Webinar on the Battle of Okinawa available 1 April

NOUS Northwest companions have a great opportunity to learn some Pacific maritime history during the current shelter-in-place situation affecting our three northwestern states. This event will take place at 11:00 (Pacific Time) on 1 April. From Norwich University: “April 1, 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the amphibious assault by American units on Okinawa in … More Webinar on the Battle of Okinawa available 1 April

Learn some history from the Nimitz Museum while you are sheltered in place!

The third in a series of WWII webinars will be available from the National Museum of the Pacific War on 8 April 2020 at 09:00 Pacific time. You can learn about this free event and sign up at the following website: https://mailchi.mp/9101999f909d/fdr-and-end-of-wwii-webinar?e=3224382909 The title of the topic is “FDR and the End of WWII”, presented … More Learn some history from the Nimitz Museum while you are sheltered in place!

National History Day Competition Dates Are Fast Approaching in Washington State. NOUS Volunteer Judges Are Needed!

(NOTE: IF ANY PROSPECTIVE VOLUNTEER JUDGE HAS A QUESTION ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY DESCRIBED BELOW, PLEASE CONTACT OUR HISTORY DAY COORDINATOR, CAPTAIN RICHARD A. GRIFFIN, USNR [RET.] @ phormio@mac.com FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.) BUT……….BEFORE GOING ANY FURTHER, CHECK OUT THIS GREAT VIDEO TO GET AN IDEA ABOUT NATIONAL HISTORY DAY! https://youtu.be/oTkYADnO_-U And now, many thanks to Hannah … More National History Day Competition Dates Are Fast Approaching in Washington State. NOUS Volunteer Judges Are Needed!

First Commandery Meeting for 2019 Tomorrow!

Meeting at Shawn O’Donnell’s All NOUS Northwest companions are urged to join us on 14 January for a dinner meeting at Shawn O’Donnell’s American Grill and Irish Pub at 122 128th Street in Everett, WA. During this first event for 2019, we will review and update our 2019 plans under new Commander John Liaible. John … More First Commandery Meeting for 2019 Tomorrow!

Veterans Now Have Exchange Shopping Privileges Online

In a press release dated 14 November 2017, the Department of Defense announced “‘The Exchange is honored to open its virtual doors to millions of deserving veterans,’ said Tom Shull, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s director and CEO, a Vietnam-era Army veteran.”  That announcement can be obtained by clicking HERE. Information on how … More Veterans Now Have Exchange Shopping Privileges Online

Final Call for USS PORTLAND Commissioning Tickets

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