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FCLPs Jets - August 13-19 2017

OLF and Ault Field Growler Flight Schedule August 13-19 2017

Can’t wait for some really late, sleepless nights on Whidbey Island? Great! You’re in luck.

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Send your comments on the proposed Navy plan to bring more jets to Whidbey Island BY AUGUST 8.

Below is an article from the Skagit Valley Herald that has more details.


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FCLPs Jets - July 24-30 2017

FCLP Schedule of Growler Jet Flights for the upcoming week of July 24-30 2017.

Coupeville carrier operations

Wednesday, July 26: Late Night
Friday, July 18: Late Morning

Ault Field carrier operations

Monday, July 24: Early Afternoon, then Evening to Late Night
Tuesday, July 25: Late Afternoon to Late Night
Wednesday, July 26: Afternoon
Thursday, July 27: Evening to Late Night

FCLPs Jets - August 13-19 2017

FCLPs Jets - July 16-22 2017

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Jet Training Schedule - FCLP - OLF and Ault Field - June 11-17 2017

No sleep for Monday through Wednesday…

There has been a change to aircraft carrier-based flight training for aircraft stationed at NAS Whidbey Island for Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Aircraft carrier-based flight training is now scheduled late morning to early afternoon. Late afternoon operations for Tuesday are cancelled.

Next week’s scheduled for Coupeville follows below. 

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FCLP shedule at the OLF - June 4-10 2017

This is going to be one very rough training schedule for Central Whidbey Island. Sleep will be on hold for almost the entire workweek, and if you thought Friday would get a pass like it often does – you’d be wrong.

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Erin Brockovich - fighting military bases contaminating water with PFOAs

An interview with Erin Brockovich about her new fight: Military Bases are contaminating water with PFOAs from firefighting foam, harming the military families that live there, and the civilians near the bases.

Our problems here with the Navy are not unique. This is system-wide.

Allowing the military to just do whatever it wants for as long as it wants leads to problems like this. They are not looking out for their own service members, much less the civilians near the bases. When is enough, enough?

Interview by MSNBC, Greta Van Susteren.

Militarization of Public Land - Navy SEALS Training in Public Parks

Militarization of Public Lands: Navy SEALs Train in Washington State Parks

What: Navy personnel will be available to listen and respond to concerns about Navy SEALs training in Washington State Parks this coming Thursday, May 4th in Oak Harbor.

Where: Oak Harbor School District
ASC Board Room
350 Oak Harbor Street, Oak Harbor

When: Thursday, May 4, between 5:00 and 8:00 PM

*** Date Correction: The South Whidbey Record gave Tuesday, May 2 as the time to talk to the Navy about SEALs training in State Parks. The correct date is Thursday, May 4.***

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No FCLP at OLF or Ault Field April 23-29 2017

QUICK! Hold your after-work barbecues, get that yard work done, take that long run along the beautiful roads in Central Whidbey – while you can!

No Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) operations for aircraft stationed at NAS Whidbey Island are scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., nor are carrier-based flight training scheduled at Ault Field for the week of April 23-29 2017.



We’ve received this press release from Navy Region Northwest, concerning upcoming outreach meetings for proposed Naval Special Operations Training in the area.

If you have questions concerning these proposed activities, be sure to read the following material and contact them either at the meetings or via email or snail mail (they list this at the bottom of the press release.)

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