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Marine Corps Base Quantico 242nd Birthday Ball Events

Marine Corps Base Quantico will celebrate the 242nd anniversary of the founding of the Corps at The Crystal City Gateway Marriot

When: Nov. 3    6 p.m. (Cocktail hour)
                          7 p.m. (Ceremony begins)

Ball POC: juan.abrego@usmc.mil


Caesar Salad

MEAL CHOICES (need to pick when purchasing tickets (1 - Chic, 2 - Beef, 3 -Fish, 4 - Veggie)

 #1 - Honey Tequila Chicken Breast with Chipotle Corn Relish Poblano-Jack Grit Cakes and Maple-Pepper Bacon Braised Greens

#2 - Chipotle Flank Steak with Orange Tomato Butter Sauce, Roasted Shallot Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Corn and Black Bean Relish, Charred Asparagus

#3 - Salmon with Artichoke Ragout and Baby Spinach and Buttered New Potatoes, Red Pepper Coulis

#4 - Vegetable Napoleon Roasted Portobello Mushrooms, Eggplant, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Fresh Mozzarella with Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce

Fresh Bread / Coffee & Tea


Parking - price included in the ticket (must obtain parking pass the night of the event)

Room Reservations - https://aws.passkey.com/e/49353741 (only 100 rooms are blocked, reserve sooner than later, you will not be charged until check-out of hotel room Nov 4)

Standard              - $149.00

Jr. Suite                - $169.00


ALTERNATE FREE PARKING - 239-241 18th St S., Arlington, VA 22202

Child Care - There will be child care available.  $25 per child, 5pm - midnight,contact 1stSgt Muncy, Jacquelynn (Jacquelynn.muncy@usmc.mil).  Deadline to sign up is October 27.




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