Welcome to the Official Web Site of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego and Western Recruiting Region.

MCRD San Diego Communication Strategy and Operations (COMMSTRAT): 

If you have a question about the website or the (COMMSTRAT), please e-mail:

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Marine, visit the Marine Corps recruiting web site here or call 1-800-Marines for more information.

Thank you for visiting the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego and Western Recruiting Region web site.
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego Base

In case of an emergency on MCRD San Diego call:
PMO phone numbers:
Emergency Line:  911
(Request for Fire, EMS, Police) Non-Emergency Line:   619-524-6999
(Reporting a crime or request for Fire, EMS, Police) PMO Desk Sergeant:  619-524-4202 (General inquiries)

Marine Corps Recruit Depot/WRR Emergency Information Reporting

MCRD CDO: 619-524-8700
HQSVC Bn OOD: 619-524-1983
Regimental (RTR) OOD: 619-524-1775
Weapons Field Training Battalion
Days/nights: 760-725-2734                              
MCRDSD PMO: 619-524-4202

Eagle Eye Program (Suspicious Activity) 877-356-3937 (Option 7)

Recruiters School: 619-524-1868
MCRDSD Safety Office: 619-524-8770

12TH MCD OOD: 619-988-0568
9TH   MCD OOD: 816-843-3956
8TH   MCD OOD: 224-217-8379

DoD Employee Emergency Report-In Information: 1-877-414-5358 (USMC)
DCPAS (Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service) 1-888-363-4872 (1-888-DOD4USA)

Marine Corps Recruit Depot/WRR Local Emergency Information
Depot Personnel: 619-524-4202 (PMO)
Naval Medical Center San Diego: 619-532-6076
San Diego Humane Society and SPCA: 619-299-7012
Highway Conditions:  1-800-427-7623  
Community, Heath, Disaster Services:  211
Local Red Cross: 1-858-309-1200
Disaster Communications Hot line: 1-877-211-1818

Marine Corps Recruit Depot/WRR Emergency Preparedness and Services Information

Family Services During a Disaster (e-mail)
Home and Family Preparation for Disasters
Emergency Preparedness for Military Families
San Diego Red Cross Information
Reporting Your Location and Current Status
Current Emergency Information During a Crisis
Current Weather conditions


MCRDSD Useful Numbers
Military Police: 619-524-4202
Pass and ID Center 619-524-8740/8741
Admin Center: 619-524-6105
Family Service Center: 619-524-6078
MCCS: 619-725-6400
Chaplain: 619-524-8820
Commercial Travel Center (SATO): 
Marine Corps Exchange: 619-524-2500
Temporary Lodging: 619-524-4401
Command Museum: 619-524-8431
Library: 619-524-1849
MCRD Fitness Center: 619-524-4428
Bachelor Enlisted Quarters: 619-524-1947

All visitors and graduation traffic please enter the base through Gate 5 at the intersection of Washington Street and Pacific Highway. All visitors must have a valid driver's license, state issued identification card, or passport, and all drivers are required to have a valid driver's license, registration, and proof of insurance in their possession.

All vehicles and personnel are subject to search upon entry and firearms, weapons, knives greater than 3 inches, drugs and all drug paraphernalia are prohibited. Prohibited items will be seized and offenders may be cited and denied entry. Expect delays for security screening and please plan accordingly.