Marine Corps Base Quantico

 

Marine Corps Base Quantico

"Crossroads of the Marine Corps"

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Quantico equips Marines to teach ‘financial situational awareness’ October 6, 2014 — Staff sergeants and above now have an opportunity to bolster their financial expertise with the “Command Financial Specialist” course. The new, weeklong class, hosted by Personal Financial Management Branch, is designed to improve overall financial readiness within Marine units by equipping leaders to teach. The first session was held Sept. 22 to 26, at the Religious and Family Service Center aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico. MORE
Domestic Violence Prevention Awareness Month activities October 6, 2014 — October is Domestic Violence Prevention Awareness Month and Marine Corps Base Quantico’s Family Advocacy Program has a lineup of programs designed to increase awareness of domestic violence prevention programs as well as speakers who will offer insight into the root causes of domestic violence as well as how the medical community is evolving to treat victims with more care and understanding. MORE
Prevention measures for current enterovirus outbreak October 6, 2014 — There have been no reported cases of respiratory illness involving enterovirus D-68 aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, but the Department of Defense and the Naval Health Clinic Quantico are taking preventive measures. MORE
Young NCO hailed for composure October 6, 2014 — Marine Corps Base Quantico officials credit Cpl. Michael Luce’s cool, calm demeanor for playing a key role in the handling of a potentially serious threat to base security on Sept. 11. Luce, stationed with the Provost Marshal’s Office, Security Battalion, was still fairly new to desk sergeant duties with the Military Police when an explosive threat was detected at the main gate, only to be followed by near simultaneous reports of a man allegedly driving around base brandishing a gun. MORE
FDNY Marine Corps Association place last piece of World Trade Center Steel at National Museum of the Marine Corps October 2, 2014 — The FDNY Marine Corps Association will be dedicating a monument at the National Museum of the Marine Corps on Oct. 5. The monument will be made of the FDNY’s last piece of World Trade Center steel and commemorates 17 New York City firefighters, who were also Marines. MORE
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
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
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
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
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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