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Iwakuni Japan Marine Corps Air Station

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Iwakuni 300x194 Iwakuni Japan Marine Corps Air StationJapan is a great place to get stationed if you are up for adventure. You can use it as a stepping stone to see Asia or Europe because the destinations are so much closer than the states.

This is a whole different lifestyle than the US. Everything is very laid back and low key here. Iwakuni is the most populated section which is approximately 115,000.

Weather

The weather here reminds me of San Francisco. It stays pretty cool and with a good amount of rain each month. Typhoon season is from June-Nov. Typhoons cause for a lot of wind and rain and the base will usually shut down. Everything here is built to typhoon standards, so when a warning is issued, everyone goes home.

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What is there to do in Iwakuni Japan?

Area Activities

Ocean:  The ocean in Iwakuni is truly spectacular. If you have a love for the water, this might just be the place for you. Iwakuni is a tropical environment and the water is the most beautiful shade of blue. It is a huge hotspot for snorkeling and scuba diving. You can get certified for scuba diving once you are here!

Aquarium: The second largest aquarium in the world is housed in Okinawa, Japan. It is located on the northern end of the island. It has the world’s largest single tank which houses 3 large whale sharks along with hundreds of other fish.

 

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RESTAURANT GUIDE  | YOUTH CARE, ACTIVITIES & SPORTS

GETTING TO AND FROM

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Base Information for Iwakuni Japan Marine Corps Base

ShareMILITARY HOUSING    |   AREA SCHOOLS   |   RESTAURANT GUIDE YOUTH CARE, ACTIVITIES & SPORTS   |   GETTING TO AND FROM   |   RESOURCES   Commissary: You can do your grocery shopping on base. They do carry a lot of the local vegetables and other grocery items. You’ll probably be missing some of the staples you can buy in the US. But if you’re …

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Iwakuni Japan Marine Corps Base Youth Care, Activities and Sports

ShareMILITARY HOUSING   |   BASE INFO   |   AREA SCHOOLS   |   RESTAURANT GUIDE   GETTING TO AND FROM   |   LINKS   Child Care Programs at Iwakuni Japan Marine Base Children, Youth and Teen Programs: Programs for children of all ages including after school programs, activities and more. Child care is offered at the Child Development Center (CDC) on base. They have full-time contract …

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Military Housing for Iwakuni Japan Marine Corps Base

Share   ABOUT IWAKUNI BASE  |   AREA SCHOOLS   |   RESTAURANT GUIDE YOUTH CARE, ACTIVITIES & SPORTS   |   GETTING TO AND FROM   |  RESOURCES   Housing Construction in Iwakuni Japan All of the houses in Iwakuni are made out of concrete and most are multiplexes, so be ready for that. Even the floors are made from concrete so bring your own …

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Pets / Getting To and From Iwakuni Japan Marine Corps Base

ShareMILITARY HOUSING   |   ABOUT IWAKUNI BASE  |  AREA SCHOOLS   RESTAURANT GUIDE |  YOUTH CARE, ACTIVITIES & SPORTS  |  RESOURCES   I’ve Got Orders and am Moving to Iwakuni, Japan What will I need to move to Iwakuni Japan? Documents You will need a lot of documents before you hop a flight to Iwakuni. You will need:  Passports for …

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Resources for Iwakuni Japan Marine Corps Base

ShareMILITARY HOUSING   |   ABOUT IWAKUNI BASE |   AREA SCHOOLS   RESTAURANT GUIDE |  YOUTH CARE, ACTIVITIES & SPORTS  |  GETTING TO AND FROM    Looking for some helpful websites for more information?  Here are a bunch of links that we have found helpful for Iwakuni Japan Marine Corps Base including a naval clinic listing, housing links and more. Official Marine …

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Restaurant Guide for Iwakuni Japan Marine Corps Base

ShareMILITARY HOUSING   |   ABOUT IWAKUNI BASE  |  AREA SCHOOLS  YOUTH CARE, ACTIVITIES & SPORTS   |   GETTING TO AND FROM   |  RESOURCES   Jusco & San-A Grocery Shops: Has food courts inside them and offer everything from pizza to sushi. Your Dining Guide: Iwakuni has fantastic eateries, here are some featured restaurants. Fracasso: Is a franchised Italian restaurant located near …

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Schools at Iwakuni Marine Corps Base Japan

ShareMILITARY HOUSING   |   ABOUT IWAKUNI BASE   |   RESTAURANT GUIDE YOUTH CARE, ACTIVITIES & SPORTS   |   GETTING TO AND FROM   |   RESOURCES   Marine Corps Base Schools and School Districts How are the schools at Iwakuni Japan Marine Corps Base? (any reviews are completely independent from the School Liaison Officer Office) The schools are fantastic here in Iwakuni. Your kids …

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