News: Fly by: Lance Cpl. Heriberto Colon-Lopez
Story by Lance Cpl. Tyler J. Bolken
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. - Highlighting Cherry Point's warriors.
Q: What’s your job?
A: Myself and the other mechanics maintain the squadron’s CH-53Es to ensure they are always ready to fly.
Q: What’s your favorite aspect of your job?
A: My favorite part is to know there are not many people who can say they work on helicopters for a living.
Q: What’s the most challenging part?
A: It can be tough to keep up with the constantly changing flight schedules.
Q: How does your job support the mission of 2nd MAW?
A: We’re taking care of the aircraft in regards to everything on the ground, so pilots can carry out their missions and flights.
Q: How does your job differ from garrison to the field?
A: In the field, the environment can be much more stressful and the flight schedule can be even more hectic.