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MCAS New River

Headquarters Squadron
White St AS-201, Jacksonville, NC 28540

MCAS New River

MCAS New River  is a United States Marine Corps helicopter and tilt-rotor base in Jacksonville, North Carolina.  The base spans across 2,300 acres and is a satallite to Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, NC. Marine Corps Air Station New River provides aviation support, force protection, infrastructure, and community services to promote the readiness, sustainment and quality of life for II MEF and other military forces, tenant commands, personnel and their families.

Arriving at MCAS New River
The closest airport is Albert Ellis Airport located 15 miles from base.


Directions from Albert Ellis Airport:
Make a right turn from Airport Road and drive on Highway 111 (Catherine Lake Road) until you reach Highway 24. At Highway 24 turn right, then at next exit, bear to the right onto Highway 17 south. Take a left at the second light to the main gate.


All All Permanent Personnel Marines reporting into MCAS New River will first check in with the IPAC Inbound Branch where they will receive a reporting endorsement/stamp. Marines who report after normal working hours will check-in with and be issued a reporting endorsement/stamp from the MCAS Command Duty Officer (Bldg. AS211, 1st Deck) then be required to check in with the IPAC Inbound Branch no later than 0800 the following business day. The uniform for check in at IPAC is the uniform of the day. The Service “A” uniform is required when checking in with the CDO and at the gaining command. It is both the individual and command’s responsibility to ensure that all Marines ordered to report to MCAS New River physically check into IPAC/Station CDO no later than the date and time specified on their PCS orders, and prior to reporting to their work centers. It is the Marine’s responsibility to ensure that the IPAC audit clerk receives all original PCS orders, endorsements, and travel receipts to conduct a proper audit. Travel claims cannot be submitted without required documents.


Other service personal and civilians assigned to MCAS New River do not report to IPAC. The respective S1 will join them into MCTFS via MOL.


For further questions call IPAC at (910) 449-7835/7724 or contact the respective Command Duty Office listed below:

Base Population
There are over 16,052 active duty, military families, DoD personnel, civilians, and retirees assigned to MCAS New River.