Thursday will be tacos and casual talk with Col Gruny, MCRD San Diego Chief of Staff and former Recruit Training Regiment Commander. This is your time to ask about the Marine Corps and the boot camp. 6pm in the hospitality Suite.
Fri am is Boot Camp Graduation – busses leave at 0645 for Morning Colors, followed by breakfast buffet ($11.95) at the Bay View Restaurant on the water. Back to the Parade Deck for reserved seating at the Marine Graduation followed by time at the MCRD Museum. We will be back at Handlery Hotel by 1300. Nothing else is on the agenda until 1330 on Friday. Bus Transportation is $10 round trip per person. There are still seats available.
Sat. Night is closing Banquet – London Broil, Chicken, or vegetarian. $55 per person. Still seats available.
I have also attached pictures of the Red Polo and White T-shirt, along with challenge coin we will be selling at the convention registration and hospitality room. I Have attached photos of each shirt and the coin. The polo will have the embroidery seen in the upper right of that photo. I have also attached sizing guides for the polos.
Finally, many of you have provided copy for an ad in the convention program. We can still take a few more.
If you are interested in MCRD Transportation, Banquet tickets, or reserving yourself a shirt or Coin or have any questions, email me or give me a call. Also, if your fellow detachment members want anything, let me know.
If you have already made an order and have not paid, there should be an invoice in your inbox from paypal. You can use a paypal account or a credit card to pay the invoice. We need the funds to help with Convention financing. If you are having difficulties with the invoice and/or payment. Give me a call and we can arrange for payment over the phone with your credit card.
Todd Rehfuss, Commandant
SD Bulldogs Detachment 835,
Department of CA Convention Hosts