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Commander

Steve Corcoran

Vice Commander

Don Carpenter

Secretary

Wayne Sieckowski

Treasurer

Dennis Nardone

Chief-of-the-Boat

Wayne Peterson

Past Commander

Jim DeMott

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(A Non-profit Organization for 36 Years)

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March General Meeting Summary

(Posted March 18, 2017)

 

After traditional opening ceremonies, Cdr Steve Corcoran introduced WWII Subvet Paul Christofferson and a new member, an active duty chief from the Trident Training Facility, Steve took reports from Committee Chairmen.

 

L-R: HC Chairman Dick Litscher presents Paul "Skip" Maes with HC certificates

Photo by Dennis Nardone

HC Chairman Dick Litscher  introduced new HC member Paul "Skip" Mays and presented him with national and base HC certificates and other incidental items.

 

Steve swore in new Vice Commander Don Carpenter.

 

Steve outlined upcoming events including the April 8th. Sat morning Annual Dolphin Dash at Bangor.  Manager John Gardner announced details and asked for volunteers to help.

 

Steve announced summer meeting schedule shift to 3rd Tuesday of the month meeting starting on April 18th at 1900 at the FRA.

 

Steve announced a Eagle Scout award ceremony that he will participate in for the base.

 

Steve announced tnew, proposed changes to the the bylaws, increased base commander compensation for representing the base at national conventions and the elimination for fireworks chairman position.

 

 

 

NEWS-01: 2017 USSVI CONVENTION INFORMATION
Submitted by: Ray Wewers on 3/15/2017
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Below is information for registering at Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel and for the 2017 Convention

2017 NATIONAL CONVENION INFORMATION

1.    2017 USSVI National Convention in Orlando, Fl

        Rosen Shingle Creek is a 4-star hotel with tons of amenities, including:

•       Rooms for $105.00 per night
•       Free parking for hotel guests
•       Free valet parking for handicapped guests with handicap license/sticker
•       $2.00 beer and reduce price mixed drinks in the hospitality room
•       25% discount at various hotel restaurants for guests

    Note: Hotel and Convention Registration can be done on line
•       Enter "http://www.ussviconvention.org/2017/"
•       Click on the "Hotel Registration" or "Convention Registration"

2.    Buying an ad in the convention magazine is a great way to promote their base and to support the convention

•       Enter "http://www.ussviconvention.org/2017/"
•       Click on "Vendor Information" and "Magazine Ad Order Form"

3.    Convention sponsorship is another way to support the convention

•       Enter "http://www.ussviconvention.org/2017/"
•       Click on "Vendor Information" and "Sponsor Cover Letter" or "Sponsor Contribution Form"

Respectfully,
Russ Kraeger
2017 Convention Treasurer
(803) 439-3064

Western Regional Roundup

It’s FIVE days of Great Fun, Fellowship, and Special Activities for USSVI members and guests.

For more information, click HERE

Look at some of the great activities planned for YOU!

·        Cruise on board the Desert Princess and the Desert Princess Too. The Desert Princess is an authentic, three -level, Mississippi-style paddle wheeler. Tours depart from the Lake Mead Cruise landing, just minutes from Hoover Dam. For more information, click HERE

·        The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, is a dedicated to the history of organized crime and law enforcement. It is a world-class destination in downtown Las Vegas. The Mob Museum provides an interactive journey through true stories of the Mob Years in Vegas. For more information, click HERE

·        Fun Nite: Bar, Snacks, Memorabilia Auction (Bring Memorabilia or new Item to Donate)

     ·        Joint Men & Women’s Lunch (Speaker)

      ·        Tolling of the Boats (Speaker)

    ·        Group Picture to remember this event in the years to come

       Banquet – Chuck wagon Buffet with live entertainment featuring the...

      ·     “Sun City Aliante Songsters” which is a 40+ member Senior Choir

performing hit songs from their week-earlier sold-out concerts titled, “Little Bit Broadway; Little Bit Country”; along with a Patriotic Tribute to the US Navy Service. For more information on the Sun City Aliante Songsters, click HERE

 

USSVI Bremerton Base has New Vice Commander

(Posted March 5 2017)

IAW with Bremerton Base Bylaws (Article 5, Section 5), the E-board voted in a replacement for the Vice Commander position.  The past VCDR, Doug Mckay, resigned as his new employment (long haul truck driver) prevented him from adequately performing his VC duties.

Fully retired,15 year Bremerton Base Member Donald R. Carpenter , QMC(SS) (ret) was voted in as Vice Commander.

Don served 22 years in the service of his country (1975-1997) starting in the Army, the gator Navy, then into the submarine service,  He served in USS Sam Houston (SSN 609), USS Parche (SSN 683) and USS Portsmouth (SSN 707).

(My thanks to Doug for his contributions to the base and hope to see him at meetings.  Best wishes to both Doug and Don in their new endeavors.  We sincerely appreciate their support of the USSVI and the Base/ed)

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Summer Schedule

April Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, March 18, 2017, 1900 - FRA 29

521 National Ave, Bremerton

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Time to think about ordering an engraved brick for May installation at Deterrent Park

Drop Dead Date for Orders: 24 April 2017

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March 17, 2017

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Deterrent Park Engraved Bricks Installation Scheduled for Sunday, May 28, 2017
(Posted March 3, 2017)


The Deterrent Park semi annual installation of engraved bricks has been scheduled for 9 AM on Sunday, May 28, 2017. See listing of sponsors and engravings.

 

All those that may want to order (donate) one or more to show respect for a shipmate, loved one, etc should go to the Deterrent Park website where their is a link to a donation application. Forty bucks a piece. Drop dead date for donation order is April 24/Red

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