MCB QUANTICO NEWS

2019 Modern Day Marine Military Expo showcases emergent technologies

Story by Sgt Kirstin Spanu on 09/23/2019 QUANTICO, Va.The Modern Day Marine Military Expo, sponsored by the Marine Corps League and Marine Corps Association Foundation, displayed the newest technologies available for America's militaries on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., from Sept. 17-19, 2019. More than 380 exhibitors presented their equipment,
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Police chief renovates, modernizes department despite multiple challenges

Story by Julia Simpkins on 09/23/2019 For years, tight budgets restricted facilities' maintenance. From leaking ceilings to a broken lock, almost every office has some infrastructure problem it would like to solve immediately. The reality, however, is that resources are limited and some projects will have to wait. When challenge
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Sgt. Kevin Fisch represents Camp Pendleton at 2019 HITT Championship

Story by LCpl Melissa Ugalde on 09/20/2019 The feeling of accomplishment, victory, and overwhelming pride is what U.S. Marine Sgt. Kevin Fisch, a motor transportation mechanic with 1st Maintenance Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, felt after finishing the 2019 High Intensity Tactical Training Championship as the
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Corps engages industry through briefing event

Story by Matt Gonzales on 09/20/2019 FREDERICKSBURG, Va.On Sept. 13, Marine Corps Systems Command and Program Executive Officer Land Systems engaged with stakeholders and other key audiences during the Advanced Planning Briefing to Industry. Held at the Fredericksburg Hospitality House and Conference Center, the event helped establish a foundation for
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NASA Official Inspires NSWC Dahlgren Audience to Find Your Voice' at Hispanic Heritage Month Observance

KING GEORGE, Va. (Sept. 13, 2019) Sandra Alba Cauffman reminisced about watching the Apollo 11 moon landing on television as a seven year old girl growing up in Costa Rica. Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the moon with the words, "that's one small step for man, one giant
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Volunteers Honor the Fallen - Quantico National Cemetary Patriot Day

Story by LCpl Paige Verry on 09/17/2019 The sun shines over the tops of deep green trees illuminating each slate-grey headstone. The crowd gathers to pay their respects, and to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Volunteers assemble for Patriot Day at the Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle Va., Sept.
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Marines triumph through 5th annual HITT championship

Story by Sgt Kirstin Spanu on 09/16/2019 Marines from all across the Marine Corps completed the 5th annual High Intensity Tactical Training (HITT) Championship aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. Sept. 12, 2019. The first place male and female winners of the competition were Sgt. Kevin Fisch, representing Marine Cor
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Retired 1st Lt. Adriana De Hoyos: Full Circle Moment

Story by Annette P. Gomes on 09/13/2019 Retired 1st Lt. Adriana De Hoyos: Full Circle Moment By Annette P. Gomes, Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. It has been a banner year for retired U.S. Army 1st Lt. Adriana De Hoyos. She completed her Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Graphic Design at
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Handheld digital targeting system provides fire and air support to Marines

Story by Matt Gonzales on 09/12/2019 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.A Marine Corps Systems Command fire support device will be one of several communication technologies demonstrated at Island Marauder 2019. The Target Handoff System version 2.0 is a lightweight, fire control system that employs commercial off-the-shelf, shock-resistant tablets to perform
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2019 HITT Championship tests peak physical performers

Story by Sgt Mackenzie Gibson on 09/11/2019 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.-- Four days, seven challenges, several dozen competitors, but only two may become champions. Marines from far and wide accept this annual challenge, and there is no exception this year at the 2019 High Intensity Tactical Training Championship aboard
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Brothers Compete to be 2019 HITT Champion

Story by Sgt Kirstin Spanu on 09/10/2019 Gunnery Sgt. Levi Gates and Gunnery Sgt. Justin Gates, brothers from Burleson, Texas, are competing in the Marine Corps' 5th Annual High Intensity Tactical Training Championship aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Sept. 9 through 12, 2019. This year's championship consists of athlete
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