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Marine Corps Base Quantico

"Crossroads of the Marine Corps"

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Love finishes well September 26, 2014 — "Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come that he should depart from this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end." (John 13:1, NKJV).  Jesus finished well because he loved well to the end. Instead of demanding to be loved at his time of death, he loved. In place MORE
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Get to know the Regional Contracting Office at Quantico September 25, 2014 — There are four regional contracting offices within the Marine Corps and Quantico is the largest, supporting some of the Corps’ most important commands aboard the base and throughout the National Capital Region. The office is run by four active duty Marines and approximately 55 civilians. Lt. Col. Matthew Howes is the director of the Regional MORE
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Electricity, water outages planned in the upcoming weeks September 25, 2014 — To facilitate various repairs, it is sometimes necessary to have planned power and water outages. The following is a list of upcoming outages. Plan or adjust accordingly.  Remember: do not open your refrigerator or freezer during a power outage. The items inside will remain cool or frozen. If you need refrigerated items, take them out and put them MORE
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Drinking water faucets at CDCs and schools on base to be tested for lead September 25, 2014 — In February 2014 Marine Corps Installations Command ordered the testing for lead of all drinking fountains and sinks used to fill water bottles at both Child Development Centers; the youth/teen center; Ashurst, Burrows and Russell elementary schools; and Quantico Middle/High School by Dec. 31. This was issued in compliance with a Marine Corps memo MORE
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Numerous civilian professional/growth opportunities exist September 25, 2014 — There are many professional development opportunities for civilian employees at Marine Corps Base Quantico. That’s the message David Newman, branch head for Civilian Manpower within the base command, hopes to get out, following a growing concern among base federal workers that professional growth opportunities are limited. "Employees have been MORE
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Protecting hearing, communications crucial in combat September 25, 2014 — It’s not as much a medical issue as it is a critical component to mission effectiveness. That was the overall message from last week’s Exercise in Communication and Hearing Operations sponsored by the Department of Defense Hearing Center for Excellence. The event, which was held at Marine Corps Base Quantico on  Sept. 10, featured telling MORE
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Protecting hearing, communication crucial in combat
Base Commander gives his Report to the Community September 24, 2014 — Col. David Maxwell, commander, Marine Corps Base Quantico, buildsrelationships with leaders in the community during his speech at his Report tothe Community event at The Clubs At Quantico on September 24, 2014. The presentationwas attended by members of the surrounding communities, including Stafford,Prince William County, Woodbridge, etc., who MORE
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Base Commander gives his Report to the Community
Upcoming ‘Run/Walk at Work Day’ to get base moving September 18, 2014 — The Marine Corps Marathon is inviting all who work or live aboard the base to grab their sneakers and participate in a two-mile walk and three-mile run Sept. 19 for National Run/Walk at Work Day. The free event will start from 11 a.m. on the track Butler Stadium and end at 1 p.m. Registration is not required and children are welcomed. The MCM event MORE
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Geospatial data critical to base decision making September 15, 2014 — The intent of the data, which is usually presented in the form of detailed maps, is to give base officials the best possible information about the installation and its surroundings. That knowledge could figure prominently in any decisions made about installation management practices that could better serve Marine training while assuaging any environmental concerns. Data contained in this system was key to developing the base Master Plan, which will guide the future development of MCBQ through 2035. MORE
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CAOCL analyst helps prepare young Marines for deployment to Asia September 15, 2014 — Dr. Yale M. Needel likens what he does for young Marines headed to Asia to the due diligence required before meeting your girlfriend’s parents. MORE
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CAOCL analyst helps prepare young Marines for deployment to Asia

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