Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

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 then established Naval Station Puget Sound, Bremerton. After initial surveying by Lt. Charles Wi...

Welcome Aboard

Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton
When checking onboard Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton, enter through Naval Avenue Gate, located off Naval Avenue in Bremerton, Wash. The Naval Gate is open seven days a week, 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. If you are checking on board after these hours, please enter through the Cha...

Naval Base Kitsap

Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) encompasses more than 10,000 acres in various locations including Washington state, Alaska and British Columbia. NBK’s five main installations are located in Kitsap County and include Bangor, Bremerton, Keyport, Manchester and Jackson Park. Naval Base Kitsap and its ten...

Naval Hospital Bremerton

Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) is a community-based acute care and obstetrical hospital, offering expert primary care, emergency care and a broad range of medical and surgical specialties, with 36 inpatient beds. The hospital is conveniently located off Highway 3 in Kitsap County between Naval Base ...

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 mu...

Quality of Life Programs & 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

A relatively new addition to NBK Bangor, Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor conducts maritime security activities for submarines transiting the Puget Sound waterway. The unit is composed of more than 70 active-duty Coast Guard personnel, to include two 87-foot Marine Protector Class cutters, the ...

West Sound Communities

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 are hungry you can find just about any type of food you’d like. ...