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Quantico Tri athletes begin the second leg of the race, the 20K bike ride.
Quantico Tri and 12K athletes participate in opening ceremonies aboard Quantico on race day, Aug. 20.
All-Marine Runner Maj. Richard Jennings of Quantico is the first to cross the 12K finish line with a time or 44:27.
Athletes complete the first leg of the Quantico Tri, the 750M swim.
U.S. Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) host the Intrumural Basketball All Star Game and Three Point Contest at Barbers Gym, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., April 5, 2016. Players selected from their respected teams come and play togther for one last time this season.
As part of a practical application, Becca Saal practices different briefing techniques with her fellow coaches during the 2016 Coaches Workshop at Marine Corps University aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Aug. 4. The workshop creates a mutually beneficial relationship between coaches and the Marine Corps, where coaches can share knowledge about the Corps based on firsthand experience. Saal is the head volleyball coach for Carroll University in Waukesha, Wis.
Staff Sgt. Amanda Jenks poses with Del Yackle, HITT coordinator for Marine Corps Base Quantico, at the 2016 HITT Tactical Athlete Championships Aug. 18 at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. Jenks represented Quantico at the championships and placed third overall in the female division.
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Ronald Green congratulates Staff Sgt. Amanda Jenks on placing third overall among 16 female competitors at the 2016 HITT Tactical Athlete Championships Aug. 18 at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. Jenks, a cyber systems chief with Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command, represented MCB Quantico at the championships.
Staff Sgt. Amanda Jenks, a cyber systems chief with Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command, represented Marine Corps Base Quantico at the second annual HITT Tactical Athlete Championship, which was held Aug. 15-18 at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. Jenks placed third overall among the 16 female Marines who particpated in the championship. Each Marine Corps installation could send one male and one female to the competition. Photo courtesy Amanda Jenks.
Brig. Gen. Christopher Mahoney, director of the Strategy and Plans Division for USMC Plans, Policies and Procedures, enjoys a slice of cake at an event celebrating the centennial of the Diplomatic Security Service and the 70th anniversary of the Marine Security Guard (MSG) program, June 29 at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. While the MSG program has only formally existed for 70 years, Marines have been guarding U.S. diplomatic interests since the early years of the country.
Brig. Gen. Christopher Mahoney, director of the Strategy and Plans Division for Plans, Policies and Procedures, and Bill Miller, director of the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS), and cut a cake celebrating the centennial of the DSS and 70th anniversary of the Marine Security Guard program, June 29 at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. While the MSG program has only formally existed for 70 years, Marines have been guarding U.S. diplomatic interests since the early years of the country.
Brig. Gen. Christopher Mahoney, director of the Strategy and Plans Division for Plans, Policies and Procedures, and Bill Miller, director of the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS), and cut a cake celebrating the centennial of the DSS and 70th anniversary of the Marine Security Guard program, June 29 at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. While the MSG program has only formally existed for 70 years, Marines have been guarding U.S. diplomatic interests since the early years of the country.
Map of the United States indicating potential natural disasters each area could face. Viriginia is susceptible to hurricanes, as well as universal disasters such as house fires, thunderstorms, and floods.
Children at the Quantico Youth Center examine a hand-cranked radio and flashlight, an example of the kind of tool they could keep in their personal pillowcase emergecy preparedness kits. The American Red Cross visited the facility August 8 to present the education session.
American Red Cross volunteers visited the Quantico Youth Center August 8 to present The Pillowcase Project, an emergency preparedness education session sponsored by Disney. Each child attending the presentation got to take home a pillowcase to fill with a personal emergency supply kit.
Red Cross volunteer John Miller talks to children at the Quantico Youth Center about hurricanes during a presentation of the Pillowcase Project August 8.
Mae Mathieu sits in front of the 8-by-16 foot mural of the American flag she painted on her office wall.
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Christian Wortman, commanding officer (CO), The Basic School (TBS), relinquishes command to U.S. Marine Corps Col. Mark Clingan at Camp Barrett, Quantico, Va., Aug. 12, 2016. The mission of TBS is to train and educate newly commissioned or appointed officers. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alexander S. Norred/Released)
A Navy color guard prepares to present colors before the official start for the change of command ceremony for the Naval Health Clinic Quantico.
The Quantico Sentry edition for August 11, 2016, covers back to school information onboard MCBQ and other student based articles for families preparing for upcoming school year.