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Command Members


Colonel Brendan C. Burks
Cherry Point Commanding Officer

Brendan Burks is a native of Alabama. He enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserves in May 1992 and

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Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey J. Barnes
Cherry Point Executive Officer

Lieutenant Colonel Barnes was commissioned in May 2005.  He received his wings in December 2007 and

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Sergeant Major Jay D. Heitink
Cherry Point Sergeant Major

Sergeant Major Jay D. Heitink was born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1977. He enlisted in the Marine Corps

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Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point