5th Marine Regiment Religious Program


Regimental Chaplain:

Chaplain Gregory Coates


Office: (760)725-7330


Important links:

Camp Pendleton Religious Services

Marriage/Personal Enrichment Retreats (CREDO)

Chaplain Care Website







1) Produce highly trained and lethal infantry battalions in support of global force management requirements

2) Produce a highly trained and effective regimental headquarters prepared to command and control major combat operations

3) Develop 5th Marines' Squad Leaders as proficient leaders in combat and in training

4) Increase the capabilities and readiness of battalion and regimental equipment for inspection and deployment

5) Foster 5th Marines' culture of excellence through professional teamwork, elimination of abusive practices, and education of Marines and Sailors on the Regiment's history

6) Compliance with Marine Corps and Division policies

7) Identify and retain the most qualified Marines

8) Advance the 62 Area's ability to support tenant unit activities

9) Remain good partners with the surrounding and supporting communities

1st Marine Division