Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego


Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego

Family Readiness Office

Family Readiness Officer

"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


   Yesenia Rodriguez

Marine Corps Recruit Depot & Western Recruiting Region

Office (619) 524-8241

Cell (619) 251-9135

Gunnery Sergeant Patricia Winebrenner

Headquarters & Service Battalion

 Office (619) 524-0160

 Cell (619) 723-1152

Lt. Col. Gerald Dilira 



Office (619) 524-1774

GySgt George Vargas 

1st Battalion

Office (619) 524-8907

Cell (303) 717-1499

SSgt Michael Melendez

2nd Battalion

Office (619) 524-4325

SSgt Jeremy Matthews

3rd Battalion

Office (619) 524-8089

Cell (619) 841-9434

SSgt. Robert Robertson

Support Battalion 

Office (619) 524-0601

Raymond Miller

Weapons & Field Training Battalion, Camp Pendleton

Office (760) 725-5601

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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