8th Marine Regiment (8th Marines)

"More Than Duty"
2nd Marine Division ~ 8th Marine Regiment
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Unit Information

The 8th Marine Regiment consists of one headquarters company and four infantry battalions (1/8, 2/8, 3/8 and 1/9). The infantry battalions are the basic tactical units that the regiment uses to accomplish its mission of locating, closing with and destroying the enemy by fire and close combat.

While the 8th Marines are deployed, they become Regimental Combat Team 8 (RCT-8) and are augmented by components of multiple infantry, tanks, tracks, and artillery units.

BASE LOCATION:
MCB Camp Lejeune, NC

OFFICIAL UNIT WEB SITE:
Click Here

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:
Click Here

FAMILY READINESS OFFICER (FRO):
No name listed

FRO PHONE NUMBER:
Office: 910-450-8615; Cell: 910-382-4579

Unit Hotline Number:
1-800-230-8762

Hotline Extension:
3

8th Marine Regiment (8th Marines) Mailing Addresses

Rank & Complete Name
HQ Co, 8th Marines
PSC Box 20101
Camp Lejeune, NC 28542



 

 


  


 

 


											

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8th Marine Regiment (8th Marines) 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 8th Marines mail:

Postal Facility Location
Main Post Office Camp Lejeune, NC
Postal Phone Number(s)
(910) 451-2789/2204/5134

Information on 8th Marines last updated 6/6/2013 9:23:55 PM GMT.

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