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West Sound Navy

The Navy’s permanent presence in West Puget Sound dates back to 1891 when the Navy purchased 190 acres of Pacific Northwest wilderness for less than $10,000. On this acreage, the Navy established Puget Sound Naval Station, Bremerton. After initial surveying by Lt. Charles Wilkes, a commission chaired by Alfred T.

Welcome Aboard

Once again, welcome aboard to Naval Base Kitsap, Naval Hospital Bremerton and Naval Magazine Indian Island. The following segments provide basic information on check-in, housing and the rules and regulations for each installation.

Naval Base Kitsap

Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) encompasses more than 11,000 acres in various locations in Washington state, Alaska and British Columbia. NBK’s five main installations are in Kitsap County and include Bangor, Bremerton, Keyport, Manchester and Jackson Park. NBK and its tenant commands feature a plethora of missions, diversity found only i

Naval Hospital Bremerton

Naval Hospital Bremerton is a 25-Bed Military Community Hospital that services over 62,000 MHS beneficiaries. On any given day, there are over 1400 medical and dental outpatient visits, 2,100 prescriptions filled, 80 Urgent Care Clinic visits, eight surgical cases, and two babies delivered. The average daily inpatient census i

Naval Magazine, Indian Island

Naval Magazine (NAVMAG) Indian Island’s strategic mission is to provide ordnance logistics support to the Pacific Fleet and the joint services in peace and war. In 1941, the Navy commissioned the Naval Magazine and Net depot on Indian Island and used the organization for the storage of Navy munitio

Quality of Life Programs and Services

Naval Base Kitsap has several programs and many facilities to help the members and family of its tenant commands. Religious services, recreational opportunities, lodging and financial support have all been taken into consideration to help Sailors focus while at work and relax on liberty.

Tenant Commands

Commander, Navy Region Northwest is responsible for coordinating activities of Navy bases in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska. The majority of those facilities are in the Puget Sound area. Primary mission areas for the command’s staff include environmental coordination, regional

West Sound Communities

With so much to do and all within an hour’s drive, the West Sound will never leave you bored. You can go mountain biking, head to a museum, go scuba diving and more. If you’re hungry, you can find just about any food you’d like. There are restaurants serving


Louisiana Gold Welcomes New Commanding Officer

Story by PO1 Amanda Gray on 06/09/2017 The Gold crew of the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) welcomed a new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony, June 9. Cmdr. Martin E. Sprague II, from Clovis, New Mexico, relieved Cmdr. Melvyn N. Naidas, from Agana, Guam, during

Naval Base Kitsap honors Battle Of Midway 75th Anniversary

Story by PO3 Charles Gaddis IV on 06/07/2017 BREMERTON, Wash. Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, June 6, at the Bremerton Waterfront Boardwalk. The Battle of Midway is regarded as one of the Navy and the nation's most historically significant naval victories. The

USS Buffalo (SSN 715) Arrives in Bremerton for Inactivation

Story by PO1 Amanda Gray on 05/26/2017 The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Buffalo (SSN 715) arrived at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton to commence the inactivation and decommissioning process, May 26, after completing 33 years of service. Buffalo completed their most recent deployment December 23, 2016. During their final 7-month deployment
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