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   -(LAS VEGAS MAY 2018 REUNION HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO BOAT’S DECOM SCHEDULE) II. MORE 698 REUNION NEWS III. ABOUT THE BOAT  -(LAS VEGAS MAY 2018 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 →

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 →

SSN698: AN “AMERICAN CLASSIC”

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

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 →