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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




10

May

2012

Servicemembers prepare to rid themselves of vehicles to PCS

Cpl. Kenneth K. Trotter, Jr., MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan

Permanent Change of Station season is coming. Though there are many who PCS throughout the year, the summer months seem to be the busiest time for leaving.  Many may scramble to ensure they can leave the station in a smooth and timely manner. One aspect many servicemembers about to PCS will find themselves having to deal with is selling their




16

Jul

2010

Patriot Express show time changes in effect July 3

Cpl. Kristin E. Moreno, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan

Changes to show times for Saturdays Patriot Express flights departing to Yokota Air Base, and final destination of Seattle, Wash., went into effect July 3.  The changes were made to reduce the aircraft’s time on ground from three hours to two hours.  “We as the Air Terminal Division had to make the time changes to give the passenger agents ample