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YOKOTA AB, Japan: Tech. Sgt. Gregory Powell sorts through his gear after returning from a nine month deployment to Camp Bucca, Iraq, in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.(U.S. Air Force Photo by A1C Laszlo Babocsi)(Released) Airmen return home
Twelve Airmen of the 374th Security Forces Squadron returned here July 31 from a nine-month deployment to Camp Bucca, Iraq, in support of Operation Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. Camp Bucca is a maximum security prison that detains roughly14,000 prisoners captured during OEF and OIF. Their duties included watching out for escape attempts, riots and
0 8/06
2007
The children of Yokota AB, Japan, act out a scene from Rumplestilskin on July 29th 2007. This play was put on by the Missoula Childrens Theatre, at the Taiyo Community Center.(U.S. Air Force photo by A1C Laszlo Babocsi)(Released) Yokota youth gain life skills through theater
The youth of Yokota Air Base performed the fairy tale "Rumpelstiltskin" Friday at the Taiyo Recreation Center. The play was directed by members of the Missoula Children's Theater, a Montana-based theater company. MCT performance directing teams travel to various cities and military bases around the world where they spend a week preparing for the
0 7/30
2007
A C-130 Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron taxis for take off after recieving not one, but two black letter initials prior to take off, July 20 and 21, thanks to the Airmen of the 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) and the aircraft depot yard in Singapore.(U.S. Air Force Photo by A1C Laszlo Babocsi)(Released) Yokota aircraft flies with no discrepancies
A C-130 Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron received not one, but two black letter initials prior to take off, July 20 and 21, thanks to the Airmen of the 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) and the aircraft depot yard in Singapore. A black letter initial in an aircraft's active maintenance records indicates that no known
0 7/25
2007
Default Air Force Logo Yokota Commissary affected by food recall
The Yokota Commissary is requesting people to return Castleberry's Food Company items that may have been purchased at their store. The Food and Drug Administration recently recalled a variety of this company's product due to the possible contamination of botulism and deemed this food unfit for human consumption. "We want people to know that we
0 7/25
2007
OME, Japan-- Airman 1st Class Nelson Santiago and Jeremy Baxley, 374th Communication Squadron, color and share cookies and candy with children from the Sunamachi Yuai-en Orphanage. Airmen from the 374 CS volunteered by taking time out of their day to play with children from a local orphanage in Ome, Japan as part of a community outreach program on July 16. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Veronica Pierce) 374th Communication Squadron Airmen visit local orphanage

0 7/25
2007
Lt. Gen. Bruce Wright U.S. Forces Japan commander and Lt. Gen. Kazushige Izumi commander of the Japan Eastern Army views the damage caused by an earthquake that hit Niigata Prefecture on July 16. 
(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Veronica Pierce)
U.S. Forces Japan commander visits earthquake relief effort
Lt. Gen. Bruce Wright U.S. Forces Japan commander, visited members from the Navy Seabees and Japan Ground Self Defense Force members at Niigata Prefecture on July 21. During the trip the general commended the effort of the Seabees and JGSDF members on setting up 79 air conditioning units for Japanese citizens affected by the July 16 earthquake in
0 7/24
2007
Airmen from the 374th Airlift Wing load supplies on to a C-130 Hercules for shipment to Niigata Airport on July 18. The 374 AW provided 10,000 pounds of water and 100 air conditioning units to the Government of Japan after an earthquake hit one of Japans largest city on the Sea of Japan. 
(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Veronica Pierce) Yokota Airmen aiding Japan during times of disaster
Airmen from the 374th Airlift Wing flew J. Thomas Schieffer, U.S. Ambassador to Japan and Lt. Gen. Bruce Wright, U.S. Forces Japan commander, to Niigata Prefecture on July 18, for the delivery of supplies to victims of an earthquake which shook the northwest side of Japan July 16. The C-130 Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron departed
0 7/19
2007
Default Air Force Logo Life skills changing name to create awareness
Across the Air Force the Life Skills Support Centers have reclaimed the name Mental Health Clinic in an effort to improve communication and access to treatment by eliminating the confusion the former name may have caused. The decision in the renaming came from the Air Force Community Action Information Board, and became effective May 30. Another
0 7/16
2007
Default Air Force Logo Latest Roll Call discusses contacting Airmen directly
This week's Roll Call discusses how the Air Force chief of staff wants to expand on the information receiving process through a direct e-mail program. E-mails from "CSAF@us.af.mil" come directly from Gen. T. Michael Moseley. Airmen are encouraged to discuss these messages with fellow Airmen and their chain of command. This communication is a way
0 7/16
2007
Default Air Force Logo Security forces protecting Airmen in Iraq
Airmen from every part of the Air Force have been tasked to deploy all around the world. This has changed the face of the Air Force and the experiences Airmen have learned to deal with. Capt. Mel Turner, 374th Security Forces Squadron Operations Officer, learned these lessons during his last deployment to Balad Air Base, Iraq. The mission itself
0 7/13
2007
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