Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

 

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

Cherry Point, North Carolina
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Cherry Point, 2nd MAW exercise hurricane response plan May 22, 2015 — Tropical storm Ana, which passed through the Carolinas last week, marked an early beginning to destructive weather season along the Eastern Seaboard. To help prepare for the coming season, leaders from Cherry Point and 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing conducted a destructive weather plan exercise here, May 14. The purpose of the exercise was to ensure MORE
Cherry Point, 2nd MAW exercise hurricane response plan May 18, 2015 — Tropical storm Ana, which passed through the Carolinas last week, marked an early beginning to destructive weather season along the Eastern Seaboard. To help prepare for the coming season, leaders from Cherry Point and 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing conducted a destructive weather plan exercise here, May 14. The purpose of the exercise was to ensure MORE
2nd MAW Marine honored as Maintenance Technician of the Year May 14, 2015 — Having a sincere appreciation for automotive engineering, Cpl. Erix A. Quinteros applies it in his day-to-day duties at 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, garnering him a much sought-after recognition as the 2014 Maintenance Technician of the Year, May 11.Marines are submitted for the Motor Transport Awards Program for their outstanding contributions to the MORE
Cherry Point Manpower directorate earns VPP Silver Recognition May 13, 2015 — The Manpower directorate was recognized as the first to achieve the Silver status under the Voluntary Protection Program here, May 12.VPP is a program designed by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration to empower employees to take charge and manage their own safety and health within the work environment. Each of Cherry Point’s six MORE
VMGR-252 delivers warriors from the clouds May 8, 2015 — Marines braved the winds as they leaped from a KC-130J Super Hercules into the sky during parachute and aerial delivery training near Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, May 6. Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252, based at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, gave critical skills operators with U.S. Marine MORE
Cherry Point hosts bi-annual Chicken Pickin’ May 8, 2015 — The smell of freshly barbecued chicken and pork filled the air as nearly 500 chicken halves and two whole pigs spanned 10 oversized grills during the bi-annual Chicken Pickin’ event here, May 6.Cooks from the local Havelock and New Bern communities faced-off  in the 2015 Spring Chicken Pickin’ cooking competition, hosted by the New Bern Military MORE
Cherry Point Religious Ministry Team hosts National Day of Prayer breakfast May 8, 2015 — A peaceful meal was shared by more than 200 people of various faiths during the National Day of Prayer breakfast here, May 7.The National Day of Prayer was established in 1952 by President Harry S. Truman. Since then, it has been an annual day of religious observance held every first Thursday in May.“It is such an important part of our history,” MORE
SECNAV visits 2nd MAW, Cherry Point Marines, Sailors May 8, 2015 — Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spoke with Marines and Sailors and toured the flight line during a visit to Cherry Point, May 6.Mabus visited to interact with the Marines of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing at Cherry Point and to pass word regarding the current state of the naval services. “I came here to see Marines, talk to them and answer their MORE
Girl Scouts deliver 8,400 boxes of cookies to Cherry Point May 8, 2015 — Two very different types of troops found themselves under the same roof as 33 Girl Scouts from various troops with Girl Scouts of North Carolina Coastal Pines paid a visit to Cherry Point to deliver 8,400 boxes of cookies to the troops stationed here as part of Operation Cookie Drop, May 4.Celebrating its tenth year partnering with military MORE
Maintenance Marines support 2nd MAW operational readiness May 7, 2015 —             In rain, sleet and snow, the Marines of motor transport company, Marine Wing Support Squadron 271 ensure motor vehicles are operational for use by 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing squadrons.The maintainers of MWSS 271, service more than 20 variants of tactical vehicles to support squadrons at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North MORE

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