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Tanquer Dyer, Yokota Casualty Assistance Representative, explains the survivor benefit plan to a retiring military member at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 5, 2014. Dyer is serving the military community as a civilian now, but has also previously served enlisted and commissioned tours. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cody H. Ramirez) Casualty rep continues to serve families at Yokota
Throughout her adult life she has supported the military, serving as an enlisted personnel specialist for four years and commissioned to complete another four years as an officer, and now, after hanging up her uniform, she continues to serve as a Department of Defense civilian.Tanquer Dyer brings this experience and a drive to help others to her
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Staff Sgt. Anthony Isabella, 374th Operations Support Squadron Non-Commissioned Officer in charge of airfield management training, discusses aspects of the Airfield Management mission with his Japanese Air Self Defense Force counterparts as part of a bilateral exchange program at Komaki Air Base, Japan, March 5, 2014.  Eight NCO's from Yokota traveled to Komaki to see how their JASDF counterparts conducted their mission and to learn more about Japanese culture as part of the exchange. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Marasky/Released) Learning through partnership
One of the best aspects of being stationed overseas is being able to learn from the men and women of your host nation's military and civilian population. But while we often work side by side with our counterparts, we often don't learn as much about each other's culture as we may think, which is why the 374th Airlift Wing leadership supports the
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YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan - Senior Airman Victoria Rodriguez, 374 Civil
Engineer Squadron Operations Management journeyman, recently attended the
CES Airman Professional Enhancement Course at Yokota Air Base, Japan. This
three and a half-day course is designed to refresh Airmen on topics such as
personal finance, mental health and professional relationships to mold them
into more effective Airmen now and better future leaders. (U.S. Air Force
illustration by Senior Airman Michael Washburn) CES course builds a better Airman
Not every Airman remembers the important aspects of the dress and appearance Air Force Instruction. Not every airman first class knows how to write bullets for an Enlisted Performance Report, or what to expect when facing a board of their peers for an award.For Airmen of the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron, the Airman Professional Enhancement Course
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HAKUBA, Japan – A Yokota snowboarder slides down the green slope at Hakuba Ski and Snowboard Resort on Dec. 12, 2012. By signing up with Outdoor Recreation, Yokota skiers and snowboarders have access to dozens of resorts all over Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad C. Strohmeyer) Airmen hit the slopes with outdoor rec
Taking care of Yokota Airmen is a wing priority -- and something the 374th Force Support Squadron Outdoor Recreation office does well.Outdoor recreation offers trips as a convenient way for service members stationed here to leave base and experience Japanese culture. Outdoor recreation hosts both day and overnight trips available to all base
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Cyberspace adversaries attack Department of Defense computer networks every day. They range from individual hackers, criminal organizations and terrorists, to nation states. Though they aren?t successful the majority of the time, they have stolen classified information from networks and computers, including future weapon systems, logistics information and Airmen?s personal information. Rise of the Cyber Wingman: 10 principles Airmen must know
Every day, malicious code, worms, botnets and hooks attack Air Force computers hardware, software and the Internet. They infiltrate classified information and compromise national security. In response, the Air Force is stepping up its mission to defend cyberspace.Cyberspace adversaries attack Department of Defense computer networks every day. They
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Senior Master Sgt. Timothy Petersen, 374th Airlift Wing command post, cheks off inventory  Nov. 3 while recieving furniture. Sergeant Petersen recently moved to Yokota and is recieving his furniture and house-hold goods. (U.S. Air Force photo by AIrman 1st Class Eric Summers Sponsors--lifelines for newcomers
For a newcomer to Yokota a sponsor can make or break a person's Permanent Change of Station. Sponsors are responsible for not only helping a newcomer get to a new base, but also to help them adjust to their new surroundings. "Sponsorship actually belongs to the receiving unit commander, they are responsible for appointing the newcomer a sponsor,"
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Default Air Force Logo Dental trauma prevention
Prevention of dental trauma in children is a very important aspect of their overall health. The highest risk of trauma to children's baby teeth occurs at ages 2 to 3 when they begin moving around on their own and are developing their motor coordination. The most common age of children having an injury to their permanent teeth occurs between ages 6
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Default Air Force Logo Caution: Using cell phones as modem can lead to high bills
Using your cell phone to connect your laptop to the Internet can be a very convenient way to stay in touch when you are traveling. Back in the United States, some companies offer unlimited internet connections for a set cost. However things are different in Japan. There are no flat rate connection fees and the fees are also much higher than
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Default Air Force Logo Legal issues and wireless Internet
Wireless routers and cards can make connecting to the Internet very simple; you can connect to the internet anytime you're in range of wireless hotspots in places like libraries, airports, coffee shops, etc. However, there are some legal issues you should be aware of when using a wireless connection. Setting up a wireless network is a very simple
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Default Air Force Logo Healthcare for college-bound students
When it's time for children to go to college, parents will face many decisions. Continued health care coverage is one of them. Tricare covers eligible students until age 23 as long as they attend school full time. One decision parents will have to make is determining which Tricare option will work best for their children. Although families may be
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