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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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II MEF CG visits 2nd MAW Marines, sailors

By Sgt. Timothy Parish | July 30, 2014

The commanding general of II Marine Expeditionary Force and Marine Corps Forces Africa visited Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point July 25, taking time to address the Marines of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing here.  The visit came as part of Maj. Gen. William D. Beydler’s initial tour of Marine Corps units now under his command, including 2nd Marine MORE
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Leatherneck tour treats Marines, sailors to entertainment, comedy

By Lance Cpl. Grace L. Waladkewics | July 29, 2014

Marines and sailors enjoyed an afternoon of comedy, music and live entertainment at the For the Leathernecks III Comedy and Entertainment Tour hosted at the Twin Rivers Theater at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, July 25, 2014.  The tour was hosted by the Single Marine Program and served as an opportunity for active duty service members to MORE
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Career planner advises Marines on retention campaign

By Lance Cpl. Unique B. Roberts | July 25, 2014

July 1 marked the beginning of the submission period for fiscal year 2015 reenlistment and lateral move requests, according to the first term alignment plan submission guidelines. The submission period will close to all Marines Sept. 30.  With fiscal year 2015 approaching, Marine Corps officials are advising Marines to submit for retention despite MORE
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2015 Blue Angels roster includes Cherry Point pilots

By Lance Cpl. Unique B. Roberts | July 25, 2014

The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, announced the officers selected for the 2015 demonstration team July 22.   The squadron selected a total of five naval aviators to join the team, including two pilots from Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.   Captain Katie A. Higgins, the first female Marine pilot to be selected for MORE
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2nd MAW Marines return from SPMAGTF support

By Lance Cpl. Grace L. Waladkewics | July 25, 2014

Several detachments from squadrons belonging to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing returned to the United States July 24, after a four-month deployment to Morón Air Base, Spain.  “It's just a great feeling of relief to be home now," said Staff Sgt. David Gentry, the detachment noncommissioned officer-in-charge with Marine Wing Support Squadron 271. It’s a 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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