CAMP PENDLETON --
On May 3 at 9 a.m., the Marine Corps Exchange (MCX) at Camp Pendleton is opening a new 147,000 sq. ft. store near the Main Gate. Marines, Sailors and their family members will be introduced to the largest shopping experience in the Marine Corps.
Inside, this one-stop shopping facility will offer a Dunkin’ Donuts, Yogurtland, West Coast Customs Automotive Service, Barber Shop, Tailor Shop, Florist, Watch and Jewelry Repair, Engraving Shop, Dry Cleaner, Vision Center, Marine Corps Community Service (MCCS) Information Center, Redbox and everyday departments including Family Apparel, Apple Shop, Office Supplies, Running Apparel, Sporting Goods, Consumables, Shoes, Wireless Advocates Cell Phone Provider, Tactical Gear, Pet Supplies, Luggage, Military Clothing, Garden Center, Electronics and Home Domestics.
"It's an honor and privilege to serve the Marines, Sailors and families aboard Camp Pendleton. Providing the largest shopping venue in the Marine Corps is an exciting way to show we appreciate all the sacrifices they make and hope they will enjoy the one-stop shopping experience," said George Ladd, MCCS Retail DirectorIn celebration of the Grand Opening, MCCS will be giving away prizes, including a 2012 Chevy Silverado Truck, Honda Motorcycle, Disney World and Las Vegas Trips and a $1,000 MCX Shopping Spree. This grand opening celebration will begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 3 at 9a.m. and continue through Sunday, May 6.
The new Marine Corps Exchange is located just inside the Main Gate off I-5 across from Pacific Plaza and Commissary. For more information, visit www.mccsCP.com/mcx.
(Authorized civilian and military patrons only may shop the MCX)
******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 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 2. Members of the media who have RSVP'd will meet at Camp Pendleton's MAIN GATE at 8 a.m. on THURSDAY to be escorted to the event.