5th Marine Regiment (5th Marines)

"The Fighting Fifth"
1st Marine Division ~ 5th Marine Regiment
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Unit Information

The 5th Marine Regiment consist of one headquarters company and four infantry battalions (1/5, 2/5, 3/5, and 2/4). 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.

BASE LOCATION:
MCB Camp Pendleton

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):
Kimberly Merkel, Email: kimberly.merkel@usmc.mil

FRO PHONE NUMBER:
Office #: (760) 763-1253

Unit Hotline Number:
Hotline: 866-676-0662 (Option 9, then 9, then 5)

Hotline Extension:

5th Marine Regiment (5th Marines) Mailing Addresses


											

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MarineParents.com Sites for 5th Marines

OpSEC Compliant Private Social Network MFN
(Marine Family Network)

http://marinefamilynetwork.com/group/5thmarines

Other Social Network:
http://marinefamilynetwork.com/group/1stmardiv

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Marine Corps News Room:
www.Marine-Corps-News.com

EGA Shop for Unit Shirts:
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Marine Family Network:
www.MarineFamilyNetwork.com

Other Helpful Web Sites

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5th Marine Regiment (5th 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 5th Marines mail:

Postal Facility Location
Main Post Office Camp Pendleton
Postal Phone Number(s)
(760) 763-3401/5769/1230/1196

Information on 5th Marines last updated 5/11/2013 6:29:35 PM GMT.

Attention Unit FRO and/or Senior Command Elements of the 5th Marines:
To request changes to the 5th Marines Unit Information Page™, please contact the Marine Parents office at 573-449-2003 or via email mp@marineparents.com. Office staff will make the changes immediately.

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