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Naval Base Kitsap Bangor

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Welcome to Naval Base Kitsap Bangor

Naval Base Kitsap is the third-largest Navy base in the United States and is considered the most complex. It’s home to the Navy’s fleet command in the Pacific Northwest. It sits on over 12,000 acres and houses nearly 70 tenant commands, two Nimitz-class aircraft, submarines, flag commands, and the largest fuel depot in the continental United States. In addition to executing high-value missions supporting the National Defense Strategy, the base stays up-to-date on technological advances with the Research, Development, Testing & Evaluation commands. 



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Naval Base Kitsap Bangor is home to the Navy's West Coast center of excellence for nine Trident submarines, two Ohio-class guided-missile submarines, two fast-attack submarines, and the USS Jimmy Carter. It's known as a training and support facility for all things "Trident."

Frequently Asked Questions About Naval Base Kitsap Bangor



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1. What is the mission of Naval Base Kitsap Bangor? 

Naval Base Kitsap Bangor's mission is to support the Navy with ships and submarines that meet the needs of war-fighting commands.


2. How many active duty military are stationed at Navy Base Kitsap Bangor?  


There are approximately 16,000 active duty service members stationed at Navy Base Kitsap Bangor. The base has close to 94,000 members in its community, including 16,000 active members, 25,000 civilian employees, 18,000 family members, and 35,000 retirees in the area. 


3. Does Naval Base Kitsap Bangor have medical facilities?


Yes, Naval Base Kitsap Bangor has medical facilities. Naval Hospital Bremerton is located between Bangor and Bremerton.


5. What is the zip code for Naval Base Kitsap Bangor?


The zip code for Naval Base Kitsap Bangor is 98315. Other nearby zip codes include 98370, 98312, and 98383.


6. What is the BAH for Naval Base Kitsap Bangor? 


BAH for Naval Base Kitsap Bangor ranges from $2,094for E-1 to $2,919for E-9 with dependents, and $2,253  for O-1 to $3,237  for O-7 with dependents. See housing section for more info. 


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Base Location and Information

Official Site: Naval Base Kitsap Bangor


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Naval Air Station Bremerton, Naval Submarine Base Bangor, Keyport, Manchester Fuel Depot, and Jackson Park combined in 2004 to form Naval Base Kitsap. It sits on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington state, approximately 20 minutes north of Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton, an hour north of Tacoma, about one and a half hours west of Seattle by ferry, and just under 3 hours southwest of Whidbey Island. Also within two hours drive are the Olympic National Park and Forest and the Mt. Rainier National Park.


With convenient access to protected water, there are many military installations in this region. 




Nearby military installations: 

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Arrival Lodging


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Navy Gateway Inns and Suites accommodate incoming servicemembers and their families.  



Naval Base Kitsap

Trigger Avenue Bldg 2906

Silverdale, WA 98315

Contact: (360) 779-9100

Naval Base Kitsap Bangor Housing

Naval Base Kitsap Housing

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Naval Base Kitsap on-base housing is privatized and managed by West Sound Family Housing. On base, you’ll find three neighborhoods: Bangor Creek, Bangor Valley, and Bangor Valley II.


West Sound Family Housing Contact Info


4168 Greenfish Drive

Silverdale, WA 98315

Phone: (360) 598-5831


Navy Housing Service Center


Bangor Plaza

2720 Ohio St. Bldg. 2720 

Silverdale, WA 98315

Hours: 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Phone: (360) 396-4399 


Naval Base Kitsap Bangor Off-Base Housing 

Homes for sale and houses for rent near Naval Base Kitsap Bangor - Naval Base Kitsap Bangor Homes



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Many military families moving to Naval Base Kitsap Bangor will find options to buy or rent. Poulsbo, Suquamish, and Bainbridge Island all lie nearby, while Silverdale is midway between the Bangor and Bremerton  facilities.


Base Search: 

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Naval Base Kitsap Bangor BAH Information

The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is a U.S. based allowance determined by geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. It provides uniformed service members compensation based on housing costs in local civilian housing markets when government quarters are not provided. Learn more about your Basic Allowance for Housing.


Naval Base Kitsap Bangor is near Poulsbo, Bremerton, and Silverdale with a few options to buy or rent. The Naval Base Kitsap Bangor BAH is close to the cost of living in the area. Some sample Naval Base Kitsap Bangor BAH rates for zip code 98315:


  • E-1 with dependents: $2,094
  • E-1 without dependents: $1,710
  • E-9 with dependents: $2,919
  • E-9 without dependents: $2,355
  • O-1 with dependents: $2,253
  • O-1 without dependents: $1,971
  • O-7 with dependents: $3,237
  • O-7 without dependents: $2,895

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Support for Military & Families


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Area School Information


Naval Base Kitsap Bangor School Liaison Office Information


Bangor Plaza 

2720 Ohio St. 

Silverdale, WA 98315

Phone: 360-340-2824

Get information about private schools near Naval Base Kitsap at Private School Review. Homeschooling families can learn how to comply with the Washington State Board of Education regarding students instructed at home on their site.

There are no DoDEA schools located on Naval Base Kitsap Bangor. Military families with school-age children fall under the Kitsap County School Districts.

There are a handful of higher education opportunities in the area, in addition to volunteer programs to connect with. While the national unemployment rate sits at 3.9%, the Bangor-Silverdale area rests at 5.2% as of March 2024. 


Some of the area’s top employers:

  • Naval Base Kitsap
  • Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
  • Naval Undersea Warfare Center
  • Harrison Medical Center
  • Naval Hospital Bangor
  • Central Kitsap School District

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Things to Do Near Naval Base Kitsap Bangor


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Point No Point Lighthouse and Park: A historic lighthouse featuring sandy beaches, picnic areas, and undeveloped saltwater access. 


Bangor Bug and Reptile Museum: Filled with snakes, inspects, and reptiles. Features a scavenger hunt and Boris the spider and his pet frog ready to take a picture with you. 


Ahoy Kitsap Playland: Large indoor three-story playground with toddler area and virtual reality arcade. 


Kids Discovery Museum: Encourages children’s curiosity with play and exploration. 


USS Turner Joy Museum: Built in Seattle in 1957, this ship was commissioned in 1959 and decommissioned in 1982. It now serves as a museum sharing insights on the Vietnam War and naval history across the Pacific Northwest.  


Puget Sound Navy Museum: Artifacts representing naval history in the Pacific Northwest. 


The Boat Shed: Offers fresh seafood and amazing views for the past 40 years. 


Space Needle: Seattle icon built in 1962. It has an all-glass revolving floor lounge for an incredible view of the city and amazing cocktails. 


Pike Place Market: “The Soul of Seattle” extends across a handful of neighborhoods and offers shopping and dining experiences. 


The Coffee Oasis/Burwell Cafe: Expertly roasted coffee in small batches to guarantee freshness and incredible quality. All proceeds support their youth programs offering a safe home when needed. 

More Area Information

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Base Address:

Trident Ave
Silverdale , 98315