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Register for your virtual Newcomers’ Orientation Welcome Aboard
(NOWA) online training by clicking on the "Register" button
located on the right side of the screen.
Participants must ensure they have a Wi-Fi-enabled device or
home internet connection, as this training may not work on a .mil computer.
Please provide a personal email address at the time of registration to receive
a personalized link and access code.
PLEASE NOTE: Per the United States Forces Japan (USFJ)
Instruction 36-2811, Marine Corps Order (MCO) 1320.11G and the
IIIMEF/MCIPAC-MCBBO 1754.1A, NOWA is mandatory to be viewed in its entirety for
all accompanied USMC and USN Service Members, DoD Civilians, Contractors, and
their family members (military and civilian), as well as children ages 10 and up.
In addition, all unaccompanied USMC and USN (E-6 and the equivalent or above)
Service Members, DoD civilian personnel and Contractors are also required to
view the mandatory NOWA brief in its entirety.
This virtual NOWA brief must be
completed within 72 hrs. of receiving this email invitation. Furthermore, this
training is almost 4 hrs. in length and there is no capability to speed through
or skip across segments; it must be viewed in-full. If you need to break away
from the brief for any reason, it will take you back to the last brief you
either did not complete or did not initiate yet.
Completion of this training is
captured and reported electronically to MCCS Information and Referral,
Relocation Services and will be submitted to Base Safety at 1500 daily to
reflect your eligibility of obtaining a SOFA license. Training completed after
the submission time will be reported to Base Safety the following business day.
For questions or concerns regarding
your training, please contact MCCS Information and Referral, Relocation
Services at: 645-8395/7494/2104/2106 or email: MCBB_NEWCOMERS@USMC.MIL
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