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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).
Iwakuni News Stories

MALS-12 ordnance preps for KMEP 14-13

By Cpl. Antonio Rubio | October 06, 2014

Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 12 prepared ordnance, Oct. 6, 2014, on Osan Air Base, Korea, to MORE

M. C. Perry Elementary recognized as National Blue Ribbon School

By Lance Cpl. Alissa P. Schuning | September 30, 2014

Matthew C. Perry Elementary School aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, was recognized as MORE

Iwakuni Harbor maintains operational readiness; clear waters, no spills

By Cpl. Antonio J. Rubio | September 29, 2014

Sailors began chipping away pesky barnacles and other sea debris off the various vessels at the MORE

MCAS Iwakuni residents raise understanding during Suicide Awareness 5K run/walk

By Sgt. Benjamin Pryer | September 27, 2014

Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, residents gathered at Penny Lake fields to participate in MORE

Samurai undefeated during first varsity season

By Lance Cpl. Alissa P. Schuning | September 27, 2014

The Matthew C. Perry High School football team is undefeated after winning their first home game MORE
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.
Social Media

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.
NEO and emergency evacuation plan
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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.