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  Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station
MCAS Iwakuni is home to approximately half of the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing [headquartered on Okinawa], elements of the 3rd Force Service Support Group, and Fleet Air Wing 31 of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and other units of the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force.
Iwakuni is an historical city nestled on the shore of the peaceful Seto Inland sea.
Iwakuni is also known as host to the US Marine Corps Air Station on mainland Japan and the presence of Americans coming and going throughout the city create an international atmosphere.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/iwakuni.htm   (1093 words)

 physics - Iwakuni, Yamaguchi
Iwakuni was formerly the castle town of the Iwakuni han and the rebuilt castle stands atop a hill as a reminder of the city's heritage.
Iwakuni Station on the Sanyo Main Line is in the center of the city.
Iwakuni's special version of sushi, preserved for the trip up the hill to the castle, is a memorable special taste.
www.physicsdaily.com /physics/Iwakuni   (353 words)

 Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
United States Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni is located at the Nishiki river delta in the city of Iwakuni in Yamaguchi Prefecture in the Chugoku region of the island of Honshu, Japan.
The Americans first occupied the base in 1950 to use it as a springboard for the Korean War.
Unofficially the American base continues to function as an important boost for Iwakuni's economy and a focal point for thriving personal relations between servicemembers and civilians.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/MCAS_Iwakuni   (189 words)

 Mcas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
MCAS The Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System is a 2001, the test were then adminstered to students in all grad...
MCAS Beaufort Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort is a F/A-18 (aka Hornet) squadrons.
MCAS Iwakuni The United States Marine Corps base is located at the Nishiki river delta near the town of Iwanuki in the Y...
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 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net
The main industries of Iwakuni are fibres and Spinning (textiles) spinning, petroleum and petrochemicals, and paper and Wood pulp pulp.
Image:IwakuniCastle.jpg thumb250pxright[[Iwakuni Castle]] Iwakuni was formerly the castle town of the Iwakuni Han (Japan) han and the rebuilt castle stands atop a hill as a reminder of the city's heritage.
U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni is a forward operational air station that serves the headquaters of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing.
www.mauspfeil.net /Iwakuni,_Yamaguchi.html   (458 words)

 marine aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
MCAS Yuma or MCAS Beaufort could close, but they haven't the high housing costs, urban encroachment, or air traffic problems of Miramar.
MCAS Kanehoe Bay has high housing costs, but is also used by the 3rd Marine Regiment and many other units, including Navy squadrons since NAS Barbers Point closed in 1999.
MCAS Kanehoe Bay is left with the worst aircraft in the Corps.
www.vmf235.com /adiosair.html   (2153 words)

 83rd Ordnance Battalion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
MCAS Iwakuni has CDC, but it is 2-hrs away.
A: We use the education center at MCAS Iwakuni.
All mail is sent to MCAS Iwakuni and is picked up every week day by certified individuals.
www.usarj.army.mil /organization/83rd/faq.htm   (752 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
AFN Iwakuni is Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan’s local radio and television station and is operated by professional military broadcasters.
AFN Iwakuni constantly keeps our community updated with what`s going on where the community lives and works, as well as what`s happening in the USA and the world.
AFN Iwakuni is owned and operated by the Air Force Broadcasting Service, a directorate of the Air Force News Agency at Lackland AFB, Texas.
myafn.dodmedia.osd.mil /affiliates/detail.asp?medium=TV&affil_id=15   (348 words)

 Dispersing MCAS Miramar
MCAS Camp Pendleton hosts two HMM squadrons today, plus HMMT-164; yet it hosted four HMM squadrons until 1999 when two were moved to spacious MCAS Miramar, so there is room for two more HMMs at MCAS Camp Pendleton.
Keep in mind that shuffling helicopter squadrons is not required if the Corps moves a few helicopter squadrons to a new MCAS 29 Palms, which may be the most cost effective solution in the long term since that would save many hours of transit flying time to support exercises there.
Civilian employees from MCAS Miramar can be gradually absorbed by other Navy and Marine Corps bases in the area while Miramar closes from 2005-2009.
www.g2mil.com /miramar.htm   (3511 words)

 European and Pacific Stars & Stripes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Each summer in the Nishiki River near the Kintai Bridge, just a few miles from Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station, fishermen leash their trained cormorants — fl and white seabirds slightly larger than ducks — and send them into the river to catch fish.
I’ve tried just about every lure, line, pole and bait you can imagine fishing the streams and lakes near Wichita and the surrounding areas, but in my wildest dreams, it never occurred to me that people used birds to catch fish,” said Cpl. Addam Baker, a postal clerk at the air station.
One Iwakuni fisherman said it takes bird-handlers about a year to learn the bird-controlling techniques.
www.stripes.com /article.asp?section=103&article=10518&archive=true   (691 words)

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 MCAS Iwakuni, Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Military personnel assigned to MCAS Iwakuni and having bona fide dependents that reside with the military member on a permanent basis, are eligible to apply for on-base housing.
The spouse may make application with power-of-attorney and documentation showing the member is attached to MCAS Iwakuni.
If the applicant physically reports to Family Housing within 30 calendar days after officially reporting for duty at MCAS Iwakuni, their control date will be the date of detachment from their last permanent duty station.
www.iwakuni.usmc.mil /Housing/apply.htm   (436 words)

 Letter from Sean G. Kim Han Sr.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This program has proven successful with the help of students from various universities from across the United States, who were recommended by their university representatives.
MCAS, Iwakuni, Japan is located on the southeastern tip of the Island of Honshu.
We are situated in one of the most beautiful and historical parts of Japan, approximately 50 kilometers south of Hiroshima and a bus ride away from Mt. Fuji.
perth.uwlax.edu /faculty/gushiken/iwakunicoverletter.html   (421 words)

 Weather Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station Weather Forecast - Find Local Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station Weather
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 Marine Fighter Attack Squadron(All Weather)225 [VMFA(AW)-225]
Home based at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, "Viking" aircraft also operated out of Korea, Thailand, Okinawa, and Alaska while on their highly successful deployment.
VMFA(AW)-225 began 1995 by returning to Iwakuni and preparing for their trip home to a new base in San Diego, Calif. On March 11, 1995, the Vikings departed Iwakuni, Japan and arrived at their new home NAS Miramar, Calif. March 13.
The Vikings deployed to MCAS Iwakuni March 1996 in support of the UDP.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/usmc/vmfa-225.htm   (1225 words)

 The Northwest Navigator > Navy Region Northwest > Gray Wolves deploy to Southeast Asia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The next morning, the squadron pressed on to Iwakuni where they were met by smiling Marines.
The Marine squadron departed the next day for MCAS Cherry Point, N.C. As VAQ-142 embarks on its second major deployment of 2004, we’d like to thank our loved ones for their support.
In a year in which the squadron was away more than it was home, their sacrifices and dedication are appreciated more than ever.
www.northwestnavigator.com /index.php/navigator/news/gray_wolves_deploy_to_southeast_asia   (607 words)

 ACE-Asia: Trains, Planes and Automobiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The train information, while specific to this journey from Osaka to Iwakuni can be generalized to some degree to train travel from other locations.
The ride to MCAS Iwakuni by taxi takes about 20 minutes and the fare will be about 3,000 yen.
At MCAS Iwakuni, train tickets can be purchased at the travel center at Crossroads Mall (believe it or not) on Base.
www.joss.ucar.edu /joss_psg/meetings/ace-asia/trains_planes_autos.html   (863 words)

 Todd Kemper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The squadron operated out of MCAS Iwakuni, Japan until its return to the United States in September 1964.
Upon its return to MCAS El Toro on April 22, 1981, VMA(AW)-242 began receiving the latest model Intruder, the A-6E TRAM, in preparation for re deployment to Iwakuni in April 1982.
Seven aircraft were flown to MCAS Cherry Point, NC, with four aircraft being transferred to VMA(AW)-224 to increase their combat effectiveness in support of Desert Storm, with the remaining three aircraft being turned over to MATVAQWINGPAC at NAS Whidbey Island, WA.
www.phideltatheta.org /famousphis/military/fighting/kemper.html   (1138 words)

 Lesbian Love Nest
The U.S. Navy leadership in Japan either doesn’t care or doesn’t dare to properly discipline a doctor (lieutenant commander) stationed at Iwakuni MCAS who dumped her husband and five children to carry on a lesbian affair with a Marine corporal in the military police.
She was transferred last May from Iwakuni MCAS to the U.S. Navy Hospital at Yokosuka, Japan.
One day, still in Iwakuni, Japan, routinely using the machine to which he was part-owner, he discovered a cache of secret messages between his wife and her E-4 lover.
www.militarycorruption.com /lesbos.htm   (2342 words)

 MCAS Iwakuni TAP Office Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In 1992, MCAS Iwakuni was selected as one of only nineteen (19) Marine Corps installations to receive special Congressional funding to establish and maintain a Career Resource Management Center (CRMC).
Currently 500+ clients per month are attracted to the numerious free services offered by the CRMC and this number is expected to increase with the planned growth of MCAS Iwakuni.
The RAO functions as liaison between the active duty and retired military community to ensure that the benefits earned through faithful and honorable military service are provided to America’s Veteran’s and their families.
www.taonline.com /tappages/tappage.asp?TAPID=96   (1293 words)

 Housing at MCAS Iwakuni
You might also want to consider shipping your pets from the states AFTER you have obtained housing (my understanding is that this can cost several times more, because they are treated as unaccompanied baggage by the airlines).
Iwakuni is authorized up to 60 days TLA; extensions will only be granted in certain cases with extenuating circumstances.
MCAS Iwakuni Relocation Information This page has your weight allowances, and other info needed when you PCS to Iwakuni
www.geocities.com /~usmcspencers/housing.html   (1742 words)

 September 1999 Engineer Update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
After taking off from Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni in Japan, a fighter pilot banks his aircraft sharply right avoiding the local civilian community's industrial park with its high chimneys and smokestacks.
When it is completed, MCAS Iwakuni will have the only co-located deepwater port and airfield under U.S. Forces control in the Far East.
The reconstruction of MCAS Iwakuni's ordnance area is an integral part of phase two, while phase three includes building the 8,000-foot runway, along with a thousand-foot overrun at each end.
www.hq.usace.army.mil /cepa/pubs/sep99/story10.htm   (748 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Transferred to VMFP-3, Det. C as RF610, MCAS Iwakuni Assigned to CVW-5, USS Midway.
Transferred to VMFP-3, Det. A as RF610, MCAS Iwakuni Assigned to CVW-5, USS Midway.
Transferred to VMFP-3 Det. C at RF612, MCAS Iwakuni.
rf4bphantom.ms11.net /product.htm   (4026 words)

 AV8R Stuff - USMC Fighter/Attack Patches
This is the patch worn on the left shoulder of the Hornet pilots that have accrued 2000 flight hours or more in the F/A-18.
This is the F/A-18 version of the "Tactics Course" patch worn by Hornet pilots that have attended or taught at the Marine Air Weapons and Tactics School (MAWTS-1) located at MCAS Yuma, AR.
Currently, they fly the A-model and are based at MCAS Beaufort, SC.
www.av8rstuff.com /vmfa1.html   (660 words)

 ACE-Asia: Local Transportation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Iwakuni is located southwest of Osaka and Tokyo.
Commercial taxi service from Shin Iwakuni to MCAS Iwakuni is approximately 3,000 yen.
The cost of the taxis between the Base and town is approximately USD10.00-USD15.00; between Shin Iwakuni and the base will cost over USD25.00.
www.joss.ucar.edu /joss_psg/meetings/ace-asia/local_transportation.html   (891 words)

 VMFP-3 "Eyes of the Corp" Squadron History
Detachment ONE arrived at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan on 5 August 1975, to provide tactical reconnaissance for the 1st MAW, and the 7th Fleet when deployed aboard the USS Midway.
After spending a year at Iwakuni, Japan as part of the 1st MAW, VMCJ-3 returned to El Toro in 1959 with a new photographic aircraft, the F8U-1P.
Until February, 1975, when the last EA-6A departed for MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina, the dual capacity of the squadron was reflected by the dual qualifications of a majority of the personnel, both officer and enlisted, who served in the command.
cv41.org /vmfp3hist.html   (727 words)

 31st MEU (SOC) Executive Officer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In September 1987, he earned his Naval Aviator Wings and reported to MCAS Cherry Point, N.C., for training in the AV-8B Harrier.
After reporting to VMA 231 in October 1988, he deployed to MCAS Iwakuni for a six month Unit Deployment Program in June 1990.
During Operation Desert Shield, VMA 231 redeployed from MCAS Iwakuni to Saudi Arabia in December 1990.
www.31meu.usmc.mil /index/command/xo.asp   (348 words)

 History of Iwakuni
The history of MCAS Iwakuni goes back years before July 20, 1962.
That same year, 1940, the city of Iwakuni itself was created by the combination of two
With the close of the war, Marines were the first allied forces to hit the beach at Iwakuni.
www.homestead.com /thehicks/files/iwahist.html   (411 words)

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