MCAS New River Photos
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Vanessa Hernandez, an aviation operations supervisor with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station New River, poses for a photo on MCAS New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 2021.
Telly Carver, left, a member of Muddy Crawlers Jeep Club, Onslow County, North Carolina, speaks with U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Douglas W. Gerhardt, center, sergeant major, MCAS New River, and Col. Curtis V. Ebitz, Jr, right, commanding officer, MCAS New River, before the 2021 Christmas Holiday Parade in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Nov. 20, 2021.
Leaders from Marine Corps Installations East-MCB Camp Lejeune and MCAS New River participate in the 2021 Christmas Holiday Parade in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Nov. 20, 2021.
U.S. Marines with the 2nd Marine Division color guard and band prepare to march during the 2021 Christmas Holiday Parade in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Nov. 20, 2021.
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Curtis V. Ebitz, center, commanding officer, Marine Corps Air Station New River cuts the cake during the 246th Marine Corps Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony on MCAS New River, North Carolina, Nov. 10, 2021. A celebration for the Marine Corps birthday is held every year to reflect on the traditions, history and legacy of the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Isaiah Gomez)
U.S. Marines stationed on Marine Corps Air Station New River participate in the Marine Corps birthday run on MCAS New River, North Carolina, Nov. 10, 2021. Marines on MCAS New River ran two and a half miles in honor of the 246th Marine Corps birthday. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christian Ayers)
U.S. Marines stationed on Marine Corps Air Station New River participate in the Marine Corps birthday run on MCAS New River, North Carolina, Nov. 10, 2021. Marines on MCAS New River ran two and a half miles in honor of the 246th Marine Corps birthday. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christian Ayers)
246th Marine Corps Birthday
U.S. Marines, Sailors, and DoD participate in exercise Vigilant Response 2017, Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., Nov. 7, 2017. VR17 is a two-day exercise designed to test the ability to conduct command and control measures in response to an aviation mishap aboard the air station.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tani O. Mancillas, an air traffic control navigational aids technician, is named MCAS New River's Go-Getter.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Wilber A. Hernandez, a musician, headquarters battalion, 2nd Marine Division, plays the bugle at the 38th Beirut Memorial Observance Ceremony at the Lejeune Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Oct. 23, 2021.
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment color guard present the colors at the 38th Beirut Memorial Observance Ceremony at the Lejeune Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Oct. 23, 2021.
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Curtis V. Ebitz, commanding officer, Marine Corps Air Station New River, attends the 38th Beirut Memorial Observance Ceremony at the Lejeune Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Oct. 23, 2021.
U.S. Marine Col. Curtis Ebitz Jr., commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station New River, assists Bennet Bell, son of Britney Bell, a Resident Advisory Board (RAB) member of Atlantic Marine Corps Communities, with cutting a ribbon on MCAS New River, Sept. 29, 2021.
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Curtis Ebitz Jr., center, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station New River, and Col. Richard Joyce, right, commanding officer of Marine Aircraft Group 29, stand with Resident Advisory Board (RAB) members of Atlantic Marine Corps Communities after a park ribbon cutting ceremony on MCAS New River, Sept. 29, 2021.
Aircraft assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 167 perform during the 2021 Air Show at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, Sept. 25, 2021.
United States Marines with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, prepare to board MV-22B Ospreys to deploy to Haiti in support of Joint Task Force-Haiti.
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. David H. Berger, left, the commandant of the Marine Corps, is greeted by Col. Curtis V. Ebitz, center, the commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station New River, and Sgt. Maj. Douglas W. Gerhardt, right, the MCAS New River sergeant major, after arriving on MCAS New River, North Carolina, Aug. 26, 2021.
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Curtis V. Ebitz, center, the commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station New River and Sgt. Maj.  Douglas W. Gerhardt, right the sergeant major of MCAS New River welcome Kelsey Byerly, the military legislative assistant for Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina and staff to the headquarters of MCAS New River, North Carolina, Aug. 25, 2021.
U.S. Navy Cmdr. Keith F. Klosterman, commanding officer of Naval Aviation Training Support Group (NATSG) at Marine Corps Air Station New River, gives his remarks during the NATSG change of command ceremony on MCAS New River, Aug. 19, 2021.