MCB QUANTICO

Healthy minds make healthy Marines

Story by LCpl Gabriela Garcia-Herrera on 06/16/2017 Instructors with the Force Fitness Division from Quantico, Virginia visited Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan as part of a Fitness Road Show June 14, 2017. The road show helped developers of Force Fitness Instruction course, or FFI, critique their former students' teaching
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Marine recognized for excellence in information technology

Story by Jeremy Beale on 06/14/2017 While serving as company first sergeant, Service Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion (H&SBn), 35-year-old. 1st Sgt. Juan Abrego was selected among hundreds of nominations by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) as recipient of the Military Information Technology Leadership Award. The award
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Marines travel to Fort McHenry, get inspired by The Star Spangled Banner

Story by Jeremy Beale on 06/14/2017 More than 20 Quantico Marines learned about the significance of our nation's flag and its symbolism during the War of 1812 by traveling to Fort McHenry National Park recently, the location of the famous naval battle that took place there during the War of
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Marine Corps modernizing emergency response capabilities across the Corps

Story by Ashley Calingo on 06/13/2017 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.Marine Corps bases worldwide are gaining increased emergency response capabilities with the implementation of the Consolidated Emergency Response System, or CERS. CERS standardizes emergency dispatching capabilities and provides emergency first responders with enhanced command and coordination to support all hazardou
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What I've Learned: Melissa Culp

Story by Cpl Dave Flores on 06/01/2017 I grew up in a small town in New Jersey. The mascot of Delran [New Jersey] was the bear. The middle, junior high and high school all shared that same mascot. It was a smaller and quiet town. My mother is from Mexico
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Balloon Aviation aboard Quantico

Story by James Andrews on 06/01/2017 Quantico's first military balloon experience came not in the midst of the two world wars of the 20th century. Nor was it when a balloon squadron was assigned to the fledgling Marine aviation detachment of Quantico during the 1920s. No, Quantico's first balloon experience
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If you think Gracias means thank you Quantico would say Neigh

Story by James Andrews on 06/01/2017 Those driving on Russell Road aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico to or from the Commissary, Exchange or back gate may have noticed a memorial plaque near the sign for the North Bank trail bearing the word "Gracias." If they notice the plaque at all,
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Stepping into her father's shoes, Quantico employee recalls base 50 years ago

Story by Jeremy Beale on 06/01/2017 Hired on as a security assistant at Marine Corps Installations National Capital Region, nothing could prepare Marcia Flanagan for the sheer sense of overwhelming emotion that captured her heart as she approached Lejeune Hall on Memorial Day weekend of last year, where her new
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From Vietnam escape to Air Force success

Story by Kevin Gaddie on 05/23/2017 Editor's note: This is a special feature highlighting an Eglin Airman in honor of Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Khanh Phan appreciates every day of his life here. It's a life he knows could've been different, had him and his mother, Ha, not fled South
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Coaches Learn What it Takes to Become a Marine Officer

Story by Cpl Shaehmus Sawyer on 05/22/2017 MCB QUANTICO, Va.-- Coaches from across the United States participated in the 2017 Coaches' Workshop aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, May 17-20. Throughout the week, coaches experienced what candidates endure at Officer Candidates School to earn the title Marine and what they
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83 Navy Medicine East commands and reserve units receive 2016 Navy Surgeon General's Health Promotion and Wellness Award

Story by PO2 Stephane Belcher on 05/16/2017 Eighty-three Navy Medicine East health care and public health commands (46) and operational reserve units (37) were honored with the Navy Surgeon General's Health Promotion and Wellness Blue H Award for 2016. The Navy Surgeon General's Health Promotion and Wellness Award (medical category)
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