Crosswind

Aussies amongst us

Aussies amongst us

For now, Whidbey is home for members of the Royal Australian Air Force. To make the long-term guests feel at home on the island, “Welcome… Continue reading

Aussies amongst us
Rob Smith, a member of the National Parks Conservation Association holds up a dilapidated National Park Service sign and a broken shovel Monday, at Prairie Wayside in Coupeville, to show the condition of many things in need of repair or replacement in the National Park System. Smith and the NPCA were participating in a partner volunteer project along with Mission Continues, a veterans and active duty service members who spent their Martin Luther King holiday donating their time and work to the community. Photo by Michael Watkins/Whidbey News-Times

Veterans groups aid in prairie revitialization

More than 30 veteran and active duty personnel helped community members Monday work to revitalize the Prairie Wayside viewing area and trails in Coupeville. The… Continue reading

Rob Smith, a member of the National Parks Conservation Association holds up a dilapidated National Park Service sign and a broken shovel Monday, at Prairie Wayside in Coupeville, to show the condition of many things in need of repair or replacement in the National Park System. Smith and the NPCA were participating in a partner volunteer project along with Mission Continues, a veterans and active duty service members who spent their Martin Luther King holiday donating their time and work to the community. Photo by Michael Watkins/Whidbey News-Times
Pilots and aircrew from Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 130 return home to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Dec. 30, 2016, from a six month deployment and were reunited with their families just in time for the new year. Photo by Michael Watkins/Whidbey News-Times

VAQ-130 returns home for the New Year

The “Zappers” of Electronic Attack Squadron VAQ-130 returned to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island after completing a seven-month deployment to support Operation Inherent Resolve Dec.… Continue reading

Pilots and aircrew from Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 130 return home to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Dec. 30, 2016, from a six month deployment and were reunited with their families just in time for the new year. Photo by Michael Watkins/Whidbey News-Times

NAS Whidbey SAR medically evacuates Orcas Island man

A Search and Rescue team from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island conducted a medical evacuation on Sunday, Dec. 11 from Orcas Island Airport to Providence… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2016
Santa drops in at NAS Whidbey

Santa drops in at NAS Whidbey

U.S. Navy photos by Petty Officer 1st Class Tyler Haynes… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2016
Santa drops in at NAS Whidbey
VAQ-138 Yellow Jackets return to NAS Whidbey

VAQ-138 Yellow Jackets return to NAS Whidbey

Nearly seven months after leaving the Pacific Northwest on deployment, the final eight sailors from Electronic Attack Squadron 138 arrived at Seatac International Airport on… Continue reading

VAQ-138 Yellow Jackets return to NAS Whidbey
First eight months marked by generosity, expressions of good will

First eight months marked by generosity, expressions of good will

The following is a message from Capt. Geoff Moore, commanding officer of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island: It’s been just over eight months since I… Continue reading

First eight months marked by generosity, expressions of good will
Memorial held for Honorary Chief Petty Officer Aaron M. Crossley at NAS Whidbey
Memorial held for Honorary Chief Petty Officer Aaron M. Crossley at NAS Whidbey