ADOPTED UNITS . . .
The Navy League's tagline is "Citizens in Support of the Sea Services". We are both pleased and honored to support the following Navy units including the USS Georgia (SSGN-729 ), the USS Jimmy Carter (SSN-23), the Navy Operational Support Center Atlanta and the Navy Recruiting District Atlanta. Learn more about our adopted units ...
USS JIMMY CARTER (SSN-23)
The 19 February 2005 Commissioning Ceremony of the USS Jimmy Carter (SSN-23) was an event that vividly stands out as both an exciting challenge, an honor, and historic event for the Atlanta Metropolitan Council. It was a year-long project of fundraising and planning with eight or so members (including spouses) making the trip to the naval base in Groton, Connecticut for the event. CAPT Harley Jones, then president of the Council, presided at the reception. Former President and Mrs. Carter, the boat’s sponsor, spoke at the commissioning of the Navy’s newest attack submarine.
The submarine was the third and final in the Seawolf class and was specially equipped for stealth and intelligence work. The submarine is the first named after a living ex-president. President Carter was a submariner during his time in the Navy. Today, the USS Jimmy Carter’s homeport is the Bangor Annex of Naval Base Kitsap, Washington.
USS GEORGIA (SSGN-729)
The USS Georgia was launched on 6 November 1982 and started her days as a fleet ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) on 11 February 1984. She was later converted to a guided missile submarine (SSGN) carrying guided cruise missiles. The Georgia is currently home ported in Kings Bay, Georgia.
Naval Operational Support Center (NOSC) Atlanta
The mission of NOSC Atlanta is to generate mobilization readiness by providing administrative services, training support, and world class customer service to Reserve personnel in support of surge and operational requirements for the Navy and Marine Corps team and Joint Forces.
Navy Recruiting District (NRD) Atlanta