Camp Pendleton - Small Business Contracting Information and Guidance

Camp Pendleton U.S. Marine Corps 

Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton:
 Small business opportunities and government contracting information at MCB Camp Pendleton. Information is provided about subcontracting opportunities with prime defense contractors and small business set-aside government projects at MCB Camp Pendleton. Below is a compilation of the types of products, services, and materiel routinely procured by the base contracting office.  Also listed are points of contact for small businesses wanting to engage in business with MCB Camp Pendleton.


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Camp Pendleton, the U.S. Marine Corps largest expeditionary training facility on the west coast. This military facility encompasses over 125,000 acres. There are over 42,000 active duty military personnel at Camp Pendleton. 

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
Organizations and Tenant Units 

  • I Marine Expeditionary Force
    • 1st Marine Division
    • 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
    • 1st Marine Logistics Group
    • 11th, 13th and 15th Marine Expeditionary Units
    • I MEF Headquarters Group
    • 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company
    • 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade.
  • Marine Corps Air Station at Munn Field
  • Marine Aircraft Group 39
  • Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity
  • Marine Corps Recruit Depot
  • Weapons & Field Training Battalion
  • Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton
  • U.S. Marine Corps Reserve
  • U.S. Army Reserve
  • Assault Craft Unit 5 - U.S. Navy

Training Schools at Camp Pendleton

  • Assault Amphibian School Battalion
  • School of Infantry-West
  • Field Medical Service School
  • Marine Corps University
 USMC Camp Pendleton Map California

MCB Camp Pendleton is located in
Southern California in the San Diego area.

Camp Pendleton - official website: 

Camp Pendleton telephone directory 

Camp Pendleton - base operator & directory assistance:  760-725-4111


    Contracting Support at MCB Camp Pendleton:
    The services, products, and resources from private industry needed to operate MCB Camp Pendleton and support its many tenant defense organizations comes from several Marine Corps and Department of Defense contracting offices. These contracting offices award and manages hundreds of millions of dollars in defense contracts annually. Many of these contracts are reserved (set aside) for small business concerns.  

    Marine Corps Regional Contracting Office, Camp Pendleton
    PO Box 1609
    Oceanside, California 92051-1609

    Contracting Specialists Phone Numbers:
    760-725-8451  /  760-725-3313  /  760-725-3418

    Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton - Contracting Office
    Box 555191
    Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California 92055-5191

    Contracting Specialists Phone Numbers: 
    760-763-6343  /  760-763-5735  

    Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity (MCTSSA)
    PO Box 555171
    Camp Pendleton, California 92055-5171

    Contracting Specialists Phone Numbers: 
    760-725-2295  /  760-725-9189  /  760-725-2295  


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