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"Crossroads of the Marine Corps"

Kristopher Battles, a veteran Marine combat artist, works on the painting he was commissioned to paint for the Centennial celebration of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves in his Spotsylvania, Va. studio July 18.
Veteran Marine painter gives life to reserves in celebration of centennial
Kristopher Battles, a veteran Marine combat artist, works on the painting he was commissioned to paint for the Centennial celebration of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves in his Spotsylvania, Va. studio July 18. Read Story.
Military children help Amy Watson, EFMP training, education, and outreach specialist, prepare a hurricane simulator at "All About Weather" on July 12.
Meteorologists aboard Quantico teach kids about weather and why it’s important
Military children help Amy Watson, EFMP training, education, and outreach specialist, prepare a hurricane simulator at "All About Weather" on July 12. Read Story.
Pokémon Go has stormed the app market and crashed through the MCB Quantico main gate with force and it appears to have globally transfixed more than 10 million people who have downloaded it since it launched July 7.
Pokémon Go: Full Account Access Places You and Security at Risk
Pokémon Go has stormed the app market and crashed through the MCB Quantico main gate with force and it appears to have globally transfixed more than 10 million people who have downloaded it since it launched July 7. Read Story.
Master Sgt. Berle Sigman, a student in the Faculty Advisors Course (FAC) at the Quantico Staff Non-Commissioned Officer (SNCO) Academy, completes a High Intensity Tactical Training (HITT) physical training session aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico June 27 with Master Gunnery Sgt. Amber Hecht, a lead instructor in the FAC. Sigman, whose original Military Occupational Specialty was 0369 Infantryman, will teach warfighting classes at the SNCO Academy after he gradutes from the course on June 29. He was injured in Ramadi, Iraq in 2004, leading to the loss of his leg.
Wounded Warrior doesn’t let injury interfere with Marine career
Master Sgt. Berle Sigman, a student in the Faculty Advisors Course (FAC) at the Quantico Staff Non-Commissioned Officer (SNCO) Academy, completes a High Intensity Tactical Training (HITT) physical training session aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico June 27 with Master Gunnery Sgt. Amber Hecht, a lead instructor in the FAC. Sigman, whose original Military Occupational Specialty was 0369 Infantryman, will teach warfighting classes at the SNCO Academy after he gradutes from the course on June 29. He was injured in Ramadi, Iraq in 2004, leading to the loss of his leg.Read Story.
Weapons Training Battalion (WTBN) aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico held a change of command ceremony June 30 at which Col. Timothy Parker relinquished command to Col. Peter Farnum. A unique twist to the change of command ceremony was the passing of the officer's campaign hat in addition to passing the colors. The campaign hat is limited to certain personnel primarily in recruiting, range/marksmanship, and rifle/pistol teams.
Change of Command Involved Exchange of Hat
Weapons Training Battalion (WTBN) aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico held a change of command ceremony June 30 at which Col. Timothy Parker relinquished command to Col. Peter Farnum. A unique twist to the change of command ceremony was the passing of the officer's campaign hat in addition to passing the colors. The campaign hat is limited to certain personnel primarily in recruiting, range/marksmanship, and rifle/pistol teams.
Maj. Christopher Smith, operations officer,  Headquarters and Service Battalion, provides instruction to his spouse, Jennifer Smith, on the use of the M-16 rifle before heading to the range for the live fire exercise during John/Jane Wayne Day June 24. Spouses of Marines had the opportunity to experience the Indoor Simulator Marksman Trainer (ISMT) and Virtual Combat Convoy Trainer (VCCT); live fire with the M249 SAW, M16A4 and M9 pistol; and a static display with Light Armored Vehicles (LAV) and weapons. Events like John/Jane Wayne Day provide an excellent opportunity for commands to improve their overall unit readiness by enhancing family readiness as it is vital to have the support of the families.
Marine for a Day
Maj. Christopher Smith, operations officer, Headquarters and Service Battalion, provides instruction to his spouse, Jennifer Smith, on the use of the M-16 rifle before heading to the range for the live fire exercise during John/Jane Wayne Day June 24. Spouses of Marines had the opportunity to experience the Indoor Simulator Marksman Trainer (ISMT) and Virtual Combat Convoy Trainer (VCCT); live fire with the M249 SAW, M16A4 and M9 pistol; and a static display with Light Armored Vehicles (LAV) and weapons. Events like John/Jane Wayne Day provide an excellent opportunity for commands to improve their overall unit readiness by enhancing family readiness as it is vital to have the support of the families.
The 55th Annual Interservice Rifle Championship kicked off at 8 a.m. on June 22, at the Calvin A. Lloyd ranges aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico with a ceremony and an opening shot fired by Maj. Gen. James Lukeman, commanding general TECOM.
WTBN Interservice Rifle Championship
The 55th Annual Interservice Rifle Championship kicked off at 8 a.m. on June 22, at the Calvin A. Lloyd ranges aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico with a ceremony and an opening shot fired by Maj. Gen. James Lukeman, commanding general TECOM.
Sgt. Matthew Tatar and his wife Tiffany in their home with their two-week-old baby boy, who was born May 31 in front seat of their minivan on Purvis Road aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico.
Baby Delivered In Front Seat of Family Vehicle by Dad
Sgt. Matthew Tatar and his wife Tiffany in their home with their two-week-old baby boy, who was born May 31 in front seat of their minivan on Purvis Road aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico.
The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) hosts the annual Run Amuck race at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., June 4, 2016. The Run Amuck is the MCM's messiest mud and obstacle course consisting of a four-mile trail with 21 challenges to include a mud trench, low crawl, and a mud pit. The event also included a scaled down two-mile version of the course, the Mini Run Amuck.
Mud, obstacles make Run Amuck fun for everyone
The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) hosts the annual Run Amuck race at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., June 4, 2016. The Run Amuck is the MCM's messiest mud and obstacle course consisting of a four-mile trail with 21 challenges to include a mud trench, low crawl, and a mud pit. The event also included a scaled down two-mile version of the course, the Mini Run Amuck.
Marines in Service Company compete in tug-of-war at a safety stand-down and field meet sponsored by Headquarters and Service Battalion and CSACC May 25.
Safety Stand-Down and Field Meet
Marines in Service Company compete in tug-of-war at a safety stand-down and field meet sponsored by Headquarters and Service Battalion and CSACC May 25.
Jesse Thornton, 20 (wearing 7034), of Washington, D.C., carries a Marine Corps flag as he runs in the ninth annual Marine Corps Historic Half marathon May 15 through downtown Fredericksburg.
Marines, civilians run in stride at Historic Half
Jesse Thornton, 20 (wearing 7034), of Washington, D.C., carries a Marine Corps flag as he runs in the ninth annual Marine Corps Historic Half marathon May 15 through downtown Fredericksburg.
Military Honors were rendered during an internment ceremony on May 3 at Quantico National Cemetery for 12 Veterans whose cremains were unclaimed. The honors were given by Marines from the Ceremonial Platoon, Marine Corps Base Quantico, along with soldiers from the Military Funeral Honors program, Fort A.P. Hill. The Missing in America Project (MIAP) claimed the cremains and coordinated the internment for the veterans from WWII, Korea and Vietnam.
Marines, soldiers honor veterans who have no family left
Military Honors were rendered during an internment ceremony on May 3 at Quantico National Cemetery for 12 Veterans whose cremains were unclaimed. The honors were given by Marines from the Ceremonial Platoon, Marine Corps Base Quantico, along with soldiers from the Military Funeral Honors program, Fort A.P. Hill. The Missing in America Project (MIAP) claimed the cremains and coordinated the internment for the veterans from WWII, Korea and Vietnam.
Angie enjoys completing a long jump during an event at the Special Olympics, hosted by EFMP aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Apr. 16.
Special Olympics hosted by EFMP was fun for all
Angie enjoys completing a long jump during an event at the Special Olympics, hosted by EFMP aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Apr. 16.
Christian Fagala, 9, of Quantico, Va., receives the Operation Homefront 2016 Marine Corps Military Child of the Year Award, during Operation Homefront’s Eighth Annual Military Child of the Year® Award Ceremony here on Thursday, April 14.  Presenting the award are Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (right); Maj. Gen. James W. Lukeman, Commanding General, Marine Corps Training and Education Command; Catherine Blades, Chairwoman of the Board at Operation Homefront and Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, at Aflac; and Brig. Gen. (ret.) John I. Pray Jr., President and CEO of Operation Homefront.
2016 Marine Corps Military Child of the Year Award
Christian Fagala, 9, of Quantico, Va., receives the Operation Homefront 2016 Marine Corps Military Child of the Year Award, during Operation Homefront’s Eighth Annual Military Child of the Year® Award Ceremony here on Thursday, April 14. Presenting the award are Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (right); Maj. Gen. James W. Lukeman, Commanding General, Marine Corps Training and Education Command; Catherine Blades, Chairwoman of the Board at Operation Homefront and Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, at Aflac; and Brig. Gen. (ret.) John I. Pray Jr., President and CEO of Operation Homefront.
Abigail, 3, colors a picture with the help of her dad, Chaplain Loren Crone, at the Teddy Bear Clinic Apr. 8.
Quantico children take their stuffed animals to the Teddy Bear Clinic
Abigail, 3, colors a picture with the help of her dad, Chaplain Loren Crone, at the Teddy Bear Clinic Apr. 8.
Staff Sgt. Michael McCloud runs with son Michael, 8, on the buddy-carry portion of a kids Combat Fitness Test. The event was part of Take Your Child to Work Day at Marine Corps Air Facility Quantico Mar. 31.
April is Month of the Military Child
Staff Sgt. Michael McCloud runs with son Michael, 8, on the buddy-carry portion of a kids Combat Fitness Test. The event was part of Take Your Child to Work Day at Marine Corps Air Facility Quantico Mar. 31.
April is both Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Month of the Military Child. On April 1 and April 15, wear blue to the office to show your support for this cause.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Month of the Military Child
April is both Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Month of the Military Child. On April 1 and April 15, wear blue to the office to show your support for this cause.
Col. Allen Broughton, MCB Quantico chief of staff, and Sgt. Maj. Gerald Saunders, MCB Quantico sergeant major, represent the President of the United States during the annual James Madison Wreath-Laying Ceremony held at Montpelier, March 16.
President James Madison wreath-laying ceremony
Col. Allen Broughton, MCB Quantico chief of staff, and Sgt. Maj. Gerald Saunders, MCB Quantico sergeant major, represent the President of the United States during the annual James Madison Wreath-Laying Ceremony held at Montpelier, March 16.
Marines at The Basic School participating in a a platoon in defense demonstration at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., take a break from training in order to speak with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter as he visits the base to observe Marine Corps training and speak with Marines March 9, 2016.  (DoD photo by Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz)(Released)
SD visits Marine Corps Base Quantico
Marines at The Basic School participating in a a platoon in defense demonstration at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., take a break from training in order to speak with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter as he visits the base to observe Marine Corps training and speak with Marines March 9, 2016. (DoD photo by Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz)(Released)
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