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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 the mainland of Japan.
Tropical Cyclone Awareness Brief
Please read the Annual Typhoon Awareness Brief to prepare for typhoon season, from June 1st to November 30th. The brief includes situational awareness of typhoon season and a broad terminology and definitions of the Tropical Cyclone Conditions of Readiness (TCCOR).
Annual_typhoon_awareness_English.pdf
Iwakuni News Stories

Be smart, think before you post

By Cpl. D. A. Walters | October 28, 2014

“In late September, Islamic State sympathizers harassed an Air Force member who had posted pictures MORE

VMFA(AW)-533 completes KMEP 14-13

By Cpl. Antonio Rubio | October 25, 2014

Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 533 completed the Korean Marine Exchange Program 14-13, MORE

MWSS-171 keeps “Hawks” flying high during KMEP 14-13

By Cpl. Antonio Rubio | October 20, 2014

Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 provides fuel and ground support as reinforcement for Marine MORE

VMFA(AW)-533 powerliners keep planes flying during KMEP 14-13

By Cpl. Antonio Rubio | October 13, 2014

Powerline mechanics with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 533, also known as the “Hawks,” MORE

VMFA(AW)-533 goes sky high, KMEP-14-13 begins

By Cpl. Antonio Rubio | October 13, 2014

Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 533, also known as the “Hawks,” launched their first MORE
School Water Sampling Information
MCAS Iwakuni water-quality sampling information can be found in the letters contained within the links below. Please select the link that pertains to your student's school.
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PCS with Pet
Bringing pets to MCAS Iwakuni Japan is highly discouraged. Housing here is very limited both on and off-base. Dogs are not permitted in much of the on-base housing. Many landlords off-base will not rent to families with pets. Check with local airlines regarding their policies if you decide to bring pets. Travel with pets to and from Iwakuni may require special arrangements and expensive fees.
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Sexual Assault Prevention

To make a confidential report, call the 24/7 sexual assault hotline:080-5865-3566 (From CONUS, call 011-81-80-5865-3566). Victim Advocacy Program: 253-4526 or 090-9978-1033.

Please click the image to go to "DOD Safe Helpline" webpage.