U. S. SUBMARINE VETERANS BREMERTON BASE
P O. Box 465, Silverdale, WA 98383-0465
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Sunday, 25 August 2013 11:22:34 AM
Gertrude Check: Before political correctness, a universal navy term for requesting an underwater telephone check with another boat or skimmer .
Our purpose is: "Perpetuate the memory of our shipmates who gave their lives in the pursuit of their duties while serving their country.....................
Bremerton Base Participated in Tacoma's Military Parade
A small contingent of base members led by Cdr Jim DeMott and Vdcr Steve Corcoran marched in the Tacoma Military Parade with the Bonefish float pulled Bonefish Mgr Sam Swenson this past Saturday evening during the annual Daffodil Festival. Its significant to see WWII Subvet Paul Christofferson and our youngest and active duty member Joe Hanisko in attendance. Paul did combat duty in the war and Joe shows his appreciation for that while serving our country in a special way. Its a good sign that represents our membership.
More about the parade here.
Base Members Joined Olympic Peninsula Base Members in Dinner Affair
(Updated 8-25-2013) Photo by John Clear
Olympic Peninsula Base and Elks Members put on a steak and fish dinner and auction to aid the the Subvets Caps for Kids program on Saturday evening, Aug 24th at the Port Townsend Elks Club. Led by Cdr John Clear and Chef and Life Member Milo Vandecar along with Elks members arranged the evening. Ralph Harris, Dutch Kaiser and Don Bassler attended from Bremerton Base with their wives. Ralph laid out his storekeeper wares and conducted business.
Base Storekeeper Represents Base at Kitsap County Fair (photo by CPOA's STC(SS) )
Giddy Up! Hard charger Base Storekeeper Ralph Harris helped the CPO Assn at the fair this year perform their volunteer function of security at the fair. Ralph is always on duty. Ralph says that he was returning the help the CPOs gave the base at the Fireworks sale and encouraged others to help at the fair next year.
2013-2 American Submariner
Deterrent Park - Sept 15, 2013 Deadline for
Donation Brick Order
You can apply NOW, and pay by September 15 when order is sent in.
Bremerton Base Fireworks Sale Shows a Decent Profit
Base Treasurer Dennis Nardone finalized the 2013 fireworks sale net profit at $4,261.70, or 17.18% of gross sales. Fireworks Sales Manager Mike Sullivan and 2014 manger Mike Friend can take pride in their long and hard work on this project.
Other members and volunteers (CPOA) that worked the sales should be recognized as well. This annual income is the base's major revenue source for operations and charitable activities, primarily the scholarship program.
Please Go to This Page to
Re the lost webpage following the July Meeting. Some have requested a replay of Lt Christianson Address.
Dutch Kaiser, Video Photographer
Photo by Dennis Nardone 8-23-2013
SoupDown: Everybody's American Cookhouse & Sports Theater
8-23-2013Click Date to Show Event Calendar
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Biannual Base Officer Elections on the Horizon
Nomination Chairman Dutch Kaiser reports the following members in good standing have been
Treasurer: Dennis Nardone
ARTICLE VIII. BIANNUAL ELECTIONS (Amd 10-18-11)
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. All elections shall be by secret ballot vote of the members in good standing.