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Columbus Base 2007 Bratwurst Festival
2007 Bratwurst Festival Click photo to view full album. Photos from Bratfest day 1, August 16th are posted.

Posted by cliff Friday, August 17, 2007 (22:39:13)
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Sea Service US Marine Corps Toys For Tots Golf Outing
Attention Columbus Base (local) golfers or wantabe golfers, Columbus Base Secretary/Activities Joe Testa is interested in forming a team to compete in the Toys For Tots golf outing Monday August 13th, 2007.

Click here for event Details

Contact Joe here if interested in being part of this event.


Posted by cliff Friday, July 27, 2007 (22:45:55)
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Columbus Base July Meeting
July Meeting Click photo to view rest of album. Photos from the July 7th Base Meeting are posted in the Photo Gallery

Posted by cliff Sunday, July 15, 2007 (00:55:01)
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Columbus Base Westerville July 4'th Parade
Westerville July 4'th Parade July 4'th Parade in Westerville, click photo to view rest of album.

Posted by cliff Wednesday, July 04, 2007 (23:15:12)
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Columbus Base Up Up and Away
John Leers was winner Thanks to all who purchased tickets
Keller Farms

You too can win a Hot Air Balloon ride for 2 people. This ride is made possible through a generous donation by Keller Farms Landscaping Click here to visit them

Entry is easy, almost painless, if a caveman can do it so can you.

Tickets are $5 each and there is a maximum of 100 tickets being sold, Odds of winning depend on number of entries, drawing to be held at the July meeting. Contest is open to everyone not just base members, you need not be present to win. All proceeds go to base treasury.

To Enter go to ContactUs link in menu at left and send an Email to Vice Commander, Dave Creekmore with your Name, contact information and number of tickets you wish to purchase.

caveman


Posted by webmaster Wednesday, July 04, 2007 (21:15:50)
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Columbus Base June Events
Hilltop Bean Dinner Columbus Flag Day June Meeting Photos from the Hilltop Bean Dinner, Columbus Flag Day Ceremony, and June 2'nd Base meeting are posted in the photo gallery. Click photos to view rest of album.

Posted by webmaster Tuesday, June 05, 2007 (22:04:35)
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Sea Story Bump in The Night
Subject: Genuine Sea-Story (listen up fellas)

Dave Creekmore Here is a sea-story comprised of some e-mail exchanges involving a USS NATHANAEL GREENE (SSBN-636) patrol in 1974. Our Columbus Base Shipmate Dave Creekmore was a crewmember of the Blue Crew aboard that vessel during that period. Following is the Tom Carr exchange of e-mail messages that make up a very interesting account of a very concerning incident known only to the Russians at that time.
An interesting series of emails has past through my computer in the last couple of weeks. Rather than try to summarize the content where I might change the intent or read “between the lines”, I feel that the emails make record enough. This is an amazing story that must be shared with the crew of the 636. Tom Clancy couldn’t write this and Hollywood couldn’t produce it, reality exceeds fiction again. Gentlemen, this is why the USS Nathanael Greene Reunion Association was formed! Tom Carr


Posted by cliff Friday, June 01, 2007 (21:30:02)
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Columbus Base 2007 Worthington Memorial Day Parade
2007 Worthington Memorial Day Parade Photos from the 2007 Worthington Memorial Day Parade are posted, click photo to view full album.

Posted by cliff Tuesday, May 29, 2007 (22:05:11)
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Submarine Service Submarine Models
coldwaresubmaries.jpg Respectfully submitted by:
Jim Koogler, Columbus Base of USSVI
Visit The Web Site


Posted by cliff Monday, May 14, 2007 (20:59:01)
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Submarine Service And the Baker's Boy Went To Sea, Book Review
BakerBoys Cover Bernie's Review of

"And the Baker's Boy Went to Sea" by Mary Cummings

This old subvet read this book in 3 hours and found it to be a very good book for a number of reasons.

One is the author's use of approximately 25 side-bars to describe in more detail certain topics within the text which should make any reader feel like they have a very good understanding of the basic operations of a submarine when they are finished reading her novel.

Another reason for my liking the book is that it gives one of the most important members of a fleet-boat crew, the ship's baker, his long overlooked recognition as a key morale builder amongst the crew. Imagining the smell and visualizing the hot rolls and freshly baked bread that I remembered during my time on the 12 to 4's certainly added to my reading pleasure!

Mary Cummings makes sure, however, that we understand that the ship's cooks and baker had other duties to handle just as every other member of the ship's crew did in operating the boat. Her understanding of that aspect and including them in her narrative's WWII battle action makes her book worth the reading.


Respectfully submitted by Bernie Kenyon, Columbus Base of USSVI
Click here to Visit Her Web Site


Posted by cliff Monday, May 14, 2007 (20:57:21)
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