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Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Western Recruiting Region

San Diego, California
Welcome Aboard
Here are some useful links and messages for Marines who have been assigned to 1st Recruit Training Battalion. Welcome aboard!

Commanding Officer's Welcome Letter
Family Readiness Officer's Welcome Letter

*Each Company (Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta) holds events that Drill Instructor families are encouraged to attend. Here is a brief description of what you can expect. We hope to see you there!

*Seasoned 1st Battalion Drill Instructor spouses have provided some experience and advice for incoming families. Be sure to read this over to help prepare yourself for what to expect as a Drill Instructor's family while on the drill field.

*If you're moving to the San Diego area and are interested in military housing, please visit the Lincoln Military Housing web site at http://www.lincolnmilitary.com/lmh/.

*The  Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) Marine Corps Recruit Depot webpage has information on the School Liaison Program, Exceptional Family Member Program, classes through Marine Corps Family Team Building, counseling services, employment opportunity and assistance, events on MCRD and more! Visit the site at www.mccsmcrd.com to learn more and see all that is available to you.