In our fourth installment of “Get to know your Uniformed Victim Advocates”, Chief Master-at-Arms Maritza Richardson of Marine Corps Security Forces Battalion Kings Bay discusses guiding junior Sailors and Marines, and shares the personal satisfaction she gets from being a Uniformed Victim Advocate. #SAAPM
Get to Know your UVAs: MAC Richardson
In our fourth installment of “Get to know your Uniformed Victim Advocates”, Chief Master-at-Arms Maritza Richardson of Marine Corps Security Forces Battalion Kings Bay discusses guiding junior Sailors and Marines, and shares the personal satisfaction she gets from being a Uniformed Victim Advocate. #SAAPMPosted by Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay on Monday, April 23, 2018
Are you in the mood to dance?! Raise your voice and shake your stuff every Monday at 7:15 p.m. at the fitness complex during Zumba! SAPR representatives have joined in on the fun through April in support of #SAAPM. See you there!
In honor of the upcoming Earth Day, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Sailors participated in a riverside and roadside cleanup this morning. Trash was collected at the St. Marys waterfront and along the highway. #earthday
Click here for more photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/121488186@N06/albums/72157692719222152
Honored to have EMC (ret) Paul Casavant and his wife Blanche cut the ceremonial Submarine Birthday cake today. Chief Casavant is a WWII veteran and his first boat was USS Narwhal (SS-167) back in May of 1943. Petty Officer Andrew Abbott, USS Tennessee, joined to cut the cake with Petty Officer John Nordman who made the cake. Happy 118th to all who are and have served aboard US Submarines!
FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. (April 17, 2018) - Mayor John A. Miller, mayor of the City of Fernandina Beach, Fla., reads a proclamation to Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar, commander, Navy Region Southeast. The proclamation recognized the Navy for providing the sand from a Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay dredging project to renourish the shoreline along the City of Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island. The project was a joint effort by Navy Region Southeast, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville Office, and the City of Fernandina Beach. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian G. Reynolds/Released)
Keep an eye out every week for Victim Advocates raising awareness at the gates, and remember, Next Thursday we will be running the SAPR 5K SPRINT FOR CONSENT. Will you be there? Email Courtney.Griner@navy.mil to register, and tag a friend you want to see run the race!
Let us know and make a comment if you've taken the survey!
Navy Spouse Survey 2018
We want to hear from you, Navy spouses!The 2018 Navy Spouse Survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete and can be found via the Fleet and Family Support Program page or here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/h55l7nqLet your voices be heard! #SupportingtheFamily #NavySpousesPosted by Commander, Navy Installations Command on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Flags are flying Half Staff today until sunset Saturday, April 21.
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On this solemn day, we mourn the loss of Barbara Bush, an outstanding and memorable woman of character. As a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, military spouse, and former First Lady, Mrs. Bush was an advocate of the American family. Mrs. Bush lived a life that reminds us always to cherish our relationships with friends, family, and all acquaintances. In the spirit of the memory of Mrs. Bush, may we always remember to be kind to one another and to put the care of others first. As a mark of respect for the memory of Barbara Bush, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, on the day of interment. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same period at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this seventeenth day of April, in the year of our Lord two thousand eighteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-second.
Machinery Repairman 1st Class Jerrell Boswell arrived in Atlanta today, escorted by Chief Culinary Specialist Brian Anderson. With all our hearts at Kings Bay, we will miss Jerrell and are honored to have served with him.
The Silent Service
Job well done by U.S. Navy sailors aboard the Virginia-class attack submarine USS John Warner (SSN-785) who launched six Tomahawk land attack missiles from the Eastern Mediterranean on April 14. Attack submarines are designed to seek and destroy enemy submarines and surface ships; project power ashore with Tomahawk cruise missiles and Special Operation Forces; carry out Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance missions; support battle group operations, and engage in mine warfare.Posted by U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on Saturday, April 14, 2018
Here's a Press Release that is being sent to local media today announcing SUBASE Kings Bay's participation in this year's Hurricane Exercise. There shouldn't be any major impact to those of us who live and work on the base, but if there is, we'll be sure to keep everyone informed. Great opportunity for all of us to start thinking about our personal hurricane plans!!
For Immediate Release
Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay
1063 USS Tennessee Ave
Kings Bay, GA 31547
Contact: Scott Bassett
Navy Bases Prepare for Hurricane Season
Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, GA – U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF), headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, and Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) based in Washington, D.C., are conducting a natural disaster preparedness exercise, Hurricane Exercise/Citadel Gale 2018
(HURREX/CG 18), April 24 - May 11.
This annual exercise prepares the Navy to respond to adverse weather threats in U.S. coastal regions, and to maintain the ability to deploy forces even under the most severe weather conditions.
HURREX/CG 18 will involve a simulated storm system developing and intensifying to hurricane strength, threatening the East Coast regions.
All Navy commands at Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, Naval District Washington and Navy Region Southeast, to include Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, will participate by reviewing and exercising heavy weather instructions, procedures and accounting for Sailors, Department of the Navy civilians,
and Navy families in the affected regions through the Navy Family Accountability and Assessment System (NFAAS).
There will be no U.S. Navy ship movements associated with HURREX/CG 18.
For more information about HURREX/CITADEL GALE 18, contact the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Public Affairs office at 912.573.4718.
In our third installment of “Get to know your Uniformed Victim Advocates”, Courtney Griner and Stephanie Clark discuss what makes the UVA program successful and share how spouses of Sailors and Marines can get involved. #SAAPM
Get to Know Your UVAs: Courtney Griner and Stephanie Clark
In our third installment of “Get to know your Uniformed Victim Advocates”, Courtney Griner and Stephanie Clark discuss what makes the UVA program successful and share how spouses of Sailors and Marines can get involved. #SAAPMPosted by Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay on Monday, April 16, 2018
Here's a volunteer opportunity for all active duty assigned to Kings Bay! In conjunction with Earth Day, we are partnering with the Saint Marys Riverkeeper to help keep the river and the city of Saint Marys clean. On Friday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to noon, we will be walking parts of Saint Marys to pick up trash and debris. If you can join us, please meet us at the waterfront in downtown Saint Marys at 9 a.m. Wear sunscreen, insect repellent, long pants, boots and bring work gloves if possible. If you have any questions, please call (912) 573-4714.
Batten down all hatches!!!
Jobs Alert! We have the Veterinary Medical Officer (Clinical Care) position at the Kings Bay VTF posted on USA Jobs. The listings will close April 18, 2018.
Veterinary Medical Officer (Clinical Care), NF-4
Can't wait to welcome these Sailors to the finest base in the Fleet!
Work starts Sunday!
Today marks the 118th anniversary of our Submarine Force! Let's all have a fine Navy day!!
In our second installment of “Get to know your Uniformed Victim Advocates”, Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Samantha Kemp of Marine Corps Security Forces Battalion Kings Bay talks about her favorite SAAPM events, and shares advice on how Sailors and Marines can get involved! #SAAPM
Get to Know your UVA: MA2 Samantha Kemp
In our second installment of “Get to know your Uniformed Victim Advocates”, Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Samantha Kemp of Marine Corps Security Forces Battalion Kings Bay talks about her favorite SAAPM events, and shares advice on how Sailors and Marines can get involved! #SAAPMPosted by Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay on Monday, April 9, 2018
Let's celebrate our kiddo's!!! It's going to be a great time!!!