This feature on Coast Guard women who become Surfmen includes comments from Lieutenant Jessica Shafer, Surfman and Commanding Officer of Station Cape Disappointment. Shafer was the keynote speaker at our Council dinner on 13 November 2019. Read the article HERE.
Here's the full STORY.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, with a Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment aboard, conducted counter-narcotics operations in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific. Read more HERE.
Fire broke out the evening of 18 August when the Seattle-based icebreaker was about 60 miles off Seward, Alaska. Here's the Coast Guard news RELEASE.
Read about the ceremony and see the PHOTOS.
You can watch the ceremony video HERE. (Caution: Very poor audio)
Here's video of the ship's final PATROL. (Skip the ads when you can)
Read details HERE
The new unit is Tactical Operations Control Squadron (TOCRON) TEN. Learn about its purpose in this NAVY NEWS RELEASE.
The carrier will undergo an overhaul at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, and will switch homeports from San Diego to BREMERTON.
Puget sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) will get the largest share of Navy Reservists, mobilized to fill in for civilian employees beached by COVID-19. The Navy calls the activation to help four shipyards UNPRECEDENTED.
The Lake Washington & Everett Council of the Navy League of US espouses to NLUS's four goals:
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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