e Seattle-based icebreaker, a Council-adopted unit, departed Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Sept. 14th. Aboard is a team of scientists from the Office of Naval Research. Here's a photo of the ship's BRIDGE.
Congratulations to Yeoman 2nd Class Rita Martinez, who recently received a Distinguished Military Service Award! Read more about Petty Officer Martinez and the reasons she was honored HERE. Base Seattle is a Council-adopted unit.
Congratulations to Captain Brendan McPherson, one of five captains recently selected for promotion to Rear Admiral (lower half), pay grade O-7!
Here's the official Coast Guard ANNOUNCEMENT. And you can read Captain McPherson's professional biography HERE.
Read about it and see the photos HERE.
The Navy Times reports that two of the moves will involve Bremerton. Read the DETAILS.
The Navy's longest-serving submarine is about to fade into history in its namesake city. Read more about the boat and take a brief video tour INSIDE.
He's an aircraft handling officer; she's an enlisted intelligence specialist. They commute together, but are careful to observe military courtesies on the job. Read their STORY.
VP-69 has a new commanding officer. Here are the photos and the STORY.
This article has nothing to with Sea Services in the Northwest, but it's a cool and interesting story about service, and unusual enough that I thought you'd like to read it. You won't see it in the mainstream news media - Web Editor. HERE'S THE STORY.
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