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Hotel company graduates Friday March 03, 2023. 
Please see our graduation schedules on the top menu.

MCRD San Diego has authorized personnel to be unmasked while aboard MCRD San Diego with the following exceptions:
All personnel/visitors must wear a mask while indoors at the Branch Medical Clinic and the Branch Dental Clinic.
All Recruits must wear masks during Phase 1 of Recruit Training.

Please follow our social media pages and updates here on our MCRDSD website. 

"We thank you for your continued cooperation and support.”

Marine Corps Recruit Depot is operating at Health Protection Condition

On Aug. 11, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 Community Level for San Diego decreased to 'MEDIUM'. As of Aug. 11, all vaccinated personnel on Camp Pendleton are no longer required to wear a mask in indoor facilities.

For the most current official information and resources, visit or

Please be aware of the following:
For the most current information on COVID-19 visit the following websites:
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) -
What the U.S. Government is Doing -
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* Instagram: @CDCgov,
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“For guests to MCRD San Diego that intend to park a recreation vehicle or “tailgate” on family or graduation day, please refer to the following map and utilize the highlighted lot. This includes "all pop-up tents" surrounding the parade deck. Please see the map below for the designated lot. 

Conducting these activities surrounding the parade deck has become a safety hazard and guests will be asked to move their vehicles if they are found outside of the designated lot. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.”

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.
MCRDSD Directions

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