3rd Battalion, 8th Marines (3/8)

"Fortune Favors the Strong"
2nd Marine Division ~ 8th Marine Regiment
Infantry Units: 3rd Battalion 8th Marine Regiment

Unit Information

The 3/8 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 3/8 is comprised of H&S Co, India Co, Kilo Co, Lima Co and Weapons Co.

MCB Camp Lejeune, NC

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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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910-554-1826; 910-451-4962

Unit Hotline Number:

Hotline Extension:
then press 3, then press 3

3rd Battalion, 8th Marines (3/8) Mailing Addresses

3d Bn 8th Mar 2d MarDiv 
PSC BOX 20104 
Camp Lejeune, NC 28542 


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3rd Battalion, 8th Marines (3/8) 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 3/8 mail:

Postal Facility Location
Main Post Office Camp Lejeune, NC
Postal Phone Number(s)
(910) 451-2789/2204/5134

Information on 3/8 last updated 9/26/2018 8:56:44 PM GMT.

Attention Unit DRC and/or Senior Command Elements of the 3/8:
To request changes to the 3/8 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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