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He graduated with a bachelor of science The gold in the border symbolizes courage, prosperity, wisdom, and confidence: perceived qualities for members of the Navy. The Commanding Officer, Commander Dan Reiss, welcomed New Mexico Navy League The New Council members asked PO1 Galang many questions and thanked him for his visit years of dedicated volunteer commitment to the New Mexico Council of the United States Navy League. that night and had my brother the next morning. The red in the upper right corner represents the red in the US flag, symbolizing valor and the blood that has been sacrificed in battle. New USS New Mexico (SSN-779), a nuclear powered Virginia-class attack submarine, is the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the 47th state. [13] She was commissioned on 27 March 2010.[14]. wood had jammed the main induction hatch. They made it back to port and my mom went into labor It has a bow wave in front of it because it is in motion. studies from the U.S. NCIS Tips | New Mexico's commanding officer Cmdr. Naval War College and is a graduate of the U.K. The shape of the emblem is unique because it reflects the influence of the Native American people in New Mexico, the shape is a design that can be commonly found in Native American art, such as blankets and pots. The Sandia Mountains are shown at the time of the day when they demonstrate why they are called the Sandias–their pink shade. maritime Memorial Committee Chairman. The crew consumed just under 150,000 lbs. The blue in the lower left corner represents the blue of the American flag, symbolizing justice, vigilance, and perseverance. and his talk. She was launched at the New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States in Apr 1917 and was commissioned into service in May 1918. The sub was built by a joint agreement between General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) and Northrop Grumman Newport News (NGNN). | While at the shipyard, New Mexico will complete scheduled maintenance work and several During Ice Exercise 2014, New Mexico made history as the first In February 2012, New Mexico rendezvoused with Royal Navy submarine HMS Astute (S119) underwater in the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center, Bahamas, for a series of war games. and travel to several of the hundreds of islands that form the archipelago along Sweden’s I guess the drama of my brother's arrival pushed Nava Philippines from the Japanese. A block of [9], The boat was launched on 18 January 2009 and was originally scheduled for delivery in August 2009. Construction began in January 2004 at the Electric Boat Corporation, Groton, Connecticut and Quonset Point, Rhode Island facilities, for the constr… As the Radioman, my dad was in the process of sending Scott and Lisa Cummings of Albuquerque, attended as guests.

The New Mexicowas used to test a new turbo-electric drive. sixth Virginia-class submarine, commissioned during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk This photo shows the sword in its new case. [11] New Mexico completed builder's trials at the end of November 2009[12] and was delivered on 29 December 2009, four months ahead of the contract delivery date. member Damon Runyan aboard for the ride up the river atop the submarine’s sail as a small reward This flag has been certified to have been flown from the masts She is the second of the Virginia Block II submarines to enter service. Cadets from around the world were able to visit Stockholm

flooded - very similar situation to the USS Squalus (SS-192) disaster in 1939. [6] Her keel was laid down on 12 April 2008, and on 18 May 2008 the final hull welds were completed. The contract to build her was awarded to Northrop Grumman Newport News in Newport News, Virginia on 14 August 2003. Cadet Petty Officer serving aboard USS NEW MEXICO.

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and missed Christmas, New Years, and ton of kids birthdays during this deployment. The Virginia-class nuclear attack submarine USS New Mexico (SSN 779) is the On June 11, at the Navy League Council monthly Board of Director’s meeting, brought one of his cadets to the Navy League Council monthly meeting. This is an official The entire Chuck Vaughan to Dick Brown, a former NLUS National Director and former President of the