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The 2nd Marine Divison Band marches out of the Aisne-Marne

The 2nd Marine Divison Band marches out of the Aisne-Marne

The 2nd Marine Divison Band marches out of the Aisne-Marne American Memorial Cemetery in Belleau, France following the Memorial Day ceremony on May 29, 2016. Marines with 6th Marine Regiment and the 2nd Marine ... More

The 1st Armored Division Band, Fort Bliss, Texas, played

The 1st Armored Division Band, Fort Bliss, Texas, played

The 1st Armored Division Band, Fort Bliss, Texas, played the Army Song, the MP Regimental March as well as the National Anthem at the Change of Command and Change of Responsibility for 93D Military Police Batta... More

Paratroopers from the 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute

Paratroopers from the 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute

Paratroopers from the 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division dismount a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during an air assault mission at Freedom Village on Fo... More

A lesson in selfless service

A lesson in selfless service

Chief Warrant Officer 5 Ralph E. Rigby mans a mounted M60 during a patrol in Afghanistan’s Paptika province in July 2004. No other individual in the unit had been trained on the legacy weapon, so Rigby voluntee... More

Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew P. Stanley, now a chief

Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew P. Stanley, now a chief

Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew P. Stanley, now a chief petty officer and the group religious program specialist for 2nd Marine Logistics Group, stands on the deck of the USS Anzio in the North Arabian Sea. Stan... More

Former 2nd LAAD commander KIA

Former 2nd LAAD commander KIA

Lt. Col. Benjamin J. Palmer, former commanding officer of the 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, died as a result of wounds received from enemy small-arms fire in Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 12.

Runners start the 10th annual Armed Services YMCA Mud

Runners start the 10th annual Armed Services YMCA Mud

Runners start the 10th annual Armed Services YMCA Mud Run at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. More than 2,500 service members and civilians participated in the 8K run through sand and mud. All ... More

Killeen assumes command of Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, Conway bids farewell

Killeen assumes command of Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, Conway bi...

Lt. Col. Scott E. Conway relieved his command of Marine Wing Support Squadron 274 to Lt. Col. Sean C. Killeen during a ceremony at the Naval Health Clinic parade field aboard Cherry Point, N.C., Aug. 17. Conwa... More

Lt. Col. Joel A. Burdette relieved his post as commanding

Lt. Col. Joel A. Burdette relieved his post as commanding

Lt. Col. Joel A. Burdette relieved his post as commanding officer of 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion to Maj. Scott E. Cobb during a ceremony at the battalion headquarters Aug. 31. Burdette, a native of T... More

Maj. Aaron Lilley (center), a Stability Transition

Maj. Aaron Lilley (center), a Stability Transition

Maj. Aaron Lilley (center), a Stability Transition Team advisor with 1st Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division – Center, and a Manhattan, ... More

Cherry Point IPAC Marines learn 2nd LAAD skills

Cherry Point IPAC Marines learn 2nd LAAD skills

Lance Cpl. Christina M. Wicke handles a dummy Stinger surface-to-air missile under the instruction of Sgt. Jvictor S. Mastronardi II, outside 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion’s compound, Jan. 19. Wicke, a... More

Assisting in the shop

Assisting in the shop

Sgt. Samir Awadallah (right) leans over to assist one of the junior Marines working in his shop. The Berlin Center, Ohio, native is in charge of managing the Marines who maintain the communication and informat... More

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Helmand Province, Islamic Republic

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Helmand Province, Islamic Republic

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Helmand Province, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Gunnery Sgt. Christopher McDougal, the lead instructor of a battalion MCMAP course, demonstrates the proper technique for tapping out durin... More

Michigan Native Fights Past Obstacles, Discovers Career

Michigan Native Fights Past Obstacles, Discovers Career

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan - Staff Sgt. Michael Price (right), Benton Harbor, Mich., native, takes time to talk with a junior Marine during a break. The casualty watch staff non-commissio... More

From left to right, 2nd Lts. Charles M. Felps, Brian

From left to right, 2nd Lts. Charles M. Felps, Brian

From left to right, 2nd Lts. Charles M. Felps, Brian C. Neri, James D. Glover and Kathryn M. Wichard review their notes and create a plan of action for calling in practice airstrikes against targets on a terrai... More

A 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion Marine takes

A 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion Marine takes

A 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion Marine takes notes during a mission brief before their foot patrol of the dense vegetation surrounding Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field Bogue May 17-19. Marines of B... More

Sergeant’s lesson: Building leaders of Marines

Sergeant’s lesson: Building leaders of Marines

Retired Col. Dick Camp, author of “The Devil Dogs at Belleau Wood,” speaks with, left to right, Sgts. Ricardo Quintanilla, Brandon McCormick and Jarred Bluecoat about Marines who fought in the World War I battl... More

The Marines on the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing non-commissioned

The Marines on the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing non-commissioned

The Marines on the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing non-commissioned officers’ staff ride to Belleau Wood had the chance to stop in Paris and take photos of the Eiffel Tower while on their way to Belleau, France, to se... More

Cpl. Richard L. Smith, right, watches as a Marine throws

Cpl. Richard L. Smith, right, watches as a Marine throws

Cpl. Richard L. Smith, right, watches as a Marine throws a grenade out of a training pit during Battery B, 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion’s grenade training at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, June 8. Mo... More

Staff Sgt. Jerry M. Williams Jr., left, a trumpet player

Staff Sgt. Jerry M. Williams Jr., left, a trumpet player

Staff Sgt. Jerry M. Williams Jr., left, a trumpet player for the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing band, plays taps to honor those who’ve fallen for the flag, at the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band’s concert in Troy, N.Y.... More

More than 40 unserviceable U.S. flags are set to be

More than 40 unserviceable U.S. flags are set to be

More than 40 unserviceable U.S. flags are set to be put to rest during 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion’s flag disposal ceremony outside of Battery A, June 14.

The former 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Headquarters Building,

The former 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Headquarters Building,

The former 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Headquarters Building, Building 80, is torn down after more than 60 years of service aboard Cherry Point, June 15. The building was built in the mid 1940s as a temporary home... More

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Nicholas Hizer, 2nd Marine

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Nicholas Hizer, 2nd Marine

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Nicholas Hizer, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing combat camera officer, informs Tyonek Engineering and Agile Manufacturing corporation, AAR Mobility and U.S. Special Operations Command represent... More

Happy 70th birthday, 2nd MAW

Happy 70th birthday, 2nd MAW

Maj. Gen. Jon M. Davis, right, commanding general of the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, stands at attention during Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point’s morning colors ceremony outside of the headquarters building... More

MWHS-2 welcomes new sergeant major

MWHS-2 welcomes new sergeant major

Sgt. Maj. Mario P. Fields, the incoming sergeant major of Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 2, salutes Lt. Col. Thomas J. Witczak, commanding officer of the squadron, during the relief and appointment ceremony July 1.

Schaefer takes post at MWSS-271

Schaefer takes post at MWSS-271

Sgt. Maj. Brett C. Scheuer passes the unit enlisted sword to Lt. Col. Paul A. Rosenbloom during the Marine Wing Support Squadron 271 Relief and Appointment Ceremony at the squadron headquarters, July 7.

Lance Cpl. Kenneth S. Glutz throws the softball to

Lance Cpl. Kenneth S. Glutz throws the softball to

Lance Cpl. Kenneth S. Glutz throws the softball to first base during Motor Transport Company’s first softball game against the Air Operations Company at Marine Wing Support Squadron 274’s family day event at th... More

Cherry Point, 2nd MAW ARFF Marines prepare for emergency landing

Cherry Point, 2nd MAW ARFF Marines prepare for emergency landing

Cherry Point Aircraft Rescue Firefighters with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron and Marine Wing Support Squadron 274 practice a bunker drill in preparation for a possible emergency NASA shuttle landing July 8.

Col. Andrew Shorter, commanding officer with Marine

Col. Andrew Shorter, commanding officer with Marine

Col. Andrew Shorter, commanding officer with Marine Aircraft Group 14, congratulates and awards Gunnery Sgt. Matthew L. Rumfelt, quality assurance chief with Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 1, with ... More

A KC-130J with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron

A KC-130J with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron

A KC-130J with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 aerial refuels an MV-22B Osprey on a long distance aerial refueling exercise July 12. Two C-130s with 252 teamed up with four more C-130s and several... More

Fly by: Lance Cpl. Logan E. Stuhr

Fly by: Lance Cpl. Logan E. Stuhr

Lance Cpl. Logan E. Stuhr, an armorer with MWHS-2 from Wabasha, Minn., joined Dec. 14, 2009.

Marine and sailors from Special Operations Training

Marine and sailors from Special Operations Training

Marine and sailors from Special Operations Training Group, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, dangle 100 feet below a CH-53E and roughly 300 feet off the ground during their Special Purpose Insertion and Extractio... More

Lance Cpl. Kyle J. Goss feeds his son Remington, 7

Lance Cpl. Kyle J. Goss feeds his son Remington, 7

Lance Cpl. Kyle J. Goss feeds his son Remington, 7 months, for the last time before he leaves for deployment with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 to the Horn of Africa July 17. The Marines will be providin... More

Fly By: Cpl. Daniel S. Thomas

Fly By: Cpl. Daniel S. Thomas

Cpl. Daniel S. Thomas is a ground support equipment technician with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 467.

John Fisher, a former customer service representative

John Fisher, a former customer service representative

John Fisher, a former customer service representative for Rolls-Royce, served as the expert on the Pegasus engine that powers the AV-8B Harrier. According to maintenance Marines he trained, Fisher is responsibl... More

Maj. Walter D. Reece attempts to release the locks

Maj. Walter D. Reece attempts to release the locks

Maj. Walter D. Reece attempts to release the locks on a window during the Aircraft Survival Training Course July 28. The ASTC aboard Cherry Point is one of the eight facilities in the United States used for wat... More

Lance Cpl. Joseph Sanchez, a reproduction specialist

Lance Cpl. Joseph Sanchez, a reproduction specialist

Lance Cpl. Joseph Sanchez, a reproduction specialist with 2nd MAW Combat Camera, practices a MCMAP hip throw on Lance Cpl. Nicholas Blackketter, an operations divisions training clerk with MWHS-2, during a MCMA... More

Col. Philip J. Zimmerman, commanding officer of Marine

Col. Philip J. Zimmerman, commanding officer of Marine

Col. Philip J. Zimmerman, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., speaks to hundreds of locals at Havelock’s national night out, Aug. 2.

Patrick Jolle entertains Marine and Navy patrons at

Patrick Jolle entertains Marine and Navy patrons at

Patrick Jolle entertains Marine and Navy patrons at Cunningham’s during his comedic act Aug. 4. As part of the Saints and Sinners comedy tour, Jolle has also gone to Kuwait and Iraq to entertain America’s troop... More

Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 2 Marines

Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 2 Marines

Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 2 Marines prepare to take off into the Slocum Creek during the squadron’s family day canoe race Aug. 5. A few hundred Marines, sailors and family members cheered on a... More

Sgt. Kyle R. Kuska receives the Purple Heart, Aug.

Sgt. Kyle R. Kuska receives the Purple Heart, Aug.

Sgt. Kyle R. Kuska receives the Purple Heart, Aug. 7 for wounds received in Afghanistan.

Gen. James F. Amos, 35th commandant of the Marine Corps

Gen. James F. Amos, 35th commandant of the Marine Corps

Gen. James F. Amos, 35th commandant of the Marine Corps speaks to Marines and sailors in the MCAS Cherry Point theater, Aug. 9. The visit marked the first time Amos has visited Cherry Point since his appointmen... More

Families welcome home their loved ones who returned

Families welcome home their loved ones who returned

Families welcome home their loved ones who returned after a seven-month deployment to Afghanistan during the Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 return Aug. 8. More than 70 Marines with VMGR-252 and M... More

Lance Cpl. Brandon S. Hill, an air traffic control

Lance Cpl. Brandon S. Hill, an air traffic control

Lance Cpl. Brandon S. Hill, an air traffic control navigation aids technician with Marine Air Control Squadron 2, hugs his wife Casey and 5-month-old daughter Mackenzie, before leaving with Marine Air Communica... More

Maj. Nathan A. Mentink stands at attention as he prepares

Maj. Nathan A. Mentink stands at attention as he prepares

Maj. Nathan A. Mentink stands at attention as he prepares to take the Combat Logistics Company 21 colors from Chief Warrant Officer 3 Thomas A. Reconnu during the CLC-21 change of command ceremony Aug. 11. Reco... More

Lt. Col’s Todd M. Caruso and Adam M. Musoff salute

Lt. Col’s Todd M. Caruso and Adam M. Musoff salute

Lt. Col’s Todd M. Caruso and Adam M. Musoff salute the colors during the VMAQ-2 change of command ceremony aboard MCAS Cherry Point Aug. 12. Caruso relinquished command to Musoff after what he explains as, “a f... More

MALS-40 Marines return from Afghanistan

MALS-40 Marines return from Afghanistan

Cpl. Jeremy S. Allen hugs his wife Candace and his daughter Madeline at the Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 40 homecoming at the Marine Transport Squadron 1 hangar on MCAS Cherry Point Sunday, Aug. 14. 57 Ma... More

Cpl. David P. Shearin is a percussionist with the 2nd

Cpl. David P. Shearin is a percussionist with the 2nd

Cpl. David P. Shearin is a percussionist with the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band.

Donna M. Bagley, the school liaison officer for MCAS

Donna M. Bagley, the school liaison officer for MCAS

Donna M. Bagley, the school liaison officer for MCAS Cherry Point, sits down with a Marine to discuss the school history folder used by school liaisons during a meeting, Aug. 16.

Shelby Beasley, a defensive specialist for the East

Shelby Beasley, a defensive specialist for the East

Shelby Beasley, a defensive specialist for the East Carolina University women’s volleyball team, bumps the ball to her teammate during the ECU Volleyball Social at Cunningham’s Extreme Outdoor Park Aug. 16. The... More

Cpl. Justin Armstrong, the chief instructor at the

Cpl. Justin Armstrong, the chief instructor at the

Cpl. Justin Armstrong, the chief instructor at the Cherry Point combat pool with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 2, acts as a victim waiting to be rescued in full combat gear during the advanced water surviva... More

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Jonathan R. Cape launches the

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Jonathan R. Cape launches the

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Jonathan R. Cape launches the ball toward home after getting the force out at first base during the 2011 East Coast Regional Softball Tournament Aug. 19. Cape and Petty Officer 3rd Class... More

Air crew Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron

Air crew Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron

Air crew Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 274 conduct a “hot reload” of Mk-76 training rockets on an AV-8B Harrier at Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field Bogue as a part of the Tactical Air Control Pa... More

Lt. Col. Thomas J. Witczak, commanding officer of Marine

Lt. Col. Thomas J. Witczak, commanding officer of Marine

Lt. Col. Thomas J. Witczak, commanding officer of Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 2, dressed as Professor Serverus Snape from the Harry Potter movie series, teaches two “new Hogwarts students” how to duel dur... More

High winds and rain impacts areas around the headquarter

High winds and rain impacts areas around the headquarter

High winds and rain impacts areas around the headquarter building for Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Aug. 27 at approximately 10 a.m. All movement around the base was suspended immediately upon th... More

Boats located at the Pelican Point Marina aboard Marine

Boats located at the Pelican Point Marina aboard Marine

Boats located at the Pelican Point Marina aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point reflect damage caused by Hurricane Irene, Aug. 17.

The Playboys quarterback Sam E. Rhodes (left) passes

The Playboys quarterback Sam E. Rhodes (left) passes

The Playboys quarterback Sam E. Rhodes (left) passes to Jamie L. Dorsey (right) inches over Rock Stars defender Cord M. Ybarra’s reach during the 2011 Intramural Flag Football Championship game at a softball co... More

Cpl. Jacob B. Mol, a tool room manager for Marine Tactical

Cpl. Jacob B. Mol, a tool room manager for Marine Tactical

Cpl. Jacob B. Mol, a tool room manager for Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 3 cooks up a batch of burgers and hot dogs during their unit’s tailgate party at Grainger Stadium, Aug. 31, 2011. For a day... More

Col. Phillip Zimmerman (right), commanding officer

Col. Phillip Zimmerman (right), commanding officer

Col. Phillip Zimmerman (right), commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Base, talks to retired Maj. Gen. Hugh Overholt, left, and retired Navy Cmdr. Champ Mitchell at a Cherry Point community appreciation recept... More

Marines stand in formation in preparation for a morning

Marines stand in formation in preparation for a morning

Marines stand in formation in preparation for a morning colors flag raising ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Sept. 2.

Lance Cpl Corey J. Garretson is a Hand-line operator

Lance Cpl Corey J. Garretson is a Hand-line operator

Lance Cpl Corey J. Garretson is a Hand-line operator with MCAS Cherry Point Aircraft Rescue Firefighting.

Squadron intelligence course graduate Lance Cpl. Jaime

Squadron intelligence course graduate Lance Cpl. Jaime

Squadron intelligence course graduate Lance Cpl. Jaime Novotney, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, receives her certificate from Maj. Michael Pretus, 2nd MAW assistant chief of staff, at the SIC graduation Sept. 2. The... More

Jordan Lane, the son of Maj. Leron Lane, pins the rank

Jordan Lane, the son of Maj. Leron Lane, pins the rank

Jordan Lane, the son of Maj. Leron Lane, pins the rank of major on his father’s collar during a promotion ceremony and luncheon held at Millers Landing on Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Sept. 4. J... More

Cpl. Lindsey L. Goodwin
SSEC Clerk MWHS-2
26 years

Cpl. Lindsey L. Goodwin SSEC Clerk MWHS-2 26 years

Cpl. Lindsey L. Goodwin SSEC Clerk MWHS-2 26 years old Sept. 11, 2001 – 16 year old student. – 11th Grade Physics Class at Friendswood High School “It was scary. I lived right down the road from several chemica... More

Jim Chittick, president of the New Bern Civic Theatre

Jim Chittick, president of the New Bern Civic Theatre

Jim Chittick, president of the New Bern Civic Theatre board of directors, preaches to the locals of New Bern why it is so important to commemorate the ones who were lost during the 9/11 tragedy at the civic the... More

Eight Cherry Point Marines and sailors were selected

Eight Cherry Point Marines and sailors were selected

Eight Cherry Point Marines and sailors were selected to compete with the men and women’s All-Marine softball teams against the other branches of the U.S. military during the 2011 Armed Forces Softball Champions... More

Marines, sailors and civilians paid tribute to the

Marines, sailors and civilians paid tribute to the

Marines, sailors and civilians paid tribute to the victims of Sept. 11 during a morning colors ceremony in front of the headquarters building at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Friday. The memorial... More

Leathernecks from Marine Air Control Group 28 return

Leathernecks from Marine Air Control Group 28 return

Leathernecks from Marine Air Control Group 28 return to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., from a seven-month deployment to Afghanistan, Friday. There are five squadrons and one battalion that make up... More

Cpl. Timothy W. Dockum, a mechanic and crew chief for

Cpl. Timothy W. Dockum, a mechanic and crew chief for

Cpl. Timothy W. Dockum, a mechanic and crew chief for Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 holds on tight as the MV-22B Osprey maneuvers over the Belizean countryside, Sept. 10. Belize offers many training oppo... More

An MV-22 Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron

An MV-22 Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron

An MV-22 Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 kicks up a dirt storm during a confined area landing at a dirt landing zone in Belize Saturday. In combat theaters, it is necessary to land at unimprove... More

Golf carts line up to take the participants of the

Golf carts line up to take the participants of the

Golf carts line up to take the participants of the Commander’s Cup golf tournament at the Sound of Freedom golf course Sept. 10. The amateur tournament is a way for retired and active duty service members to bu... More

Cherry Point Marines form the rifle squad for the 9/11

Cherry Point Marines form the rifle squad for the 9/11

Cherry Point Marines form the rifle squad for the 9/11 Memorial unveiling ceremony at the Havelock Fire Department Sept. 11. More than 100 people attended the ceremony and saw the artifact of the World Trade Ce... More

Carolina Lauer, a program assistant with Marine Corps

Carolina Lauer, a program assistant with Marine Corps

Carolina Lauer, a program assistant with Marine Corps Community Services Child Development Center, and students read along to the book “No More Monkeys Jumping on the Bed,” in Lauer’s last toddler class before ... More

Cpl. Sean Litchfield, the chief Marine Corps Instructor

Cpl. Sean Litchfield, the chief Marine Corps Instructor

Cpl. Sean Litchfield, the chief Marine Corps Instructor of Water Survival at the Cherry Point combat pool, gives the safety brief during the intermediate portion of the new water survival course that replaced t... More

First-time deployment for some exceeds expectations in Belize

First-time deployment for some exceeds expectations in Belize

Tour guide Onofre Vellos gives the Marines of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 a Mayan math lesson atop a ruin at Altun Ha, Belize, Sept. 14. Despite never moving past the Stone Age, the Mayans were still e... More

A unmanned aerial target, flown and provided by Griffon

A unmanned aerial target, flown and provided by Griffon

A unmanned aerial target, flown and provided by Griffon Aerospace, prepares to take off from its launch point on Onslow Beach aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., during the 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense... More

Marine and civilian firefighters spray water on a Mobile

Marine and civilian firefighters spray water on a Mobile

Marine and civilian firefighters spray water on a Mobile Aircraft Fire Trainer Device to put out a propane-controlled fire at the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport, Sept. 17. Throughout the training each team w... More

Fly by: Lance Cpl Kody S. Ward

Fly by: Lance Cpl Kody S. Ward

Lance Cpl Kody S. Ward is a low altitude air defense gunner with 2nd LAAD battalion.

MASS-1 switches to environmentally friendly metal containment systems

MASS-1 switches to environmentally friendly metal containment systems

Metal rigid containment systems holding a 7-Ton at the Marine Air Support Squadron 1 Sept. 19. The durability of the metal containers outweighed the costs of the nylon ones used before.

Cpl. Dustin Southall is a refrigeration and air conditioning

Cpl. Dustin Southall is a refrigeration and air conditioning

Cpl. Dustin Southall is a refrigeration and air conditioning technician with Marine Air Support Squadron 1.

Marine Attack Squadron 203 reached its quota of qualified

Marine Attack Squadron 203 reached its quota of qualified

Marine Attack Squadron 203 reached its quota of qualified AV-8B Harrier pilots early and became the first aviation training squadron in the Marine Corps to reach its quota this year.

Food service specialist Lance Cpl. Hanna Block puts

Food service specialist Lance Cpl. Hanna Block puts

Food service specialist Lance Cpl. Hanna Block puts a few last-minute touches on her presentation, using chocolate and caramel decorations to garnish the dessert plates she will serve the judges at the Mess Hal... More

Stay deployment ready: A reminder to Marines to receive immunizations

Stay deployment ready: A reminder to Marines to receive immunizations

Maj. Gen. Jon M. Davis, commanding general of the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, takes the lead on preventative disease control with a flu shot and two other shots to keep him deployment ready. “I had my shots first... More

Cherry Point Patrons attending the 2011 Operation Ball

Cherry Point Patrons attending the 2011 Operation Ball

Cherry Point Patrons attending the 2011 Operation Ball Gown at Miller's Landing watched the three invitations to Marine Corps Balls from three Marines one who invited Snooki, played By Jesi Flora, to his ball t... More

Pfc Tyler J. Skinner, a student with the Center for

Pfc Tyler J. Skinner, a student with the Center for

Pfc Tyler J. Skinner, a student with the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training, takes a pressure reading on the school’s AV-8B Harrier Maintenance Trainer during a class on proper hydraulic servicing giv... More

The Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron color guard

The Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron color guard

The Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron color guard stands ready for the 2011 Morehead City Veterans Day Parade to start in Morehead City, N.C., Nov. 5, 2011. "This parade was hosted to help show our appreci... More

Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 Commanding

Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 Commanding

Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 Commanding Officer Lt. Col. James B. Wellons handles the sword of office before passing it to the squadron's new sergeant major, Sgt. Maj. David R. Stocks during a re... More

An excavator digs a trench for the In-situ groundwater

An excavator digs a trench for the In-situ groundwater

An excavator digs a trench for the In-situ groundwater treating system.

Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 467’s new commanding

Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 467’s new commanding

Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 467’s new commanding officer, Lt. Col. William J. Bartolomea, remarks how excited he is to be a part of his new squadron Nov. 9. 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Commanding Gener... More

Nicholas Sparks signs his latest book for Sgt. Amy

Nicholas Sparks signs his latest book for Sgt. Amy

Nicholas Sparks signs his latest book for Sgt. Amy J. Hastie during the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point 2011 Toys for Tots Kickoff Event at the station theater Nov. 12.

Lance Cpl. Kyle Kling is an aerial observer with Marine

Lance Cpl. Kyle Kling is an aerial observer with Marine

Lance Cpl. Kyle Kling is an aerial observer with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366.

VMAQ-1 receives coveted Phoenix Award

VMAQ-1 receives coveted Phoenix Award

Marines from 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing accept the Secretary of Defense’s Field-level Maintenance award on behalf of Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 1 Nov. 16, at the Fort Worth Convention Center in F... More

VMAQ-4 returns home: ICAP III proves critical to fight in Afghanistan

VMAQ-4 returns home: ICAP III proves critical to fight in Afghanistan

Capt. Jon C. Banks, an EA-6B pilot, shares his first kiss in months with his wife, Deborah, in front of their children, Magnolia and Amalia, on the MCAS Cherry Point flightline when Marine Tactical Electronic W... More

The station color guard waits to present the Marine

The station color guard waits to present the Marine

The station color guard waits to present the Marine Corps flag for the singing of the national anthem by Lauren Alaina during the third annual Guitar Pull at the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point theater, Nov. 16.

Kelly Narowski, a certified safety teacher, stresses

Kelly Narowski, a certified safety teacher, stresses

Kelly Narowski, a certified safety teacher, stresses the importance of safe driving habits during her presentation at the Cherry Point theater, Nov. 17. Narowski became a paraplegic in her twenties as a result ... More

Fly by: Lance Cpl. Michael Hurst

Fly by: Lance Cpl. Michael Hurst

Lance Cpl. Michael Hurst is a flightline mechanic with Marine Transport Squadron 1.

VMU-2 welcomes new sergeant major: ‘I’m here, my family’s here – we’re ready to work’

VMU-2 welcomes new sergeant major: ‘I’m here, my family’s here – we’re...

Sgt. Maj. Scott D. Grade, left, and Sgt. Maj. Christopher J. Campbell stand before the commanding officer of Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 2 during VMU-2’s relief and appointment ceremony Nov. 18. The... More

Back from Afghanistan, Marines describe success behind close-air support mission

Back from Afghanistan, Marines describe success behind close-air suppo...

Lt. Col. Thomas D. Gore, former commanding officer of Marine Attack Squadron 223, and a native of Tampa, Fla., pilots an AV-8B Harrier over the Kajaki Dam in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 20. From Novembe... More

Fly by: Cpl. Richard Limones

Fly by: Cpl. Richard Limones

Cpl. Richard Limones is an aviation supply clerk with aviation logistics division of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing.

Lance Cpl. Marvin O. Colato is the individual mobilization

Lance Cpl. Marvin O. Colato is the individual mobilization

Lance Cpl. Marvin O. Colato is the individual mobilization augmentee liaison with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron.

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