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U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Julian Alford, Marine Corps Installations East commanding general, discusses future construction plans to accommodate the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter while in the Air Traffic Control tower at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, Sept. 23, 2019. The F-35B is the world's only short take-off and vertical landing stealth airplane. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Michael Neuenhoff).

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Command Tour with Major General Alford

24 Sep 2019 | Lance Cpl. Michael Neunehoff Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Julian Alford, Marine Corps Installations (MCI) East commanding general, visited Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, on Sept. 23, 2019, to appraise the installation's readiness capabilities and the installation commander's priorities for supporting the operating forces, tenant commands, military personnel and families. During the visit Alford assessed various building damage sustained during Hurricanes Florence and Dorian, and discussed future construction on the air station to accommodate the fielding of the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter


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