Welcome to USS Colorado (SSN-788) Commissioning Committee web site. USS Colorado (SSN-788) is the 15th Virginia Class submarine. It was delivered to the Navy on September 21, 2017 and is currently conducting shakedown operations. After shakedown is complete, it will be commissioned on March 17, 2018 at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, CT. The Committee's purposes are to promote awareness within the state, provide support for the crew, and to help organize and raise money for the events surrounding commissioning.

17. December 2015 · Comments Off on USS Colorado Crew honored by Broncos · Categories: Broncos, Crew VIsit

At the Broncos-Raiders game on December 13th, four crew members from PCU Colorado were honored as “Broncos Country Heroes” during the first quarter of the game. Chief of the Boat Master Chief Brett Jackson, MM1 Ryan Zabka, YN2 James Brown and MM2 Derrick Altenburger were introduced to the 70,000+ plus fans after viewing a short submarine video on the Jumbo-tron. The sailors were able to view pregame activities from the sidelines. Several members of the Commissioning Committee attended the game and see the honors to the sailors.

After the game the Committee hosted dinner for them at Wynkoop Brewery.The Colorado Springs Base of the United States Submarine Veterans organization presented the Chief of the Boat a specially engraved cribbage board.


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