Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

 

Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

8th & I

"Oldest Post of the Corps"
Unit News
1 2 3 4 5 ... 27
Training the Next Up-and-Coming February 5, 2016 —  Established in 1948, the Silent Drill Platoon is one of theMarine Corps’ most iconic organizations. Their flawless execution duringperformances represents every Marines’ attention to detail and performance ofduties both on and off the battlefield. “We are the face of the Marine Corps,” said Cpl. KyleLassetter, Silent Drill School drill master. The MORE
Protocol: Coordinators of the Barracks January 19, 2016 — Tucked away at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. lies the protocoloffice; responsible for tasks that vary from coordinating parking spaces toescorting important and influential guests. Behind the scenes the office worksdiligently to ensure that the presentation of the Barracks and the events are executedflawlessly. “[Marine Barracks Washington] MORE
Behind the Scenes December 16, 2015 — One of the more iconic units at the Barracks is the UnitedStates Marine Band. Although they are known worldwide, a lot of work goes onbehind the scenes to help contribute to their outstanding concerts.  Some of those sections are the stage crew,supply and administration offices of the United States Marine Band. The President’s Own  employsa staff MORE
Fall break, CMP training November 3, 2015 — Marines are required to perform the table one and two riflequalifications annually, which consist of shooting from the sitting, kneeling,prone and standing positions at targets 25 to 500 yards away. They alsopractice shooting drills on static and moving targets. To keep Marinesproficient in their marksmanship training and to focus on a combat MORE
MBW Prepares for the Marine Corps Marathon October 23, 2015 — With the 40th Annual Marine Corps Marathon quicklyapproaching, Marines of Marine Barracks Washington begin to prepare for therigorous course.  Over 30,000 runnersfrom across the globe participate in the MCM, making it the fourth largestmarathon in the United States and ninth in world.Whether a first time runner or a veteran of the MCM, Marinesfrom MORE
Alpha Company MOUT Training October 21, 2015 — On Oct. 15, 2015, Alpha Company, Marine Barracks Washington,D.C., conducted military operations in urban terrain on Range UTC-B MOUT Town,Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. The training was intended to increase fire teamand squad level proficiency. The Marines participated in four different drills whichincluded: immediate action drills in response to MORE
Lending a helping hand October 14, 2015 — There are many volunteers and caring individuals aboardMarine Barracks Washington, D.C., who bring smiles to the faces of many people.RP2 Jacob Birtola, Religious Practitioner, Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., isone of those individuals.Aside from his day to day primary duties of administrativesupport, attending meetings for the Chaplain, and MORE
Culmination of Training, MBW Fire Team Leaders September 29, 2015 — More than 65 infantry Marines from Marine BarracksWashington, D.C., partook in the Barracks’ first Fire Team Leader’s Course,Sept. 9 - 19, 2015. The two-week long course began with a refresher on theMarine’s use of various weapons systems to include the AT-4 anti-tank rocketlauncher, M-27 infantry automatic rifle, M-67 fragmentation grenade and MORE
SDP: Challenge Day September 28, 2015 — Before sunrise on the morning of Sept. 22, 2015, the membersof the Silent Drill Platoon, Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. met in theircompany’s barracks quarterdeck to be informed by their command that today wasthe day, Challenge Day. Challenge Day provides experienced members of the SDP thechance to compete for the prestigious rifle inspector and MORE
The Lone Bugle September 15, 2015 — Every Friday night during the summer, after the eveningcolors are lowered, a spotlight shines upon a lone bugler on the roof of MarineBarracks Washington, D.C. As taps sounds you can feel the somber music takehold of the audience. This lone Marine is the ceremonial bugler.As a ceremonial bugler for the United States Marine Drum andBugle Corps, MORE

1 2 3 4 5 ... 27