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Recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, overcome an obstacle during the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Dec. 17, 2019.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, overcome an obstacle during the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Dec. 17, 2019. Recruits conduct physical training on a daily basis to stay conditioned for the various events they encounter throughout training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)
MCRD/WRR Leaders

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

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

   San Diego, CA
   SGTMAJ's Bio

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Recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, overcome an obstacle during the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Dec. 17, 2019.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, overcome an obstacle during the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Dec. 17, 2019. Recruits conduct physical training on a daily basis to stay conditioned for the various events they encounter throughout training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)
Recruits with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, conduct a tactical reload during field week at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Dec. 18, 2019
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Recruits with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, conduct a tactical reload during field week at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Dec. 18, 2019. Before firing on table two, recruits take a class on how to properly conduct the drills. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred)
Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, rappel from the rappel tower at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Dec. 14, 2019.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, rappel from the rappel tower at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Dec. 14, 2019. The tower is used to instill confidence in the Marines and to build trust between them and their equipment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)
Staff Sgt. Felix Gomez, a drill instructor with Receiving Company, Support Battalion, corrects a recruit with Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Dec. 9, 2019.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Staff Sgt. Felix Gomez, a drill instructor with Receiving Company, Support Battalion, corrects a recruit with Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Dec. 9, 2019. Once recruits stepped off the bus, they immediately began the transformation from civilian to Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)
Recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, listen to an instructor during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program class at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Dec. 2, 2019.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, listen to an instructor during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program class at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Dec. 2, 2019. Recruits were taught the proper way to execute each technique before they conducted them themselves. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred)
Recruits with Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, receive a brief during an initial uniform fitting at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Nov. 27, 2019.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Recruits with Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, receive a brief during an initial uniform fitting at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Nov. 27, 2019. This was the first time recruits had an opportunity to try on their new uniforms. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)
A recruit with Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, carries an ammunition can up a hill during a crucible event at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Nov. 20, 2019.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. A recruit with Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, carries an ammunition can up a hill during a crucible event at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Nov. 20, 2019. The crucible is a 54- hour long culminating event at recruit training which will finalize the transformation from recruit to Marine. Hotel Company is scheduled to graduate Dec. 6. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred).
A recruit with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, runs across a log during the crucible at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Nov. 6, 2019.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. A recruit with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, runs across a log during the crucible at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Nov. 6, 2019. The course consisted of different obstacles that simulated the type of terrain Marines may come across in combat. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred)
A new recruit with Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, responds to drill instructors during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Nov. 4, 2019.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's Top Shot Winner. A new recruit with Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, responds to drill instructors during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Nov. 4, 2019. Once recruits stepped off the bus, they immediately began the transformation from civilian to Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred)
Co. E earn Eagle, Globe and Anchor
San Diego, California – Sergeant. Hector Lomeli a Senior Drill Instructor with Echo Company Platoon 2115, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, gives the Eagle, Globe to his Marines after completing the Crucible at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California Oct. 24. Our professional and dedicated Drill Instructors and training staff devote countless hours of selfless service to creating physically-fit, well-disciplined and morally-conscious Marines, prepared to serve the nation and defend our security. Echo Company is scheduled to graduate Nov. 8. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Jesse Lora)
Recruits with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, execute push-ups during a physical training session at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Oct. 21, 2019.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's Top Shot Winner. Recruits with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, execute push-ups during a physical training session at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Oct. 21, 2019. Every station challenged recruits to put forth maximum effort to get the most out of each exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred)
Drill instructors with Receiving Company, Support Battalion, instruct a new recruit with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, to sound off during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Oct. 15, 2019.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Drill instructors with Receiving Company, Support Battalion, instruct a new recruit with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, to sound off during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Oct. 15, 2019. Once recruits stepped off the bus, they immediately began the transformation from civilian to Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cristian G. Torres)
Recruits with Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, analyze an obstacle during the crucible at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California Oct. 2, 2019.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Recruits with Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, analyze an obstacle during the crucible at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California Oct. 2, 2019. The crucible is a 54- hour long culminating event at recruit training that finalized the transformation from recruit to Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred)
Recruits with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, begin the Bayonet Assault course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Oct. 1, 2019.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Recruits with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, begin the Bayonet Assault course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Oct. 1, 2019. The course helped recruits build a combat mindset while loud noises were played over a speaker to simulate combat. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)
Lance Cpl. Sean Blue, a Range Coach with Weapons and Field Training Battalion, corrects a recruits firing position during a table one live fire drill at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California Sept. 25, 2019.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Lance Cpl. Sean Blue, a Range Coach with Weapons and Field Training Battalion, corrects a recruits firing position during a table one live fire drill at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California Sept. 25, 2019. Drill instructors and shooting coaches kept a close eye on each recruit to ensure their success and safety during the range. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)
Training Matrix

The Crucible begins on T-55 Tuesday through T-56 Wednesday.

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What is Manny up to this week?

Be prepared to find out where Manny goes each month.!

Pfc. Manny, the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego (MCRDSD) mascot, walks across a log while conducting the obstacle course at MCRDSD Dec. 16, 2019. The obstacle course tests your mental and physical strength, allowing recruits the opportunity to overcome their doubt. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred)

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