USS Colorado continues the tradition of the Submarine Battle Flag
Last updated 6/17/2020 at 1:28pm
By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alfred Coffield, Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic Public Affairs
GROTON, Conn. (NNS) - The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Colorado (SSN 788), homeported at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, participated in a unique submarine tradition during its maiden deployment in 2019.
The crew of Colorado created a submarine battle flag by sewing together patches that highlighted group accomplishments during the deployment.
Capt. Jason Geddes, then commanding officer of Colorado, was given a submarine battle flag before the ma...