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MCINCR - Marine Corps Base Quantico


MCINCR - Marine Corps Base Quantico

"Crossroads of the Marine Corps"

Birthday Ball

Marine Corps Base Quantico 243rd Birthday Ball Events

Marine Corps Base Quantico will celebrate the 243rd anniversary of the founding of the Corps at The Crystal City Gateway Marriot

When: Nov. 2    6 p.m. (Cocktail hour)
                          7 p.m. (Ceremony begins)


Fresh Baked Bread


Mez Salad

Watercress, Arugula, Romaine; Sun-Dried Cranberries, Apricots, Candied

Pecan, Gorgonzola Cheese; Maple Pear Dressing


Marinated Grilled Flank Steak

Cabernet Sauce, Fire Roasted Wild Mushrooms, Yukon Gold Potato Cake w/

Vermont Cheddar Cheese, Broccollini, Grilled Roma Tomato


Mustard, Herb Roasted Chicken Breast

Onion Marmalade, Natural Jus, Three Cheese Potato Soufflé, Roasted Baby Fall



Parmesan Crusted Salmon

Meyer Lemon Cream Sauce, Wild Rice Pilaf, Sautéed Zucchini with Sundried



Spinach and Cheese Cannelloni

Fire Roasted Tomato, Gruyere Cheese Sauce, Julienne Vegetables


Lemon Cake & Chocolate Fudge Cake *ALTERNATING*


Iced Tea, Water, Regular Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee & Herbal Teas


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

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

Child Care - There will be child care available.  Quantico Child and Youth Programs will provide child care for various 2018 Birthday Ball dates. To view the USMC Birthday Ball Child Care details, CLICK HERE.

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