Check out the Upcoming Events calendar on this site to be up-to-date on all of NOUS Northwest’s planned activities or related maritime events. During March and April, we note the following events scheduled: 30 Mar EVENT – Annual Dinner/Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day, Arnie’s Restaurant, 714 2nd St, Mukilteo, 7:30 pm 3 Apr EVENT – Discussion … More Plenty of Great Upcoming Events!
On 8 May 1942, the Imperial Japanese Navy sank USS Lexington (CV-2) during the Battle of the Coral Sea. Seventy-six years later, the wreckage was located in that Sea thanks to the efforts of billionaire Paul Allen and the crew of his research vessel R/V Petrel. “To pay tribute to the USS Lexington and the brave men that served on … More Paul Allen’s Research Ship R/V Petrel Finds Sunken USS Lexington (CV-2)
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!