12th Marine Corps District
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Marine Corps Recruiting Command
San Diego, California

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Retired Colonel Shares Life Before and After the Marine Corps

U.S. Marine Corps retired Col. Christopher Conlin, shares how the Marine Corps impacted his life as a part of Marine Corps Recruiting Command’s...

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Montford Point Marine Congressional Gold Medal Awarded

Anthony Smith and his family accept the Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of his father during the U.S. Marine Corps Birthday Ball celebration with...

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Aviation Transformation

In honor of the 2022 Miramar Air Show, 12th Marine Corps District, Marine Corps Recruiting Command is proud to recognize the success and...

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2022 Miramar Air Show: Battle Positions

U.S. Marine Corps drill instructors with 12th Marine Corps District support a Battle Position recruitment set-up for the Marine Corps Air Station...

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Aviation Transformation

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Joseph Gilstrap is a fixed-wing loadmaster with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 at Marine Corps Air Station...

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Marines represent in Eugene, Oregon

U.S. Marines and future Marines pose for a photo during the Adkins Farm Blueberry Festival in Eugene, Oregon, July 16, 2022. The Adkins Farm...

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2022 Riverside Pool Function

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Eduardo Alegre, a recruiter with Recruiting Sub-Station Riverside, Recruiting Station Riverside, gives insight on Riverside’s...

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12th Marine Corps District Change of Command

U.S. Marine Corps Col. James B. Conway (right), the outgoing commanding officer, passes the organizational colors to Col. Mike E. Ogden (left), the...

12th Marine Corps District Leaders

Commanding Officer
12th Marine Corps District

Colonel Ogden is a native of Annapolis, Maryland. In 1992 he graduated from Bryan high school in

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Sergeant Major
12th Marine Corps District

Sergeant Major Daniel R. Wilson graduated high school in 1997 and enlisted in the Marine Corps and

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12th Marine Corps District
3704 Hochmuth Avenue, Building 8
San Diego, CA 92140-5191 

Adjutant's Office: (619) 738-5107
S-1: (619) 738-5114
Chaplain: (619) 738-5334
Deployment Readiness Coordinator: (619) 738-5136
Mission Assurance: (619) 738-5196
MAC: (619) 738-5332
S-6: (619) 738-5341
S4 Logistics: (619) 738-5191
S4 Supply: (619) 738-5202

Contact Information

Deployment Readiness Coordinator

Maria Rodriguez Callejas

12th Marine Corps District
BLDG 8, Rm 120
3704 Hochmuth Ave, San Diego, CA 92140
Work Desk: 619.738.5136, Work Cell: 619.988.0593

Maria.RodriguezCallejas@Marines.usmc.mil

Welcome

On behalf of the District's Command Team, greetings and welcome aboard!
You are a welcomed addition to the 12th Marine Corps District (12thMCD) family, and we look forward to working with you.

The goal of the Unit, Personal, and Family Readiness Program is to provide support to Marines and their families. We take pride in ensuring that we are offering the best quality support for the unit, the Marine, and the family members. Family, to us, is defined as all members of a Marine's family.  You will have an opportunity upon check-in, to tell us who family is to you through the updating of your MOL Family Readiness Module.  Support for you and your family shall be provided to regardless of your marital status, to include: your spouse, children, and/or your designated parents/extended family members. This service and support are paramount to an increase in personal and unit readiness.  Personal, and Family Readiness is a priority and is the primary foundation for unit and mission readiness.

As the Deployment Readiness Coordinator (DRC), my primary duty is to support the Commanding Officer with communication to the Marines and their family members, to provide information and resource referral, to provide deployment and readiness support, and volunteer management. I also serve as an informational link between the 12thMCD Commander and your Recruiting Station (RS) Uniformed Readiness Coordinators (URCs). Your unit URCs will keep you informed of training events, briefs, local, current and command-sponsored events. You will receive e-mails, phone calls and messages from MOL informing you of what is taking place within your respective command. It is imperative that you contact your URC if you have any major life events, or changes in contact information, so that they can update their databases.

As soon as you come on deck, ensure that you check in with either me at the District HQs, or your URC at the RS. We have important documents for you to complete.  Spouses and other family members are welcomed to contact me or the RS URC for information about the area, resource referrals, and volunteer opportunities.

Our various Command Teams will ensure you are well informed about all programs and resources available to you and your family while you are a member of the 12thMCD family. We welcome any feedback on events you attend or would like to attend. We are always open to suggestions and new ideas. We look forward to hearing from you. 

On behalf of the Command Team, welcome aboard. I along with the other URCs look forward to assisting you and your family, with any concerns you may have. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

URC RS San Diego

GySgt William Martinez

William.Martinez@Marines.usmc.mil

URC RS Orange County

GySgt Ivan Puentes

Ivan.Puentes@Marines.usmc.mil

URC RS Riverside

Sgt Eileen Aguilar

Eileen.Aguilar@Marines.usmc.mil

URC RS Los Angeles

Sgt Gregory Dellingerpester

Gregory.Dellingerpester@Marines.usmc.mil

URC RS Sacramento

GySgt Randell Marchan

Randell.Marchan@Marines.usmc.mil

URC RS San Francisco

GySgt Michael Muellerleile

Michael.Muellerleile@Marines.usmc.mil

URC RS Portland

GySgt Justin Bradley

Justin.Bradley@Marines.usmc.mil

URC RS Seattle

GySgt Jacob Speed

Jacob.Speed@Marines.usmc.mil

URC PSR12

Sgt Naveen Gill

Naveen.Gill@Marines.usmc.mil

To request a welcome aboard packet, or information about our upcoming District's Spouse Orientation Course, click on the image below.

 


2022 Most Requested Resources

Military Family Life Counselor - 12th Marine Corps District (California area Marines and family members)

POC: Mrs. Nissrine Habhab, (619) 616-6792, nissrine.habhab@leidos.com
Capabilities:  Military & Family Life Counselors (MFLCs) are experienced behavioral health professionals assigned to installations, embedded in units, schools, and Child Development and Youth Centers, MFLCs augment and work in collaboration with other Marine Corps Behavioral Health programs. MFLCs act as touchpoints for Marines and families who may need assistance.
Websitehttps://sandiego.usmc-mccs.org/marine-family-support/prevention-and-counseling/military-family-life-counselors
 
Military OneSource:
Capabilities: Military OneSource from the Department of Defense is your 24/7 gateway to trusted information, resources, and confidential help. When military life happens, it’s your “first line of support: - giving service members and military families tools to stay well and thrive.  
Website: Support for Military Personnel & Families • Military OneSource
 
MCCS San Diego New Parent Support Program:
POC: Koalani Lahr (619) 524-8033 or Sylvia Sanchez (619) 524-0805
Capabilities:  The New Parent Support Program (NPSP) is a professional team of social workers, counselors, and registered nurses who provide education and support to Marine families who are expecting or raising children aged 0 -5 years old. The NPSP also hosts baby boot camp and group parenting classes, playgroups, and home visits for Marines and their families.
Website: New Parent Support (usmc-mccs.org)
 
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society:
POC: Jeff Nash, Director.  (619) 524-5734 office. (619) 524-0724 direct line (619) 381-3743 cell. jeffrey.nash@nmcrs.org
Capabilities: Emergency Travel, grants, Budget for Baby, quick assist loans, and more.
WebsiteNavy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) - Financial Assistance, Interest-Free Loans & Scholarships
 
Support The Enlisted Project (STEP):
POC:  Tracy Owens, Programs Manager. Tracy.Owens@teamstepusa.org
Capabilities:  STEP builds financial self-sufficiency among junior active duty enlisted service members and recently discharged enlisted veterans and their families in southern California facing financial crisis through counseling, education, and grants.
WebsiteSupport the Enlisted Project (STEP) - SDMFC (sdmilitaryfamily.org)
 
The National Resource Directory:
Capabilities: The NRD is a database of validated resources that support recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration for service members, veterans, family members, and caregivers.
Website: National Resource Directory | Connecting our Service Members & Veterans (nrd.gov)
 
MCCS San Diego Personal & Professional Development, Information & Resource Referral - PCS Smooth Move Workshops
POC: Perlita Rodriguez. (619) 524-5732. Perlita.Rodriguez@usmc.mil
Capabilities: This program provides information and referral functions designed for mobile military lifestyles. Individuals with unresolved needs are referred to the resource that can best address the needs. Specialists maintain a database of installation, DoD, community, and national resources. It oversees all relocation service functions to assist with a PCS or transitioning out of the military.
WebsiteInformation & Referral (usmc-mccs.org)

MCRD San Diego Legal Assistance
POCmiramarlegalassist@usmc.mil or by phone at: 858-307-1656
Capabilities: To foster the operational readiness of the armed forces through the provision of legal assistance services to eligible clients and customers in the Western Region through private attorney consultations regarding personal civil legal affairs and presentation of preventative law, pre-deployment, and estate planning briefs to units aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.  Eligibility: Services are provided to active duty military (all branches), military dependents, military retirees, DoD civilian employees (limited services). Scope of Services:  Family Law (divorce, separation, child custody, etc.), Consumer, credit, and debt issues, Service Members’ Civil Relief Act, Estate Planning/Wills, and Limited Immigration Assistance.
WebsiteMCRDSD Legal Assistance Office (marines.mil)
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