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Welcome to Okinawa!

 

Moving overseas can be an extremely stressful time. Below are some resources that were developed to help you along the way! If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your assigned sponsors or the 1st MAW FRO.

Peak Moving Season Preparation Information.


This MARADMIN is designed to facilitate and guide PCS planning and preparation. This information can also be found on various social media like Facebook and others:

www.move.mil

www.facebook.com/usmchouseholdgoods/

www.facebook.com/usmcpassengertravel/

https://www.move.mil/service-specific-information/marine-corps

www.move.mil/moving-guide/oconus/

www.mccsokinawa.com/usmcpassengertravel/

 

Before You Arrive

Once you are assigned a sponsor, you will have someone dedicated to assist with the process of moving overseas. In the meantime, there is a wealth of resources and information that is available for you to browse through to familiarize yourself with the upcoming PCS move requirements, your new duty station, and the island of Okinawa.

 

Please visit the MCCS Okinawa website to begin your research. The Welcome Aboard page is designed to provide useful information to help organize your transition. This section offers the below information:

 

Okinawa PCS Must Know Information

Sponsorship Booklet

Travel and Arrival

Newcomers Orientation

Housing and Pets

School Liaison Officer

Marine and Family Programs

 

Once You Arrive

Once you arrive to Okinawa, your first major task will be to go to the Newcomers Orientation. There you will spend a day learning about Okinawa, available resources, and a multitude of pertinent information as well as take the test for your driver’s license. Please visit the below links to start familiarizing yourself with options available to you.

 

School and Childcare

Driving and Transportation

Marine and Family Programs - Resources

Okinawa
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Living in Japan: Cultural awareness and tips
Okinawa Cafe Journal
Hike Okinawa
Tips for Asia Travel
USMC Wives of Okinawa
MCCS Okinawa - Sports & Wellness
MCCS Okinawa - Marine & Family
HOH Military Spouse Professional Network - Okinawa
Farmer's Markets of Okinawa
Yasai Batake / Banana Stand
Parks In Okinawa
Okinawa Foodies!
Kadena Passenger Terminal

1st MAW FRO



1st MAW Family Readiness Officer
CWO2 Johnathan F Garcia
Cell: 070-1501-4596
DSN: 315-645-4370

Biography

1st MAW FRO Contact List

Unit

Officer Number

1ST MAW 645-4370 070-1501-4596

MWHS-1

645-7471

080-2716-9104

MACG-18

636-3335

080-3529-9735

MACS-4

636-3910

080-3437-5404

MASS-2

636-3534

080-1794-9629

MTACS-18

636-3197

090-2580-8173

MWCS-18

645-5239

090-6861-4675

MAG-36

636-2216

080-2701-7742

MALS-36

636-3003

090-6861-4820

VMM-262

636-2716

090-5733-7724

VMM-265

636-7666

080-2703-9029

MWSS-172

645-3218

080-1531-8799

MACG 24

808-257-3273

808-216-5135

MALS-24

808-257-0416

808-347 5591

HMH-463

808-257-1928

808-216-0152

VMU 3

808-257-3173

808-780-8153

HMLA-367

808-257-1701

808-590-6943

MAG-12

253-5667

080-9409-4056

VMGR-152

636-3635

080-1794-9635

MALS-12

255-3660

080-2701-7731

VMFA-242

255-3841

080-4870-0312

MWSS-171

253-6704

080-2701-7740