Training Advisory for September 25 through October 11, 2020
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:
Oct. 5 8 a.m. – midnight
LIVE FIRE DEMO 25LBS & BELOW, 81MM MORTARS
Oct. 6 12:01 a.m. – midnight
LIVE FIRE DEMO 25LBS & BELOW, MORTARS, SMALL ARMS
Oct. 7 12:01 a.m. - 6 pm
LIVE FIRE DEMO 15LBS & BELOW, MORTARS, SMALL ARMS; AV AIRCRAFT MOVEMENT; AV LIVE FIRE FIXED/ROTARY WING
Oct. 8 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
LIVE FIRE DEMO 15LBS & BELOW, MISSILES, ROCKETS, SMALL ARMS
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 http://www.facebook.com/OfficialMarineCorpsBaseQuantico
For information on how to file training related damage claims please visit our legal services page and look for "Claims".