Washington State Parks Commission will meet on Navy training

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Students from a Navy SEAL class carry an inflatable boat toward the surf during a training exercise in San Diego in 2010. The Navy is proposing expanding such training in Western Washington, including to sites in Pierce County.

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The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold another special meeting about the U.S. Navy’s request to use some of the state’s parks for special operations training.

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Navy gets approval for SEALS training in some state parks

Training for Navy SEALs in state parks was approved by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission in a 4-3 vote last week.

The approval amended the Navy’s proposal, reducing available parks for training from 28 to 16. Four of the parks among consideration for use are on the Twin Harbors.

During the meeting, staff introduced an amendment to their recommendations that added more stringent criteria for consideration, and the

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Washington state parks commission approves scaled-back proposal for Navy SEALs training

A state commission has approved the Navy’s use of up to 17 Washington state parks for after-dark stealth training of SEAL teams.

The 4-3 vote approves the training over the next five years.

The Navy had sought to use up to 28 state parks for up to 48 hours at a stretch to enable special operation SEAL teams to make shoreline landings, then conduct surveillance of other military personnel dressed

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Stealth Navy SEAL training in 28 Washington state parks? Vote on expanded access is coming this week

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission this week is expected to decide the fate of a Navy proposal to use up to 28 state coastal parks to help train special operations SEALs on how to be undetectable.

The Navy held a five-year permit to use five state parks that expired in 2020, and the state commission is scheduled to vote Thursday on whether to approve a five-year permit for

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How a Delta nonprofit and local community colleges are teaming up to provide free job training | State Government

MARKS • Dennis Washington, an 11-year custodian and bus driver for the Tunica County School District, has long aspired to become an electrician as a way to make additional income. For a few months now, the 50-year-old Tunica native has searched for online certification classes. 

Not long into his search, his wife learned of an opportunity: a six-to eight-week residential electrical wiring class in Marks. It was free, so he

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This Animation Proves Just How Tough Navy SEAL Training Really Is

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There’s no shortage online of videos where athletes, bodybuilders and other fitness influencers subject themselves to the Navy SEALs physical fitness test, challenging their functional fitness and determining whether they’ve got what it takes to be accepted into training.

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Navy Training Could Harm Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales

<p>The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently <a href=”https://www.ipcc.ch/srocc/” target=”_blank”>reported</a> that over the next 30 years flooding in Venice will increase. With the Adriatic Sea rising a few millimeters each year, severe flooding that once happened every 100 years is predicted to happen every six years by 2050, and every five months by 2100.</p><p><a href=”http://www.veniceinperil.org/pdf/The-Science-of-Saving-Venice.pdf” target=”_blank”>Venice</a> is just one example of the challenges of preserving iconic landmarks that

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