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USS Columbus Throw/Blanket
Proceeds will be donated to Central Crossing High School NJROTC to help fund the cadets participation in the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade on December 7th in Honolulu, HI. The drawing will take place at the Columbus Base Cookout/Picnic at Hilliard VFW Post #4531 on Saturday August 16, 2014. Winner need NOT be present. Blanket will be delivered/mailed to winner as necessary. $2.00 per ticket, or 6 tickets for $10.00. Tickets can be purchased from Jim Koogler: (clutch617@gmail.com) or 614-620-9445... or contact any Columbus Base officer (Jim Tolson, Tim Barker, Woody Cook). Tickets are available for sale to EVERYONE... not just Columbus Base members. Click Thumbnail at left for additional details and larger picture.

Posted on Thursday, June 19

Columbus Base July Events
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Columbus Base marched in the Upper Arlington July 4th parade. The Columbus Base July meeting was held at: American Legion Leasure-Blackston Post 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085 (Map) on 12 July. New Members Jim Killen and Rick Freeman were introduced to the membership present. Woody gave a short presentation on the Honor Flight he participated in as a guadian. John Leers announced that this would be his last meeting, he is moving to Ca. next month. A friendly reminder for all able-bodied members Wade Kiger will be leading another Highway Cleanup on August 9th see calendar for details. Our next meeting will be the Annual picnic on August 16th, it is being held at the Hilliard VFW #4931 picnic pavilion see calendar for details. Photos are posted in the gallery and can be viewed by either clicking on the thumbnails to the left or "Photo Gallery" tab in the main Menu.



Posted by cliff Saturday, July 12, 2014 (20:59:28)
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Columbus Base June Events
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The Columbus Base June meeting was held at: American Legion Leasure-Blackston Post 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085 (Map). Sgt Maj Donald Bocook gave a presentation on the Central Crossing NJROTC's invitation to be in the 2014 Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade. On June 8th Jim Tolson presented the USSVI Eagle Scout award to Jared Knight. Photos for these events are posted in the gallery and can be viewed by either clicking on the thumbnails to the left or "Photo Gallery" tab in the main menu

Additional photos of the Washington DC Memorial Day parade from Bob Frier have been added to that album. A friendly reminder that our next meeting will be on 12 July vice 5 July at the American Legion Leasure-Blackston Post 239



Posted by cliff Tuesday, June 10, 2014 (13:08:41)
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Columbus Base May Events
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April and May have been busy for Columbus Base Members: on April 12th a hiway cleanup was conducted with the assistance of the NJROTC, on May 7th the NJROTC awards at Franklin Heights High school, on May 8th they visited Nationwide Children's Hospital as part of the USSVI "Kaps-for-Kids" program, on 17 May they were color-guard and participated in the New Albany Founders Day Parade with the submarine float, on 24 May they assisted in placing flags on veterans graves at Resurrection Cemetery, on 26 May they participated in the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington DC with the submarine float. Photos are posted in the gallery and can be viewed by either clicking on the thumbnails to the left or "Photo Gallery" tab in the main Menu.



Posted by cliff Thursday, May 29, 2014 (23:54:05)
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Columbus Base May Meeting
Frank

The Columbus Base May meeting was held at: American Legion Leasure-Blackston Post 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085 (Map) 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

Members are reminded to please check the Columbusbase calendar as there are many events taking place this month



Posted by cliff Sunday, May 04, 2014 (12:21:01)
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Columbus Base Tolling-Of-The-Bells
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The Columbus Base "Tolling of the Bells" diner was held Saturday 5 April at VFW #4931, 2436 Walcutt Road, Columbus OH 43228. This event honors and remembers the sixty five (65) submarine losses since establishment of the U.S. Submarine Force. (53 in War time, 12 in Peace time). We also celebrated Dave Creekmore's birthday.

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 Monday, April 07, 2014 (12:38:24)
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Columbus Base March Meeting
Jim

The Columbus Base March meeting was held at: American Legion Leasure-Blackston Post 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085 (Map) 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 Sunday, March 02, 2014 (20:00:47)
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Columbus Base February Meeting
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The February meeting was held at: American Legion Leasure-Blackston Post 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085 (Map) 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 Sunday, February 02, 2014 (17:57:05)
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Columbus Base January Meeting
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Photos from the 4 January 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 webmaster Wednesday, January 08, 2014 (04:00:34)
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Columbus Base Marv Pastor
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It is with heavy heart that I inform you that this morning, Monday December 9, 2013, our COB Marv Pastor embarked on Eternal patrol. Marv Pastor was a very active member of Columbus Base and was always ready to help. He served as Columbus Base COB since 2007 and also served as Columbus Base Holland Club Newsletter Reporter. EM3 (SS) Marv Pastor qualified on USS Razorback (SS-394) in 1955 and was a Holland Club member. Marv also served on USS Manta (SS-299).

Marvin H. Pastor, age 80, of Gahanna, born December 22, 1932 in Columbus, Ohio, passed away December 9, 2013 at home. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, Korean War. Retired from Ohio Bell after 35 years of service. Member of St. Matthews Church. Graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas, Class of 1951. Lifetime member of USSVI, Columbus Base USSVI, VFW Post #4719, and Telephone Pioneers. He is preceded in death by mother, Rose Pastor; father, Arthur Pastor, and sister, Helen Treneff; Marv is survived by wife, Joan of 56 years of marriage; daughters and sons-in-law, Laura (Robert) Kowaleski-Frantz of TX., and Linda (Mark) Hermes of TX., and son and daughter-in-law, Joe (Patti Sullivan-Pastor) Pastor of Pataskala; grandchildren, Julie (BraxtonTurnage) Kowaleski, Chris (Shannon Smith) Kowaleski, Rachel Hermes, Hunter Hermes, and Ellie Pastor; great-granddaughter, Addison Bullinger; several nephews and nieces.

Visitation Wednesday December 11, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High Street, Columbus OH 43207.
Submarine Veteran Memorial Service at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High Street, Columbus OH 43207.
Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday 11 a.m. at St. Matthews Catholic Church, 801 Havens Corner Rd., Gahanna OH 43230, Fr. Ryan Schmit, Celebrant. Burial to follow at Mifflin Township Cemetery in Gahanna.

Columbus Base will make a $100 donation to the USSVI Scholarship Fund in Marv’s memory. We will miss you Marv.
Sailor, Rest Your Oar.



Posted by cliff Monday, December 09, 2013 (19:25:55)
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Columbus Base Christmas Dinner
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The Columbus Base annual Christmas Dinner and Toys For Tots toy collection was held Saturday 7 December at VFW #4931, 2436 Walcutt Road, Columbus OH 43228.

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 Monday, December 09, 2013 (19:04:36)
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