Sea Story “You owe me one”

Editor’s Note: I’d like to introduce John Brunkalla, he is a USS Bremerton Plankowner who served in M-Divison from 1981-1983. We’re grateful to be able to share in one of John’s Continue Reading →

Save the Bremerton – Part II

SSN 698: History in the Making There has been a lot of change since the last time I wrote about saving the USS Bremerton SSN 698 over two years ago (July 2014). Continue Reading →

698 Legends: MM1(SS) McGann

Editor’s Note: I want to thank Russ Woods, ICC/SS USN (Ret) for keeping the memory alive with another great candid eye-witness reflection about one of the original USS Bremerton SSN 698 sailors.   MM1(SS) Continue Reading →

TAKING COMMAND

Transformational Leadership Aboard a U.S. Navy Attack Submarine I discovered a superb short story by Ron LaSalvia, Captain, U.S. Navy (ret), former Commanding Officer of the USS Montpelier (SSN 765), where he served from Continue Reading →

The Assassination of the Navy Rating System

Editor’s Note (much needed Revision 12-9-16) This is going to be a politically incorrect post documenting an unvarnished reaction to a recent government decision that has widespread affects on the psyche and traditions of the Continue Reading →

9/11 Submariners go to War

Blogger’s Note: This is a continued series highlighting the history and activities of USS Bremerton SSN 698, her alumni, and the Silent Service. Prepared for the Fight With the anniversary Continue Reading →

698 Reunion II: SAVE THE DATE

I. SAVE THE DATE II. MORE 698 REUNION NEWS III. ABOUT THE BOAT  – A Big “SAVE THE DATE” News FLASH from the resident choreographer of the successful reunion in RENO, Rich Continue Reading →

698 Reunion: Triangles

  During the first night of our Reno 2016 Reunion, we were all overwhelmed by the sudden deluge of old familiar faces before we slipped naturally into what would become an amazing 3 Continue Reading →