Naval Station Everett is approximately 30 miles north of Seattle between Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains. Those stationed here will be tempted to make the 100 mile drive north to Vancouver, Canada or take a ferry ride from the San Juan Islands. The proximity to Seattle is also a major plus.
Find information about Naval Station Everett, Washington including the main commercial and DSN numbers for the base, information on basic services, base transportation, lodging for TDY and PSCing personnel, and inprocessing.
Naval Station Everett, Washington Mission & Units
NAS Everett functions as shore station support to U.S. Navy and Coast Guard Forces. One of the youngest Navy installations, Everett was established in 1984 and is home to Carrier Strike Group 11, Destroyer Squadron 9, and Regional Support Organization Pacific Northwest. The station is home port for six Navy ships and two Coast Guard ships including:
- USS Shoup (DDG 86)
- USS Momsen (DDG 92)
- USS Kidd (DDG 100)
- USS Gridley (DDG 101)
- USS Sampson (DDG 102)
- USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114)
- USCGC Henry Blake (WLM 563)
- USCGC Blue Shark (WPB 87360)
Important units include:
- Afloat Training Group (ATG) PACNORWEST
- Center for Information Dominance (CID) LS PacNorWest
- COMDESRON 9
- COMNAVSURFGRU PACNORWEST
- Fleet Technical Support Center PAC, DET. (Everett)
- Naval Intermediate Maintenance Facility (IMF) Pacific Northwest, DET. Everett
- Naval Radio Station (T) Jim Creek
- Navy College Office (NCO) Everett
- Navy Facilities (NAVFAC) NW, Everett Det. / Public Works
- NRNW Reserve Component Command (NRNW RCC) /Readiness Command 22
- Planning/Engineering Division (NAVFAC)
- Public Works Contracts Division (NAVFAC)
- Public Works Shops (NAVFAC)
- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (SUPSHIP) Det. Everett
- Regional Support Organization (RSO) PNW
- Reserve Center (NOSC) Everett
- Transportation Division (NAVFAC)
- USCGC Blue Shark
- USCGC Henry Blake
- USS Ford (FFG 54)
- USS Ingraham (FFG61)
- USS Momsen (DDG 92)
- USS Nimitz
- USS Nimitz (Beach Detachment, Everett)
- USS Rodney M Davis
- USS Shoup
Naval Station Everett History
The story of NAS Everett begins in 1983, when the Secretary of the Navy was exploring options for a Puget Sound-area naval base. 1984 saw Everett selected out of 13 total possible sites; groundbreaking on the air station began in 1987 and a pier building project worth approximately $56 million get underway in 1988.
NAS Everett saw a second major construction project in 1993; 52 acres were to become the Naval Station Everett Navy Support Complex.
In 1994 and 1995 the first Navy vessels arrived at Everett, assigned to the Naval Air Station; eventually all of the following would call the air station home:, though some as late as 1997:
- USS Ingraham (FFG 61)
- USS Ford (FFG 54)
- USS Paul F. Foster (DD 964)
- USS David R. Ray (DD 971)
- USS Callaghan (DDG 994)
- USS Chandler (DDG 996)
- USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)
The arrival of the USS Abraham Lincoln is said to complete the air station’s first Battle Group.
Naval Station Everett Contacts
Main Address And Phone Numbers
Naval Air Station Everett
2000 W Marine View Drive
Everett, WA 98207
- DSN 312-727-3735
Important NAS Everett Contact Numbers
- Barracks/Single Service Member Housing – (425) 304-3111
- Civilian Personnel Office – (425) 304-3591
- Housing Services Center – (425) 304-3402
- Hospital/Medical Treatment Facility – (425) 304-4050
- ID/CAC Card Processing – (360) 403-2582
- Emergency – 911
- ID/CAC Card Processing Detachment – (425) 304-4256
- Information and Referral Services – (425) 304-3731
- Legal Services/JAG Law Enforcement – (425) 304-3625
- Legal Services/JAG Navy Legal Service Office – (425) 304-4551
- Personnel Support Office – (425) 304-4250
- Welcome/Visitors Center – (425) 304-4860
- Base Operator – (425) 304-3000
- Suicide Prevention Hotline – (800) 273-8255
- Child Development Center – (425) 304-3778
- Child Care Resource and Referral – CCRR – (425) 304-3951
- School Age Care – (425) 304-3690
- Naval Branch Health Clinic – EFMP Enrollment – (425) 304-4070
- Human Resource Office – (425) 304-3591
- Non-appropriated Funds (NAF) Human Resources – (425) 304-3690
- Personnel Support Detachment – (425) 304-4250
- Spouse Education, Training and Careers – (425) 304-3367
- Deployment/Mobilization – (425) 304-3708
- Counseling and Family Advocacy – (425) 304-3667
- Family Center – (425) 304-3735
- Fleet and Family Support Center – (425) 304-3367
- Victim Advocate Services – (425) 304-3667
- Sexual Assault Program Response Coordinator (SAPR) – (425) 304-3712
- Naval Station Everett Security – (425) 304-3712
- Snohomish County Sheriff – (425) 388-3411
- Law Enforcement – (425) 304-3262
- Navy Legal Service Office – (425) 304-4551
- David R. Ray Branch Medical Clinic (Everett) – (425) 304-4050
- Casualty Assistance Calls Officer (CACO) – (425) 304-3342
- Child Development Center – (425) 304-3778
- School Liaison Office – (425) 304-3688
Naval Station Everett, Washington Surrounding Area
Everett, Washington is very close to Seattle, so there are plenty of professional sports attractions, live music, and shopping venues to explore there. The Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Mariners, and the WNBA Seattle Storm are all noteworthy names to explore in the local area, and for live entertainment in the Seattle area, Columbia City Theater, Tractor Tavern, and Neumos are all highly recommended.
Closer to home, the City of Everett boasts Xfinity Arena, and Spencer Island Park for outdoors activities, walking, and sightseeing. The Flying Heritage And Combat Armor Museum is sure to please history buffs and the Imagine Children’s Museum comes as one of the most highly rated attractions in the area.
Naval Station Everett Inprocessing and Check-In
All new arrivals are directed to check in with the station QuarterDeck (regardless of arrival time) in building 2000 at the Naval Station.
Those are are PCSing to NAS Everett and are attached to a ship will be sent directly to the appropriate ship for check-in unless it is not in port. In those cases, new arrivals will be assigned to a “Temporary Personnel Unit until the ship arrives or transportation to the ship has been arranged.
Naval Station Everett Services
The installation is served by the Everett Medical Clinic, which includes services for TRICARE Prime enrollees and family members via Branch Medical Clinic Everett.
- Preventive care
- Health screening
- Diagnosis and management of episodic, acute, and chronic health problems for infants, children, teenagers, and adult men and women
- Basic lab, pharmacy, and radiology services
- Employee health services
- Occupational medicine
- Industrial hygiene services
Branch Medical Clinic Everett does not provide ambulance or emergency services. In case of an emergency, dial 911. For appointments, call 800-404-4506.
NAS Everett has several options for child care for children between six weeks and 12 years old, depending on the program and the nature of care. Those options include:
- Child Development Center (CDC) with full time and hourly care options. A waiting list may apply, contact the NAS Everett CDC at (425) 304-3778.
- Child Development Homes (a dozen state licensed and Navy CDH certified providers in the local area) for ages 6 weeks – 12 years in a home-based environment.
- School-Age Care – Subsidized school-age care by contract is offered thanks to four local YMCA programs.
Waiting lists for all services may apply; NAS Everett literature suggests that child care for children under the age of three may have the highest demand. Priority placement is available at these facilities based on the following:
- Priority 1: Single parent / Dual Active Duty parents
- Priority 2: Active duty with a working or full-time student spouse
- Priority 3: Reservists on active duty or inactive in training
- Priority 4: DoD civilians and contractors
All inbound personnel are directed to track and manage their household goods shipments via the Defense Personal Property System at Move.mil. You can also contact the FISC Puget Sound Personal Property Office at 360-476-7366.
Dependent And Retiree ID Card Replacement, Renewal, And Reissue
All ID and Common Access Card services should be booked via RAPIDS, and same-day appointment services are not permitted. Waiting times for walk-in service may be extended; it is best to scheduled an advance appointment for best results.
All ID card services must be scheduled one-at-a-time; if you need three ID cards renewed, issued, or replaced you will need to make separate appointments for each card service required. Call (425) 304-4256 for more information or further assistance.
Naval Station Everett Schools
School age children will attend schools based on their home address. Inbound families PCSing to NAS Everett are encouraged to contact the base School Liaison Officer at 425-304-3688 before arriving to get help researching local area schools, transfer requirements, and related issues.
There are several school districts with 30-50 miles of the Naval Air Station, including:
- Arlington Public Schools
- Darrington School District
- Edmonds School District
- Everett Public Schools
- Granite Falls School District
- Lake Stevens School District
- Lakewood School District
- Marysville School District
- Mukilteo School District
- Snohomish School District
- Stanwood-Camano School District
- Monroe School District
The following documentation may be required to transfer students including:
- Student’s original/certified birth certificate
- Student’s social security number/card
- Student’s immunization record (yellow card)
- Legal documents, as needed (power of attorney, custody papers, etc.)
- Military housing orders, lease, rental agreement, mortgage document or proof of residency
- Local emergency contact or two separate phone numbers
- Course description documentation/grading scale (for 6th grade and above)
- School web page
- Most recent report card
- Withdrawal grades with class schedule or progress reports
- Test scores (standardized or special program testing, etc.)
- Current Individual Education Plan (IEP) and/or Individual Accommodation Plan (504) plan
Naval Station Everett Housing
All family housing is located off-base for those assigned to NAS Everett. Family Housing operations are privatized and operated by Hunt Military Communities. Waiting lists will apply and all applicants for family housing must submit DD Form 1746, Application for the Assignment of Military Family Housing, plus copies of your current orders, and the following documentation:
- Emergency Data Record
- Sex Offender Policy & Acknowledgement Disclosure
- CNIC Contact Information Release Form
- Courtesy Move Form
- Contact information
All housing applications can be sent in advance and new arrivals are ordered to report to Family Housing no later than 30 days of arrival to make sure the application is active and in the system.
Those who choose not to use family housing are required to the NAS Everett Housing Service Center before entering into any legally binding agreements for housing.
Unaccompanied military members and geographic bachelors must check in at the Unaccompanied Housing Front Desk or call 425-304-3111 to learn current options and availability for housing on board or off base. On-base housing is generally available (based on demand) for single service members E4 and below.
Naval Station Everett PCS and TDY Lodging
New arrivals who are single or geographic bachelors will make temporary lodging arrangements by calling 425-304-3402. PCSing troops who are married but with no children should make temporary lodging arrangements with the Gateway Inn at 877-628-9233.
Those traveling with families / pets / children should call the Navy Lodge at 800-NAVY-INN for billeting arrangements. All incoming PCS or TDY troops are advised to make lodging reservations as soon as possible.
Naval Station Everett Transportation
New arrivals are instructed to make transportation to NAS Everett in advance with a sponsor, rideshare service, etc. There are two shuttles from SEATAC airport, but both commercial shuttle services are incapable of driving onto the installation.
Naval Station Everett Vehicle Registration And Driver’s License
Base decals are not required to drive on NAS Everett, but all new arrivals must register privately owned vehicles on base at the Visitor Control Center. The following is required to register your vehicle:
- Proof of insurance
- Vehicle registration
- Valid military ID card
- Driver’s license
According to the Naval Station Everett official site, all communication devices are “prohibited from use by everyone while operating a moving vehicle on the installation, including hands-free devices”
Military members and spouses stationed in Washington State are issued drivers with the word “military” in place of an expiration date. This means no license renewal is needed as long as the military member remains on active duty, or is called to Guard or Reserve duty for 180 days or longer. For spouses, domestic partners, or dependents, they must live at the same address as the active duty military member.
All new arrivals to Washington are required to apply for a Washington State driver’s license with 30 days of relocating. You cannot register a privately owned vehicle in Washington without doing so.