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Run Deep

By Schelleen Rathkopf

You may not be aware of it, but Uncle Sam's arsenal of democracy is hiding in plain sight on the Kitsap Peninsula. 74 NORTHWEST YACHTING || MARCH 2020

Keyport, Washington, is a sleepy little town on a small peninsula between Poulsbo and Bremerton in Kitsap County. There’s not a whole lot of fanfare to this unincorporated community of 552 residents. There’s the Torpedo Down Diner and the Keyport Bible Church, which claims the largest parking lot in town. There’s the Keyport Mercantile, where neigh-

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bors gather and notice the sight of an unfamiliar car. Across the street from the Mercantile is a small park with a spinner merry-go-round that might look lonely if not for the few dogs roaming around. There’s a small post office, an automotive shop, a Mexican restaurant and some houses. That’s about it. Yet, behind this seemingly sleepy civilian cloak sits the starting point of our national defense sys-

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