29 PALMS
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Our Military

  Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) is located in San Bernardino County in Southern California. MCAGCC covers more than 998 square miles of the high desert, which makes it larger than some small countries. The premier training facility is nestled in the quiet desert paradise of Twentynine Palms,

Welcome

  The largest county in the continental United States, San Bernardino covers more than 20,000 square miles of California. While its deserts and mountainous terrain are thinly populated, it boasts a population of more than 2 million people. The cities of San Bernardino county include Barstow, Joshua Tree, Twentynine Palms

Getting To & Around

  San Bernardino County is easily connected to other parts of California and the rest of the United States via the several interstate highways that traverse the area. Most people travelling around San Bernardino County choose to drive, enjoying scenic desert views of prehistoric-looking flora and fauna, framed by the

Housing & Real Estate

  Relocating to a new home can be stressful, but being prepared and organized can help make your transition a smooth one. First, consider your moving options. Are you hiring a professional moving company, or are you going to do it yourself (DIY)? .For a DIY move, consider distance, labor

Health Care

  Emergency or disaster information www.calema.ca.gov/PlanningandPreparedness AIDS information www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/AIDS Sterile syringes www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/aids/Pages/OASyringeAccess.aspx STD tests http://hivtest.cdc.gov/STDTesting.aspx San Bernardino County Department of Public Health (800) 782-4264 www.sbcounty.gov/dph Children’s medical services www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/pages/cms.aspx San Bernardino County Department of Child Support Services (866) 901-3212 http://hss.sbcounty.gov/DCSS San Bernardino County Preschool Services Department (Head Start, Early Head

Family Resources

  Packing up and moving from one place to another can be stressful, especially when kids and pets are involved, so knowing where to find pertinent information and who to call can be helpful.

Education & Academics

  Those moving to new locales want to know about the public school system, private schools, charter schools, home schooling, libraries, special education, higher education beyond high school and whatever else can help with becoming better prepared to lead productive, fulfilling lives. To register a child for school, you will

Living

  Whatever your interests, Twentynine Palms and its surroundings can keep you busy with everything from spectacular desert and mountain recreation, art and art galleries, theater, restaurants, festivals and parades, the Oasis Visitor Center (Joshua Tree National Park), petroglyphs, shopping and golf to historical, botanical and wildlife excursions and browsing

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Task Force Recon

Story by LCpl Joseph Prado on 01/12/2017 Task Force Recon is an emerging and innovative concept unit conceived through multiple Marine Expeditionary Force and division level exercises conducted throughout 2016 as part of the Commandant of the Marine Corps' Future Force 2025 initiative. Future Force 2025 is a focal point

Tribal members tour Curation Center

Story and photos by Kelly O'Sullivan Fourteen members of the Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) based in Parker, Ariz., visited the Combat Center Archeology and Paleontology Curation Center as part of a CRIT Library field trip Dec. 29, 2016. After a greeting and introduction to the installation's environmental and cultural

High Desert Shooting Match returns to Combat Center

Story by Cpl Thomas Mudd on 12/22/2016 MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. Brig. Gen. William F. Mullen III, Combat Center Commanding General, fired the ceremonial first shot to kick off the annual High Desert Regional Shooting Match at the Combat Center shooting range Dec. 16-18, 2016.
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