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

MCCS Camp Pendleton is composed of Food, Leisure, Hospitality and Services Division; Retail Division; Marine & Family Programs Division (active duty, family, and retiree program

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

Hometown Hero: MSG Chet Smith

Story by SGT Connie Jones on 08/09/2019 Master Sgt. Chet Smith is currently deployed with 184th Sustainment Command to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, as the sustainment

Combined Change of Command and Change of Responsibility Ceremony Brings New Leadership to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 335th Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional)

Story by CPT Brandon Fambro on 08/09/2019 CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - After one year of serving as the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 335th Signal Command

Back To School Brigade 2019

Story by Keith Hayes on 08/08/2019 There are some sure-fire ways to identify the end of summer vacation aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, California:

JBLM's Camp Runamuck helps military kids understand deployment

Story by Lauren Finnegan on 08/08/2019 JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- More than 200 military children were able to experience the trepidation of deployment and

Newest Mounted Color Guard member no stranger to the saddle

Story by Keith Hayes on 08/08/2019 Corporal Ashtyn Hammer is one of the newest members of an exclusive group in the Marine Corps: The last

Hometown Hero: SSG Damien Montgomery

Story by SGT Connie Jones on 08/02/2019 Staff Sgt. Damien Montgomery is deployed with 184th Sustainment Command to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, as the motor sergeant
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