Cherry Point MCAS - On and Off Base Information

Cherry Point MCAS Housing Information

Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Housing and Information: 

Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Pointis located on the eastern side of North Carolina within the town of Havelock. The city of Havelock is a military town and has grown in leaps and bounds over the last 10 years.  MCAS Cherry Point is home to the Second Marine Aircraft Wing and to the Marine Corps' only Naval Aviation Depot which performs work on aircraft and aircraft components used by the Marine Corps, Navy, and other services. Other major tenants are the Naval Clinic and Combat Service Support Group-21 (CSSD-21). 

BRAC Status: Realignment will result in a net reduction of 628 positions.

Cost of Living: The cost of living is low.

Base Operator:  252-466-2811.

Area Population:  Havelock 22,170.

Child Care: MCAS Cherry Point Child Development Center operates a full time, part time, and hourly care program. Care is provided for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age. The Child Development Program Before/After Care is a joint effort between the Child Development Program and Youth Activities. The Before/After School Program is offered for children in grades K-5.  Call 252-466-3595.

Schools: MCAS Cherry Point has no DoD schools.  Dependent children attend the Craven County Public Schools.

Youth Services: The Cherry Tree House is located on 4th Street and can be reached by calling 252-466-3861. 

Marine and Family Programs:
  Marine and Family Programs 252-466-4401

Housing: Family housing is available for military personnel reporting to MCAS Cherry Point. Call housing office at 252-466-3602/4794 (DSN) 312-582-3602/4794. Median house price in Havelock is $149,072. Median rent is $883.

Base Location

100 Roosevelt Boulevard
MCAS Cherry Point, NC 28533

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Sunny skies, family-friendly neighborhood, jet noise signaling the sounds of freedom. These traits mix with a generous helping of North Carolina charm at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point . Home to the 2 nd Marine Aircraft Wing, MCAS Cherry Point supports the missions of the II Marine Expeditionary Force. Encompassing over 29,000 acres, an important feature of the installation is an expansive four-point runway system. This quad of lengthy landing strips provides a remarkable resource for aviation training and support. With an assignment to MCAS Cherry Point , you’ll be joining an integral... read more

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