Branches of the Association have been formed in most states and territories. Although they are locally managed they conform to the National Constitution.
The Submarine Tradition
Members and visitors are welcome to attend most functions, a great opportunity to meet up with kindred souls and old shipmates.
"There is something about the submarine service. It tends to create a bond between those who have served that is born of trust. Every submariner who ever put to sea and submerged has placed in the hands of another, their very lives.
The bond is not one of close friendship, even though those do grow out of the time spent aboard a boat. It is one of mutual respect - blind to color, ethnicity, religion, nationality and gender. The bond is one of personal responsibility. Not everyone has it. Some don't even know what personal responsibility is. Submariners know what it is. It is their way of life.
The trust and respect and sense of personal responsibility is....
"The Submarine Tradition..." Jim Christley
Details on each State Branch appear below: