Marine Corps Base Quantico

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Marine Corps Base Quantico (commonly abbreviated MCB Quantico) is a United States Marine Corps installation located near Triangle, Virginia, covering nearly 55148 acres of southern Prince William County, Virginia, northern Stafford County, and southeastern Fauquier County.wikipedia
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Triangle, Virginia

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Marine Corps Base Quantico (commonly abbreviated MCB Quantico) is a United States Marine Corps installation located near Triangle, Virginia, covering nearly 55148 acres of southern Prince William County, Virginia, northern Stafford County, and southeastern Fauquier County.
It is bounded to the south by the Marine Corps Base Quantico, which surrounds the town of Quantico.

Marine Corps Brig, Quantico

The Marine Corps Brig
The Marine Corps Brig, a military prison, was also located at Quantico, until its closure on 31 December 2011 and its subsequent demolition.
Marine Corps Brig, Quantico was a Level I facility military prison operated at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Quantico, Virginia from 1972 until December 31, 2011.

Officer Candidates School (United States Marine Corps)

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It has a budget of around $300 million and is the home of the Marine Corps Officer Candidates School.
It is located at Marine Corps Base Quantico.

Drug Enforcement Administration

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The FBI Academy, the principal research and training facility of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the principal training facility for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are also located on the base.
It maintains its own DEA Academy located on the Marine Corps Base Quantico at Quantico, Virginia along with the FBI Academy.

Quantico station

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The name "Quantico Station" is most often used to designate the train station in Quantico, Virginia where commuters use the Virginia Railway Express.
It is located at 550 Railroad Avenue at Potomac Avenue and is surrounded by the Quantico Marine Base.

Quantico, Virginia

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The name "Quantico Station" is most often used to designate the train station in Quantico, Virginia where commuters use the Virginia Railway Express.
Quantico is surrounded on its remaining two sides by one of the largest U.S. Marine Corps bases, Marine Corps Base Quantico.

Stafford County, Virginia

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Marine Corps Base Quantico (commonly abbreviated MCB Quantico) is a United States Marine Corps installation located near Triangle, Virginia, covering nearly 55148 acres of southern Prince William County, Virginia, northern Stafford County, and southeastern Fauquier County. Quantico Station is a census-designated place (CDP) in Prince William and Stafford counties in the U.S. state of Virginia, used by the Census Bureau to describe base housing.
Marine Corps Base Quantico, primarily in neighboring Prince William County, occupies northern areas of this county.

Virginia

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Quantico Station is a census-designated place (CDP) in Prince William and Stafford counties in the U.S. state of Virginia, used by the Census Bureau to describe base housing.
Neighboring Prince William County is Virginia's second most populous county, with a population exceeding 450,000, and is home to Marine Corps Base Quantico, the FBI Academy and Manassas National Battlefield Park.

United States Marine Corps

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Marine Corps Base Quantico (commonly abbreviated MCB Quantico) is a United States Marine Corps installation located near Triangle, Virginia, covering nearly 55148 acres of southern Prince William County, Virginia, northern Stafford County, and southeastern Fauquier County.
Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia is home to Marine Corps Combat Development Command, and nicknamed the "Crossroads of the Marine Corps".

FBI Academy

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The FBI Academy, the principal research and training facility of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the principal training facility for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are also located on the base.
The academy occupies 547 acres (221 ha) within Marine Corps Base Quantico.

Prince William County, Virginia

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Marine Corps Base Quantico (commonly abbreviated MCB Quantico) is a United States Marine Corps installation located near Triangle, Virginia, covering nearly 55148 acres of southern Prince William County, Virginia, northern Stafford County, and southeastern Fauquier County. Quantico Station is a census-designated place (CDP) in Prince William and Stafford counties in the U.S. state of Virginia, used by the Census Bureau to describe base housing.

Marine Corps Systems Command

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One of these sites included Shipping Point, the present day site of the Marine Corps Systems Command.
MCSC is headquartered at Marine Corps Base Quantico.

Commanding General's Quarters, Quantico Marine Base

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The Commanding General's Quarters was built in 1920 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.
Commanding General's Quarters, Quantico Marine Base, also known as Building Number 1 and Quarters 1, is a historic home located at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Quantico, Prince William County, Virginia.

Fredericksburg, Virginia

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While battles took place in Manassas, Virginia and Fredericksburg, Virginia, the gun positions around Quantico were used until the end of the war.
The city also benefited by its relative proximity to four military installations: the United States Marine Corps' Quantico Base, the U.S. Army's Fort Belvoir, the U.S. Navy's Dahlgren Surface Weapons Base, and the Virginia National Guard's Fort A.P. Hill.

Marine Corps Combat Development Command

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In 1987, the Marine Corps Development and Education Command here was changed to the Marine Corps Combat Development Command.
Marine Corps Combat Development Command, located at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Prince William County, Virginia, has the mission of developing Marine Corps warfighting abilities to enable the Corps to field combat-ready forces.

United States Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory

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The United States Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (MCWL) was established in 1995, at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.

Tennessee Camp

Another site is Tennessee Camp, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.
Tennessee Camp, also known as 2nd Tennessee Volunteer Camp and Camp Bate, is a historic archaeological site and American Civil War encampment located at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Stafford County, Virginia.

Warrior Games

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In 2015, the base held first Department of Defense organized Warrior Games.
It was held June 19–28 at the Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia.

Marine Corps University

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These schools eventually developed into today's Marine Corps University.
This facility became the Officers Training School in 1909, and later relocated to Marine Corps Base Quantico.

The Basic School

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The Basic School is at Camp Barrett, Quantico, Virginia, in the south-west of the Marine Corps Base Quantico complex.

Marine Raider Museum

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The Marine Raider Museum is located at Raider Hall, 24191 Gilbert Road, Camp Barrett, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Quantico, Virginia.

Defense Intelligence Agency (United States)

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Additionally, the agency has staff deployed at the Col. James N. Rowe Building at Rivanna Station in Charlottesville, Virginia, National Center for Medical Intelligence (NCMI) in Fort Detrick, Maryland, Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC) in Huntsville, Alabama, Russell-Knox Building on Marine Corps Base Quantico, National Center for Credibility Assessment at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and Defense Intelligence Support Center (DISC) in Reston, Virginia.

Smedley Butler

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By 1920, the Marine Corps schools were founded, as Colonel Smedley Butler put it, "to make this post and the whole Marine Corps a great university".
Following the war, he became commanding general of the Marine barracks at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.

Marine Security Guard

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The Marine Security Guards number approximately a thousand Marines at 174 posts (also known as "detachments"), organized into nine regional MSG commands and located in over 135 countries in 18 time zones, as well as its headquarters at Marine Corps Base Quantico.