Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan


Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan

Welcome to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni’s official website. MCAS Iwakuni is the only Marine Corps installation on mainland Japan.
Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron
HHS logo

Welcome to the Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron Web site. H&HS was activated Nov. 30, 1965, to assume administrative responsibility over personnel assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan. Station personnel had previously been assigned to Marine Wing Service Group 17. Approximately 50 percent of the Marines in H&HS come from other units such as MAG-12, MWSS-171, and CLC-36 as part of the Fleet Assistance Program.

In addition to providing administrative support and conducting training in general military skills for the over 800 Marines and Sailors assigned to the Air Station, Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron exercises operational control of the following function/services;

  • C-12 operations
  • Small arms training
  • Barracks management for the Station's unaccompanied personnel
HHS Leadership

Commanding Officer : Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron
Lt. Col. Karl T. Schmidt's Biography

Sergeant Major : Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron
Sgt. Maj. Coleman R. Kinzer's Biography

Unit Address & Phone Number
Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron
Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan
PSC 561 Box 1862 FPO, AP 96310-0019
Phone number
DSN: 253-4001
Commercial from Japan: 0827-79-4001
Commercial from U.S.: 011-81-827-79-4001