Futenma Air Base

Futenma Air Base
Oura Bay and Camp Schwab in northern Okinawa, Japan, are seen in December 2016.
From Stripes.com

Futenma relocation to be further delayed due to endangered coral

June 15, 2018

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The start of landfill work for a new runway into Oura Bay at Camp Schwab will be delayed until Aug.

Marines and Sailors wash a car at Ai-no-Mura Senior Citizens Home, Kitanakagusuku, Okinawa, Japan, June 9, 2018. Marines and Sailors volunteer to upkeep the senior citizen home to improve the quality of life. Volunteering helps build camaraderie within the unit along with building relationships with the local community. (Photo by Pfc. Ryan Persinger)

Marines, Sailors volunteer at Okinawan Senior Citizen Home

Base Info
June 14, 2018

MCAS FUTENMA, OKINAWA, Japan -- Approximately 20 Marines and Sailors with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) spent the morning volunteering at the Ai-no-Mura Senior Citizens Home...

Futenma Flight Line Fair back July 7-8

Base Info
June 12, 2018
The annual Futenma Flight Line Fair is coming up July 7 -8. This year, the festival features the rock group Daughtry, which is scheduled to take the stage at 7 p.m.
Col. Mark S. Coppess (U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO)
From Stripes.com

MCAS Futenma commander ousted due to ‘loss of trust and confidence’ in ability to lead

June 06, 2018

The Marine Corps has relieved the head of one of its most important Pacific bases due to a “loss of trust and confidence in his ability to lead his command.”

Futenma Air Base
Commander - Col. David Steele
Executive Officer - Robert G. Williams
Sergeant Major - Sgt. Major Jason L. Kappen

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Staff Duty Officer: 315-636-3100