Sea Service News

  • 03 Feb 2017 16:12 | Anonymous

    The "Big E" was decommissioned Feb. 3 at Newport News, Virginia, after 55 years' service.

    Read about it HERE.  

  • 30 Jan 2017 16:04 | Anonymous

    The Change of Command was held in Bremerton Jan. 12.  In attendance was the granddaughter of the ship's namesake.

    Here's the complete NAVY RELEASE

  • 20 Jan 2017 16:19 | Anonymous

    Read about all these recent MISSIONS.. 

  • 18 Jan 2017 14:45 | Anonymous

    The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB-10) and crew create a navigable channel through the frozen Ross Sea off of Antarctica, Jan. 16, 2017.  Read more about the Operation Deepfreeze mission at this LINK.   (USCCG photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley)  (Web Editor's note:  Your editor was Master of Ceremonies for commissioning of Polar Star).

  • 17 Jan 2017 15:48 | Anonymous

    Joseph Farina was named an Honorary Naval Aviator.  Mr. Farina is in good company.  Others so honored include Bob Hope and Adm. Arleigh Burke.

    Read MORE HERE.  

  • 13 Jan 2017 16:55 | Anonymous

    The privilege will include all honorably discharged military veterans, effective Nov. 11, Veterans Day.  Here are DETAILS.

  • 08 Jan 2017 14:36 | Anonymous

    The following notice comes to us courtesy of the Navy League Tacoma Council:


    Navy Leaguers are invited to attend a Bronze Star presentation to Mr. Paul Buerger by RDML Gary Mayes, Commander Navy Region Northwest, at Patriots Landing (in Dupont) on Wednesday, January 25th at 12PM. Mr. Buerger was recommended for the Bronze Star with Valor for his Naval service between July and November 1971 in the Republic of Vietnam. Please RSVP with Syl Wiles at if you plan to attend.

    Read more about Patriots Landing HERE .

  • 05 Jan 2017 15:53 | Anonymous

    Smokey Point Commissary patrons donate big to Everett Gospel Mission.  Good news! 

  • 03 Jan 2017 15:19 | Anonymous

    (Dec. 30, 2016) Cmdr. David Ganci, executive officer, Electronic Attack Squadron 130, gives his wife flowers after returning home from deployment at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. The squadron conducted electronic warfare operations in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility while embarked on USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (USN photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Hetherington)


  • 30 Dec 2016 15:30 | Anonymous

    The December accident occurred on deck at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, and led to the temporary grounding of EA/18G and related aircraft.  Read the UPI story HERE. 

    Here's the Seattle Times article, posted January 05.

    And the Navy Times article.

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