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U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Mark Wise, deputy commandant for Aviation, listens to an overview briefing from Col. Mikel Huber, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point commanding officer, in the air traffic control tower during a visit to MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina, Feb. 9, 2022. This visit gave Wise an in-depth look at the installation as it prepares for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Bertram)

Photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Bertram

Deputy Commandant for Aviation visits MCAS Cherry Point

9 Feb 2022 | Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Mark Wise, deputy commandant for Aviation, toured Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, along with other Marine Corps Aviation leaders, Feb. 9, 2022. Led by Col. Mikel Huber, MCAS Cherry Point commanding officer, Wise got an up-close look at how Cherry Point is being readied to field the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

Originally breaking ground on the modernization project on Sept. 4, 2020, MCAS Cherry Point has more than $1 billion in military construction planned and in progress to support the next generation fighter aircraft.


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