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USSVI Razorback Base
August 26, 2017

The Razorback Base meeting was called to order by Greg Schwerman at 1702HR at Downtown
Riverside RV park in North Little Rock. There were 30 in attendance including guests.
The invocation was led by Carl Schmidt.
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Alan Malone.
The USSVI Creed was recited by Greg Schwerman.
Tolling of the lost boats was done by Alan Malone and Billy Holloway, followed by a moment of silence.
Last meeting minutes read. Motion to accept carried.
Treasury report read. Motion to accept carried.
Ship Store:
Motion made by Billy Holloway to disband the base store due to low sales in the last six months.
Motion carried.
Old Business:
We are still looking for someone to take over Membership Chairman duties.
The Navy Birthday will be a potluck Halloween Party hosted by Barbara Schwerman, held at AIMM on
October 28, 2017 starting at 1730HR. It is encouraged to dress up but optional. Door prizes will be
given out for best dressed.
New Business:
Motion made to put base store inventory up for raffle at the Navy Birthday celebration. Motion carried.
Motion made to donate $99.00 to the 50th Anniversary of the USS Scorpion. Motion carried.
Welcome to our new member Johnny Baker and Victoria for joining the Razorback Base. Baker
qualified on USS Hawkbill and resides in Cabot.
Guest Speaker:  
Senior Chief (Ret) Melonaie Gullick spoke to the group about the efforts of the Arkansas State Veterans
Cemetery Beautification Foundation, a 501 ©(3) non-profit whose mission is to maintain and beautify
the hallowed grounds of our veterans cemeteries. For more information or to donate, visit their
Facebook page at

Razorback Base extends our gratitude to Downtown Riverside RV Park for the use of their pavilion and
Park Manager Sheila Bullerwell for the hospitality.

There being no further business, motion to adjourn carried at 1730HR.

Respectfully submitted,
Myna Miller
Razorback Base Yeoman