Quantico Orienteering Club–Fun with a Map and Compass

Do something different as we move into fall. I don’t know, maybe a little orienteering to shake things up a bit. Attend a local event with friends and family, take turns at finding wilderness checkpoints with your map and powers of observation, and share your adventures afterward. At least that’s what the Quantico Orienteering Club […]

Don’t Miss Quanitco’s Community Yard Sale!

Do you have gently used clothing and/or items that are in good shape lying around the house just cluttering your space? Well, you have the opportunity to get rid of them at the Quantico Community Yard Sale on Saturday, August 24. Join us from 8:00 a.m.—12: 00 p.m. in front of the Family Center (Rain Location—Party […]

Living Green Tips: Saving Energy–Proper Use of Air Conditioners

Every time you use a home appliance you are making a decision that affects the environment. You may not realize just how big a difference each of us can make by taking energy use into account in our household maintenance decisions. In fact, using your appliances in an energy efficient way is one way you can immediately reduce […]

Thomason Park: Named for the “Kipling of the Corps”

John W. Thomason Jr. was a triple threat. First and foremost, JWT always considered himself a Marine, and he was a good one particularly after service in France with the venerable 4th Brigade. With his writings and illustrations, during the disastrous 1920s and ’30s, he managed to keep the idea as well as the name of […]

Welcome to your Neighborhood–John Quick Housing At Quantico

John H. Quick was born 20 June 1870, in Charlestown, West Virginia, and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, 10 August 1892, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served continuously in the Corps on board naval vessels and ashore in all parts of the world until 20 November 1918, when he as placed on the retired list. At […]

Where Does the Name Geiger Ridge Come From?

Did you know the street names for Quantico Lincoln Housing are named after fallen heroes? Geiger Ridge – General Roy Stanley Geiger, USMC General Roy Stanley Geiger, who commanded both air and ground units during World War II, and was the first Marine to lead an Army, died 23 January 1947 at the National Naval Medical Center, […]

The Kids’ Crew is in Full Effect!

Like all other events provided by your Community Services Department, Kids’ Crew is open only to residents and is totally free. So, look inside your newsletter and see what events are coming your way. Then, kick back and join us for a summer of laughter, entertainment, and relaxation! We hope you had fun at the All American Pool Party and […]

Father’s Day – How & Where to Show Your Father He’s the BEST!

Father’s Day is just about here, so what do you have planned for good ol’ dad? Perhaps taking him out for a nice steak dinner at a local restaurant is an option for the family or maybe you just get him a nice gift–that something he’s been wanting. It’s up to you entirely, but if […]

How to Start Your Own Herb Garden

Being able to grow and use your own fresh herbs in a meal is a satisfying moment. Not only is it self-fulfilling, but you can save money since you aren’t having to purchase them at your local grocer or farmers market. It’s a win-win situation! If you have any desire to start your own herb garden, […]

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