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.
MCAS Iwakuni News
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Child safety event engages station residents August 27, 2015 —            Marine Corps FamilyTeam Building and Exceptional Family Member Program hosted their first ChildSafety Day Event aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Aug. 27, 2015.Theevent taught kids a variety of safety tips from how to properly hold a baby andthe correct way to wear a backpack, to bicycle safety and household hazards. “Asan MORE
VMGR-152 Marines practice air delivery ground refueling August 20, 2015 — Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 conducted air-delivery ground refueling training aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Aug. 20, 2015.During the training Marines refueled four MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircrafts with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 using one of VMGR-152’s KC-130J Super Hercules.“The point of MORE
Construction makes permanent developments to station roadways August 20, 2015 — Constructioncontinues at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, and station residents canexpect permanent road development changes in the upcoming month. One of the purposes of these roadwaymodifications is to eliminate the need for vehicles to cross an aircrafttaxiway and to support continued operations during the Defense Policy MORE
USO brings entertainment for military families August 14, 2015 — Experience for Military Families, partnered with Sesame Street and Vee Corporation, delivered a free performance to military families at the Sakura Theater aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Aug. 14, 2015.The program, “Katie is Moving to a New Base,” is designed to help children of military families transition during a permanent change MORE
Moon Dogs arrive aboard Iwakuni air station August 13, 2015 — Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 3, the “Moon Dogs,” arrived aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, in support of the unit deployment program, Aug. 7, 2015.The squadron’s mission is to conduct airborne electronic warfare in support of Marine Corps operations. This includes colleting tactical electronic intelligence and MORE
Service members bond with Japanese students August 11, 2015 — Service members aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, taught children English at Josho Hoikuen School in Iwakuni City as part of a community relations event hosted by the Marine Memorial Chapel, August 11, 2015.Marine Memorial Chapel offers an abundance of opportunities for service members and station residents to participate in community MORE
Marine Corps University briefs new changes to Marines August 5, 2015 — Marine Corps University representatives briefed commissioned and staff noncommissioned officers at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, on the career course seminar distance education program and the blended seminar program at the Sakura Theater Aug. 5, 2015.The career course seminar distance education program is developed as part of MCU’s MORE
CLC-36 improves service members’ combat readiness August 4, 2015 — Since 1775, the Marines Corps is America’s first line of defense, meaning Marines need to respond swiftly to orders during times of crisis.To maintain their combat readiness, one Marine Corps unit recently completed their annual exercise which emphasized weapons familiarization and improved the service members’ tactical skill sets.Combat Logistics MORE
MCAS Iwakuni Boy Scouts experience 23rd World Scout Jamboree August 1, 2015 — Boy Scout Troop 77 and Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, residents attended the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi, Japan, August 1, 2015.The World Scout Jamboree is a 12-day educational event to promote peace and understanding by inviting scouts from different cultures and backgrounds to gather and share individual MORE
Station volunteers teach English at local Japanese school July 30, 2015 — Service members aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, volunteered to teach English to students at Midoro Hoikuen School in Iwakuni City, July 30, 2015.The Marine Memorial Chapel provides service members and their families a way to interact more closely with their Japanese neighbors. This interaction provides a window through which MORE

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