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As you may know, the membership of the association is slowly shrinking due to natural attrition. The primary job of the Vice President is to recruit members for the association. Our Vice president asks that anyone with information on shipmates that may not be on the sailing list please fill out the form located here […]
Shipmates, for those of you who are active with our USS John C. Calhoun Veterans Association (JCCVA) and/or United States Submarine Veterans Incorporated (USSVI), this coming August 14-20 in Austin, TX, many of us Calhoun veterans will be attending the USSVI 2019 Convention as part of a Mini-Reunion and Plaque Dedication Ceremony for the John. […]
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It is with great sadness we report that Jim Fuller (Nuclear Machinist Mate 67-72 Blue crew) has departed on Eternal Patrol. His wife Docia told our Chaplain, Jim Bettison that Jim has a photo of the USS John C. Calhoun above his desk – you can take the boy out of the boat, but you […]
Welcome aboard Christopher “Chris” Burns, a former MT on our Decom Crew, who has volunteered to assume the responsibilities ofour Association Secretary. Please afford him all of your support and respect, as he takes on this challenging position.
Our new Chaplain has been approved! Jim Bettison, Blue Crew MT from 85-89 has volunteered for that sacred position. His past experience as a Bible Translator gives him unique insight into the Holy Book. He will not preach to you, but he will be there in your times of spiritual need. Please welcome him aboard!