Cherry Point Single Marine Program

Cherry Point Marines honored for volunteer efforts

March 23, 2016

Cherry Point's SMP enriches lives of Marines, Sailors. Allies for Cherry Point's Tomorrow.

by Drew C. Wilson, Halifax Media

Marines pride themselves on their abilities to accomplish their missions. And that apparently includes volunteer efforts as well.

The Cherry Point Single Marine Program received an award for having the highest number of volunteer hours among all Marine Corps installations throughout the world for 2015.

Cherry Point totaled 29,746 volunteer hours in 2015, almost doubling the number of hours for second-place finisher MCAS Futenma in Okinawa, Japan, which had 16,000.5 hours. >>READ MORE