Tag Archives: W Retreat

Winging Your Way to Vieques Island

Once again, we’re reached back into the A+A archives to present one of our more memorable posts. This one’s from November, 2012 and features a hand-held video view of a Cessna 402C’s descent onto Vieques Island, along with some terrific shots of the island itself and the W Retreat there: To wing your way down [...]

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An Island, a Retreat and a Wise Owner

An Island, a Retreat and a Wise Owner

When the U. S. Navy left Vieques Island, Puerto Rico in 2003, after 60 years of target practice, it left behind more than just unexploded ordnance to be cleaned up. It left an economic vacuum as well. “At its peak, the Navy had 15,000 soldiers here,” says Greg White, general manager of the W Retreat [...]

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