Community Relations


A Marine Corps color guard participates in a ceremony.The goal of Community Relations (COMREL) is to foster and support the Military-Civilian relationship between MCB Camp Lejeune and local, state and national communities. COMREL is a task assigned to the MCIEAST MCB Camp Lejeune Communication Strategy & Operations (COMMSTRAT) Office which strives to boost public awareness of the unique elements and contributions of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune through direct interaction with Marines, their families and their equipment.

Requests for community relations support (static displays, color guards, parade participants, etc.) must be submitted by the event organizer or representative to the MCIEAST MCB Camp Lejeune COMMSTRAT Office via email at in order to determine eligibility and request Feasibility of Support (FOS) with the appropriate Base staff and/or major commands.

Due to the operational tempo of Marine Corps units stationed on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, requests for community relations support should be submitted in sufficient time so that an eligibility determination can be made. Requestors should send Feasibility of Support requests to the offices listed below no later than 90 days prior to the event date. Requests received less than 90 days prior to the event day will be unsupportable.

Band Requests: Marine Corps Band requests can be made directly with the Second Marine Division Bandmaster at

Aviation Support Requests: To request Aviation Support (fixed or rotary wing) in support of community events, please download DD Form 2535 and email the completed request to with the date and location of the event in the subject line. To confirm receipt or for any questions, call 703-614-1034.

Non-Aviation Requests: To request Non-Aviation support (color guard, ground equipment, Marine Corps speakers, parade participants, etc.) for a community event, please download DD Form 2536 and e-mail the completed request to

Tours: For MCB Camp Lejeune, requests for group visits must be submitted via email to or via mail to:

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune
Communication Strategy & Operations
PSC Box 20005
Camp Lejeune, NC 28542

Submissions should be received at least 90 days prior to the visit date(s) and be in letter format identifying the name of group, the purpose of the visit, requested dates of the visit, proposed itinerary or sequence of events, and if there are any special needs individuals in the group. Potential VIPs within the group should also be identified. Submission requests are not a guarantee of support.

Groups must be recognized Civic, Private, or Military Organizations. Group size should be between 10 - 45 persons. Determination of Feasibility of Support (FOS) for group visits is based on several factors (Base Force Protection Level, availability of resources, safety/risk management, etc).

Waiver of Liability forms will be required to be signed by all approved guests.

If you have any questions regarding submission requirements, scheduling availability, etc., please contact the Communication Strategy & Operations Office at  

Individual tours/visits are not conducted. Questions concerning access/security aboard the installation should be addressed by calling (910) 451-7734 or via email at

Note: Submissions are not guaranteed approval. All tour requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis considering several factors which include FPCON, HPCON, availability of resources and other competing operational requirements. All submissions are also subject to access control requirements and approval is contingent upon having proper identification credentials and establishment of current/historic fitness (background checks).