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Along the waterfront between Bremerton and Gorst, you see the amazing site of mothballed aircraft carriers and other ships. Click here for lots of photos the Navy fleet of inactive aircraft carriers located near Bremerton Charleston Beach Road West, Bremerton, WA 98312. Click for Google Map. 

Tomb of Unknown Solider at Ivy Green Cememtery in Bremerton

VETERAN INFORMATION & ACTIVITIES

The Kitsap County Veterans Advisory Board webpage on the Kitsap County website offers information and links to many services and activities. Click here for details.

The KCVAB recently produced and excellent slide show of local Military and Veteran Memorials. We want to thank Edward Palm, PhD, (USMC, retired) for his photography. Click here to download a PDF of Kitsap County Memorial locations.

Another excellent guide is the Kitsap County Veterans Memorials & Museums written and researched by Marion (Mick) T. Hersey, Historical Memorial Preservationist. Click here to download a PDF of those locations.

Along the waterfront between Bremerton and Gorst, you see the amazing site of mothballed aircraft carriers and other ships. Click here for lots of photos the Navy fleet of inactive aircraft carriers located near Bremerton Charleston Beach Road West, Bremerton, WA 98312. Click for Google Map.



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Bangor - Naval Base

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Bangor Submarine Base
Submarine Base Bangor is part of Naval Base Kitsap. Covering 7,201 acres Bangor, is a pleasant balance of untouched forest land, award winning operational and administrative facilities and attractive service and housing areas.
Bremerton

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Bataan Park
Corner of Sylvan & Olympus
Bremerton, WA 98310
360.473.5305
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One acre grassland, overlooking a spectacular view of the Olympic Mountains, is a park offering picnic tables and benches. Also houses the  Bataan Monument, honoring the survivors of the WWII Bataan Death March.
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CM Travel 4Fun
37161 NE Aspen CT
Hansville, WA 98340
360.638.2773
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Travel Agency. Agent is a Northwest travel specialist based in Kitsap County within Washington State's Puget Sound Region.
Gig Harbor

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Destiny Harbor Tours
4430 Holly Ln. NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
253.225.6306
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Welcome, I'm Captain Tom. We operate harbor tours, sightseeing and private charters and memorials in Gig Harbor and Tacoma. Our open boats give an up-close look at the scenery, wildlife and history of Puget Sound! On all our tours you will enjoy spanning views of the Sound with islands, mountains and a great chance to see bald eagles, seals, sea lions, sea hawks (osprey) and more. A Destiny Harbor Tour brings you Up-Close and Personal with Puget Sound, Bring Your Camera! For more information see destinyharbortours.com !
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Olympic Peninsula

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Expeditions Northwest
115 E Railroad #108
PO Box 1928
Port Angeles, WA 98362
360.452.6210
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Passenger ferry service from Port Angeles, on the Olympic Peninsula, to Victoria and Friday Harbor and back to Victoria. Seasonal, May through September. Available for Private Charter; plan a large family event, a business retreat, wedding or reunion...the possibilities are endless!


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Gilberton Veterans Cemetery
T25N R2E Section 19
Bremerton

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Ivy Green Cemetery
1410 Naval AVE
Bremerton, WA 98337
360.478.5305
Ivy Green Cemetery is a division of the Bremerton Parks & Recreation Department and has a large military section with all services represented and is the site of the "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier" and a reflecting wall honoring those fallen military men and women. John H. Nibbe, Civil War hero is also buried here, as well as Wesley Harris, the Marine that Navy gun range on way the to Seabeck is named after. Open until 8PM or dusk. 
Keyport

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Keyport Saltwater Park
Keyport, WA
The Keyport Saltwater Park houses an old memorial anchor that dates back to 1942.  Directly across the street is the Naval Undersea Museum where guests may explore and learn about life under the sea, torpedoes and underwater exploration.
Silverdale

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Kitsap County Veteran's Memorial
3337 NW Byron
Silverdale Waterfront
Silverdale, WA 98383

Members of the Home Builders Association of Kitsap County worked with other community organizations to build the Kitsap County Veterans Memorial Park to honor all who have served in any era and is one of the few in the nation to pay tribute to six branches of service including merchant marines. Flags of all six branches fly over the memorial. Located at Silverdales Waterfront Park it offers beautiful views and is an appropriate location to reflect on what veterans have done for this country. Also honors Henry R. Johnson World War I Silverdale citizen who lost his life in the Muese-Argonne Offensive. Located near picnic shelter, children's area and public boardwalk and pier.

Bremerton

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Lone Sailor - Bremerton Marina
100 Washington
Port of Bremerton Marina
Bremerton, WA 98337
Our Lone Sailor Statue is now standing watch over Sinclair Inlet, welcoming all who come to visit our community. The Lone Sailor statue is easy to get to (ADA accessible) for just the “cost” of a short walk along the beautiful new Bremerton Marina piers and breakwater. This site is the perfect place for all to enjoy the sights and sounds of Bremerton’s busy waterfront.
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