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Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego

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Mike Company participates in more physical training February 4, 2016 — Those who qualify for a spot in training to become a United States Marine come to realize that the mental and physical tolls go hand in hand. Recruits are expected to find the motivation to get them through each day while working to grow and meet future goals they set for themselves. To assist them in their efforts to better themselves, recruits of MORE
From one Marine force to another January 31, 2016 — Sometimes it takes anact of courage to give back to your community. A Marine from South Koreapursued a quest that required him to leave his family, home and everything heknew to travel across the world.            Private First Class Jonghyun Lee, Fox Company, 2ndRecruit Training Battalion, pursed his dream and cameto America to become a United MORE
New Marine leaves financial issues behind January 29, 2016 — There are a lot of people who have money issues in this world, but many of them make the decision to keep pushing through that hardship. One Marine and his family were able to do just that when he found the desire to be a part of something bigger than himself. Private Toosaint P. Mitchell, Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, gained more MORE
Kenya native leaves family, life to become a Marine January 22, 2016 — Sometimes in life one seeks agreater purpose or calling. One Marine from the outskirts of Kenya pursued adream that could have only become a reality by him leaving his family andeverything he knew to travel across the world to the unknown.                Private First ClassJames N. Gathondu, Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, MORE
A long journey to the title Marine January 15, 2016 — Ina historic town that’s deeply immersed in sports lived a young man with astrong passion, ambitions and life goals.             Lance Cpl. Matthew P. Chaves, Kilo Company, 3rd RecruitTraining Battalion, spent the first 18 years of his life growing up in the bluecollar town of Natick, Mass., just west of Boston where he was a varsity playerin a MORE
Marine loses 63 pounds to fulfill dream January 8, 2016 —                Mostpeople have a dream or something they work toward, and it takes determinationand motivation to destroy any obstacle that stands in front of a dream.                 PrivateTristan A. McGonagill, Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, had tofind the motivation and will power to shed extreme weight to be eligible tobecome a MORE
India Company recruits conduct more physical training December 30, 2015 — No matter where the recruits who step foot onto Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego come from, they all train together every day. Recruits of India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, participated in a physical training event during week two at MCRD San Diego, Dec 28.The event consisted of recruits conducting sprints, a maximum set of MORE
Recruits of Fox Company sight in on Grass Week December 16, 2015 — When learning new things, it is important to have a foundation of knowledge to build upon. Recruits quickly learn how to hold a weapon and keep track of it every day during training. It is paramount they are comfortable with it so they are prepared to take on Grass Week. Recruits of Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, began building a MORE
From dancing shoes to Marine Corps boots December 16, 2015 — Marines come from allsorts of backgrounds before joining the Corps. Some want to be a part ofsomething greater or something more. One Marine found just that as he set outon his journey to recruit training. ThisCalifornian grew up in Oakland competing in several sports such as football,basketball and karate until he found his passion for MORE
2015 Decorated Door Judging Contest December 11, 2015 — Multiple decorated doors were judged in a contest at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Dec. 10. Three judges were chosen to give each door a score based on creativity, visual impact and craftsmanship. The winner of the contest will be announced at the depot Christmas party Dec. 12. MORE

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