CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. —
The Battle Colors Detachment will be performing at the 11 Area football field at 10:30 a.m. here, March 13.
This event will be open to the public and members of the media are invited to cover the first performance at 10:30 a.m. on the 11 Area football field.
The Battle Colors Detachment consists of the ed States Drum and Bugle Co0rps and the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon and Honor Guard.
The Marines performing in the Battle Color Ceremony are assigned to the “Oldest Post of the Corps,” Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C., and appear in hundreds of ceremonies annually in Washington, D.C., across the country and abroad.
For more information regarding the Marines of 8th & I, visit their website at http://www.barracks.marines.mil/.
******MEDIA COORDINATION INSTRUCTIONS******
Media interested in covering this event must call the Camp Pendleton Media Relations Office at (760) 725-5044 to RSVP no later than noon Wednesday, March 12. Members of the media who have RSVP'd will meet at Camp Pendleton's SAN LUIS REY GATE no later than 10:00 AM on THURSDAY to be escorted to the event.