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Marine Corps Base Hawaii

"Supporting Readiness and Global Projection"

Increased aircraft activity at MCB Hawaii
June 24, 2014
June 23, 2014 --

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, Kaneohe Bay – Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 is scheduled to arrive at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay Tuesday, between 2 and 5 p.m.

These jet aircraft will be temporarily based here June 24 – Aug. 25 in support of the Rim of the Pacific Exercise. Oahu residents may see and hear increased aircraft activity surrounding the base during this time.

During RIMPAC, airfield operations will occur 24 hours a day, but jet aircraft are not scheduled to fly later than 11 p.m. This may change due to weather or training requirements. Maintenance will occur overnight to ensure the safe operation of all aircraft.        

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122, from Beaufort, S.C., recently completed a six-month Unit Deployment Program in Asia.

To learn more about RIMPAC, visit http://www.cpf.navy.mil/rimpac/2014/.

For questions about RIMPAC, call the Combined Information Bureau.  Media can call 808-472-0240.  The general public is invited to call 808-472-0235.

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Marine Corps Base Hawaii Maj. Pamela Marshall

Phone: (808) 257-8841
pamela.marshall digat usmc-digdot-mil