Hi,I may have found one name for you but it is a long shot.This man is about 84 which is an appropriate age for a WWII Vet. He is in CT and that is the state that he was associated with on the site I found just below.
Albert Damico 130 Chapman St New Britain, CT 06051-2810 (860) 229-5486
Also found some other things that might be of interest.
LST - 399 was laid down on 28 September 1942 at the Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.; launched on 23 November 1942; sponsored by Miss Valerie Macpherson; and commissioned on 4 January 1943. During World War II, LST-399 was assigned to the Asiatic- Pacific theater and participated in the following operations: New Georgia Group operation: (a) New Georgia-Rendova-Vangunu occupation- July 1943 (b) Vella Lavella occupation-August 1943 Treasury Island landing-October and November 1943 Capture and occupation of Guam-July 1944 Assault and occupation of Iwo Jima-February 1945 Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto-April 1945 Following the war, LST-399 performed occupation duty in the Far East in the fall of 1945. Upon her return to the United States, she was decommissioned on 8 December 1945. The tank landing ship served with the Military Sealift Command as USNS LST-399 (T-LST-399) from 31 March 1952 until struck from the Navy list on 1 November 1973 and subsequently scrapped. LST-399 earned five battle stars and the Navy Unit Commendation for World War 11 service.