$103.7M to Turner-Penick to Build 4 Barracks at Camp Pendleton
Turner-Penick in San Diego, CA won a $103.7 million firm-fixed-price contract for design and construction of 4 barracks at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in Southern California. The barracks will house a total of 1,384 Marines and will include a multipurpose community area and laundry facilities.
The contract contains 5 options, which, if exercised, would increase the cumulative contract value to $110.5 million. Turner-Penick expects to complete the facilities by June 2011. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website with 10 proposals received by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest in San Diego (N62473-09-C-1233).
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Camp Pendleton, the Marine Corps’ largest West Coast expeditionary training facility, encompasses more than 125,000 acres located approximately 38 miles from downtown San Diego in North County. More than 38,000 military family members occupy base housing complexes.
The base is home to the I Marine Expeditionary Force, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Logistics Group and many tenant units, including Marine Corps Installation-West, 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, Wounded Warriors Battalion-West, Marine Corps Air Station at Munn Field, Marine Aircraft Group 39, Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego’s Weapons & Field Training Battalion, Marine Corps and Army Reserve Forces, the Navy’s Assault Craft Unit 5, a Naval Hospital and 1st Dental Battalion.
The coastal and mountain terrain support a variety of military training. Fleet Marine Force units use Camp Pendleton’s ranges and training areas to maintain combat readiness.
Several specialized schools are located on Camp Pendleton, including Assault Amphibian School Battalion, School of Infantry-West, Field Medical Service School and Marine Corps University. Following recruit graduation, enlisted Marines receive basic infantry training at the School of Infantry-West at Camp San Onofre before assignment to other units throughout the Marine Corps.