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Alfred Austell Cunningham, The Man Who Loved to Fly

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The man with a lifelong enthusiasm for flight inspired the naming of a Marine Air Corps station. What is known today familiarly as Cherry Point began its life as Cunningham Field. The WWI veteran, who also fought for marine aviation's establishment, also had this role honored in his induction into the Aviator Hall of Fame in the 1960s. Other honors were a destroyer and two streets in Havelock named for him, as well as burial in the National Cemetery.