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YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan - Letty Rendon, Isabel Casas and Vicky Ray, all members of the Ballet Folklorico, Las Flores de Japon, make the first cut to a cake during the opening ceremony for Hispanic Heritage Month on September 14, 2007. The ceremony was the first of many events that will be held during the month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Jonathan Fowler) Yokota Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
The base kicked off its Hispanic Heritage Month celebration Sept. 14 with a cake cutting ceremony at the Yokota Community Center followed by a food tasting Sept. 15, Latin Night at the enlisted club and a 5K run Sept. 18. Future events are: - Dominos tournament from 3 to 9 p.m. Sept. 29 in the Yujo Recreation Center - Hispanic Heritage Month meal
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Combined efforts on Yokota
Four military members of the Japanese Air Self Defense Force have been keeping the air space moving and safe here, while working with Airmen assigned to the 374th Operations Group. Working together since May, Japanese and U.S. Airmen, oversee more then 200 aircraft operations each day. All day, every day, these men and women make sure air traffic
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2007
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan - Airmen from Yokota prepare to board their flight to leave for their deployments on September 15, 2007.  Approximately 75 Airmen are departing and are part of the second group of Airmen to deploy during the current Air Expeditionary Force rotation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Jonathan Fowler) Yokota Airmen deploy to Southwest Asia
About 75 Yokota Airmen deployed Sept. 15 to Southwest Asia in support of global war on terrorism. Most of the departing Airmen are assigned to the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron and the 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron and are part of the nearly 300 Yokota Airmen slated to deploy through December as part of the Aerospace Expeditionary Force 9 and
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2007
courtesy photo Airmen invited to “do something amazing”
As part of its "Do Something Amazing" national advertising campaign, the Air Force is offering Airmen the opportunity to submit videos showing Air Force members in action, the best of which will be posted to the official web site - www.dosomethingamazing.com. "In the spirit of the ad campaign, we want to give everyone across the Air Force the
0 9/18
2007
Default Air Force Logo 24 Airmen graduate from ALS
Last Thursday, 24 Airmen graduated from Airman Leadership School. 36 Airlift Squadron Christopher Hayes 374th Air Maintenance Squadron Kevin Flanagan Justin Pettit 374th Airlift Wing George Gomes 374th Communications Squadron Mark Duque Kenneth Gates Stevie Purnell 374th Comptroller Squadron Cathryn Camacho 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron
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2007
Dr. Ronald Ritter, Air Force secretary's special assistant for Air Force Smart Operations 21, discusses improvements that the 374th Maintenance Squadron's engine shop is making for the AFSO 21 project with Senior Master Sgt. Guy Ragan, 374th MXS propulsion flight chief, here on Sept. 14. 
(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Veronica Pierce) AFSO 21 special assistant visits Yokota
The Air Force secretary's special assistant for Air Force Smart Operations 21 visited here Sept.14 to see the steps Airmen are taking to support the AFSO 21 project. Dr. Ronald C. Ritter is also the deputy director of the Air Force Smart Operations Office. He is the leader for the development and coordination for the AFSO 21 efforts. "It's
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Aga-Boom Returns to Yokota
The comedic clowning styles of Aga-Boom will return to the Taiyo here, Sept. 14-16 to perform five free shows for Yokota residents. Aga-Boom is based on the creative European theatrical style of clowning. The shows are full of physical comedy and include active participation from audience members. "Aga-Boom is like a cake everyone can share," said
0 9/13
2007
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan-- Senior Airman Daniel McKirrtick from Yokota's American Forces Network shakes hands with Mr. Craig Duehring, the acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs at Yokota Air Base on Sept 12. Mr. Duehring has traveled to many different bases to hear the concerns of Airmen concerning the downsizing and other worries the Airmen may have. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Leandra D. Hernandez) Yokota Airmen discuss manning, mergers with AF leader
Yokota Airmen were given the opportunity Sept. 12 to discuss manning issues, career field mergers and other issues with the acting assistant secretary of manpower and reserve affairs. Secretary Craig Duehring hosted a town hall meeting and visited various squadrons to gain a better understanding of what Airmen think about the changes taking place
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YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan - Airmen from various squadrons perform the rush and roll during Expeditionary Combat Skills Training on August 25, 2007.  The training was designed to prepare them for deployment and included 15 hours of in-class training and 8 hours of field training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Jonathan Fowler) Airmen prepare for deployment
Life-saving skills are what Airmen attending last month's Expeditionary Combat Skills Training course learned, helping them prepare for their deployments and furthering their understanding of what they might face in the desert. Each three-day class is conducted by ANSER, a private company contracted to conduct the training by Pacific Air Forces.
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Patriot Day, 2007
September 11, 2001, was a defining moment in American history. On that terrible day, our Nation saw the face of evil as 19 men barbarously attacked us and wantonly murdered people of many races, nationalities, and creeds. On Patriot Day, we remember the innocent victims, and we pay tribute to the valiant firefighters, police officers, emergency
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2007
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