guld DC1 Feinhandler IC3 Burey DC3 Wods FN Hillegas EN1 Howell EM3 Esposito SFFN Brown FN Longfellow IC1 Storms EM3 Flood EMFN Nogal FM Peluso IC2 Dowds EN3 Koenig DCFN Wagner FN Thompson MR2 Dubas MR3 Malloy FN Ambrose Supply Department CS1Bosko SH2 Mercer TN Aguila SN Dantzer SK1 Filson CS2 Vinso SN Banks SN DeJong CS1 Roerts SK3 Brace SN Bermingham SH Fuhrman SK2 Camacho DK3 Boutwell SN Burge SN Holdren SH2 Coffee CS3 Hahn TA Cacatian SN McGarry DK2 Rabbitt SK3 Harris TN Caldejon SN Panasewicz SK2 MaHoney SH3 Pettine SN Crowley TN Ventigan DASH EN1 Marsh ATN3 Cornwell GMG3 Pergram FTG3 Walton ETN2 Alexander ADJ3 Luers Danish Midshipman Jorn Olesen
* = List was obtained from the 1970 USS Laffey's cruise book. Some names may
be excluded by coming on board after April 30, 1970 as some names were
included even through those men had left the ship before that date. But this
is as close to correct as possible. I apologize to any I may have missed.
Bob Koenig EN2 USS Laffey Crew Member
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