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 Palm

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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1st Tank Battalion wins Intramural Soccer Championship game

1st Tank Battalion claimed the intramural soccer trophy over Headquarters Battalion in the intramural soccer championship game at Felix Field, here, June 12, 2017. Marine Corps Community Services, Semper Fit, hosts an intramural soccer league for units aboard the installation. This partnering affords active-duty service members and their family member

ITX 3-17: Integration across the MAGTF

Story by Sgt David Bickel on 06/13/2017 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing participated in Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-17, a Marine air-ground task force (MAGTF) training evolution, at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, from April 26 through June 3, 2017. "The main focus of ITX 3-17 i

Family ReMEUnion

Story by LCpl Devan Gowans on 06/12/2017 From a long line of family members who've served in the military, the Chestnuts currently have six active duty service members, along with one DoD civilian contractor. The Chestnut legacy is survived beyond just the blood in their veins; they take great pride
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