Welcome Aboard, Shipmate!
You have been chosen to be a vital part of the 1st Dental Battalion team that provides the finest oral healthcare in support of the I MEF. The Command consists of eleven branch clinics and a headquarters element spread out aboard Camp Pendleton, as well as clinics at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, CA, MCAS Yuma, AZ, Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command, Twenty-nine Palms, CA, Marine Corps Logistics Base, Barstow, CA, and Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Command, Bridgeport, CA.
Our Mission is to “Ensure Operational Readiness by Providing Quality Dental Healthcare to Warfighters on a Global Level” which accompanies our Vision to “Provide Quality Dental Care in Garrison and to Deploying Units Utilizing Advanced Care Delivery Techniques.””
With this same pride and dedication we welcome you as a new shipmate who will be bound to our mission and team as healthcare provider, administrative staff, or support personnel. The Sponsor Program will introduce you to the 1st Dental Battalion family and our critical role in the defense of our nation.
Below you can find some useful information to assist you in transferring to our command.