MCAS Cherry Point Community
The Joint Public Affairs Office produces the air station’s award-winning weekly newspaper, The Windsock, published each Thursday and distributed on the air station and throughout neighboring communities. The JPAO also produces the official Cherry Point and 2d Marine Aircraft Wing websites at www.cherrypoint.marines.mil, and manages the official Cherry Point and 2d MAW social networking sites. All media events are coordinated through this office and Marine combat correspondents are assigned to report on individual units of the air station and 2d MAW.
The JPAO conducts air station tours during weekdays by appointment only. Tours for special interest groups may be scheduled by requesting (30 days in advance) via email by visiting the Cherry Point website. Click Community Relations, then click Tours, and fill out the form. Tours may also be scheduled by calling 466-4241.
The Community Relations section also takes requests for military participation and involvement in community events, including volunteers, guest speakers and color guards. Details on what is eligible and how to request support are available on the website.