Marine Corps Base Quantico

 

Marine Corps Base Quantico

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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
Dental Corps celebrates 103 years ‘Semper Floss’ August 27, 2015 — Naval Health Clinic Quantico celebrated the 103rd birthday of the U.S. Navy Dental Corps with a traditional cake cutting ceremony Aug. 21.The Navy Dental Corps was established in 1912, with 30 dental surgeons who were given the mission to maintain the dental health of Sailors and Marines in combat and garrison world wide. “Since World War I, the MORE
The inspector general office, what they do, don’t do August 27, 2015 — Everyone knows who they are, but not specifically what they do. The Inspector General is a special staff officer that is assigned to military installations and most major commands. They investigate abuse of power, waste of resources, and fraud. The IG here reports to the base commander. The IG staff is positioned to give a neutral perspective on MORE
MCU appoints first Cyber Chair to faculty August 27, 2015 — “Cyber technology is ubiquitous and touches everything, so it is great to study in every facet,” said retired U.S. Air Force Col. Gary D. Brown who was recently appointed the academic chair of the Cyber Security department at Marine Corps University.MCU is home to military and civilian professors, who come together to educate a large diversity of MORE
Civilian appreciation picnic builds comradery on MCBQ August 27, 2015 — The Civilian Recreation and Welfare Association, a nonprofit organization, hosted the annual Civilian Appreciation Picnic at the Barnett Field Aug. 20. The CRWA helps civilian employees through coordinating events that promote networking and welfare services. Over the years, members of the CRWA have grown to approximately 1,400 civilians.“We want MORE
Never Give Up On Others August 27, 2015 — “Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we do not lose heart.” (2 Corinthians 4:1, NKJV). There are times I feel like giving up. I’m tempted to give up on people and lose hope in the middle of a stressful situation. A person who did not follow through with a commitment gives me pause. Should I give up on them or give MORE
Quantico veterans honor the Spirit of ‘45 August 20, 2015 — The Spirit of ‘45 was alive during a wreath laying ceremony at the Quantico National Cemetery, Aug. 16. The international tribute celebrated the collective service of U.S. Citizens and honored the 70-year commemoration of the end of World War II. MORE
Path to award winning rifle team, only for the dedicated August 20, 2015 — After a decade-long drought, the U.S. Marine Corps Rifle Team was awarded the 2015 National Trophy Infantry Team match at the Camp Perry in Port Clinton, Ohio. The eight-man team defended the Marine Corps reputation as the Nation’s finest marksmen in the five-week competition. MORE
Marine Corps Acculturation Program prepares civilian Marines August 20, 2015 — The Marine Corps Acculturation Program was held at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Aug. 12-13. Civilian Marines were provided with tools to understand the organizational structure of the Marines they support MORE
Sure footing August 20, 2015 — “Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of the world. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become,” said Brooke Foss Westcott. MORE

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