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by Keith Holman
Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Obituaries
Topic: Command Master Chief John E. "Jack" Ilgenfritz USN (Ret.)
Replies: 1
Views: 92

Command Master Chief John E. "Jack" Ilgenfritz USN (Ret.)

Command Master Chief John E. "Jack" Ilgenfritz, USN (Ret.) GOOSE CREEK - Command Master Chief John E "Jack" Ilgenfritz, USN RET, 71, of Goose Creek passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016 in Charleston, South Carolina. Born in Pittsburgh, PA he was the son of the late Jerome and Anna Ilgenfritz. Jack wa...
by Keith Holman
Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Scuttlebutt
Topic: Retailer Salt Life Joins Efforts to turn Clamagore into Reef
Replies: 0
Views: 164

Retailer Salt Life Joins Efforts to turn Clamagore into Reef

Retailer joins effort to turn South Carolina submarine into an artificial reef By John McDermott jmcdermott@postandcourier.com Oct 16, 2017 A division of a South Carolina clothing company has joined an effort to turn a World War II submarine on display at Patriots Point into an artificial reef off ...
by Keith Holman
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:24 am
Forum: Reunion Tales
Topic: Reunion 2019: Location Planning
Replies: 13
Views: 8657

Re: Reunion 2019: Location Planning

:smt005 After sending out all the reminders, after answering questions about how to vote, after watching the poll develop...guess who forgot to vote himself? Wouldn't have made a difference either way but sometimes I amaze myself! So here we have it...Don and Veronica, its time to get to work. Reuni...
by Keith Holman
Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Reunion Tales
Topic: Reunion 2019: Location Planning
Replies: 13
Views: 8657

Re: Reunion 2019: Location Planning

Are there just these two choices? suggestion by: Steven Bernard, Blue Crew. 1970-73 Yes, these were the only two choices put forward at the 2017 reunion with sponsors. See http://www.ussjamesmadison627.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=644 Someone must step up and agree to "sponsor" a location and be respons...
by Keith Holman
Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Reunion Tales
Topic: Reunion 2019: Location Planning
Replies: 13
Views: 8657

Re: Reunion 2019: Location Planning

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by Keith Holman
Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Scuttlebutt
Topic: A Submarine in Hackensack Is Told to Leave. But How?
Replies: 0
Views: 329

A Submarine in Hackensack Is Told to Leave. But How?

HACKENSACK, N.J. — For a newcomer driving through this landlocked city in suburban New Jersey, a short drive from Manhattan, it is an unexpected sight. Just off River Street, behind the New Heritage Diner, it looms like something out of the Battle of Midway: the U.S.S. Ling, a World War II-era subm...
by Keith Holman
Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: Reunion Tales
Topic: Reunion 2019: Location Planning
Replies: 13
Views: 8657

Re: Reunion 2019: Location Planning

More info about Cocoa Beach Why choose Cocoa Beach area? Cocoa beach area is unique in the variety of activities and experiences you can have while here. Experiences can be as relaxing as watching the sun rise on the beach to the action of the Kenndy Space Center. Flying: There are 3 major airports ...
by Keith Holman
Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:47 am
Forum: Scuttlebutt
Topic: Children are really like us!
Replies: 1
Views: 378

Re: Children are really like us!

They can indeed be surprising.
by Keith Holman
Thu May 25, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: How To
Topic: How to Send an email through the forum
Replies: 2
Views: 719

How to Send an email through the forum

It can be done and there are multiple paths to get there, but it does have some limitations which I'll try to address as we go through. First you have to be registered and logged in here which should show you this: http://www.ussjamesmadison627.com/images/627_howto/Untitled1.png Then scroll ALL the ...
by Keith Holman
Mon May 22, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Reunion Tales
Topic: 2019 and Future Reunions
Replies: 0
Views: 463

2019 and Future Reunions

It was decided by the membership in attendance that future reunion locations will require that an individual (or team) to take responsibility for the planning and arrangements of the reunion be included in order to put forward a location to be considered for voting. Example: If a member wishes to pr...
by Keith Holman
Mon May 22, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: 1MC
Topic: Election of New Officers 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 6676

Election of New Officers 2017

During the business meeting held at the 2017 reunion, elections for board positions were held in accordance with our by-laws. Our new board is: Keith Holman, President George Gross, Vice-president Don Hix, Treasurer Sam Walton, Secretary Many thanks to outgoing association vice-President, J.R. (Bob)...
by Keith Holman
Mon May 22, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: 1MC
Topic: MADISON SHIPS STORE
Replies: 1
Views: 1651

Re: MADISON SHIPS STORE

Update on the Madison Store. At the 2017 Reunion, Russ Brentnell (80-84 Gold) volunteered to take over the Ships' Store following GIl's request to be relieved. To facilitate turnover and to prepare some changes in merchandise mix and pricing, the ships store will be closed for the coming weeks. Stay...
by Keith Holman
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: 1MC
Topic: Declassification and the Madison
Replies: 1
Views: 702

Re: Declassification and the Madison

It has been suggested that if you choose to speak to anyone about happenings of those days in 74 "I wouldn't give interview to anyone without the Navy telling me (in writing) that I could."
by Keith Holman
Wed Jan 25, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: 1MC
Topic: Declassification and the Madison
Replies: 1
Views: 702

Declassification and the Madison

You may have seen that a 1974 memo regarding reports of a collision between the Madison and a Soviet sub has been declassified. While on FB this morning, I received a request from a journalist in Russia asking to discuss that. As I was still in HS in 1974, I couldn't tell him anything. Please be awa...