Museum volunteers Wayne Hastriter, John Hughes and Omar Young, supervised by Aircraft Restoration Manager George Love, replaced the STBD Elevator Gust-Locks on the PBY Catalina 5A across from the Museum recently. Preservation and restoration work on the aircraft is continually ongoing and more volunteers are welcome to participate. Stop by the Museum […]
25 individuals joined Navy Information Technology Technician First Class (IT1) Enrique Ilundain for his 4-year reenenlistment at the museum today. Ilundain is attached to Mobile Tactical Operations Center Two (MTOC2) aboard Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and is a native of New York City, NY. The reenlisting officer was Lt. Robert Johnson.
Navy Lt. David Cloward, USN, of NAS Whidbey’s Mobile Tactical Operations Center 6, is sworn in as Lt. David Cloward, USNR at a ceremony beneath the Museum’s PBY 5A Catalina on Thursday, Feb 20. The swearing in officer was Officer-in-Charge, MTOC-6, Lt. Ryan Kelly. Cloward hails from Salt Lake City Utah.
30 children from the Oak Harbor Classical Conversations Home School Community visited the Museum recently. Classical Conversations Home School is a curriculum that spans all of the US and 22 countries. This is a different style of learning including foundations grammar (ages 4-12) and rhetoric, including debate (High School).
Museum volunteers Wayne Hastriter, John Hughes and Omar Young, supervised by Aircraft Restoration Manager George Love, replaced the STBD Elevator Gust-Locks on the PBY Catalina 5A across from the Museum last weekend. Preservation and restoration work on the aircraft is continually ongoing and more volunteers are welcome to participate. Stop by the […]
People’s Bank of Oak Harbor sponsored a PBY fly-in owned by Bob Dicks of Pacific Flying Boats Ltd. based out of Sidney, B.C., Canada for the annual Maritime Patrol Association’s reunion. The Maritime Patrol Association (MPA) is a non-profit professional organization for the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance community. Founded in 2011, MPA […]
Scary Time…Museum volunteers Onee Hedeen and Richard Rezabek pass out candy to 500+ children at the annual holiday sidewalk event. Onee and Richard have passed out candy since the very beginnings of the museum.
Members of NAS Whidbey’s Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) visit the museum as part of their training in the “Sailor360” history training module. “Sailor360” takes in all enlisted ranks and ratings for training in Navy traditions as well as explaining current Navy policies and events.
Auburn, Washington is designated by the Veterans Day National Committee and the US Department of Veterans Affairs as a Regional Site for celebration of Veterans Day 2019. Museum volunteer John Hughes greets visitors at the accompanying PBY-Naval Air Museum booth. (Photo by Jackie Hughes)