Media Advisory #12-009 MCB CPEN Retirement and Redesignation Ceremony[MIGRATE]

By | March 29, 2012

A transfer of command responsibility and authority from the commanding officer, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton to the commanding general, Marine Corps Installations West, will take place here in a re-designation ceremony on the 11 Area Parade Field at 2 p.m., April 5. 


Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton and Marine Corps Installations West will merge under one commanding general and be re-designated as MCI West – MCB CamPen in the ceremony.


Immediately following the merging of these two commands, a retirement ceremony will be conducted for Col. Nicholas Marano, commanding officer, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. 


Media are invited to attend.




Media interested in covering this event must call the Camp Pendleton Media Relations Office at (760) 725-5044 and must RSVP no later than noon WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4. Members of the media who have RSVP'd will meet at Camp Pendleton's SAN LUIS REY GATE at 1:30 P.M. on THURSDAY to be escorted to the event.