INFORMATION

Welcome to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Welcome Located 42 miles north of San Diego International Airport (Lindbergh Field) and 88 miles south of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Camp Pendleton i

Arrival

GETTING HERE From San Diego International Airport The United Service Organization (USO) is in Terminal 2 of the airport and is open 6 a.m.

Services

HEALTH CARE SERVICES AT NAVAL HOSPITAL CAMP PENDLETON The Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital is just inside the main gate. The Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton’s health

Marine Corps Community Services

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) MCCS Camp Pendleton is composed of Food, Leisure, Hospitality and Services Division; Retail Division; Marine & Family Programs Division (active

Recreation

BULLDOG BOX OFFICE THEATER Movies are shown Wednesday through Saturday at the Bulldog Box Office Theatre for service members, DOD employees and their guests. Free

Family Programs

MARINE & FAMILY PROGRAMS (M&FP) This division of MCCS consists of more than 600 professionals — certified counselors, administrators and technicians — whose goal i

Major Commands at Camp Pendleton

Marine Corps Installations West and Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton merged into a single command April 5, 2012. Marine Corps Installations West consists of five

Tenant Organizations

Located in the 31 Area, the Marine Corps Tactical Support Systems Activity (MCTSSA) is a subordinate command of the Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC)

Formal Schools

The Assault Amphibian School Battalion (Building 210568) is by the Del Mar Boat Basin, facing the Del Mar Beach in the 21 Area. The battalio

History

Spanish explorer Don Gasper de Portola first scouted the area where Camp Pendleton is located in 1769. He named the Santa Margarita Valley in honor

Local Area

MCB Camp Pendleton and its surrounding communities, most of which are in San Diego County, date to the nomadic Indian tribes that once inhabited the

NEWS

Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Held its 29th Annual POW/MIA Ceremony

Story by Felicia Crosson on 09/20/2019 MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. Nearly 75 hospital staff members, former Prisoners of War and Missing in Actio

Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen train to save lives at Camp Parks

Story by SSG Ian Kummer on 09/20/2019 CAMP PARKS RESERVE FORCES TRAINING AREA, Calif. Sailors from Camp Pendleton came here to train with Army Reserve

California Marines heading to Central and South America on Amphibious Ship

Story by CPT Joshua Hays on 09/18/2019 CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.- Approximately 200 U.S. Marines and Sailors will embark on a U.S. Navy amphibious ship heading

Marines with course 205-19 endure and complete the grueling 3-week MAI course

Story by LCpl Brennan Beauton on 08/26/2019 CAMP HANSEN, OKINAWA, Japan After three rigorous weeks of obstacle course line-drills, aquatic training, and countless hours of

Summer vacation ends and school begins at Edward C. Killin Elementary School

Story by LCpl Krysten Gomez on 08/26/2019 CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan Edward C. Killin Elementary School faculty welcomed students and their families back for the

Camp Zama pre-K swim lessons ease fears, teach basics

Story by Winifred Brown on 08/26/2019 By Wendy Brown, U.S. Army Garrison Japan Public Affairs CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Aug. 26, 2019) When twins Olivia and
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