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Ammunition and Explosives


MISSION- The MCIWEST-Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Explosives Safety Office develops, implements and executes a comprehensive Explosives Safety Program that promotes compliance with DoD, USN, and USMC explosives safety regulations to enhance force preservation. Provides education, technical assistance, policy guidance and understanding of the hazards associated with the handling, issue, receipt, storage and transportation of ammunition and explosives.  Manages Class V(W) ammunition and explosives allowances for subordinate local and regional units. 

The Explosives Safety Office provides training leading to the qualification of personnel as explosives qualified vehicle and forklift operators. Refer to CAMPENO 8000.1. (CAC required to access)

For more details or contact the Explosives Safety Officer (ESO) at 760-763-4817.

Contact Information


The Explosives Safety Office is located on the First Floor of Building 16142, Room 5 on 7th Street in 16 Area, Camp Pendleton, CA. You may contact our office and key personnel via e-mail (by clicking on the appropriate link below) or by calling any of the following numbers. 


Office Organizational Mailbox

Send any concerns that need to be addressed by the Explosives Safety Office to our Shared Mail Box (SMB) 


Mr. Tracy O. Bradley

MCIWEST Explosives Safety Officer

(760) 208-9698


Mr. Steven Valcarcel-Ortiz

MCIWEST-MCB Explosives Safety Specialist / Explosives Drivers Course Instructor

(760) 763-4817

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