Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point


Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

Cherry Point, North Carolina
 MCAS Cherry Point Public Affairs Office

The Windsock
Cherry Point's weekly command newspaper, "The Windsock," was retired in February 2015.  Archival copies of The Windsock are available here.  News and information about Cherry Point and its Marines is now distributed through multiple mediums, to include weekly all-hands email to government personnel on the air station, social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, news postings on this Cherry Point website (link), and via releases to local news media.

Community Relations
Cherry Point's team of Community Relations specialists serve as a vital link between the air station and general public, from providing guided tours of the air station, to assisting the public in requesting Marine assets. Click ***HERE***

Media Relations
The Public Affairs Office assists local, regional and national media in requests and operates an active release program to keep civilian media informed of the latest happenings aboard the air station.

For more information please contact the Media Relations Department at 252-288-8375 or email

Web Developer:
Mary Hill
MCAS Cherry Point Public Affairs Office
2D Marine Aircraft Wing:
MCAS Cherry Point:
DESK: 252.466.6204
DSN: 582.6204

II MEF Public Affairs
Duty Phone: (910) 451-7200
After-hours phone calls will be forwarded to the II MEF Command Center who will in turn contact the duty Public Affairs representative.

2nd Marine Division Public Affairs
Phone: (910) 450-6575

2nd Marine Logistics Group Public Affairs
Phone: (910) 451-3538

2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Public Affairs
Phone: (252) 466-5279

22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit Public Affairs
Phone: (910) 451-0428

24th Marine Expeditionary Unit Public Affairs
Phone: (910) 451-0614

26th Marine Expeditionary Unit Public Affairs
Phone: (910) 451-0053

News Resources:
Early Bird
DOD News
Marines Magazine
Leatherneck Magazine

HQMC Community Relations Calendar
This site provides a calendar of upcoming Marine band, ceremonial and aviation events throughout the United States. Click here to see the calendar.

Defense Visual Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
Click here to see stories, photos, video and audio clips of II MEF Marines and Sailors in action.

Defense Imagery Library
Click here to access the image library.

Strategic Communictions Portal
Leaders, click here for the Strategic Communication Portal.


 Contact Us

Commanding Officer
Public Affairs Office
Marine Corps Air Station
PSC Box 8013
Cherry Point, N.C. 28533-0013

Phone: (252) 466-4241
Fax: (252) 466-5201
E-mail: Cherry Point Public Affairs