Marine Corps Boot Camp Structure

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.
—USMC photo/released.



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