Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni

Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni

Iwakuni-shi (Yamaguchi), 740-0024, Japan

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0827-30-0005

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Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni or MCAS Iwakuni is a United States Marine Corps air station located in the Nishiki river delta, 1.3NM southeast of Iwakuni Station in the city of Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, Japan.Tenant commandsUS Marine CorpsMarine Aircraft Group 12 (MAG-12) contains the rotary and fixed wing aircraft assets of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni. MAG-12 is home to four flying squadrons and a logistics Squadron.VMFA(AW)-242 — the only permanent Marine F/A-18 Hornet fighter squadron stationed abroad.VMGR-152 "Sumos" — moved here from MCAS Futenma commencing in June 2014 with their 15 KC-130J Super Hercules.HSC-25 Detachment 6 Knighthawks with 2 MH-60S helicopters which deploy to the as required.Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 12 (MALS-12) provides logistics support, guidance, and direction to MAG-12 and other commands aboard the Station. Click on the link to the right for more information on the Marauders.Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 (MSW-17) provides essential Aviation Ground Support to the StationHeadquarters and Headquarters Squadron (H&HS) provides administrative support and conducts training in general military skills for more than 800 Marines and sailors aboard MCAS Iwakuni.Combat Logistics Company 36 (MCSL-36) Provides logistic support to MWSS-171 and MAG 12.

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