MCLB Barstow Community

MCLB Barstow
Barstow – Services

Barstow – 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.

Sunday, 9 a.m.
Nebo, Base Chapel

Morning Devotion
Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.
Nebo, Building 15 ASD Conference Room

Evening Bible Study
Wednesday, 6 p.m.
Fellowship Hall
Lunch Bible Study

Thursday, 11 a.m.
Yermo Annex, Building 582


Thursday, 11:30 a.m.
Yermo Annex, Commander’s Workshop

The Barstow Commissary is located at MCLB Barstow just off of Joseph Boll Avenue in Building 364. The hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Sunday and Monday.

Services provided include entry 30 minutes prior to opening for disabled patrons, handicapped parking and handicap shopping carts.

Also featured are 30-minute parking and Shop-Along shopping carts for your young children, along with free coffee for patrons from opening until 1:30 p.m. each day.

Authorized patrons are encouraged to shop at the commissary. You are welcome to bring those out-of-town house guests with you. Your Barstow Commissary has the highest quality meat and freshest produce in the area. It also features overall pricing that can’t be beat. Tie in the 30 percent savings with the friendly down-home service and you have a shopping experience that just cannot be equaled. For more information, call (760) 577-6403.

Human Resources Office
Because more than 80 percent of the base’s personnel are civilian employees, the Human Resources Office plays a vital role in advising and assisting managers and supervisors to recruit, reward, motivate, properly pay, develop and retain quality workers and to promote equal employment opportunities for all.

The Federal Employment Program is based on public law, Presidential Order and regulations issued by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. The base’s HRO not only advises management officials in operating a proper personnel program but also offers information in response to inquiries from employees and the general public about employment opportunities in the Federal Service.

The Human Resources Office provides advisory service to managers, supervisors and employees on the following program areas: compensation, labor relations, employee relations, position classification, staffing, training and employee development. Functions include recruitment and placement, pay, benefits, workers’ compensation, leave administration, recognition/awards, conduct, performance, affirmative employment programs, labor management relationships, contract administration, position management; determine occupational categories and grade levels for pay purposes; determine eligibility and qualifications for positions; refer candidates for vacancies; administer the Merit Promotion Program; recruit locally under the Navy Career Intern Program and the Student Experience Programs (temporary and permanent); and manage and promote effective use of the Defense Civilian Personnel Data System.

Also, training involves individual training plans and the CCLD Program.

The HRO is located in Building 15. It is open Monday through Friday; 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Current job information is available by calling (760) 577-6478. More employment information is available at the following website:

A Satellite Office is located at Yermo, Building 573 and HR personnel can be reached at (760) 577-7473/7559/7559.

Legal Assistance
The Legal Assistance Office is located in Building 236. All active-duty and retired service members and their family members are eligible for legal services. Some services offered by appointment only: adoptions, consumer law issues, contract disputes, creditor problems, divorces, guardianships, immigration, landlord/tenant disputes, name changes, non-support problems, probate/estate planning, wills and powers of attorney.

Same-day appointments may be available for time-sensitive/emergency matters. If the Legal Assistance Office is unable to assist, individuals may be referred to Fort Irwin, Twentynine Palms, Edwards Air Force Base, or to the civilian legal community.

Walk-in hours for power of attorney and notary public services: Monday through Thursday, 8 to 10 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Patrons may also schedule an appointment for notary public services.

Appointments may be scheduled by phone or in person. The telephone number for legal assistance is (760) 577-6874. The Legal Assistance Office is located in Building 236 and is open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and is closed for lunch each day from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Services not provided: bankruptcy, conservatorships and living trusts (except for general advice), claims against the government (see the claims officer/legal chief), court-martial representation, NJP counseling, traffic violations, DUI defense and other criminal matters.

Occupational Health Detachment Barstow
The Occupational Health Detachment Barstow, part of Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Calif., provides job-related health exams for Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow firefighters and other civilian employees. The Occupational Health Detachment participates in the identification and control of the risks arising from workplace hazards in order to establish and maintain a safe and healthy working environment. Basic medical services are offered to active-duty Marines aboard base with a majority of needed medical care performed at Weed Army Community Hospital at Fort Irwin, Calif., or via private physicians in the Barstow community who accept the TRICARE military health care insurance plan.

Navy-Marine Corps
Relief Society
The local office of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is located in Warehouse 3. For emergencies, contact the base sergeant major at (760) 577-6238. After hours, call the BDO at (760) 577-6961. Monday through Friday during normal working hours, call (760) 577-6155.

The Thrift Store is open Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Staffed by volunteers and supported by contributions, NMCRS can be the first line of defense against financial problems. Its goal is to help active-duty and retired members of the Navy and Marine Corps deal with real emergencies. Among its many services, NMCRS can provide financial counseling, budgeting or direct financial assistance.

The financial assistance phone number is (760) 577-6155. Service members are seen by appointment. The Thrift Store telephone number is (760) 256-0444. Many volunteer opportunities are available for those interested in helping others.

The Post Office, located aboard MCLB Barstow in Building 321, serves as a Military Postal Facility. The hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Incoming mail arrives daily at 8 a.m. Official mail is ready for pick-up no later than 9:30 a.m. Military personnel residing in the barracks will receive a box for personal mail delivery. Mail considered too large for the boxes will be held inside the post office until pick-up. A notice will be left in the patron’s mailbox. Personal mail will be delivered to mailboxes no later than 3:30 p.m.

Outgoing official mail must arrive before 2:30 p.m. to be postmarked that day. Any mail arriving after 2:30 p.m. will be post marked the following day. To avoid the delay of your mail, please ensure that your official mail is prepared within the specific guidelines set forth by DoD. If you are unsure about your official mail, contact postal personnel at the numbers below.

Incoming personnel may contact the military post office for correct mailing addresses prior to arrival. To expedite deliveries of your personal mail at your residence on base or off, call the Military Post Office for your proper USPS address format with Zip 4. For additional information, contact the Military Post Office at the following numbers: (760) 577-6297 and (760) 577-6708. The DSN prefix is 282.

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