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NRNW Navy Gold Star Program Children's Grief Awareness Day

Join NRNW Navy Gold Star Program Coordinators and guest speaker Carolyn Ripper, LMFT, FFSC Child Counselor during these 60-minute conversations about what to expect when your child is grieving.

School Liaison Fall News

Info on the Impact Aid Survey, FAFSA, free parent-student webinars and more in the Fall 2021 issue of Northwest Academic Anchor.

2021 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Break the Silence of Domestic Violence

2021 iREAD Summer Program

Learn about the 2021 iREAD Summer Program and ways you can get involved in events happening this summer at Naval Base Kitsap.

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Get out, get active and join Navy Region Northwest MWR Fitness and Navy MWR Fitness by participating in the weekly fitness challenges.

May is Aquatic Safety Month

Take time this month to learn about how to keep your family safe in, on, and around the water.

Military Personnel Housing Survey

The Military Personnel Housing Survey runs Friday, March 26 through Friday, May 7.

School Liaison Winter News

STOMP webinar, CYP Youth Sponsorship Program, Deployment Support for Children and much more inside this edition!

PPV Housing Tenant Satisfaction Survey

The Department of Defense (DoD), working with each of the Military Departments, will soon undertake its annual housing satisfaction survey.

Naval Base Kitsap HPCON-C Services as of Nov. 18

Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Washington state and in the counties surrounding the installation, Naval Base Kitsap will return to HPCON C as of midnight November 18.

Renter's Insurance

Recent cases of residents being held financially responsible for damage they cause to PPV units have highlighted the importance of having renters insurance AND having sufficient coverage under your policy.

Fall News from the School Liaison Office

See great information from the Naval Base Kitsap School Liaison Office.

MWR Fitness Centers Expanded Access

Active Duty family members are authorized use of open Fitness facilities during certain hours beginning Thursday, Oct. 1. Facilities include MWR Bangor and Bremerton Fitness and Aquatic Centers and Naval Hospital Bremerton Fitness Center.

MWR Swimming Pool Expanded Access

The Bangor MWR Aquatics Center expands use to Active Duty family members during specific hours. Reservations will be taken beginning Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020.

School Liaison Office Regarding Free Appropriate Public Education

Information regarding free appropriate public education (FAPE) for students with disabilities ages 3-21.

Public/Private Venture Housing

View the memo from the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment for tenants in privatized housing.

Military Spouse Licensure Reimbursement extension

Navy Personnel Command has extended spouse licensure reimbursement application deadline. The deadline for applications has been extended in response to issues caused by COVID-19.

Fact vs. Fiction Vitamin D and COVID-19

While vitamin D has immune-enhancing properties, its value in reducing symptoms in individuals with COVID-19 infection remain unclear, due to an absence of clinical studies. However, achieving and maintaining optimal vitamin D status is sensible and desirable for a number of health and performance outcomes.

8 Steps for Smooth School Moves

School is out! An exciting time when most kids are thinking about sleeping in and spending their days at the pool. However, for some military kids they are gearing up for yet another move and starting a new school. In fact, military children move between six and nine times during their educational careers from kindergarten through high school. Whether you are coming from overseas or across the country, or just the next state over, moving can be stressful. Here are 8 tips to ease the school transition.

Advanced School Enrollment in Washington State

On April 19, Governor Jay Inslee signed SHB 1210, the School Enrollment - Nonresident Children from Military Families Bill. This bill allows school districts to accept applications for advanced enrollment from students of military families enrolling in Washington's public schools prior to their arrival in the state. This new law went into effect on July 29, 2019. If you have questions about advanced enrollment, contact us today.