Camp Pendleton News

May, 2014

Commanding General shows appreciation for firefighting operations May 20, 2014 — More than 1,000 firefighters from local, state and federal agencies, along with military and civilian aircraft, worked around the clock to extinguish fires that burned 21,900 acres of the base and lead to the evacuation of several thousand base personnel and residents from several areas here since May 14.The San Mateo, Las Pulgas and the Naval MORE
Camp Pendleton boosts motorcycle safety awareness May 8, 2014 — Marines and sailors attended a motorcycle safety seminar held at the base theatre May 8.May is motorcycle safety awareness month, and the seminar was held to kick off this year’s motorcycle safety campaign and to ensure the Marines and sailors on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton understand the dangers of riding motorcycles.“The focus of this year’s MORE
Pendleton snipers take first place in national competition May 1, 2014 — West Coast Marines earned first place overall during the 43rd Winston P. Wilson Sniper Championship hosted by the National Guard Marksmanship Training Center held at Fort Chaffee, Ark., April 19-26.Sgt. Daniel Ramos and Sgt. Shaun Garvey, instructors with the Sniper Basic Course, Advanced Infantry Battalion, School of Infantry West, bested all MORE