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

Can You Hear Me Now? NMW Tests Alternate Communications During Citadel Rumble

Story by Regena Kowitz on 08/08/2019 A magnitude 7.0 that significantly damages infrastructure and disrupts phone lines. A fast-moving wildfire that destroys buildings, including hospitals,

USS Green Bay and USS Ashland Sail With Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force

Story by LT Adagray Willis on 08/06/2019 CORAL SEA (August 1, 2019) The forward-deployed San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20) and

Career Development Symposium Heads to Pacific Northwest

Story by CPO Michael Russell on 08/05/2019 MILLINGTON, Tenn. Sailors in the Pacific Northwest will soon have the opportunity to explore the benefits of Sailor

ASTC JAX Delivers New Mask-Off Hypoxia Training

Story by PO1 David Kolmel on 07/31/2019 Aviation Survival Training Center (ASTC) Jacksonville (JAX) commenced training with a new, mask-off hypoxia trainer in July that

A Degree Above - Naval Hospital Bremerton Sailors recognized at College Graduation Ceremony

Story by Douglas Stutz on 07/26/2019 When Naval Base Kitsap Navy College Program asked Capt. Thecly Scott, Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) executive officer to be

I am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Christopher Chance Finley, Naval Hospital Bremerton

Story by Douglas Stutz on 07/22/2019 "I am Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Christopher Chance Finley, assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB)." Finley, from Albany, Ga.
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