The partial government shutdown means hardships for Coast Guard uniformed members and civilian employees, and workers for the Maritime Administration. See the NLUS VOICE TO CONGRESS.
The Navy proposes basing P-8 submarine hunters on Adak Island, Alaska. Read WHY.
The Coast Guard declined to send USCGC Polar Star to an Arctic exercise, concerned that Russia might have to RESCUE IT.
The Seattle-based heavy icebreaker made a port call in Honolulu on its way to Antarctica. It's the only U.S. ship capable of breaking the resupply channel into McMurdo Station. Read more about its MISSION.
The Seattle-based icebreaker, a Council-adopted unit, returned to Pier 36 Friday morning after its 129-day Arctic deployment. Read DETAILS.
Extensive consultation has failed to produce agreement about Growler ops at NAS Whidbey Island. Here's the Navy 's NEWS RELEASE.
Read about the Guided Missile Destroyer's deployment in this Navy NEWS RELEASE.
Navy and civilian firefighters used the base live fire simulator for this exercise. Read more and see the photos at this LINK.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jacob Watt demonstrated what courage and commitment look like. Read about him in this Homeport Northwest release.
The services are bringing emergency supplies and personnel to Saipan and Tinian, Pacific Islands devastated by the Category-5 storm. READ DETAILS.
The KC-46 landed overseas for the first time, arriving in Japan October 23rd.
Read the full story from Air Force News. (Boeing is a Council Corporate Sponsor).
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Provide assistance to sea service families * Support youth programs
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