Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni

Author to host one-of-a-kind baby shower for Iwakuni, Yokosuka moms-to-be


Nearly one hundred expectant military moms, including wives of servicemen and active duty service women, will be...

Matthew C. Perry ballcarrier Elijah Lebron tries to burrow his way through a gaggle of Zama defenders. (SHIGERU STUCKEY/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Football: Bad weather is good news for Perry again


CAMP ZAMA, Japan – When Frank Macias checked the weather forecast for Friday at Zama – rainy and chilly – he said he couldn’t help...

NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka Awards Contract for F/A-18 Induction to Iwakuni


YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka awarded a contract to NIPPI...

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Abrego

VMFA-251 pilots maintain CBRN equipment skills during training drills


Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251, also known as the “Thunderbolts”, stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South...

Yokota ball carrier Kishaun Kimble-Brooks is tackled by Matthew C. Perry's Mason Graydon as he dives for yardage. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)

Football: Perry holds off Yokota to grab D-II Japan lead


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – Dylan Ernst’s fleet feet carried Matthew C. Perry to the brink of a second straight Far East Division II...

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Christopher J. Garza, left, sergeant major of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, Japan, Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Burke, center, detention facility staff noncommissioned officer and supervisor with Headquarters and Headquarters (H&HS), and Col. Richard F. Fuerst, commanding officer of MCAS Iwakuni, pose for a photo in Tokyo, Japan, Sept. 9, 2017. (Courtesy Photo)

US Marine exceeds expectations, accepts award


TOKYO -- “We’re almost halfway there,” said U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Burke, as he encouraged his Marines over the soft...

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Mason Roy

MAG-12 secures the 2017 Fall Classic football game


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- Marine Aircraft Group 12 defeated Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron 43-22 in the...

U.S. Marines and Sailors based out of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, dig a hole to make a koi pond at You En, a special needs home in Hiroshima City, Sept. 15, 2017. The landscaping at the special needs home consisted of digging holes for a future garden as well as a koi pond for the residents to enjoy walking through and watching it grow day-by-day. The event helped build relations between the service members and the Japanese community. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Stephen Campbell)

Service members volunteer, make difference in community


HIROSHIMA CITY, Japan -- U.S. Marines and sailors based out of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, participated in a Single...

Matthew C. Perry's Mason Graydon wraps up Zama quarterback Nick Canada during Friday's football game, won by the host Samurai 54-0. (KEVIN ROSSITER/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Football: Perry stifles Zama in 54-0 blowout


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan – For the second straight week, Matthew C. Perry’s offense and defense fired on all...


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