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Recruit Training Regiment


The Recruit Training Regiment (RTR) is led by Colonel Daniel R. Kazmier and Sergeant Major Chasen Getty.

RTR comprises four battalions as well as the Drill Instructor school. RTR is the headquarters for all administrative and command functions concerning the basic training of recruits.

It is the Recruit Training Regiment that implements the standards established by the Commandant of the Marine Corps to train, teach, mentor and above all lead recruits through a demanding standard-based training system.

51% of all male Marines attend recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California.