Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow
Current base logo for MCLB Barstow
Marine Corps Installations West
Barstow, California

Personal & Professional Readiness (P&PR) supports mission readiness of those we serve by exceeding the Quality of Life support for our military family and through a full continuum of support across all P&PR programs.  P&PR will continue to provide world class service and support to the Operating Forces, Tenant Commands and the individual service members from all military branches, and their families.  P&PR programs are located in Building 218 (McTureous Hall) with the exception of PFMP & MCFTB.  PFMP is located at Camp Pendleton.  MCFTB is located in building 15.  

Transition Readiness Program (TRP)

Supports military service members and their families in their successful transition to civilian life through a series of comprehensive transition and employment assistance events and services. The TRP emphasizes a proactive approach that enables patrons to formulate effective post-transition employment, educational, and entrepreneurial goals. The program includes three pillars: Career Readiness Standards (commonly referred to as TRS process), Marine for Life Cycle services, Career Services and Advising.

Family Member Employment Assistance Program (FMEAP)

Provides world class employment related referral services, career and skill assessments, career coaching, job search guidance, portable career opportunities, and education center referrals/guidance.  Spouse Transition and Readiness Seminar (STARS) addresses the transitional challenges and opportunities specifically for spouses as they prepare to transition with their Marines into the civilian world.

Voluntary Education Program (VEP)

Provides personal and professional learning opportunities to the Marine Corps community.  The program positively impacts recruitment, retention and readiness of all Marines.  Services and resources are provided by qualified counselors and advisors in cooperation with education service providers through individual and group counseling, workshops and training opportunities to include testing for college credit and pre-admission. Marines will be informed of the full breadth of tuition funding sources and how they can advance their degree plans and academic achievement with appropriate courses and institution selections.

Personal Financial Management Program

Assists Service members and their families in achieving and sustaining personal financial readiness by providing personal financial education, training, counseling, and financial information and referral. A solid understanding of personal finances will build confidence in facing financial challenges, responsibilities and mission readiness.  PFMP provides information and resources on more than 20 money management topic areas, which include investment planning, financial planning, retirement and estate planning, consumer awareness and protection budgeting, saving, using credit, managing debt, military financial rights, Thrift Saving Plan, Saving Deposit Plan, and Survivor Benefit Program.

The base library is located in McTureous Hall, Building 218, behind the Nebo MCX. The library has three computers with free Internet access. You can do research, e-mail friends and family or go shopping.The library also has a special Children's Corner set up just for kids. Come sit in the cozy "living room" and share some special time reading with your children. They'll love the wonderful children's books we have to offer.Library hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Weekends and holidays. Call (760) 577-6395 or DSN 282-6395 for additional information.

General Library Program

Assembles, organizes, and preserves unbiased collections of library materials (print and non-print) specifically attuned to the interests and requirements of Marine Corps personnel and to the missions and tasks of commands.  The library has a special children’s section as well as a maker space area for service members and their families to enjoy hobbies.

Marine Corps Family Team Building

Provides a comprehensive program focused on enhances family readiness for Marine Corps families and to prepare families to successfully meet the challenges of the military lifestyle.

Information, Referral & Relocation Services (IRR)

Provides information from established federal, state and local agencies whose programs are available to assist service members and families with making smooth inbound and outbound moves.

Transition Readiness Program

COM: 760-577-6265

Family Member Employment Assistance Program

COM: 760-577-6265

Voluntary Education Program

COM: 760-577-6118

Personal Finance Management Program

COM: 760-725-7342 or 6209

General Library Program

COM: 760-577-6395

Marine Corps Family Team Building & Information Referral and Information 

COM: 760-577-6675

Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Closed weekends and holidays

Library Services

The base library is located in McTureous Hall, Building 218, behind the Nebo MCX. The library has three computers with free Internet access. You can do research, e-mail friends and family or go shopping.The library also has a special Children's Corner set up just for kids. Come sit in the cozy "living room" and share some special time reading with your children. They'll love the wonderful children's books we have to offer.Library hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Weekends and holidays. Call (760) 577-6395 or DSN 282-6395 for additional information.

Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow