MCCS is proud to provide our Service Members with facilities and outlets for morale, welfare and recreation. This 2017 NRPA Gold Medal Finalist Video highlights some locations aboard the air station.
Founded in 1965, the Gold Medal Awards program honors communities in the United States that demonstrate excellence in parks and recreation through long-range planning, resource management, volunteerism, environmental stewardship, program development, professional development and agency recognition. Applications are separated into seven classes, with five classes based on population, one class […]
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 life for Active Duty Marines who support
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 caregiver is interfamilial or extra familial, under circumstances indicating the child’s welfare is harmed or threatened.
Each state provides its own definitions of child abuse within civil and criminal statutes, but they are informed by the following definitions of various forms […]
During the month of April, in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, people across the country come together to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect prevention. Marine and Family Programs spearheads Child Abuse Prevention Month activities aboard MCAS Cherry Point. The theme adopted for 2017 is, “Children Thrive in Safe, Stable, Nurturing Homes”
Nationally over six million children come to the attention of child protective services each year according to a Children’s Bureau 2014 report. Four children die every day […]
National Statistics on Child Abuse
In 2015, an estimated 1,670 children died from abuse and neglect in the United States.1 In 2015, Children’s Advocacy Centers around the country served more than 311,000 child victims of abuse, providing victim advocacy and support to these children and their families.
Nearly 700,000 children are abused in the U.S annually. An estimated 683,000 children (unique incidents) were victims of abuse and neglect in 2015,
April was first declared Child Abuse Prevention Month by presidential proclamation in 1983. Since then, April has been a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse by, Stepping Up, Speaking Up, and Reaching Out.
According to a partial year report from Prevent Child Abuse NC, there were 130,076 children with investigated reports of possible abuse and neglect in North Carolina from July 2014 to June 2015; and in 2013 there were 25 children that […]
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 great time to highlight some of the simple efforts we can take to combat alcohol-related problems.
One easy and fun way to prevent these issues is engaging in constructive and healthy activities that do not promote the misuse of alcohol. Evidence […]
The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is available to assist enrolled families with upcoming Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves. Once Headquarters Marine Corps EFMP alerts us that you have orders, Family Case Workers at your current duty station and the one you’re moving to work together to assist in a smooth transition for your family. We’ll ask you to complete a Warm Hand Off Transition Checklist which identifies any needs you may have at your new duty station before you […]
Check out the awesome new daily lunch specials at the Roadhouse:
Monday: Nacho Cheese Burger $7.95
A delicious burger topped with Pepper Jack cheese, jalapenos, Pico de Gallo,
chipotle mayo and tortilla strips. Served with fresh tortilla chips and salsa.
Tuesday: Chicken Salad Wrap $6.25
Homemade chicken salad wrapped in a spinach tortilla with lettuce and tomato. Served with fries.
Wednesday: Gyro $7.25
Sliced gyro meat with lettuce, tomato, and Tzatziki sauce on a warm tortilla. Served with fries.
Thursday: Buffalo Chicken Wrap $7.25