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Default Air Force Logo Readiness flight provides typhoon safety tips
For military members and their families stationed in Japan, preparing for typhoons may be a new concept. Typhoon season began in May and continues through November. To ensure their safety, people need to know the best measures to take before and during a typhoon, said Staff Sgt. Brian Fagan, 374th Civil Engineer Squadron Readiness and Emergency
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Yokota provides easier moves for Airmen
Changing duty stations can be a complicated process for military members and their dependents. The Airman and Family Readiness Center provides a class called Smooth Moves that will help people achieve a smooth transition to their next base. Smooth Moves is a three hour workshop held at the AFRC usually once a month. The class is offered to anyone
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2007
Yokota Air Base Honor Guard members train on presentation of the colors June 29 in Tower 2000. Honor Guard is a tradition and detial that is held highly in the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric Summers) A tradition honored over time
Honor Guard is a tradition and detail that is held highly in the U.S. Air Force. "As an Honor Guard member you may render arms for retirees and veterans, participate in flag folding, give honors to funerals, but you are more likely to be tasked with present colors and cordon for weddings, a retreat or anything else that may require a posting or
0 7/13
2007
Default Air Force Logo Sakana Pool makes a big splash
Looking for a place to cool off from the sun and maybe get a tan? The Sakana Pool is the place to go. "The pool's opening had a beautiful turnout for its first day," said Ms. Tony Valigura, 374th Services Squadron aquatics director. "The pool remained near full capacity from 11:30 a.m. until it closed at 6 p.m." The opening coincided with summer
0 7/03
2007
Peopla are encouraged to keep safety in mind during Independance Day               Fireworks are fun, but not allowed
Fireworks may be fun and exciting to play with, but they can also be dangerous. "According to the National Fire Protection Association 10,800 people were treated in United States for firework related injuries," said Capt. Ely Wolin, 374th Medical Support Squadron urgent care physician. In the past, school age children have accounted for nearly half
0 7/03
2007
YOKOTA AIR BASE, JAPAN -- Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Pamela Willis measures TSgt Niaa Payne's body fat percentage during a Micro-Fit exam on June 22, 2007. Micro-Fit is a fitness assessment that measures a person's current health and fitness status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Jonathan Fowler)                               New program helps Airmen stay fit to fight
The Samurai Fitness Center staff is offering a way for military members to assess their health and help improve their lives. Micro-Fit provides people with an accurate assessment of their current fitness status. "Micro-Fit is a computer-based assessment of a person's current health status," said Tech. Sgt. Niaa Payne, 374th Services Squadron
0 6/26
2007
Shiver, pet of Navy Senior Chief Sean Maury, looks out of its cage asit it brought in to the 730 Air Mobility Squadron terminal. (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric Summers PCSing with pets
Families are not the only ones moving during the permanent change of station season, some families are also accompanied by their pets. When doing this, owners should first contact the transportation management office. TMO can assist in the scheduling of pets on Air Mobility Command airlifts. However, if space is not available on the aircraft, the
0 6/25
2007
SSgt Eric Cullen, from the 374th Communicatons squadron, sets up a drive at the Yokota Par 3 on June 15, 2007.  SSgt Cullen is participating in the Domo Days program that offers free lessens to young Airmen.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman First Class Jonathan Fowler)
                               Domo Days in full swing
The Yokota Par 3 and Tama Hills golf courses are offering young military members an accessible golf program which runs through September. Domo Days is a program offering free golf lessons by Professional Golf Association instructors to E-5 and below. The program was conceived by Howard Kunoda, Tama Hills' general manager, and Eugene McDaniel, Par 3
0 6/19
2007
Staff Sgt. Josh Holdridge, Senior Airman Rich McMaster and Tech. Sgt. Jason Baedke, Pacific Showcase, perform during the Sayonara Concert. The concert also included bands from Mizuho, Namura, Akiruno City, Fussa and Musashimurayama. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Veronica Pierce 070520-F-3177P-102) Sayonara Concert: PACAF Band goes out in style
The Pacific Air Forces Band of the Pacific Asia's big band, Pacific Showcase, performed at a Sayonara Concert here Sunday with five other bands from the surrounding areas. "The five cities surrounding Yokota Air Base requested a Sayonara Concert to say thank you and goodbye to Pacific Showcase," said Maj. Daniel Price, PACAF Band commander. "This
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2007
Brig. Gen. Joseph Reheiser, 5th Air Forcevice commander, visits with volunteers and vendors during last year's bazaar sponsored by the Yokota Officers' Spouses' Club (Courtesy photo) The YOSC- Serving Yokota for more than 50 years
The Yokota Officers' Spouses' Club began more than 50 years ago when spouses started sharing cultural exchanges and teaching English to Japan Self-Defense Force wives. Over the years, the club has evolved to include a variety of welfare, cultural and social activities. "The club not only brings individuals together for companionship and
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2007
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