MARINE CORPS NEWS

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22

Apr

2014

Tips for summer PCS with success

Cpl. Brian A. Stevens, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan

Many Marines with families are slated to permanently change station in the upcoming summer months. Moving to and from an overseas duty station, such as Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, can be stressful and unfamiliar to even senior service members.  According to Chief Warrant Officer 4 Sandy Alvarez, director of the station Installation




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Jun

2010

VMFA(AW)-242 recieves new commanding officer

Lance Cpl. Marcel Brown, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan

The former Marine Aircraft Group 12 director of safety and standardization took command of Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 during a change of command ceremony at the VMFA (AW )-242 hangar here June 15.  Lt. Col. Richard Petersen relieved Lt. Col. Chris T. Pappas III, who is headed to Fort McNair, Washington D.C., where he will be