Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan


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 mainland Japan.
2015 Annual Typhoon Awareness

MCAS Iwakuni's typhoon season will officially begin June 1 and end November 30. The Station residents should read the below brief before the typhoon season.

2015 Annual Typhoon Awareness (PDF, 2.6 MB)

Iwakuni News Stories

NMCRS hosts award ceremony for ADFD representatives aboard MCAS Iwakuni

By Lance Cpl. Carlos Cruz Jr. | May 29, 2015

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, hosted an award MORE

MCAS service members recognized for assistance after Typhoon Halong

By Lance Cpl. Carlos Cruz Jr. | May 23, 2015

The Japan Good Deeds Association presented awards to representatives from Headquarters and MORE

Sgt. Maj. Massi bids farewell to MCAS Iwakuni

By Cpl. Luis Ramirez | May 22, 2015

Sgt. Maj. Keith Massi relinquished control of his post as the Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, MORE

Veterinary clinic hosts 2015 Pet Day

By Cpl. Luis Ramirez | May 18, 2015

The Iwakuni Veterinary Treatment Facility aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan hosted the MORE

Jane Wayne Day makes spouses into recruits

By Cpl. Luis Ramirez | May 16, 2015

Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron along with Marine Aircraft Group 12 and subordinate squadrons MORE
The lead testing on priority areas aboard MCAS Iwakuni is completed. Click the below button to see the result.

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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.