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  • 27 Airmen Graduate from ALS

    YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Last Thursday, 27 Airmen graduated from Airman Leadership School. 374th Civil Engineer Squadron Brandon Johnson Shaun Renn 374th Communications Squadron Melissa Keith Steven Possert Raul Vega Nicholas Regan Harry Viel 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron Mark Gonzalez Javan Haley Joshua Joslyn 374th Maintenance Squadron
  • Philippines travel policy

    There has been no change in the travel restriction policy to the Republic of the Philippines following the explosion at the Glorietta-2 Mall Makati in Metro Manila on Oct. 19. Travel to southern Philippines remains restricted per Pacific Command policy. According to policy, travel to other portions of the Philippines, including Metro Manila, is not
  • AFPC automates enlisted early separation request process

    As part of the Personnel Services Delivery Transformation effort, enlisted Airmen will no longer have to visit the military personnel flight to apply for early separation. Effective Oct. 29, enlisted Airmen can apply for early separation through a program on the virtual Military Personnel Flight. The online program provides eligibility requirements
  • New post office program for Yokota Residents

    The post office here recently implemented a new postal system called A2B, which is helping Airmen of the 374th Communications Squadron post office perform their task in a more timely and efficient manner. With its Oct. 16 implementation, Yokota Air Base is the first APO to use the new tracking system. A2B is an automatic tracking system that
  • Ms. Yoshiko Kawaguchi's dedication to Yokota Air Base

    A Japanese woman who volunteers at the pass and registration office here recently celebrated her 80th birthday and 59 years of service. Yoshiko Kawaguchi, or "Shortie" to the people at pass and registration office, is a resident of Saitama Prefecture here in Japan, and travels an hour each way to Yokota to work. "She is a dedicated woman," said
  • Yokota tests its readiness capabilities

    Airmen of the 374th Airlift Wing participated in an operational readiness exercise Oct.15 to 19. "Exercises like these are performed first because they are directed by Air Force instructions and to keep war fighting capabilities trained and ready," said Lt. Col. Gary Herman, 374th Airlift Wing inspector general. "They also give the wing commander
  • Yujo receives new renovations

    Yokota Air Base's Yujo Center is under going renovations from October to June 2007. The renovations are being done as a way to give Airmen another alternative choice on their time off. The renovations will enhance the facility and create a better atmosphere for the Airmen. Some of the changes being made to the Yoju involve installing new carpet and
  • New flight plans for Yokota

    A private company's contract to provide air service from Yokota to Singapore and Diego ended Oct. 5 with the last flight by Air Transport International. The former ATI flights will now be handled by Air Force C-17s and KC10s due to increased C-17 capabilities in the Pacific, said Col. Mark Baker, 730th Air Mobility Squadron commander. The switch is
  • Yokota trains more in NEO

    The 374th Mission Support Squadrons Airman and Family Readiness Center will conduct non-combatant evacuation operations exercise Oct. 14 to 19. It will test the base ability to receive and send non-combatants home if real-world disaster or wartime effort breaks out in the Pacific theater. Yokota Air Base conducts NEO exercises during its