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  • PACAF commander visits Yokota

    The top Air Force general in the Pacific visited Yokota Air Base May 10 and took some time to provide Airmen news about Pacific Air Forces operations. Gen. Paul Hester, PACAF commander, discussed key points including maintaining relations with the Japanese Air Self Defense Force, budget cuts and how they are unlikely affect Airmen's salary as well
  • Sole survival, taking one step at a time

    It can be said that all well-built structures possess a solid foundation. Every building, whether it's a residential dwelling, office building or skyscraper, begins with a specific design for a tough and firm foundation. The exact same can be said for the human body. Our feet are the rock-solid structures designed to take the punishment we put our
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  • OHA survey available online

    All military members who reside in privately leased quarters in Japan and receive an Overseas Housing Allowance have the opportunity to complete the 2007 OHA and Move-in Expenses Survey for uniformed U.S. service members on the Internet. The survey for Japan is being conducted through May 16. The combined survey is conducted to collect utility and
  • Japanese holiday week begins

    The Fuji Flyer will not be published May 4 due to the Japanese Golden Week holiday. The next newspaper will be published May 11 and the last Fuji Flyer will be June 1. Community members should allow additional time for travel whenever traveling off base throughout the upcoming week. Also, some smaller businesses and restaurants may be closed during
  • 374th LRS troop recognized as Airman of the Year

    An Airman from the 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron received the Air Force Transportation Airman of the Year Award. Senior Airman Michael Lawrence earned the award for his performance with the 374 LRS at Yokota Air Base and his 253-day deployment with the 366th Transportation Group during Operation Iraqi Freedom augmenting the Army. "While
  • The spring allergy season is here

    Spring in Japan is always a beautiful time. Cherry blossoms and fresh air are hard to beat. However, allergy sufferers may say differently as they sneeze, sniffle and rub their itchy eyes through each day. This year's spring allergy season is in full swing. The hospital staff has seen more "itching and sneezing" patients in a day than they usually
  • Red cross hosts annual celebration

    Yokota American Red Cross Public Relations For more than 125 years, Americans have turned to the American Red Cross in times of urgent need. This organization, whether it's providing relief to victims of disaster, blood to hospital patients, health and safety training to the public, or emergency messaging to U.S. military families, is better
  • Accurate contact information critical to mission, family

    What happens when a service member fails to notify military agencies of a change to his or her phone number? Personnel databases become obsolete. Pyramid recalls fail. Hospitals can't contact or set up appointments for patients. What if every service member on base was to change his or her telephone number at the same time? Sound improbable? Not so