Futenma Air Base

Futenma Air Base
A Marine Corps AH-1Z Viper, foreground, and a UH-1Y Venom lift off at U-Tapao International Airport, Thailand, Feb. 10, 2018.  ANDY MARTINEZ/U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO
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Marine Corps helicopter makes ‘precautionary landing’ at Japanese airport

News
April 20, 2018

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — No damage or injuries were reported after a U.S.

U.S. Marine photo by Cpl. Tayler P. Schwamb

Local, U.S. community competes during 2nd Gladiator Junior Wrestling Okinawa Open Tournament

Base Info
April 18, 2018

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION FUTENMA, OKINAWA, Japan – A coach stretches out a wrestler’s arms during the second Gladiator Junior Wrestling Okinawa Open Tournament at the Semper...

U.S. Marines and Vietnamese troops move through the grounds of the Imperial Palace in the old citadel area of Hue, Vietnam, Feb. 26, 1968, after seizing it from Communist hands. The heavy damage was the result of the artillery, air, and mortar pounding the area for 25 days while the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army held the area.

MAG-36 remembering Hue City

News
April 16, 2018

FUTENMA, OKINAWA, Japan -- Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, the first complete Marine air group to be transported by sea to a combat zone, launched from the...

The Marine Corps will present a flag to the family of World War II veteran Leon Cooper, who dedicated his final years to repatriating the remains of his fallen comrades. (JAMES KIMBER/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Marines to honor sailor who worked for decades to bring WWII remains back to US

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April 14, 2018

The Marine Corps will present a flag Saturday to the family of a Navy landing craft commander who ferried troops to Tarawa and dedicated his final years to repatriating the...

Futenma Air Base
Commander - Col. Mark S. Coppess
Executive Officer - Robert G. Williams
Sergeant Major - Sgt. Major Jason L. Kappen
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