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  • Mission support group changes commanders

    Leadership of the 374th Mission Support Group changed Feb. 7 when Col. Rafael Quezada took command from Col. Lee Wyatt. Colonel Wyatt will become the A1 director for Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. During his two years as commander, the 374th MSG won six Air Force-level awards and 40 Pacific Air Forces awards. Col. John
  • AMC Commander visits Yokota

    The commander of Air Mobility Commander visited the men and women of the 730th Air Mobility Squadron here from Feb. 9 through Feb. 12. Gen. Arthur J. Lichte visited the 730th AMS as part of his 10 day tour of the bases in Pacific. It was his first visit to the region since he took command of Air Mobility Command on Sept. 7. General Lichte said the
  • Attorney-client privilege and duty of confidentiality: Tools to protect you

    Imagine that your Article 31 rights have just been read to you by an investigator or member of your unit. You are told you are suspected of violating an article of the Uniform Code of Military Justice and that you have the right to remain silent, the right to an attorney and anything you say can be used against you. This is the last thing that you
  • Running Clinic Helps Airmen with their PT tests

    The Yokota Health and Wellness Center held a running clinic Jan. 23. The class is run and taught by Capt. Joseph Williams who hopes to help people who are struggling with their physical training tests and teach them simple ways to improve their times and have fun. "I want to get people passionate about running and be able to help them do better on
  • Students donate blankets, rice to homeless

    Yokota West Elementary School recently donated blankets and rice to the homeless in Japan. Kindergarten through 5th grade students began collecting blankets Nov. 23 and presented the blankets and rice Jan. 10 to Brother Luke Villeneuve, who works with Homeless Ministry. The Student Council chose to do the collection for the homeless from a list
  • Hospital opens refurbished wing

    The 374th Medical Group re-opened a large section of its second floor Dec. 19 following a six-month renovation which cost $2.1 million. This is the first phase of a four phase project to renovate the entire hospital. What used to be a surgical ward now serves as a same-day surgery, and used for mothers to deliver their babies and to recover
  • Yokota Airmen provide relief for Bangladesh

    Nine people from the 36th Airlift Squadron, 374th Operations Support Squadron and the 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron returned home to Yokota on Dec. 8 after providing humanitarian relief to the people of Bangladesh following Cyclone Sidar. The cyclone caused massive flooding and took out roads and bridges essential to resupplying certain