Information

Welcome to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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

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

ASSAULT AMPHIBIAN SCHOOL BATTALION The Assault Amphibian School Battalion (Building 210568) is by the Del Mar Boat Basin, facing the Del Mar Beach i

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

Combatives Competition in Kuwait

Story by CPT Jerry Duong on 02/11/2019 Sgt. Ryan Gossilen and Spc. Austin Bradford of the 300th Sustainment Brigade were selected to compete in a

American D-Day flag exihibition ceremony

Story by SGT John Onuoha on 02/11/2019 U.S. military and Dutch soldiers held an American D-Day Flag exhibition ceremony, Feb 4. at Kunsthal Museum i

870th AES fire station receives new truck

Story by TSgt Rachelle Coleman on 02/11/2019 The 870th Air Expeditionary Squadron fire department and military community took part in a decades-old tradition and pushed

Service is a family affair for Alaskan Airman

Story by SMSgt Paul Mann on 02/10/2019 Before each regularly scheduled drill, or RSD, the commander or command chief of 168th Wing, Alaska Air National

Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Andrews: 194th Wing Airman of the Year

Story by TSgt Seth Bleuer on 02/10/2019 CAMP MURRAY, Wash. The Washington Air National Guard's 194th Wing has named Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Andrews of the

Send It | LS Co. completes helicopter support team training

Story by Cpl Andre Peterson on 01/17/2019 Landing support specialist Marines with Landing Support Company, 3rd Transportation Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 3, 3rd Marine
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