Marine Corps Base Quantico

 

Marine Corps Base Quantico

"Crossroads of the Marine Corps"

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Modern Day Marine road, parking lot closures September 3, 2015 — Marine Corps Installations National Capital Region will once again host the Modern Day Marine Military Expo on Lejeune Field. In order to facilitate the set up and subsequent teardown of exposition tent, the following roads and parking lots will be closed MORE
The Journey September 3, 2015 — Editor's Note" Robert Koury served in the Marine Corps from 1966 to 1970. He served as an infantry office with combat experience in Vietnam. His speech below was giving at a memorial dedication aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico on Aug. 29, 2015. The memorial dedicated that day was to the fallen Marines and corpsmen of 1st Battalion, 1st Marines who served in Vietnam from 1965-1971. The memorial is located at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. MORE
TECOM fires up the grill for family day September 3, 2015 — Marines camouflaged in civilian clothes with their families, among others dressed in trademark USMC cammies, fired up the grill to celebrate the families of those who support the Training and Education Command headquarters. MORE
Marine Corps History Division moves into the digital age September 3, 2015 — Marine Corps History Division works daily to convert an accumulation of historic files into digitized catalogues which can be accessed for historical reference. The history of the Marine Corps is vast and digitizing historic media from year-to-year has been labor intensive. Civilian Marines have worked long hours to digitize the massive libraries MORE
Town of Quantico hosts 2nd fishing tournament September 3, 2015 — The Town of Quantico hosted the 2nd annual 2015 Quantico Classic Fishing Tournament from Aug. 28 at noon till Aug. 29 at 5:00 p.m. Like its Native American moniker, the town by the large stream, opened exploration of the Potomac River bordering the town and Marine Corps Base Quantico. Participants launched from multiple pier sites Friday evening, MORE
Remember the Lessons You Learned Early in Life September 3, 2015 — It is amazing to me how much we can learn from little children. In fact, I am reminded of the words of Jesus who said “You will never get into God's kingdom unless you enter it like a child!" (Luke 18:15-17, Contemporary English Version) Three attributes of children that we would all do well to revisit and learn from stand out in my mind. First, I MORE
Labor Day guidance, safety messag September 3, 2015 — Base Commander, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Labor Day address MORE
1/1 Marines take next step in war journey, dedicate memorial to fallen brothers September 3, 2015 — Dedication ceremony for the veterans of the 1st Battalion, 1st Marines who served in Vietnam held at Little Hall on Marine Corps Base Quantico on August 29. The names of the 567 Marines and corpsmen of the 1/1 who were killed in action from the years 1965-1971. MORE
Honoring the flag: remember what it symbolizes August 27, 2015 — I am not a dispassionate person. I stand up for my beliefs and chief among them is treating others and their views with respect and dignity. I am not often bothered by much; I don’t get riled-up, or carry extreme views, but idiocy and ignorance, especially when socially weaponized, is troubling.Prompted with the question: why is it important to MORE
Marine Corps Base Quantico hosts 3rd annual sprint triathlon August 27, 2015 — MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. – On Saturday, 424 competitors took part in the 3rd annual Quantico Triathlon. This year, the sprint-distance event featured an open-water swim in the Potomac River, whereas the swim portion of last year’s event took place in Quantico’s 50m pool. Participants came from far and wide for the opportunity to race in the MORE

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