On August 7, 2020, Vice Adm. John B. Mustin relieved Vice Adm. Luke M. McCollum as Chief of Navy Reserve and Commander, Navy Reserve Force, during a change of command ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard. Read the full story from Lt. j.g. Jacob Dirr, COMNAVRES Public Affairs at the Navy’s website: https://www.navy.mil/Press-Office/News-Stories/display-news/Article/2305287/chief-of-navy-reserve-changes-command (Photo from … More Chief of Navy Reserve Changes Command
On April 24, the Navy accepted delivery of the guided missile destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) from Huntington Ingalls Industries shipbuilding division. For the fleet, the vessel will carry a very special honor bearing the name of the first Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy. MCPON Delbert Black was “known for guiding the … More Navy Honors First MCPON: USS Delbert D. Black (DDG-119)
On February 16, NOUS Northwest was well represented in San Francisco at the commissioning ceremony for USS Tulsa (LCS-16), the Navy’s newest surface combatant. Well done to Mark Thompson! Scroll down for some great photographs provided by him. “The Independence-variant LCS is the Navy’s second ship to be named for the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma. … More Mark W. Thompson Attends USS Tulsa (LCS-16) Commissioning in San Francisco
If you want to find out all about the Pacific Northwest’s Naval activities, head over to https://homeportnorthwest.wordpress.com and check out the official blog for your U.S. Navy in the Pacific Northwest. By clicking the “About Us” tab, you can learn all about our region’s naval history which begins: “The United States Navy has been operating … More U. S. Navy Region Northwest Has a Local Blog!
NOUS Northwest is well covered with three separate articles in the recently-published summer edition. Click HERE to access the latest in national NOUS news. (Image from NOUS national newsletter website)
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
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TOMORROW: 11 November Brunch at NS Everett NOUS Northwest Commandery will be commemorating the Navy’s birthday combined with Veterans’ Day tomorrow at Naval Station Everett. CAPT Joe Valenta (USN-Ret) will start the program with a PowerPoint analysis of the Continental Navy in 1775. Joe will be followed by Companion Floyd Kershner who will discuss the … More News of Interest – 10 November 2017