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  • Yokota breaks ground for AFSOC Airfield Apron

    Members from Yokota Air Base, Air Force Special Operations Command, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Nippo Corporation performed a ground breaking ceremony for the new AFSOC Airfield Apron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 5, 2019. The AFSOC complex will provide the 21st Special Operations Squadron a permanent home for the CV-22 Osprey as a new apron
  • 374 AMXS hosts resiliency event

    Members of the 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron participate in a question and answer session on Nov. 27, 2019, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The 374 AMXS hosted a resiliency event where Airmen discussed various topics with squadron leadership as well as participated in team building activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)
  • 374th AW/CC talks bilateral future with RAAF partners

    374th Airlift Wing commander, Col. Otis C. Jones, and Chief Master Sgt. Nicole Wilson, 374th Communications Squadron chief enlisted manager, visited Australian military partners to discuss their priorities and Yokota Air Base's mission and capabilities as the Pacific Air Force’s airlift hub.During his one-week visit, Jones met with Royal Australian
  • Future JASDF maintenance officers tour Yokota AB

    JASDF maintenance cadets visited Yokota on an educational tour to learn firsthand how their U.S. Air Force counterparts conduct aircraft maintenance.
  • Yokota Spouses take flight

    Spouses from the 21st Special Operations Squadron and the 753rd Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron walk towards a CV-22 Osprey during a spouse incentive flight at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 15, 2019. The incentive flight gave spouses an opportunity to have a firsthand look at the group’s daily operations, providing a better
  • Pacific Air Forces commander meets with Team Yokota

    Gen. CQ Brown Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander, visited Yokota Air Base, Japan, to get a first-hand look at Yokota’s Airmen at work and the ironclad alliance between the U.S. and Japan Nov. 13-14, 2019.In addition to Brown, his spouse, Sharene Brown, Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Johnson, PACAF command chief, and his spouse, Stephanie, visited to
  • 374th LRS POL Airmen Practice Wet Wing Defuel

    The 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management Flight recently completed a wet-wing defuel training phase, a first at Yokota, which enables the C-130J Super Hercules crews to rapidly deliver fuel to bases all over the pacific. The process is a coordinated effort with multiple MAJCOM A3/A4’s & AFPET to ensure compliance with standards and
  • Yokota Airmen honor Veterans in retreat ceremony

    Yokota Honor Guard members practice before a Veterans Day ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2019. Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans and coincides with Armistice Day and Remembrance Day which are celebrated in other countries, marking the anniversary of the end of World War I. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman
  • Yokota first for MWDs at Iruma Air Show

    Military working dog (MWD) teams from the 374th Security Forces Squadron out of Yokota Air Base, Japan, participated in a bilateral MWD demonstration with Japanese Air Self-Defense Forces Security Guard Squadron security dog team during the 51st annual air show at Iruma Air Base, Japan, Nov. 3, 2019. The air show played host to over 125,000 people and featured a bilateral canine demonstration as an event alongside the traditional aerial acrobatics common at most shows.