Cherry Point – Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N. C. (PDF)



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Built literally out of swampland, the Marine Corps Air Station of Cherry Point, N. C,, has developed swiftly. Construction of its runways did not commence until seventeen days before Pearl Harbor, Now the largest and busiest Marine Corps Air Station, it acts as landlord and housekeeper for attached units. Of these by far the largest is the Third Marine Aircraft Wing. Continuously expanding, the Station has radiated into a series of outlying fields throughout eastern North Carolina. Here young recruits come and receive assignments to aviation duty, or to specialized schools. From here squadrons leave and others form. Their destination – c