MCLB BARSTOW
Barstow, CA 92311, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Welcome

DIRECTIONS MCLB Barstow is halfway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas on Interstate 40. It is approximately 120 miles northeast of Los Angeles and 150 miles southwest of Las Vegas in the Mojave high desert. The City of Barstow has a population of more than 23,000. If you are flying

History and Mission

MCLB, the second-largest employer in the Barstow area, was established as the Marine Corps Depot of Supplies at its present location on Dec. 28, 1942, when the Navy turned it over to the Marine Corps as a storage site for supplies and equipment needed for Fleet Marine Forces in the

Organizations

  DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY — DISTRIBUTION BARSTOW DLA Distribution Barstow California is a Defense Logistics Agency colocated depot under the command of the Defense Distribution Center (DDC). DLA Distribution is made up of distribution facilities at two locations 8 miles apart, Nebo and Yermo Annex. Headquarters, administration, central receiving, shipping,

Command Services

  COMMISSARY The Barstow Commissary is at MCLB Barstow just off of Joseph Boll Avenue in Building 364. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and closed Sunday and Monday. Services include entry 30 minutes prior to opening for disabled patrons,

Community Services

  The Marine Corps Community Services Department is the “Quality of Life” provider for the Marine Corps. Its mission is to provide fitness and recreation programs, personal services and business activities in direct support of individual and family readiness and retention. MARINE CORPS COMMUNITY SERVICES The MCCS Administrative Office is

Local Area

  Barstow, “Gateway to the great mysterious desert,” has more to offer than meets the eye. There are surprises everywhere: volcanic cinder cones, booming sand dunes, historic and modern mines, rock formations etched with messages from former residents, vast vistas framed with mile-high mountains and small towns dotted along historic
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