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Combined Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force and US Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni http://www.marines.mil/unit/mcasiwakuni/Pages/default.aspx which currently is home to appx 5,000 US Marines (incl family members). The base is detailed for Marine pilot training and air patrols.
Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force
- Fleet Air WIng 31
-- Air Recon Sq 81 (EP-3, OP-3C)
-- Air Training Support Sq 91 (UP-3D, U-36A)
-- Maintenance and Supply Sq 31
-- Drone Maintenance Sq
-- Mine Countermeasures Helicopter Sq 111 (MCH-101)
-- Air Station Iwakuni base ops
- Iwakuni staff support
- Marine Aircraft Grp (MAG) 12 contains the rotary and fixed wing aircraft assets and conducts anti-air warfare and offensive air support ops supporting Fleet Marine Forces with 4 squadrons: VMFA(AW)-242 with F/A-18D Hornet; VMFA-121 the only deployed Marine F-35B Lightning II squadron; VMGR-152 with KC-130J Super Hercules and Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 12 (MALS-12) providing log support, guidance and direction.
-- Marine Wing Suppt Sq 171 (MWSS-171) provides essential Aviation Ground Support to the Station
-- Hq and Headquarters Sq (H&HS) provides admin suppt and conducts training in general military skills for the Station
-- Combat Logistics Company 36 (CLC-36) Provides logistic support to MWSS-171 and MAG 12.
- Marine Corps Security Force Regiment / Fleet Antiterror Security Team (FAST) Pacific company
- Carrier Air Wing 5 with 7 sqadrons: AEW Sq 125 Tiger Tails (E-2D Hawkeye); Electronic Attack Sq 141 Shadowhawks (Boeing EA-18G Growler); Strike Sq 115 Eagles (F/A-18E Super Hornet); Strike Sq 27 Royal Maces (F/A-18E Super Hornet); Strike Sq 102 Diamondbacks (F/A-18F Super Hornet); Strike Sq 195 Dambusters (F/A-18E Super Hornet); Fleet Logistics Support Sq 30 Detachment 5 Providers (C-2A Greyhound)
Branch Health Clinic Iwakuni
Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Detachment Iwakuni
- 374th Airlift Wing 374th Communications Sq providing comms support