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Training Advisory for May 7 through May 23, 2021

 

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: 

May 7, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Live Fire Demo 10lbs & Below 

May 10, 8 a.m. – midnight 
Live Fire Demo 5lbs & Below 

May 11, 12:01 a.m. – midnight 
Live Fire Demo 5lbs & Below; Inerting Operations; 155MM Howitzer; 81MM Mortars

May 12, 12:01 a.m. – midnight
Live Fire Demo 25lbs & Below; Inerting Operations; 155MM Howitzer; 81MM Mortars; Small Arms

May 13, 12:01 a.m. – midnight
Live Fire Demo 25lbs & Below; Inerting Operations; 155MM Howitzer; 60MM Mortars

May 14, 12:01 a.m. – midnight
Live Fire 155MM Howitzer; 60MM Mortars; 25MM & Below; .50 CAL

May 15, 12:01 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Live Fire 60MM Mortars; 25MM & Below

May 16, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Live Fire 60MM Mortars; 25MM & Below

May 17, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Live Fire Demo 25lbs & Below; Missiles; Rockets

May 18, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Live Fire Demo 25lbs & Below; Missiles; Rockets

May 19, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Live Fire Demo 25lbs & Below and Demo w/Claymore

May 20, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Live Fire Demo 25lbs & Below

May 21, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Live Fire Demo 25lbs & Below

May 13, 12:01 a.m. – midnight
Live Fire Demo 25lbs & Below; Inerting Operations; 155MM Howitzer; 60MM Mortars; .50 CAL; Maneuver BOC 7.76/5.56/40MM Practice

May 14, 12:01 a.m. – midnight
Live Fire 155MM Howitzer; 60MM Mortars; 25MM & Below; .50 CAL; Maneuver BOC 7.76/5.56/40MM Practice

May 15, 12:01 a.m. – midnight
Live Fire 60MM Mortars; 25MM & Below

May 16, 12:01 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Live Fire 60MM Mortars; 25MM & Below

 

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 https://www.quantico.marines.mil/Info/Noise-Advisories/Noise-Comment/

 

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/MarineCorpsBaseQuantico

 

For information on how to file training related damage claims please visit our legal services page and look for "Claims".

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The adjacent image is a link to the "Impulse Blast Noise Analysis Technical Report". This document is the result of recommendations made during the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS). Implementation of several JLUS recommendations are partially dependent on the completion of this Blast Noise analysis.

The Technical Report is suitable for government staff and anyone who would like to dig deeper into the subject of military training noise at Marine Corps Base Quantico. This document is designed to allow government staff to make better informed land use decisions with regard to rezoning, special use permits, site plan reviews, etc. The report can also be used to provide land owners with a tool to help them make better choices regarding the highest and best use of their property.

Would you like to submit an announcement, event, or program update to this page?  Please contact the MCB Quantico CommStrat Office .