US Navy & Submarine links

United States Navy Memorial (Lone Sailor) 41 For Freedom Deterrent Force United States Submarine Veterans Inc. (USSVI) COLD WAR Recognition program USSVI, North Carolina base Cold War Submarine Memorial Foundation Deterrent Park - 41 For Freedom memorial SRP - Submarine Recycling Program Ron Martini's Submarine World Network Naval Submarine League Navy Wives Clubs of America Official US Navy web site (a must see)

Information & Resources

Smithsonian Institution - Subs in the Cold War How Submarines work by Robert Tree 1MC and other shipboard annuoncements Submarine Sounds Little known facts about Submarines What is SSBN 2-Crew (Blue/Gold) operation Official US Navy SSBN Page Official US Navy SSGN Page Official US Navy SSN Page Anchors Aweigh - A History US Navy AllHands Magazine On-Line Where your records of Military Service are Naval History: World War II, Badges and Insignia

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Submarine Enlisted Dolphins (Qualified in Submarines) SSBN Deterrent Partol Pin
Click on the dolphins or the SSBN Deterrent Patrol pin to learn about their origins.

SSN - Submersible Ship, Nuclear powered propulsion system
SSBN - Submersible Ship, Ballistic missile weapons system, Nuclear powered propulsion system
SSGN - Submersible Ship, Guided missile weapons system, Nuclear powered propulsion system

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USS Stonewall Jackson SSBN634 (Blue/Gold/Combined)
June 1976 - June 1980

USS Dixon AS37
Shop 38 - Outside Machine Shop

Jan 1975 - April 1975

4245 - SSN/SSBN Auxiliary Equipment Technician
4262 - Electrolytic Oxygen Generator (Model 7L16 Operator/Mechanical Technician)

Submarine Enlisted Dolphins

Navy Good Conduct RibbonNational Defense Service RibbonCold War Commemorative Ribbon

Patrol Pin (5 Deterrent Patrols)

Petty Officer First Class Machinists Mate
4 Year Service Stripe

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