Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton


Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Public Affairs - Community Relations

Community Relations

All community relations request forms will be sent to Headquarters Marine Corps via 45 days prior to event date but no more than 90 days. To contact them over the phone please call: (703) 614-1034.

If your event is deemed eligible, please send a copy of your DD Form 2536 and the eligibility e-mail from Headquarters Marine Corps to

All requests must be submitted in accordance with the eligibility criteria and MCO 5720.77, Chapter 6.

Base Tours

Camp Pendleton community relations section provides base tours to eligible groups if availability and operational commitments permit. A typical tour group will include up to 50 individuals with the group providing the bus for transportation around the base. Please submit request to using the DD Form 2536 between 45 to 90 days before requested date. We will not accept requests more than 90 days in advance.

Sponsored Visits

Depending on Camp Pendleton's security posture, authorized-sponsor (active duty, retired military or base resident) visits can be conducted. Proper identification (driver's license), vehicle registration, current proof of vehicle insurance and an authorized sponsor are needed to access the base. For additional information, go to our Base Access page.

 To find a local U.S. Marine Corps Reserve unit near you, go to:

Contact Us

MCI West – Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Community Relations

Phone: (760) 725-5569