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Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan

What we do

We maintain Marine Corps and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) safety programs to promote a safer and healthier work environment for all personnel including Active Duty, US Civilian and MLC/IHA aboard MCAS Iwakuni. This includes providing trainings, site inspections and reports.

SOFA Licensing/Training in Iwakuni

Driving in Iwakuni Video:

Japanese Traffic Regulations for SOFA Licensed Drivers:

Driving Safety School Class:

  • Iwakuni City is sponsoring a Safe Driving Class at the Iwakuni Driving School periodically for all active-duty military, US Civilians and family members who possess a valid Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) or Stateside driver’s license.

  • The class involves a practical driving session with a driving school vehicle and certified instructor on their private closed course.

  • To sign up for the class, or for questions, please send an email to:, or visit the Station Safety Center, Building 757, 2nd Floor.

Motorcycle Training:

  • Motorcycle Safety Foundation training is conducted at the Air Station.

  • For Active-Duty personnel, contact your unit’s motorcycle mentor for further information.

  • For all others, please contact the Lead Motorcycle Trainer at:

Contact Information

For all safety related questions, please email: or call our main number at: (315) 253-6381 (DSN) or 0827-79-6381 (from cell phone).


Building 757, next to Fire Station No. 2