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  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and this year's theme, "Prevent Sexual Assault: Ask! Act! Intervene!", asks people to take an active role in preventing sexual assaults by looking out for their friends and co-workers. Throughout the month, the 374th Airlift Wing Sexual Assault Response Coordinator's office will host a number of events. A
  • 36th AS participates in exercise Balikatan

    The 36TH Airlift Squadron participated in a joint, bilateral exercise Feb. 13 to March 3 in the Philippines. The focus of Balikatan was military training and cooperation Between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Armed Forces. "The exercise was intended to facilitate bilateral training between the AFP and U.S. Armed Forces, focusing on
  • School children visit 459th Airlift Squadron

    Approximately 40 Japanese and American school children visited the 459th Airlift Squadron on March 14 where they saw a UH-1N helicopter and a C-12 Huron aircraft. They also saw a fire engine assigned to the 374th Civil Engineering Squadron. The students attend the Association for International Early Childhood school in Fussa city, located just
  • New commander discusses goal

    For Lt. Gen. Edward Rice, Jr. the new commander of U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force, the command he now leads is very important to Asia-Pacific security. "This is a tremendously important command," General Rice said. "What we do here is tremendously important, not just for the defense of Japan, but for the defense of the region, peace,
  • Airmen deploy to Silver Flag

    Approximately 70 Airmen from three squadrons deployed to participate in Silver Flag at Kadena Air Base, Japan on March 13. Silver Flag is a week-long field exercise in which Airmen practice core requirements needed for wartime environments. "Airmen get actual training that they don't have at the base level," said Capt. David Washington, 374th Civil
  • 374th SFS win Best in PACAF

    The 374th Security Forces Squadron recently won the Best in Pacific Air Forces award for the second year in a row. "I think the 374th Security Forces Squadron stood out because of the team effort we exerted in support of the Global War on Terrorism and in our home station security, force protection and police service responsibilities," said Senior
  • 374th FSS to be Yokota's largest organization

    The 374th Mission Support Squadron and 374th Services Division will begin merging together April 21 to become the 374th Force Support Squadron, the largest unit at Yokota AB. The merger will help streamline processes, maximize customer service and cut costs associated with maintaining separate organizations, said Mr. Gary Garland, 374th SVD
  • OSI agent receives Bronze Star

    A special agent assigned to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations 6th Field Investigations Squadron received a Bronze Star here Feb. 26 for his service while deployed.Special Agent Eric O'Keefe, a computer crime investigator, earned the Bronze Star for his work in computer forensics and exploiting digital media while deployed to Southwest
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