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Bremerton Base

(Founded in 1981, Membership today is (264^)

P O Box 465, Silverdale, WA 98383-0465  

USSVI National Office Tel

(360) 337-2978 (6-12 PST)

Base Picnic, Sun., Aug 24, 1100,

 Bremerton Elks, 4131 Pine Rd NE

Please bring side dish to share!


Base Meeting, Sat, Sep 21, 1000, FRA #29


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Congratulations in Order!

Hello Bremerton Base Members, please review the above list. I would personally like to congratulate the following individuals;

Robert Link Award winner Dennis Nardone. Great work Dennis and well deserved.
(This award, named for the WWII subvet and primary founder of USSVI, is awarded to the member who, by his personal individual efforts and participation during the preceding year contributed the most to the advancement and embodiment of the USSVI Creed and Agenda. Who by his dedicated service and support to our USSVI organization and his fellow Submarine Veteran Brethren exemplifies the meaning and spirit of the word, 'Shipmate.'/ed)

Class I Newsletter of the Year Award and Overall Newsletter of the Year Award winner for Puget Soundings, Editor Dave Pittman. This is the 2nd consecutive award for Dave in both categories, as he also won in 2018. Outstanding job Dave.

District Commander of the Year - Western District 4 Commander Jim DeMott. What can I say about this award, except I am not surprised. Jim has done a great job representing our district. Well done Jim, and well deserved.

Congratulations gentlemen. Bremerton Base was well represented at the National Convention.

Steve Corcoran
Base Commander
U.S.S.V.I. Bremerton Base
P.O. Box 6216
Silverdale, WA 98315
Cell (360) 471-2704

U.S.S.V.I. Bremerton Base Events
Aug 12, 2019, 8:07 PM

Base Commander Sends:

Hello all, I just wanted to send a quick note on up-coming base events.

•We had a great time at the Western District 4 Base Picnic. Blueback Base were a great host. We had 13 base members attend. It was unanimous to continue this event annually. Hopefully rotate between bases. On another note, we took home the "Traveling Dolphins". I will explain more at our next meeting. They don't call us Pirates for nothing. Dutch Kaiser, you would be proud.

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•Friday, August 16th we will attend the Tacoma Rainer's ball game. All tickets are spoken for. I will have the tickets and give out at Lowe's. The plan is to depart the Port Orchard Lowe's at 1600 sharp. (or sooner). Never know about Friday traffic crossing the bridge. We hope to get to the park by 1700 and tailgate for a couple hours. Please bring a side dish or snack to share. Any feedback on tailgate ideas or anything additional, please contact me. Let's have a good time.

•Next meeting will be Saturday, August 24th at the Elk's on Pine Road in East Bremerton. This of course will be our annual picnic. Base will provide burgers, dogs, brats, and all the fixins, soda, water, and additional beverages. I will send another e-mail prior to the event.

•Good luck and safe travels to those members attending the National Convention in Texas. I designated base member John Gardner as our representative and he will have a complete report at our next meeting.

•I will be representing U.S.S.V.I. at the U.S.S. Ohio reunion this week in Bremerton. I will speak of our creed and purpose, and focus on what we do locally as Bremerton Base. They wanted someone to speak that was a member of U.S.S.V.I. and served on the Ohio. I met the requirements as I served 41/2 years on her. It should be a good time.

•Please remember, it is election year and all offices are up for election.

Well, that's it for now. Any questions or concerns, please contact me. Be safe and take care, my friends. Cheers.

Steve Corcoran
Base Commander
U.S.S.V.I. Bremerton Base
P.O. Box 6216
Silverdale, WA 98315
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.


Section 1. The Chairman of the Nominating Committee shall conduct the nominations for the five elected offices.

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 & 10-18-11)

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.

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Steve Corcoran
Base Commander
U.S.S.V.I. Bremerton Base
P.O. Box 6216
Silverdale, WA 98315
Cell (360) 471-2704

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