Everything you do from this point on is designed to prepare you for what lies ahead.
You will push your physical limits and achieve higher performance levels than you ever thought possible.
Honor, Courage, Commitment: Three words that probably held little meaning before Boot Camp. These Navy Core Values will become the ideals you and your fellow shipmates live by. you’ll be going through the confidence course, a course designed to simulate shipboard situations you could encounter in an emergency.
Teamwork and confidence are the themes for week two. Everything will be hands-on, something your Recruiter told you the Navy is big on.You’ll learn everything from ship nomenclature (Names), to first aid techniques, to semaphore (signaling with flags).Classroom studies will focus on customs and courtesies, laws of armed conflict, money management, shipboard communication, Navy ship and aircraft identification, and basic seamanship.Schedule provided by Recruit Training Regiment aboard MCRD San Diego.Almost all graduation/family days are on Thursday/Friday.
A few graduations take place on Wednesdays and Thursday due to holidays.
If you have questions about this schedule please contact Recruit Training Regiment directly at (619) 524-8383.
Read this carefully before you go – make your life at boot camp as easy as possible by doing the legwork beforehand!
Once you arrive you’ll be given Navy-issued clothing and taught the right way to fold and store your new belongings and how make your bunk.
You’ll receive complete dental and medical exams, and if you need a haircut, you'll get one.
The first week will also be filled with conditioning, swimming, marching, drilling, and most importantly, attending Navy classes.