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FEATURE: MUSEUM
National Museum of the Marine Corps
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Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 03:15 PM UTC
Dave O''Meara shares with us pictures of his visit to the National Museum of the Marine Corps at Quantico, Virginia.

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Posted: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 01:03 AM UTC
Great feature Dave. Nice to get a vertual visit in and on such a special weekend. Nice job everyone
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Posted: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 01:12 AM UTC
That is one impressive collection. I don't like calling them museums because its not history. Its an ongoing story.
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Posted: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 01:35 AM UTC
As a regular Bovington Tank Museum visitor I have to say I really like the realism that the MARINE Corps Museum has utilised in its exhibits, this allows the viewer to get an idea of just what man and machine were expected to contend with.
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Posted: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 02:07 AM UTC
This is great Dave, thanks for putting in the extra effort to have several pages of photos in this feature!
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Posted: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 02:57 AM UTC
Thanks Dave. I have been to this museum and it is probably one of the best of the service museums. The Marines really did it right.
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Posted: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 03:16 AM UTC
Thanks Dave, this is beautiful. It's a shame that we're starting to see some of these museums disappear. The Patton Armor Museum at Fort Knox was one of the best I've seen and it was picked up and relocated to Fort Benning. I have'nt seen it there yet. I'm really curious to know if it is just as good.

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Posted: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 03:50 AM UTC
Hi Dave,

thanks for sharing the pictuers.

Al
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Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 03:48 PM UTC
Hey Dave, thanks for the pics. Great to see a museum i'll probably never get to see!
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Posted: Friday, June 03, 2011 - 03:10 AM UTC
Dave, thanks for taking us through with you.
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Posted: Friday, June 03, 2011 - 07:03 AM UTC
Thanks guys.
You can find the hi-res photos at my smugmug accountl
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Posted: Saturday, July 09, 2011 - 05:05 PM UTC
Dave,

Thanks for sharing. A GREAT museum. I encourage anyone visiting the DC area to take some time out and go there. Semper Fi
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Posted: Saturday, July 09, 2011 - 10:35 PM UTC
thanks for the tour!
have a good one!

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Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 01:06 PM UTC

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Thanks Dave, this is beautiful. It's a shame that we're starting to see some of these museums disappear. The Patton Armor Museum at Fort Knox was one of the best I've seen and it was picked up and relocated to Fort Benning. I have'nt seen it there yet. I'm really curious to know if it is just as good.

Dan

The Army museum at Fort Benning is awesome without the tanks. With the tanks it can only be twice as awesome. Next time I go to Georgia, I will check it out.