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INFORMATION ON DEPLOYMENTS
This section updated Thursday, July 5, 2007 ~ 17:03 CST
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Toll Free Numbers for Information
Read the information on this page carefully to assure you have the right office to answer your particular question. If you do not get the information you need by using the numbers below, see also the link to the left "Marine Addresses
USMC Iraqi Freedom Hotline: 1-866-227-2708
This number is answered 24 hours a day. It is primarily for concerned family members of Marines deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom to obtain accurate information, useful resources and helpful referrals. While messages of support from the general public are appreciated, please refrain from using the following numbers if you are not an immediate family member. Instead please visit the USMC web site. The hotline will not provide information on current operations, homecoming dates or casualties.
If your Marine was most recently based on the:
East coast, call toll free 1-800-451-6227
Camp Pendleton and West coast, call toll free 1-800-253-1624 (NEW NUMBER!)
Twentynine Palms call toll free 1-877-727-5300
Miramar call toll free 1-877-470-6020
Uma call toll free 1-800-837-2821
If your Marine is a member of the Reserves, press 3 or call 1-866-305-9058
The Family Support Group Hotline is 1-909-609-8392
If you are a member of the media, please call the USMC Media Branch:
TOLL-FREE HELP NUMBERS:
This list includes toll free numbers for two specific inquiries:
1-) Information and referral numbers by region
2-) Recorded information regarding deployed units
1- Information and referral numbers by region:
Use these toll-free numbers to ask questions or gain information for virtually any question you may have, including obtaining overseas mailing addresses and other hard-to-find information. You will be required to provide personal identifying information about your Marine before your questions will be answered. Call the region number closest to the location your Marine was deployed from. The numbers are listed by regional areas as follows:
- East of the Mississippi River (minus Wisconsin) is served by Marine Corps Base (MCB) Quantico, VA. The phone number is (800) 336-4663.
- West of the Mississippi River (plus Wisconsin) is served by MCB Camp Pendleton, CA. The phone number is (800) 253-1624 (during duty hours) or (800) 854-2131 (after duty hours).
- Eastern Recruiting Region and personnel on independent duty are served by MCRD Parris Island, SC. The phone number is (800) 826-7503.
- Western Recruiting Region and personnel on independent duty are served by MCRD San Diego, CA. The phone number is (888) 718-3027.
- Marine Forces Reserve, MCCS can call (504) 678-1580 (Not toll free).
For additional family support numbers based on your region, see this section of the MCCS web site. This page also includes links to a phone directory for Marine Corps Bases. Click for MCCS Personal Services, Information Numbers.
(MCCS = Marine Corps Community Service)
2- Recorded Information About DEPLOYED Units:
The toll free numbers below provide recorded information about deployed units.
- 7th Marine Regiment out of 29 Palms, CA: 800-759-7602
- For 1/7 press 1
- For 2/7 press 2
- For 3/7 press 3
- For 3/4 press 4
- For HQ press 5
- For 7th Marines Regiment press 6
- For 1st Tanks press 7, and then press 1
- For 3/11, press 7, and then press 2
- For AAV, press 7, and then press 3
- Marines from Camp Pendleton, CA: 866-676-0662
- For 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, press 1
- For 1st Marine Headquarters Group, press 2
- For 1st Marine Division, press 3
- For 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, press 4
- For 1st Force Service Support Group, press 5
- For 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, press 6
- For 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, press 7
- For 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, press 8.
- 5th Marine Regiment NEW NUMBER! 1-866-676-0662
- For 1/5 press 3, then press 9
- For Camp Lejeune, NC: 1-800-451-6227
Camp Lejeune has setup a Community and Family Assistance Center toll free Deployment Support Line at 1-800-451-6227. The 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force has also established several toll free information lines to allow friends and family members access to current information.
- 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade: 1-877-817-7322
A second number, (not toll free) has a different recorded message for 2nd MEB: 1-910-451-6363 then press 7.
- 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit: 1-800-664-7193
- 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit: 1-800-230-8762
Camp Lejeune Family Readiness Officer: Glenn V. Mayberry:
910-451-8981 & 8982
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