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1st Battalion

8th Marine Regiment

Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or repel the enemy's assault with fire and close combat.



Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment
Lieutenant Colonel Christopher R. Richardella

Sergeant Major, 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment
Sergeant Major Philip M. Crosby II
Contact Us

Mailing Address:

1st Battalion, 8th Marines
Company / Section
2d Marine Division
PSC Box 20102
Camp Lejeune, NC 28542

New joins should check-in with the Officer of the Day (OOD)

Officer of the Day number: (910) 450-1018 /cell: (910) 915-3034


Barbi Suggs

Personal & Family Readiness Deployment Readiness Coordinator

Office: 910-451-1018 (Cell) 910-376-7460

Bldg. 118 A st. Camp Lejeune NC 28542

Email: barbara.suggs@usmc.mil