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The Navy League's Millennium Council.

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* Next Dinner Event - 12 Aug - Summer Fun Event at CenturyLInk, 5:30 - 8:00
* Next Board Meeting - 8 July - Bellevue Red Lion
* Next Tour - coming soon...

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 June 2015 Voyager is now available on-line in the Voyager Newsletter section.

Lake Washington-Everett
Council News

Join us for our "Summer Fun Event"

CenturyLink Field - Home of the Seattle Seahawks

Wednesday, 12 August 2015
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

On-line Dinner Reservations

The event will be held in the West Club Lounge and and the evening will include:
  • A tour of CenturyLink Field - 6:00 PM
  • Dinner with a no host bar - 7:00 PM
  • A silent auction of Seattle Seahawk items - Ongoing
  • Free parking on the 5th floor of the Seahawks Parking Garage
Our Keynote Speaker will be:

CDR Mike Flood USCG (Ret)
Vice President of Community Relations, Seattle Seahawks

Topic: The Seahawks and the "12s" with an emphasis on the values taught by Seahawk Coach Pete Carroll

Cost per person $40.00 or
$35.00 per person for Active Military or children under 12 years old

On-line Dinner Reservations

You may also make your reservation via e-mail to

Mail your check, payable to LWC-NLUS, to:
PO Box 547
Bellevue WA 98009-0547

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LWC Tour of a Trident Submarine

Monday 17 August 2015
Date Change

Trident submarine
The tours will start at:
  • 0915 - Meet the Bus at
    • 1 Garnet Way
    • Keyport, WA 98345
  • 0930 - Board the bus to the Trident Training Facility
  • 1130 - Lunch on base (Bring some cash for lunch)
  • 1230 - Board bus to Trident submarine (Bring money for souvenirs from the sub. The money goes to their MWR)
  • 1500 - Retun to your cars at the Naval Undersea Museum

To register for this tour please do so by E-Mail to Jim Ardissono:

Include the following information:
  • Full legal name (First Name, Middle Name & Last Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Last four numbers of your SSN
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Title/Occupation
  • Cell Phone Number

Jim will then email you the forms to complete, to attend the tour

Navy requirements include:
  • U S CITIZEN =Passport or birth certificate and Driver's License or ENHANCED Driver's License
  • At Least 11 Years Old
  • NO Cell Phones, Cameras, electronic equipment allowed on Tour
Questions - contact:

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Upcoming Dinner Events

  • Fall Dinner
    Bellevue Red Lion Hotel
    Wednesday, 9 September 2015
    6:00pm - 9:00pm

Please check back for details and registration …

Upcoming Tours

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

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Sea Service News

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Defense News

Australia buying 12 Boeing Growlers

RAAF's first EA-18 rolled out in St. Louis

Read the full story here.

Dick Devlin

Don Boyer passes away

Don Boyer was a legend in Oak Harbor and a giant in Navy League. He was totally committed to Navy League and recruited most of the people who lived in Oak Harbor and who became life members. - More information in the next Voyager.

USCGC Healy Public Affairs

Cutter Healy tests remote rescues in the Arctic

Coast Guard icebreaker Healy tests search and rescue abilities with industry partners off the north shore of Alaska. (Web Editor's note: This release was written by the daughter of Council Member Captain Dave Visneski, USCG (Retired)).

Read the full story here.

USN Public Affairs

Navy Third Fleet Change of Command

Read the full story here.

Navy Times

CNO's career could have ended early,

The Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Jon Greenert, might never have made Lieutenant -- had it not been for the integrity of his then-Commanding Officer.

Read the full story here.

USCGC Public Affairs

Coast Guard Base Seattle Change of Command

Captain Marc LeBeau, A highly-accomplished officer and a good friend of the Navy League, departed 17 July for his new assignment at Coast Guard Headquarters.

Read the full story here.

USCGC Public Affairs

Arctic research underway on Seattle-based icebreaker

Science operations are in full swing aboard USCGC Healy, a Council adopted unit

Read the full story here.

USN Public Affairs

Goodbye to the Prowler

Last EA-6B flies into history from NAS Whidbey Island.

Read the full story here.

Navy Homeport Northwest

Navy honors late Medal of Honor recipient at Gardiner, Washington

Marvin Shields was honored on the 50th anniversary of his heroic actions in Vietnam.

Read the full story here.

Navy Homeport Northwest

Naval Magazine Indian Island Change of Command

Read the full story here.

USCG Public Affairs

Polar Star galley earns national award

What's it take to serve a formal, world-class buffet aboard a ship in the Antarctic? Hard work and dedication by Food Service Specialists!

Read the full story here.

USN Public Affairs

Battle of Midway remembered at Bremerton

Read the full story here.

USCG Public Affairs

Healy Change of Command

One good friend of the Council departs as another takes command. Captain Jason Hamilton relieved Captain John Reeves as Commanding Officer of USCGC Healy (WAGB-20) in a ceremony held June 3 at Base Seattle

Read the full story here.

Department of Defense

New boss for Carrer Strike Group Three

Rear Admiral (lower half) Marcus A. Hitchcock will be assigned as Commander, Carrier Strike Group Three, Naval Base Kitsap. Hitchcock is currently serving as director, Fleet and Joint Training, N7, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia. The announcement was made by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and CNO Admiral Jon W. Greenert May 26.

Aviation Week

Boeing tanker moving ahead

A prototype aircraft in the KC-46 program starts ground fuel testing in Everett.

Read the full story here.

USCG Public Affairs

Member of Everett Coast Guard unit receives national honor

Chief Warrant Officer Anthony Slowik of Everett-bsed Port Security Unit (PSU) 313 is named Coast Guard Reserve's Warrant Officer of the Year.

Read the full story here.

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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