Updated On: 11/5/2012 3:44:30 PM
Located 42 miles north of the San Diego International Airport (Lindbergh Field) and 88 miles south of the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Camp Pendleton is home to Marine Corps Installations West, I Marine Expeditionary Force, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Logistics Group and many tenant units, including Marine Aircraft Group 39 and Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity (MCTSSA).
Approximately 64,000 people work and live aboard the base. Camp Pendleton provides training facilities for many active-duty and reserve Marine, Navy and Army units, as well as national, state and local agencies. Personnel aboard the base are environmentally conscientious as they share the land with more than 350 species. The protection of endangered species is carefully considered when planning for training.
A wide variety of recreational facilities and activities are available on base. Combine these with the unlimited number of local points of interest around the base and surely your tour will be a memorable one. Welcome to the place we call home.