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

MONTANA Crew Members Have Unique Experience Aboard Historic USS CONSTITUTION (posted 4/8/19)

Members of the MONTANA crew recently took part in a special re-enlistment ceremony in honor of Electronics Technician (Nuclear) Second Class Victor Karstendiek onboard the USS CONSTITUTION in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Petty Officer Karstendiek had the privilege of selecting his re-enlistment site as the CONSTITUTION for both its proud history and legacy.  As the world’s oldest commissioned vessel still afloat and … Read More

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Support USS MONTANA and Crews (posted 2/26/19)

In a powerful and moving resolution on behalf of the people of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Northwestern Montana, the CSKT Tribal Council unanimously expressed support recently for the future USS MONTANA and her crew members.   The resolution recognizes the long and proud history of military service by Tribal Members, including in the Navy. According to the … Read More

PCU MONTANA: Solid Progress, Solid Montana Support (posted 2/4/19)

What does it look like when the first crew of a nuclear-powered fast attack submarine begins to come together? Here’s a glimpse. There are nearly one hundred young sailors training, qualifying, and building the initial culture of the team that will take the future USS MONTANA into the Navy fleet at the boat’s commissioning, probably in early 2021. These crew … Read More