NS EVERETT
Everett, WA 98201, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Our Military

  Location Naval Station Everett is on the northeast side of Puget Sound next to the marina area of Everett, Washington, 25 miles north of Seattle, and the Navy Support Complex is between Marysville and Arlington, Washington, 11 miles north of the naval station. In driving terms, it’s 1,200 miles

Welcome

Welcome to Washington state! Part of the lush, green Puget Sound region, Snohomish County covers 2,090 square miles from Skagit County to the north and King County, with its star city Seattle, to the South. Snohomish County has a population of about 772,501, according to the 2015 census, making it

Getting To & Around

  Nestled at Puget Sound’s emerald heart, Snohomish County links easily to other parts of Washington, Oregon and Canada via several major roadways and a ferry system. Most people traveling in the area choose to drive, either taking the direct path of the north-south-running Interstate 5 or the smaller —

Housing & Real Estate

  The overall cost of living in Snohomish County in 2016 was about 8 percent higher than the national average due to the high cost of housing (about 27 percent more), according to PayScale.com, although wages across the county tended to be higher as well. Dwindling housing inventory has caused

Employment & Economy

  The 50 largest employers in Snohomish County account for over 100,000 jobs, or about 35 percent of the county’s total employment. The county’s 20,000-plus businesses range from small family farms specializing in organic foods to the world’s largest advanced manufacturing facility producing state-of-the-art aerospace equipment. The manufacturing base, coupled

Health Care

  There are many health care services in Snohomish County for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established insurance options. Visit www.healthcare.gov for information on open enrollment for health care coverage under the national Affordable Care Act. The Washington Healthplanfinder is powered by

Family Resoures

  Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing whom to call or where to find information can help make the transition easier. Local government websites are valuable resources for newcomers to Snohomish County because they provide

Education & Academics

  For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools system in Snohomish County along with information about local libraries and higher education. There are private schools, charter schools and home schooling available to children in the

Living

  There are plenty of entertaining activities to choose from in Snohomish County and the surrounding areas — music, sports, theater, museums, parks and shopping. Zoom down the powdery slopes at Stevens Pass, or tee off at one of the two 18-hole golf courses in Everett. Don’t miss the Evergreen

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Army and Navy Optometry Partnership an Eye Opening Effort

Story by Douglas Stutz on 03/07/2017 By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Soldiers from Madigan Army Medical Center teamed up with Sailors at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) for a project unseen by most that will impact the vision of many. Army optical laboratory specialists from the 62

From a Seaman Recruit to Captain

Story by PO2 Stephane Belcher on 03/06/2017 After 31 years of service in the United States Navy, Capt. Douglas E. Stephens, deputy chief of staff for manpower and personnel, Navy Medicine East, was promoted aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) March 4. Stephens was born into the

Lion Heart Heroes Foundation Donates AED to NSE

Story by PO3 Joseph E. Montemarano on 02/27/2017 EVERETT, Wash. - Sailors, first responders, and civilians gathered to install an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), donated by Lion Heart Heroes Foundation, a nonprofit corporation, at Naval Station Everett track and field, Feb. 24. In honor of Lance Cpl. David Finlayson who
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