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Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan


Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan

MCAS Iwakuni is a mission-ready air station, capable of providing continuous base-operating support for tenant organizations and follow-on U.S. and allied forces during training, combat or contingency (HA/DR) operations throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific region.
VMGR-152 arrives at Whidbey Island for unit-level training
170810-M-ON157-0015.JPG Photo By: Cpl. Joseph Abrego

Aug 14, 2017
NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Washington - U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Devon Martin, left, a KC-130J crewmaster with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152, and Lance Cpl. Justen L. Hagstrom, a crewmaster trainee with VMGR-152, load a KC-130J prior to departure for unit-level training Evergreen at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Aug. 11, 2017. Evergreen will serve as the squadron’s 2017 Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation. The unit-level training will consist of division formation flights with stateside-based VMGR squadrons and tri-lateral training with the U.S. Army 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment and U.S. Army 1st Special Forces Group to gain valuable insight on the most recent Operation Inherent Resolve assault support tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Abrego)


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