USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) Story Archive

Whidbey Island Holds Burial At Sea Ceremony  (1 September 2011)
Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) conducted a burial at sea ceremony Aug. 22.
USCG, Whidbey Island Team Up To Fight Piracy  (12 September 2011)
An elite U.S. Coast Guard unit joined the visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team on amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) to conduct counter-piracy and maritime security operations in the Gulf of Aden.
Whidbey Island Celebrates Hispanic American Heritage Month  (12 October 2011)
Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen deployed aboard amphibious dock-landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month during a ceremony on the ship's mess deck, Oct. 3.
USS Whidbey Island Celebrates Navy's Birthday  (24 October 2011)
Sailors aboard USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) celebrated the Navy's 236th birthday on the flight deck while underway, Oct. 14.
Fire Drills Maintain Readiness Aboard USS Whidbey Island  (25 October 2011)
U.S. Sailors aboard USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) conducted a flight deck fire drill while underway in the Gulf of Aden, Oct. 17.
USS Whidbey Island Promotes Good Health for Sailors, Marines  (26 October 2011)
The medical department aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) hosted its annual Health Promotions Fair on the mess decks while underway in the Gulf of Aden, Oct. 21.
Whidbey Island Maintains Readiness with Man Overboard Drills  (7 November 2011)
U.S. Sailors aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) conducted two man overboard drills while underway in the Gulf of Aden Oct. 25-26.
Whidbey Island, 22nd MEU Celebrate Thanksgiving in Style  (30 November 2011)
Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) celebrated Thanksgiving with a traditional meal Nov. 24.
Whidbey Island Holds Promotion Ceremony for 47 Sailors  (10 December 2011)
The crew of amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) promoted 47 Sailors to the next pay grade during a frocking ceremony on the ship's flight deck Dec. 9.
Whidbey Island and 22nd MEU Celebrate the Holidays Overseas  (26 December 2011)
Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) celebrated the holidays while deployed in the Arabian Gulf, Dec. 25.
Whidbey Island, 22nd MEU Give Back in Naples  (23 January 2012)
Deployed Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) spent five days in Naples, Italy during a scheduled port visit Jan. 17-22.
Whidbey Island, 22nd MEU Enjoy MWR Tours in Italy  (24 January 2012)
Deployed Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) spent five days in Naples, Italy, during a scheduled port visit Jan. 17-22.
Whidbey Island, 22nd MEU Strive for Smoke-Free Lifestyle  (25 January 2012)
Deployed Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) are preparing to quit smoking as well as many other things, starting Dec. 28, and continuing through the ship's return to home port.
USS Whidbey Island Welcomes Fleet and Family Support Prior to Return to Homeport  (30 January 2012)
Deployed Sailors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) welcomed representatives from Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Jan. 26-30.
Whidbey Island, 22nd MEU Returns From Record-Breaking Deployment  (5 February 2012)
Sailors and Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) returned to the United States following a 10 1/2-month deployment when it pulled into Morehead City, N.C., Feb. 4.

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