1st Battalion, 5th Marines (1/5)

"Make Peace, or Die!"
1st Marine Division ~ 5th Marine Regiment

Unit Information

The 1/5 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 1/5 is comprised of H&S Co, Alpha Co, Bravo Co, Charlie Co, and Weapons Co.

MCB Camp Pendleton, CA

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Family Readiness Information

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

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Michele Diamond Email: michele.diamond@usmc.mil

Office: 760-763-1252; Cell: 760-529-2830

Unit Hotline Number:
Hotline: 866-676-0662

Hotline Extension:
Opt 9-9-1

1st Battalion, 5th Marines (1/5) Mailing Addresses

1st BN, 5th MAR, 1st MARDIV
BOX 555463
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055


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1st Battalion, 5th Marines (1/5) 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 1/5 mail:

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

Information on 1/5 last updated 1/9/2018 4:08:31 PM GMT.

Attention Unit DRC and/or Senior Command Elements of the 1/5:
To request changes to the 1/5 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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