Military Support

About the Marine Battalion
The City adopted the 2nd Battalion 5th Marine (2/5) Regiment on January 10, 2007. Based at Camp Pendleton, 2/5 is the most decorated infantry battalion in the Marines. Since this battalion was activated in 1917, its members have proudly served our nation all over the world in virtually every major military campaign, including:
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Korean War
  • Vietnam War
  • Operation Desert Shield
  • Operation Desert Storm
2nd Battalion 5th Marines Retreat Hell logo

Photo Gallery


Check out a Photo Gallery of the adoption ceremony that occurred in January 2007.

For More Information


2/5 is comprised of over 1,000 brave Marines and Sailors protecting our great nation. For more information on the City's adopted Marine Battalion, please contact the Community Services Department at 949-216-9700 or click here. You may also visit the 2/5 website to learn about the brave soldiers and the battalion's history.