Northwest Navy Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information:
Information for the Northwest Navy Family about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) can be found here.
For general COVID-19 information, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website or the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center website.
For news about and photos of your U.S. Navy in the Northwest Region, visit the Homeport Northwest blog, follow us on Facebook or see the Navy Public Affairs Support Element Det. Northwest's DVIDS page.
Your U.S. Navy in the Northwest
Navy Region Northwest was originally established as the Thirteenth Naval District on May 7, 1903. It was renamed Naval Base Seattle in 1980 and subsequently renamed Navy Region Northwest in February 1999.
Commander, Navy Region Northwest provides consolidated base operations support for Navy activities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota and Iowa. The Commander oversees the assigned shore organization and provides facilities and space management, exercise coordination, and support to homeported and transient ships, submarines and aircraft as well as afloat and ashore tenants, military and family members.
Puget Sound is the U.S. Navy's third largest fleet concentration area. The Department of the Navy contributes more than $10.7 billion annually to the Northwest Region economy.
For more information about your U.S. Navy in the Northwest, visit the About page or contact Navy Region Northwest Public Affairs at (360) 396-1630
Unmanned Arial Systems reporting:
The use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) or “Drones” provides the ability to use camera systems at high altitudes. UAS are prohibited on Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) installations without authorization from the Commanding Officer. NBK is requesting your assistance in reporting any UAS device seen on any NBK installations. Please immediately call (360) 396-4444. Taking photographs of the UAS can also be helpful if you are safely able to do so. Your assistance in identifying these devices is crucial to the safety and security of NBK personnel and guests.