Quantico Marine Corps Base Guide 2011
Welcome to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Crossroads of the Corps
Even before the Jamestown Settlement and Captain John Smith explored the Potomac banks in 1608, the Spaniards had visited Quantico nearlyn 40 years earlier.
Quantico is conveniently accessed by Interstate 95 and there are two airports nearby: Dulles International in Chantilly, Va., and Ronald Reagan Washington National in Washington, D.C.
The American Red Cross is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
The administrative office for Recreation Activities is located in the basement of Little Hall, Building 2034, Barnett Avenue. The program offers a wide variety of recreational activities designed to help patrons stay in shape and enjoy their leisure time.
Headquartered in the General Raymond G. Davis Center at 3300 Russell Road, the Marine Corps Combat Development Command was created on Nov. 10, 1987, by the 28th commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. P.X. Kelly.
The mission of the Training and Education Command, located in Building 1019, is to develop, coordinate, resource, execute and evaluate training and education concepts, policies, plans and programs to ensure Marines are prepared to meet the challenges of present and future operational environments.
Marine Corps National Capital Region Command was established to facilitate consolidation of base support functions, to provide anti-terrorism and force protection coordination for the Marine Corps in the NCR and to coordinate emergency response with DOD, federal, state, and local authorities in the region.
Marine Corps Base Quantico is home to the Marine Corps Combat Development Command and numerous tenant organizations.
The Manpower and Reserve Affairs is the largest department in Headquarters Marine Corps. Located in the James Wesley Marsh Center, Building 3280, M&RA is responsible for taking care of Marines and their families.
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