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MCRD San Diego graduations are open to the public!
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Grad Photos and Grad Books

The MCRD Museum Foundation maintains a collection of platoon photos, composite photos, and platoon books.


Our Mission

Learn more about our mission to provide an educational setting for Marines & recruits, support the Command, and serve as a bridge to the local community.


Our Programs

The MCRD Command Museum provides free programming to school groups and scouting groups which teach Core Values in a historic setting. We also serve active duty, veterans, and families through outreach programs that strengthen our local community.


Get Involved

Help preserve and perpetuate Marine Corps history. Become a member, volunteer, or donate today. If you enjoy Marine Corps history, you will be forever moved by this experience!


Show Your Pride

Shop for your USMC gear here! All proceeds directly support the Museum and its programs for Marines and veterans.

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Globe & Anchor Salute Gala 2024

The MCRD Museum Foundation is proud to announce this year's Globe & Anchor Salute Gala will be help on Saturday, 14 September. This year's theme is Night at the Museum! And for the first time ever, the Gala will be held at the MCRD San Diego Command Museum.

In order to get on the base for an event, we need the following information at least 12 days before the event. This form is only for those who are 18 and older and who do not already have base access. If you have questions about whether you already have base access, please contact the Base Visitor Center (Pass and ID) at (619) 524-4200 from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM. For all other questions pertaining to the event, please contact the MCRD Museum Foundation at (619) 524-4426. The information you provide will be submitted to the military police to conduct a background check in order to facilitate your entry to the base on the day and time of the event. Thank you!