Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni

First Annual Career Day at Iwakuni Elementary School


Students at Iwakuni Elementary School, aboard MCAS Iwakuni, took a break from their normal routine to learn about careers during...

Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni leadership and Iwakuni City council members pose for a photo during the Sound of Freedom Campaign at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, June 1, 2018. The campaign was a series of events in order to give the city council members a better understanding of base operations and share insight on why maintaining readiness for Marine Aircraft Group 12, Carrier Air Wing 5 and Fleet Air Wing 31 is so important. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Abrego)

MCAS Iwakuni leadership hosts first Sound of Freedom Campaign


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- U.S. Marine Corps Col. Richard F. Fuerst, the commanding officer of Marine Corps Air...

The red panda is fun to watch as it climbs from branch to branch and repeats. Photo by Karin Wu

Japan zoos full of family fun!


Ueno Zoo

When you want to go to a zoo in the Tokyo area, your best option is Ueno Zoo. Located in Ueno Park...

DECA chief hears you: Commissary shelves will be better stocked


The biggest problem with commissaries, and perhaps a major reason why sales are falling, “is product availability,” wrote Vicky...

United says military families worldwide can ship pets back to US


All U.S. military families overseas — regardless of where they are stationed — are eligible to use United Airlines to fly their...

A Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni resident takes a photo 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 Iwakuni residents. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Brune)

Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents visit a local wholesale market


IWAKUNI CITY, Japan -- Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents visited a local wholesale market in Iwakuni City, Japan, May 19,...

Take in the beauty of Kanmuriyama Park

Kanmuriyama Park is located about an hour away from Iwakuni, in a lovely beach town called Hikari. The park is probably most...

Kai Lange


Cpl. Jesus Benavidez



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