Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni

U.S. Marines and Sailors participate in the Iwakuni Friendship Relay Marathon with local Japanese nationals in Iwakuni City, Japan, Dec. 2, 2018. The event was a collaboration between Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni and Iwakuni City organizations as a way to form new friendships through healthy exercise and friendly competition. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Stephen Campbell)

New friendships built through healthy exercise, friendly competition

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IWAKUNI CITY, Japan -- U.S. Marines and sailors participated in the Iwakuni Friendship Relay Marathon with local Japanese residents...

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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IWAKUNI CITY, Japan -- Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents and local Japanese residents gathered at the Tsuzu Elementary...

Capt. Jahmar F. Resilard died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, after a collision between a fighter jet and a refueling plane off the coast of Japan.

Marine pilot from South Florida killed in fighter jet-tanker collision off Japan coast

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WASHINGTON — A 28-year-old Marine Corps pilot from south Florida was killed after his F/A-18 Hornet fighter collided with a...

A U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J Hercules pilot and aircraft commander with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 based out of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni pilots a KC-130J Hercules during a nighttime aerial refueling training operation, Oct. 26, 2017. (GABRIELA GARCIA-HERRERA/U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO)

Search continues for five Marines still missing after deadly midair collision near Japan

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TOKYO – Five Marines involved in a collision between a fighter jet and a refueling plane remain missing off Japan’s coast as a...

Cute cups of cappuccino at cafe near Iwakuni

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I was watching a local Japanese show with my parents one evening when I saw a piece on this cute place called Yucafe in Waki Town...

Champon noodle: A taste of Hirado, Nagasaki

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Located near the Dutch Bridge, the 85-year-old Ichiraku Shokudo will serve you up original local Champon noodles. These thick and...

Lots of great events happening in Japan!

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Editor's note: There's a lot of stuff happening off base, so read below and then head off for some fun! (This was updated Nov...

Pfc. Jeremy Alfaro

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