Entry Level Students
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Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

REPORTING

1. Have your driver (parents, taxi, Uber, Etc.) drop you off at the Visitors Center. It is the FIRST BUILDING on the right when you are turning to come on the base. Ensure you are in the far-right lane when coming onto the base. Do not proceed to the front gate! When you arrive at the Visitor Center, a Combat Instructor/SOI-E representative will then pick you up via Van and/or Bus from the Visitor's Center and take you to your next stop. Your parents will not be allowed on base without a military ID or appropriate pass issued from the Visitor Center.

2. SOI-East is located at Camp Geiger, N.C. (aboard Marine Corps Air Station New River (MCAS NR) in Jacksonville, NC.

3. Ensure you are WEARING your Service Alphas when reporting in and have 1 set of Woodlands, your Service Record Book (SRB) and Military ID on your Person/Carry on.

4. If not issued a Service Alpha Coat, report in wearing your senior service uniform.

5. HAVE A FRESH HAIRCUT. No designs or eyebrow slashing.

6. Carry a set of Woodland Cammies with you as you travel (your luggage may get lost/delayed). If you check-in without a uniform, you will be dropped to MAT and face follow-on school delays. 

7. Do not change clothes in parking lots.

MCT CHECK-IN

1. Have your driver (parents, taxi, Uber, Etc.) drop you off at the Visitors Center. It is the FIRST BUILDING on the right when you are turning to come on the base. Ensure you are in the far-right lane when coming onto the base. Do not proceed to the front gate! When you arrive at the Visitor Center, a Combat Instructor/SOI-E representative will then pick you up via Van and/or Bus from the Visitor's Center and take you to your next stop. Your parents will not be allowed on base without a military ID or appropriate pass issued from the Visitor Center.  

2. You will Check In to Bldg. G540, where the present Company will be located.

3. Check in by 1200 on the day of your orders or you risk being dropped.

4. MCT Officer of the Day (OOD): 910-376-5668

5. Administrative Student Center (ASC): 910-449-2244

ITB CHECK-IN

1. Have your driver (parents, taxi, Uber, Etc.) drop you off at the Visitors Center. It is the FIRST BUILDING on the right when you are turning to come on the base. Ensure you are in the far-right lane when coming onto the base. Do not proceed to the front gate! When you arrive at the Visitor Center, a Combat Instructor/SOI-E representative will then pick you up via Van and/or Bus from the Visitor's Center and take you to your next stop. Your parents will not be allowed on base without a military ID or appropriate pass issued from the Visitor Center.

2. Check into Bldg. G702 with ITB RSO&I Staff

3. ITB Officer of the Day (OOD): 910-238-9833

4. Administrative Student Center (ASC): 910-449-2244

5. If not able to locate facility to conduct check-in please contact your respective OOD. **Call your Recruiting Station as a default**

MAP OF CAMP GEIGER

Camp Geiger Map

 

REPORTING BY BUS/TAXI

•The bus station is four miles from Camp Geiger

•Taxi fare is approximately $20 - $30.

•Travel in your SERVICE ALPHA UNIFORM or change before leaving the bus station. Pair up with other Marines reporting in to split the taxi fare.

Save receipt, you may be reimbursed later.

 

REPORTING BY AIR

•Albert J. Ellis Airport (Jacksonville, NC) is 16 miles from Camp Geiger

•Taxi fare is approximately $35 – $40. You can team up with other Marines reporting in to split taxi fare.

•Remember to change into your SERVICE ALPHA UNIFORM before arriving on base and checking into SOI-E.

Save receipt, you may be reimbursed later.

 

OTHER REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS

•Check in no later than the date designated on your orders. If you anticipate issues with arriving on time, contact the appropriate OOD immediately.  

•MCT Marines are STRONGLY RECOMMENDED to check in between 0700-1200 on the date designated on your orders or you risk being dropped to the Marines Awaiting Training (MAT) Platoon (this will affect your follow-on MOS school). 

•Upon arriving in Jacksonville, NC, proceed to SOI-East IMMEDIATELY for check-in.

•You ARE NOT authorized to obtain a hotel room and will receive billeting with your training battalion upon arrival.    

REPORTING DELAYS

•If you miss your flight or bus, are involved in an accident, have any delays or cancellations dealing with your transportation or travel plans to SOI-East, it must be reported to MCT/ITB OOD immediately. If no contact is made with your training battalion refer to the ASC and the SOI-E OOD.

**Call the ASC during working hours. Call the OOD after working hours, during weekends and holidays.**

•ASC: 910-449-2244 (Normal working hours 0730-1630)

•SOI-E OOD Office: 910-449-0179

•SOI-E OOD Cell: 910-376-5485

REPORT to SOI-E immediately upon arriving to Jacksonville or the surrounding area.

Both ITB and MCT will be available during normal working hours (0730 to 1600) and after working hours for you to report in.

Marine Corps Alpha Uniform

MCO 1020.34H Uniform Regulations

Use the reference above to prepare your uniform correctly.

REPORT IN TO YOUR CORRECT TRAINING UNIT

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Your original orders may state building G-644 as your report in location.  This is not correct and we are working to get it fixed.  Follow the directions below.

Infantry Training Battalion Students

ITB students will report in at BUILDING G-702 to their ITB SDO.

Telephone: (910) 449-0235

Report in no later than the date and time on your original orders.  It is strongly advised to check in between 0730 and 1600, which are normal working hours.  This will ensure you are taken care of promptly.

Non-infantry students report to Marine Combat Training Battalion

MCT students will report in at BUILDING G-540.

Telephone: (910) 376-5668

MCT Marines are STRONGLY RECOMMENDED to check in between 0700-1200 on the date designated on your orders or you risk being dropped (this will affect your follow-on MOS school).

Contact the respective unit operations section
for updated information on graduations:

AITB Operations
Telephone: (910) 376-4840

Infantry Training Battalion Operations
Telephone: (910) 376-4840

Marine Combat Training Operations
Telephone: (910) 449-4946

MCIS Operations
Telephone: (910) 449-0179

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