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By Kevin W., September 21, 2007
Acquisition of Quantico Marine Reservation Marker
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Acquisition of Quantico Marine Reservation
This marks the site where in May 1917 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Assistant Secretary of the Navy and Major General Commandant George Barnett cut the first tree symbolizing official acquisition of the Marine Reservation Quantico, . . . — Map (db m2638) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Barber Fitness Center
Colonel William E. Barber United States Marine Corps Commanding Officer, Company F, Second Battalion Seventh Marines, First Marine Division Awarded the Medal of Honor, Chosin Reservoir, Korea, from 28 November to 2 December, 1950 . . . — Map (db m3114) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Basic School Class of 2-1965
In memory of these brave instructors and Lieutenants of C company, TBS 2-65 who served here from August 1964 to February 1965 and entered the Vietnam conflict as one of the first Basic School classes to do so. They Gallantly gave their lives for . . . — Map (db m75751) WM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Bradley Clinic
Dedicated as the Bradley Clinic on 22 September 1995 in honor of Pharmacist's Mate Second Class John H. Bradley United States Navy who served with honor and distinction in the Second Battalion, Twenty-Eighth Marines, Fifth Marine . . . — Map (db m7693) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — 35 — Cedar Run Court House Site
Second Prince William Court House 1742 - 1760 — Map (db m4163) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Crusading for Right
(north face) 1775   Semper Fidelis   1918 In memory of the Officers and Men of the 6th Machine Gun Battalion United States Marines who gave their lives for their Country in the World War in 1918. This tablet was erected by . . . — Map (db m2636) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Dalton Reservoir
Dedicated to the memory of Melvin Dalton Master Sergeant U.S. Marine Corps May 1, 1915 - June 22, 1949 The original Vice Chairman of the Stream Committee of the Marine Corps Schools Rod & Gun Club He was . . . — Map (db m7792) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Gracias
Captain Courageous Puddin 1935 – 1962 Quantico’s Pride — Map (db m14772) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — H-3-7 Korea 1950
(marker on far left) H-3-7 1950 Honoring Marines, Navy Corpsmen, and all others who served, were attached or supported H-3-7, 1st Marine Division FMF Korean War Inchon/Seoul Uijongbu How Hill 891 . . . — Map (db m3147) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — In Commemoration of the Secretaries' First Conference
Conducted on this Post July 23-26, 1953 Guest of Honor Dwight D. Eisenhower President of the United States Attended by Richard M. Nixon Vice President of the United States and One hundred . . . — Map (db m3120) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — John Henry BalchPharmacist's Mate First Class — United States Navy
Company Corpsman, 1st Battallion, 6th Marines, 6th Marine Regiment, Quantico, Virginia Petty Officer Balch was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the WWI battle near Vierzy, France on 19 July 1918. "While under intense . . . — Map (db m14831) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Jordan Hall
GySgt Phillip A. Jordan United States Marine Corps Awarded the Silver Star (posthumously) in action against the enemy while serving as Weapons Platoon Sergeant, Company C, 1st Battalion, 2d Marines on 23 March 2003 during the battle of An . . . — Map (db m3011) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Kelly Hall
Private John Joseph Kelly United States Marine Corps Seventy-Eighth Company Sixth Marine Regiment Awarded two Medals of Honor for action against the enemy, Blanc Ridge, France 3 October 1918 This gallant Marine fought bravely . . . — Map (db m24798) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — 6/6 — Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune
(Marker on front) Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune United States Marine Corps Major General Commanding Second Division American Expeditionary Force France, World War I 1918-1919 Major General Commandant United States . . . — Map (db m3573) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Lopez Hall
1st Lt Baldomero Lopez United States Marine Corps Platoon Commander Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines 1st Marine Division, X Corps Posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Inchon, Korea . . . — Map (db m79044) WM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Manion Hall
1st Lt Travis L. Manion United States Marine Corps Company Advisor, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 1st Iraqi Army Division Military Transition Team Regimental Combat Team 6, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) Posthumously Awarded the . . . — Map (db m79042) WM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Mann Hall
William Leake Mann Rear Admiral, Medical Corps United States Navy 1884 - 1953 First Post Surgeon at Quantico On the foundation he laid, the structure of amphibious medicine was built. — Map (db m24797) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Marine Officers Basic Class 6-67
May we never forget to honor and pay tribute to our fellow classmates who paid the ultimate price and sacrificed their lives in Vietnam. Any one of us could have had our name listed, but it was only by God's Grace that we were spared. We hope and . . . — Map (db m75753) WM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — McGlothlin Hall
1st Lt Donald R. McGlothlin United States Marine Corps Rifle Platoon Commander, Company F, Battalion Landing Team 2/1 Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) Posthumously awarded the Silver . . . — Map (db m79041) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Molly Marine
On November 10, 1943, the city of new Orleans dedicated the first United States monument of a woman in service uniform: “Molly Marine.” A local recruiter commissioned the statue to help recruit women during World War II. Renowned artist . . . — Map (db m73948) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Nolan H. Gray Reservoir
Nolan H. Gray Reservoir Dedicated to the Memory of Nolan H. Gray Gunnery Sergeant U. S. Marine Corps 19 July 1941 – 7 February 1968 Twice Deputy Game Warden, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia. He was active in all phases of . . . — Map (db m2744) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Pokorney Hall
1st Lt Frederick E. Pokorney, Jr. United States Marine Corps Artillery Forward Observer Company C, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines Task Force Tarawa I Marine Expeditionary Force Posthumously awarded the Silver Star Medal for actions during . . . — Map (db m79040) WM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Taylor HallStaff Sergeant Karl Gorman Taylor, Senior — United States Marine Corps
Platoon Sergeant, Company A Officer Candidates School January 1966 - January 1968 Company I, 3rd Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, Operation Meade River, Republic of Vietnam SSgt Taylor, mortally wounded in combat against the enemy on . . . — Map (db m79358) HM WM
Virginia (Prince William County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Yeckel HallColonel Philip J. Yeckel — United States Marine Corps Reserve
Graduated Officer Candidates School and commissioned a Second Lieutenant at Quantico, Virginia in 1942. Serving in World War II and the Korean Conflict, Colonel Yeckel was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart for heroic achievement in . . . — Map (db m79357) HM WM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — 10th Special Basic Class
In Memory of these brave Marine Lieutenants of the 10th Special Basic Class who trained here from September 1951 – February 1952. They gallantly gave their lives for their country and Corps during the Korean conflict.      John L. . . . — Map (db m2912) WM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — 13th Special Basic Course (1952)
The 13th Special Basic Course (1952) has erected this monument to honor its members who were killed in the Korean War and to remind those who follow us into the ranks of Marine Corps Officers of their awesome responsibility to our Country, the . . . — Map (db m2852) WM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — 5th Special Basic Class
(obverse) This monument is dedicated to the 5th Special Basic Class comprised entirely of Marines from the ranks and the first to be based at Camp Barrett 26 May 1951 – 8 September 1951 (reverse) Buried under this . . . — Map (db m2857) WM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — 6th Marine Division Medal of Honor Recipients
Okinawa Semper Fidelis Dedicated to the 6th Marine Division Medal of Honor Recipients      Corporal      Richard E. Bush,                U.S.M.C.      Major           Henry A. Courtney,   Jr.,    U.S.M.C.      Corporal       James . . . — Map (db m2849) HM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — 9th Special Basic Class
In Memory of these Courageous Marine Lieutenants of the 9th Special Basic Class who trained here from July 1951 – December 1951. They gallantly gave their lives for their Corps and their Country. Glen Allen James M. Laramore . . . — Map (db m2911) WM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Austin Hall
Private First Class Oscar P. Austin United States Marine Corps Company E, Second Battalion, Seventh Marines, First Marine Division Awarded the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) for heroism during combat against enemy forces in the . . . — Map (db m2839) HM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Captured Iraqi T-69 Tank
Dedicated to the enlisted Marines of The Basic School past and present. You have inspired countless legions of newly commissioned officers. — Map (db m3050) HM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — F/A – 18A HornetBureau Number 161970
Following the attacks of September 11, 2001, members of Marine Fighter attack Squadron 321 reported to Andrews Air Base to prepare for their role in defense of Washington D.C. On the morning of September 12th, the squadron Commanding Officer, LtCol . . . — Map (db m2836) HM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — First Special Basic Class
We honor the memory of our classmates of the First Special Basic Class who trained here October – December 1950 and who gave their lives for Corps and Country.      Felix W. Goudelock                       Feb. 2, 1951 . . . — Map (db m2853) WM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Graves Hall
Named in honor of Second Lieutenant Terrence C. Graves United States Marine Corps Third Force Reconnaissance Company Third Reconnaissance Battalion Third Marine Division Awarded the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) for action . . . — Map (db m3010) HM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Heywood Hall
Charles Heywood Major General United States Marine Corps Commandant of the Marine Corps 1891–1903 Recognizing the need for Education of Newly Commissioned Officers, he established the School of Application, Marine Barracks . . . — Map (db m2546) HM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Mitchell Hall
Named in Honor of 1st Lt Frank N. Mitchell Platoon Leader, A/1/7 Awarded the Medal of Honor (posthumously) for action against enemy forces in Korea on 26 November 1950. While on patrol and suddenly receiving fire at point blank range, 1st . . . — Map (db m2547) HM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Murphy Demolition Range
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Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Quantico Marine Athletes of the Sixties
This monument is donated by the Quantico Marine Athletes of the Sixties in honor of their teammates who gave their lives in Vietnam      2LT Tyrone S. Pannell             Nov. 30, 1965      2Lt John B. Capel                     May 12, 1966 . . . — Map (db m2855) WM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Raider Hall
Marine Corps Martial Arts Center of Excellence One Mind Any Weapon Raider Hall is dedicated to all the Marine Raiders who fought and died in WWII, and embodied the physical, mental, and character discipline, which we hope to imbue in all . . . — Map (db m3054) HM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — Ray Hall
Hospital Corpsman Second Class David R. Ray, U.S. Navy Awarded the Medal of Honor (posthumously) for combat operations against the enemy in the Republic of Vietnam on 19 March 1969 while serving with Battery D, Second Battalion, . . . — Map (db m3056) HM
Virginia (Stafford County), Quantico Marine Corps Base — William Groom Leftwich, Jr.
William Groom Leftwich, Jr. Lieutenant Colonel, U. S. Marine Corps Born Memphis, Tennessee, 28 April 1931 Graduated U. S. Naval Academy 5 June 1953 Killed in Action, Vietnam, 18 November 1970 Remembered for his Leadership, Tactical . . . — Map (db m2512) WM

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