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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. 
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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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