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Aircraft, Rescue and Firefighting Marines and Expeditionary Firefighting and Rescue Marines battle a blazing fire during a training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 21, 2018. The exercise gave Marines firsthand experience fighting the kind of fires they may encounter during their careers. The ARFF Marines are assigned to MCAS Cherry Point and the EFR Marines are assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, Marine Wing Support Group 27, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Andrew King/ Released)
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Aircraft, Rescue and Firefighting Marines and Expeditionary Firefighting and Rescue Marines battle a blaze during a fire training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 21, 2018. The exercise gave Marines firsthand experience fighting the kind of fires they may encounter during their careers. The ARFF Marines are assigned to MCAS Cherry Point and the EFR Marines are assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, Marine Wing Support Group 27, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Micha Pierce/ Released)
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Aircraft, Rescue and Firefighting Marines and Expeditionary Firefighting and Rescue Marines battle a blazing fire during a training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 21, 2018. The exercise gave Marines firsthand experience fighting the kind of fires they may encounter during their careers. The ARFF Marines are assigned to MCAS Cherry Point and the EFR Marines are assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, Marine Wing Support Group 27, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Micha Pierce/ Released)
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Aircraft, Rescue and Firefighting Marines and Expeditionary Firefighting and Rescue Marines battle a blaze during a fire training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 21, 2018. The exercise gave Marines firsthand experience fighting the kind of fires they may encounter during their careers. The ARFF Marines are assigned to MCAS Cherry Point and the EFR Marines are assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, Marine Wing Support Group 27, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Micha Pierce/ Released)
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Aircraft, Rescue and Firefighting Marines and Expeditionary Firefighting and Rescue Marines battle a blaze during a fire training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 21, 2018. The exercise gave Marines firsthand experience fighting the kind of fires they may encounter during their careers. The ARFF Marines are assigned to MCAS Cherry Point and the EFR Marines are assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, Marine Wing Support Group 27, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Micha Pierce/ Released)
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Aircraft, Rescue and Firefighting Marines and Expeditionary Firefighting and Rescue Marines prepare for a fire training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 21, 2018. The exercise gave the Marines firsthand experience fighting the kind of fires they may encounter during their careers. Seymour-Johnson Air Force Base airmen joined the Marines with different equipment they use for the same mission. The ARFF Marines are assigned to MCAS Cherry Point and the EFR Marines are assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, Marine Wing Support Group 27, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Micha Pierce/ Released)
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Aircraft, Rescue and Firefighting Marines prepare for a fire training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 21, 2018. The exercise gave the Marines firsthand experience fighting the kind of fires they may encounter during their careers. Seymour-Johnson Air Force Base airmen joined the Marines with different equipment they use for the same mission. The ARFF Marines are assigned to MCAS Cherry Point. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Micha Pierce/ Released)
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Aircraft, Rescue and Firefighting Marines prepare for a fire training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 21, 2018. The exercise gave the Marines firsthand experience fighting the kind of fires they may encounter during their careers. Seymour-Johnson Air Force Base airmen joined the Marines with different equipment they use for the same mission. The ARFF Marines are assigned to MCAS Cherry Point. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Micha Pierce/ Released)
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A team of Aircraft, Rescue and Firefighting Marines and Expeditionary Firefighting and Rescue Marines battle a blazing fire during a training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 21, 2018. The exercise gave Marines firsthand experience fighting the kind of fires they may encounter during their careers. The ARFF Marines are assigned to MCAS Cherry Point and the EFR Marines are assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, Marine Wing Support Group 27, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Micha Pierce/ Released)
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Marine, Family Programs' Personal and Professional Development Programs hosts first ever Battle for Business
Robert Chadwick, an active duty Marine, gives a presentation on his small business during the Battle for Business at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 2, 2018. The Battle of Business was hosted by the Marine and Family Programs Personal and Professional Development Program to help service members, spouses and veterans grow and develop their businesses. Chadwick presented his apparel company for the competition. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Cody Lemons/Released)
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Marine, Family Programs' Personal and Professional Development Programs hosts first ever Battle for Business
Dan Spangler, a local business owner and Marine Corps veteran, gives a motivational speech to competitors of the Battle for Business event at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 2, 2018. Spangler gave the competitors tips and ideas on how to improve and grow their businesses. Spangler was medically retired from the Marine Corps and has since gone on to create a successful local business. The Battle for Business was hosted by the Marine and Family Programs Personal and Professional Development Program to help service members, spouses and veterans grow and develop their businesses. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Cody Lemons/ Released)
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Marine, Family Programs' Personal and Professional Development Programs hosts first ever Battle for Business
Competitors pose for a photo after the Battle for Business competition at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 2, 2018. The Battle of Business was hosted by the Marine and Family Programs Personal and Professional Development Program to help service members, spouses and veterans grow and expand their businesses. The competitors presented their business models to judges who gave them positive and negative feedback on their businesses and ideas on how to correct their deficiencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Cody Lemons/Released)
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Leah Simard, a military spouse, gives a presentation during the Battle of Business event at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 2, 2018. The Battle of Business was hosted by the Marine and Family Programs Personal and Professional Development Program to help service members, spouses and veterans grow and develop their businesses. Simard took the grand prize during the event. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Cody Lemons/Released)
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Judges of the Battle for Business event participate in a competitor’s presentation at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 2, 2018. The Battle of Business was hosted by the Marine and Family Programs Personal and Professional Development Program to help service members, spouses and veterans grow and develop their businesses. Competitors gave a 10 minute presentation on their businesses and the judges chose the winners. The judges are all civilians associated with the business community. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Cody Lemons/ released)
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Marine Corps Installations transition to new access control system
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT (June 6, 2018) - On June 5, Marine Corps Installations across the region began transitioning to a new government-owned access control system called Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS). This new and enhanced system is replacing RAPIDGate and MCESS for contractors and other non-DoD-affiliated personnel requiring installation access. DBIDS is already installed at more than 320 sites with over 5 million registered personnel and unlike previous systems, this one is a free service.
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6th annual Protégé Day at MCAS Cherry Point
James Gooding, center, recieves instructions from Arthur Kelly, right, on how to properly inspect a worksite during the 6th annual Protégé Day at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., May 30, 2018. The event allowed individuals with qualified disabilities to job shadow various sections on the air station; with the potential of being hired. Protégé Day is hosted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Office and has resulted in approximately nine disabled individuals being hired on the air station. Gooding was a participant selected from the North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Kelly is a contract surveillance representative. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew King)
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Festus Isaacs, right, replaces the foam guard around a basketball hoop during the 6th annual Protégé Day at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., May 30, 2018. The event allowed individuals with qualified disabilities to job shadow various sections on the air station; with the potential of being hired. Protégé Day is hosted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Office and has resulted in approximately nine disabled individuals being hired on the air station. Issacs was a participant selected from the North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew King)
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Velvet Harper catalogs audio books during the 6th annual Protégé Day at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., May 30, 2018. The event allowed individuals with qualified disabilities to job shadow various sections on the air station; with the potential of being hired. Protégé Day is hosted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Office and has resulted in approximately nine disabled individuals being hired on the air station. Harper was a participant selected from the North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew King)
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Festus Isaacs, right, replaces a lock on a door during the 6th annual Protégé Day at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., May 30, 2018. The event allowed individuals with qualified disabilities to job shadow various sections on the air station; with the potential of being hired. Protégé Day is hosted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Office and has resulted in approximately nine disabled individuals being hired on the air station. Issacs was a participant selected from the North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew King)
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Marine Corps Community Services Cherry Point hosted the second annual Semper Fit Color Fun Run 5K at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., May 12, 2018. The Semper Fit Color Fun Run 5K is an untimed run intended to help people relax and unwind while still enjoying a nice workout. Approximately 120 people participated in this year’s 5K. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew King/ Released)
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Marine Corps Community Services Cherry Point hosted the second annual Semper Fit Color Fun Run 5K at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., May 12, 2018. The Semper Fit Color Fun Run 5K is an untimed run intended to help people relax and unwind while still enjoying a nice workout. Approximately 120 people participated in this year’s 5K. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew King/ Released)
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Marine Corps Community Services Cherry Point hosted the second annual Semper Fit Color Fun Run 5K at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., May 12, 2018. The Semper Fit Color Fun Run 5K is an untimed run intended to help people relax and unwind while still enjoying a nice workout. Approximately 120 people participated in this year’s 5K. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew King/ Released)
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Marine Corps Community Services Cherry Point hosted the second annual Semper Fit Color Fun Run 5K at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., May 12, 2018. The Semper Fit Color Fun Run 5K is an untimed run intended to help people relax and unwind while still enjoying a nice workout. Approximately 120 people participated in this year’s 5K. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew King/ Released)
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Service members and their families gathered for the Easter Eggstravaganza event at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., March 24, 2018. The event featured Easter egg hunts, inflatable bounce houses, an obstacle course, food trucks, the Easter Bunny and more. The Eggstravaganza allowed service members and their families to enjoy a free day of fun on the air station. Approximately 2,000 to 3,000 people attended this year’s Easter Eggstravaganza.
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Service members and their families gathered for the Easter Eggstravaganza event at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., March 24, 2018. The event featured Easter egg hunts, inflatable bounce houses, an obstacle course, food trucks, the Easter Bunny and more. The Eggstravaganza allowed service members and their families to enjoy a free day of fun on the air station. Approximately 2,000 to 3,000 people attended this year’s Easter Eggstravaganza.

 

 In the news

 

Marine, Family Programs' Personal and Professional Development Programs hosts first ever Battle for Business By Cpl. Cody Lemons | June 7, 2018
Marine Corps Installations transition to new access control system By Mike Barton | June 6, 2018
6th annual Protégé Day at MCAS Cherry Point By Lance Cpl. Andrew King | June 1, 2018
MCCS Cherry Point Semper Fit Color Fun Run 5K! By Lance Cpl. Andrew King | May 23, 2018

 

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PSC Box 8013
Cherry Point, N.C. 28533-0013

Phone: (252) 466-4241
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