San Diego was where Todd went for training. In San Diego he learned that skills that would help him with his tasks in Vietnam. Much of what he trained in is Classified and cannot be talked about. Todd would say that his training was very hard, but rewarding. San Diego Marine Corps Base has been the training center for Marines for many years. It is still training Marines to this day. From San Diego Todd went to Landing Zone Baldy, South Vietnam. After Landing Zone Baldy Todd went to DaNang, South Vietnam.
This website will show the Marine Corps Recruit Depot.