frc east

A-6 Intruder Association Unveils New Havelock Tribute

May 20, 2019

 
A-6 Intruder Association unveils new Havelock tribute. ACT. MCAS Cherry Point

On Friday, May 17, commanders, pilots, aircraft maintainers from both the Navy and Marine Corps, as well as tech reps, family members and interested civilians gathered at the Havelock Tourist and Event center to listen to guest speakers and see the unveiling of a 9-foot granite tribute erected in honor of the A-6 Intruder – a brawny, workhorse attack aircraft that has seen conflicts from Vietnam to the Gulf War. >>>read more

 

Thank You to CarolinaEast Health System for Continued Support

April 26, 2019

 

Allies for Cherry Point’s Tomorrow has initiated our Partnership Campaign as we continue to develop relationships with businesses and individuals in our area.  We are grateful for the ongoing partnership we have had with CarolinaEast Health System for the past several years.  They have been a leader in the health care industry and have set a true example of what it means to be a community partner.  We are looking forward to having them join us at our 4th Annual Brews and Bites community event on Friday, May 3 from 5pm – 9pm in New Bern.  The information below provides valuable insight to CarolinaEast’s invaluable connection to MCAS Cherry Point and FRC East.

 

 

ACT Representatives Attend Presentation

April 15, 2019

 

Reps from ACT attend presentation of $5 million to support Navy F-35 infrastructure at FRC East.

On April 4, 2019, Representatives from Allies for Cherry Point’s Tomorrow were delighted to attend the presentation of a $5 million grant from the state of North Carolina to to support F-35 Lightning II related infrastructure at FRC East located at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C. From left, Marc Finlayson (ACT), James Norment (ACT), James Ogburn, Col Clarence “Bubba” Harper, Commissioner ET Mitchell (ACT), Governor Roy Cooper, Captain Mark Nieto, Mayor William Lewis (ACT.)

 

FRC East Accepts $5 Million Gift from State of NC

April 09, 2019

 
FRC East receives $5 million from NC to support F-35C Lightning II infrastructure. Allies for Cherry Point.

On Thursday, April 4, Fleet Readiness Center East’s Commanding Officer Col. Clarence T. Harper III, on behalf of the U.S. Navy, accepted a gift of $5 million from the state of North Carolina to support F-35 Lightning II related infrastructure at FRC East located at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C. >>>Read More

 

 

Navy Declares Initial Operational Capability for F-35C Joint Strike Fighter

March 22, 2019

 
Navy Declares Initial Operational Capability for F-35C Joint Strike Fighter, good news for FRC East

On February 28, 2019, the Navy declared that its F-35C Joint Strike Fighter was operationally ready to deploy and conduct missions around the world.  “The F-35C is ready for operations, ready for combat and ready to win,” Commander of Naval Air Forces Vice Adm. DeWolfe Miller said in a statement today.  “We are adding an incredible weapon system into the arsenal of our Carrier Strike Groups that significantly enhances the capability of the joint force.”  >>>Read More