“MCRD-San Diego is happy to announce that beginning with the Hotel Company Graduation on June 17th, graduating recruits will no longer be restricted to only (4) guests. Additionally, on the Wednesday prior to graduation guests will be welcomed on base for Family day, in which families can view and participate in a few activities and  spend a few hours with their recruit prior to graduation. Masks will still be required for all guests while on the depot."
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You voted and we listened! Here is this weeks winner. New Marines of India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in a graduation ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, June 3, 2021. Graduation took place at the completion of the 13-week transformation including training for drill, marksmanship, basic combat skills and Marines Corps customs and traditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred) #USMC #MCRDSD #wemakemarines #SemperFidelis #MarineRecruit #Marines #recruits Finding purpose and your place in a common cause. What you truly long for is discovered by fighting for it. This is where the battle begins. Follow the link and start your journey and earn the title Marine. www.marines.com/WRRHQ
You voted, and we listened. Here is this week's Top Shot Winner! New Marines of Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in a graduation ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, May 20, 2021. Graduation took place at the completion of the 13-week transformation including training for drill, marksmanship, basic combat skills and Marines Corps customs and traditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred) #MCRDSD #recruits #MarineRecruit #usmc #recruittraining Photos by: Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred Finding purpose and your place in a common cause. What you truly long for is discovered by fighting for it. This is where the battle begins. Follow the link and start your journey and earn the title Marine. http://www.marines.com/WRRHQ
You voted, and we listened. Here is this week's Top Shot Winner! Private First Class Jay Anthony Villarreal, a Marine with Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, hugs his daughter, Emelia Villarreal, following a graduation ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, April 29, 2021. Villarreal was recruited out of Hondo, Texas, with Recruiting Substation Westlakes in San Antonio, Texas. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred)
You voted, and we listened! Here is this week's Top Shot Winner! Recruits with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, April 28, 2021. Drill instructors kept a close watch to ensure that the obstacles were being executed correctly and safely. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty) Finding purpose and your place in a common cause. What you truly long for is discovered by fighting for it. This is where the battle begins. Follow the link and start your journey and earn the title Marine. https://rmi.marines.com/
You voted, and we listened. Here is this week's Top Shot Winner! New Marines with Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in a motivational run at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, April 28, 2021. The motivational run was the last physical training Marines conducted while at MCRD. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Brooke C. Woods) Finding purpose and your place in a common cause. What you truly long for is discovered by fighting for it. This is where the battle begins. Follow the link and start your journey and earn the title Marine. https://rmi.marines.com
You voted and we listened! Here's this weeks top shot winner! 1stSgt. Larry Crumpton, the Company First Sergeant for Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, supervises a graduation at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, April 22, 2021. Graduation took place at the completion of the 13-week transformation including training for drill, marksmanship, basic combat skills and Marines Corps customs and traditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty) Think you have what it takes? Click here for more information: https://rmi.marines.com/
 

Congratulations Delta Company June 10, 2021

Double time...MARCH
New Marines with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, sing along to their drill instructors' cadence during a motivational run at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, June 9, 2021. Following graduation on June 10, the new Marines will be transported to Camp Pendleton, Calif., to begin their next phase of training.
Photos by: Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty
 
Finding purpose and your place in a common cause. What you truly long for is discovered by fighting for it. This is where the battle begins. Follow the link and start your journey and earn the title Marine. www.marines.com/WRRHQ


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Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Western Recruiting Region

   Brigadier General
   Jason L. Morris
   Commanding General,
   Western Recruiting Region
   Marine Corps Recruit Depot
                                    San Diego, CA

   CG's Bio

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

All visitors and graduation traffic Please enter the base through Gate 5 at the intersection of Washington Street and Pacific Highway. All visitors must have a valid driver's license, state issued identification card, or passport, and all drivers are required to have a valid driver's license, registration, and proof of insurance in their possession.

All vehicles and personnel are subject to search upon entry and firearms, weapons, knives greater than 3 inches, drugs and all drug paraphernalia are prohibited. Prohibited items will be seized and offenders may be cited and denied entry. Expect delays for security screening and please plan accordingly.

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