• Marine Corp Air Station Cherry Point

  • 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing

  • Fleet Readiness Center East

  • Suggested Reading

    ACT advocates for the protection and growth of MCAS Cherry Point. A large part of our mission includes educating and informing our community about important issues affecting our base. We encourage you to read about the 2016 NC Strategic Military Plan and the JLUS Compatibility Report on our Resources Page.

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  • Recent News  

    Watch: Lockheed Martin F-35B Tests Vertical Landing in North Carolina

    January 29, 2018

    The Lockheed Martin F-35B is taking to the skies at Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field (MCALF) Bogue in North Carolina. According to Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, the short-takeoff-and-vertical-landing fighter is scheduled to conduct sloped surface vertical-landing tests through late February. The Marine Corp. hopes the tests, conducted by the F-35 Patuxent River Integrated Test Force (ITF) team, will expand the expeditionary envelope for the F-35B, MCAS Cherry Point said. “We hope to be able to relax the landing pad certification…

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  • Event Information 

    SAVE THE DATE! Come see us at Havelock's Annual Chili Festival on October 20-21!