75th Anniversary – Women Marines

Camp Pendleton

A 56-page commemorative magazine celebrating 75 years of service of women Marines at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton was released by the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce on Monday, Aug.13. 

The magazine was a collaborative effort between the Camp Pendleton Historical Society (CPHS), two Southern California chapters (CA-2 and CA-7) of the Women Marines Association, and the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce along with support from the Camp Pendleton History and Museum Division. 

Copies of the magazine can be picked up at the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce and aboard Camp Pendleton.

In addition to the magazine, CPHS is hosting a gala event on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the Pacific Views Event Center (Camp Pendleton); the theme of the gala is “honoring 75 years of service of women Marines at Camp Pendleton”.   Details about the gala event and ticket information can be found on the Eventbrite web site – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/camp-pendleton-historical-society-gala-tickets 

An exhibit, “75 Years – Women in the Marine Corps on Camp Pendleton” will be on display at the Marine Corps Mechanized Museum (Building 2612) aboard Camp Pendleton beginning in October 2018.

Groundbreaker Newsletter – Volume 12 Number 2

The latest issue of the Camp Pendleton Historical Society (CPHS) Groundbreaker newsletter was distributed in June 2018. 

If you are a member and never received your copy (electronically or printed copy), email the Membership Director at cphsmembership@gmail.com.

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 The Camp Pendleton Historical Society (CPHS) is dedicated to preserving and promoting the rich and colorful history of the land that is now Camp Pendleton.  Our interests span the entire history of the region, to include prehistoric times, native American culture, the Spanish mission era, the rancho story, and finally, the United States Marine Corps ownership since 1942.