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Recruits with Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, carry a log during a log drill exercise at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Jan. 7.
Recruits with Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, carry a log during a log drill exercise at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Jan. 7. Physical training is utilized to strengthen the body and develop a strong character embodying our core values through teamwork. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Charlie Company is scheduled to graduate March 1. Photo by: Lance Cpl. Jose Gonzalez.
Recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, receive a brief during a Marines Corps Martial Arts Program Session at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Jan. 3.
You voted and we listened! Here is this week's Top Shot! WEEKLY TOP SHOT! Recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, receive a brief during a Marines Corps Martial Arts Program Session at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Jan. 3. One of the purposes of learning MCMAP is to teach recruits basic offensive and defensive techniques. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Lima Company Is scheduled to graduate March 15. Photo by: Cpl. Christian M. Garcia
2018 Commanding General's Cup Award Ceremony
Brigadier Gen. Ryan P. Heritage, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego and the Western Recruiting Region, presents a trophy to Marines, Sailors and civilians who participated in the Commanding General’s Cup aboard MCRD San Diego, January 3, 2019.
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WEEKLY TOP SHOTS Recruits with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, march during a final drill evaluation at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Dec. 22. Drill instructors call a cadence to their platoon to keep the recruits in step with each other while marching. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Alpha Company is scheduled to graduate Feb. 1. Photo by Lance Cpl. Jesula Jeanlouis.
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Recruits with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, march during a final drill evaluation at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Dec. 22. Drill instructors call a cadence to their platoon to keep the recruits in step with each other while marching. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Alpha Company is scheduled to graduate Feb. 1.
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U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Ryan P. Heritage, commanding general, Western Recruiting Region and Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, attends the 2018 WRR officer selection officers' conference at MCRD San Diego, Calif., Dec. 14 2018. Heritage thanked the OSOs for their work during 2018 that resulted in the most diverse group of officers accessed in a decade.
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, Dec 13.
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, Dec 13. After nearly thirteen weeks of training, the Marines of Echo Company will officially graduate from recruit training tomorrow. Photos by: Cpl. Brooke C. Woods
Marine Band San Diego play during a holiday concert in front of Pendleton Hall on Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Dec. 8, 2018.
Marine Band San Diego play during a holiday concert in front of Pendleton Hall on Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Dec. 8, 2018. Each year, the Commanding General of Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego/ Western Recruiting Region sponsors activities aboard the installation designed to highlight the holiday season. The main event for this year's holiday season was the 2018 Holiday Concert.
Recruits with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, swing across an obstacle during Confidence Course I at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Dec. 4.
Recruits with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, swing across an obstacle during Confidence Course I at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Dec. 4. 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. Alpha Company is scheduled to graduate Feb 1. Photo by: Cpl. Brooke C. Woods
Recruits with Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, carry logs during a log drill exercise at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Nov. 26.
You voted and we listened! Here is this week's Top Shot! WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER!!! Recruits with Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, carry logs during a log drill exercise at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Nov. 26. Recruits had to communicate and work as a team to get the log from one location to another. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained aboard MCRD San Diego. Hotel Company is scheduled to graduate Jan. 18. Photo by: Lance Cpl. Christian M. Garcia.
Recruits from Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, undergo an initial gear inspection during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Nov. 16.
You voted and we listened! Here is this week's Top Shot! WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER!!! Recruits from Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, undergo an initial gear inspection during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Nov. 16. The inspection ensures the recruits have all the gear they will need for the duration of training. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Golf Company is scheduled to graduate Feb. 8. Photos by: Cpl. Brooke C. Woods
The new Marines of Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Nov 15.
You voted and we listened! Here is this week's Top Shot! WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER!!! The new Marines of Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Nov 15. After nearly thirteen weeks of training, the Marines of Fox Company officially graduated from recruit Nov 16. Photo by: Lance Cpl. Jesula Jeanlouis
A primary marksmanship instructor with Edson Range, Weapons and Field Training Battalion, assists a recruit with Bravo Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, with his sitting position during range week at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 5.
You voted and we listened! Here is this week's Top Shot! WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER!!! A primary marksmanship instructor with Edson Range, Weapons and Field Training Battalion, assists a recruit with Bravo Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, with his sitting position during range week at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 5. The PMIs corrected the recruits’ shooting positions to improve their ability to accurately fire their weapons for qualification. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Bravo Company is scheduled to graduate Dec. 7. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jesula Jeanlouis)
Staff Sgt. Ian J. Jernigan, Marine Corps Martial Arts Program Instructor, Instructional Training Company, Support Battalion, provides a brief to recruits with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, prior to beginning pugil sticks at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Oct. 15.
You voted and we listened! Here is this week's Top Shot! WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER!!! Staff Sgt. Ian J. Jernigan, Marine Corps Martial Arts Program Instructor, Instructional Training Company, Support Battalion, provides a brief to recruits with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, prior to beginning pugil sticks at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Oct. 15. The Bayonet Assault Course evaluates recruits on their ability to perform various MCMCAP techniques with an M16-A4 Service Rifle. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Golf Company graduated Oct. 26. Photo by Lance Cpl. Jesula Jeanlouis
Recruits with Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, carry a log during Log Drills at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Oct. 22.
Recruits with Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, carry a log during Log Drills at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Oct. 22. Recruits must work together and use their strength to lift up the log without dropping it. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Echo Company is scheduled to graduate Dec. 14. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexander L. Gist)
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Recruits with Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, carry a log during a log drill exercise at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Jan. 7.
You voted and we listened! Here is this week's Top Shot! WEEKLY TOP SHOT! Recruits with Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, carry a log during a log drill exercise at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Jan. 7. Physical training is utilized to strengthen the body and develop a strong character embodying our core values through teamwork. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Charlie Company is scheduled to graduate March 1. Photo by: Lance Cpl. Jose Gonzalez.
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  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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