USS Olympia Arrives in Pacific Northwest for Namesake Visit

Story by PO1 Amanda Gray on 01/30/2017 Sailors assigned to the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) concluded a visit to the Pacific Northwest, Jan. 30, following a series of engagements with key civic and community leaders as well as engaging with locally-based organizations. The namesake visit provided
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NBK Hosts Wounded Warrior Family Symposium

Story by PO2 Vaughan Dill on 01/28/2017 SILVERDALE, Wash. Seven Navy Wounded Warrior (NWW) panel members shared their testimonials during a NWW Family Symposium Jan. 26. at the Bangor Plaza Ballroom. NWW panel members included Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 1st Class Cameron Fisher, assigned to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island;
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The Athena Project Arrives At Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton

Story by PO3 Charles Gaddis IV on 01/21/2017 BREMERTON, Wash. Service members, shipyard professionals, Department of Defense civilians and community organizations came together January 20, at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton's CPO Club to participate in the Athena Project. The Athena Project is a volunteer organization seeking new ideas and innovations from
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COMSUBGRU-9 Recognizes 2016 Sailors of the Year

Story by PO1 Amanda Gray on 01/17/2017 BANGOR, Wash. (NNS) -- Four Sailors from various Pacific Northwest submarine force sea and shore commands were recognized as the Commander, Submarine Group (COMSUBGRU) 9 Sailors and Junior Sailors of the Year during a luncheon held at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Jan. 17. Sonar
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Pennsylvania Blue Holds Change of Command Ceremony

Story by PO1 Amanda Gray on 01/13/2017 KEYPORT, Wash (NNS) -- The Blue crew of the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) welcomed a new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony, January 13. Cmdr. Steven Everhart, from Great Falls, Montana, relieved Cmdr. John Cage, from Jefferson City,
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USS Nimitz Holds Change of Command

Capt. Kevin P. Lenox took command of Nimitz from Capt. John C. Ring, who had been in command since July 2014. Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker, commander of Naval Air Forces, was the guest speaker at the event and acknowledged Ring and his crew for their accomplishments as a command. As
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