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CONTACT INFORMATION

    DSN:                     315-645-7460     CELL:    098-970-7460

    LOCATION:          Camp Foster, Bldg.1 Basement

    Mailing Address:   Commanding General

                                  Attn: MCIPAC OSJA-Claims

                                  Unit 35001, Box 1 FPO AP 96373-5001
CLAIMS SECTION

Claims Section 

Mission: 

         MCIPAC Claims provides customer service to all SOFA members who are assigned or attached to Marine Corps bases in the Pacific utilizing the International Agreement Claims Act, Foreign Claims Act, Military Claims Act, Personal Claims Act and Hospital Recovery Claims.  We liaison with Marine Commands, the Government of Japan, Okinawa Defense Bureau, Law Enforcement Activities and Local Nationals regarding claim matters.

          MCIPAC Claims Department implement the claim programs and dispose of non-contractual claims for and against the United States;  interpret Japanese law, the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA), Japanese customs and culture as it relates to the administration of claims. MCIPAC Claims is dedicated to providing superior service and handling of all claims with integrity 

 

CONTACT OTHER SERVICES
AIR FORCE:  315 634 1662 
ARMY:  315 644 4742 
NAVY:  315 634 8241 

 

TYPES OF CLAIMS / POV vs POV TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS

Types of Claims

PERSONAL PROPERTY CLAIMS

         Personal Property Claims are filed by SOFA members for damages incurred such as Typhoons, Flooding, Power Outages, and Base Housing Issues. In some cases, golf ball, baseball, theft and vandalism may be covered.                                                                           

         For other services, please contact your service claims office at the numbers below:

Air Force: 634-1662                Army: 644-4742                      Navy: 634-8241


MILITARY CLAIMS ACT CLAIMS

         SOFA member who incur property damage as a result of a Government owned vehicle (GOV) accident may file a claim under the Military Claims Act. You must file with the branch of service that "owns" the GOV. Our office handles traffic accidents or other damage done by US Marine Corps government and tactical vehicles. 

         For other services, please contact the following numbers:

Air Force: 634-1662     Army: 644-4742     Navy: 634-8241

 

POV/POV TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS

        Contact your insurance company immediately when you have a traffic accident. MCIPACO 5560.1 states that a SOFA Member must report an accident to their insurance company within 72 hours if they are physically able to do so. Please look at "POV/POV TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS" above.

 

 

TYPHOON PREPARATION and Others

 TYPHOON PREPARATIONS

       In the event of typhoon, all Marines and civilians attached to USMC must take actions to prepare for unexpected damages.Please refer to the attached typhoon preparation guidance. 

 

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