Futenma Air Base

Futenma Air Base
CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan – Leadership from Camp Foster, Marine Corps Air Station Futenma and the Ginowan City Mayor and his staff pose for a photo Nov. 29 at Terra Restaurant aboard Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan. Leaders met for a biannual meeting to discuss concerns in the community, education initiatives and community involvement. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessica Collins)

Ginowan City, U.S. military leadership foster cooperation, understanding

Base Info
December 03, 2018

CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan – Leadership from Camp Foster, Marine Corps Air Station Futenma and the U.S.

Marines stand by while an F-35B Lightning II jet refuels at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.  LAURA GAUNA/U.S. MARINE CORPS
From Stripes.com

F-35B makes stealth fighter’s inaugural landing at Okinawa Marine base

Base Info
November 29, 2018

An F-35B Lighting II has landed at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, marking the advanced stealth jet’s first visit to the Okinawa base.

Soldiers assigned to Delta Battery, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment conduct missile reload on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan.  (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt Christopher Neff)

US, Japan participates in training that strengthens alliance, security

News
November 28, 2018

HONSHU, Japan -- Exercise Keen Sword is designed to enhance Japan-U.S. combat readiness and interoperability. It strengthens bilateral relationships and demonstrates U.S.

Marines with November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion wait to have their uniforms examined by fitters at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Nov. 9, 2018.  TYLER HLAVAC/U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO
From Stripes.com

Company of female Marines are first to graduate in new dress blues

News
November 20, 2018

A company of Marines became the first to graduate in the service’s new female blue dress uniforms Friday at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C.

Futenma Air Base
Commander - Col. David Steele
Executive Officer - Nathan J. Hill
Sergeant Major - Sgt. Major Jason L. Kappen
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