MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII
MCB Hawaii is headquartered at the base in Kaneohe Bay and includes Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay as part of the base on Windward Oahu, Camp H.M. Smith, Manana Family Housing, the Pearl City Warehouse Annex, Pu’uloa Range Complex and Marine Corps Training Area Bellows. For more information on Camp H.M. Smith and the Manana Family Housing area, see the chapter on Camp H.M. Smith.
MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, KANEOHE BAY
Located on Oahu’s Mokapu Peninsula, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay is home to more than 10,000 Marines, 2,000 sailors, 4,000 family members and 1,400 civilian employees. The base’s position in the Pacific makes it an ideal location for strategic deployment to the Western Pacific.
The command’s mission is to provide facilities, programs and services in direct support of units, individuals and families to enhance and sustain combat readiness for all operating forces and tenant organizations aboard MCB Hawaii.
Marine Corps Base Hawaii is one of the Pacific bases within Marine Corps Installations Pacific. MCIPAC is commanded by a Marine major general and headquartered at Camp Foster, Japan and includes two subordinated commands — Headquarters Battalion and Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay.
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION KANEOHE BAY
The air station maintains and operates airfield facilities, which include a 7,800-foot runway, to support the readiness and global projection of operating forces.