Train and educate newly commissioned or appointed officers in the high standards of professional knowledge, esprit-de-corps, and leadership to prepare them for duty as company grade officers in the operating forces, with particular emphasis on the duties, responsibilities, and warfighting skills required of a rifle platoon commander.

Colonel David R. Everly
Commanding Officer, The Basic School

LtCol W. C. Pacatte III
Executive Officer, The Basic School

Sergeant Major Scott Burton
Sergeant Major, The Basic School

Mailing Address
The Basic School (TBS)
24164 Belleau Avenue
Quantico VA 22134
Note: As of November 2020, The Basic School (TBS) ceased dedicated mail room services for the Student population. Marines assigned to TBS in a Student status may have to travel to the Quantico Post Office to receives packages. Additionally, when sending mail to Student personnel, please specify their Company and Platoon.

Officer Of the Day (OOD)
Post One Landline: (703) 784-5207

Post One Cell Phone: (571) 245-3892

MCB Quantico 24/7 Sexual Assault Helpline
(703) 432-9999

TBS Adjutant
(703) 432-6557

DOD Safe Helpline

Voting Officer
(703) 432-6557

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