Crew Training Intensifies as Boat Completion Comes Closer (posted 4/26/20)

With the future USS MONTANA (currently designated PCU, or Pre-Commissioning Unit MONTANA SSN 794) now more than 80% completed, the crew’s training has ramped up considerably. When MONTANA is commissioned into the U.S. Navy fleet, likely in late 2021, she’ll be the most modern submarine afloat, with her crew among the best-trained anywhere. We recently asked the MONTANA’s Commanding Officer, … Read More

Spirit of 1908 USS MONTANA to live aboard future nuclear namesake: Ship’s bell replica to be proposed for future USS MONTANA (posted 12/17/19)

With leading-edge technology application provided by a Montana company, the future USS MONTANA – a Virginia Class nuclear-powered fast attack submarine with its own leading-edge ability to defend our nation – has moved a step closer to having a bit of namesake legacy aboard when it patrols in dangerous parts of the world. That’s because the USS Montana Committee is … Read More

Honoring Our Veterans and Those Serving in 2019 (posted 11/10/19)

On November 11, Veterans Day, we honor all veterans and those currently serving in all branches of the armed forces of the United States — our future veterans. We cannot begin to adequately thank you for your contributions to keeping our nation free. We also cannot begin to adequately thank the families of the men and women veterans no longer … Read More

MONTANA Crew Little Ones Feel the Love (posted 10/1/19)

A special group of ladies in the Bigfork area is warming the hearts of young PCU MONTANA crew member parents by making quilts for their newborns. By doing so, these Montanans are demonstrating tangible and meaningful support of sailors and their wives and children whose lives are shaped by the choice to serve our nation in the Navy. As both … Read More

Montana DAR to Support USS MONTANA and Crew (posted 7/26/19)

The Montana State Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will be supporting the USS MONTANA and her crews over the next several years. Newly-elected DAR State Regent Leigh Haislip Spencer of Great Falls has selected the MONTANA as a state regent’s project for 2019-2022. Says Spencer, “Today’s DAR and its Montana State Society, with a nod to the past, … Read More