Press Release #18-013 - Camp Pendleton observes National Day of Mourning
4 Dec 2018

In accordance with President Donald J. Trump's Executive Order to observe a National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush, most federal employees and service members at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton will be excused from work on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. The installation will continue to support limited essential operations of the I Marine Expeditionary Force and Training and Education Command entry-level schools, which will continue to train as required in accordance with their schedules.

All five schools on base, which are managed by neighboring school districts, will be open during normal hours. All Marine Corps Community Services Child Development Centers and School-Aged Care programs will be closed.

Other MCCS programs and facilities may observe holiday hours. Please review for further details or contact the program/facility in question directly. 

Previously scheduled patient appointments and operating room cases will continue as normal at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton unless patients have been otherwise contacted; however, some departments may have special operating hours. Patients who believe they may be affected are advised to contact the hospital department in question.

Commissaries will operate normally.

All access gates will operate according to their typical schedules, but the Visitor's Center, Pass and Identification Office, and other Provost Marshall's Office Support Services will be closed. For information about a service or office not mentioned in this release, contact the relevant organization directly.

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