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Camp Pendleton Listings

Residence Inn Marriott Oceanside
Oceanside Marina Suites
Days Inn Oceanside at the Coast
Rodeway Inn Oceanside
Ramada Limited Oceanside
Quality Inn & Suites Camp Pendleton
La Quinta Inn San Diego Oceanside
Comfort Suites Marina
Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort
Best Western Oceanside Inn
Aquamarine Villas
Extended Stay America San Diego
Holiday Inn Express Oceanside
Econo Lodge & Suites
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About Camp Pendleton

Camp Pendleton is a United States Marine Corps base and home of the 1st Marine Division. Located in Southern California, Camp Pendleton is a training base for infantry troops and supporting ground, amphibious and helicopter groups.

The camp was established in 1942 and named after Marine General Joseph Henry Pendleton who urged that a training base be established on the west coast for Marines.

The 1st Marine Division has distinguished itself in various combat theaters, including Guadalcanal, New Guinea, Peleliu, Tarawa and Okinawa during World War II. 

In the Korean War, the division wiped out the entire Chinese 9th Army in the Chosin River battle. The division also fought in Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Franklin Roosevelt dedicated the base officially on September 25, 1942. During the Korean War, the base expanded with the construction of Camp Horno. In that war and the following Vietnam conflict, about 200,000 Marines passed through Pendleton on their way to the Far East.

In 1975, more than 50,000 Vietnamese refugees were housed at Pendleton in the largest humanitarian airlift ever.

The original tent camps have been removed and replaced with modern barracks, and an additional 500 miles of road have been constructed.

The base spreads over 125,000 acres and provides training for Marines throughout the year. Along the camp’s 17 miles of shoreline, Marines practice amphibious assaults on beachheads.

Mainside Complex acts as Pendleton’s main base. About 100,000 Marines and support personnel occupy Pendleton during the day.

The base acts as a training point for Marine recruits from Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego. The recruits are given rifle and field training at the Edson Range. After graduation from boot camp, the new Marines return to Pendleton for basic infantry training.

Oceanside borders the camp to the south, while San Clemente is on the north. Both cities offer lodging and dining for visitors.