Regular Membership in the Naval Order Any United States citizen who has served, or is serving, as a Commissioned Officer, Warrant Officer or Enlisted person of the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and any other Federal military maritime service of the United States, including the commissioned corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) and … More NOUS Includes NOAA and US Public Health Professionals
FULL SPEED AHEAD IN 2018! Having completed our first charter year on 17 January, NOUS Northwest is now fully up-and-running! Just by looking at our Upcoming Events (shown at right on laptop, bottom of page on tablets and phones), you will notice numerous events scheduled as we commemorate our US Maritime heritage: Navy, Marine Corps, … More Two New Learning Opportunities
ACT NOW FOR TICKETS! Update from Companion CAPT David Todd (USN-Ret): For anyone who is interested in attending the USS PORTLAND (LPD 27) commissioning in Portland on 21 April 2018, please note that the time for securing tickets is about to close. The projected number of attendees is rapidly approaching the 5000-person capacity of the … More Final Call for USS PORTLAND Commissioning Tickets
THE DOOLITTLE RAID: From the Naval History and Heritage Command, published by the US Naval Institute: “On April 18, 1942, it was a “nice sun-shiny day overcast with anti-aircraft fire,” according to Army Air Force Tech. Sgt. Eldred V. Scott. “Over Tokyo, anyway. “Scott’s weather quip signaled the near completion of the Doolittle Raiders’ mission … More Discussion Coming Up: The Doolittle Raid
NOUS Northwest has a full year planned with numerous events which can be found, with dates, on this page. (See example below). Included for the year are 5 business meetings, 3 conference calls, 5 historic celebrations (with 3 brunches and 2 dinners) and one new member welcome lunch. We will be keeping the calendar up … More A Great New Year Ahead!
Elenor Roosevelt described her husband’s reaction to the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on a video clip from the 1950’s. This unique insight was based on an interview with the former First Lady and is provided by the FDR Library via YouTube. To view the 2.5 minute video, open this posting by clicking on the … More Elenor Roosevelt Speaks About Her Husband’s Reaction on 7 December 1941
Tomorrow is December 7, the 76th anniversary of the surprise attack in 1941 on Pearl Harbor. On Friday evening, the Naval Order-Northwest Commandery will be hosting a dinner meeting at Arnie’s Restaurant in Mukilteo, WA in remembrance of that tragic event and the courageous Maritime Service members who were involved in it. As background, … More December 7, 2017: The 76th Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day