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President Obama to Visit Camp Pendleton, CA

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release

August 04, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, August 7, President Obama will travel to Camp Pendleton, CA to visit with military families and deliver remarks to troops.

The President’s remarks at Camp Pendleton are closed to the public but open to pre-credentialed media.

Members of the media who wish to cover the remarks at Camp Pendleton must RSVP HERE by 6:00 PM PDT Monday, August 5, 2013.


Wednesday, August 7, 2013

President Obama Delivers Remarks to Troops at Camp Pendleton

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Hangar 6 West Camp Pendleton, CA 92055

Estimated Time of Remarks: 12:50 PM PDT

Media Coverage: The event is open to pre-credentialed media.

Live Truck Parking: Live trucks must meet at the Visitors Parking Lot at the main gate of Camp Pendleton. Live trucks will be escorted to the parking area next to Hangar 6 West. Live trucks must arrive to the Visitors Parking Lot no later than 5:00 AM PDT to be escorted on base.

Media Pre-Set Time: 5:00 – 6:30 AM PDT (All media with heavy/large equipment and sticks should pre-set equipment on-site. Live trucks must park and cable in during this time. Media will not have access to their equipment during the security sweeps from 6:30 – 9:30 AM PDT). Crews pre-setting equipment must stay on base during the security sweep, and will be escorted to a holding facility.

No Access to Equipment: 6:30 – 9:30 AM PDT

Media Parking and Entrance: Take exit 54 B from Interstate 5 / San Diego Freeway and meet at the Visitors Parking Lot at the main gate of Camp Pendleton. Media must arrive to the Visitors Parking Lot by 9:00 AM PDT to check-in and be escorted to Hangar 6 West.

Media Check-in: 9:00 AM PDT at the Visitors Parking Lot

Cable Run: 250 feet

Throw: 65 feet

Limited workspace and power are available.

Internet is not available on site.

All names submitted for credentials must be accurate and reflect the identification media presents at check points for entrance. RSVPs do not guarantee access. You will receive a confirmation e-mail if you receive a credential to cover the event.

Contact for logistical and planning purposes only: Caitlin McGarry, 202-503-5517,