NBK earns 2017 Commander-in-Chief’s Installation Excellence Award

By Silvia Klatman, Naval Base Kitsap Public Affairs SILVERDALE, Wash. (NNS) — The Commander-in-Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people who>operate and maintain Department of Defense (DOD) installations. The award is presented to the top military bases in each of the services and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). NBK was recognized as the top Navy base in […] Read more »

Naval Hospital Bremerton Recipient of CNO Environmental Award

  Story by Douglas Stutz ,  Naval Hospital Bremerton Along with other commands from the Horn of Africa to the Far East and across the Pacific Northwest, Navy Medicine was represented for environmental stewardship and sustainability by the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO). Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) joined in a world-wide video teleconference ceremony on June 27, 2017 as one of 30 Navy commands acknowledged with a […] Read more »

Ferry schedules changing for Colman Dock work

Ed Friedrich  The Kitsap Sun “To safely and efficiently unload all of the sailings and maintain on-time performance, we need to modify the sailing schedules to provide more space between afternoon sailings where we have boats arrive and depart right next to each other.” Of the two routes’ 9.2 million riders last year, 4.9 million walked on.   The proposed schedule shifts the current 4:20 p.m. […] Read more »

Navy yard, bases not greatly affected by hiring freeze

Ed Friedrich, Kitsap Sun , KING BREMERTON, Wash. — President Trump’s federal hiring freeze has not burdened the Kitsap Navy. Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, after a pause, went right back to hiring, and hasn’t caught up to other programs. The freeze was imposed on Jan. 23 for roughly 90 days for the Office of Management and Budget and Office of Personnel Management to develop a […] Read more »

2 KEDA PTAC Clients firms awarded construction contracts for design-build construction projects for NAVFAC NW

Advanced Technology Construction,*Tacoma, Washington (N44255-17-D-4004); CJW Construction Inc.,* Santa Ana, California (N44255-17-D-4005); Shape Construction Inc.,* Bremerton, Washington (N44255-17-D-4006); Vet Industrial Inc.,* Bremerton, Washington (N44255-17-D-4007); and Weldin Construction LLC,* Palmer, Alaska (N44255-17-D-4008), are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award construction contract for design-build or design-bid-build construction projects located primarily within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Northwest area of responsibility (AOR). The maximum dollar value […] Read more »

Bremerton cyber security company expanding – taps veteran talent

Bremerton’s cyber security company, Critical Informatics taps transitioning veterans as company expands. Click headline below to read Puget Sound Business Journal story: Cyber warriors go corporate: Seattle-area companies seek veterans for top jobs Learn more at http://www.criticalinformatics.com/work_with_us.htm Read more »

Kitsap economy highlighted in Puget Sound Business Journal

The Puget Sound Journal of Business recently published a special report profiling Kitsap County’s economic advantages and opportunities. Featured stories discussed opportunities for the technology industry, talent and workforce, workforce education, housing and business costs, and Kitsap’s role and opportunities as part of the Puget Sound regional economy. The special section also includes stories on the Fast Ferry Proposition and interviews with Kitsap Bank CEO, […] Read more »

Navy secretary flatters Kitsap on farewell tour

By Josh Farley of the Kitsap Sun Oct. 21, 2016  BREMERTON — Getting a good deal on a submarine isn’t altogether different from a frequent user program at the local coffee or sandwich shop. So argued Ray Mabus, America’s longest serving secretary of the Navy since World War I, in describing efforts to restore a depleted Navy fleet that includes purchasing $18 billion in new […] Read more »

Sources Sought – NAVFAC Northwest Job Order Contract (JOC)

Solicitation Number: N44255FY17JOC Agency: Department of the Navy Office: Naval Facilities Engineering Command Location: NAVFAC Northwest North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 238990 Synopsis: Added: Sep 09, 2016 11:34 am This is a Sources Sought Synopsis only. This is not a solicitation for proposals and no contract will be awarded from this announcement. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with […] Read more »

Biz Opps: P983 – Land Water Interface, Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton, Washington

Request for Sub Bids  Solicitation No.: N44255-15-R-6005 P983 – Land Water Interface, Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton, Washington Prime Contract RFP Due Date/Time:  May 31, 2016, 2:00 p.m. (PT) Sub bids due: May 27, 2016, by close of business (PT)   Nova Group, Inc. a prime contractor, requests sub bids and invites all interested small business entities to view our invitation to bid at the following […] Read more »