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Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Command Museum

Located in Building 26 on the Marine Corps base just minutes from downtown, is dedicated to the preservation of the illustrious history and time-honored traditions of the United States Marine Corps.

The Command Museum also serves as a center for education and training for future Marines. Guests can witness the Training of recruits on the parade deck, feel the pride and emotion of a Friday morning graduation or stroll through the galleries of the Recruit Depot and highlights the units and individuals stationed there.

The past unfolds in scenes from the 20th century’s armed conflicts in World War I, World War II Korea, Vietnam and Desert Storm. Other features of the museum include Marine uniforms, weapons and vehicles, medals and decorations, recruit training films, a research archive with more than 5,000 photos, personal papers and books and a main gallery that honors specific Marine divisions.

MCRD Museum Historical Society, Building 26, San Diego, CA 92140-0085, Ph. 619-524-6038.

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 The Command Museum also serves as a center for education and training for future Marines
The Command Museum also serves as a center for education and training for future Marines

   
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