1st Marine Division (1st MARDIV)

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Unit Information

Today 1st Marine Division is a multi-role, expeditionary ground combat force. The Division is employed as the ground combat element (GCE) of I MEF or may provide task-organized forces for assault operations and such operations as may be directed. The 1st Marine Division must be able to provide the ground amphibious forcible entry capability to the naval expeditionary force (NEF) and to conduct subsequent land operations in any operational environment.

The 1st Marine Division is currently composed of 1st, 5th, 7th and 11th Marines; Headquarters Battalion; 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion; 1st and 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalions; 1st and 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion; 1st Tank Battalion; and 1st Reconnaissance Battalion.

MCB Camp Pendleton, CA

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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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Bill Durdin; Email: bill.durdin@usmc.mil

(760) 725-0332

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1st Marine Division (1st MARDIV) Mailing Addresses

P.O. Box 555381
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5381


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1st Marine Division (1st MARDIV) 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 1st MARDIV mail:

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

Information on 1st MARDIV last updated 9/26/2018 2:36:34 PM GMT.

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