Gold Country Base USSVI Meets on the 4th Saturday of every month at the Folsom VFW Post 6604 at 1300 Forrest St, Folsom, CA 95630. The potluck lunch is from noon to 1pm. The meeting starts at 1pm.
Monday December 7th 2020 is the 79th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. For the past 34 years the greater Sacramento area United States Submarine Veterans have honored that date with a Memorial and Wreath-Laying Ceremony at Discovery Park.
The scope of the event will be greatly reduced with no chairs, plaques, guest speaker, honor guard or our Submarine Float. We will, however, do a full tolling ceremony and place a wreath in the river from the back of the Yolo County Sheriff’s patrol boat while our bugler blows taps.
Because of COVID 19 restrictions we are limited on attendance, but we absolutely want Gold Country Base members to show up. I expect to have broad coverage from most local televisions stations so if you want to be a TV star now’s your chance.
Social Distancing and Masks are Required.
Members should arrive at 0900 with the ceremony beginning at 0930
Please Note Gate Code information below.
All vehicles entering the park must have a valid parking code SUBVETS20, or they will be subject to the standard vehicle entry fee of $5.00 per vehicle.
Instructions: Each guest will need to use the pay station at the Richards Blvd entrance to enter the code and receive their parking pass. Upon arriving at the pay station follow the prompts on the screen for #5 “More Selections” then #3 “Coupon Code” then enter the coupon code provided above.
Questions give me a call (916) 600-1425
Base Commander, Gold Country Base
The Gold Country Master Mariner award has been renamed to the Timothy H. Spoon Achievement award. Please complete your nomination forms and get them submitted before October 31st.
On October 25, 2019 the Mare Island Historic Park Foundation will host a public celebration to commemorate and dedicate the sail of the USS MARIANO G. VALLEJO (SSBN-658). Over 200 former crew members are expected for the event.
The actual ceremony is scheduled for 1pm at the Mare Island Museum 1100 Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, California 94592.
It would be great if our Gold country Base could have a good showing for this event. The plan is to depart at Sacramento at 10am. Transportation is available if you need a ride. Contact Barry Wyatt (916) 600-1425 or Chad Clay (916)502-1623
Parade Uniform Required.
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Assemble Time -1:00 pm
Parade Starts promptly -2:00 pm
VFW Post 2655 Banner Mountain Post
415 N Pine St
Nevada City, CA 95959-2226
More information contact:
John Mannix (707) 486-3305