I just finished reading the Spring 2008 issue [Issue No. 37], my first, and I must applaud the fine staff who publish this outstanding magazine. I’ve been out of touch with the Submarine Force since retirement in 1997, when I moved from the submarine base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to Tennessee. I needed something that would keep me abreast of the boats, the missions, the crews and the progress of America’s Silent Service. I especially enjoyed the articles on the latest Virginia-class subs (my home state), the open architecture design philosophy of sonar and combat systems, and the current training environment of Fire Controlmen at Naval Submarine Training Center Pacific (NSTCP).
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