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U.S. Marines with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton unveil the monument dedicated to Maj. Gen. Joseph H. Pendleton, during a ceremony on Camp Pendleton, California, Dec. 1, 2022. Camp Pendleton unveiled a historical monument dedicated to Pendleton for his efforts to establish a permanent Marine Corps presence in Southern California.“... the good weather and proximity of the harbor to the new Panama Canal makes San Diego a natural choice as a base for the Marine Corps’ Advanced Base Force to be stationed on the West Coast,” said Col. Joseph H. Pendleton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Espitia)

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Maj. Gen. Pendleton Monument

2 Dec 2022 | Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Camp Pendleton unveiled a historical monument dedicated to Pendleton for his efforts to establish a permanent Marine Corps presence in Southern California.“... the good weather and proximity of the harbor to the new Panama Canal makes San Diego a natural choice as a base for the Marine Corps’ Advanced Base Force to be stationed on the West Coast,” said Col. Joseph H. Pendleton. The Maj. Gen. Joseph H. Pendelton monument is set on display during the unveiling ceremony on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Dec. 1, 2022.


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