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MC-2204-0088

1.RECRUIT TRAINING
(Basic Training)
2.RECRUIT TRAINING MASTER
(Recruit Training (Basic Training))
(Recruit Training (Male))
(Recruit Training (Female))
3.RECRUIT TRAINING MASTER FY11
(Recruit Training (FEMALE))

Course Number: Version 1: 809; 808. Version 2: 809; 808. Version 3: 808; 809.

Location: Version 1: Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA; Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC. Version 2: Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA; Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC; Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Camp Pendleton, CA. Version 3: Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA; Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC.

Length: Version 1: 11–12 weeks (464–511 hours). Version 2: 12–14 weeks (459–496 hours). Version 3: 14 weeks (528–547 hours).

Exhibit Dates: Version 1: 6/91–9/00. Version 2: 10/00–12/10. Version 3: 1/11–Present.

Learning Outcomes: Version 1: Before 6/91 see MC-2204-0038. Upon completion of the course, the male and female graduate recruit will demonstrate knowledge of the code of military conduct, laws of war, history of the U.S. Marine Corps, first aid and field sanitation, and nuclear, biological, and chemical warfare defense; practice military courtesy; demonstrate good personal health, hygiene, and grooming; and successfully meet prescribed marksmanship standards, physical fitness test requirements, skill level in land navigation, and survival swimming requirements. Male recruit training is 464 hours; female recruit training 510-511 hours. Version 2: Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to perform basic and infantry skills of physical ability, drill and ceremony, marksmanship, confidence, personal grooming and hygiene; perform as a team member in tactical offensive and defensive formations, and perform basic martial arts moves. Version 3: Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to apply casualty care; apply land navigation techniques; conduct physical fitness training; apply marksmanship techniques; and apply self-defense skills.

Instruction: Version 1: Lectures, demonstrations, and performance experiences. Topics include tactical problems and repetitive drill. Version 2: Topics include code of military conduct and laws of war, Marine Corps history and traditions, first aid and field sanitation, military courtesy and discipline, personal health and hygiene, marksmanship, bayonet and martial arts competencies, and land navigation. Version 3: Methods of instruction include audiovisual materials, case studies, classroom exercises, lecture, and practical exercises. General course topics include first aid subjects, land navigation, physical fitness, self-defense, and marksmanship.

Related Competencies: Version 3: First aid topics include basic airway management, blood control, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), combat casualty care, and open chest wound treatment. Land navigation topics include compass utilization, coordinates, land orienteering, map reading, map scales, and terrain features. Physical fitness topics include aerobic fitness, anaerobic fitness, combat conditioning, obstacle course, road marching, strength training, and swimming. Marksmanship topics include fundamentals of marksmanship, general ballistic science, night fire, shooting positions, shooting techniques, weapon care and maintenance, weapons safety, and zeroing weapons. Self-defense topics include endurance training, grappling, hand strike, kicking, and knife fighting.

Credit Recommendation: Version 1: In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in physical fitness and conditioning, 2 in marksmanship, and 1 in orienteering/outdoor skills (3/92)(3/92). Version 2: In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in orienteering/adventure, 2 in basic military science, 3 in land navigation and tactical operations, and 2 in basic martial arts (PE) (9/03)(10/07). Version 3: In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in first aid, 1 in land navigation, 1 in self-defense, 3 in physical fitness and 3 in marksmanship (4/13)(4/13).

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