Latest "Naval Air Station Whidbey Island" stories
Navy helicopter team rescues hiker hurt in Olympic Mountains
A helicopter crew from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island rescued a hiker who was severely injured in a fall Sunday evening in the Buckhorn Wilderness area of the Olympic Mountains.
Group seeks court order to reduce Navy training flights
The group is dedicated to removing the EA-18G Growler jet training flights from the Puget Sound region.
Washington state’s lawsuit against Navy puts Whidbey Island officials at odds
Officials near Naval Air Station Whidbey Island are at odds over Washington state's lawsuit against the Navy in its plans to expand jet operations there.
The inside story on why Air Boss barred paddles from wagering boozy ‘bottle bets’ with nuggets
The practice was both widespread in the tiny world of naval aviation and almost completely unknown to outsiders, according to records provided to Navy Times.
End of an era: Navy’s P-3C Orion embarks on its final deployment
The last P-3C Orion is expected to be phased out in 2023, the end of more than six decades of service for the venerable plane.
By Jon Simkins