News

Get the latest news and updates from our various departments and programs.

The Family Advocacy Program

Wear purple to support Domestic Violence Awareness

Whether or not you’ve experienced domestic abuse personally, you probably know that it can have devastating consequences. Victims carry the emotional scars of abuse long after they’re out of harm’s way. And abusers, if not stopped, can escalate the violence […]

Destructive Weather and Exceptional Family Members

Hurricane Satelite Image

Greetings from your Cherry Point Exceptional Family Member Program office. With all the hurricanes and destructive weather popping up, we want to be sure you and your family are prepared should severe weather strike our area. Would you […]

How to End an Abusive Relationship

Distraught girl with man watching TV

It’s never easy to end a relationship. But the decision is even harder and more complicated when your partner is hurting you either physically or emotionally. If you’re in an abusive relationship and feeling afraid, trapped and hopeless, know that […]

Exceptional Family Member Program Helps Marine With Readiness

The Marine Corps lives and breathes by its service motto “Semper Fidelis,” which demonstrates the connectedness Marines have for the Marine Corps, their unit, and their brothers and sisters in arms.

The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) improves the quality of […]

National Child Abuse Month: What is child abuse?

The Department of Defense definition of child abuse according to the Marine Corps Order 1754.11 as:  The physical or sexual abuse, emotional abuse, or neglect of a child by a parent, guardian, foster parent, or by a caregiver, whether the […]

Autocross at Foxtrot

Autocross Race Car getting reaady to take off.

On a typical Carolina July morning, the temperature was already 93° with a heat index of 103°. These conditions, however, did not stop the 60 or so drivers and additional 30 volunteers and spectators from participating in Autocross.

Managed by […]

Finding Fun and Relaxation

Each April, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month to “increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues.”  Alcohol Awareness Month is a […]