Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point


Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

Cherry Point, North Carolina
Marine Minute - The White Letter 1-19

The Commandant is implementing the Marine Housing Outreach Program to help him and local leaders better understand the living conditions of their Marines in government quarters, privatized housing, and leased properties off base and to ensure their overall safety, health and security. The program will also help identify maintenance or safety issues and ensure Marine and their families understand the support processes and programs available. All Marines will be afforded this voluntary visitation program at the local unit level by April 15. Check with your chain for command for details.

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Latest Announcements

 BT-2 Cleanup Fact Sheet


An unpaved road frequently used by Eastern North Carolina Marines and Sailors is now effectively prohibited for use by military personnel, according to a new order.

The II Marine Expeditionary Force and Marine Corps Installations East joint order, 5100.3 was signed into policy March 19, 2010. The Order is punitive in nature, and service members found in violation are punishable under Article 92 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

Read the Order >>


 Marine Corps Outlying Landing Field Atlantic Water Study

Information about the Marine Corps Outlying Landing Field Atlantic Drinking Water Study is available at this link and here. You may also request information via email at or by calling 1-877-626-5317.


 MCAS Cherry Point Wastewater Report

The North Carolina Clean Water Act of 1999 requires owners of a wastewater treatment works to make a System Annual Performance Report available to their customers upon request.  A copy of the report may be obtained free of charge by contacting Timothy Lawrence of the MCAS Cherry Point Environmental Affairs Department at 466-2754.  


 Claims against the Marine Corps

Instructions for how to properly file a claim against the Marine Corps for damages resulting from instances such as: vehicle accidents involving government vehicles, shipment of household goods during PCS moves, damage from destructive weather, or negligence of a federal employee can be found at the MCI-East Claims website at: Legal Services Support Section - East

Federal employees are barred from providing assistance in preparing and filing the claim, but this link also provides links to the Torts Claim Unit in Norfolk where the claims are adjudicated, and they may be able to provide additional information.



Winter Weather


Winter Readiness Condition IV  

Winter Weather Conditions are monitored by MCAS staff.  Changes to the WWC will be posted through the standard messaging systems, including the Cherry Point website, Facebook page, Twitter and on the Cherry Point telephone information line at 466-3093.


 Contact Us

Commanding Officer
Postal Service Center Box 8003
Marine Corps Air Station
Cherry Point, NC 28533-0003

 Base Information  (252) 466-2811
 Military Personnel
 (252) 466-2811
 Civilian Personnel
 (252) 466-2109
 Facilities Maintenance   (252) 466-4363
 Emergency Line:  (252) 466-4364
 Transient Officer
 Quarters (TOQ)
 (252) 466-5169 / 3359
 Transient Enlisted
 (252) 466-3060
 Noise Complaint Hotline  (252) 466-1092
 Command Duty Officer  (252) 466-5236

The DSN Prefix at MCAS Cherry Point
for "466-XXXX" is '582' 
and for "720-XXXX" the DSN is "590"

Range Notification: (252) 466-0051

Website Updates: (252) 466-6204