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The Navy Nuclear Weapons Association  (NNWA) is a nationwide organization of military and civilian participants in the US Navy Department nuclear weapons program during the years 1946 to present. Many of our members meet annually in September or October at various locations across the US to reminisce with long-lost friends, provide support with veterans affairs and medical information, visit historical sites, enjoy quality entertainment in hospitable environs, and salute our departed. The NNWA invites you to join our society of cold-War Keepers of the Dragon"

We publish semi-annual newsletters with information concerning our unique experiences while in the Navy. We are a not for profit corporation governed by a membership approved By-Laws, an SOP/PDL and an elected Board of Directors We maintain a NNWA roster of all members, their addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses, so that you may find some long-lost shipmates. 



Gray Dragon

Proposed NNWA By-laws changes for 2016 Business meeting

NNWA Summer Bulletin has been published

NNWA Reunion 2016 information now available

Don't forget to Check your dues status then use the Application to renew

Members Only Section: Active members can get the password by e-mailing the Webmaster.

Website changes in last two months

5/21 - Added new member John H. Cocowitch

5/16 - Noted passing of GMT2 Harry T. Cwikiel

          Updated Memorabilia Inventory published (Members Only section)

5/13 - Added new members Robert D. Jackson and Gary F. Walkley

          Published the Summer 2016 NNWA Bulletin

          Published information about the NNWA 2016 reunion

          Published proposed changes to NNWA By-laws

5/11 - Noted passing of YN1 Marion E. (Gene) White and GMTC William H. Everett

4/24 - Noted passing of member Robert  M. Henderson

4/12 - Added new member John W. Killala

4/10 - Added new member William G. (Bill) Harrell

4/2 - Noted passing of GMTC James A. Griffin

3/31 - Reinstated member Larry Walls

3/29 - Published Military history/experiences of CDR William H. (Harry) Austin with intro by Michael Snyder

3/26 - Noted passing of GMT2 James J. Baird

Service Officer Postings  for the past six months - see Service Officer Postings for more postings

Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors - 2015 update - 04/11/2016

List of Agent Orange-related Diseases May Expand - 04/11/2016

Senior Discounts updated - Retail, Clothing and Groceries - 03/18/2016

Tidbits - 03/18/2016

VA Memorial Benefits - 03/18/2016

VAs new plan to fix its health care backlog problem - 03/10/2016

2016 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits - 02/17/2016

Retiree Appreciation Days - 02/17/2016

Beware of VA Vet Choice Program - 02/17/2016

Tidbits - 02/17/2016

Once Again, the VA Turns Down Navy Vets for Agent Orange Benefits - 02/13/2016

Verizon Offering Discount to Veterans - 01/29/2016

  Looking for

Bob Daigle would like to communicate with any of the guys from Nuclear Weaponsman Class NW1 in 1958 at Sandia Base

Seeking Help

Ray Graulich is trying to find out how he can get proof that he received hazardous duty pay while on USS Saratoga from '64 to '67. Click if you can help


TAPS for those who were in the Navy Nuclear Weapons Program

LCDR Jerry Burrows

     28 February 2016 3/1

GMT3 John Buczkowski

     03 March 2016 3/8

GMTC John Norman Gros

      5 January 2016 3/15

GMT2 James J. Baird

       23 March 2016 3/26

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GMTC James A. Griffin

     2 April 2014 4/2

Robert M. Henderson

     12 April 2015 4/24

YN1 Marion E. (Gene) White

     3 March 2016 5/11

GMTC William H. Everett

TAPS for a spouse

The following spouse of a Navy's Nuclear Weapons Association member is deceased.







May 25, 2016

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