Saturday, December 21, 2013

Christmas 2013 Panoply

   Peace on Earth, good will toward men. - Luke Chapter 2, verses 7-14

Reindeer Power "Everyone, please be safe and enjoy the season. Be festive! Merry Christmas; Happy Kwanzaa; Happy Hanukkah; Happy Holidays!" - Thomas Goering, NCCM USN(Ret)

Undecorated Tree

 Questions of the Week   

The tree shown above was planted by US Navy Admirals (helped by one O-6).  It was later used as it's base's Christmas Tree.

1.   What kind of tree was this?

2.  When and where was this tree planted?

3.  How many admirals were involved in the planting and who were those admirals and the lone Captain?


4.  The tree planting had something to do with a nuclear sub (shown above); the name of this sub and what the tree commemorated were what? HINT: (not USS Nautilus (SSN-574)

5. How many admirals would it have probably taken to decorate such a tree in time for Christmas?

Answers for 1. - 4.:  January 1, 2014   (but the answer to 5. may never be unclassified).

Submarines are always silent and strange.

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At 30 December, 2013 11:04, Blogger Contrary in Texas said...

The tree looks like a cedar.


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