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by Keith Holman
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: 1MC
Topic: Declassification and the Madison
Replies: 1
Views: 162

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: 162

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...
by Keith Holman
Wed Jun 22, 2016 3:24 am
Forum: Scuttlebutt
Topic: Ballston Spa NY Vets: Saratoga County Renames Rt. 9
Replies: 0
Views: 1349

Ballston Spa NY Vets: Saratoga County Renames Rt. 9

Route 9 in Saratoga County is now officially the U.S. Submarine Veterans Memorial Highway, thanks to a newly passed bill sponsored by Assemblyman Jim Tedisco in the New York State Legislature. The bill has already passed the senate and will now be sent to the governor for his review and approval or...
by Keith Holman
Thu Apr 28, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: Obituaries
Topic: Stephen J. Munkwitz
Replies: 0
Views: 1402

Stephen J. Munkwitz

November 27, 1953 - April 25, 2016
Information on services (4/29/16) and memorials can be found here
by Keith Holman
Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:39 am
Forum: Whatever Happened to...?
Topic: Identifying Shipmates
Replies: 24
Views: 8369

Re: Identifying Shipmates

Jeff, please share (via PM is fine) the contact info (postal and/or email) for them with me or with Charline. Thanks!
by Keith Holman
Sun Mar 06, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: Scuttlebutt
Topic: Enlisted USS James Madison license plate frame - free
Replies: 2
Views: 682

Re: Enlisted USS James Madison license plate frame - free

Nice offer. Hope someone snaps it up.

My truck tag doesn't lend itself to tag frames and my car is otherwise occupied.
by Keith Holman
Wed Mar 02, 2016 3:20 am
Forum: Scuttlebutt
Topic: Absolutely Alabama: Battleship Memorial Park and USS Drum
Replies: 0
Views: 1164

Absolutely Alabama: Battleship Memorial Park and USS Drum

WBRC, Channel 6 in Birmingham runs a feature on things around Alabama with Fred Hunter. He recently visited Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile and included a chat with former 627 Sailor, Tom Bowser. You can see the video here (about 5 minutes total) http://www.wbrc.com/clip/12204293/absolutely-alaba...
by Keith Holman
Sun Jan 03, 2016 5:44 am
Forum: Scuttlebutt
Topic: Reflecting on folks I've met along the way
Replies: 2
Views: 1003

Reflecting on folks I've met along the way

I saw something today about a reunion for RTC Orlando (posted the link here Scuttlebutt) and it got me to reflecting a bit. Of the 80 guys in my RTC company, I can probably name about 6. Four of us hung together at A school. Of those 4, one I never saw or heard from again. Another was the Quarterdec...
by Keith Holman
Sun Jan 03, 2016 5:33 am
Forum: Scuttlebutt
Topic: RTC Orlando Reunion
Replies: 1
Views: 401

RTC Orlando Reunion

Happened upon this today. October 12–16, 2016 RTC ORLANDO REUNION 2016 REGISTRATION BEGINS JULY 20, 2015 The U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command Orlando, Florida was one of three recruit training sites for men and from 1972 to 1994, was the only boot camp for females. More than 650,000 recruits passe...
by Keith Holman
Mon Oct 05, 2015 7:42 pm
Forum: Reunion Tales
Topic: 2015 Reunion Pictures are online
Replies: 0
Views: 2944

2015 Reunion Pictures are online

We got pictures from Gil Raynor, Roy Bowen and me and have shared them online. You can find them here How can I send you a copy of my reunion pictures? You've got several options. If they are digital: 1. You can put them on a CD or disk of some type and mail the disk to me. (Address is in my profile...
by Keith Holman
Wed Sep 23, 2015 11:57 pm
Forum: Reunion Tales
Topic: Reunion 2017: Location Planning Round 2
Replies: 12
Views: 1407

Re: Reunion 2017: Location Planning Round 2

Indeed, Charleston it is. Excellent choice among multiple excellent choices. I look forward to seeing as many of you as possible there. The Reunion Committee will now begin their work of finding us the best activities at the best value and sharing that information. Thanks to all who participated in ...
by Keith Holman
Tue Jul 21, 2015 6:04 pm
Forum: Reunion Tales
Topic: Reunion 2017: Location Planning
Replies: 22
Views: 2492

Re: Reunion 2017: Location Planning

Folks,
I'm glad to see the activity here and the posts identifying your favorites. But....
PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE ALSO VOTING AT THE TOP AND CLICKING SUBMIT for your vote to count. There is no way to tell who did and didn't vote above so we can't count emails and posts in the total.
by Keith Holman
Fri Jul 10, 2015 12:20 am
Forum: Obituaries
Topic: Peter Roger Dewitt
Replies: 0
Views: 3786

Peter Roger Dewitt

Peter Roger Dewitt, July 1, 2015, Jacksboro, Tennessee Obituary for Peter Roger Dewitt Peter Dewitt, age 72, of Jacksboro departed this life on Monday, July 1, 2015 at LaFollette Medical Center. He was a devoted Ham Operator, retired Senior Chief Petty Officer in the Navy after 21 years of service a...
by Keith Holman
Sat Jun 27, 2015 10:26 pm
Forum: 1MC
Topic: How to Get Notified by Email when there is a new post on this site
Replies: 0
Views: 2922

How to Get Notified by Email when there is a new post on this site

I've been asked several times over the years if there was a way to send out a notification when something new gets posted to this discussion forum (kind of like the original Yahoo group was set up to send email to your inbox). Truthfully, there usually is not much activity here and its difficult to ...
by Keith Holman
Sat Jun 27, 2015 10:15 pm
Forum: 1MC
Topic: Reunion 2017 Location Heads Up
Replies: 0
Views: 2923

Reunion 2017 Location Heads Up

We're not ready to start voting and narrowing the choices yet but the location for Reunion 2017 will be decided in a two step vote as we have done in past years. An email will be sent out when voting is to begin. Although seven different locations were discussed at today's association meeting, the v...