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Security Battalion

Marine Corps Base Quantico

Quantico, Va.
Security Battalion MCBQ
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.
Active Shooter training
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.
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.
Active Shooter and First Aid training
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.
Shown here are Fire fighters conducting controlled burns in order to contain a range fire.
Controlled burns
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.
Into the 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.
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.
National Communications Week
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.
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.
SecBn CID presented investigative merit awards
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 Civilian's of CID invested countless hours on this mission and were recognized at the 32nd Annual Prince William Valor Awards Ceremony.
Community Support during the holidays is what makes this Base great. Firefighters from Security Battalion doing Santa visits to all the Base Neighborhoods.
Firefighters from Security Battalion doing Santa visits
Community Support during the holidays is what makes this Base great. Firefighters from Security Battalion doing Santa visits to all the Base Neighborhoods.
Celebrating with Santa at the Holiday party. December 8, 2017
Security Bn Holiday Party
Celebrating with Santa at the Holiday party. December 8, 2017
Marines from Security Battalion Participating in the Iron Dog Competition, shown here is a Marine and his dog doing the search detection event of the competition. October 20, 2017.
Security Battalion Participating in the Iron Dog Competition
Marines from Security Battalion Participating in the Iron Dog Competition, shown here is a Marine and his dog doing the search detection event of the competition. October 20, 2017.
Service members and Civilian officers from local Police departments all competing for the Annual Iron Dog competition hosted by Security Battalion at MCB Quantico. October 20, 2017.
Annual Iron Dog competition
Service members and Civilian officers from local Police departments all competing for the Annual Iron Dog competition hosted by Security Battalion at MCB Quantico. October 20, 2017.
Posing are past and present Firefighters of Marine Corps Base Quantico as they celebrate there 100 years of support to MCB Quantico. September 8, 2017.
Firefighters of Marine Corps Base Quantico
Posing are past and present Firefighters of Marine Corps Base Quantico as they celebrate there 100 years of support to MCB Quantico. September 8, 2017.
Quantico Fire Department Celebrating there 100 years of support to Marine Corps Base Quantico. September 8, 2017.
Quantico Fire Department Celebrating 100 years
Quantico Fire Department Celebrating there 100 years of support to Marine Corps Base Quantico. September 8, 2017.
Military Policemen (MP) and Civilian Police Officers (CPO) from PMO MCB Quantico conducted a wet-lab as part of this year's annual Standard Field Sobriety Test (SFST) training.  Volunteers from various units aboard MCB Quantico assisted PMO by consuming alcohol in order to provide the MP's and CPO's with this invaluable training opportunity.
MCB Quantico PMO conducts wet-lab
Military Policemen (MP) and Civilian Police Officers (CPO) from PMO MCB Quantico conducted a wet-lab as part of this year's annual Standard Field Sobriety Test (SFST) training. Volunteers from various units aboard MCB Quantico assisted PMO by consuming alcohol in order to provide the MP's and CPO's with this invaluable training opportunity.
National Night Out, MWD demo to the local Community of Quantico at the Lincoln Housing Family Center.
MCB Quantico National Night Out
National Night Out, MWD demo to the local Community of Quantico at the Lincoln Housing Family Center.
MCB Quantico National Night Out was a big success with a great turnout from the community of MCB Quantico. Thanks to all the Marines of Security Battalion and Lincoln housing for hosting the event.
MCB Quantico National Night Out
MCB Quantico National Night Out was a big success with a great turnout from the community of MCB Quantico. Thanks to all the Marines of Security Battalion and Lincoln housing for hosting the event.
Cpl Cash, Military Police for PMO, reading to the boys and girls at Ellis Hall for the Police and Firefighter Storytime.
Police and Firefighter Storytime
Cpl Cash, Military Police for PMO, reading to the boys and girls at Ellis Hall for the Police and Firefighter Storytime.
Officer explaining to a young motivator about the vehicles that we utilize at Security Battalion for Police and Firefighter Storytime on July 28th.
Police and Firefighter Storytime
Officer explaining to a young motivator about the vehicles that we utilize at Security Battalion for Police and Firefighter Storytime on July 28th.
Captain Trodden, Operations Officer for PMO, reading to the boys and girls at Ellis Hall. Security Battalion personnel were on hand to read books and participate in a show-and-tell to youngsters who attended for Police and Firefighter Storytime.
Police and Firefighter Storytime
Captain Trodden, Operations Officer for PMO, reading to the boys and girls at Ellis Hall. Security Battalion personnel were on hand to read books and participate in a show-and-tell to youngsters who attended for Police and Firefighter Storytime.
All music from the Security Battalion Change of Command Ceremony was conducted by the MCB Quantico Marine Band.
Security Battalion Change of Command
All music from the Security Battalion Change of Command Ceremony was conducted by the MCB Quantico Marine Band.
LtCol Mark T. Schnakenberg addresses Security Battalion for the first time as the Commanding Officer.
Security Battalion Change of Command
LtCol Mark T. Schnakenberg addresses Security Battalion for the first time as the Commanding Officer.
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Robert E. Cato II, outgoing commanding officer for Security Battalion (SECBN) presents the organizational colors to Lt. Col. Mark T. Schnakenberg, incoming commanding officer, during a change of command ceremony held at Lejeune Field, Marine Corps Base Quantico, June 21, 2017. The ceremony was held to transition command from Cato to Shnakenberg. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by: Lance Cpl. Micha R. Pierce)
Security Battalion Change of Command
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Robert E. Cato II, outgoing commanding officer for Security Battalion (SECBN) presents the organizational colors to Lt. Col. Mark T. Schnakenberg, incoming commanding officer, during a change of command ceremony held at Lejeune Field, Marine Corps Base Quantico, June 21, 2017. The ceremony was held to transition command from Cato to Shnakenberg. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by: Lance Cpl. Micha R. Pierce)
Major General Broadmeadow presents the Medium Fire Department of the year to, Fire Chief Sullivan and Taormina, for the second time in a row. Outstanding job to the firefighters in Security Battalion.
Medium Fire Department of the year award
Major General Broadmeadow presents the Medium Fire Department of the year to, Fire Chief Sullivan and Taormina, for the second time in a row. Outstanding job to the firefighters in Security Battalion.
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MCBQ Security Battalion
Security Battalion of Marine Corps Base Quantico conducts numerous exercises to implement safety, best practices, situation readiness and maximum capability to meet any challenge in its mission to secure the installation. The ability to counter any threat or breach to Quantico's daily operations/purpose is constantly maintained through routine and thorough training measures.
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MCBQ Security Battalion
Security Battalion of Marine Corps Base Quantico conducts numerous exercises to implement safety, best practices, situation readiness and maximum capability to meet any challenge in its mission to secure the installation. The ability to counter any threat or breach to Quantico's daily operations/purpose is constantly maintained through routine and thorough training measures.
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MCBQ Security Battalion
Security Battalion of Marine Corps Base Quantico conducts numerous exercises to implement safety, best practices, situation readiness and maximum capability to meet any challenge in its mission to secure the installation. The ability to counter any threat or breach to Quantico's daily operations/purpose is constantly maintained through routine and thorough training measures.
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MCBQ Security Battalion
Security Battalion of Marine Corps Base Quantico conducts numerous exercises to implement safety, best practices, situation readiness and maximum capability to meet any challenge in its mission to secure the installation. The ability to counter any threat or breach to Quantico's daily operations/purpose is constantly maintained through routine and thorough training measures.
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MCBQ Security Battalion
Security Battalion of Marine Corps Base Quantico conducts numerous exercises to implement safety, best practices, situation readiness and maximum capability to meet any challenge in its mission to secure the installation. The ability to counter any threat or breach to Quantico's daily operations/purpose is constantly maintained through routine and thorough training measures.
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MCBQ Security Battalion
Security Battalion of Marine Corps Base Quantico conducts numerous exercises to implement safety, best practices, situation readiness and maximum capability to meet any challenge in its mission to secure the installation. The ability to counter any threat or breach to Quantico's daily operations/purpose is constantly maintained through routine and thorough training measures.
Our Mission

Provides law enforcement and fire and emergency services in order to protect the lives, property, and rights of all Marines, residents, employees, and visitors aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico; maintains order; prevents, suppresses, and investigates crimes; provides installation access control, and enforces the Uniform Code of Military Justice and State and Federal regulations; maintains capabilities to respond to and mitigate all hazards; and provides support services to facilitate the security posture of the installation.

 

DEPARTMENT MOTTO: "Keepers of the Crossroads"

 

 

Leaders

First Sergeant Jorge L. Ortiz
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Lieutenant Colonel Mark T. Schnakenberg
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Contact Us

Primary contact to Security Battalion is the Desk Sergeant at (703) 784-2251, or 784-2252, or 784-2253 for immediate assistance and directions to appropriate contact. All other personnel can be reached at the following listings.

Fire Department:    703-784-2652
Fire Chief:    703-784-3734
Accident Investigation:    703-784-4170
Military Working Dog:    703-784-2325
CID:    703-784-2057/2027
Vehicle Registration:    703-432-0603 703-784-3336/2800
Records, Fingerprinting, Police Records, Traffic Court:    703-784-4423
Court Liaison:    703-432-0602
DEERS, ID Card Center:    703-784-2750

 

 

 Contact Us

Security Battalion
2043 Barnett Ave
Quantico,VA 22134

Desk Sergeant: (703) 784-2251/2252/2253

 

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