Defense of the Pacific Northwest

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The Pacific Northwest has many military facilities. Washington State, specifically, has:
  • Naval Base Kitsap: Holds nuclear submarines, a carrier battle group, and a navy region command center
  • Naval Station Everett: Holds a carrier battle group
  • McChord Air Force Base: Holds a Western Air Defense Sector command center
  • Fairchild Air Force Base: Holds nuclear transport aircraft
  • Fort Lewis: Holds the I Corps command center and stryker brigades
  • Hanford Site: Held plutonium production facilities and is now the site of the largest cleanup project in the country
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