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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Submarine Birthday and Tolling Of The Bells Dinner
The Columbus Base "Tolling of the Bells" diner was held Saturday 2 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). On Sunday 3 April Columbus Base participated in the Springfield Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony, presenting the USSVI Eagle Scout patch to Paul Thibeault. Congratulations to this outstanding young man for his hard work and dedication in attaining this status. Bob Frier also provided some photos from his trip to the 2015 USSVI Convention in Pittsburg Pa.
Photos of these events are posted in the photo gallery and may be viewed by either clicking the thumbnails in this article or the "photo gallery" button in the main menu.
Posted by cliff Wednesday, May 04, 2016 (08:21:24)
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