Camp Pendleton now under new command

Camp Pendleton now under new command

CAMP PENDLETON –  Brig. Gen. Edward D. Banta relinquished command of Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, to Brig. Gen. Kevin J. Killea during a change of command ceremony at Camp Pendleton’s Ranch House, July 15. Banta assumed command of MCI-West, MCB Camp Pendleton in August of 2014. Under his command, MCI-West […]

Sgt. Maj. Thomas helps Camp Pendleton personnel ‘Stay Moto’

Sgt. Maj. Thomas helps Camp Pendleton personnel ‘Stay Moto’

On Thursdays and Fridays, people entering Camp Pendleton through Fallbrook’s Naval Weapons Station gate don’t have a choice – they’re going to get a dose of “Moto.” “Moto” is the abbreviation Marine Sgt. Maj. Mykul Thomas (Ret.) uses for motivation, a word he lives by. Motivating people to have a great day is what motivates […]

Military families thankful for Fisher House in their time of need

Military families thankful for Fisher House in their time of need

Thanksgiving provides an opportunity for families to reflect on the many things they are thankful for, but when an unexpected emergency strikes, gratitude of a different level may be experienced if life is made easier by the unexpected generosity of others. The new Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher House on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton is […]