U. S. SUBMARINE VETERANS BREMERTON BASE
P O. Box 465, Silverdale, WA 98383-0465
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Saturday, November 02, 2013 07:15
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!
FAST ATTACKS & BOOMERS POSTER
PNC Pat Householder sends
A limited number of official
posters from the Smithsonian exhibit "FAST
ATTACKS & BOOMERS: Submarines in the Cold War"
is available for $17.50.
Thursday, November 7 (9:30 – 10:30) Veteran’s Day Assembly –Brownsville Elementary School
Base members and guests are invited to this assembly. The students will put on a presentation and the Navy Band will be on hand.
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Bremerton Base Ways & Means Chairman Schedules Meeting, this Saturday Morning
Steve Corcoran, Ways & Means Chairman has scheduled a meeting to prepare the 2014 base budget. The meeting will immediately follow the E-board meeting on Saturday, November 2nd at the FRA.
All members are welcome to attend and bring ideas, but of course the committee has the final vote.
Call for 2014 Nominations for National and Region Elections - March 1 2014 deadline for submissions.
In accordance with the
requirement of our Constitution & Bylaws, The
Nominations Committee Chairman Tom Conlon
announces this call for 2014 National Election
nominations for the following offices.
The Boomers 2014 Calendar nearly sold out!
The National Storekeeper is still
taking orders, but they have gone quickly and
almost 90% have been sold to date.
Senior WWII Subvet in Northwoods for Recovery of Lung Infection
Senior Base Member Bill Hipp, 90, is at the Northwoods recovery facility after suffering a lung infection Sun, Oct 23rd, spending a few days in Harrison Medical Center (Bremerton). Bill, undergoing physical therapy, should be home in a few days. Please give Bill a call at 360-328-5258, a direct line to him.
Biannual Base Officer Elections
(Up-dated 10- 20-2013)
Nomination Chairman Dutch Kaiser reports the following members in good standing have been nominated:
Here are the candidates:
Summary of Bremerton Base
Meeting on 19 Oct 2013 at FRA Bremerton
Life and Holland Club member Goes on Eternal Patrol
Kitsap Sun, Published 10/17/2013 at 12:59 p.m.
Gary Jay Carr crossed the
bar Sept. 29, 2013 at Retsil Veterans Home in
Port Orchard from complications of Alzheimer's.
Kap(SS) 4 Kid(SS) is a USSVI Community Outreach Program
Kap(SS) 4 Kid(SS) is a USSVI
Community Outreach Program that brings joy to
the Children visited as well as to the Sub Vets
who visit them! It also provides positive local
awareness for USSVI Seattle Base and is in
keeping with part 3 of our organization's
purpose to engage in various projects and deeds
that will bring about the perpetual remembrance
of those shipmates who have given the supreme
USSVI Scholarship Program 2014
The USSVI "Sub Vet" Scholarship Program and Committee are pleased to announce that we are now accepting requests for the scholarship application.
You can do it two ways: one, send your name and address and tell me if you are a high school Senior or a college student. You can contact me by email at email@example.com
or by snail mail at USSVI Scholarship Chmn.Paul Wm. Orstad; 30 Surrey lane, Norwich, CT 06360-6541.
If you can not find it please
contact me and I will snail mail it to you. If
anyone has any questions please feel free to
contact me by phone, email or snail mail.
Hogan343@aol.com , 30 Surrey Ln,
Norwich CT. 063696541
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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 (10-25-2013)
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.
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.