The loudest jets in the quietest park: How Growlers invaded the Olympics
Nov 6, 2021
It’s good to take a rational look at how we came to have an electronic warfare training range for the loudest jets on the planet over the quietest national park in the lower 48, writes Karen Sullivan, a Community Voices commentator.
Boeing EA-18G Growler on approach at Naval Outlying Field Coupeville during FCLP touch-and-go carrier landing practice (Joe A Kunzler, JPG, CC BY-SA 3.0).
The article is spot-on and shows how the military can make decisions detrimental to our way of life and environment. Speaking of which, we bought our property on Lopez back in 2009, well aware of Whidbey NAS activities, and at the time Prowler flights and noise. We rarely heard the A-6 Prowlers on the north side of the island but accepted that the military w ... Read All