MCB Quantico

Marines, civilians begin another charitable year with a dodge ball tournament

Story by Jeremy Beale on 10/30/2017 The mission of the CFC is to promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee- focused, cost-efficient and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life for all. Capt. Joseph Corrigan, commanding officer at Combat Development
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Connecting the dotsL.I.NK.S program celebrates 20 years

Story by Jeremy Beale on 10/30/2017 The vision for the program was established in 1995 by a group of Marine Corps spouses at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia, with the purpose of creating a Marine Corps 101 program. However, the primary purpose was creating a program. which empowered
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Whimsical strings resonate within Marine Corps University's Warner Auditorium

Story by Jeremy Beale on 10/30/2017 The string quartet, comprised of Staff Sgts. Christopher Franke (violin), Sheng-Tsung Wang (violin), Sarah Hart (viola) and Charlaine Prescott (cello), performed musical selections from their White House collection. The pieces included, "The Lark" by Joseph Haydn, "American" by Antonn Dvok, "Ashokan Farewell" by Jay
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Marine volunteers get down and furry

Story by Jeremy Beale on 10/30/2017 Marines typically visit the facility three times a week to help train Ozzy, Patsy, Tom Tom, Joan and Ronnie, four beautiful golden retrievers ranging in age from five months old to two years old. So far the Marines have volunteered more than 53 hour
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Marine Corps Vietnam veterans visit old friend

Story by Frances Seybold on 10/30/2017 In the image of Taylor appears to be grinning, as his eyes blankly stare into the common room. If not for the brief biography that is mounted under the painting, one might wonder what the story of this Marine is, which brings Taylor's painting
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Zero fail mission: Marine Corps Air Facility rated one of the safest places in the nation

Story by Jeremy Beale on 10/30/2017 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) recognized MCAF, home of the Marine Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1), on Oct. 5 as a Star Worksite, thus making the installation one of the safest places to work in the nation. The air
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Quantico says Namaste at Prince William Forest Park

Story by Jeremy Beale on 10/30/2017 The retreat was a collaborative effort between many of the MCCS behavioral health programs aimed at providing tangible stress management, relaxation and mindfulness techniques to enhance quality of life. Mental health and/or substance use disorders affect people of all ethnicities, ages, genders, geographic regio
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Corps reaches final stages of tropical boots, uniform testing

Story by Monique Randolph on 10/26/2017 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.The Marine Corps wrapped up its fourth and final field user evaluation for a prototype tropical utility uniform and boots in late September. Between June and September, 400 Marines from 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment put the new uniform and
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La. National Guard general retires after 35 years of military service

Story by SGT Garrett Dipuma on 10/25/2017 By Sgt. Garrett L. Dipuma, Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs Office NEW ORLEANS Maj. Gen. Barry Keeling retired from the Louisiana Army National Guard after 35 years of military service during an official ceremony at the Army Aviation Support Facility #1 in Hammond,
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Face of Acquisition: Lead engineer takes unconventional path to get Marines better body armor

Story by Ashley Calingo on 10/12/2017 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.Flora "Mackie" Jordan's path to becoming an award-winning body armor engineer for the Infantry Combat Equipment team at Marine Corps Systems Command happened by chance. "It was kind of accidental, but serendipitous," said Jordan of her introduction to MCSC. "After
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Corps evaluates virtual decision kit to supplement training

Story by Ashley Calingo on 10/03/2017 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. Innovation. Vision. Initiative. Those are the reasons Lt. Col. Marcus Mainz envisioned the Tactical Decision Kit, or TDK. The Marine Corps Rapid Capabilities Office, in collaboration with the Office of Naval Research, developed the TDK which uses technology that
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