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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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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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CLC-21 Marine, family recognized for community service

By Lance Cpl. Grace L. Waladkewics | July 23, 2014

The Havelock Military Affairs Committee honored Gunnery Sgt. Otis James II and his family as the Family of the Quarter during a ceremonial dinner held at El Cerro Mexican Bar and Grill in Havelock, North Carolina, July 22. 2014.  James currently serves as the company gunnery sergeant and operations chief with Combat Logistics Company 21 at Cherry MORE
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Cherry Point PMO achieves operational excellence, gains accreditation

By Lance Cpl. Grace L. Waladkewics | July 23, 2014

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point’s Provost Marshal’s Office earned federal accreditation from Headquarters Marine Corps’ Plans, Policies and Operations Law Enforcement and Corrections Branch during a ceremony here July 17, 2014.  HQMC representatives visited Cherry Point on several occasions during the 15-month accreditation process to 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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