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1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn


1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn

"Everybody Fights, Nobody Quits"

1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
Family Readiness Officer
Jacqueline Garcia
Phone #: (760) 763-4875
Cell #: (760)  429-8494



Hello Families and Friends of 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion!

On behalf of the Commanding Officer, and our Marines, and Sailors, Welcome to the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion Family Readiness Program.  My name is Jacqueline Garcia, and it is a pleasure, and an honor to serve as the Family Readiness Officer (FRO) for 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion.  I am dedicated to providing you with all of the resources, and tools needed to successfully meet the unique challenges of the military lifestyle.

The mission of the Family Readiness Program is to equip our Marines, Sailors, and their families with the tools they need to meet the challenges of military life.  As your Deployment Readiness Coordinator (DRC), I am here to provide official two-way command communication, information and referral services as well as readiness, and deployment support.  Often, during the tough times, the greatest comfort one can have is to know they have someone to turn to for assistance.  During those times, count on your DRC to be there, and ready to assist.

Whether you are new to the Marine Corps Family, or have been a family for several years, Marine Corps Family Team Building (MCFTB) offers many valuable workshops that will assist you in transitioning into the Marine Corps Family. In addition, please know that I use a wide range of opportunities to share information through email.

At 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Family Readiness is one of our Commander’s Priorities and I would like to ensure you have access to all the tools to make you successful, and make your time with us as rewarding as possible.

1. FACEBOOK: 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion continues to have a Facebook page for social purposes.  This page is open to anyone that would like to follow 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion.

2. DUTY PHONE: If you have an urgent issue, and cannot reach your chain of command, feel free to call the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion Officer of the Day for assistance at (760) 207-1640.

3. VOLUNTEERING: 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion is always in need of volunteers. Being actively involved in the Highlander family will no doubt enhance your enjoyment during your time with our Command.  Assisting the Command with feedback, ideas, and events is appreciated and we hope you will join our team!

4. WELCOME ABOARD INFO: The 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion Welcome Aboard Packet can be picked up in my office upon checking in.

Again, welcome aboard and please let me know how I can help empower you, and your family!