Recruits with Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, conquer Obstacle Course I today. The obstacle course serves to develop recruit’s agility, coordination, endurance, and upper body strength.

(Photos by: Lance Cpl. Kailey J. Maraglia)
Taaaaargets.

Recruits work quickly to keep up with the fast tempo required in the pits, which is the area down range where the targets are set up for the shooters who are on the firing line.

(Photos by: Lance Cpl. Kailey J. Maraglia)
PT! GOOD FOR YOU, GOOD FOR ME!

#MRDSD #USMC #recruits #wemakemarines #SemperFidelis #PhysicalTraining

Photos by: Cpl. Anthony X. Leite
GET ON MY YELLOW FOOTPRINTS!

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Photos by: Cpl. Angelica I. Annastas
Week five serves as the final week of Phase I, which is when recruits participate in swim qualifications and conduct an initial Physical Fitness Test.

(Video Edited by: Lance Cpl. Kailey J. Maraglia)
INSPECTION TIME.

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Photos by: Cpl. Anthony X. Leite
Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Marine Corps Community Services hosted the 2017 St. Patrick's Day 5k Fun Run at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, today.
Battle Color Detachment, Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., performs during the Battle Color Ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, March 11. For many of the Marines, performing at the depot meant returning to the place where they first learned the fundamentals of drill.

(Video edited by: LCpl. Kailey J. Maraglia)
TURN TO SQUARE AWAY TIME, READY MOVE
Photos by: Cpl. Anthony X. Leite
WELCOME ABOARD!

#MCRDSD #USMC #RecruitTraining #wemakemarines #SemperFidelis

Photos by: Cpl. Angelica I. Annastas
Semper Fidelis everyone!
The Transformation series follows each week of recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.
During week four, the recruits continue MCMAP training, tackle an initial Combat Fitness Test and face the senior drill instructor inspection.
(Video edited by: Cpl. Angelica I. Annastas)
U.S. Marines attached to the Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, Silent Drill Platoon and Marine Corps Color Guard, Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., perform during the Battle Color Ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, today. The ceremony was held to celebrate Marine Corps history using music, marching and precision drill.
Photos by: Cpl. Anthony X. Leite
TAKE GUIDON!
#MakingMarines #USMC #RecruitTraining
Photos by: Cpl. Anthony X. Leite
SOUND LIBERTY CALL
The new Marines of Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, were released to spend time with their families before graduating from recruit training tomorrow!
#MakingMarines #USMC #MCRD #SemperFi #Motivation

Photos by: Cpl. Anthony Leite
UPDATE: COME SEE THE SILENT DRILL PLATOON, THE COMMANDANT'S OWN, AND THE MARINE CORPS COLOR GUARD THIS SATURDAY!

THE EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND FREE OF CHARGE!
TAKING A LEAP OF FAITH
Recruits with Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, found the mental fortitude to complete Confidence Course II and all of it's obstacles.
Photos by: Cpl. Anthony Leite, Cpl. Angelica Annastas and Lance Cpl. Kailey Maraglia
COME SEE THE SILENT DRILL PLATOON, THE COMMANDANT'S OWN AND THE MARINE CORPS COLOR GUARD.

THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND FREE OF CHARGE!
GET OFF MY BUS RIGHT NOW!

#MCRDSD #USMC #recruits #wemakemarines #SemperFidelis

Photos by: Cpl. Angelica I. Annastas