SSN698 – Perseverance


Aug 22, 2016 Reunion note: Today, July 16  is the last day to register for the upcoming reunion. If you plan on attending and have any questions, concerns or need assistance, please contact Continue Reading →



Blog Editor’s notes: The term “American Classic”, in reference to the USS Bremerton, recently made a sensation in social media by Bremerton Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Wes Bringham, in the Kitsap Sun video Continue Reading →

USS Bremerton activation extended

Emergency Surface - USS Bremerton SSN698 (image source

SAVING THE 698 in a way we didn’t predict The USS Bremerton SSN698, the longest serving active duty fleet submarine in the US Navy has recently received new life. Up until Continue Reading →

698 Reunion: The Value of Early Registration

Maneuvering watch Pearl Harbor.  Source: google images

The Bremerton Order of Registration (Who will be in Reno) Keith Hetherington, Rich Crombie, Challen Yee, Joel Walton, Jeff Marcey, Glen Van Wyk, Sam Lantz, Bill Brehler, Tom Canter & Ric May Continue Reading →

“Annie” and the USS Bremerton (SSN698)


“Annie” in the control room of the USS Bremerton SSN698 By Russ Woods, Plank-owner, USS Bremerton OK, shipmates this video has been around a day or two. Here’s a couple of trivia questions Continue Reading →



USS Bremerton SSN698 30+ Year Reunion 1978-1986 To the Captains, Officers and Crew The OFFICIAL AUGUST 22-25, 2016 RENO 30+ YEAR REUNION WEBSITE IS ONLINE Event and activity information and Continue Reading →

SSN698: The Call of the 30+ Year Reunion

"Aloha" Bremerton, coming back into Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  source: Google images

USS BREMERTON – SSN698 THE CALL OF THE 30 + YEAR REUNION  I was serving in the Navy when my father, for the first time, went to an 11th Airborne veterans’ Continue Reading →


Behind a guided missile destroyer, A 637 Class Fast Attack (notice the vertically positioned sail planes) tied inboard of USS Bremerton in a WestPac port, probably Subic Bay, Philippines, circa 1983.

USS BREMERTON SSN 698 FIRST GENERATIONS REUNION  AUG 22-25 2016 RENO, NV “The First Generation USS Bremerton (SSN698) Sailors from 1978 to 1986 are putting together a USS Bremerton 30+ Continue Reading →

FTW.63 Like tenants, like children

Fatherhood in a Technological World – Message #63 If you are a landlord or a tenant, you understand the importance of a lease agreement and the rules stated in them. Those rules Continue Reading →

FTW.62 These 4 will destroy your relationships

Fatherhood in a Technological World – Message #62 There are four behaviors that will negatively affect your intimate relationships unless you can identify and restrain them before they cause serious damage. You can Continue Reading →