Since it was founded in 1917, the Marine Corps Base Quantico has been the frontline for innovation of Marine doctrine, training and equipment development. The base also serves as a focal point for professional military education with the Marine Corps University that shapes military leaders throughout their careers. Currently Quantico is comprised of 6,700 military personnel, 6,900 civilians and about 2,500 family members.
Many military and civilian personnel working on Quantico choose our to call our area home. From Alexandria, Springfield and Lorton it is a relatively easy commute, usually against traffic, and residents still have access to our area’s wide range of attractions and amenities.
To learn more about the base and its rich history visit the official Quantico website.