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U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Katie Sliwoski, the Executive Officer of Recruiting Station San Diego, conducts the Oath of Enlistment with the RS San Diego poolees at Petco Park, July 28, 2019. The oath of enlistment is a military oath administered by a commissioned officer to any person enlisting or re-enlisting in any branch of service. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bernadette Plouffe)
Educators from the San Diego area maneuver through the Leadership Reaction Course during the Educators' Workshop at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 17, 2019. The Educators' Workshop provides and in-depth experience about the transformation young men and women go through on their journey to claim the title Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bernadette Plouffe)
Educators from the San Diego area maneuver through the Leadership Reaction Course during the Educators' Workshop at Camp Pendleton, June 17, 2019. The Educators' Workshop provides and in-depth experience about the transformation young men and women go through on their journey to claim the title Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bernadette Plouffe)
An educator from the San Diego area strikes a dummy on the bayonet assault course during the Educators' Workshop at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, June 17, 2019. The Educators' Workshop provides and in-depth experience about the transformation young men and women go through on their journey to claim the title Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bernadette Plouffe)
An educator from the San Diego area receives instructions from a U.S. Marine Combat Marksmanship Coach during the Educators' Workshop at Camp Pendleton, June 17, 2019. The Educators' Workshop provides and in-depth experience about the transformation young men and women go through on their journey to claim the title Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bernadette Plouffe)
Educators from the San Diego area stand on the Yellow Footprints during the Educators' Workshop at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Calif., June 17, 2019. The Educators' Workshop provides and in-depth experience about the transformation young men and women go through on their journey to claim the title Marine.
The Spartan Shield is presented to the poolees of Recruiting Sub-Station Escondido at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 17, 2019. The 'Spartan Night' helps prepare poolees for what to expect while in boot camp and build comradery. The shield is presented to the strongest poolees.
U.S. Marine Corps poolees from Recruiting Station San Diego hike at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 17, 2019. The 'Spartan Night' helps prepare poolees for what to expect while in boot camp and build comradery. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bernadette Plouffe)
U.S. Marines and poolees from Recruiting Station San Diego hike at Camp Pendleton, May 17, 2019. The 'Spartan Night' helps prepare poolees for what to expect while in boot camp and build comradery. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bernadette Plouffe)
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Francisco Partida, a canvassing recruiter with Recruting Sub-Station El Cajon, hikes alongside his poolees at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 17, 2019. The 'Spartan Night' helps prepare poolees for what to expect while in boot camp and build comradery. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bernadette Plouffe)
A U.S. Marine Corps poolee from Recruiting Station San Diego conducts pull-ups during the 'Spartan Night' at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 17, 2019. The 'Spartan Night' helps prepare poolees for what to expect while in boot camp and build comradery.
A U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor leads poolees from Recruiting Station San Diego in their nightly routine at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 17, 2019. The 'Spartan Night' helps prepare poolees for what to expect while in boot camp and build comradery.
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Tyler Simmons, the Executive Officer of Recruiting Station San Diego, presents a trophy to Matt Morrison, the Semper Fi Coach of the Year from Francis Parker High School. The Semper Fi Coach Award recognizes a high school coach who exemplefies the Marine Corps motto: Semper Fidelis - Always Faithful - and who models the Marine Corps values of honor, courage and commitment.
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Jared Reddinger and Gunnery Sgt. Bradley Phillips present Holand Morris the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps scholarship on May 16, 2019. The NROTC scholarship grants young men and women full scholarships to the school of their choosing. While attending school they will complete Officer Candidates School and upon graduation they will commission as an officer.
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Glendon Gopaul, a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Station San Diego, stands next to world-class BMX athletes at San Diego High School, April 8, 2019. The Action Sports Tour communicated an anti-bullying message throughout schools in San Diego. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bernadette Plouffe)
U.S. Marines with Recruiting Station San Diego present Mejan Janikowski and her mentor selection kits for the Semper-Fi All American Academy at Cathedral Catholic High School, May 1, 2019. The Battles Won Academy recognized students who are fighting and winning battles both on and off the playing field to make their communities and country stronger. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bernadette Plouffe)
Staff Sgt. Alfredo Torres, an infantryman with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, places a ka-bar and rifle, in honor of the fallen Marines from 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, during the opening ceremony of the Honor Bowl Championship Game at Cathedral Catholic High School, San Diego, Sept. 2, 2017. The Honor Bowl is an elite football tournament which highlights some of the most talented high school teams across the country, and honors service members both killed and wounded in action. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Taylor Morton/Released)
U.S. Marines with Recruiting Station San Diego, Color Guard present the colors during the opening ceremony of the Honor Bowl Championship Game at Cathedral Catholic High School, San Diego, Sept. 2, 2017. The Honor Bowl is an elite football tournament which highlights some of the most talented high school teams across the country, and honors service members both killed and wounded in action. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Taylor Morton/Released)
A student from Olympian High School, Chula Vista, California, executes as many pull-ups as he can to earn prizes from the pull-up challenge during the anti-bullying ASA tour, April 4, 2017. Marine Corps Recruiters from San Diego, ASA Entertainment staff and professional BMX riders traveled to multiple schools, April 3-7, 2017, to spread anti-bullying awareness and teach students how to prevent and react to different types of bullying. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. William Hester/ Released)
Sgt. Eric Moroney and his future Marines hold a pull-up challenge at Torrey Pines High School, April 5, 2017, in San Diego, California, during the ASA Entertainment’s anti-bullying tour. During the tour Marine Corps recruiters, ASA Entertainment staff and BMX pro riders traveled to multiple schools, April 3-7, 2017, to spread anti-bullying awareness. Moroney, from Boston, Massachusetts, is recruiter with Marine Corps Recruiting Station San Diego, 12th Marine Corps Recruiting District, Western Recruiting Region, Marine Corps Recruiting Command. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. William Hester/ Released)
Imperial High School hosts the sixth Frankie Ramos Memorial JV Wrestling Tournament, Jan. 7, 2017 in Imperial, Calif. Frankie Ramos was a Lance Cpl. in the U.S. Marine Corps and passed away March 19, 2010 while serving as a recruiting aid. The tournament was started by Tirso Lara, Frankie’s wrestling coach when he attended Imperial, in order celebrate Frankie’s life and to motivate and inspire young wrestlers in Southern California. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. William Hester/ Released)
Cpl. Mario Miranda (Right) counts pull-ups for a high school wrestler at the Frankie Ramos JV Wrestling Tournament at Imperial High School, Imperial, Calif. on Jan. 7, 2017, The tournament was started six years ago to honor Frankie Ramos and celebrate his life as a successful wrestler and Marine. Ramos passed away while serving as a recruiting aid in Imperial on March 19, 2010. Miranda, from Imperial, Calif. is a warehouse clerk with Headquarters and Service Company, 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. William Hester/ Released)
Staff Sgt. Curtis Rankin, a recruiter with Marine Corps Recruiting Substation Temecula, presents Demetric Felton with a jersey for the 2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl at Great Oak High School in Temecula, Calif., Oct. 1. Felton is selected to play both a running back and a strong-side linebacker position for the West Coast team.
The San Diego State University women's basketball team and Marines from Marine Corps Recruiting Station San Diego pose for a picture following a fitness challenge aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Sept. 1, 2015.
Members of the San Diego State University women's basketball team complete squad push-ups aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Sept. 1. Marine Corps Officer Selection Office San Diego and SDSU partnered for a two-hour fitness challenge where team members completed a CFT, memory competition, leadership reaction course, squad push-ups and a team-building exercise to push themselves both mentally and physically.
SAN DIEGO - Sgt. Tyler Van Dam, a saxophonist and a Moore Park, Calif., native, performs at Point Loma High School Jan. 27 in San Diego during a Marine Band San Diego jazz combo high school tour Jan. 26 through 30. The musical combo is touring high schools throughout Marne Corps Recruiting Station San Diego’s area of operation and teaching students about Marine Corps musician enlistment opportunities. Each performance lasts approximately two hours and encompasses a variety of song styles including original pieces by the musicians. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Erica Kirsop/Released)
SAN DIEGO - Sgt. Tyler Van Dam, a saxophonist and a Moore Park, Calif., native, performs at Point Loma High School Jan. 27 in San Diego during a Marine Band San Diego jazz combo high school tour Jan. 26 through 30. The musical combo is touring high schools throughout Marne Corps Recruiting Station San Diego's area of operation and teaching students about Marine Corps musician enlistment opportunities. Each performance lasts approximately two hours and encompasses a variety of song styles including original pieces by the musicians.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kirsop/Released)
University of California Riverside and San Bernardino soccer players partnered with Marine Officer Selection Office Riverside for a leadership reaction course aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 1. A leadership reaction course is a 10-stall obstacle event that forces individuals to work as a team while testing their leadership ability.
A soccer player from the University of California Riverside attempts to cross a chain bridge during a leadership reaction course aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Feb. 1. Leadership reaction courses are Marine Corps obstacle courses cosisting of 10 stalls that cannot be accomplished without teamwork and strong leadership. The Riverside Officer Selection Officer partnered with UCR and UCSB to have their female soccer players attend the team building event.
Sgt. Reed, a recruiter with Recruiting Sub Station Palm Desert, explains different Marine Corps enlistment programs during a Toys for Tots event in Palm Desert, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014.
Recruiting Station San Diego Leaders

Commanding Officer, Recruiting Station San Diego
Maj. Lamberto E. Mathurin
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Sergeant Major, Recruiting Station San Diego
Sergeant Major Marquis L. Young
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Marketing and Communication Representative
Sgt. Bernadette Plouffe
16644 West Bernardo Dr., Suite 440
San Diego, CA 92127
bernadette.plouffe@marines.usmc.mil
(858) 675-4932

Command Security Manager
Gilbert Benavidez Jr.
Marine Corps Recruit Depot/Western Recruiting Region
gilbert.benavidez@usmc.mil
(619) 524-8816

RS Contact Number
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