U.S. Navy Announces 28th RIMPAC Exercise

Twenty-six nations, 38 surface ships, four submarines, nine national land forces, more than 170 aircraft and approximately 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise scheduled June 29 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. RIMPAC 2022 is the 28th exercise in the series that began in 1971. As the…

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Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum Marks Honors Battle of Midway

June 2022 marks the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway, regarded as the turning point of WWII in the Pacific Theater. On Friday, the Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum hosts a Commemoration Ceremony recognizing this signal WWII event. Patrol aircraft in the form of a PBY-5A Catalina spotted the Japanese carrier force at Midway to give our carrier force…

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