1st Battalion, 8th Marines (1/8)"The Beirut Battalion"
2nd Marine Division ~ 8th Marine Regiment
Infantry Units: 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment
The 1/8 is a battalion-level infantry unit composed of infantry Marines and support personnel. 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.
The 1/8 is comprised of H&S Co, Alpha Co, Bravo Co, Charlie Co and Weapons Co.
MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
OFFICIAL UNIT WEB SITE:
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:
1-800-230-8762 , (Dial 3, then 1)
1st Battalion, 8th Marines (1/8) Mailing Addresses
1st Battalion, 8th Marines Company/Section 2d Marine Division PSC BOX 20102 Camp Lejeune, NC 28542
MarineParents.com Facebook Groups
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Other Helpful Web Sites(these may or may not be official USMC web sites)
- 8th Marines unit page: http://www.8thmarines.marines.mil/UnitHome.aspx
- MCB Camp Lejeune: http://www.lejeune.marines.mil/
- Official 1/8 Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/1st-Battalion-8th-Marines-Official-Site/123323811093594
1st Battalion, 8th Marines (1/8) 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 1/8 mail:
Postal Facility Location
Main Post Office Camp Lejeune, NC
Postal Phone Number(s)
Information on 1/8 last updated 6/6/2013 9:18:15 PM GMT.
Attention Unit FRO and/or Senior Command Elements of the 1/8:
To request changes to the 1/8 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.