Military Affairs Committee

MAC honors and supports service men and women

The Chamber’s Military Affairs Committee (MAC) is committed to strengthening relationships between the local business community and military personnel and their families – partnerships that are mutually beneficial.

“Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point and Fleet Readiness Center East have an enormous economic impact on our local economy,” says MAC Chair Lori Tulloch, of Intercoastal Mortgage, LLC. “The Marine Corps estimates that Cherry Point brings over $2.2 billion a year into the region.”

The Cherry Point facilities combine to rank as the area’s major employer, providing thousands of jobs to Carteret County residents. Carteret County also is home to Coast Guard Sector Field Offices Fort Macon and Emerald Isle.

“The MAC specializes in showing our active duty and retired military families how much we appreciate having them as our neighbors,” Tulloch adds.


The MAC’s annual program of work is supported by Chamber members who make financial contributions to the MAC as Star Sponsors. To inquire, contact Taylor McCune, Manager, Marketing and Program Development, at or 252-726-6350.

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