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Strategic Command Consultation Committee Member, Mr. Joe Moglia congratulates Sailors assigned to the blue and gold crews of USS Kentucky (SSBN 737) for their achievement of excellence before presenting the prestigious Omaha Trophy to the boat during a ceremony on Delta Pier at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Wash., Sept. 29. The Omaha Trophy, sponsored by U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM) and the U.S. Strategic Command Consultation Committee, is given annually to the best ballistic missile submarine as well as units with intercontinental ballistic missiles, strategic aircraft and strategic space and information operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gretchen Albrecht.

Strategic Command Consultation Committee Member, Mr. Joe Moglia congratulates Sailors assigned to the blue and gold crews of USS Kentucky (SSBN 737) for their achievement of excellence before presenting the prestigious Omaha Trophy to the boat during a ceremony on Delta Pier at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Wash., Sept. 29. The Omaha Trophy, sponsored by U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM) and the U.S. Strategic Command Consultation Committee, is given annually to the best ballistic missile submarine as well as units with intercontinental ballistic missiles, strategic aircraft and strategic space and information operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gretchen Albrecht.

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By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gretchen Albrecht, Commander, Submarine Group 9 Public Affairs

The blue and gold crews of USS Kentucky (SSBN 737) were presented the prestigious Omaha Trophy during a ceremony on Delta Pier at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Wash., Sept. 29.

The Omaha Trophy, sponsored by U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM) and the U.S. Strategic Command Consultation Committee, is given annually to the best ballistic missile submarine as well as units with intercontinental ballistic missiles, strategic aircraft and strategic space and information operations. Continued…

May

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Mrs. Biehle's 4th Grade Class at Worthington Elementary School

Mrs. Biehle's 4th Grade Class at Worthington Elementary School

Louisville, KY – Seven sailors from USS Kentucky’s (SSBN 737) Blue Crew visited the boat’s namesake commonwealth for the Kentucky Derby 1-6 May, 2010. Commanding officer Cmdr. Eduardo Fernandez was joined by Lt.j.g. Richard L. Sanford, Lt.j.g. Hunter Barns, Senior Chief Petty Officer (SS) Thomas A. Daly, Senior Chief Petty Officer (SS) Jonathan E. Calloway, Petty Officer 1st Class (SS) Brian P. Harper, and Petty Officer 2nd Class (SS) Ricky R. Garcia for a broad-ranging visit across Kentucky.

During the week, the crew members visited a number of businesses, attended the Kentucky Derby, made presentations to several NJROTC units, met with faculty and administrators at University of Kentucky, enjoyed the local hospitality, and of course made time to visit their adopted school, Worthington Elementary School.

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WHAT: From Saturday, May 1, through Wednesday, May 5, seven members of the Trident submarine USS Kentucky (SSBN 737) (Blue) will be visiting their “namesake” commonwealth to strengthen ties with the community. During their stay, they will be available for interviews and speaking engagements upon request and scheduling. Continued…

May

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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.

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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…

Mar

27

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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