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From news.navy.mil.

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gretchen M. Albrecht, Commander, Submarine Group 9

BANGOR, Wash. (NNS) — USS Kentucky (SSBN 737) (Blue Crew) held a change of command ceremony at the Squadron Headquarters Building Pavilion on Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor March 20.

Cmdr. Alan Holt II, commanding officer of Kentucky (Blue Crew), turned over his boat and crew to Cmdr. Eduardo Fernandez, a 1990 graduate of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

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Bangor, WA – During a change of command ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor this morning, Cmdr. Eduardo Fernandez formally relieved Cmdr. Alan Holt, II as commanding officer of USS Kentucky’s (SSBN 737) Blue Crew. The Thoroughbred Sub Club would like to take this opportunity to thank Cmdr. Holt for his service while in command and to send him our best wishes for his continued success. At the same time, we would like to welcome Cmdr. Fernandez to the Kentucky family.

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The News-Enterprise, a regional paper covering Elizabethtown and Hardin County, Kentucky covered the recent USS Kentucky visit.

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ETCS(SS) William Mast at Marker's Mark

Loretto, Kentucky, March 7, 2009 - Emblematic of a namesake visit, USS Kentucky (SSBN 737) Blue Crew chief of the boat Senior Chief Petty Officer William Mast has just enough time to dip his finger in one of Kentucky's traditional products.

Louisville, KY – Five sailors from USS Kentucky’s (SSBN 737) Blue Crew made a quick visit to the namesake state March 5-8. During their visit, they visited a regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly, attended a high school basketball tournament, met with local businesses, veterans, and fellow service members.┬áVisiting were commanding officer Commander Alan Holt, II, chief of the boat Senior Chief Petty Officer (SS) William Mast, junior officer Lieutenant Junior Grade Jeremy Dawson, sailor of the year Petty Officer 1st Class (SS) Matthew Hendl, and junior sailor of the year Petty Officer 2nd Class (SS) Christopher Hintzman.

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Photos courtesy Kentucky Legislative Research Commission.

Sen. Williams and Navy Soldiers (03-05-09)

Frankfort, KY - Sailors from USS Kentucky (SSBN 737) (Blue) pose with Senate President David L. Williams (R-Burkesville) during a session of the Senate.

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Photos courtesy Kentucky Legislative Research Commission.

USS Kentucky Shares with its Namesake

FRANKFORT, KY--USS Kentucky (SSBN 737) Chief of the Boat ETCS(SS) William Mast holds a portrait of the ship that the crew presented to the Kentucky House of Representatives, March 5, 2009, during a visit to the Commonwealth. Just to his left is LTJG Jeremy Dawson, also from USS Kentucky.

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