3rd Battalion, 5th Marines (3/5)"Darkhorse"
1st Marine Division ~ 5th Marine Regiment
Infantry Units: 3rd Battalion 5th Marine Regiment
The 3/5 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 3/5 is comprised of H&S Co, India Co, Kilo Co, Lima Co, and Weapons Co.
MCB Camp Pendleton, CA
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):
Kimberly Reese; Email: email@example.com
FRO PHONE NUMBER:
Unit Hotline Number:
3rd Battalion, 5th Marines (3/5) Mailing Addresses
3rd Battalion, 5th Marines BOX 555483 Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5483
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MarineParents.com Sites for 3/5
OpSEC Compliant Private Social Network MFN
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Other Helpful Web Sites(these may or may not be official USMC web sites)
- 5th Marines unit page: http://www.1stmardiv.marines.mil/Units/5THMARINEREGT.aspx
- MCB Camp Pendleton: http://www.pendleton.marines.mil/
- 3/5 Official Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/3rd-Battalion-5th-Marines/129302720460021
- 3/5 Lima Co DOD Photo Essay: http://www.defense.gov/photoessays/PhotoEssaySS.aspx?ID=2004
3rd Battalion, 5th Marines (3/5) 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 3/5 mail:
Postal Facility Location
Main Post Office Camp Pendleton, CA
Postal Phone Number(s)
Information on 3/5 last updated 5/11/2013 6:34:00 PM GMT.
Attention Unit FRO and/or Senior Command Elements of the 3/5:
To request changes to the 3/5 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.