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    UPDATE: 25 Aug 2020
    Effective 10 Sep, MCCS will be expanding patronage to dependents of MCRDSD active duty personnel. The following MCCS locations are still restricted:

    • Barber Shop (MCRDSD active duty and civilian personnel only)
    • Depot Library (MCRDSD active duty only)
    • Fitness Center (MCRDSD active duty and FedFire only)
    • Recruit Sales (RTR and authorized patrons only)

    MCRDSD/WRR dependents must coordinate with their Command to obtain a temporary decal. MCRDSD/WRR dependent is defined as dependent listed on a service member’s NAVMC 10922 (dependent application), whose sponsor is PHYSICALLY assigned to MCRDSD/WRR, or tenant command stationed aboard the Depot.

    UPDATE: 29 Oct 2020
    COVID-19 MCCS Phase 1.a. Hours of Operation, effective 31 October 2020

    During Phase 1.a., MCCS facilities will be open to MCRDSD Active Duty, Dependents, and Civilian personnel only.

    • Temperature checks will be conducted at the gate
    • All personnel must present facial covering for access aboard the installation
    • Workout towel required for access into Fitness Center

    UPDATE: 5 Jun 2020

    MCRD/WRR CG's Letter - Access and Services Aboard MCRD during the COVID-19 Crisis dtd 5 Jun 2020


    Family Day and Graduation Update

    April 27, 2020 8:36pm

    MCRD San Diego continues to employ force health protection actions and safeguarding essential personnel to ensure we can accomplish our missions. This includes closing access to the installation for non-essential personnel and families to safeguard the health of recruits and training personnel. Public recruit graduation week events have been modified until the risk of COVID-19 has decreased nationally. Confirmed and high-risk potential patients of COVID-19 are currently in quarantine, and we are closely following all guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Nonessential personnel have been granted the authority to telework to ensure our mission of “Making Marines” can continue. As recruits arrive to the depot in the future, they will enter a staging period of 14 days during which they will be medically screened, monitored and provided classes to prepare and orient them to begin recruit training. All of this will occur before they step onto our iconic yellow footprints and make that memorable move toward earning the title Marine. Current planning and execution remain fluid as the situation continues to evolve.

    The health and well-being of recruits, recruiting and training personnel, and their families remain our primary concern. We are keeping our personnel well informed regarding protective actions to minimize transmission, and the state-of-the art Navy medical testing capabilities are being used. Your recruits remain our top priority, and they are in good hands.

    The Department of Defense has extended the travel ban until 30 June. This restriction will be reviewed every 15 days by DoD personnel.
    Graduations will remain closed to the public until further notice. If you are holding onto a reservation or making travel arrangements with a future graduation in mind based on the initial travel ban, please understand that until there is a change in policy the public will not be allowed to attend. New Marines will continue to ship directly to the School of Infantry/Marine Combat Training after graduation.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate the pandemic together. When a change is made to base access allowances, graduations, or leave for new Marines, it will be shared officially on this page and the depot website.

    We must all understand the importance of protecting the force and, as a Marine Corps, continue to be the “most ready when the nation is the least ready.”

    Please be aware of the following:
    - Graduation Events remain closed to the public.
    - Graduating Marines will go directly to School of Infantry without leave.
    - Graduation photos and video will be posted on this FB page at:

    For the most current information on COVID-19 visit the following websites:
    Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - 
    What the U.S. Government is Doing -

    Follow Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego and monitor for official information.

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