friend, Jack Jeffries
Carolina Piedmont Base , was introduced
and gave us a good review of his efforts for the Subvets (A Base
Founder+)American Legion, VFW, WWII Subvets Roster, etc. Jack is a
was followed by a Holland club presentation to base member
followed by Commander Steve Corcoran's presentation
unique coffee cup to member and new Chief Petty Officer,
Ileene Davis CSC(SS) of
Harris showed us a picture of himself from 1954-55 era taken
overseas that he is proud of.
Dutch Kaiser, 2020
Election Chairperson, announced those vying for office.
are open to 30 October 2019 IAW
Base By laws
Vice Commander: Don
Chief of the Boat
NEWS-01: CALL FOR
Submitted by: John E. Markiewicz on
2020 is an Election Year.
The Following National Officer Positions and Requirements for
Office Are Available:
National Commander: Nominees for National Commander
must have completed at
least two years as a voting member of the Board of Directors
by the time they take office as National Commander.
National Senior Vice
Commander: Nominees for Senior Vice-Commander must have
completed at least two years as a Member of the Board of
Directors and must certify that they have or will develop a
working familiarity of the USSVI bookkeeping software.
National Junior Vice Commander: Nominees for
must have completed at least two years as a Member of the Board
National Treasurer: Must
be a Regular member in good standing and Nominees for National
Treasurer must have some experience in bookkeeping, certify that
they have, or will develop a working knowledge of the USSVI
approved bookkeeping software, use the USSVI approved software
as part of his/her duties as National Treasurer, and cannot
change to another software package without the Board of
National Secretary: Must
be a Regular member in good standing.
Regional Director: Must
be a member in good standing of a Base within the Region.
Note: All nominations
must be sent to the Nominations Committee Chairman on or before
March 1st, 2020. The nomination is accompanied by a
letter from the Nominee indicating his willingness to accept the
nomination and willingness to serve if elected. The Nomination
Letter includes details of the nominee’s qualifications in less
than one hundred (100) words.
The 2020 Nominations Committee Chairman is IPNC John E.
Markiewicz, e-mail is
Up-dates on Bremerton Base events
Base commander Sends:
Hello Bremerton Base
I hope this e-mail finds you doing well. It was a busy August
(at least for me). We had the district picnic on the 10th,
Rainer ballgame on the 16th, and base picnic on the 24th, and
not to mention the soupdowns on Friday. I want to thank all
those members for joining us and making the events a success. I
then finished the month on business travel to Minneapolis and
then extended vacation in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Good
times. Here we are in September and steaming into the end of the
year. I want to share a few events and items with you to keep
you informed, and in an orderly fashion;
•Friday, September 13th, 1200, 251 1st Street, Bremerton, WA.
98337, USS Parche Memorial. CPO pinning ceremony for Ileene
Davis. Ileene is
serving on the USS Michigan. She has invited the Bremerton Base
Submarine Veterans to this special event. Chief Select Davis is
an active member of our base and has been nominated and accepted
the nomination for Vice-Commander in the up-coming elections for
Bremerton Base. I hope you can join us for this memorable
event for Ileene.
•Saturday, September 21st, general membership meeting, 1000,
Fleet Reserve, National Ave., Bremerton.
•Thursday, September 26th, Bells Across America for Fallen
Service Members. Naval Base Kitsap, 0900, NBK Bangor Chapel.
Social hour to follow ceremony. (I will forward e-mail)
•September 27, 2019, the Rogue-Umpqua Base will hold it's
regular bi-monthly meeting at the Smokejumper Base Museum on
Highway 199, a few miles south of Cave Junction. (Please see
District Commander Jim Demott's e-mail that I forwarded). Any
questions, please contact Jim or me.
At the general membership meeting
we will also discuss the future of our base float. The E-board
had a pretty good discussion at our recent meeting . The
float is close to 40 years old and it is time for the base to
discuss which direction to go. ( Keep repairing or build a new
float). Very preliminary at this time, but a topic that needs
Well, that is it for now. Thanks for your time and support. Any
questions or concerns, please contact me.
P.S. I must give a special thanks to COB Wayne Peterson
for his outstanding
effort concerning the base picnic. He did a great job. Thanks
P.O. Box 6216
Cell (360) 471-2704
Base Elections 2019
Posted July 26, 2019
Base Commander Sends
Hello Base Members, I am sending
this on behalf of our Election
Chairman, Gary "Dutch" Kaiser.
ARTICLE VIII. BIENNUAL ELECTIONS (Amd
Section 1. The Chairman of the
Nominating Committee shall conduct
the nominations for the five elected
Section 2. The chairman of the
Nominating Committee shall call for
nominations of eligible candidates
for the five elected offices to all
members on or before August 30.
Nominations shall be submitted by
any member in good standing on or
before October 30, to the Chairman
of the Nominating Committee, but
only if such nominations are
accompanied by consent of the
nominee that he will accept the
nomination and serve if elected and
he must be a member in good
standing. Upon receipt of all
nominations, the Chairman of the
Nominating Committee shall have
published the names, in alphabetical
order, of all candidates properly
nominated, at least thirty days
prior to the date of elections.
Additional nominations, when called
for, shall be made from the floor,
on the day of the election, and
shall be accepted upon the oral or
written consent of the nominee that
he accepts the nomination and will
serve if elected. Elections will
normally be held at the business
meeting in November. The new
officers shall be installed during
the month of January. (Amd 10-19-10
Section 3. For any position with
more than one candidate, elections
shall be by secret ballot vote of
attending members in good standing.
If any position has only one
candidate, election may be
determined by simple showing of
raised hands of attending members in
good standing. (Amd 10-18-15)
Serving as an Officer for Bremerton
base is fun and rewarding.
Please give a thought to serving
your base. If you have any questions
or concerns, please contact me or
any E- Board member. Please find
attached the nomination paperwork.
We will also have the nomination
forms available at the picnic in
August and the meetings in September
and October. Thank you.
P.O. Box 6216
Silverdale, WA 98315
Cell (360) 471-2704