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Staff Sgt. Fernando Barnes, 374th Communications Squadron deployment manager, reviews Airman Garret Cole's, 374 CS, folder and records during the Unit Self Inspection week. Unit's are encouraged to begin a checklist on unit documentation for preparation of the Unit Compliance Inspection in January. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Laszlo Babocsi) Unit self inspections help people prepare for UCI
During the Unit Self Inspection Week, which ended Friday, units were encouraged to ensure their records and paperwork was up to date."Some of the most important areas for units to pay attention to include the Voting Assistance Program, sexual harassment education and prevention, safety, contracted functions and Government Purchase Card items," said
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2007
Yokota Warriors No. 30, James Barnes, clears the path for Stanley Gray, No. 6, during a game here June 9 against the Atsugi Falcons. The Warriors beat the Falcons 30-7. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Heather Cabral)
Yokota Warriors reign over Atsugi Falcons

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2007
Students from U.S. military bases throughout the region near Yokota Air Base, Japan, competed May 23 at the 25th Annual Soroban Contest in Tokyo. A soroban, also known as an abacus in English, was used a long time ago by Japanese merchants and is a historic part of Japanese culture. (U.S. Air Force photo) DODDS students compete in math contest
Military children in Japan competed May 23 at the 25th Annual Soroban Contest in Tokyo to show off their mathematical skills. When asked a tough mathematical problem, most people would pull out their calculators and start plugging away, but many Department of Defense Dependent School students in the Yokota Air Base region have learned the art of
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2007
Samantha Smith, a 2007 Yokota High School graduate, limbos during Project Graduation June 7. The event gave the graduates an opportunity to celebrate the milestone in a safe environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman David Clark)
Yokota youths graduate safe and sound
Many parents at Yokota Air Base slept soundly last week knowing their high school graduates were in good hands graduation night. Project Graduation is an all-night party sponsored by many schools throughout the United States and at military bases overseas to keep students safe and apart from alcohol and drugs. "The opportunity to gather the seniors
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2007
Seniors from Yokota High School, Japan, celebrate by tossing their graduation caps in the air on Jun. 7; at the Fussa City Community Center. Yokota students move onward
Some American students share similar experiences while in high school whether living in a small town of 500 or a big city of one million. For the children attending Department of Defense Dependent School System at an overseas location their life and experiences may be a little different from an average American student. Many will move on to
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Being Red Cross ready helps during emergencies
Being prepared for emergencies is crucial at home, school, work and in the community, but how does someone prepare for something as devastating as an earthquake or tsunami? The best way to stay "Red Cross Ready" is to have a kit, make a plan and be informed, said Jane Dustman of the Yokota Air Base Red Cross office. "There are several things that
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2007
Capt. Miguel Escalante discusses life in the Air Force during a cultural exchange with Japanese officers at the Japan Air Self Defense Force's Meguro College. Captain Escalante and other Air Force officers took part in the exchange to help improve the English skills of JASDF officers attending the school.  Captain Escalante is a flight nurse with the 374th Medical Operations Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman David Clark) U.S., Japanese Airmen meet for cultural exchange
Air Force and Japan Air Self Defense Force officers came together at the JASDF's Meguro College here May 31 for an English language cultural exchange. During the year-long Command and Staff Course at the college, JASDF majors and captains learn the necessary skills to take on future challenges. One skill these officers don't have a lot of
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2007
Volunteers from the 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron and the Mizuho community seperate trash collected during the 25th Mizuho Town Annual Cleanup. This year the Mizuho communty invited 374th LRS to help with the cleanup. Photo by Airman 1st Class Eric Summers VIRIN 070604-F-9864S-047) 374 LRS helps clean Mizuho community
Volunteers from the 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron and their family members joined the Mizuho community during the 25th Mizuho Town Annual Cleanup. June is environmental month in Japan and during the cleanup Japanese citizens pick up trash and clean the streets and parks. This year the community invited the 374 LRS to help them with this
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2007
Col. Michael Riddle inspects a propeller of a C-130 Hercules. Colonel Riddle will relinquish command to Col. Gerald Frisbee at 9 a.m. June 14 at the Yokota Enlisted Club. (Photo by Senior Airman Veronica Pierce 070207-F-3177P-001) MXG commander prepares to hand over reigns
Col. Michael Riddle, 374th Maintenance Group commander, will relinquish command to Col. Gerald Frisbee, Air Mobility Command headquarters, at 9 a.m. June 14 at the Yokota Enlisted Club. While commanding the 374 MXG the group transitioned from the old C-130E models to the newer H-model aircraft while maintaining desert deployments and almost
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2007
Yokota Warriors lineman Lateef Anderson, works on his lineman chopping with team mate Jeremy Jones during practice May 22 at Darling Field. Yokota Warriors “Set the Standard”
Most people like to participate in sport programs, but how many sports also have a mentorship program? Coach Christopher Bell, Yokota Warriors varsity football team, has developed Set the Standard. This is a mentorship program where football players are required to maintain a certain standard which helps keep the Airmen on track and also gives back
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2007
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