USS John C. Calhoun (SSBN 630) Veterans Association
 
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The finest of the Forty - One for Freedom!

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Jonathan Fader,

our faithful and steadfast Secretary, 

accepted his orders for Eternal Patrol

Friday night, June 1st.

He will be missed.

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Jonathan will be cremated and a Memorial Service will be held

at 11AM, Friday, June 8th, at St. James Episcopal Church.

Memorial contributions in his name should be made to

St. James Episcopal Church, 1307 N. Main Street. Mt. Airy, MD 21771

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REUNION 2018!

When? 10/4 thru 10/7

(Our Group Rates are available 2 days before or after, if space is available!)

Where? The Read House, Chattanooga, TN 

(Please ignore the Reservation Box displayed on the above page...use the Link below!

This is merely an information resource for the Hotel. Arrangements are in place for our Group) 

How much? $129.00/night plus tax (Valet parking $15/day) 

Link for Reservations (Group Code USS18) 

WHY?

Visit with and enjoy 630 Shipmates & Spouses! 

Below, please download an applicable version for you

of a 2018 Reunion Registration Form and then mail to

George Shaw at the address contained therein. Cho-Cho 

Click here for PDF Version

Click here for MSWord Version

Click here for Text (.txt) Version

 The reunion banquet will be a buffet with a meat, a chicken or

 a seafood entree with salad, vegetable, a starch, rolls and desert.

The beverages will be coffee, tea and water.

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End of 1st Quarter(2018) Treasurer's Report

Now Available to paid Members only

in 

The Crew's Lounge

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Welcome aboard the USS John C. Calhoun Veterans Association's (JCCVA) homeport on the web.  The ship, USS John C. Calhoun (SSBN 630), was a Fleet Ballistic Missile nuclear submarine; whose sole purpose was to be part of this nations "triad" of nuclear deterrence.  The "triad" consisted of the long range, strategic bombers, the inground missile silos, and the FBM submarines.  This "triad" of deterrence, whose destructive potential was immense, was the force that literally brought the Cold War to an end and was a major factor in the eventual collapse of the Soviet Union.  We, the members of the JCCVA have united with our shipmates to keep the memory of this fine ship alive and to rekindle the friendships we share, and still cherish. We hope you enjoy our site and leave us feeling as if we have done a good job honoring this fine submarine and her service of over 30 years to our nation.  Some of our pages have sound so you may want to turn up your speakers.  Please look around, sign our Decklog (guestbook), and enjoy your time aboard!  We're glad you're here!.

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JCCVA OFFICERS 2017-2018

President - George Wright

Vice-President - George Shaw

Secretary - Jon Fader

Treasurer - Dean Hunt

Chaplain - Vacant!

Storekeeper - Jeff Kollhoff

Webmaster - Mark Akesson

Historian - Pete Swiderski

Chairman of the Board - George Walrath

 

Click For Photo Of New Officers

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Attention all Calhoun Veterans! -  Do we have your current email address so we can keep you posted on JCCVA events/reunions?  If not, you're missing important news/updates regarding the Association and upcoming reunion. All hands are encouraged to scroll down the page and use the convenient email address update feature.   Also, if your'e not on our Sailing List, please visit the Sailing List page and muster in.  Of course, we'd love to have you join us if you haven't done so.  Joining the JCCVA will ensure you have important access to our Full & Complete Sailing List.   
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If personal information (NOT email address, which you update above) has changed, please click here to visit our Sailing List Update page and enter those changes in the form provided there. Thanks!


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Welcome aboard the USS John C. Calhoun Veterans Association's (JCCVA) homeport on the web.  The ship, USS John C. Calhoun (SSBN 630), was a Fleet Ballistic Missile nuclear submarine; whose sole purpose was to be part of this nations "triad" of nuclear deterrence.  The "triad" consisted of the long range, strategic bombers, the inground missile silos, and the FBM submarines.  This "triad" of deterrence, whose destructive potential was immense, was the force that literally brought the Cold War to an end and was a major factor in the eventual collapse of the Soviet Union.  We, the members of the JCCVA have united with our shipmates to keep the memory of this fine ship alive and to rekindle the friendships we share, and still cherish. We hope you enjoy our site and leave us feeling as if we have done a good job honoring this fine submarine and her service of over 30 years to our nation.  Some of our pages have sound so you may want to turn up your speakers.  Please look around, sign our Decklog (guestbook), and enjoy your time aboard!  We're glad you're here!.

  

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