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The Lake Washington Council is dedicated to educating citizens and public officials of the need to maintain this great country's national security and economic vitality through strong sea services. We are committed to fully supporting our splendid sailors, marines, coastguardsmen, merchant mariners, and their families.

The September 2016 Voyager is now available on-line in the Voyager Newsletter section.

Lake Washington-Everett
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Join us for our "Fall Dinner"

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Red Lion Bellevue Inn
11211 Main St, Bellevue WA 98004

On-line Dinner Reservations

The evening will include:
  • Presentation of the Colors by the Liberty High School Junior NROTC
  • Recognition of the University of Washington Navy ROTC
    Captain Mark Johnson USN
  • Special Retirement Recognition
    CDR Mike "Smoov" Maxwell, USN (Ret)
Our Keynote Speaker will be:

Captain Joe Raymond USCG
Sector Commander & Captain of the Port

  • No Host Social Hour: 6:00pm
  • Buffet Dinner 7:00pm
  • Program 7:45pm
  • Adjourn 9:00pm

Cost per person $40.00 paid by Monday, 19 September 2016

Register On-Line Now .

You may also make your reservation via e-mail to

Mail your check, payable to LW&EC-NLUS, to:
LW&E Council
19428 66th Ave S
Suite Q-106
Kent, WA 98032

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Sea Service News

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USN Public Affairs

Colombian War College Officers visit Naval Station Everett

Read the full story here.

DoD Public Affairs

9/11 victims honored at Pentagon Memorial

President, military leaders attend ceremony

Read the full story here.

USN Public Affairs

Naval Base KItsap Change of Command

Captain Edward "Alan" Shrader took over in a formal ceremony on Sept. 9.

Read the full story here.

Tacoma News Tribune

Pierce County man receives Silver Star - after 50 years

Sgt. Edward Dvorak of Lakebay received the award Aug. 31 for his gallantry in action in Vietnam.

Read the full story here.

USN Public Affairs

P-3C Squadron returns

The "Skinney Dragons"(VP 4) have a new home, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

Read the full story here.

USN Public Affairs

Navy Region Northwest gets new boss

Rear Admiral Gary Mayes formally assumed command in a ceremony on Aug. 31.

Read the full story here.

USN Public Affairs

Sailor killed at Pearl Harbor laid to rest at Naval Base Kitsap

The remains of Lieutenant Julian Jordan were recently identified through DNA profiling

Read the full story here.

USN Public Affairs

Navy to build new facility at Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles

A new pier will appear to support submarine security.

Read the full story here.

Navy Times

Navy wants North Idaho residents to watch for drones

Navy notes drones have flown close to its facility on Lake Pend Oreille

Read the full story here.

USCG Public Affairs

Life aboard the U.S. Coast Guard's largest ship

It's the icebreaker Healy, a Council-sponsored unit based in Seattle and now underway in the Arctic.

Read the full story here.

USN Public Affairs

Whidbey SAR crew makes another high-altitude rescue

This medevac was conducted on Mount Stuart, in North Central Washington

Read the full story here.

USN Public Affairs

Navy engages Bangor kids in rocket-launch project

It's a STEM outreach program

Read the full story here.

USN Public Affairs

John C. Stennis returns to Bremerton

Three-thousand salors back from 7-month deployment

Read the full story here.

Navy Times

Dramatic Carrier Video

What happens when the arresting cables don't work? Fortunately, in this case, nothing terrible.

Read the full story here.

USN Public Affairs

First enlisted female submariner earns her dolphins

Chief Culinary Specialist gets pinned at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard

Read the full story here.


Don't miss the new edition of Seapower!

This quarter's Seapower Magazine highlights the challenges and successes of operating in the remote, arctic and logistically challenging U.S. Coast Guard Alaska. Highlights from this special report issue include a Q&A with District 17 commander, Rear Adm. Daniel B. Abel and a close look at the conditions in which makes D17's Search and Rescue operations unique.

Read the full story here.

USN Public Affairs

NAS Whidbey aircrew performs high-altitude rescue

A helicopter SAR crew from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island rescued two distressed climbers from the 10,000-foot level of Mount Baker July 22. As you'll see below, this operation was anything but easy.

Read the full story here.


Former Coast Guard District 13 Chief of Staff to be promoted

Captain Donna Cottrell, who just departed Seattle as USCG District 13 Chief of Staff, has been selected for promotion to Rear Admiral (Lower Half) - RDML. Read her bio at the link below.

Read the full story here.

ESGR via Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines, SFD earn 2016 DoD Freedom Award

The Seattle Fire Department also earned the 2016 award. Both employers go above and beyond in supporting members of the Guard and Reserve. Only 15 organizations of more than 2,400 nominated nationwide received the honor.

Read the full story here.

Business Associates
Financial and/or in-kind support of the following firms allow LWC to fulfill our mission.

Corporate Members


GE Energy Management


Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc.


Safe Boats International
"God, Country, and Fast Boats"

Schneider Electric


Vigor Shipyards

Community Affiliates

American Printing & Publishing Inc.

B.E. Meyers

Cadick Corp.

Craig Chapman, CFP®, Financial Advisor

First Command Financial Services
Burlington, WA

Flags & Flagpoles Northwest

Forde Financial & Tax, Inc.

Global Construction Services, Inc.

Gloria R. James, PLLC
Attorney at Law

Red Lion Bellevue Hotel

USAA Online Banking

Vertical Path Recruiting


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