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by Keith Holman
Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: 1MC
Topic: Payments with Cards?
Replies: 0
Views: 385

Payments with Cards?

We've been approached several times about the possibility of accepting cards (credit/debit) for electronic payments instead of requiring a check for reunion reservations or memberships or ship's store items. We've done some preliminary investigations and recognize there are conveniences for the asso...
by Keith Holman
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Sea Stories
Topic: Navy time vs. Civilian Time
Replies: 0
Views: 600

Navy time vs. Civilian Time

We've finally gotten to show real progress on a couple of things like the store and the bench and its frustrating how long some things take. But then I remember some other schedules I've been subjected to. Like the refueling/missile conversion overhaul at NNS&DD in the early 80s. I arrived onboard t...
by Keith Holman
Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: 1MC
Topic: Madison Bench at Patriots Point Cold War Submarine Memorial
Replies: 0
Views: 298

Madison Bench at Patriots Point Cold War Submarine Memorial

The bench at Patriots Point Cold War Submarine Memorial has been ordered and the deposit sent in. The monument company will likely take 3-4 more months until a suitable piece of stone is quarried. When it is ready, Charleston Subvets will be notified of a date when SSBN627 sailors are invited to par...
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: 588

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: 1067

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: 44411

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: 44411

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: 44411

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: 936

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: 44411

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: 968

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: 1991

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: 1124

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: 12880

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)...