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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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Bolduc relinquishes command of MALS-14 to Horvath

By Cpl. Grace L. Waladkewics | September 21, 2014

 Lt. Col. Jeffrey M. Bolduc relinquished command of Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 14 to Lt. Col. Bryan T. Horvath during a change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Sept. 18, 2014. MALS-14 provides logistical support to an Aviation Combat Element with a variety of aircraft configurations. It also facilitates MORE
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Local community gathers for 9/11 remembrance

By Cpl. J. R. Heins | September 16, 2014

Craven County Community College hosted a 9/11 memorial at the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point – Havelock campus in remembrance of the events that occurred Sept. 11, 2001.  Maj. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, the commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and the keynote speaker for the event, started the memorial ceremony with a moment of MORE
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2nd LAAD section, team leaders refine skills, enhance abilities

By Cpl. J. R. Heins | September 16, 2014

Marines with 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion’s section leader course and team leader course combined during a final exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Sept. 10.  The section and team leader courses at 2nd LAAD are both three weeks long. They are designed to serve as a refresher on the fundamentals of the Marines MORE
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MWHS-2 hosts Jane Wayne Day, builds squadron readiness

By Sgt. Timothy T. Parish | September 16, 2014

Spouses and family members with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 2 became Marines for a day during the squadron’s Jane Wayne Day here, Sept. 12.   The event was designed to give MWHS-2’s extended family a peek behind the scenes at the squadron’s day-to-day operations and some typical Marine Corps training, said Alesha N. Burkeen, the family MORE
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MWSS-274 Marines, Sailors return from deployment

By Cpl. J. R. Heins | September 15, 2014

More than 80 Marines and Sailors with Marine Wing Support Squadron 274 returned to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Sept. 10 after a six-month deployment to Camp Bastion, Afghanistan.  During the deployment, MWSS-274 supported various squadrons throughout the camp and assisted heavily in the efforts to retrograde the site, said Capt. 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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