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  • COMPACAF visit highlights combat agility and allied interoperability

    Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Wolfe, PACAF command chief, visited Yokota Air Base and the Government of Japan Ministry of Defense Nov. 1-3, to reaffirm an essential allied partnership and speak with local Airmen on agile airlift’s contribution to maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific region.
  • The largest administration of the ASVAB test ever given in the Pacific

    The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) examinees from Yokota High School enter the testing venue at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 3, 2021. 120 students from 10th to 12th grade took the exam as part of the ASVAB Career Exploration Program (CEP), a resource that helps teens determine their skills and interests and find careers that
  • PACAF commander visits Japan's Air Defense Command HQ

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces commander, participates in an office call with Japan Air Self-Defense Force leadership during an annual site tour of U.S. Air Force and allied commands at Yokota Air Base, Nov. 1, 2021. Wilsbach’s attendance represents synchronizing joint partner efforts across various domains within the
  • Koku-Jieitai practice tactical flights at Yokota

    Koku-Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) Airmen assigned to the Komaki Air Base 401st Tactical Airlift Squadron, and U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron, trained on and performed tactical flight operations at Yokota Air Base, Nov. 5.
  • 374th FSS Airmen simulate mass casualty response

    Airmen from the 374th Force Support Squadron responded to a simulated mass casualty scenario as part of a Samurai Readiness Inspection (SRI), Oct. 28, 2021.During SRIs, Mortuary Affairs is augmented with 374th FSS Airmen from multiple career fields. It provides experience in this specialized discipline and increases the capabilities of Yokota’s
  • Yokota Airmen simulate triage procedures

    Yokota Air Base, Japan – Airmen from the 374th Medical Group triaged and treated mock patients in response to a simulated air attack during a Samurai Readiness Inspection exercise Oct. 26, 2021.
  • USAF and JGSDF conduct gaurd and protect exercise during SRI

    Members of the 374th Security Forces Squadron get ready to perform a simulated compound attack during a Samurai Readiness Inspection, Oct. 28, 2021. Japan Ground Self-Defense soldiers assigned to the 34th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division also participated in the exercise. The SRI is an exercise that maintains operational readiness capabilities.
  • Yokota Airmen practice rapid runway repair

    Airmen from the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron cleared debris and performed rapid runway repairs in response to a simulated air attack as part of a Samurai Readiness Inspection exercise Oct. 25, 2021.