Last update : Feb.27, 2013
1stMAW
U. S. Marine Corps Japan

(Jan.2008-Dec.2008)

MAG-12/MCAS Iwakuni
Forward Deployment
SquadronDeploymentAircraftRemarks
VMFA-212
WD
Permanent
(Aug1996-Mar2008)
FA-18C(N)(*1)
VMFA(AW)-242
DT
Permanent
(Mar2008-) (*2)
FA-18D
and
FA-18D ATARS
8xFA-18Ds arrived 10 Mar.
3xFA-18Ds arrived 14 Mar.
2xFA-18Ds arrived 19 Mar.
Base Flight
(H&HS)
--
  PermanentUC-12FBu.No.163553, 163558, 163559
(*1) VMFA-212 left MCAS Iwakuni toward MCAS Miramar on 11 March 2008.
Then, VMFA-212 deactivated on 31 March 2008.
(*2) VMFA(AW)-242 departed MCAS Miramar to permanently relocate to MCAS Iwakuni on 4 March 2008.
Unit Deployment Program
SquadronDeploymentAircraftRemarks
VMFA-314
VW
Jul.2007-Jan.2008FA-18C(N) 6xFA-18C(N)s arrived 16 Jul.
6xFA-18C(N)s arrived 17 Jul.
6xFA-18C(N)s departed 15 Jan.
6xFA-18C(N)s departed 16 Jan.
VMFA-312
DR
Sep.2007-Mar.2008FA-18A+ 6xFA-18A+s arrived 10 Sep.
2xFA-18A+s arrived 11 Sep.
4xFA-18A+s arrived 16 Sep.
12xFA-18A+s departed 13 Mar.
VFA-97
--
Jan.2008-Jul.2008FA-18C 9xFA-18Cs arrived 14 Jan.
3xFA-18Cs arrived 26 Jan.
6xFA-18C departed 28 May
6xFA-18C departed 29 May
VMFA(AW)-533
ED
Mar.2008-Sep.2008FA-18D
and
FA-18D ATARS
2xFA-18Ds arrived 19 Mar.
5xFA-18Ds arrived 20 Mar.
5xFA-18Ds arrived 21 Mar.
10xFA-18Ds departed 16 Sep.
2xFA-18Ds departed 16 Oct.
VFA-94
--
Jul.2008-FA-18C(N) 6xFA-18Cs arrived 10 Aug.
5xFA-18Cs arrived 12 Aug.
1xFA-18C arrived 14 Aug.
VMFA(AW)-121
VK
Sep.2008-FA-18D
and
FA-18D ATARS
6xFA-18Ds arrived 13 Sep.
6xFA-18Ds arrived 14 Sep.




31st MEU/Marine Wing Liaison Kadena
Unit Deployment Program
SquadronDeploymentAircraftRemarks
VMA-513DET.
WF
Dec.2007-Jul.2008AV-8B
AV-8B+
4xAV-8Bs arrived 17 Dec.
2xAV-8Bs arrived Dec.
received 2xAV-8B+s from VMA-214DET.
8xAV-8Bs departed 16 Jul.
VMA-223DET.
WP
Jul.2008-AV-8B+ 5xAV-8Bs arrived 14 Jul.
3xAV-8Bs arrived 28 Jul.




MAG-36/MCAS Futenma
Forward Deployment
SquadronDeploymentAircraftRemarks
VMGR-152QD PermanentKC-130F
KC-130R
KC-130J
 
HMM-262ET  PermanentCH-46E Attached 31stMEU
HMM-265EP  PermanentCH-46E.
Base Flight (H&HS)
--
 PermanentUC-35DBu.No.165939, 166712, 166713
UC-12FBu.No.163560
Unit Deployment Program
SquadronDeploymentAircraftRemarks
HMH-463 DET.YH  Dec.2007-Jul.2008CH-53Dten CH53Ds were loaded to a C-5 in each of two,
and, departed MCAS Futenma
on 16, 19, 24 June and 2 July in two C-5s.
HMH-465 DET.YJ  Jul.2008-CH-53EAttached 31stMEU
HMLA- DET.   Dec.2007-Jul.2008AH-1W
UH-1N
Attached 31stMEU
HMLA-267 DET.UV  Jul.2008-AH-1W
UH-1N
Attached 31stMEU

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