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This page contains links to the biographies of Yokota Air Base's leadership. For more biographies, click here for Pacific Air Forces' leadership or click here for other Air Force leaders -- including current and retired, military and civilian.

U.S. Forces Japan Leadership

Lt. Gen. Kevin B. Schneider


Maj. Gen. Christopher J. Mahoney

Deputy Commander

CMSgt Rick Winegardner

Command Senior Enlisted Leader

Fifth Air Force Leadership

    Lt. Gen. Kevin B. Schneider

  Brig. Gen. Todd A. Dozier Vice Commander



  CMSgt Brian Kruzeknick  Command Chief

374th Airlift Wing Leadership


Col Otis C. Jones


Col Jason T. Mills
Vice Commander    


CMSgt John E. Payne
Command Chief

374th AW Fact Sheets

 374th Airlift Wing Click the links below to view information about the 374th Airlift Wing and Yokota Air Base

Yokota Aircraft: C-130

The C-130J primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission. The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is the prime transport for air dropping troops and equipment into hostile areas. 

Read the full fact sheet here.

Yokota Aircraft: C-12

The C-12 is a twin turboprop aircraft used for cargo and passenger airlift. The aircraft is a military version of the Raytheon 1900C regional airliner. 

Read the full fact sheet here.

Yokota Aircraft: UH-1N

The UH-1N is a light-lift utility helicopter used to support Air Force Space Command missile wings and groups. The helicopter has a number of uses.

Read the full fact sheet here.

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