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1st Marine Division


1st Marine Division

"The Blue Diamond"

Camp Pendleton, Calif.

1st MARDIV Command Duty Officer

Headquarters Building 

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

Visit http://www.hqmc.marines.mil/divpa/UnitHome.aspx.