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Marine Corps Base Quantico

"Crossroads of the Marine Corps"

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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
Marines team up with Combined Federal Campaign to help those in need September 15, 2014 — They're not exactly John Wooden's UCLA, but the Purple Cobras from the Marine Corps Air Field are close enough after claiming their third consecutive Dodgeball Championship to highlight Friday's action at the Combined Federal Campaign kickoff at the Barber Physical Activity Center. MORE
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Quantico farmers’ market season ends, future in question September 15, 2014 — Last Thursday marked the end of season and possibly the run of the farmers’ market at Quantico. When the program launched last year, it was funded as a part of the Healthy Base Initiative pilot program. With funding cut for next season, Elizabeth Borst, Quantico Farmers’ Market Manager, said they are working on alternative resources to keep the market afloat. On average, 500 people visited the market each week. It’s a hopeful number but Borst admits that numbers need to double to remain viable. MORE
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Quantico farmers’ market season ends, future in question
Quantico Rugby Team kicks off its season against British Intelligence Corps Rugby team September 15, 2014 — Coach Chuck “Conan” O’Neill remains confident that his Quantico Rugby Football Club will someday be the team he envisions. MORE
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Electricity, water outages planned in the up-coming weeks September 15, 2014 — To facilitate various repairs, it is sometimes necessary to have planned power and water outages. The following is a list of upcoming outages. Please plan or adjust accordingly. Remember; do not open your refrigerator or freezer during an outage. The items inside will remain cool or frozen. If you need refrigerated items, take them out and put them on ice prior to the outage. MORE
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Water Outages
Press Release: Main Gate on Fuller Rd. open September 11, 2014 — At approximately 2:45 p.m. a military working dog trained in explosive detection indicated on a vehicle at the main gate on Fuller Road. Military police at the scene closed the gate and explosive ordnance disposal Marines responded to the scene and searched the vehicle.  The vehicle suspected to contain explosives was cleared. At this time, all MORE
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Quantico EFMP launches technology initiatives to improve connection with families September 08, 2014 — The Quantico Exceptional Family Member Program can now simultaneously engage with families on base and at their remote locations thanks to new equipment awarded by the base. The program is now equipped with Smart Boards, Smart TVs, portable projectors, WiFi and other devices that will allow staff to connect with the click of a button. MORE
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G4: The engine of Quantico September 08, 2014 — Marine Corps Base Quantico is known as the crossroads ofthe Marine Corps where thousands of emerging leaders receive integral trainingand education that will impact the expanse of their career. Organizationsincluding Marine Corps University, Officer Candidates School, The Basic School,and Headquarters and Service Battalion are among many MORE
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Cherry Point Marines repair MCAF taxiway with new AM-2 matting September 08, 2014 — If only it were that easy replacing the 72 bad pieces of the aluminum rectangles that can be as large as 24 square feet and weigh as much as 140 pounds each. The matting, which is a key part of the EAFs mobile system that allows the U.S. military to quickly project airpower worldwide, is assembled in brickwork pattern to form runways, taxiways, parking and other areas required for aircraft operations and maintenance. MORE
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Matting

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