Security Battalion


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"


Lieutenant Colonel David S. Rainey
Commanding Officer, Security Battalion, MCB Quantico

Lieutenant Colonel David S. Rainey was commissioned as a second lieutenant, upon graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy in May 2004. He then reported to The Basic School (TBS) in June 2004 and graduated in January 2005. After TBS, he attended the Military Police Officer Basic Course at the U.S. Army Military Police School in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and graduated in May 2005.

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Sergeant Major, Security Battalion, MCB Quantico
Sergeant Major, Security Battalion, MCB Quantico

Sergeant Major Jacqueline Y. Townsel enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1999 and completed recruit training at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina. Upon completion of Marine Combat Training, she was transferred to Camp Johnson, North Carolina where she attended the Basic Maintenance Management Military Occupational School (MOS) and was assigned the MOS of 0411.

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 Contact Us

Security Battalion
2043 Barnett Ave
Quantico,VA 22134

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

Primary contact to Security Battalion is the Desk Sergeant 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
Records, Fingerprinting, Police Records, Traffic Court: 703-784-4423
Court Liaison: 703-432-0602
DEERS, ID Card Center: 703-784-2750



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