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  • VPOTUS, Second Lady meet with Team Yokota

    Second lady Karen Pence speaks with military spouses at U.S. Embassy Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 13, 2018. Pence spoke with military spouses stationed in Japan and met with Akie Abe, wife of the Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The Second Lady also joined with Cherly Okubo, an art therapist, to raise awareness about the mental health and art therapy programs.
  • Keen Sword 19: Historic first JGSDF jump from USAF C-130Js in Japan

    The U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the 36th Airlift Squadron became the first U.S. aircraft to drop Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers on Hiju-dai drop zone, Oita prefecture, Japan, Nov. 4, 2018, during Keen Sword 2019.
  • 374 CES Train on Rapid Airfield Damage Repair

    Airmen with the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron begin filling a crater with water and concrete, as part of Rapid Airfield Damage Repair (RADR), during Exercise Beverly Morning 18-04, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 2, 2018. RADR is a multi-staged process which quickly and effectively repairs airfields, allowing for operations to continue in combat
  • 36th Airlift Squadron Provides Typhoon Yutu Relief Efforts

    Members of Team Yokota load a fuel truck onto a C-13J Super Hercules for delivery to the Mariana Islands, Oct. 26, 2018 at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Service members from Joint Region Marianas and Indo-Pacific Command are providing Department of Defense support to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ civil and local officials as part of
  • A Boeing KC-46 visits Yokota

    A Boeing KC-46A Pegasus visited Yokota Air Base, Japan for the first time, Oct. 23, 2018, during a system evaluation. The KC-46A extends refueling capacity and range, improves capabilities and efficiency, and has the ability to perform cargo and aeromedical evacuation missions.
  • Yokota hosts Trunk-orTreat 2018

    Maj. Kelly Stahl, 374th Airlift Wing chaplain, presents a prize to an event goer during Trunk-or-Treat, Oct. 26, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The event featured music, trunk decorations, costumes, food, candy and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)
  • COMPACAF visits Team Yokota

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jerry P. Martinez, United States Forces Japan commander, salutes Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander, as Brown and his wife, Sharene, arrive at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 23, 2018. While at Yokota, Brown emphasized his message on high-quality people, technological superiority, and modernizing key
  • 374 CES, Koku Jietai team up for bilateral training

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Romain Smith, 374th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical power production, measures the width of the runway prior to installing the Mobile Aircraft Arresting System (MAAS) with the help of the Koku Jietai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) as part of bilateral training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 25, 2018. The training
  • Air Force extends high year of tenure for E-4s through E-6s

    The Air Force is extending the high year of tenure for senior airmen through technical sergeants beginning Feb. 1, 2019.