Submarine Questions of the Week: 3-25-2010
The center graphic and text reproduced below come from an enlisted recruiting brochure for the NUCLEAR NAVY. General Entrance Requirements: Male U.S. citizen; 17 to 23-1/2 years old; Pass the security clearance; Be a high school graduate, or pass GED test.
The symbolic sidebars were added to emphasize changes anticipated lately.
Questions of the Week
1- The brochure refers to the elite submarine service; in what year was this brochure approved?
2- The brochure's reviewing and approving officer was in the USNR; what was his rank?
3- A quotation from H.G. Rickover appears inside the front cover. What rank was Rickover?
4- The telephone number of the branch recruiting station imprinted on the rubber-stamped address block (rear cover) is 636-5158. In which city was this Florida branch located?
Submarines are always silent and strange.