Former Crew Members

Ever wonder what happened to your former crewmates? Post your LEX service information here and get in touch with old friends or make new friends. If your browser supports hyperlinks, just click on an email address to send an e-mail. Please make sure to let us know if your e-mail address changes and include your service dates on the ship!

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Bender, Brian Raymond

Service Dates: 1977 - 1982

Rank/Duty Assigned: E1 to E5, VA-45, VA203


Bender, John E.

Email: nancybender@frontiernet.net

Service Dates: 1944-1945

Rank/Duty Assigned: LT jg F6F pilot with VF-20


Bender, Samuel I.

Email: slbender@verizon.net

Service Dates: Nov 1941 - May 1942

Rank/Duty Assigned: Electrician's Mate 3/C


Bengtson, Leslie

Email: lesliebengtson@aol.com

Service Dates: 1959 - 1961

Rank/Duty Assigned: GF2, Sparrow II and sidewinder test and maintenance


Benjamin, Jason

Email: rjason.benjamin@gmail.com

Service Dates: 1988 - 1991

Rank/Duty Assigned: BM3. 3rd Divison, Deck Department , Barge Crew


Bennett, Sandra Moon

Email: sdabnnett@att.net

Service Dates: 3/90-10/91

Rank/Duty Assigned: DT3, Dental Technician


Bennett, Terry C. Sr.

Email: kanga2348@hotmail.com

Service Dates: Mar 1968 - Mar 1971

Rank/Duty Assigned: RM2, Communications Div


Benson, Dale

Email: bensondr@aol.com

Service Dates: 1973-1983

Rank/Duty Assigned: LT/CIC/Pilot


Benson, Edwin

Email: edbenson501@gmail.com

Service Dates: Feb 1962 - Aug 1965

Rank/Duty Assigned: MM2, AC&R Gang, A Div


Benton, Thomas M.

Email: dago_562004@yahoo.com

Service Dates: 1973-1974

Rank/Duty Assigned: E1 Aviation Jet Fuels Flight Deck


Benton, William A.

Email: benton.bill@gmail.com

Service Dates: 1978-1979

Rank/Duty Assigned: HM2


Berens, James D.

Service Dates: Feb 1969 - Jul 1971

Rank/Duty Assigned: LTJG, Hangar Deck Officer, Air Dept Admin Officer


Bergara, Lee H.

Email: viper451@swbell.net

Service Dates: Jun 1970 - Oct 1971

Rank/Duty Assigned: Airman, V-2 Div, Hook Runner


Bergeron, Paul

Email: pab4144@wwbbs.net

Service Dates: Jan 1973 - Mar 1976

Rank/Duty Assigned: IC2, E Div


Bergman, Dick

Email: dick.bergman@hotmail.com

Service Dates: Nov 1968 - 1970

Rank/Duty Assigned: E-3, E-4


Berkbigler, Rolanda A.

Email: rolanda.stone@navy.mil

Service Dates: 1987 - 1990

Rank/Duty Assigned: AS3 to SK3, V-6 Div, GSE Shop


Bernard, Larry K.

Service Dates: Early 60's

Rank/Duty Assigned: Air Traffic Control


Berner, Donald

Email: dnberner@yahoo.com

Service Dates: 1958-1961 on the Lex 1958-1960

Rank/Duty Assigned: Airman V-1 Div Plane Handler and Rep 8 Crash Crew


Berounsky, Ted

Email: tedberounsky@yahoo.com

Service Dates: Oct. 1962 to Oct. 1964

Rank/Duty Assigned: Airman V-4


Berry, Joseph Scott Jr.

Email: berrys@us.ibm.com

Service Dates: April 1945 - April 1946

Rank/Duty Assigned: MM3C


Bessette, Bob

Email: bobbessettejr@verizon.net

Service Dates: 1977-1980

Rank/Duty Assigned: ABE2


Besson, Albert C. Jr.

Email: aandbbeeson@msn.com

Service Dates: Jan. 1961 – Feb.

Rank/Duty Assigned: Ensign


Best, Elbert Don

Email: donbestala@yahoo.com

Service Dates: Apr 1985 - Aug 1990

Rank/Duty Assigned: BT3 Fireroom 1


Best, Issac Shelby

Email: fnfal6@yahoo.com

Service Dates: 1945

Rank/Duty Assigned: Lt, Flew Hellcat VF94


Bester, Vaughn-Ron

Email: patbester@zoominternet.net

Service Dates: 1960-1964

Rank/Duty Assigned: AMH-3 Plane Caption


Betancourt, Rafael (Benny)

Email: rafbetfl@gmail.com

Service Dates: Aug 1966 - Dec 1967

Rank/Duty Assigned: ADJ`E3 Arresting Gear Engines Aircraft Handler/Refuleing Galley Service, Refer Mule


Betancourt, Rafael (Benny)

Email: rafbetfl@gmail.com

Service Dates: Aug 1966 - Dec 1967

Rank/Duty Assigned: ADJ`E3 Arresting Gear Engines Aircraft Handler/Refuleing Galley Service, Refer Mule


Bevington, Bill

Email: grayceb@hotmail.com

Service Dates: 1971

Rank/Duty Assigned: Laundry, S-3 Div


Beyer, John H.

Email: jomab@i2k.net

Service Dates: 1959

Rank/Duty Assigned: ADJAN


Bezemek, Michael

Email: passages85@att.net

Service Dates: 1985-1962

Rank/Duty Assigned: #3 Fire Room BTFN BT2. Back on board as a volunteer.