Female Marines arrive at Camp Pendleton to begin first phase of MCT

CAMP PENDLETON (KUSI) — Tuesday marked the first male-female integrated Marine Combat Training Company on the West Coast.

Female Marines arrived at the School of Infantry-West to begin the first phase of MCT on Camp Pendleton.

The Marines will join Marine Combat Training Bn. at Camp Pendleton, continuing the integration of entry-level training and facilitating an environment that reflects the operating forces.

Approximately 1,700 women will be trained at MCT-West annually.

 

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