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Pacific Northwest Chapter News

The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Naval Submarine League coordinates activities for the States of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska.

News Items

We’re happy to report the results of our election.  By a unanimous vote, the following officers were elected:

  • President: RDML Mike Sharp, USN (Ret.)
  • Vice President: CAPT Alan Beam, USN (Ret.)
  • Treasurer: Roy Rasmussen
  • Secretary: Dick Brandon

Congratulations to the newly elected officers.  We’ll install the officers at our October 18th luncheon.  Thanks again to the currently serving officers and to those that have served previously.

Attend our monthly member luncheons and events!

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USS Washington News

The USS Washington (SSN787) will be commissioned on October 7 2017 at 11:00 EDT at USS Washington (SSN 787)Pier 12, Naval Station Norfolk.  For those unable to attend the ceremony will be live streamed at: For those of you near Bremerton that would like to watch the ceremony with others, McCloud’s Grill House is putting the ceremony on the big screen (0800 Pacific Time). McClouds is located at 2901 Perry Ave, Bremerton and their website is  We understand that Blackfish Stout will be available at McCloud’s. This very limited one time release was brewed by the Scuttlebutt Brewing Company to commemorate the commissioning of the USS Washington (SSN-787).