MCB Quantico
Quantico, VA 22134, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

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Welcome

WELCOME TO MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO CROSSROADS OF THE MARINE CORPS Since its establishment in 1917, Quantico has been home to many of the nation’s most innovative, intelligent and patriotic men and women. It is here, at the Crossroads of the Marine Corps, that vital concepts, training and equipment for

History

HISTORY OF MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO Even before the Jamestown Settlement and Captain John Smith explored the banks of the Potomac River in 1608, the Spaniards had visited Quantico over 40 years earlier. Early Scottish colonists later settled in the Quantico area, growing tobacco for export. The Quantico region wa

Arrival

DIRECTIONS Quantico is conveniently reached by Interstate 95 and there are two airports nearby: Washington Dulles International in Chantilly, Virginia, and Ronald Reagan Washington National in Washington, D.C. Other transportation includes a bus terminal in nearby Triangle as well as Amtrak, 800-872-7245, and Virginia Railway Express, 800-RIDE-VRE (800-743-3873), trai

Services

The American Red Cross is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. When military members and their families experience emergencies such as the death or illness of a loved one or the birth of a child, the American Red

Recreation & Sports

The Semper Fit administrative office is on the upper level, north wing, of Little Hall, Building 2034, Barnett Avenue, 703-784-2014. Semper Fit and Recreation consists of a combined arms team of professionals with specialized expertise in sports management, health promotion and education, fitness and parks, aquatics and outdoor recreation. The

Marine Corps Installations National Capital Region-Marine Corps Base Quantico

MCB Quantico is home to Marine Corps Combat Development Command, Marine & Reserve Affairs, and numerous other tenant commands and activities. The base staff provides infrastructure, operational, and community services support to these organizations and to the military members, families, and civilians who live and work on base. The base

Marine Corps Installations Command

Marine Corps Installations Command (MCICOM) became fully operational Oct. 1, 2012, as the Marine Corps’ newest command. MCICOM is responsible for the command and control of Marine Corps installations around the globe through regional commanders (MCIEAST, MCIWEST, MCIPAC and MCINCR-MCB Quantico) by providing oversight, direction, and coordination of services and

Tenant Commands and Activities

The Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command (MCCDC) holds the additional responsibilities as the Deputy Commandant, Marine Corps for Combat Development and Integration (CD&I), and Commander Marine Forces Strategic Command (MARFORSTRATCOM). They are headquartered in the General Raymond G. Davis Center at 3300 Russell Road. Commander MARFORSTRATCOM represent

Area Attractions

Prince William County Prince William Forest Park Located just outside Marine Corps Base Quantico, Prince William Forest Park is the largest protected natural area in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area at over 16,000 acres. Established in 1936 as the Chopawamsic Recreational Demonstration Area, it now offers wildlife viewing, 37

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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

Becoming future leaders of change; Congressman hosts Service Academy Day at Quantico

Story by Valerie OBerry on 09/29/2017 Each year Wittman has the privilege of nominating a limited number of young men and women to attend the service academies, thus beginning their honorable journey into military service. High school and middle school students joined by parents and guidance counselors were provided with

Getting credit for military service

Story by Valerie OBerry on 09/29/2017 As Marines seek promotions or even meaningful careers within the civilian sector it is important to acknowledge where they reside in their academic and professional career by reviewing their Joint Service Transcript at the Marine Corps Base Quantico's Voluntary Education Center (VEC) located off
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