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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.
Iwakuni News Stories

Black History Month, a look back at triumphs made in Marine Corps

By Cpl. Jessica Quezada | January 30, 2015

Today’s Marine Corps reflects the face of our nation with different ethnicities, genders, origins, MORE

MCAS Iwakuni employees save local from wild boar

By Lance Cpl. Alissa P. Schuning | January 29, 2015

Three civilian employees who work aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, and a Japanese MORE

Japanese, American school comparison

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

Staff and children from the School Age Care center aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, MORE

A deeper look into social media awareness

By Cpl. D. A. Walters | January 21, 2015

To some, social media seems like an innocent outlet to tell others about their daily life, keep up MORE

B4 They Made You Laugh III

By Cpl. D. A. Walters | January 16, 2015

Comedians visited Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, as part of the B4 They Made You Laugh III 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.