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Fulton veteran recalls Cold War service

Served on nuclear submarine for surveillance missions

Many people in Fulton know Mike Speek as their kids’ former football or soccer coach, Callaway Nuclear Plant worker and Fastenal manager. Less know him as EM1 (SS) Mike Speek, Cold War espionage agent for the Navy. During his tenure in the service, Speek served on a nuclear submarine tasked with keeping tabs on Soviet military activity.


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