米海兵隊岩国航空基地

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Photo by Lance Cpl. Donato Maffin.
Japanese instructors acquire new insight about Marine operations
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Gary W. Thomason, exeutive officer of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, discusses military operations with Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Col. Mitsuhiko Nakadai, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Capt. Atsushi Tanaka, JMSDF Capt. Madoka Sato and JMSDF Cmdr. Hiroko Takigawa, instructors from the Japanese Joint Staff College, during their visit to the air station in Iwakuni, Japan, May 9, 2016. The Japanese Joint Staff College instructors visited MCAS Iwakuni to learn about Marine Air-Ground Task Force operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Donato Maffin/Released)
Photo by Cpl. Douglas Simons.
40th MCAS Iwakuni Friendship Day 2016 Air Show demonstrates U.S.-Japan alliance
Pemberton Aerosports executed a flag jump during the Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni Friendship Day 2016 Air Show, Japan, May 5, 2016. Since 1973, MCAS Iwakuni has conducted a single-day air show and open house specifically designed to foster positive relationships between the air station and our Japanese hosts, and the event traditionally draws more than 200,000 visitors and participants. This year is the 40th Friendship Day, offering a culturally enriching experience that displays the mutual support that the U.S. and Japan share. This annual event showcases a variety of static displays, aviation performances and demonstrations, and provides food and entertainment for guests of the largest single-day event in Iwakuni. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Douglas Simons/Released)
Photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron Henson.
Service members visit school, interact with children
Seaman Thong Ho, shipping and receiving clerk with the distribution and management office on from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, interacts with children at Josho Hoikuen School in Iwakuni City, Japan, April 19, 2016. Visiting the school provided service members the chance to teach children how to speak and count in English, fostering the friendship between the U.S. and Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron Henson/Released)
Photo by Cpl. Nathan D. Wicks.
49th Kintai Marathon lead to friendships
Station residents and Japanese participants begin a half marathon during the 49th Kintai Marathon on Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan April 17, 2016. With more than 500 athletes, the marathon is one of the few events that invites Japanese citizens on the air station and provides a great opportunity for MCAS Iwakuni personnel to show support of their host nation through running, said Mai Tajima, SemperFit recreation specialist. The full marathon first place for the men was Yoshihisa Nagashita, 34, completing at 2 hours, 40 minutes, 21 seconds, and for the women was Hitomi Matsubara, 45, completing at 3:27:25. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Nathan D. Wicks /Released)
Photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron Henson.
American, Japanese students learn together
Students from Noda Gakuen High School in Yamaguchi City and Matthew C. Perry High School at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, participate in a drama class at MCAS Iwakuni April 21, 2016. Events like these help secure the two nations’ relationship with positive activities that educate students about each other’s culture. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron Henson/Released)
Photo by Cpl. Nicole Zurbrugg.
Ospreys conclude earthquake airlift support
MV-22 Osprey squadron, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 (Reinforced) attached to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, April 17-18, 2016, in support of the Government of Japan's relief efforts following the devastating earthquakes near Kumamoto. The long-standing alliance between Japan and the U.S allows U.S military forces in Japan to provide rapid, integrated support top the Japanese Self-Defense Forces and civil relief efforts. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Nicole Zurbrugg/Released)
Photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron Henson.
Rice Pounding
Ayano Nakamura, left, and Cindy Herrera, a Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni resident, play Acchi-Muite-Hoi, which is a game using rock-paper-scissors, during a Mochitsuki – rice pounding – event at Tenno Elementary School in Tenno, Japan, April 16, 2016. Commonly eaten during the Japanese New Year and festivals, mochi is made when glutinous rice is soaked, steamed and pounded with a wooden mallet and mortar, forming a sticky, stretchy texture. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron Henson/Released)
Photos by Cpl. Nathan Wicks.
VMM-265 provides operational airlift support for the Japanese government relief efforts
Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, assists the Government of Japan in supporting those affected by recent earthquakes in Kumamoto, Japan, April 18, 2016. VMM-265 picked up supplies from Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Camp Takayubaru and delivered them to Hakusui Sports Park in the Kumamoto Prefecture. The long-standing relationship between Japan and the U.S. allows U.S. military forces in Japan to provide rapid, integrated support to the Japan Self-Defense Forces and civil relief efforts. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Nathan Wicks/Released)
Photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob A. Farbo.
VMM-265 arrives at MCAS Iwakuni
Japanese media interview an MV-22B Osprey pilot from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 attached to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, in support of the Government of Japan’s relief efforts following yesterday’s devastating earthquake near Kumamoto April 17, 2016. The long-standing relationship between Japan and the U.S. allows U.S. military forces in Japan to provide rapid, integrated support to the Japan Self-Defense Forces and civil relief efforts. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob A. Farbo/Released)
Photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron Henson.
Marines, Japanese sniff out explosives
Police Lt. Muneyuki Hirao, a police dog trainer at Hiroshima Prefectural Police Headquarters, and his K-9 search for explosives during joint training with Marines from the Provost Marshal’s Office at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, March 22, 2016. Trained in a variety of areas such as locating explosives and narcotics and conducting patrols, handlers and their military working dogs train regularly in order to maintain operational readiness, become a more effective team and ensure the safety of the station residents. Sgt. Adrian Nanez, PMO kennel master with Headquarters and Headquarters, placed explosives in hidden locations while the duo waited out of site, resulting in a more cautious and thorough search, increasing the overall training effectiveness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron Henson/Released)
Photo by Sgt. Antonio J. Rubio.
New commercial flights come to Iwakuni Kintaikyo Airport
The Iwakuni Kintaikyo Airport Use Promotion Council and distinguished guests celebrate the addition of two new flights to the Iwakuni Kintaikyo Airport March 27, 2016. The celebration included an Eisaa Okinawa Drum Demonstration, a Ryuky-Koku-Matsuri Daiko Drum performance and a ribbon cutting ceremony. Distinguished guests expressed their appreciation toward the Ministry of Defense; Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport; MCAS Iwakuni and other organizations involved in the adoption of these new flights. The airport and additional flights will contribute to the exchange of people and culture among Iwakuni, Okinawa and other countries in the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Antonio J. Rubio/Released)
Photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron Henson.
Marines visit Tottori Sand Dunes, temples
Lance Cpl. Yoan Padezhki, aviation supply specialist with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron(VMGR) 152, located at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, takes a picture with his camera during a Single Marine Program trip to Kannon-in Temple in Tottori Sakyu, Japan, March 20, 2016. During the two-day trip, Marines also visited the Kannon-in Temple on the eastern side of Tottori City. Constructed during the Edo Period from 1603-1867, the temple is best known for its Japanese-style landscape garden consisting of a large pond surrounded by a lawn and tall pine and maple trees. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron Henson/Released)
Photo by Sgt. Antonio J. Rubio.
Japanese service members enhance English skills with Marines
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Sgt. Aranami, interpreter trainee, translates for Lance Cpl. Healy, left, an ordnanceman with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, as he gives Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan’s, command brief during the Public Affairs Office’s annual English seminar on Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, March 16, 2016. The seminar is held annually by the station Public Affairs Office to help improve upon the JGSDF’s understanding and use of the English language prior to their deployment in support of exercises in both the United States and Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Antonio J. Rubio/Released)
Design by Lance Cpl. Alissa P. Schuning.
MCAS Iwakuni Flickr Page
Check out the Official MCAS Iwakuni's Flickr page to view photos of the units and residents aboard station.
日本語ニュース
海兵隊運用について新たな見識を深めた日本人教官

By ドナート・マフィン兵長 | May 13, 2016

東京都目黒にある防衛省統合幕僚学校の日本人教官が5月9日、海兵空陸任務部隊(MAGTF)運用に関する知識を深める目的で岩国基地を訪問した。日本人教官たちは最初に概況説明を受けた後、海兵第242戦闘攻撃 MORE
日米同盟を実演する日米親善デー2016

By アントニオ・ルビオ三等軍曹 | May 5, 2016

日米親善デー2016が開催された5月5日、岩国基地はその門を一般開放し、約17万5千人が来場した。今年は第40回の節目を迎える記念すべき親善デーとなった。1973年以降、日本と建設的な関係構築を促進す MORE
保育園で子供達と交流する基地隊員

By アーロン・ヘンセン兵長 | May 1, 2016

岩国基地の隊員が4月19日、基地教会主催の地域社会活動の一環として、岩国市にある常照保育園を訪問した。学校や保育園を訪問することで、隊員は子供達に英語の話し方や数え方を教える機会ができ、それは日米の友 MORE
友情を導く第49回キンタイマラソン

By アントニオ・ルビオ三等軍曹 | April 29, 2016

4月17日、岩国基地で第49回キンタイマラソンが実施され、参加した基地住人と日本人選手が競技前にストレッチをして、この精神的かつ肉体的な挑戦に挑む準備をしていた。「500人以上が参加したこのマラソン大 MORE
共に学ぶ日米の生徒たち

By アーロン・ヘンセン兵長 | April 28, 2016

山口市内にある野田学園高等学校の生徒が4月21日、学校間交流の一環として、岩国基地にあるマシュー・ペリー高校を訪問した。この日ペリー高校を訪れた39名の日本人生徒は、アメリカの高校内を見学し、アメリカ MORE
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