By request, and
with encouragement at the September 2009
reunion in San Diego, Ron Gorence
QMC(SS) (aboard '66-70) volunteered
to be Chief Editor of a new and expanded
version of the Sabalo newsletter. In
addition to any reunion news. there's
information about shipmates, submarine news
items of interest, and some sea stories,
scuttlebutt and a few jokes too.
was chosen as the newsletter's name because
Sabalo's voice communication call sign.
Distribution, at issue, is by email attachment
to all those with an email address. Those
without email are mailed a printed, hard copy
edition. If you miss your copy, or want to
refer to a past edition, they will be posted
The USS Sabalo Crew Association charges no
dues for membership, or other costs of
communication. Our newsletter now
reaches over 460 men, including
USPS mailing of over 100 hard copies.
The expenses for the newsletter and the web
site are covered strictly by voluntary
donations from Sabalo shipmates who help
preserve the comraderie, and keep all men
informed of any activities, and the
whereabouts of all Sabalo vets.