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G-3: Operations


G-3: Operations

Marine Corps Base Quantico

Quantico, Va.

Plans and coordinates the conduct of military parades, honors, ceremonies and major events both on and off base.

Coordinates and schedules the command’s color guard for ceremonies on and off base.

Coordinates command funeral support for the Quantico National Cemetery and other cemetery facilities.

Organizes and trains the Marine Ceremonial Platoon and provides limited color guard and ceremonial support to funerals, parades, retirements and other appropriate functions.

Plans, coordinates, and conducts the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) and Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) orientation/visit programs.

Supervises the visitor Control Coordination Section.

Develops plans (LOI’s), schedules coordination meetings, and provides oversight management in order to ensure the successful execution of command operations.

Consolidates annual Command Chronology for MCB Quantico and MCCDC.

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3250 Catlin Avenue
Quantico, VA 22134
Head, Current Operations Branch:
Current Operations Chief:
Command Event Coordinator:
Command Visit Coordinator:
784-5568, 4757, 2615
Ceremonial Platoon
Color Guard Request Form
Email: william.foster@usmc.mil