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Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.


Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

8th & I

"Oldest Post of the Corps"

Headquarters and Service (H&S) Company provides installation level administrative and logistical support for the Marines, Sailors, and civilians assigned and attached to Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.  Additionally, H&S Company coordinates and executes the hosting of and parade escort plan for the Evening and Sunset Parades as well as providing ceremonial officers and staff non-commissioned officers for funerals at Arlington National Cemetery, parade staffs and other assigned ceremonies to promote Marine Corps heritage and to enhance the image of the Marine Corps to the public.

Headquarters and Service Company Marines
Sergeant Julian Moore, parade marching staff, renders a salute during the playing of the National Anthem during the Friday Evening Parade at Marine Barracks Washington D.C., July 19, 2019. Medal of Honor recipient and retired CWO4 Hershel “Woody” Williams was the guest of honor for the evening and Lt. Gen. Charles G. Chiarotti, deputy commandant, Installations and Logistics, was the hosting official.
Marines with the noncommissioned officer parade marching staff, Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., march across Center Walk during the Noncommissioned Officer Friday Evening Parade at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., Aug. 16, 2019. The hosting official for the evening was Lt. Gen. John J. Broadmeadow, director of Marine Corps Staff and the Under Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable Mr. Thomas B. Modly, was the guest of honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Robert Knapp/Released)
Marines with a Marine Barracks Washington D.C. parade marching staff conduct “pass in review” during a retirement ceremony for Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander, U.S. Africa Command, at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., Sept 27, 2019. General Waldhauser served as an infantry officer at all levels in the Corps, including command of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) during combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. His General Officer commands included the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, and Commander, Marine Corps Forces Central Command. He retired after more than 43 years of dedicated and faithful service to our Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Robert Knapp)