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The new Marines of Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 13.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! The new Marines of Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 13. After nearly thirteen weeks of training, the Marines of Kilo Company will officially graduate from recruit training June 14. Photo by Lance Cpl. Zack T. Beatty
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The new Marines of Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 13.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! The new Marines of Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 13. After nearly thirteen weeks of training, the Marines of Kilo Company will officially graduate from recruit training tomorrow. Photo by Lance Cpl. Zack T. Beatty
The new Marines of Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 6.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! The new Marines of Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 6. After nearly thirteen weeks of training, the Marines of Golf Company will officially graduate from recruit training tomorrow. Photos by Cpl. Jesula Jeanlouis.
The new Marines of Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 30.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! The new Marines of Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 30. After nearly thirteen weeks of training, the Marines of Alpha Company will officially graduate from recruit training tomorrow. Photo by Cpl. Jesula Jeanlouis
Drill instructors with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, recite the Drill Instructor Creed during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 17.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! Drill instructors with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, recite the Drill Instructor Creed during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 17. After spending the first week conducting in-processing, recruits marched to their new squad bay where their drill instructors introduced themselves, recited the Drill Instructor Creed and began carrying out the mission of transforming civilians into United States Marines. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. India Company is scheduled to graduate August 9. Photo by: Cpl. Jesula Jeanlouis
A drill instructor with Receiving Company, Support Battalion, welcomes a new recruit with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, to recruit training during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 13.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! A drill instructor with Receiving Company, Support Battalion, welcomes a new recruit with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, to recruit training during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 13. Once the recruits stepped off the bus, they immediately began the transformation from civilian to Marine. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. India Company is scheduled to graduate August 9. Photo by: Cpl. Brooke C. Woods
The new Marines of Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, stand at attention during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 9.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! The new Marines of Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, stand at attention during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 9. After nearly thirteen weeks of training, the Marines of Hotel Company will officially graduate from recruit training tomorrow. Photos by Pfc. Cristian G. Torres
A recruit with Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, descends from the Slide for Life obstacle during Confidence Course II at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, April 30.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! A recruit with Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, descends from the Slide for Life obstacle during Confidence Course II at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, April 30. The confidence course challenges recruits to face their fears and overcome them. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Fox Company is scheduled to graduate June 28. Photo by: Cpl. Brooke C. Woods.
Recruits with Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, perform side curls with a log at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, April 22.
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, perform side curls with a log at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, April 22. If one recruit failed to put the amount of effort needed, the rest of the group had to pick up the slack. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Kilo Company is scheduled to graduate June 14. Photo by: Cpl. Jesula Jeanlouis
New Marines with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion stand in line during a uniform fitting at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Arpil 15.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! New Marines with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion stand in line during a uniform fitting at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Arpil 15. The tailors checked measurements and marked adjustments to ensure the uniforms fit for use during graduation and following training. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. India Company is scheduled to graduate April 26.
You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! The new Marines of Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, April 11.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! The new Marines of Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, April 11. After nearly thirteen weeks of training, the Marines of Echo Company graduated April 12. Photo by Cpl. Brooke C. Woods.
A drill instructor from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego places pinwheels in a garden area during the Pinwheel Garden Event at MCRD San Diego, April 2.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! A drill instructor from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego places pinwheels in a garden area during the Pinwheel Garden Event at MCRD San Diego, April 2. The Pinwheel Garden Event raised recognition to support the healthy development of children nationwide. Photo by: Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred.
The U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon, Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., perform during the Battle Color Ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, March 16.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! The U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon, Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., perform during the Battle Color Ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, March 16. The ceremony was held to celebrate Marine Corps history using music, marching, and precision drill. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Pfc. Cristian Torres)
2018 Federal Utility Partnership Award on March 7, 2019, during a recent San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) Federal Energy Forum.
San Diego – Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego was presented with the 2018 Federal Utility Partnership Award on March 7, 2019, during a recent San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) Federal Energy Forum. Receiving the award for MCRD San Diego was Rick Hatcher, the Installation Energy Manager. The following points were highlighted regarding MCRD’s award presentation: • MCRD has partnered with SDG&E on multiple Utility Energy Service Contract (UESC) projects beginning in 2009. • MCRD installed 3.6 megawatts (MW) of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems providing more than 30% of the base's energy load. • The most recent UESC project replaced more than 26,000 lights with high efficiency lighting resulting in a savings of 554 kilowatt hours (kWh). • MCRD has installed 160,000 square feet of synthetic turf, significantly decreasing the water requirement aboard the installation. • More than 90% of the non-tactical vehicle fleet are electric vehicles, hybrids, or fueled by E85, an ethanol fuel blend of 85% ethanol fuel and 15% gasoline. • The bus carrying Marines to the airport is powered by Compressed Natural Gas. • MCRD has reduced their millions of British Thermal Units (MBTU) by 41% (against a 2015 baseline) utilizing a transition from steam to gas. Criteria considered in selecting the awardee included: energy conservation and efficiency efforts, either over a prolonged period or significant activity in the previous year; engagement with SDG&E to assist in achieving energy conservation; demonstrated expertise in energy management; impact to the region from an energy management and sustainability perspective; demonstrated strong qualities of environmental stewardship; and the embracing of new energy technologies such as renewable generation, energy storage and electric vehicle infrastructure. To read more click here https://www.dvidshub.net/news/315119/mcrd-san-diego-receives-energy-award-sdge
The new Marines of Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, March, 14.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! The new Marines of Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, reunited with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, March, 14. After nearly thirteen weeks of training, the Marines of lima Company officially graduated from recruit training March 15. (Photo by PFC Grace J. Kindred)
A recruit with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, war-cries while conducting warm-ups during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program training session at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, March 6.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner! A recruit with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, war-cries while conducting warm-ups during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program training session at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, March 6. One of the purposes of MCMAP is to teach recruits how to defeat the enemy using hand-to-hand combat. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited form the Western Recruiting Region are trained aboard MCRD San Diego. Mike Company is scheduled to graduate May 4. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jesula Jeanlouis.)
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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 Devon A. Lee
  Sergeant Major, 
  Western Recruiting Region
  Marine Corps Recruit Depot
  San Diego, CA

 
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Fox Company Graduation June 28, 2019

Congrats Fox Company

A drill instructor with Receiving Company, Support Battalion, searches through contraband during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, April 1. The recruits were informed of all the items they weren’t allowed to have in order to begin training. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Fox Company is scheduled to graduate June 28.

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