Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow
Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow is a United States Marine Corps supply and maintenance installation located in the Mojave Desert east of Barstow, in San Bernardino County, Southern California.
Marine Corps Logistics Base - MCLB Barstow was established as the Marine Corps Depot of Supplies at its present location on Dec. 28, 1942, when the Navy turned it over to the Marine Corps as a storage site for supplies and equipment needed for Fleet Marine Forces in the Pacific theater during World War II. For historical photos and commemorative displays, visit MCLB Barstow's Historical Gallery located at Bldg. 204.
MCLB Barstow is currently Barstow's 2nd largest employer, and is composed of three principal sites: Nebo, which encompasses 1,879 acres and functions as base headquarters and is the main facility for administration, storage, recreational activities, shopping, and housing functions; the Yermo Annex encompasses 1,859 acres and is primarily a storage and industrial complex; and the third site, 2,438 acres, serves as the rifle and pistol ranges.
MCLB Barstow is a vital link in the logistics complex that provides the weapons systems, equipment and special logistics essential to supporting the assigned mission of the fleet Marine forces.