March 2023  

Oak Harbor, Washington

Expect showery weather this evening through late tomorrow night


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Mostly cloudy

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Humidity: 94%
Wind: 3 MPH

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  • 2022 Veterans Day Speaker - Captain Jim Patton, USN, retired
  • 2022 Veterans Day Leaders - Greg Smith, George Saul, Jim Patton, Jeff Neuberger
  • 2022 Veterans Day - OHHS Wildcat Band
  • 2022 Veterans Day - Navy Band Northwest Brass Quintet
  • NJROTC Awards - Rep. Larsen &, Assistant Superintendent Lundstrom
  • 2021 Veterans Day Entrance to Stadium
  • NL VP Dr. Darin Hand, NL President Greg Smith, Chaplain David Lura
  • Past NL President, Steve Bristow
  • Welcome to NAS Whidbey Island

Links to OUR 2021 VETERANS DAY PROGRAM and the 2022 Memorial Day Program can be found IN ANNUAL EVENTS

24 March 2023 
on this day in 
1947 John D Rockefeller Jr donates NYC East River site to the United Nations

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1903 – George Dewey commissioned Admiral of the Navy with the date of rank, 2 March 1899. He was the only person to hold this rank.
1920 – The first Coast Guard air station was established at Morehead City, North Carolina. The station was closed on 1 July 1921 due to a lack of funding.
1944 – 76 Allied officers escaped Stalag Luft 3. In 1949 Paul Brickall authored “The Great Escape.” The story of Jackson Barrett Mahon (d.1999 at 78), an American fighter pilot, and the Allied POW escape from Stalag Luft III in Germany during WW II. The 1963 film “The Great Escape” starred Steve McQueen, was directed by John Sturges and was based on the true story.
1945 – US Task Force 58 (Admiral Mitscher) conduct air raids on Okinawa. The island is also bombarded by 5 battleships and 11 destroyers under the command of Admiral Lee. Japanese submarines make unsuccessful attacks on the American ships. Meanwhile, American scout planes sight a Japanese convoy south of Kyushu and subsequent attacks sink all 8 ships.


Contact Us  
Navy League
PO Box 847
Oak Harbor, Washington 98277
Phone 360.720.8398
Mobile 360.720.8398

MEETINGS monthly except July-August

OH Elks Club

Apr 4
May 2
Jun 6
No Mtgs Jul/Aug
Sep 5


Oak Harbor Area Council of the Navy League is a group of civilians who meet monthly in support of the women and men of the sea services.  A SPECIAL WELCOME is extended to military related families and those new to the area and includes an invitation to join us.


We enhance the morale of
sea service personnel and
their families through national
and council level programs.
We provide a powerful voice to educate the public and Congress 
on the importance of our sea services to our nation’s defense,
well-being and economic prosperity. 

We support youth through programs that expose young people to the value of our sea services.

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