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Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan


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.
Maintainers’ ground work keep Bats flying
171027-M-NE059-0005.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Gabriela Garcia-Herrera

Nov 1, 2017
MARINE CORPS SIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan - U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jonathan Rossy, an aircraft ordnance technician with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 242, opening a panel on an F/A-18D Hornet at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Oct. 27, 2017. An aviation ordnance technician’s, also known as a maintainer, job is to secure the well-being of their pilots by ensuring the functionality of the F/A-18D. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabriela Garcia-Herrera)


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