Experience Navy Life Magazine →

Olympic College Hosts 25th Annual Armed Forces Culinary Arts Competition

Olympic College hosted the 25th annual Armed Forces Culinary Arts Competition at the college’s Bremer Student Center in Bremerton, Washington, May 6.

Military Community Discounts is your one-stop shop for military community discounts on recreational opportunities in the Pacific Northwest.

Jim Creek Old Growth Forest Protects Ancient Legacy

"This project is a shining example of the DOD's concern for our nation's natural ecosystems," said Thomas Dildine, Environmental Program Director at Naval Station Everett.

NRNW Army vs. Navy Ice Hockey

As the doors opened to the XFinity Arena at 1:30 pm, 650+ patrons flooded the entrance in anticipation of one of the most exciting games of the year!

The Force was Strong at Jim Creek's Star Wars Day

At a campground far, far away, younglings pledged their loyalty to either the light side or the dark side of the Force.

NRNW All Stars Play First Game

The Navy Region Northwest All-Star Intramural Basketball team competes against the Seattle Mountaineers, a local semi-pro basketball club, at the Everett Community College Walt Price Fitness Center. The Mountaineers defeated the All Stars 126-85. This marked the first competitive game the NRNW team has played in together.

NAS Whidbey barracks furniture get second life at Habitat

Government-issue furniture now available at Habitat’s two island stores, courtesy of a barracks furniture update at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

2016 Army/Navy Flag Football Game At Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Fans, service members, and spouses gathered at Joint Base Lewis-McChord's (JBLM) Cowan Stadium to cheer on Sailors and Soldiers as they competed in the 17th annual Army vs. Navy regional flag football game, Nov. 18.

Wizarding World of Jim Creek - Magical Hit

The wand chose the Wizard at Ollivanders, waves of tasty treats swept through Honeydukes, and the butter beer kept on flowing.

Seahawks pass the 12th Man flag to Navy

Marine Corps Security Force Battalion-Bangor passed the 12th Man flag to Navy Region Northwest as Sailors and Marines participated in the 5th annual USAA change of command ceremony at CenturyLink Field in Seattle Oct. 11.

Fleet & Family Readiness Center Wins 2nd Energy Competition

Employees from Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island’s Fleet and Family Readiness, Morale Welfare and Recreation, Personal Property, Housing Referral, Disabled Veterans of America and the VA collaborated on efforts to reduce energy consumption at the base’s Nor’Wester facility during the third quarter of fiscal year 2016.

Service members seek roster spots during team tryouts

Building a consistent team is the number one priority for David Cameron as he becomes head coach for Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The team is facing Navy Region Northwest Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. for the 17th annual Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic at Cowan Stadium.

Local Radio Station Brings the Laughs

MOViN 92.5 brought their morning show DJ’s to NASWI’s Skywarrior Theater for an 18 and over ‘Stuff we can’t say on the radio’ comedy show. The morning show, hosted by Jubal Flagg and Jose Belanos, is usually filled with phone taps, prank calls, and follow-up Second Date calls. The comedians, along with their comedian friend, Todd Armstrong, did not disappoint.

NFL Seahawks player bootcamp empowers

NASWI Fitness Center invited FormXForce women’s fitness boot camp for the first time for an evening filled with a non-stop power workout. Some patrons were there to see Seattle Seahawks’ Kam Chancellor who along with his trainer, Kevin Allen, created the boot camp six years ago. Others were there to get their sweat on!

Cliffside RV Park on NAS Whidbey popular with many

Cliffside RV Park offers stunning views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, beach access, beautiful flowers and — yes — some jet noise. The campground is located at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. It is one of a network of vacation rentals and campgrounds available worldwide to active-duty military personnel and retirees and other eligible federal personnel.

NRNW Retiree Seminar 2016-Annual event returns

Navy Region Northwest Retiree Appreciation Day at NAS Whidbey Island brought over 200 retirees and their family members to Bakerview Restaurant & CPO Club. The event is held once a year with NAS Whidbey Island Fleet & Family Support Programs (FFSP) hosting the event this year.