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  • Japanese, American forces team up in war on terrorism

    A Japan Air Self-Defense Force C-1 cargo jet touched down Feb. 27 at Yokota AB to pick up and deliver supplies. But the plane isn't loading cargo for Japan; the cargo is American supplies for U.S. servicemembers stationed throughout Japan and Guam. Japanese Maj. Masashi Ohta, a C-1 pilot, said the mission frees up American pilots to fly supply
  • Prayer breakfast is March 20

    Yokota Air Base will host a National Prayer Breakfast on March 20 at the Yokota Enlisted Club. The ceremony will begin at 7:30 a.m. and Maj. Gen. Charles Baldwin, United States Air Force chief of chaplains, is this year's speaker for the event. The theme is "One day can change a life forever". The first U. S. government prayer breakfast groups were
  • Filing legal claims goes online

    The Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps is consolidating the processing of certain claims, commonly known as personnel claims, at a single location in Dayton, Ohio. These claims involve loss or damage during shipment of household goods and privately owned vehicles as well as during storage at government expense, and loss or damage to personal
  • Wing prepared for PACAF inspection

    Airmen from the 374th Airlift Wing will be put to the test during Pacific Air Forces Inspector General Initial Response Readiness Inspection slated for this week. The inspection will assess the wing's ability to deploy personnel and equipment during contingency operations. "We're ready to go," said Col. Scott Goodwin, 374th AW commander. "As long
  • SNCO awarded for strengthening U.S., Japan ties

    A senior noncommissioned officer from the 374th Airlift Wing command section was recently recognized for outstanding contributions to the vital Japan - United States security partnership. The Japan America Air Force Goodwill Association presented Master Sgt. Kevin Wolfe with the JAAGA Award at the Wing's annual award ceremony Feb. 17. "This annual
  • 730th AMS shines during AMC inspection

    Yokota's 730th Air Mobility Squadron recently excelled during Air Mobility Command's Logistics Standardization and Evaluation Program inspection here Feb. 5-9. The 730 AMS was given an overall squadron score of 94.75 percent - falling just shy of an outstanding rating of 95 percent or higher. This was the second consecutive excellent rating for the