*** ATTENTION STUDENTS *** In accordance with MARADMIN 267/20 all students will be required to complete a ROM IVO Camp Pendleton 72-hours prior to the respective course report date. For amplifying information call the respective course or 760-763-5055.
U.S. Marines with the Scout Snipers Course, Reconnaissance Training Company, Advanced Infantry Training Battalion, School of Infantry - West, fire M40A6 sniper rifles during a live-fire exercise on Range 223B on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 23, 2020. The range was an unknown distance of fire range, designed to test the skills and strengthen the communication between the marksmen and their observers. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Anthony Alvarez)
U.S. Marines with the Scout Sniper Course, Reconnaissance Training Company, Advanced Infantry Training Battalion, School of Infantry - West, work to conceal themselves during an exercise in the Romeo Training Area on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 27, 2020. The students were participating in a stalking and infiltration exercise designed to test the concealment skills of the Marines. The objective of the exercise was to infiltrate an area and engage a target without being seen. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Anthony Alvarez)
U.S. Marines with Advanced Infantry Training Battalion (AITB), School of Infantry-West (SOI-W) conduct training as part of the Advanced Anti-Tank Missilemans Course at Range 204B aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014. The instructors fired a series of Tube-launched Optically-tracked Wire-guided missiles (TOW) and the shoulder-fired anti-tank missile, Javelin, in order to enhance their weapons familiarization. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Rebecca A. Whitworth/Released)
U.S. Marines with the Infantry Unit Leader Course, Advanced Infantry Training Battalion, School of Infantry - West, fire M252 81mm mortar systems aboardMarine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 25, 2020. The Infantry Unit Leader Course trains Marines to serve platoon sergeants for the various types of small units they may lead while serving with an infantry battalion. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Anthony Alvarez)
School of Infantry-West
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Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5061
All Coronavirus/COVID-19 information can be located at the U.S. Government and USMC links listed below:
MCB Camp Pendleton COVID-19 Base Impacts/Resources
Know Your Rights as a Federal Employee:
What can you do if you believe a "Prohibited Personnel Practice - PPP" has been committed?
Current and former federal employees, including probationary employees, and applicants for federal employment can file a written complaint with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel. Complaint forms are available on the Web at https://osc.gov. Employees do not need attorneys to file a complaint. OSC is an independent and prosecutorial agency. It will investigate allegations of prohibited personnel practices and seek the appropriate corrective and/or disciplinary action.
Whistleblower Protection Resources: (Select Documents Below *REVIEW*)
Encl 1 - New PPP Poster 1.18.18
Encl 2 - Whistle Blower (WB) Poster
Encl 3 - Your Rights as a Federal Employee
Encl 4 - WB Retaliation Poster 1.19.18
Encl 5 - Know Your Rights When Reporting Wrongs
Encl 6 - TRNGCMD Memo for Annual OSC Notice
Encl 7 - Supervisors Responding to Complaints
Encl 8 - TECOM Whistleblower Memo
URC Emergency Announcement (Fake Website):
A fake veteran website called "Hire Military Heroes" (http://hiremilitaryheroes.com), has been recently reported attempting to take advantage of Americans who may be seeking a job, especially military veterans. The web address is strikingly close to the legitimate web service from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (https://www.hiringourheroes.org). Please select the "URC Emergency Announcement" link above for additional details.
* USMC Eagle Eyes - Official Suspicious Activity Reporting Website of the U.S. Marine Corps. "See Something Suspicious, Say Something"; Call 910-451-3333 or 911 Immediately.
* Marine Corps Community Services Camp Pendleton - Site provides information for Marine & Family Programs, Recreation, Shopping/Services/Food, Lodging, and Jobs. Also, the site offers an up-to-date "Calendar of Events" for current and future activities occurring on-base/off-base in the surrounding areas.
* MarineParents.com - Website provides support, information, and services to Marines and their family members and creates opportunities for the public to support troops through the organizations outreach programs.
* SOI-West Shooting Team (PKI/CAC Required) - Volunteer to be a member of the SOI-West Shooting Team. Select link for more information.
* USMC Fitness Program - Official USMC site for PFT/CFT fitness requirements. Select link for more information.
For issues or problems pertaining to SOI-West website, please utilize the link below to address your concerns via email: