MCB Quantico

Black History Month: A purposeful prayer for all people

Story by Valerie OBerry on 02/13/2018 The annual prayer breakfast hosted by the Virginia Black History Month Association was held Feb. 1 at The Clubs at Quantico bringing the community together to honor the proud men and women who sacrificed their lives for equality and opportunity. Senior Pastor Paul Graham
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Protect What You've Earned: Responsible actions

Story by Valerie OBerry on 02/13/2018 Responsible Drinking Alcohol abuse impacts lives, families and careers. More than half of all American adults have a close family member with an alcohol problem. And one in four children younger than 18 is exposed to alcohol abuse in the home. Alcohol problems rank
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Commander teaches elementary students what makes them different makes them special

Story by Valerie OBerry on 02/13/2018 Murray emphasized the differences of each student, making each feel special and appreciated for sharing. He said he was most surprised at how the students perceived him for his difference, as he described the amazement the students had from seeing real Marines in uniform.
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Springtime and baseball, developing positive connection between child and parent

Story by Valerie OBerry on 02/13/2018 It was the first parent and child workshop hosted aboard base. The clinic operates in conjunction with the New Parent Support Program, Exceptional Family Member Program and Start Smart program. The Start Smart Baseball program prepares children and their parents for organized baseball by
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Quantico fitness center undergoing a "refresh" with new paint, floors and more

Story by Valerie OBerry on 02/13/2018 The center serves approximately 325,000 active duty service members, their families, retirees, reservists and Department of Defense civilians aboard Quantico each year, making it a high-traffic area that requires occasional maintenance to keep it operating efficiently to meet the contemporary needs of patrons. BPAC
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Crossroads Elementary grooves to the tune of health and nutrition

Story by Valerie OBerry on 02/13/2018 Children in fifth grade and under grooved to the beat of music as Hailey Zoccoli (Jill) and Mark Jayne (DJ Markie Mark) taught children how to live healthy. Jill and DJ Markie Mark performed their hit songs: "Healthy is Good For Me" "Energy" "Nature'
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Rewarding Work: ONR Autonomous System a Finalist for Aviation Award

ARLINGTON, Va.Every year, new technologies emerge that could change how individuals, companies and even military commands operate. For the Navy and Marine Corps, one of those technologies is the Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System (AACUS)an Office of Naval Research-led program that can make any rotary-wing aircraft capable of fully autonomous flight,
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NCO and Marine of the Quartrer are both horse people

Story by Keith Hayes on 02/12/2018 The Mounted Color Guard aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., has a lot of accomplishments under its collective belt, and now they can boast having both the Noncommissioned Officer and Marine of the Quarter working with them. Corporal Nicholas R. Davis, stableman, i
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Jazzy tunes, rhythm and blues: Quantico Marine Corps Band to march in Mardi Gras

Story by Valerie OBerry on 02/09/2018 Throughout January, the Quantico Marine Corps Ceremonial and Dixieland Band have been hard at work preparing to perform in one of the nation's most exciting events. "For many in New Orleans this will be their first time in contact with Marines and we will
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PUTTING TOGETHER THE PIECES WHEN A COLD CASE GETS HOT

Story by Jeffrey Castro on 02/09/2018 In April 2010, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, a female Army captain was taking a shower when she turned to find an unknown man behind her. He was wearing a tan T-shirt wrapped around his head in order to cover his face. The man attempted
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Back in the Saddle: The Marine Corps makes careers, it doesn't end them

Story by Frances Seybold on 02/08/2018 Marine Corps Base Quantico Headquarters and Service Battalion (H&S Bn.), the largest battalion in the Marine Corps, kicked off the New Year Jan. 10 at Warner Hall Auditorium with kneecap to kneecap Back in the Saddle training. The training is held every year after
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