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  • 2019 4th of July Parade - Sailor of the Year
  • 2019 4th of July Parade - Bluejacket of the Year
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  • Dr. Darrin Hand, NL Pres. Greg Smith, Chaplain David Lura
  • 4th of July Sailor of the Year
  • 2019 4th of July Sailor of the Year
  • Senator Barbara Bailey + 2018 Reserve Sailor of the Year Deburkarte
  • NAS Whidbey CNIC Large Installation Excellence Award Winner 2016 & 2017
  • President Smith presenting Navy flag to Bill D'Aoust, retired CPO on his 100th birthday
  • Navy League Past President - Steve Bristow
  • Thank You, VETERANS!
  • A-6 & EA6-B - WELCOME TO OAK HARBOR & NAS WHIDBEY

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On this date in . . .
from: http://www.scopesys.com
1906 1st American awarded Nobel Peace Prize - President Theodore Roosevelt

AND IN MILITARY HISTORY
from: thisdayinusmilhist.wordpress.com

1941 – Japanese air attacks and troop landings on Luzon. Attack on the naval base at Caite destroys weapons stocks. At Aparri, on the north coast, 2000 troops of the Tanaka Detachment land, while troops of the Kanno Detachment land at Vigan in the northeast. Both landings are well supported by naval forces.
1941 – Admiral Goto commands a Japanese force which captures the 300 man US garrison on Guam.
1941 – Aircraft from USS Enterprise attack and sink Japanese Submarine I-70 north of Hawaiian Islands. A participant in the Pearl Harbor Attack. At the time, I-70 is thought to be the first Japanese combatant ship sunk during World War II.
1941 – PBY piloted by LT Utter of VP-101 shoots down Japanese ZERO in first Navy air-to-air kill during World War II.
1941 – The US submarine Sealion was sunk in an air attack at Manila Bay. 10 crewman were captured by the Japanese and shipped to work in a Mitsubishi copper mine in northern Japan.
1941 – With no weapon larger than the .30 caliber MG, 153 Marines defended Guam until overwhelmed.
1941 – The long-running debate on draft regulations ends with Roosevelt signing into law a revised bill which puts those who have been fathers since before Pearl Harbor at the bottom of the list.
1943 – On Bougainville, the first American aircraft arrive at the Cape Torokina airfield. American divisions are gradually extending their perimeter.

Navy League Motto

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.

 

 

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Oak Harbor, Washington 98277
Phone 360.720.8398
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  • 1st Tue. Monthly Mtgs @ CPO Club [Sep.-June]
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MEETINGS @ CPO Club

regular meetings
1st Tuesday
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

No meetings
in July and August

TUESDAY
7 Jan 2020
Whidbey Golf Club - Swantown Road
FRIDAY
24 Jan 2020
Annual Sailor of the Year Luncheon
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