Military & Veterans

The Kitsap Peninsula is home to dozens of military cemeteries, memorials, and historic sites that honor those that served our country. Some sites date back to the Spanish War, others are memorials the represent fallen soldiers in World War I and II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars.
Cemeteries & Memorials

Cemeteries & Memorials

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier honors fallen military men and women and, at the Veteran's Home Cemetery in Retsil, you can view grave sites of soldiers that fought in the Civil War. The hand carved artwork at the Suquamish Veterans Memorial located in Suquamish honors the tribal members that served. Kitsap 911 Memorial in BremertonClick here for a PDF of complete list of Kitsap County Veterans Memorials located around Kitsap County. At EvergreenRotary Park in Bremerton you can visit the Kitsap 911 Memorial showing two steel beams that were recovered from the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City.

Naval, Military & Veteran's Museums

Naval, Military & Veteran's Museums

Whether you are a visitor, enlisted personnel, or veteran, Kitsap Peninsula offer many excellent places to experience and learn about our naval and military history. The Puget Sound Navy MuseumNaval Undersea Museum in Keyport and U.S.S Turner Joy are very popular among veteran's and children. In downtown Port Orchard, veteran's have create the very special Veteran's Living History Museum. Use our Search Filter to find more locations. Puget Sound Navy Museum

Historic USS Turner Joy

Historic USS Turner Joy

The famed Navy destroyer from the Vietnam War is permanently moored at the Bremerton Harborside waterfront and a popular destination for history buffs, veterans, and visitors of all ages. Some say it's haunted..visit their website for details.