Sponsorship & Advertising

NAWS China Lake is located in the Western Mojave Desert region of California, approximately 150 miles north of Los Angeles. The base is larger than the state of Rhode Island and represents 38% of the Navy’s land holdings worldwide.

Nearby communities include the City of Ridgecrest and Inyokern with a population of 27,000. Approximately 25% of area residents are active duty military, retirees, reservists, DoD civilians and contractors who visit MWR facilities more than 30,000 times monthly. The average household income is $65 thousand yearly and almost $9 million is generated by military retirees. With your message displayed on banners, posters, marquees, and more, you are supporting our military while receiving hundreds of thousands of exposures!

Partner with MWR on board NAWS China Lake and reach a military market that contributes $986.5 million to the area economy! Contact us today for information on how you can reserve your preferred advertising in our Desert Winds Magazine, on banners, posters, countertop signs or our MWR 15-passenger vehicle to start building your brand awareness with NAWS China Lake's military consumers. We look forward to your call and the opportunity to partner with you and your company.

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