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Rushmore Visit to Hawaii Marks End of OMSI

Story by PO3 Kryzentia Weiermann on 10/01/2017 JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (NNS) Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) arrived in Hawaii for the last port visit during its Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) deployment, Sept. 30. Rushmore departed San Diego Aug.14 to begin its transit
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NASWI Hosts Suicide Prevention Training and Awareness Activities

Story by PO2 Scott Wood on 09/28/2017 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (NNS) Throughout the month of September, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) conducted training for Suicide Prevention Month at the base's chapel. The training itself was by no means the typical hour-long, power point lecture but a dynamic and interactive
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NASWI celebrates 75th Anniversary

Story by PO2 Scott Wood on 09/22/2017 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (NNS) Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) celebrated its 75th anniversary on Thursday, September 21 with a commemorative ceremony recognizing and remembering the development and critical role the air station has played over its 75 years of operation. NASWI's history
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USS Rushmore Visits Vanuatu

Story by PO3 Kryzentia Weiermann on 09/17/2017 VANUATU -- Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47), with embarked U.S. Coast Guard maritime law enforcement personnel, anchored off the coast of Vanuatu for a scheduled port visit, Sept. 15. During the visit, the crew provided tours of the
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NIOC Whidbey Island Sailor Wins SECNAV Innovation Honorable Mention

Story by PO1 Samuel Souvannason on 09/15/2017 FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (NNS) Cryptologic Technician (Collection) 1st Class Phillip Bush recently received an honorable mention for the Department of the Navy Enlisted Innovator Award. The Enlisted Innovator Award is part of the Secretary of the Navy Innovation Awards Program, which
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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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