Thursday, September 07, 2017

Submariner Quote 7 SEP 17

Background - female submariner's comparison quote (2012)

“All of the history and lore of the submarine community really comes back to those really awesome missions that fast attacks do.  If it were to be opened, I think there are some of us who probably would be willing to serve on them despite the tight quarters.”  - Lt. j.g. Vanessa Esch, serrving aboard USS Ohio (SSGN-728), "Women on subs talk mission working with men", News article #20120530 more

Quote of the Week

"On Trident submarines, we trained and drilled all the time,” he said. “I liked the operations and tempo on a fast attack submarine better. It made me feel like I was doing a job."  -  Don Chamberlain, Petty officer (TM1) and 20-year Navy veteran , Sep 6, 2017, The Brunswick News. Recognitions: Global War on Terror Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Outstanding Volunteer Medal; Navy Achievement Medal (3 times); Navy Unit Citation; Meritorious Unit Commendation; Navy “E” Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal (two times); Sea Service Ribbon; Expert Rifle Badge; Expert Pistol Badge; SSBN Patrol Pin; Dolphins Badge.

Submarines are always silent and strange.

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