To perpetuate the memory of our shipmates who gave their lives in the pursuit of their duties while serving their country. That their dedication, deeds and supreme sacrifice be a constant source of motivation toward greater accomplishments. Pledge loyalty and patriotism to the United States of America and its Constitution.
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Photos from the Columbus and Logan Veterans parades, Kaps4Kids at Nationwide Children's Hospital and Veterans Stand Down at Vets Memorial are posted in the base's photo gallery. The can be viewed by either clicking on the thumbnails to the left or "Photo Gallery" tab in the main menu. Photos from the Gahana "Festival of Lights" are also in the photo gallery.
Posted by cliff Monday, November 18, 2013 (15:18:29)
The 2 November meeting was held at: American Legion Leasure-Blackston Post 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085 (Map) Christine Moeller (Assistant Program Director for Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program [OSHIIP]) gave us an informative presentation about health insurance in Ohio and provided OSHIIP packets to all present. Base Commander has a couple of extra packets for anyone that was not present and desires one.
A reminder that we are in two parades next week, Columbus Veterans Day on the 8th and Logan Veterans Day on the 10th, see calendar for details. The Base will also be doing a Kaps 4Kids event on the 14th at Nationwide Childrens Hospital details will be posted in the calendar. We will also be the Color Guard and participating in the Gahanna Holiday Parade on the 29th, if you are attending please dress warmly.
Photos are posted in the gallery and can be viewed by either clicking on the thumbnail to the left or "Photo Gallery" tab in the main menu
Posted by cliff Monday, November 04, 2013 (13:00:27)
Photos from the 5 October meeting held at: American Legion Leasure-Blackston Post 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085 (Map) are posted in the gallery and can be viewed by either clicking on the thumbnail to the left or "Photo Gallery" tab in the main menu
Posted by cliff Monday, November 04, 2013 (12:59:07)
Photos from the 7 September meeting held at: American Legion Leasure-Blackston Post 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085 (Map) are posted in the gallery and can be viewed by either clicking on the thumbnail to the left or "Photo Gallery" tab in the main menu
Frank showed the birthday present Sharon got for him (or maybe to keep him in line)
Posted by cliff Monday, November 04, 2013 (12:57:53)
Adopt a Highway
This years final Adopt a Highway Clean Up was done on August 24th with the help of several Franklin Heights High School NJROTC cadets. Marv Pastor and Bill Meyer with Mike Estep CE2 (SCW) Who is a SeaBee working as a recruiter are pictured. Additionalphotos of this event are in the photo album and can be viewed by clicking on the thumbnail link or the "Photo Gallery" button in the Main Menu
Posted by cliff Sunday, November 03, 2013 (21:03:25)
USS Cincinnatti arrives in Cincinnatti Ohio
The USS Cincinnati sail and fairwater planes arrived in Cincinnati Ohio. On hand from the Columbus Base were: James Williams, Tim Barker, Mike Thurston and Wade Kiger. Photos of this event are in the photo album and can be viewed by clicking on the thumbnail link or the "Photo Gallery" button in the Main Menu
Posted by cliff Sunday, November 03, 2013 (20:34:02)
Columbus Base awarded Two Eagle Scouts the Admiral Fluckey USSVI Outstanding Achievement Award Sunday August 4. Shipmate Mike Thurston presented the award to Eagle Scout Jason Klinect in Pataskala while Bob McDaniel presented the award to Eagle Scout Travis Williams in Hilliard. Photos of these awards are in the Base photo album and can be viewed by either clicking the thumbnail or the "Photo Gallery" button in menu at left.
Posted by cliff Sunday, November 03, 2013 (20:26:35)
Although this has been anticipated, it is still tough to inform you of the passing of our shipmate Phil Philipps who embarked on Eternal patrol today, Thursday August 29, 2013. Phil served on active duty for 28 years and retired as LCDR in 1975. He enlisted in 1947 and qualified with silver dolphins in 1949 on USS Segundo (SS-398). He was commissioned as Ensign in 1962 and requalified with gold dolphins in 1965 on USS Clamagore (SS-343) and USS Cobbler (SS-344). Phil served USSVI (United States Submarine Veterans, Inc.) as Commander, Peoria Base, Central District 6 Commander and 2002 USSVI National Convention Chairman.
A service celebrating the adventurous life of Phil will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, September 5, 2013 Centenary United Methodist Church, 102 E. Broadway, Granville OH with Peoria Base Chaplain Sam Eddy as celebrant. Burial will follow at Welsh Hills Cemetery in Granville with full military honors.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 P.M. Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at the McPEEK-HOEKSTRA FUNERAL HOME, 133 S. Prospect St., Granville OH.
Posted by cliff Saturday, August 31, 2013 (14:22:25)
Holland Club & Award Dinner
The Columbus Base annual Awards and Holland Club Induction diner was held Saturday 3 August at VFW #4931, 2436 Walcutt Road, Columbus OH 43228. There were five members inducted into the Holland club this year. Photos of this event are posted in the photo gallery and may be viewed by either clicking the thumbnail in this article or the "photo gallery" button in the main menu.
Posted by cliff Sunday, August 04, 2013 (04:15:24)
Photos from the Hilliard July 4th parade and the Columbus Base 6 July meeting are posted in the photo gallery. If anyone has additional photos from these events please send them to the web master so he can place them in the albums. Photos may be viewed by clicking on the thumbnails or the Photo Gallery tab to the left.
Posted by cliff Sunday, July 07, 2013 (12:53:49)
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