Quantico Marine Corps Base

Type   Fortification
Historical Name of Location   Quantico, Virginia, United States

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Quantico Marine Corps Base Timeline

16 Jun 1919 Lewis Puller graduated from the US Marine Corps Officer Candidates School at Quantico, Virginia, United States.
30 Jun 1939 The US 1st Marine Brigade was activated at Quantico, Virginia, United States, supported by the 1st Marine Aircraft Group.
7 Jul 1941 The US Marine Corps established the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing at Quantico, Virgina, United States under Lieutenant Colonel Louis E. Woods.
1 Dec 1941 US Marine Corps established a Marine Corps Air Station at Quantico, Virginia, United States under Major Ivan W. Miller (redesignated from Base Air Detachment 1, Marine Barracks).

Photographs

Post card featuring Barnett Avenue at US Marine Barracks, Quantico, Virginia, United States, circa 1918Post card featuring Marines drilling with Browning M1917 machine guns, Quantico, Virginia, United States, circa 1918Post card featuring new recruits arriving at US Marine Barracks, Quantico, Virginia, United States, circa 1918Post card featuring the hospital buildings of US Marine Barracks, Quantico, Virginia, United States, circa 1918
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Modern Day Location
WW2-Era Place Name Quantico, Virginia, United States
Lat/Long 38.5511, -77.4306
Quantico Marine Corps Base Photo Gallery
Post card featuring Barnett Avenue at US Marine Barracks, Quantico, Virginia, United States, circa 1918
See all 68 photographs of Quantico Marine Corps Base




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