1st Battalion, 23rd Marines (1/23)"The Lone Star Battalion"
4th Marine Division ~ 23rd Marine Regiment
The mission of the 1/23 Battalion is to provide trained combat and combat support personnel and units to augment and reinforce the active component in the time of war, national emergency, and at other times as national security requires; and upon mobilization and deployment; to locate, close with, and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or to repel his assault by fire and close combat.
The companies of the 1/23 are H&S Co (Houston, TX), Alpha Co (Houston, TX), Bravo Co (Bossier City, LA), Charlie Co (Corpus Christi, TX), Charlie Co Detachment (Harlingen, TX), and Weapons Co (Austin, TX).
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Family Readiness Information
The primary source of unit/battalion information for spouses AND parents is the FRO (Family Readiness Officer) and Unit Hotline. The FRO will work with FR Assistants, FR Advisors and FR Volunteers along with the senior command members to make up the new Family Readiness Command Team.
FAMILY READINESS PAGE:
FAMILY READINESS OFFICER (FRO):
No name listed
FRO PHONE NUMBER:
Unit Hotline Number:
1st Battalion, 23rd Marines (1/23) Mailing Addresses
1st Battalion, 23rd Marines 14555 Scholl Road Houston, TX 77034
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- 23rd Regiment unit page: http://www.marineparents.com/units/Print.asp?ID=402
- Alpha Co 1/23 Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Alpha-Company-1st-Battalion-23rd-Marines/112280958843376#!/pages/Alpha-Company-1st-Battalion-23rd-Marines/112280958843376?sk=wall
1st Battalion, 23rd Marines (1/23) Postal Facility
If you need assistance finding a mailing address for a Marine, please contact the postal facility of the last known state-side duty station. The postal facility will not give out mailing addresses to non-family members. Family members need to be prepared to provide identifying information for their Marine. The following is contact information for the postal facility that handles 1/23 mail:
Postal Facility Location
Postal Phone Number(s)
Information on 1/23 last updated 2/4/2014 6:14:48 AM GMT.
Attention Unit FRO and/or Senior Command Elements of the 1/23:
To request changes to the 1/23 Unit Information Page™, please contact the Marine Parents office at 573-449-2003 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org. Office staff will make the changes immediately.