INFORMATION

Our Military

In Island County   NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND Location Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is in Oak Harbor, Washington, on Whidbey Island. Whidbey Island

Welcome

To Island County   Welcome to Whidbey Island, the largest island in Washington state and one of the nine Puget Sound islands that make u

Getting To & Around

It’s easy enough to reach Whidbey Island by vehicle through Anacortes across the Deception Pass Bridge on State Route 20, though many people prefer

Housing & Real Estate

The charm of island living, a mild climate, natural beauties and a small-town lifestyle coupled with easy ferry access to the vital city of

Employment & Economy

In Island County   Island County is situated in the Salish Sea in Northwest Washington. As its name suggests, it is made up of several

Health Care

There are many health care services in Island County for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established

Family Resources

In Island County   Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing

Education & Academics

For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools system i

Living

Sports and Recreation   Whether you’re looking to take in a game or go for a spin around the go-kart track, Island County offers a

NEWS

USS Green Bay, USS Ashland arrive in Brisbane, Australia

Story by LT Adagray Willis on 06/17/2019 Brisbane, Australia The forward-deployed San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20), Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock

Wasp, JMSDF ships sail in Philippine Sea

Story by LT Adagray Willis on 06/16/2019 PHILIPPINE SEA (June 16, 2019) The Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU),

Fort McHenry Conducts Refueling With German Supply Ship

Story by PO2 Christopher Roys on 06/14/2019 BALTIC SEA The Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) conducted a replenishment-at-sea (RAS)

USS Fort McHenry Conducts Amphibious Operations in the Baltic Sea

Story by PO2 Christopher Roys on 06/13/2019 BALTIC SEA The Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) participated in an amphibiou

NAS Jacksonville Hosts Annual MPA Symposium

Story by LT Andrew Constantino on 06/06/2019 The annual Maritime Patrol Association (MPA) Symposium returned to Jacksonville for another year. The tradition was celebrated from

NEX To Honor Vietnam Veterans

Story by Kristine Sturkie on 03/26/2019 The NEX, in support of The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration, is honoring Vietnam veterans by distributing
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