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John Hollis, MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.
The U.S. Cyber Command recently came away impressed after a thorough Command Cyber Readiness Inspection at Marine Corps Base Quantico. Quantico’s G-6 rated a nearly perfect score following a close scrutiny of base cyber security operations from July 21-25. Director Rich Logsdon’s team of dedicated civilians and Marines scored an 84.7 percent on the
Ameesha Felton, MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.
The Consolidated Substance Abuse Counseling Center wants Marines who are struggling with a drinking or a drug problem to know they have a direct path out of that trap. Each unit provides a designated Substance Abuse Control Officer, who can evaluate Marines and set them on a path to recovery by referring them to the right services. SACOs are not
Sgt. Rebekka S. Heite, MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.
Of the 2,500 Run Amuck/mini-Run Amuck competitors, 30 Marines and sailors took it a step further and competed in the Warrior Challenge, which launched before the first Run Amuck wave June 14, 2014. Ten teams of three service members each competed in the new challenge, which brought a little friendly competition to an otherwise untimed Marine Corps
Tiffiney Wertz, MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Virginia
The Headquarters Marine Corps Program and Resources department at the Pentagon are the primary group of individuals who work to develop, preserve and administrate financial requirements including policies and programs for the Marine Corps. Working under the direction and guidance of the commandant of the Marine Corps, the P&R department research and findings help make critical financial decisions that help ensure Marines are equipped do their jobs in garrison and in combat.
Laying a loved one to rest can be a painful and stressful experience. While some struggle to move on, others may find tranquility, but in between those emotions, the Department of Veteran Affairs Cemetery Administration continues to honor and recognize the sacrifice veterans and their families have made to the nation through national memorials.
Ameesha Felton, Marine Corps Base Quantico
Grab a bottle and fill it up at the tap because Marine Corps Base Quantico has some of the highest-quality drinking water. For the sixth consecutive year, Quantico’s Mainside Water Treatment Plant has earned the excellence in “Granular Media Filtration” award from the Virginia Department of Health’s Office of Drinking Water.
The Marine Corps Marathon team, Base Facilities and approximately six Marines began building the Run Amuck course last week in preparation for the June 14, 2014, race. More than 2,000 participants were scheduled to run the 4-mile course as of June 6. Another 400 were scheduled to run the scaled-down, 2-milelong Mini Run Amuck. Run Amuck, part of
The Quantico National Cemetery parade deck was filled with Marines, past and present, and members of the local community for the Potomac Region Veterans Council Memorial Day Ceremony on May 26, 2014. Memorial Day, a national holiday commemorating those who have died in service to their country, was originally called Decoration Day and was
Col. David W. Maxwell, MCBQ base commander, MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.
Monday will be set aside as a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. Formerly known as Decoration Day, communities in America fly their national colors at half mast and commemorate their heroes in ceremonies across the nation. I encourage you to find an opportunity to take part in one of these ceremonies. This long
Tiffiney Wertz, Marine Corps Base Quantico
Florence Dawson’s route to the Marine Corps was unlike most. For her, the motto, “Once a Marine Always a Marine” is true as she continues to work with Marines and other services as part of Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico.