Today, NAS Lemoore is home to Commander Strike Fighter Wing Pacific (CSFWP) and Commander Joint Strike Fighter Wing (CJSFW). More than half of the Navy’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft reside here, and it is the only Navy installation to house the F-35C Lightning II. NAS Lemoore hosts 16 operational Strike Fighter squadrons, two Fleet Replacement squadrons and one Search and Rescue squadron and four west coast Carrier Air Wing Commands and staff. On average, 210,000 flight operations occur annually. Locals are proud to hear the “Sound of Freedom” daily. The base provides a massive boon to local economy. In Fiscal Year 2019, the base generated $947 million for Kings County and environs and provides almost 8,500 jobs.
NAWS China Lake
China Lake is located in the Western Mojave Desert region of California, approximately 150 miles north of Los Angeles. The installation is the Navy's largest single landholding, representing 85 percent of the Navy’s land for RDAT&E use and 38 percent of the Navy’s land holdings worldwide. In total, its two ranges and main site cover more than 1.1 million acres, an area larger than the state of Rhode Island.
Today, the air station resembles a small, industrial city in its operations. It has its own police and fire departments. It has large industrial complexes where commands, such as the Naval Aviation Depot, employ thousands of civilians in aircraft maintenance. The base also boasts its own parks, beaches, housing, and recreation areas.
North Island is headquarters for four major military flag officer staffs including: Commander Naval Air Forces, and supports 21 squadrons and more than 220 aircraft. Its piers are homeport to two major aircraft carriers, the USS NIMITZ(CVN 68), and the USS RONALD REAGAN(CVN 76). Additionally, the base is home to the Navy's Deep Submergence Unit. With all ships in port, the population of the station swells to more than 36,000 active duty, reserve, and civilian workers.
NAVBASE San Diego
Naval Base San Diego is homeport to the Pacific Fleet Surface Navy with 56 U.S. Navy ships and two auxiliary vessels including USNS Mercy (TAH - 19). The base often hosts visiting surface ships from foreign Navies, other U.S. homeports and the Coast Guard. Naval Base San Diego is also home to more than 200 tenant commands, each having specific and specialized fleet support purposes.
The base is comprised of over 1,600 land acres and 326 acres of water along the San Diego Bay and is divided into the wet-side, dry-side and the Fleet and Family Complex. Other areas of responsibility include Commander, Navy Region Southwest and Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest headquarters, Naval Medical Center San Diego and Admiral Baker Golf Course.
Ashore, Naval Base San Diego is also home to more than 200 separate tenant commands and other Navy support facilities, each having specific and specialized fleet support missions. The base is a workplace for over 35,000 military, civilian and contract personnel. Additionally, the base has rooms to house more than 4,500 men and women in modern apartment-like barracks, including Pacific Beacon, a new state-of-the-art residence located on Naval Base San Diego.
NAVBASE Point Loma
Naval Base Point Loma provides shore installation support to more than 64 tenant commands with 22,000 military and civilian personnel and more than 450 unique facilities.
NAVBASE Ventura County
Naval Support Activity Monterey is a multi-function organization dedicated to providing responsive, high-quality base operations support to 20 tenant commands, including Naval Postgraduate School, the Naval Research Laboratory, and Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center. The base is comprised of 160 buildings on 700 acres and staffed by 3,800 military and civilian personnel.
NWS Seal Beach
Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, California and its Detachments - located in Fallbrook and Norco, California - exist to provide weapons storage, loading, maintenance, and assessment support to ships of the United States Pacific Fleet. Our facilities also support Coast Guard vessels and Marine Corps units stationed afloat and ashore.