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Commander, Submarine Group 10


USS Wyoming (SSBN 742)
Cedant Arma Toga
"Force Must Yield to Law"


 History

Ohio Class Ballistic Missile Submarine: Laid down, 8 August 1991, at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corp., Groton, CT; Launched, 15 July 1995; Commissioned, USS Wyoming (SSBN-742), 13 July 1996; Wyoming is in commission, assigned to the Atlantic Fleet, and homeported at Kings Bay, GA.

The fourth ship of the United States Navy to be named "Wyoming", although it was only the third named for the state. One ship of the United States Navy has been named USS Wyoming in honor of the valley in eastern Pennsylvania that runs along the Susquehanna River.

The contract to build her was awarded to the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation in Groton, Connecticut on 18 October 1989 and her keel was laid down on 8 August 1991. She was launched on 15 July 1995 sponsored by Mrs. Monika B. Owens, and commissioned on 13 July 1996, with Captain Randall D. Preston in command of the Blue Crew and Commander Seth F. Paradise in command of the Gold Crew.

On 26 July, Wyoming arrived at Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, becoming the ninth submarine to be homeported there.

 Facts and Figures

Builders: Electric Boat Division, General Dynamics Corp., Groton, Ct.
Powerplant: One nuclear reactor, one shaft
Length: 560 feet (109.73 meters) Beam: 42 feet Displacement: Approx. 18,750 tons (17,010 metric tons)
Submerged Speed: 20+ knots (23+ MPH; 36,8+ KPH)
Crew: 13 officers, 121 enlisted Armament: 24 Missile tubes, 4 Torpedo tubes

 Wyoming Blue Leadership

CDR Wayne WallCommanding Officer
LCDR Richard LesiwExecutive Officer
MMCM Jimmy HendricksChief Of The Boat

 Wyoming Gold Leadership

CDR Kenneth Curtin JrCommanding Officer
CDR David BrooksExecutive Officer
MTCM Christopher PerreaultChief Of The Boat

 Reporting Aboard

Congratulations on your orders to USS WYOMING!

Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay is the east coast homeport for the Ohio-class fleet ballistic and guided missile submarines and the only naval base in the Atlantic fleet capable of supporting the Trident II (D-5) missile. Established in 1978, the base is home to Submarine Group 10, Submarine Squadrons 16 and 20, Trident Training Facility, Trident Refit Facility, Strategic Weapons Facility Atlantic, and other support-providing commands.

All new check-ins must initially report to Naval Submarine Support Center (NSSC) in accordance with official PCS orders. NSSC is located in the Pre-Deployment Training Building (PDTB), Building 1059. PDTB is also home to Submarine Squadrons 16 and 20, all off-crew offices for units home ported in Kings Bay (to include the USS WYOMING Off-Crew Office) and other various support commands.

Driving Directions
To Pre-Deployment Training Building from Jacksonville International Airport: Exit the airport onto Airport Road. Turn left to merge onto I-95 N toward Savannah. Take exit 1 toward St Mary’s Rd. Turn right onto St Mary’s Rd and proceed east towards the base. To best ensure you have the best driving directions, consult with Google Maps or another mapping web site for specific directions to the PDTB, Building 1059. 

Note: Ensure to report in the appropriate uniform for the season with a regulation haircut. Bring all records, orders, endorsements, travel-related receipts, new address, etc. After hours, please make sure you leave a good contact number (i.e. cell phone/relative/friend), in case we need to reach you prior to the next work day. SUBGRU 10 employs a 24-hour Watch Officer that can be contacted by calling (912) 674-2247.

Mailing Address
Commanding Officer
USS WYOMING (SSBN 742) (Blue/Gold)
(Attn:  Your Name/Rate
FPO AA 34093-2141

Important Phone Numbers

(DSN Prefix - 573)

USS WYOMING Quarterdeck

(912) 573-3029

USS WYOMING Command Duty Officer            

(912) 674-8713

Naval Submarine Support Center (NSSC)

(912) 573-2333

Housing Referral Office

(912) 573-2056

Navy Gateway Inn & Suites

(912) 573-4871/4971

Fleet & Family Support Center (FFSC)         

(912) 573-4512

Personnel Support Detachment (PSD)

(912) 573-3988

Medical

(912) 573-4242

COMSUBGRU 10 Command Duty Officer

(912) 674-2247 (Cell)

Useful Websites  
Fleet and Family Readiness for Kings Bay Area www.cnic.navy.mil/KingsBay/
Information on Military Housing www.housing.navy.mil
Information on Childcare www.militarychild.org
Various subject dealing with relocation www.militaryonesource.com
Navy Exchange Information www.navy-nex.com
Military Installation Overview www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil

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