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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 respond to contingencies and deter aggression by providing services, support, and facilities for training and combat readiness. 
U.S. Marines with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (H&HS), Marine Corps Installations Pacific, conduct a turret drill with an Oshkosh P-19R Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Vehicle on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, April 7, 2021.  EFR specialist Marines with H&HS provide aircraft rescue and firefighting services in support of airfield operations and respond to any fire-related emergencies and situations with a maximum response time of five minutes. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alex Fairchild)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Elbert Brown, air traffic controller, Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, carries a log during the culminating event of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) Instructor Course April 9, 2021on MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. The training was the first MCMAP instructor course hosted by H&HS in the past several years. The course awarded instructor tabs to Marines from several III Marine Expeditionary Force units and Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron. (U.S.Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Lucas Vega)
Col. Dolberry and Maj. Howe, commemorate the contributions of our African-American Marines - Past, present, and future.
A U.S. Marine teaches English to an Okinawa resident during the English discussion class at the chapel on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma (MCAS), Okinawa, Japan, March 16, 2021. The Futenma Chapel English discussion provides U.S. Marines and Okinawa residents with an opportunity to learn each other's languages and share their cultures. The discussion is held every Tuesday at the MCAS Futenma Chapel at 6:30 p.m. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Terry Wong)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Collin Walton, an air traffic control specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, communicates with aircraft on MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 7, 2021. Air traffic controllers aboard MCAS Futenma are responsible for the safe and expeditious flow of air traffic as well as the security of the mission of aviation assets. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Terry Wong)

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Command Philosophy

Our Vision: We are forward and must be "ready to launch the Expeditionary Force." As the Bow is to the arrow, the station is to the MEF, supporting the warfighter's ability to respond, deploy and win. We provide a resilient air station that supports the Marine, Joint and Allied forces who rely on our services to support all assigned missions. 

Mission Accomplishment through Personal and Professional Excellence

Personal Excellence: Act as a model citizen on and off duty. Remaining true to the Corps Values of Honor, Courage and Commitment. 
Professional Excellence: Unified team of talented, diverse and experienced individuals able to solve hard problems with finite resources. Display a bias for action that manifests professional competence. 

Remain True to our Station Values of Competence, Gumption and Grit

Our Priorities:
1. Operational Readiness of the Air Station
2. Maintain personal and professional readiness required of forward deployed Marines
3. Develop relationships and procedures that sustain our "Home Court Advantage"

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Marine Corps Air Station Futenma