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Recruits with Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in log drills at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, July 6, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner!! Recruits with Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in log drills at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, July 6, 2020. Drill instructors motivated the recruits to push themselves to get the most out of their workout. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brooke C. Woods)
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Congratulations Bravo Company July 24, 2020 

New recruits with Bravo Company, 1st Recruit training Battalion, receive a Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) brief at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, March 30, 2020. At this point, recruits are informed of the articles under the UCMJ that apply to them while they are in Recruit Training. Marines and recruits on MCRD practice social distancing when possible for everyone's overall health and to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brooke C. Woods)

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

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

   San Diego, CA
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Recruits with Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in log drills at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, July 6, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner!! Recruits with Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in log drills at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, July 6, 2020. Drill instructors motivated the recruits to push themselves to get the most out of their workout. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brooke C. Woods)
Recruits with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion participate in the Bayonet Assault course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 30, 2020.
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 participate in the Bayonet Assault course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 30, 2020. The course consisted of different obstacles that simulated the type of terrain Marines may come across in combat. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brooke C. Woods)
Recruits with Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, conduct a back breakfall during a Marine Corps Martial Arts practice session at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, June 15, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner Recruits with Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, conduct a back breakfall during a Marine Corps Martial Arts practice session at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, June 15, 2020. The course exposed recruits to the physical demands they could be faced with during a combat situation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Tyler A. Ware)
A recruit with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, participates in the Combat Conditioning Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, June 10, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. A recruit with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, participates in the Combat Conditioning Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, June 10, 2020. The course exposed recruits to the physical demands they could be faced with during a combat situation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)
New recruits with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit training Battalion, arrive at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, May 26, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. New recruits with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit training Battalion, arrive at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, May 26, 2020. As recruits arrive to the depot in the future, they will enter a staging period of 14 days during which they will be medically screened, monitored, and provided classes to prepare and orient them to begin recruit training. All of this will occur before they step onto our iconic yellow footprints and make that memorable move toward earning the title Marine. Current planning and execution remain fluid as the situation continues to evolve. The health and well-being of our recruits, recruiting and training personnel, and their families remain our primary concerns. All recruits will be screened and tested for COVID-19 prior to beginning recruit training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brooke C. Woods)
A recruit with Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion participates in the Bayonet Assault course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, May 20, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. A recruit with Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion participates in the Bayonet Assault course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, May 20, 2020. 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. Grace J. Kindred)
Recruits with Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, participate in a crucible event at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 13, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Recruits with Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, participate in a crucible event at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 13, 2020. The crucible is a 54- hour long culminating event at recruit training which will finalize the transformation from recruit to Marine. Charlie Company is scheduled to graduate May 29. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)
New Marines with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in a motivational run at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, May 7, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. New Marines with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in a motivational run at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, May 7, 2020. Following graduation on May 8, the new Marines will be transported to Camp Pendleton, Calif., to begin their next phase of training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brooke C. Woods)
A recruit with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion participates in the Bayonet Assault course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, April 28, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. A recruit with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion participates in the Bayonet Assault course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, April 28, 2020. 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)
A recruit with Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion participates in the Bayonet Assault course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, April 21, 2020.
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 participates in the Bayonet Assault course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, April 21, 2020. 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. Zachary T. Beat
Pfc. Manny, the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego (MCRDSD) mascot, goes over quarantine plans with members of the Marine Band San Diego at MCRDSD, April 12, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Pfc. Manny, the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego (MCRDSD) mascot, goes over quarantine plans with members of the Marine Band San Diego at MCRDSD, April 12, 2020. MCRDSD has taken many extra precautions, including additional duties in order to keep the base safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)
Recruits begin taking extra precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by wearing face masks at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego (MCRDSD), April, 9, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Recruits begin taking extra precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by wearing face masks at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego (MCRDSD), April, 9, 2020. As of April 8, 2020, all personnel on MCRDSD are required to wear face masks in all plausible situations excluding physical training in order to reduce the risks of contracting COVID-19. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl Zachary T. Beatty)
A recruit with Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, low crawls during the Combat Conditioning Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, April 1, 2020.
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, low crawls during the Combat Conditioning Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, April 1, 2020. The course exposed recruits to the physical demands they could be faced with during a combat situation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace J. Kindred)
A recruit with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion responds to a drill instructor during the Bayonet Assault course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, March 24, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. A recruit with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion responds to a drill instructor during the Bayonet Assault course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, March 24, 2020. 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. Zachary T. Beatty)
Drill instructors with Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, begin the Senior Drill instructor Inspection at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, March 19, 2020.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT! TOP SHOT WINNER! You voted and we listened, here is this week's winner. Drill instructors with Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, begin the Senior Drill instructor Inspection at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, March 19, 2020. Throughout Recruit Training, recruits undergo numerous inspections culminating in their Battalion Commander inspection which takes place just prior to graduation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)
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