Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

 

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

Cherry Point, North Carolina
 
The original 'Point' was on the south side of the Neuse River east of Hancock Creek, and the word 'Cherry' came from cherry trees that at one time grew on the point.

 

 Important Announcements

TRAFFIC UPDATES

The N.C. Department of Transportation contractor S.T. Wooten is conducting work to widen the stretch of U.S. Highway 70 near the Slocum Gate area during the next couple of months. Drivers should expect lanes of traffic to close nightly, from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m., Monday through Friday. Drivers are advised to be attentive and to proceed with care while transiting the area.

ORDER PROHIBITS USE OF CATFISH LAKE ROAD 

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 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 >>