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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Media Advisory #12-009 MCB CPEN Retirement and Redesignation Ceremony
March / 29 / 2012
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. —

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.

 

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******MEDIA COORDINATION INSTRUCTIONS******

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.

 

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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Office –
Box 555019
MCI West - MCB
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019

(760) 725-5044
CPAO.MCBCampenMedia@usmc.mil