Marine Corps Community Services | MCRD San Diego

MCCS Spotlight

    10th Annual EFMP Activity and Resource Fair

    Sat, 29 Apr; 1130-1330 @ MCRD Jerry Coleman Center

    Vendors, food, games, prizes and more! Event open to all military families enrolled in EFMP, reserve, retired, and DOD personnel. For more information or to register: 858-577-4668 or

    Disclaimer: Lunch hosted by Lincoln Military Housing. A RSVP does not guarantee a meal ticket. Meal tickets handed out on a first come first serve basis at the check in table.

    National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative

    Sat, 29 Apr; 1000-1400 @ Bldg 111 Education Center Parking Lot

    This event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means for disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating about the potential for abuse of medications. Drive Thru – Drop Off. NO QUESTIONS ASKED! For more information: 619-524-4793

    MilSpouse Career and Resource Fair

    Tue, 9 May; 1000-1300 @ Bay View Restaurant

    Opportunity to meet face-to-face with local and national employers. Network with key community resource providers. Explorer volunteer opportunities. Learn about military family benefits and more! For more information contact:

    PII and OPSEC Training

    Tue, 9 May; 1930-2100 @ MCCS, Bldg 5E (2nd Deck)

    Social networking sites (i.e. Facebook and Twitter) can be useful and fun but can also be an avenue for criminals, spies, and terrorists. Practicing OPSEC will help you recognize your critical information and protect it. Open to all authorized patrons. For more information, contact: 619-718-3765.

    Leap into Summer Luau

    Fri, 12 May; 1700-1900 @ Bay View Restaurant

    Featuring live music from the Cradit Union Band
    $24.95 per person / $10 cover charge for dancing only /$10 wine corkage fee

    For reservations, call 619-725-6383

    Mother's Day Champagne Brunch

    Sun, 14 May; 0900-1300 @ Bay View Restaurant

    Prices – Adults: $30.95 / Seniors and Active Duty: $27.95 / Children (ages 4-11): $16.95
    Stations: Breakfast Favorites, Fresh Fruit and Pastries, Salad, Pasta, Hot Chafing Dishes, Carving Station, and Desserts
    For reservations, call 619-725-6388

    Guardianship and Conservatorship

    Wed, 3 May; 1800-1930 @ MFP, Bldg 6E

    Workshop Presented by EFMP Attorney Karen Taylor. This workshop will explore the definitions, filing process, & available alternatives and cover examples of a Guardian Nomination & Caregiver’s Authorization Affidavit.

    For more information or to register, contact Christy Howland at 619-524-0916 or

    Passport to Volunteering

    Wed, 10 May; 1100-1230 @ MCCS, Bldg 5E (2nd Deck)

    Topics Include: Recognition Opportunities for Volunteers, The Presidential Service Award Site, Position Descriptions, and Tracking Hours. For more information, contact: 619-718-3765.

    Personal Readiness Seminar

    Wed, 10 May; 0730-1230 @ PPD, Bldg 14

    This brief is designed to introduce service members to basic budgeting concepts, understanding income and creating SMART goals. Service members will also learn how to access and read LES, and discuss how variations in military income can affect budgets. For more information or to register: 619-524-1283/0035 or

    L.I.N.K.S. for Spouses

    Sat, 13 May; 0900-1600 @ MCCS, Bldg 5E

    The goal of the L.I.N.K.S. workshop is to provide an overview of the Marine Corps structure, services and benefits that are available to you as part of the Marine Corps Family. *Kid friendly class and lunch provided* For more information or to register: 619-718-3764 or

    Commanding General's Welcome Aboard

    Tue, 16 May; 0830-1200 @ PPD, Bldg 14

    Informational brief of programs aboard MCRD, Depot bus tour, followed by Info Expo at the Recreation Center. Mandatory for all newly joined AD personnel. Open to all personnel, service members, spouses, family members, and retirees new to MCRD San Diego.

    For more information or to register: 619-524-5732 or

    College Orientation and Prep Course

    Wed, 17 May; 0800-1000 @ LLC, Bldg 111

    Gain a greater understanding of the Tuition Assistance Program, Joint Service Transcript, and college admissions. Take a personal assessment via the FREE "Online Academic Skills Course". For more information or to register: 619-524-8158