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    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego      

    San Diego, CA, US  

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    Mother's Day

    Mother's Day

    05.06.2022 | Video by Nicholas Groesch
    Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego appreciates mothers at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California, May 6, 2022. (U.S. Marine Corps...
    MCRD Fire House (Short)

    MCRD Fire House (Short)

    05.03.2022 | Video by Brandon Williams
    Civilians with the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Fire Station explain what a day in their life is like at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San...
    MCRD Fire House

    MCRD Fire House

    05.02.2022 | Video by Nicholas Groesch
    Civilians with the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Fire Station explain what a day in their life is like at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San...

    Recent News Stories

    U.S. Marine Corps and Navy service members work...

    04.30.2022 | Story by Lance Cpl. Elliott Flood-Johnson
    Over 120,000 people have been laid to rest at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in Point Loma, California, and a part of paying homage to them includes a process that is handled with care, devotion and respect. Marines and Navy Corpsman with the MCRD San Diego Single Marine Program, along with volunteers from the Rotary Club of San Diego, worked together restoring the headstones and cemetery grounds for the annual Rotarians At Work Day...

    Introduction to MCMAP

    08.30.2021 | Story by Lance Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin
    The Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) was adopted in the early 2000’s and replaced the Linear Infighting Neural Override Engagement system. Recruits are trained in the basics of unarmed combat, edged weapons, weapons of opportunity, and rifle and bayonet techniques throughout recruit training. MCMAP consists of three components: mental discipline, character discipline, and physical discipline. Each discipline is divided into blocks...

    Pfc. Middleswart Funeral

    06.08.2021 | Story by Lance Cpl. Zachary Beatty
    Private First Class Middleswarts remains were finally buried at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery after nearly 80 years of remaining unidentified following the attack on Pearl Harbor.

    Recent Publications

    The Chevron - 06.29.2012

    06.29.2012 | Courtesy Publication
    Boot Camp guides set the bar high on Final PFT Recruits meet depot obstacle course MCMAP training gives recruits combat skills CFT...

    The Chevron - 06.22.2012

    06.22.2012 | Courtesy Publication
    Recruits go to great 'heights' to gain confidence; Co. M gets first-term marriage class; Course obstacles no problem for recruits; Fathers,...

    The Chevron - 06.15.2012

    06.15.2012 | Courtesy Publication
    Company I recruits earn MCMAP tan belt Recruit Training Team Week helps create quality citizens Top recruit graduates earn Chesty Puller...

    The Chevron - 06.01.2012

    06.01.2012 | Courtesy Publication
    Co. E prepares for Crucible with sustainment hike Corps history improtant in training new Marines Recruits learn basics of marksmanship Marine...

    The Chevron - 05.11.2012

    05.11.2012 | Courtesy Publication
    Co. B gains knowledge on IED Lane patrol; Co. E recruits tests their physical abilities; Co. H swims through training week four; Co. A recruits...

    The Chevron - 05.11.2012

    05.11.2012 | Courtesy Publication
    Co. B gains Knowledge on IED Lane patrol Co. E recruits tests their physical abilities Co. H swims though training week four Barbershop Legend...

    The Chevron - 05.04.2012

    05.04.2012 | Courtesy Publication
    Co. L learns Corps' history; Co. D passes inspection, prepares for 2nd phase; Senior drill instructors' mentorship critical in transformation...

    The Chevron - 05.04.2012

    05.04.2012 | Courtesy Publication
    Co. L learns Corps' history Co. D passes inspection, prepares for 2nd Phase Senior drill instructors' mentorship critical in transformation...

    Graphics

    National Dog Day

    National Dog Day

    08.26.2021 | Graphics by Lance Cpl. Maria Estrada
    Graphic design of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego and the Western Recruiting Region, mascot, Lance Cpl. Manny. This graphic was created...