U. S. SUBMARINE VETERANS BREMERTON BASE
P O. Box 465, Silverdale, WA 98383-0465
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Saturday, October 05, 2013 17:52
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....................
Wow! Take a Look at our Base Boosters. They are great!
GET YOUR DET PARK DONOR BRICK(S) ORDERED...Deadline Extended to October 15th, Install by End of October
Chuck was memorialized by the Olympic Peninsula Base in Chimacum on Saturday. Sept. 28th. Chuck passed away on September 23, 2013.
Chuck served his country on several ships and boats in his Navy career. The last two, he was the COB. They were: ARS-6,Ajax1955-56; AF-38 Merapi 1956-57: ARS-7 Grapple, 1957-57; CGN-9 Long Beach ,1959-61; SSBN-600 Theodore Roosevelt 1961-64; Cabezon,SS-334,1964-67, Hammerhead, SSN-663; and SSBN-657 Francis Scott Key ,1970-74.
Sailor, rest your oar!
2013 Navy Birthday Ball
This year's Navy Birthday Ball
themed "A Walk Through Time", will be held
Saturday, 12 Oct at Bangor Plaza Ballroom, Naval
Base Kitsap Bangor. The guest speaker will be Mr.
Earl Johnson, a twin tower survivor and
author of "Stairwell to Heaven."
Member Joe Hanisko Sends
SSB Bubbleheads in touring over 500 vintage vehicles
All SubVets from Seattle and
Bremerton Bases are invited to join the SSB
Bubbleheads in touring over 500 vintage vehicles
at the LeMay Marymount Event Center on SATURDAY
5 October 2013. Mark your Calendar and Muster at
Noon in front of the Gift Shop. Mud and Gut
Bombs (coffee and donuts) will be on hand for
the crew. (SSB Members, this is in lieu of our
regular October meeting.)
Bremerton Base on Facebook, OMG
Essentially this is a web blog registered with Facebook. Member Dale McVey volunteered his expertise in this area and is the Webmaster of this site. However, you are the ones that provide the content (text and images). Dale will monitor the site and has the authority to edit out what he thinks is inappropriate.
In order to participate you must register with facebook, takes a minute. But you can view right now without registering, but cannot comment. Being a newbie myself, I can't give you much help, but let your conscious be your guide, the whole world is watching!/Red
Biannual Base Officer Elections
Nomination Chairman Dutch Kaiser reports the
following members in good standing have been
Here are the candidates:
Deadline for Deterrent Park Engraved Brick Orders Extended to October 15th
Two factors caused the extension of your opportunity to order engraved bricks by October 15, 2013.
1. Engraver will be very busy through mid October
2. An extension of the deadline could result in additional bricks orders, installed in late October.
Help Wanted. Volunteer Again!
The USSVI National Office in Silverdale is in need of a volunteer that would require minimal computer skills to assist the office manager in conducting national business, primarily mailing out documents.
The volunteer would need to work 1 to 3 hours a week on a day and time negotiated with the office manager.
Helping the organization at the national level will increase your knowledge of the Subvet doings at the national level and the 160 bases located around the country. It is also gratifying.
You would be 1 of 5 local volunteers.
Deterrent Park - Oct 15, 2013 Deadline for Donation Brick Order
Starting in October
2014 Calendar below,
Auburn Veterans Day Parade
I attended the Auburn Veterans Parade Committee meeting Tuesday and received the following:
Please distribute this info to all Base members.
The Auburn Veterans Parade is the 7th largest this side of the Mississippi.
For more details, forms and full schedules of events, visit www.auburnwa.gov/events
Photo Provided by Dennis Nardone (9-13-2013)
Whiskey Creek, Keyport
So you want to be a Snow Bird and enjoy a beautiful winter in Yuma, AZ. Rent this neat park model home, completely furnished for $750/month. There is a three month minimum. Bring your soul mate, your clothes, car, or fly into Yuma Airport. You could rent a car or buy one.
Call SubVet Ervin Schmidt at 425-316-8922 or write to Katie Purdue. 15611 22nd Ct. SE, Mill Creek, WA 98012
If you are down in Yuma, AZ and would like to view our park model, call Shipmate Al Durkee at 360 908 3050.
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