29 Palms Marine Base - On and Off Base Information

29 Palms Marine Base Housing Information

Twentynine Palms Marine Base Housing and Information:

Location:  Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) is located in San Bernardino County in Southern California. MCAGCC covers more than 1,100 square miles of the high desert, which makes it larger than some small countries. The premier training facility is nestled in the quiet desert paradise of Twentynine Palms, and together, makes up one of the most unique living environments in the western United States. The small military community of Twentynine Palms boasts a moderate cost of living, clean air and acts as the Gateway to the great California Outback.

Cost of Living: Slightly above average.

Base Operator: 760-830-6000 DSN 312-230-6000.

Area Population: Twentynine Palms has a population of 24,646.

Child Care: The Child Development Center (CDC) consists of three programs: Stepping Stones, New Horizons and Youth and Teens Oasis. For more information refer to Child Development Center (CDC) in this publication.

Schools: There are no DOD schools. Schools attended by children living aboard MCAGCC fall under the Morongo Unified School District (MUSD). Currently, MUSD has eleven elementary schools, two middle schools, two comprehensive high schools, two continuation high schools, two state preschool programs, and a special education preschool program. For more information on class sizes, grading systems, etc. please visit the MUSD website

Marine and Family Services: A key resource on your installation and a gateway to accessing all of the resources available to you, the Marine and Family Services provides support to help you balance the demands of family and the military lifestyle. 

Housing: There are ten family housing areas located both aboard the Combat Center and one in the 29 Palms community. There are 2304 home/apartment units and an 83 space mobile home park for married and bachelor personnel.  Lincoln Military Housing provides property management for the Military Housing aboard the Combat Center as well as the 801 housing in the 29 Palms community.  Married personnel arriving in Twentynine Palms for permanent duty should report to the Family Housing Welcome Center Bldg 1003 760-830-6611/ DSN 312-230-6611 prior to executing any commitment of private or commercial rental agreement.

Base Location

Bldg. 1145, MCAGCC
Twentynine Palms, CA 92278

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