- Quarterly Breakfasts
- Battle Color Ceremony
- Board of Directors
- Tun Tavern
- DI of the Yr Awards
- Nate Smith Scholorship
- G&A Event Sponsors
- Volunteer Awards
The Society supports the Depot by providing recruits with Marine Corps history lectures and tours, using the Command Museum as its' focal point. Additionally, the Society also provides docent led tours to military and veterans' organizations and civilian groups and individual visitors to the Museum.
Docents bring Marine Corps history alive for the participants. The Museum's exhibits constitute one of the finest military displays in the nation.
Recruit platoons are brought to the Museum on the 56th day of training and are turned over to the docents by their DIs for a two - hour period of instruction.
The docent training is provided on Wednesdays
from 9:20 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.
and from 1:20 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.
Must have served in the Marine Corps as an
NCO, SNCO, officer, or FMF corpsman or chaplain.
a. Combat experience is not necessary, but is an
b. Possess a positive attitude, strong interest in the
history of the Corps,and demonstrate the ability
to speak to groups and follow established lesson
If you're interested in applying for or finding out more information about the MCRD Museum Historical Society Docent Program, contact the Society at619-524-4426, or write to Docent Program, MCRD Museum Historical Society,Building 26, P. O. Box40085, San Diego,CA. 92140 or E-mail us with your qualifications and a short letter as to why you want to be a docent.
The Docent Program is an excellent opportunity for those who want to "give a little back" as a volunteer-- "Once a Marine, always a Marine."If you enjoy Marine Corps history and the opportunity to teach the Marines of tomorrow, you will be forever moved by this experience!