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Marine Corps Air Station Futenma
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Mission Statement

Operate, Maintain, and sustain the air station in support of marine corps forces pacific and follow-on u.s., joint, combined, and allied forces in order to deter aggression, respond to crisis or contingency operations, and sustain readiness within the indo-pacific region by providing responsive, comprehensive, and resilient services, support, and facilities during operations and training.  
Colonel William Pacatte, Commanding Officer of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, and French Navy Captain Jérôme Chardon flew aboard a French Navy F200 Gardian maritime surveillance aircraft during a mission to document North Korean violations of UN sanctions in the East China Sea.  Under the United Nations Command Rear (UNC-R) flag, the French F200 has been forward deployed and operating out of Futenma due to its friendship, unrivaled support, and strategic positioning within the region.
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12 Sep 23 - Sgt Ana Martinez is “coined” by the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Smith, for sustained outstanding performance of her duties at MCAS Futenma.
12 Sept 23 – Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Smith, and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, SgtMaj Ruiz, pose with some recently promoted and awarded Marines aboard MCAS Futenma.
Marines from MCAS Futenma Air Traffic Control section conduct airfield clean-up operations following Typhoon KHANUN where wind speeds exceeded 100 mph for multiple days.
MCAS Futenma hosts a USAF C-5 Galaxy in support of a HMLA-169 detachment deployment to the Philippines as part of a III MEF bi-lateral exercise.
Marines from MCAS Futenma Expeditionary Firefighting and Recovery conduct night arrested landing training with F/A-18s from VMFA(AW)-115.
Col Pacatte and Ginowan Police Chief Nakamoto sign a Humanitarian Access Agreement to allow local first responders access to the air station in the event of an emergency.
Every Tuesday – Marines from across MCAS Futenma teach English to Okinawa residents during the weekly English language discussion group hosted by the MCAS Futenma Religious Ministry Team.

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mcas futenma priorities

Priority 1:  Provide the quality of life our marines and sailors deserve
priority 2:  continue our legacy of excellence to meet marforpac, joint                        force, and allied & partner (a&p) operational requirements
Priority 3:  prepare to fight from mcas futenma
Priority 4:  strengthen our positive relationships with okinawans
Priority 5:  strengthen relationships with joint force allies & partners                        (a&P)

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Marine Corps Air Station Futenma