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Sunday 04/24/2016
A festival of Bluebells at Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area
Posted: April 24, 2016

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.

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Saturday 04/23/2016
Senior enlisted leaders sign pledges to NMCRS
Posted: April 23, 2016

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.

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Friday 04/22/2016
New Urgent Care pilot program for Prime Beneficiaries
Posted: April 22, 2016

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.

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Quantico child awarded Military Child of the Year
Posted: April 22, 2016

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.

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Thursday 04/21/2016
National Day of Prayer to be observed at Lejeune Hall May 5
Updated: April 21, 2016 - 1:59 pm

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).

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Everyone had fun at the Special Olympics
Updated: April 22, 2016 - 10:12 am

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.

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Wednesday 04/20/2016
Equip, empower, educate against sexual assault
Posted: April 20, 2016

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.

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The Battle for the Crater
Updated: April 20, 2016 - 9:54 am

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.

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Top Shot of the Week

Special Olympics

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — Angie enjoys completing a long jump during an event at the Special Olympics, hosted by EFMP aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Apr. 16.

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