Welcome to Camp Lejeune, N.C., the home of Marine Corps Expeditionary Forces in Readiness. Whether it is your first tour here, or you are a returning veteran ofcoastal North Carolina, rest assured that your time here will be fulfilling. You will be part of a team that stands ready to answer America’s 911 calls as the deployment ofthe Marines and Sailors here in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom has proven.

Camp Lejeune is home to the largest concentration of Marines and Sailors in the world and continues to grow in its capabilities. Camp Lejeune’s size is currently 153,439 acres.

Camp Lejeune is a base that has strong ties with our civilian neighbors. We have received numerous awards fromcivic groups ranging from our environmental programs to our Department of Defense schools. Whether you are actually assigned to Marine Corps Base, or to one of the warfighting commands, you will find the facilities here superb, modern and ready to meet your needs.

Camp Lejeune Marines are dedicated to upholding the core values of honor, courage and commitment. By incorporating these values into all aspects of your life, we will meet our goals of providing expeditionary forces in readiness, while fostering quality of life and strengthening ties with our civilian neighbors.

Once again, welcome aboard and enjoy your tour at Camp Lejeune.

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