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Recruit Training Command is aware that you may have received an informational letter which contained erroneous information regarding our Pass-In-Review Guest Policy

Recruit Training Command Currently Enforces the Following Pass in Review Guest Policy:

ALL GUESTS, to include Active Duty/Retired Military Personnel and those ages 3 and older must be on the access list.  Children 2 and under do not need to be on the access list.

The number of guests allowed per recruit is dependent on the number of divisions in the training group.

Less than 12 divisions within the training group: FOUR guest maximum per recruit.

13 or more divisions within the training group: THREE guest maximum per recruit.

Please coordinate with the recruit as only recruits may place names on the access list.  RTC staff can neither change these names nor release the names of those on the list.

Individuals who are not on the access list will NOT be authorized admission into the drill hall.  We do NOT have a designated waiting area nor do we offer a standby list.


 6:30 am: RTC gate opens to guests.
 7:00 am: Ceremonial drill hall doors open to guests.
 8:45 am: All guests must be seated. Ceremonial drill hall doors close, no further entry for guests. 
 9:00 am: Pass-In-Review commences.
 9:20 am: Divisions arrive.
10:30 am: Pass-In-Review concludes.

*Please plan on arriving at least 1.5 hours before the ceremony, which begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.

Thanks to all for your continued support of Recruit Training Command, the Navy's only boot camp!

Welcome to Recruit Training Command! We understand the beaming pride and anxious uncertainty you feel about your son or daughter, husband or wife, brother, sister or friend joining the world's finest Navy. As your loved ones make the arduous journey from civilian to Sailor we would like you to know that we are committed to help them discover things about themselves that they never knew existed that will make this journey possible. We would also like to do everything possible to make your visit with us the enjoyable, proud, and awe-inspiring event that a recruit graduation should be.

We have gathered all of the necessary information you will need for your visit to Recruit Training Command into one convenient site. We have also included a taste of what your recruit is going through and a list of frequently asked questions. If you still have any questions about recruit training, the base, or graduation events please feel free to contact us at rtc.pao@navy.mil. Welcome Aboard.

Last Modified 6/26/2015
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