US Navy Submarine Force Birthday This Week

The US Navy’s undersea service will be 119 on 11 April! Head over to the Naval History and Heritage Command’s (NHHC) site and learn all about the Submarine Force’s great history. The excerpt below was taken from a longer discussion which can be found by clicking https://www.history.navy.mil/browse-by-topic/communities/submarines.html. “Submarines have a long history in the United … More US Navy Submarine Force Birthday This Week

Mark W. Thompson Attends USS Tulsa (LCS-16) Commissioning in San Francisco

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

U. S. Navy Region Northwest Has a Local Blog!

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!

Want to Learn More About Famous Navy Quotations?

You can do just that…. by heading over to the Naval History and Heritage Command’s website at https://www.history.navy.mil/browse-by-topic/heritage/famous-navy-quotations.html to learn all about famous Naval quotations and sayings. A good example: “Don’t give up the ship!” “Tradition has it that Captain James Lawrence said these heroic words after being mortally wounded in the engagement between his … More Want to Learn More About Famous Navy Quotations?

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!

CAPT John Laible, USN (Ret.) Assumes Command of NOUS Northwest

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