Saturday, April 07, 2018

March 2018 by Charles Brecheisen

Greetings Altair Shipmates.  Here is your report for March 2018.

FINANCIAL:  No changes from last month.  Beginning and ending cash-on-hand is $480.80; the beginning and ending savings balance is $10,229.19 for a total of $10,709.99.

REUNION:  Although I have sent out the reunion info on another email......I am attaching it on this email too.  The registration info is using Microsoft Word and the  reunion activities info is a PDF file.  If you need help using these files let me know and I will snail mail the info to you.  Looks like it's going to be a great reunion!!!

For questions and info please use 'cmbaltairaks32 [at] fastmail.us'

All for now.........Best Wishes to All........Charles

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Greetings Altair Shipmates.  Attached is the information for the Altair reunion in Nashville, TN, October 10-14, 2018.  This really looks like an exciting event!!

See https://www.gatheringsplus.com for information.

Questions or comments to "cmbaltairaks32 [at] fastmail.us or DIck Stader "dickandterry5 [at] sbcglobal.net"

Best Regards To All..........Charles

Monday, March 26, 2018

Reunion update by Charles Brecheisen

Greetings Altair Shipmates.  Shipmate Dick Stader reports the following preliminary reunion information:

"The 2018 Altair reunion will be held in Nashville, Tenn. October 9th. through October 13th."  With this info, you can start to make preliminary plans to attend.  As soon as additional hotel info and final costs, forms, etc., I will forward all  the information to the shipmates.

All for now.  Please use "cmbaltairaks32 [at] fastmail.us" for questions or additional info.

Best Regards To All........Charles

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Febuary 2018 by Charles Brecheisen

Greetings Altair Shipmates.  Here is your monthly report for February 2018.

THE SUN:  After seemingly weeks and weeks, the sun is shining this morning after seemingly weeks and weeks of perpetual rain.

SHIPMATE PASSING:  I am sad to report the passing of Shipmate Hans J. Swierski. Shipmate Swierski was aboard 1963 thru 1966 as an EN2.  Condolences can be sent to

    Hans J. Swierski Family
    309 Hospital Drive
    Virginia Beach,  VA  23452-6733
    Tel: 757-340-9013
    Email (if still works)  "hswierski [at] cox.net"

FINANCES:  The beginning cash-on-hand balance was $500.80 with an expense of $20.00 for the Altair email address renewal leaving a balance of $480.80.  The beginning balance of the Altair savings was $10,210.04 plus interest of $19.15 leaving a balance of $10,229.19; total balance is $10,709.99.  

All for now.  For questions and comments please email me at "cmbaltairaks32 [at] fastmail.us"

Best Regards To All..........Charles

Thursday, February 08, 2018

January 2018 by Charles Brecheisen

Greetings Altair Shipmates.  Here is your monthly report for January 2018.

Not much Altair news.  We need some Altair news reporters out there!!!  Years ago, I used to put out a information/newsletter a time or two a year with sea stories, etc.  But, as info dried up after a few years, it just went defunct. I kinda miss that!

FINANCIAL:  The beginning and ending cash balance is $500.80.  Also, the beginning and ending  Altair savings balance is $10,210.04. No income or expenses with the total balance of $10,710.84. 

All for now.  Please contact me at cmbaltairaks32 [at] fastmail.us for info and questions.

Please visit:

    http://aks32.blogspot.com
    http://altair.smugmug.com  (Photos)
    http://www.ussaltair-aks32.org  (website)

Best Wishes To All..........Charles

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

December 2017 by Charles Brecheisen

Greetings Altair Shipmates.  Here is your monthly report for December 2017.

Year 2017 was a good year overall, a good reunion year, etc.  Year 2018 has started off with one huge wild winter storm.  I hope all shipmates and their families are warm and safe.  Here in NE Texas it was just just cold; no snow or ice.

SHIPMATES:  No shipmate reports were filed.

FINANCIAL:  The cash on hand was $500.80; no income or expenses.  Savings of $10,210.04 also had no income or expenses; total  is $10,710.84.

Please visit the Altair web sites at:

    http://www.ussaltair-aks32.org
    http://aks32.blogspot.com
    http://altair.smugmug.com (the Altair photo site)

Please contact me for questions or info at "cmbaltairaks32 [at] fastmail.us

Best Wishes To All For A Great 2018!

Charles

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

November 2017 by Charles Brecheisen

Greetings Altair Shipmates.  Here is your monthly report for November 2017.

I hope all the shipmates and  their families enjoyed Thanksgiving holidays.....Although I am a bit tired of leftover turkey and ham.  

SHIPMATE PASSING:  The following email was received:  "My Dad, Radm Joe G. Schoggen, died on September 15, 2017.  Thank you for maintaining a website for the Altair.  Finding some pictures of him, there, has been a joy.  Steve Schoggen" CDR Schoggen served aboard the Altair 1959-1961.  I am sure lots of shipmates will remember him as I do.

FINANCIAL:  The beginning and ending  cash-on-hand is $500.80 with no income nor expenses.  The beginning Altair savings was $10,232.18 with no income and $22.14 expenses leaving a balance of $10,210.04.  Expense was a donation to a local VFW post.  Total cash is $10,710.84.

All for now.  For questions or comments, please use 'cmbaltairaks32 [at] fastmail.us'

Best Wishes to All..........Charles

Friday, October 06, 2017

September 2016 by Charles Brecheisen

Greetings Altair Crew.  Here is your monthly report for September 2017.

REUNION:  REUNION next week, October 11-15 at Myrtle Beach, SC.  Sure wish I could be there!  I hope y'all have a great time!

SHIPMATE PASSING:  Joe Basso was notified of the passing of Shipmate Walter Johnson, SN, 1960-1962.  Our condolences to the Walter Johnson family.  Family information:

    Walter Johnson Family
    11 Shadybrook Lane
    Old Greenwich,  CT  06870
    203-637-4927
    romalie26 [at] optonline.net

FINANCIAL:  Again, no changes, no income no expenses.  Cash-on-hand$500.80 and savings of $8,545.32 for a total of $9,046.12.

Have fun!

All for now.  Comments and questions to cmbaltairaks32 [at] fastmail.us

Best Wishes To All.........Charles

Thursday, September 07, 2017

August 2017 by Charles M Brecheisen

Greetings Altair Shipmates.  Here is your monthly report for August 2017.

HURRICANES:  Wow!  There are 3 active hurricanes right now.  Plus the one that tore out and flooded the Texas Gulf Coast.  Our thoughts andcprayers go out to the to the all people residing in the paths.

FIREFOX:  For some reason, my Firefox log in account has become squirreled and I have been trying to fix the problem for the past several days.  Even after a couple of resets it still does not even halfway work.  Thank goodness I have been able to transfer most all of the info to Microsoft Edge.  Any other recommendations?

REUNION:  The reunion is just a few weeks away.  We will be keeping an eye on the possible Irma storm hit moving up the east coast.  If you need additional info, please contact Shipmate Dick Stader at 262-654-9202 or "dickandterry5 [at] sbcglobal.net"

FINANCIAL:  Current cash-on-hand $500.80 and savings of $8,545.32 for a total of $9,046.12.  No income or expenses.

All for now.  Any comments or questions please use "cmbaltairaks32 [at] fastmail.us"

Best Wishes To All........Charles

Saturday, August 05, 2017

July 2017 by Charles M Brecheisen

Greeting Altair Shipmates.  Here is your monthly report for July.

Is it August already!!!  We are expecting rain for the next 7-8-9 days. This is August?

REUNION:  If you plan to attend the next Altair reunion in Myrtle Beach, SC, you better get your reservations in.  (October 11 - 15)  If you need the application and reservation form, let me know and I can send via uSoft Word or PDF or snail mail. 
If you need additional info, please contact Shipmate Dick Stader at 262-654-9202 or via email at "dickandterry5 [at] sbcglobal.net"

SHIPMATE:  Please welcome aboard Shipmate Bernard "Bernie" Shaw, FTG3, 1962-1962. Bernie resides in Bluffton, SC.  WELCOME ABOARD!!

FINANCIAL:  Current cash-on-hand $500.80 and savings of $8,545.32 for a total of $9,046.12. No income or expenses.

All for now.  Any comments or questions please use "cmbaltairaks32 [at] fastmail.us"

Best Wishes To All...........Charles

Thursday, July 06, 2017

June 2017 by Charles M. Brecheisen

Greetings Altair Shipmates.  Here is your monthly report for June 2017.

I hope all shipmates and families had a great and safe July 4th!

It's crazy here in East Texas..........raining every day and it's JULY!

FINANCIAL:  No change from last month with no income or expenses.  Total cash-on-hand $500.80 and savings of $8,545.32 totaling $9,046.12.

REUNION:  If you have any questions or comments about the next reunion, please contact Dick Stader at "dickandterry5 [at] sbcglobal.net"; or telephone 262-654-9202 or cell 262-220-5292.  

All for now.  Any questions and comments please use "cmbaltairaks32 [at] fastmail.us"

Best Regards To All.........Charles