Historic Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
Santa Monica Recreational Camp
(Santa Monica Recreational Area)
Initially operated by the 1910th Service Command Unit (Recreational Camp Activities) and later a detachment of the 1909th Servce Command Unit (Southern District, Ninth Service Command). This camp was locatedon a six acre leased parcel at 5th Street and Ocean Park Boulevard in Santa Monica. The January 1945 edition of Inventory of War Department Owned, Sponsored and Leased Facilities, indicated that the camp had a capacity to house 629 enlisted soldiers in tents and 17 officers.
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Updated 11 April 2016