SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)


SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)

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SOI East Battalion web site - (Address and other information) -

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Discussion Forum

Attending Graduation from MCT?

Started by ProudTXMom. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Jul 4. 35 Replies

MCT East with pick up date of 5/5/15 -- Fox Company

Started by 1~Keri (HCC). Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) May 30. 1 Reply

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Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on September 22, 2015 at 6:46am
Schedule out for new classes, feel free to start your own discussion for your Marines pick up date.
Schedule found on this page by clicking graduation information on the right.
Pick up 22-Sep-15 -- Class: 38-15 Fox Co. -- Graduation: 20-Oct-15
Pick up 29-Sep-15 -- Class: 39-15 Golf Co.-- Graduation: 27-Oct-15

My best wishes with prayers through your Marine's SOI training.
Comment by Tennessee Top on July 25, 2015 at 12:31pm

Correct. Official travel is not settled till they get to their first Permanent Duty Station (PDS). They will submit a travel claim there and be reimbursed for all authorized travel expenses. Be sure to remind your Marine to hang onto any travel documents like their official travel orders and receipts (plane, bus, taxi, meals, etc).

Comment by Cwcsg on July 25, 2015 at 12:15pm

Anyone else around who had a marine pick up for MCT at SOI East on 7/21/15??

Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on May 28, 2015 at 2:49pm
From how I understand, your Marine will be reimbursed... eventually... after reporting to PDS.
Thanks TigersGirl. Another post regarding travel vouchers. It's a good idea to wait until arriving at the PDS.
There's a lot of classes, briefs and paperwork that gets done at their PDS.
Comment by Shunpike Momma on May 28, 2015 at 2:16pm

Is it ever too late?  My son is at his MOS school right now and he was told he had to wait to get to his permanent duty station.  Just wanted to make sure that was true so that he doesn't lose out on all that money.  The travel reimbursements are to MCT and then from MCT to his MOS, so you're talking around $600.  That's a lot of money for our hard working heroes.

Comment by TigersGirl on May 28, 2015 at 1:37pm

I know my husband filed his travel claim when he got to his first duty station but he went to ITB. I wouldn't be surprised if those who attend MCT do it when they arrive at MOS school. I doubt they would do it at MCT since there's not really anything to reimburse yet.

Comment by Shunpike Momma on May 28, 2015 at 10:36am

Does anyone know when they all should sign up to get travel reimbursements for any eligible expenses?

Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on April 5, 2015 at 7:09pm

Student Liberty hours are 1:30pm to 8:00pm Sunday (TD-26) and 3:30pm to 8:00pm Monday (TD-27) prior to graduation.
Comment by wethepeople on April 5, 2015 at 8:26am

What time does Liberty Sunday start today?

Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on March 27, 2015 at 8:17pm
The Marine Corps certainly helps us to be flexible. :)

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