Marine Corps Boot Camp Structure
Training Battalions, Companies, and Platoons
There are two facilities for Marine recruit training. Marine Corps Recruit Depots (MCRDs) are located in San Diego, California, and Parris Island, South Carolina. Their acronyms are MCRDSD and MCRDPI, respectively.
Photo Credit: Colonel Jim G. Gruny (left), commanding officer, Recruit Training Regiment, leads Marines of Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, during their motivational run at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Dec. 11, 2014.
THE Shirt to Wear AFTER the Crucible!
|CLICK TO SHOP NOW|
Show your pride in your MARINE and wear this PROUD MOM or PROUD DAD dress blue design shirt after your recruit competes the Crucible! Available in battalion colors to wear during the moto run on Family day, too!