Camp Geiger

Camp Geiger Camp Geiger is a United States Marine Corps base. Although not geographically connected, Camp Geiger is part of the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune complex, and is home to the United States Marine Corps School of Infantry East for all Marines recruited through the Eastern Recruiting Region.

Located off U.S. Route 17 about 10 miles south of Camp Lejeune, it shares the main gate of Marine Corps Air Station New River. It trains approximately 20,000 Marines every year.HistoryCamp Geiger is named in honor of General Roy Geiger, who was a Marine aviator and commander of the I Amphibious Corps, III Amphibious Corps, and the Tenth United States Army during World War II.Resident Commands School of Infantry, East Marine Combat Training Battalion Infantry Training Battalion Headquarters and Support Battalion Advanced Infantry Training BattalionSchool of InfantryThe United States Marine Corps School of Infantry East is the next destination for all Marines trained at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. Here, Marines of an infantry Military Occupational Specialty are trained in their specific field during a 59-day course at the Infantry Training Battalion, while non-infantry Marines attend a 29-day course known as Marine Combat Training.

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