Fuel technicians from NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Puget Sound Fuel Department at Manchester Fuel Depot (MFD) participated in a Joint fuel spill response exercise in the waters off of Blake Island
, Washington, June 6.
Ringing with calls for sustainable development, the four-page "APEC Leaders' Declaration: From Vision to Action" traced the evolution of the forum from the leaders' first meeting at Blake Island
in Seattle, Washington, United State in 1993; Bogor, Indonesia, in 1994 Osaka, Japan, in 1995; to Subic this year.
It has been holding its annual Leaders Meeting since 1993, when it first convened the summit on Blake Island
off Seattle in the United States.
In 1993, when the United States hosted the first Leaders' Meeting on Blake Island
near Seattle, APEC Leaders hailed the rise of the Asia-Pacific's voice in the global economy.
The US last hosted APEC in 1993 on Blake Island
, Washington, where
The event includes a scenic cruise to Blake Island
, lunch and Native American entertainment.
Although it's in the middle of Lake Quinsigamond instead of the South Pacific, when a visitor strolls the wooded path on Blake Island
, it's pretty easy to imagine being far from civilization.
This is an excellent opportunity to purchase some fine clothes, interesting items for the home, or Northwest artwork and crafts, before returning to the hotel to get ready for the Paul Bunyan Party on Blake Island
During his stay, he and a guest will be treated to many Northwest traditions, including a scenic harbor cruise through the Puget Sound to Tillicum Village located on Blake Island
This year we are having a Tuesday evening boat trip to Tillicum Village on Blake Island
where we will be treated to a traditional Salmon Bake and Native American show.
It was Clinton who initiated the idea APEC leaders should meet annually and he launched the first meeting in 1993 at Blake Island
The second is trade and investment liberalization, an agenda that emerged at its 1993 meeting when President Clinton invited the (then) 18 APEC leaders to Blake Island
, Washington, for the first-ever APEC Economic Leaders Meeting.