Quantico is conveniently reached by Interstate 95 and there are two airports nearby: Dulles International in Chantilly, Va., and Ronald Reagan Washington National in Washington D.C. Other transportation includes a bus terminal in nearby Triangle as well as Amtrak, 800-872-7245, and Virginia Railway Express, 800-RIDE-VRE, train services.
All Marines reporting in during normal working hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday check in at the Installation Personnel Administration Center at the Headquarters and Service Battalion on Hawkins Road. Phone: 703-784-4466.
If arriving after duty hours, check in with the area officer of the day at the Headquarters and Service Battalion, Building 2006. Phone: 703-784-2261.
Navy personnel report to the Navy Personnel Office annotated in their orders; after-hours arrivals will report to the information desk in the Naval Medical Clinic. Phone: 703-784-1699.
Lodging and Housing
The Crossroads Inn offers “home away from home” accommodations: 78 comfortable rooms, 24 two-room suites and 42 efficiencies. For those traveling with small children, there is a playground on-site. There are no pets are allowed, but the front desk can provide information about local kennels.
All ranks are welcome. For reservations, call 703-630-4444 or 800-965-9511.
The Family Housing Office, in the Family Center, 13201 Perkins St., offers on-base privatized housing and off-base referral services. Quantico homes feature three- and four-bedroom accommodations. Service members are placed into housing according to rank, number of family members, Exceptional Family Member Program status and home availability. Service members must send a housing application (DD Form 1746) accompanied with a copy of detachment orders and completed disclosures to the Family Housing Office to be placed on the appropriate waiting list prior to reporting in. If a member has reported aboard, he or she must present a copy of the reporting endorsement or a memorandum for housing purposes only.
The date of detachment from the previous duty station is used to establish the effective control date for the waiting list, provided application is made within 30 calendar days after officially reporting aboard, and will also be used when checking in for housing purposes only. Call the Family Housing Office at 703-784-2711 (DSN 278) with any questions.
A public-private venture partnership was formed in October 2003 to redevelop the housing inventory aboard Quantico. The homes on the base are owned and professionally managed by Lincoln Military Housing (LMH). Once housing applications are processed by the Family Housing Office, homes are then offered and leased by the LMH staff. Leases are required with a minimum six-month commitment, and a 30-day written notice is required prior to the date quarters are vacated.
Officers and staff noncommissioned officers requiring bachelor housing must report to the Bachelor Housing Office in Liversedge Hall for assignment. Call 703-432-1347 or 703-784-3149.
The Traffic Management Branch, at 2009 Zeilin Road on the second floor, provides assistance with government travel and movement of personal property. The office is closed 12:30 to 1 p.m. daily and all government holidays.
To arrange for outbound, DITY or NTS release shipments of personal property, contact the Personal Property Section at 703-784-2831/2832/2833; fax: 703-784-3567. Appointments are available 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
If expecting an inbound shipment of personal property, contact the Joint Personal Property Shipping Office Washington Area, Fort Belvoir at 800-762-7186, 703-806-4900 or DSN 656-4900. The Passenger Section can be reached at 703-432-0635/0636/0637; fax: 703-784-2004 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
To arrange for delivery of shipments and FedEx drop-offs, contact Freight Receiving/Shipping at 703-784-2837/2674; fax: 703-784-3777 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Vehicle, weapon and pet registration takes place at the Russell-Knox Building Visitor Control Center, on the west side of MCB Quantico. Hours of operation are 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed on weekends and all federal holidays. For questions or information, call 703-432-7375.
Every person who is attempting to register, re-register or update their vehicle registration must provide proof of valid insurance, valid state registration, driver’s license and military identification card or your DOD CAC.
If you are under age 26 you must provide a copy of the Driver Improvement Certificate. A link is provided to obtain the drivers improvement class on Marine Net, www.marinenet.usmc.mil. Take a few moments to enroll and, on the left menu bar, go to browse course catalog. Click on Annual Training; click on Drivers Improvement; click on Driving for Life; at the lower right-hand corner is an icon to enroll in the course. Complete the course, print the certificate and bring it in with the rest of your documents.
All personnel who work or live aboard base who are registering motorcycles must provide their Motorcycle Safety Card. A motorcycle is considered any two- or three-wheeled, motorized vehicle over 50cc.
If you are attempting to register a vehicle on base that is not registered to you then you must provide a notarized letter stating that you are the authorized driver of the vehicle and that you are also shown on the insurance card for the vehicle. On the notarized letter you must provide an adequate description of the vehicle including: year, make, model and vehicle identification number.
For military personnel and DOD personnel it is a good reminder that when you receive a new ID or CAC card due to expiration, it is time to update the base registration on your vehicle.
Hours of operation: 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed on national holidays. Early and unscheduled closings are posted on the main page of the MCB Quantico website. For more information, call 703-784-2800.
To register your pet on base you must provide the shot record for the animal, microchip information, verification of the breed of pet and your military ID. If your pet is a mixed-breed animal you must provide a document from a vet identifying the majority breed of your animal. Upon completion of the registration of your pet at the Provost Marshal’s Office, you will be provided documentation of registration, which needs to be provided to the Lincoln Housing Office. For additional information, call 703-784-2800.
All persons who live on base are required to register weapons with the Provost Marshal’s Office at the Vehicle Registration Office prior to bringing the weapon(s) onto the installation. To register your weapon you will need to provide the following information for each weapon as it applies to that weapon: serial number, weapon type, make, model, caliber, barrel length, action, year made, date purchased and description. For information, call 703-784-2800.
Fingerprinting services are offered to service members, dependents and government civilian employees. Priority goes to active-duty service members, reservists, civilian employees and military family members, respectively. The fingerprinting service includes the fingerprinting of persons using a digital scanner and the printing of the fingerprint cards for the individual. The units and personnel are responsible for bringing in two copies of the FD258 (blue fingerprint card). Do not fill out the fingerprint card. The person helping you will use the computer to complete the information on the fingerprint card. For information, call 703-784-2800.