US Marine Corps (USMC) Crash Fire Rescue (CFR) Marines, Cherry Point Fire Department (CPFD), US Marine Corps (USMC) Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, North Carolina (NC), escort astronauts USMC Lance Corporal (LCPL) James and other Marines, who are simulating being space shuttle crewmembers, during a Crash Fire Rescue (CFR) exercise simulating an emergency space shuttle landing on the MCAS Cherry Point runway. MCAS Cherry Point is an alternative space shuttle landing site and this base wide training exercise is held every two years