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1st Battalion, 5th Marines

The Official Website of 1st Battalion, 5th Marines. "Make Peace, Or Die!"

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"Make Peace, Or Die"

On behalf of all the Marines, Sailors, and their families, it's a privilege to have you aboard. We are located at Camp San Mateo aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in San Diego County, and are part of the I Marine Expeditionary Force, 1st Marine Division, 5th Marine Regiment.

First Batallion, Fifth Marines takes great pride in being a part of America�s 9-1-1 Force, ready to deploy anywhere in the world with little or no warning, to fight and win upon arrival. To accomplish our mission, we are dedicated to readiness, selfless service, and family preparedness.

Hopefully, this website will serve as a helpful resource, not only for information about 1/5, but also for points of contact and family readiness. Please, feel free to browse and enjoy the site. Keep in mind we are constantly updating this site to bring you the latest information regarding our mission, our personnel, and our accomplishments. Your presence is welcome here and we trust you will enjoy your visit.


1st BN, 5th MAR, 1st MARDIV
BOX 555463
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055


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