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Victim Witness Liaison Officer Information

Maj Christine Livi is the Regional Victim and Witness Liaison Officer (RVWLO) for MCB Quantico and acts as the Commander, MCINCR-MCB Quantico’s manager for the VWAP Program aboard the base.  In that capacity, Maj Livi chairs the VWAP Council, manages and maintains a list of all unit Victim Witness Assistance Coordinators and other base Victim Witness Representatives, tracks all services provided and is the central point of contact for the base program.

Pursuant to Marine Corps Directives, each office or agency which provides services to victims and witnesses (see list below) appoints a Victim Witness Assistance Representative and each unit (Battalion and Squadron level and above) appoints a Victim Witness Assistance Coordinator (VWAC).  The VWAC and other representatives are responsible for that unit or office’s part of the base VWAP.
Maj Livi can be contacted at (703) 784-2354.


MCB Quantico's Victim and Witness Assistance Program (VWAP) is designed to ensure victims and witnesses of crime are treated with fairness and dignity and are afforded their rights throughout the criminal justice process – from the first report of a crime through any period of confinement adjudged by a court-martial.

The Marine Corps VWAP instruction is MCO 5800.14


The Marine Corps executes a professional Victim and Witness Assistance Program in order to reduce the trauma, frustration, and inconvenience experienced by victims and witnesses of crime; inform victims of their statutory rights; and, assist victims and witness in understanding the military justice process.

Victim’s Rights

(1) To be treated with fairness and respect for the victim's dignity and privacy.

(2) To be reasonably protected from the accused.

(3) To be notified of any decision to dispose of an allege offense at court-martial, NJP or ADSEP proceedings.

(4) To be present at all public court-martial, NJP, and ADSEP proceedings, unless the court or legal advisor, after receiving clear and convincing evidence, determines that testimony by the victim would be materially affected if the victim heard other testimony at the proceeding.  This right does not obligate the government to pay for expenses incurred by the victim to be present.

(5) To be reasonably heard at any public proceeding involving release, plea, sentencing, or parole of the accused.  This right does not obligate the government to pay for expenses incurred by the victim to be present. 

(6) To confer with the attorney for the Government in the case. 

(7) To receive information about the conviction, sentence, confinement, and release of the accused. 

(8) To be notified of the apprehension of an accused, the initial appearance of an accused before a military judge, the release of the accused pending court-martial, any escape of the accuse, and the time and location of any trial, NJP, or ADSEP proceedings (including entry of guilty pleas and sentencing).
(9) To proceedings free from unreasonable delay.

(10) To receive available restitution.

MCB Quantico’s Unit Victim and Witness Assistance Coordinators

A Unit VWAC is the command’s primary point of contact for victim and witness assistance matters.  In conjunction with the VWLO, VWACs coordinate victim and witness assistance matters within their unit.  Victims and witnesses should not hesitate to contact their unit’s VWAC for more information, assistance, or to help get in contact with victim and witness assistance services. 

Position Rank Last Name First Name Phone Email
Installation Victim Witness Liaison Officer Maj Livi Christine 703-784-2354
Regional Victim Legal Counsel / Installation Victim Legal Counsel Maj Serbaroli Adrienne 703-784-3877
LSSS VWAC  Mr James Marvin 703-784-3690
Sec Bn VWAC Capt Menchaca Moses 703-784-2307
MCAF VWAC 2ndLt Posey Michael 703-784-2442
HMX-1 VWAC Maj Sedlock Joshua 571-494-4909
MCESG VWAC Capt Marshall Jake 703-784-4793
TBS VWAC Maj Evezich Kathryn 703-432-6557
OCS VWAC Capt Hautzenroeder Joseph 703-784-2914
WT Bn VWAC 1stLt Tripp Zachary 703-784-5058
MCIA VWAC SSgt Solano Ian 703-432-1415
MCIOC VWAC Capt Gober Erica 703-784-5772
MCCOG VWAC  SSgt Castro Yarivette 571-697-5300
MARFORCYBER VWAC CWO3 Tourangeau Brent 667-812-6381

Base Services For Victims and Witnesses

MCB Quantico Chaplain's offer counseling, religious ministries and related services to victims & witnesses upon request.
(703) 784-2131

Legal Assistance
The MCB Quantico Legal Assistance Office provides legal assistance for family matters such as divorce and child support and can provide referral to civilian attorneys when needed.

Prosecution/Military Justice Office
The MCB Quantico Military Justice Office provides legal advice and support to all MCB Quantico tenant commands in the prosecution of Marines and sailors in general, special, and summary courts-martial.  Rights and services afforded by the military justice office to victims and witnesses during the criminal trial process include: the right to be present at all public court proceedings, the right to be contacted about the proposed dismissal of any and all charges, the right to be consulted on decisions not to prosecute, the right to be contacted regarding the proposed terms of any negotiated plea, and the right to be notified of the acceptance of a guilty plea, or any conviction, sentencing and imprisonment of the accused.

MCB Quantico Criminal Investigation and Law Enforcement
NCIS, CID, and PMO provide investigative services for criminal offenses.  Criminal investigators and law enforcement personnel are responsible for providing victims and witnesses of crimes with the initial information under the VWAP and ensuring they have points of contact for all available services and assistance under the VWAP.
NCIS : (703) 432-0211
            (703) 784-2027 
CID : (703) 784-2027
PMO : (703) 784-2252

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
SARC coordinates all the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) activities about MCB Quantico and is a point of contact for victims of sexual assault.
(703) 784-3532

MCB Quantico’s medical clinic provides medical services for military personnel and dependents.
(703) 784-1725

Marine Family Services
Behavioral Health – (703) 784-1115
Victim Advocacy Program – (703) 784-2675
MCBQ Family Advocacy Program Manager: Ms. Teshia Hackler (703) 784-2570 mail
For more details on Marine Family Services, (CLICK HERE)

Crime Victim Compensation Funds
Virginia Victims Fund Website:


local civilian services

Rape Crisis & Domestic Violence Hotline:  1 (800) 868-2632
Hopeful Horizons-Family Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy: (843) 770-1070
Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA): (843) 524-4350 
Stafford County Department of Social Services: (540) 658-8720
Stafford City Victim Advocate: (540) 658-4301
Fredericksburg City Victim Advocate: (540) 372-1040
Alexandria City Victim Advocate: (703) 746-4100

Additional Resources

For additional resources, links, and forms, visit the VWAP site at HQ Marine Corps by clicking here.


Department of Defense Instruction 1030.2 - Victim and Witness Assistance Procedures
Department of Defense Instruction 1342.24 - Transitional Compensation for Abused Dependents
Department of Defense Instruction 6400.07 - Standards for Victim Assistance Services in the Military Community
Secretary of the Navy Instruction 5800.11B - Victim and Witness Assistance Program (VWAP)
Marine Corps Order 1752.5C - Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program
Marine Corps Order 5800.14 - Victim-Witness Assistance Program 

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