PRIOR POCONO BASE MEETING SCHEDULES AND CALENDARS OF EVENTS
Pocono Base Regular Meetings: 1900 on the third Wednesday of the month at:
Wilson E. Fisher American Legion POST 413, Old Route 940, Pocono Pines, PA,

Maps and Directions to Pocono Base at Wilson E. Fisher American Legion POST 413
Maps and Directions to Marine Corps League, Scranton


PRIOR YEARS

   
        LEAP YEAR
20 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Exec Board Meeting, if required, @ 1800)
17 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Nominations at this meeting when applicable. Even Years)
13 March
Daylight Saving Time Begins
13 Mar - Sunday   
19th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Jim Thorpe. Parade step off at 13:00 . Parking is at the END of the parade, downtown, and there will be shuttle service to the beginning of the parade. Get there early so as not to miss the shuttle.
The parade website is http://carbonstpatricksparade.com/
We will be bring our USS Barb.   
16 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
( Elections at this meeting )
20 Mar - Sunday
    
Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade - Stroudsburg.   
Sponsored by the Pocono Irish-American Club
We will not be attending this parade.
20 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
18 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
30 May - Monday MEMORIAL DAY Parade, Pocono Pines.    Plans are to form up at the school/cemetery 09:30, Step off is at 10:00, We will be returning to the old route (1 mile). Parking at the school/cemetery, or alternatively, park at the American Legion Post 413, Pocono Pines and the Barb float will pick you up at 09:12 for a ride to the beginning of the parade.   A memorial service will follow the parade, at the cemetery.    Following the service, refreshments will be hosted at the Legion.
14 June - TUESDAY Flag Day Ceremony in conjunction with American Legion Post 413.
Special date and time , meeting at 17:00 followed by the Flag ceremony at 18:00..
Flag Retirement & Burning Ceremony.    Wives are welcome.
We have adjusted our meeting time to accommodate the Flag Retirement Ceremony.
July 4th - Monday    Independence Day
20 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
15 Aug to 20 Aug
(Mon - Sat)
2016 NATIONAL CONVENTION
USSVI Corvina Base Reno, Nevada, is your host for the 2016 USSVI National Convention.
Details are all here : www.ussviconvention.org/2016  
   
Coordinate with Base Vice Cdr. or Base Cdr. if you intend to go, and for additional details.    
17 Aug - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
21 Aug. (Sunday) -
27 Aug. (Saturday)
2016 WEST END FAIR - Gilbert, Monroe County, PA   
Open every day at noon.
( Setup 20 Aug - Sat 10:00, Breakdown 29 Aug, Sun 10:00 )
(CLICK for fair website) ( [Click] for our location at the Fair ).  
We will be there with the USS Barb, and our annual fundraiser will be in full swing throughout this seven day event. ROSTER DATE See the Signup Roster for available tours and participation.   [at bottom of schedule form, indicate selections and send e-mail]
10 - 11 Sept (Sat-Sun) 29th Belvidere Victorian Days. A 2 Day Show in the town square, Belvidere, NJ, just off route 46.
Hours - Saturday, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and on Sunday, from 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
* * SETUP Sat. 08:00 - BREAKDOWN Sun. at close of show. * *
21 Sept - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
25 Sept - Sunday
Setup crew:
Meet at 09:30

Chestnuthill Township Community Day   Noon to 17:00    [Click for flyer details]
Chestnuthill Township Park, 221 Rt. 715, Brodheadsville, PA
We will have our USS Barb there.
8 Oct - Saturday USSVI North Eastern Region Meeting
Malta (Ballston Spa), NY
For details - see Base Commander
10 Oct - Monday Columbus Day celebrated. Traditional date is 12th.
19 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
Our annual fund raising activity will come to conclusion at this meeting , when the winner's name
will be drawn and announced following the meeting.     Please be sure all tickets and proceeds are turned in.
30 Oct - Sunday Halloween Parade - Lineup Noon Sunday - Barrett Elementary School, Rt 390, Step off 14:00.
Barrett Township/Mountainhome, PA.     

Our USS Barb Floata Gato class Submarine will be brought to this parade.
Line-up at the school (Thompson Way) between 1200 and 1230,
parade steps off at 1400 and preceeds down Peterson Rd. (Rt390)    
Basic directions - about 13 miles from Pocono Pines (East 10 Mi. on Rt 940, North 3 Mi. on Rt 390).    
For car pool information, contact Bob Smith.
6 Nov - Sunday
Daylight Saving Time Ends
    VETERANS' DAY EVENTS      
6 Nov - Sunday
2016 Veterans Day Parade, Stroudsburg    Sponsored by the Monroe County Veterans' Association
The parade begins at 13:00 at Stroudsburg High School on West Main St. - allow sufficient time for lineup.
We will bring the USS Barb float . . . room to ride.       The float will return to parade beginning after parade ends.
8 Nov - Tuesday NATIONAL ELECTION DAY
16 Nov - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines  
24 Nov - Thursday Happy Thanksgiving - Remember to give thanks for our Armed Forces who stand in harm's way.
16 Dec - Friday
 
Annual Pocono Base Christmas Party Will be held at Robert Christians Restaurant  – 
Route 940 Pocono Lake, PA 18347  - 2 miles east of Blakeslee/Rt.115    
Reception Hour at 1830, Dinner at 1930.     [click for Menu] [Click here to make & e-mail dinner selections]
or call Bob Smith [610-681-2606] with your dinner selections.
21 Dec - 3rd Wed
 If not at Christmas Party (above)
Regular Meeting @1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
   
       
21 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Exec Board Meeting, if required, @ 1800)
18 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Nominations at this meeting when applicable. Even Years)
8 March
Daylight Saving Time Begins
18 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Elections at this meeting when applicable.)
22 Mar - Sunday   
37th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade - Stroudsburg.    
Sponsored by the Pocono Irish-American Club
IF WE GO, We will be bring our USS Barb.    Step off at 1:30 PM. Plenty of room for the "riding crew".
15 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
20 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
25 May - Monday MEMORIAL DAY Parade, Pocono Pines.    Plans are to form up at the school/cemetery 09:30, Step off is at 10:00, We will be returning to the old route (1 mile). Parking at the school/cemetery, or alternatively, park at the American Legion Post 413, Pocono Pines and the Barb float will pick you up at 09:12 for a ride to the beginning of the parade.   A memorial service will follow the parade, at the cemetery.    Following the service, refreshments will be hosted at the Legion.
13 June - SATURDAY Flag Day Ceremony in conjunction with American Legion Post 413.
Special date and time , meeting at 17:00 preceding the ceremony at 18:00..
Flag Retirement & Burning Ceremony.    Wives are welcome.
Following the ceremony, Post 413 will be hosting a dinner-dance with a DJ. Cost is $10 per person.
We have adjusted our meeting time to accommodate the Flag Retirement Ceremony.
July 4th - Saturday    Independence Day   National Holiday is Friday, 3rd
15 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
19 Aug - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
23 Aug - Sunday through
29 Aug - Saturday

( Setup 22 Aug - Sat 10:00,
Breakdown 30 Aug, Sun 10:00 )
2015 WEST END FAIR - Gilbert, Monroe County, PA   
We expect to be in the same spot as last year.
(CLICK for fair website) ( [Click] for our location at the Fair ).  
We will be there with the USS Barb, and our annual fundraiser will be in full swing throughout this seven day event.
Prize Description Poster
Diagrams of Camelback / Camelbeach
See the Signup Roster for available tours and participation.   [at bottom of schedule form, indicate selections and send e-mail]  
 Prior West End Fair & Belvidere Pictures
7 Sept - 12 Sept 2015 NATIONAL CONVENTION        Pittsburgh, PA
USSVI Requin Base Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is your host for the 2015 USSVI National Convention
Details are all here : www.ussviconventionsteelcity2015.org  
   
Coordinate with Base ViceCdr Frank McDevitt (sealion2ptd.net) or Base Cdr if you intend to go     .
12 - 13 Sept (Sat-Sun) 28th Belvidere Victorian Days. A 2 Day Show in the town square, Belvidere, NJ, just off route 46.
Hours - Saturday, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and on Sunday, from 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
* * SETUP Sat. 08:00 - BREAKDOWN Sun. at close of show. * *
It will feature crafts and antique cars . Our USS Barb Submarine will be there.
See West End Fair entry for tour list / sign-up roster
 Prior West End Fair & Belvidere Pictures
16 Sept - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
19 Sept - Saturday Bus Trip to 9-11 Memorial, NYC   CANCELLED
27 Sept - Sunday
Setup crew:
Meet at 10:00

Chestnuthill Township Community Day   Noon to 17:00    [Click for flyer details]
Chestnuthill Township Park, 221 Rt. 715, Brodheadsville, PA
We will have our USS Barb there, and will be selling fundraising tickets.
?? Oct - Saturday USSVI North Eastern Region Meeting
details TBA
12 Oct - Monday Columbus Day celebrated.
21 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
Our fund raising raffle will come to conclusion at this meeting.
25 Oct - Sunday Halloween Parade - Noon Sunday - Barrett Elementary School, Rt 390,
Barrett Township/Mountainhome, PA.     

Our USS Barb Floata Gato class Submarine will be brought to this parade.
Line-up at the school (Thompson Way) between 1200 and 1230,
parade steps off at 1400 and preceeds down Peterson Rd. (Rt390)    
Basic directions - about 13 miles from Pocono Pines (East 10 Mi. on Rt 940, North 3 Mi. on Rt 390).    
For car pool information, contact Bob Smith.
1 Nov - Sunday
Daylight Saving Time Ends
3 Nov - Tuesday ELECTION DAY
    VETERANS' DAY EVENTS      
8 Nov - Sunday
2015 Veterans Day Parade, Stroudsburg    Sponsored by the Monroe County Veterans' Association
Starting time guestimate 13:00 - allow sufficient time for lineup.
The parade brochure gives no time, but we will find out.      Further Details TBA.
18 Nov - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
26 Nov - Thursday Happy Thanksgiving - Remember to give thanks for our Armed Forces who stand in harm's way.
16 Dec - 3rd Wed
See Christmas Party

Abbreviated Meeting to be held at CHRISTMAS PARTY.
18 Dec - Friday

Annual Pocono Base Christmas Party
Will be held at Robert Christians Restaurant  – 
Route 940 Pocono Lake, PA 18347  - 2 miles East of Blakeslee/Rt.115        
Reception Hour at 1830, Dinner at 1930.     [click for Menu]
[Click here to make & e-mail dinner selections] or call Bob Smith [610-681-2606] with your dinner selections.
   
2016
??? Sept
2016 NATIONAL CONVENTION        
Reno, NV, details TBA
       
15 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Exec Board Meeting, if required, @ 1800)
19 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Nominations at this meeting when applicable. Even Years)
9 March
Daylight Saving Time Begins
19 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Elections at this meeting when applicable.)
23 Mar - Sunday   
37th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade - Stroudsburg.    
Sponsored by the Pocono Irish-American Club
IF WE GO, We will be bring our USS Barb.    Step off at 1:30 PM. Plenty of room for the "riding crew".
16 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
21 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
26 May - Monday MEMORIAL DAY Parade, Pocono Pines.    NOTE: Parade changed from old lineup and route !
Plans are to form up at American Legion Post 413, Pocono Pines 09:30, Step off is at 10:00,
ending at the cemetery/school. We will only be on Old Route 940 and the route is 8/10 of a mile. Old route was 1 mile.   It looks like parking and maneuvering will be tight - so if you must park there, get there early. Come and see our newly re-engineered float. It's a beautiful job.
Alternatively to parking at the legion - park at the end of the parade (the school) and the Barb float will pick you up at 09:10 for a ride to the beginning of the parade.
  A memorial service will follow the parade.    Following the service, refreshments will be hosted at the Legion.
14 June - SATURDAY
(in lieu of 3rd Wed)
Flag Day Ceremony in conjunction with Post 413.
Special date and time , meeting at 17:00 preceding the ceremony at 18:00..
Flag Retirement & Burning Ceremony.    Wives are welcome.
We have adjusted our business to accommodate the Flag Ceremony
  There will be chow.
July 4th - Friday Independence Day
16 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
20 Aug - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
24 Aug - Sunday through
30 Aug - Saturday

( Setup 23 Aug - Sat 10:00,
Breakdown 31 Aug, Sun 10:00 )
2014 WEST END FAIR - Gilbert, Monroe County, PA   
We expect to be in the same spot as last year.
(CLICK for fair website) ( [Click] for our location at the Fair ).  
We will be there with the USS Barb, and our annual fundraiser will be in full swing throughout this seven day event.
Prize Description Poster
Diagrams of Camelback / Camelbeach
See the Signup Roster for available tours and participation.   [at bottom of schedule form, indicate selections and send e-mail]
 West End Fair & Belvidere Pictures from 2011
1 Sept - 7 Sept USSVI 2014 NATIONAL CONVENTION
    The 2014 Golden Anniversary USSVI Convention in San Francisco, Sept 1st to 7th, 2014 the POD is on the Registration page!
http://www.ussvigoldenanniversary2014sf.org/
6 - 7 Sept (Sat-Sun) 27th Belvidere Victorian Days. A 2 Day Show in the town square, Belvidere, NJ, just off route 46.
Hours - Saturday, Sept. 6, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and on Sunday, Sept. 7, from 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
* * SETUP Sat. 08:00 - BREAKDOWN Sun. at close of show. * *
It will feature crafts and antique cars . Our USS Barb Submarine will be there.
See West End Fair entry for tour list / sign-up roster
 2011 West End Fair & Belvidere Pictures
17 Sept - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
11 Oct - Saturday USSVI North Eastern Region Meeting
The Requin base is hosting the 2014 North East Region Meeting At the Westin Convention Center Hotel, downtown Pittsburgh. — 10 Rooms are available for each night, Friday, October 10 & Saturday, October 11   — For reservations, call hotel at 412-281-3700 (ask for IN HOUSE RESERVATIONS). Say that your with USSVI in October. — Cut Off Date for reservations is September 7th for the group rate.    Please let Huey (CDR, NE3) know if you will be attending.
Coordinate with Base ViceCdr Frank McDevitt (sealion2ptd.net) or Base Cdr if you intend to go     .
13 Oct - Monday Columbus Day celebrated. Traditional date is 12th.
15 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
Our fund raising raffle will come to conclusion at this meeting, when the winner's name
will be drawn and announced following the meeting.     Please be sure all tickets and proceeds are turned in.
26 Oct - Sunday [ CANCELLED FOR 2014 ]
Haloween Parade - Noon Sunday - Barrett Elementary School, Rt 390,
Barrett Township/Mountainhome, PA.     
[click for directions]
Our USS Barb Floata Gato class Submarine will be brought to this parade.
Line-up at the school (Thompson Way) between 1200 and 1230,
parade steps off at 1330 and preceeds down Peterson Rd. (Rt390)    
Basic directions - about 13 miles from Pocono Pines (East 10 Mi. on Rt 940, North 3 Mi. on Rt 390).    
For car pool or ride on float up to the beginning of parade, meet at Tom's house at noon .
Afterward, get together for chow & refreshments at Tom's house for members and guests.
    VETERANS' DAY EVENTS      
1 Nov - Saturday VETERANS EXPO   Hosted by PA. Rep. Rosemary M. Brown        [ Details here. ]                       
To be held at Middle Smithfield Elementary School, 5180 Milford Rd. (Route 209) East Stroudsburg.
[ Located just north of the old flea market. ]
We will bring the USS Barb to this event. It will be removed from the trailer. There will be help available.
Expo Time is Noon to 3 PM, Please arrive for Setup time 10:30
2 Nov - Sunday
Daylight Saving Time Ends
4 Nov - Tuesday ELECTION DAY
9 Nov - Sunday
2014 Veterans Day Parade, Stroudsburg    Sponsored by the Monroe County Veterans' Association
Starting time guestimate 13:00 - allow sufficient time for lineup.
The parade brochure gives no time, but we will find out.      Further Details TBA.
11 Nov - Tuesday

Tentative
Expected date
[ CANCELLED FOR 2014 ]
Veterans' Day Expo at Pleasant Valley School
The school complex is located in Brodheadsville (Chestnuthill), PA (On Rte 209 , at the junction with route 115)   
The Barb will be on display at this event, which begins at 0800.
The gym open to display areas for students & community. Closing is 1:00-2:00 PM. Speakers all day long, briefly (5 minutes). Each period over 1000 students seated in gym.
Setup ( removal of the Barb from the trailer ) is the night before @ 6:00 PM to bring it into the new gym at the high school. There will be student help available .
Replacement of the Barb on the trailer ( which also requires 4 hands ) will be right after the event finishes.
Tobyhanna Elementary School in Pocono Pines
We will be having a presentation here if we receive an invitation.
19 Nov - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
27 Nov - Thursday Happy Thanksgiving - Remember to give thanks for our Armed Forces who stand in harm's way.
19 Dec - Friday Abbreviated Meeting : See Party, next.
[will be combined with Christmas Party].
19 Dec - Friday
Annual Base Christmas Party     Will be held at Robert Christians Restaurant  – 
Route 940 Pocono Lake, PA 18347  - 2 miles East of Blakeslee ( Rt.115 )    
Reception Hour at 1830, Dinner at 1930.     [click for Menu]
[Click here to generate a pre-formatted e-mail. Make your selections and click SEND]
=OR= e-mail[click] or call Bob Smith [610-681-2606] with your dinner selections.
   
2015
7 Sept - 12 Sept
2015 NATIONAL CONVENTION        Pittsburgh, PA
USSVI Requin Base Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is your host for the 2015 USSVI National Convention
Details are all here : www.ussviconventionsteelcity2015.org  
       
16 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Exec Board Meeting, if required, @ 1800)
20 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Nominations at this meeting when applicable. Even Years)
10 March
Daylight Saving Time Begins
20 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Elections at this meeting when applicable.)
24 Mar - Sunday   
36th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade - Stroudsburg.    
Sponsored by the Pocono Irish-American Club
We will be bring our USS Barb.    Step off at 1:30 PM. Plenty of room for the "riding crew".
17 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
15 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
27 May - Monday MEMORIAL DAY Parade, Pocono Pines
Plans are to form up at Elementary School 09:30, Step off is at 10:00.
(the Elementary School is on Old Rt. 940 1/2 mile East of American Legion)
A memorial service will follow the parade.
Following the service, refreshments will be hosted at the Legion.
Our USS Barb Float  will participate this parade.
13 June - 2nd THURSDAY
(in lieu of 3rd Wed)
Flag Day Ceremony
Special date and time : NOTE DATE CHANGE TO THURSDAY DUE TO A.L.POST SCHEDULING CONFLICT
Flag Retirement & Burning Ceremony.  Business Meeting @ 17:00 hrs,
We will adjust our business to accommodate the Flag Ceremony
  There will be chow.
15 June - Saturday Honoring Veterans Event at the Flag Store , Route 209, Sciota.
They have requested that we bring our USS Barb to the event. The Patriotic Room will be officially open.
We will be there from 10:00 to 16:00. Chow will consist of hot dogs and drinks.     Hear the Flag Store commercial.
July 4th - Thursday Independence Day
17 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
21 Aug - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
25 Aug - Sunday through
31 Aug - Saturday

( Setup 24 Aug - Sat 10:00,
Breakdown 1 Sept, Sun 10:00 )
2013 WEST END FAIR - Gilbert, Monroe County, PA   
We expect to be in the same spot as last year.
(CLICK for fair website) ( [Click] for our location at the Fair ).  
We will be there with the USS Barb, and our fundraiser will be in full swing throughout this seven day event.
Additional Details as avalilable.
See the Signup Roster for available tours and participation.   Not interactive.
 West End Fair & Belvidere Pictures from 2011
25 Aug. - 2 Sept USSVI 2013 NATIONAL CONVENTION The Minneapolis/St. Paul Base of USSVI and the City of Rochester MN invite you to the 2013 Joint National Convention of the USSVI and the U.S. Submarine Veterans of WW2 to be held in Rochester, the home of the World Famous Mayo Clinic.
The Host Hotel will be the KAHLER GRAND in Downtown Rochester.
Visit the website for details and maps : http://www.ussvi-2013convention.com/site/
These locations provide access to all of downtown with its many shops and restaurants and the Mayo Clinic. Most of which is connected by Skyways.     Contact: Convention Chairman, Darold (Andy) Anderson, - Convention Chair
7-8 Sept (Sat-Sun) 26th Belvidere Victorian Days. A 2 Day Show in the town square, Belvidere, NJ, just off route 46.
Hours - Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and on Sunday, Sept. 9, from 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
* * SETUP Sat. 08:00 - BREAKDOWN Sun. at close of show. * *
It will feature crafts and antique cars . Our USS Barb Submarine will be there.
See West End Fair entry for watch list / sign-up roster
 2011 West End Fair & Belvidere Pictures
18 Sept - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
5 Oct - Saturday USSVI Eastern Region North/District 3 Meeting ( with dinner planned the night before - Friday, Oct. 4th )
to be held in Gettysburg, PA - hosted by the Tri-State Base
For Details and registration form :  [Click for more info]
Please coordinate with Base ViceCdr Frank McDevitt (sealion2ptd.net) or Base Cdr if you intend to go,
and for additional details.
14 Oct - Monday Columbus Day celebrated. Traditional date is 12th.
16 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
Our 2012 fund raising raffle will come to conclusion at this meeting, when the winner's name
will be drawn and announced following the meeting.     Please be sure your tickets/proceeds are turned in.
27 Oct - Sunday Haloween Parade - Noon Sunday - Barrett Elementary School, Rt 390,
Barrett Township/Mountainhome, PA.      [click for directions]

Our USS Barb Floata Gato class Submarine will be brought to this parade.
Line-up at the school (Thompson Way) between 1200 and 1230,
parade steps off at 1330 and preceeds down Peterson Rd. (Rt390)    
Basic directions - about 13 miles from Pocono Pines (East 10 Mi. on Rt 940, North 3 Mi. on Rt 390).    
For car pool or ride on float up to the beginning of parade, meet at Tom's house at noon .
Afterward, get together for chow & refreshments at Tom's house for members and guests.
3 Nov - Sunday
Daylight Saving Time Ends
5 Nov - Tuesday ELECTION DAY
    VETERANS' DAY EVENTS      
9 Nov - Saturday VETERANS EXPO   Hosted by PA. Rep. Rosemary M. Brown        [ Details are here. ]                       
To be held at Middle Smithfield Elementary School, 5180 Milford Rd. (Route 209) East Stroudsburg.
[ It is definitely south of, and easier to get to than in 2012. Located just north of the old flea market. ]
We will bring the USS Barb to this event. It will be removed from the trailer. There will be help available.
Expo Time is Noon to 3 PM, Please arrive for Setup time 10:30
10 Nov - Sunday
Veterans Day Parade, Stroudsburg     
Carbon County Veterans' Day Parade, Lehighton     
We will not be participating in either of the above events in 2013
11 Nov - Monday
Veterans' Day Expo at Pleasant Valley School
The school complex is located in Brodheadsville, PA (at the junction of routes 115 & 209)   
The Barb will be on display at this event, which begins at 0800.
The gym open to display areas for students & community. Closing is 1:00-2:00 PM. Speakers all day long, briefly (5 minutes). Each period over 1000 students seated in gym.
Setup ( removal of the Barb from the trailer ) is the night before @ 6:00 PM to bring it into the new gym at the high school. There will be student help available .
Replacement of the Barb on the trailer ( which also requires 4 hands ) will be right after the event finishes.
Tobyhanna Elementary School in Pocono Pines
We will be having a presentation here if we receive an invitation.
20 Nov - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
28 Nov - Thursday Happy Thanksgiving - Remember to give thanks for our Armed Forces who stand in harm's way.
18 Dec - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
20 Dec - Friday
Annual Base Christmas Party    
Will be held at Robert Christians Restaurant
Route 940 Pocono Lake, PA 18347  - 2 miles East of Blakeslee ( Rt.115 )    
Reception at 1830, Dinner at 1930. [click for Menu]
Please e-mail[click] or call Bob Smith [610-681-2606] with your dinner selections, and reservations.
   
2014 2014 NATIONAL CONVENTION INFORMATION.        TBA
       LEAP YEAR
18 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Exec Board Meeting, if required, @ 1800)
15 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Nominations at this meeting when applicable.)
11 March
Daylight Saving Time Begins
21 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Elections at this meeting when applicable.)
24 Mar - Saturday
USSVI Eastern Region North/District 3 Meeting
Hosted by USS Scranton Base, at the Marine Corps League, 1340 Alder street Scranton, Pa. 18501
Time: 10:00 hours - Scranton Base Meeting    -   District Three Meeting immediately after
Under the direction of Huey Dietrich (ERN/D3),
Food: Coffee & Donuts along with lunch - cost $10.00 (they need a count)
Notify: John Saeli - feverouteechoes.net   or  Robert McMahon - rmmpeyahoo.com
Scranton Base - will conduct a 50/50 raffle for their memorial fund
Please coordinate with Base ViceCdr Frank McDevitt (sealion2ptd.net) if you intend to go, & for additional details.
25 Mar - Sunday   
THE POCONO BASE, USSVI, WILL NOT BE PARTICIPATING IN THIS 2012 PARADE
35th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade - Stroudsburg.     Line up Time 13:00.   Step off Time 13:30.  
Sponsored by the Pocono Irish-American ClubThe parade lineup is posted on their website prior to the parade.   
18 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
16 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
28 May - Monday MEMORIAL DAY Parade, Pocono Pines
Plans are to form up at Elementary School 09:30, Step off is at 10:00.
(the Elementary School is on Old Rt. 940 1/2 mile East of American Legion)
A memorial service will follow the parade.
Following the service, refreshments will be hosted at the Legion.
Our USS Barb Float  will participate this parade.
14 June - 2nd THURSDAY
(in lieu of 3rd Wed)
Flag Day Flag Retirement & Burning Ceremony. 
Special date and time : Business Meeting @ 17:00 hrs,
We will adjust our business to accommodate the Flag Ceremony
  There will be chow.
July 4th - WEDNESDAY Independence Day
18 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
7 Aug - Tuesday through
11 Aug - Saturday
2012 CARBON COUNTY FAIR - Little Gap Road in Palmerton, PA   
(CLICK for fair website)    We will be participating for the first time this year.
We will be there with the USS Barb, and our fundraiser will be in full swing throughout this five day event.
Complete Signup Roster for fair participation.  
15 Aug - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
26 Aug - Sunday through
1 Sep - Saturday
2012 WEST END FAIR - Gilbert, Monroe County, PA   
We will be in the same spot as last year.
(CLICK for fair website) ( [Click] for our location at the Fair ).  
We will be there with the USS Barb, and our fundraiser will be in full swing throughout this seven day event.
Complete Signup Roster for fair participation.  
 2011 West End Fair & Belvidere Pictures
2 Sept - 9 Sept 2012 USSVWWII-USSVI National Annual Convention
At the Mariott Hotel Waterside, Norfolk VA
Hosted by US Submarine Veterans Hampton Roads Base,
with the Support of the North Carolina Submarine Veterans bases.   
8-9 Sept, (Sat-Sun) 25th Belvidere Victorian Days. A 2 Day Show in the town square, Belvidere, NJ, just off route 46.
Hours - Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and on Sunday, Sept. 9, from 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
* * SETUP - Sat. 08:00 * *
It will feature crafts and antique cars . Our USS Barb Submarine will be there.
See West End Fair entry for watch list / sign-up roster
 2011 West End Fair & Belvidere Pictures
19 Sept - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
8 Oct - Monday Columbus Day celebrated. Traditional date is 12th.
13 Oct - Saturday VETERANS EXPO Hosted by Pa. Rep. Rosemary M. Brown                               NEW EVENT THIS YEAR
Co-sponsored by State Reps Mario M. Scavello and Mike Peifer
Time: Noon to 3 p.m.     [ details are here ]    Please arrive by 11:00 for setup.
Location: Bushkill Elementary School, 131 North School Drive, in Dingmans Ferry, Pa
We will bring the USS Barb to this event. It will be removed from the trailer.
17 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
Our 2012 fund raising raffle will come to conclusion at this meeting, when the winner's name
will be drawn and announced following the meeting.     Please be sure your tickets/proceeds are turned in.
28 Oct - Sunday Haloween Parade - Noon Sunday - Barrett Elementary School, Rt 390,
Barrett Township/Mountainhome, PA.      [click for directions]

Our USS Barb Floata Gato class Submarine will be brought to this parade.
Line-up at the school (Thompson Way) between 1200 and 1230,
parade steps off at 1330 and preceeds down Peterson Rd. (Rt390)    
Basic directions - about 13 miles from Pocono Pines (East 10 Mi. on Rt 940, North 3 Mi. on Rt 390).    
For car pool or ride on float up to the beginning of parade, meet at Tom's house at noon .
Afterward, get together for chow & refreshments at Tom's house for members and guests.
Note: In 2011, Our participation in this parade was cancelled for safety considerations due to an unseasonal snowstorm.
Note: In 2012, Our participation in this parade was cancelled for safety considerations, though a bad call, as the parade was held.
4 Nov - Sunday
Daylight Saving Time Ends
6 Nov - Tuesday NATIONAL ELECTION DAY

VETS' DAY WEEKEND

 
Veterans' Day Expo at Pleasant Valley School
NOTE -- IMPORTANT -- THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE RECENT HURRICANE "SANDY" LOST SCHOOL DAYS(5) , AND ALSO APPROACHING EXAMINATIONS.
[ This information from other sources as we have not been notified by the organizer(s) ]
The school complex is located in Brodheadsville, PA (at the junction of routes 115 & 209)   
The Barb will be on display at this event, which begins at 0800.
Setup ( removal of the Barb from the trailer ) is the night before @ 6:30 PM to bring it into the new gym at the high school. Replacement of the Barb on the trailer ( which also requires 4 hands ) will be right after the event finishes.

Tobyhanna Elementary School in Pocono Pines - We will be having a presentation here concurrently at 10:00 on Friday, 9 November.
11 Nov - Sunday
Carbon County Veterans Day Parade     BACK IN PALMERTON THIS YEAR.
Line up for us will from 13:00 on, and step off is at 14:00    
Our USS Barb will participate in this parade.    Refreshments will be provided at the end of the parade.
[click for details]
14 Nov -
Second Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
Note : one week earlier due to Thanksgiving
22 Nov - Thursday Happy Thanksgiving - Remember to give thanks for our Armed Forces who stand in harm's way.
19 Dec - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
21 Dec - Friday Annual Base Christmas Party Will be held at The Village Squire Restaurant  – 
Route 115, near Route 940, Blakesley, PA.  ( Just north of I-80 )    
Reception at 1830, Dinner at 1930. [click for Menu]
Please e-mail or call Bob Smith [610-681-2606] with your dinner selections, and reservations.
Holland Club presentations will be made during the ceremonies.
   
2013
25 Aug. - 2 Sept
2013 NATIONAL CONVENTION INFORMATION. The Minneapolis/St. Paul Base of USSVI and the City of Rochester MN invite you to the 2013 Joint National Convention of the USSVI and the U.S. Submarine Veterans of WW2 to be held in Rochester, the home of the World Famous Mayo Clinic. The Convention will run from August 25, through September 2, 2013. The Host Hotel will be the KAHLER GRAND in Downtown Rochester. Boat Reunions will be held at the DOUBLETREE HOTEL. These locations provide access to all of downtown with its many shops and restaurants and the Mayo Clinic. Most of which is connected by Skyways. Website will be up soon, Reservations will be accepted in early 2012. The Convention Chairman is D.C.(Andy) Anderson STS2(SS) acelect@emily.net August 25 thru Sept 2, 2013 Rochester MN No map available Contact: Andy Anderson
      
19 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Exec Board Meeting, if required, @ 1800)
16 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Nominations at this meeting when applicable.)
16 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Elections at this meeting when applicable.)
20 Mar - Sunday
St. Patrick's Day Parade - Stroudsburg.     Line up Time 13:00.   Step off Time 13:30.  
Sponsored by the Pocono Irish-American ClubThe parade lineup is posted on their website prior to the parade.   
Our USS Barb Floata Gato class Submarine will participate in this parade.
20 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
18 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
30 May - Monday Memorial Day 2 SIMULTANEOUS Parades -
A memorial service will follow each parade.
1: Pocono Pines
Plans are to form up at Elementary School - 09:30, Step off is at 10:00.
Our Silhouette Submarine will be at this parade.
2: Stroudsburg [reference link]
Plans are to form up at 09:00, parking lot of Patterson Kelly, Corner of Bursen St. & Lackawanna Ave,
in E.Stroudsburg (near Cramer's Hardware). Step off is at 10:00.
Our USS Barb Float  will be brought to this parade.
Here's how the day went down in 2010 !
14 June - TUESDAY
(in lieu of 3rd Wed)
Flag Day - Special date and time : Business Meeting @ 17:00 hrs,
[TIME SUBJECT TO ADJUSTMENT]
Flag Retirement & Burning Ceremony. 
BASE MEETING AT LEGION PRECEDING THE CEREMONY   There will be chow.
July 4th - MONDAY Independence Day
20 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
17 Aug - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
20 Aug - Saturday
      CANCELLED

Annual Pocono Base Picnic  
Guests welcome.    Dishes and Desserts are welcomed !   
28 Aug - Sunday through
3 Sep - Saturday

Note changed days -
( Setup 29 Aug - Mon 10:00,
Breakdown 5 Sept, Mon 10:00 )
2011 WEST END FAIR - Gilbert, PA   
(CLICK for fair website) ( [Click] for our location at the Fair ).  
We will be there with the Barb, and our fundraiser will be in full swing throughout this seven day event.
We can plan now to do our part. RAFFLE INFO HERE.
Complete Signup Roster for fair participation.  
Please call Base Commander or Vice Commander for tour selection date/time.
 2011 West End Fair / Belvidere Pictures
05 Sept - 11 Sept (Tue-Sun) 2011 USSVWWII-USSVI National Annual Convention
Hosted by The OZARK/RUNNER SS476 BASE and the City of Springfield, MO.   
10-11 Sept, (Sat-Sun) Belvidere Victorian Days. A 2 Day Show in the town square, Belvidere, NJ, just off route 46.
Saturday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, 11:30 am to 5:00 pm. * * SETUP - Sat. 08:00 * *
It will feature crafts and antique cars . Our USS Barb Submarine will be there.
 2011 West End Fair / Belvidere Pictures
21 Sept - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
10 Oct - Monday Columbus Day celebrated. Traditional date is 12th.
15 Oct - Saturday
[ TENTATIVE DATE ]
USSVI Eastern Region North/District 3 Meeting
Details and registration form are TBA  
Please contact Base CDR if you intend to go, & for additional details.
19 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
Our 2011 fund raising raffle will come to conclusion at this meeting, when the winner's name
will be drawn and announced.     Please be sure your tickets/proceeds are turned in.
30 Oct - Sunday Haloween Parade - Noon Sunday - Barrett Elementary School, Rt 390,
Mountainhome, PA.      Directions

Our USS Barb Floata Gato class Submarine will be brought to this parade.
Line-up at the school (Thompson Way) between 1200 and 1230,
parade steps off at 1330 and preceeds down Peterson Rd. (Rt390)    
Basic directions - about 13 miles from Pocono Pines (East 10 Mi. on Rt 940, North 3 Mi. on Rt 390).    
For car pool or ride on float up to the beginning of parade, meet at Tom's house at noon .
Afterward, get together for chow & refreshments at Tom's house for members and guests.
Note: Our participation in this parade was cancelled for safety considerations due to an unseasonal snowstorm.
6 Nov - Sunday

( Daylight Saving Time Ends )

   (Rain date: 13[?] Nov.)
Carbon County Veterans Day Parade - Jim Thorpe, PA.    
Our USS Barb will participate in this parade, which steps off at 1400.
Parade Map     Directions
Line up after 12:30, in position by 13:45, in the Jim Thorpe Area High School parking lot (Olympian Way).  
Parade will proceed via Center St., 10th St., North St.(Rt903), 6th St., Center St. again, disbanding at 2nd St.
The event will be televised.   All parade participants are invited after the parade for refreshments at Memorial Hall.
10 Nov - Thursday (setup) &
11 Nov - Friday
Veterans' Day Expo at Pleasant Valley School
The school complex is located in Brodheadsville, PA (at the junction of routes 115 & 209)   
The Barb will be on display at this event, which begins at 0800.
Breakdown of the days events (periods): 8:00-8:50 AM, 9:15-10:10 AM, 10:35-12:45 gym open to display areas for students & community. Closing is 1:00-2:00 PM. Speakers all day long, briefly (5 minutes). Each period over 1000 students seated in gym.
Setup ( removal of the Barb from the trailer ) is the night before (Thur.) @ 6:30 PM to bring it into the new gym at the high school. Replacement of the Barb on the trailer ( which also requires 4 hands ) will be right after the event finishes.
Tobyhanna School in Pocono Pines - We will be having a presentation here. concurrently at 10:00 om Veterans' Day (Friday).
16 Nov - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
24 Nov - Thursday Happy Thanksgiving - Remember to give thanks for our Armed Forces who stand in harm's way.
16 Dec - Friday Annual Base Christmas Party  –  Will be held at The Village Squire Restaurant  – 
Route 115, near Route 940, Blakesley, PA.  ( Just north of I-80 )    
Reception at 1830, Dinner at 1930. [click for Menu]
Please e-mail or call Bob Smith [610-681-2606] with your dinner selections, and reservations.
Holland Club presentations will be made during the ceremonies.
21 Dec - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(2012)
02 Sept - 09 Sept
2012 USSVWWII-USSVI National Annual Convention
At the Mariott Hotel Waterside, Norfolk VA
Hosted by US Submarine Veterans Hampton Roads Base,
with the Support of the North Carolina Submarine Veterans bases.   
      
20 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines (Exec Bd. Meeting @ 1800)
17 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting & Nominations @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
17 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting & Election @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
21 Mar - Sunday St. Patrick's Parade - Stroudsburg. Step off Time 13:30. Sponsored by the Pocono Irish-American ClubThe parade lineup will be posted on their website prior to the parade.   
Our USS Barb Floata Gato class Submarine will participate in this parade.
17 Apr. - Saturday 2010 Holland Club Induction Luncheon, Noon to 1600 - Lambertville, NJ.
Details and reservation form can be obtained here.   Contact is  Vince Flaherty.
This event has been cancelled for this year .
21 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
28 Apr - 2 May Groton Base 46th Anniversary Weekend  -    Visit Groton Base Website for details,
and contact  Base Commander, John Carcioppolo for reservations.
19 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
31 May - Monday Memorial Day Parade - Pocono Pines
Plans are to form up at Elementary School - 09:30; Step off is at 10:00.
Our USS Barb Floata Gato class Submarine will be brought to this parade.
Immediately following the parade and Memorial service, we will proceed to Lake Naomi to launch our base submarine. This is an all hands evolution which will include the launch into lake and transit with escort craft to a beach location where we will transfer the boat back onto our trailer for transport. At the conclusion of the Launch-Transit-Recovery operation we will proceed to the Legion for wet down and sustenance. Here's how it went down!
14 June - MONDAY
(in lieu of 3rd Wed)
Flag Day - Special date and time : Business Meeting @ 17:00 hrs,
Flag Retirement & Burning Ceremony. 
BASE MEETING AT LEGION PRECEDING THE CEREMONY   There will be chow.
July 4th - SUNDAY Independence Day, Holiday Monday, 5th
21 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
* Please bring your sold raffle tickets to the meeting.
18 Aug - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
* Please bring your sold raffle tickets to the meeting.
22 Aug - Sunday
The picnic has been cancelled due to lack of response.
Annual Pocono Base Picnic -  Pavillion #4,  1100 -1900 @  Mountain View Park, Pocono Township, Tannersville, PA.
Guests welcome.    Desserts are welcomed !   
22 Aug - Sunday through
28 Aug - Saturday
2010 WEST END FAIR - Gilbert, PA    (CLICK for their website)
We have secured a spot at the fair through the efforts of our COB .
We will be there with the Barb, and our fundraiser will be in full swing throughout this seven day event. (Our location at the Fair ).   Now we can plan to do our part. RAFFLE INFO HERE.
Roster for fair participation.  
31 Aug - 5 Sept (Tue-Sun) 2010 USSVWWII-USSVI National Annual Convention
Hosted by Cincinnati Base - Cincinnati OH - Covington KY area   
11-12 Sept, (Sat-Sun) Belvidere Victorian Days. A 2 Day Show in the town square, Belvidere, NJ, off route 46.
Saturday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, 11:30 am to 5:00 pm.
It will feature crafts and antique cars , and a lot of traffic potential.
This is an opportunity to sell raffle tickets, as it precedes our drawing.
We will need a minimum of 4 hands for the set up and 4 hands at the end, as well as coverage throughout the 2 days.
If we can get commitments for our manpower requirements , we will go. (...We did!)
Please contact Ken at oldsteelhead@msn.com (<==click).
15 Sept - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
Our 2010 fund raising raffle will come to conclusion at this meeting, when the winner's name
will be drawn and announced.
    Please be sure your tickets/proceeds are in.
12 Oct - Tuesday Columbus Day
16 Oct - Saturday USSVI Eastern Region North/District 3 Meeting (formerly Districts 2 and 5 Joint).
Under the direction of Jack Ensminger (ERN/D3), Hosted by USS Scranton Base, at the Marine Corps League, 1340 Alder street Scranton, Pa.
Convening at 1100-1130 hrs and conclude no later than 1330-1400 depending on discussion.
Details and registration form are <here>. Registration form and $10 fee must be returned no later than 9 October.  Please contact Base CDR if you intend to go.
20 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
31 Oct - Sunday Haloween Parade - Noon Sunday - Barrett Elementary School, Rt 390, Mountainhome, PA.
Our USS Barb Floata Gato class Submarine will be brought to this parade.
Line-up is between 1200 and 1230, parade steps off at 1330.         Basic directions - about 13 miles from Pocono Pines (East 10 Mi. on Rt 940, North 3 Mi. on Rt 390).
Get together with chow & refreshments at Tom's house afterward for members and guests.
11 Nov - Thursday Veterans' Day     Veterans' Expo -
Pleasant Valley School (Brodheadsville, PA at the junction of routes 115 & 209)
Further details TBA
17 Nov - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
25 Nov - Thursday Happy Thanksgiving - Remember to give thanks for our Armed Forces who stand in harm's way.
15 Dec - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
17 Dec - Friday Annual Base Christmas Party  -  Will be held at The Village Squire Restaurant - Route 115, near Route 940, Blakeskey, PA.     Reception hour at 1830 hrs, Dinner at 1930 hrs.  * [Menu]
Please contact Bob Smith for additional details and reservations.
05 Sept - 11 Sept (2011) 2011 USSVWWII-USSVI National Annual Convention
Hosted by The OZARK/RUNNER SS476 BASE and the City of Springfield, MO.   
2009 CALENDAR
      
21 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines (Exec Bd. Meeting @ 1800)
18 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting & Nominations @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
18 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting & Election @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
??? Apr Groton Base Anniversary Weekend  -    Base CDR will have details and location
15 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
26 Apr - Sunday
Visit to the Becuna & Olympia ( Dewey’s flagship) at Penn’s landing in Philadelphia - Admission $0
Meet at the K-Mart / Wachovia parking lot (Mt Pocono) @ 9 am Sunday morning We can make plans for lunch after we arrive.
Please call (570)595-9648 or E-mail the COB before April 23 so he can notify The Seaport Museum and give them a head count.
20 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
25 May - Mon Pocono Pines Memorial Day Parade,
Plans are to form up at Elementary School - 09:30; Step off : 10:00
31 May - Sun Trip to Intrepid/Growler.
13 June - SATURDAY
(in lieu of 3rd Wed)
Flag Day Observance - BASE MEETING AT LEGION 1600. FOLLOWING THE MEETING, FLAG BURNING CEREMONY AT 1800 . Special Meeting day & time - at Post 413 Pocono Pines, and  Flag Retirement & Burning Ceremony.    There will be Food. (Changed from Sunday)
July 4th - SATURDAY Independence Day
15 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
16 Aug - Sunday
Annual Pocono Base Picnic -  Pavillion #4,  1000 -1900 @  Mountain View Park, Pocono Township, Tannersville, PA.    Guests welcome.    Desserts welcomed ! Details and Directions HERE
19 Aug - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
8 - 12 Sep 2009 USSVI Nat'l Annual Convention - San Diego & Scamp Bases are hosting
   (link to site)   Base CDR may have additional info
16 Sep - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
12 Oct - Mon Columbus Day observed
21 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
25 Oct - Sunday Haloween Parade - Noon Sunday - Barrett Elementary School, Rt 390, Mountainhome, PA.
Our USS Barb, a Gato class Submarine Float will be brought to this parade.
Basic directions - about 13 miles from Pocono Pines (East 10 Mi. on Rt 940, North 3 Mi. on Rt 390)
6, 7, 8 Nov, Fri/Sat/Sun Mt. Airy Casino Resort - A Salute to American Veterans Weekend
Our USS Barb, a Gato class Submarine Float on display in the lobby of Mt. Airy Casino Resort
from 25 October until this 3 day event.
11 Nov - Wed Veterans' Day
18 Nov - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
21 Nov - Saturday USSVI Eastern Region Meeting (formerly Districts 2 and 5 Joint) - hosted by Keystone Base.
Their meeting place is at the American Legion Post 730 3818 Walnut Street, Harrisburg, phone number (717) 652-5416 .
Additional details here.     You can get directions on the Legion Post's website : www.penbrookpost730.org .   
Contact Base CDR if you intend to go & for additional details.
26 Nov - Thursday Happy Thanksgiving - Remember to give thanks for our Armed Forces who stand in harm's way.
16 Dec - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
18 Dec - Friday Annual Base Christmas Party will be held at The Village Squire Restaurant - Route 115, Blakeskey, PA
Reception hour at 1830 hrs, Dinner at 1930 hrs. * Menu * Contact an Officer or Bob Smith for reservations.
2008 CALENDAR
      ( Leap Year)
13 Jan - Sun
USSVI Certificate of Achievement Presentation, Eagle Scout, BSA, Court of Honor  (Awards Page)
16 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines (Exec Bd. Meeting @ 1800)
20 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting & Nominations @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
23 Feb - Sat
USSVI Certificate of Achievement Presentation, Eagle Scout, BSA, Court of Honor  (Awards Page)
1 Mar - Sat
USSVI Certificate of Achievement Presentation, Eagle Scout, BSA, Court of Honor  (Awards Page)
19 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting & Election @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
11,12 Apr Groton Base Anniversary Weekend  -    Base CDR will have details and location
    Friday, April 11th, 17:45 - Enlisted Sub Ball
Saturday, April 12th at Noon - Thresher Memorial,    then at 17:45 - Officer Sub Ball
16 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
21 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
26 May - Mon Pocono Pines Memorial Day Parade,
Plans are to form up at Elementary School - 0930; Step off : 1000
14 Jun - SATURDAY
(in lieu of 3rd Wed)
Flag Day Special Meeting day & time - at Post 413 Pocono Pines,
Business Meeting 15:00,  Flag Retirement & Burning Ceremony 16:00.   There will be Food.
July 4th - Friday Independence Day
16 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
20 Aug - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
31 Aug - Sunday Annual Pocono Base Picnic -  Pavillion #4,  1000 -1900 @  Mountain View Park, Pocono Township, Tannersville, PA.    Guests welcome.    Desserts welcomed ! Details and Directions HERE
1-7 Sep 2008 USSVI Nat'l Annual Convention - Dallas / Ft.Worth Bases Hosting.    (link to site)
17 Sep - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
13 Oct - Mon Columbus Day observed
15 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
25 Oct - Saturday USSVI Eastern Region North (formerly Districts 2 and 5 Joint) Meeting - Hosted by Albany-Saratoga Base in Clifton Park, New York, located about 15 miles south of Saratoga, just off exit 9 of the Adirondack Northway (I-87)
    Base CDR will have details
8 Nov - Sat Monroe County Veterans' Event - beginning at 1100.   
Meet at Courthouse Square, directly in front of the Courthouse on N. 7th St, Stroudsburg. In case of inclement weather,
the event will be moved indoors adjacent to the parking plaza, and broadcast on WSBG 93.5 FM.
11 Nov - Tuesday Veterans' Day
19 Nov - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
27 Nov - Thursday Thanksgiving
19 Dec - 3rd Wed Annual Base Christmas Party will be held at Pocono Brewing Company Restaurant (link)   
Reception hour at 1800 hrs, Dinner at 1900 hrs.
(This is in lieu of Regular Meeting at Pocono Pines Post 413 )
2007 CALENDAR

17 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines (Exec Bd. Meeting @ 1800)
21 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting & Nominations @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
21 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting & Election @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
18 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
3-6 May Groton Base 43rd Anniversary Weekend       Base CDR Holmes has details
16 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting & Special Recruiting Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
28 May - Mon Pocono Pines Memorial Day Parade, (pictures)
Plans are to form up at Elementary School- 0930; Step off: 1000
14 Jun - Thur Flag Day Special Meeting day & time - at Post 413 Pocono Pines,
@1600 - Business Meeting  (in lieu of 3rd Wed)
Food between Meeting and Ceremonies.
@1800 - Flag Retirement & Burning Ceremony 
July 4th - Wed Independence Day
18 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
15 Aug - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
26 Aug - Sunday Annual Pocono Base Picnic -  Pavillion #4, Mountain View Park, Tannersville, PA    
Base CDR Holmes has provided Details and Directions HERE
15-22 Sep 2007 USSVI Annual Convention - Alaskan Cruise  (See USSVI National)
19 Sep - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
8 Oct - Mon Columbus Day observed
17 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
27 Oct - Sat 2007 USSVI Eastern Districts 2 and 5 Joint Meeting - 26-27 Oct - USS Scranton Base hosting;
See Scranton Base For Details.           Photos : Click Here
10 Nov-Sat
Monroe County Veterans' Event - beginning at 1300.   
Meet at Courthouse Square, directly in front of the Courthouse on N. 7th St, Stroudsburg. (See Program)
11 Nov-Sun
Veterans' Day
14 Nov - 2nd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
Note : one week earlier due to Thanksgiving
22 Nov - Thur Thanksgiving
12 Dec - Wed Annual Base Christmas Party - will be held at BAILEY’S RESTAURANT - (click for details)
Note: a brief meeting will also be held, in lieu of 3rd Wednesday.
1-7 Sep (2008) 2008 USSVI Nat'l Annual Convention - Dallas Base Hosting.     Base CDR Holmes will have details


2006 CALENDAR

18 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Mtg @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines (Exec Bd. Mtg @ 1800)
15 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Mtg & Nominations @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
15 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Mtg & Election @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
19 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Mtg @ 1900, Marine Corps League, Scranton
17 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Mtg & Special Recruiting Mtg @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
9-12 May
Regional Convention, Atlantic City
20 May - Sat
Armed Forces Parade, Scranton  Step off: 1045
29 May - Mon
Memorial Day Parade, Pocono Pines, Form up at Elementary School- 0930; Step off: 1000
14 Jun-Wed Flag Day -  Special meeting day & time- at Post 413 Pocono Pines,
@1600 - Business mtg 
@1800 - flag retirement & burning ceremony 
21 Jun - 3rd Wed
No Mtg in lieu of Flag Day events
4 July

19 Jul-3rd Wed Regular Mtg @  1900, Marine Corps League, Scranton
16 Aug-3rd Wed Regular Mtg @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
27 Aug - Sunday
Base Picnic  1100 -1600 @  Mountain View Park
4-10 Sep
USSVI Natl Convention - Little Rock, AR
20 Sep-3rd Wed Regular Mtg  @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
9 Oct -Mon Columbus Day observed
18 Oct-3rd Wed Regular Mtg & Special Recruiting Mtg @  1900, Marine Corps League, Scranton
11 Nov-Fri Veterans Day
13 Nov-Sun
Veterans Day Parade, Wilkes Barre  **
16 Nov-3rd Wed Regular Mtg @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
22 Nov-Thur Thanksgiving
13 Dec- Wed Xmas Party see home pg for details


2005 CALENDAR

19 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Mtg @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
16 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Mtg @ 1900, Post 413  Pocono Pines
16 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Mtg @  1900, Post 413  Pocono Pines
20 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Mtg @ 1900, Marine Corps League, Scranton
18 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Mtg @ 1900, Post 413  Pocono Pines
21 May - 3rd Sat
Armed Forces Parade, Scranton  Form up: 0900-1000; Step off: 1030
30 May - Mon
Memorial Day Parade, Pocono Pines, Form up at Elementary School- 0900; Step off: 0930
14 Jun-Tue Flag Day -  Special meeting day & time- at Post 413 Pocono Pines,
@1600 - short business mtg, then catered chow;
@1800 - flag retirement & burning ceremony
4 July Monday
U.S. Flag Ceremony & Concert --'Remember Our Troops'--  form up 1015  start 1030
20 Jul-3rd Wed Regular Mtg @  1900, Marine Corps League, Scranton
28  Jul - Thur
Red Barons vs. Ottawa Lynx Baseball  Outing        
17 Aug-3rd Wed Regular Mtg @  1900, Post 413  Pocono Pines
29 Aug- 4 Sep USSVI Natl Convention- Kansas City, MO
21 Sep-3rd Wed Regular Mtg  @ 1900 Post 413 Pocono Pines
10 Oct -Mon Columbus Day observed
19 Oct-3rd Wed Regular Mtg @  1900, Marine Corps League, Scranton
11 Nov-Fri Veterans Day
12 Nov-Sat
Veterans Day Parade, Wilkes Barre   Meet at: 1300, Step off: 1400
16 Nov-3rd Wed Regular Mtg @  1900, Post 413  Pocono Pines
24 Nov-Thur Thanksgiving
21 Dec-3rd Wed Xmas Party 1800, Post 413  Pocono Pines


2004 CALENDAR

21 Jan - Wed
Regular Mtg @ Pocono Pines 1900
18 Feb - Wed
Regular Mtg @ Pocono Pines 1900
17 Mar - Wed
Regular Mtg @ Pocono Pines 1900
21 Apr - Wed
Regular Mtg @ Pocono Pines 1900
19 May - Wed
Regular Mtg at Marine Corps League, Scranton 1900
31 May-Mon
Memorial Day Parade, Pocono Pines - form up 0930; step off 1000
14 Jun-Mon Flag Day -flag burning ceremony at Post 413, 1800 start
16 Jun-3rd Wed Regular Mtg @ Pocono Pines 1900
21 Jul-3rd Wed Regular Mtg @ Pocono Pines 1900
18 Aug-3rd Wed Regular Mtg @ Marine Corps League, Scranton 1900
28 Aug-Sat 
*Red Barons Baseball game start 1900
15-19 Sep USSVI Natl Convention- Saratoga Springs, NY
25 Sep-SAT Regular Mtg at Marine Corps League 1030
20 Oct-3rd Wed Regular Mtg @ Pocono Pines 1900
11 Nov-Thur Veterans Day
17 Nov-3rd Wed Regular Mtg @ Marine Corps League, Scranton 1900
25 Nov-Thur Thanksgiving
15 Dec-3rd Wed Xmas party w/buffet dinner @ Pocono Pines - Happy Hour 1800; Serving time 1900



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