Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni

Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni
A Japanese vendor throws candy into the crowd during an auction at a wholesale market in Iwakuni City, Japan, May 19, 2018. Station residents visited the market in order to learn what was available to buy and to advertise it to MCAS residents. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Brune)

Station residents shop for experience at local wholesale food market

Base Info
May 22, 2018
Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents visited a local wholesale market in Iwakuni City, Japan, May 19, 2018.

Take in the beauty of Kanmuriyama Park

Travel
May 23, 2018
Kanmuriyama Park is located about an hour away from Iwakuni, in a lovely beach town called Hikari.

BE ALERT: Poisonous snakes in the Iwakuni area

News
May 20, 2018
There are only two poisonous snakes in the Iwakuni area which will be active over the summer months. They are the Mamushi and the Yamakagashi.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jesus Benavidez, a distribution management specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, puts hotdogs on a grill during a U.S.-Japan Friendship softball tournament in Iwakuni City, Japan, May 20, 2018. The tournament was hosted by the Yamaguchi Track Association to strengthen the relationship between Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents and Japanese residents. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Seth Rosenberg)

Yamaguchi Track Association hosts US-Japan friendship softball tournament

Base Info
May 22, 2018
Iwakuni City, Japan (May 21, 2018) — The shadow of Kizuna stadium falls over two softball fields at the Atago Hills sports complex.
Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni
Colonel Richard F. Fuerst
Sgt. Maj. Joseph S. Gregory
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Red Cross: 253-4525
Branch Health Clinic Iwakuni, Japan: 253-3445
Urgent Care: 253-5572
Lodging (Kintai Inn): 253-3181
Lodging (Temporary Lodging Facility): 253-3221