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Ginowan, Okinawa Island


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8.7 8RODN Kadena AFB, Ryukyu Island
13.7230ROAH Naha, Ryukyu Island
16.7 38 Camp Courtney, Okinawa Island
26.1 37 Camp Hansen, Okinawa Island
50.5 0RODE Iejima auxiliary airbase, Okinawa
307.9 38RJKA Amami,

1945 to present

26° 16' 27.12'' N - 127° 45' 21.59'' E
Elevation: 247 feet

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List of units at MCAS Futenma

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2013/    US VMM-262V-22 Osprey 2013/   
2012/    US VMM-265V-22 Osprey 2012/   
1995/12US HMM-265107M H-46 Sea Knight 1977/12
1992/13US HMM-262107M H-46 Sea Knight 1965/13
1991/92US 31st RQSS-65 H-53 1990/01
1972/77US HMLA-369209 AH-1 Cobra 1972/   
1971/79US HMLA-367UH-1N 1976/09
209 AH-1 Cobra 1969/   
UH-1E Iroquois 1968/76
1969/    US H&MS-36
1969/76US HMM-165107M H-46 Sea Knight 1965/11
1969/77US VMO-6UH-1E Iroquois 1964/77
1966/78US HMM-164107M H-46 Sea Knight 1965/15
1966US HMM-161107M H-46 Sea Knight 1966/09
S-58 H-34 1960/66
1965/67US HMM-263107M H-46 Sea Knight 1967/05
S-58 H-34 1962/67
1965/66US HMM-163S-58 H-34 1960/67
1964/65US HMM-365S-58 H-34 1963/67
1959/60US HMH-362H-43 Huskie 1956/62
1953/65US VMO-2UH-1E Iroquois 1965/69
H-43 Huskie 1956/65

MCAS Futenma News

Night External Lifting Training with Osprey, 21-Jan-19 : #NightLanding Marines with the Landing Support Company of 3rd Marine Logistics Group (3rd MLG) conducted external lift training at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan using VMM-265’ MV-22B Osprey aircraft

Marines AH-1Z and UH-1Y Training in Okinawa, 04-Nov-18 : Naval Air Warfare Center, Training Systems Division selected FlightSafety VITAL 1100 simulators for AH-1Z and UH-1Y to be installed at MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan

31st MEU Completes Deployment, Returns to Okinawa, 19-Sep-17 : USMC 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) aboard the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group completed the 17.2 deployment of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and returned to home base Okinawa

Exercise Chura-Shima Rescue 2016, 21-Jul-16 : US Marines HMH-361 CH-53E Super Stallions participated with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and Okinawa emergency services in Exercise Chura-Shima Rescue 2016

Ospreys in Earthquake Relief Operations in Japan, 18-Apr-16 : For the first time USMC MV-22B Ospreys were deployed in support of humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations after the earthquake in Japan

24-Jul-15 - Japan JSDF and U.S. Marines Train for Disasters
13-Jun-14 - JASDF tours Marines Osprey at Okinawa

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