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  • Marine Family

    MARINE GRADUATIONS OPEN TO PUBLIC

    MCRD San Diego graduations are open to the public!
    Click below to visit the Depot's website to learn more.

  • Code Talkers Platoon

    Grad Photos and Grad Books

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

  • Founding Fathers

    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.

  • Museum and Foundaton Programs

    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.

  • MCRD Museum Docents

    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!

  • Recruit Gear

    Show Your Pride

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

Mr. Robert F. Neal - Secretary BOD

B NealMr. “Bob” Neal retired from San Diego Fire Rescue in 2001.  Prior to his Fire Service career Bob served in the Marine Corps with tours of duty at Camp Pendleton, Marine Barracks Washington and in Vietnam with 3/11. Additionally, he is a former Foundation Board Member.

Bob has AA degrees from both Palomar, and Miramar Colleges. In addition, he is a graduate of San Diego Fire Rescue Academy, National Fire Academy, Emmitsburg Md and the California Fire Academy, Pacific Grove, Ca.

Bob has engaged in public service by serving on the City of Oceanside Housing Commission, 2 years; Planning Commission, 12 years; KOCT-TV, 6 years

He holds memberships in the following organizations: Retired San Diego Fire and Police Association, California State Firefighter Association, National Albondigas Society, Marine Corps Association, 8th and I Reunion Association, 3rd Battalion, 11th Marines Reunion Association, 1st Marine Division Association, American Legion, VFW, Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, National Rifle Association.