Name :   bruce
Years Aboard :   69 & 70
Rate/Rank :   AQ3 & 2
Division :   VA-94
Email Address :   brucelat9@yahoo.com
City/State :   st cloud mn
Comments :   
Name :   Frank Lombardo
Years Aboard :   1963-1968
Rate/Rank :   RM1
Division :   Radio
Email Address :   franklombardo@att.net
City/State :   Reno/ Nevada
Comments :   
Name :   terry l campbell
Years Aboard :   2 yrs
Rate/Rank :   corporal (e-4)
Division :   marine detachment
Email Address :   tsoupcan@hotmail.com
City/State :   riverton,utah
Comments :   
Name :   Paul Meckna
Years Aboard :   3yrs 1962-1965
Rate/Rank :   E-3
Division :   GG
Email Address :   auntjelly@hotmail.com
City/State :   Omaha, Ne 68104
Comments :   
Name :   Johnny Kinder
Years Aboard :   
Rate/Rank :   
Division :   
Email Address :   jlk4643@yahoo.com
City/State :   Nash
Comments :   Had to change my email address
Name :   Joe Cortes
Years Aboard :   1957-1959
Rate/Rank :   E3
Division :   V3
Email Address :   jcortes123@aol.com
City/State :   Seaside, CA 93955
Comments :   
Name :   MICHAEL HAMILTON
Years Aboard :   1966-1970
Rate/Rank :   BT3
Division :   EB
Email Address :   papamike013@comcast.net
City/State :   LODI CALIFORNIA
Comments :   
Name :   leroy l vigil
Years Aboard :   1964-65-66
Rate/Rank :   ae-1
Division :   v2
Email Address :   leroyvigil2@msn.com
City/State :   santa fe, nm 87502
Comments :   
Name :   Dave Dunlap
Years Aboard :   1959-1960
Rate/Rank :   Seaman
Division :   B
Email Address :   dkdun@npgcable.com
City/State :   Kingman Az
Comments :   After leaving the ship, stationed at Miramar NAS Calif. discharged as a YN2 ...good memories of the Navy!
Name :   Joseph P. DePerry
Years Aboard :   1967-1970
Rate/Rank :   BT2
Division :   EB
Email Address :   jpdsr3@cox.net
City/State :   Cumberland, RI
Comments :   
Name :   Cory Reinhardt
Years Aboard :   
Rate/Rank :   
Division :   
Email Address :   c_a_reinhardt@yahoo.com
City/State :   Petersburg, Michigan
Comments :   Great site, have yet show my dad, Roger Reinhardt who served on the Bonnie Dick during Vietnam. If any can help me with something... My older brother and I are working on a 1:700 scale model of the Bonnie Dick for my father, we are trying to make it reali
Name :   Terry Nelson
Years Aboard :   3
Rate/Rank :   AO3
Division :   V-1
Email Address :   terrygator39@yahoo.com
City/State :   Gainesville Florida
Comments :   What a wonderful old ship. I miss her and the WestPac cruises
Name :   ROBERT D CRESSY
Years Aboard :   PAC. CRUISE RET. 69
Rate/Rank :   CPO/AEC
Division :   
Email Address :   DODGEGUY318360@AOL.COM
City/State :   LANCASTER PA
Comments :   MY NAME IS JEREMY CRESSY. ROBERT D CRESSY WAS MY GRANDFATHER.I KNOW HE SAILED TO ALASKA,HONG KONG,TOKYO, THE PHILLIPEENS, HAWAII AND I THINK MIDWAY. RETIRED IN 1969. LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO MAY HAVE KNOWN HIM OR REMEMBER HIM. THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS!
Name :   Robert (Bob) Forbes
Years Aboard :   1960-1964
Rate/Rank :   Sk3
Division :   S-1
Email Address :   robertf1960@msn.com
City/State :   Marshalltown IA.
Comments :   Great to find a webb site offering possible contacts with shipmates.
Name :   Richard Sawka
Years Aboard :   1966-1970
Rate/Rank :   SFP3
Division :   ER-Pipeshop
Email Address :   richard @skynethouston.com
City/State :   Alvin, Tx.
Comments :   
Name :   Ron Empey
Years Aboard :   1962-1963-1964-1965-1966
Rate/Rank :   AT/AN
Division :   VA196 -VA195
Email Address :   empey2005@embarqmail.com
City/State :   Las Vegas Nevada
Comments :   looking for cruise books from that period I was a pc on 610 va196 503 va195
Name :   Roger Barker
Years Aboard :   3
Rate/Rank :   IC3
Division :   EE
Email Address :   rjb@smgazette.com
City/State :   St. Maries, Idaho 83861
Comments :   My 3 years on the Bon Homme Richard were some of the most formative years (18-19-20) of my life. Witnessed alot of crazy things and had alot of very fun times. Great experience!
Name :   Stan Houck
Years Aboard :   1960-1962
Rate/Rank :   SN-3
Division :   G-5 & H DIV
Email Address :   
City/State :   INLAND EMPIRE CA.
Comments :   WHAT A RIDE 7 TYPHOONS IN 9 MOS 1961.WOULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN!!
Name :   kent batson
Years Aboard :   1969-1970
Rate/Rank :   AK3
Division :   S6 SUPPLY
Email Address :   batson66@townsqr.com
City/State :   west plains mo.
Comments :   great old ship like to hear from shipmates
Name :   Herman J. Apol
Years Aboard :   1951
Rate/Rank :   ADE3
Division :   VA923
Email Address :   advancexray@me.com
City/State :   West Palm Beach.Florida
Comments :   Us Korean vets are getting old. Fondly recall many long hours keeping VA923 ADs up and flying.anybody out there from 923. Lets hear from you. God Bless.
Name :   Don Deycous
Years Aboard :   1958-61
Rate/Rank :   IC3/IC2
Division :   E-E Div. IC gang
Email Address :   arladon@nwi.net
City/State :   Ephrata, WA 98823
Comments :   I was on the Bonnie Dick for 36 months working in the fire rooms, engine rooms, movies,&etc. I was assigned the mirrors on the 59-60 cruise. Proud to have becoming a shellback on that cruise. Hope to see more E-E Div. at the reunion in Baton Rouge.
Name :   Ronald Bell
Years Aboard :   2
Rate/Rank :   FTG3
Division :   Weapons/Fox
Email Address :   Ronnie281@verizon.net
City/State :   Hurlock Md
Comments :   Looking for shipmates on ship from 1965-1967 in Fox Division
Name :   Thomas Leigh-Kendall
Years Aboard :   two
Rate/Rank :   PFC
Division :   Marine
Email Address :   eveningtaps@hotmail.com
City/State :   Oak Ridge TN 37830
Comments :   checking things out again
Name :   Fred Zoller
Years Aboard :   1970
Rate/Rank :   AMS3 (AMSAN)
Division :   A-4 Squadron VA-122?
Email Address :   fredfreddy02@aol.com
City/State :   Harrison, Ohio
Comments :   Was aboard for 1 line period, Tonkin Gulf. Then I hi-lined form the USS Mauna Kea to the USS Shangri-la
Name :   STEVE RHADANS
Years Aboard :   1966-69
Rate/Rank :   MM-3
Division :   EM
Email Address :   srhadans@att.net
City/State :   OCONOMOWOC
Comments :   WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE THAT WORKED IN THE AFTER ENGINE ROOM FROM 66-69
Name :   Paul Kirkpatrick SH3
Years Aboard :   1969-1971
Rate/Rank :   SH-3
Division :   S-3
Email Address :   telecaster60k@gmail.com
City/State :   Junction texas
Comments :   My only duty station and helped decommission her in 1971. Enjoyed my tour, look forward to hearing from others who served in same time. worked and ran retail outlets, laundry,barber shop, taylor shop, and cobler shop.
Name :   Bill Baum
Years Aboard :   1965-1968
Rate/Rank :   MM 3
Division :   E-A Division
Email Address :   bbaum@suddenlink.net
City/State :   Parkersburg,WV
Comments :   
Name :   Lodis Higgins
Years Aboard :   1966-1967
Rate/Rank :   AA
Division :   V6
Email Address :   higginsld@bellsouth.net
City/State :   Baxley, Georgia
Comments :   
Name :   jon w suta
Years Aboard :   one
Rate/Rank :   rd3
Division :   oi
Email Address :   jsuta@comcast.net
City/State :   mt vernon wa
Comments :   
Name :   Al Reese
Years Aboard :   1967-1970
Rate/Rank :   IC-2
Division :   EE
Email Address :   reesejra@yahoo.com
City/State :   Sacramento Ca
Comments :   Iworked in the IC room,central station,and ended up on the Fresnel Lens Optical Landing Sys. I went to the reunion and visited with George Lew, Dennis Drake, Jim Emerick,Larry Meagher and Paul Stegeman. If youve never been to one of these, you should go.I
Name :   Ron Heinsma
Years Aboard :   1958-59
Rate/Rank :   YN3
Division :   ComCarDiv 3
Email Address :   rheinsma@comcast.net
City/State :   Hayward,Ca
Comments :   
Name :   William L Parton
Years Aboard :   1967-1970
Rate/Rank :   ETR-2
Division :   OE
Email Address :   debil@quixnet.net
City/State :   Gray, GA
Comments :   
Name :   dean e arnold
Years Aboard :   1967-1970
Rate/Rank :   e-4
Division :   x
Email Address :   darnold44@comcast.net
City/State :   vanc. wa.
Comments :   looking for shipmates in x div
Name :   Peter Vincent
Years Aboard :   1963 to 1966
Rate/Rank :   ETR2
Division :   OE
Email Address :   pete.vincent99@yahoo.com
City/State :   Nashua, NH
Comments :   
Name :   Johnny Kinder
Years Aboard :   1960-1964
Rate/Rank :   YNSN
Division :   VF-193
Email Address :   jlktoday@yahoo.com
City/State :   Nash, Texas
Comments :   Would love to hear from fellow members...I was in an airdale squadron, but, I sirely loved ole BHR..
Name :   Edward V Burmeister
Years Aboard :   44-45
Rate/Rank :   Storekeeper 2
Division :   
Email Address :   ussbhrcv31@aol.com
City/State :   Bushkill Pa
Comments :   My dad served on the BHR and was on it when it left Brooklyn Navy Yard.He was from Brooklyn NY. If anyone remembers him please contact me.
Name :   CUrtisH.Spights
Years Aboard :   958-1961
Rate/Rank :   bm3
Division :   Gunney3
Email Address :   h2nut@AOL.COM
City/State :   RICHARDSON tEXAS
Comments :   it was truely a pleasure to serve on board her I Think I grew up while on board
Name :   Don Deycous
Years Aboard :   1958-60
Rate/Rank :   IC 2
Division :   E-E
Email Address :   arladon@nwi.net
City/State :   Ephrata, WA 98823
Comments :   Really enjoyed my time on CVA-31. I will always be proud to be called a Bonnie Dick sailor.
Name :   Jim Fitzsimon
Years Aboard :   1951-1953
Rate/Rank :   MU3
Division :   N-Band
Email Address :   jimdrum31@yahoo.com
City/State :   Ormond Beach FL
Comments :   
Name :   Richard Johnston
Years Aboard :   66-67
Rate/Rank :   EMFN
Division :   EE
Email Address :   bkj4905@buckeye-express.com
City/State :   Toledo Ohio
Comments :   Looking for anyone who possibly served with my father.Brian Johnston
Name :   Dennis Jackson
Years Aboard :   1953 to 1965
Rate/Rank :   BT 3
Division :   BT #1 Fire Room
Email Address :   dennis.jackson23@yahoo.com
City/State :   Okeene,Oklahoma
Comments :   I ENJOYED SERVING WITH EVERYONE IN vEITNAM AND THE CRUISE TO AFICA.PLEASE KEEP IN TOUCH WITH ME.DAVID LATUFF AND I SAY IN TOUCH.
Name :   George Cox
Years Aboard :   1968-1971
Rate/Rank :   IC2
Division :   EE
Email Address :   icroom@roadrunner.com
City/State :   Yucca Valley, CA
Comments :   Happy Veterans Day to all Veterans and all those that served aboard the USS Bon Homme Richard CV/CVA-31 Lets all think of those we served with and those that have passed on. Thank you for your service.
Name :   Steve Robinson
Years Aboard :   68-71
Rate/Rank :   BT-3
Division :   EB/#4 Fireroom
Email Address :   stris141@aol.com
City/State :   Hayward, Calif.
Comments :   To all that served, THANK YOU!!!! And to the Vietnam Vets, WELCOME HOME!!!!!
Name :   John Smith
Years Aboard :   65-67
Rate/Rank :   E-3
Division :   AIO-OP
Email Address :   jgsjunk@embarqmail.com
City/State :   Bridgeport, TX
Comments :   Assigned to Air Intelligence Office, looking for anyone who was in that operation.
Name :   George Lew
Years Aboard :   1968-1971
Rate/Rank :   IC2
Division :   EE
Email Address :   ic2lew@aol.com
City/State :   Lawndale, CA
Comments :   Served on the ship from 1968-1971, EE division, IC man (Telephones, intercoms, gyros, PLAT, LENS, KBHR, Movies, etc.) Just got back from the 2009 San Diego Reunion. Had a great time going to the old NTC base, Midway carrier, visiting old sites and new on
Name :   Johnny Lee KINDER
Years Aboard :   1960-1964
Rate/Rank :   YNSN
Division :   VF-193
Email Address :   jlktoday@yahoo.com
City/State :   Nash
Comments :   I sure would like to hear from some of my old buddies.Never knew I could love a ship, thanks for the memories..
Name :   Dave Shepherd
Years Aboard :   1960 to 1963
Rate/Rank :   IC2
Division :   EE
Email Address :   daveshepherd@peoplepc.com
City/State :   Auroa, Colorado 80014
Comments :   I still worship this ship. I would love to hear from any shipmates. Maybe we could swap addresses of missing shipmates.
Name :   Rich (CURLY) Garbers
Years Aboard :   1958-1960
Rate/Rank :   Signalman 3
Division :   CS
Email Address :   Mrnsp1@aol.com
City/State :   West Salem, Wi.
Comments :   Went to Signalman School in Yokosuka---AWSOME DUTY. Crossed equator en route to Bombay, India.Looking for old signal gang personel.
Name :   Albert Childress
Years Aboard :   67 to 71
Rate/Rank :   MMFN
Division :   M div fwd eng. rm.
Email Address :   jessac3@comcast.net
City/State :   Antioch, Ca.
Comments :   Lots of fond memories--- and some not so good
Name :   George Cox
Years Aboard :   1968-1971
Rate/Rank :   IC2
Division :   EE
Email Address :   icroom@roadrunner.com
City/State :   Yucca Valley, CA
Comments :   Welcome to our new Ships Log. I hope that you will enjoy your time aboard.