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Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

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Cherry Point, North Carolina
Public Affairs Mission
The Windsock is Cherry Point's weekly command newspaper. Printed each Thursday in partnership with Freedom ENC publications, the Windsock provides local and Corps wide news and announcements to the air station and its surrounding community.


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Cherry Point safety personnel urge residents to keep roads safe as school year begins

By Lance Cpl. Unique Roberts | August 27, 2014

Students are taking their first steps into the schoolhouse, as summer comes to a close at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. Whether they are walking to school, riding the bus or riding a bicycle, it is important for motorists to stay alert to help maintain a safe environment at the air station for children traveling to school.  It is MORE
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Cherry Point, 2nd MAW rehearse, validate active-shooter response plan

By Sgt. Timothy T. Parish | August 26, 2014

The loud crack of simulated gunfire rang out Aug. 26 in the headquarters building here as air station officials, emergency responders and personnel conducted a long-planned active-shooter exercise.  During the exercise, emergency response teams responded to a mock scenario at building HQ-1, securing the perimeter and clearing the headquarters while MORE
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MTACS-28 Marines, sailors, families celebrate end of summer

By Cpl. Victor A. Arriaga | August 26, 2014

Marines and their families line up for food during Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28’s End of Summer Bash at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, Aug. 22, 2014. The squadron hosted the event to foster esprit de corps and family readiness.   “It’s great when the squadron puts something like this together,” said Theresa MORE
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CG hosts leadership forum to discuss readiness, address concerns

By Cpl. J. R. Heins | August 25, 2014

The commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing hosted a commander's forum at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Aug. 21.  Commanders and sergeants major from across 2nd MAW joined Maj. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, commanding general, to discuss a variety of topics to help improve unit readiness and plan for future Marine Air-Ground Task Force MORE
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MTACS-28 conducts TACC embarkation exercise

By Cpl. Victor A. Arriaga | August 25, 2014

Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28 conducted a tactical air command center embarkation exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Aug. 21.   The purpose of the exercise was for the squadron to test its ability to deploy a TACC and hone skills that can become perishable, said Maj. Richard Laviolette, the operations officer with MORE
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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


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