MONTANA Commanding Officer September Events Shaping Up (posted 8/7/18)

Excitement is building for the September 20-23 visit to Montana by the commanding officer of the future USS MONTANA, Commander Michael Delaney. With him will be a Montana crew member, Electronics Technician (Nuclear) Second Class Evan Glenn of Bozeman. Details of the public events to be held in Billings, Helena, Great Falls, and Missoula continue to be finalized. The will … Read More

Commanding Officer of MONTANA to visit Treasure State (posted 7/22/18)

The Commanding officer of the future USS MONTANA will visit communities across Montana in September. Commander Michael Delaney will be in Billings, Helena, Great Falls, and Missoula September 20-23. With him will be crew member Electronics Technician Second Class (Nuclear) Evan Glenn., a graduate of Bozeman High School. At each location CMDR Delaney will provide an update on the construction … Read More

New Opportunities for Montanans to Learn About Future USS MONTANA

More Montanans will be able to see and hear the latest news about the future USS MONTANA over the next several weeks. Presentations in Billings, Colstrip, Lewistown, Miles City, and Sidney will focus on the construction and capabilities of the Virginia Class nuclear-powered fast attack submarine that will bear our state’s name. A bonus will be first looks at the … Read More

MONTANA Makes News Across the the State (posted 3/24/18)

The future USS MONTANA is receiving attention across Big Sky Country as a result of news media coverage of the March 22 announcement of the warship’s first command team. An example of the media coverage on the Montana Television Network may be found here, in a report by KXLH’s Jonathan Ambarian.

USS MONTANA Command Leadership Team Named (posted 3/23/18)

  A highly-experienced leadership team for the future USS MONTANA was announced on March 22, 2018 by the U.S. Navy. The Commanding Officer is Commander Michael Delaney. The Executive Officer (or second in command) is Lieutenant Commander Jeffrey Kahn. The Chief of the Boat (or senior enlisted advisor) is Senior Chief Michael Dassau. As part of the Navy announcement, Commander … Read More

Montana Products Benefit Dolphin Scholarship Fund / Helena, Columbia Falls, Kalispell Presentations on Tap (posted 3/3/18)

Huckleberry jam, a Butte copper Moscow Mule cup, a “406” baseball cap, and other products were in a Montana-themed gift basket sold by auction in Norfolk, Virginia on February 24. The auction event was sponsored by a Navy spouses’ non-profit association with members including some whose husbands have already been assigned to the future USS MONTANA. Proceeds went to the … Read More