Yokota receives 7th C-130J from Little Rock AFB

An Air Force C-130J Super Hercules touches down at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 1, 2017

An Air Force C-130J Super Hercules touches down at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 1, 2017. This is the seventh C-130J delivered to Yokota and the first from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., as part of fleet-wide redistribution of assets set in motion by Air Mobility Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

An Air Force C-130J Super Hercules taxies on the flightline at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 1, 2017

An Air Force C-130J Super Hercules taxies on the flightline at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 1, 2017. This is the seventh C-130J delivered to Yokota and the first from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., as part of fleet-wide redistribution of assets set in motion by Air Mobility Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

A crew chief from the 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron marshals a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov.1, 2017.

A crew chief from the 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron marshals a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov.1, 2017. This is the seventh C-130J delivered to Yokota and the first from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., as part of fleet-wide redistribution of assets set in motion by Air Mobility Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Seven C-130J Super Hercules' aircraft from the 36th Airlift Squadron sit on the flightline at Yokota air base, Japan, Nov. 1, 2017.

Seven C-130J Super Hercules' aircraft from the 36th Airlift Squadron sit on the flightline at Yokota air base, Japan, Nov. 1, 2017. The C-130Js are used to support critical peacekeeping and contingency operations in the Into-Asia Pacific region, including cargo delivery, troop transport, airdrop and aeromedical missions. The 36th AS - known as the “Eagle Airlifters” - is one of several flying squadrons under the 374th Airlift Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Crew chiefs assigned to the 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron perform maintaining a C-130J Super Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 3, 2017.

Crew chiefs assigned to the 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron perform maintaining a C-130J Super Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 3, 2017. Yokota received the C-130J from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., and crew chiefs maintain the aircraft 24/7. The C-130J primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission, and is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips. It is the prime transport for airdropping troops and equipment into hostile areas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Staff Sgt. Rembert Dash, 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, and Maj. George Metros, 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J instructor pilot, hold the ceremonial key in front of a C-130J Super Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 3, 2017.

Staff Sgt. Rembert Dash, 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, and Maj. George Metros, 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J instructor pilot, hold the ceremonial key in front of a C-130J Super Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 3, 2017. This is the seventh C-130J delivered to Yokota and the first from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., as part of fleet-wide redistribution of assets set in motion by Air Mobility Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- An Air Force C-130J Super Hercules touches down at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 1, 2017. This is the seventh C-130J delivered to Yokota and the first from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., as part of fleet-wide redistribution of assets set in motion by Air Mobility Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)