Futenma Air Base

Futenma Air Base
MCAS FUTENMA, OKINAWA, Japan – Aircraft rescue and firefighting Marines signal for water during a wet run Feb. 10 at the ARFF training pit on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. A wet run is a training event that helps Marines familiarize themselves with techniques to put out fuel fires. ARFF Marines are trained to handle aircraft emergency situations and uphold safety procedures. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Corporal Tayler P. Schwamb)

In the Life of Marines: ARFF

Base Info
February 20, 2018

MCAS FUTENMA, OKINAWA, Japan -- Military occupational specialties are the foundation of the Marine Corps.

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Isabella Ortega

Navy, Army, and Air Force personnel perform en-route medical care training

Base Info
February 16, 2018


Midorigaoka nursery school headmaster Takehiro Kamiya holds up a map showing official flight paths for Marine Corps Air Station Futenma aircraft, during a press conference in Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (JAMES BOLINGER/STARS AND STRIPES)
From Stripes.com

Okinawans take concerns over falling aircraft parts to Tokyo

February 15, 2018

TOKYO – Okinawans angry about parts falling from U.S. military aircraft have taken their concerns to their nation’s capital.

From Stripes.com

Former Soviet leader weighs in on Okinawa base-relocation issue

February 14, 2018

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev is backing Okinawa’s fervent anti-base movement, according to the southern island prefecture’s oldest daily...

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

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Staff Duty Officer: 315-636-3100