210422-M-ZE543-0009.JPG - 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)
210326-M-CJ305-1097.JPG - U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Michael Casey, an ordnance technician, currently serves as the maintenance chief at Station Ordnance with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, North Carolina, March 26, 2021. Casey oversees day to day operations and issues tasks that need to be completed, as well as supervising to ensure things get done quickly and safely. (U.S. Marine Corps photo taken by Pfc. Michael Neuenhoff)
210408-M-HI521-0284.JPG - A U.S. Marine with Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point Special Reaction Team (SRT), breaches a door during forced entry training event with Cherry Point Fire and Emergency Services (CPF&ES), at MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina, April 8, 2021. Joint forced entry training allows SRT to familiarize themselves using different tools to breach a home. This is useful when responding to calls where a possible threat may be looming on the other side.
210224-M-CJ305-0002.JPG - Firefighter Raymond Bane, a driver-operator at Cherry Point Fire and Emergency Services (CPF&ES), and the recipient of the 2020 Firefighter of the Year Award, stands in front of a Fire Engine at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, Feb. 25, 2021. Bane does a lot for both the fire station, and the community he serves. He organized the department’s training facility by repurposing office cubicles for a realistic training environment. He volunteers at local elementary schools to allow for uninterrupted teacher lunch hours and planning periods. He oversaw the wellness and nutrition classes for the department, creating customized programs for department members. He also built a playground at Brinson Elementary School for student use. (U.S. Marine Corps photo taken by Pfc. Michael Neuenhoff)