Marine Barracks Washington (8th & I)


Unit Information

Marine Barracks Washington, also known as "8th & I," is the oldest active post in the Marine Corps. Located on the corners of 8th & I streets in southeast Washington, D.C., the Barracks supports both ceremonial and security missions in the nation's capital.

Washington D.C.

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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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Gunnery Sgt. Alexa Sales; Email:

Office: (202) 433-6528 Cell: (571) 243-2006

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Marine Barracks Washington (8th & I) Mailing Addresses

Marine Barracks Washington
8th and I Streets SE
Washington, D.C. 20390-5000

			 Sites for 8th & I

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Marine Parents Fleet Information Page

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Marine Barracks Washington (8th & I) 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 8th & I mail:

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Information on 8th & I last updated 1/22/2021 10:22:50 AM GMT.

Attention Unit DRC and/or Senior Command Elements of the 8th & I:
To request changes to the 8th & I Unit Information Page™, please contact the Marine Parents office at 573-449-2003 or via email Office staff will make the changes immediately.

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