Quantico Labor Day Hours & More

We want to remind all residents that the Housing Office will be closed Monday, September 2, in observance of Labor Day. We wish you all a safe and funny Labor Day Weekend complete with delicious food and great times with friends and family! Soak in this last leg of summer–it’ll be fall before we know it. Keep an eye […]

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, […]

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