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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.
VMFA-323 arrives at MCAS Iwakuni

March 16, 2015

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Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323, stationed out of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., arrived here Feb. 12, as part of the Unit Deployment Program.

Lt. Col. Brian Schenk commands the "Death Rattlers," which consists of approximately 200 Marines and approximately 10 F/A-18 Hornet aircraft.

The Death Rattlers replaced VMFA-115, which returned to MCAS Beaufort, S.C.



Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan Public Affairs Office
Misumi-cho, Iwakuni City Yamaguchi Pref., Japan PSC 561 BOX 1868

Phone: 0827-79-5551 Fax: 0827-79-5554
iwakuni.pao@usmc.mil
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