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Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

8th & I

"Oldest Post of the Corps"
Unit News
Col. Tryon Assumes Command of 8th and I September 18, 2000 — Colonel Richard T. Tryon assumed command of Marine Barracks, Washington D.C. today, during a ceremony held on the historic parade grounds of  "8th and I." Colonel Richard T. Tryon enlisted in the Navy in 1970, and was subsequently commissioned a second lieutenant in June 1975, upon graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy. After completing The Basic MORE
Battle Color Detachment visits Albany September 18, 2000 — "Oooh.  Ahhh." Those were the sounds that echoed across the parade deck here as thousands of Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps members, representing all services from throughout the southeastern United States, along with Marines, families, and local civilians, were treated to a performance from the Battle Color Detachment. The BCD, assigned to MORE