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: Lance Cpl. Stephen Campbell
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan (Oct. 25, 2017 - U.S. Marine Corps pilots with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 based out of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, Japan, pilot a KC-130J Hercules during a nighttime aerial refueling training operation Oct. 25, 2017. The training consisted of refueling the air station’s F-35B Lightning II aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 and F/A-18C Hornets with VMFA-251 based out of MCAS Iwakuni. This training was conducted at night to improve operational readiness and enhance pilot proficiency. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Stephen Campbell)
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