Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.


Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

8th & I

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February, 2004

Serving on the Home Front;;Local Marine spotlighted for accomplishments February 19, 2004 — Since 1801, Marines have served and protected Marine Barracks 8th & I, Washington, D.C.  These members of the few and the proud come from all parts of the country; some from as far away as Alaska and as close to the Barracks as Maryland and Virginia.  Such is the case of. Richard C. McQuillen, now a Lance Corporal stationed here, who is a native of MORE
Corps' beasts of burden provide for every need;;Motor Transport Marines in it for long haul February 6, 2004 — To say times have changed in the Corps 228 years is an understatement. From musket and cannons to M16 and Howitzers, the Marines' technology has advanced, however, the weapon is not the only change. When the barracks was founded some 200 years ago, horses and wagons were a common sight. Horses still are but are usually under the hood in the form MORE