March 3, 2010 
psnba logo Puget Sound Naval Bases Association
 Standing on our legacy, building for the future
In This Issue
President's Message
Annual Membership Drive Kick Off Breakfast
PSNBA Adds PayPal
News from our local Naval Bases
Upcoming Events

PSNBA is proudly supported by:

Platinum Members ($1,000):
AMI International
Concurrent Technologies Corp.
EHT Enterprises
Federal Manager's Assoc.
General Dynamics / Electric Boat
Local Lodge 282
District Lodge 160
Kitsap County Board of Commissioners
Paladin Data Systems
Port of Bremerton
Sabelhaus West Painting 
Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp. 
United Rentals, Inc.
Washington State Machinists Council
Gold Members($500): 
Applied Technical Systems (ATS)
Assistant Project Superintendent's Assoc.
Chinook Properties
Fairfield Inn & Suites
Kitsap Hospitality Executive Apartments
KPS Health Plans
Land Title Company
Lockheed Martin
National Association of Superintendents
Naval Civilian Manager's Assoc.
Port Orchard Pavilion
Puget Sound Ship Repair Assoc. 
SAIC Ocean Technologies
Shaw Contract Group / Spectra Flooring
Western Industrial, Inc.
And our Silver and Bronze Members.
We Appreciate your Support!
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Wendy MilesMessage from the President

Our local economy is stronger than most, thanks to the Navy's stable and continued presence. For 64 years, Puget Sound Naval Bases Association (PSNBA) has advocated for military contracts, shipyard work, and on-base resources to support our region's military. Thanks in large part to Congressman Norm Dicks, these efforts have come to fruition.
Throughout his tenure in the House, Dicks has supported all branches of our military and is intimately familiar with challenges and successes that accompany our armed forces. He has been instrumental in ensuring PSNBA has access to Navy Leadership and congressional leaders during our annual visit to Washington, DC. He does this because he strongly believes in our armed forces and understands the importance of efficient and effective operations. 
With his potential promotion to Chair of the Defense Appropriations Committee, we can be sure he will continue his support and advocacy for our military. His role as Chair ensures our military will continue to get the resources needed, while being committed to reducing waste and excess spending in military operations. 
We cannot think of a better leader or representative to serve as Chair of the Defense Appropriations Committee. On behalf of our membership, thank you Norm, for all that you do - for our community and our military. 

Wendy Miles, M.A.
Save the Date!
PSNBA Annual Membership Drive Kick Off Breakfast
March 29, 2010
The PSNBA Annual Membership Drive Kick Off Breakfast will be held Monday, March 29th at the beautiful Kitsap Conference Center in downtown Bremerton. Our Keynote speaker will be Senator Patty Murray.
This event sells out every year. Mark your calendars and watch our website for event details coming soon!
PSNBA Adds PayPal Option
PSNBA is pleased to announce the option to pay your membership dues using PayPal. 
This is available for new and renewing members, individuals, and businesses!
The PayPal link is located on the membership page of our website,
If you prefer not to use PayPal, you can still pay your membership dues with a check or money order. Please include a completed membership form with your payment. Membership forms can be found on our website, or by clicking here: PSNBA Membership Form
News from our local Naval Bases
Bremerton, Washington's Emergency Medical Facility Team Deploys to Haiti 
Everett Sailors Volunteer for Clean Up
Sailors, civilians, and family members from Naval Station (NAVSTA) Everett volunteered to clean up the property of an Everett citizen Jan. 30.  Read the complete story about how Navy volunteers assisted an elderly homeowner at 
Battleship Missouri Memorial Reopens after a Three-Month Overhaul
See the video at: 
PACNORWEST Sailors Support Haiti Relief
Humanitarian aid and military personnel from the Pacific Northwest deployed to Haiti to support the relief efforts of Operation Unified Response.  Personnel and resources from Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB), Naval Hospital Oak Harbor, Fleet and Industrial Supply Center (FISC) Puget Sound and other commands from around the region continue to flow to the earthquake-ravaged country.  Read the complete story at
Upcoming Events 

March 8, 2010
4:45 pm  PSNBA General Board Meeting
Norm Dicks Government Building
345 Sixth Street (on the corner of Sixth and Pacific) Bremerton, WA
6th Floor, Mayor's Conference Room
 *Immediately following the meeting (approximately 6 p.m.) please join us at Anthony's Homeport Restaurant, Bremerton Harborside, for a casual social hour. This is a great opportunity to network with PSNBA Board Members, and individuals from the community, navy, and shipyard.
Appetizers are on us!
March 29, 2010
PSNBA Annual Membership Drive Kick Off Breakfast
Event details will be announced on our website soon!
We welcome our newest PSNBA Community Member:
Gold Member: Fairfield Inn & Suites Bremerton, WA
We thank community member Federal Manager's Association Ch. 99 in Keyport, WA for renewing their support.
Would you like to become of member of PSNBA? Membership is open to any individual or business who shares our goal of maintaining a strong naval presence in the Puget Sound Region.
Click here to download a membership application and join today!
Or contact us at and we will mail a membership form to you.
For over 64 years, PSNBA has worked diligently so the Navy and Congress never forget that Kitsap County is home to the Navy's past, present, and future.
Thank you for your support!