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Base Commander Sends | Wanted! New National Scholarship Chairman

(Posted March 20, 2016)

 

From: USSVI POC: Alfred H Singleman Jr <nc@ussvi.org>
Date: Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 5:39 PM
Subject: USSVI OFFICIAL BUSINESS: SubVet News - #2016-009
To: "Stephen J. Corcoran" <stephenjcorcoran@gmail.com>

Date: 4/26/2016
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NEWS-01: Wanted! New National Scholarship Chairman
Submitted by: Alfred H Singleman Jr on 4/26/2016

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Shipmates,
 After doing an outstanding job as National Scholarship Chairman for 25 years, Paul Orstad is stepping down as Scholarship Chairman at the Reno Convention.

Anyone wishing to fill this very important position please contact National Commander Al Singleman,Jr at al@ssbn657.com or call (518) 355-2119

 

To Paul:

Thanks for all you have done for your shipmates over the years as you did a great job for all those young students. BZ my friend.

Pride Runs Deep,
Al Singleman,Jr, NC

This is an official email communication from the United States Submarine Veterans.  Contact the sender if you do not want to receive these messages.

 

Steve Corcoran
P.O. Box 6216
Silverdale, WA 98315
Cell (360) 471-2704

 

Reminder: Deterrent Park Engraved Bricks - Deadline for  Donation Order, May 5, 2016

(Posted March 20, 2016)

 

The Deterrent Park semi annual installation of engraved bricks has been scheduled for 9 PM on Sunday, May 22, 2016.  These are the bricks (sponsors names shown in right column) ordered since that last installation in October, 2015.

 

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 an donation application. Forty bucks a piece, what a deal.  Drop dead date for donation order is May 5th/Red

Lt William "Willie" Spoon Memorial Scholarships - Deadline for Submission, May 2, 2016

(Posted April 23, 2016)

 

Annual scholarship applications are now being accepted.  Contact John Gardner for application at  360-692-8994 or at jgardner@donobi.net.  May 2, 2016 is the deadline for submitting applications.  Scholarships recipients will be announced at the May monthly meeting and awarded at  the June monthly meeting.

2016 Enlisted Submarine Ball

(Posted April 22, 2016)

 

Base Members Vcdr Doug McKay, Kaps for Kids Chairman John Mansfield and WWII Subvet Paul Christofferson attended representing the base.

Photos by KforK Chairman John Mansfield

April Monthly Meeting Summary

(Posted April 21, 2016)

 

The April 19th monthly meeting was opened with the traditional ceremonies led by the Commander Steve Corcoran

 

Steve then introduced ex Marine, Nick Archut, that assisted in diagnosing and making (now deceased) member Bud Berg comfortable, until the arrival of the 911 van, after his "death" fall after the March meeting.

 

This was followed by a presentation by guest speaker, Steve Talkington, current Vice President of  FRA 29, about  the War Hero Flights to D.C. that happen every year free of charge.   This included a video showing flights and activities that were conducted in the recent past.  Noted they are about 700,000 WWII vets alive, of millions that served.

 

A break was followed by committee chairman reports. Past meeting minutes approved, treasury dipped below 80K, membership increased by 1 to 254,  Dolpin Dash was successful with fewer participants than past, cause attributed to school break (how about stricter security precautions to get on the base?/ed), Puget Soundings' closing in on deadline (May 1) for submission, scholarship raffle tickets distributed, national office needs a volunteer for an hour each week, kaps for kids program updated, Holland Cub presentations made to Mike Weber and Bob Paul by Jerry Drumm, Deterrent Park has 11 (now 13) bricks to be installed May 22, SK told of new items in the ship store, and the Bonefish float is ready for May 21st Bremerton AF Day parade.

Welcome aboard: Gary Dillard (Puffer) former South Sound Base Member

(Posted March 20, 2016)

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