After much deliberation and conversations with many of you, we have reached the decision to postpone this year’s 2020 reunion. We did not make this decision without much soul searching. I know most of us look forward to these opportunities to meet with old comrades and swap stories and renew friendships.
The decision was based on several considerations including the difficulty of safe travel, the fact that many of us have medical conditions that put us in risk, and the uncertainty of our national condition.
We will attempt to reschedule the reunion in Quantico for 2021. The planning has been done and we have an exciting itinerary arranged.
At this time we have not cancelled the Plaque Dedication ceremony on October 16th. However, we do not know what the situation will be as far as the Museum reopening. If all goes well some of us plan to gather to attend the ceremony and we are scaling back our luncheon.
Dennis Noah will be contacting those who generously donated to the Memorial Plaque fund.
If you have scheduled rooms at the Crossroads Inn please do not forget to cancel them to avoid charges to your credit cards.
We will keep you posted on this website to upcoming events, dates, and reunion information as we move forward in our planning for 2021. Stay healthy and safe. Semper Fi!
“Doc” Dennis Noah & “Doc” Joe Sonderman
Marine Corps Base Quantico (commonly abbreviated MCB Quantico) is a United States Marine Corps installation located near Triangle, Virginia, covering nearly 55,148 acres (86.169 sq mi) of southern Prince William County, Virginia, northern Stafford County, and southeastern Fauquier County. Used primarily for training purposes, MCB Quantico is known as the “Crossroads of the Marine Corps”.
In 2001, the base was designated as part of the Quantico Marine Corps Base Historic District by the National Register of Historic Places. This district includes 122 buildings, two landscapes, a sculpture, and a water tower located within the Main side area of the base.
The U.S. Marine Corps’ Combat Development Command, which develops strategies for U.S. Marine combat and makes up most of the community of over 12,000 military and civilian personnel (including families), is based here.