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Has anyone PCSed to Iwakuni with pets recently during Covid? Anyone PCSed to Iwakuni recently and had issues with finding base housing and temp lodging? I'm trying to figure out how easy it will be to bring my pets with the 180 day quarantine required in Japan and Covid restrictions. Thanks to anyone who can provide information.
HelpOthers Ask for a sponsor in Iwakuni. Try to get the rotator to Yokota and to Iwakuni. Make sure you get pet-friendly lodging. If not, they will be at the pet care center while you are in Yokota. Then, try to get pet-friendly lodging on Iwakuni to avoid the pet care center. You may be able to stretch your lodging to three months, but not six, so ask about ...See More
Nov 13, 2021
TheMiddle Thanks for the response. I've gathered such from my research; however, I am looking for someone who can give me the information between the lines of what I've read. P.S. For anyone who is wondering, no unaccompanied civilian (aka teacher) housing is allowed on base at Iwakuni, at least according to the housing specialist I talked to.
Nov 14, 2021
HelpOthers That is true for most military installations in Japan. Starting the FAVN and quarantine in the USA will reduce the amount of time the dog needs to be in quarantine after arrival. Just make sure to follow all the rules. If you have everything done by a military vet, they are more likely to do everything correctly. We went through Banfield (PetSmart)...See More
Nov 19, 2021
TheMiddle Thank you, HelpOthers. It's a good idea to try and stay in base lodging as long as possible. I appreciate your thoughts!
Nov 25, 2021

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