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U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Laura E. Thompson, an air traffic controller (ATC) with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, uses an Enhanced Terminal Voice Switch to call other ATC sectors nearby at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, March 29, 2021. The mission of ATC is to provide all-weather radar or non-radar approach, departure, en route, and tower ATC services to friendly aircraft. (U.S. Marine photo by Cpl. Alexandra Amor Santos Arambulo)

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Cpl. Laura E. Thompson

3 May 2021 | Cpl. Alexandra Amor Santos Arambulo Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

The sky is literally the limit for an air traffic controller (ATC). From monitoring flight patterns to guiding aircraft on and off the flight line, these Marines are tasked with keeping our pilots safe. U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Laura E. Thompson, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, shares her experience.


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