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Battle Color Detachment
The Drum & Bugle Corps, Silent Drill Platoon, and the Official Color Guard of the Marine Corps tour across the United States to demonstrate discipline, professionalism, and “Esprit de Corps” of the United States Marines. The performance is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. March 9th 2017 at the 11 Area football field. (U.S. Marine Corps motion media by Cpl. Cody R. Woods, MCIWEST-MCB CamPen Combat Camera/Released)
Iwo Jima Commemoration Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl.Brandon Martinez
Date Taken: 02.18.2017 | Date Posted: 02.19.2017 01:41
U.S. Marines with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, perform a reenactment of the Mount Suribachi flag raising during the 72nd Iwo Jima Commemoration ceremony at the Pacific Views Event Center on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 18, 2017. The ceremony is held to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima.
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Photo By: Official USMC | Jan 25, 2017
Camp Pendleton Celebrates 75 Years
By Sgt. Asia J. Sorenson | Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton | February 17, 2017
Camp Pendleton, Calif. -- Throughout 2017, Camp Pendleton is celebrating 75 years as a premier Marine Corps training base. In honor of the occasion, the base has invited the public to a number of events including multiple base tours and the 2017 Battle Color ceremony.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in honor of Maj. Gen. Joseph H. Pendleton, Sept. 25, 1942.
Camp Pendleton's 75th Anniversary: Korean War
Video by Lance Cpl. Dylan Overbay
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
Date Taken: 03.13.2017 | Date Posted: 03.13.2017 22:58
A part of the Camp Pendleton 75th Anniversary series that highlights Camp Pendleton's involvement in Marine Corps History. During the Korean War, Camp Pendleton deployed and trained well over 200 thousand Marines.
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DOD names CPEN 2016 Fire Department of the Year
Story by Gunnery Sgt. Lynn Kinney
Date Taken: 05.24.2017 | Date Posted: 05.24.2017 15:02
Marine Corps Installations West - Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
The Camp Pendleton’s Fire Emergency Services department was recently recognized as 2016’s Department of Defense Fire Department of the Year in a message released by the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, May 17, 2017.