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by Keith Holman
Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Reunion Tales
Topic: Reunion 2019: Location Planning
Replies: 13
Views: 80228

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: 2355

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: 80228

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: 2130

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: 5243

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: 1
Views: 3625

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: 17341

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
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: 1MC
Topic: Declassification and the Madison
Replies: 1
Views: 2347

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: 2347

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: 3953

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: 3662

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: 21085

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: 3515

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: 3153

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...