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.