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Columbus Base Oct Meeting and Highway Cleanup
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The Columbus Base October meeting was held at: American Legion Leasure-Blackston Post 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085 (Map). The fourth and final highway cleanup for 2014 was conducted on 11 October. 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.



Posted by cliff Sunday, October 12, 2014 (17:13:58)
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Columbus Base Sept. Meeting
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The Columbus Base Sept. meeting was held at: American Legion Leasure-Blackston Post 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085 (Map). Photos for this 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. Our friend Udo Maroscher and the Navy League has extended an invitation to attend the Navy Birthday Ball. It will be held Saturday October 4, 2014 at The Aladdin Shrine Temple 3850 Stelzer Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219



Posted by cliff Monday, September 15, 2014 (15:24:44)
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Columbus Base August Picnic / Base Meeting
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The Columbus Base annual picnic was held Saturday at VFW Post #4931, 2436 Walcutt Road, Columbus OH 43228, BZ to the post for the excellent steaks and great facilities. Jim Koogler won the 50/50 and Lee Mather won the Raffle (USS Columbus Throw/Blanket). Photos are posted in the Base's Flickr page and can be accessed by either clicking the thumbnail in this article or by clicking "Photo Gallery" entry in the main menu. If anyone has additional photos they would like uploaded please sent them to the webmaster. Remember we have these upcoming events: Sept 13, Base meeting at 11:00, American Legion Leasure-Blackston Post 239 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085; Sept 18 Kaps4Kids at Children’s Hospital. Check calendar for location, time and details. Please remember to vote in the USSVI National Election, if you need assistance in electronic voting contact Base Commander or Webmaster



Posted by cliff Sunday, August 17, 2014 (12:34:30)
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Sea Service Harold E. Gall
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It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that our shipmate Harold E Gall went on Eternal Patrol Thursday August 7, 2014. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1959 to 1964 as an Engineman 1st Class on the submarine USS Sea Poacher (SS-406) and the submarine tender USS Proteus (AS-19). He qualified on USS Sea Poacher in 1960.
Columbus Base will participate with American Legion Post 239 (Leasure-Blackston Worthington) during Harry Gall's family visitation Monday Aug 11,2014 at 7 PM at the SCHOEDINGER WORTHINGTON CHAPEL, 6699 N. High St., Worthington (just south of I-270). Columbus Base will be presenting Harry Gall's Eternal Patrol Certificate to his family and we will honor our shipmate along with the American Legion.
A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 12 at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Rd., Rittman, OH 44270. Ohio's WWII Lost Submarine Memorial for USS Grunion (SS-216) is at this cemetery in Rittman. If you have any questions, please call. Submarine Veterans will be wearing vests.
Sailor, Rest Your Oar. We have the watch.

Jim Tolson
Commander, Columbus Base



Posted by cliff Monday, August 11, 2014 (16:43:33)
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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
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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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