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The image is from the August 25, 2016, edition of the Quantico Sentry. This issue addresses fitness of body, mind, spirit as well as emotional and financial well-being.
Fitness: Physical, Mental, Emotional, Spiritual, Financial
This Quantico Sentry edition addresses maintaining fitness in body, mind, spirit and even your finances.
Staff Sgt. Amanda Jenks, a cyber systems chief with Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command, represented Marine Corps Base Quantico at the second annual HITT Tactical Athlete Championship, which was held Aug. 15-18 at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. Jenks placed third overall among the 16 female Marines who particpated in the championship. Each Marine Corps installation could send one male and one female to the competition. Photo courtesy Amanda Jenks.
Marine Staff Sergeant finishes third at HITT competition
Staff Sgt. Amanda Jenks, a cyber systems chief with Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command, represented Marine Corps Base Quantico at the second annual HITT Tactical Athlete Championship, which was held Aug. 15-18 at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. Jenks placed third overall among the 16 female Marines who particpated in the championship. Each Marine Corps installation could send one male and one female to the competition. Photo courtesy Amanda Jenks.
Mae Mathieu sits in front of the 8-by-16 foot mural of the American flag she painted on her office wall.
Amrican Flag Mural
Mae Mathieu sits in front of the 8-by-16 foot mural of the American flag she painted on her office wall.
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Christian Wortman, commanding officer (CO), The Basic School (TBS), relinquishes command to U.S. Marine Corps Col. Mark Clingan at Camp Barrett, Quantico, Va., Aug. 12, 2016. The mission of TBS is to train and educate newly commissioned or appointed officers. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alexander S. Norred/Released)
TBS Change of Command
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Christian Wortman, commanding officer (CO), The Basic School (TBS), relinquishes command to U.S. Marine Corps Col. Mark Clingan at Camp Barrett, Quantico, Va., Aug. 12, 2016. The mission of TBS is to train and educate newly commissioned or appointed officers. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alexander S. Norred/Released)
A Navy color guard prepares to present colors before the official start for the change of command ceremony for the Naval Health Clinic Quantico.
Naval Health Clinic Quantico Change of Command
A Navy color guard prepares to present colors before the official start for the change of command ceremony for the Naval Health Clinic Quantico.
The Quantico Sentry edition for August 11, 2016, covers back to school information onboard MCBQ and other student based articles for families preparing for upcoming school year.
Front Cover Quantico Sentry Aug. 11, 2016 edition
The Quantico Sentry edition for August 11, 2016, covers back to school information onboard MCBQ and other student based articles for families preparing for upcoming school year.
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Gunner Duncan with his dogs Scruffy and Maya, who attended the clinic Aug. 2 to get blood tests done prior to their move to Hawaii this fall.
Military working dogs to DoD fur friends receive health care aboard base
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Gunner Duncan with his dogs Scruffy and Maya, who attended the clinic Aug. 2 to get blood tests done prior to their move to Hawaii this fall.
Front page of the Quantico Sentry for July 28, 2016
Front Cover
Front page of the Quantico Sentry for July 28, 2016. Election Day is November 8, 2016 and you can learn more about getting registered and casting your ballot. Read Story.
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.
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