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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.

Pinwheels for Prevention

Throughout the month of April, snap & post pictures of pinwheels using the hashtag #PinwheelsForPrevention to social media to recognize Child Abuse Awareness Month.

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.

Changes to Pierside Plaza Recreation Hours and Food Trucks

Effective February 4, we will be shutting down food services out of Pierside and relocating our Food Truck service from the Fleet NEX parking lot (Lot E) to parking spaces adjacent to Pierside Plaza on the South Wharf.

Department of Defense Warrior Games, 2018

The Department of Defense held its 2018 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, May 31 – June 10. Participating athletes included ill and injured service members and veterans. All four NRNW athletes contributed to a total of 41 gold medals, 32 silver medals, and 28 bronze medals, placing Team Navy in an overall 2nd place.

Fishing, Family & Fun at Jim Creek’s Annual Derby

Jim Creek Navy Community Recreation Area never ceases to amaze crowds of eager patrons. June 9, 2018 was no exception at their annual Kids’ Fishing Derby from 8 am-5 pm at Twin Lakes, and their FREE Family Fun Day event from noon-4 pm at the Recreation Building and surrounding grounds.

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.