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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.
NEO exercise enhances station readiness
171120-M-HB452-0286.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Andrew Jones

Nov 21, 2017
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan (Nov. 21, 2017) - U.S. Service members and civilian personnel participate in a Noncombatant Evacuation Operations (NEO) exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Nov. 21, 2017. A NEO is the ordered or authorized departure of civilian noncombatants and nonessential military personnel from danger in an overseas country to a designated safe haven. NEO exercises are held quarterly in order to maintain station readiness and provide residents with the tools they need to evacuate if an emergency occurs. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Jones)


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