Marines

RECRUIT PLATOON PHOTOS AND YEARBOOKS

 

HOW TO FIND RECRUIT PLATOON PHOTOS AND YEARBOOKS:
 

INFORMATION TAKEN DIRECTLY FROM THE RECRUIT DEPOTS' WEBSITES 

Parris Island: Platoon photos are available at Parris Island back to 1939. Photos from between 1939 and 1950 are limited, however. Individual photos of Marines are also available but only go back for four years. Recruit training series books are not available. To find out how to get photos, call Recruit Photo at (843) 228-1555.

San Diego: Recruit series book, platoon and individual photos are available at the Yearbook Office. Yearbooks and photos are kept for two years. They can be reached at (619) 296-3840. Yearbooks and photos older than two years can be purchased at the Museum Historical Society. The Museum Historical Society has an archive of old recruit platoon graduation photos dating back to the 1930’s and also offers some recruit yearbooks for sale. Yearbooks from the 1980's and 1990's are available in limited quantities. Platoon graduation photos and yearbooks may be purchased through the Society at (619) 524-4426.

Reference Branch
USMC History Division
2006

Marine Corps University