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Sgt Kristopher Scheuer with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, encourages recruits with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, during the Combat Conditioning Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Feb. 19, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Sgt Kristopher Scheuer with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, encourages recruits with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, during the Combat Conditioning Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Feb. 19, 2020. Throughout the course, recruits rotated through different stations executing different Marine Corps Martial Arts techniques. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maria A. Estrada)
Congratulations Bravo Company

Congratulations Bravo Company February 28, 2020

New recruits with Bravo Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, receive the contraband brief during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Dec. 2, 2019. At this point, recruits are informed of the articles under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. (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

   CG's Bio

 

   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 Kristopher Scheuer with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, encourages recruits with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, during the Combat Conditioning Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Feb. 19, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Sgt Kristopher Scheuer with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, encourages recruits with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, during the Combat Conditioning Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Feb. 19, 2020. Throughout the course, recruits rotated through different stations executing different Marine Corps Martial Arts techniques. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maria A. Estrada)
Staff Sgt. Leland Crecelius , a drill instructor with Receiving Company, Support Battalion, corrects a recruit with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Feb. 10, 2020
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Staff Sgt. Leland Crecelius , a drill instructor with Receiving Company, Support Battalion, corrects a recruit with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Feb. 10, 2020. At this point, recruits are informed of the articles under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)
A new recruit with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, steps off the bus during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Feb. 3, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. A new recruit with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, steps off the bus during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Feb. 3, 2020. 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)
A recruit with Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, executes a leg sweep during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program class at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Jan. 27, 2020.
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, executes a leg sweep during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program class at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Jan. 27, 2020. Recruits were instructed to execute the different techniques step-by-step to ensure they were performed correctly. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred)
Recruits with Bravo Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, receive a marksmanship class at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Recruits with Bravo Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, receive a marksmanship class at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020. During grass week, each platoon was assigned a Primary Marksmanship Instructor who teaches the basic fundamentals of marksmanship to the recruits to ensure their success at the range. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred)
Grand Opening of the Tax Center at MCRDSD, Jan. 22, 2020
Colonel Daniel R. Kazmier, the Chief of Staff for Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego (MCRDSD), and the Western Recruiting Region (WRR), and 1stLt. Michael T. Held, the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, and Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego tax center Officer in Charge, participate in the grand opening of the tax center at MCRDSD, Jan. 22, 2020. The tax center is available to help active and retired service members complete their taxes in a timely manner and free of charge. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)
A new recruit with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, looks forward during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Jan. 6, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. A new recruit with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, looks forward during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Jan. 6, 2020. 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)
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)
Training Matrix

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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, participates in the combat conditioning course at MCRDSD, Feb. 19, 2020. Manny enjoys getting involved in all the training events, and is motivated by the aggressive and competitive spirit given by drill instructors and recruits. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maria A. Estrada)