MCB Quantico

Survey for potential buried munitions

Story by Valerie OBerry on 04/18/2018 For more information about MCBQ's Munitions Response Program go to: https://www.navfac.navy.mil/products_and_services/ev/products_and_services/env_restoration/installation_map/navfac_atlantic/washington/mcb_quantico.html The attached graphic shows the four areas where the survey will be taking place.
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Stop the presses! Oldest paper in the Marine Corps comes to an end

Story by Valerie OBerry on 04/18/2018 Like other military papers the Quantico Sentry was a civilian enterprise newspaper, produced at no cost to the Marine Corps through advertising sales. In addition to no cost printing and distribution provided by ad sales, the most recent contractor also provided writers and a
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Free on-base shuttle available to commuters

Story by Frances Seybold on 04/18/2018 TSB provides this community service aboard base, transporting Marines and civilians from the VRE station to various work locations. This service is provided Monday Friday and is used by hundreds of commuters. In addition to providing convenience to commuters, the service also reduces traffic
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Hue City: A famous Vietnam urban battle Marines can learn from

Story by Valerie OBerry on 04/18/2018 Vietnam War veterans and retired Marines Lt. Gen. George "Ron" Christmas and Brig. Gen. Michael Downs, who were then captains serving as commanding officers in Hue, recently spoke about their experiences in the Battle of Hue City to an eager group of staff-noncommissioned officer
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Greetings!

Story by Valerie OBerry on 04/18/2018 By Cmdr. Steven R. Barstow MCINCR-MCBQ Command Chaplain This is my first article for the Quantico community, as I have just reported aboard as Marine Corps Installations National Capital Region-Marine Corps Base Quantico command chaplain. We just celebrated a huge Holy Week on the
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Decatur native named Marine Corps Prior Service Recruiter of the Year

Story by PFC Mitchell Collyer on 04/13/2018 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, VA - There are approximately 3,900 Marines serving as recruiters; of those recruiters, only one could be named Prior Service Recruiter of the Year. Gunnery Sgt. John L. Johnson is that prior service recruiter (PSR). Within Marine Corps Recruiting
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MCRC recognizes top performing Marines in recruiting

Story by Sgt Courtney White on 04/11/2018 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Virginia Four Marines with Marine Corps Recruiting Command (MCRC) were awarded Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals for their outstanding contributions to the Marine Corps and its recruiting efforts as part of the Commandant of the Marine Corps' Combined
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Navy Surgeon General Visits Medical Logistics Centers of Readiness Excellence

Story by Julius Evans on 04/10/2018 Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) visited two commands at the forefront of Navy Medicine logistics readiness on Mar. 20 and 21. Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command (NEMSCOM), is located on Cheatham Annex, Williamsburg,
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MEOP Marine sets the example for Marines

Story by Cpl Michael McHale on 04/06/2018 The Marine Corps Musician Enlistment Option Program (MEOP) offers musicians the chance to bring their talents into the Corps in service to their country. The program was created to grant musicians the ability to travel while performing around the world, earn a free
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MCRC National Training Team shines against international companies, earns award

Story by LCpl Naomi Marcom on 04/06/2018 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Virginia "I have the most senior and experienced [career recruiters] out of Marine Corps Recruiting Command who get selected to come out here," said Master Gunnery Sgt. James Brown, the chief of the National Training Team (NTT) at MCRC.
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Quantico Marine Embodies Fighting Spirit

Story by Cpl Michael McHale on 04/06/2018 Women have not always been a part of the United States Marine Corps. It wasn't until August 12, 1918 that the Secretary of Navy allowed women to enroll into the Marine Corps Reserve for clerical duty. The following day, Opha May Johnson enlisted
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