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  • CAPT Butch Bailey, former Burlington-Edison Naval Science Instructor accepts Scroll of Honor for conspicuous excellence in youth programs.
  • CDR Mike Black, OHHS Naval Science instructor accepts the Navy League Scroll of Honor for conspicuous excellence in youth programs.
  • CDR Jon "JC" Crawford, CO VAQ 132 + retired CAPT Bob Frazer, 1st CO VAQ 132 50 years ago
  • Pres. Elect Greg Smith presenting Navy flag to Bill D'Aoust, retired CPO on his 100th birthday
  • 2017 Vet's Day Speaker Air Force Lt Gen Jouas & Chaplain Cutter and Spouses
  • 6 Time Outstanding Council
  • Navy League Meeting with SAR Crew, NAS CO Moore & NL President Bristow
  • Navy League President - Steve Bristow
  • Navy League President Steve Bristow & CAPT Heidemarie Stefanyshyn Piper USN, retired - Navy Diver and 2x Space Shuttle Astronaut
  • President - Steve Bristow & Past President - Butch Bailey
  • NAS Whidbey - 2016 CNIC Large Installation Excellence Award Winner
  • Thank You, VETERANS!
  • Military Appreciation Picnic
  • A-6 & EA6-B - WELCOME TO OAK HARBOR & NAS WHIDBEY
  • Race Week
  • Deception Pass Bridge at Sunset

CONGRATULATIONS!

Naval Air Station Whidbey wins
Installation Excellence Award
Again

For the second time in three years, Commander, Naval Installations Command selected NAS Whidbey Island as the Navy’s top large installation this year and the overall recipient for the Navy’s Installation Excellence Award.

AND

I am very honored to inform all of you that we have been awarded “Outstanding Council” for the sixth year in a row.  Congratulations!

Though I do not have the full breakdown, we are one of very few (10 of 260) who received this award nationally. Six may unprecedented. This represents an entire decade as either Outstanding or Meritorious Council.  

Each award is distinctive and each represents an outstanding effort all year long. Thank you for all of the hard work you do for our Picnic, Reception, Veteran’s Day, SOY Luncheon, SOY Parade entry, numerous Navy and Cadet awards, plus other areas of supporting our Sea Services.

Thank you also to Diane Devlin for your outstanding attention to detail and thoroughness in your award submission for the council .

Steve Bristow, OHAC President

  • Wednesday 18 July 2018  


On this date in . . .  
from:
www.scopesys.com

1913 After 68 straight innings Christy Mathewson gives up a walk 
1914 US army air service 1st comes into being, in the Signal Corps 
1915 Boston Braves start move from last place to become world series champs 

AND IN MILITARY HISTORY
from: thisdayinusmilhist.wordpress.com

1866 – Congress authorized Coast Guard officers to search vehicles and persons suspected of concealing contraband.
1877 – Inventor Thomas Edison recorded the human voice for the first time.
1914 – The U.S. Congress forms the Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps, giving official status to aircraft within the U.S. Army for the first time.
1945 – The Potsdam Conference continues. Churchill, Truman and Stalin confer on politics and strategy, in a town near Berlin. The leaders met for their second plenary session in the Cecilienhof, an 18th century palace. President Truman informed Prime Minister Churchill that the atomic bomb test had been successful in a cryptic note, “Babies satisfactorily born.” American interest in Soviet participation in the war against Japan has been noticeably lessened.
1945 – Captured German mines explode accidentally, destroying an American Red Cross club in Italy and killing 36 people.
1945 – Aircraft from the American carrier Wasp attack Japanese positions on Wake Island.
1945 – The battleship Nagato, which has been reduced to service as a floating antiaircraft battery, is damaged by American planes at Yokosuka. Allied air and naval forces strike numerous other targets in the Tokyo area and encounter almost no opposition.

The Navy League has three missions:

1.  to enhance the morale of active-duty personnel and their families,
2.  to inform Congress and the American public on the importance of strong sea services, and
3.  to support youth through programs that expose young people to the values of our sea services.

 

Contact Us  
Oak Harbor Navy League
P.O. Box 847
Oak Harbor, Washington 98277
Phone 360.720.8398
Mobile 360-929-3928
Regular Schedule  
Tuesday
  • 1st Tue. Monthly Mtgs @ CPO Club [Sep.-June]
    – 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

No meetings in July and August
4 Sep 2018
2 Oct 2018

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