The Base is in the process of rewriting its Constitution and Bylaws.
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(COMBINED: Unchanged in BLACK, Eliminated in BLUE strike through and changed in RED.)

The changes will be read at the February, March and April 2018 meetings.
There will be a vote to adopt the new bylaws by the members present at the May meeting.
If approved by the membership, the bylaws will then be submitted to national for their approval.
If the bylaws are approved by National then the new bylaws will be adopted.

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The Albacore Memorial

Add your special MEMORY to the crew of the Albacore

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United States
Veterans Inc.

A USSVI District WD4 Base

"No matter where you travel, when you meet a guy who's been...
There's an instant kind of friendship 'cause we're brothers of the 'phin."
Robert Reed, USS George Washington Carver SSBN-656


The Blueback Base dues are $15 per year in addition to the National USSVI dues of $25.00 per year. 
PLEASE send both Base and National dues
and any other correspondence to the address below.
USSVI  Blueback Base  
P.O. Box 1887   Clackamas, OR 97015-1887

Blueback Base meets the 2nd Thursday
of each month at the Milwaukie, OR
VFW Hall Post 4248
7118 SE Fern St. Portland, OR

Time ? Figure 1830.  It really is 1900,
but 1830 is when most of the troops show up. 
Sometimes we have food, sometimes not

On the below map, the star marks the VFW Hall location.

Close up of street location



To perpetuate the memory of our shipmates who gave their lives in
the pursuit of their 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.

"That's our CREED above, but it's not who we are.
We are United States Submarine Sailors!
We were, and are, members of the elite fighting force of the United States Navy.
We are all QUALIFIED IN SUBMARINES. Included are submariners from the very
early boats:  S, R or earlier: WWII boats; post-war GUPPY boats and FBM and
Fast Attack submariners. All Qualified in Submarines - from E2 to 4 Stars.
Retired, short timer, or active duty - it makes no difference.
If you are Qualified in Submarines we want you in
United States Submarine Veterans Inc.

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