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USS Jason AR-8

USS Jason (AR-8) was a repair ship of the United States Navy in service from 1944 to 1995, serving in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and the Gulf War.

Veterans: 14
Latest Activity: Feb 11

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Comment by Brian O'Connor on February 11, 2019 at 12:34am

Worked in Jason's Valve shop, 31-D, back from Apr. 80 to Jul. 81. Did a cruise on her and made Shellback and Golden Shellback too.

Comment by Christopher Eugene Mollohan on February 11, 2013 at 4:19pm

Looking for a few ship mates lost contact with over the years looking for jimmy crayton,alvin sweet, jim woosey,john "nick" McIver worked with these great guys in the valve shop on the uss jason ar-8



Comment by Steve Brunette on February 11, 2013 at 2:56pm

2013 reunion in Branson, Missouri.  For more information email me at: or call 360-385-3306.  The phone number is also a business line.

Comment by Donald E. Sanders on November 26, 2012 at 10:09am

I was onboard the USS Jason from December 1976 thru November 1979 as a YN2/YN1.

Comment by George T Carney on October 24, 2012 at 7:11pm

I was a member of the Jason's electrical gang for the tour late 1960 to early 1961. Do not remember much.

Comment by Steve Brunette on September 2, 2012 at 11:05pm

USS Jason 2013 reunion. Anyone interested in the 2013 reunion in Branson, MO.  Drop me a email and I'll send you the information.

Comment by Christopher Eugene Mollohan on January 30, 2012 at 12:00am

I finally got in touch with mm1 kicklighter had a great conversation,he and family is doing well.mr1 johnny johnston doing well living in craigsville w.virginia he and family doing well.Im hoping that i will get the chance to get in touch with a few more people from the valve shop or other shipmates from the jolly j.

Comment by Christopher Eugene Mollohan on January 24, 2012 at 12:04am

After almost 5 1/2 years onboard the Jason,I met a lot of great people and made a lot of great friends some i still go see and others keep in touch other ways.hoping i can find more crew members from the jason that would be intrested in trading pictures and remembering the great times we had onboard the ol girl.I cant believe i still have all my dress blues etc from where i served on the jason after all these years and still fit into them lol.looking forward to hearing from everyone.

Comment by Christopher Eugene Mollohan on January 17, 2012 at 12:49pm

Hello to all the json crew if any of you would like to shoot the bull about all the old times feel free to email me for phone number at hope to hear from everyone.

Comment by Christopher Eugene Mollohan on January 15, 2012 at 10:58pm

To all the Jason crew who I got to serve with,looking forward to hearing from you and sharing memories and stories from all the west pacs and  the willramit experiece.If anyone has seen or heard from Alvin Sweet,Nicolas McIver,Jimmie Crayton,Ricky Kicklighter,MMC Diano,and the rest of the gang from the R-2 Div. valve shop.including all the ship mates email me at


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