United States Submarine Veterans, Inc.
10:30-12:00PM During this time period volunteers will arrange tables and seating for meeting
12:05 PM – 12:29 PM Base CMDR Starbird, Sr. VCDR Ferrell & COB Cyr will stand by at entrance to meet incoming VIP’S w/ COB taking VIP’s to their seats. (Wives of any VIP’s and the inductee will have reserved seating in first row of tables on one side of main aisle in upstairs meeting room). This is to include any staff personnel accompanying senior officers. Attending press will be provided seats on opposite side of main aisle in front row, with COB having a seat reserved for himself in the same section.
12:35 PM Call group to stand followed by Pledge of Allegiance.
CDR Starbird, COB Cyr perform
Brief biography of Holland Club Inductees. (Starbird).
William F. Hale, MMOMM2 (SS), Member USSVI, first qualified 1951 aboard
USS Sablefish (SS 303). Resides in
Lyle W. Grindle, EM3 (SS), Life member USSVI, first qualified 1961 aboard
USS Tiru (SS-416). Resides in
James W. King, ETN2 (SS), Life member of USSVI, first qualified 1961
aboard USS Piper (SS-409). Resides
Norman T. McLeod, MMCS (SS), Life member of USSVI, first qualified 1961
aboard USS Toro (SS-422). Resides
John A. McCutcheon, EM2 (SS), Life member of USSVI, first qualified
1961 aboard USS Bluegill (SS-242).
(A.) Call Maine Governor Paul LePage to make presentation.
presentation. (Congratulatory Letter)
1:25 PM - 1:45 PM (F) Call for guest speaker, VADM Emery to speak (20 Minutes)
“Submarine related topic”. (VADM George Emery)
Club and Guests first in line) (Harris/Cockburn/Ellring). NOTE: Base CMDR Starbird may choose to present Longevity pins/Certificates during meal.
Commander Starbird addresses inductees
Governor LePage congratulates James King
Governor LePage congratulates Lyle Grindle
Governor LePage congratulates Norman McLeod
Governor LePage congratulates John McCutcheon
Governor LePage and First Lady watch VADM George Emery speak
New inductees are welcomed aboard by members of the Holland Club
Time to eat and how many pot luck dinners have prime rib as its main course? (Thanks Eric, it was great) and a huge Bravo Zulu to all those involved in putting this excellent meal together. It was certainly befitting a VADM and a Governor.
Larry Ferrell explains his philosophy of life to Tommy Cox. Tommy drinks some more.
Bud Scribner informs Governor LePage how the state should be run.