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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

VMFA-115, VMFA(AW)-533 soar to Kunsan Air Base

By Cpl. Luis Ramirez | November 14, 2014

Service members with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 and Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack MORE

Warriors outlast Samurai 60-50 in championship game

By Staff Sgt. Justin M. Pack | November 08, 2014

When the dust settled at the end of the Department of Defense Dependents Schools Far East Division MORE

MAG-12 runs 239 miles for Marine Corps birthday

By Pfc. Carlos Cruz Jr. | November 07, 2014

Service members with Marine Aircraft Group 12 celebrated the 239th Marine Corps birthday by running MORE

Matthew C. Perry hosts 2014 Far East Cheer Championships

By Cpl. Luis Ramirez | November 07, 2014

The National Cheerleading Association and the Department of Defense Dependents Schools hosted the MORE

U.S., Japan conducts CBRN training

By Cpl. Antonio Rubio | November 06, 2014

For the first time, the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force’s 102nd Central Nuclear Biological Chemical 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.
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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.
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.