1st Battalion, 23rd Marines (1/23)

"The Lone Star Battalion"
4th Marine Division ~ 23rd Marine Regiment

Unit Information

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).

Houston, TX

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Family Readiness Information

The primary source of unit/battalion information for spouses AND parents is the Deployment Readiness Coordinator (DRC) and Unit Hotline. The DRC 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.

Note: The DRC was formerly known as FRO and in some instances, the USMC Family Readiness Page has not been updated to reflect DRC rather than FRO.

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(504) 697-8152

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1st Battalion, 23rd Marines (1/23) Mailing Addresses

1st Battalion, 23rd Marines
14555 Scholl Road
Houston, TX  77034

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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:

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Information on 1/23 last updated 10/1/2018 4:09:37 PM GMT.

Attention Unit DRC 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 mp@marineparents.com. Office staff will make the changes immediately.

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