Image of a platoon of graduating Marine recruits.



The Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego proudly introduces two outstanding videos which will show first hand the challenges, the pain and the ultimate triumph of becoming one of the few and the proud.

PASS IN REVIEW: Your Marine Recruit Graduation
Never before available, this exclusive video forever captures the unforgettable day your Marine experiences as one of the proudest moments of his military career – his Marine Corps Recruit Depot Graduation.

The is sold through MCRD Services. The DVD is 1 1/2 hrs long and includes:

  •  Eagle, Globe and Anchor ceremony at Camp Pendleton
  • Liberty Formation and Graduation at MCRD
  • Motivational Run

Grad Video DVD $35.00

Pass in Review Video ships to your home within 4-6 weeks of order.

For ordering information, call: (619) 725-6270

Pricing and availability are subject to change.


Show support for your new Marine on their graduation day! Order t-shirts emblazoned with their Battalion and their photo in their Dress Blues. Visit to order, or call 619-296-3840 for more info. Orders must be received 28 days prior to Graduation in order to ensure delivery.

$28.00 – all sizes

[Photo Calendar]
[Creed Photo Poster]


*NOTE* Yearbooks MUST be ordered by graduation.

Photos and yearbooks are limited to stock on hand. Your recruit will have been given the opportunity to order his portrait and yearbook while in boot camp. Platoon Group Photos are also available at the New Marine Family Meet and Greet Dinner. You can order by telephone.

For more information, call: (619) 296-3840

Photo packages available – call for details.

(1) 11″ x 14″ Platoon Group Photo $15.00
Bumper Stickers $10.00/ $25.00 (set of 4)
(1) 11″ x 14″ Poster with Rifleman Creed and Photo $20.00
(1) 8″ x 10″ Calendar $22.00
Photo Mug $20.00

Photo packages available – call for details.


Challenge coins are presented to service members as an award for special achievements and to commemorate special occasions.

Unit coins are some of the most highly coveted challenge coins in the Marine Corps, representing each Marine’s first unit in the Corps. The coins serve as a well-earned reminder of the challenges faced and overcome during Recruit training. The coins also serve as a brilliant memento or souvenir for proud family members who travel to see their loved ones graduate from boot camp.

Challenge Coins are available for purchase any time at the MCX Logo & Memorabilia Store, outside the Depot Theater on Family Day, and near the viewing stands before Graduation.

Call for mail order: 619-725-6270


Visit our Engraving shop to get custom gifts and souvenirs, including engraved challenge coins, coin & Eagle Globe & Anchor (EGA) gift boxes, personalized knives, commemorative plaques, dog tags, and more. Bring your new Marine’s EGA in to have it mounted for display.

Customized T-Shirts
There are several ways to get customized t-shirts made for your new Marine’s Graduation.


Engraving Shop –  Have your t-shirts made while you wait (order quantities may be limited). You can even purchase a favorite shirt from the MCX Logo & Memorabilia Store, and have it customized at the Engraving Shop.

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri  10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday   Closed

Located in the Logo Store, on the MCX Mall


The Marine Corps Exchange (MCX) is a department store where the sales generated go directly back into MCRD San Diego Marines’ quality of life infrastructure. Not only can you get high-quality, name-brand products below market prices, you can also support the programs and services used by your Marine and designed for their benefit. Show your support for your Marine by shopping at the MCX during your visit!

Marine Corps Exchange Hours:
Monday-Saturday  9:00am – 6:00pm
Sundays and Holidays 10:00am – 5:00pm

The MCX Logo & Memorabilia Store offers the largest selection of official Marine Corps logo merchandise on the West Coast, along with California and San Diego themed souvenirs. Battalion and Company specific merchandise, perfect for showing support for your new Marine during your visit, is available for purchase.

The MCX Marine Mart is an ideal spot to grab a refreshing drink or a quick bite to eat. This convenience store features cold drinks, grab-and-go food, and sundries like sunscreen and batteries.

Please note, you must be 21 years old to purchase tobacco and alcoholic beverages. Civilians may not purchase alcohol and tobacco products aboard the Depot.

Marine Mart Hours:
Mon-Fri   6:00am – 9:00pm
Sat/Sun    8:00am – 9:00pm

The MCX Main Store is home to our uniforms, jewelry, electronics, shoes, and apparel departments. You must be an authorized patron (active-duty, reservist, military retiree, or a military dependent with valid military-issued ID) in order to purchase within the Main Store. If you have a question, ask one of our helpful MCX associates, and they would be glad to assist you.


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