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Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego (Images of America)

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Located northwest of downtown San Diego, the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) is rich in the history and traditions of the US Marine Corps. The base was born in part of the perseverance of Col. Joseph H. Pendleton and the efforts of Congressman William Kettner. MCRD San Diego was commissioned in 1921 and officially designated as the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in 1948. It is the oldest operational Marine Corps base on the West Coast and graduates over 20,000 new Marines every year. MCRD San Diego is one of only two Marine Corps recruit-training bases in the United States and is responsible for the basic training of all male recruits west of the Mississippi River. Every Marine begins his career by participating in a 13-week training period that isolates him from the civilian world. Basic training at MCRD San Diego emphasizes physical fitness and adaption to the Marine Corps lifestyle.

Page Count
128
Publisher
Arcadia Publishing
Publisher (Publication Date)
09-Jan-2012
Author
Matthew J. Morrison and Paul J. Richardson
EAN/ASBN 13
9780738588780
Grade Level
All grades
License/Series
Non-License
Subject
Technology / Military Science
Sub-category
History / United States / State & Local / West
Format
Paperback
Length (in.)
0.44 in.
Width (Inches)
6.56 in.
Height
9.25 in.
Weight
0.7 lbs.
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