Lake Washington-Everett Council
Chartered 1 January 2001
The Navy League's Millennium Council.

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* Next Dinner Event - Thur 4 Aug 2016 - Summer Fun Event at the Everett AquaSox
* Next Board Meeting - Wed 14 September 2016 - Bellevue Red Lion Hotel
* Next Tour - 3 Aug 2016 - USS Jimmy Carter (SSN 23)

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

Lake Washington-Everett
Council News

2016 Summer Fun Event

Join us for a fun evening of Minor League Baseball with the Everett AquaSox,
the Seattle Mariners Single A Affiliate.

Wednesday, 4 Aug 2016

Pepsi Pavilion Picnic Area of Everett Memorial Stadium (home of the AquaSox)
3802 Broadway, Everett Washington 98201

On-line Event Reservations Avaliable

The evening will include:
  • Top baseball played by future Seattle Mariners
  • All that you can eat BBQ
    Hamburgers - Cheeseburgers - Hot Dogs - Fruit Salad - Chips - Cookies
    Pepsi Products and Bottled Water - Open Bar - Large Grass Playfield

    Upper Box Tickets
  • South Gate Opens at 6:00pm - Game Starts at 7:05pm
Cost per person
  • $22.00 Adults
  • $18.00 6 to 2 Years Old
  • Under 2 Years Old Free

Register On-Line Now Available.

You may also make your reservation via e-mail to

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

Tour the USS Jimmy Carter (SSN 23)



0900 Meet at Naval Undersea Museum
1 Garnet Way, Keyport, WA 98345
Details to follow later

To attend the Tour, PLEASE email the requested information to:

  • FULL Legal Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Full Social Security Number
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Place of Birth
  • Cell Phone Number
  • email

On the day of the tour you will need to bring one of the following 3 options

  1. Enhanced Driver's License
  2. Passport & Driver's License
  3. Birth Certificate & Driver's License


  • Jim Ardissono . . . .425-391-5567
  • Director of Tours
  • Lake Washington Everett Council
  • Navy League of the United States
  • 425-503-2556

"Save the Dates"

Upcoming Dinner Events

Please check back for future dinner dates, times, details …

Upcoming Tours

  • USS Jimmy Carter (SSN 723)
    3 August 2016

Please check back for future tour dates, times, details …

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Sea Service News

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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.

Navy Times

New Navy software may revolutionize carrier landings

Computer control of arrested landings may make life a lot easier for fighter pilots.

Read the full story here.

DoD Public Affairs

Vietnamese boat person makes Flag Rank

This isn't really "Sea Service News," but it's of interest: Another example of "Where else on the planet could this happen?"

Read the full story here.

Commander, Naval Air Forces

Blue Angels resume 2016 schedule

And that means the unit plans to perform at Seafair!

Read the full story here.

USCG Public Affairs

Coast Guard District 13 Change of Command

Fair winds and following seas to a great Council friend, Rear Admiral Richard Gromlich! Rick Gromlich retired June 17th after being relieved by Rear Admiral Mark Butt. RADM Gromlich and his family will reside, at least temporarily, in West Seattle

Read the full story here.

USCG Public Affairs

USCGC Polar Star crew members honored by Coast Guard Commandant

This is what you have to do in Antarctica when you can't call AAA Road Service...

Read the full story here.

USCG Healy

USCGC Healy underway for the Arctic

The Seattle-based icebreaker, a Council-adopted unit, has left Seattle for its Arctic West Summer deployment. Captain Jason Hamilton tells us what's to come.

Read the full story here.

USN PACFLT Public Affairs

Navy's Pacific Fleet marks Battle of Midway

It's the 74th anniversary of this turning point in WW II in the Pacific.

Read the full story here.

Navy Times

Navy movie star leaves Hawaii

USS Houston is headed for Bremerton and decommissioning

Read the full story here.

USCG Public Affairs

Facts you may not know about the Coast Guard at Normandy

Read the full story here.

USCG Acquisition Directorate

Coast Guard orders new boats from Safe Boats International

Contract with the Bremerton-based company, a Council Corporate Member, is worth nearly $4 million.

Read the full story here.

New Boeing sub hunter said to be easier on aircrews

P-8 Poseidon aircraft is smoother and quieter than its precessor; enhances crew situational awareness.

Read the full story here.

USA Today via Military Times

WW II sailor throws out first pitch at Mariners Game

Second-Class Petty Officer Burke Waldron's throw was impressive!

Read the full story here.

Navy Times

California Congressman complains new Coast Guard icebreaker is too long in coming.

Rep. Duncan Hunter suggests the Navy help with funding.

Read the full story here.

USN Public Affairs

Naval Station Everett main gate closing for construction

Closure to last from May 31 to about September 1.

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


Hire America's Heroes

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Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Council of the Navy League


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* Educate national leaders and the nation * Support the men and women of the sea services * Provide assistance to sea service families * Support youth programs *
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