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You voted and we listened! Here's this weeks top shot winner! Recruits with Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in the Water Survival Basic Qualification course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, March 22, 2021. As a graduation requirement, recruits had to perform various swim exercises. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)
Rct. Garrett D. Birdsong with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, responds to orders during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, March 16, 2021. At this point, recruits are informed of the articles under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Rct. Birdsong is from Dalhart, Texas, he was recruited out of RS Amarillo. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Brooke C. Woods)
You voted and we listened! Here's this weeks top shot winner! Recruits with Bravo Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, participate in the Combat Conditioning Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, March 10, 2021. The course exposed recruits to the physical demands they could be faced with during a combat situation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred)
Recruits with Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, receive their M16A4 rifles during a rifle issue at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, March 1, 2021. Regardless of their military occupation specialty, recruits will be training to be a rifleman first and foremost. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary Beatty)
You voted and we listened! Here's this weeks top shot winner! Recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, are instructed on Bayonet Techniques prior to the Bayonet Assault course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Feb. 24, 2021. Recruits executed numerous Marine Corps Martial Arts Program techniques throughout the event. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Brooke C. Woods)
You voted, and we listened! Here's this weeks top shot winner! New recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in the receiving process at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Feb. 9, 2021. For the first time since it’s opening in 1921, MCRD began integrated training of male and female recruits (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred)
 


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Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Western Recruiting Region

   Brigadier General Ryan P. Heritage
   Commanding General,
   Western Recruiting Region
   Marine Corps Recruit Depot
   San Diego, CA

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Sergeant Major, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Western Recruiting Region

   Sergeant Major Abel T. Leal
   Sergeant Major,
   Western Recruiting Region
   Marine Corps Recruit Depot

   San Diego, CA
   SGTMAJ's Bio

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Sgt. Efrain Galdamez, a drill instructor with Receiving Company, welcomes new recruits to receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Jan. 12, 2021. At this point, recruits are informed of the articles under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Brooke C. Woods)