4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion (4th LAR)

"Iron Horse Marines"
4th Marine Division ~ No Regiment

Unit Information

The 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion conducts combined arms reconnaissance and security operations as part of a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) to establish a designated secure area, provide combat information, reaction time, and maneuver space. On order, it conducts combined arm offensive and defensive economy of force operations to preserve the combat power of the MAGTF.

4th LAR is comprised of: H&S Co (Camp Pendleton, CA), Alpha Co (Camp Pendleton, CA), Bravo Co (Frederick, MD), Charlie Co (Riverton, UT), Delta Co (Quantico, VA), Echo Co (Syracuse, NY) and Fox Co (Eastover, SC).

MCB Camp Pendleton, CA

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Family Readiness Information

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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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4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion (4th LAR) Mailing Addresses

4th LAR Bn, 4th MARDIV
Box 555225
Camp Pendleton, CA  92055


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4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion (4th LAR) 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 4th LAR mail:

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

Information on 4th LAR last updated 10/1/2018 4:34:01 PM GMT.

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To request changes to the 4th LAR 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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