News

Navy secretary visits Whidbey Island

Secretary of Navy Ray Mabus will visit Naval Air Station Whidbey Island today, Feb. 6.

He will speak with sailors and civilian personnel about issues affecting today’s Navy, according to a news release.

As Secretary of the Navy, Mabus is responsible for conducting the affairs of the Department of the Navy, including recruiting, organizing, equipping, training and mobilizing. Additionally, he oversees the construction and repair of naval ships, aircraft and facilities. Mabus is responsible for an annual budget in excess of $170 billion and leadership of almost 900,000 people.

Community Events, April 2014

Add an Event
We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Apr 23 edition online now. Browse the archives.