SOI West: Marine Combat Training (MCT)


SOI West: Marine Combat Training (MCT)

For family members of Marines at SOI West: Marine Combat Training (MCT), on the OpSEC Compliant, Inc. Marine Family Network Community.



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Your Volunteer Moderator for this MFN group is 1~HCC_proud mom (Keri).  If you have questions or concerns about the group, please add Keri as a friend so you can talk with her directly, or ask in the forum below.


Discussion Forum

MCT west

Started by mcano. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Nov 17. 6 Replies

MCT Graduation

Started by sadmarinemom. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Sep 27. 13 Replies

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Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on November 28, 2014 at 7:34am
A very pleasant morning to you too SDJN! Hope your Thanksgiving was plentiful and restful shared with family.

Here is the Fox Co. group that would have picked up 11/26. Without a schedule I only use my best guess so thank you for this firsthand information fron your Marine. :)

Hopefully more families from your boot group will join you. My best wishes with prayers through the next 29 days of training.
Comment by SDJN on November 28, 2014 at 7:23am

Good morning, Keri.  Hope you enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving.

I am so glad this site was referred to me when my son was in Boot Camp.  He graduated Boot Camp 11/14 and left for MCT 11/25 at Camp Pendleton and told us he was in Fox Company.  Which group would i be in for the Discussion Forum, please?  

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Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on September 4, 2014 at 9:07pm
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Comment by Rachal T on July 11, 2014 at 10:53pm
Thank you 1~Keri for confirming this fir me. (:
Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on July 9, 2014 at 10:45pm
Glad you found to Golf Co. group. There is no leave after MCT graduation. Within the hour following the graduation, the new graduates will begin the process of moving to their next MOS assignment.
Comment by Rachal T on July 9, 2014 at 9:55pm
Hi JoMom, he was to report at SOI 6/17.

Hi 1~Keri, thank you for the links. He is non-infantry. His MOS is 1345 Engineer Equipment Operator. I have received two voicemails from my Marine saying Tuesday, 7/15 is graduation from SOI. The infamous packet he mailed home- no one has gotten. The websites dates are off a little. I don't know how long his "leave" is from SOI to school, which I have read not long or may have to report right away. I joined the MOS group he is to ask more "school" questions. Thank you both! (:
Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on July 6, 2014 at 1:43pm
If by chance your Marine is Non-Infantry and he has graduated boot at PI, then you want the MCT East groups.

Marines graduating from Parris Island go on to MCT East while Marines graduating from San Diego go on to MCT West. All RECON contract Marines (whether they graduated PI or SD) train at ITB West.

There was a pick un 6/17 with Golf Co.
Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on July 6, 2014 at 1:37pm
Not strange at all Rachel. Does your Marine have a RECON contract? This group here is MCT West (Non-Infantry). If your Marine has he contract, he would be training with ITB West (Infantry).

A graduation schedule is found on the SOI West site (scroll passed the MCT dates).

There was a pick up 6/17 with Bravo if you have not heard from your Marine since he reported back to SOI.

Hopes this helps and my best wishes with prayers for your Marine through this part of training.
1~Keri (HCC)
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Comment by JoMom on July 6, 2014 at 1:27pm

Hi, Rachal, do you know what date he started SOI ?


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