Training Advisory for February 15 through February 29, 2019
Marine Corps Base Quantico (MCBQ) has provided military, federal, state and local organizations robust training services since 1917. Today, 54 ranges support live-fire and demolition training for more than 40 Federal organizations, the Department of Defense, and multiple regional and local law enforcement agencies.
Very loud noise and noticeable ground vibrations may occur in the surrounding areas as follows:
Feb 20 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Live Fire of 155MM Howitzer
Feb 20 - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Live Fire of 81MM HE Mortars
Feb 21 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Demo 30 lb. and below
Feb 21 - 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Live Fire of 155MM Howitzer
Feb 21 - 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Live Fire of 81MM HE Mortars
Feb 22 - 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Live Fire of 155MM Howitzer
Feb 22 - 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Live Fire of 81MM HE Mortars
Please Note: Aircraft supporting training or support to other agencies from the Marine Corps Air Facility at Quantico can also generate noise. The frequency and number of aircraft supporting training can occasionally generate higher volumes of noise. Additionally, atmospheric conditions can amplify aircraft noise volume and the distance sound travels.
Community members wishing to comment on the impact of training should visit http://www.quantico.marines.mil/Advisories/Noise-Advisories/Noise-Complaint/
All questions regarding training should be directed to the Community Relations Office at (703) 784-3699.
Public notices can also be found on Marine Corps Base Quantico's official website at www.quantico.marines.mil and the official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/OfficialMarineCorpsBaseQuantico
For information on how to file training related damage claims please visit our legal services page and look for "Claims".