Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

 

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

Cherry Point, North Carolina
Unit News
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Young aviators join community after receiving golden wings May 27, 2016 — The Marine Corps newest naval aviators walked across the stage and received wings of gold with a warm welcome into the aviation community during a winging ceremony at the New Bern Convention Center in New Bern, May 19. MORE
2nd MAW Band strives for greatness: Supports military, local community musical needs May 27, 2016 — Approximately 35 Marines with the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band performed for the Salute the Troops memorial event in Garner, N.C., May 22. MORE
Generations of naval aviators gather for Marine Corps Aviation Association Symposium, Marine Aviation Summit May 27, 2016 — Generations of naval aviators and current members of the aviation community gathered at the New Bern Convention Center to share visions, experiences and traditions during the 45th Annual Marine Corps Aviation Association Symposium and Marine Aviation Summit. MORE
2nd MAW trains to defeat emerging threats May 19, 2016 — In a cramped, mud riddled back lot on the quiet northern quadrant of Cherry Point, a cadre of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Marines are packing up their gear and preparing to go home. It is May 19, 2016, and their job here for the past two weeks, away from the comforts of cool daytime work spaces and soft beds at night, is over … if you could ever consider preparing for war as something that could ever be “over.” MORE
2nd LAAD firearm mentorship program shows off skills at skeet range May 19, 2016 — Pfc. Jesse Conti gazed down the sight of his rifle for the first time as he took a controlled, but relaxed stance and an orange disk darted through the sky as he prepared to shoot. He followed the target swiftly and pulled the trigger with the precision instilled in him by his new found confidence since joining the 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense MORE
One week down: 2nd MAW participates in training exercise for combat readiness May 18, 2016 — When the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing battle staff took to the field on May 9, 2016, to participate in Marine Expeditionary Force Exercise 16, commonly known as MEFEX, it didn't simply walk on the battlefield with a rifle, a laptop and a radio -- it was met by a side of the Wing that is rarely recognized for its ability to set up an air base away from home. MORE
2016 MCAS Cherry Point Air Show -- "Celebrating 75 Years" May 9, 2016 — MORE
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

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