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Commandant checks in on Cherry Point: Discusses vision for future Sgt. Tyler J. Bolken

(Left to right) Maj. Gen. Jon M. Davis, commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, and Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James F. Amos, and, catch up and discuss the status of the wing on the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point flight line April 18, 2012. Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Micheal P. Barrett accompanied Amos on the trip, in which they discussed the future vision of the Corps with commanders and senior enlisted.

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. - Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos visited Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, April 18 along with Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Micheal P. Barrett.

During the visit, the commandant discussed the state of the Corps, his vision for the future and provided guidance for more than 1,500 officers and senior enlisted at the station theater.

Maj. Gen. Jon M. Davis, commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, greeted Amos and Barrett outside the tower on the Cherry Point flight line.

Lt. Gen. John Paxton, commanding general of II Marine Expeditionary Force, and Brig. Gen. Thomas A. Gorry, commanding general of Marine Corps Installations East, were also on hand for the visit.


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Date Taken:04.18.2012

Date Posted:04.20.2012 12:38

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NC, USGlobe

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