MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan --
Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni is scheduled to host an official grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony in recognition of the activation of the new operational Marine Aircraft Group 12 and Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 12 facilities aboard the installation at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Mar. 27.
The new facilities have officially been turned over to the U.S. military, in accordance with the U.S.-Japan Joint Committee Agreement dated Jan. 23, 2014. This is part of the Defense Policy Review Initiative which provides strategic guidance and direction for the planning and execution of military construction across the Pacific Region.
Press representatives desiring to attend this opportunity are encouraged to contact us at 0827-79-5551 by not later than noon on Tuesday, Mar. 25, for escort.