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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 December 2014 Voyager is now available on-line in the Voyager Newsletter section.

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Upcoming Dinner Events

  • Our Annual USCGC Healy Dinner
    Bellevue Red Lion Hotel
    Wednesday, 11 March 2015
    1800 - 2100
    Special Guests: Members of the USCGC Healy
    Keynote Speaker: Captain John Reeves, USCG
    Commanding Officer, USCGC Healy
    Topic: "Artic Science and the Opening of the NW Passage"

    Recognizing the Healy Sailors of the Quarter and Sailor of the Year
    Recognizing the University of Washington NROTC
    Recognizing Corporate Member GE Power Conversion

  • Spring Dinner
    Bellevue Red Lion Hotel
    Wednesday, 12 May 2015
    Keynote Speaker: Rear Admiral Dave Kriete, USN
    Commander, SUBGRU Nine

Please check back for details and registration …

Upcoming Tours

  • Tour a TRIDENT Submarine
    31 March 2015
    Additional Information Coming

Please check back for dates, time, details …

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Sea Service News

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Daily Mail (of London)

One of last Doolittle Raiders dies in Sumner

Lieutenant Colonel Edward Saylor (retired) passed away Jan 28 at age 94. He was one of the airmen who volunteered to fly a dangerous mission over Tokyo that boosted American morale a few months after Pearl Harbor. (U.S. Air Force photo)

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Puget Sound Business Journal

Navy wants more Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft

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U.S. Navy Public Affairs

USS Rodney M. Davis decommissioned at Everett

Click on the link below for pictures!

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Whidbey Crosswind

P-8A Simulator coming to NAS Whidbey Island

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USCG Twiitter

Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star is greeted by summer snow near McMurdo Station, Antarctica Jan. 12, 2015. The icebreaker is providing logistics support to the National Science Foundation's research efforts at the bottom of the world. (Photo by Peter Rejcek via USCG Twitter)

AP via Navy Times

USS John Stennis leaves Bremerton after overhaul

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USCG Public Affairs

Coast Guard escorts USS Nimitz to new homeport

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Retired USCG Officer passes away

Lieutenant Commander Anthony Owens, USCG (retired) passed away Dec. 18 in Bellevue, of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). His death is notable because of way he lived his life, especially as the disease progressed. I think you’ll find the video link below inspiring. – Phil Johnson

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Portland Oregonian via Navy Times

More Navy sonobuoys off Pacific Coast?

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Navy Times

Former carrier Ranger to leave Bremerton

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Navy Homeport Northwest

Whidbey squadron gets first C-40A aircraft

Boeing 737-700 to be used for logistics support

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USN Public Affairs

Arizona survivors make final toast to lost shipmates

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Visits since 1/1/2015
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

Everett Council of the Navy League

Tacoma Council of the Navy League

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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