Graduation Dates USMC Marine Corps Boot Camp

San Diego Moto Run

Marines of Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, run in formation during their motivation run at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, August 6, 2015. After these Marines complete the run, they will spend the rest of their afternoon with their families, friends and loved ones during on-base liberty. Today, all males recruited from west of the Mississippi River are trained at MCRD San Diego. The depot is responsible for training more than 16,000 recruits annually.
—(USMC image/released)

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Graduation Dates

Boot camp graduations are usually on Fridays. Sometimes, due to holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the Marine Corps Birthday, graduation will be on a Wednesday. If that is the case the USMC schedule will indicate the alternate family day and graduation dates. Parris Island and San Diego DO NOT necessarily follow the same schedules when there are changes.

Graduation and ship dates are kept up-to-date on this page. We encourage you to join your recruit's graduation group on Facebook. It will be a great place for you to connect with other families who have recruits going through boot camp with your son or daughter. Click on the link beside your recruit's graduation date to request to join that group.

Official MarineParents.com Facebook Groups

Looking for boot camp groups by graduation dates? We have a place to connect and share with other family members who have a recruit in Marine Corps boot camp. See the links below for Official Recruit Parents Facebook graduation groups.

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San Diego 2018/2019 Ship and Graduation Dates

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Ship Date Battalion Company Platoons Family Day-Graduation Facebook Group
July 16, 2018 3rd RTBN (Blue) Mike 3269-3273 October 11-12, 2018 Mike Co
July 23, 2018 1st RTBN (Red) Alpha 1009-1015 October 18-19, 2018 Alpha Co
July 30, 2018 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Golf 2149-2155 October 25-26, 2018 Golf Co
August 6, 2018 3rd RTBN (Blue) Kilo 3229-3233 November 1-2, 2018 Kilo Co
August 13, 2018 1st RTBN (Red) Charlie 1049-1055 November 8-9, 2018 Charlie Co
August 20, 2018 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Fox 2121-2125 November 15-16, 2018 Fox Co
September 4, 2018 3rd RTBN (Blue) Lima November 29-30, 2018 Lima Co
September 10, 2018 1st RTBN (Red) Bravo December 6-7, 2018 Bravo Co
September 17, 2018 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Echo December 13-14, 2018 Echo Co
September 24, 2018 3rd RTBN (Blue) India December 20-21, 2018 India Co
October 15, 2018 1st RTBN (Red) Delta 1061-1065 January 11, 2019 Delta Co
October 22, 2018 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Hotel 2161-2165 January 18, 2019 Hotel Co
October 29, 2018 3rd RTBN (Blue) Mike 3261-3265 January 25, 2019 Mike Co
November 5, 2018 1st RTBN (Red) Alpha 1001-1007 Feb 1, 2019 Alpha Co
November 12, 2018 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Golf 2141-2147 February 8, 2019 Golf Co
November 26, 2018 3rd RTBN (Blue) Kilo 3221-3225 February 22, 2019 Kilo Co
December 3, 2018 1st RTBN (Red) Charlie 1041-1045 Feb Mar 1, 2019 Charlie Co
December 10, 2018 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Fox 2129-2133 March 8, 2019 Fox Co
December 17, 2018 3rd RTBN (Blue) Lima 3249-3253 March 15, 2019 Lima Co
January 7, 2019 1st RTBN (Red) Bravo 1029-1033 April 5, 2019 Bravo Co
January 14, 2019 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Echo 2109-2113 April 12, 2019 Echo Co
January 28, 2019 3rd RTBN (Blue) India 3209-3213 April 26, 2019 India Co
February 4, 2019 1st RTBN (Red) Delta 1069-1073 May 3, 2019 Delta Co
February 11, 2019 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Hotel 2169-2173 May 10, 2019 Hotel Co
February 25, 2019 3rd RTBN (Blue) Mike 3269-3273 May 24, 2019 Mike Co
March 4, 2019 1st RTBN (Red) Alpha 1009-1015 May 31, 2019 Alpha Co
March 11, 2019 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Golf 2149-2155 June 7, 2019 Golf Co
March 18, 2019 3rd RTBN (Blue) Kilo 3229-3233 June 14, 2019 Kilo Co
March 25, 2019 1st RTBN (Red) Charlie 1049-1055 June 21, 2019 Charlie Co
April 1, 2019 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Fox 2121-2125 June 28, 2019 Fox Co
April 15, 2019 3rd RTBN (Blue) Lima 3241-3245 July 12, 2019 Lima Co
April 29, 2019 1st RTBN (Red) Bravo 1021-1027 July 26, 2019 Bravo Co
May 6, 2019 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Echo 2101-2105 August 2, 2019 Echo Co
May 13, 2019 3rd RTBN (Blue) India 3201-3205 August 9, 2019 India Co
May 20, 2019 1st RTBN (Red) Delta 1061-1065 August 16, 2019 Delta Co
June 3, 2019 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Hotel 2161-2165 August 30, 2019 Hotel Co
June 10, 2019 3rd RTBN (Blue) Mike 3261-3265 September 6, 2019 Mike Co
June 17, 2019 1st RTBN (Red) Alpha 1001-1007 September 13, 2019 Alpha Co
June 24, 2019 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Golf 2141-2147 September 20, 2019 Golf Co
July 8, 2019 3rd RTBN (Blue) Kilo 3221-3225 October 4, 2019 Kilo Co
July 15, 2019 1st RTBN (Red) Charlie 1041-1045 October 11, 2019 Charlie Co
July 22, 2019 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Fox 2129-2133 October 18, 2019 Fox Co
July 29, 2019 3rd RTBN (Blue) Lima 3249-3253 October 25, 2019 Lima Co
August 5, 2019 1st RTBN (Red) Bravo 1029-1033 November 8, 2019 Bravo Co
August 12, 2019 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Echo 2109-2113 November 15, 2019 Echo Co
August 19, 2019 3rd RTBN (Blue) India 3209-3213 November 15, 2019 India Co
August 26, 2019 1st RTBN (Red) Delta 1069-1073 November 22, 2019 Delta Co
September 9, 2019 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Hotel 2169-2173 December 6, 2019 Hotel Co
September 16, 2019 3rd RTBN (Blue) Mike 3249-3253 December 13, 2019 Mike Co
September 23, 2019 1st RTBN (Red) Alpha 1009-1015 December 20, 2019 Alpha Co

Parris Island 2018/2019 Ship and Graduation Dates

(NOTE: On smaller devices, slide table below to the right to see complete information. For family members with female recruits, please also join male recruit company Facebook group with the same graduation date.)
Ship Date Gender Battalion Company Graduation Official MP Group
July 16, 2018 M 1st RTBN (Red) Delta October 12, 2018 Delta/Papa Co
July 16, 2018 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Papa October 12, 2018 4th RTBN
July 23, 2018 M 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Hotel October 19, 2018 Hotel Co
August 6, 2018 M 3rd RTBN (Blue) Mike November 2, 2018 Mike/Oscar Co
August 6, 2018 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Oscar November 2, 2018 4th RTBN
August 13, 2018 M 1st RTBN (Red) Alpha November 9, 2018 Alpha Co
August 20, 2018 M 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Echo November 16, 2018 Echo/November Co
August 20, 2018 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) November November 16, 2018 4th RTBN
August 27, 2018 M 3rd RTBN (Blue) India November 21, 2018 India Co
September 4, 2018 M 1st RTBN (Red) Bravo November 30, 2018 Bravo/Oscar Co
September 4, 2018 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Oscar November 30, 2018 4th RTBN
September 10, 2018 M 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Fox December 7, 2018 Fox/Papa Co
September 10, 2018 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Papa December 7, 2018 4th RTBN
September 17, 2018 M 3rd RTBN (Blue) Kilo December 14, 2018 Kilo/November Co
September 17, 2018 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) November December 14, 2018 4th RTBN
October 9, 2018 M 1st RTBN (Red) Charlie January 4, 2019 Charlie/Oscar Co
October 9, 2018 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Oscar January 4, 2019 4th RTBN
October 15, 2018 M 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Golf January 11, 2019 Golf Co
October 29, 2018 M 3rd RTBN (Blue) Lima January 25, 2019 Lima/Papa Co
October 29, 2018 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Papa January 25, 2019 4th RTBN
November 5, 2018 M 1st RTBN (Red) Delta Feb 1, 2019 Delta Co
November 13, 2018 M 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Hotel February 8, 2019 Hotel/Oscar Co
November 13, 2018 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Oscar February 8, 2019 4th RTBN
November 26, 2018 M 3rd RTBN (Blue) Mike February 22, 2019 Mike Co
December 3, 2018 M 1st RTBN (Red) Alpha Mar 1, 2019 Alpha/Papa Co
December 3, 2018 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Papa Mar 1, 2019 4th RTBN
December 10, 2018 M 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Echo March 8, 2019 Echo/November Co
December 10, 2018 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) November March 8, 2019 4th RTBN
January 2, 2019 M 3rd RTBN (Blue) India March 29, 2019 India/Oscar Co
January 2, 2019 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Oscar March 29, 2019 4th RTBN
January 7, 2019 M 1st RTBN (Red) Bravo April 5, 2019 Bravo Co
January 14, 2019 M 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Fox April 12, 2019 Fox/Papa Co
January 14, 2019 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Papa April 12, 2019 4th RTBN
January 22, 2019 M 3rd RTBN (Blue) Kilo April 19, 2019 Kilo Co
January 28, 2019 M 1st RTBN (Red) Charlie April 12, 2019 Charlie/November Co
January 28, 2019 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) November April 12, 2019 4th RTBN
February 4, 2019 M 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Golf May 3, 2019 Golf/Oscar Co
February 4, 2019 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Oscar May 3, 2019 4th RTBN
February 19, 2019 M 3rd RTBN (Blue) Lima May 17, 2019 Lima/Papa Co
February 19, 2019 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Papa May 17, 2019 4th RTBN
February 25, 2019 M 1st RTBN (Red) Delta May 24, 2019 Delta Co
March 4, 2019 M 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Hotel May 31, 2019 Hotel/Oscar Co
March 4, 2019 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Oscar May 31, 2019 4th RTBN
March 18, 2019 M 3rd RTBN (Blue) Mike June 14, 2019 Mike/Papa Co
March 18, 2019 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Papa June 14, 2019 4th RTBN
April 1, 2019 M 1st RTBN (Red) Alpha June 28, 2019 Alpha/November Co
April 1, 2019 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) November June 28, 2019 4th RTBN
April 15, 2019 M 2nd RTBN (Yellow) Echo July 12, 2019 Echo Co
April 22, 2019 M 3rd RTBN (Blue) India July 19, 2019 India/Oscar Co
April 22, 2019 F 4th RTBN (Maroon) Oscar July 19, 2019 4th RTBN

2019 Parris Island graduation dates beyond July 19, 2019 will be confirmed and added to this page as soon as the Marine Corps publishes those dates.

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