Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
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Welcome to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton


Located 42 miles north of San Diego International Airport (Lindbergh Field) and 88 miles south of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Camp Pendleton is home to Marine Corps Installations West-Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, I Marine Expeditionary Force, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Logistics Group and many tenant units, including Marine Aircraft Group 39, School of Infantry-West and Wounded Warrior Battalion - West.

Approximately 70,000 people work and live aboard the base. Camp Pendleton is the West Coast's premiere expeditionary training installation and provides training facilities for many active-duty and reserve Marine, Navy and Army units, as well as national, state and local agencies. Personnel aboard the base are environmentally conscientious as they share the land with more than 350 species. The protection of endangered species is carefully considered when planning for training.

A wide variety of recreational facilities and activities is available on base. Combine these with the unlimited number of local points of interest around the base and surely your tour will be a memorable one.

Welcome to the place we call home

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton