Let’s blow up Crescent Harbor says the navy, but don’t worry, the ground “may” vibrate


THIS IS IN A SALMON RECOVERY AREA, when will the navy stop this? How about using the swimming pool on the base for this?

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island


Mike Welding
Public Affairs Officer
(360) 257-2286 FAX (360) 257-3972

​April 02, 2015

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training in Crescent Harbor

NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. – The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Detachment Northwest from NAS Whidbey Island will conduct explosive demolition operations in Crescent Harbor, Whidbey Island, from April 08-10, 2015.
All demolition operations will occur during daylight hours at grid location: N48°17’00”, W122°35’25”. Water plumes and ground vibration may result from these operations. Safety precautions have been taken to ensure operations pose no threat to people or property.
If you have questions or concerns, please call the Public Affairs Office at NAS Whidbey Island, (360) 257-2286.


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  1. Whidbey Honor

    I made the same suggestion to the base!! They said that they didn’t have a pool due to fiscal constraints!!!! what a lie! how does a navy base not have a pool to train SAILORS how to swim!!! that would be like army base saying they had no land. that makes no since… they are obviously lying to me and don’t care about our complaints or suggestions. the lady went on to say that the only pool there was used to train all the pilots on the west coast how to swim. ALL LIES!! how could they think that we would belive that the ENTIRE amount of pilots on the west coast would have to use ONE POOL. AND THATS IF YOU BEILIVE THAT PILOTS NEED TO LEARN HOW TO SWIM!! THEY ARE FLYING (OVER MY HOUSE) NOT SWIMMING. The navy is SO SHADY!!

  2. Cheryl Taylor

    I can NOT believe this! This is ridiculous! Bomb practice in Crescent Harbor!!!! This is simply wrong. The environmental impact WILL BE EXTENSIVE in an area that is struggling in the 1st place! Please reconsider and don’t do this!!!! We must protect our earth. You don’t protect “the People” by destroying the earth!!!!!!! For God’s Sake STOP!!!!

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