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Our Creed

"The purpose/creed of USSVI is to perpetuate the memory of our shipmates who gave their lives in the pursuit of duties while serving their country that their dedication, deeds and supreme sacrifice may be a constant source of motivation toward greater accomplishments, and to pledge loyalty and patriotism to the United States of America and its Constitution."

Base Officers
Base Commander: Chuck Martin Email
Vice Commander: Brian Haller Email
Secretary: Joe Castell Email
Treasurer: Steve Jaeger Email
Chaplain: Steve Jaeger Email
Chief of the Boat: Mike Varone Email
Storekeeper: Howard Chatham Email
Eagle & Quartermaster Scouting Coordinator: Chuck Martin Email
Public Affairs Officer: Mike Varone Email
Veterans Affairs Officer: Bill Clement Email
Past Base Commander:  Howard Chatham Email

News and Upcoming Events

Outreach Programs
  • Kap(SS) 4 Kid(SS)  is a USSVI program to visit children with serious medical issues to let them and their families know that there are people who care and are thinking of them.
  • Scouting Recognition  is another USSVI effort to acknowledge Boy Scouts and Sea Scouts who receive their organization's highest honor - the Eagle and Quartermaster awards.

Photo Album/ Presentations
  • Welcome to the Sailing Book Photo Album!  This is the visual chronicle of SubVets events over the last few years.
  • Go to this link for Presentations  at our recent meetings.

  • The Lucky Bag

    Eternal Patrol


    Please take a moment to pay your respects to our fallen shipmates:



    Holland Club

    The Holland Club honors those submariners who have been qualified for 50 years or more.  For more information and a list of our current Holland Club members CLICK HERE.


    Meeting Information  and Directions

    NoVA SubVet Meetings are held at 1100 on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Currently they are being held by Zoom. When we can get back to face-to-face meetings they will be back at American Legion Post 364, 3640 Friendly Post Lane. Woodbridge, VA 22192. Take I-95 to Exit 158, Prince William Parkway. Follow Prince William Parkway toward Manassas. Go past the Commuter Lot, turn Right onto Caton Hill Road and follow it until you reach Minnieville Road (2nd traffic light). Turn Right onto Minnieville Road, then left on Fowke Lane (about 200 yards, used car dealer on corner). Continue to Jenny Lane (Stop sign) and turn left on it. Follow Jenny Lane to Friendly Post Lane (about 100 yds, 1st street on right) and turn right. Follow it to the Post. 



    Links of Interest to our Members

    Veterans Information

    USSVI Links on the Web

    Some Great Submarine Webpages

    Navy Sites of Interest in Washington, DC

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    The main background painting is "Surface" by Georges Schreiber, 1943.