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MCAS Cherry Point

12th Dental Company, 2D LAAD BN, 2DMAW, 2DMAW BAND, CLC-21, CNATT MARUNIT, Fleet Readiness Center East, H&HS, MACG-28, MACS-2, MAG-14, MALS-14, MASS-1, MTACS-28, MTACS-28 BOGUE FIELD, MWCS-28, MWHS-2, MWSS-271, MWSS-271 BOGUE FIELD, MWSS-274, Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point, VMA-223, VMA-231, VMA-542, VMAT-203, VMGR-252, VMU-2
100 Roosevelt Boulevard, MCAS Cherry Point, NC 28533


MCAS Cherry Point is located on the eastern side of North Carolina within the town of Havelock. The city of Havelock is definitely a military town and has grown in leaps and bounds over the last 10 years. Residents are lucky in that they are very close to the beautiful waters of Atlantic Beach and proud to be part of the Crystal Coast.


The Air Station has enjoyed a history steeped in a successful relationship with the surrounding eastern North Carolina communities since 1942, with its tenant aircraft wings – first the 3dMAW, then the 9thMAW, and finally the 2dMAW – and with the Naval Aviation Depot from 1946 to the present. Units and personnel training at Cherry Point have performed with distinction in every major world event that Marine Corps aviation has participated in during the last 50 years: World War II, Korean War, Lebanon, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Dominican Republic, the Vietnam War, Grenada, Panama, and Desert Storm as well as numerous humanitarian relief operations.


MCAS’s mission is to provide the highest quality operating environment for all using activities; operate and maintain facilities and assigned aircraft; furnish a full range of vital support services; nurture the quality of life; protect the natural environment; conduct proactive community relations; and to provide America with the best trained, best led, best supported armed forces capable of operating anytime, anywhere – to fight, win and survive.

Arriving at MCAS Cherry Point
Craven Regional Airport is located in New Bern NC, which is 18 miles from Cherry Point. There will be taxi’s and rental cars available at the airport.
From Craven County Regional Airport: Drive east on Highway 70 to Havelock, about 16 miles.


From I-95: 

Take Smithfield exit and head east on Highway 70 to Havelock, about 108 miles.


From Highway 17

: Turn onto Highway 70 East in New Bern.


During working hours check in at the Installation Personnel Administration Center (IPAC), Building 298 – Ph. (252) 466-5019/8146.
After working hours check in at Building 1.


All orders, medical records, schools records and important documents such as marriage licenses, insurance policies, shot records, passports, wills and power’s of attorney should be hand-carried when PCSing to a new duty station.


All newcomers should plan to meet their sponsor at the Welcome Center, B-251 Main Gate at Highway 101 & Roosevelt. Newcomers should check in at the Welcome Center upon arrival for duty at Cherry Point to receive assistance.

Base Population
There are over 54,418 active duty, military families, DoD personnel, civilians, and retirees assigned to MCAS Cherry Point.