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Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego

Family Readiness Office

Family Readiness Office

"Linking Units and Families"

Mission:  Ensuring families are ready regardless of deployment status or operational tempo by maintaining optimum unit and personal effectiveness.  Educate, assist and empower Marines and families to achieve and maintain a high state of personal readiness and resiliency in response to life, career and mission events by providing information, tools, resources and support thereby enhancing the Unit, Personal and Family Readiness Program.

The Family Readiness Officers for Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego and Western Recruiting Region are listed below.




Office phone/cell phone

Marty K. Rector

Marine Corps Recruit Depot & Western Recruiting Region


Office (619) 524-8241

Cell (619) 251-9135

Michelle Pritchard

Headquarters & Service Battalion


 Office (619) 524-0160

 Cell (619) 723-1152

Yesenia Rodriguez

Recruit Training Regiment


Office (619) 524-1772

GySgt George Vargas 

1st Battalion


Office (619) 524-8907

Cell (303) 717-1499

SSgt Michael Melendez

2nd Battalion


Office (619) 524-4325

SSgt Christopher Thomas

3rd Battalion


Office (619) 524-8089

Cell (619) 204-9237

SSgt Edward Rumbaoa / SSgt Casey Skarweski

Support Battalion


Office (619) 524-0601

Lori Lirette

Weapons & Field Training Battalion, Camp Pendleton


Office (760) 763-7351

Mike Magro

Recruiters School


Office (619) 524-8474

Cell (949) 212-6951

Lisa Jackson

8th Marine Corps District


Office (817) 782-6706

Cell (214) 674-8474

Elizabeth Carty

9th Marine Corps District


Office (847) 887-8320

Cell (816) 547-8064

Dan Dean

12th Marine Corps District


Office (619) 542-5568

Cell (619) 988-0593

Volunteering with the Family Readiness Program


Family Readiness Volunteer is a spouse or designated parent or extended family member of the unit, appointed in writing by the commanding officer.  These Volunteers support the unit family readiness program, in several ways (Welcoming unit families, providing feedback from unit families and assisting with information and referral services).

To become a Family Readiness Volunteer, please contact your unit Family Readiness Officer.

External Links

 A Department of Defense program dedicated to communicating citizens support to the men and women serving in our Armed Forces and their families.  These groups provide a multitude of services, including financial assistance, sending care packages and letters, and helping our wounded warriors.

Military One Source
Operation Homefront
Military Homefront
Marine Corps Community Services MCRD San Diego
Marine Corps Community Services Miramar
Marine Corps Community Services Camp Pendleton
MWR Today
Our Military
Armed Forces YMCA
USO San Diego
Veterans Village of San Diego
San Diego Mom
MCCS Volunteering
Red Cross
San Diego County Emergency

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