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Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) at NAS Patuxent River provides Navy personnel (including active-duty and retired military, Reservists, DoD employees, family members and contractors) with a varied program of wholesome and constructive off-duty leisure activities that contribute to their quality of life while stationed here.

The Navy’s Commercial Sponsor and Paid Advertising Program will help your business or organization reach the more than 20,000 military and civilian employees working aboard the NAS Patuxent River and NRC Solomons installations. Home to the Naval Air Systems Command and the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division headquarters, Pax River is the largest employer in Southern Maryland, with approximately 70 percent of employees living in St. Mary’s County, and 19 percent residing in nearby Calvert and Charles counties.

Advertising and sponsorship with MWR:

  • Gets your business message and name in front of a large Department of Defense community
  • Builds goodwill with customers by showing your direct support of the military
  • Can be customized to fit your budget and marketing goals
  • Offers brand visibility at events and facilities through signage, website links and ads, social media posts, t-shirts, event programs, banners, displays sampling and more

Please click here for sponsorship and advertising rates.

For more information about advertising and sponsorship opportunities, or to discuss a tailored package, please reach out to or 301-342-3635.



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