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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.

JOANIE SCHWARZ-WETTER
Museum Director

(619) 524-6719
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ELLEN GUILLEMETTE
HISTORIAN

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CHUCK ARCHULETA
EXHIBITS SPECIALIST

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VINCENT GONZALEZ
MILITARY SPECIALIST

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John Vazquez
Education Director

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Our Staff

Our Board of Directors come from a variety of backgrounds, but one thing unites them all, a passion for preserving and perpetuating the history of the United States Marine Corps. Many who serve on our Board have a strong connection with the Marine Corps Recruit Depot having drilled on the grinder, been stationed aboard the Depot, or felt the local impact of Marines in San Diego.

Foundation Board

Working Together to Promote Marine Corps Values

The Museum Foundation is fortunate to have a dedicated and passionate staff who work closely with the Museum staff and Depot leadership to support programs, exhibit upgrades, and outreach efforts. To get in touch with a Foundation staff member, please call the Foundation office at 619-524-4426 or contact us by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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MCRD Museum Foundation
Building 26 Post Office Box 400085
San Diego, CA 92140-0085

Federal Tax ID: 33-0290006 

 

MCRD Museum Foundation 990

Museum Hours of Operation:

Mon 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Tue-Fri 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Family Day Thu 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM

Sat 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Foundation Hours of Operation:

Monday-Thursday, 8:00AM-4:00PM

Friday, 8:00AM-3:00PM

Telephone: 1-619-524-4426

Gift Shop: 1-619-524-0663

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