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.
Photo By: Cpl. Joseph Abrego
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan - U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Lauren Song, a KC-130J Hercules crewmaster with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152, studies during a flight to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 11, 2017. Being aircrew requires more than the average military occupational specialty. Marines embrace the work ethic necessary to maintain a first-class physical fitness test and combat fitness test, maintain above an 85 percent throughout technical schools, perform annual check rides, and maintain accurate and current knowledge of the aircraft and its procedures. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Abrego)
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