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United States Marine Corps
Bldg 780 Brewster Blvd
MCCS Information & Referral
Camp Lejeune, NC 28547-2519
Moving is a way of life for service members and their families. Resources like MilitaryINSTALLATIONS, Plan My Move and Military OneSource provide important information to help make moving easier. For many newcomers, a sponsor can help add that personal touch.
A sponsor is assigned by a newcomer's gaining unit and helps the newcomer before, during and after a move. If you haven't been assigned a sponsor, you can request one through your new unit. Units try to match sponsors and service members by rank and family status.
To help prepare sponsors for success, the Sponsorship Program provides training and access to important information and resources that can help newcomers master their move. The Sponsorship Program helps sponsors fulfill their responsibilities, which may include:
Note: Responsibilities may vary based on service-specific policies and guidance. Make sure to check with your service branch for sponsor training requirements.
Overall, the Sponsorship Program aims to:
For more information on the Sponsorship Program, contact your installation Military and Family Support Center.
Sponsorship is also available for youth. Installation youth sponsorship programs help military-connected youth make a successful transition to a new community. Primarily directed to preteen and teenaged youth, installation youth programs/centers provide information and materials on programs and services available at their new location. Where available, youth can exchange emails, talk on the phone or chat online with other youth. The youth program staff at your new installation can offer more information on installation youth sponsorship programs.
You can also contact your installation School Liaison Program office for information about school-based youth sponsorship programs such as Anchored4Life and Student2Student. These peer-to-peer programs help your student adjust to and navigate their new school.
If your child would like to become a youth sponsor, contact your installation School Liaison Program or youth program/center.
Families with children may also want to visit Military Kids Connect, an online community for military children and youth. The site offers games, videos and links to teen-led installation tours.
In order to get a sponsor from your new command, you must go through your admin section, unit sponsorship coordinator, at your current command to request one or visit your Information & Referral Program Manager at Bldg. 60 Molly Pitcher Rd. who will assist you in getting a sponsor. Your admin section, unit sponsorship coordinator, and/or relocation office will process your request by giving you a sponsor request form to fill out and submitting it to the new command. The sponsorship coordinator at your new command will assign a sponsor who, in turn, should get in touch with you as soon as possible via phone or email and assist you with your needs in relocating to the new duty station.
Reporting personnel are required to report to the Joseph "Randy" Reichler Reception Center, Buildings 59 and 60, located on Molly Pitcher Road in service "A" uniform. The phone number is 910-451-8609.