Marine Corps Base Camp Lejune is a 146-mile United States military training facility located in Jacksonville, just 25 minutes from Lauradale Apartments. Camp Lejune is distinctly known for being surrounded by 14 miles of beaches and its location between 2 deep-water ports, allowing for faster deployments. Six satellite locations supplement the base camp and provide ample employment opportunities for residents in the area. These locations include the Marine Corps Air Station New River, Camp Geiger, Stone Bay, Courthouse Bay, Camp Johnson, and Greater Sandy Run Training Area. Camp Lejune is also known for being an international training facility. Military forces from around the world come to Camp Lejune for bilateral and NATO-sponsored exercises.