An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

The Sandpaper

The Sandpaper is the official newsletter of NAF El Centro. It is published by the PAO. Submissions by base personnel and our partners in the local community are encouraged and desired. Due to the format of this publication, advertisement for businesses is prohibated. You may navigate to the most current issue or back issues using the navigation bar on the left.

If you have questions about the publication or wish to receive e-mail updates when the newsletter is published, please contact the PAO at

Google Translate Disclaimer

Commander, Navy Region Southwest   |   750 Pacific Highway   |   San Diego, CA 92132
Official U.S. Navy Website