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  • Vice President Michael Pence Visits Yokota Air Base

    Vice President Michael Pence speaks to service members during a troop talk, Feb. 8, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Vice President Pence spoke to the importance of the friendship between the United States and Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Donald Hudson)
  • Smile Team Yokota

    In a single room workshop above the main dentist office, a small shop completes one of the most detailed, artistic and necessary jobs to help many people live a more comfortable and enjoyable life. To put it simply, they make teeth. When someone gets their tooth knocked out playing ball or simply needs a new retainer, Yokota’s dental lab goes to
  • SecAF interacts with Airmen

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks with Airmen from the 36th Airlift Squadron, Feb. 1, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Wilson was given a tour of C-130J Super Hercules as part of her visit to Yokota, the Pacific’s premier power projection platform.
  • Intramurals offers wide range of sports to keep members active and involved

    Intramural sports is a fun and active way for Team Yokota to highlight camaraderie, sportsmanship and talent.The 374th Force Support Squadron offers a variety of sports including football, basketball, volleyball, soccer and softball.“The goal of intramural sports is to promote healthy and competitive activity,” said Staff Sgt. Antwon Nixon, 374th
  • Yokota Wins PACAF Verne Orr Award

    The 374th Airlift Wing was recently named PACAF’s winner of the 2018 Air Force Association Verne Orr Award.The AFA established the award for the 14th Secretary of the Air Force, Verne Orr, to highlight mission-oriented accomplishments and achievements by units that made the most effective use of its human resources.Hoping to stand out among the
  • SecAF visits Yokota

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Yokota Air Base, Jan. 30, 2018, during her Indo-Pacific region tour.The visit showcased many of Wilson’s priorities for the future of the Air Force -- readiness, modernization, innovation, leader development and deepening of partnerships.During this visit, Wilson conducted an all-call with Airmen of
  • Total Force Leadership Development

    The Air Force is more competitive now than it has ever been; much like the corporate world in the civilian sector. Because of this, no matter the rank, Airmen are always looking for ways to distinguish themselves from their peers.While there are many military programs and courses aimed at strengthening military leaders and supervisors, the Total
  • The United Nations Command (Rear) Change of Command

    Royal Australian Air Force Group Captain Adam Williams assumed command of United Nations Command Rear, from Royal Australian Air Force Group Captain Micheal W. Jansen during a change of command ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 29.
  • Volleyball Strengthens Community Ties

    Living in a foreign country can be challenging, especially when you are not fluent in the host nations language. One of the ways service members bridges gaps of language, the unknown and creates friendships is through volleyball.The Yokota Air Base men’s and women’s volleyball team compete in various tournaments on and off base against local