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  • A mile in a defender’s boots

    The 374th Security Forces Squadron hosted the fourth iteration of the 374th Mission Support Group training day on July 21, 2021, where Airmen from other MSG squadrons learned about the SFS mission.The training was conducted as part of the group’s focus to enhance Yokota’s Agile Combat Employment capabilities, which allows for a faster response to
  • U.K. Secretary of State for Defence visits Yokota

    U.K. Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace visit to Yokota Air Base, Japan, demonstrates the importance of the U.K.-U.S.-Japan defense partnership and interoperability between international partners in the Indo-Pacific region.
  • Yokota trainers instruct CQC tactics

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joshua Cordova, 374th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of training, shares tactical points with Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers assigned to the 34th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division, during close-quarters combat bilateral training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, July 2, 2021. The 374th SFS trainers welcomed
  • RED HORSE Airmen expand Yokota’s airlift capability

    Members of the 800th RED HORSE Group partnered with the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron, as they continue construction on Yokota Air Base’s flightline June 30, 2021. Once complete, the nearly four-year phased construction project will enhance the capacity and capability of the 374th Airlift Wing’s mission.
  • Yokota Hosts Celebrate America 2021

    Fireworks explode behind a C-130J Super Hercules during a celebrate America at Yokota Air Base, Japan, July 2, 2021. The fireworks show was part of the Independence Day celebration hosted by the 374th Force Support Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brieana E. Bolfing)
  • 311th Field Hospital performs medical exercise at Yokota

    Soldiers from the 311th Field Hospital from Blacklick, Ohio, prepare to lower a tent after an Army field exercise at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 25, 2021. With the assistance of the 18th Medical Command and the 374th Airlift Wing, the 311th Field Hospital received the opportunity to mock forward deploy and practice setting up a 32-bed hospital in
  • Yokota 2021 Pride Parade

    Members of the Yokota community participate in the 2021 pride parade at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 26, 2021. Pride month is held annually and recognizes the importance of diversity within the LGBTQ community as well as the many achievements of their individuals.
  • 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) commander visits

    Maj. Gen. Michael Place, 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) commanding general, center, enters into the War Reserve Materiel warehouse at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 24, 2021. During a tour of the base, Place visited both the WRM warehouse and Patient Movement Inventory Center to gain a better understanding of how Yokota Air Base could
  • Home Sweet Home

    Becoming a parent is not the easiest task; there are a slew of various checklists going through each parents’ mind with the primary concern set on the health and development of their child. One of the last things a parent might have to think of is whether their home nation will give their child citizenship.
  • Air Force ground convoy, a story from Operation Iraqi Freedom

    It was about 5 a.m. when, then 1st Lieutenant Murray woke up to news that members from one of his squads outside the wire were to be medically evacuated.That morning a five-ton gun truck was involved in an accident while providing security for a convoy.  The five-ton gun truck rolled over three times, breaking the gun box off of the roof and