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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 hunting season kicks off

By Cpl. Grace L. Waladkewics | September 30, 2014

The first shot has been fired and hunting season has begun. The Department of Environmental Affairs at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, wants to remind all base personnel to be alert and prepared for the 2014 hunting season, which officially began Sept. 13. According to Eric Floyd, U.S. Conservation law enforcement officer for MORE
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2nd MAW, Cherry Point raise awareness for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

By Cpl. Grace L. Waladkewics | September 30, 2014

The Marine Corps and Department of Defense leaders recognize September as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  The DoD recognizes that suicide is a serious problem that causes vast pain, suffering and loss to individuals, families, survivors, military units and military communities.  To combat suicide, the DoD has established suicide MORE
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Cherry Point hosts 6th annual Operation Ball Gown

By Cpl. Grace L. Waladkewics | September 30, 2014

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point spouses sifted through racks of ball gowns donated by their fellow spouses and local businesses during Operation Ball Gown 2014 at Miller’s Landing, here Sept. 26. The event sold out in its sixth year, benefiting 300 spouses who received a free ball gown.   “This event is an opportunity for spouses to gift MORE
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NHC Cherry Point to raise awareness of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Cpl. Grace L. Waladkewics | September 30, 2014

October marks the start of many races, campaigns and events marking Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point here, is taking this month to educate its beneficiaries about the dangers of breast cancer, the importance of getting checked and how to get involved in the fight to find a cure. Breast cancer is the second leading MORE
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Cherry Point Sailors build camaraderie, sharpen shotgun skills during skeet shoot

By Cpl. Grace L. Waladkewics | September 30, 2014

Sailorswith the Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point and their families came together fora day of firing at the Cherry Point Skeet Range Sept. 27 to test their hand atshotgun skills here. The NHCteamed up with volunteers from the Cherry Point Skeet Club to shoot clay pigeonsduring a trap, skeet and wobble shoot. Total membership in the club has 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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