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Home Hospitality - Adopt a Marine for Thanksgiving

Thank you for your interest in our 2017 Home Hospitality –Adopt a Marine for Thanksgiving program. This year we will not be mailing out the registration form but would like you to submit this Participation FormThe form is required to secure your participation in this year’s event. The information on this form must represent the individual who will be the Responsible Party transporting the two Marines on Thanksgiving Day from and back to the School of Infantry on Camp Pendleton.  

Initially only two Marines will be assigned to each Responsible Party but if you would like to host more than two Marines please note it on the registration form in the remarks section. The information provided on the participation form will be screened and upon approval, the form will be “numbered” as this is a first come, first serve event in placing Marines. More Information>

We will contact you by letter after 9 November to confirm your participation in this year’s event and provide further details.  
Thank you so much for Making Military Life Easier for Camp Pendleton Marines!

Ball Gown Giveaway

Each September the Armed Services YMCA holds an annual Ball Gown Giveaway to provide evening gowns and accessories for the ladies to attend the Navy and Marine Corps Birthday Balls. We provide suits, shoes and accessories for male spouses, as well.

Following the event, the remaining gowns and accessories are shared with Twenty-nine Palms, MCRD San Diego, and Yuma for their separate events. 

The Ball Gown Giveaway will be held on 29 September at Building 1795. Click here for registration for active duty and spouses.

Camp Pendleton Calendar of Events

Looking for your next golf tournament benefiting the military?

Play in San Diego's Downtown Breakfast Rotary Foundation's "Holes for Heroes" tournament Friday, September 15 in Solana Beach. 

This fantastic day includes the Holes for Heroes Recognition Dinner with over 200 in attendance honoring World War ll and Vietnam former POWs.  Special honorees for this year are WWll veterans and families of those lost. 

Holes for Heroes has raised over $1 million since 2006 and hopes to continue this mission of honoring, celebrating and supporting the men and women of the military.

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