SOI West: Marine Combat Training (MCT)


SOI West: Marine Combat Training (MCT)

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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) on Tuesday. 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 September 4, 2014 at 9:07pm
Let's do this families! The Marine Sgt. is only in the lead by a few.
Your vote counts!!
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)
MFN Marine groups moderator/mgr
VPP of Cpl. M - 1MEF/1LE Bn deployed
Isaiah 41:10
Comment by JoMom on July 6, 2014 at 1:27pm

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

Comment by Rachal T on July 6, 2014 at 11:09am

I know this might sound strange, but I don't know what "company" my Marine is in now. During Parris Island (boot camp), he graduated 2nd Battalion Echo Company. I have not received any mailing or word from him which company he is now. How can I find out? 

Thank you in advance.

Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on July 5, 2014 at 1:03am
BDamazio, I answered your question in the India group.
Hang in there. When my Marine was going through MCT, I didn't hear a word for two weeks.
Hopefully your letters are getting there since they have not been returned.

1~Keri (HCC)
MFN Marine groups moderator/mgr
VPP of Cpl. M - 1MEF/1LE Bn deployed
Isaiah 41:10
Comment by BDamazio on July 4, 2014 at 10:07pm
I have a very important question that I've been stressing about all day. In my husband's orders, I was given a mailing address with a Box #xxx81. But on the MFN page, it shows #xxx91. Also, my husband told me that he was in Hotel Co. But he left June 24th and graduates July 22nd which is India Co. Here's my question: I've been mailing the first box number and Hotel Co. The mail hasn't been returned to me and I've been sending it there ever since the 24th. Has he gotten my mail, even though it was addressed incorrectly? Also, should I keep mailing like I have been or change it to the new information I've found? I'm just stressing since he hasn't been able to call and I promised him I would write. I just hope he's at least getting the letters, and that he knows I'm writing to him. Please help me!!! (:

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