The money for one new ship and planning for another was included in the federal budget. Read more in this USNI ARTICLE.
The contract is to be awarded THIS WEEK.
Navy Region Northwest warns sailors and civilians to prepare for a possible future shutdown. Read this article from the KITSAP SUN.
In an unusually forceful statement, Admiral Karl Schultz calls the Coast Guard pay stoppage during the partial government shutdown "UNACCEPTABLE."
Former Master Chief Petty Officers of Coast Guard express ANGER.
Here's how to help Coast Guard Members in the Northwest. See the DONATION LINKS.
The Coast Guard's only heavy icebreaker has once again done its job, but the ship is showing its age. Here's more about Polar Star's MISSION.
This video is fun to watch! Cadet Petty Officer First Class Christopher Lew performed his Individual Armed Exhibition Drill during a December assembly at Liberty High School in Renton. ENJOY THE VIDEO!
Admiral Thad Allen (Retired) details the hardships faced by Coast Guard families during the shutdown. And he's been there.
Read Allen's essay from the U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings Magazine.
The partial government shutdown means hardships for Coast Guard uniformed members and civilian employees, and workers for the Maritime Administration. See the NLUS VOICE TO CONGRESS.
The Navy proposes basing P-8 submarine hunters on Adak Island, Alaska. Read WHY.
The Coast Guard declined to send USCGC Polar Star to an Arctic exercise, concerned that Russia might have to RESCUE IT.
The Seattle-based heavy icebreaker made a port call in Honolulu on its way to Antarctica. It's the only U.S. ship capable of breaking the resupply channel into McMurdo Station. Read more about its MISSION.
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
© 2001-2020 Navy League of the United States - Lake Washington & Everett Council
Lake Washington & Everett Council of the Navy League of the United States is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.LW&E Council, P.O. Box 547
Bellevue WA 98009-0547