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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton is near Oceanside, California.

The United States Marine Corps established the base on the Pacific Ocean coast north of San Diego in Southern California in 1942 to train U.S. Marines for service in World War II. The base is named after Marine General Joseph Henry Pendleton, who long advocated setting up a West Coast training base for the Marine Corps.

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