Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

 

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

Cherry Point, North Carolina
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Cherry Point exercises safety in prep for air show April 19, 2016 — Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point conducted a large-scale exercise that simulated responses to multiple emergency scenarios here, April 7. MORE
Service members, DOD employees and service families were recognized for their volunteer hours during a volunteer appreciation awards ceremony at MCAS Cherry Point, N.C., April 15, 2016 — More than 90,000 volunteerhours were completed by more than 5,000 volunteers from MCAS Cherry Point in2015. An award ceremony was held to honor these volunteers at Marine Corps AirStation Cherry Point, N.C., April 12, 2016.Senior leaders represented theirunits, along with DOD employees and service family volunteers as they receivedindividual MORE
MCPON visits 2nd MAW Sailors, Marines across MCAS Cherry Point March 30, 2016 — Marines and Sailors with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and the Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point gathered to hear the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, March 22, 2016.The Marines and Sailors were informed of current and trending topics that are circulating the branch, including: rate changes, deployment MORE
2nd MAW security details feel the burn during OC training March 25, 2016 — Here’s a riddle. How can something that forces one’s eyes to close – cause them to open as well?If you saw the look on Lance Cpl. Brandon Murdock’s face during a recent training event at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., – his eyes screwed tightly shut, his ashen face twisted into a mask of determined suffering – you might begin to see MORE
Havelock MAC caters to hungry devil dogs, families during Pig Pickin’ March 25, 2016 — Marine AttackTraining Squadron 203 Marines and families gathered to participate in the simiannualpig pickin’event, sponsored by the Havelock Military Affairs Committee atMarine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, March 22.The MAC started thepig pickin’ in 1992 as a way to support service members at the air station. “This event showshow much the MORE
VMU-2 flies RQ-21A in 'Class D' airspace March 25, 2016 — Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 2 launched into a new era with its RQ-21A Blackjack flight into Class D airspace, over Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., March 21.Commonly only allowed to fly in restricted airspace, VMU-2 now has the expanded ability to integrate RQ-21A flight operations with manned aircraft over this air station. MORE
DWI Prevention Campaign educates service members on alcohol abuse March 24, 2016 — Driving while intoxicatedcosts more than just a fine and a night in jail. An individual’s entire lifecan change along with the lives of those they put at risk because of a stupiddecision.As a way toencourage individuals to make responsible choices, Marine Corps Air StationCherry Point is conducting a DWI Prevention Campaign during March and April MORE
Prime for Life equips Marines with tools to battle alcohol, drug abuse March 24, 2016 — As a way to reducealcohol and drug-related risks by keeping Marines informed, 2nd Marine AircraftWing Marines attended the pioneer course of a program to do just that at MarineCorps Air Station Cherry Point, March 17. Prime for Life is anevidence-based prevention course that helps identify risks associated withalcohol and drug abuse, and promotes MORE
2nd MAW Marine rushes into crash scene, helps save injured March 22, 2016 — On an early morning while heading to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point for work, Cpl. Joseph Currey found himself rushing to aid the victims of a crashed ambulance on the side of a busy road. The Marine joined others at the scene as they quickly reacted to the crash and provided medical aid to the injured patient and paramedics. Before Currey MORE
Plane captains provide final safety check before every flight March 21, 2016 — Maintaining safety standards is a continuous and ongoing process at every step of the an aircraft‘s flying evolution. Plane captains are among the many individuals who ensure aircraft meet operational safety requirements and are capable of completing their tasked-out missions. A plane captain is responsible for conducting a final examination of the MORE

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