MCLB BARSTOW

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Barstow - Welcome

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Welcome

Welcome to Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow. You will soon become an integral part of the MCLB Barstow team, serving along with approximately 120 fellow active-duty Marines, sailors and 1,700 civilians.

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Barstow - History

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History & Mission

MCLB, presently 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 Pacific theater during World War II.

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Barstow - Organizations

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Organizations

Defense Logistics Agency — Distribution Barstow
DLA Distribution Barstow California is a Defense Logistics Agency co-located depot under the command of the Defense Distribution Center (DDC).

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Barstow - Services

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Command Services

Command Religious Program
The Office of the Chaplain is open Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. During off-duty hours, the chaplain is available for emergencies only and can be reached through the base duty officer (BDO) at (760) 577-6961. For more information about CRP activities and referral to area congregations, call the Office of the Chaplain at (760) 577-6849.

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Barstow - Community Services

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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.

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Barstow - Local Area

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Local Area

Introduction
Barstow, “Gateway to the great mysterious desert,” has more to offer than meets the eye. Do not underestimate what this town has to offer. Everywhere there are surprises. 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 Route 66.

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