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"Crossroads of the Marine Corps"

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Buried in vaults aboard Quantico is the history of the Corps February 05, 2014 — When a lieutenant colonel with the Marine Corps Embassy Security Group needed footage for a training video, she came to the Oral and Video History Section in the basement of Breckenridge Hall, where collection manager Tom Baughn is now digging up film for her related to the 1983 Beirut barracks bombing, the evacuation of the U.S. embassy in Saigon MORE
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Buried in vaults aboard Quantico is the history of the Corps
Marines challenge themselves in advanced swim course February 03, 2014 — As the drowning victims submerged themselves in their pretending panic, voices from across the pool told them to stay calm because they were on their way to rescue them. Ten Marines challenged themselves with a weeklong Water Survival Advance qualification course at Ramer Hall Feb. 3, 2014. After qualifying as beginners and intermediate swimmers, MORE
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Marines challenge themselves in advanced swim course
MLK Day speaker urges audience to dream, act February 03, 2014 — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. seemed to live his life in a hurry, said Will Gunn, general counsel to the Department of Veterans Affairs and guest speaker at Marine Corps Base Quantico’s Martin Luther King Day observance.  The son of a pastor, King told his mother when he was a child that he wanted to strike a blow at racism, Gunn told the audience MORE
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Spouses encouraged to attend transition seminars February 03, 2014 — Career Resource Management Center personnel highly encourage spouses attend their spouse’s respective end of service seminar: Transition Readiness Seminar for Separatees, Retirees Only Transition Readiness Seminar or Executive Transition Readiness Seminar.  "It’s always good for the spouse to be in the know," said Demetria Thomas, career resource MORE
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Intel Marines Map Quantico February 03, 2014 — Drivers around Quantico last week may have noticed a few Marines with orange safety vests and big tripods roaming the base. These Marines aren’t a part of a unit on Quantico. They are students in the Basic Geographic Intelligence Specialist course out of Fort Belvoir.  “These students are here performing an assignment that wraps up a section of MORE
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Championship performance by MCSC February 03, 2014 — There was nothing but pure confidence coming from the Marine Corps Systems Command Team as they faced the Manpower Management Support Branch team during an Intramural American League basketball game at the Barber Physical Activity Center on Feb. 3, 2014. MMSB looked to take their opponents down a peg during the game. Unfortunately for them, MORE
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Championship performance by MCSC
Eagles squeeze out win against Lady Warriors February 03, 2014 — The Quantico Middle/High School Lady Warriors Basketball Team went head-to-head in a close game against the Foxcroft School Eagles of Middleburg, Va.,  in Quantico on Jan 31, 2014. Pitted against one of the toughest teams in the league, the Lady Warriors gave the Eagles a run for their money. Neither team backed down nor wanted to give an inch and, MORE
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EWS Students gain insight from Falklands War Commanders January 31, 2014 — Students at the Expeditionary Warfare School, here, were given a first-hand lesson Weds. in expeditionary operations planning by the British Royal Marine and Royal Navy commanders who led combat troops in the 1982 Falklands War. MORE
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Falklands War Seminar
Range managers, resource managers partner to allow hunting amid military training January 31, 2014 — Each year, Marine Corps Base Quantico sells around 2,000 licenses to hunt aboard the installation. However, the base’s primary mission is military training that requires a near-constant expenditure of live rounds, from bullets to 500-pound air munitions. Coordinating these two types of activities — and making sure they never cross paths — requires MORE
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Base honors civilians who ‘serve in leadership’ January 31, 2014 — Against a backdrop of furloughs and a government shutdown that created uncertainty for federal civilian employees over the last year, last week’s civilian awards ceremony provided an opportunity “to recognize those civilians who have excelled and stepped up and really demonstrated a level of performance, a level of caring, a level of commitment to MORE
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Base honors civilians who ‘serve in leadership’

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