Trophy Presentation

Louisville, Ky - Sailors from USS Kentucky participated in the trophy presentation to the winner of the Armed Forces Day Race, May 16, 2009.

Louisville, KY – Louisville Armed Forces Committee hosts the oldest Armed Forces Day dinner in the nation on the Friday before. It has become tradition to sponsor a Day at the Races on Saturday. This year sailors from USS Kentucky’s (SSBN 737) Blue Crew found themselves en route to King’s Bay, Georgia for training over the same weekend. Cmdr. Eduardo “Ed” Fernandez, commanding officer, assistant weapons officer Lt.j.g. Derek Wood, Petty Officer 2nd Class (SS) William E. Davis, and Petty Officer 3rd Class (SS) Joel N. Sorto were able to make a one-day stop in Louisville on their way to Georgia.




Louisville, KY -┬áIn May, it is usually the Kentucky Derby that draws attention to Churchill Downs, but a lesser known tradition is the Louisville Armed Forces Committee’s “Day at the Races” for Armed Forces Day on the third Saturday. This year, four special guests will be joining local service members and veterans on May 16. The Thoroughbred Sub Club will be hosting sailors from the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Kentucky (SSBN 737) (Blue). Continued…

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