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. Gabriela Garcia-Herrera
MARINE AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan - U.S. Navy personnel with Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141 and Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 arrive at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 4-5, 2017. The relocation of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 from Naval Air Facility Atsugi to MCAS Iwakuni fulfills the final Defense Policy Review Initiative objective. The relocation is in accordance with the United States’ strategic vision for the rebalance in the Indo-Asia Pacific Region and does much to further strengthen the U.S.-Japan security alliance. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gabriela Garcia-Herrera)
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