Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego

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1600 Henderson Ave
San Diego, CA 92140
1 (619) 524-8726

Established: 1919
Base Type: Marine Corps


About

Marine Corps Recruit Depot (commonly referred to as MCRD) San Diego is a United States Marine Corps military installation in San Diego, California. It lies between San Diego Bay and Interstate 5, adjacent to San Diego International Airport and the former Naval Training Center San Diego. MCRD San Diego’s main mission is the initial training of enlisted male recruits living west of the Mississippi River. Over 21,000 recruits are trained each year. The Depot also is the home to the Marine Corps’ Recruiter School and Western Recruiting Region’s Drill Instructors School.

(Source: https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Marine_Corps_Recruit_Depot,_San_Diego)

Gate and Hours

Gate Hours
Main Gate: Mon-Sun 0600-1800
Barnett Ave Gate: Mon-Sun 0600-2200
Washington St Gate: Mon-Sun 0600-1800


Quick Reference

Chapel
Bldg 8
(619) 524-8820

Dining Facility
Duncan Hall  Bldg 620
(619) 524-6064

Equal Opportunity Advisor
Marine Corps Recruit Depot/ Western Recruiting Region
1600 Henderson Ave., Bldg. 31 Suite 131
Office: (619) 524-8730
Cell: (619) 400-9021

Family Advocacy Program
Building 6 East, 3602 Hochmuth Avenue,
San Diego, CA 92140
(619) 524-0465

Military & Family Readiness
3800 Chosin Ave, Bldg 5 East,
San Diego, CA 92140
(619) 718-3765

Public Affairs
(619) 524-8720
Email:  rdsd_pao@usmc.mil​

Fire Emergency Service
Fire Department  Phone
Station 1 Building 792 Battalion
Chief (619) 545-6682
Station 2 Building 33 Captain Office (619) 545-2013
Fire Prevention Office Building 317 (619) 545-7276

Finance Office
Seminole Avenue, Building #29,
San Diego, CA 92140
(619) 524-1725
(619) 524-1721

Housing Office
Temporary Lodging/Billeting
Kerrick Rd,
Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, CA 92106
(619) 553-0594

Unaccompanied Member Housing (NBPL, Main Base)
140 Sylvester St.,
Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, CA 92106
(619) 553-7530

Family Housing Office
2625 LeHardy St.,
Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, CA 92136
858-300-7493

Region Legal Service Office
Saufley Road,
Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, San Diego, CA 92155
(619) 545-8141

Legal Services/JAG
3700 Chosin Ave, Building #12,
San Diego, CA 92140
(619) 524-4111 (Legal Assistance)
(619) 524-8643 (Tax Assistance)

Post Office
3801 Tientsen St,MCRD
San Diego, CA
(619) 524-4399​


Base Surroundings

San Diego Zoo Safari Park
15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd,
Escondido, CA 92027
760-747-8702

Maritime Museum of San Diego
1492 N Harbor Dr,
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 234-9153

USS Midway Museum
910 N Harbor Dr,
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 544-9600

Presidio Park
2811 Jackson St,
San Diego, CA 92110
(619) 692-4918

San Diego Natural Museum
1788 El Prado,
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 232-3821

Legoland California
1 Legoland Dr,
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(877) 376-5346

Base Listings

The numbers for Fairchild Air Force Base have low accuracy due to its unique utilization. Entire companies are rotated through on a regular basis, so large portions of the phone directory are subject to change without notice. Please contact the base operator at (509) 247-1212 if you experience any difficulty reaching your desired contact.

NameLevel NamePhone
Dental Marine Corps Recruit Depot Branch Medical Clininc 1 (619) 524-4009
Appointment Line Marine Corps Recruit Depot Branch Medical Clininc 1 (619) 524-4914
Acute Care Area Marine Corps Recruit Depot Branch Medical Clininc 1 (619) 524-4079
Laboratory Marine Corps Recruit Depot Branch Medical Clininc 1 (619) 524-8373
Mental Health Marine Corps Recruit Depot Branch Medical Clininc 1 (619) 524-4051
Optometry Marine Corps Recruit Depot Branch Medical Clininc 1 (619) 524-4053
Pharmacy Marine Corps Recruit Depot Branch Medical Clininc 1 (619) 524-5034
Radiology Marine Corps Recruit Depot Branch Medical Clininc 1 (619) 524-4061
Staff Health/MHP Marine Corps Recruit Depot Branch Medical Clininc 1 (619) 524-1565
Sports Medicine Marine Corps Recruit Depot Branch Medical Clininc 1 (619) 524-8313
Audiology Marine Corps Recruit Depot Branch Medical Clininc 1 (619) 524-0387
Physical Therapy Marine Corps Recruit Depot Branch Medical Clininc 1 (619) 524-6071