05B4 Naval Base Kitsap

Welcome to Naval Base Kitsap

Naval Base Kitsap is a US Navy base located on the Kitsap Peninsula.

Installation Information

Naval Base Kitsap was created in 2004 by merging the former Naval Station Bremerton with Naval Submarine Base Bangor. The Mission of Naval Base Kitsap is to serve as the host command for the Navy’s fleet throughout West Puget Sound and to provide base operating services, including support for both surface ships and submarines homeported at Bremerton and Bangor.

BANGOR, Wash - Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) personnel participate in a four-day disaster response exercise. Emergency responders and personnel from various federal, state, and local agencies across the northwest will test their preparedness June 7-10. This drill named Cascadia Rising is coordinated by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA). The scenario is a 9.0-magnitude earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Through their participation, these agencies aim to learn lessons that will help them succeed in helping their communities should the unthinkable occur. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jessica Maue) Capt. Tom Zwolfer, commanding officer, Naval Base Kitsap (NBK); Capt. John Ring, Commanding Officer, USS Nimitz (CVN-68); and Navy Capt. Will Lent (ret.) gather for the gun salute during NBK’s annual Battle of Midway Commemoration. The event marked the 74th anniversary of the Navy's and the nation's most historically significant naval victory. BREMERTON, Wash. - Bremerton High School's Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) present colors during Olympic College's (O.C.) Tribute to Veterans and Active Duty Military May 11, 2016. The faculty welcomed guest speakers, including Capt. Thomas Zwolfer, Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) commanding officer and Gilbert Williams, Navy College program and area coordinator. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Athena Barber) The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Kitsap Chapter recognized five outstanding junior officers at its annual Armed Forces Day luncheon May 20: Lt. Eduardo Castellanos, Naval Supply Fleet Logistics Supply Center Puget Sound; Lt. Stephany Daniell, Naval Hospital Bremerton; Lt. Cmdr. Crystal Miller, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility; Lt. j.g. Mallory Smith, Naval Base Kitsap; and Lt. j.g. Tahnee Zaccano, U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit. 
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A team of military chefs representing Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) carved, shredded, and sautéed their way to an overall win in the 24th Annual Armed Forces Culinary Arts Competition, at Olympic College in Bremerton, May 7. More than 50 service members competed on teams from NBK, USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Michigan (SSGN 727), USS Louisiana (SSBN 743), USS Ohio (SSGN 726), Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). The event included a chefs' battle, which involved 10 two-person teams cooking with "secret" ingredients. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Jane Wood) Capt. Tom Zwolfer, commanding officer, Naval Base Kitsap (NBK), chats with members of the NBK Fire Department at the Safety and Traffic Safety Fair at NBK-Keyport, May 26. The annual event kicks off the beginning of the 101 Critical Days of Summer campaign, which focuses on staying safe while enjoying summer activities. BREMERTON, Wash. (June 23, 2016) - Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) operations, fire and emergency and installation security departments help raise a flag in front of the NBK quarterdeck. The flag symbolizes the installation's "merit" worksite achievement through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP). The VPP is a partnership between labor and management, which empowers employees to make sound decisions in all aspects of workplace safety. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Jane Wood) BREMERTON, Wash. (Feb 20, 2016) - Operations Specialist 2nd Class Zachariah Manning, a Port Allegany, Pa., native stationed with the USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55), pins Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Eric Fader in a 130kg Greco-Roman wrestling match during the 2016 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship here. The tournament is held over two days, one for Greco-Roman style wrestling and the other Freestyle, between the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force. It's an Olympic qualifier for participants wrestling Greco-Roman. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cory Asato/Released) 160725-N-SP496-007-SUQUAMISH, Wash. (July 25, 2016) – Sailors from Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) haul a 1,000-pound canoe to higher ground at the Canoe Journey 2016 - Paddle to Nisqually, hosted by the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe. The annual venture, which began more than 25 years ago, involves tribes from the Pacific Northwest - including the Jamestown and Lower Elwha S'Klallam Tribes, and the Suquamish Tribe - and Canada, which travel to new tribal locations to pick up additional canoes until they land in Olympia, Wash. About 50 Sailors from NBK volunteered to carry the canoes from the landing locations to ensure their safety from the high tides. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Jane Wood) 160728-N-ZP059-003 PORT ORCHARD, Wash (July 28, 2016) – Volunteer service members assigned to Marine Corps Security Force Battalion (MCSFBN) Bangor and Strategic Warfare Facility Pacific (SWFPAC), receive instruction from the Habitat for Humanity volunteer site supervisor, Bob Hammond, about the jobs they will be completing during a Habitat for Humanity volunteer project. MCSFBn and SWFPAC Sailors and Marines volunteered their time to help the non-profit organization, which helps build housing in partnership with low-income families. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jacob G. Sisco)

 

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