Marines are assigned to a PDS, or Permanent Duty Station, when formal training (Bootcamp, SOI, and MOS) is complete. Your Marine may be stationed at any number of permanent duty stations around the world, depending on his/her MOS, or Military Occupational Specialty (the job that your Marine will do in the Marine Corps).
Click on "Base Links" to your left for a web page with links to official USMC websites that will give you an idea of where your Marine may be stationed.
The Unit Information Pages™ (UIP™), is a searchable database exclusively from MarineParents.com, Inc. By searching the database for your Marine's PDS, you'll find a page full of helpful information, links, message boards, FRO names, and phone numbers. To search for your Marine's unit in the UIP, see: