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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton


Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

"The West Coast's Premier Fleet Marine Force Training Base"

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Detachment


The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Detachment is responsible for recovery, rendering safe and destruction of ordnance, both foreign and domestic, which because of unusual circumstances presents a possible hazard to operations, installations, personnel and/or material.

EOD provides explosive ordnance destruction, technical advice and/or assistance for all units aboard Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton; Naval Weapons Station, Fallbrook Detachment; local civil authorities; and other EOD units of the Armed Forces.


Provides 24-hour emergency response capability to Camp Pendleton and local authorities.

Conducts range sweeps as directed.

Coordinates Combined EOD team operations.

Provides technical assistance to local, state and federal authorities as directed.

Provide ordnance familiarization and ordnance hazard identification/avoidance training to military and civilian personnel as directed.

Contact Information

EOD: (760) 725-5498, DSN 365-5498
OIC: (760) 725-5498, DSN 365-5498
SNCOIC: (760) 725-5498, DSN 365-5498
Fax: (760) 725-6829, DSN 365-6829

United States Marine Corps
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Detachmnet
Box 555021
Camp Pendleton, California 92055-5021