Flags fluttered in the breeze as hundreds of service members, families and citizens gathered at Quantico National Cemetery on Memorial Day, May 25 for the somber remembrance of those who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of our country.
A new act will allow veterans the opportunity to attend out-of-state colleges and pay in-state tuition. The Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014, known as the “Choice Act,” will ensure that public institutions of higher learning charge qualifying veterans and dependents in-state tuition and fees. The key word is qualifying. The benefits of this act will only apply to veterans who meet certain conditions.
Due to required culvert and road repair, MCB-2 will be closed to foot and vehicle traffic late this summer through December. There will be two alternate routes individuals can take to access other portions of the base and the off-base community.
Nearing the end of a five-year period of research and development on the Augmented Immersive Team Training system, the Office of Naval Research demonstrated and tested their product on the Medal of Honor Golf Course at Marine Corps Base Quantico May 20-22.
Migrants travel from checkpoint to checkpoint (many trekking through the Sahara Desert) and pay smugglers along the way until they reach Libya. Given its geographic position and the lack of effective state governance, Libya is often used as a launching point between the Sahara and the Mediterranean.
With the weather warming up and Memorial Day weekend approaching, people will be spending more time outside and engaging in activities that can threaten life, limb and property. A major concern for Marines, sailors and their families is the possibility of drowning, particularly since nearly all Marine Corps and Navy installations are located along the water.
Marine administrative message 174/15 announces the convening of Fiscal Year 2016 Reserve Command Screening Board and Reserve Senior Leader Board.
The U.S. Marines joined U.S. Congressman Rob Whitman and “NCIS” television star David McCallum in hosting the second-largest Marine Corps Historic Half Sunday with 7,777 total finishers completing the Historic Half marathon, Historic 10K and Semper Fred 5K events.