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Communication Strategy & Operations at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan

Communication Strategy & Operations (COMMSTRAT) provides for the timely and accurate information and messaging to our internal and external audiences, about our defense roles and obligations, and generating public awareness of our organization’s capabilities, global interactions and mission-related activities.

To have a correspondent cover your event, send the information to COMMSTRAT via e-mail ( All submissions will be screened for editorial content and clarity. In order to provide the best service, we recommend submission at least two weeks prior to your event. 

The Photography Studio is providing services of Government passport photo, Tattoo photo, PT 360, Official Command board photo and biography photo, via scheduled appointment only.

You must request us through "Book Appointment" at least 48 hours prior to your requested appointment time. We will do our best to accommodate your request. If you have a special need or request, email us at and we will see how we can help.

We are not accepting walk-ins or appointment over the phone.

Show up 10 minutes prior to your appointment. 

If able, have someone accompany you who can inspect/adjust your uniform. 

Height and Weight Verification Form for OMPF

Book an appointment with MCAS Iwakuni COMMSTRAT using Setmore


High Volume PrintingLarge Format PrintingBindingLaminationMountingGraphicsMotion Graphics

Capabilities are limited to direct support of mission essential operations, training, and investigations.

*Large format printing is currently unavailable. Large format lamination is limited to 24 inches at the shortest edge.


BooksFlyersHandoutsPostersLogo Designs2D Animation

Some restrictions may apply. 


• Name cards, tickets and seating charts for unit events, Balls, Mess Nights, and Dining Ins • Any products for unit social events such as Mess Nights, Dinning Ins, and Professional Dinners • Beautification Projects • Products that can be purchased through Supply System • Printing of Official Electronic Publications • Personal Photos and Collages • Cutouts of Logos or Images • Outdoor Signage and Banners • Business Cards • Copies of Administrative Documents to include Medical and Dental records • Print Maps, Blueprints, Schematics, or TEEPS • Stickers

If there is a product request not listed, contact COMMSTRAT (DSN: 315-253-5931 E-mail: to determine where support can be provided. 


To ensure products can be produced on time, please submit requests no later then dates listed.  All requests less then these timelines will require approval from the Graphics & Reproduction Section Head.  Quantities or specifications may effect the timeline.

• High Volume Printing: 15 - 30 days
• Large format Products: Currently unavailable
• Lamination: Currently unavailable
• Graphics: Call for details


Copying, duplicating or reproducing any item(s) protected by copyright law is prohibited. The only exceptions are identified under the Fair Use Exception.  Permission must be obtained in hard form or written digital correspondents by the copyright owner, and must be provided to COMMSTRAT for inclusion into record.


Due to budget constraints, support is limited to mission essential training, investigations, operational readiness, and valid requirements. All non mission essential may require reimbursement or referral to DLA .


Maps can be obtained through MCAS Iwakuni, Facilities Department, Geospatial Information & Services (GIS) at DSN: 315-253-4187.


Printing and finishing services not provided by COMMSTRAT can be obtained through Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Document Services. POC: DSN: 315-234-0662  |  | |

Front Desk:
253-5551 / 5931

Photography Studio: