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MCINCR - Marine Corps Base Quantico

"Crossroads of the Marine Corps"

Sergeant Major Michael W. Hensley
Sergeant Major, Marine Corps Installations National Capital Region – Marine Corps Base Quantico
Throughout the month of April, Marines and Civilians of the Provost Marshal's Office (PMO) have been conducting Active Shooter and First Aid training. The Law Enforcement (LE) trainers of PMO created a thorough training package consisting of classroom instruction, lessons learned from previous active shooter incidents throughout the country and then applied them in a training scenario aboard MCB Quantico.
Security Battalion's Criminal Investigation Division (CID) was presented investigative merit awards for their work in OPERATION PURPLE HARBOR.   A Commandants Directive on Social Media Conduct. The Marines and Civilain's of CID invested countless hours on this mission and were recognized at the 32nd Annual Prince William Valor Awards Ceremony.
National Telecommunications Week is April 8-14, Each year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. It was first conceived by Patricia Anderson of the Contra Costa County (Calif.) Pictured are some of Security Battalions own telecommunicators.
Shown here are Fire fighters conducting controlled burns in order to contain a range fire.
Fire and Emergency responders are shown as they control access to a wildfire at one of the many ranges throughout Marine Corps Base Quantico. This particular fire lasted two days of dedicated support from the fire department.
Shown on the right, Civilian Law Enforcement Training Officer, Sergeant Carlos Ansley observing proper procedures and giving on the spot refinements while Civilian Police Officers of Security Battalion conduct Active Shooter training for the month of April.
The July 1935 issue is the first hard copy of the Quantico Sentry available at the Gray Research Library where the publication’s entire history is preserved.  The first paper was actually published May 31, 1935.
A column was written in the 50th anniversary issue celebrating the Quantico Sentry and its history in May 1985.
The logo of the Quantico Sentry (called the flag in the newspaper business) was redesigned numerous times and the different renditions are depicted here in the 25th anniversary edition of the paper.
The Quantico VRE shuttle services uses both buses and vans to transport employees aboard Quantico to and from the train station. The Quantico VRE shuttle service starts running at 5:20 a.m. and the last ride to the train depot is at 6:17 p.m.
Quantico employees board the bus to the VRE depot aboard Quantico after a hard day’s work.
Track Mounted Twin 40mm Duster, 1968.
Photo Courtesy of USMC Archives
Marines A Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines [A/1/1] return fire from a house window during a search and clear mission in the battle of Hue, February 1968. (official USMC photo by Sergeant Bruce A. Atwell, Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections).
Marine Corps Base Quantico welcomes Chaplain Steven Barstow, MCINCR-MCBQ command chaplain.
Child Abuse Prevention Month
Personal Property Office (PPO) employees from left to right: Warren Holmes, Melinda Rogers, Romelia Allen and Gunnery Sgt. Catherine Wilcher.
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society 2018 Active Duty Fund Drive
The base is open on time. Reasonable delays for reporting to work are excused. Unscheduled leave is authorized.