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Marines and sailors prepare to make waves at Sail Boston 2017

Story by Cpl Mackenzie Gibson on 06/16/2017 Marines and sailors from across the Department of Defense gathered aboard the USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) to set sail towards Boston, Massachusetts, for Sail Boston 2017, June 12, 2017. The Marines and Sailors are participating in the event in order to showcase the
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Sail Boston 2017 becomes Navy homecoming for McMinnville, Oregon family

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Sandi Grimnes Moreno, Sail Boston Public Affairs BOSTON As USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) moored at the North Jetty Pier in Boston, a family from McMinnville, Oregon was anxiously waiting for their Sailor to cross the brow. Chad and Lisa Cape, along with their
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NASWI SAR Maintenance Crew

Story by PO2 Scott Wood on 06/15/2017 OAK HARBOR, Wash. Heroes always stand behind heroes. This doesn't ring more true than for Naval Air Station Whidbey Island's Search and Rescue (SAR) maintenance crew. While the public recognizes the daring rescues of the MH-60S helicopters and the team manning them, there's
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Patrol Squadron NINE and the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force Strengthen Partnership during Training Exercise

Story by PO2 Amber Porter on 06/07/2017 VP-9 and the JMSDF conducted extensive mission planning and subject matter exchanges to increase mission effectiveness and communication in preparation for a cooperative ASW flight. The flight evolution consisted of two JMSDF aircraft, the Kawasaki P-1 and P-3C Orion, and a U.S. P-3C
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Naval Base Kitsap honors Battle Of Midway 75th Anniversary

Story by PO3 Charles Gaddis IV on 06/07/2017 BREMERTON, Wash. Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, June 6, at the Bremerton Waterfront Boardwalk. The Battle of Midway is regarded as one of the Navy and the nation's most historically significant naval victories. The
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NASWI Commemorates Battle of Midway 75th Anniversary

Story by PO2 Scott Wood on 06/03/2017 OAK HARBOR, Wash. Regarded as the decisive battle for the Pacific and turning point in World War II, the Battle of Midway did not come without its sacrifices and everyone who gathered at the PBY-Naval Air Museum Catalina aircraft on Friday, June 2,
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