Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego

 

Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego

The new Marines of Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during family day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, today.
After nearly thirteen weeks of training, the Marines of Kilo Company will officially graduate from recruit training tomorrow.
Kilo Company - Motivational Run
The new Marines of Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during family day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, today. After nearly thirteen weeks of training, the Marines of Kilo Company will officially graduate from recruit training tomorrow.
A recruit from Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, crawls under barbed wire during the Bayonet Assault Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Aug. 8. The recruits were instructed to keep the barbed wire away from their faces by using their rifles and gloves. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Charlie Company is scheduled to graduate Sept. 1.
Charlie Company - Bayonet Assault Course
A recruit from Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, crawls under barbed wire during the Bayonet Assault Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Aug. 8. The recruits were instructed to keep the barbed wire away from their faces by using their rifles and gloves. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Charlie Company is scheduled to graduate Sept. 1.
Marines from Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, march as a company for the last time on graduation day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, today.
Graduation takes place at the completion of a 13-week transformation including training in drill, marksmanship, basic combat skills and Marine Corps customs and traditions. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego.
Golf Company - Graduation
Marines from Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, march as a company for the last time on graduation day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, today. Graduation takes place at the completion of a 13-week transformation including training in drill, marksmanship, basic combat skills and Marine Corps customs and traditions. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego.
The new Marines of Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during liberty call at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, today.
Alpha Company - Liberty Call
The new Marines of Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during liberty call at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, today.
A recruit from India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, jumps over an obstacle during Bayonet Assault Course I at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Aug. 2. Recruits learn to move quickly during the course to get cover behind the different obstacles. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. India Company is scheduled to graduate Oct. 13.
India Company - BAC & Pugil Sticks I
A recruit from India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, jumps over an obstacle during Bayonet Assault Course I at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Aug. 2. Recruits learn to move quickly during the course to get cover behind the different obstacles. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. India Company is scheduled to graduate Oct. 13.
A drill instructor from Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, explains his expectations of the recruits during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 12. After spending the first week conducting in-processing, recruits marched to their new squad bay where their drill instructors introduced themselves, recited the Drill Instructor Creed and began carrying out the mission of transforming civilians into United States Marines. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Alpha Company is scheduled to graduate Aug. 4.
Alpha Company - Pick Up
A drill instructor from Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, explains his expectations of the recruits during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 12. After spending the first week conducting in-processing, recruits marched to their new squad bay where their drill instructors introduced themselves, recited the Drill Instructor Creed and began carrying out the mission of transforming civilians into United States Marines. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Alpha Company is scheduled to graduate Aug. 4.
Marines from Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, march as a company for the last time on graduation day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, today.
Graduation takes place at the completion of a 13-week transformation including training in drill, marksmanship, basic combat skills and Marine Corps customs and traditions. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego.
Golf Company - Graduation
Marines from Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, march as a company for the last time on graduation day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, today. Graduation takes place at the completion of a 13-week transformation including training in drill, marksmanship, basic combat skills and Marine Corps customs and traditions. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego.
A drill instructor with Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, corrects a recruit during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program session at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 23. Drill instructors walked around during the training process to make sure each recruit was executing the technique correctly. Recruits can use this time to ask drill instructors questions if they are unsure of how to properly conduct the move. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Fox Company is scheduled to graduate Sept. 8.
Fox Company - MCMAP
A drill instructor with Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, corrects a recruit during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program session at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 23. Drill instructors walked around during the training process to make sure each recruit was executing the technique correctly. Recruits can use this time to ask drill instructors questions if they are unsure of how to properly conduct the move. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Fox Company is scheduled to graduate Sept. 8.
Recruits with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, compete against each other during Pugil Sticks II at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 25. Recruits were encouraged to use the techniques they learned in their Marine Corps Martial Arts Program classes to overcome their opponents. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Mike Company is scheduled to graduate July 21.
Mike Company - MCMAP & Pugil Sticks II
Recruits with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, compete against each other during Pugil Sticks II at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 25. Recruits were encouraged to use the techniques they learned in their Marine Corps Martial Arts Program classes to overcome their opponents. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Mike Company is scheduled to graduate July 21.
Recruits with Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, gather their gear during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Jan. 27. This is part of the initial gear inspection recruits must go through to make sure they have all the equipment needed to complete recruit training. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Kilo Company is scheduled to graduate April 21.
Co. K - Pick Up
Recruits with Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, gather their gear during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Jan. 27. This is part of the initial gear inspection recruits must go through to make sure they have all the equipment needed to complete recruit training. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Kilo Company is scheduled to graduate April 21.
Drill instructors from Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, march in formation after receiving the guidons from the company honormen during the graduation ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Jan. 6. These guidons have been carried by the platoon guides for the duration of training, and this portion of the ceremony marks the disbanding of the platoons. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego.
Co. C - Graduation
Drill instructors from Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, march in formation after receiving the guidons from the company honormen during the graduation ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Jan. 6. These guidons have been carried by the platoon guides for the duration of training, and this portion of the ceremony marks the disbanding of the platoons. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego.
Recruits from Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, hold up their war bags during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 8. The war bags are part of the recruits’ initial gear, and they will receive the rest of their gear at the end of the week. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Alpha Company is scheduled to graduate Aug. 4.
Alpha Company - Receiving
Recruits from Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, hold up their war bags during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 8. The war bags are part of the recruits’ initial gear, and they will receive the rest of their gear at the end of the week. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Alpha Company is scheduled to graduate Aug. 4.
Recruits with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, are taught how to properly make their racks during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Jan. 13. From now on, recruits are held to a standard while making their racks and will be expected to do it quickly and proficiently every morning. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Alpha Company is scheduled to graduate April 7.
Alpha Company - Pick Up
Recruits with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, are taught how to properly make their racks during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Jan. 13. From now on, recruits are held to a standard while making their racks and will be expected to do it quickly and proficiently every morning. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Alpha Company is scheduled to graduate April 7.
Commanding General
Brigadier General William M. Jurney
Commanding General,
Western Recruiting Region
Marine Corps Recruit Depot
San Diego, CA

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Sergeant Major Alex M. Dobson
Sergeant Major, 
Western Recruiting Region
Marine Corps Recruit Depot
San Diego, CA

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