Spring green and sky blue were the colors of the day at the annual Bluebell Festival at Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area in Prince William County Apr. 17. The wetlands surrounding Cedar Run Creek on the farm’s 300-acre property are home to the largest concentration of Virginia Bluebells in the Northern Virginia region.
Ten senior enlisted leaders aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico came together to sign pledge forms to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) at a Professional Military Education session held Apr. 13 at The Clubs at Quantico.
To increase access to care, the Department of Defense is launching an Urgent Care Pilot Program for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries. This program allows Prime enrollees two visits to a network or TRICARE authorized provider without a referral or prior authorization.
Christian, who is the 9-year-old son of Diana Fagala and Marine Capt. Justin Fagala (stationed at Quantico) was the Marine Corps recipient of the award during the 2016 Military Child of the Year® Award ceremony April 14, at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Arlington.
Marine Corps Base Quantico will hold a National Day of Prayer ceremony May 5 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Lejeune Hall field (by the flagpole).
The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) and Special Olympics Virginia hosted the Fourth Annual Marine Corps Base Quantico Special Olympics at Butler Stadium Apr. 16.
Service members of every uniform united to take a stand against sexual assault during the 2nd annual Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Symposium hosted by the Sexual Assault Prevention Response Office (SAPRO) at The Clubs at Quantico aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico.
On April 1, 1865, the Siege of Petersburg closed, and with it the end of the American Civil War drew near. After 10 months of brutal trench warfare, Union forces finally managed to pierce the Confederate lines and drive them from their defense of the Confederate capital of Richmond. With its conclusion, Petersburg left an estimated 70,000 casualties, both Union and Confederate.