Welcome to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, the home of Marine Corps Expeditionary Forces in Readiness. Whether it is your first tour here or you are a returning veteran of coastal North
Carolina, rest assured your time here will be fulfilling. You will be part of a team that stands ready to fulfill America’s need for a force in readiness capable of executing missions across the spectrum of conflict, ranging from humanitarian missions to full-scale combat operations.
Camp Lejeune is home to the largest concentration of Marines and sailors in the world and continues to grow in its capabilities. Camp Lejeune is 156,000 acres and is a base that has strong ties with our civilian neighboring communities. We have received numerous awards recognizing sustained excellence in numerous programs including our environmental and safety initiatives to our Department of Defense schools, and energy conservation initiatives. Whether you are assigned to Marine Corps Base or one of the warfighting commands, you will find the facilities here superb, modern and ready to meet your needs. Camp Lejeune Marines are dedicated to upholding the core values of honor, courage and commitment. By incorporating these values into all aspects of life, we will meet our goals of training and maintaining our nation’s expeditionary forces in readiness, while fostering quality of life and strengthening ties with our civilian neighbors. Once again, welcome aboard and enjoy your tour at Camp Lejeune.