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Navy Food Service Winners Rewarded with Specialized Training

Winners of the 2018 Capt. Edward F. Ney Awards for culinary excellence attended training hosted by the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation (NRAEF) as part of the Military Food Service Awards in Chicago, Illinois, May 17-19.

MyNavy Family App Focuses on Stronger Families and Fleet

Navy families navigating military life can now find support by downloading the MyNavy Family application which was released in the days leading up to Military Spouse Appreciation Day, May 10. The free app can be found in the Navy App Locker,

2019 Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship Concludes

On a brisk April morning, several white shuttles arrived on Naval Station Everett (NSE) ferrying the members of the All-Navy, All-Army, All-Air Force, and All-Marine soccer team to compete in the 2019 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship, closing in a championship game, April 20. In the end, after seven days of single round-robin play, the All-Army soccer team came away with a victory in the championship match with Navy finishing in 3rd place overall in the tournament.

Former Student Intern Becomes Ship Fun Boss

Navy Region Northwest (NRNW) Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) recently announced another successful transition of one of their university internship program graduates into the Commander Navy Installations Command FFR network. Former NRNW student intern and Central Michigan University graduate Bryttany Kaplan transitioned into a career position as the USS Carl Vinson Morale Welfare and Recreation Afloat Recreation Specialist.

Naval Station Everett Host Admiral's Cup Tournament

Naval Station Everett hosts a basketball tournament as part of the Admiral’s Cup. The Navy Region Northwest Admiral’s Cup Sports Championships is a competition between Naval Base Kitsap, Naval Station Everett, and Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

Housing Surveys

Residents in Northwest Navy PPV family and unaccompanied housing have another opportunity to share their overall experience about their current living conditions - by participating in an upcoming survey. Residents will be contacted directly with instructions for the survey.

Navy Survey to Address Privatized Housing Issues

As a result of recent concerns of sub-standard privatized housing conditions across the military branches, Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson has directed an “out of cycle” housing survey be given to all Sailors currently living in the housing.

Navy Conducting Additional PPV Housing Survey

All Sailors living in government or Private Partner Venture (PPV) housing are strongly encouraged to participate in surveys to share their overall experience about their current living conditions.

Remote Snohomish County base guards military secrets – and much more

Nestled in the foothills of the Cascades, it's about the last place you'd expect to find a Navy base. But that's exactly what Naval Radio Station Jim Creek is.

New Pentagon MWR Program Offers Sailors Leisure Travel Savings

American Forces Travel is currently available to all active duty, reservists and retirees from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, as well as their eligible dependents. The verification process is currently being updated to also include civilian employees from all five services.

Northwest Navy Gold Star Tribute to Our Fallen

Electronics Technician 2nd Class Christopher Hodges, 22 August 1984 – 18 June 2010

Fitness Incentive Program

Earn free swag for time spent working out! January - December 31, choose your favorite ways to work out, log your time at the gym front desk, and start earning points for free swag!

NW Army-Navy Flag Football

The 19th annual Army/Navy flag football game was held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Cowan Stadium. The game, which is held ahead of the college football rivalry game between the U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Military Academy, was won by Navy 20-14, marking the sixth consecutive victory for Navy and 13th victory in 20 games.

Naval Station Everett Holds Bells Across America Ceremony

Personnel at Naval Station Everett (NSE) held a Bells Across America ceremony. Bells Across America is an annual remembrance ceremony commemorating the contributions, commitments and sacrifices made by fallen service members within the Navy.

Everett Sailors Party in the Plaza

Sailors and their families participate in the Party in the Plaza event held at Naval Station Everett. Party in the Plaza is a Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR)-sponsored event.

Everyone is Climbing Their Own Mountain

At 0400 Monday, on May 7th, my alarm rang, but it didn’t matter because I was already awake as anxiety coursed throughout my already dehydrated body. I was shivering as a result of the cold air and ripe nerves (although I could not tell which one was worse) as I donned my hiking gear, cold weather boots, and choked down a bowl of oatmeal to climb Mt.St. Helens with our MWR group.

Become a Mystery Shopper

Yes, it's true! You can get reimbursed to do the things you already love to do. For more information on becoming an MWR Mystery Shopper, please contact: or call (360) 315-5114.

Naval Radio Station Jim Creek Provides Unique Military Power & Capability

When Naval Radio Station Jim Creek was dedicated in 1953, it was recognized as the most powerful radio station in the world. Its advanced technology and broadcast strength were displayed in magazine publications such as Popular Science and Popular Mechanics. Today it is still among only a handful of radio stations capable of providing more than one million watts of power, allowing the U.S. Navy to communicate with ships, submarines and aircraft anywhere around the world.

Be Aware of ID Requirements at Jim Creek and on Naval Station Everett

Security at Jim Creek and on Naval Station Everett requires that 2 forms of ID are presented for sponsored patrons who do not have an enhanced WA Driver's License.

Jim Creek Old Growth Forest Protects Ancient Legacy

"This project is a shining example of the DOD's concern for our nation's natural ecosystems," said Thomas Dildine, Environmental Program Director at Naval Station Everett.