Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.


Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

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January, 2012

8th and I Marines honor former ACMC January 26, 2012 — Marine Barracks Washington supported the funeral of the 16th assistant commandant of the Marine Corps at Arlington National Cemetery Jan. 26.More than 130 Barracks Marines, including the official Marine Corps Color Guard, Marine Corps Body Bearers, U.S. Marine Band and commanding officer of the Barracks, marched through the cemetery, leading a MORE
The D&B earns back their chops in preparation for a new season January 19, 2012 — After performing in more than 450 ceremonies, including funerals at Arlington National Cemetery, in 2011, the Marine Drum & Bugle Corps at Marine Barracks Washington received some much needed rest. But with the calendar rolling into 2012, Crawford Hall, home to the D&B since 1934, is buzzing with excitement about the new year. The blaring sounds of MORE
The band serenades Gen. Amos at his home for the first time January 1, 2012 — The U.S. Marine Band serenaded Gen. James F. Amos, commandant of the Marine Corps, and his wife, on the sun porch of their home at Marine Barracks Washington Jan. 1. This was the first time the Amoses were entertained in the backyard of the longest continually occupied building in Washington, D.C., the Home of the Commandants. The annual tradition MORE