be League membership basbeen la a steady ltatl modefor the past couple of years. Today, more than ever before In the hi.story of theSubmarUle force. we Deed tObe growing to increaseour sphere of influence in support of a stron, Subma-rines force,
We need to dellvcr the submarine messaae to people who care about the country’s defense but lack the understanding of the submarine, role tn the 0ew e.onc:tpts of littoral and regional wufa.re. What can you as a member do to tducat6 others and eaJist their support?
Our SUBMARINE REVIEW rdleas not only current, ubmarine ls$ues, but more impocunlly, coven tho tradidoDS and bis1Dryof lhe SubmarineService, a beriiage!bateadl of us helped create. We can be pcoud of our contributions as members of the U.S. Navy’s Submarine Service.. Of necessity, many ofourdeeds have beoo kepl under wraps for security reasons, a.od even our families aod closecivilian frleodshavelittleundenu.ndingof wbat we were doing during our longdeploymenti at sea. The anicles and Iott.,. in lbe SUBMARINE REVIEW help preserve Ibo heritigc and lht1$ create advocacy.
To tbls end, you will fiod at theback:of this Issue, a new form of gift membership, entiOed lhe
Sobmlrine Btriuage Member shipwhich will bedediClled in honor of your service lO the Navy as a
submariner. The opportunities for lb.is gift are limit less-birthdays, gradualions, reu.oioDS,
etc. for familyand f’Tleods. It will be given in your name. whh an appropriate announcement
cooceming your $C1’Yke. Let’s take this opportU11it:y to begin building our own grass roots
coostitueocy and at the same time sharewhh thoseclosest to us 50mc,:of the experiences of life
under Ibo sea.