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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 in

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 is

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 munitions

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


Honoring the Fallen

Story by PO2 Jacob G. Sisco on 04/22/2017 SILVERDALE, Wash The Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor Military Working Dog (MWD) Kennels will be honoring a fallen Master-at-Arms by naming a MWD after him. Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Sean Brazas was killed in Afghanistan while conducting combat operations trying to help a fellow serviceman,

NBK Celebrates Earth Day

Story by PO3 Wyatt Anthony on 04/21/2017 SILVERDALE, Wash. More than 210 Sailors, Marines and DoD civilian employees, participated in an Earth Day cleanup aboard Naval Base Kitsap (NBK), April 21. As a part of the cleanup efforts participants removed undesired vegetation, picked up trash and recyclable materials and cleaned

Submarine Squadron 19 Welcomes New Commodore

Story by PO1 Amanda Gray on 04/21/2017 Submarine Squadron 19 (CSS-19) held a change of command ceremony at Bangor Chapel, April 21. Capt. Michael Lewis, from Bend, Oregon, relieved Capt. Brian Humm, from Park Ridge, Illinois, as commodore, currently overseeing guided-missile submarines USS Ohio (SSGN 726) and USS Michigan (SSGN
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