In order to request one of the below, please create an email with all pertinent information regarding the event. This would include:
WHO: Name of sponsor/requester for the event
WHAT: (Type of request, i.e., Tour, Color Guard, etc.)
WHEN: Date of the event; time of the event, length of the event
WHERE: Location of the event
WHY: Please provide as much additional information (i.e., number of visitors, ages, special needs) that would assist the Community Relations with coordinating your request.
Once completed, send the request to Cherry Point Community Relations at Community Relations, or fax it to (252) 466-5201. All requests must be received at least 30 days prior to the event.
*A Cherry Point Community Relations Specialist will contact you within 7 working days.
Requests for 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band support MUST be submitted through Headquarters Marine Corps at 2nd MAW Band Support or click the tab for Community Relations at the top of your Web page.
Requests for Aviation support MUST be submitted through Headquarters Marine Corps at Aviation Support or click the tab for Community Relations at the top of your Web page.
Please remember, there are certain restrictions regarding military support for various events. Acceptable requests will be considered in support of events that are open to the public. The United States Marine Corps may support events which are open to the public, and cannot take part in programs that appear to benefit or favor any private individual, special interest group, business, religion, ideology, commercial venture, political candidate or organization.
For more information or assistance with your request, please contact Cherry Point Community Relations at (252) 466-4906.
Cherry Point Community Relations assist with a variety of requests including:
1) Tours for individuals, families and other small groups:
Tours for individuals, families and other small groups are available by appointment only every other Wednesday except on holidays. These are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. To schedule a tour, contact the Community Relations section at (252) 466-4241 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Requests must be made before noon on the Monday preceding the tour date (noon on Friday if Monday is a holiday.) You will be asked to provide additional information about all adult visitors so that required security background checks can be made.
2) Tours for larger groups:
Tours for larger groups are scheduled for weekdays excluding Wednesday. Requests for large group tours must be made at least 30 days prior to the requested date, and are only conducted Monday through Friday, holidays excluded. The type and scope of a tour is determined based on unit and asset availability. In order to request a tour, contact the Community Relations section at (252) 466-4241 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or submit a written request to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be asked to provide additional information about all adult visitors so that required security background checks can be made.
Marines, Sailors and DoD personnel aboard Cherry Point are encouraged to volunteer to help the community. If you have an event that you would like to submit for volunteers, please forward to Community Relations. Please be sure to submit request to allow adequate time for volunteers to make arrangements with unit if necessary.
4) Guest Speakers:
If you would like a guest speaker for an event, please submit request at least 30 days in advance. Please include any specifics regarding the speaker (e.i., Marine that has just returned from deployment, officer or enlisted, male or female.) so we can locate a speaker that fits the request. Additional information that would be helpful is any specific topic or length of time speaker will need to fill.
5) Color Guards:
Color Guards are submitted through the Public Affairs Office, however, they are channeled to the Station and Wing Sergeants Major for assignment. Determination for support will be made by the office upon receipt.