Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

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Location Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, 28533, United States
Years of Operation 1942-Present

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point was established as a training base during World War II. The site primarily focused on Marine training and anti-submarine warfare. This location continues to support a variety of Marine units, including the Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron Mission, Combat Logistics Company 21, and Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training.

Known Toxins

The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*

Toxin Potential Effects
Strong Good Limited
Petroleum Potential Effects - - Multiple myeloma, Laryngeal cancer

If you were stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point and later experienced adverse health effects, you may be eligible for compensation.

*Effects are according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry unless otherwise noted.