Training Week 8 MCRD Parris Island Training Matrix

Basic Warrior Training. They are taught basic skills of survival in combat, such as combat marksmanship skills, land navigation, proper gas mask use, and how to maneuver under enemy fire.

Scroll below for explanations and terminology in civilian terms. Referenced Matrix in use by MCRD PI as of April 2022.

Training Week 8 MCRD Parris Island Training Matrix

WEEK EIGHT

  • Work Parties: Recruits help make targets for the range, pick up shell casings, etc.
  • BWT (Follow/Female): Basic Warrior Training- follow series and female recruits
  • Table 2 (Lead): Recruits take part in the second course of fire during firing week- lead series
  • 0-2 Uniform Delivery: Fitted uniforms are delivered.
  • BWT (Lead): Basic Warrior Training- lead series
  • Table2 Follow/Female: Recruits take part in the second course of fire during firing week- follow series and female recruits.
  • Combat End Crs: Combat Endurance Course

WEEK EIGHT TRAINING DAYS

  • Monday, T42: O3 Clothing (L/FeA), Table 2 Classes, Written Exam II Retest
  • Tuesday, T43: O3 Clothing (F/FeB), Table 2 Classes, Written Exam II Retest
  • Wednesday, T44: H/Cuts 7 (F), Table 2 Firing, TCCC (L)
  • Thursday, T45: H/Cuts 7 (L), Table 2 Firing, TCCC (F/Fe)
  • Friday, T46: Table 2 Qualification, Table 2 Re-Qual
  • Saturday, T47: Final CFT, TCCC PracApp
  • Sunday, S8: Religious Services, Warfighting, Move to Page Field, BWT Classes

LINKS TO PARRIS ISLAND RECRUIT TRAINING WEEKS

Overview | Receiving Wk | Wk 1 | Wk 2 | Wk 3 | Wk 4 | Wk 5 | Wk 6 | Wk 7 | Wk 8 | Wk 9 | Wk 10 | Wk 11 | Wk 12 | Our Facebook Groups

ABOUT THE TRAINING MATRIX AND WHERE TO FIND ONE

The training matrices are available free on MarineParents.com and RecruitParents.com websites and on Official Marine Corps websites (see links below for BOTH Parris Island and San Diego). We have a printed 11x17 matrix poster available in our own EGA Shop and and in many recruiting stations around the US. They are available at no cost to you. If you need to order one from the EGA Shop, as a non-profit, we ask that you pay the shipping and handling.

For Parris Island (MCRD PI)

  1. FREE: Official MCRD PI Website
    (Link Updated 1/20/2023. Click for alternate link.)
  2. FREE: MarineParents.com 8.5x11 PDF
    (NEW USMC VERSION 1/20/2023)
  3. Pay Shipping and Handling: Order 11x17 Poster EGA Shop
    (Note: Our new printed poster will be available February 1, 2023. The poster is printed with Parris Island on one side and San Diego on the other.)

For San Diego (MCRD SD)

  1. FREE: Official MCRD SD Website
    (Link Updated 1/20/2023. Click for alternate link.)
  2. FREE: MarineParents.com 8.5x11 PDF
    (NEW USMC VERSION 1/20/2023)
  3. Pay Shipping and Handling: Order 11x17 Poster EGA Shop
    (Note: Our new printed poster will be available February 1, 2023. The poster is printed with Parris Island on one side and San Diego on the other.)

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