MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. --
of Marines, Sailors and their family members enjoyed an evening of food, games
and entertainment during the Marine Air Control Group 28 annual Fall Festival
at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014.
brought my family to a lot of unit events but we love fall time, so this has
definitely been one of our favorites,” said Staff Sgt. Atiya Corbett, engineer
maintenance chief with Marine Air Control Squadron 2.
to Corbett, her family enjoyed the free food and the spooky trail the most.
events like this are important for unit growth and for the camaraderie of the
Marines,” said Corbett. “The operational tempo can be stressful at times, and
events like the fall festival offer us a chance to get together during the
holiday season and shift our attention to family and friends for an evening.”
the event, Marines and their families enjoyed several bounce houses and blow up
slides. The festival featured a movie projected for attendees to watch a movie on
a big screen while eating popcorn and other festival foods. Marines from the
squadron put together a haunted house and haunted trail for families to enjoy
as well as several games for children to win prizes.
really enjoy unit functions, mostly because they are family oriented and it is
a time that we can interact with people we may not get to see every day,” said
Cpl. Tony Teague, chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear defense specialist
to Teague, he enjoys watching his son interact and have fun with other
events that promote unit cohesion and interaction with the entire chain of
command in an environment like this plays a huge part in raising the Marines’
morale,” said Teague. “If the families are happy, and the Marines needs are
being met, those two things together lead to a higher degree of unit and family