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Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Weapons and Field Training Battalion

Edson Range, Camp Pendleton, Calif
OUR MISSION
MISSION: Provide instruction to recruits in rifle marksmanship, designated Marine Corps Common Skills (MCCS), and facilitate the conduct of the Crucible in accordance with the Program of Instruction (POI) in order to support the making of the highest quality basic United States Marine.       
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WFTBn Leaders

  Colonel Leland Suttee
  Commanding Officer,
  Weapons and Field Training Battalion
  Marine Corps Recruit Depot
  San Diego, CA

 
CO's Bio


  Sergeant Major Edward G. Zapata
  Sergeant Major, 
  Weapons and Field Training Battalion
  Marine Corps Recruit Depot
  San Diego, CA
  Sgt Maj's Bio

WFTBn INFO
WFTBN

 

The Marines of Weapons and Field Training Battalion on Edson Range, Camp Pendleton, Calif., are responsible for training recruits in rifle marksmanship and designated Marine Corps Common Skills. The personnel and instructors are an integral part of the transformation from recruit to basically trained Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Desiree D King)

 

WFTBn

 

U.S. Marines with Range Company, Weapons and Field Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, train recruits on the proper handling and firing of the M16A4 service rifle aboard Edson Range, Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 20, 2016. Marines instructed and coached the recruits during both the grass and firing week portions of recruit training, ensuring the recruits are able to fire accurately and qualify on the rifle. (U.S. Marine Corps motion media by Sgt. John C. Lamb)