United States Submarine Veterans Inc. Charleston Base

THE USSVI CREED
To perpetuate the memory of our shipmates who gave their lives in the pursuit of duties while serving their country.
That their dedication, deeds and supreme sacrifice be a constant source of motivation toward greater accomplishments.
Pledge loyalty and patriotism to the United States of America and its Constitution.


CHARLESTON
BASE
EVENT
S
Fee Schedule for Events:
(standard events: i.e., picnic, oyster roast, hog roast)
$5.00 - member & 1 guest (total $10)
$10.00 - each additional guest
Children 14 and under FREE
Upcoming Events:

2018

NOVEMBER
    Oct 31-Nov 4    WED-SUN    WWII Subvet Convention Kings Bay GA

    1    THU    Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    6    TUE    ELECTION DAY - Be a good citizen!

    8    THU   Base Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting
Christmas party tickets on sale, see Ed Stank

    11    SUN   Tolling of the Boats
Carolina Coastal Coffee Roasters, 108 E 3rd N St., Summerville, 29483
1300
1230 Muster

    12    MON   Veterans Day Ceremony
1030
Dorchester County Administration Building, 500 N. Main, Summerville
1000 Muster
Uniform: Vest Uniform (khaki pants, light blue shirt, vest and cover)
  
    13    TUE   Victory House Visit
1000 Muster at VFW parking lot in Ladson for carpool
~1300 Arrive back at VFW

    22    THU    HAPPY THANKSGIVING

     29    THU    Harleyville Parade


DECEMBER
    4    TUE    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
McLeod’s Childrens Hosp, 555 E Cheves St, Florence SC
0745 muster - Ken Hutchison’s home 222 Loblolly Cir, Ladson in Tallpines
0800 depart - if you are going call Ken 843.553.0935 or Bill Kennedy 843.875.3109

    9    SUN    Summerille Parade

    14  FRI   Class 1805 NNPTC Graduation & Charleston Base Legacy Awards                                        Presentation
0900 Graduation begins
0800 muster at Exchange parking lot to carpool
If attending contact Rick Wise at newsletter@ussvicb.org

    14    FRI   Charleston Base Christmas Party & Base Meeting
Location Charleston Base Air Base NCO Club
            SUBVET & One Guest - $15/ticket
1800    Social Hour
1900    Dinner (Buffet: salad, meat, vegetables, desserts) 
            Two drink tickets will be given with each party ticket
            Entertainment
Christmas Party Flyer CLICK HERE
Map to JBC Club CLICK HERE

     TBD   TUE   Victory House Visit
1000 Muster at VFW parking lot in Ladson for carpool
~1300 Arrive back at VFW

    TBD    SAT    Elloree Parade
1730    Lineup on Snider St
1800    Parade
Will meet at the Farmers and Merchants Bank at Carnes Crossroad at 1200. Caravan to Santee to meet Moon Mullins and proceed to Stumphole landing for lunch provided by Moon.
Wear or take 'something' to keep you warm in case it's chilly.

    TBD    SUN    Summerville Parade
1100    Lineup on W 4th N St
1400    Parade
Always a nice attended parade. Hope to see you there.

    25  TUE    MERRY CHRISTMAS


JANUARY
    1   MON   NEW YEAR'S DAY
HAPPY NEW YEAR to all hands and their families. Lots of football to watch!!

    4    THU   Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    11   THU   Base Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting

    16    TUE   Victory House Visit
1000 Muster at VFW parking lot in Ladson for carpool
~1300 Arrive back at VFW


FEBRUARY
    7     THU    Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    14     THU    Base Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting

    15  FRI   Class 1806 NNPTC Graduation & Charleston Base Legacy Awards                                        Presentation
0900 Graduation begins
0800 muster at Exchange parking lot to carpool
If attending contact Rick Wise at newsletter@ussvicb.org

    17    SUN    H.L. Hunley Memorial Invitation to all Submariners  INFO
1830 Muster at church - 1900 Memorial begins
We will be participating and will need volunteers. Uniform will be Charleston Tuxedo (Blue blazer with dolphins, light blue shirt, dark or dolphin tie and khaki pants.)
Please bring a warm coat and a small flashlight...it's usually cold & dark on the beach.

    19    TUE   Victory House Visit
1000 Muster at VFW parking lot in Ladson for carpool
~1300 Arrive back at VFW

    20    THU    WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
1130 Muster
1200 Chow's Down
FRA Goose Creek
Please be there by 1130 to get a good seat and tell some Sea Stories.

    ??    ???    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
McLeod’s Childrens Hosp, 555 E Cheves St, Florence SC
0745 muster - Ken Hutchison’s home 222 Loblolly Cir, Ladson in Tallpines
0800 depart - if you plan on going call Ken 553.0935


MARCH
    1    THU   Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    3    SAT   Oyster Roast    FLYER
Cooper River Partners Picnic Area
1300 Food Served
$20.00 per person
Provided: Oysters, Fish Stew, Brats, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers
Guests last name A-L please bring a covered dish
Guests last name M-Z please bring a desert

    8    THU   Base Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting
Submarine Birthday Ball Tickets Auction

    11   SUN   DST - SPRING FORWARD

    13    TUE   Victory House Visit
1000 Muster at VFW parking lot in Ladson for carpool
~1300 Arrive back at VFW

    20    TUE    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
Mcleod’s Childrens Hosp, 555 E Cheves St, Florence SC
0745 Muster at Ken Hutchison’s home 222 Loblolly Cir, Ladson in Tallpines;we will leave at 0800, if you plan on going call Ken 553.0935


APRIL
    1    CPO Grade established - 1893

    4    THU   Board of Directors Meeting       
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    6    SAT    2018 Submarine Birthday Ball  LINK
Trident Technical College - North Charleston
1830-2230
Guest Speaker: RADM Jeffrey T. Jablon, Deputy Director, Plans and Policy (J5), US Strategic Command
Trident Tech         MAP to SUBBALL Location
Tickets: $35 for SUBVET     LINK to purchase
Uniform for SUBVETS:
RECOMMENDED: Vest, Khaki Pants, Blue Shirt & Dolphin (or dark) Tie                                         (no cover)
ALTERNATE: Charleston Tuxedo (same as above but wear Navy Blue blazer                             with Dolphins instead of vest

    11    THU   Base Meeting - Holland Club Induction (free buffet)
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting
FREE food spread put on by Charleston Base

    13   SAT   USS Amberjack SS-219 Memorial Service / Submarine Birthday Ceremony
                    Speaker: CAPT Kevin M. Byrne, NNPTC, D312
0930 Muster @ Cold War Memorial
1000 Memorial Begins

    ?   TUE   Victory House Visit - 3rd Annual Victory House Picnic by Charleston Base
1000 Muster at VFW parking lot in Ladson for carpool
~1300 Arrive back at VFW

    18    THU   WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
1130 Muster
1200 Chow's Down
FRA Goose Creek
Please be there by 1130 to get a good seat and tell some Sea Stories

    ?    SAT    Hog Roast in The Swamp
After Battery
Hog Roast on Saturday; festivities all during the week; all events are free, donations accepted. Card games going 24-7.


MAY
    2    THU   Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    9    THU   Base Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting
Vice CDR & Secretary Election

    ?   SAT   Harleyville See-Saw Day Parade
0930 Lineup
1100 Parade Begins

    ?    SAT   FRA & CB Picnic
FRA Members Free
Charleston Base Members (non-FRA) $5.00
Short Stay

    12    SUN    Mother's Day

    ?    TUE    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
Mcleod’s Childrens Hosp, 555 E Cheves St, Florence SC
0745 Muster at Ken Hutchison’s home 222 Loblolly Cir, Ladson in Tallpines;we will leave at 0800, if you plan on going call Ken 553.0935

   ?    TUE   Victory House Visit
1000 Muster at VFW parking lot in Ladson for carpool
~1300 Arrive back at VFW

    ?    FRI/SAT   N.C. Subvets WWII Burnsvill Memorial (Moonshine Mountain)
 
    ?   SAT    Armed Forces Day

    27    MON   Memorial Day Service  FLYER
Summerville Cemetery
1000   Muster
1030   Ceremony


 JUNE
    6    THU   Board of Directors Meeting - all base members are invited to attend
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    ?    TUE    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
Greenville Shriner's Hospital
1000 Start Time
If you are able to go call Bill Kennedy 843.875.3109

    13    THU   Base Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting

    16    SUN    Father's Day

    ?    TUE   Victory House Visit
1000 Muster at VFW parking lot in Ladson for carpool
~1300 Arrive back at VFW

    ?    FRI    Little David Working Party
Berkeley Museum in Moncks Corner, SC
0900
Will be doing prep work for the painting

    ?    SAT    Little David Working Party
Berkeley Museum in Moncks Corner, SC
0900
Painting and replacing some of the boards. Would like to have 4 people to help


JULY
    ?    SAT    Moncks Corner Independence Day Parade
1400 Muster at the Berkeley Count Alternative School at the corner of Live Oak Drive (US-17A) and E. Main Street (SC-6) in Moncks Corner. It will probably be hot so dress accordingly. Vests are recommended but not required. We will probably be the only military float there.
1600 Parade

    4    THU    Independence Day - Happy 4th
FREE Indoor Picnic at FRA Home

    ?   THU   Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Home Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    11   THU   Base Meeting
FRA Home Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting

    ?    TUE   Victory House Visit
1000 Muster at Ladson VFW for carpool
~1300 Arrive back at VFW


AUGUST
    1    THU   Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    ?    SAT    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
McLeod’s Childrens Hosp, 555 E Cheves St, Florence SC
0745 muster - Ken Hutchison’s home 222 Loblolly Cir, Ladson in Tallpines
0800 depart - if you plan on going call Ken 553.0935

    8    THU   Base Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting

    ?    TUE   Victory House Visit
1000 Muster at VFW parking lot in Ladson for carpool
~1300 Arrive back at VFW

    15    THU   WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
1130 Muster / Chow's Down - 1200 Meeting Begins
FRA Branch 269 Home - everyone invited
Please be there by 1130 to get a good seat and tell some Sea Stories.

    ?    FRI   Class 1803 NNPTC Graduation & Charleston Base Legacy Awards                                        Presentation
0900 Graduation begins
0800 muster at Exchange parking lot to carpool
If attending contact Rick Wise at newsletter@ussvicb.org


SEPTEMBER

    6   THU   CPO Selectee Breakfast presented by NNPTC Chief Mess
Cracker Barrel N. Charleston
0530 Doors Open
0600 Breakfast Begins
Food choices will be any combo of eggs or pancakes, bacon or sausage and hash browns. As is Navy tradition there will be an unlimited supply of coffee. Also unlimited sweet tea.
SUBVET CPOs invited

    6    THU   Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    13   THU   Base Meeting  
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting
UNDIE 500 - bring new pkg of skivvies; donations go to needy veterans

   18    TUE   Victory House Visit
1000 Muster at Ladson VFW parking lot for carpool
~1300 Arrive back at VFW


OCTOBER

    ?   TUE    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
McLeod’s Childrens Hosp, 555 E Cheves St, Florence SC
0745 muster - Ken Hutchison’s home 222 Loblolly Cir, Ladson in Tallpines
0800 depart - if you are going call Ken 843.553.0935 or Bill Kennedy 843.875.3109

    ?   THU   Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    ?   THU   Base Meeting  
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting

    ?    US Navy Birthday

    ?    TUE   Victory House Visit
1000 Muster at VFW parking lot in Ladson for carpool
~1300 Arrive back at VFW

    ?    THU   WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
1130 Muster / Chow's Down - 1200 Meeting Begins
FRA Home - everyone invited
Please be there by 1130 to get a good seat and tell some Sea Stories.

    ?   FRI   Class 1804 NNPTC Graduation & Charleston Base Legacy Awards                                        Presentation
0900 Graduation begins
0800 muster at Exchange parking lot to carpool
If attending contact Rick Wise at newsletter@ussvicb.org

    ?  FRI-WED    USSVI National Convention
Ft. Lauderdale FL








STANDARD ANNUAL EVENT CALENDAR

January
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting, 2nd. Thursday
3. Start Audit of Treasurer
4. Establish committee for election
    nominations

July
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd. Thursday
3. Vote on Base Bylaws if required
4. Moncks Corner Parade
 
February
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd Thursday

3. WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
4. H.L. Hunley / Housatonic
    Memorial service, 17 Feb
 
August
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd. Thursday

3. WWII Swamp Fox Meeting

March
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd Thursday

3. Present Distinguished
    Submariner Award
4. Massing of the Colors at
    The Citadel
5. Complete Audit of Treasurer
 
September
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd. Thursday

3. Seesaw Days Parade
4. National Convention USSVI
 
April
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd Thursday
     w/Holland Club Induction
3. WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
4. USS Amberjack SS-219
    Memorial Service & National
    Submarine Day Service -
    2nd Saturday in April
5. Submarine Birthday Ball
6. Grits Festival St. George Parade
7. Review of Base Bylaws
 
October
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd. Thursday

     w/Holland Club Induction
3. WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
 
May
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd Thursday

3. Base Elections - Odd years BC &
    Treasurer; Even years VC &
    Secretary
4. Memorial Day Observance,
    Summerville
5. Armed Forces Day
6. Base Picnic
 
November
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd. Thursday

3. Distinguished Submariner Award
    Nominations
4. Veterans Day Ceremony,
    Summerville
 
June
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd. Thursday

3. WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
4. Complete Review of Base

    Bylaws
5. Scholarships presented
December
1. Christmas Party –

     THIS IS OUR DEC MEETING
2. Summerville Parade
3. Harleyville Parade
4. Ridgeville Parade

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    ??    ???    CRAMA Meeting
1200
FRA Home





    ??    TUE    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
Mcleod’s Childrens Hosp, 555 E Cheves St, Florence SC
0745 Muster at Ken Hutchison’s home 222 Loblolly Cir, Ladson in Tallpines
we will leave at 0800, if you plan on going call Ken 553.0935