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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
More capabilities, more opportunities, VMGR-152 arrives at MCAS Iwakuni

More capabilities, more opportunities VMGR-152 arrives at MCAS Iwakuni

By Lance Cpl. D. A. Walters | July 15, 2014

Arriving from their now-former home of Okinawa, Japan, the first KC-130J Super Hercules of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, the “Sumos,” touched down aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, today. The KC-130J Super Hercules transfer is a step forward in consolidating and realigning forces, while also maintaining readiness to MORE
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CLC-36 trains to be tactically, technically proficient with crew served weapons

CLC-36 trains to be tactically, technically proficient with crew served weapons

By Cpl. Antonio Rubio | July 13, 2014

Combat Logistics Company 36 Marines and augments donned their flaks and kevlars to fire crew serve weapons and expand their combat capabilities during Exercise Dragon Fire 2014 at Combined Arms Combat Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, July 13.  Dragon Fire 14 is CLC-36’s annual Battle Skills Training exercise that focuses on improving the MORE
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Frag out! CLC-36 trains at Camp Fuji grenade range

Frag out! CLC-36 trains at Camp Fuji grenade range

By Cpl. Antonio Rubio | July 12, 2014

Combat Logistics Company 36 Marines and augments hiked to the grenade range at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, July 12, during Exercise Dragon Fire 2014.  Dragon Fire 14 is the company’s annual Battle Skills Training exercise that focuses on improving the individual and collective combat skills of CLC-36 service members with an MORE
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CLC-36 Marines arrive to Camp Fuji to begin Exercise Dragon Fire 2014

By Cpl. Antonio Rubio | July 11, 2014

Combat Logistics Company 36 service members arrived at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, July 11, to begin Exercise Dragon Fire 2014. Dragon Fire 14 is CLC-36’s annual Battle Skills Training exercise that focuses on improving the individual and collective combat skills of the company’s service members with an emphasis on weapons MORE
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VMFA-122 trains with fifth generation fighters

VMFA-122 trains with fifth generation fighters

By Lance Cpl. Alissa Schuning | July 02, 2014

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 conducted Dissimilar Air Combat Training against the 199th Fighter Squadron while aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii for Rim of the Pacific Exercise 2014, July 2.  Rim of the Pacific is the world’s largest multinational maritime exercise hosted by the U.S. Pacific Fleet and provides realistic training that increases MORE
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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.