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MC-2204-0038 v1

(Recruit Training)

Course Number: 809.

Location:Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Camp Pendleton, CA
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC.

Length: 10–11 weeks (375–410 hours).

Exhibit Dates: 12/76–3/87.

Objectives: To provide basic policy guidance and training in the essential subjects required of all Marines and to ensure preparedness for follow-on training.

Instruction: Training includes code of conduct, military law, leadership, orientation lectures, history, customs, courtesies, uniform and clothing, mission and organization of the Marine Corps, interior guard, personal health and hygiene, swimming and first aid, close-order drill, close combat, observing and reporting, individual movement, camouflage and concealment, field fortifications, helicopter-borne operations, NBC defense, offensive and defensive combat, mines and booby traps, physical conditioning, and parades and ceremonies.

Credit Recommendation: In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in marksmanship, 1 in personal health/hygiene, 1 in outdoor skills practicum, 3 in personal fitness/conditioning, and 1 in first aid (4/87)(4/87).

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