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Default Air Force Logo The spring allergy season is here
Spring in Japan is always a beautiful time. Cherry blossoms and fresh air are hard to beat. However, allergy sufferers may say differently as they sneeze, sniffle and rub their itchy eyes through each day. This year's spring allergy season is in full swing. The hospital staff has seen more "itching and sneezing" patients in a day than they usually
0 4/23
2007
Default Air Force Logo Red cross hosts annual celebration
Yokota American Red Cross Public Relations For more than 125 years, Americans have turned to the American Red Cross in times of urgent need. This organization, whether it's providing relief to victims of disaster, blood to hospital patients, health and safety training to the public, or emergency messaging to U.S. military families, is better
0 4/20
2007
Default Air Force Logo Accurate contact information critical to mission, family
What happens when a service member fails to notify military agencies of a change to his or her phone number? Personnel databases become obsolete. Pyramid recalls fail. Hospitals can't contact or set up appointments for patients. What if every service member on base was to change his or her telephone number at the same time? Sound improbable? Not so
0 4/20
2007
Default Air Force Logo Earth week begins next Sunday
The 374th Civil Engineer Squadron's environmental flight is hosting the 9th Yokota Annual Earth Week Celebration beginning Sunday. This event will commemorate the International Earth Day and to enhance environmental awareness within the Yokota community. The first "Earth Day" was 37 years ago when an estimate of 20 million Americans gathered
0 4/20
2007
The Yokota Stingrays hosted a swim meet Saturday at the Natatorium. Three Stingrays, Chanel Barcenas, Amelia Arnold and Samantha Arnold, have qualified  for the 27th Annual Harry M. Mamizuka Invitational Swim Meet in Honolulu. This event is a three-day event from April 27 to 29 and will include competition between more than 1,200 other swimmers from Taipel, Australia, New Zealand, Guam, Japan and the United States. The three swimmers qualified during the Junior Olympics swim meet at St. Mary's in Tokyo. (Air Force photo by Veronica Pierce VIRIN 070407-F-3177P-012) And they're off

0 4/16
2007
Children participating in the 374th Communications Squadron Easter Egg Hunt April 7 get a running start to hunt down as many eggs as they can. (Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Stephen Elias VIRIN 070407-F-2158E-063) Easter has sprung

0 4/16
2007
Yokota High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Course students compete in the Far East Drill Competition here April 3. Students participated in the three-day event which involved armed and unarmed drill, marksmanship and track and field. All JROTC students were from other base high schools around the Pacific region. (Air Force photo by Veronica Pierce VIRIN 070403-F-3177P-112) Leaders of tomorrow

0 4/16
2007
Senior Airman Jason Davis, 374th Operations Support Squadron, shows Capt. Cregory Davis, 36th Airlift Squadron, mapping techniques. (Air Force photo by Senior Airman Veronica Pierce VIRIN 070410-F-3177P-096) SERE specialist earns PACAF Airman of the Year
An Airman from the 374th Operation Support Squadron was recently recognized as the 2006 Pacific Air Forces Command Outstanding Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape Specialist for the Airman category. One of only two SERE specialist on Yokota Air Base, Senior Airman Jason Davis not only led combat survival training for Yokota but also all military
0 4/16
2007
Default Air Force Logo Base cuts custodial contract
Due to various budget cuts throughout the military, many services here have been reduced or removed completely. The most noticeable cut may be the custodial services in offices around Yokota Air Base. "Several factors have applied pressure to the Air Force budget, including the War on Terrorism and operations costs, increasing costs of fuel,
0 4/16
2007
Default Air Force Logo No heat, no cool season has arrived
The cooling season is on the horizon; in anticipation of this, the heating season is rapidly coming to an end. In fact, on April 3 the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron began the process of shutting down the heating systems base wide. The anticipated activation of the cooling systems is slated for late May. The period for "No heating-No cooling" is
0 4/16
2007
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