"During the nesting season, April to July, they become aggressive and can attack personnel and visitors aboard the depot."
Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego
The Marine Corps has halted training for a company of recruits who arrived at boot camp on the West Coast last month.
A recruit who spent 27 months confined without trial after striking a drill instructor has been administratively discharged.
Jay-Ar Ruiz was arrested during training at the San Diego Marine Corps Recruit Depot for striking a drill instructor in 2018.
A Marine recruit arrested for allegedly striking a drill instructor has spent most of the last two years in the brig.
Service leaders still have concerns.
The words drill instructors use have an "enormous" effect on recruits.
Brendan Bialy, 18, was one of the students who subdued one of two shooters who entered STEM School Highlands Ranch.
A jury has awarded more than $2M to a Marine Corps family who sued their privatized military housing landlords over mold .
The Marine Corps is the only service that still keeps men and women in separate units during entry-level recruit training.