Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.


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December, 2011

The Good, the bad and the digital: Why you should follow your unit's social media sites and how to represent the Corps online December 31, 2011 — Social media is no new phenomenon, but the trend is fairly new to Marine Barracks Washington. While there are a few stipulations related to interacting with unit social media sites, you shouldn’t be deterred from supporting your unit or keeping up with the Barracks.In November, the oldest post of the Corps set up official unit Facebook, YouTube and MORE
Measuring up: MCI carries Lejeune's legacy into the digital age December 30, 2011 — Founded by Lt. Gen. John A. Lejeune, commanding general of Marine Corps Bases Quantico, Va., in 1920, the Marine Corps Institute provided vocational education for the Marine Corps, later transitioning to military education by correspondence. Today, the institute uses a revamped system where students can enroll in, study for, and take tests for MORE
Team H&S claims supreme victory at MBW's 2011 intramural flag-football championship December 21, 2011 —  Marine Barracks Washington Headquarters and Service Company’s flag-football team defeated Marine Corps Institute Company’s team in the Barracks intramural championship Dec. 21. The two teams played a hard-fought game in the rain, but Team H&S came away with the trophy this year, winning 20-12. This was the first time in more than five years H&S MORE
Brothers of the Guard: 8th & I guard Marines share special bond December 10, 2011 — The first Roman emperor, Augustus Caesar, implemented an organization of elite guards in the city of Rome, the Praetorian Guards. These guards were hand selected by the emperor. They were the only military force allowed in the city, and held a much more important position than other soldiers. They served as imperial and palace guards, as well as MORE
XO's team dominates MBW's 2011 Oyster Bowl December 2, 2011 — The Marine Barracks Washington executive officer’s flag football team thrashed the commander’s team to claim victory in the 48th annual Oyster Bowl at the Annex field here Dec. 2.Team XO, headed by Lt. Col. Rush Filson, shut out the competition 18-0 in the annual officers’ flag-football game. This marks the second year the game was divided into MORE