Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

 

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

Cherry Point, North Carolina
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Marines, Sailors voices heard during 2016 elections February 11, 2016 — 2016 isa presidential election year and this November, men and women across the UnitedStates will flood the polls to cast their vote for the candidates they wouldlike to see elected.ElectionDay 2016 will be held on Nov. 8 and voters will have the opportunity to electthe President of the United States, Vice President, 435 voting member seats inthe MORE
It’s not too late to get the flu… or your vaccine February 9, 2016 —  As winter weather arrives in North Carolina, for many, it comes with head and body aches, chills, fatigue and fever. The influenza virus, commonly known as “the flu” kills an average of 23,000 people each year in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The CDC states that cases of the flu peak in February and MORE
Standardization, evaluation tests 2nd MAW squadrons for combat readiness February 8, 2016 — Marines are known for theirreadiness in the air, on land and at sea, in order to maintain this constantstate of readiness, the Marine Corps relies on its subject matter experts toparticipate in programs like the Flight and Combat Leadership Standardizationand Evaluation Programs.The training involved in the FLSEand CLSE programs includes attending MORE
Marines with HMH-464 load CH-53Es in preparation for Operation Cold Response February 8, 2016 — Getting ready tobattle the cold in Norway, Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464prepared for Operation Cold Response 2016 by loading CH-53E Super Stallionsinto a massive C-5 Galaxy at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, Feb. 3. Loading thedisassembled aircraft onto the C-5, the Marines closely monitored the giantheavy-lift MORE
Marines conduct aircraft recovery training February 5, 2016 — The retrieval of downed aircraftis a dangerous, but crucial task for the Marines of Marine Wing SupportSquadron 274.The 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing unithoned their skills during an aircraft retrieval training exercise at MarineCorps Auxiliary Landing Field Bogue,  Feb.2.Aircraft rescue and firefightingMarines, heavy equipment operators, bulk fuels MORE
2nd LAAD Bn. conquers Mountain Ex February 4, 2016 — More than 800 Marines hiked atop the Sierra Mountains, in the midst of whistling winds, snow up to their knees and temperatures cold enough to mold icicles during Mountain Exercise 1-16 for cold weather training at U.S. Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Jan. 4-23. MORE
Cherry Point Sailor, family earns Military Family of the Quarter Award February 2, 2016 — As a member of the armed forces, service members spend countless hours protecting Americans and their freedom. In the same manner, military members also dedicate their time to uplifting and rebuilding their local community. Among the number of individuals who volunteer in the community, Petty Officer 1st Class Anacleto De La Garza and his family MORE
ATC Marine guides Harrier down from dark skies safely February 1, 2016 — Hunched forward inthe dark radar room of Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point’s air trafficcontrol, Cpl. Justin McDaniel focused on the small greenish symbol displayed onhis radar screen and listened carefully to the disembodied voice in hisheadset. The voice calmly reached through miles of nighttime darkness from thetight cockpit of a 2nd Marine MORE
Cobras, Super Stallions on way to Norway January 29, 2016 — MORE
Food in the Field: Living chow to chow January 28, 2016 — Hundreds of Marines participating in cold weather training stood in line— shivering from the single-digit temperature and watching the fog of their breath dissolve into the frigid mountain air— to fill and warm up their stomachs at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center field mess tent, Jan. 10. MORE

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