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  • Yokota Member Pronounced Dead

    Mr. Isaiah “Ike” Patterson, a Tama Lodge operations assistant with the 374th Force Support Squadron, passed away of natural causes, April 29, 2021.
  • Wearing jeans with a purpose, Denim Day

    Denim is a sturdy workman’s textile that has evolved into an ever-present, essential component of the fashion industry and common in daily life. Denim is also a social statement utilized as a visible means of protest against victim blaming and in support of victims of sexual crimes.
  • Raised on Resiliency: How Military Parents Shape Their Child’s Experiences

    When I was 14 years old, at least once a week I would have dreams about anxiously waiting for my father’s return home from his deployment to Iraq. In the dream, I would be inside our home full of excitement and ready to welcome him with a huge hug.He walked in the door and suddenly I would realize he didn’t recognize me, and sometimes, he didn’t
  • Local Repair Saves $400,000

    How well would a C-130J Super Hercules fly without its tail? Luckily Yokota Airmen don’t have to find out.Since late March, 374th Maintenance Squadron and 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron coordinators have hosted a contract field team from Lockheed Martin Corporation to conduct repairs for four C-130J aircraft at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Crane
  • Yokota Volunteers Provide Support For Families In Need

    Tech. Sgt. Matthew Jackson, 374th Contracting Squadron contracting officer, builds a care kit during Operation Gratitude at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 14, 2021. Operation Gratitude serves as an opportunity for the community to provide support and supplies for hundreds of people transiting to and through Yokota. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman
  • Yokota MDG Observes National Public Health Week

    The first week of April marked the beginning of National Public Health Week, a time to highlight all of the work done by public health professionals whose work is important in maintaining our health standards and quality of life, at Yokota Air Base.
  • Japanese Police teach traffic safety, hold concert

    A Japanese National Police officer takes a photo of two 374th Security Forces Squadron members with Pipo-kun, JNP mascot, at the Yokota Community Center on Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 11, 2021. Pipo-kun posed for photos during a traffic safety campaign tailored to Yokota members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
  • Yokota community remembers the Holocaust

    A participant runs past Otto Frank’s display board during the Holocaust Remembrance 5k and Walk near the Par 3 Golf Course on Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 9, 2021. Otto Frank was the sole surviving member of his family and later published the writings of his daughter in “The Diary of Anne Frank.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
  • Yokota Hosts Bilateral Aviation Safety

    Airmen from the 374th Airlift Wing Safety Office and 353rd Special Operations Group Safety Office hosted guests from the Tokyo Aviation Police and the Japanese Coast Guard to speak about Yokota’s operational procedures on Mid Air Collision Avoidance or MACA, April 7, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.“MACA, in short, keeps aircraft from flying into each