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Western Recruiting Region

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Sergeant Marco A. Casillas, drill instructor, Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, corrects a recruit during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 29.
You voted and we listened! Here is this week's top shot! Sergeant Marco A. Casillas, drill instructor, Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, corrects a recruit during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 29. Throughout recruit training recruits are required to move quickly when ordered from a drill instructor at all times. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Delta Company is scheduled to graduate Sept. 21. Photo by: Lance Cpl. Jose Gonzalez
New recruits with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, are welcomed to Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 25.
You voted and we listened! Here is this week's top shot! New recruits with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, are welcomed to Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 25. From this point, recruits will eat, sleep, and train as a team as they begin the transformation from civilian to Marine. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Delta Company is scheduled to graduate Sept. 21. Photo by: Lance Cpl. Jose Gonzalez
A recruit with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, muscles through an obstacle at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 19.
WEEKLY TOP SHOT WINNER!!! You voted and we listened! Here is this week's top shot! A recruit with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, muscles through an obstacle at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 19. Recruits were expected to practice discipline by pushing their bodies through every obstacle. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Lima Company is scheduled to graduate Aug. 17. Photo by: Cpl. Erick J. ClarosVillalta
Recruits of Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, receive a brief prior to starting the Water Survival Basic Qualification at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 11.
You voted and we listened! Here is this week's top shot! Recruits of Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, receive a brief prior to starting the Water Survival Basic Qualification at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 11. Instructors give in-depth classes and demonstrations to recruits to ensure their success during the swim qualification events. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Fox Company is scheduled to graduate Aug. 10.
YOU VOTED AND WE LISTENED! HERE IS THIS WEEK'S TOP SHOT!
YOU VOTED AND WE LISTENED! HERE IS THIS WEEK'S TOP SHOT! The new Marines of Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, greet their families during liberty call at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, today. After nearly thirteen weeks of training, the Marines of Hotel Company will officially graduate from recruit training tomorrow. #USMC #wemakemarines #SemperFidelis #MCRDSD #MarineRecruit Photos by: Lance Cpl. Christian M. Garcia
The new Marines of Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, prepare to greet their families during liberty call at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 31
YOU VOTED AND WE LISTENED! HERE IS THIS WEEK'S TOP SHOT!#motivation #makingmarines #bootcamp #topshot #recruittraining The new Marines of Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, prepare to greet their families during liberty call at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 31. After nearly thirteen weeks of training, the Marines of Delta Company officially graduated from recruit training June 1. Photo by: Sgt. Anthony X. Leite
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The Voice finalist Spensha Baker sings the national anthem during the National Memorial Day Concert on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C., May 27, 2018. The concertÕs mission is to unite the country in remembrance and appreciation of the fallen and to serve those who are grieving. (DoD Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. James K. McCann)
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New recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, make their initial phone calls home at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 21. The next time recruits will be able to contact their loved ones will be by postal mail. Their initial letter home should be expected within 2-3 weeks upon arrival. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Lima Company is scheduled to graduate Aug. 17. Photo by: Lance Cpl. Christian M. Garcia
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A recruit with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, crawls during a combat conditioning exercise at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 9. 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. Golf Company is scheduled to graduate July 13. Photo by: Lance Cpl. Christian M. Garcia You voted and we listened! A recruit with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, crawls during a combat conditioning exercise at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 9.
You voted and we listened! Receiving Company, Support Battalion, corrects a recruit during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, April 30.
Gunnery Sgt. Isaac C. Anderson, drill instructor, Receiving Company, Support Battalion, corrects a recruit during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, April 30. Anderson informed the recruit to respond properly by answering loudly every time a drill instructor gave him orders. Recruits are required to follow all instructions from drill instructors throughout recruit training. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Charlie Company is scheduled to graduate July 27. Photos by: Lance Cpl. Jose Gonzalez
TOP SHOT WINNER!!! Recruits with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, carry a log during a log drill exercise
Recruits with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, carry a log during a log drill exercise at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, April 23. Each exercise helped recruits develop cardiovascular endurance and prepare for future physical endeavors. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Mike Company is scheduled to graduate June 15. Photos by: Cpl. Anthony X. Leite
You voted and we listened! This week's top shot came from India Company's pugil sticks!!!
Recruits with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, compete against one another during pugil sticks III at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, April 10. The recruits were given a safety brief and protective gear prior to entering the pit. The Recruits implemented Marine Corps Martial Arts Program techniques throughout the Pugil Sticks III event. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. India Company is scheduled to graduate May 25. Photo by Lance Cpl. Jose Gonzalez
You voted and we listened! This week's top shot came from India Company's log drill exercise!
Weekly Top Shot!!! You voted and we listened! This week's top shot came from India Company's log drill exercise! Recruits with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, carry a log during a log drill exercise at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, April 2. Each exercise helped recruits develop cardiovascular endurance and prepare for future physical endeavors. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. India Company is scheduled to graduate May 25. Photos by: Lance Cpl. Alexander L. Gist
WEEKLY TOP SHOT WINNER!!!!
WEEKLY TOP SHOT WINNER!!!! You voted and this week’s top shot comes from Delta Company’s SDI inspection! A drill instructor with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, quizzes a recruit during a senior drill instructor inspection at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, March 29. Drill instructors test recruits to see how much knowledge they’ve retained thus far in recruit training. Recruits take part in a series of classes to learn about such things as the history of the Marine Corps and uniform standards. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Delta Company is scheduled to graduate June 1. Photo by: Lance Cpl. Alexander L. Gist
You voted and this week's top shot came from the Battle Color Detachment Ceremony!
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 17. The ceremony was held to celebrate Marine Corps history using music, marching, and precision drill. (Photo by: Lance Cpl. Christian M. Garcia)
Shot of the Week
WEEKLY TOP SHOT WINNER!
Sergeant Marco A. Casillas, drill instructor, Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, corrects a recruit during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 29.
You voted and we listened! Here is this week's top shot! Sergeant Marco A. Casillas, drill instructor, Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, corrects a recruit during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 29. Throughout recruit training recruits are required to move quickly when ordered from a drill instructor at all times. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Delta Company is scheduled to graduate Sept. 21. Photo by: Lance Cpl. Jose Gonzalez
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 Devon A. Lee
  Sergeant Major, 
  Western Recruiting Region
  Marine Corps Recruit Depot
  San Diego, CA

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