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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

VMFA(AW)-533 powerliners keep planes flying during KMEP 14-13

By Cpl. Antonio Rubio | October 13, 2014

Powerline mechanics with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 533, also known as the “Hawks,” MORE

VMFA(AW)-533 goes sky high, KMEP-14-13 begins

By Cpl. Antonio Rubio | October 13, 2014

Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 533, also known as the “Hawks,” launched their first MORE

VMFA(AW)-533 arrives in Osan for KMEP 14-13

By Cpl. Antonio Rubio | October 09, 2014

Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 533, also known as the “Hawks,” arrived on Osan Air Base, MORE

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
Press Releases
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.
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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.