View All Christmas Party Photos -Will reply with originals if requested                                                                Refresh?                

FRONT PAGE

 Issue/Date 20160208

Updated:

Sunday, February 07, 2016 07:24

See Who is Attending! (54^)

Archives                                         - Next Event -                        Boosters

February Monthly Meeting

A Social Event

Breakfast Followed by Magician Kevin Wolfe

Saturday, Feb 20th, 0900

American Legion Post #149, 4922 Kitsap Way, Bremerton, WA 98312

search engine by free find advanced
Boat Web site

Commissioning Committee


Puget Soundings - Base Newsletter 

2015>Oct-Dec Jul-Sep Apr-Jun Jan-Mar | 2014 > Oct-Dec Jul-Sep Apr-Jun  


U. S. SUBMARINE VETERANS BREMERTON BASE

(A Non-profit Organization for 35 Years)

P O Box 465, Silverdale, WA 98383-0465    

MEMBERSHIP:  276^

Our purpose is: "Perpetuate the memory of our shipmates who gave their lives in the pursuit of their duties while serving their country...

Lest We Forget  

               February

USS Shark

 (SS-174)

USS Amberjack (SS-219)

USS Scorpion

(SS-278)

USS Grayback

 (SS-208)

USS Trout

 (SS-202)

USS Barbel

(SS-316)

Horizontal Navigation Menu CSS3 Css3Menu.com

Horizontal Navigation Menu CSS3 Css3Menu.com

Gertrude Check: A universal navy term for requesting an underwater telephone check with another boat or skimmer .

   

Life Member Gary "Dutch" Kaiser Sends

(Posted Feb 4, 2016)

 

Ralph Harris and John Gardner at TTF selling USSVI Bremerton Base storekeeper wares. They do this the first Wednesday each month. The base receives quite a bit of publicity among active duty personnel by performing this activity not to mention that the base coffers gain profits. AMEN!

Bremerton Base Members Make Presentation at Eagle Scout Court of Honor

(Posted Feb 3, 2016)

 

On Sunday January 31st, four Bremerton Base members attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor in Maple Valley

 

The group consisted of Base Commander Steve Corcoran, Vice-Commander Doug McKay, Base member Steve Buechel, and Past Base Commander Jim DeMott.  After a short speech in which Steve explained the parallel paths of Eagle Scouts and Submariners, he presented a certificate, patch, and Base challenge coin to the scouts. 

 

He then introduced Doug, who is also an Eagle Scout, so that he could present a special Eagle Scout challenge coin. One of the four scouts receiving the honor was unable to be in attendance.  Mr. Michael Matthias received the awards for his son, Tico Matthias.  The other three scouts were Austin Carney, David Huson, and Tarod Hembry.

 

Normally, due to the location of the ceremony, the Seattle Base would have made the presentation for USSVI.  Since Austin Carney is the nephew of Steve Buechel, Bremerton Base was contacted by the National Scouting Program Chairman, to see if we would like to be involved.  The Seattle Base Commander graciously offered to let our Base do the presentation.  We were warmly received by all in attendance.  At the completion of the ceremony, a reception was held with plenty of food.

 

Cdr Steve Corcoran

describes the parallel

paths of Eagle Scouts

and Submariners.

Presentation is made to

Eagle Scout Austin

Carney

Presentation is made to

Eagle Scout Taro

Hembry

Presentation is made to

Eagle Scout David Huson

Presentation is made to

Mr. Michael Matthias,

fatherof Eagle Scout

Tico Matthias

From left to right, Base member Steve Buechel, Base Commander Steve Corcoran, Eagle Scouts David Huson, Tarod Hembry, Austin Carney, Base Vice Commander Doug McKay, Past Base Commander Jim DeMott

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HC/Life Member Johnnie Dilg on Binnacle List.

(A sick list posted at or near the binnacle for the use of the officer of the deck)

(Posted Feb 1, 2016)

 

Johnnie, a regular soup down and meeting participant, is again at the U ICU.  He is one of the few people in the world that survives on a battery powered  external heart pump.  He spent months in the U hospital before it was installed a few years ago.

 

Wife Kari Sends:

Sonny is in ICU in UW. He is probably going to be there awhile. He had
pneumonia & is slowly recovering from it. He will have to learn to walk
again. Been there since the 27th. Couldn't hardly walk before so hard to
tell, after being bed ridden how long it will take. Will keep you updated.

Kari Dilg

(Posted Jan 31, 2016)

 

Welcome Aboard: Jim Gill (Alexander Hamilton)

Base Chaplain Sends:

(Posted Jan 27, 2016)

Steve,

Received a call from an Ann Herbert who is offering to the SubVets some

stuff she would like to donate:

1.      Electric Scooter in working condition.

2.      Wheelchair

3.      Walker

4.      Another scooter that needs a battery.

(Contact Cdr Steve or Chaplain Fred if you desire any of these items.)

Base Commander Sends:

(Posted Jan 27, 2016)

 

Date: 1/26/2016
To: Distribution List
======================================================
NEWS-01: 2016 Awards Program starts February 1st, 2016
Submitted by: Alfred H Singleman Jr on 1/26/2016
------------------------------------------------------
Shipmates,
The 2016 Awards Nomination Process starts this Monday February 1st, 2016. Please take the time to consider a shipmate for an Award for all the good things this shipmate, or Base may have done during 2015. Also nominate your Base news Letter for an Award. To get to the Awards Manual use the link below:

https://www.ussvi.org/Documents/Awards_Manuals_2016_USSVI_AWARDS_MANUAL.PDF


The 2016 Awards on Schedule and Process Timeline

FEBRUARY 1, 2016: All USSVI Members in good standing submit their

 Award nominations to the National Awards Committee Chairman John Stanford.

APRIL 30, 2016: All Award nominations (with exception of Newsletter

 

Award) must be received by the National Awards Committee Chairman.

MAY 15, 2016: Deadline for submission of Newsletters for Newsletter of the Year Award.

Let us reward a shipmate for a job well done by nominating him or her for an Award this year. Review the manual and follow the directions. All Award Nomination go to the Awards Chairman John Stanford at: JStan131@comcast.net For any questions on the Awards call John Stanford

 at 904-743-3197. For Regular Mail use address below:

John G. Stanford
National Awards Committee Chairman
3026 Cesery Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32277-3527

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.

 

JOIN SUBVETS!

GO TO BASE FACEBOOK PAGE

 

 

 

Monthly Meeting

Feb 20th Meeting

3rd Sat, 0900

at American Legion Post #149

4922 Kitsap Way

Bremerton, WA

-------------------

JAN 2016 1MC

Venting Sanitary Inboard 2/2016

The Klaxon, Dec 15, 2015

USNI Blog

 Groton Base Facebook

Seattle Base Blog

Chicago Submarine Memorial

Arizona Silent Service Memorial

 

 E-mail Red to change
 Click Date to See Event

 

 SOUP DOWN

Applebee's

Silverdale

February 5, 2016

Photos by Don Bassler

Watch yourself become a Senior!

Deterrent Park

 Brick Donation Sponsors

 for May 2016 Installation

 

McDonald (2)

Strayer (2)

 

 

 

Submarine Videos

Submarine Short Clips

World War 2 II in Colour The Second World War in Colour FULL FILM DOCUMENTARY

The Largest Submarine in WWII

Jon Jaques Submarine Museum

Submarine Base 1943 WWII THRILLER

Pride Runs Deep (1978) - Full Length Documentary on Nuclear Submarines

SSBN History

SUBMARINES, SECRETS AND SPIES - NOVA - Discovery/Military/History (documentary)

Merge of Nuclear Power & Submarine Hull Design Video

Top Ten _ Submarines

Admiral Rickover

Navy Submarine Force - Silent Service

Sea Spies

uboat.net

RESCUED BY SUBMARINE 

Submarines of World War 1

How a World War II Submarine Works

The Silent Service (in color) - U.S. Navy WWII

The Largest Submarine in The U.S. Navy

Ohio Class Submarine | Combat Countdown

Trident Missile Launch From a  Submarine

Submarine Service In The 1970s

Watch out from below

Fast Attack

NEW SUBMARINE! U.S. Navy Takes Delivery

of PCU Minnesota

Submarine nucleare (DOCUMENTAR)

Russian submarine History

Raising the Kursk Part 1

Raising the Kursk Part 2

The Kursk Cover Up - Russia

Secret Submarine Rendezvous : Documentary on the

World War 2 Secret African Mission

HMS Victorious Trident Class Nuclear Submarine

Submarine Patrol 3/3 - Chasing the Enemy

Oberon Arrival in Halifax

RCN Submarines HD

Kursk Submarine Disaster

US SUBMARINE VETERANS NEWS (LINK)

Click this Link for latest news

None

ON THE BACK PAGE

BELOW ARE QUICK LINKS TO CURRENT MILITARY EVENTS

Stuff you won't see in the local fish wrapper

Navy Offers $50,000 Per Man In Bid To Keep Sub Fleet Afloat

Ohio-Class Subs Approaching Several Firsts As Navy Prepares Them

Submariners Find a Home Above Water

Mini Red Octobers: 'Russia to Push on With Stealth Submarine Program

Cold War Sub Piano Part of New Museum Exhibit

Navy Successfully Tests Common Control System on Unmanned Underwater Vehicle

Enlisted Tapped for Navy's New Industry Internships

Top                                                                                Archives                                                                      Back Page

Published for American Submariners by USSVI Bremerton Base -Webmaster Don "Red" Bassler