The carrier and ships in its strike group have returned from deployment. Nimitz went to Bremerton; Shoup and Kidd are back home in Everett.
Read details HERE. Plus USS Nimitz photos
And here are details of the arrival of SHOUP and KIDD in Everett, with photos!
Here's the Navy news release about retirement of the Los Angeles-class submarine. But even if you don't know much about subs, you may know the name of this boat for another reason: It was the underwater star of a movie.
Read the comments of NLUS National President Alan Kaplan. Here's the LINK. Also,, here are the remarks of the Navy's Pacific Fleet Commander. And a Navy Times article about a special memorial for sailors of the USS Utah.
Read about Marine Corps Code Talker George B. Willie, Sr. and see his photo HERE.
You may also wish to read comments about Willie from the VA Secretary. Here's the LINK.
The Kitsap Sun describes this facility as the Navy's "logistics backbone" for the Pacific Northwest (Coast Guard ships also use it). Read the article HERE.
Despite current tensions elsewhere, the U.S. Coast Guard and Russia are cooperating on a number of common missions in the North.
Read this article from the U.S. Naval Institute (USNI).
The Seattle-based icebreaker, a Council-adopted unit, arrived at Coast Guard Base Seattle (Pier 36) this morning, Nov. 21 after completing its 5-month Arctic research mission. Here are some ARRIVAL PHOTOS.
The Ohio-class sub welcomed a new commanding officer Nov. 17. Read more HERE.
Admiral Paul Zukunft says the Coast Guard has been pushed to its limits by hurricane response, and needs nearly $1 billion to get back on an even keel. Read his comments HERE.
Admiral John Richardson spent three hours aboard the ship in Everett. Read more about his VISIT.
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