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The Quantico Base Recycling program has made some improvements that will raise funds to support on-base activities, such as fireworks, the annual holiday tree lighting and other family programs. But the program needs support from the Quantico community to be a success.Marilis Porter, solid waste and recycling manager, said new, bright blue recycling bins are located behind the Marine Mart and the 7-day Store. Recycled items include cardboard, aluminum cans, glass bottles and jars, metal cans and plastic bottles. Do not recycle plastic bags.Recycled items are sorted and compacted by a new $96,000 baler, which Porter expects to pay for itself by the end of the year. “Everything we do helps,” said Porter. “Keep on recycling.” - The Quantico Base Recycling program has made some improvements that will raise funds to support on-base activities, such as fireworks, the annual holiday tree lighting and other family programs. But the program needs support from the Quantico community to be a success. Marilis Porter, solid waste and recycling manager, said new, bright blue recycling bins are located behind the Marine Mart and the 7-day Store. Recycled items include cardboard, aluminum cans, glass bottles and jars, metal cans and plastic bottles. Do not recycle plastic bags. Recycled items are sorted and compacted by a new $96,000 baler, which Porter expects to pay for itself by the end of the year. “Everything we do helps,” said Porter. “Keep on recycling.”

Photo 20161129_193218 from left to right: Master of Ceremonies, Mrs. Catherine Herridge, Chief Intelligence Correspondent, Fox News; Lieutenant General John F. Mulholland, U.S. Army; Staff Sergeant Jared W. Gabriel, U.S. Army; Gunnery Sergeant Craig J. Wilcox, U.S. Marine Corps; Lieutenant General Mark A. Brilakis, U.S. Marine Corps.29 November 2016, Gunnery Sergeant Craig J. Wilcox was awarded the Grateful Nation Award. It is one of the Marine Corps "Outreach" Awards. Each branch of service was allotted one recipient. GySgt Wilcox was the Headquarters and Service Battalion nomination and he was selected to receive the award. They read a brief citation noting a few of the many incredible things GySgt Wilcox has done in his time. - Photo 20161129_193218 from left to right: Master of Ceremonies, Mrs. Catherine Herridge, Chief Intelligence Correspondent, Fox News; Lieutenant General John F. Mulholland, U.S. Army; Staff Sergeant Jared W. Gabriel, U.S. Army; Gunnery Sergeant Craig J. Wilcox, U.S. Marine Corps; Lieutenant General Mark A. Brilakis, U.S. Marine Corps. 29 November 2016, Gunnery Sergeant Craig J. Wilcox was awarded the Grateful Nation Award. It is one of the Marine Corps "Outreach" Awards. Each branch of service was allotted one recipient. GySgt Wilcox was the Headquarters and Service Battalion nomination and he was selected to receive the award. They read a brief citation noting a few of the many incredible things GySgt Wilcox has done in his time.