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. Gabriela Garcia-Herrera
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan - U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jesse Black, a fixed-wing aircraft crew master with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152, closes a hatch on a KC-130J Hercules during a nighttime aerial refueling training exercise with F-35B Lightning II aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 and F/A-18C Hornets with VMFA-251 at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Oct. 26, 2017. The training was conducted at night to improve operational readiness and enhance pilot proficiency. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabriela Garcia-Herrera)
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