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Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego

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Fallen Marine Honored at Crucible May 24, 2016 — Can man take steps during his life to create and shape his legacy, or is that something that can only be appreciated and realized after his death? According to family and fellow Marines, a healthy mix of both created a legacy that Marine Corps recruits will learn about for generations to come. Harris’ family and friends, along former and current MORE
Decorated soldier becomes Marine May 20, 2016 —  Joining the military is a life changing experience, and reaching the end of a contract can sometimes lead to an emptiness that can only be filled by joining the ranks once again. Private First Class Sean F. Evans, Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, experienced that emptiness and believed the Marine Corps was the best way to fill a MORE
Drill Instructor of the Year May 12, 2016 — Marines take on many challenges during their careers. Perhaps one of the most physically and mentally demanding jobs in the Marines Corps is taking on the challenge of being a drill instructor. One Marine may have set the bar high as he went above and beyond his expectations.Gunnery Sgt. Miguel Cortes Jr., drill master, Drill Instructor School, MORE
Third times the charm May 9, 2016 — From guarding nuclear air launch missiles in the Air Force to becoming a combat engineer for the Army, this new Marine found a true sense of belonging as a United States Marine.Private First Class Jacob D. Willhelm, Platoon 3233, Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, grew up living a southern life style in Grantsburg, Wis. He enjoyed MORE
New Marine joins Marine Corps family April 27, 2016 — “You have to learn to stay humble and push through no matter what,” said Pvt. Sylviano R. Gonzalez, Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, who grew up in Vancouver, Wash., with two younger sisters. MORE
New Marine doesn't let life's trials bring him down April 15, 2016 — “You have to look at the brighter side of things and keep pushing forward,” said Pvt. Joseph A. Pratt, Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion. Pratt, while staying determined during challenging times in his life, has remained optimistic in his efforts to push through it all. MORE
Mike Company squad leader finds a place in the Corps April 12, 2016 — While sitting in his jeep without a plan of what to do next, one Marine knew there was more to life than what he had going for himself. Private First Class Jakob S. Kurle, Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, joined the Marine Corps to better himself after losing his job. MORE
Brother to brotherhood April 8, 2016 — “Brothersdon’t let each other wander in the dark alone,” said author Jolene Perry.Private Zachary R.Ohmann and Pvt. Shelby L. Ohmann, Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit trainingBattalion, are brothers who started a journey together to become United StatesMarines and both accomplished that goal on March 31 when they received theireagle globe and anchors MORE
Alpha Company recruits battle against each other March 30, 2016 — Qualifying for a spot in training to become a United States Marine comes with a lot of opportunities. Recruits are exposed to many simulated situations while aboard the depot and they get the opportunity to experience what it is like to fight to overcome difficult situations. MORE
Marine completes mission, joins the Corps March 30, 2016 —             Learning to remain calm in the humid jungles of a foreignland showed one missionary that he had the will and the strength to serve his fellowman and his country.              PrivateMichael L. Riddle, Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, knew that livingin almost unbearable conditions and made the Marine Corps his next MORE

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