School of Infantry-West
MCB Camp Pendleton, CA
"Where Marines Learn The Title"


Colonel C. M. Moran
Commanding Officer, School of Infantry (West)

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Sergeant Major J. G. Gruber
Sergeant Major, School of Infantry (West)

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School of Infantry-West trains riflemen and infantrymen in MOS skills across the infantry training continuum and produces combat instructors who train Marines here and throughout their careers to dominate and control any battlespace.







COVID Information


Vaccine Benefits: What's In It For Me?

U.S. Navy Capt. Fernando Leyva, Force Surgeon, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force answers a few questions on the benefits of...


COVID-19 Survivability: Protect the Force

The coronavirus can survive airborne for up to three hours and on metal or plastic surfaces for up to three days. Marines and Sailors must ensure...


COVID-19 Do's and Don'ts

Keep you and your community safe by practicing proper hygiene and social distancing. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines social...


COVID-19: Don’t Get Complacent

Flattening the curve of the Coronavirus spread starts with practicing proper preventative measures. It is important all Marines and Sailors...


COVID-19 Barracks Survival Guide

U.S Marine Corps Sgt. William Rodriguez and Cpl. Manuel Caraballo demonstrate different activities to keep Marines active in a barracks room amid...


Maintaining wellness amidst COVID-19

Marine Corps Installations West offers some tips for maintaining your mental and physical wellness during the coronavirus outbreak, April 15, 2020....


Covid-19 Vaccinations

Commanding General of Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command Maj. Gen. Matthew M. Glavy speaks on the importance of the Covid-19 vaccine at Defense...


Making Marines During COVID-19

In the face of COVID-19, Commandant of the Marine Corps General David H. Berger and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Troy E. Black deliver a...


Keeping up with COVID-19 Info

Stay up to date with accurate information regarding COVID-19. Trusted sources include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World...


Vaccines Can Protect Against the Delta Variant

U.S. Navy Capt. Fernando Leyva, Force Surgeon, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, explains what the COVID-19 Delta Variant is...

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