Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni

Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni
From left: Maj. Kevin Herrmann, Cpl. Daniel Baker, Staff Sgt. Maximo Flores and Cpl. Carter Ross were among those who were declared dead after their KC-130J Hercules collided with an F/A-18 Hornet on Dec. 6, 2018.  AP, YOUTUBE SCREEN GRABS AND GOFUNDME
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Family, friends remember Marines killed in KC-130J crash off Japan coast

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December 12, 2018
WASHINGTON — The five missing Marines who were aboard the KC-130J tanker plane that collided midair with an F/A-18 fighter off the coast of Japan last week ranged from young...
Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni and local Japanese residents attend a cooking class during the 8th Annual Culture Day at Tsuzu Elementary School in Tsuzu Town, Japan, Dec. 1, 2018. Families and service members from MCAS Iwakuni visited the school with the Marine Corps Community Services Youth and Teen Center and Cultural Adaptation Program in order to learn more about Japanese traditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andrew Jones)

Air station residents experience flavor of local culture

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December 12, 2018
IWAKUNI CITY, Japan -- Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents and local Japanese residents gathered at the Tsuzu Elementary School for the 8th Annual Culture Day in Tsuzu Town...
Gunnery Sgt. Efrain Martinez Jr., 34, of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, died suddenly at his home at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Nov. 26, 2018. The death is under investigation.  ANGELICA ANNASTAS/U.S. MARINE CORPS
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Japan-based Marine found dead in his home at MCAS Iwakuni

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December 04, 2018
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan – The Marine Corps is investigating an Iwakuni-based Marine’s sudden death last week, a spokesman for the service told Stars and Stripes on...
Marine Pilots fly in a missing-man formation upon returning to Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., Jan. 13, 2017.  U.S. MARINE CORPS
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Fallen Marines to be honored with missing-man formation flight over MCAS Iwakuni

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December 12, 2018
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — F/A-18 Hornets will conduct a single-pass, missing-man formation Wednesday morning over Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni as part of a private memorial...
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
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