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Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan

Welcome to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni’s official website. MCAS Iwakuni is the only Marine Corps installation on the mainland of Japan.
Tropical Cyclone Awareness Brief
Please read the Annual Typhoon Awareness Brief to prepare for typhoon season, from June 1st to November 30th. The brief includes situational awareness of typhoon season and a broad terminology and definitions of the Tropical Cyclone Conditions of Readiness (TCCOR).
Annual_typhoon_awareness_English.pdf
Iwakuni News Stories
Comedians host meet and greet aboard station

Comedians host meet and greet aboard station

By Lance Cpl. Luis Ramirez | August 26, 2014

As part of Kenny Hill’s All Star Comedy Slam, entertainers Tommy Davidson and Miss Gayle hosted a meet and greet for service members inside the Marine Corps Exchange aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Aug. 26, 2014. Both entertainers wanted to meet service members before touring of the air station and conducting a comedy show scheduled MORE
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VMGR-152 ordnancemen aim for pilots during threat reaction training

VMGR-152 ordnancemen aim for pilots during threat reaction training

By Lance Cpl. D. A. Walters | August 26, 2014

Pop flares. Brake right, brake left. KC-130J Super Hercules pilots with Marine Aerial Refueler Squadron 152 practiced surface-to-air missile evasion maneuvers during a threat reaction evolution aboard a training island outside of Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 26, 2014.  VMGR-152 ordnancemen fired GTR-18 rockets, or better known as “Smokey SAMs,” at the MORE
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Werewolves say ‘Aloha ʻOe’ to Hawaii

Werewolves say 'Aloha ʻOe' to Hawaii

By Staff Sgt. Justin Pack | August 23, 2014

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 completed training at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, August 23, 2014. For the past two months, the squadron participated in both Exercise Rim of the Pacific and unit level training.  Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122, nicknamed the “Werewolves,” is currently attached to Marine Aircraft Group 12, stationed aboard MORE
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VMGR-152 maintenance Marines show diligence in continuous mission support

VMGR-152 maintenance Marines show diligence in continuous mission support

By Lance Cpl. D. A. Walters | August 19, 2014

Powerline maintenance on KC-130J Super Hercules is one of many aspects used in preserving the four-engine, turboprop, military transport aircraft. Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 is the only squadron aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, whose aircraft utilizes a propeller, which requires maintenance different than the other MORE
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Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 prepares for Exercise Forager Fury III

Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 prepares for Exercise Forager Fury III

By Lance Cpl. Luis Ramirez | August 15, 2014

Service members with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 began preparations  for Exercise Forager Fury III, Aug. 15, 2014, at the harbor aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan. With Forager Fury III slated to commence in September, MWSS-171 is preparing the equipment they intend to use for air-to-air and air-to-ground combat flight training, MORE
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School Water Sampling Information
MCAS Iwakuni water-quality sampling information can be found in the letters contained within the links below. Please select the link that pertains to your student's school.
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PCS with Pet
Bringing pets to MCAS Iwakuni Japan is highly discouraged. Housing here is very limited both on and off-base. Dogs are not permitted in much of the on-base housing. Many landlords off-base will not rent to families with pets. Check with local airlines regarding their policies if you decide to bring pets. Travel with pets to and from Iwakuni may require special arrangements and expensive fees.
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Sexual Assault Prevention

To make a confidential report, call the 24/7 sexual assault hotline:080-5865-3566 (From CONUS, call 011-81-80-5865-3566). Victim Advocacy Program: 253-4526 or 090-9978-1033.

Please click the image to go to "DOD Safe Helpline" webpage.