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Participants begin the Breast Cancer Awareness Month 5K run at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 06, 2017. Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, to acknowledge this members of Team Yokota participated in an awareness run Oct. 6, 2017. The run was hosted by the 374th Medical Group department of radiology and health promotions to raise awareness about the importance of early detection for breast cancer.
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Tech. Sgt. Joshua Pittman, 36th Airlift Squadron C-130H flight engineer, performs a pre-flight inspection at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 5, 2017. This is the last active duty C-130H Hercules tactical training sortie. The last tactical training mission
“We might see Mount Fuji today,” said Capt. Travis Wilkes, 36th Airlift Squadron C-130H pilot and mission commander, during a mission briefing in the squadron conference room. It was a relaxing atmosphere around the table, much like any other daily mission briefing, but deep down everyone know this one was a little different.
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Chief Master Sgt. Elvin Young, 374th Airlift Wing command chief, volunteers to be tased during a 374th Security Forces Squadron less-lethal weapons demonstration, Oct. 11, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Leadership's shocking immersion
Chief Master Sgt. Elvin Young, 374th Airlift Wing command chief, volunteers to be tased during a 374th Security Forces Squadron less-lethal weapons demonstration, Oct. 11, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Young received a full-body tasing experience.
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National Disabled Employment Awareness Month National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Disablility Employment Awareness Month is October and this year’s theme is, “Inclusion Drives Diversity.” America’s workers with disabilities contribute to the nation in various ways and this is a time to recognize them. According to a 2010 study by the U.S Census Bureau, 56.7M people in the U.S. have a disability, which is nearly one in
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The Department of Defense 2017 National Hispanic Heritage Month graphic. Yokota celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month
The observance began as Hispanic Heritage Week in September 1968. Twenty years later, in 1988, the week was expanded to establish Hispanic Heritage Month. Each year, the observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month takes place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, celebrating the cultures, histories, and contributions of American citizens with Spanish,
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PACAF Command Chief Visits Yokota PACAF Command Chief Visits Yokota
Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Johnson, Pacific Air Forces command chief, visited Yokota Air Base as part of his immersion tour, Oct. 5, 2017. Johnson spoke with Airmen highlighting the importance of the installation’s presence and their airlift mission in the Indo-Asia Pacific Region.“This is Westpac’s air logistics’ hub for Pacific Command and if
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The Family Advocacy office passed out cards and purple ribbons during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Oct. 3, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Family Advocacy promotes Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and is represented by the color purple. The Family Advocacy office at Yokota Air Base is spreading the word about domestic violence. They provide services to help those who are victims of domestic abuse. “People may not be aware that they are in a domestic violence abuse situation,” said Kei Ri, Family
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Three UH-1N Iroquois helicopters assigned to the 459th Airlift Squadron take off for a formation flight Hueys perform formation flight
Three UH-1N Iroquois helicopters assigned to the 459th Airlift Squadron take off for a formation flight at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 2, 2017. The formation flight provided the aircrew with an opportunity to practice flight procedures and prepare for real-world missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)
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Yokota Chapel Homeless Ministry Outreach Yokota Chapel Homeless Ministry Outreach
Every month, Yokota Air Base members travel to Ueno Park, Tokyo, with one objective in mind; to inspire others through their core value of service before self.On Sept. 15, 19 Yokota members volunteered their time and resources to ensure approximately 250 homeless men and women didn’t go another day without a meal.Starting early in the morning, the
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NEO open house Yokota hosts NEO open house
A Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations open house was held for base personnel at the Taiyo Community Center on Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 27, 2017. The event was aimed at ensuring everybody knows what to do in case of a noncombatant evacuation, which may be ordered in the event a natural or manmade disaster, war, or political or civil unrest.“We
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