1st MARDIV Command Duty Officer
Call: (760) 725-5201
1st Marine Division COMMSTRAT Office
For any issues regarding media or press coverage for 1stMarDiv, please contact the 1stMarDiv Communication Strategy & Operations Office.
Communication Strategy & Operations - Front Desk: (760) 725-5528 OR 1stMarDiv_CommstratSupport@usmc.mil
1st Lieutenant Cameron Edinburgh - Media Officer: (760) 725-1129
Webmaster Inquiries: Cpl. Alexa Hernandez - (760) 725-5528
Locating a Marine/Sailor Via the Marine Corps Locator
The Marine Corps Locator is your best choice for trying to locate a specific Marine. Please call (703) 784-3941 / 3942 / 3943 and an operator will assist you Monday through Friday, 8am through 4pm (EST).
Locating a Marine/Sailor via the Military Personnel Locator
The Military Personnel Locator is available on Camp Pendleton and can be accessed by calling (760) 725-5171 where you will be asked to provide SSN, Last Name, First Name, Middle Initial, and Rank of the military person you need to locate. If the operator at this number is not avaialble, the numbers above at the Marine Corps Locator can assist.
Accessing Military Records
You can request records related information from the Military Personnel Records Center in St. Louis, MO. You can find the contact information and request procedures on their website at
Becoming a Marine
You can call our toll free number and get in touch with your local recruiter. Call 1-800-MARINES and they will help you to become one of the Few, the Proud, the Marines.
Directory Assistance - (760) 725-4111
Please do not call the Communication Strategy & Operations Office for Directory Assistance.
(MCB CPEN) Communication Strategy & Operations Office
If you have questions or issues regarding media or press coverage for MCB CPEN, please contact the Camp Pendleton/MCB Camp Pendleton Communication Strategy & Operations Office.
PO Box 555019
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019
Telephone: (760) 763-2760
Contact Other Marine Corps Communication Strategy & Operations Offices