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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
Seahorses arrive aboard MCAS Iwakuni, teach soccer skills to station’s youth

Seahorses arrive aboard MCAS Iwakuni, teach soccer skills to station’s youth

By Lance Cpl. Luis Ramirez | July 24, 2014

The Southern California Seahorse Soccer Club hosted their 7th annual soccer camp at Penny Lake fields aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni Japan July 22-24, 2014. Based out of La Mirada, Calif., the Seahorses are a motivational, religious soccer team who carry out numerous after-school clinics, camps, international tours and many other outreach MORE
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MALS-12 supports VMFA-122 during RIMPAC 2014

VMFA-122 maintenance Marines make it happen during RIMPAC 2014

By Lance Cpl. Alissa Schuning | July 22, 2014

In the world of Marine Corps aviation, pilots tend to be superstars of the show, flying jets and dropping bombs, but behind the scenes are the Marines on the ground who make it all possible. Maintenance Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 work day and night, repairing and preparing F/A-18C Hornets for their scheduled flights during Rim MORE
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MALS-12 supports VMFA-122 during RIMPAC 2014

By Lance Cpl. Alissa Schuning | July 22, 2014

Twenty-one Marines with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 12 accompanied Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 to Marine Corps Base Hawaii for Rim of the Pacific Exercise 2014 and unit level training. Rim of the Pacific is a multinational maritime exercise that provides a unique training opportunity which helps participants foster and sustain MORE
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CLC-36 conducts IED lane training at Camp Fuji during Exercise Dragon Fire 2014

CLC-36 conducts IED lane training at Camp Fuji during Exercise Dragon Fire 2014

By Cpl. Antonio Rubio | July 19, 2014

Combat Logistics Company 36 Marines and augments participated in Improvised Explosive Device lane training to simulate real world operations and enhance leadership skills during Exercise Dragon Fire 2014 at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, July 19. Dragon Fire is CLC-36’s annual Battle Skills Training exercise that focuses on MORE
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CLC-36 conducts MOUT training at Camp Fuji during Exercise Dragon Fire 2014

CLC-36 conducts MOUT training at Camp Fuji during Exercise Dragon Fire 2014

By Cpl. Antonio Rubio | July 17, 2014

Combat Logistics Company 36 Marines and augments engaged in Military Operations on Urban Terrain to simulate real world operations, increase weapon proficiency and enhance leadership skills during Exercise Dragon Fire 2014 at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, July 17. Dragon Fire is CLC-36’s annual Battle Skills Training exercise that 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.