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Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

Cherry Point, North Carolina
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Children play games in their new facilities during a Boys & Girls Club opening at New Bern, N.C., April 24, 2017. Marines assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 272, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Air Wing joined the local community for the reveal of the youth center after it was constructed from the remains of an old nightclub. 13 Marines assigned to the squadron volunteered for the construction of the facility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/Released)
Children and local members of the community gather during a Boys & Girls Club opening at New Bern, N.C., April 24, 2017. Marines assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 272, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Air Wing joined the local community for the reveal of the youth center after it was constructed from the remains of an old nightclub. Marines had the opportunity to give back to the community and provide young adults with a safe place to grow and be mentored. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/Released)
Local members of the community gather during a Boys & Girls Club opening at New Bern, N.C., April 24, 2017. Marines assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 272, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Air Wing joined the local community for the reveal of the youth center after it was constructed from the remains of an old nightclub. The work the Marines accomplished made it possible to jump start the project. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/Released)
Children enjoy their new facilities during a Boys & Girls Club opening at New Bern, N.C., April 24, 2017. Marines assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 272, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Air Wing joined the local community for the reveal of the youth center after it was constructed from the remains of an old nightclub. 13 Marines assigned to the squadron volunteered for the construction of the facility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/Released)
Lt. Col. Edward H. Carpenter looks over at a crowd of Marines during a unit volunteer event at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., April 13, 2017. More than 220 Marines assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing,  gathered to run with disabled children as part of an Ainsley’s Angels East Carolina chapter event at the air station. ( U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/ Released)
Marines push athlete riders along side other Marines during a formation run at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., April 13, 2017. More than 220 Marines assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing  came together to lend their feet to disabled children for an Ainsley’s Angels East Carolina chapter event. The unit participated in the event to show their support for the local community and share their Espirit De Corps. ( U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/ Released)
Marines run along side volunteer runners during a formation run at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., April 13, 2017. More than 220 Marines assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing  gathered to run with disabled children as part of an Ainsley’s Angels East Carolina chapter event at the air station. Ainsley’s Angels is an organization that focuses on providing children with disabilities the oportunity to be included in runs that range in distances from 5k up to 50k. Volunteers are assigned as angels to push the athlete riders and cross the finish line. ( U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/ Released)
Marines call cadences during a formation run at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., April 13, 2017. More than 220 Marines assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing  gathered to run with disabled children as part of an Ainsley’s Angels East Carolina chapter event at the air station. The unit participated in the event to show their support for the local community and share their Espirit De Corps. ( U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/ Released)
Marines push athlete riders along side other Marines during a formation run at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., April 13, 2017. More than 220 Marines assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing  came together to run with disabled children for an Ainsley’s Angels East Carolina chapter event. The unit participated in the event to show their support for the local community and share their Espirit De Corps. ( U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/ Released)
Marines call cadences during a formation run at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., April 13, 2017. More than 220 Marines assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing  gathered to run with disabled children as part of an Ainsley’s Angels East Carolina chapter event at the air station. Many Marines dressed in easter themed costumes as a way to celebrate the season and show their support to the organization. ( U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/ Released)
Lt. Col. Edward H. Carpenter and senior leaders adress a crowd of Marines during a unit volunteer event at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., April 13, 2017. More than 220 Marines assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing  gathered to run with disabled children as part of an Ainsley’s Angels East Carolina chapter event at the air station. Carpenter is the commanding officer of MALS-26. ( U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/ Released)
Marines interact with children at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., April 13, 2017. More than 220 Marines assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing,  gathered to run with disabled children as part of an Ainsley’s Angels East Carolina chapter event at the air station. Many Marines dressed in easter themed costumes as a way to celebrate the season and show their support to the organization. ( U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/ Released)
Sgt. Maj. Marinica Ariton, left, and Lt. Col. Jeremy Winters, center, welcome Will Lewis, mayor of Havelock to the Marine Air Support Squadron 1 facilities at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., April 14, 2017. Lewis was accompanied by former MASS-1 Marine, Mark Carter, during a tour of the MASS-1 facilities. MASS-1, Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, is responsible for the planning, receiving, coordination and processing of requests for direct or close air support. Winters is the commanding officer of MASS-1 and Ariton is the squadron sergeant major. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/Released)
Lt. Col. Jeremy Winters, left, and Sgt. Maj. Marinica Ariton center, welcome Marine Mark Carter to the Marine Air Support Squadron 1 facilities at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., April 14, 2017. Cartrer was accompanied by Will Lewis, mayor of Havelock during a tour of MASS-1, Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. Carter is the general manager of Wells Global and was assigned to MASS-1 during his time in the Corps as a sergeant. Winters is the commanding officer of MASS-1 and Ariton is the Squadron sergeant major. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/Released) Huertas/Released)
Will Lewis, mayor of Havelock, left, and Marine Mark Carter are briefed by Cpl. Matthew Foley during a tour at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., April 14, 2017. Carter and Lewis toured the Marine Air Support Squadron 1 facilities and had a first-hand look at the squadron’s mission. MASS-1, Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, is responsible for the planning, receiving, coordination and processing of requests for direct or close air support. Foley is a communications maintenance noncommissioned officer with the  unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/Released)
Will Lewis, mayor of Havelock, left, and Marine Mark Carter are briefed by Cpl. Matthew Foley during a tour at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., April 14, 2017. Carter and Lewis toured the Marine Air Support Squadron 1 facilities and had a first-hand look at the squadron’s mission. MASS-1, Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, is responsible for the planning, receiving, coordination and processing of requests for direct or close air support. Foley is a communications maintenance noncommissioned officer with the  unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/Released)
Marine Mark Carter interacts with Marines at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., April 14, 2017. Carter was accompanied by Will Lewis, mayor of Havelock, during a tour of Marine Air Support Squadron 1 facilities. Marines assigned to MASS-1, Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, received a rare opportunity as they had the chance to speak to a Marine who once walked in their shoes as a sergeant assigned to the same squadron years ago. Carter is the general manager of Wells Global. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/Released)
Gunnery Sgt. Cameron Kruse’s promotion on November 1, 2016.  One day prior to Gabriel's first birthday seen with his wife Skyler Kruse, Gabriel Kruse, Josiah Kruse and Alexander Kruse holding promotion certificate.
Members of the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band share a meal during a gathering at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point NC, March 22, 2017. Brig. Gen. Matthew Glavy hosted the gathering to also present the members of the band with The Colonel George S. Howard Citation of Musical Excellence for Military Concert Bands, Colonel George S. Howard Citation of Musical Excellence for Military Concert Bands and the Live Performance of the Year Award. The 2nd MAW band holds a reputation of professional excellence as they dedicate countless hours to both music and the community. Glavy is the commanding general of 2nd MAW. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/ Released)
Senior leaders and members of the band gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing band at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point NC, March 22, 2017. Brig. Gen. Matthew Glavy hosted the gathering to also present the members of the band with The Colonel George S. Howard Citation of Musical Excellence for Military Concert Bands, Colonel George S. Howard Citation of Musical Excellence for Military Concert Bands and the Live Performance of the Year Award. The 2nd MAW band holds a reputation of professional excellence as they dedicate countless hours to both music and the community. Glavy is the commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas/ Released)