On Friday night, 7 December, CAPT John C. Laible relieved CAPT Joseph R. Valenta as Commander of NOUS Northwest in a festive ceremony held at Arnie’s Restaurant in Mukilteo, WA. As the founding force behind NOUS Northwest, CAPT Valenta steps down from his post in the organization, which now claims a membership of 37 … More CAPT John Laible, USN (Ret.) Assumes Command of NOUS Northwest
Excerpt from CNO WASHINGTON DC MESSAGE, NAVADMIN 173/18, DATED 20 JUL 18: “On 13 October 2018, the Navy will celebrate its 243rd birthday. The central theme of this year’s 243rd BDAY and heritage week will be ‘Forged by the Sea’.” ……. “On 9 October 2018, the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) will mark the commencement … More Today is the US Navy’s 243rd Birthday!
On 10 November, our historian Floyd Kershner will lead a discussion and video at Naval Station Everett on the topic of “The Spanish-American War”. If you would like to get a head start on knowing more about that conflict, check out THIS LINK which suggests 50 books on the subject. You can also read an earlier … More Further Reading on The Spanish-American War
On 10 November, NOUS Northwest historian/companion Floyd Kershner will lead a discussion and provide a video on the Spanish-American War of 1898. Floyd’s presentation will be the keynote event for our annual Navy Birthday and Veteran’s Day brunch meeting to be held at Naval Station Everett. (Photo above NH 48619 USS Maine obtained from NHHC Website … More Spanish-American War Backgrounder
Just click on the Post-Event Blog 2018 in the menu above.
Are you a member of USNI? If not, and you have an interest in US Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard subjects, the Naval Institute is for you! Here’s a little background information quoted from their website, accessed at USNI HISTORY. “History of the U.S. Naval Institute “The U.S. Naval Institute has been a fixture … More Are You A Member of the US Naval Institute?
The Marine Corps Association and Foundation’s website contains a very interesting synopsis of Marine Corps operations during the Battle of Midway, the subject of which is being commemorated by NOUS Northwest on 23 June at Naval Station Everett. The summary was written by R.R. Keene and was first published in June 1992. One excerpt includes … More The Marine Corps at Midway