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MCRD San Diego 1st Battalion

If you're a Facebook user, you can join the Official Recruit Parents San Diego Facebook Groups for each company as listed below. It's a Place to Connect & Share with family members for YOUR recruit's graduation date.  If Facebook isn't for you, join the groups listed in the announcements box.

Alpha Company MCRD San Diego

Graduation Dates:

  • See below

Bravo Company MCRD San Diego

  Graduation Dates:

  • See below

Charlie Company MCRD San Diego

  Graduation Dates:

  • See below

Delta Company MCRD San Diego

  Graduation Dates:

  • See below

Website: https://facebook.com/recruitparents
Members: 110
Latest Activity: May 21

Announcements

There are discussion groups for each company's graduation date listed below. Please join a discussion group to connect & share with other's in your recruit's company.

  • Click for 1st Btn, Charlie Co, MCRD San Diego

    Graduation May 5, 2017 (ship Feb 6, 2017) - Graduated

    Graduation June 2, 2017 (ship Mar 6, 2017)

    Graduation Sept 1, 2017 (ship June 5, 2017)

    Graduation Dec 1, 2017 (ship Sept 4, 2017)

CLICK HERE FOR OFFICIAL MCRD SD FACEBOOK PAGE

CLICK HERE FOR OFFICIAL USMC MCRD SD PAGE

Yellow Footprints

First phone call

Training Matrix...

(Do not send to your recruit & mark the first 'blank' Monday with your ship date)

Mail and packages

Click here for quick access to the MCRD San Diego News Articles discussion forum.

Discussion Forum

Alpha Company MCRD SD, Grad. Apr 7, 2017 (ship Jan 9, 2017) -- Grad. Aug 4, 2017 (ship May 8, 2017)

Started by Marine Parents Inc. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) May 21. 55 Replies

If you have a Recruit in Alpha Co. this is the place for you to Connect & Share®. "Join" this group to add to this discussion. The instructions on how to join a group are on the "welcome" post on your profile page. Here is some information.…Continue

Bravo Company MCRD SD - Sept 22, 2017 (ship June 26, 2017)

Started by Marine Parents Inc. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) May 21. 60 Replies

If you have a Recruit in Bravo Co. this is the place for you to Connect & Share®. "Join" this group to add to this discussion. The instructions on how to join a group are on the "welcome" post on your profile page. Here is some information.…Continue

Charlie Company MCRD SD - June 2, 2017 (ship Mar 6, 2017) -- Sept 1, 2017 (ship June 5, 2017)

Started by Marine Parents Inc. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) May 21. 96 Replies

If you have a Recruit in Charlie Co. this is the place for you to Connect & Share®. "Join" this group to add to this discussion. The instructions on how to join a group are on the "welcome" post on your profile page. Here is some information.…Continue

Delta Company MCRD SD - Grad. Apr 21, 2017 (ship Jan 23, 2017 -- Grad. June 30, 2017 (ship Apr 3, 2017) -- Grad. Oct 20, 2017 (ship July 24, 2017)

Started by Marine Parents Inc. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) May 21. 57 Replies

If you have a Recruit in Delta Co. this is the place for you to Connect & Share®. "Join" this group to add to this discussion. The instructions on how to join a group are on the "welcome" post on your profile page. Here is some information.…Continue

Hello

Started by estakara. Last reply by alex2toes Mar 20. 3 Replies

Hello,It might be late but I decided to join this forum. My son is in Alpha Company and will be graduating in 3 weeks. Can't believe -time flies so quick !  I'm really looking forward to seeing my son and am proud of him for his accomplishment. But…Continue

Receiving

Started by Marine Parents Inc. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Mar 1. 3 Replies

The Receiving Phase begins as the new recruits are on the bus en route to the Depot. They are greeted by a drill instructor, who acquaints them with the Uniform Code of Military Justice, to which they are now subject. Disembarking from the bus,…Continue

Phase II -- Grass Week, Rifle Table I and Table II Info

Started by Marine Parents Inc. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Oct 19, 2016. 1 Reply

In Phase II, Recruits are allowed to "blouse" their boots and unbutton the top button of their "blouse" and they get their name tapes for their cammies! This may not seem like a lot to civilians but to the recruits, it makes them feel as if they…Continue

SANDBOXX APP

Started by Martinezmo4144. Last reply by Martinezmo4144 Aug 11, 2016. 2 Replies

Hi All!I just wanted to let you know the sandbox App is awesome! you can mail letters through the app and it gets there fast!Continue

Family Day and Graduation

Started by Marine Parents Inc. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Jul 25, 2016. 1 Reply

Some informational links:http://www.recruitparents.com/bootcamp/graduation-sd.asp…Continue

Ship Out Day 8/17/15

Started by dars son#2. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Oct 22, 2015. 3 Replies

Well my youngest left today for boot camp. He left to follow in his older bothers shoes. His brother went through boot camp 12/09 - 2/10 and was even in the same company Delta as my youngest son Jayson is going to be in. At least I already have the…Continue

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Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on August 21, 2016 at 10:36pm

Gold Star Luminary Initiative

Every year, the 4th Sunday in September is set aside to honor our country's Fallen Heroes and to show our support for their families.

Please consider taking the pledge to light some luminaries at your home on this evening.

http://luminaryinitiative.com/pledge-online.asp
Gold Star Family Day: September 25, 2016

Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on May 21, 2016 at 1:26pm

Crucible Section Renamed for Fallen Marine

The San Diego Union-Tribune | May 20, 2016 | by Jeanette Steele

CAMP PENDLETON -- One small piece of Marine Corps basic training was renamed Thursday to honor a San Diego County Marine corporal killed in Afghanistan in 2010

Continue reading:

http://www.marine-corps-news.com/2016/05/crucible_section_renamed_f...

Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on December 26, 2015 at 3:55pm
The following is important information that may affect you depending on which state you live in. Passports MAY be required to gain access to MCRD for Grad Week.

Please go to Real ID website it will direct you to the information you need. It's suggested going to the DMV and validating your ID if Real ID doesn't answer your question.
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Here's the link to The Department of Homeland Security FAQs regarding Real ID:
http://www.dhs.gov/real-id-faqs-states
Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on October 27, 2015 at 10:04pm
Start looking for the form letter (in about 7-10 days). Some great links to check out.
"Letters from Recruits"
http://www.recruitparents.com/bootcamp/lettersfromrecruits.asp
"Mail and Packages"
http://www.recruitparents.com/bootcamp/mail.asp

Mail to MCRD SD: http://www.recruitparents.com/bootcamp/mail.asp
The Form letter.. http://marinefamilynetwork.com/profiles/blogs/the-form-letter-under...
Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on October 27, 2015 at 9:57pm
Hang on Dr. Mom we've got you covered! :)
Comment by Dr. Mom on October 27, 2015 at 12:24pm

My son just left yesterday...got THE PHONE CALL last night about 1:45 a.m. Texas time.  Omigoodness!  Here we go!

Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on October 22, 2015 at 12:24am
Welcome LaShaun to this 1st Battalion forum! :)
Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on October 20, 2015 at 7:05am
IMPORTANT SECURITY AND PRIVACY ALERT PLEASE READ IN FULL:

Do NOT Share Your Recruit's Full Name in Groups or Private Messages
Please do not post or share your recruit's full name on ANY group or message board, and particularly if someone requests that you send a recruit's full name in a private message. It's risky. Please don't do it.

As military family members, we need to be very cautious and more conservative than the civilian population. There is an enemy out there, they are threatening military families, and they DO use social media and message boards to collect information.

Respect your recruit's privacy and keep your recruit and your military family safe. Do not give anyone, including in a private message, your recruit's last name.
It may be very tempting to give out your recruit's full name to obtain the platoon number prior to getting the form letter, or to determine if two or more recruits are in the same squad bay. If someone is asking for your recruits full name, please report it.

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