Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.


Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

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September, 2011

MBW holds "Whitewater Wipeout" kayaking race September 29, 2011 — Marine Barracks Washington Marines competed in the Whitewater Wipeout, part of the Barracks' 2011 Commander's Cup, at Deep Creek Lake, Md., Sept. 29, 2011.Approximately 30 Marines participated in the kayaking challenge in which they had to maneuver through 10 gates while kayaking down a winding, treacherous river.The Marines were given a small MORE
Take me out to the ballgame September 25, 2011 — Hot dogs, a cold drink, a baseball mitt and your favorite team’s jersey are all you need to enjoy a few hours of fun on the weekend. The folks at Marine Corps Community Services have the rest covered.Barracks Marines can enjoy a regular season game of baseball, football, basketball and even soccer if tickets are available. MCCS often offers these MORE
Beyond the call: 8th & I honors Medal of Honor recipient with ceremony September 16, 2011 — Marine Barracks Washington and Gen. James F. Amos, commandant of the Marine Corps, honored the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War, during his own parade at the Barracks Sept. 16.Though President Barack Obama gave Sgt. Dakota Meyer his Medal of Honor at the White House the day prior, Amos presented the native of Columbia, MORE