Congratulations on your assignment to Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego (91109). You are joining a dedicated team of Maritime
Homeland Security professionals.
MSST San Diego is a tenant command of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego, located adjacent to the San Diego
International Airport. On your first day, report to bldg 310 on Bellau Avenue at 0900. If your arrive after 0900, contact the CDO at
619.517.4310. The uniform for reporting is tropical blue. Since we are a tenant command onboard MCRD, we fall under the uniform standards set
by the Marine Corp for the operational uniform which is sleeves down.
Your assigned sponsor will be assigned to you via CGMS msg. Your sponsor's responsibility is to make your transfer and transition smooth. You
should contact your sponsor and touch base with them as soon as possible. Be sure to let your sponsor know if your report date changes or
you encounter difficulties druing your PCS.
After reporting aboard, MCRD offers a day-long welcome course for newly assigned members, highlighting important services to help you
and your family adjust to life in the San Diego area. Housing support is provided by the Local Housing Authority (LHA) at Sector San Diego.
The LHA, Brenda Godbolt, can be reached at 619.278.7218.
Your medical record must be mailed to the unit. Your unit PDR, Qualification letters, CG-3029's, and training record should be hand
carried to MSST San Diego.
Verify your security clearance is up to date. To obtain a security clearance you must complete requirements as indicated on SECCEN E-QIP
website link below and submit a copy of your approved questionnaire to the Command Security Officer (CSO), CWO
Michael Wood. Contact him immediately if this requirement cannot be met.
Physical fitness: Unit missions require a higher level of physical fitness - take the time needed to prepare for this before reporting
aboard. The fitness standards that apply to DSF Tier one member have been discontinued at this time, but members are still expected to perform
to the highest levels of personal physical fitness. As a baseline, member should strive to meet the following standards before reporting:
1.5 mile run in 11:38 minutes
38 push-ups in 1:00 minute
42 sit-ups in 1:00 minute
You are highly encouraged to meet or exceed these standards upon reporting aboard. A PT test will be administered shortly
It is likely you will deploy frequently while assigned to MSST San Diego. A government credit card is required. If you do not already
have one, you will apply for one upon reporting.
As you will soon discover, San Diego is highly renowned for its warm climate, and is a great place to operate and live. With a large
military presence, it also provides excellent opportunities and discounts for Active Duty personnel. We look forward to meeting and working