Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego, California

MC Recruit Depot San Diego Military Lawyer

The Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego is located in the metropolitan area of California, approximately 125 miles south of Los Angeles. The purpose of MCRD is the initial training of enlisted male recruits living west of the Mississippi River.

MC Recruit Depot San Diego Military Lawyer | Court Martial Attorney

MC Recruit Depot San Diego

Recruit training for those enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, includes a thirteen week program where the recruit is immersed in the Marine Corp lifestyle.  The training emphasizes physical fitness, combat-oriented swimming qualifications, qualify in rifle marksmanship with the M16A2 service rifle, and pass a 54-hour simulated combat exercise known as “The Crucible”.

In addition to recruit training, MCRD San Diego is also home to the Drill Instructor’s School for the Western Recruiting Region and the Recruiter’s School for the entire Marine Corps.

If you are faced with a military legal matter and need the assistance of a knowledgeable law firm contact the law office of Gonzalez & Waddington.   We represent military personnel who serve at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego as well as U.S. bases around the world. With the  expertise of our  military attorneys we are able to represent clients and fight court martial cases throughout the United States, Europe (Germany, Italy, England, Spain, Cypress, Belgium, Turkey), the Middle East (including Bahrain, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Qatar), and the Pacific Rim (Korea, Guam, Hawaii, Japan). Our team competitively defends Marine Corps, Army, Air Force, and Navy service members.

We have provided legal assistance in the following situations:

  • court martial cases,
  • pre-charging investigation and representation,
  • UCMJ Article 120 sexual assault,
  • show cause boards,
  • administrative separation boards,
  • Article 15s and non-judicial punishment (NJP),
  • Article 32 investigations,
  • appeals,
  • discharge upgrades,
  • correction of military records,
  • various other administrative proceedings,
  • and letter of reprimand rebuttals

With our combined years of experience you do not have to fight your battles alone.  Call us for your protection and protect your rights.

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