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Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni Ready Group takes part in Vigilant Ace 17-1

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea — Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 225 and other elements of Marine Aircraft Group 12 from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, arrived at Osan Air Force Base, Korea, Nov. 15, 2016, to conduct unit level training and participate in exercise Vigilant Ace 17-1.

Vigilant Ace is a biannual, bilateral training event that exercises U.S. and Republic of Korea Air Force interoperability through simulated wartime tasking.

Each Marine squadron has a unique position in the exercise to train for survivability in a contaminated area. MWSS-171 will provide ground support consisting of refueling the jets, and aircraft rescue and firefighting… Read more here.

Source: US Pacific Command

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