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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Yokota Girls’ Soccer Team Wins Far East Tournament May 24, 2016 — The Yokota High School Panthers girls’ soccer team from Yokota Air Base, Japan, won first place at the girls Division II Far East Soccer Tournament hosted by Matthew C. Perry High School at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May 19, 2016. Yokota played the final game against Osan American High School Cougars girls’ soccer team from Osan Air MORE
Deadlift contenders raise the bar pound by pound May 16, 2016 — Status of Forces Agreement members and Japanese off-base residents competed in the 2016 Deadlift Competition at the IronWorks Gymnasium here Saturday.Broken up by gender and weight class, this competition gave participants a chance to showcase their physical strength, dedication to fitness and drive to win.“Powerlifting is an area that helps with MORE
Spouses push their limits, experience military lifestyle May 16, 2016 — Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron spouses participated in the 2016 Spouse Family Day, also known as Jayne Wayne Day at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May 14, 2016.Designed to build unit and family cohesion, this event gives insight as to what their military sponsors experience daily and showcases how Marines operate and train MORE
Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 finishes Exercise Thunder Horse 16.2 May 15, 2016 — Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 conclude exercise Thunder Horse 16.2 May 14, 2016, following a week-long exercise at the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force’s Haramura Maneuver Area in Hiroshima, Japan.The week-long exercise focused on reinforcing skills that Marines learned throughout their military occupational specialty schooling and MORE
Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 simulates aircraft salvage, recovery May 12, 2016 — Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 simulated aircraft salvage and recovery operations during exercise Thunder Horse 16.2 at the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force’s Haramura Maneuver Area in Hiroshima, Japan, May 11, 2016.The exercise focuses on reinforcing skills that Marines learned during Marine Combat Training and throughout their MORE
Japanese instructors acquire new insight about Marine operations May 11, 2016 — Military instructors of the Japanese Joint Staff College located in Tokyo, Japan, visited Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni to learn about Marine Air-Ground Task Force operations May 9, 2016.The visit included a welcome brief, tour of the Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 and a Joint Command and Control professional military education MORE
Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 begins exercise Thunder Horse 16.2 May 11, 2016 — Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 arrived at the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force’s Haramura Maneuver Area in Hiroshima, Japan, for exercise Thunder Horse 16.2, May 8, 2016.The exercise focuses on reinforcing skills that Marines learned during Marine Combat Training and throughout their military occupational specialty schooling in order MORE
MCAS Iwakuni delivers new post office to residents May 10, 2016 — The new south side post office held its grand opening on Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May 9, 2016.Since the 1990s, the old south side post office has sent and received over millions of pounds of mail.With MCAS Iwakuni’s population growing, the base was in need of a new post office that could handle the increase of personnel on station MORE
40th MCAS Iwakuni Friendship Day 2016 Air Show demonstrates U.S.-Japan alliance May 5, 2016 — Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni opened its gates to approximately 175,000 guests for the 40th anniversary of the MCAS Iwakuni Friendship Day Air Show, May 5, 2016. MORE
Award fuels motivation May 4, 2016 — Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni’s flight line fuel operations received the American Petroleum Institute Award at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan,  May 2, 2016.The award –presented by Col. Robert V. Boucher, commanding officer of MCAS Iwakuni, on behalf of the Naval Systems Supply Command- recognizes the most outstanding fuel facility in the Marine Corps.Navy MORE

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