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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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2nd MAW, Cherry Point volunteers recognized for contributions

By Lance Cpl. Unique Roberts | April 17, 2014

Marine Corps Community Services held the 2014 “Celebrate Service” Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point April 11, 2014.  As local volunteers filled the banquet room, representatives from each unit and organization aboard the air station gathered and awaited the presentation of certificates from Maj. Gen. Robert MORE
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Marines HITT field to support heroes

By Lance Cpl. Grace Waladkewics | April 17, 2014

Marines are known for their strength and skill, and are recognized by the country’s citizens as America’s expeditionary force in readiness. As the nation’s first line of defense, Marines have a huge load to carry to support the citizens as well as their brothers and sisters fighting beside them.  Marine Air Control Squadron 2 hosted its first HITT MORE
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Easter ‘eggcitement’ comes to Cherry Point

By Lance Cpl. Victor A. Arriaga | April 17, 2014

“Get ready, set, go!” sounded from behind the caution tape as children ran toward the little colored eggs scattered all across the ground at the Shady Grove picnic area. Hidden under pine needles, behind trees and even under tires, the children searched for the eggs left behind by a little furry friend.   Service members and families of Marine MORE
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Cherry Point hosts volunteer appreciation dinner

By Lance Cpl. Unique B. Roberts | April 10, 2014

The Single Marine Program at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., hosted a volunteer appreciation dinner April 8, to show their gratitude for all the time the service members give to the local community.  Each year, during the month of April, the station celebrates National Volunteer Appreciation Week. Partnering with station assets, the MORE
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'Ace in the hole,' VMR-1 supports contingency operations

By Lance Cpl. Andrea Cleopatra Dickerson | April 10, 2014

Marines with Marine Transport Squadron 1 departed Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point April 8 in one of the squadron’s C-9B Skytrains in support of II Marine Expeditionary Force.  The unit has committed a UC-35D Citation in support of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response, said Lt. Col. Brain D. Bernth, VMR-1 commanding 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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