Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 (MWSS-171)

"America's Squadron"
Air Wings: 1st Marine Aircraft Wing

Unit Information

The mission of Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 is to provide all essential Aviation Ground Support requirements to a designated fixed wing component of an Aviation Combat Element and all supporting or attached elements of the Marine Air Control Group. Additionally, the Squadron has the implied mission to supplement airbase facilities and services at Marine Corps Air Station, Iwakuni. Forming an essential element of Marine Wing Support Group 17 and 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 routinely fulfills its demanding responsibilities in Iwakuni and also in deployed locations around the Pacific Rim.

MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

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Family Readiness Information

The primary source of unit/battalion information for spouses AND parents is the Deployment Readiness Coordinator (DRC) and Unit Hotline. The DRC will work with FR Assistants, FR Advisors and FR Volunteers along with the senior command members to make up the new Family Readiness Command Team.

Note: The DRC was formerly known as FRO and in some instances, the USMC Family Readiness Page has not been updated to reflect DRC rather than FRO.

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DSN: 315-253-6704; Cell: 080-2701-7740

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Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 (MWSS-171) Mailing Addresses

Marine Wing Support Squadron 171
Marine Wing Support Group 17
UNIT 37201
FPO AP 96603-7201

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Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 (MWSS-171) Postal Facility

If you need assistance finding a mailing address for a Marine, please contact the postal facility of the last known state-side duty station. The postal facility will not give out mailing addresses to non-family members. Family members need to be prepared to provide identifying information for their Marine. The following is contact information for the postal facility that handles MWSS-171 mail:

Postal Facility Location
Main Post Office MCAS Iwakuni
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Information on MWSS-171 last updated 9/28/2018 2:27:45 PM GMT.

Attention Unit DRC and/or Senior Command Elements of the MWSS-171:
To request changes to the MWSS-171 Unit Information Page™, please contact the Marine Parents office at 573-449-2003 or via email Office staff will make the changes immediately.

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