Portland, Oregon Council ~ P.O. Box 2985 Portland, OR 97208 ~

February 26, 2017



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Seapower Magazine - Current Issue (DIGITAL)
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Navy League Sea Air Space Exposition


Portland Navy League is a recognized non-profit organization under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.  Contributions are tax deductible as otherwise provided by law.

Website Last Updated
27 January 2017

NAVY LEAGUE NORTHWEST REGIONAL CONFERENCE

March 3rd & 4th, 2017
Rose Hotel Portland 50 - SW Morrison St, Portland


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WELCOME! 

USS Oregon (BB-3) Mast
Welcome to the Portland Council of the Navy League of the United States.  We are a civilian organization dedicated to the education of citizens, including our elected officials, about maritime issues and the support of the men and women serving in the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marine.

For membership in the Portland Council (which also includes national membership) call Steve Easterday at 503-828-7144, Membership Chairman or any officers shown on the Contacts page, or use the Membership button on the left side of this page.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Wishing All A
Prosperous And Peaceful
New Year

A special thanks to Sgt. Harley Nguyen USMC for his Toys for Tots presentation at our Fall Quarterly Meeting, and to all members and guests who contributed to our Toy collection Drive.  We thank you all!

NEXT QUARTERLY MEMBERS MEETING COMING SOON
Date and Place to be announced
Stay Tuned!

COUNCIL NEWS SHARE DEFENSE BILL POSITIVE ACTION

DEFENSE BILL: PAY, SBP, TRICARE, AND HOUSING WINS
SHARE THIS DEFENSE BILL: PAY, SBP, TRICARE, AND HOUSING WINS DECEMBER 2, 2016
HOUSE AND SENATE LEADERS RESOLVED HUNDREDS OF DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THEIR RESPECTIVE VERSIONS OF THE FY 2017 DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION BILL THIS WEEK, AND FOLLOWED MOAA'S AND THE MILITARY COALITION'S RECOMMENDATIONS ON MOST OF THEM.  HERE'S A SUMMARY OF SELECTED OUTCOMES.

12/2/2016: HOUSE LAWMAKERS APPROVED THE BILL 375 TO 34.  THE SENATE IS EXPECTED TO VOTE ON THE BILL EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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COUNCIL SPONSORS
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TODAY IN US NAVY HISTORY 
TODAY IN US COAST GUARD HISTORY 

ADOPTED SHIPS AND UNITS 
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USCGC Fir
(WLM-212)

USCGC Alert
(WMEC-630)



NROTC-Oregon State University

Coast Guard Station Portland

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EVENTS - Next 30 Days

Full Events Calendar

Council Business Meetings Are Held On The
Third Saturday Morning Of Each Month

All Members Welcome.

Please contact Steven Easterday two days prior at 503-828-7144, or send email to portlandsteve@gmail.com to be added to security check list at entry gate.

USS PORTLAND COMMISSIONING COMMITTEE

Photo: Sister Ship USS Somerset (LPD 25)
Anyone interested in actively participating in the celebration of the commissioning of the USS Portland (LPD 27) is encouraged to visit the ship's commissioning website for further information.  The committee is being formed to raise funds and plan the 2018 commissioning and social events.  This year will be mainly devoted to raising public and civic awareness.


USS Oregon (BB-3) was the first battleship to
enter a drydock at PSNS.

She pulled into Drydock 1 on April 11, 1897.

USS Oregon was also the first ship to
enter Drydock 2 after it was completed.